Post Tagged with: "Supreme Court"

Sabarimala violence continues, Kerala irked over advisory

Sabarimala violence continues, Kerala irked over advisory

Thalassery/Thiruvananthapuram: Violence involving workers of the BJP-RSS and the ruling CPI(M) workers over the Sabarimala issue continued in Kerala late Saturday night and spilled over into the early hours of Sunday with a number of houses and shops in the politically volatile Kannur district being attacked. A total of 3,282 […]

Amid Sabarimala flare-up, bombs thrown at Left leaders‘ homes in Kerala

Amid Sabarimala flare-up, bombs thrown at Left leaders‘ homes in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Violence erupted across Kerala on Friday after bombs were thrown at CPI(M) leader and Thalassery lawmaker AN Shamseer's house, among other places. Unidentified people on a bike threw a bomb at AN Shamseer's house at Madapeedikayil near Thalassery in northern Kerala, at around 10.15 pm, police told news agency […]

Supreme Court bench to fix Ayodhya hearing date on Jan 10

Supreme Court bench to fix Ayodhya hearing date on Jan 10

New Delhi: The Supreme Court said on Friday that an ?appropriate bench? will on January 10 fix the date of hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case. ?Further orders in the matter will be passed on January 10 by the appropriate bench as may be constituted,? said […]

SC to hear PIL today on rescuing Meghalaya miners

SC to hear PIL today on rescuing Meghalaya miners

SHILLONG/GUWAHATI: The on Thursday will hear a PIL seeking immediate steps to rescue the 15 miners trapped inside an illegal rat-hole coal mine at the Khloo Ryngksan area of Lumthari village in of . The PIL was filed by one Aditya N Prasad on Wednesday and has now been listed […]

Why must kids have Maggi with lead: SC

Why must kids have Maggi with lead: SC

NEW DELHI: The on Thursday revived the Centre?s Rs 640-crore class action suit, lying dormant for over three years in the national consumer forum, against for allegedly selling lead-laced Maggi, asking ?why should children have noodles with lead?? The Food Safety Standards and Safety Authority of India had banned the […]

Are extra-marital affairs legal in India?

Are extra-marital affairs legal in India?

While speaking at a programme recently, I was startled by a statement made by one of the participants who said that the law itself has sanctioned extra-marital affairs. The person was obviously hinting at the recent judgment decriminalising . The popular perception regarding the historic judgment was disturbing. It is […]

AP: Employees of Hyd HC leave for Amaravati

AP: Employees of Hyd HC leave for Amaravati

HYDERABAD: With the decks cleared for functioning of separate high courts of Andhra Pradesh and from New Year, employees and lawyers of Andhra Pradesh at the High Court of Judicature in Hyderabad left for on Monday. About 900 employees left for Amaravati in special buses as their Telangana counterparts saw […]

HC issue: SC to hear AP lawyers‘ plea on Monday

HC issue: SC to hear AP lawyers‘ plea on Monday

HYDERABAD: The would hear on Monday the petition filed by the Advocates Association (APHCAA) urging it to defer for some more time the implementation of the Presidential notification issued for making the functional at Amaravati from Jan 1, 2018. The association moved the plea in the form of a house […]

Bill criminalising triple talaq passed in Lok Sabha amid walkout

Bill criminalising triple talaq passed in Lok Sabha amid walkout

New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Thursday passed the triple talaq bill which criminalises the practice of instant triple talaq, with the government rejecting a vociferious demand by the Opposition that the legislation be referred to a joint parliamentary select committee. Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad emphasised that the bill […]

‘Only 3 castes called for Prez guards‘: Court seeks Centre‘s reply

‘Only 3 castes called for Prez guards‘: Court seeks Centre‘s reply

New Delhi:?The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre and the Chief of the Army Staff on a plea alleging that only three castes were considered for recruitment to the President's Bodyguard. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Sanjeev Narula issued notice to the Ministry of Defence, […]