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CJI Impeachment Motion

64 Opposition MPs have moved to impeach Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. The CJI has been in the spotlight since the medical bribery controversies broke in November 2017 and later the press conference by four SC judges in January 2018. 

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Impeachment motion submitted to Chairperson of Rajya Sabha, meets minimum number requirement

Motion supported by Congress, SP, BSP, RJD, CPI(M), CPM

Charges against CJI relate to handling of medical bribery cases, land acquisition in Odisha, and allocation of sensitive cases

Move comes a day after the CJI’s bench refused to probe Judge BH Loya’s death

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Impeachment motion submitted to Chairperson of Rajya Sabha, meets minimum number requirement

Motion supported by Congress, SP, BSP, RJD, CPI(M), CPM

Charges against CJI relate to handling of medical bribery cases, land acquisition in Odisha, and allocation of sensitive cases

Move comes a day after the CJI’s bench refused to probe Judge BH Loya’s death

Judge Loya Death Case

BH Loya’s death came under spotlight in November 2017 after media reports fuelled suspicion over the circumstances surrounding the death of the special CBI judge and its link to the Sohrabuddin encounter case.

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There is no reason to doubt statements of four judges on circumstances leading to the death of Loya: SC

Judge Loya had died allegedly of cardiac arrest in Nagpur on 1 December 2014

Pleas seeking an independent probe into Loya’s death were motivated and aimed at targeting ‘one individual’: Maharashtra Govt

Those seeking an independent probe into the matter had referred to the sequence of events to highlight that a fair investigation was needed

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There is no reason to doubt statements of four judges on circumstances leading to the death of Loya: SC

Judge Loya had died allegedly of cardiac arrest in Nagpur on 1 December 2014

Pleas seeking an independent probe into Loya’s death were motivated and aimed at targeting ‘one individual’: Maharashtra Govt

Those seeking an independent probe into the matter had referred to the sequence of events to highlight that a fair investigation was needed

IPL 2018

The 11th season of the Indian Premier League starts on 7 April with Mumbai Indians as the defending champions.

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  • The 11th edition of the IPL starts on 4 April and goes on till 31 May
  • Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals make a comeback this season after serving two year suspensions
  • Virat Kohli became the most expensive player in the league’s history when he was retained by RCB for Rs 17 crore
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  • The 11th edition of the IPL starts on 4 April and goes on till 31 May
  • Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals make a comeback this season after serving two year suspensions
  • Virat Kohli became the most expensive player in the league’s history when he was retained by RCB for Rs 17 crore

Electoral Bonds Exposé 

Forensic tests on two electoral bonds purchased by The Quint revealed hidden alphanumeric numbers visible under UV light. This hints at the government’s propaganda to track down the link between donors and political parties.

Kathua Rape Horror

The chargesheet filed by the J&K police in the Kathua rape case revealed that the 8-year-old girl was sedated, raped repeatedly, and then bludgeoned to death. Meanwhile, lawyers and Hindu Ekta Manch members are rallying behind the accused.

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The abduction, rape and killing was allegedly part of a carefully planned strategy to remove the minority Bakarwal community from the area

The chargesheet listed the caretaker of a small temple in Kathua as the main conspirator in the incident, along with the involvement of police officers, a friend and a juvenile

The police has arrested eight persons in the case, but the Jammu High Court Bar Association has opposed the action alleging “targeting of minority Dogras”

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The abduction, rape and killing was allegedly part of a carefully planned strategy to remove the minority Bakarwal community from the area

The chargesheet listed the caretaker of a small temple in Kathua as the main conspirator in the incident, along with the involvement of police officers, a friend and a juvenile

The police has arrested eight persons in the case, but the Jammu High Court Bar Association has opposed the action alleging “targeting of minority Dogras”