Supreme Court has issued notice in a PIL petition which demands that India should be officially recognised as Bharat in stead of India.
The constitution bench has unanimously opined that there are no reason in law which require Justice Jagdish Singh Kehar to recuse from hearing the the challenge to the NJAC.
Last Updated on April 20, 2015The Supreme Court of India has dismissed a PIL that…
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Supreme Court has reserved its judgment in a matter involving a poem published 1994 which had vulgar and obscene references to Mahatma Gandhi. Read the case history and arguments before the Court.
VP appoints panel (Justice Sen, Justice Chellar and KKV) to examine charges against MP High Court judge
Vice President Ansari has appointed a panel comprising of Justice Vikramjit Sen (chairman), Justice Chellar and KK Venugopal, to examine charges against Justice Gangele,sitting judge of MP High Court.
Justice Anil R Dave recuses himself from the Constitutional Bench hearing the challenge to the Constitution (Ninety –Ninth Amendment) Act, 2014 and National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014 after Sr. Advocate Fali S Nariman objects.
As the petitions challenging NJAC see their day before the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court, there are certain issues related to reference of matter to larger benches which remain unclear and away from public domain.
NOTIFIED: Constitution (Ninety-ninth Amend) Act, 2014 & National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014
Union Government has notified the Constitution (Ninety-ninth Amendment) Act, 2014 and National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014 w.e.f. from 13 April 2015.
Supreme Court has dismissed a PIL filed by advocate Prashant Bhushan, seeking an FIR against former judge of Supreme Court – Justice C K Prasad.
Supreme Court has dismissed the Review Petition and confirmed the death sentence awarded to Yakub Abdul Razak Menon in relation to 1993 Mumbai blast.
Bombay High Court is hearing several petitions which challenge the ban on beef from bull and bullock after the existing law which banned cow beef was amended.
The decision by California’s 4th District Court of Appeal upheld a lower-court ruling in support of the Encinitas Union Elementary School District, which had been sued by parents who argued the school yoga program was inherently spiritual and therefore unconstitutional.
Joint conference of Prime Minister with Supreme Court judges, Chief Ministers of States and Chief Justices of High Courts
PM’s addresses the joint conference of Chief Ministers of States and Chief Justices of High Courts and said that People have hope in the judiciary and that It has a divine role to play.