Aurangzeb was cruel but not Hindu hater: Maharashtra MLA Jitendra Awhad

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA and former Maharashtra Minister, Jitendra Awhad, has stoked a new controversy by calling Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb “not a Hindu hater”. In a bid to defend Maharashtra Leader of Opposition, Ajit Pawar’s Friday remarks on Chhattrapati Sambhaji, Awhad brought up the Mughal ruler during his interaction with the media […]

SC rules against imposition of additional restrictions on freedom of speech of MPs, MLAs

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that no additional restrictions can be imposed on the freedom of speech of public functionaries, ministers, MPs and MLAs under Article 19(2) of the Constitution. A five-judge Constitution bench of Justices S Abdul Nazeer, BR Gavai, AS Bopanna, V Ramasubramanian and BV Nagarathna, said that no […]