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Supreme Court defers urgent hearing over Joshimath land sinking incidents after taking a different approach on Haldwani land encroachment case

The decision comes despite the fact that 610 buildings in Joshimath had developed large cracks and 60 families had already been moved to temporary shelters.

Can’t blame religious processions for communal riots: Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking regulation of religious processions

NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace had filed a PIL seeking guidelines to regulate religious processions where people brandish weapons.

New CJI Justice Chandrachud dismisses urgent listing of petition against stubble burning saying it won’t end pollution: Here are the facts

CJI said that the e matter of stubble burning is not judicially amendable, and therefore the court can’t take it up immediately.

Allahabad HC seeks response over plea challenging Waqf Act, filed through advocate Vishnu Shankar Jain: Here is what you need to know

The petitioner argued that provisions of the Waqf Act do not comply with the principles of natural justice.

‘Customs and rituals of a particular community systematically targeted’: BJP MP Manoj Tiwari moves Supreme Court against ban on firecrackers

In the PIL, Manor Tiwari said that states are violating Supreme Court order against blanket ban on firecrackers

‘Temples cater to larger needs of society’: Supreme Court gives sermons to Hindus, doubts necessity of revisiting 1863 Religious Endowments Act

SC questioned the need to revise the 1863 Religious Endowments Act, noting that the statute has enabled temples to serve "larger needs of the society."

Madras High Court fines lawyer for plea against mask mandate, dismisses petition saying that people can’t inhale oxygen due to masks

The Madras High Court dismissed the lawyer's plea and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on him. The petition was filed against the order of the Tamilnadu government making masks compulsory in Chennai.

Supreme Court dismisses pleas against Puri Jagannath Temple Parikrama project, fines petitioners with Rs 1 lakh each

The Supreme Court has told in its verdict that there is no merit in the PILs filed, and such filing such petitions are a waste of judicial time. It added that such frivolous PILs need to be 'nipped in the bud' so that development work is not stopped.

Allahabad HC junks petition by Irfan seeking permission for Azaan on loudspeakers in the mosque, says ‘not a fundamental right’: Read full details

The petitioner alleged that the rejection of permission to play Azaan on the loudspeaker was 'illegal' and violative of his fundamental rights.

Delhi High Court issues notice to Central govt on plea challenging the constitutional validity of Waqf Act 1995

Additional Solicitor General representing the govt said said that the plea about Waqf Act 1995 raises substantial questions.

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