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Trial court employee wanted to make a film on injustices by Judges in Court, Punjab and Haryana HC denies, orders inquiry

The High Court has said that the conduct of the official is "contumacious" and amounts to gross indiscipline or insubordination on his part.
CJI Gogoi stated that delay in Judges' appointment is due to collegium, not the central government

CJI ‘shocked’ as centre clears the names of 4 judges in 48 hrs for elevation to SC: Reports

CJI stressed the need for providing judgments in vernacular languages but regretted the lack of resources.

Supreme Court’s non-commitment: Yet again, Lord Ram is forced to stay in exile this Diwali

For smooth and successful functioning of democracy, the smooth relation between three pillars is very important

SC stays Delhi HC order which prevented the EC from acting against paid news

After the stay order of the Supreme Court, Election Commission is now free to take action against paid news during elections.

Judiciary sets off fireworks of overreach with the judgement on bursting firecrackers

It is about time the Delhi Government takes cognizance of the need to find a solution to the chronic problem of pollution that the citizens face.

Delhi HC awards life imprisonment to 16 in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre during Rajiv Gandhi regime

The Uttar Pradesh Provincial Armed Constabulary (UP-PAC) had shot dead around 42 young Muslim men after the communal clashes in Hashimpura.

‘Judges sit in this cozy area where nobody comes to question them. People question me, I am responsible’: Delhi BJP chief to SC

The Supreme Court has reserved its order on the contempt proceedings against Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari.
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Sabarimala case: Kerala High Court expresses displeasure over Kerala police’s excesses against Sabarimala devotees

The Kerala High court has also ordered that necessary action should be taken against those police officials who acted disproportionately.

The eternal romance: Prashant Bhushan and PILs

It is reported that Bhushan has argued over 300 PILs in the Courts.

SC modifies Diwali order: States to decide 2 hour slot for firecrackers, green firecrackers only for NCR

Earlier Supreme Court had set 8pm-10pm as time allowed to burst firecrackers

Jio and others ban porn websites after court order, but websites find a loophole

This move comes after the Uttarakhand High Court had in September asked the centre to cancel the licenses of websites that offer obscene content

When we become selective with free speech, we give the State a direct pathway to suppress our rights

Wake up and smell the coffee. Today it is Abhijit Iyer, tomorrow it could be you and I

SC issues notice to Gautam Navlakha on plea against release, HC initiates contempt proceedings against Gurumurthy for calling release biased

Interestingly, the Delhi HC has also initiated contempt proceedings against Journalist S Gurumurthy for calling out the alleged bias of Judge S Muralidhar.

Ram Mandir case: New bench to begin hearing tomorrow

The newly constituted bench will draw the framework of the proceedings on Monday.

Watch: Is the Indian state really secular? No, according to this Supreme Court advocate

There has been much talk in recent times about various articles of the Indian Constitution actively discriminating against Hindus.

FCRA NGO files PIL in the Court seeking an SIT investigation into alleged malpractices within CBI

Advocate Prashant Bhushan is in the governing council of the NGO.

Sabarimala: Kerala government planning fortification through massive police force

Mandatory security clearances to restrict entry and exit to Sabarimala shrine to be put in

No urgent hearing of review petition: SC to Romila Thapar on Urban Naxal case

Romila Thapar had filed a petition seeking a review of the Supreme Court order of rejecting a SIT probe into the arrests of five alleged Urban Naxals.

SC orders Anil Ambani’s Reliance communication, represented by Kapil Sibal, to pay Ericsson’s dues by 15th Dec

The case was heard on 23rd October and a revised due date was set to clear dues

FIR filed against SP leader Azam Khan for ‘objectionable’ statement against Ambedkar made in 2016

Controversial SP leader has time and again been mired in controversies

The Judiciary is the new ideological battleground which is being exploited by career ‘activists’

The judicial activists want to slap their morality and their brand of ethics on the entire populace through the legal system.

No blanket ban, says SC: Can burst low pollutant crackers on Diwali and New Year within time limits

The Supreme Court also ordered the ban on the online sale of firecrackers and put a stay on the e-commerce portals from selling firecrackers.

Sabarimala: Will not allow activists to use the temple as a place to prove their point, Kerala Devaswom Minister

A journalist, Kavitha Jakkala and an activist Rehana Fatima, tried to enter the shrine.

As ArcelorMittal gears up to clear Rs. 7,500 crores due to SBI, Modi’s IBC sends a clear message: Pay up or shut shop

Modi sarkar is moving the country from crony capitalism to a rule-based regime, the foundation of any first world country
NGT slams AAP government for non-compliance with industrial norms

NGT slaps fine of 50 crore on AAP government for inaction against illegal steel pickling units

National Green Tribunal has rapped AAP government for inaction against environment harming industries.

Kerala: Security beefed up as Sabarimala opens gates for women today

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has assured devotees of security.
Devotees at Sabarimala Temple

Sabarimala: Despite protests, Kerala CM decides not to file review petition, assures implementation of SC order

The Travancore Devaswom Board, the Pandalam Royal Family and the Tanthris of the temple had all opposed the petition in the Supreme Court.
Two petitions filed by COngress quashed by the Supreme Court

SC dismisses petition filed by Congress leaders on voters’ list and VVPAT in MP, Rajasthan

In the past too, the Supre Court had rapped Congress on the knuckles for filing frivolous petitions
Christian man in Kerala wants to die as Muslim, High Court asks govt to help him

Soon after Sabarimala verdict, Kerala HC dismisses plea for Muslim women’s entry in Mosques

Kerala High Court says there is no proof that Muslim women are not allowed inside mosques

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