Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicIndian Supreme Court

Topic: Indian Supreme Court

Venugopal to continue as Attorney General of India for three more months

Venugopal, 91, was appointed by the President as Attorney General in July 2017 and has agreed to continue following a request by the central government.

SC to hear Centre’s plea against Tripura HC order on security cover to Mukesh Ambani & family

Tripura HC had ordered the Centre to submit original files assessing threat towards Ambani, his wife and children, on the basis of which security was granted to them.

Eknath Shinde approaches SC over disqualification notices against rebel Maharashtra MLAs

The plea also challenges the appointment of Ajay Chaudhary as the Shiv Sena’s legislative leader in the House in place of Shinde.

SC dismisses Zakia Jafri’s plea, says appeal ‘devoid of merits’: Full text of judgment

A bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar upheld the decision of the Ahmedabad Metropolitan Magistrate to accept the closure report of the Special Investigation Team.

Supreme Court order on sex work historic, but execution will be the real hurdle

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‘Against contract, law’: Why ONGC is urging SC to remove arbitrators who demanded ‘exorbitant’ fee

3 former judges who were arbitrating between ONGC & construction firm Afcons ‘unilaterally raised fees’ midway, according to the govt-run oil & gas major.

Karnataka HC must determine if hijab is an essential practice in Islamic law, says state govt

Advocate General says it will enable institutions to determine restrictions in dress code. State’s stand is ‘element of introducing religious dress shouldn’t be there in uniform’.

‘Withdraw or we’ll quash’, SC tells UP govt on recovery notices issued to anti-CAA protesters

Court observed notices issued to recover losses caused by damage to public properties, contravened its two rulings that barred an additional district magistrate to adjudicate such proceedings.

‘Not healthy for democracy’: Why SC quashed 1-year suspension of 12 Maharashtra BJP MLAs

Court was hearing a petition by BJP MLAs who were suspended in July 2021 after being accused of 'misbehaving' with the presiding officer in the Maharashtra Speaker’s chamber.

SC asks Punjab govt not to arrest SAD leader Bikram Majithia in drugs case till 31 Jan

The pre-arrest bail plea of Majithia, who has been booked under the NDPS Act, was dismissed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on 24 January.

On Camera

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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