The BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Upadhyay has notified the Supreme Court that he would like to withdraw the additional affidavit that he has filed in the religious conversion case, which had objectionable remarks against minority religions.
Arvind Datar , who spoke on behalf of Upadhyay, informed the bench comprising Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Justice PS Narasimha that there were some objections to some portions. We are withdrawing that additional affidavit.
One of India’s most popular tiger reserves, Jim Corbett National Park, in Uttarakhand is the focus of a Supreme Court decree which has blamed the state’s former forest minister for multiple irregularities.
There are few judicial appointment procedures in the world that are completely bereft of the overarching presence of either the executive or the legislature, or both. In the end, the judge is left with all the powers vested in him/her by the constitution to uphold the rule of law, within an atmosphere of external influences.
In a recent ruling, the Bombay High Court lamented the increasing number of frivolous public interest litigations being filed in courts and echoed the sentiments of the Supreme Court that such litigations are the bane of the judicial system. Is there any way to restrict their misuse?
The Supreme Court has refused to transfer agricultural land for non-agricultural purpose, stating that Section 118 of the Himachal Pradesh Tenancy and Land Reforms Act, 1972 permitted only agriculturists engaged in cultivation to buy land in Himachal Pradesh
The Central government has told the Rajya Sabha that it has proposed the formation of a Search-cum-Evaluation Committee, having one government nominee, to help both the Supreme Court Collegium, as well as High Court Collegiums, in the appointment of judges