The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned till March 9, hearing on a petition filed by Advocate Manohar Lal Sharma, seeking direction to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to register an FIR and probe the duty evasion by 61 companies for allegedly 'smuggling' iron ore to China since 2015.
The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a petition filed by Abdul Nasser Mahdani, a key accused in 2008 Bengaluru serial blasts case, to be shifted to his home state Kerala, instead of staying under surveillance in Bengaluru.
On Chief Justice S.A. Bobde' inquiry, Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the NGO, submitted, “The SPP should be independent of Centre and in such matters, the Court should not be swayed by the names proposed by the Centre.”
Advocate Prashant Bhushan has filed his supplementary statement before the Supreme Court in the suo motu criminal contempt proceedings initiated against him, refusing to tender an unconditional apology.
A petition has been filed before the Supreme Court seeking withdrawal of Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave’s Senior designation for his arguments while defending Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan in a contempt case against him.