Discussion
Utkarsh Anand The Indian Express Group

Utkarsh Anand-

Discussion
Govt seeks review of SC gay sex judgment

Friday 20 December '13

SC had ruled that Section 377 of IPC would continue to make same-gender sex an offence punishable.
Government nod not required to probe senior officers in court-monitored cases: SC

Wednesday 18 December '13

The ruling dilutes the government’s authority to decide on investigation against its top officers.
SC accords protection to Tasleema Nasreen from arrest over contentious tweet

Tuesday 17 December '13

FIR was lodged in UP after Nasreen's tweet criticising Kejriwal's meeting with a Muslim cleric.
Govt nod not needed to probe JC-level officers in court-monitored cases: SC

Tuesday 17 December '13

The court passed the order while hearing the coal blocks allocation case.
Supreme Court refuses to modify verdict on convicted lawmakers

Monday 16 December '13

The court also noted it had given due reasons why only those convicted after July 10 should incur disqualification.
SC allows Rajasthan HC judge's daughter to marry man of her choice

Monday 16 December '13

SC directed cops to ensure safety of the woman who had complained against her house arrest.
Tweet criticising Kejriwal: Tasleema Nasreen seeks protection from arrest

Monday 16 December '13

Nasreen was critical of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal meeting a Muslim religious leader.
CBI opposes Lalu bail plea, SC to take up matter today

Friday 13 December '13

The court will take up CBI’s response to dismiss Lalu's petition Friday.
Don't discriminate among persons with disabilities, says SC

Friday 13 December '13

SC noted that any comparison of disabilities among persons was violative of the Constitution.
Children’s deaths: SC pulls up UP govt, seeks quick action

Friday 13 December '13

The bench directed the state administration to provide all the basic amenities, including blankets and required medicines.
Muzaffarnagar riots: SC orders UP to prevent further death of children in relief camps

Thursday 12 December '13

The SC is concerned with the deaths of more than 50 children due to cold in Muzaffarnagar camps.
SC says gay sex punishable, withdraws legal protection to LGBT community

Thursday 12 December '13

SC brushed away Delhi HC's 2009 judgment decriminalising gay sex.
For once, SC leaves it to Parliament

Thursday 12 December '13

An illustration of this role came in the Shah Bano judgment of April 1985.
Gay sex verdict: ASG questions SC's 'double standards'

Wednesday 11 December '13

Why send it to Parliament when SC itself is the observer of human rights, asked ASG Indira Jaisingh.
SC says gay sex punishable, withdraws legal protection to LGBT community

Thursday 12 December '13

SC set aside Delhi HC's 2009 judgment decriminalising gay sex between two consenting adults.
SC's first strike at VIP culture: Red light on cars only for 'high dignitaries'

Wednesday 11 December '13

SC said state govts cannot enlarge list of VIPs to be given red beacon on their vehicles.
Sell drugs at govt rates, not higher prices mentioned on box, says SC

Tuesday 10 December '13

The bench rejected the argument that the revised prices should not impact the existing stocks.
Apex court issues notice to Sahara chief in 2G case

Tuesday 10 December '13

The proceeding was initiated after taking a serious view of a questionnaire sent by Jain.
2G case: SC issues contempt notice against Sahara chief Subrata Roy, others

Monday 9 December '13

Court holds contempt proceedings against Roy were 'perfectly maintainable'.
Ganguly case: SC rap raises questions

Saturday 7 December '13

Ganguly stands indicted by a forum that said the case was outside its ambit of administrative power.

IT ALL STARTS HERE

The Big Debate
Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
The Big Debate
Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
The Big Debate
Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
The Big Debate
Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
The Big Debate
Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
The Big Debate