Supreme Court Collegium proposes Elevation of Justices Ravindra Bhat, Krishna Murari, Hrishikesh and Ramasubramanian Roy as Supreme Court Judges [Read Resolution]

The SC Collegium has recommended the elevation of four Chief Justices of High Courts as Supreme Court judges. They are : 1.    Justice S Ravindra Bhat, Chief Justice of High Court of Rajasthan 2.    Justice V Ramasubramanian, Chief Justice of High Court of Himachal Pradesh 3.    Justice Hrishikesh Roy, Chief Justice of High Court […]

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Elgar Parishad case: CD title with Gonsalves suggests something anti-State, says high court

The Bombay High Court hearing a bail plea of Elgar Parishad-Bhima Koregaon case accused Vernon Gonsalves on Wednesday questioned his motive behind keeping copies of some books and CDs whose titles prima facie indicated they contained material against the State. The books and CDs the high court referred to included copies of Marxist Archives, a […]

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Supreme Court extends protection from arrest to Chidambaram till Thursday in INX Media money laundering case

The Supreme Court Wednesday extended till tomorrow the interim protection from arrest granted to former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). A bench of Justices R Banumathi and A S Bopanna heard arguments advanced by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta who said that Chidambaram was […]

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Babri demolition: SC asks UP govt to pass orders in 2 weeks on extension of special judge’s tenure

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to pass orders within two weeks on extension of tenure of the special judge conducting trial in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti, in Lucknow. A bench of justices R F Nariman and […]

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HC notice to Vijender Gupta on Arvind Kejriwal’s plea to quash summons in defamation case

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the state of National Capital Territory (NCT) and leader of opposition Vijender Gupta on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s plea to quash summons in a defamation complaint against him by the BJP leader. Justice Manoj Kumar Ohri issued notice to the state of NCT and Gupta seeking […]

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Delhi HC to hear on Sep 3 plea against Shah Faesal’s detention

The Delhi High Court said on Friday it will hear on September 3 former IAS officer Shah Faesal’s plea alleging he was illegally detained at Delhi airport on August 14 and taken back to Srinagar where he has been kept under house arrest. A bench of Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal asked both sides […]

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63 moons wins MPID case in Bombay HC;Court rules NSEL is not financial establishment

In a victory for 63 Moons Technologies Limited, formerly known as Financial Technologies (India) Ltd, and its group CEO Jignesh Shah in the Rs 5,600 crore National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) scam case the Bombay high court on Thursday held that it is not a financial institution and hence notifications for attachment of the company’s […]

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Court reduced compensation to driver citing negligence

Court cuts compensation to driver citing negligence : N.Lakshmanan, a load van driver who became partially disabled after meeting with an accident received a compensation of Rs 12.29 lakh awarded by a city motor accident claims tribunal. The tribunal, however, awarded the amount after deducting 10% of the total compensation amount, fixing contributory negligence on […]

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INX Media Case: Former Finance Minister, P Chidambaram sent to 4 days in CBI custody

P. Chidambaram was brought to Rouse Avenue Court complex around 3 pm after a medical check-up. His son Karti and wife Nalini had arrived much earlier. His team of lawyers including Senior Congress leaders Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Singhvi. Chidambaram, briefly spoken to his lawyers, later moved to the accused box as they waited for CBI judge, to […]

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