5 things to know for April 5: Ukraine, Supreme Court, Covid, Immigration, Hate crimes

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Ukraine An increasing number of world leaders — including US President Joe Biden — are accusing Russian forces of committing … Read more

“Never Thought It Could Be Misused”: Court’s Concern On Fake Covid Claims

A bench of Justices MR Shah and BV Nagarathna were hearing the matter. New Delhi: The Supreme Court today expressed concern over misuse of its order and people getting Covid death compensation of Rs 50,000 on the basis of fake documents. The court suggested that it may direct a probe into the issue by the Comptroller … Read more

“Wife’s Not Female”: Man Approaches Supreme Court For Divorce

The Supreme Court ha issued a notice to the woman to respond within four weeks. (File photo) A woman has been asked by the Supreme Court to respond to her husband’s plea seeking divorce on the grounds that she is “not a female” according to medical reports and he feels cheated. Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul … Read more

BJP MLA Moves Supreme Court Against Maharashtra Speaker Election Rules’ Tweak

New Delhi: Maharashtra BJP MLA Girish Mahajan has moved the Supreme Court against the Bombay High Court order dismissing his plea challenging the validity of new rules of ‘open voting method’ to elect the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the state assembly respectively. Mr Mahajan, in the PIL, has alleged that the notification dated December … Read more

Retired Employee Should Not Suffer: Supreme Court In Late Payment Case

Payment of interest on delayed payment of retirement benefits be made within 6 weeks, said court New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday directed a Coimbatore-based college to pay interest on the delayed payment of retirement benefits to an associate professor, saying the retired employee should not be made to suffer for no fault of his. … Read more