In one of his strongest remarks against the judiciary, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday slammed the “one-upmanship and public posturing” of judges.
The stage seems set for another round of contestations between the government and the judiciary.
The NJAC Act, which sought to overturn the collegium system of appointing Supreme Court and high court judges, was struck down by the top court which described it as unconstitutional.
Of the 30 Shilp Gurus from across the country who were selected for the honour for three years, two master craftspersons are from Odisha.
Hours after North Korea fired a missile that Japan said was capable of striking the US mainland, Harris met the leaders of close US partners on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific summit in Bangkok.
Any expansion, particularly of geographical boundaries, involves human rights violation: VP Dhankhar
In his address at the foundation day event of the National Human Rights Commission here, he said Indian ethos is such that the country's concern is not limited to itself but cares for the world.
The CBI sleuths questioned Abdullakutty at the central agencies' office in Thiruvananthapuram for about three hours.
Footage of the incident showed the man pointing a handgun at close range at Kirchner, who was the country's leader from 2007 to 2015 and is now facing corruption charges.
BJP president J P Nadda described Dhankhar as a first-generation lawyer fully equipped in administrative capacity.
Dhankar's oath ceremony will take place at 12.30 pm in Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Narendra Modi on Monday said that the outgoing Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu's term in office may end but his experience will continue to guide the nation for years to come.
Defeats Margaret Alva by 346 votes; two TMC MPs defy party decision to abstain, cast vote
The Former West Bengal Governor secured 528 votes while Opposition pick Margaret Alva who got 182 votes has lost.
Margaret Alva vs Jagdeep Dhankhar: Around 93 per cent of MPs vote in vice presidential poll; over 50 MPs skip
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in a wheelchair and needed support to stand up and cast his vote. CPM MP John Brittas was among those who helped the veteran leader.
Vice presidential polls on Saturday; AAP, TRS to support Alva as numbers stacked in favour of NDA's Dhankhar
The 80-year-old Alva is a Congress veteran and has served as governor of Rajasthan and Uttarakhand, while the 71-year-old Dhankhar is a Jat leader from Rajasthan with socialist background.
In view of the 'larger public interest' and BSP’s own movement, the party has decided to extend its support to Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, the BSP chief said.
Veteran Congress leader and Opposition vice-presidential candidate Margaret Alva in conversation.
The Vice-President asked the ministries and departments to expedite the projects by addressing the issues, if any, including taking them up with the concerned departments of the State government.
The veteran Congress leader, who has spent nearly 50 years in politics, said the differences in the Opposition bloc were "like a family quarrel" which would be resolved.
VP polls: TMC's decision to abstain from voting disappointing, says Alva; not against her: Trinamool
Trinamool Congress said it has taken a 'principled strand' of abstaining to protest against the way her name was 'unilaterally' decided by other opposition parties.