In initial discussions, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta informed the Chief Justice that Delhi and some other courts have taken suo motu cognisance, but there is a person, Mr Malhotra, who made an application regarding the suo motu case.
New Delhi (ILNS): The Supreme Court of India today sought response from all the High Courts on ‘Draft Rules Of Criminal Practice’ in a suo moto matter with regards to the inadequacies and inefficiencies in the criminal trial system.
The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the habeas corpus plea filed by the Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) seeking the release of its Delhi unit secretary Siddique Kappan from the illegal detention of Uttar Pradesh Police by 4 weeks.
The bench was hearing a plea by the Centre to close a case related to two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012, following the decision of the International Tribunal.
New Delhi: Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay today sent a letter to Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, requesting him to set an urgent hearing of a pending petition challenging practices, such as polygamy and nikah halala, prevalent within the Muslim community.
A Single-Judge Bench of Justice Navin Chawla said that the Union of India must take appropriate steps to make sure the petitioner and mother of one Arshdeep Singh gets her requisite visa to visit her son, who is suffering from a life-threatening disease.