A plea has been filed before the Supreme Court against the press release by State of Tamil Nadu by which it had disallowed the installation of Vinayaka idols and procession of the idols for immersion in sea or water bodies.
The Supreme Court Collegium in its meeting has approved the proposal for elevation of judicial officers and advocates as judges for the High Courts -- Delhi, Punjab and Haryana, Gujarat, Allahabad and Kerala.
The Delhi High Court has issued a notice on a PIL filed by a Society for disabled, challenging the prelims examination notice issued by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) alleging that it doesn’t provide adequate reservation to the disables.
The Tripura High Court has directed the state police to record statements and conduct an identification parade (TI) to identify persons who had attacked West Tripura district surveillance officer Sangita Chakraborty
The novel coronavirus has had a significant impact on the legal fraternity in India. Following the imposition of the 21-day lockdown in March, the key consideration was how to make the judicial system more effective during this time and ensure timely delivery of justice.
The Supreme Court has directed the High Courts of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Patna, Bombay and Orissa to file affidavits submitting their plan of action for deciding the criminal appeals that have been pending before the High Courts for a long period of time.