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SC holds Nageswara Rao guilty of contempt

The Bench, then, ordered both the officers to “please sit at the corner of the court (till the rising of the Bench).” The court was hearing a contempt case initiated by it on February 7 against Mr. Rao for transferring the joint director. In his apology letter, Mr. Rao said, …

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SC transfers Bihar home abuse case to Delhi

The court had then ordered the CBI to get instructions and report back at 2 p.m. An affidavit was duly filed by an officer in the afternoon. However, the court expressed dissatisfaction, saying the officer was not competent to submit it. “Never file an affidavit without your personal satisfaction on …

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SC may curb advocates from speaking on cases

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine the possibility of imposing curbs on advocates airing their views in the media about pending cases and the judges handling them, during a hearing on contempt petitions filed by the government and the Attorney General of India against civil rights lawyer Prashant …

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Scene set to shift to Supreme Court today

The CBI is ready to move the Supreme Court against the West Bengal government and its police for impeding an ongoing court-ordered investigation into multi-crore chit fund cases, including the Saradha scam. It is learnt that the matter would be mentioned on Monday for urgent hearing by Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta …

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CJI recuses himself from CBI case hearing

Chief Justice Gogoi, however, had heard a petition filed by Mr. Verma against the latter’s ‘overnight’ divestment from office on October 23-24 last year even though the CJI was a member of the high-power committee. Chief Justice Gogoi had authored the judgment for the Bench allowing Mr. Verma to return …

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CJI pulls out of CBI case hearing

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Monday recused himself from hearing a petition challenging the appointment of M. Nageswara Rao as interim CBI Director and ordered the plea to be placed before a Bench led by the number two Supreme Court judge, Justice A.K. Sikri, on January 24. Justice …

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SC Collegium clears 3 HC judges

upta, Sanjay Vashisth, Jasdeep Singh Gill, Mansur Ali, Sunil Kumar Singh Panwar, Deepinder Singh Nalwa and Harsh Bunger — considered for appointment as judges to the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Recalls recommendation The Collegium bowed to the wishes of the government and recalled its recommendation of advocate Amit Negi …

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