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Case update

Supreme Court moved to restore Ravidas Temple in Delhi

A petition has been filed by two former MPs urging the Supreme Court to permit devotees offer prayers at the temple site at Tughlakabad. The temple was demolished by the Delhi Development Authority on August 10 following a top court's order.

August 27,2019

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NHRC notice to UP government over rotis, salt being served as midday meal to school students

A video showing a woman distributing rotis and another woman giving salt to children as midday meal at Siyur Primary School under Jamalpur block of Mirzapur has gone viral on social media.

August 27,2019

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Kashmir: Amnesty asks Modi government to release political prisoners, lift communications blackout

Criticising the communications blackout  and security clampdown, the human rights watchdog said on Monday that media restrictions had created an information black hole in Jammu and Kashmir – a region which has witnessed serious human rights violations in the past.

August 26,2019

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Supreme Court notice to Centre, states over plea for RTI portals

The petition that seeks legal empowerment of  Non Resident Indians maintained that the true objective of the Right to Information Act, 2005 would be fully achieved only after online RTI facilities are established across the country. 

August 26,2019

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INX Media case: Supreme Court rejects Chidambram’s petition against CBI arrest, to hear plea against ED on Tuesday

The apex court dismissed the petition for anticipatory bail in the corruption case lodged by the CBI, saying the plea has become “infructuous” as he had already been arrested. 

August 26,2019

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Kashmir: Sitaram Yechury moves Supreme Court against detention of CPI (M) leader MY Tarigami

Habeas corpus plea has been filed in the top court alleging that there has been no contact with Tarigami since August 4 after restrictions were imposed in Kashmir and several political leaders were taken into custody.

August 25,2019

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Outrage as Press Council of India upholds 'media gag' in Kashmir citing ‘national interest’

The media watchdog moved Supreme Court on Friday, challenging a petition filed by the Kashmir Times editor against ongoing communications blockade and restrictions on local journalists in the Valley  

August 24,2019

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Babri Masjid demolition case: Supreme Court directs UP govt to give protection to CBI judge

The Supreme Court also ordered the Uttar Pradesh government to extend the judge’s tenure within two weeks.

August 23,2019

Case update

‘I’ve spoken truth in public interest’: Priya Ramani tells court over sexual harassment charges against MJ Akbar

Journalist Priya Ramani on Friday narrated before a Delhi court details of her ordeal suffered at the hands of former editor and BJP leader MJ Akbar. The court will next hear the matter on September 7.

August 23,2019

Case update

INX Media Case: Chidambaram gets interim bail in ED case till Monday but to remain in CBI custody     

Supreme Court on Friday granted interim protection from arrest to the former Finance Minister in a case filed by the Enforcement Directorate. But he will remain in CBI custody till August 26

August 23,2019

Case update

Supreme Court to examine ‘Triple Talaq’ law, sends notice to the Centre

The apex court will soon examine the new law that criminalises the controversial Islamic practice which allows Muslim men to divorce their wives instantly

August 23,2019

Case update

Calcutta High Court stays arrest warrant against Shashi Tharoor over ‘Hindu Pakistan’ remarks

Tharoor had allegedly said at an event in Thiruvananthapuram that the BJP would rewrite the Constitution and pave the way for creation of a “Hindu Pakistan” if voted to power again.

August 23,2019

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