Surendra Gadling's wife moves SC, urges it to allow house arrest instead of incarceration in prison for her husband
Wife of Surendra Gadling moved the Supreme Court and she sought to intervene on behalf of her husband Gadling, Professor Shoma Sen, Sudhir Dhawale, Mahesh Raut and Rona Wilson in a case file by Romila Thapar.
Arrested lawyer Surendra Gadling's wife Minal, moved the Supreme Court, seeking to intervene on behalf of her husband, professor Shoma Sen, Sudhir Dhawale, Mahesh Raut and Rona Wilson in a case file by Romila Thapar, according to several media reports.
Gadling’s wife sought to extend the benefit of Supreme Court's order allowing house arrests of activists Gautam Navlakha, Sudha Bharadwaj, Arun Ferreria, Varavara Rao and Vernon Gonsalves to the activists arrested earlier, including her husband, The Leaflet reported.
On 6 June, the Pune police had arrested Professor Shoma Sen along with activists Rona Wilson, Mahesh Raut, Sudhir Dhawale and Surendra Gadling for their alleged Maoist links. The arrests were part of the police's probe into the 1 January 2018 Bhima-Koregaon riots. The activists were charged under various sections of the IPC.
The UPA Government had, in December 2012, identified 128 organisations with linkages to CPI (Maoists) and written to all the states asking them to take action against people involved with these organisations, and seven of those (Varavara Rao, Sudha Bhardwaj, Surendra Gadling, Rona Wilson, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves and Mahesh Raut) arrested belong to organisations appearing in the list, reported ANI.
Nepal: Writ petition filed against PM Prachanda for admitting to 5000 killings during Maoist insurgency
The petition brought by advocate Gyanendra Aran and other victims of Maoist insurgency was registered on Tuesday, Supreme Court sources said, adding that another writ by Kalyan Budhathoki was in the registration process
Supreme Court agrees to hear PIL seeking to declare Ram Sethu national heritage monument
A bench of Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justices P S Narasimha and J B Pardiwala took note of the submissions of the BJP leader who mentioned the matter saying the government has not taken any decision till date
'SCO countries should strive for judicial cooperation to make systems more approachable for common people'
In his concluding address to the 18th meeting of chief justices/chairpersons of the Supreme Courts of the SCO member states hosted by Supreme Court of India, CJI Chandrachud emphasised upon the need to collectively adopt new mechanisms to make court processes simpler and more accessible