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PIL On Same Status For 'Vande Mataram' As National Anthem: HC Seeks Centre, Delhi Govt's Response

PIL On Same Status For 'Vande Mataram' As National Anthem: HC Seeks Centre, Delhi Govt's Response

The petition asserted that there should not be any dramatisation of 'Vande Mataram' and “it must not be included in any variety show because whenever it is sung or played, it is imperative on the part of every one present to show due respect and honour."

25 May 2022
Mathura Shahi Idgah Case: Court To Hear Lawsuit For Idgah's Removal On July 20

Mathura Shahi Idgah Case: Court To Hear Lawsuit For Idgah's Removal On July 20

The Idgah is built on a part of a 13.37-acre land of the Katra Keshav Dev temple. Eleven similar cases are filed in various Mathura courts.

21 May 2022

Supreme Court Sentences Navjot Singh Sidhu To One Year In Jail In 1988 Road Rage Case

Navjot Singh Sidhu and a friend named Rupinder Singh Sandhu allegedly beat up a man named Gurnam Singh in 1988 who died.

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Seeking Quashing Of Jahangirpuri Demolition Notification

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Seeking Quashing Of Jahangirpuri Demolition Notification

NDMC began an anti-encroachment drive in Jahangirpuri last month following communal clashes in the area on Hanuman Jayanti.

13 May 2022

'Criticism Of State Is Not Sedition': Why Law Commission Recommended Repeal Of Sedition Law In 2018

The Law Commission in 2018 said that irresponsible exercise of the right to free speech and expression cannot be termed seditious.

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09 May 2022
Government To Reconsider Sedition Law, Centre Tells Supreme Court

Government To Reconsider Sedition Law, Centre Tells Supreme Court

The government further urged the apex court to not invest time in the petition at the moment and wait for the government's reconsideration.


05 May 2022
Supreme Court To Examine If Pleas Challenging Sedition Law Require Larger Bench

Supreme Court To Examine If Pleas Challenging Sedition Law Require Larger Bench

Attorney General KK Venugopal, assisting in personal capacity, said the law's misuse like in the case of a Maharashtra MP for reciting 'Hanuman Chalisa' has to...


03 May 2022
Court Not Entitled To Second-Guess Scientific Experts: SC On Plea On Children's Vaccination

Court Not Entitled To Second-Guess Scientific Experts: SC On Plea On Children's Vaccination

The apex court said the decision to vaccinate children in the country is in line with global scientific consensus and expert bodies.


29 April 2022
Gyanvapi Mosque Near Kashi Vishwanath Temple Not A Waqf Property: Counsel For Temple

Gyanvapi Mosque Near Kashi Vishwanath Temple Not A Waqf Property: Counsel For Temple

Rastogi, however, argued in the court and also explained later to PTI that the Gyanwapi Mosque cannot be said to be a Waqf property because it was not...


07 April 2022
Birbhum Violence: Petition Seeks CBI Probe For TMC Leader Bhadu Sheikh's Killing

Birbhum Violence: Petition Seeks CBI Probe For TMC Leader Bhadu Sheikh's Killing

The CBI submitted that it has no issues in probing Sheikh’s murder too if the court so ordered.


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17 March 2022
Decide On Rajbhars' ST status in 2 Months: Allahabad HC To UP Govt

Decide On Rajbhars' ST status in 2 Months: Allahabad HC To UP Govt

The Allahabad High Court has asked the UP government to decide within two months on a representation seeking the inclusion of the Bhar/Rajbhar community in the...


15 March 2022
Hijab Row: Four Questions That Guided Karnataka High Court Verdict

Hijab Row: Four Questions That Guided Karnataka High Court Verdict

The bench, which heard the case on a day-to-day basis, said it formulated four questions and answered them accordingly, taking a holistic view of the entire...


15 March 2022
Hijab Row: Plea Filed In Supreme Court Against Karnataka High Court Verdict Upholding Hijab Ban

Hijab Row: Plea Filed In Supreme Court Against Karnataka High Court Verdict Upholding Hijab Ban

Earlier in the day, the high court dismissed the petitions filed by a section of Muslim students from the Government Pre-University Girls College in Udupi,...


15 March 2022
Karnataka: Ban On Hijab To Stay As HC Dismisses Pleas To Wear Them In Classrooms

Karnataka: Ban On Hijab To Stay As HC Dismisses Pleas To Wear Them In Classrooms

The court also rejected the plea to initiate a disciplinary inquiry against the college, its principal and a teacher.


10 February 2022
Hijab Row: Karnataka High Court To Hear Ban On Wearing Of Headscarves In Colleges

Hijab Row: Karnataka High Court To Hear Ban On Wearing Of Headscarves In Colleges

Hijab Row: Karnataka High Court will hear on Thursday afternoon the petitions questioning the ban on wearing of 'hijabs' (headscarves) by students in colleges...


03 February 2022
5G Technology: DSLSA Withdraws In HC Proceedings Against Juhi Chawla For Payment Of Costs

5G Technology: DSLSA Withdraws In HC Proceedings Against Juhi Chawla For Payment Of Costs

Justice Amit Bansal allowed DSLSA to withdraw the execution petition in view of a division bench’s order which has reduced the amount of the costs from Rs 20...


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17 January 2022
Petition in SC to ensure political parties publish details of candidates with criminal background

Petition in SC to ensure political parties publish details of candidates with criminal background

The petition, filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay in view of upcoming assembly elections, also sought a direction to the ECI to ensure that every...


11 January 2022
Mullaperiyar Dam Matter Not Adversarial, Parties Should Assist In Identifying Core Issues: SC

Mullaperiyar Dam Matter Not Adversarial, Parties Should Assist In Identifying Core Issues: SC

The Supreme Court said management of water level in the dam is a matter for which an expert committee has already been appointed by the court and safety of the...


11 January 2022
SC Takes Note Of Surge In Covid Cases, Extends Limitation Period For Filing Cases Till Feb 28

SC Takes Note Of Surge In Covid Cases, Extends Limitation Period For Filing Cases Till Feb 28

A special bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices L Nageswara Rao and Surya Kant, which had agreed to extend the limitation period during the...


10 January 2022
PMLA matter: SC To Hear Batch Of Petitions On Jan 25

PMLA matter: SC To Hear Batch Of Petitions On Jan 25

Sibal told a bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and C T Ravikumar that they are ready with the matter but the problem is that their juniors are down with COVID.


04 January 2022
Three-judge Bench To Consider Prayer To Treat Cost Of Rs 25 Lakh As Donation: SC

Three-judge Bench To Consider Prayer To Treat Cost Of Rs 25 Lakh As Donation: SC

Attorney General K K Venugopal said the applicant feels that cost is in the nature of a penalty and therefore wants the amount already deposited, be treated as...


01 January 2022
Reproductive Choice A Dimension Of Personal Liberty: Delhi HC

Reproductive Choice A Dimension Of Personal Liberty: Delhi HC

“It is for the petitioner to take the final decision to undergo the procedure of medical termination of pregnancy, which would be at her own risk and...


28 December 2021
Delhi Hc Quashes Fir Against Man For Kidnapping Girl, Says There Was No Inducement

Delhi Hc Quashes Fir Against Man For Kidnapping Girl, Says There Was No Inducement

"She desired to get married to the petitioner and went to the petitioner and expressed her desire and persuaded the petitioner to take her with him and get...


26 December 2021
Delhi HC Suspends Jail Term Of Former SSB Officer Convicted Of Graft

Delhi HC Suspends Jail Term Of Former SSB Officer Convicted Of Graft

The high court granted time to the central government's standing counsel Anil Soni, who represented the authorities, to file a counter affidavit in response to...


24 December 2021
SC Dismisses Appeal Against HC Verdict In 38-year-old Case

SC Dismisses Appeal Against HC Verdict In 38-year-old Case

The apex court passed the order while hearing the appeal filed by the convict against the high court verdict.


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