Posts by Vicky Nanjappa

As rot in judiciary increases, why it is time to revisit the Justice Malimath report

supremeAmidst the major rift in the Supreme Court, it would be interesting to take a look at the recommendations made by the Justice V Malimath Committee on reforms of criminal justice system.

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Welcome back Baby Moshe, my recollection of you as a brave 2 year old

babymosheWho can ever forget the 26/11 Mumbai attack? It was one of the most gruesome attacks that Pakistan carried out in India. Many lost their loved ones and for Baby Moshe the loss was irreparable.

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What is Hajj subsidy and here is the Supreme Court verdict that ordered its stopping

hajjThe government on Tuesday decided to withdraw Hajj subsidy to pilgrims. It may be recalled that the Supreme Court had in 2012 directed that subsidy on air travel should be phased out in ten years.

Inter-caste marriage a choice of adults, Khap Panchayats have no business: SC

panchayatThe Supreme Court has held that an adult boy or girl can get into marriages of their choice and no panchayat, khap, individual, parents or society can question it. A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra said that any attack or social ostracism by Khap panchayats is illegal.

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NIA arrests two naxals for killing JD(U) MLA in Ranchi

rameshsinghmundaTwo persons have been arrested in connection with the killing of a JD(U) MLA at Ranchi by members of the CPI (Maoists). The National Investigation Agency arrested the two suspects Prafull Kumar and Jaiganesh.

Karnataka elections: BJP 76, Cong 81, JD 66, this mystery poll has everyone fuming

karnatakaelectionsThe Congress and BJP are clearly fuming after a poll for the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 was leaked to the media by some unknown persons.

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Can a by-stander file appeal in criminal case? SC asks in Bofors plea

supremeCan an unconnected person file an appeal in a criminal case? This was a point raised by the Supreme Court while hearing the appeal in the Bofors case.

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How a mobile recharge of Rs 20 helped NIA crack the court blast cases

wpid-indiatv3c522c_nia_probe.jpgThe Base Movement is the latest headache for security agencies in South India. The outfit came to the limelight after it had carried out a spate of attacks outside courts in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka.

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When India-Israel bonded over ‘Ichak Dana, Bichak Dana’

ichakdanaThe Indian diplomats were taken by surprise when their counterparts from Israel, told them they were familiar with the very hummable song, Ichak Dana Bichak Dana.

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Indian Army hits back: Major among 8 Pakistanis killed

armyOn Monday the Indian Army hit back at Pakistan in retaliation to the unprovoked firing. The Army said that seven Pakistani soldiers including a Major had been killed in action along the Line of Control in Janglote area opposite the Mendhar sector.

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