Category: Judiciary

India’s top court: Protesting farmers can’t block roads indefinitely

NEW DELHI, Oct 21 – India’s Supreme Court said on Thursday farmers are entitled to protest against the government over three new agricultural laws but protesters cannot block a road indefinitely. For 11 months, tens of thousands of farmers have camped out on major highways around the capital […]

Mere delay in recording eyewitness statement can’t result in rejection of their testimonies, says SC

New Delhi, Oct 16 : Mere delay in recording the statements of eyewitnesses cannot result in rejection of their testimonies, the Supreme Court has said while dismissing an appeal by four people challenging their conviction in a murder case. A bench headed by Justice U U Lalit said […]

SC collegium recommends 16 names for elevation as judges of 4 HCs

New Delhi, Sep 30: The Supreme Court collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana, has recommended 16 names for elevation as judges of the high courts of Bombay, Gujarat, Orissa and Punjab and Haryana. In its meeting held on Wednesday, the collegium approved the proposal […]

Delhi HC allows medical termination of pregnancy at 22 weeks

New Delhi, Sep 25: The Delhi High Court has allowed a woman to medically terminate her 22-week pregnancy as a certain congenital anomaly was detected in the foetus, saying psychological harm is likely to be caused to her when the child is born. Justice Rekha Palli considered that the […]

Pegasus snooping row: SC grants more time to Centre, to hear pleas seeking probe on Sep 13

New Delhi, Sep 7: The Supreme Court Tuesday granted more time to the Centre to decide on filing a further response to a batch of pleas seeking an independent probe into the alleged snooping of certain people in India through the use of Israeli spyware Pegasus and slated the […]

HC adjourns hearing in Tejpal case till Sep 20

Panaji, Aug 31: The Goa Bench of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on the Goa government’s appeal against journalist Tarun Tejpal’s acquittal in a 2013 rape case, pending request before the Chief Justice for a hybrid (physical plus virtual) hearing into the matter. The […]

JKJA organises one day Training Programme-cum-Workshop on 156(3) CrPC

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 28: Under the visionary leadership of Justice, Pankaj Mithal, Chief Justice, High Court of J&K and Ladakh (Patron-in-Chief J&K Judicial Academy) and inspiring guidance of Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur, Chairman and other Judges of Governing Committee, the J&K Judicial Academy (JKJA) today organized one day Training […]

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