In May 2022, the Supreme Court of India advised the police and courts to put in abeyance Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, which deals with the offence of sedition, a colonial era law used against freedom fighters, whose success 75 years ago we will revel in soon, with flags in nearly every home.
The bench comprising Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari and Aniruddha Bose stated that it had not read the note submitted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) counsel, which was submitted late at night.
Justice Nariman Bench had allowed for 5.5 Meter but the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways amended it saying that the roads are being used for different purposes, going right up to the Chinese borders.
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice and granted interim relief from arrest to a government official accused in a case of cheating and forgery registered with the MIDC, Police Station, Latur, Maharashtra.
The petitioner says that the said writ was last listed before the court in March 2019 and since then it has not been listed, despite many applications for listing. Moreover, the matter is for final hearing as a counter and rejoinders have already been placed.
The bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna had earlier asked the trial courts to expedite hearing in the pending cases against foreign Tablighi Jamaat members for alleged visa violations.