What procedure is followed on pleas seeking ban on outfits?

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The Bombay High Court on Wednesday sought to know from the Union government what procedure is followed before deciding a representation seeking ban on an outfit for alleged unlawful activities. A division bench of Justices R V More and S P Tavade was hearing a petition filed by one Arshad Ali Ansari, seeking a direction […]

HC dismisses plea seeking voting rights for prisoners.

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The Delhi High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking voting rights for prisoners, saying the facility was provided under the law and it can be taken away by law. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar said the Supreme Court has held that the right to cast vote was […]

Man convicted of harassing wife for dowry.

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A court in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district has sentenced a police sub-inspector and his parents to two years imprisonment for harassing his wife for dowry. Chief Judicial Magistrate Raj Magal Singh Yadav has also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on the convicts. Rekha was being harassed for dowry demands for many years, her lawyer […]

SC refuses to entertain plea on Gargi College incident.

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The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a plea seeking a CBI probe into the alleged molestation of students during a cultural festival at the all-woman Gargi College here last week. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde asked lawyer M L Sharma, who mentioned the matter seeking urgent hearing, to move […]

SC directs parties to upload on website details of pending criminal cases against candidates.

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 The Supreme Court on Thursday directed all political parties to upload on their website details of pending criminal cases against candidates contesting polls, noting that there has been an alarming increase in criminalisation of politics. The apex court said political parties will also have to upload reasons for selecting candidates with pending criminal cases on […]

Sabarimala case: SC holds it c.an refer questions of law to larger bench

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The Supreme Court on Monday held that its five-judge bench can refer questions of law to a larger bench while exercising its limited power under review jurisdiction in the Sabarimala case. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde framed seven questions to be heard by a nine-judge Constitutional bench on issues relating to […]

SC upholds constitutional validity of SC/ST Amendment Act, 2018.

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The Supreme Court Monday upheld the constitutional validity of SC/ST Amendment Act, 2018 saying a court can grant anticipatory bail only in cases where a prima facie case is not made out. A preliminary inquiry is not essential before lodging an FIR under the act nor is the approval of senior police officials, said a […]

Omar Abdullah’s sister Sara Abdullah Pilot moves SC challenging his detention under PSA

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Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah’s sister on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging his detention under the Public Safety Act. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for petitioner Sara Abdullah Pilot, mentioned the matter for urgent listing before a bench headed by Justice N V Ramana. Sibal told the bench that they have […]