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Uttar Pradesh: Over 35 cases, involving politicians, transferred to special court in Allahabad

The criminal cases pending against politicians were transferred to the special court in Allahabad Monday on the directions of the apex court

published on : 25th September 2018

Supreme Court constitutes committee to look into prison reforms

The Supreme court on August 27 had reserved its order on the issue of constituting a committee to deal with issues pertaining to jails and suggest reforms for prisons across the country.

published on : 25th September 2018

MPs, MLAs can practice law, says Supreme Court

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said that the Bar Council of India Rules does not prohibit legislators from practising as lawyers.

published on : 25th September 2018

SC refuses to disqualify politicians facing criminal charges, asks Parliament to enact law

The apex court asked candidates and political parties to give wide publicity to criminal cases pending against her/him in media after filing nomination.

published on : 25th September 2018

Trump's nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he was a virgin in high school, 'never' assaulted anyone

The first woman accuser claimed a drunken Kavanaugh tried to undress her and that she had feared for her life during a high school party.

published on : 25th September 2018

Legislator as lawyer: Supreme Court to hear plea seeking ban on practice on Tuesday

A Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud will pronounce the order on the PIL filed by BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Upadhyay. 

published on : 25th September 2018

Caste-based reservation: SC dismisses NSS plea

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea by the Nair Service Society (NSS) which contended caste-based reservation undermines Kerala’s social equilibrium.

published on : 25th September 2018

Department of Telecom puts Aadhaar based face authentication on hold 

The Department of Telecom (DoT) in a letter dated September 19, 2018, to the UIDAI CEO said that the judgement on petition filed in the apex court challenging Aadhaar based e-KYC process

published on : 24th September 2018

Delhi sealing: Everybody has taken law in their hands, says Supreme Court

The apex court bench made the observation while hearing a plea filed by the owner of a motel, situated near Chhattarpur area of South Delhi, which has been sealed by the authorities.

published on : 24th September 2018

SC seeks Sharad Yadav's reply on plea of Nitish Kumar faction to place documents on new party

A two-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri and also comprising Justice Ashok Bhushan, issued the notice to Yadav and sought his response within two weeks.

published on : 24th September 2018

Former IPS Sanjiv Bhatt's arrest: SC seeks Gujarat government's response

The apex court described the Shweta Bhatt's allegation of her husband was not being allowed to sign 'vakalatnama' and other documents necessary for approaching the court as very serious.

published on : 24th September 2018

SC asks states, Union Territories to comply with its order on cow vigilantism, mob lynching

The apex court took note of the fact that eight states including Mizoram, Telangana, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Delhi are yet to file reports indicating the compliance of its July 17 verdict.

published on : 24th September 2018

Pakistan's Supreme Court rejects petition seeking Imran Khan's disqualification

The petition was filed in May last year after the apex court constituted a six-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe allegations of corruption against then prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

published on : 24th September 2018

Supreme Court rap makes WhatsApp appoint Grievance Officer

Based out of WhatsApp’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California, Lahiri can be contacted via email and general post by over 200 million users in the country.

published on : 24th September 2018

Hollywood actors call on Ivanka Trump to support Kavanaugh's accuser using #DearIvanka

Using the hashtag #DearIvanka, the Hollywood stars took to social media to post a message to the eldest daughter of President Trump.

published on : 24th September 2018
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