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Democracy and Rule of Law

SC restores powers of Delhi government

While CJI Dipak Misra, Justices Khanwilkar and Sikri insisted on ‘collaborative federal structure’, Justice Chandrachud underlined the importance of ‘constitutional morality’.

July 4,2018

Case update

State can’t appoint acting DGPs: Supreme Court

Law and rules framed by any of the States or the Central Government running counter to the direction shall remain in abeyance to the aforesaid extent.

July 3,2018

Case update

SC reserves order in PIL on cow vigilantism

Senior Advocate Indira Jaising told the Court that merely issuing advisories to states was not sufficient and the Union of India ‘couldn’t just run away from its duty’ of protecting its citizens.

July 3,2018

Transparency and Accountability

Challenge to FCRA amendments

Alterations to the FCRA avail grounds to ‘foreign companies, lobby groups and wealthy individuals’ to exert influence over Indian politics and democracy vis-à-vis corruption, the PIL claims.

July 3,2018

Case update

Inquiry Against Odisha High Court Judges reconstituted

Inquiry got halted due to its chairperson Justice S.J. Vazifdar and one of the member, Justice T.Vaiphei retired on May 2, 2018, and March 1, 2018, respectively.

July 3,2018

Case update

‘Talib Hussain was 200 kms away’

Deepika Singh Rajawat says J&K Police should be allowed to do its investigation properly.

July 3,2018

Case update

Supreme Court chastises Centre

It was submitted before the court that more than 40,000 appeals/complaints were pending for adjudication in the CIC and SICs, threreby frustrating the very object of the Right to Information Act, 2005.

July 3,2018

Case update

SC upholds appointments of CVC, VC

The bureaucrats were under scanner for their alleged involvement in high-voltage corruption cases.

July 2,2018

Case update

National Company Law Tribunal, Jaipur

Union Government issues notification

June 29,2018

Case update

PIL on CIC, SIC vacancies

The petition has been jointly filed by noted RTI activists Anjali Bhardwaj, Commodore Lokesh K Batra (Retd) and Amrita Johri.

June 28,2018

Case update

Maharashtra opposes books on Vivekananda

Had there been a provision in the prison manual for such circumstances, this would not have arisen, says lawyer-activist from Nagpur.

June 26,2018

Civil Society

Citizens’ Solidarity with Voices of Democracy

Condemning the arrest of five human rights activists, professors and lawyers in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon.

June 26,2018

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