Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicSupreme Court

Topic: Supreme Court

‘Peace uppermost on our minds’ — why SC transferred Gyanvapi mosque civil suit to senior judge

The bench was hearing appeal filed by the Committee of Management Anjuman Intezamia Masjid against Allahabad High April order on mosque survey.

Modi calling regional languages India’s soul tells BJP to desist politics in Hindi’s name

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SC moves 2019 ‘Hyderabad encounter’ case involving gang rape-murder suspects to Telangana HC

Four men accused of raping & killing Hyderabad veterinarian were shot dead by police in December 2019, when they allegedly tried to escape from custody.

Why Supreme Court allowed OBC quota in local body polls for MP, but not Maharashtra

Court had earlier directed MP and Maharashtra to complete ‘triple-test’ procedure to enable OBC reservations in local polls. This Wednesday it gave the green signal to MP alone.

GST Council recommendations not binding, says SC, would ‘disrupt fiscal federalism’ if so treated

A bench of justices D.Y. Chandrachud, Surya Kant & Vikram Nath upheld 2020 Gujarat HC judgment in favour of importers challenging levying of GST on grounds that they had paid customs duty.

SC extends time for submitting probe report on use of Israeli spyware Pegasus

The top court said the technical committee has been examining 29 'infected' mobile phones for the spyware and has also recorded statements of people, including journalists.

Navjot Sidhu seeks few weeks from SC to surrender in 1988 road rage case

The apex court has sentenced Sidhu to a year's rigorous imprisonment, stating that imposing an inadequate sentence would do more harm to the justice system.

Sidhu gets year in jail for 1988 road rage, SC cites young cricketer’s ‘edge’ over elderly victim

A two-judge bench was hearing a review petition filed by victim Gurnam Singh’s family, challenging the Supreme Court’s May 2018 order that exonerated Sidhu.

SC asks Varanasi civil court not to proceed with Gyanvapi hearing till 20 May

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud, Surya Kant and PS Narashima was informed that the lead counsel Hari Shankar Jain, for the Hindu devotees in the civil suit, was indisposed.

Why Supreme Court ordered release of Rajiv assassination convict A.G. Perarivalan

Citing ‘inordinate’ delay in clemency plea of A.G. Perarivalan, who has spent over 30 years in jail, SC invoked extraordinary powers under Article 142 to do ‘complete justice’.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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