Former Chief Justice of India NV Ramana

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Former CJI Ramana In Court One Day After Retiring

Former Chief Justice of India NV Ramana appeared in court a day after retiring for his role in securing five acres of property worth Rs250 crore in Hyderabad's Hi-Tech City. The five acres of property in Hyderabad's Hi-Tech City worth Rs250 crore would be utilized for an international arbitration and mediation center. 65 legal professionals have requested the Centre to request an investigation into Ramana's participation in the case. 

Sun, 28 Aug 2022 - 06:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Former CJI, N V RAMANA, retirement, Dock, Supreme Court of India

CJI N V Ramana

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CJI Ramana To Retire On August 26; Made Ground-Breaking Judicial Decisions Throughout His Tenure

N V Ramana, the Chief Justice of India, is retiring on August 26 after a one-year and four-month term. He will be followed by Justice U U Lalit, the Supreme Court's senior-most justice after him. During his tenure, CJI Ramana made ground-breaking judicial and administrative judgments, including an investigation into Pegasus surveillance. While the Chief Justice handled some major cases during his term, some of them are still undergoing… read-more

Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 10:20 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: CJI Ramana, retirement, Chief Justice of India, Supreme Court of India, Justice U U Lalit

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

Devendra Fadnavis

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Devendra Fadnavis Asserts, 'Bilkis Bano Case Accused Released, But Wrong To Felicitate Them'

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on August 23 stated while the prisoners in the Bilkis Bano case were released following a Supreme Court judgment, it is improper if a person convicted of a crime is "felicitated." On August 15, the Gujarat government released the 11 life-sentenced prisoners. On August 23, SC consented to hear a plea challenging the remission given by the Gujarat government.

Wed, 24 Aug 2022 - 09:22 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Bilkis Bano case, Supreme Court of India, Devendra Fadnavis, Felicitate, Accused

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Bilkis Bano case protest

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Muslim Women's Organisation Urges Supreme Court To Involve In Bilkis Bano case

Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA), a Muslim women's rights organization, protested the remission of rapists in the Bilkis Bano case on August 19. On the suggestion of a state-sponsored commission, rapists of Bilkis Bano were awarded remission and released on Independence Day. "We want the Supreme Court to intervene in this matter. We were shocked to see them free," BMMA co-founder Noorjehan Safia Niaz remarked. 

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 12:51 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Supreme Court of India, Bilkis Bano case, Muslim woman, Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, Triple Talaq

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

IOA, Court Judgement

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SC Rules CoA Assigned By Delhi HC Will Not Take Over IOA Operations; Issues Status Quo Orders

Supreme Court imposed status quo orders on August 18, preventing Committee of Administrators formed by Delhi High Court from taking over Indian Olympic Association. IOA and Center had petitioned SC in response to Delhi HC's decision. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing Center, pointed out "India has already been suspended from FIFA. The Olympic Association may also suspend the Indian Olympic Association if CoA is appointed as 'third… read-more

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 06:15 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Supreme Court of India, IOA, Delhi HC, Committee of administers

Courtesy: India Today

Supreme Court, Asaram Bapu

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SC Sends Notice To Gujarat Government In Response To Asaram Bapu's Bail Application

Supreme Court has given the Gujarat government notice in response to a petition for bail filed by self-described godman Asaram Bapu, who cited his advanced age and failing health as reasons. A bench of Justices asked Gujarat for a response and scheduled the case for hearing on September 7. Asaram is facing rape and illegal detention accusations after one of his former Gujarat devotees accused him of sexual abuse.

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 06:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Supreme Court of India, notice, Gujarat Government, Asaram Bapu, Bail Plea

Varavara Rao

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SC Issues Bail To Varavara Rao In Bhima Koregaon Case For Medical Concerns

Varavara Rao, Telugu poet and activist who is charged in the Elgar Parishad case, has been given six-month medical bail by Supreme Court. The 82-year-old petitioner was under home arrest since 2018. Bombay High Court noticed that the petitioner had health problems. “The appellant shall not misuse his liberty and not get in touch with any of the co-accused or try to influence the course of the investigation,” SC stated.   

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 03:03 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Varavara Rao, Bail, Supreme Court of India, Medical, Bhima Koregaon Case

Courtesy: India today

Supreme Court of India

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SC Sends Notice To Centre To Investigate Viability Of Introducing Strict Population Control Act

Supreme Court sent a notice to the Centre on August 8, demanding it investigates the viability of passing a strict population control law. The petition was submitted by spiritual guru Devkinandan Thakur, who said there is a need to regulate population growth in order to protect individuals' basic rights. The petition requested the Law Commission of India investigate the population control laws and make recommendations to guarantee basic… read-more

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 04:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Supreme Court of India, population control, Centre, POPULATION CONTROL BILL, Plea

Courtesy: India Today

Supreme Court of India

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SC To Announce Decision On Petitions Contesting Prevention Of Money Laundering Act

Supreme Court (SC) will rule on a group of petitions contesting key aspects of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) on July 26. The decision of SC panel comprising Justices AM Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari, and CT Ravi Kumar is expected to have repercussions for a large number of opposition members. On July 15, SC announced… read-more

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 09:45 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Supreme Court of India, Prevention of Money Laundering Act, Verdict, Plea

Courtesy: ANI


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SC Directs Randeep Surjewala To Appeal HC Against Statute Connecting Aadhaar With Voter ID

Supreme Court directed Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala to petition Delhi High Court contesting the Election Law Amendment Act, which allows integrating electoral roll data with the Aadhaar ecosystem on July 25. Surjewala stated in his petition to Supreme Court that connecting the cards "infringes upon the fundamental right of privacy of… read-more

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 04:23 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Supreme Court of India, High Court, Aadhar Card, voter id card, linking