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Jan 14, 2019
Justice Sikri wants controversy surrounding removal of CBI chief to 'die', senior lawyers say unfair to target himJustice AK Sikri of the Supreme Court wants the controversy, over his proposed post-retirement assignment and nomination on the PM-led panel which removed Alok Verma as CBI chief, to "die" even as some senior advocates Monday termed the incident mischievous and aimed at targeting him.
Dec 18, 2018
Madhavi Divan, new additional solicitor-general, played key role in triple talaq case, advocated against death penalty for rape of minorsThe Central government on Monday appointed advocate Madhavi Divan the Additional Solicitor General (ASG). She is the third woman who has been appointed ASG in the apex court.
Dec 17, 2018
Advocate Madhavi Divan appointed Additional Solicitor General, becomes third woman to hold the post in SCDivan will represent the government in the Supreme Court and will hold office till 30 June, 2020. She is the third woman who has been appointed ASG in the apex court.
Dec 09, 2018
'Constitutional morality can be very dangerous': Attorney General KK Venugopal fears SC may become third Parliament chamberCriticising the top court for depending on the Constitutional morality, the Attorney General while speaking at the Second J Dadachanji Memorial Debate said, "The use of Constitutional morality can be very, very dangerous and we can't be sure where it will lead us to. I hope Constitutional morality dies."
Sep 20, 2018
SC reserves verdict on Bhima Koregaon activists' arrest: If not CBI and police, whom should we trust, asks Harish SalveThe Supreme Court on Thursday reserved it judgement in the Bhima Koregaon activists' arrest case.
Sep 18, 2018
Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter: CBI seeks dismissal of PIL in Bombay High Court challenging Amit Shah's dischargeIn the PIL, the petitioners questioned why the CBI had only challenged Amit Shah's discharge in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case and not that of the police officers named in the case.
Jul 10, 2018
Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case: Won't oppose Rajkumar Pandian's discharge, CBI tells Bombay HCThe Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday told the Bombay High Court that it would not oppose the discharge granted to IPS officer Rajkumar Pandian, a former accused in the Sohrabuddin Shaikh "fake" encounter case, by the trial court.
Jul 02, 2018
Supreme Courts calls for active involvement of NHRC in probe into allegations of 'fake encounters'The Supreme Court on Monday said the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) should be "actively involved" in the probe into a large number of cases of alleged extra-judicial killings and fake encounters by the army, Assam Rifles and the police in Manipur.
Feb 10, 2018
2G spectrum case: Centre names Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta as special public prosecutorThe central government has named Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta as the Special Public Prosecutor for the 2G spectrum scam case
Jan 10, 2018
SC angered over criticism that it is trying to run govt, says judiciary blamed for executive not doing its jobThe Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed anguish over the criticism that it was trying to "run the government", saying the judiciary is blamed if it points out that the executive is not doing its job.