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Himachal Pradesh High Court

High Courts must evaluate whether the ends of justice would justify the exercise of...

Himachal Pradesh High Court in Case Title Devyanshu V State of HP & Anr, has quashed the FIR under Sections 279 (Rash Driving or...
Article 370

Petition in Supreme Court against Illegal Detention of Children in Kashmir

Child rights expert Enakshi Ganguly has filed a joint writ petition with Prof. Shanta Sinha, the first Chairperson of the National Commission for Protection...
Gautam Navlakha

Gautam Navlakha’s Plea For Quashing Of FIR Dismissed

The Bombay High Court yesterday dismissed a writ petition which was filed by Gautam Navlakha seeking the FIR registered against him by Pune police,...
DK Shivakumar

Custody of DK Shivakumar extended till 17th September, allowed to meet family member and...

The special CBI Judge at Rouse Avenue Court extended the police custody of the Congress MLA DK Shivakumar from Karnataka till 17th September, 2019....
Supreme Court

SC: Work-Charged Service Not Different From Regular Service, Qualifies For Pension

The Supreme Court bench of Justices Arun Mishra, S. Abdul Nazeer and M. R. Shah  in Prem Singh v State of Uttar Pradesh allowed...

IndiaBulls vehemently opposes PIL in Delhi HC alleging Financial Fraud

Delhi High Court refused to issue notice in the IndiaBulls case filed against it by a group of highly decorated citizens including former Delhi...
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Price fixation is ‘Commercial Decision’ of State, High Rate Not Arbitrary

The Supreme Court on Friday held that the Patna High Court’s decision in Bihar State Housing Board v Radha Ballabh Health Care and Research...

Ravidas Temple Demolition case: Supreme Court admits petition for Monday

Supreme Court today listed for hearing on Monday, 16th September, the case of demolition of Sant Ravidas Temple in Delhi’s Tughlaqabad. Justices R. Banumathi and...
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Writ of Certiorari: Supreme Court reiterates HC’s writ jurisdiction

The Supreme Court on 12th September reiterated the principle that a High Court can issue a writ of Certiorari correcting the judicial excesses of...
Kochi Waterfront Flats: 400 Familes May Be Homeless After SC says Dismisses Review Petition and Orders Demolition

With SC Deadline Approaching, Desperate Flat owners Petition Prez, PM To Stop Demolition

With the deadline set by the Supreme Court just a week away, the owners of over 400 flats that have been ordered to be...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Supreme Court Three Judge Bench To Review Verdict Diluting Dalit atrocity Law

The Supreme Court on Friday referred its earlier verdict banning automatic arrests in Dalit atrocity cases to a bench of three judges. The top...
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Delhi HC to hear PIL against Sale and Use of Chinese Manjha Kites

Delhi High Court will hear a PIL seeking a writ to direct Delhi Govt officials and Commissioner of Police for publication of Guidelines for...
Shah Faesal

Shah Faesal withdraws Habeas Corpus petition

Delhi High Court today allowed Shah Faesal to withdraw his habeas corpus plea filed through pairokar seeking release of the petitioner, today learned counsel...
P Chidambaram

Delhi high court seeks CBI status report within 7 days On Chidambaram’s Bail Plea...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a status report from the CBI within seven days on a plea filed by former finance minister P...
Supreme Court Raps The Karnataka Speaker Who Says He Will Decide By Tomorrow On Disqualification

Supreme Court Refuses To Pass Order On Ousted MLAs Plea To List Case

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to pass order  on a plea seeking that a clutch of petitions filed by 17 disqualified MLAs from Karnataka...
Appeal to hear case on marital rape goes to SC

Muzzafarpur shelter home case: Reunite 8 girls with families, Supreme Court orders

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered that eight girls who were subjected to rampant sexual assault in recent times be reunited with their families....
Habeas corpus plea filed in SC for Farooq Abdullah

Habeas corpus plea filed in SC for Farooq Abdullah

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) party’s General Secretary Vaiko on Wednesday filed a habeas corpus plea in the apex court to produce former Chief...
NGT takes up the cause of sudden blindness in blue sheep

NGT seeks CPCB report on plastic/hazardous waste import and management

The Principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal at New Delhi has directed the CPCB to file a report on action taken before 16th...
Brajesh Thakur

SC to consider tomorrow reunification of girls of Muzaffarpur Sheltar home with their families

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it will pass orders on reuniting the girls of Muzaffarpur Sheltar home with their families tomorrow. The court...
Kalyan Singh

CBI moves court to summon Kalyan Singh in Babri Masjid demolition

CBI was quick to move the CBI court as soon as 87-year old Kalyan Singh’s immunity as Rajasthan Governor ended. While Kalraj Mishra was...
Bombay HC to hear AAREY Petitions from 17th September

Bombay HC to hear AAREY Petitions from 17th September

“Cost of development can be measured in Rupees, but destruction of environment cannot be.” – said the Bombay High Court, while listing the batch...
Chief Justice Vijaya Tahilramani

Madras Advocates Strike Work to Protest the Transfer of Chief Justice Vijaya Tahilramani

Nearly 20,000 senior advocates, members of the Madras High Court Advocates Association, Bar Council and other affiliated bodies on Tuesday struck work and boycotted...
Shehla Rashid

Delhi court grants Shehla Rashid interim protection from arrest in sedition case

Jammu and Kashmir People’s movement leader Shehla Rashid who was booked for sedition charges was granted interim protection from arrest from a Delhi court...
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SC awards Rs. 20 Lakh Compensation To Compulsorily Retired Judicial Officer

The Supreme Court on 3rd September 2019 awarded Rs. 20 Lakh to a former judicial officer who was compulsorily retired from service on allegations...

TN Chief Justice VK Tahilramani resigns over Meghalaya HC transfer

Chief Justice of Madras High Court Justice VK Tahilramani has resigned following the Collegium’s 3rd September resolution of denial to her request for status...
Robert Vadra

Vadra approaches Rouse Avenue Court seeking permission for foreign travel

Robert Vadra, son-in-law of interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi approached Rouse avenue court on Monday seeking authorization to travel abroad for a business tour. Vadra...
icse

Bombay HC fines ‘a Social Activist cum Media Reporter’ Rs 5L for filing Frivolous...

Finding “gross abuse of the process of court,” the Bombay High Court imposed costs on a serial petitioner to the tune of Rs. 5...
Supreme Court

To Comply With SC Order, Kerala Government Says It Will Offer Help For Demolition...

Fearful of the Supreme Court’s wrath, the Kerala government has informed municipal authorities in Maradu in Ernakulam district that it will offer all necessary...
Priya Ramani

Priya Ramani in cross-examination: I was sexually harassed and narrated the incident to my...

Priya Ramani who levelled sexual harassment charges against former Union Minister MJ Akbar was cross-examined on Saturday. Ramani recalled the chain of the events which led...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

SC registry issues circular for entry of Advocates from existing premises to Additional Building...

The Supreme Court registry has issued a circular regarding entry of Advocates from the existing premises to the Additional Building Complex for the official...
1994 Ismail Faruqui verdict will not affect outcome of Ayodhya title suit: SC

CJI-led bench to hear petition on Live Streaming of Ayodhya dispute

Supreme Court bench of Justices Rohinton F. Nariman and Surya Kant today referred a petition by K.N. Govindacharya, former BJP leader on live-streaming and...
Supreme Court Issues Notice To Centre, Health Law Ministries On Doctors Protection

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Centre, Health Law Ministries On Doctors Protection

The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre and the Union Health and Law ministers on the matter of increasing incidents on attacks...
Karnataka Assembly

SC to hear petitions of 17 disqualified Karnataka MLAs

Supreme Court has listed for 11th September petitions of the 17 disqualified Karnataka MLAs who have claimed the Speaker’s order of July 28 disqualifying...
Supreme Court

SC issues Notice to Centre on UAPA 2019 declaring Individuals as Terrorists

Supreme Court on 6th September issued notice to the Centre seeking response in a petition challenging the validity of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment...
Chinmayanand case: LLM student and brother to be shifted to safer colleges

Chinmayanand case: LLM student and brother to be shifted to safer colleges

The Supreme Court bench of Justices R. Bhanumathi and A. S. Bopanna while hearing the matter of LLM student who went missing, gave directions...
SC Rejects Petition Seeking Legislation On Custodial Torture

SC Rejects Petition Seeking Legislation On Custodial Torture

Supreme Court today refused to direct the Parliament to enact a suitable standalone comprehensive legislation based on the UN Convention against Torture and Other...
The Allahabad High Court

President Kovind appoints 16 additional judges for Allahabad High Court

The President of India Ramnath Kovind has appointed 16 additional judges for the Allahabad High Court. The names which were cleared for appointment are...
Delhi High Court Challenging PayTM Postpaid,

RBI to Delhi HC – PIL Cannot be used as Weapon to Challenge Financial...

The Reserve Bank of India filed an affidavit in reply to a PIL in Delhi High Court claiming that Paytm Payments Bank Ltd’s ‘post...
P Chidambaram

Aircel-Maxis case: P Chidambaram and son Karti get anticipatory bail

A special CBI court on Thursday granted pre-arrest bail to P Chidambaram and Karti Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis corruption case being probed by Central...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC: ‘Compulsory Retirement’ is not stigmatic

Delhi High Court on 4th September said the order of compulsory retirement is not stigmatic and it will not come in the way of...
Aircel-Maxis case: ED Chargesheets P Chidambaran, Son Karti

‘Suspicion’ no ground for freezing property under PMLA Says Tribunal

Former ASG and senior advocate Bishwajit Bhattacharya appeared as counsel for the appellants in the matter In what is seen as a setback for the...
Criminal candidates: SC rules criminal matters pending must be mentioned in bold letter in election form

SC Says It Is Upto SIT Now To Deal With Shahjahanpur Case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday  brought the curtains down on its suo petition in the Shahjahanpur case , saying that if the girl has...
Shah Faesal

Shah Faesal files Rejoinder Affidavit in Habeas Corpus Petition

Shah Faesal filed a rejoinder before the Delhi High Court yesterday in reply to averments made by the J&K Government in his habeas corpus...
Uber

Supreme Court Dismisses Uber’s appeal, directs Investigation into Predatory Pricing

Supreme Court has today dismissed Uber’s appeal challenging the decision of the Competition Appellate Tribunal ("COMPAT") in the matter of Uber India Systems v...
Parking

SC steps into Delhi’s Town Planning Shoes; Issues Guidelines on Parking Problem

Supreme Court has laid down guidelines and invited the use of technology in an attempt to solve the parking issue currently gripping the country’s...

Dwarka Expressway: NGT seeks report on Tree Survival Rate

The Principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal has directed the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Delhi to furnish a factual report of...
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Supreme Court Refuses to impose Contributory NPS retroactively

Supreme Court on 2nd September dismissed the SLP of Union of India seeking to implement contributory pension scheme on 151 BSF constables in Union...
Supreme Court

SC upholds discharge from Army service when show cause notice was issued

The Bench of Justices Hemant Gupta and L. Nageswara Rao of the Supreme Court held in Sep. Satgur Singh v UOI that when Commanding...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Supreme Court Stays Fine Imposed On Tehseen Poonawalla

The Supreme Court on Monday, 2nd September 2019 stayed the Punjab and Haryana High Court order imposing a fine of Rs 10 lakh each...
Rakesh Kumar

Patna HC reassigns judicial work to whistleblower Justice Rakesh Kumar

The Chief Justice of Patna High Court has reassigned judicial work to Justice Rakesh Kumar three days after he was taken off-duty following his...
Supreme Court

SC issues notice in plea seeking establishment of Gram Nyayalayas

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre for implementation of the Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008 in National Federation of Societies for Fast Justice...
P Chidambaram

INX Media case: SC to hear P Chidambaram’s CBI remand matter tomorrow

The Supreme Court today heard the matter of P Chidambaram regarding the remand that has been granted to the CBI by the Special CBI Judge...
Sr Adv Rajeev Dhavan

Ayodhya case: Sr Adv Rajeev Dhavan seeks contempt proceedings against person who threatened him...

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal on Monday sought listing of petition for initiation of contempt proceedings against an 88-year-old professor who allegedly cursed Senior Advocate...
Rakesh Kumar

Patna HC suspends order by Justice Rakesh Kumar alleging corruption in Judiciary

An 11-judge bench of the Patna High Court on Aug 29 suspended an order passed by Justice Rakesh Kumar which allegedly spoke about corruption...

Demonetization: SC issues notice to RBI on petition to deposit Rs. 1.17 crore

Supreme Court issued notice to RBI on 30th August and tagged the petition of a Madurai Businessman with a batch of petitions seeking a...
Special CBI Judge acquits former Coal Secy in Coal Allocation Scam

Special CBI Judge acquits former Coal Secy in Coal Allocation Scam

Rouse Avenue Court Special CBI Judge Sh. Bharat Parashar acquitted former Coal Secretary Harish Chandra Gupta and a Delhi Based Company in a Corruption...
Supreme Court

Collegium Recommends Elevation of 4 Judges to SC; 8 as HC Chief Justices

The SC Collegium has recommended names of four Chief Justices of High Courts for elevation to the Supreme Court: Chief Justice V Ramasubramanian of the...
Delhi HC directs construction of Toilets, Parking Space in Najafgarh

Delhi HC directs construction of Toilets, Parking Space in Najafgarh

Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to establish public toilet facilities and allot more space for parking of vehicles in the Najafgarh region. The...
Karnataka HC likely to hear Congress leader Shivakumar’s plea challenging ED summons

Karnataka HC likely to hear Congress leader Shivakumar’s plea challenging ED summons

The Karnataka High Court is likely to hear Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar’s plea seeking interim relief on Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons post-afternoon. Shiva Kumar...
Tihar Jail

All 16 Jails in Delhi soon have a Law Officer in Compliance with Section...

Delhi High Court has been informed by Delhi Government Senior Standing Counsel (Criminal Side) Mr Rahul Mehra that the appointment of Law Officers on...
Bombay HC Judge Justice Kotwal

Bombay HC Judge Justice Kotwal Actually Meant “War and Peace in Junglemahal”

The Bombay High Court has expressed anguish on what it called the “misinterpretation” of questions asked by the court about the titles of books...
Rakesh Kumar

All Work Taken Off Patna HC Judge Who Alleged Corruption in Judiciary

The senior most judge of the Patna High Court has been taken off all cases he was hearing barely hours after he ordered a...
NCDRC grants relief to homebuyer on Unitech’s failure to deliver possession

NCDRC grants relief to homebuyer on Unitech’s failure to deliver possession

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission in Rama Sahadev v Unitech Reliable Projects Pvt Ltd. has directed Unitech to refund the full principal amount...
Sexual Harassment

Madras HC Transfers Sexual Harassment Complaint of Woman Police Officer from Tamil Nadu to...

The Madras High Court on Wednesday transferred to Telangana, a sexual harassment complaint lodged by a senior woman police officer against her superior officer...
‘Accidental Prime Minister’ in a legal spot

Bombay HC raps Goa IG Prisons over handling of parole pleas “mechanically”

Goa inspector general of prisons on Tuesday faced the Bombay High Court’s ire for handling the parole and furlough applications in a “mechanical manner”. A...

NGT Directs Uttarakhand to Verify Alleged Grim Waste Disposal Situation

In receipt of several photographs highlighting the grim situation of Uttarakhand, the Principal Bench of National Green Tribunal at New Delhi has asked the...
UPPSC

SC: Reservation only when 5 seats vacant in each speciality, not cadre

The Supreme Court on 28th August affirmed the Allahabad HC ruling in Dr. Professor Rajendra Chaudhary & Anr v State of Uttar Pradesh that...
“Hard cases make bad law”: SC denies relief to Civil Judge candidate

“Hard cases make bad law”: SC denies relief to Civil Judge candidate

Supreme Court today in State of Tamil Nadu v G. Hemalathaa & anr reversed a High Court judgement that had exercised discretion and granted...
Justice Sapre retires without an official farewell

Justice Sapre retires without an official farewell

Supreme Court judge, Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre retired from office on 27th August. He served at Supreme Court for five years and two weeks....
You Can Go To Srinagar To Visit Friend, But No Politics, SC Tells CPI(M)’s Yechury

You Can Go To Srinagar To Visit Friend, But No Politics, SC Tells CPI(M)’s...

The Supreme Court has said that CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury can visit Srinagar to meet his friend and party colleague Yusuf Tarigami who has...
Shah Faesal

Shah Faesal case: J&K Govt submits affidavit, says detention was under Magistrate’s order

Delhi High Court has sought Centre's response on Shah Faesal's plea by 1st September to give him copy of the Look Out Circular based...
Supreme Court

NHAI’s SLP against arbitral award: Court calls for documents by today

The Supreme Court in Union of India v Tarsem Singh has directed the parties to place documents on record and asked NHAI to submit...
Supreme Court

Witness to Kabuliyatnama cannot be Deemed to be Party to Lease: SC

Supreme Court today dismissed an appeal calling it “completely without merit” where proceedings since 2003 were long drawn out by grandsons of one Laxman...
Jagannath Temple

SC directs amicus Ranjit Kumar, SG Tushar Mehta to file report on eviction drive...

The apex court on Tuesday directed amicus curiae Ranjit Kumar and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to visit the Jagannath Temple in Puri and report...
Open Drain Ordered To Be Covered By Del HC: No Work in Progress

Open Drain Ordered To Be Covered By Del HC: No Work in Progress

“We are counting weeks while North Delhi Municipal Corporation is yet to begin work on the drain.”- said Advocate Pulkit Thareja today who had...
Congress Haryana President moves SC seeking reconstruction of Guru Ravidas Temple

Congress Haryana President moves SC seeking reconstruction of Guru Ravidas Temple

The Congress Haryana President Ashok Tanwar has moved Supreme Court seeking reconstruction of the Guru Ravidas Temple in the Tughlaqabad forest area which was...
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Defacement during DU polls: Del HC hints at Jaitley’s career to go easy on...

The Delhi High Court on 26th August while directing the Delhi Government to initiate civil and criminal action against identified individuals for defacing public...
Cyptocurrency

Supreme Court Seeks RBI’s detailed response On Notification Banning Cyptocurrency

Supreme Court on 21st August directed the Reserve Bank of India and the Central Government to file their responses on RBI’s Circular banning Crypto currency. Against...
Supreme Court

Non-Remunerative Job cannot be Counted as Experience for Eligibility: SC

The Supreme Court on 26th August, 2019 held that experience gained in a non-remunerative job cannot be counted for purposes of meeting eligibility criteria...
Right To Information

“Why online mechanism has not been set for accessing info under RTI?” SC asks...

The Supreme Court on Monday sought replies from Centre and States on a plea which sought creation of online portal to allow people to...
People at midnight mass on Christmas Eve at Santhome Church in Chennai/Photo: UNI

Judge Not!

Above: People at midnight mass on Christmas Eve at Santhome Church in Chennai/Photo: UNI A Madras High Court judge was forced to delete a contentious...
More durable and inexpensive, PVC pipes with lead are preferred for carrying water/Photo: enterslice.com

PVC Pipes: Lethal Lead

Above: More durable and inexpensive, PVC pipes with lead are preferred for carrying water/Photo: enterslice.com Despite NGT orders about the dangers of lead contamination, the...
The Allahabad High Court

Allahabad HC cautions district judges to restrain sending messages/good wishes to Chief Justice on...

The Registrar General of Allahabad High Court has issued a circular asking all the district judges of the subordinate courts in the state not...
The Babri Masjid site with Ram Janmasthan and Sita ki Rasoi/Photo Courtesy: Konark Publishers

Nirmohi Akhara is claiming title as a shebait and not as a title holder,...

On the eleventh day of the hearing of Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute, Senior Counsel Sushil Kumar Jain appearing for Nirmohi Akhara told the Supreme...
Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal

Jet Founder Goyal Withdraws Petition for Foreign Travel Even As ED Searches His Properties

The Delhi High Court on Friday allowed Naresh Goyal, founder of the now defunct Jet Airways to withdraw his petition to go abroad. Earlier this...
Priya Ramani

Akbar Filed Defamation Case To Frighten Women Who Speak About Sexual Harassment: Priya Ramani

Priya Ramani, the journalist against whom former union minister M J Akbar has filed a defamation case told a Delhi court on Friday that...
Triple Talaq Bill

SC Issues Notice to Centre on Plea Asking If Triple Talaq Abolition Is Valid

The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Centre on a batch of pleas that challenged the newly-enacted law that declared instant Triple Talaq...
Bombay HC

Bombay HC gets four new judges

Four lawyers Avinash Gharote, Nitin Suryawanshi, Anil Kilor and Milind Jadhav have been appointed as Additional judges with the Bombay High Court for a...
Supreme Court

SC: No Person Can Gain Unfair Advantage By Abusing Legal Process

Supreme Court on 20th August in Goa State Cooperative Bank Ltd v Krishna Nath A. (Dead) held that no person can suffer from the...
Supreme Court

Power To Suspend Judicial Officer Vests In The High Court: SC

Supreme Court on 21st August held in P.S. Malik v High Court of Delhi that High Court is the appropriate disciplinary authority in matters...
Insurance

Supreme Court Enhances Compensation in Motor Accident Claim

The bench of Justices Indu Malhotra and Sanjiv Khanna on 16th August 2019 in Sunita Tokas & Anr. Versus New India Insurance Co. Ltd....
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya hearing: Sr Adv Vaidyanathan says a slab recovered from Ayodhya indicates the presence...

On the ninth day of the Ayodhya hearing, Senior Advocate C S Vaidyanathan appearing for Ram Lalla Virajman said that a slab was traced...
Ratul Puri

Delhi HC Dismisses Ratul Puri’s Anticipatory Bail Plea

The Delhi High Court on 20th August dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath,...
Supreme Court

The curious case of Constitution bench!

Unlike the other days, the Constitution bench which was to continue its hearing for the 8th Consecutive day did not sit yesterday which left...
Sunanda Pushkar Murder Case

Sunanda Murder Case: Prosecution says body bore injury marks several days old

As a Delhi court heard the case on the framing of charges against Shashi Tharoor in the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar, the...
P Chidambaram

P Chidambaram moves SC against imminent arrest after Delhi HC rejects anticipatory bail plea...

With the Delhi High Court on Tuesday rejecting his anticipatory bail plea, Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram moved the Supreme Court...
Junior doctors attending a class in a medical college/Photo: mciindia.org

SC Suggests Uniform Policy On Compulsory Service By Doctors

The Supreme Court on 19th August held that compulsory bonds executed by Doctors for serving the State Government for a fixed time is a...
Facbook

SC Issues Notice To Centre, Google, Twitter, YouTube; To Hear Facebook Plea Against...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre and Google, Twitter, YouTube and others on a petition filed by Facebook seeking transfer...
National Green Tribunal

NGT directs Central Water Commission to submit report on pollution in Singrauli, Sonbhadra districts

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Central Water Commission to submit a report on the increasing pollution in the Singrauli region of Madhya...
Shah Faesal

Shah Faesal detention: Del HC seeks Centre’s response by Thursday

Delhi High Court has sought Centre's response by Thursday, 22nd Aug, in a habeas corpus writ petition filed by Md. Hussain Pader, the Pairokar...
Supreme Court

SC remands “stillborn” case to Magistrate to determine ‘Public Servant’

The Supreme Court on 19th August directed the Magistrate to expeditiously dispose of the “stillborn since 2003” case where lack of evidence has incapacitated the...
Plea challenging Triple Talaq ordinance filed in SC

Delhi HC hears PIL against Triple Talaq Act; no notice issued

Delhi High Court has taken note of the PIL filed by Shahid Ali seeking quashing of Sections 4 & 7 of the newly promulgated...
Ratul Puri

Special Court Reserves Order On Ratul Puri’s Plea For NBW Cancellation

A special court in Delhi reserves order on the plea filed by businessman Ratul Puri seeking cancellation of Non-Bailable Warrant (NBW) against him in...
Facebook

Supreme Court To Take Up On Tuesday Facebook’s Plea On Aadhaar

The Supreme Court has put off until tomorrow a plea by Facebook seeking transfer to the apex court the petitions pending in different high...
Accused Kuldeep Singh Sengar (file pic)Photo UNI

Supreme Court Grants Two Weeks More For CBI To Conclude Probe in Unnao Accident...

The Supreme Court on Monday granted two more weeks to the CBI to conclude the probe into  the accident  in which two of the...
Tarun Tejpal

Supreme Court Rejects Tarun Tejpal’s Petition, Says Trial Must Continue As “Charges Are Serious”

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the petition by journalist Tarun Tejpal for quashing the charges of sexual assault levelled against him by a...
Appeal to hear case on marital rape goes to SC

“Employee” to be interpreted according to EPF Act for Provident Fund matters: SC

The Supreme Court Bench of Justices Abhay Manohar Sapre and R. Subhash Reddy on 14th August remanded a writ petition back to the Allahabad...
Insurance

Age of Deceased, not age of dependent, Material in Computing Insurance Claim: SC

The Supreme Court on 14th August has reiterated the insurance claim principle whereby the computation of claim amount is supposed to be done based...
BSES_logo

Delhi HC holds Inordinate Delay to be Prejudicial to Charged Officer

The Delhi High Court on 13th August in DP Sharma v BSES Rajdhani Power overturned the departmental findings of the Electricity Board on both...
Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court Asks ED’s Response To Ratul Puri’s Plea Against Rejection Of Anticipatory...

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Enforcement Directorate to file its reply to petition by businessman Ratul Puri against the rejection of...
Punjab and Haryana High Court

P&H HC strike updates: Committee to review Haryana Administrative Tribunal; HC imposes fine on...

P&H HC strike updates: Committee to review Haryana Administrative Tribunal; HC imposes fine on HCBA The Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana and the Punjab...
Supreme Court

Transfer of suit property only subject to result of suit, not void ab initio:...

Supreme Court on 13th August in Madhukar N. Jagtap & Ors v Smt. Pramilabai C. Parandekar held that in a suit of specific performance,...
Ayodhya

Day 5 Of Ayodhya Hearings Witnesses Heated Exchanges

Arguments  in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case continued for the fifth day on Tuesday before a constitution bench in the Supreme Court  headed by...
Silicon City

Supreme Court Warns Noida, Gr Noida Authorities Of Jail For Delay In Handing Over...

The Supreme Court has directed the Noida and Greater Noida authorities to start registration of flats in favour of Amrapali homebuyers and warned that...
Article 370

Kashmir Times editor challenges Media Blockade under Article 32 in SC

The Executive Editor of Kashmir Times, Anuradha Bhasin, has on Saturday, August 10, 2019, challenged in Supreme Court the curbs on press freedom imposed...
Punjab and Haryana High Court

Strike call cannot stop litigants to enter court premises: P&H HC

Punjab & Haryana High Court, in the ensuing battle of advocates against the Haryana government on constituting Haryana Administrative Tribunal for handling service matters...
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Voice Samples: Mum’s Not the Word

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence The Supreme Court has said that a judicial magistrate can direct an accused to provide the samples without seeking their...
Ratul Puri

AgustaWestland deal: Special CBI court issues non-bailable warrant against Kamal Nath’s kin Ratul Puri

A special CBI court on Friday issued non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath, in a money laundering...
Kapil Mishra

Delhi HC asks Rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra to file response to disqualification order

The Delhi High Court has adjourned until September 4 the hearing on rebel AAP MLA Kapil Mishra’s plea challenging his disqualification from Delhi Assembly....
Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court starts ‘ASRA’ fund for Burn victims

Delhi High Court has begun a new special fund called ‘ASRA’ which would help in rehabilitation of victims of burn injuries including burns from...
Supreme Court

Unlawful Assembly: When ingredients are met, Sec 149 can be invoked sans Sec 141

Supreme Court on 6th August 2019 has held that as long as the ingredients of unlawful assembly are met, Section 149 of the Indian...
JNU

Delhi HC restores M.A. grades to visually impaired candidate; entitles him to pursue M.Phil

The Delhi High Court directed Jawahar Lal University to grant admission to Ghalib Zeyad, a visually impaired candidate, on 5th August 2019 over a...
Delhi HC

Don’t use High Sounding & Bombastic words in FIR: Delhi HC

Delhi High Court on Wednesday asks the Delhi Police Commissioner to explain why they are using Urdu/Persian words while recording DD entries, FIR, Statement...
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SC Orders High Court to accept appeal only after Son pays Pending maintenance amount

The Supreme Court in Manmohan Gopal v State of Chhattisgarh has directed the payment of pending amount of maintenance to parents as a pre-requisite...
Supreme Court

Nirmohi Akhara Continues Arguments on Day 2 Of Ayodhya Hearing

The Supreme Court saw the Ayodhya issue taking centre stage for the second consecutive day as counsel for the Nirmohi Akhara one of the...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC seeks reply on Petition alleging Discriminatory Appointment of Municipal Councillors

A Bench of Justice GS Sistani and Justice Jyoti Singh of the Delhi High Court, directed the Delhi Government, and Speaker of Legislative Assembly...
The Voter’s Dilemma

Election Commission denies to ‘Prisoners Voting Rights’ in Delhi HC

The Election Commission of India has filed its reply in Delhi High Court in Praveen K Chaudhary & ors v Election Commision of India...
Supreme Court

SC Advises State Election Commission to Reconsider By-Election Decision

The Supreme Court on 5th August advised the Maharashtra State Election Commission to reconsider its decision of holding byelection for the post of councillor...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ayodhya dispute: Inner courtyard was always in possession of Nirmohi Akhara and outer courtyard...

The apex court on Tuesday was told by the Nirmohi Akhara, one of the parties in the Ayodhya land dispute that the inner courtyard...
Ravi Shankar Prasad

Lok Sabha passes Bill to increase number of Supreme Court judges

The Lok Sabha has passed a Bill to increase the number of Supreme Court judges from 31 to 34 (including the CJI). The Supreme Court...
Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh have seen an alarming increase in noise pollution

Decibel Levels: Noise Nuisance

Above: Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh have seen an alarming increase in noise pollution The Punjab and Haryana High Court was forced to crack down on...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC : Undisputed testimony of Landlord is sufficient evidence to determine...

Delhi High Court, while dismissing an appeal of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation, held that an undisputed testimony of a landlord in support of his claim...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Alimony: No Cash, Only Kind

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence A case in the Punjab and Haryana High Court where the husband has pleaded that he will compensate his...
Kulbhushan Jadhav

India, declines Pakistan offer amid restrictions, wants unimpeded access to Kulbhushan Jhadav

According to several reports, India has turned down Pakistan’s offer for consular access to Kulbhushan Jhadav in its current form “Indian officials have  sent a...
Delhi High Court/Photo by Anil Shakya

Delhi HC directs government to undertake construction, maintenance of all the bus queue shelters

Delhi High Court disposed of the plea with direction to Delhi government to undertake the construction, maintenance and renovation of all the bus queue...
Triple Talaq Bill

Plea in High Court, seeking action against Triple Talaq Bill

A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Delhi High Court,  challenging the Sections 4 and 7 of the controversial newly passed The...
Rape-murder case involving a 7-year-old girl: Chennai court hands out death sentence to the convict

Supreme Court Affirms Death sentence for Rape and Murder of two minors

While “The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019” awaits the President’s assent, the Supreme Court has utilized the legislative intent to...
A BSNL office

Delhi HC Likely to open Sealed Report in BSNL-ZTE 1000 Cr Scam

Delhi High Court is likely to open a sealed cover status report, submitted by the CBI, in a plea alleging corruption by BSNL wherein...
Supreme Court

Voice Sample can be obtained against will for Investigation: SC

The Supreme Court on 2nd August 2019 held a judicial magistrate can direct an accused to provide his voice samples for investigation even without...

London set to Extradite Rape and Murder Accused Aman Vyas

The Delhi High Court dismissed the petition of alleged rapist and murderer in Aman Vyas v Union of India where he had challenged the...
Jal-Board

Delhi HC seeks report on Implementation of Rainwater Harvesting

Delhi High Court on 31st July pulled up several authorities and agencies seeking a detailed roadmap for enforcement of rainwater harvesting norms. In a...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC directs Prosecution of CPWD officers in encroachment case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday, 31st July, directed the Centre to initiate prosecution against the CPWD officers who have allowed encroachment to go...
HIV AIDS

Financial assistance for HIV ppl: Delhi HC disposes suo motu PIL based on status...

In view of the status report filed by the Delhi Govt on the suo motu PIL addressing the grievance of financial assistance given to...
Important Judgments of 2017

Private Properties of a Ruler by an Agreement of Accession to be governed by...

A bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, while dealing with the question whether succession to the properties declared by...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC, asks for revaluation of all the clearances in Nauroji Nagar redevelopment project,...

Petition in High Court alleges “non-application” of mind while granting the environment clearance for Nauroji Nagar redevelopment project A bench of Justice G S Sistani...
Delhi High Court

AgustaWestland Case: Delhi Court Extends Ratul Puri’s Protection Till Thursday

A Delhi court extended Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s nephew Ratul Puri’s interim protection from arrest until Thursday. The protection was extended as the hearing...

Women’s safety: Supreme Court asks Centre to take steps to regulate Cab aggregators

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to take appropriate steps to regulate app-based taxi services like Ola and Uber to ensure the safety...
National Green Tribunal

NGT dismisses plea against Illegal Water Tankers in Delhi

National Green Tribunal on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed against illegal water tankers allegedly operating in Delhi. The petition alleges that the increase in...
Justice Ranjan Gogoi

CJI Never Got Letter Unnao Rape Victim Wrote To Him Fortnight Before Accident

The Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said in the apex court today that he had read in the newspapers that the Unnao rape victim had...
Unnao rape case

SC tells CBI investigation officers probing Unnao accident case to report before it at...

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to adjourn the hearing pertaining to Unnao rape and accident to tomorrow and directed CBI Investigating Officers who...
JNU

Delhi HC sets aside order of appointment of Chairperson by JNU-VC

The Delhi High Court has set aside the order of the Vice Chancellor of Jawahar Lal Nehru University appointing 12 Centre heads in the...
Supreme Court

HCs cannot solely rely on Existence of Alternate Remedy to oust its Writ Jurisdiction...

The Supreme Court on 29th July has held that it is not open to a High Court to abdicate its responsibility of safeguarding the...
Supreme Court

High Court must record reason for granting bail: SC

The Supreme Court on 29th July, has reiterated the requirements for a judgment on bail petition. Court has demanded that all bail applications, must...
Supreme Court

Right, Title or Interest in Property must be established for claiming Repossession of property:...

Supreme Court on 29th July reiterated the principles of adverse possession, while holding the judgment of the Calcutta High Court in error. Court held...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC refuses urgent hearing to CBI’s plea challenging acquittal of A Raja, Kanimozhi...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused early hearing to CBI’s plea challenging the acquittal of A Raja, Kanimozhi and others in the 2G...
‘Accidental Prime Minister’ in a legal spot

Setback For CPI(M) Leader’s Son As Bombay HC Orders Him To Take DNA Test

The Bombay High Court on Monday ordered Binoy Kodiyeri, son of Kerala CPI (M) leader and former state home minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan and an...
Sexual Harassment

SC seeks Centre’s reply on plea seeking protection of identity of those accused of...

The Supreme Court has sought Centre’s reply on a plea seeking non-disclosure of the name of accused implicated in sexual offences till the investigation...
SC allows advocates to file plea seeking social security policies for women advocates

SC seeks response from Centre, BCI on formulation of social security measures for women...

The Supreme Court on Monday sought replies from Centre and Bar Council of India on a plea which sought direction for formulation of a...
Vijay Mallya

Supreme Court To Hear On Friday Mallya’s Plea Against Property Confiscation

The Supreme Court has adjourned for Friday a petition from disgraced former liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya seeking a stay on the confiscation of properties...
Madras High Court

Partnership firm a necessary party in maintaining a ‘Dishonour of Cheque’ complaint

The Madras High Court on 23rd July quashed the proceedings ongoing before the Judicial Magistrate for the dishonour of a cheque on grounds that...
The petitioner said hoisting of the green flag with a crescent and star amounted to sedition/Photo: UNI

Flag Row: Raising a Red Flag

Above:  The petitioner said hoisting of the green flag with a crescent and star amounted to sedition/Photo: UNI A petition by the UP Shia Waqf...
Madhya Pradesh High Court

Prisoners in MP jails will soon have routine medical check-ups

The Madhya Pradesh HC issued an important order on Thursday. Under this, the jail authorities have been asked to do regular medical check-up of...
Legal immunity to women from arrest in loan default cases challenged in Delhi HC

Cut-offs are necessary criteria to secure the right of admission in college even in...

The Delhi High Court recently passed a judgement in the matter relating to a student belonging to person with disability who could not attain...
Virtual-Courts-Image

Virtual Traffic Courts to accept Online Payment of Traffic Challans

In another first, Delhi District Courts, under the guidance of E-Committee of the Supreme Court of India, are set to accept online payment of...
Madras HC

Madras HC awards Rs. 25 lakhs compensation to woman transfused with HIV+ blood

The Madras High Court on Friday, 26th July, directed the Tamil Nadu Government to cough up Rs. 25 lakhs as compensation to a woman...
National Green Tribunal

Only 30 percent of the fine recovered from those polluting water: NGT informed by...

Till date Delhi government has been able to recover only 30 percent of the total environment compensation (EC) imposed on different bodies. From February to...
Chhattisgarh HC

Chhattisgarh HC awards Rs.15 lakh compensation to legal heirs of Custodial death victim

The Chhattisgarh HC on 19th July directed the State Government to pay Rs. 15 lakh to the legal heirs surviving the custodial death of...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Appropriate Law, Pertaining to certificate required while producing Electronic Evidence has to be laid...

A bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan & Justice Navin Sinha in the case of Arjun Panditrao Khotkar vs. Kailash Kushanrao Gorantyal reconsidered its earlier...

Supreme Court Issued Notice to Governors on ignoring advice of Tribe Advisory Council

The CJI-led Supreme Court Bench on Friday, 26th July, has issued notice to Governors seeking response in a petition filed by Babita Kacchap, the...
Delhi High Court

No “Structural Engineer” can put the blame on the owner to escape the liability...

Delhi High Court dismissed the petition seeking to revoke the cancelled License of a constructional engineer by Municipal Corporation. The Delhi High Court in a...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC dismissed a petition seeking legalization of cannabis for medical purpose

Delhi High Court heard a Petition filed by a law college student namely Prashant Sharma who seek the intervention of the court to amend/recommend...
Parliament

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019

The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019 seeks to amend the Companies Act, 2013. The finance minister said that the amendment will enhance accountability and ensure...
Punjab & Haryana High Court

SC Collegium elevates 5 advocates as Judges to Punjab & Haryana High Court

The Supreme Court Collegium comprising the Chief Justice of India and senior judges Justice SA Bobde and Justice NV Ramana have on 25th July,...
National Green Tribunal

NGT, upset over 6 states failing to curb illegal Sand Mining, Court terms their...

A bench of Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel & Justice S. P. Wangdi while listening to case pertaining unregulated sand mining in 6 states namely...
Supreme Court

SC Collegium elevates 4 Advocates to Andhra Pradesh and 3 Advocates to Telangana HCs

The Supreme Court Collegium comprising the Chief Justice of India and senior judges Justice Bobde and Justice Ramana have on 25th July, 2019 recommended...
Delhi HC

Delhi High Court debarred the release of the Telugu remake of Band Baja Baarat

The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted relief of permanent injunction to Yash Raj Film (Petitioner) and debarred Sri Sai Ganesh Productions (Defendant) from...
Supreme court

Repeated acts calculated to disgrace a person can tantamount to ‘Abetment of Suicide’: SC

Supreme Court on 25th July has held in Ude Singh & ors v State of Haryana, that if the accused is found to have...
Kochi Waterfront Flats: 400 Familes May Be Homeless After SC says Dismisses Review Petition and Orders Demolition

Kochi Waterfront Flats: 400 Familes May Be Homeless After SC says Dismisses Review Petition...

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the writ petition by flat owners in Maradu seeking to establish their right to live. Justice Arun Mishra...
IPL

Delhi HC dismisses PIL against IPL auction system: calls it PUBLICITY Interest Litigation

Dismissing a plea against BCCI and IPL auctioning process where players are sold and purchased through bidding by corporates, claiming these amounts to be...

Bombay High Court Reserves Order On Navlakha’s Plea To Quash FIR In Bhima...

The Bombay High Court has reserved orders on a petition filed by activist Gautam Navlakha, which sought to quash an FIR registered against him. He had...
Deepak Talwar

Lobbyist Deepak Talwar Arrested After Delhi Court Denies Him Anticipatory Bail

The CBI on Friday arrested corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar in connection with an aviation scam being investigated by the agency. Talwar was arrested after...
Delhi High Court

Fight for Vande Mataram’s right fails in Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court today dismissed a petition demanding grant of equal status to the national song “Vande Mataram” at par with the national anthem. Chief...
Setback for Maha government as Supreme Court Refuses to Stay HC Order That Quashed CRZ Approval For Coastal Road

Setback for Maha government as Supreme Court Refuses to Stay HC Order That Quashed...

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the Bombay High Court order earlier this month that set aside the Coastal Regulation Zone Clearance...
Delhi High Court

Farmhouse cannot be used to operate as a banquet hall without Consent to Operate...

Delhi High Court said farmhouse cannot operate as banquet halls in the National Capital and dismissed a petition filed by the owner of a...
Illustration By: Anthony Lawrence 

Mob Lynching: Supreme Court issues notice seeking implementation of 2018 judgement directions

Above Illustration By: Anthony Lawrence  The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre, the National Human Rights Commission and all states for implementation of...
‘Accidental Prime Minister’ in a legal spot

Bombay HC grants interim relief to Senior Counsels Indira Jaising and Anand Grover in...

The CBI had filed an FIR against Grover and Indira Jaising on a complaint by the Home Ministry that foreign aid received by them...
Supreme Court Orders Setting Up Of Exclusive Courts On Child Rape Cases Within 60 Days

Supreme Court Orders Setting Up Of Exclusive Courts On Child Rape Cases Within 60...

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the setting up of the special designated courts in all districts in the country where 100 or more...
Breather for Trinamool MP Abhishek Banerjee’s Wife From Calcutta HC

Delhi Court Summons Mamata’s Nephew And TMC MP Abhishek Over Fake Degree Case

Abhishek Banerjee,  nephew of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, will appear before a special court in Delhi on August  13, 2019 in connection with...
Delhi High Court

“It is the power of the speaker of the house to evolve his own...

The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed pleas of MLAs Anil Bajpai and Col Devender Sehrawat, seeking recusal of the Legislative Assembly speaker Ram Niwas Goel...
Supreme Court

Definition of ‘Employee’ includes any person engaged directly or indirectly with the work of...

The Supreme court on July 24, set-aside a Bombay High Court ruling which stated that a group of female workers of a company in...
Delhi High Court

Child Rape, a Brute and unrelentingly savage expression: Delhi HC Upholds Testimonies from Child...

A single bench of Justice C. Hari Shankar, in his judgment, upheld the dependability of testimonies from Child Witnesses.  The bench, while holding the...
Delhi High Court

Delhi police files status report in petition against motorists using pressure horns and modified...

Coming heavily on vehicles using pressure horns and modified silencers, the Delhi police has submitted its status report today in Delhi High Court. In the...
Parliament

Lok Sabha passes Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 – Individuals can now be...

The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 has been passed in the Lok Sabha on 24th July with 287 'yes' votes and 8 'no'...
Bombay High Court (file picture)

Bombay High Court To Hear CPI(M) Leader’s Son’s Plea For Quashing Rape Case

The Bombay High Court  will hear on Monday 29th July, the Kerala CPI(M) Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan’s son Binoy’s petition to quash rape and cheating...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court demands Higher Standard of Proof for Summoning a Person u/Sec 319 CrPC

The Supreme Court on 23rd July, in Shiv Prakash Mishra v State of UP has dismissed the appeal against the orders of the Trial...
Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court has no jurisdiction to hear Yamuna water dispute; State of Haryana

The State Government of Haryana has informed the Delhi High Court on Tuesday that Court does not have the jurisdiction to adjudicate upon the...
NCDRC

Bank to Compensate the Customer when a Cheque is Lost, said NCDRC

The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) dismissed the revision Petition filed by Bank of Baroda and found it guilty for losing the customer’s...
Supreme Court

SC rejects Dowry Death claim when Cruelty not related to dowry

The Supreme Court’s bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and K.M. Joseph on Tuesday – 23rd July – ruled that court can convict an...
Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019 passed by Lok Sabha

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019 passed by Lok Sabha

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019 is one of the many Bills that were passed in the previous Lok Sabha but lapsed due to completion...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Centre, CBI And Five States On Illegal Sand Mining

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre, Central Bureau of Investigation and five states on a plea which sought prosecution of...
Parliament

Surrogacy Bill Introduced in Lok Sabha, Aims To Dismantle Commercialization

On July 15, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Health and Family Welfare minister, introduced surrogacy bill in Lok Sabha.  According to which only Indian couples who...
Parliament

Parliament passes Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Rajya Sabha on Monday, 22nd July, passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 through a voice vote unanimously after the Lok Sabha...
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi court summons Delhi CM Kejriwal and other AAP leaders in defamation case

A Delhi court has summoned Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders Dilip Pandey, Amanatullah Khan and Surender Kumar on Aug 7 in...

SC extends the deadline of final publication of NRC till Aug 31

The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the deadline of final publication of National Register of Citizens (NRC) from July 31 to Aug 31. At today’s...
Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy (left) and state BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa arguing in the Assembly/Photos: UNI

SC defers plea seeking immediate floor test in Karnataka assembly to tomorrow

The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred the hearing of the plea seeking immediate floor test in Karnataka assembly to tomorrow. At today’s hearing, a bench...
Kanhaiya Kumar

Yet to receive sanction from authorities to persecute Kanhaiya Kumar and others, Delhi Police...

The Delhi Police on Tuesday told a Delhi Court that it is yet to receive sanction from authorities to persecute Kanhaiya Kumar and others...
Photo by Anil Shakya

SC directs NBCC to complete unfinished projects of Amrapali, also tells ED to investigate...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to complete all the unfinished projects by Amrapali Builders in Noida and Greater...
SC junks PIL seeking extension of Visakha guidelines to religious institutions

SC junks PIL seeking extension of Visakha guidelines to religious institutions

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking directions to implement Visakha guidelines in religious institutions. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi...
Justice Akil Kureshi

SC defers hearing on non-appointment of Justice Akil Kureshi as CJ of MP High...

The Supreme Court on Monday deferred the hearing on the plea filed by Gujarat High Court Advocates Association (GHCAA) against the Centre’s delay in...
Karnataka political crisis

SC refuses plea by 2 Karnataka MLAs seeking immediate floor test

The apex court on Monday refused to entertain a plea by two independent Karnataka MLAs seeking court’s directions to quickly undertake the trust vote...
A relief team tries to save miners trapped inside an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills/Photo: Twitter

A Milestone for Environmental Justice

Above: A relief team tries to save miners trapped inside an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills/Photo: Twitter The Supreme Court has said that...

Apollo Hospitals, once started for the poor, has made billions by treating the rich

The High Court of Delhi issued notice in a  PIL  against the failure on the part of  Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi...
Aadhaar

Aadhaar, voter ID linking: Will it get rid of bogus voters?

Delhi: The Supreme Court's interim order on August 11, 2015, regarding the Aadhaar project, had far-reaching ramifications on the National Electoral Roll Purification and...
Delhi High Court

No hawking, No squatting on Netaji Subash Marg in Delhi, Orders the Delhi High...

Delhi High Court directed on July 19 that no weekly bazaar shall be permitted to be conducted on Netaji Subash Marg which is a...
Delhi High Court

“Court is more interested in the interpretation of law than drafting it” Delhi HC...

The Delhi High Court, on 09.07.2019, disposed of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) pleading to place appropriate guidelines for registering an FIR in marital...
Delhi HC

HC directs to club all the PILs related to rising fire safety issues

There is a rising concern against fire safety issues in Delhi. The increasing number of incidents in the country of fire breaking out in...
Delhi HC seeks to know the current position of law on the use of cannabis

Delhi HC seeks to know the current position of law on the use of...

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought to know about the current position of law on the use of cannabis and why it was...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Babri Masjid Demolition: SC extends tenure of trial judge, orders deliverance of verdict within...

The Supreme Court on Friday extended the tenure of CBI judge, S K Yadav who is hearing the Babri Masjid Demolition case and ordered...
SC tells Centre to reply on hoisting of green flags within two weeks

SC tells Centre to reply on hoisting of green flags within two weeks

The Supreme Court on Friday granted two weeks to the Centre to reply on the plea of UP Shia Waqf Board Chairman Syed Waseem...
Provide impartial hearing to all persons who wish to get themselves enrolled in NRC process: SC to NRC co-ordinator

Centre pleads before SC for the extension of July 31 deadline for final NRC

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Friday requested the Supreme Court to extend the July 31 deadline for final National Register of Citizens (NRC). Mehta appearing...
Ayodhya

Ayodhya Dispute To Be Heard In Open Court On Aug 2

The Ayodhya dispute will heard in an open court on August 2, the Supreme Court announced  after a three member mediation panel submitted a...
Richa Bharti

Ranchi Court Drops Condition Of Distributing Quran For Grant Of Bail

Two days after a Ranchi court passed a strange order of directing a young girl to donate five copies of the Quran to educational...
Kulbhushan Jadhav

International Court Stays Jadhav’s Sentence, Asks Pakistan To Review It in 15-1 Verdict

India won a major victory as the International Court of Justice at The Hague ruled in its favour and confirmed Jadhav’s right to have...
Priya Ramani

MJ Akbar’s Reputation Is Impeccable…Ramani’s Tweets Have Caused Damaged: MeToo Witness

The hearing in the defamation case filed against Priya Ramani by editor-turned-politician M J Akbar resumed on Wednesday at the court of the additional...
Robert Vadra

Delhi HC Grants Vadra two weeks to reply to ED’s plea against anticipatory bail

Robert Vadra, the Gandhi family son-in-law has sought additional time from the Delhi High Court to reply to the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) petition seeking...
Supreme Court Raps The Karnataka Speaker Who Says He Will Decide By Tomorrow On Disqualification

Speaker’s Right to Decide Status of Rebel MLAs But Don’t Force Them To Vote:...

The Supreme Court has said that it is up to the speaker of the Karnataka assembly to decide on the status of rebel MLAs...
Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal Granted Bail In Defamation Case Filed BY BJP

  A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case filed by a local BJP leader Rajeev babbar. Additional...
Rajasthan High Court

Don’t Call Us “My Lord” and “Your Lordship”: Rajasthan High Court

In what is perhaps a first of its kind, a full bench of the Rajasthan High Court has decided to do away with the...
M J Akbar

MJ Akbar An Acclaimed Writer And Scholar, Not A Predator: MeToo Case Witness

The hearing in the defamation case filed against Priya Ramani by editor-turned-politician M J Akbar resumed on Monday at the court of the additional...
justice A K Sikri

Former SC judge Justice Sikri appointed as International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial...

Former Supreme Court judge Justice A K Sikri on Monday was appointed as International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court from Aug 1,...
Asaram Bapu

Surat Rape Case: Supreme Court Dismisses Asaram Bapu’s Bail Plea

The Supreme Court on Monday turned down the bail plea of controversial godman Asaram Bapu and ask the trial court to conclude the trial...
Perpetrators Must Pay

Designated special courts under POCSO Act is need of the hour for disposal of...

Amicus curiae Senior Adv V Giri on Monday informed the apex court that the designated special courts under POCSO Act have not been established....
SC to hear impleadment plea of 5 Karnataka MLAs against Karnataka Assembly Speaker not accepting their resignations

SC to hear impleadment plea of 5 Karnataka MLAs against Karnataka Assembly Speaker not...

The Supreme Court on Monday admitted an impleadment plea of five more rebel Karnataka MPs against Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar’s decision to...
Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute

Supreme Court Seeks UP Govt Response On Babri Masjid Trial Judge’s Request For More...

The Supreme Court has sought response from the Uttar Pradesh government on the request of a special judge holding trial in the Babri Masjid...
Justice Akil Kureshi

SC to hear plea on non-appointment of Justice Akil Kureshi as CJ of MP...

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea by Gujarat High Court Advocates Association against the Centre’s postponement in clearing the name of...
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) scam

SC tells Centre to deposit Rs 10 lakh for assistance to the committee formed...

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to deposit a sum of Rs 10 lakh for travel, stay and for assistance in preparation...
Sakshi Mishra

Allahabad HC directs UP Police to ensure protection to eloped couple Sakshi Mishra and...

The Allahabad High Court on Monday directed the UP Police to ensure protection to Sakshi Mishra and her husband Ajitesh who had eloped and...
Lalu Prasad Yadav

Fodder scam case: Lalu Prasad gets bail

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav got a major relief on Friday. He was granted bail by the Jharkhand High Court in a fodder scam...
Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi

SC refuses to interfere in Madras HC order curbing powers of Puducherry Lt Governor

The apex court on Friday refused to interfere with the Madras High Court order that stated that the Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi “cannot...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

SC orders status quo on plea of 10 rebel Karnataka MLAs accusing state Speaker...

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered a status quo in the case of 10 rebel Karnataka MLAs accusing Karnataka Assembly speaker KR Ramesh Kumar...
SC to hear on Friday plea challenging Bombay HC order approving reservations for Marathas

SC refuses to quash Bombay HC order granting reservations for Marathas, but will hear...

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay a Bombay High Court order granting reservations for Marathas in jobs and educational institutions. However, it...
Sakshi Mishra

Daughter of BJP MLA who alleged life threat from father moves Allahabad HC seeking...

Sakshi Misra, daughter of Bareilly MLA Rajesh Misra who alleged life threat to her and his husband moved Allahabad High Court seeking protection on...
Delhi HC issues notice to AAP govt on sale of electronic nicotine without any regulations

Delhi HC issues notice to AAP govt on sale of electronic nicotine without any...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to Delhi government on a plea raising concern over the sale of electronic nicotine without any...
Have critical info on custodial death: Indrani Mukerjea

INX Media case: Indrani Mukerjea records statement to become approver

Indrani Mukerjea on Thursday appeared before a CBI Court and recorded her statement to become approver in the INX Media case involving former Finance...
Yoga

SC tells rebel Karnataka MLAs to meet state governor by 6 pm today and...

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked 10 rebel MLAs of Karnataka to meet the state governor Vajubhai Vala and tender their resignation if they...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute: SC tells mediation panel to submit a detailed report by...

The Supreme Court on Thursday told the mediation panel to submit a detailed report by July 18. At today’s hearing, the apex court was told...
AAP MLA Sarita Singh

AAP MLA Sarita Singh acquitted in a case of misconduct with police official

AAP MLA Sarita Singh on Wednesday was acquitted by a Delhi court in a case of alleged misconduct with police personnel in Rohtas Nagar...
Delhi High Court. Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC allows abortion of more than 20 week-old foetus

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed the abortion of more than 20 week-old foetus after the doctors apprised the court and to the...
Delhi Metro

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking reduction in fares of Delhi Metro, imposes 15k fine

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a plea seeking reduction in the fares of Delhi Metro and also cancellation of proposed...
Supreme Court

SC to hear rebel Karnataka MLAs plea alleging non-acceptance of their resignations by...

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it will hear the plea by Karnataka rebel Congress and JD(S) leaders alleging that the Speaker was...
Bombay HC upholds as valid amended clause that provides death penalty for repeat rape offenders

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking law pertaining to marital rape as ground for divorce

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking directions to Centre to frame law related to marital rape as a ground for...
Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal

Delhi HC seeks Centre response on Look out Circular issued against Jet Airways promoter...

The Delhi High Court has sought Centre’s response on a plea filed by Jet Airways promoter Naresh Goyal seeking annulment of Look out Circular...
Rohingyas offering namaz. Photo: Javed Sultan

Centre is mulling whether Rohingyas should be granted refugee status or not, SC told

The Solicitor General (SG) Tushar Mehta told the apex court on Tuesday that the Centre is considering whether the Rohingyas should be granted refugee...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Subordinate courts’ vacancies: Amicus submits report dealing with central funding for lower judiciary to...

Senior Counsel Vijay Hansaria, the amicus curiae in the subordinate courts’ vacancies case on Tuesday submitted a report to the Supreme Court dealing with...
Hotel Saravana Bhavan

SC refuses extra time to Saravana Bhavan owner to surrender for serving life imprisonment

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to extend the time to Saravana Bhavan owner P Rajagopal to surrender for serving a life term in...
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute

Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid case: Petitioner approaches SC for an early hearing

One of the plaintiffs in the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case, Gopal Singh Visharad on Monday approached the apex court asking for an early...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC dismisses plea on naming Lok Sabha opposition leader

The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking its direction related to the appointment of the Leader of opposition (LoP) in the...
Film Article 15

SC dismisses plea challenging certification granted to film Article 15

The apex court on Monday declined to hear a petition seeking termination of the certification conferred to Bollywood flick Article 15 starring Ayushman Khurana. A...
SC to hear on Friday plea challenging Bombay HC order approving reservations for Marathas

SC to hear on Friday plea challenging Bombay HC order approving reservations for Marathas

The Supreme Court has decided to hear a plea challenging a Bombay High Court order approving reservations for Marathas in jobs and educational institutions...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

SC finalises proposal for allotment of chambers to the Advocates

Supreme Court has finalised proposal for allotment of chambers in Additional building complex of Supreme Court to the Advocates as per the roster out...
Consumption of liquor in a public place is a punishable offence under the Bihar Excise (Amendment) Act, 2016/Photo: facebook.com

Right to Privacy: Leave Me Alone

Above: Consumption of liquor in a public place is a punishable offence under the Bihar Excise (Amendment) Act, 2016/Photo: facebook.com The Supreme Court, while interpreting...
Prime Minister Modi at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Kashi corridor project/Photo: UNI

Kashi Vishwanath Temple Extension Plan: “Stairway to Heaven”

Above: Prime Minister Modi at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Kashi corridor project/Photo: UNI With the disposal of petitions challenging the Kashi corridor...
Delhi HC

Delhi HC issued notice to TRAI and IB Ministry over financial irregularity with regard...

Delhi High Court issued notice on the issue of implementation of section 11 and 12 of the TRAI Act, 1997 calling for information as...
New Courts Block of Delhi High Court inaugurated

Grant age relaxation to all candidates applying for post of SET: Delhi HC

Age relaxation to be granted to all those eligible for appointment to the post of Special Education Teachers (SETs) keeping in view shortage of...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking court-monitored probe into recent Hauz Qazi temple attack

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking court-monitored investigation through Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the recent attack where a temple...
Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ to deliver its judgment on July 17

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has announced that it will deliver its judgment in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case on July 17. “A public sitting...
Salman Khan

Salman Khan gets stern warning by court for not appearing before it

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was on Thursday warned by a district and sessions court that if it fails to appear at the next hearing...
Controversial app TikTok

Controversial app TikTok gets thumbs-down from SC on transfer of cases

In a major blow to controversial app TikTok, the Supreme Court has refused its plea seeking transfer of cases pertaining to the embargo on...
A TV grab of a coalmine (representative image)/Photo: UNI

Illegal mining leases: Centre asked to file reply within four weeks

The Supreme Court on Thursday told Centre to file its response within four weeks on a plea seeking the termination of 358 iron ore...
AAP MLA Som Dutt

AAP MLA Som Dutt sentenced to 6 months in jail

A Delhi court on Thursday sentenced Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Som Dutt to six months in jail for assaulting a person in Gulabi...
Indrani Mukerjea

INX Media case: Indrani Mukerjea allowed to turn approver

The Special CBI court on Thursday allowed Indrani Mukerjea to turn approver in the INX Media case in which former Finance Minister P Chidambaram...
Delhi HC

PayPal’s future in Danger

Delhi High Court has issued Notice on a plea seeking direction to stop the operations of online payment portal PayPal in India immediately. Acting upon...
Coal Mining

SC asks Meghalaya govt to deposit Rs 100 fine as imposed by NGT earlier

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Meghalaya government to deposit Rs 100 as penalization imposed on it by the NGT for failing to rein...
Allahabad High Court judge Justice Ranganath Pandey

Allahabad HC judge writes letter to PM Modi alleging nepotism, casteism in appointment of...

An Allahabad High Court judge Justice Ranganath Pandey has written a letter (see below) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging nepotism and casteism in...
Vijay Mallya

Mallya gets huge relief, allowed to appeal against his extradition to India

Fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya on Tuesday got a huge respite from UK High Court which allowed him to appeal against his extradition to India. In...
Delhi High Court

PIL filed in Delhi HC seeking court-monitored probe into recent Chandni Chowk temple attack

A PIL has been filed in Delhi High Court seeking court-monitored investigation through Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the recent attack where a temple...
Election officials pasting name and symbol on EVMs before dispatching to the polling booths ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, in Chennai on Tuesday (file pic)/Photo: UNI

SC gives 2 wks’ time to EC to respond on plea questioning the genuineness...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave two weeks’ time to Election Commission (EC) to file its reply on PIL filed by Mumbai based advocate...
Congress MP Jairam Ramesh

SC issues notice to Centre on Congress MP Jairam Ramesh’s plea on amendments made...

The apex court on Tuesday sought Centre’s reply on Congress MP Jairam Ramesh’s plea challenging modifications made to the anti-money laundering law (PMLA) since...
Manual scavengers, most of them from the Dalit community, work in the most inhuman conditions

Delhi HC issues notice to Delhi govt, PWD, DJB for continuing manual scavenging despite...

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to Delhi government, Public Works Department (PWD) and Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and sought their replies...
Ashwini Upadhyay

SC dismisses PIL by BJP Leader on senior advocates’ designation

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking direction to the high courts for alteration of rules so as to make sure that...
Vijay Mallya

Extradition hearing: Mallya’s lawyers likely to appeal against order seeking extradition for him

Fugitive tycoon Vijay Mallya is back in the UK court today as his extradition hearing reaches a critical stage. In court today, his lawyers...
Supreme Court

Rudresh murder case: SC refuses PFI member’s plea challenging framing of charges against him

The apex court on Monday refused to entertain a plea by a Popular Front of India (PFI) member, Asim Sharif challenging the framing of...
Supreme Court

SC dismisses PIL seeking two parliamentary seats for PoK and Gilgit, imposes Rs 50k...

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to declare Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit as parliamentary seats. A...
BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

SC slaps notice to West Bengal govt for delaying release of BJP worker Priyanka...

The Supreme Court on Monday issued show cause notice to West Bengal government on a contempt plea filed by BJP worker Priyanka Sharma’s brother...
SC adjourns matter on 10 per cent reservation to EWS of general category to July 16

SC adjourns matter on 10 per cent reservation to EWS of general category to...

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay Constitution Amendment that gives 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker section...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Marital rape as ground for divorce: SC tells petitioner to approach Delhi HC

The Supreme Court on Monday told a petitioner to approach Delhi High Court for redressal of her plea seeking a direction to Centre to...
Materials used in religious rituals being dumped into the Gomti post-Diwali/Photo: UNI

Gomti River: Is Penalty the Answer?

Above: Materials used in religious rituals being dumped into the Gomti post-Diwali/Photo: UNI An NGT panel has indicted the UP government for the pathetic state...
Delhi High Court

Properly Implement Mental Health Care Act and form State Mental Health Authority: Plea in...

A Public Interest Litigation has been preferred in Delhi High Court seeking its immediate intervention in the matter pertaining to right of mental health...
Jharkhand High Court

Jharkhand High Court to hear a plea regarding Mob Lynching

Jharkhand High Court to hear a plea seeking implementation of Supreme Court Guidelines on mob lynching given in Tehseen Poonawalla’s for controlling mob lynching. A...
SC allows advocates to file plea seeking social security policies for women advocates

SC allows advocates to file plea seeking social security policies for women advocates

The Supreme Court on Friday permitted advocates to file petition seeking social security initiatives as well as safety for lady advocates in court buildings...
Supreme Court

SC declines to hear AAP MLA Devender Sehrawat’s plea challenging the disqualification notice issued...

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to hear a plea by AAP MLA Colonel (Retd) Devender Sehrawat challenging the disqualification notice issued to him...
Supreme Court

SC issues new roster, to be effective from July 1

The Supreme Court has issued a new roster to be effective after the court re-opens on July 1. According to the new roster, the PIL...
Devender Sehrawat

AAP MLA Devender Sehrawat disqualification due to defection: SC to hear the plea tomorrow

The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow the plea of Delhi MLA and former Aam Aadmi Party leader Devender Sehrawat challenging a disqualification circular issued...
Supreme Court

ELECTIONOMICS- A modern scripture on Elections

Indian Judiciary works tirelessly, henceforth, direction(s) provided by the courts, influence of the learned senior counsels, the solace brought by judgments on high profile...
Madras High Court

Madras High Court says No Prior Permission Needed For Prayers In Own House

The Madras High Court has held that no prior permission is needed to conduct prayers in one’s own house without causing disturbance to general...
Rajeev Saxena

Supreme Court Stays HC Order Allowing AgustaWestland Middleman Saxena To Go Abroad

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed a Delhi High Court order of June 10 that permitted Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money-laundering case...
Vikas Yadav

Delhi HC upholds sacking of two cops who helped Vikas Yadav to escape without...

The Delhi High Court has upheld a Central Administrative Tribunal and Disciplinary Authority’s decision pertaining to dismissal of two policemen for allowing Vikas Yadav,...
Rajiv Saxena

SC adjourns hearing on ED opposing Delhi HC order allowing Rajiv Saxena to travel...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard the plea of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) opposing the Delhi High Court order allowing Rajiv Saxena to travel...
Gujarat Congress leader Paresh Dhanani

SC dismisses Gujarat Congress leader plea seeking simultaneous polls for filling up Rajya Sabha...

By Venkatasubramanian The idea of holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and assembly elections once in five years is a pet project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ...
Darvesh Singh Yadav who was shot dead /Courtesy: Facebook

SC tells petitioner seeking inquiry into murder of Darwesh Singh Yadav to approach Allahabad...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed petitioner seeking CBI inquiry into the murder of Darwesh Singh Yadav, who was shot dead inside Agra court...
Forest officials dousing fire in a forest (representative image)

Submit additional documents, SC tells petitioner who sought urgent steps for controlling Uttarakhand forest...

Above: Forest officials dousing fire in a forest (representative image) The Supreme Court on Monday sought additional documents from a petitioner in support of his...
Rajiv Saxena

SC to Hear on Tuesday ED Petition against AgustaWestland Accused’s Foreign Trip

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has moved the Supreme Court opposing the permission given by the Delhi High Court to Rajiv Saxena, the accused-turned-approver in...
SC issues notice to Centre, Bihar and UP govts on Acute Encephalitis Syndrome deaths

SC issues notice to Centre, Bihar and UP govts on Acute Encephalitis Syndrome deaths

Taking a serious view of the children deaths due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar, the Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to...
Kerala High court

Kerala HC Registers Suo Moto Case On Suicide of NRI Businessman

The Kerala High Court has registered a suo moto case in the incident in which a 49-year-old NRI businessman in Kerala reportedly took his...
Students

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Counselling Deadline Extension For PG Medical Seats

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea to extend the schedule of counselling for filling up as many as 603 vacant seats in...
Darvesh Yadav

SC lists plea seeking CBI inquiry into murder of Darwesh Yadav to June 25

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a plea seeking seeking CBI inquiry into the murder of Darwesh Yadav, who was shot dead...
Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy

SC restrains Puducherry govt from executing any Cabinet decision entailing financial implications till July...

The Supreme Court on Friday prolonged its order restricting the Puducherry government from executing any Cabinet policy entailing financial implications. The court posted the matter...
Sadhvi Pragya

Special NIA court dismisses MP Pragya Thakur’s plea seeking permanent exemption from attending court

A special NIA court in Mumbai on Thursday rejected the Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur’s plea seeking permanent waiver from attending the court once...
Sanjiv Bhatt

Sacked IPS Officer Sanjiv Bhatt sentenced to life imprisonment

A Gujarat court on Thursday sentenced sacked Gujarat-cadre IPS Officer Sanjiv Bhatt to life imprisonment in connection with a 30-year-old custodial death case. On June...
New Delhi International Arbitration Centre

SC lists review plea challenging setting up of New Delhi International Arbitration Centre in...

The Supreme Court on Thursday listed the review petition challenging the Delhi High Court order staying the appointment of Dr Rajiv Mani, Joint Secretary...
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visiting a hospital to reviews the situation prevailing due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), in Muzaffarpur on 18 June 2019. Photo by- UNI

Supreme Court To Hear Plea on Bihar Children’s Deaths On Monday

Above: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visiting a hospital to reviews the situation prevailing due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), in Muzaffarpur on 18 June...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Notice To EC On Congress Plea Over Gujarat RS Polls

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought response from the Election Commission on a petition that demanded that elections to two Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat...
SC Issues Notice to Centre on plea by Haj Private Tour Operators

SC Issues Notice to Centre on plea by Haj Private Tour Operators

The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Central Government on a plea by Haj tour operators and sought its response by Monday when...
SC to hear tomorrow plea against EC decision to hold two separate bypolls for two RS seats

SC to hear tomorrow plea against EC decision to hold two separate bypolls for...

The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow plea challenging the decision of Election Commission (EC) to hold two separate bypolls for two Rajya Sabha seats...
Government Hospitals in Gorakhpur, UP/Photo: UNI

SC adjourns PIL seeking deployment of security in government hospitals in wake of repeated...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the PIL seeking deployment of security in government hospitals in wake of repeated attacks encountered by doctors by...
Harshwardhan Singh

Bihar children deaths: Case filed against Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Bihar Health Minister...

A case has been filed on Monday seeking action against Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey for negligence for...
Salman Khan

Blackbuck case: Salman Khan acquitted of charge of submitting fake affidavit

Bollywood star Salman Khan was acquitted by a court in Jodhpur, Rajasthan in the case of submitting fake affidavit in the black buck poaching...
Govt hospitals

SC to hear tomorrow PIL seeking deployment of security in govt hospitals

The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow a plea Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking deployment of security in government hospitals in wake of repeated attacks...
Intersex activist Gopi Shankar (right) with Zainabi Patel, a transwoman working for UNDP/Photo: @gopishankarmadurai/facebook.com

Intersex Children: Leave ’em Alone

Above: Intersex activist Gopi Shankar (right) with Zainabi Patel, a transwoman working for UNDP/Photo: @gopishankarmadurai/facebook.com In a landmark judgment, the Madras High Court has banned...
Union minister Thawar Chand Gehlot (centre) distributing licences at a training programme on motor driving in 2015/Photo: UNI

Driven to the Wall

Above: Union minister Thawar Chand Gehlot (centre) distributing licences at a training programme on motor driving in 2015/Photo: UNI The Rajasthan High Court has ordered...
Medical Insurance: Act in Good Faith

Medical Insurance: Act in Good Faith

In a far-reaching judgment, the Supreme Court said that if a patient does not reveal his past medical history, he could be denied insurance...
Amar Singh

Amar Singh appears as advocate for Jayaprada, Allahabad HC rejects plea

BJP leader Jayaprada suffered a major jolt on Friday when her plea challenging the election of Azam Khan from the Rampur parliamentary constituency was...
SC declines to hear plea by students claiming that NEET UG 2019 were wrongly set

SC declines to hear plea by students claiming that NEET UG 2019 were wrongly...

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to hear a plea by some students claiming that four questions of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2019...
Supreme Court

Relief for MLC Dhananjay Munde as SC Stays Bombay HC Order On FIR Registration

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the Bombay High Court order directing registration of an FIR against Maharashtra MLC Dhananjay Munde in a case...
Madras High Court

Madras HC suggests Centre to introduce provisions to find missing persons

Expressing surprise over lack of provision under IPC to find missing person, the Madras High Court has suggested Centre to enlarge the scope of...
Illegal Mining

SC agrees to hear on Monday Rajasthan stone-crushers’ plea against NGT order

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a plea challenging National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order enforcing Rs 3,200 crore fine on a large number...
Candidates coming out the examination centre after appearing for NEET exam, in Patna (file picture). Photo: UNI

SC to hear tomorrow plea by students claiming that NEET UG 2019 were wrongly...

Acting on the urgent plea by some students claiming that four questions of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2019 were wrongly set and out...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC Rejects Interim Application For Stay, To Hear St Stephens College Admissions Matter...

The Delhi High Court will hear on July 1 a petition against an order of the Supreme Council to have a member of Christian...
Nirav Modi

For the Fourth Time, UK Court Tells Nirav Modi “No Bail, Go Back To...

A court in London denied bail to Nirav Modi saying there was enough ground to believe that the fugitive diamontaire will not surrender. It is the...
Journalist Prashant Kanojia

SC Disagrees With Tweet, But says It Doesn’t Amount To Murder as It Order...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the UP government to release arrested journalist Prashant Kanojia on bail but allowed the government to proceed against...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Rejects ex Top Cop Sanjiv Bhatt’s Plea in 30 yeard old custodial...

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by the former IPS officer, Sanjiv R. Bhatt seeking a direction to summon some witness...
Anticipatory Bail Is Back In Uttar Pradesh After 43 Years

Anticipatory Bail Is Back In Uttar Pradesh After 43 Years

After 33 years, anticipatory bail is back in Uttar Pradesh. President Ramnath Kovind has approved the Amendment Bill is Section 438 of the CrPc....
Supreme Court

SC notifies reconstitution of vacation benches for the period June 14-30

The Supreme Court has notified reconstitution of vacation benches for the period June 14 to June 30. A circular (see below) issued by SC...
Delhi University

High Court issued notice on PIL challenging the changes in admission criteria by DU...

Advocate Charanpal Singh Bagri (petitioner) mentioned a PIL before the vacation bench of Delhi High Court and contented that the last date for admission...
Rajiv Saxena

AgustaWestland: Delhi HC permits accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena to travel abroad for treatment

The Delhi High Court on Monday permitted Rajiv Saxena, accused-turned-approver in money laundering case relating to AgustaWestland chopper deal, to travel abroad for medical...
Supreme Court

Journalist Prashant Kanojia’s wife moves top court challenging his husband’s arrest

Jageesha Arora, wife of journalist Prashant Kanojia who was arrested by the UP Police for publishing an objectionable tweet against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath...
Kathua rape-murder

Kathua rape-murder: Court convicts 6 of the 7 accused, 3 gets life imprisonment, 5...

A special court in Pathankot on Monday convicted six of the seven accused in the Kathua gang rape and murder case. The court held guilty—Sanji...
A moot court session at GGSIPU. It had challenged the High Court order in the SC

Admission to Law Courses: Confusion Clears

Above: A moot court session at GGSIPU. It had challenged the High Court order in the SC The Supreme Court has reversed a Delhi High...
National Green Tribunal/Photo: Anil Shakya

Mere issuing a show cause notice is not the end without prompt action: NGT

National Green Tribunal has directed District Collector, Dausa and the Member Secretary, State Pollution Control Board to remain present in person in court along...
Delhi High Court

Delhi Government Hospitals under Scanner of Delhi HC

Delhi High Court forms a committee of experts to check the health facilities at Delhi Government Hospitals after an inspection report filed by Mr...
Sadhvi Pragya

Diggy Slayer MP Sadhvi Pragya Thakur Appears in Court in Malegaon Blasts Case

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, the newly elected BJP MP who defeated former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister in the Bhopal constituency on Friday appeared before...
Supreme Court

SC fixes June 10 for hearing pleas seeking modification of its previous order on...

The Supreme Court on Friday fixed June 10 for hearing the petitions filed by medical students seeking modification of Court’s previous decree that had...
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi court asks Delhi CM Kejriwal to appear before it on July 16 in...

A Delhi court on Friday asked Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to appear before it on July 16 in connection with a defamation case filed...
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Delhi court grants bail to Tharoor in Scorpion remark case

A Delhi court on Friday granted bail to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 in Scorpion sitting on a...
Delhi HC

79 year old man gets Justice after 28 years by Delhi HC

Delhi High Court acquitted a 79 year old man from charge of taking a bribe of Rs 250/- to release an impounded Cow after...
Former Karnataka Minister G J Reddy files plea seeking approval to see his ailing father-in-law

Former Karnataka Minister G J Reddy files plea seeking approval to see his ailing...

Former Karnataka Minister G Janardhan Reddy on Thursday moved apex court seeking approval to visit Ballari to see his ailing father-in-law. The court said that...
IRCTC

Delhi court reserves order on plea of Vinay Kochhar, co-accused in IRCTC scam

A Delhi court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a plea of Vinay Kochhar, co-accused in IRCTC scam related money laundering case to visit...
Delhi court sends separatists Asiya Andrab, Masarat Alam, Shabbir Shah to 10-day custodial remand

Delhi court sends separatists Asiya Andrab, Masarat Alam, Shabbir Shah to 10-day custodial remand

A Delhi court on Tuesday granted National Investigation Agency (NIA) a 10-day custodial remand of separatists Asiya Andrab, Masarat Alam and Shabbir Shah in...
Delhi High Court

Testimony of the Prosecutrix is creditworthy, reliable & has a Ring of Truth in...

“Testimony of the Prosecutrix is creditworthy, reliable & has a Ring of Truth in it, which itself is sufficient to establish the case of...
LG Kiran Bedi

Puducherry Tug Of war: SC Gives Partial relief To LG Kiran Bedi

The Puducherry Lt Gov Kiran Bedi won a victory of sorts when the Supreme Court held on Tuesday that the Congress government in the...
Supreme court

SC Asks Maha Government To Revisit Admission Process For Medical, Dental PG Courses

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra Government to hold fresh counselling for students for admissions to the Post Graduate courses in medical...
Delhi HC

“Capability to earn and actually earning are two different things”: HC

A Bench comprising Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva of Delhi High Court delivered judgment on 31st May, 2019 by reversing the Appellate Court order in the...
DELHI HIGH COURT

Delhi HC dismissed the plea seeking stay on release of movie ‘Bharat’

Delhi High Court after watching trailor of the movie ‘Bharat’ in the court, dismissed the petition on the ground that the petitioner has tried...
Bombay HC upholds as valid amended clause that provides death penalty for repeat rape offenders

Bombay HC upholds as valid amended clause that provides death penalty for repeat rape...

The Bombay High Court on Monday upheld the constitutional validity of the amended section of the Indian Penal Code that said that repeat offenders...
Robert Vadra

Special Court Allows Robert Vadra’s Foreign Travel: USA, Holland OK, But London Is Off...

The CBI Special Court on Monday allowed Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of the Congress President Rahul Gandhi to travel abroad for a period of six...
Delhi Highcourt (3)

Life and Property of Elderly Parents should be protected: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court dismissed a plea seeking quashing of certain provisions of Delhi Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Rules, 2016...
Delhi High Court

Courts cannot adopt hyper technical approach while hearing appeal by person incarcerated: Delhi HC

Courts cannot adopt a hyper technical approach when hearing appeal against conviction filed by poor person or his family & by a person in...
Delhi High Court

U/S 306 IPC would not ipso facto amount to an acquittal or discharge U/S...

“An acquittal or discharge under Section 306 IPC would not ipso facto amount to an acquittal or discharge under Section 498A IPC. Ingredients of...
Delhi HC

Delhi HC granted 4 more months to CBI to conclude investigation against Rakesh Asthana...

Delhi High Court Justice Mukta Gupta has granted four more months to CBI to complete investigation into bribery and corruption case registered against former...
New Courts Block of Delhi High Court inaugurated

Delay in lodging of FIR the “golden hour” of investigation is lost and all...

The Division Bench of Delhi High Court comprising Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal on Thursday sought for a status report from Delhi Police...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC issued notice to Jail Authorities on a Plea for providing Conjugal Visitation...

Delhi HC bench led by the Chief Justice Rajender Menon & Justice Brijesh Sethi has Issued Notice on a Plea Seeking directions to Jail...
Protest in New Delhi over missing children

A Quick Fix

Above: A protest in Delhi over missing children. The police must take prompt action on complaints/Photo: Anil Shakya  In a positive step, the Delhi...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC Issued Notice to Centre, DDA & Delhi Govt on a Plea to...

Delhi High Court issued notice to Centre, DDA & Delhi Government on a Plea Seeking directions to take steps to protect the Jahanpanah city...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC seeks response from Delhi Govt. and fire department regarding safety audit in...

Delhi High Court on Thursday (30th May, 2019) sought response from Delhi Government, the Fire Department and Delhi Police on a plea seeking regular...
2G Spectrum: Delhi HC to hear CBI appeal challenging acquittal of A Raja and others on fast-track basis

Delhi HC to Hear CBI Plea For Early Hearing in 2G Appeal Case on...

The CBI has moved an application in Delhi High Court for early hearing in 2G appeal case. The court has issued notice to former...
Delhi High Court

PIL seeking modification of guidelines issued by MoEF on Corporate Social Responsibility: DelhiHC issued...

Delhi High Court on Thursday issued Notice to Centre on a plea seeking modification/improvement of Guidelines issued by the Government of India, Ministry of...
Delhi High Court

An architect have no rights U/S 57 of Copyright Act if the building is...

A single bench of Delhi High Court comprising Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw on 28 May, 2019 dismissed the petition in the case of Raj...
Delhi High Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC agrees to hear PIL seeking the conjugal visitation rights for prisoner with...

Delhi High Court on Thursday agrees to hear the Plea Seeking directions to Jail Authorities for making necessary arrangements to provide Conjugal Visitation Rights...
SG Tushar Mehta

79 single-member Tribunals are functioning in Assam to deal with cases of illegal detention...

Solicitor General (SG) Tushar Mehta informed the apex court on Thursday that at present 79 single member Tribunals consisting of judicial members, advocates and...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC raps civic agencies over encroachment around Kushak Drain

Delhi High Court on Wednesday gave a strict recall for immediate necessary action on encroachment around the Kushak Drain and directed Municipal Authority (SDMC)...
Delhi HC

Don’t have Inherent or Vested rights to park Vehicles on Road: Delhi HC to...

Delhi HC Justice Vibhu Bakhru dismissed the plea filed by Shopkeepers Association Ajmal Khan Road in Karol Bagh challenging the Decision of Transport body,...
Provide impartial hearing to all persons who wish to get themselves enrolled in NRC process: SC to NRC co-ordinator

Provide impartial hearing to all persons who wish to get themselves enrolled in NRC...

The Supreme Court on Thursday told NRC (National Register of Citizens) Co-ordinator Parteek Hajela to give an impartial hearing to all the persons who...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC directs North and East Delhi Municipal Corporation to pay salary to doctors...

A Delhi High Court bench comprising Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice Brijesh Sethi directed the North Delhi Municipal Corporation and East Delhi Municipal...
Supreme Court

SC stays Maharashtra govt order on 10% reservation to EWS candidates in medical admissions

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the Maharashtra government order on 10 per cent reservation to the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category students in...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC issued notice to Centre on a plea for regulating education in Madarsas,...

Delhi High Court issued Notice to Centre on a plea seeking direction to take appropriate actions for regulating the education being imparted in all...
Robert Vadra

Robert Vadra Wants To Go To England To Check Tumour, ED Calls It ‘Pretext’...

Robert Vadra, brother in law of Congress president Rahul Gandhi and under the Enforcement Directorate lens in a money laundering case on Wednesday claimed...
Delhi High Court Adjourns PIL Against Tree Felling to July

Delhi High Court Adjourns PIL Against Tree Felling to July

The Centre on Wednesday urged the Delhi High Court to remove the stay on the construction of Nauroji Nagar stating that they are suffering...

Delhi High Court Issues Notice To Centre on Enacting Advocate’s Protection Act

Delhi High Court on Wednesday has issued notice to Union of India and Delhi Government on a plea for enacting Advocate Protection Act and...
Delhi High Court Issues Notice To Centre On Implementation 2002 Report On Population Control

Delhi High Court Issues Notice To Centre On Implementation 2002 Report On Population Control

The Delhi high court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre on a PIL that sought, among other things, the implementation of the two...
Karti Chidambaram

Supreme Court Rejects Karti’s Plea For Return Of Rs 10 Crore Deposit, Asks Him...

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the plea of Karti Chidambaram, son of former union P Chidambaram and the newly elected MP from the...
Release of Prisoners: Back to Jail?

Accused cannot be kept indefinitely in jail for his inability to produced registered surety:...

The apex court has maintained that an accused cannot be kept indefinitely in jail for his inability to produce registered surety for reasons beyond...
Supreme Court

Brother-in-law can be asked to pay maintenance under domestic violence to widow wife: SC

The Supreme Court in a judgment relating to maintenance under domestic violence Act, 2005 held that brother in law can be asked to pay...
Abortion

Delhi HC seeks Centre response on plea seeking increasing the length of a pregnancy...

The Delhi HC has sought Central government response on a plea seeking to increase the prescribed length of a pregnancy from a period of...
Delhi High Court Challenging PayTM Postpaid,

PIL in Delhi High Court Challenging PayTM Postpaid, Says It Is “Illegal and Unauthorised”

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked Reserve Bank of India to file response on a plea challenging PayTM Post Paid wallet operation stating...
Delhi High Court

Four Justices sworn in as Delhi HC judges

Four new Justices took oath including a women Justice in Delhi High Court on May 27. Justice Rajnish Bhatnagar, Justice Talwant Singh, Justice Asha Menon...
Atul_Rai

SC dismisses BSP MP Atul Rai’s plea seeking protection from arrest in rape case

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea filed by SP-BSP candidate Atul Rai who has won from Uttar Pradesh Ghosi’s constituency seeking protection...
Delhi HC directs Air Chartered Services, United India Insurance Company to pay compensation of Rs 50 lakhs

Delhi HC directs Air Chartered Services, United India Insurance Company to pay compensation of...

A single-judge bench comprising Justice Suresh Kumar Kait on Wednesday (May 22) directed Air Chartered Services Pvt Ltd and United India Insurance Company to...
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First brain fingerprinting system in Delhi will be operational soon: Delhi govt to Delhi...

Above: Image by Karen Arnold from Pixabay Delhi will get its first brain fingerprinting system in the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) department at Rohini. The...
National Green Tribunal

NGT seeks CPCB, SPCB’s response on transportation of coal through road

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on May 21 asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) to respond...
Robert Vadra

ED moves Delhi HC seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail to Robert Vadra

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has moved Delhi High Court seeking cancellation of the anticipatory bail granted to Robert Vadra by a special court in...
Rajeev Kumar

SC tells former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to approach Calcutta HC or trial...

The Supreme Court on Friday told former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to approach Calcutta High Court or trial court for extension of the...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Derecognition of Parties That Carry, Religious, Ethic,...

A Delhi High Court bench of Chief Justice Rajender Menon and Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani on Friday issued a notice to the Centre and...
Abandoned or Unidentified Corpses Should Be Buried or Burnt: Delhi Government to Delhi HC

Abandoned or Unidentified Corpses Should Be Buried or Burnt: Delhi Government to Delhi HC

The Delhi Government on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court regarding disposal of unidentified dead bodies in a reply PIL filed in the matter...
Om Prakash Chautala

Delhi HC adjourns hearing on premature release of former Haryana CM OP Chautala

The Delhi High Court heard OP Chautala’s plea for premature release from jail on Wednesday in the matter connected to the Prevention of Corruption...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC disposes of pleas pertaining to piece rate incentives scheme for handling bags...

The Delhi High Court upheld the Labour Court judgements that disposed of petitions filed by Food Corporation of India (FCI) Workers Union, Food Corporation...
Supreme Court

President Appoints Four New Judges To Supreme Court, Full Strength Now AT 31

  The Supreme Court gets four new judges as the President Ramnath Kovind on Wednesday cleared their appointments to take the strength of the apex...
Rakesh Asthana

Delhi HC Reserves Order On CBI Plea For More Time To Probe Ex CBI...

The Delhi High Court has reserved order on the application of the CBI seeking extension of time to investigate bribery allegations against the agency...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC issues notice in PIL seeking readmission under Right to Education Act

  The Delhi High Court has sought response from the Delhi Government on Tuesday in a PIL challenging the circulars issued by state government which...
Extension of RTE to secondary level will have large financial implications: Centre to Delhi HC

Extension of RTE to secondary level will have large financial implications: Centre to Delhi...

The Centre has informed the Delhi High Court that the extension of RTE to secondary education would require more synergic cooperation between different levels...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC seeks CBSE response for uploading private information

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought response from CBSE regarding compulsion for the affiliate schools to give private and personal information of its...
Robert Vadra

Vadra moves court seeking permission to travel abroad

Brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Robert Vadra has filed an application in the Rouse Avenue court seeking permission to travel abroad. The court said...
Rajeev Kumar

SC refuses to set up special bench to hear plea of former Kolkata Police...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to set up a special bench to hear plea of former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar seeking prolongation...
SC stays Delhi HC order which had stayed Centre’s circular on 2016 black money law

SC stays Delhi HC order which had stayed Centre’s circular on 2016 black money...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed Delhi High Court order where it had stayed the Centre’s circular to let the 2016 black money law...
Disproportionate Assets case

Centre files affidavit in SC, gives clean chit to Mulayam, Akhilesh in disproportionate assets...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday was informed by CBI through affidavit that it didn’t get any evidence to register a case against former UP...
Family Settlement: Courts lean on pragmatic approach

Family Settlement: Courts lean on pragmatic approach

Above: Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay   By Kamal Nijhawan Since decades Courts have leaned in favour of Family Settlements as a Family Settlement is entered into by...
Delhi HC

Delhi Government Enthusiastic Chunauti-2018 plan for Delhi Govt. School is under challenge in Delhi...

Delhi HC sought to know from Delhi Government about working of Chunauti-2018 Plan in the Delhi Government Schools, implemented to Cure or fix the...
M J Akbar

M J Akbar Denies He Ever Met Priya Ramani in Hotel Room, Rejects All...

Former Minister M J Akbar who was on Monday cross-examined in connection with the defamation case he filed against journalist Priya Ramani denied all...
film actors Saif Ali Khan

Rajasthan HC Issues Fresh Notice to Saif, Tabu, 2 others in Blackbuck poaching case

The Rajasthan High Court on Monday issued fresh notices to film actors Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre,  Tabu and Neelam Kothari in the blackbuck...
Kamal Haasan

Madras HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Kamal Haasan for Hindu Terrorist Remark

The Madras High Court on Monday granted anticipatory bail to Kamal Haasan in a case filed against him by the Hindu Munnani (Front) party...
Rajeev Kumar

Fmr Kolkata Commissioner Rajeev Kumar approaches SC seeking extension of seven days protection time

Former Kolkata Commissioner Rajeev Kumar on Monday approached the apex court seeking extension of seven days protection time given to him by the court. Kumar...
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Online Entertainment: Contentious Content

Above: Image by Jade87 from Pixabay Should the programmes transmitted through the internet by social media giants be regulated and censored? The Supreme Court has...
Acid Attacks

In acid attacks, accused should not be let off lightly, says Delhi HC and...

Delhi HC has modified the sentence given by a trial court by convicting the accused under sections 452 and 302 of IPC and directed...
SC modifies Delhi HC order on 2018 cadre allocation, allows 19 candidates to choose cadres

SC modifies Delhi HC order on 2018 cadre allocation, allows 19 candidates to choose...

The Supreme Court on Friday modified the Delhi HC order that had quashed the 2018 IAS/IPS cadre allocation and granted 19 aggrieved candidates the...
Rajasthan High Court

Rajasthan HC issues notice to state government on recent incidents of rapes

The Jodhpur High Court on Friday issued notice to Rajasthan government seeking replies on the recent incidents of rapes in the state. The state recently...
Rajeev Kumar

SC vacates interim protection given to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar from arrest

In a major jolt to Mamata Banerjee-led govt in West Bengal, the Supreme Court on Friday vacated interim protection given to former Kolkata Police...
National Green Tribunal

NGT Tells Odisha Electricity Co To Pay Up Rs 4 Cr Fine For Death...

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has reiterated that the Central Electric Supply Utility (CESU) of Odisha pay Rs 4-crore as penalty in connection with...
Supreme Court

SC issues to Centre, CBSE on plea seeking 10% quota for EWS in CTET

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to Central government and CBSE on a plea seeking 10 per cent quota for the economically weaker...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC stays joint proposal rule for ‘Senior Advocate’ Application

The Delhi High Court has stayed the operation of Rule 7 of the High Court of Delhi Designation of Senior Advocate Rules, 2018 which...
Kamal Haasan

Delhi High Court Declines To Hear Pleas Against Kamal Haasan for ‘Godse Hindu Terrorist’...

  The Delhi High Court has declined to hear a plea by the BJP Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking action against actor turned politician Kamal Haasan...
BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

Supreme Court Chastises West Bengal Government Over BJP Activist’s Detention

The Supreme Court on Wednesday chastised the West Bengal government for keeping BJP activist Priyanka Sharma, who last week shared a meme of Chief...
GST

Delhi HC Asks Centre To Upgrade Software in GST Filing To Make It Dealer...

The Delhi High Court has  held that in order to overcome glitches in the GST network and make it user friendly for traders  while...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC issues notice on plea seeking establishment of Delhi State Human Rights Commission

Delhi HC bench led by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon on Tuesday issued notice to Delhi Govt on a Plea Seeking directions to establish the...
National Green Tribunal

NGT slaps Rs. 17.31 cr fine on IOCL refinery for air, water pollution

The National Green Tribunal has imposed a fine of Rs 17.31 cr on the Indian Oil Corporation Limited's (IOCL) refinery in Panipat, for violating...
The High Court of Karnataka at Bengaluru

Child born out of second marriage entitled to compassionate appointment: Karnataka HC

The Karnataka High Court has quashed an order of the Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA) that rejected the appointment of one Lohit Gowda on compassionate...
Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court Comes To Aid Of Medical School Dropout To Take JEE Exam

The Delhi High Court has allowed an IIT aspirant to appear for the JEE (Advanced) exams 2019 though he passed Class 12 in 2017...
Delhi HC issues notice on plea by differently-abled girl alleging discrimination by a school

Delhi HC issues notice on plea by differently-abled girl alleging discrimination by a school

Delhi HC Justice C Hari Shankar on Monday issued notice on a plea filed by 13-year-old differently-abled girl alleging “she has been deprived of...
BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

SC grants bail to Bengal BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to BJP worker Priyanka Sharma who had allegedly posted morphed picture of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. At...
Karti Chidambaram (file picture)

SC Declines to Hear Karti Chidambaram Plea for Refund of Rs 10 Crore Deposit

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to consider a plea by Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, who sought refund of...
Centre mentions matter related to cadre allocation of All India Service officers before SC

Supreme Court To Hear on Friday Centre’s Plea Challenging Delhi HC’s Order Quashing 2018...

The Supreme Court will hear on Friday the Centre’s plea challenging the Delhi High Court  May 3 order quashing the cadre allocation of IAS...
Supreme Court

Dismissal of Complaints for Marginal Delays Adds To Burden of Litigation, Defeats Purpose of...

The Supreme Court has held that dismissal of consumer complaints for marginal delays in filing or other technical grounds only “add to the burden...
Supreme Court

Tough task ahead for SC appointed Committee as it readies to evolve measures to...

The Supreme Court has on May 9 vacated the stay on declaration of results of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Examinations 2017. The bench of...
Supreme court

SC Collegium Recommends Two Advocates for Madhya Pradesh HC, Sends Back Three Names

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended   advocates Vishal Dhagat and Vishal Mishra be appointed as judges of the Madhya Pradesh High Court. While recommending their...
Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, DPCC on plea seeking regulations on slaughter of animals on religious occasions

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, DPCC on plea seeking regulations on slaughter of...

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to Centre and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to file their responses on a plea seeking...
Justice D N Patel

SC Collegium recommends name for Chief Justice at Delhi HC

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the name of Gujarat HC judge Justice D N Patel for the Chief Justice at the Delhi High...
SC Says No To Plea Seeking Advancing of Poll-time In View Of Ramzan

SC Says No To Plea Seeking Advancing of Poll-time In View Of Ramzan

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea for re-scheduling of voting timing to 4.30 am or 5 am instead of 7 am in...
BJP worker Priyanka Sharma

SC to hear bail plea of BJP worker who had shared Bengal CM Mamata...

A vacation bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna posted the bail plea of BJP youth wing worker Priyanka Sharma who had shared...
Ultrasound tests to determine the sex of the foetus are banned in India/Photo: UNI

Sex Determination Tests: Foeticide Next To Genocide

Above: Ultrasound tests to determine the sex of the foetus are banned in India/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court upholds the constitutionality of the Prohibition of...
Supreme Court

SC says contractual teachers are not entitled to salary at par with regular permanent...

A Supreme Court bench of Justices Abhay Manohar Sapre and Uday Umesh Lalit has set aside a judgment of Patna High Court which had...
The High Court observed that teenagers in consensual relationships should be dealt with under liberal provisions of law (Representative Picture: UNI)

Age of Consent: Who is a Child?

Above: The High Court observed that teenagers in consensual relationships should be dealt with under liberal provisions of law (Representative Picture: UNI) A Madras High Court...
AMIT SHAH

Application in SC to protect interests of indigenous people: Amit Shah’s statement under SC...

The Assam Andolon Sangrami (AAS) Manch has moved an application in the Supreme Court on Friday bringing to its notice BJP president Amit Shah’s...
Supreme court

Family is not always ‘interested witness’: SC

The Supreme Court has held that the mere fact of a witness being related to a party does not make him/her an interested witness. Justices...
Amazon

SC issues notice to Centre on petition seeking censorship of online content

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre to file a response in a petition seeking regulations to control the contents of...
Rahul Gandhi

Supreme Court Reserves Order on Rahul’s “Chowkidar” Contempt Case

  The Supreme Court has reserved order on the contempt petition filed by BJP MP Meenakashi Lekhi, against Rahul Gandhi for attributing his 'Chowkidar chor...
Rafale Review

Supreme Court Reserves Order On Rafale Review, Gives Two Weeks for Written Submissions

  The Supreme Court on Friday reserved order on the petition seeking review of its December 14 verdict against a probe into the controversial fighter...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Notified Vacation Benches: CJI’s Bench To Sit Immediately After Polls Results Are...

The Supreme Court on Friday notified the Vacation Benches that would be hearing matters during the Court's summer vacation, which starts on Monday May 13....
Ayodhya Mediation Panel

Supreme Court Gives Mediation Panel Time Till August 15 To Find Solution

Above: (L to R) Justice  FMI Kalifullah, Senior Advocate Sriram Panchu and  Sri Sri Ravi Shankar The Supreme Court has given the Ayodhya mediation panel, that...
Nirav Modi

London Court Says No Bail to Nirav Modi Despite Fugitive Diamantaire Offering 2 million...

Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi  has been denied bail for a third time by London court. While denying bail to him, the court observed...
Supreme Court

A unilateral alteration to contract cannot be enforced: SC

A Supreme Court bench on Wednesday held that a unilateral alteration in a contract can never be forced upon an unwilling party and set...
ex-BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav

SC dismisses ex-BSF trooper Yadav’s plea challenging his rejection debarring him to contest from...

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed ex-BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav plea challenging rejection of his nomination papers by the Election Commission (EC) to...
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) scam

SC asks SSC to declare 2017 result for recruitment in Central Govt jobs

In a major relief to thousands of candidates who appeared for 2017 SSC exams, the apex court on Thursday asked the Staff Selection Commission...
Rahul Gandhi

SC throws out plea raising doubts over Rahul’s competency to fight elections on the...

The Supreme Court on Thursday junked a plea seeking debarment of Rahul Gandhi from contesting Lok Sabha elections on the basis of Gandhi’s alleged...
Collegium recommends names of Justice BR Gavai and Justice Surya Kant for SC judgeship

Collegium recommends names of Justice BR Gavai and Justice Surya Kant for SC judgeship

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the names of Justice Bhushan Ramkrishna Gavai, Judge, Bombay High Court and Justice Surya Kant, Chief Justice, Himachal...
Supreme Court

SC asks Congress MP to file fresh plea against EC Clean Chit To Modi,...

The Supreme Court on Wednesday  dismissed a petition filed by Congress MP Sushmita Dev seeking action against PM Narendra Modi and BJP Amit Shah...
ex-BSF trooper Tej Bahadur Yadav

Look Into Sacked BSF Jawan’s Complaint On Rejection Of Nomination from Varanasi: SC to...

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Election Commission to look into the complaint of sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, whose nomination against...
Rahul Gandhi

From “Regret” To “Unconditional Apology”: Supreme Court To Take Up Rahul’s Revised Rafale Remark...

The Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday tendered an "unconditional apology" to the Supreme Court for "unintentionally" linking the apex court in the Rafale...
Possession of narcotics much higher than commercial quantity is relevant to determine the quantum of punishment SC

Possession of narcotics much higher than commercial quantity is relevant to determine the quantum...

The Supreme Court has partly allowed the appeal in Rafiq Qureshi v Narcotic Control Bureau, Eastern Zonal Unit, reducing the sentence of the convict...
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi

SC In-House Committee Refuses to Make Report Public, Finds “No Substance” in allegations against...

The in-house panel of the Supreme Court held that the charges of sexual harassment by former SC employee against CJI Ranjan Gogoi had ‘no...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC rejects plea seeking mandatory equal parity in salary as according to Italian...

The Delhi High Court recently passed an order rejecting the plaint under order VII Rule 11, CPC, 1908 of an Indian National, employed in...
Delhi HC observes anomaly in CrPC, issues notice to Centre, Union law ministry

Delhi HC observes anomaly in CrPC, issues notice to Centre, Union law ministry

The Delhi High Court while observing an anomaly in the CrPC has said that it needs examination. The Division Bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and...
VVPAT

SC dismisses opposition parties’ review plea seeking increase of the count of VVPAT slips...

The apex court on Tuesday rejected the demand of opposition parties seeking increase of the count for the verification of voter-verified paper audit trail...
Section 144 Around Apex Court As Woman Lawyers, Activists protest CJI Clean Chit in Sexual Harassment

Section 144 Around Apex Court As Woman Lawyers, Activists protest CJI Clean Chit in...

Section 144 was imposed around the Supreme Court premises after women lawyers and activists  took to protests against the procedure adopted to deal with...
Provisions of Prohibition of Sex Selection Act

Provisions of Prohibition of Sex Selection Act, 1994 are Constitutional, Says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has said that the Prohibition of Sex Selection Act 1994 is a social welfare legislation, conceived in   light   of   the   skewed  ...
Supreme Court

SC Collegium recommends four names to be appointed as Delhi HC judges

The Supreme Court Collegium on May 6 recommended four names of judicial officers to be appointed as Delhi High Court judges. The four persons whose...
Volkswagen

“No coercive action” against Volkswagen, says SC and agrees to hear petition challenging Rs...

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear Volkswagen Group’s plea challenging a fine of Rs 500 crores imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT). The...
Brajesh Thakur

SC Asks CBI to Complete Probe into Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case, Submit Report by...

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the CBI to complete its probe into the facts unearthed last week that eleven girls were murdered by...
TTV Dinakaran (file picture)

Supreme Court Stays Disqualification Proceedings Against Three Dissident AIADMK MLAs

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the disqualification proceedings against the three dissident AIADMK MLAs for indulging in anti-party activities and supporting the TTV...