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Retired SC judge Arun Mishra made chief of National Human Rights Commission

Retired Supreme Court judge, Justice Arun Mishra, on Wednesday took charge as the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Justice Mishra had retired from the Supreme Court in September last year. A selection panel comprising of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah, deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha Harivansh, Lok Sabha...

SC reserves verdict in Prashant Bhushan contempt case

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday reserved its verdict in the contempt case against activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan. Notably, Prashant Bhushan has been already convicted by the SC in the contempt case. He has refused to apologise to the apex court for his controversial tweets. Attorney general seeks forgiveness for Bhushan The Supreme Court on Tuesday...

SC Upholds SC/ST Amendment Act, No Inquiry Before Lodging an FIR

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has upheld the validity of the 2018 amendment to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act which had among other things reintroduced the bar on anticipatory bail to those accused under the Act. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said a preliminary inquiry is not essential...