Rajeev Dhavan

Ayodhya dispute: To withdraw or to continue contesting claim? Rift emerges in Sunni Waqf Board

One side of the Waqf Board said that they were ready to go for the settlement while the other is fiercely contesting the title on the disputed land.

published on : 21st October 2019

Ayodhya case: Hindu priest writes to CJI, seeks action against Rajeev Dhavan for tearing map

Ajay Gautam, a Hindu priest, in his letter to the CJI, has termed as 'offensive' and 'illegal' the act of Dhavan, who was representing the Muslim parties in the case.

published on : 17th October 2019

Complaint filed against Muslim petitioners' lawyer for tearing up papers in SC

The complaint letter said that Supreme Court advocate has committed 'highly unethical' act by tearing into pieces a copy of the map submitted before the top court.

published on : 17th October 2019

Ayodhya hearing: Muslim parties' lawyer tears pictorial map showing Lord Ram's birthplace in SC

The reference to the pictorial map showing the exact birthplace of Lord Ram at the disputed site in Ayodhya by Senior advocate Vikas Singh, was objected by Rajeev Dhavan.

published on : 16th October 2019

Supreme Court may conclude hearing of Ayodhya case on Wednesday, the 40th day

During the hearing in the Supreme Court on Tuesday, CJI Gogoi said: "Today is 39th day. Tomorrow is 40th day and last day of hearing in the case."

published on : 16th October 2019

Ayodhya case: Questions put only to us, not to Hindu side, Muslim parties allege in SC

The comment was made by senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, appearing for the Muslim parties, before a 5-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.

published on : 15th October 2019

Ayodhya dispute: Muslim parties' lawyer Rajeev Dhavan loses cool, terms judge's tone as 'aggressive'

The bench was questioning Rajeev Dhavan, who was appearing for Sunni Waqf Board, about the testimony of a witness who had visited the disputed site in Ayodhya in 1935.

published on : 20th September 2019

Ayodhya case: SC closes contempt case against man for threatening advocate representing Muslim parties

A five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the man had expressed regret for using such objectionable words in his communication to advocate Rajeev Dhavan.

published on : 19th September 2019

Ayodhya case: SC quizzes Muslim parties on lions, birds and flowers found on disputed structure

On the lotus symbol, lawyer Rajeev Dhavan said that they did not make the structure a temple or part of a temple and moreover, such flowery images were also part of Islamic art.

published on : 18th September 2019

Ayodhya hearing: SC deprecates UP minister's 'Supreme Court is ours' remark

Earlier, the apex court had issued show-cause notices to two persons, including an 88-year-old retired government servant N Shanmugam, on the contempt plea of Rajeev Dhavan.

published on : 12th September 2019

'Will see you outside the court': Lawyer Dhavan alleges threat for representing Muslim parties in Ayodhya dispute

Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan aid that he did not need security and protection as the court assurance is enough for him.

published on : 12th September 2019

Rajeev Dhavan contempt petition: Notice issued to ex-government employee Shanmugam

Dhavan, who appeared for M Siddiq and the All India Sunni Waqf Board, said he had received a letter dated August 14, 2019 from N Shanmugam threatening him for appearing for the Muslim parties.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Ayodhya: SC to hear Rajeev Dhavan's contempt plea against ex-govt official for threatening him

The 88-year-old Shanmugam allegedly cursed Rajeev Dhavan that physical disabilities will befall him for taking up Muslims' case against deity Ram Lalla in Ayodhya case.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Ayodhya case: Rajeev Dhavan files contempt plea against ex-government official for threatening him

Rajeev Dhavan alleged that he has been accosted both at home and in the court premises with intimidating behaviour by several persons.

published on : 30th August 2019

‘It is not Speaker vs Court but Karnataka CM vs aspiring CM’: Lawyer Rajeev Dhavan in SC

On the argument put forward by the MLAs over as to why the Speaker is keen on deciding the disqualification plea first and then on resignations, Dhavan said it wasn’t important.

published on : 17th July 2019