Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Topic: Supreme Court

Arun Ferreira after he was arrested by the Pune police in connection with Bhima Koregaon violence case, in Mumbai | PTI

Supreme Court extends house arrest of 5 activists till Thursday in Bhima-Koregaon case

The top court said it may order a probe by a special investigating team if it found that the evidence provided has been 'cooked up'.

Modi govt takes the ordinance route to criminalise triple talaq

Ordinance is based on Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill, which was passed by Lok Sabha last year, but faced stiff resistance in RS.
Silent march protest regarding Justice for Judge B H Loya, Mumbai, India. Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Two judges present with Loya when he died are among 6 set to be elevated to Bombay HC

SC collegium endorses judges Joshi and Modak, whose version of events court had relied on to dismiss plea for a fresh probe into Loya's death. 
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Lawyers waiting for years, but newest senior advocates are retired judges

Only the Supreme Court and high courts can designate advocates or former high court judges as senior advocates.
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ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan says Kalam wanted him to give up fight, but he refused

24 years after he was held in an espionage case, Supreme Court last week exonerated Narayanan and awarded him Rs 50 lakhs in damages.
The Supreme Court of India denies woman the permission to terminate her baby| Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Supreme Court’s anti-dowry verdict amply demonstrates its ‘intra-court appeal’ disease

This institutional issue is taking away the weight of verdicts delivered by smaller benches turning the courts into a bundle of contradictions.

Is SC compensation to ex-ISRO scientist enough or should police be penalised for damage?

The Supreme Court Friday directed the Kerala government to give ex-ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan Rs 50 lakh as compensation for being falsely implica...
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ISRO spy case: SC awards Rs 50 lakh to space scientist Nambi Narayanan

Nambi Narayanan was implicated as a spy in the 1994 case but was acquitted of the charges in 1998.

Supreme Court does well to prevent abuse of anti-dowry law

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SC refuses to lift bar on immediate arrest of husband & family under anti-dowry law

However, a three-judge bench led by CJI withdraws family welfare committees it had mandated to vet complaints filed by women under the law.

Saving the planet doesn’t mean killing economic growth

Cheap renewable energy means that poor countries will be able to follow a different, cleaner path to industrialisation without sacrificing living standards.

Mohan Bhagwat says no Hindu Rashtra without Muslims: Is RSS changing before 2019 polls?

Mohan Bhagwat, during the three-day RSS lecture series called ‘Bhavishya Ka Bharat’, said that the Sangh’s interpretation of Hindutva does not exclude Muslims a...