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Ram Janmabhoomi case: Muslim parties approach SC, categorically reject recommendations of leaked mediation panel report

Ejaz Maqbool, the lawyer of the Muslim parties have filed a plea in the Supreme Court categorically rejecting the reported recommendations made by the mediation panel in the Ayodhya case. 
ED objects to Shivakumar's bail plea, court reserves order

DK Shivakumar has hit a triple century, has acquired 300 properties with disproportionate funds: ED tells court

Pleading to the court for granting bail, Shivakumar's lawyer and Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi stated that the former Karnataka minister has already spent 45 days inside the jail.
Hindu Sabha and Hindu Sena file complaint against advocate Rajeev Dhavan for tearing down documents

All India Hindu Mahasabha and Hindu Sena file complaint against advocate Rajeev Dhavan for tearing apart Ram Janmabhoomi maps

Senior Advocate Rajeev Dhavan had yesterday lost his cool and shredded the documents and maps of Ram Janmasthan placed before the court by Hindu Mahasabha counsel Vikas Singh.
Rajeev Dhavan has a meltdown inside courtroom, tears up papers and maps presented as evidence

Ayodhya case: Twitter erupts with jokes after Rajeev Dhavan, advocate representing Muslim side has a dramatic meltdown in Court

The social media platform has been flooded with hilarious memes and jokes after Dhavan had a meltdown in SC today.

Ram Janmabhoomi case: Supreme Court concludes hearing of all parties, reserves judgement

The Supreme Court has finished hearing all arguments in the Ayodhya case one hour before the set deadline and has allowed the parties to submit their written notes over the next three days. 

Hindus have been demanding restitution since 1528 for the Ram Temple destroyed by Islamist barbarians, Rajeev Dhavan

Senior Advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who is representing one of the Muslim parties in the Ram Janambhoomi dispute, is having a pretty bad day.

Ram Janmabhoomi case: Rajeev Dhavan representing Muslim parties justifies his meltdown in court, says CJI gave him permission

After tearing off maps and documents provided by Sr Adv Singh, Sr Adv Rajeev Dhavan justified his epic meltdown in courtroom
Hearing continues on the last day of the protracted Ayodhya dispute

Half Time: Read what the litigants in the Ram Janmabhoomi case argued on the last day of the hearing up until lunch

Representing the Sunni Waqf Board in Ayodhya case, Senior Advocate Rajeev Dhawan maps and documents furnished by the All India Hindu Mahasabha staking their claim on the disputed land in Ayodhya.
SC is hearing the Ram Janambhoomi case daily

Ayodhya Dispute: Muslim parties seem to have given up hope for a favourable verdict and are afraid of floodgates opening

The Ayodhya Verdict does have the potential to open floodgates on the Temple reclamation project.

Ram Janmabhoomi case: Senior Advocate Rajeev Dhavan representing Muslim parties has a complete meltdown, tears up maps, papers

Sr adv Rajiv Dhavan has a complete meltdown on the last day of hearing on Ram Janmabhoomi case in Supreme Court
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Ram Janmabhoomi case: Sunni Waqf Board may give up claim to title, but with conditions, lawyer denies knowledge

The Sunni Waqf Board has informed the Supreme Court about withdrawing the claim to title through the mediation panel.

Ram Janmabhoomi Case: Supreme Court likely to conclude arguments today

The Supreme Court is likely to deliver its verdict on Ram Janmabhoomi case on November 17.
ED to interrogate Chidambaram inside Tihar

INX Media case: ED may arrest P Chidambaram tomorrow after interrogating in Tihar jail where he is currently lodged by CBI Court

P Chidambaram has been in custody since August 21 and is currently lodged in the Tihar jail.
Karnataka HC directs state government to pay Rs 1 lakh fine to S Jaikanth, it has also ordered a compensation of Rs 1 lakh to be provided to the petitioner within a month

Karnataka HC slams police for action against FB page admin who posted against HD Kumaraswamy and others, orders inquiry

A complaint was filed against S Jaikanth, admin of Facebook page 'Troll Maga', for allegedly posting abusive and insulting posts against former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, CM HD Kumaraswamy and his son Nikhil Kumaraswamy. 

Rajeev Dhavan’s effusive praise for Aurangzeb captures brilliantly the essential position in favour of Babri Masjid

Rajeev Dhavan, the advocate for Muslim parties in the Ram Janambhoomi land dispute, appears to be clutching at straws as he heaped praise on Aurangzeb during the hearing
Bombay HC rejects bail plea of alleged Urban Naxals Sudha Bharadwaj, Arun Fareira and Vernon Gonsalves

Bombay HC rejects the bail pleas of alleged ‘Urban Naxals’ Sudha Bharadwaj, Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira

 The bail plea was moved in the month of August and the court had begun hearing on August 27. The court had reserved the judgement on October 7.

Islam is much more than Quran: Rajeev Dhavan representing Muslim side in Ram Janmabhoomi case says in Supreme Court

Rajeev Dhavan, the advocate representing the Muslim side in Ram Janmabhoomi case, spoke of the Quran and also contended in the apex court why the Hindu side was not being questioned by the Supreme Court

Bombay HC observes journalists have no special privilege or greater freedom than others to ruin the reputation of a citizen

The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court observed in a recent judgement that "journalists do not enjoy special privileges or greater freedom than others to make imputations or allegations that are sufficient to ruin the reputation of a citizen".
Delhi HC has acquitted an accused in a rape case saying jilting a lover is not crime and consensual sex between adults can't be held as rape

Jilting a lover, abhorrent as it may seem, not a punishable offence under IPC: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court was hearing an appeal against an order of acquittal passed by an Additional Sessions Judge in a rape case.
Gujarat HC rejected Sanjiv Bhatt's sentence suspension plea

Tainted ex-cop Sanjiv Bhatt has ‘scant regard for the truth’, observes HC as it rejects his sentence suspension plea. Read full order

Gujarat HC last month rejected sentence suspension plea of disgraced ex-cop Sanjiv Bhatt.

SC asks status quo to be maintained in Aarey Colony, government to not cut any more trees, next hearing on 21st October

Some students had sent a letter to the Chief Justice of India today seeking a stay on cutting the trees, which was signed off by Dhananjay Ranjan, a 4th-year law student of Lloyd Law College, Noida.
Bombay HC dismisses petition filed by activists to put a stay on tree felling in Aarey

Bombay HC dismisses fresh plea seeking stay order on tree felling in Aarey, project to continue

Yesterday, the Bombay HC had granted its approval for tree felling in Aarey for the ongoing metro project.

Guru Ravidas temple row: Supreme Court asks parties to come back to it with amicable solution for alternate site

The Ravidas temple was demolished on August 21 by the Delhi Development Authority following the Supreme Court's direction on long-standing land encroachment dispute.

Metro shed in Aarey Colony gets green signal as Bombay High Court dismisses all petitions against felling of trees

Path clears for Mumbai metro car shed as Bombay HC dismisses plea against BMC's decision to cut trees to make way for the depot
Court extends P Chidambaram’s judicial custody till October 17

P Chidambaram’s judicial custody extended till October 17 by CBI court

P Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI on August 21. He is currently lodged in the Tihar jail.

Pakistan faces yet another embarrassment, British HC rules in favour of India in Nizam of Hyderabad’s property rights case

The British HC' order saying that the property of Nizam of Hyderabad belongs to India helped unmask Pakistan's deceit
JJC report on detention of minors in Kashmir slams reports by media portals, calls it 'fictional imagination'

Read details: Juvenile Justice Committee report on ‘minor boys arrested in Kashmir’ calls out lies of Quint, Scroll, and Washington Post

Interestingly, the 'activists' Eenakshi Ganguly and Shanta Sinha had based their petition not on actual complains but on reports by news portals such as The Quint, The Scroll, Caravan and Washington Post.

Ram Mandir case: SC reprimands Muslim parties for constantly repeating same argument, Rajeev Dhavan apologises for interruptions

Rajeev Dhavan had tried to drown Vaidyanathan’s arguments in the Ram Mandir case by interrupting through the microphone

Buying only Halal meat and not Jhatka, Kosher is discriminatory: McDonald’s India gets legal notice

The legal notice was sent to McDonald's India for serving only Halal meat and not Kosher and Jhatka.
P Chidambaram’s application seeking home cooked food in Tihar to be heard on the last day of his judicial custody

P Chidambaram appeals for home-cooked food inside Tihar, court to hear plea on the day his judicial custody ends

P Chidambaram’s judicial custody at Tihar is set to end on October 3, the same day when the court listed his application seeking home-cooked food inside jail.

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