SC declines permission to carry out Muharram procession across country

The Supreme Court Thursday declined permission for carrying out Muharram procession across the country and asked Lucknow-based petitioner to move before the Allahabad High Court with his plea. The apex court said how can it pass a general order for the whole country. A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S […]

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Supreme Court agrees to hear former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar’s plea against HC order declaring his election as void

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar’s plea challenging the Delhi High Court’s verdict holding as “void” his election to the legislative assembly in 2015 polls for furnishing false information of his educational qualification in the nomination papers. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde issued […]

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SC slaps fine of Rs 5 lakh on states for failing to file reply on PIL for community kitchen.

Irked over repeated failures of the states to file their replies, the Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily and imposed cost of Rs five lakh on them for not complying with its directions to file their affidavits on a PIL seeking setting up of community kitchens across the country. A bench of Justice N […]

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Supreme Court collegium recommends Justice V Ramasubramanian as CJ of Himachal HC

Justice V Ramasubramanian, the senior-most judge of the Madras High Court, has been elevated as the Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court, according to a resolution passed by the Supreme Court collegium. The collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, passed the resolution on May 10. In its resolution, the Supreme Court […]

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HC dismisses demand by MHAA on appointment of judges

Taking a dig at advocates and Bar Association leaders who filed a PIL opposing the list of nine names forwarded by the High Court to the Supreme Court for appointment as judges, the Madras High Court today said if this type of unhealthy trend continued, all cases would end being transferred to other courts. A […]

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HC directs Registrar file report on destitute home

Madras High Court today directed Registrar of the court to visit the Akshaya Trust Destitute Home here along with Medical Officers and ascertain the mental and physical conditions of the inmates there. They should file a report about the conditions prevailing there along with the desires of the inmates, Justice V Ramasubramanian and Justice V […]

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