SC Refuses To Entertain Parliament Inauguration PIL, Petitioner Withdraws
In a disappointment to the opposition, the Supreme Court refused to entertain the public interest litigation filed by advocate Jaya Sukin, seeking the direction that President of India Droupadi Murmu should inaugurate the parliament building. The vacation bench comprising justices JK Maheshwari and PK Narasimha questioned the concerns of the… read-more
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SC To Hear PIL Filed Against Parliament Inauguration
The Supreme Court is likely to hear a public interest litigation (PIL) filed against the inauguration of the new parliament building, by PM Narendra Modi. Notably, there has been a ruckus with the opposition, who called for a "boycott parliament" inauguration by PM Modi, and demanding the inauguration by President Droupadi Murmu. As of now, 21 opposition parties, including Congress, AAP and DMK announced to skip the event.
Tags: parliament, Supreme Court, politics, Legal News, PIL, inauguration
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YS Avinash Files Anticipatory Bail Plea, SC To Hear Today
The Supreme Court is likely to hear the plea of YSRCP MP YS Avinash Reddy. Notably, after skipping three CBI interrogaion and summon orders, the Kadapa MP filed a plea, seeking anticipatory bail, as he feared arrest by the Hyderabad CBI officials, in connection with the 2019 YS Vivekananda Murder Case. Meanwhile, the YSRCP MP is currently at Vishwa Bharati Hospital, as his mother is undergoing treatment at ICU.
Tags: Vivekananda Murder Case, YS Avinash Reddy, CBI Hyderabad, Supreme Court, Legal News
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SC Allows Jallikattu Festival Celebration In Tamil Nadu
The Supreme Court upheld the Tamil Nadu legislation that allows Jallikattu event, a cultural festival celebrated in the southern state. The Apex Court bench of five judges comprising Justice KM Joseph said that bull-taming sport is part of “cultural heritage” and passed a unanimous verdict. The court said it is satisfied based on the materials put before it that Jallikittu is being practised in Tamil Nadu for a long time.
Tags: Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu Festival, Indian Judiciary, Supreme Court, Indian Festival
SC Directs Manipur Govt To File Fresh Status Report
The Supreme Court directed the Manipur government to file a fresh status report on the violence between the Meitei and the Kuki communities in the north-eastern state. In the hearing, the Apex Court heard and then posted the matter for hearing to the first week of July. The Centre and State government earlier told the SC that a status report has been filed and the situation has improved in Manipur.
Tags: Supreme Court, Indian government, manipur violence, Court Hearing
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SC Grants Extension To SEBI To Investigate Adani Groups Issue
In the Adani Group case, the Supreme Court issued a notice to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and asked to complete the probe by August 14. The bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud also directed the SEBI to file an updated status report on the investigation regarding Adani Groups' role in stock fluctuation and submit a report. The next hearing is on July 11.
Tags: Supreme Court, Extension, SEBI, Adani Groups, DY Chandrachud
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SC Announces Verdict In Shiv Sena V/S Shiv Sena Row
In a major blow to the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena faction, the Supreme Court (SC) ruled on that Eknath Shinde could retain his post as Chief Minister. In the verdict of Shiv Sena V/S Shiv Sena, the Apex Court bench also turned down the plea of Uddhav Thackeray, which sought to retain the government, saying rather than facing floor test, Uddhav Thackeray quit as CM.
Tags: maharashtra politics, Shiv Sena, Uddhav Thackeray, Eknath Shinde, Supreme Court
SC Rejects Petition Of YouTuber Manish Kashyap
The Supreme Court (SC) refused to entertain the plea of YouTuber Manish Kashyap, seeking to club all the FIRs registered against him. In a breaking news, the Apex Court heard the plea and dismissed it. Notably, YouTuber Manish Kashyap is jailed since months after being arrested in stringent National Security Act (NSA) for allegedly circulating fake videos of migrant labourers being attacked in Tamil Nadu.
Tags: Manish Kashyap, Youtuber, Supreme Court, Plea Dismissed, NSA Case
Waiting Period Of 6 Months Not Mandatory For Divorce, Says SC
As a relief to couples seeking divorce need not to wait for months, as the Supreme Court (SC) announced in a verdict. On May 1, the Top Court said, now waiting for six-months for divorce is not mandatory anymore. The decision was taken under Section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act 1955. However, as per sources, the waving off of this six-month duration is applicable to consent divorce cases.
Tags: Hindu Marriage Act, Section 13, Legal Divorce, Supreme Court, Consent Divorce
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SC Asks States, UTs To File Suo Moto In Hate Speech Cases
In a cour hearing, the Supreme Court, asked the states and UTs to register a suo-moto case against hate speech, irrespective of religion. On April 28, the Top Court extended its application of October 22, in which the court directed Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Uttarakhand Police to file suo-moto case against hate speeches. The orders has been extended to other states and UTs as well, confirmed sources.
Tags: Suo-moto case, Supreme Court, Indian States And UTs, hate speech