The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Enforcement Directorate not to summon Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) leader K Kavitha for questioning in connection with the Delhi Liquor Policy scam case till November 20, in order to ensure that her petition challenging the ED summons was heard first by the court.
The Bench of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia passed the order on a petition filed by the former Lok Sabha MP against the ED summons issued earlier this year, seeking...
In a landmark judgment, a five-judge Constitution bench not only affirmed equality before law principle for accused government officers of all ranks, but also held that the new law would apply retrospectively
Recently, the Kerala High Court quashed the criminal proceedings initiated against a man who was arrested by the police for watching obscene videos on his mobile phone on the roadside. The Court made it clear that the individual had committed no offence as he was viewing the obscene video in his private time without exhibiting it to others. The case has, however, revived the debate about pornography and the laws that govern it
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The Court has lambasted media trials which deflect the course of justice and asked the home ministry to prepare a manual in this regard. The media has increasingly invaded the judiciary’s domain by conducting parallel trials
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Government of Manipur, along with the Chief Justice of the High Court, to ensure that the video conference facility was set up and operationalised in all courts falling under its jurisdiction within a week.
The Bench of Chief Justice of India (CJI) D.Y. Chandrachud, Justice J.B. Pardiwala and Justice Manoj Misra further directed the Bar Associations in Manipur to ensure that any lawyer, regardless of their community, was able to make a safe appearance...