Bombay High Court asks Mumbai Police to summon Arnab Goswami if it wants to add his name in FIR as accused in TRP case

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  • Post last modified:June 14, 2024
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New Delhi (ILNS): The Bombay High Court today asked the Mumbai Police to issue summons to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami if the police intends to add his name to the FIR as an accused. As of now, admitted the police, Arnab’s name is not in the FIR filed regarding the…

Gold smuggling case: Kerala High Court gives ex-bureaucrat protection from arrest till Oct 23

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  • Post last modified:June 6, 2024
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New Delhi (ILNS): The Kerala High Court has stayed till October 23 the arrest of senior bureaucrat M. Sivasankar by the Custom department in the gold smuggling case. It will consider his anticipatory bail applications in cases registered by the Customs department as well as those by the Enforcement Directorate.…

Durga Puja pandals in West Bengal to be declared no-entry zones, orders Calcutta High Court; only select organizers can enter

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  • Post last modified:May 3, 2024
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New Delhi (ILNS): In a latest development, today the Calcutta High Court ordered that all Durga Puja pandals in the state be declared no-entry zones. The order further stated that only the organizers can enter pandals, while name of those allowed to enter pandals should be displayed outside it. It…

Kerala High Court dismisses govt challenge to Adani getting right to develop state capital’s airport

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  • Post last modified:May 3, 2024
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New Delhi (ILNS): The Kerala High Court has dismissed the state government’s petition challenging the Central government decision to lease out the right of operation, management and development of the Thiruvananthapuram international airport to Adani Enterprises Limited.  The aforesaid plea was inspired by an all-party-meeting in the state demanding the…

Punjab and Haryana High Court allows a 17-year old girl to stay with her mother-in-law till she is 18- years-old

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  • Post last modified:May 3, 2024
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New Delhi (ILNS): The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday, allowed a 17-year-old girl to stay with mother of the boy she married, till she attains the age of 18 years.The Single Bench of Justice Sanjay Kumar passed this order while disposing of the writ petition filed by a girl aged…

Calcutta High Court okays Mamata govt grant to Durga puja committees, with 3 riders

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  • Post last modified:May 3, 2024
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New Delhi (ILNS): The Calcutta High Court has upheld the state government’s notification which provided for disbursement of Rs 50,000 to each of the organising committees for Durga Puja in the state. The court, however, made it clear that 75 percent of the funds should be used for the procurement…

Nanded Gurudwara plea: Maharashtra govt to take a decision on procession, depending on ground reality, says Supreme Court

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  • Post last modified:May 3, 2024
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New Delhi (ILNS): The Justice L. Nageswara Rao led bench of the Supreme Court today heard the plea by the Nanded Sikh Gurudwara Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Board, seeking permission to conduct the Dusshera, Takht Isnan, Deepmala and Gurta Gaddi procession, promising the involvement of a maximum of 50…

Supreme Court orders stay on Orissa High Court order banning animal sacrifice in Kalahandi

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  • Post last modified:April 29, 2024
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New Delhi (ILNS): The Supreme Court has ordered an interim stay on the Orissa High Court order of banning animal sacrifice during Chhatar Yatra in the Kalahandi district. The bench of Chief Justice S. A. Bobde, Justice A. S. Bopanna and Justice V. Ramasubramanian passed the order while hearing the…

ASSAULTING THE BENCHES

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  • Post last modified:April 12, 2024
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The growing and steady barrage of ad hominem  public attacks on sitting senior judges reveal how the Supreme Court has become an arena for target practice by politicians and opportunists from within and outside. The onus is now on CJI SA Bobde to meet a daunting challenge of defending this…

BOBDE’S BURDEN

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  • Post last modified:April 12, 2024
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By Inderjit Badhwar Even as the Covid conflagration rages and the nation hurtles towards an economic crisis of unfathomable proportions, controversies surrounding the judiciary continue to compete for the headlines as they have been doing for the last several weeks. As India Legal reports in its comprehensive cover story package…

Gandhian Constitutionalism: A Tale of Non-Violence and Decentralisation

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  • Post last modified:February 18, 2024
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On 17 October 1949, Brajeshwar Prasad opposed a proposition to incorporate Mahatma Gandhi’s name in the Indian Constitution’s Preamble as the Father of the Nation. Prasad’s opposition was not born out of contempt for Gandhi, but rather out of disapproval for a Constitution that was not “Gandhian” enough. He did not want…

A tainted man, throwing ink at the top judiciary

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  • Post last modified:February 18, 2024
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Recently Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, wrote a letter dated 06.10.2020 to the Hon’ble Chief Justice of India, S. A. Bobde, alleging that some High Court judges are attempting to protect the interests of the major opposition party, Telugu Desam Party, in politically sensitive…

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