7 accused in the 1984 Sikh Riots acquitted by the Supreme Court

03 May 2019 at 15:28

Seven persons who had been convicted by the trial court and the Delhi High Court for their alleged involvement in the 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots have been acquitted by the Supreme Court of India 89 persons including the seven appellants were convicted unde

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Bench-fixing allegations against the SC have left the Bench fuming, orders to be passed today

25 April 2019 at 15:04

In the matter of sexual harassment allegations against the Chief Justice of India, the apex court will pass orders today on the inquiry into the bench-fixing allegations raised by the Advocate.Advocate Bains filed an affidavit in suomoto proceeding b

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3 judge bench constituted to look into sexual harassment claims against the Chief Justice of India

24 April 2019 at 15:28

A panel of Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana and Indira Banerjee will inquire into the allegations of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.Justice Bobde, who is next in line to be the Chief Justice of India was assigned by the CJI

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PIL filed in the Supreme Court of India challenging Section 62(5) Representation of People Act

18 April 2019 at 18:31

A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Supreme Court of India challenging the provisions of Section 62(5) of the Representation of the People Act 1951 (RP Act). Section 62(5) prohibits a person confined in the prison from casting his/her

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Does the performance of Judicial functions by Revenue Officials violate the doctrine of Separation of powers

16 April 2019 at 16:41

The High Court of Karnataka has been hearing an issue based on a reference. It has been noticed that the Assistant Commissioner and the Deputy Commissioner both of them are discharging dual functions i.e. administrative and judicial under several ena

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Court cannot order the police to submit a charge-sheet on receiving a closure report in a case said the SC

16 April 2019 at 16:41

A magistrate cannot order the police to file charge sheet after receiving a closure or refer report, emphasized the Supreme Court of India. A criminal case filed against the accused charged under Section 326, 294 of the Indian Penal Code and Section

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Political parties should submit details of donations through electoral bonds by May 31 to the ECI: SC

16 April 2019 at 10:41

The Supreme Court of India rejected to stay the Election Bonds (EB) Scheme after 2019 General Elections. The court ordered all parties to provide all the details regarding the donations received by of EBs and the identity of the donors, total amount

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SC inflicted fined of Rs. 20 Lakhs on West Bengal Government for banning a film

11 April 2019 at 18:05

The Supreme Court of India inflicted fine of Rs. 20 Lakhs on West Bengal Government for banning the film “BhobhishyoterBhoot”. The apex court showed concern over “growing intolerance” in the field of art in our society. It fur

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100% court fees refund to the parties if a suit is settled by Lok Adalats says the Bombay High Court

11 April 2019 at 18:05

The Bombay High Court recently made clear that if cases were settled by LokAdalats, the parties should be refunded the full court fee paid by them.The Bench cited Section 21 of Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 and Section 16 of the Central Court

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SC's order dated 10 April 2019 on 36 Rafale Procurement Case

11 April 2019 at 10:44

In the Review Petitions, the petitioners have relied upon the documents, some of which could not have been placed in public domain. The Central Government raised an objection that while considering Review Petitions, the said documents may not be cons

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SC: Financial Capacity of the complainant if questioned needs to be explained under Section 138 NIA act

11 April 2019 at 10:18

The Supreme Court of India noticed that in a cheque bounce case the complainant is bound to unfold the details of his/her financial capacity, while a question is raised by the accused through leading evidence to that effect.The accused questioned the

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Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official court language, alongside Arabic and English

09 April 2019 at 15:44

The move follows a decision taken in November last year, as a part of the bilingual litigation system requiring plaintiffs to translate court documents into English in all civil and commercial cases lodged in Abu Dhabi courts if the defendant does no

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SC issues notice to Election Commission in PIL seeking action against speeches on caste and communal lines

09 April 2019 at 15:39

A Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna issued notice to the Election Commission in a petition filed by an NRI from Sharjah, Harpreet Mansukhani.The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Election

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Disclosure of Foreign Assets & ITR of 5-years are now mandatory for Lok Sabha & Assembly election contestants

09 April 2019 at 15:38

Candidates planning to contest the elections for Legislative Assembly of the states or Lok Sabha have to fulfill certain criteria. They also have to submit a list of documents without which their nomination will be rejected.The government has recentl

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SC orders ECI to increase VVPAT verification from one EVM to five in each constituency

09 April 2019 at 15:37

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has been directed by the Supreme Court to increase the verification of Voter Verified Paper Trail (VVPAT) from one Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) per constituency to any five randomly picked up EVMs in a consti

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Bombay HC grants permission to Doctors to medically terminate a pregnancy if a mother's life is in danger

05 April 2019 at 16:34

The Bombay High Court pronounced Landmark directions this Wednesday after hearing cases related to women seeking permission to medically terminate their pregnancy, it is to be noted that length of their respective pregnancies had exceeded the mark of

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Madras High Court passes an order to ban the Tik Tok app

04 April 2019 at 15:14

The Madras High Court has ordered the state authorities to put prohibition upon downloading the TikTok mobile application.A writ petition filed in the Madras High Court has highlighted a dangerous issue. The writ petition is to direct to take appropr

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SC quashes circular issued by RBI ordering banks to take defaulting companies to insolvency

02 April 2019 at 17:59

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a notice on February 122019, stating that banks should initiate insolvency proceedings against companies having debts of Rs. 2000 crores and above which has been struck down today by the Hon’ble Supreme Co

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PIL filed to bring Political Parties under the ambit of The RTI Act in SC

01 April 2019 at 17:01

A petition was filed by Ashwani Kumar Upadhyay in the Supreme Court of India praying that all the political parties registered with the Election Commissionof India be brought under the Right to Information Act (RTI). He also prayed that political par

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SC Pulls Up WB Govt For Unofficial Ban Of Film "Bhobishyoter Bhoot"

28 March 2019 at 18:20

The Supreme Court pulled up the West Bengal Government after it was brought to its notice that the film ""Bhobishyoter Bhoot" has not been screened within the limits of Kolkata.The bench comprising of Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice

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