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SC To Decide If Larger Bench Should Take Up Pleas Against Sedition Law

The Supreme would soon decide if a larger bench needs to hear the challenges against Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code. A bench comprising CJI NV Ramana, Justice Hima Kohli and Justice Surya Kant has posted the matter on 10th May. The bench stated that the matter would not be adjourned. The Attorney General of India asserted that there is a need to check the misuse of the law.

Thu, 05 May 2022 - 08:21 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Sedition, CJI, Supreme Court, Supreme Court of India, The Supreme Court of India

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SC Rejects Plea Seeking Probe Into Ram Navami, Hanuman Jayanti Violence

The apex court has rejected a plea which demanded an inquiry into the Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanti violence. The Justice Nageswara Rao-led bench told the lawyer to not expect any relief, and that the court would not grant, saying, "You want an inquiry to be headed by (a) former Chief Justice of India?... Dismissed." The petitioner had prayed for a committee to probe into the clashes.

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 08:45 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Supreme Court, Supreme Court of India, The Supreme Court of India, Legal, Court

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SC Approaches For Probe Into Jahangirpuri Violence In Delhi

A letter petition has been filed in the Apex Court, requesting a fair and unbiased probe into the violence that had broken out in Delhi's Jahangirpuri on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti. Stone-pelting was also reported during the Hanuman Jayanti procession in the north-western area of Delhi., which left many injured critically. This marked the first such clash between two groups in the national capital since 2020 riot.

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 01:30 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Delhi, New Delhi, Supreme Court, Supreme Court of India, The Supreme Court of India

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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SC Asks Haryana, UP To Pass Over Minor's Death Case Files To CBI

SC bench comprising Justice CT Ravikumar and Justice Ajay Rastogi has told the Haryana and Uttar Pradesh governments to hand over the case files pertaining to the death of a minor to the CBI. The apex court gave the direction while hearing a plea filed by the victim's mother against a High Court order. The Punjab and Haryana HC had earlier rejected her plea for transfer of case.

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 04:30 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: CBI, Supreme Court, Supreme Court of India, The Supreme Court of India, Punjab and Haryana High Court

Courtesy: ANI

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SC Irked By Celebratory Posters For Bail Of Rape Accused

A three-judge bench of the apex court led by the CJI, on April 11, expressed dissatisfaction over celebratory 'Bhaiya is back' posters and hoardings over the bail of a rape-accused student leader. Acting on the MP-based accuser's petition against his bail, the court issued the accused a notice, pressing him on why his bail should not be canceled. The SC also sought response from the MP government regarding the same.

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 12:46 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Supreme Court, Supreme Court of India, The Supreme Court of India, rape, Bail

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Any 'Material' demand by In-laws Is Dowry, says SC

The Supreme Court said the word ''dowry'' should be granted broader interpretation in order to include any demand made on a woman, be it valuable security or money for the construction of property. Setting aside the verdict of the MP High Court, the SC bench led by CJI NV Ramana penned the judgement and held the husband and father-in-law responsible for the woman's death. 

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 06:13 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: The Supreme Court of India, Dowry, Women Safety, Madhya Pradesh High Court, Legal

Courtesy: Times of India

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SC Questions States About Security Measures Taken To Protect Judges

In view of the harassment and threat against the lives of the judges, the Supreme Court has observed that the judiciary is often "maligned" if unpropitious orders are passed. It also observed that the police and CBI doesn't seem to respond to the complaints filed by the judges. The bench asked all the states to file a status report about the security measures provided to the judges.

Sat, 07 Aug 2021 - 09:45 PM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: The Supreme Court of India, Dhanbad, CBI, Police, judges

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IT Act Still In Operation; SC Issues Notice To Stop Its Usage

The Supreme Court was shocked after knowing that people are still booked under Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, despite it being knocked down and termed as illegal six years ago. The apex court has issued notice to all the states, union territories, and registrar generals of all HCs for using the IT Act of 2000. Reportedly, even after being termed as unconstitutional, there were around 1,307 cases under it.

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 04:07 PM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: The Supreme Court of India, IT act, India, Illegal

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Stop Complaining On Media Reports Covering Court Proceedings: SC To EC

The Supreme Court on May 6 lashed out at the Election Commission asking to stop complaining on media reports. The courts response came after the commission complained about media reports on Madras HC's oral observations of booking EC for murder charges for failing to control election rallies. The SC said, the Constitution gives the freedom to speech and expression to media and it will not be restricted from covering court proceedings.

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 06:00 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Madras High Court, The Supreme Court of India, media, Murder Charges, Election Commission

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SC Considers Drug Dealers Punishable Under Any Circumstance

The Supreme Court has stated that any person dealing in narcotic drugs is not entitled to get relaxed punishment even if s/he is poor or sole bread earner. The apex court gave the decision while entertaining a plea that had demanded a respite in a drug accused's 15-year imprisonment punishment on the ground of him being poor. The court observed the narcotic drug dealers are instrument in causing several deaths.

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 09:35 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Supreme Court, The Supreme Court of India, India, Punishable, Drugs

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