Prathma Sharma

SC permits OCI students to apply for state and All India exams against NRI seats

The petitioners said that the KEAM portal of Kerala counselling authority requires those aspiring for NRI seats to produce proof of sponsorship etc.

22 May 2022

SC directs Madras HC to supply inquiry report to ex-TN minister Velumani over alleged corruption

"In our considered opinion, the High Court has committed a patent error in not taking the matter to its logical conclusion," said the top court

21 May 2022

Karnataka: SC lifts curbs on export of excavated iron ore 

The Ministry of Steel had supported the lifting of the ban on excavated iron ore in Karnataka.

20 May 2022

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC orders release of life term convict A G Perarivalan

The top court invoked its powers under Art 142 as his mercy plea kept shuttling between Governor and President.

18 May 2022

August 28 new deadline for Noida towers demolition

The top court had earlier held the two towers as illegal and ordered the builder to demiolish them by May 22 and return the money to homebuyers.

18 May 2022

Top court allows ED to interrogate Mamata’s nephew, wife in Kolkata

The court also issued notices to Kolkata Commissioner of Police West Bengal Chief Secretary.

18 May 2022

Protect 'shivling' at Gyanvapi mosque but don't restrict entry of Muslims for prayers: SC

The Supreme Court was hearing a petition challenging the inspection and video survey of the premises inside the Gyanvapi mosque

17 May 2022

SC to hear plea challenging inspection, video survey of premises inside Gyanvapi mosque on Tuesday

In a petition filed by five Hindu women seeking access and the right to worship at the western wall of the mosque complex, a local court of Varanasi had ordered an inspection of the premises.

16 May 2022

Medical admission: Notice to Centre on OCI’s plea

The plea filed contends that the parity granted to OCIs with Indian citizens is completely reversed by the notification.

15 May 2022

Twenty-two percent of posts in district judiciary still lying vacant: CJI NV Ramana

The CJI said that the judiciary must be at its innovative best to ensure that the challenges to its working are met with just and Constitutional measures. 

14 May 2022

Plea in SC for directions to reduce percentile for admission in Ayurveda courses

The plea stresses that the issue of excessive vacant seats in the colleges in spite of the fact that there are students desirous of obtaining admission needs to be considered.

14 May 2022

SC notice on overseas citizens' plea against govt notification putting them in NRI quota for admissions

The plea says that it is violative of Articles 14 and 21 of the Constitution of India in so far as it fails to accord parity to OCIs resident in India.

14 May 2022

SC seeks Centre, J&K's response on plea challenging delimitation exercise 

The plea raises questions as to the delimitation exercise in J&K when article 170 of the Constitution of India provided that the next delimitation in India will be taken up after 2026.

13 May 2022

Legal eagles weigh in on SC’s sedition order

The top court said if a fresh case is registered under the IPC provision, the affected parties are at liberty to approach the courts for relief.

12 May 2022

Sedition law on ice till government takes call

SC uses soft language saying it would be appropriate not to use it; those charged under 124A can seek judicial relief

12 May 2022