MP political crisis: SC suggests Speaker interact with rebel MLAs via video link.

The Supreme Court on Thursday suggested that Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker N P Prajapati should interact with the rebel Congress MLAs through video link or the court can appoint an observer to allay the fear that the legislators are in captivity. However, the Speaker refused to accept the top court’s proposal. A bench comprising Justices […]

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Disciplinary Action Against Employee For Conviction In Criminal Case Not Barred Due To Suspension Of Sentence : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has reiterated that disciplinary action against an employee for conviction in a criminal case is not barred due to the suspension of sentence. On this premise, a division bench comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and Hemant Gupta set aside a judgment passed by a division bench of Gujarat High Court which restrained the Life […]

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Supreme Court notice to Uttrakhand govt on plea seeking restoration of forest area in Pauri

 The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Uttarakhand government on a plea seeking restoration of forest area in Gadoli-Mandakhal in the state’s Pauri district. A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Hemant Gupta issued notices to the Uttarakhand government and others while directing them to file their replies in six weeks. The […]

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New chief justice of MP High Court Justice Hemant Gupta takes charge

Justice Hemant Gupta today took oath as the chief justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court at a brief ceremony held at the Raj Bhawan here. Governor O P Kohli administered the oath of office and secrecy to Justice Gupta. The function was attended by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and members of the judiciary […]

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Hearing on Petition on Screening of MSG Deferred

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today deferred till January 27 hearing on a petition seeking a stay on the screening of the controversial movie Messenger of . The petition filed by Mohali-based Kalghidhar Sewak Jatha came before a division bench of justices Hemant Gupta and Haripal Verma who directed that the petition be placed […]

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