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Mob lynching : only 11 out 29 states met SC deadline

The Supreme Court Friday took exception to the fact that only 11 of the 29 states and seven union territories have filed reports regarding compliance of its order directing them to take steps to deal with mob lynchings and cow vigilantism. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khawilkar and DY Chandrachud Read More…

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Lesbian Gay transgender sex no longer a crime in India : Supreme Court

The 493-page judgement was written by four judges headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. While CJI’s verdict was 166 pages, Justice Nariman filed a 96-page judgment, Justice DY Chandrachud filed a 181-page judgement, and Justice Indu Malhotra’s judgement was 50 pages. Slamming petitioner Suresh Kumar Kaushal’s views that gay sex should be criminalised Read More…

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Former Justice Karnan targets SC judges again

Former Kolkata  high court judge, Justice Karnan  written a letter to the registrar general of the supreme court of India saying, “I have passed a judicial order against 8 convicted accused/anti-social element/terrorist Judges namely, Former CJI JS Khehar, CJI Dipak Misra, former justice Chelameshwar, justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Madan B Lokur, justice PC Ghose, Justice Read More…

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Malegaon Blast : Purohit petitions dismissed at SC and HC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain the petition filed by Lt Col Srikant Prasad Purohit seeking a SIT probe in the Malegaon Blast case.  According to a Bar and Bench report, the apex court also said that it did not consider it appropriate to interfere in the case. The Apex Court asked him Read More…

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Article 35A : Supreme court accede Centre government date and postponed to Dec 2018

The Supreme Court on Friday deferred hearing of the petition challenging the constitutional validity of Article 35A till the second week of January 2019.  The SC said it would take up the matter after the Panchayat polls in the state had concluded in December 2018. Stating that the government of India argued before SC that Read More…

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Dissent is safety valve of democracy : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today heard a plea challenging the arrest of five activists who were rounded up for alleged Maoists links from different parts of the country on Tuesday.  Maharashtra Police had arrested five left-wing activists Sudha Bhardwaj, Varavara Rao, Gautam Navlakha, Vernon Gonsalves, and Arun Ferreira  on Tuesday.  Following this  Apex court  has then Read More…

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Mullaiperiyar dam to be maintained at 139 feet till August 31 2018 : SC

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the Centre’s submission that the sub-committee of the Mullaiperiyar dam had met on August 23 and directed the Tamil Nadu government to ensure that the water level is maintained at 139 feet until 31st august 2018 , which Read More…