Case update

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

Case update

Detention of minor revoked by J&K Government

The Government has directed the SSP, Anantnag, to ensure minor is handed over to his family.

October 5,2019

Case update

Supreme Court grants protection to activist Gautam Navlakha from arrest

The top court on Friday asked Maharashtra government to show evidence against Gautam Navlakha and fixed the next date of hearing on October 15.

October 4,2019

Case update

Chidambaram to stay in Tihar jail, custody extended till October 17

Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader was produced before Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar upon the expiry of his custody on Thursday.

October 3,2019

Case update

Bhima-Koregaon case: Justice Bhat fifth Supreme Court judge to recuse from hearing Navlakha’s plea

On September 30, CJI Ranjan Gogoi had recused himself from hearing the plea filed by Navlakha, without stating any reasons. Later, on October 1, Justices N V Ramana, R Subhash Reddy and B R Gavai had recused themselves from hearing the matter

October 3,2019

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