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Is Kamal Nath in trouble for the 1984 Sikh Genocide case? Armed with this Home Ministry order, MS Sirsa certainly thinks so

The order also says that the order has been passed in consideration of the representation made on 24th December 2018 received from the General Secretary, Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee.

SC rejects plea of disgraced ex-cop Sanjiv Bhatt seeking to examine 11 additional witnesses in 1989 custodial death case

Last year in September, the sacked ex-IPS officer, Sanjiv Bhatt was taken into custody by the Gujarat CID over a 1998 case of planting drugs
CBI has raided 22 locations in UP and Delhi connected with the mining scam

CBI raids 22 locations connected to mining scam, Ex-UP minister Gayatri Prajapati, SP MLC raided

Gayatri Prajapati is lodged in prison since March 2017 under charges of gang rape.

The Judiciary and its inconsistencies when it comes to the principles of Freedom of Expression

The Supreme Court's judgments and comments in matters of free speech highlights the urgent necessity for its complete overhaul.

I-T Department files four charge sheets against VVIP Chopper Scam co-accused Gautam Khaitan

With 4 more charge sheet, total 13 charge sheets have been filed against VVIP chopper scam accused Gautam Khaitan

Kathua Rape Case: The verdict in the case likely to be pronounced on June 10 by trial court

The case was being heard in-camera on a day-to-day basis since the hearing in the case began in the first week of June last year. 

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Accused Shashi Tharoor granted permission by the court to travel abroad

Tharoor was charged for the abetment of suicide and subjecting Pushkar to cruelty according to a 3,000-page charge sheet filed by the Delhi police in the case.
The top court asks Karti Chidambaram to pay attention to his constituency

Dismissing the plea to release Rs 10 Cr security deposit, SC tells Karti Chidambaram to ‘Pay attention to constituency’

Karti Chidambaram won the Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency on a Congress ticket in the recently concluded 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Robert Vadra tells the court he wants to fly to London on ‘medical grounds’, Delhi court reserves the order

Vadra had reportedly submitted a medical certificate to the court stating that he has a tumour in his large intestine and he needs to go to London for treatment.

Supreme Court refuses protection from arrest to rape accused BSP MP Atul Rai

Atul Rai has been absconding since his pleas seeking anticipatory bail was rejected by the Allahabad High Court.

“This is nonsense. Let the country elect its government”, SC dismisses petition to match 100% VVPAT with EVMs

Supreme Court dismisses a petition seeking 100% matching of VVPATs with EVMs

MJ Akbar denies having met Priya Ramani in hotel room during his cross examination in his defamation case against Ramani

"I did not meet her on that day, I do not know if she felt unnerved by my behaviour", said MJ Akbar
No outlet can monopolise 'Chur Chur Naan': Delhi HC passes verdict

After sandals and reasons behind extra-marital affairs, judiciary turns focus on ‘Chur Chur Naan’

After Sandals and extra-marital affairs, the Indian Judiciary shows its culinary wisdom and declares that no vendor can have a monopoly over Chur Chur Naan.

Special NIA Court directs the accused in the Malegaon blast case, including Sadhvi Pragya, to remain present before the court

Last month the NIA court had refused to restrain Sadhvi Pragya's candidature in the Lok Sabha elections citing the lack of jurisdiction.
Several IPS officers are under CBI probe for involvement in Bengal's major scams

Supreme Court withdraws interim protection granted to ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar, opens door for CBI’s custodial interrogation

Rajeev Kumar is accused of shielding the accused and destroying evidence in the chit fund scam. Mamata Banerjee had sat on a 72-hour long dharna in Kumar's defence in February.

CBI to continue the investigation of Bofors scam, withdraws application to close the case

CBI decided to continue the Bofors probe after revelations by Michael Hershman, Fairfax Group president and co-founder of Transparency International

SC says arrest of woman for sharing Mamata Banerjee’s meme was ‘prima facie arbitrary’, Priyanka says ‘I will fight this case’

WB police have slapped the draconian Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000, in the case, which has already been struck down by the Supreme Court
SC refuses to consider Karti's petition seeking release of rs 10 crore deposit

Karti Chidambaram’s dream of watching tennis tournaments live cost him Rs 10 crores, SC won’t release security deposit just yet

Refusing to consider his plea, the court asked Karti's advocate to mention the petition before the bench headed by CJI Gogoi since there is no urgency in the matter.

Supreme Court rejects plea seeking to reschedule poll timings for 7th phase of Lok Sabha elections in Ramzan

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court had asked the EC to see whether the polls could be commenced at 5 am in view of Ramzan and to pass the necessary order.

Sad that after 60-70 years after Independence, we are still trying to improve the system: SC on cash seized during elections

According to the data collected by the Election Commission, Rs 303 crore of unaccounted cash was seized during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

‘Rafale is not being procured for ornamentation’, Attorney General argues in Rafale review petition, judgement reserved by SC

The Supreme Court has reserved the judgements in Rafale review petition and Rahul Gandhi's contempt of court case
Rahul Gandhi made Bhupesh Baghel the CM of MP and Hukum Singh Karada the CM of Chhattisgarh

British citizenship row: A nightmare still awaits Rahul Gandhi

Please don’t move on only because the Supreme Court has dismissed a petition stating that Rahul Gandhi has been a British citizen in the past. The matter is hot as coal.

Ayodhya hearing: Supreme Court extends time for Ayodhya mediation till August 15

The three-member mediation panel sought an extension of time to reach an amicable solution.
Supreme Court has dismissed Yadav's petition against EC

SC dismisses sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav’s plea challenging EC’s decision to scrap his Varanasi nomination

Supreme Court has dismissed the petition filed by Tej Bahadur Yadav against the EC's decision to scrap his nomination from Varanasi.

SC issues notice to Indira Jaising, Anand Grover and NGO over PIL demanding investigation into FCRA violations

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to senior advocates Indira Jaising, Anand Grover and NGO Lawyers Collective on the basis of a PIL filed by a voluntary organization of lawyers, Lawyers Voice
Rahul Gandhi submits unconditional apology to SC

Rahul Gandhi tenders unconditional apology for lie attributing “Chowkidar Chor Hai” remark to Supreme Court

Rahul gandhi Supreme court tussle seems to be coming to climax as Rahul Gandhi submits unconditional apology in the Supreme Court for wrongly attributing the 'Chowkidar Chow Hai' jibe to the court order.
PM Modi has tweeted saying India has won yet again

Election Commission dismisses Congress complaint against PM Modi for his Bhrashtachari remark on Rajiv Gandhi

The EC said that the 'Bhrashtachari No. 1' remark against Rajiv Gandhi, prima facie, did not violate the Model Code of Conduct

Leftists, Foreign Funded NGOs and the Rafale link: Women ‘activists’ protest against clean chit to CJI Gogoi in sexual harassment case

Considering the entities which are protesting against the clean chit given to CJI Gogoi, the plot has certainly thickened.

SC shatters 21 opposition parties’ EVM fear mongering in less than a minute, dismisses petition for 50% VVPAT verification

Supreme Court (SC) headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi dismissed the review petition filed by 21 opposition parties combined for the review of its decision in case of 50% verification of voting by VVPAT

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