Congress leader Rahul Gandhi moves Delhi court for no-objection for new passport

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday moved Delhi’s Rouse Avenue Court seeking no objection for the issuance of a fresh ordinary passport to him. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Vaibhav Mehta will hear the plea on Wednesday. In 2015, the Court while granting bail to the applicant Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case did not put any condition on travel for the applicant and others as well, clarified the associated lawyer.

Rahul Gandhi disqualification: Congress says will take legal recourse as there is no automatic disqualification

The Congress on Friday said that it will take legal recourse in the matter of party leader Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification from the Lok Sabha but noted this takes time and it is not surprised the way things have moved fast in this particular case. Party leader and senior lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi, citing the Lok Prahari case, said that there is no automatic disqualification as Article 103 of the Constitution states that only the President has to power to disqualify after taking advice of the Election Commission.

Justice Katju: ‘Tipu Sultan is a national hero, not a bigot or villain’

Justice Katju says, “One can understand distortion of the truth by 10, 20, or 30 degrees in furtherance of one’s vested interests, but distorting it by 180 degrees, i.e, making it totally upside down by painting a secular hero as a communal bigot and a villain, really boggles one’s mind. But that is precisely what has been done by some people having vested interests about Tipu and most other Muslim rulers in India.”

Justice Katju: A historical incident involving Nehru, Azad, Rajaji and my grandfather

Justice Katju recalls, before Independence and Partition in 1947, two top Congress party leaders, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad or Maulana Azad (who later became India’s Education Minister) and C. Rajagopalchari (known as Rajaji, who later became the Governor General of India) were in Allahabad and staying in the home of Jawahar Lal Nehru (who later became India’s Prime Minister) called Anand Bhawan.

Ex-Army chief Deepak Kapoor, former senior military officers join Rahul Gandhi in Bharat Jodo Yatra

A group of retired armed forces officers, led by former army chief, General Deepak Kapoor (retd) joined Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra in Haryana’s Kurukshetra on Sunday. Gen Kapoor was accompanied by Lt Gen R.K. Hooda (retd), Lt Gen V.K. Narula (retd), Lt Gen D.D.S. Sandhu (retd), Air Marshal P.S. Bhangu (retd), Maj Gen Satbir Singh Chaudhary (retd), Maj Gen Dharmender Singh (retd), Maj Gen Bishambar Dayal (retd), Col Jitender Gill (retd), Col Pushpender Singh (retd), and Col. Rohit Chaudhry (retd).

To the Indian Muslims

Justice Markandey Katju- Justice Markandey Katju is a former Judge, Supreme Court of India, and former Chairman, Press Council of India. The views expressed are his own. Many Muslims have criticized me for opposing Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra. So I wish to make my position clear. I am not a supporter of […]