Wajahat Habibullah was the chairperson of the National Commission for Minorities. Prior to this, he held the position of the first Chief Information Commissioner of India. He was an officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) from 1968 until his retirement in August 2005. He was also Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.
The pleas relating to the north-east Delhi violence, which has claimed 10 lives, reached the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court on Tuesday and they will hear the matter on Wednesday. The first plea.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Supreme Court said on Monday that people have a fundamental right to protest but the blocking of public roads is a matter of concern. It asked senior advocates Sanjay Hegde, Sadhana Ramachandran.. IndiaTimes - Published