The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the lawyers for businessman Vijay Mallya to come clean about the nature of a “confidential” proceedings going on after the rejection of his appeal against extradition in the UK Supreme Court.

At the start of the hearing, the government informed a Special Bench of Justices UU Lalit and Ashok Bhushan that Mallya’s extradition case in the UK is over, but some “secret” proceeding is on.

“Extradition was ordered by the highest court of the UK. But it (the extradition) is not happening. Instead, some ‘secret’ proceedings are happening. We have not been made aware of these proceedings. We are not a party. They (Mallya’s side) have not served us with anything,” advocate Rajat Nair, appearing for the government, submitted.

Justice Lalit asked Mallya’s counsel to explain the nature of this confidential proceedings. But the lawyer said he would have to first take instructions on

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I watched and read with dismay as our governor delayed the onset of the public-school year for two weeks. Two weeks may not seem like much, but it made us immediately realize the truth — that the pandemic and its response have singularly abandoned families in this state and across the country. Our state has prioritized the opening of bars, restaurants, beaches, venues, barbershops and more. We, as a society, have prioritized business interests at the cost of all else, and failed our children and parents.


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As I suspect many people feel, this failure comes straight from the very top of our country. Yet, until the delay in the

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