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Judiciary should revisit conventional wisdom: CJI

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday said great institutions like the judiciary should be on their guard against the “wicked and the vile,” who work in their dark recesses to weaken them in a deceptive manner. The Chief Justice was speaking at the inauguration of the state-of-the-art Additional …

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SC moved for sample re-verification of NRC

The applications may be listed soon for hearing before a Special Bench of the CJI and Justice Rohinton Nariman. The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), in its application, tried to impress upon the court the “unprecedented large scale of complexities” involved in the NRC process. ‘Impact social harmony’ The …

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Don’t try to lay down

Court to rule on plea against Karnataka Speaker today The Supreme Court on Tuesday took a swipe at the ruling Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) combine in Karnataka for questioning its power to give directions to the Speaker after welcoming its intervention last year. The court recalled how the parties had hailed …

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Use drones to identify waterlogging sites: HC

‘File status report before July 24’ The Delhi High Court has suggested use of drones to aid civic authorities in identifying sites where waterlogging takes place so as to tackle traffic snarls in the city during the monsoon. A Bench of Justices G.S. Sistani and Jyoti Singh further suggested setting …

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SC tells Speaker to defer call on Karnataka MLAs

Court orders status quo, schedules hearing for Tuesday The Supreme Court on Friday pressed the pause button in the legal battle for power in Karnataka, asking Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar to refrain from deciding on the disqualification or resignation of 10 rebel Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs for the time …

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Maratha quota: SC to hear plea today

The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a group of social workers, academics and representatives of the Muslim community who have appealed against a Bombay High Court decision upholding a “one-person or one-community” Maharashtra legislation providing reservation to the Maratha community in education and public employment. Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/maratha-quota-sc-to-hear-plea-today/article28394930.ece

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Ayodhya: SC agrees to hear petition

Mediation process not moving: plea The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to examine a plea of a claimant to the disputed Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land that the mediation proceedings triggered by the court to heal hearts and minds is making no headway. In an urgent mentioning before a Bench led by …

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High Court seeks latest data on potholes

Indicating that the court would fix liability on civic bodies in case of mishaps owing to bad roads or potholes, the High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday directed BBMP to submit the latest data on the condition of roads and assessment of the number of potholes. The bench was hearing …

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