Kiren Rijiju

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Kiren Rijiju Shares View On 'Same-Sex Marriage Issue

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju gave his statement on the recent same-sex marriage controversial issue. On March 18, addressing the media, Kiren Rijiju said, " same-sex marriage is a matter that should be left to the wisdom of the people of the country."  He said, "The Supreme Court has its own authority. We are not supposed to encroach on its territory," Notably, the SC is reviewing the matter.

Sat, 18 Mar 2023 - 02:47 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kiren Rijiju, same-sex marriage, Comments, Indian government, Supreme Court

Courtesy: India Today

K Kavitha

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K Kavitha Skips ED Interrogation, Cites This As Reason

Once again, K Kavitha, the BRS MLC, named in the Delhi Liquor scam, refused to appear before the ED for interrogation. Scheduled to appear before the ED on March 16, the daughter of Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao skipped the questioning. She submitted a letter to the ED in this regard, and cited the pending matter with the Supreme Court, as a reason to skip the questioning.

Thu, 16 Mar 2023 - 03:04 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: K Kavitha, mlc, Delhi liquor scam, ed officials, Supreme Court

Courtesy: NDTV

Supreme Court

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No Additional Compensation For Bhopal Gas Tragedy Victims: SC

In a major drawback for Bhopal Gas Tragedy victims, the Supreme Court (SC,) rejected the Centre's curative petition seeking additional compensation from Union Carbide Corporation (UCC.)  In the plea, the Centre demanded additional Rs 7,844 crores, over already paid $470 million, which claimed 3,000 lives and maimed thousands more. The five-judge bench led by Justice SK Kaul noted that settlement can be set aside only on the ground of fraud.… read-more

Tue, 14 Mar 2023 - 11:50 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, Compensation, five judge bench, Central Government

Courtesy: India Today

SC

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SC Refers Same Sex Marriage To 5 Bench

Supreme Court reviewed the sam sex marriage issue, and  referred all the pleas on same-sex marriage to a five-judge Constitution Bench. The case will be heard on April 18, confirmed sources. On March 13, a bunch of applications had been filed before Supreme Court which sought legal sanction for same-sex marriages. This is a developing story, more details are awaited.

Mon, 13 Mar 2023 - 06:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Same Sex Marraige, Supreme Court, Legal News, Petition, India

Supreme Court

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Supreme Court Acquits Man In Marital Rape Allegation

In a relied to husband, the Supreme Court acquitted a man alleged of 'rape' for having sex with a minor wife. On March 6, the Top Court acquitted man, relying on Exception 2 to section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC.) As per the IPC section, marital rape is exempted if the wife is above 15 years old. A bench of Justice BR Gavai and Sanjay Karol took  decision.

Mon, 06 Mar 2023 - 12:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: wedlock, Supreme Court, Law and order, Marital Rape, Man Aquitted

Courtesy: Live Law

Manish Sisodia

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Manish Sisodia Moves Delhi HC In Delhi Liquor Policy Scam

After the Supreme Court rejected the petition of Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, the AAP leader moved the Delhi High Court. Filed on March 3, Sisodia sought relief from arrest and CBI investigation in the Delhi Liquor Policy Scam. Notably, Sisodia has been arrested by the CBI and has been remanded till March 5, after being named as the prime accused in the 2021-2022 Delhi Liquor Policy Scam.

Fri, 03 Mar 2023 - 04:43 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Manish Sisodia, Delhi liquor policy scam, Supreme Court, Delhi High Court

Courtesy: India Today

SC Lawyers

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Lawyers With 10 Years Experience Are Eligible For Consumer Commissioner Post: SC

In good news for lawyers with bachelor's degrees, the Supreme Court (SC) paved way for them to be appointed as consumer commissioners. With this, lawyers who have an experience of 10 years are eligible for appointment as President and members of State and District Consumer Commissions. Judgement came on March 3, upholding the Bombay HC verdict, of quashing the rule, saying 20 years of experience needed for the appointment.

Fri, 03 Mar 2023 - 12:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Lawyers, Education(3624), Consumer Commissioners, SC Verdict

Courtesy: Live Law

Gautam Adani

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SC Forms 5-Members Committee To Investigate Adani Row

The Supreme Court (SC) formed a panel of five-members to investigate regulatory failures in the ongoing Hindenburg V/S Adani Group row. On March 2, the Apex Court formed the committee, which will be headed by former SC Judge Abhay Manohar Pasre. The other members of the committee are former SBI chairman OP Bhatt, retired judge JP Devadhar, Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, banking veteran KV Kamath and… read-more

Fri, 03 Mar 2023 - 10:56 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, adani row, business, Legal, Covid Expert panel

Courtesy: Business Standard

Ambanis

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Provide Z+ Security To Mukesh Ambani & His Family: SC

The Mukesh Ambani family will get Z+ security, from now ahead, said the Supreme Court (SC.) On February 28, A bench of Justices Krishna Murari and Ahsanuddin Amanullah said it was of considered opinion of providing tight security to Ambanis in India and abroad. Z+ security is the highest security provided by the Government and State police. The decision came amid a security threat to the business tycoon.

Wed, 01 Mar 2023 - 11:35 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mukesh Ambani, Z+ Security, Supreme Court, Businessmen, security threats

Courtesy: Onmanorama

Pawan Khera

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Congress Leader Pawan Khera's Protection From Arrest Extended

In a relief to Congress leader Pawan Khera, the Supreme Court (SC) extended his protection from arrest in the remarks against PM Narendra Modi issue. On February 27, the Apex Court issued the orders, after the Assam and Uttar Pradesh Government sought time to file an affidavit in this regard. The court said Khera would be protected from arrest till its next hearing, likely to be on Friday.

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 - 02:43 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Pawan Khera, Congress, Supreme Court, Protection from arrest, PM Modi

Courtesy: Hindustan Times