Contempt notice: M Nageswara Rao reaches Supreme Court

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M Nageswara Rao reaches Supreme Court to appear in connection with the contempt notice issued against him by the court for transferring the CBI officer probing the Bihar shelter home cases. The court had issued the notice to Rao for transferring joint director A K Sharma out of CBI. Rao on Monday admitted that as… Read more »

Supreme Court allowed NGO Naz Foundation Trust to withdraw curative plea against verdict recriminalising consensual gay sex

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The Supreme Court Monday allowed NGO Naz Foundation Trust to withdraw its curative plea challenging the apex court’s 2013 verdict that had again criminalised gay sex between two consenting adults. A bench headed comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna considered the plea of the NGO that its curative plea has now become… Read more »

Supreme Court asks Kolkata police chief to cooperate with CBI.

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 The Supreme Court Tuesday directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to make himself available before the CBI and “faithfully” cooperate with the agency in investigation of cases arising out of the Saradha chit fund scam probe. The apex court said Kumar will appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for investigation at Shillong in… Read more »

Supreme Court once again refuses to stay amendments to SC/ST Act

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday once again refused to stay amendments to the SC/ST Act that restored the no anticipatory bail provision and said all matters including the Centre’s review petition will be heard on February 19. A bench headed by Justice U U Lalit said the issue requires hearing in detail and it will… Read more »

Supreme Court seeks information on detention centres and foreigners detained there in Assam

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The Supreme Court Monday directed the Centre to provide it various details including number of functional detention centres in Assam and the number of foreigners detained there during the last 10 years. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna was hearing a petition filed by activist Harsh Mander on the condition… Read more »

Supreme Court refuses to stay amendments to SC/ST Act

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The Supreme Court Thursday refused to stay the proposed amendments to the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act which restored the no anticipatory bail provision for the accused. A bench headed by Justice A K Sikri said the pending review petition filed by the Centre against the apex court’s March 20, 2018 verdict and the pleas… Read more »

Supreme Court asks UPSC secretary to appear in court

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the UPSC secretary to personally appear and inform the court if the commission prepares a panel of senior IPS officers for director general of police (DGP) appointments by state governments. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi sought the presence of the Union Public Service Commission secretary at… Read more »