Article 15(6) is Only an Enabling Provision: Kerala High Court

A Kerala High Court bench comprising Chief Justice S. Manikumar and Justice Shaji P. Chaly dismissed a PIL seeking direction to earmark 10% quota for economically weaker section students, who apply for Higher Secondary course, for the year 2020- 21. The Court, while referring to Ajit Singh and others v. State of Punjab and others, … Continue reading Article 15(6) is Only an Enabling Provision: Kerala High Court

PIL in SC says Enforce NRC Throughout India to remove “Illegal Immigrants “seeks Issuance of Directions to Centre to revise Voter’s List

A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking issuance of directions to the Government to take action against Foreigners illegally residing in India in violation of the foreigners Act, 1946 & against those residing in India in violation of the cut of date of March 1, 1947 & 19 July 1948.The plea seeks … Continue reading PIL in SC says Enforce NRC Throughout India to remove “Illegal Immigrants “seeks Issuance of Directions to Centre to revise Voter’s List

‘All days auspicious’: Bombay HC tells devout Jains while rejecting plea to visit temple during ‘Paryushan’

Observing that spirituality comes from within and all days are auspicious, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday refused to order the Maharashtra government to open Jain temples for 'Paryushan', a holy period for the community. The HC has asked everyone to wait and watch at least till September, when the state is expected to review … Continue reading ‘All days auspicious’: Bombay HC tells devout Jains while rejecting plea to visit temple during ‘Paryushan’

Karnataka HC to hear a plea against conducting COMEDK On Aug 19

A petition filed by Advocate Abdulla Mannan Khan in the Karnataka High Court challenges the decision to conduct COMEDK test by Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) on August 19. The petitioner argued that the decision to be 'Manufactured Havoc For Students' as this time when everyone is fighting against the … Continue reading Karnataka HC to hear a plea against conducting COMEDK On Aug 19

Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt: SC

In a hearing today (14th August), the Supreme Court has found two of Prashant Bhushan's tweets against the Chief Justice and the Supreme Court amounting to "serious contempt of the court".The judgement was passed by the bench comprising of Justice Arun Mishra, B R Gavai and Krishna Murari.The tweets prima facie "brought administration of justice … Continue reading Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt: SC

BCI to request for basic laptops or iPads for needy lawyers

The Bar Council of India has determined to form certain urgent and vital requests from the Centre and State governments. The BCI Chairman can write to the Prime Minister and chief justice of India in conjunction with different Ministers and officers seeking fulfillment of certain demands. Bar Council of India has requested the Union and … Continue reading BCI to request for basic laptops or iPads for needy lawyers

Judicial Independence is a foundation for the Rule of Law and guarantee of fair proceedings: Madras High Court

Justice P. Pugalendhi while hearing the matter related to the acquittal of management officers of some granite firms accused of possessing and carrying business from illegal granite of worth of crores of rupees noticed that “As an individual person, every person expects their servants to be loyal and sincere to them, but at the same … Continue reading Judicial Independence is a foundation for the Rule of Law and guarantee of fair proceedings: Madras High Court