Indian Subcontinent Supreme Court

FIR Accused Arnab could not be held of abetment for Suicide : Supreme Court

According to bar and bench , The judgment delivered by a Bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Indira Banerjee referred to National Judicial Data Grid (NJDG) statistics on the number of bail applications pending before the High Courts and the subordinate courts.   It was noted that 91,568 bail applications were pending before the High Read More…

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CJI says PMO is an “unique office and reserved verdict in BSF constable Case

Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Wednesday said the Prime Minister’s Office is an “unique office”, as thereafter it  denied adjournment during the hearing on sacked BSF constable Tej Bahadur’s plea against the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Varanasi constituency in Uttar Pradesh.   A bench headed by the Chief Justice said: Read More…

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Supreme Court deferred hearing habeas corpus petition of journalist Siddique Kappan

The Supreme Court on Monday deferred the hearing on a habeas corpus petition for the release of journalist Siddique Kappan to November 20.   The court refused to hear the plea on its merits, citing the pendency of a “spate of petitions” under Article 32 as the reason.   Chief Justice SA Bobde said the Read More…

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Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra audacious open letter to Supreme Court took twitter by storm

An open letter addressed to the Supreme Court judges and the Attorney General of India by stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra took Twitter by storm on Friday.   Attorney General KK Venugopal on Thursday had given his consent to petitions initiating contempt of court proceedings against Kamra for his disparaging tweets directed at the Supreme Court Read More…

Supreme Court Votes & Polls

Election Commission not have the power Under Sec 77 rules Supreme Court

In a setback to BJP ruling benches Supreme Court has put a stay on the Election Commission order removing Congress leader Kamal Nath from the list of star campaigners.   The Election Commission lawyer said since the election is tomorrow, the plea is infructuous.   While hearing the matter on Monday, Supreme Court said prima Read More…

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Supreme Court gives time for telecom firms to pay back AGR dues in 10 years

Telecom providers pay the department of telecommunications (DoT) nearly 3-5% of their AGR in usage charges for spectrum or airwaves and 8% of AGR as licence fees.   The top court had in its verdict on October 24, 2019, upheld the interpretation given to the definition of AGR by DoT and included revenues from various Read More…

Opinion Supreme Court

1 Rupee fine is what has happened to our democracy in the last six years : Bhushan

Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who has been convicted and fined for contempt of court by the Supreme Court, on Monday said that the conviction will not stop him from speaking up.   Speaking to Senior Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai, Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan said that the verdict might tweak his tweeting habits, but he won’t stop Read More…