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 »

Enforcement Directorate attaches immovable, movable assets worth Rs 3.14 crore under PMLA Act

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On Friday, Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached immovable & movable assets of accused Amit Kohli, Diwakar Gupta & others, worth Rs 3.14 crore under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) in a case related to the illegal export of prescription drugs & psychotropic substances. According to the probe agency, the attached asset includes immovable & movable property… Read more »

High Court asks Govt to Take Policy Decision on Liquor Ban

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The Uttarakhand HC has given the state govt 6 months to formulate a policy to implement provisions of the Excise Act which provide for prohibition of alcohol in the state. A division bench of the high court comprising Chief Justice (CJ) Ramesh Ranganathan & Justice Alok Kumar Verma directed the state govt on Thursday to take a… Read more »

Amrapali Case: List of Aggrieved Homebuyers Submitted to SC

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A list of 6,000 aggrieved homebuyers of 6 different Amrapali projects was on Friday submitted to the SC on its direction by their counsel M L Lahoty. On Aug 26, a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra asked Lahoty to furnish project-wise details of the people, who are presently residing in various apartments of the… Read more »

Missing LLM student found in Rajasthan, Supreme Court asks Police to bring her to Court, will interact with her in Chambers

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The missing 23-year-old LLM student has been found by the Police in Rajasthan on Friday morning. She will be produced in the Supreme Court in before the police take her home. The law student had gone missing after accusing BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand, 72, of harassment. Her family had expressed concerns about her safety and accused the Police of trying to pressurise… Read more »

Pulwama Youth Moves High Court, Wants Communication Blackout Lifted

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A Kashmiri youth from Pulwama who lives in Bengaluru has moved the Karnataka HC seeking immediate restoration of all modes of communication, including mobile, landline & internet connections in Jammu & Kashmir. In his petition, Syed Peerzada Suheel Ahmed, 23, a resident of Electronics City, claimed the communication blackout imposed by the central govt since Aug 4 have left… Read more »

High Court: Hire Law Officers on Contract in City’s 16 jails

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Delhi HC has advised the state govt to appoint law officers on a contractual basis in the 16 jails of the capital for their better administration & smooth functioning. A bench of Chief Justice (CJ) DN Patel & Justice C Hari Shankar on Thursday made the remarks while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking appointment of one law officer in each of… Read more »