Centre moves SC seeking 7-day deadline for hanging death row convicts.

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The Centre on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court for fixing a seven-day deadline for executing death penalty of condemned prisoners. The plea of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) assumes significance in view of the the death row convicts in the sensational Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case of 2012 filing review, curative and mercy petitions, […]

Plea filed in Delhi HC seeking contempt proceedings against ‘Chhapaak’ makers.

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A petition seeking contempt proceedings against the makers of Deepika Padukone-starrer film ‘Chhapaak’ was Wednesday filed in the Delhi High Court by an advocate who represented acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal on whose life the movie is based. Advocate Aparna Bhat approached the HC, saying that film director Meghna Gulzar and producer Fox Star Studios […]

No last wishes for Nirbhaya convicts ahead of hanging on Feb 1.

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The four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape-murder case, who are set to be hanged on February 1, have not given any response on being asked about their last wish before execution, the NDTV has reported citing sources. Fresh death warrants were issued by a Delhi court on January 17 for the hanging of Vinay […]

Supreme Court refuses to stay CAA, gives Centre four weeks to file response

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The Supreme Court of India (SC) on January 22 gave the Centre four weeks to file a response to petitions challenging constitutional validity of the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde A three-judge bench, headed by refused to stay implementation of CAA or the National Population Register (NPR) in […]

Disqualification of lawmakers : SC asks Parliament to rethink powers of Speaker in deciding pleas.

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Parliament to ponder over the power of the Speaker in deciding petitions seeking disqualification of lawmakers, observing that he also belong to a political party. The suggestion for devising an independent mechanism to deal with disqualification pleas against lawmakers came in a judgment by which the top court asked […]

SC Judge recuses from hearing Vijay Mallya’s plea against Karnataka HC order for payment of Rs 3,101 Cr.

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Supreme Court judge Justice R F Nariman January 20 recused himself from hearing a plea of fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya against a Karnataka High Court directing him to pay Rs 3,101 crore to a consortium of banks. A bench of Justices Nariman and S Ravindra Bhat observed that Mallya has not deposited a single penny […]