Category: Supreme Court of India

Nirbhaya Convicts Have A Week To Exhaust Legal Options Against Hanging.

Source:- ndtv.com Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta, Mukesh Singh and Akshay Singh – convicted for the shocking gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student dubbed Nirbhaya by the media in Delhi in 2012 – were to be executed on February 1. New Delhi: The convicts in the Nirbhaya case will get one week to finish

Plea against Modi in 2002 riots adjourned too many times, next hearing on April 14: Supreme Court.

Source:- nationalheraldindia.com SC on Tuesday said that the plea of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri’s wife Zakia Jafri challenging the SIT’s clean chit to then Gujarat CM Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots, has been adjourned many times. The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the plea of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri’s wife Zakia

Karnataka HC upholds Senior Designations of 18 Advocates.

Source:- barandbench.com The Karnataka High Court recently dismissed petitions challenging the designation of 18 lawyers as Senior Advocates in November 2018. A Division Bench of Chief JusticeAbhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Mohammad Nawaz also looked into the constitutionality of the High Court of Karnataka (Designation of Senior Advocates), Rules, 2018 (Senior Designation Rules) which were

BJP Leader Seeks Urgent Supreme Court Hearing To Remove Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh Protesters.

Source:- www.ndtv.com BJP leader Nand Kishore Garg has urged the top court for an urgent hearing, considering the difficulty faced by residents due to the nearly-two-month-long protest on a road connecting Delhi and Noida. Also, various other arterial roads of Delhi have been facing traffic congestion due the protest. New Delhi: The Supreme Court asked

Nirbhaya’s parents urge Delhi High Court to speed up convicts’ executions.

Source:- orissapost.com New Delhi: Nirbhaya’s parents urged Tuesday the Delhi High Court to expeditiously decide the Centre’s plea challenging stay on execution of the four convicts in the case of their daughter’s gangrape and murder. Advocate Jitendra Jha, representing the parents of Nirbhaya said he mentioned the matter before the court for early disposal of

Revised IT intermediary rules in 2 weeks after law ministry’s nod.

Source:- tech.economictimes.indiatimes.com The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) will seek the law ministry’s views on the validity of the provisions in the draft document before notifying the rules, they said. The government is expected to notify within two weeks the revised IT intermediary guidelines that seek to make social media companies more responsible for

Delhi High Court to rule on rapists’ delay tactics.

Source:- deccanchronicle.com NEW DELHI: The four convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case are “trying the patience of the nation,” the Centre told the Delhi High Court on Sunday, challenging the trial court’s order staying their execution. The court, which was giving a rare Sunday hearing to the matter, has reserved its order. Nirbhaya’s

Protests Against Anti-Citizenship Law Rally At Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh.

Source:- ndtv.com As slogans were raised against the anti-CAA sit-in at Shaheen Bagh amid heavy police presence, cops removed posters that said the site of sit-in would be cleared soon. New Delhi: Dozens of members of a right-wing group gathered on Sunday afternoon at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi, the heart of protests against the Citizenship

Nirbhaya Case: Experts Say Centre’s Demand For Individual Hangings Bad In Law.

Source:- outlookindia.com The Centre on Februrary 1 moved the Delhi High Court for immediate execution of the death convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case. It argued that individual hangings were possible. Presently, all four convicts have been delaying their executions by taking advantage of the death law. The court has scheduled the hearing

Budget 2020: A hint of food subsidy reforms?

Source:- financialexpress.com Budget 2020 India: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed a slew of measures for the agriculture sector in her Budget speech on Saturday, but was silent on reforming the public distribution system, something that the Economic Survey had made strong case for. However, Budget FY21 numbers show the government could be moving on this.