January 30, 2023 01:43 (IST)
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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra gets bail

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra, who is an accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, has been granted bail for eight weeks by the Supreme Court, media reports said.

Judges don't face elections: Kiren Rijiju's jibe amid Centre vs judiciary row

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, one of the key speakers in the judges' row, Monday said judges do not have to contest elections or face public scrutiny but people still watch their work.

SC dismisses CBI's appeal challenging bail to Anil Deshmukh

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday in its order rejected the appeal filed by the CBI challenging the order of the Bombay High Court which had granted bail to former Maharashtra Home Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader, Anil Deshmukh in a PMLA case probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Supreme Court to look into plea for interim order over Hijab ban in Karnataka's PUC colleges

New Delhi/UNI: A bench of the Supreme Court- headed by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dr Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud- on Monday said that it would look into the plea for giving an interim order related to Hijab ban in PUC colleges in Karnataka.

Goddess Kaali poster: Supreme Court says no coercive action against filmmaker Leena till Feb 3rd week

New Delhi: The Supreme Court in its order Friday protected filmmaker Leena Manimekalai from arrest, other coercive processes in multiple FIRs lodged against her in different states over a poster of her documentary showing an actor depicting goddess Kaali smoking a cigarette.

Saurabh Kirpal, gay lawyer, should be elevated as judge: Supreme Court recommends again

New Delhi/IBNS: In a first, the Supreme Court Thursday made reasons public on why the government has objected to the elevation of three senior advocates and its own response in the matter.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: UP govt opposes minister's son's bail plea

New Delhi/IBNS: The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday opposed Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra's son Ashish Mishra's bail plea in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, media reports said.

Joshimath crisis: SC turns down pleas seeking to declare land sliding as national disaster

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court in its order on Monday declined to entertain the PILs filed, including the one by a religious leader, Swami Avimukteshwaranand Saraswati, seeking direction to declare the current incidents of land sliding, subsidence, land sinking, land burst and cracks in the land and properties in Joshimath as a national disaster.

Criminalisation of marital rape pleas: SC seeks Centre's reply by Feb 15

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre's response by Feb 15 on a bunch of petitions seeking criminalisation of marital rape, as the Solicitor General Tushar Mehta for the Union of India said that apart from legal, the matter would have social repercussions..

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: 200 witnesses to be examined, trial to take 5 years, SC told

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that a report filed by the Uttar Pradesh government, the trial in the 2021 Lakhimpur Kheri violence case involving Ashish Mishra as prime accused, will take at least five years to conclude as over 200 witnesses have to be examined.

Petition filed in Supreme Court seeking menstrual leave

New Delhi/IBNS: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking menstrual leave for female students and working women across the country, media reports said.

'No civil dispute cases can be converted into criminal proceedings under SC/ST Act': Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has ruled that the community cannot take the protection of the SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act by bringing under the purview of this stringent penal law a civil dispute between a person and a member of the upper caste community.

Recognition of same-sex marriage in India: Supreme Court transfers to itself all pleas pending before different High Courts

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday transferred all petitions pending in front of the High Courts seeking recognition of same-sex marriage in India.

'Can't uproot 50,000 people overnight': SC holds Uttarakhand HC's order on eviction of illegal occupants

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Thursday put an hold to the Uttarakhand High Court’s order to evict 4,000 families living in illegal colonies on railway land near Haldwani Railway Station, media reports said.

In a big relief for Yogi govt, SC stays Allahabad HC order directing UP civic polls without OBC quota

New Delhi/IBNS: In a big relief for the Uttar Pradesh government ahead of the local polls, the Supreme Court Wednesday stayed the Allahabad High Court's order to hold urban bodies elections in the state by January without reservation to Other Backward Classes (OBCs).