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UP moves SC against HC’s order to remove ‘name & shame’ posters in Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a diktat of the Allahabad High Court directing it to remove the posters put up by it in Lucknow having information and photographs of alleged ‘vandals’, who were being asked to pay compensation for the damage of property during anti-CAA protests.  The Supreme Court...

Will Supreme Court protect Hardik Patel from arrest on March 20?

The Supreme Court would hear on March 20 the appeal filed by Congress leader Hardik Patel challenging the Gujarat High Court order which had rejected his anticipatory bail plea in a case related to violence during the Patidar quota stir in 2015. The apex court had on February 28 granted interim protection from arrest to...

PFI Filed Curative Petition in SC Over Verdict in Ayodhya Land Dispute Case

The Popular Front of India (PFI) has filed a curative petition in the Supreme Court on the Ayodhya case on Friday. In the petition, the Supreme Court has sought to consider the decision given on November 9 last year in favor of Ram temple in Ayodhya. Earlier, the Supreme Court rejected the curative petition filed...

SC Raps Delhi High Court For a Month’s Adjournment in Delhi Riot Cases

The Supreme Court on Wednesday criticised the Delhi High Court for the latter’s decision to adjourn the hearing in the cases related to the recent violence in northeast Delhi by a month. Terming the high court’s adjournment as “unjustified”, the apex court directed the high court to advance the hearing of the cases to March...

India Slams UN Human Rights Body for Intervening in Petition Challenging CAA In Supreme Court

In a move that has not gone down well with the Indian government, the United Nations Human Rights Commissioner has filed an intervention application in the Supreme Court on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act enacted last year. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has severely criticised the UN body’s move claiming that the Act is...

Nirbhaya Case: Supreme Court Dismisses Convict Pawan Gupta’s Curative Petition

The Supreme Court has dismissed the Curative petition of Nirbhaya convict Pawan Gupta. The mercy petitions of the three other convicts Mukesh Singh, Vinay Sharma and Akshay Kumar  have already been dismissed by the President. The trial court on February 17 issued fresh date for execution of death warrants for March 3 at 6 am...

Supreme Court Refuses To Refer Article 370 Cases To Larger Seven-Judge Bench

A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court gave its verdict on the matter of the removal of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. The court refused to refer the petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Center’s decision to repeal Article 370 to the larger bench. Earlier on 23 January, a five-judge constitution bench...

Section 144 Imposed in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh As Hindu Sena Calls Off Protest

Delhi Police has imposed Section 144 in Shaheen Bagh area and has deployed heavy police force as a precaution. 12 additional company security forces have been deployed near the protest site. It consists of ten company male security forces, while two company female security forces have been deployed. The Hindu Sena had yesterday called off...

SC Defers the Hearing of the Shaheen Bagh Matter to 23 March

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred hearing on the Shaheen Bagh issue till March 23 next month. “Let this fandom cool down. The timing is not conducive to hear this matter. It is for law enforcing administration to ensure environment is conducive,” a Bench comprising Justices SK Kaul and KM Joseph. Justice Joseph said that...

Shaheen Bagh: No Solution Found Even After the Fourth Round of Mediation

New Delhi: The interlocutor Sadhana Ramachandran, appointed by the Supreme Court to mediate with the protesters of Shaheen Bagh, reached the talks on Saturday but the fourth round of talks did not yield any result. Negotiator Sadhana spoke on Saturday against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of citizens (NRC) on the...

Negotiator Sadhana Ramachandran, Who Visited the Protesters Again, Said, “Shaheen Bagh Is and Will Remain Intact”

Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) have been going on in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh for the last two months. After the order of the Supreme Court, on Thursday, both the negotiators again came to talk to the protesters. During this, Sadhana Ramachandran said that we want the way to be open and the movement...

Nirbhaya Case: Convict Vinay Sharma Banged Head On Wall to Hurt Himself Inside Jail

New Delhi: Convict in the Nirbhaya gang rape case, Vinay tried to hurt himself inside the jail. The Tihar Jail official said that Vinay hurt himself by hitting his head against a wall in his cell on February 16. However, he has suffered minor injuries. Patiala House Court of Delhi has issued a new death...