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Case update

J&K HC refuses to examine petitioners’ claim of being under house arrest

Petition filed by farooq Abdullah’s family. Otherwise fine

November 6,2019

Case update

RSS Ideologue K N Govindacharya seeks NIA probe into WhatsApp spying row

Says WhatsApp has committed perjury before the SC

November 5,2019

Case update

It’s a failure of the system that the accused have to wait for 20-25 years before their cases are finally decided, says Supreme Court

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta who was present in the court agreed with the concerns raised by CJI Gogoi. 

November 4,2019

Case update

There is nothing on record to show that the bovine were being transported for the purpose of slaughtering, the High Court said.

Rajasthan High Court quashes FIR and chargesheet against two sons of Pehlu Khan and truck driver [Read Order]

November 2,2019


President appoints Justice SA Bobde as the next CJI

CJI designate Bobde will have tenure till April 23, 2019

October 29,2019

Fundamental Rights

SC seeks reply from states, UTs on setting up of community kitchens to combat hunger

Petitioners Anun Dhawan, Ishann Dhawan and Kunjana Singh told the apex court that the Right to Food is a fundamental human right well recognized under national and international law

October 18,2019


Justice SA Bobde set to become 47th Chief Justice of India

Union Ministry of Law and Justice is likely to notify the appointment of Justice Bobde as next Chief Justice of India in a couple of days. CJI Gogoi is set to demit the office on November 17. 

October 18,2019


Supreme Court Collegium recommends appointment of Chief Justices in five High Courts

The Collegium has recommended appointment of five Chief Justices in the High Courts of Madras, Madhya Pradesh, Patna, Meghalaya, and Jharkhand.  

October 17,2019

Human Rights

NHRC issues notice to UP government over custodial death

The notice was issued on Wednesday to the Uttar Pradesh chief secretary and the director-general of police in connection with a death in police custody in Hapur district.

October 17,2019


Uttar Pradesh: Oudh Bar Association reiterates demand for expanding Lucknow bench’s jurisdiction

The association has stressed on attaching territorial jurisdiction of Kanpur, Bareilly and Moradabad revenue divisions with the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court.

October 17,2019

Right To Informtion

University bound to provide answer scripts to students under RTI, says Madras High Court

Stressing that university rules can’t override RTI Act, the court said that evaluated answer scripts fall squarely under the definition of the term “information” under the act and can be obtained by the students

October 17,2019

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