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Lt Gen Manoj Pande named India’s next Chief of Army Staff

New Delhi: Lt Gen Manoj Pande has been named the country’s next Chief of the Army Staff. He will succeed Gen MM Naravane who will retire at the end of this month. Manoj Pande is from Corps of Engineers. He is the first from the unit to become the Chief of Army Staff. He was...

Two Gujarat High Court judges recommended for elevation to Supreme Court

Two Gujarat High Court judges—Chief Justice Vikram Nath and Justice Bela Trivedi—have been recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium led by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana for elevation to the apex court, according to media reports. The Supreme Court Collegium has also recommended the elevation of Karnataka High Court’s Justice BV Nagarathna who may...

CJI NV Ramana criticises Parliament’s functioning, says no proper debate on laws

As the country celebrates its 75th Independence Day, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana has criticised the functioning of the Parliament as far as the passing of legislations is concerned, terming the situation as a “sorry state of affairs” in the absence of “proper debate” in the house. No clarity of laws “(There is) No...

Justice NV Ramana is the 48th Chief Justice of India

Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana on Saturday took oath as the 48th Chief Justice of India. The oath was administered by President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan. The oath-taking was attended by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad among others. Justice NV...

Middle seat in flights: SC says govt should be more worried about health of citizens than airlines

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday questioned the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and Air India for allowing passengers to book middle seats on international flights as it puts social distancing at risk. SC said the government should be “more worried” about the citizens than the health of airlines. While Supreme Court has allowed...
SC asks Centre to file status report on mass exodus of migrants amid lockdown

SC asks Centre to file status report on mass exodus of migrants amid lockdown

Hearing two petitions seeking relief for thousands of migrant workers who are forced to leave for hometown amid the lockdown, Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde on Monday said the fear and panic over the coronavirus pandemic is bigger than the virus itself. “We don’t want to deal with the things government is already...