In a stunning revelation, the Supreme Court’s fifth-most senior judge, Justice J Chelameswar, told The Times of India on Friday that he has stopped attending meetings of the collegium headed by the Chief Justice of India as he finds its procedure and process “most opaque”, and the “majority gangs up” to shoot down genuine objections against undesirable candidates being chosen to be judges of higher courts.
As a batsman, Navjot Singh Sidhu loved hitting out against spinners. On Friday, however, the 53-year-old bowled a sharply-turning googly by floating a political outfit — Awaaz-e-Punjab — with three sitting MLAs, ending speculation about him joining Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ahead of the assembly elections in Punjab next year.
Sharia has granted the triple talaq mode of oral divorce to husbands because men are better at controlling emotions and, therefore, unlikely to take impulsive decisions, All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has said.
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While USA women football goalkeeper Hope Solo called Sweden a ‘bunch of cowards’ after her team’s loss in Rio, Sindhu gave a warm hug to Carolina Marin after losing the gold medal match. Two different athletes, two entirely different gestures.
Those looking to buy property in overseas destinations like Dubai will have less headroom to consolidate remittances from family members. The RBI has said that a property purchased overseas has to be in the name of all the members who are making the remittance.