Month: February 2018

SC Quashes All The 88 Mining Leases In Goa

In a landmark judgment with far reaching implications, the Supreme Court on February 7 dealt a severe body blow to Goa’s mining magnets by cancelling leases of all 88 mines and ordered that fresh licences be granted through an auction process. Doubtless, the court’s order will cover every one of […]

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CJI Brings Out A Roster To Allot Cases

Coming straight to the nub of the matter, let me begin at the very beginning by pointing out that after an unprecedented press conference by four senior-most Supreme Court Judges on January 12 over “selective” allocation of cases and amid subsequent parleys to resolve the huge rift, the frozen ice […]

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India Can’t Be Refugee Capital: Government

Let me begin at the beginning itself by pointing out that I fully endorse and support the Government’s stand that India can’t be the refugee capital of the world. Centre rightly told the Supreme Court on January 30 that, “We do not want India to become the refugee capital of […]

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India And ASEAN Countries Vow To Improve Ties

To begin with, the India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit 2018 in New Delhi witnessed the presence of the leaders of all ten member states of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) not just at the summit but also registered their strong presence by being invited by India as guest of honour […]

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