Bilkis Bano case : Supreme Court directs Gujarat government to give Rs 50 lakh compensation, job and accommodation

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The Supreme Tuesday directed the Gujarat government to give Rs 50 lakh compensation, a job and accommodation to Bilkis Bano who was gang raped during the 2002 riots in the state. A bench headed by Chief Justice Rajan Gogoi was informed by the Gujarat government that action has been taken against the erring police officials… Read more »

Rafale: Supreme Court issues contempt notice to Rahul Gandhi

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The Supreme Court Tuesday issued criminal contempt notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his “chowkidar chor” remarks on the Rafale judgment, which the apex court had said were “incorrectly attributed” to it. The top court said it will hear on April 30 the criminal contempt petition filed by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi against Gandhi… Read more »

5 Supreme Court benches start proceedings late.

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Five Supreme Court benches, presided over by five senior-most judges including CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Tuesday started court proceedings an hour later at 11:30 AM. However, the other Supreme Court benches started functioning at 10:30 AM, the usual time for resumption of judicial proceedings in the apex court. The Supreme Court display board notified that from… Read more »

Sexual harassment allegations against CJI Ranjan Gogoi : Supreme Court seeks response from lawyer who claimed conspiracy

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The Supreme Court Tuesday sought response from a lawyer, who had made a sensational claim that there was a conspiracy to make CJI Ranjan Gogoi resign by “framing him” in a false case of sexual harassment. A three-judge special bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra issued notice to lawyer Utsav Singh Bains and sought his… Read more »