SC directs Centre to disburse funds to states for infrastructure for subordinate judiciary

SC directs Centre to disburse funds to states for infrastructure for subordinate judiciary

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Centre to disburse funds allocated for various state governments to develop infrastructure and filling up vacancies in subordinate judiciary. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna perused the report filed by senior advocate Vijay Hansaria, appointed as amicus curiae in […]

Govt gets from Supreme Court 2 weeks to explain highway ban

Govt gets from Supreme Court 2 weeks to explain highway ban

SRINAGAR: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a two-week notice to Government of India (GoI) and the JK Government to respond to the petition of Awami National Conference (ANC) challenging the ban on civilian traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway. ANC senior vice president Muzaffar Ahmad Shah told Kashmir Reader that the apex court has admitted their […]

SC holds special hearing on sexual harassment allegations against CJI

SC holds special hearing on sexual harassment allegations against CJI

New Delhi: The Supreme Court held an extraordinary hearing on Saturday after a former employee of the apex court accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment and persecution. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Gogoi was constituted after a sworn affidavit by the woman, copies of which were sent to the residences […]

Banning TikTok: SC to hear plea on Apr 22

Banning TikTok: SC to hear plea on Apr 22

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday refused to stay the Madras High Court order that directed the Government of India (GoI) to ban the “Tiktok” app over concerns about access to pornographic content through it. The top court said that ban directive was just an interim order and the high court is schedule to hear […]

Plea in SC for bringing political parties under RTI

Plea in SC for bringing political parties under RTI

New Delhi, A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to declare all registered and recognised political parties as “public authority” under the Right to Information Act. The plea, filed by BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Upadhyay, said, “As per section 29C of the Representation of People Act, donations received by political […]

SC asks petitioners challenging Aadhaar ordinance to approach HC

SC asks petitioners challenging Aadhaar ordinance to approach HC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to hear pleas challenging the constitutional validity of recent Aadhaar ordinance brought by the Centre and asked the petitioners to approach the high court with their grievances. A bench of justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer said it is not expressing anything on the merits […]

Supreme Court admits PIL on Srinagar Dental College corruption case

Supreme Court admits PIL on Srinagar Dental College corruption case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India has admitted PIL on Government Dental College Hospital, Srinagar corruption case following the PIL filed by an RTI activist Dr. Sheikh Ghulam Rasool through his counsel Advocate Gagan Deep Shar. According to the statement issued by J&K RTI Movement on Sunday, an RTI activist Tanveer Hussain had gathered […]