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Dispose of cases against MPs/MLAs within two months: SC tells High Courts

Dispose of cases against MPs/MLAs within two months: SC tells High Courts

The High Courts may be directed to prepare a blueprint for expeditious disposal of the cases within a year

Plea for action against former SC judge Katju for casting aspersions on Indian judiciary

Plea for action against former SC judge Katju for casting aspersions on Indian judiciary

The PIL pointed out that Katju made allegations that 50% of the judiciary is corrupt in India

Legal Gallery: HC grills Arnab for running parallel probe in Sunanda Pushkar death

Legal Gallery: HC grills Arnab for running parallel probe in Sunanda Pushkar death

The court directs the journalist to be bound by his undertaking on showing restraint and bringing down the rhetoric while covering the ma...Read More

Plea in SC to scrap certain 
provisions of Special Marriage Act

Plea in SC to scrap certain provisions of Special Marriage Act

The petition seeks the court’s directions to strike down Sections 6(2), 7, 8 and 10 of the Special Marriage Act, 1954, as unjust, illegal...Read More

Legal Gallery: HC calls for data on DU digital degrees

Legal Gallery: HC calls for data on DU digital degrees

The HC’s direction came on being informed that despite judicial order, students have not been issued digital degrees

Remove 48K shanties along Delhi tracks in 3 months: SC

Remove 48K shanties along Delhi tracks in 3 months: SC

The observation from the top court came while dealing with the issue of piling up waste, plastic bags and garbage, lying along the railwa...Read More

Convicts can’t seek bail on ground of spending half of sentence in jail: HC

Convicts can’t seek bail on ground of spending half of sentence in jail: HC

There is no absolute right to get released, once convicted, court observes

Goa defection cases are not up today

Goa defection cases are not up today

The cases are being dealt by Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde,

Uniform education practices: SC seeks Centre’s reply

Uniform education practices: SC seeks Centre’s reply

An NGO sought directions to effectively address the issues related to elementary education of children in the age group of six to 14 year...Read More

Goa mines case hearing today

Goa mines case hearing today

The hearing was actually listed on Wednesday but the Bench could not assemble since Justice Joseph was tied up in another bench

Coronil trademark: SC refuses to entertain plea against HC order

Coronil trademark: SC refuses to entertain plea against HC order

The court allows the petitioner to withdraw the plea with liberty to pursue it before the high court and the matter was dismissed as with...Read More

Plea seeks review of order refusing to scrap subsidies on utility bills

Plea seeks review of order refusing to scrap subsidies on utility bills

The plea said that government policy in this regard is discrimination between people of India and infringement of fundamental right of eq...Read More

Plea in HC seeks fees clearance of empanelled govt advocates

Plea in HC seeks fees clearance of empanelled govt advocates

The petition seeks directions to Delhi government and other concerned authorities to file detail status reports, specifically clarifying ...Read More

HC allows PETA, FIAPO to participate in circuses’ survey

HC allows PETA, FIAPO to participate in circuses’ survey

The High Court has directed the respondent board to ensure that either it gets the physical site surveys done itself or gets the same don...Read More

SC looks for cases fit for virtual hearing

SC looks for cases fit for virtual hearing

The court was hearing only the most urgent matters through video-conferencing since March 25

SC extends protection to TV anchor from any coercive action

SC extends protection to TV anchor from any coercive action

Cases were lodged against Amish Devgan over his alleged defamatory remark against Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti during a show teleca...Read More

Tablighi: Foreigners told to leave pending trials

Tablighi: Foreigners told to leave pending trials

The Bench was hearing a plea filed by 34 foreign nationals challenging the decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs to blacklist over 3,0...Read More

Respect judiciary, SC tells lawyer stripped of senior advocate status

Respect judiciary, SC tells lawyer stripped of senior advocate status

Oza told the court that he was the youngest lawyer who was designated as a senior advocate at the age of 38 years and was offered judgesh...Read More

CJI calls for softer options instead of killing wild animals

CJI calls for softer options instead of killing wild animals

Chief Justice Sharad A Bobde, sitting with Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian, called for use of explosives which scare away the w...Read More

Gujarat HC upholds ruling on 
physical non-judicial stamp paper

Gujarat HC upholds ruling on physical non-judicial stamp paper

The Court went on to reject the petitioner's arguments that the State did not have the power to introduce the challenged rule

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