Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde congratulated by Bar leaders.

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Newly-appointed Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde on Monday sat on the dais in a courtroom with Chief Justice of Jamaica Bryan Sykes and senior-most Judge of Bhutan’s Supreme Court, Justice Kuenlay Tshering, a first for the head of the Indian apex court. Justice Bobde, 63, was administered the oath of office by President […]

Metro project: Calcutta High Court gives permission to move tunnel-boring machine up to 5 metres

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The Calcutta High Court allowed the Kolkata Metro Railway Corporation (KMRC) on Monday to move a tunnel-boring machine up to five metres in the city’s Bowbazar area, where an aquifer burst in August during drilling operations, leading to several houses collapsing. The KMRC had moved the high court seeking its permission to move the machine […]

Woman moves Bombay High Court for ban on TikTok.

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A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking a ban on video app TikTok for being a medium of “unfiltered sexual content, and harming youths of the country”. The petition was filed on November 11 by Mumbai-resident Heena Darvesh, a mother of three children. Copies of the PIL were […]

Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala opens for 2-month long pilgrimage season.

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Amid tight security, the gates of the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala were thrown open for the two-month long Mandala-Makaravilakku pilgrimage season Kandararu Mahesh Mohanararu opened the sanctum sanctorum of the temple at 5 pm, and performed the poojas, as hundreds of devotees from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and other neighbouring states thronged the shrine located […]

Justice Ranjan Gogoi retires as CJI

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 Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the first person from northeast to reach the top of judiciary and credited for bringing the curtains down on the decades old politically and religiously sensitive Ayodhya land dispute, retired as the chief justice of India on Sunday. Justice Gogoi’s tenure as judge and as CJI was marked by some controversies and […]

Court issues notice to ED on Ratul Puri’s bail plea.

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A Delhi court has sought response from the Enforcement Directorate on the bail plea of Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in a money laundering case related to the VVIP chopper scam. Special Judge Arvind Kumar issued notice to the ED and directed it to file a reply by November 22, […]

Delhi HC mentions another case facts in Chidambaram bail order

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The facts of another case have found mention in the Delhi High Court order denying bail to former union finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money-laundering case. In his 41-page verdict on November 15, Justice Suresh Kumar Kait of the high court reproduced some paragraphs from a 2017 Supreme Court order rejecting bail […]