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

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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… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »

Court reduced compensation to driver citing negligence

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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… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »