Citizens belonging to SCs, STs, religious minorities and women have suffered discrimination due to their social identities and this in turn has affected their access to resources, opportunities and even civil rights, Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Saturday said.
The petitioner in the IPL-6 spot-fixing scam Aditya Verma alleged that N Srinivasan and his group has "violated the order of the Supreme Court" and he will raise the issue at apex court when his Interim Application plea is heard on October 10.
Saidham Charitable Trust, which manages various temples in Maharashtra including that of Sai Baba, on Wednesday approached the Supreme Court seeking its direction to the Centre to restrain people from making derogatory statements against the saint.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre why departmental action cannot be initiated for "misconduct" against top ranking Army officers, who have pleaded guilty and let off with minor punishment of reprimand and small fine for their involvement in illegal sale of arms.
The CBI Tuesday arrested a leader of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and former director general of the state armed police Rajat Majumdar in connection with the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam.