Tag Archives: Court

Supreme Court Says Working Out Argue-From-Home For Lawyers

Coronavirus Scare: The Supreme Court today cancelled electronic passes for lawyers. New Delhi: No more in-person hearings will be held in Supreme Court till further orders, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde said today as the top court ordered sealing of lawyers’ chambers amid rising number of coronavirus cases across India. The court is “working… Read More »

Delhi High Court On Comedian Kunal Kamra, Behaviour That Can’t Be Permitted

New Delhi: Comedian Kunal Kamra’s petition challenging the flying ban on him by most domestic airlines was not accepted today by the Delhi High Court, which disapproved of his conduct. “This kind of behaviour certainly cannot be permitted,” said the High Court. Kunal Kamra has been banned by five airlines for heckling a TV channel… Read More »

Madhya Pradesh Floor Test For Kamal Nath At 2 pm After Supreme Court Order

Kamal Nath’s government plunged into a crisis with the resignation of 22 Congress MLAs. New Delhi: The floor test of the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh will be held at 2 pm on Friday, the assembly secretariat has announced after the Supreme Court set a 5 pm deadline in response to a BJP petition… Read More »

Nirbhaya Convicts To Be Executed At 5:30 am, Top Court Rejects Petition

The four have been convicted for the gangrape and murder of a paramedical student in 2012 New Delhi: Less than two hours to go for the execution, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court dismissed the last appeal from men convicted for the horrifying gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in Delhi, dubbed Nirbhaya, more… Read More »

Kolkata Court Nixes Polish Student’s Deportation, Calls It Paranoid Overreaction

In his petition before the Calcutta high court, the student had prayed for a restraining order (File) Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday set aside a ”Leave India” notice issued to a Polish student by the Centre for allegedly participating in an anti-CAA rally in Kolkata, terming it a “paranoid over-reaction”. Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharyya… Read More »

Congress, BJP Spar In Top Court Over Madhya Pradesh

BJP vs Congress in Supreme Court over Madhya Pradesh government crisis New Delhi: The BJP is destroying democracy by muzzling power, the Congress claimed in the Supreme Court today as the two heavyweights of Indian politics locked horns over the Madhya Pradesh government crisis. Appearing for the ruling Congress, senior advocate Dushyant Dave accused the… Read More »

Furious Supreme Court Warns Of Contempt Over Telecom Dues: 10 Points

“We won’t spare officials who allowed reassessment of telecom dues,” the Supreme Court said New Delhi: The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the government for suggesting reassessment of the huge dues owed by telecom companies — called adjusted gross revenues (AGR) – and saying the “entire country” was being misled. The government had… Read More »

Help Free 16 MLAs In BJP Captivity, Congress Petitions Supreme Court

Most of the 22 MLAs, loyal to Jyotiraditya Scindia, flew to Bengaluru last week (File) New Delhi: The ruling Congress in Madhya Pradesh, facing collapse after a section of its MLAs flew to Bengaluru and quit the party, petitioned the Supreme Court today for help to “release” its lawmakers from what it called “BJP captivity”.… Read More »

Citizenship Amendment Act CAA Perfectly Legal, Can’t Be Questioned Before Court, Centre To Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is hearing scores of petitions challenging that Citizenship Amendment (Act). New Delhi: The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is “perfectly legal and constitutional”, the government today told the Supreme Court, asserting that the citizenship law was a matter concerning the sovereign power of parliament and “could not be questioned” before the court. “Only… Read More »