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SC defers hearing Zakia Jafri’s plea against clean chit for Modi in Guj riots...

Zakia Jafri, wife of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri, has challenged clean chit given to Narendra Modi by the SIT that probed the 2002...
Supreme Court

Key accused in the BSSC question leaked scam, Vinit Kumar denied bail

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to grant bail to Vinit Kumar, key accused in the Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) question leak scam...
Lokpal: An Unending Quest

Lokpal: An Unending Quest

Above: Social activist Anna Hazare with comrades Kiran Bedi and Kumar Vishwas in Delhi in 2011/Photo: Anil Shakya The government has appointed senior advocate Mukul...
Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi (file pic)

Mukul Rohatgi named eminent jurist in Lokpal selection panel

Above: Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi (file pic) The Centre on Tuesday (May 15) informed the Supreme Court that it has appointed Ex Attorney General...
The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi sealing drive against violations: Govt counsel Rohatgi fails to answer SC query on...

Regarding the Supreme Court monitored sealing of unauthorized constructions in Delhi, including shops and other business establishments within colonies, the bench of Justices Madan...
Judge Loya case: Indira Jaising highlights discrepancies in PM report

Judge Loya case: Indira Jaising highlights discrepancies in PM report

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud continued, on Friday (March 9), hearing the writ petitions...
Senior counsel Mukul Rohatgi

Judge Loya death case: CJI says there will be ground for suspicion if Section...

Above: Senior counsel Mukul Rohatgi The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Monday...
Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi

Judge Loya death case: Rohatgi’s submissions mostly on technical grounds

Above: Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Monday...
( L- R) Former President of AIFF Praful Patel. Photo: PIB; Football House, the headquarter of AIFF in Delhi. Photo: AIFF website

SC agrees to hear AIFF plea challenging Delhi HC order on Friday

Above:( L- R) Former President of AIFF Praful Patel. Photo: PIB; Football House, the headquarter of AIFF in Delhi. Photo: AIFF website    Alarmed at...

SG Ranjit Kumar resigns citing personal reasons

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, who had once represented the Gujarat government in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case and is an acknowledged expert in...
T V V Dinakaran

SC refuses time in Dinakaran symbol case

Above: T V V Dinakaran   Rebel AIADMK leader T V V Dinakaran on Friday (October 6) received a setback from the Supreme Court when...
Bollywood producer Karim Morani was arrested on September 22 on charges of raping a 25-year-old woman. Photo:ANI

Bollywood producer Karim Morani surrenders in rape case

Above: Bollywood producer Karim Morani was arrested on September 22 on charges of raping a 25-year-old woman. Photo:ANI Bollywood producer Karim Morani surrendered at the...
AAP leader approaches Supreme Court on retweet-related suit

AAP leader approaches SC on retweet-related suit

In the petition of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Raghav Chadha —who alleges that he has been made to face a criminal defamation case...
SC privacy hearing Day 2: If India has agreed to privacy on international fora, why not in India?

SC privacy hearing Day 2: If India has agreed to privacy on international fora,...

Above: The Supreme Court will again hear the Aadhaar matter on July 25. Photo: UNI While hearing the case related to Aadhaar and the right to...
SC gives Centre a week to decide on amending rules to allow postal ballots for NRIs

SC gives Centre a week to decide on amending rules to allow postal ballots...

Above: Voters standing in a queue to cast their votes, at a polling booth, during the fifth phase of West Bengal Assembly Election (file...
KKV IN THE HOT SEAT

KKV IN THE HOT SEAT

Above: KK Venugopal, who takes over from Mukul Rohatgi, will also have to resolve several questions regarding a code of ethics for the AG’s...
Mukul Rohatgi’s desire to return to private practice has raised questions

The Allure of Private Practice

The outgoing attorney general’s request to the government not to grant him another term brings the focus back on law officers’ other lucrative cases ...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Photo: UNI

PM and Jaitley will consider Attorney General’s appointment, says law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

~Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad was at his political best while answering sensitive questions, which also gave...
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi

As AG Rohatgi says no to extension, govt looks to Salve

Salve was not available earlier because of his packed engagements; Ranjit Kumar could be the other option Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, whose term was temporarily...
Temporary extensions to all top govt law officers

Temporary extensions to all top govt law officers

As expected, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi’s term has been extended by the Union government. The extension is expected to be for two years, but the...
SC to Hear IA Applications Related to Aadhaar in June

SC to Hear IA Applications Related to Aadhaar in June

The Supreme Court ruled on Friday (May 19) that all interlocutory applications (IA) seeking interim relief against Aadhaar being made mandatory should be clubbed...
If initials on Aadhaar don’t match PAN you lose both, argues counsel in SC

If initials on Aadhaar don’t match PAN you lose both, argues counsel in SC

The top court reserves judgment on the controversial petitionThe case against Aadhaar being used as an all-purpose, cure-all medicine was again argued at the...
Indu Malhotra to be first woman to be promoted from Bar to SC judgeship

Govt says Aadhaar must to stop fake PANs

Two petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court, challenging Section 139AA, which was inserted in the Income Tax Act by the Finance Act,...
Justice CS Karnan

SC finally orders medical examination of Justice Karnan

Medical board to examine the Calcutta HC judge on May 4, report by May 8The Supreme Court has finally decided to act against Justice...
Social activist Anna Hazare has always batted for a robust Lokpal

Lokpal Act stands, no reason not to appoint a chief, says Supreme Court

Apex court, however, provides caveat, saying “amendments need to be carried out” The Supreme Court on April 27 rejected the government’s argument that the Lokpal...
Microsoft has two weeks to reply on sex test ads ban

Microsoft has two weeks to reply on sex test ads ban

The horrible practice of pre-natal sex determination is so ingrained in the Indian psyche that such advertisements now appear on the Internet after strict...
People gather outside RBI New Delhi on March 31, 2017, in anticipation that their demonetized currency would be exchanged. Photo: Anil Shakya

Demonetisation issue: AG provides petitioners with affidavit

Petitioners seek a new window for changing notes; case to be posted after vacation A demonetization U-turn by the government on exchanging invalid currency...
Lead picture Credit: UNI

SC hears plea to ban pellet guns in J&K

The Supreme Court on April 10 heard a crucial petition calling for a ban on pellet guns in Jammu & Kashmir. In front of the...
A liquor shop on NH-58 in Ghaziabad. Photo: Anil Shakya

Highway liquor ban: Amid counter views, SC reserves judgement

The issue of the ban on sale of alcoholic beverages within 500m of a national or a state highway drew many more arguments at...
Picture Credit: Getty Images

SC wants to hear triple talaq issue during vacation

The triple talaq issue has been taken very seriously by the Supreme Court. On March 30, the court said the court would not delay...
Photo Credit: Anil Shakya

States argue against ban on liquor shops within 500m of highways

The issue of the banning of liquor vends in the proximity of highways (500m) came up for hearing again on March 29, before the...
Anna Hazare started a Satyagraha movement by commencing a fast unto death in New Delhi to demand the passing of the Lokpal Bill

Lokpal still in limbo

Arguments in SC bring out the vicious cycle in which the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2014 is stuck By Sujit Bhar The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act,...
Former CJI R M Lodha

Ground realities hit Lodha panel recommendations

The implementation of the Justice RM Lodha panel recommendations in the functioning of the BCCI has run into several minor hurdles and confusions as...
Prasar Bharati, Supreme Court, ESPN, Nimbus, Star India , cricket, telecast rights, Mukul Rohatgi, Network Act, Prasar Bharati Act, Sports Act

Cricket match broadcast row resurfaces in Supreme Court

The issue of broadcast of live cricket matches has resurfaced. While Prasar Bharati (especially Doordarshan) has always maintained that they will need free feed...
The Middle Income Group Legal Aid Scheme aims to make justice accessible to the middle class. They will have to pay a nominal fee to get their cases contested. Photo: UNI

Affordable Justice

In a move to help the middle class, the apex court has started a mechanism whereby it can use the services of experienced lawyers...
Bailable warrant against Justice Karnan

Bailable warrant against Justice Karnan

Another first in India’s judicial historyThe dam of patience that kept the Supreme Court’s seven-judge bench from taking action strong against Justice CS Karnan,...
AugustaWestland helicopter

PIL against journalists in AgustaWestland

The petition wants Supreme Court to examine if they were allegedly paid in the deal to influence the government. Will more skeletons tumble out...
(Clockwise from top) Vinod Rai, Vikram Limaye, Ramachandra Guha and Diana Edulji who will now run BCCI

SC names four BCCI administrators

A distinguished panel headed by former CAG Vinod Rai will manage the affairs of the world’s richest cricket body By Sujit Bhar The Supreme Court on...
Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam and PM Modi with the jallikattu ordinance in New Delhi. Photo: UNI

Jallikattu ordinance cleared

The centre, President and the Tamil Nadu governor give their assent    ~By Sujit Bhar Efforts by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam to cool...
(L-R) Former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha, who recommended reforms to overhaul BCCI; Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi represented the centre

Govt joins fray in BCCI issue; SC decision on Wednesday

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) case just got murkier      ~By Sujit Bhar The government on Friday jumped into issue,...

'Mukul Rohatgi' - 40 News Results

SC defers hearing Zakia Jafri’s plea against clean chit for Modi in Guj riots...

Zakia Jafri, wife of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri, has challenged clean chit given to Narendra Modi by the SIT that probed the 2002...
Supreme Court

Key accused in the BSSC question leaked scam, Vinit Kumar denied bail

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to grant bail to Vinit Kumar, key accused in the Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) question leak scam...
Lokpal: An Unending Quest

Lokpal: An Unending Quest

Above: Social activist Anna Hazare with comrades Kiran Bedi and Kumar Vishwas in Delhi in 2011/Photo: Anil Shakya The government has appointed senior advocate Mukul...
Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi (file pic)

Mukul Rohatgi named eminent jurist in Lokpal selection panel

Above: Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi (file pic) The Centre on Tuesday (May 15) informed the Supreme Court that it has appointed Ex Attorney General...
The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi sealing drive against violations: Govt counsel Rohatgi fails to answer SC query on...

Regarding the Supreme Court monitored sealing of unauthorized constructions in Delhi, including shops and other business establishments within colonies, the bench of Justices Madan...
Judge Loya case: Indira Jaising highlights discrepancies in PM report

Judge Loya case: Indira Jaising highlights discrepancies in PM report

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud continued, on Friday (March 9), hearing the writ petitions...
Senior counsel Mukul Rohatgi

Judge Loya death case: CJI says there will be ground for suspicion if Section...

Above: Senior counsel Mukul Rohatgi The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Monday...
Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi

Judge Loya death case: Rohatgi’s submissions mostly on technical grounds

Above: Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Monday...
( L- R) Former President of AIFF Praful Patel. Photo: PIB; Football House, the headquarter of AIFF in Delhi. Photo: AIFF website

SC agrees to hear AIFF plea challenging Delhi HC order on Friday

Above:( L- R) Former President of AIFF Praful Patel. Photo: PIB; Football House, the headquarter of AIFF in Delhi. Photo: AIFF website    Alarmed at...

SG Ranjit Kumar resigns citing personal reasons

Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, who had once represented the Gujarat government in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case and is an acknowledged expert in...
T V V Dinakaran

SC refuses time in Dinakaran symbol case

Above: T V V Dinakaran   Rebel AIADMK leader T V V Dinakaran on Friday (October 6) received a setback from the Supreme Court when...
Bollywood producer Karim Morani was arrested on September 22 on charges of raping a 25-year-old woman. Photo:ANI

Bollywood producer Karim Morani surrenders in rape case

Above: Bollywood producer Karim Morani was arrested on September 22 on charges of raping a 25-year-old woman. Photo:ANI Bollywood producer Karim Morani surrendered at the...
AAP leader approaches Supreme Court on retweet-related suit

AAP leader approaches SC on retweet-related suit

In the petition of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Raghav Chadha —who alleges that he has been made to face a criminal defamation case...
SC privacy hearing Day 2: If India has agreed to privacy on international fora, why not in India?

SC privacy hearing Day 2: If India has agreed to privacy on international fora,...

Above: The Supreme Court will again hear the Aadhaar matter on July 25. Photo: UNI While hearing the case related to Aadhaar and the right to...
SC gives Centre a week to decide on amending rules to allow postal ballots for NRIs

SC gives Centre a week to decide on amending rules to allow postal ballots...

Above: Voters standing in a queue to cast their votes, at a polling booth, during the fifth phase of West Bengal Assembly Election (file...
KKV IN THE HOT SEAT

KKV IN THE HOT SEAT

Above: KK Venugopal, who takes over from Mukul Rohatgi, will also have to resolve several questions regarding a code of ethics for the AG’s...
Mukul Rohatgi’s desire to return to private practice has raised questions

The Allure of Private Practice

The outgoing attorney general’s request to the government not to grant him another term brings the focus back on law officers’ other lucrative cases ...
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. Photo: UNI

PM and Jaitley will consider Attorney General’s appointment, says law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

~Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr The Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad was at his political best while answering sensitive questions, which also gave...
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi

As AG Rohatgi says no to extension, govt looks to Salve

Salve was not available earlier because of his packed engagements; Ranjit Kumar could be the other option Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, whose term was temporarily...
Temporary extensions to all top govt law officers

Temporary extensions to all top govt law officers

As expected, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi’s term has been extended by the Union government. The extension is expected to be for two years, but the...
SC to Hear IA Applications Related to Aadhaar in June

SC to Hear IA Applications Related to Aadhaar in June

The Supreme Court ruled on Friday (May 19) that all interlocutory applications (IA) seeking interim relief against Aadhaar being made mandatory should be clubbed...
If initials on Aadhaar don’t match PAN you lose both, argues counsel in SC

If initials on Aadhaar don’t match PAN you lose both, argues counsel in SC

The top court reserves judgment on the controversial petitionThe case against Aadhaar being used as an all-purpose, cure-all medicine was again argued at the...
Indu Malhotra to be first woman to be promoted from Bar to SC judgeship

Govt says Aadhaar must to stop fake PANs

Two petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court, challenging Section 139AA, which was inserted in the Income Tax Act by the Finance Act,...
Justice CS Karnan

SC finally orders medical examination of Justice Karnan

Medical board to examine the Calcutta HC judge on May 4, report by May 8The Supreme Court has finally decided to act against Justice...
Social activist Anna Hazare has always batted for a robust Lokpal

Lokpal Act stands, no reason not to appoint a chief, says Supreme Court

Apex court, however, provides caveat, saying “amendments need to be carried out” The Supreme Court on April 27 rejected the government’s argument that the Lokpal...
Microsoft has two weeks to reply on sex test ads ban

Microsoft has two weeks to reply on sex test ads ban

The horrible practice of pre-natal sex determination is so ingrained in the Indian psyche that such advertisements now appear on the Internet after strict...
People gather outside RBI New Delhi on March 31, 2017, in anticipation that their demonetized currency would be exchanged. Photo: Anil Shakya

Demonetisation issue: AG provides petitioners with affidavit

Petitioners seek a new window for changing notes; case to be posted after vacation A demonetization U-turn by the government on exchanging invalid currency...
Lead picture Credit: UNI

SC hears plea to ban pellet guns in J&K

The Supreme Court on April 10 heard a crucial petition calling for a ban on pellet guns in Jammu & Kashmir. In front of the...
A liquor shop on NH-58 in Ghaziabad. Photo: Anil Shakya

Highway liquor ban: Amid counter views, SC reserves judgement

The issue of the ban on sale of alcoholic beverages within 500m of a national or a state highway drew many more arguments at...
Picture Credit: Getty Images

SC wants to hear triple talaq issue during vacation

The triple talaq issue has been taken very seriously by the Supreme Court. On March 30, the court said the court would not delay...
Photo Credit: Anil Shakya

States argue against ban on liquor shops within 500m of highways

The issue of the banning of liquor vends in the proximity of highways (500m) came up for hearing again on March 29, before the...
Anna Hazare started a Satyagraha movement by commencing a fast unto death in New Delhi to demand the passing of the Lokpal Bill

Lokpal still in limbo

Arguments in SC bring out the vicious cycle in which the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2014 is stuck By Sujit Bhar The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act,...
Former CJI R M Lodha

Ground realities hit Lodha panel recommendations

The implementation of the Justice RM Lodha panel recommendations in the functioning of the BCCI has run into several minor hurdles and confusions as...
Prasar Bharati, Supreme Court, ESPN, Nimbus, Star India , cricket, telecast rights, Mukul Rohatgi, Network Act, Prasar Bharati Act, Sports Act

Cricket match broadcast row resurfaces in Supreme Court

The issue of broadcast of live cricket matches has resurfaced. While Prasar Bharati (especially Doordarshan) has always maintained that they will need free feed...
The Middle Income Group Legal Aid Scheme aims to make justice accessible to the middle class. They will have to pay a nominal fee to get their cases contested. Photo: UNI

Affordable Justice

In a move to help the middle class, the apex court has started a mechanism whereby it can use the services of experienced lawyers...
Bailable warrant against Justice Karnan

Bailable warrant against Justice Karnan

Another first in India’s judicial historyThe dam of patience that kept the Supreme Court’s seven-judge bench from taking action strong against Justice CS Karnan,...
AugustaWestland helicopter

PIL against journalists in AgustaWestland

The petition wants Supreme Court to examine if they were allegedly paid in the deal to influence the government. Will more skeletons tumble out...
(Clockwise from top) Vinod Rai, Vikram Limaye, Ramachandra Guha and Diana Edulji who will now run BCCI

SC names four BCCI administrators

A distinguished panel headed by former CAG Vinod Rai will manage the affairs of the world’s richest cricket body By Sujit Bhar The Supreme Court on...
Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam and PM Modi with the jallikattu ordinance in New Delhi. Photo: UNI

Jallikattu ordinance cleared

The centre, President and the Tamil Nadu governor give their assent    ~By Sujit Bhar Efforts by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam to cool...
(L-R) Former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha, who recommended reforms to overhaul BCCI; Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi represented the centre

Govt joins fray in BCCI issue; SC decision on Wednesday

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) case just got murkier      ~By Sujit Bhar The government on Friday jumped into issue,...

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