Case update

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

Case update

Kashmir: Supreme Court asks Centre, J&K Government to produce orders on communications lockdown

Kashmir Times editor Anuradha Bhasin in a rejoinder affidavit had earlier sought direction to Jammu and Kashmir administration to produce the orders under which the communications gag was imposed in the region.

October 16,2019

Case update

Land Acquisition Act: Justice Arun Mishra refuses to recuse amid growing online criticism

“If I know I can be influenced by anybody other than God, then I will be the first person to recuse,” he said, asking the petitioners to provide a satisfactory reason for his recusal

October 16,2019

Case update

Bhima Koregoan case: Supreme Court extends Gautam Navlakha’s interim protection from arrest

Besides Navlakha, four other rights activists – Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves and Sudha Bharadwaj – are accused in the case.

October 15,2019

Case update

Bhima Koregaon case: Bombay HC denies bail to Sudha Bharadwaj, Arun Ferreira and Vernon Gonsalves

All three accused have been booked under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and other provisions of the IPC by the Pune police which has accused them of inciting caste-based violence at Koregaon Bhima in January, 2018.

October 15,2019

Case update

Supreme Court rejects fresh PIL seeking to link social media accounts with Aadhaar

The apex court on Monday rejected a PIL filed by a BJP leader and a lawyer, stating that a similar matter is pending in the Madras High Court

October 14,2019

Case update

Supreme Court asks Centre, states to file reply on plea for RTI portals

The apex court earlier in August had issued a notice to the central government and all the state governments. However, no reply has been filed by any of the respondents till date.

October 14,2019

Life & Letters

Google Doodle celebrates 155th birth anniversary of women’s rights activist and poet Kamini Roy

The Bengali poet, educator and activist also has the distinction of being the first woman to graduate with honours in British India. Known for her work in advocating for women's rights, she helped advance feminism in the Indian subcontinent.

October 12,2019

Case update

Gujarat High Court pulls up state govt for the death of a manual scavenger

Taking the death of a manual scavenger due to inhaling poisonous gas while entering a gutter to clean it, the Gujarat High Court has directed the state government to take action against the chief municipal officer.

October 12,2019

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