Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicSupreme Court of India

Topic: Supreme Court of India

Re-imposed ban on construction in Delhi-NCR in view of worsening air quality, Centre tells SC

The apex court in its 24 November order had re-imposed the ban and directed states to provide subsistence to workers for the period during which such activities are prohibited.

SC re-imposes ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, directs states to pay affected workers

The top court also directed Commission for Air Quality Management to commission a study of air quality based on available data, bearing upon recorded levels of air pollution.

SC to hear TMC’s contempt plea against Tripura govt on unabated violent incidents tomorrow

Advocate Amar Dave, appearing for TMC, said the situation in Tripura is volatile & worsening. The plea for contempt action has been filed due to repeated incidents of violence, he said.

Digitisation of courts brings privacy concerns. But India lacks right to be forgotten

The policy should address how courts deal with privacy concerns. It's important to not wait till PDP Bill is enacted.

Why Indian justice system needs prosecutors to work with police during probe

A prosecutor is forced to proceed even if they believe the evidence collected by the police isn't sufficient. This hampers their ability to take the case to its logical end.

SC to hear plea to quash UAPA charges by Tripura police against 2 lawyers, journalist

Advocates, Mukesh and Ansarul Haq, and journalist Shyam Meera Singh are booked under the UAPA for allegedly disseminating information about communal violence in Tripura.

Marriage in India is still a ‘heterosexual privilege’ 3 years after Section 377 ruling

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‘Justice now depends on technology,’ said SA Bobde. Indian judiciary has miles to go

Legal acumen doesn't translate to tech competence. We need adequate training to transit from paper briefs to screens.

Lalu Yadav’s popularity is intact. Rally crowds indicate his bail time will be eventful

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SC seeks response from ex-Twitter India MD Maheshwari on UP’s plea against Karnataka HC

The plea challenges the HC order quashing notice issued to Manish Maheshwari to appear before police in a probe related to a communally sensitive video uploaded on Twitter.

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Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.