The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the plea of a non-governmental organisation seeking a stay on the sale of fresh electoral bonds ahead of state assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and the union territory of Puducherry.
Imposing costs on the petitioner NGO, the bench said the PIL looks like litigation to blackmailing litigation. The court also noted that proving legality or illegality of a construction requires more stringent documents.
The rules for organisations seeking foreign funding have been tightened. But the fact remains that some are doing yeoman’s service and even filled the gap left by government programmes during the pandemic.
The Uttarakhand High Court has issued a Contempt of court notice to former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and present Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari in the matter of not depositing his arrears of rent and other bills.
Today, on the auspicious occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, the new office of ‘Dard Se Hamdard Tak’, Ek Nayaik Vidhi Sewa Pehal, an organisation whose aim is to provide free legal aid to needy prisoners across the country, was opened.
Muzaffarpur shelter home case convict Brijesh Thakur’s counsel has submitted before the Delhi High Court that the trial court had violated the right to a free trial as provided under the constitution of India by conducting the hearing in the matter in a hurried manner.
While the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court objected to the appointment of retired judge Bhimanagouda S Patil as Upa-Lokayukta in the state, the government has gone ahead and announced its decision.