King’s death does not affect the shebaitship; SC rules that Travancore royal family has control over Padmanabhan Temple

The Supreme Court today upheld the rights of the Travancore Royal Family to manage the Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala.The dispute before the court was to resolve whether the management of the Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Kerala should be vested with the authorities or with the Travancore house. Today the bench ruled that the fact that the … Continue reading King’s death does not affect the shebaitship; SC rules that Travancore royal family has control over Padmanabhan Temple

MHA’s Blacklisting Order: SC Adjourns Hearing on Foreigner’s Plea

A Supreme Court bench comprising Justices AM Khanwilkar & Sanjiv Khanna adjourned the plea challenging blacklisting of foreign nationals by the Ministry of Home Affairs for their involvement in Tablighi Jamaat activities at Delhi's Nizammuddin Markaz in March. The plea has been adjourned by a week at the request of the Solicitor General. On April … Continue reading MHA’s Blacklisting Order: SC Adjourns Hearing on Foreigner’s Plea

MEDIA TRIAL SHOULD NOT MISINTERPRET THE PROCEEDINGS (OR) OBSERVATIONS OF THE COURT DURING TRIAL- MADRAS HC

Keeping in mind the effect of a “media trial” on the prosecution as well as the accused, the Madras High Court while hearing its suo motu cognizance in the recent horrifying custodial deaths of a father-son duo in the state has appealed to the members of Print, Visual and Social Media not to “misinterpret the … Continue reading MEDIA TRIAL SHOULD NOT MISINTERPRET THE PROCEEDINGS (OR) OBSERVATIONS OF THE COURT DURING TRIAL- MADRAS HC

NGT wants a report on action taken on waste dumping in Wullar Lake

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought a factual and an action taken report from the Member Secretary, State Wetland Authority, Collector, Baramulla and the state pollution control board against the dumping of municipal solid waste in the Wullar Lake. The NGT has directed the SPCB to be the nodal agency for coordination and compliance. … Continue reading NGT wants a report on action taken on waste dumping in Wullar Lake

Uighur activists file complaint against China for genocide

Lawyers representing two Uighur activist organizations have filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) accusing Chinese officials of genocide and other crimes against humanity against Uighur Muslim minority groups. The complaint will be the first legal proceeding challenging the Chinese Communist Party’s (CPP) ongoing brutal treatment of the Uighurs, which dates back to … Continue reading Uighur activists file complaint against China for genocide

Gautam Navlakha’s plea for Default bail is rejected by Special Court at Mumbai in Elgar Parishad case

Justice DE Kothalikar denied bail application of activist Gautam Navlakha, who wants default bail under section 166 of CrPC, as he was under custody for more than 90 days. Currently, he was kept in Taloja Jail. Advocate Ragini Ahuja argued on behalf of activist Navlakha and contended that NIA was failed in submitting the charge … Continue reading Gautam Navlakha’s plea for Default bail is rejected by Special Court at Mumbai in Elgar Parishad case