Dhananjay Mahapatra

  • Tatas’ ties with Shapoorji Group not a partnership: Ratan Tata

    Tatas’ ties with Shapoorji Group not a partnership: Ratan Tata

    Ratan Tata said he has been associated with Tata Sons from 1965. “There has never been any relationship akin to a partnership between Tata Group (an expression used by NCLAT to collectively refer to Tata Trusts, Tata companies, Ratan Tata and others) and the SP Group and the latter has always been a financial investor in Tata Sons,” he said.

    CBI can still take action on Rafale complaints: Justice KM Joseph

    CBI can still take action on Rafale complaints: Justice KM Joseph

    Justice Joseph said dismissal of review petitions would not preclude the CBI from taking action as per law on the complaint disclosing commission of alleged cognizable offences, which was lodged with it on October 4, 2018, by former BJP leaders Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie and advocate Prashant Bhushan.

    Ayodhya verdict author not named, but it bears Justice Chandrachud's imprint

    Ayodhya verdict author not named, but it bears Justice Chandrachud's imprint

    For those familiar with Chandrachud's style, the matter was settled almost beyond reasonable doubt. No other judge sub-divides issues involved in a case into chapters. Be it Aadhaar, right to privacy or Sabarimala, Justice Chandrachud has followed the pattern. In the Ayodhya case, the judgment had 17 chapters from 'A' to 'Q'.

    Ayodhya verdict: Lawyers slogged without a break, a junior put off her engagement

    Ayodhya verdict: Lawyers slogged without a break, a junior put off her engagement

    There were many junior lawyers who put the demands of their profession far above their personal exigencies to help fight the Ayodhya case in the courtroom. Advocate Akriti Chaubey, advocate Ezaj Maqbool’s junior, sacrificed much on her personal front to delve deep into the case. She was to get engaged to her boyfriend but she had to postpone so that she can be resent in the court for hearings.

    Supreme Court points to law to bar pleas on other disputes

    Supreme Court points to law to bar pleas on other disputes

    The Supreme Court shut the door for fresh litigation to alter status quo of sites such as those in Kashi and Mathura, which have also seen discord over worship after giving the disputed land to Hindus and a separate five acres for construction of a mosque in Ayodhya.

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