Andhra High Court orders CBI probe into social media posts against judiciary

The Andhra Pradesh High Court yesterday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe social media posts against judges and the judiciary. The high court asked the CBI to examine whether the attacks on the judiciary were made as a result of a larger conspiracy and if so, take appropriate action against the culprits, … Continue reading Andhra High Court orders CBI probe into social media posts against judiciary

Plea filed against AP CM seeking a show cause notice from him for alleging judicial impropriety

A petition has been filed by advocate Sunil Kumar Singh against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy taking to the streets to allege bias on part of the judiciary. The petition states that besides addressing a letter to the CJI SA Bobde, the CM has also made public statements via press conferences and … Continue reading Plea filed against AP CM seeking a show cause notice from him for alleging judicial impropriety

CBI takes Hathras case probe from UP police

A 19-year-old woman allegedly was assaulted by four men of her village on September 14. She died two weeks later after sustaining horrific injuries in a savage assault that many have compared to the 2012 gang rape in the national capital - a crime that triggered nationwide protests and calls for stricter laws to prevent … Continue reading CBI takes Hathras case probe from UP police

PIL filed against Justice Markandey Katju alleging defamation of Indian Judicial System

Deposing in the Nirav Modi extradition case before a UK High Court, Justice Markandey Katju had remarked that the fugitive businessman "is unlikely to get a fair trial back home in India and may be turned into a scapegoat." A PIL has been filed by Nand Kishore Garg in the Supreme Court on hearing the … Continue reading PIL filed against Justice Markandey Katju alleging defamation of Indian Judicial System

JUSTICE ARUN MISHRA DEMITS SUPREME TODAY LEAVING A CURIOUS LEGACY

Justice Arun Mishra retires today from the supreme court. He had brought several cases to public discourse. The most recent case was regarding the contempt of court committed by lawyer Prashant Bhushan. Justice Arun Mishra decided around 1 lakh cases, of which approximately 97,000 cases were as a judge of the high courts of Madhya … Continue reading JUSTICE ARUN MISHRA DEMITS SUPREME TODAY LEAVING A CURIOUS LEGACY

Prashant Bhushan makes an application to defer sentence hearing

The Supreme Court on August 14 had pronounced Advocate Prashant Bhushan to be guilty of contempt of the court for criticizing the judiciary on twitter.The penalty for the same was scheduled to be decided today, August 20. Prashant Bhushan has now sought an application to defer the hearing.  He has submitted that he chooses to … Continue reading Prashant Bhushan makes an application to defer sentence hearing

Madras Bar Association files plea in SC against Tribunal Rules 2020

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court by the Madras Bar Association alleging that the Tribunal, Appellate Tribunal and other Authorities, (Qualifications, Experience and other conditions of services of members) Rules, 2020 are against the rule of separation of powers.The central government had already notified rules on the same in the year 2017 … Continue reading Madras Bar Association files plea in SC against Tribunal Rules 2020