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'Expectation' cannot lead to forcible sex with wife, amicus curiae tells Delhi HC
India

'Expectation' cannot lead to forcible sex with wife, amicus curiae tells Delhi HC

The amicus’ submissions were in response to the court’s observation that there was a “quantitate difference” between a married and unmarried relationship, with the former entailing an element of expectation of a reasonable sexual relationship.

Only five percent of Indians are 'sports literate', says Kanishka Pandey, researcher who had filed PIL for making sports fundamental right
Sports

Only five percent of Indians are 'sports literate', says Kanishka Pandey, researcher who had filed PIL for making sports fundamental right

Pandey, a law graduate from Delhi University, had written a book 'Sports — A Way Of Life', which was released by national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand in 2017

Vinod Rai says CoA members will resign from office on 23 October, no change in date of BCCI elections
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Vinod Rai says CoA members will resign from office on 23 October, no change in date of BCCI elections

The chairman of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) Vinod Rai said 23 October, the day of BCCI's elections will also be CoA members' last day in the office.

Jagannath Temple: SC appoints senior advocate Ranjit Kumar as amicus curiae, to assist it with administrative reforms at Puri temple
India

Jagannath Temple: SC appoints senior advocate Ranjit Kumar as amicus curiae, to assist it with administrative reforms at Puri temple

The Supreme Court appointed senior advocate and former solicitor general Ranjit Kumar as amicus curiae to assist it in a matter related to the administration of the Jagannath Temple in Puri.

SC-appointed amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium will visit Odisha's Puri on 20 Sept to discuss reforms in Jagannath Temple
India

SC-appointed amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium will visit Odisha's Puri on 20 Sept to discuss reforms in Jagannath Temple

The Supreme Court-appointed amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium is scheduled to arrive at Puri on Thursday (20 September) to hold discussions with various stakeholders over reform measures in Jagannath Temple.

No mysterious 4th person behind killing of Mahatma Gandhi, he was killed by Nathuram Godse: Amicus curiae tells SC
India

No mysterious 4th person behind killing of Mahatma Gandhi, he was killed by Nathuram Godse: Amicus curiae tells SC

Amicus curiae Amrendra Sharan, submitted his report on Mahatma Gandhi's assassination to the Supreme Court on Monday rejecting the need to re-investigate the case.

Supreme Court directs Chandigarh administration to provide care and assistance to 10-year-old rape survivor
India

Supreme Court directs Chandigarh administration to provide care and assistance to 10-year-old rape survivor

The Supreme Court Friday fixed the responsibility on the Chandigarh administration for providing necessary care and assistance to a 10-year-old rape victim who had recently delivered a child after being denied abortion by the top court

Supreme Court to seek suggestions from NGO, khap panchayats to reduce honour killing incidents
India

Supreme Court to seek suggestions from NGO, khap panchayats to reduce honour killing incidents

The Supreme Court Monday sought suggestions from an NGO, an amicus curiae, and Khap Panchayats on ways to prevent harassment and killing of young couples in the name of family honour for inter-caste or intra-clan (gotra) marriages

AIADMK row: Madras HC reserves orders on habeas corpus pleas on 'illegal' detention of 2 MLAs
Politics

AIADMK row: Madras HC reserves orders on habeas corpus pleas on 'illegal' detention of 2 MLAs

The Madras High Court on Monday reserved orders on habeas corpus pleas relating to alleged illegal detention of two MLAs at a resort where legislators supporting AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala are housed.

BCCI vs Lodha panel: SC to initiate prosecution against Anurag Thakur; defers verdict till 3 January
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BCCI vs Lodha panel: SC to initiate prosecution against Anurag Thakur; defers verdict till 3 January

There have been serious disagreements between the two parties over the age cap of 70 years on administrators, cooling off period of three years between terms, and the one state one vote policy.

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Amicus curiae tells SC to set aside death sentence to convicts
India

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Amicus curiae tells SC to set aside death sentence to convicts

Advocate Raju Ramachandran told the apex court that the death sentence given to the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case should be set aside.

2012 Delhi gangrape: SC clarifies on appointment of amicus curiae on appeals of convicts
India

2012 Delhi gangrape: SC clarifies on appointment of amicus curiae on appeals of convicts

The Supreme Court clarified that the two amicus curiae appointed by it on the appeals of the four death row convicts in the 16 December, 2012 gangrape.

BCCI discharges public function, subject to rule of law: Amicus curiae to Supreme Court
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BCCI discharges public function, subject to rule of law: Amicus curiae to Supreme Court

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is not doing any business and is discharging a public function which makes it subject to rule of law, the Supreme Court was told on Wednesday.

Need assistance in analysing CBI's coalgate probe reports: SC
India

Need assistance in analysing CBI's coalgate probe reports: SC

The Supreme Court today said that it needed assistance to analyse CBI's voluminous coalgate probe reports and suggested appointment of amicus curiae to lend a helping hand to it

The media has twisted SIT report on Modi out of shape
Politics

The media has twisted SIT report on Modi out of shape

The media has got it wrong in the way its has reported the SIT statement on what Modi said behind "four walls".

How the 'Rashomon Effect' haunts the Gujarat riots probe
India

How the 'Rashomon Effect' haunts the Gujarat riots probe

The inconsistencies between the various strands of investigation into the Gujarat riots of 2002 show up the impossibility of framing the "truth" of exactly what happened.

Amicus curiae vs SIT: Which report is true?
Politics

Amicus curiae vs SIT: Which report is true?

Ramchandra Ramu's report, an amicus curiae appointed by the supreme court in the 2002 riots case, have made us revisit the SIT's findings and question their veracity.

Amicus report on Modi full of infirmities, conjectures
India

Amicus report on Modi full of infirmities, conjectures

The report of the amicus curiae on Narendra Modi tries to put two and two together to arrive at five on the basis of doubtful evidence

Amicus report on Modi feeds the ‘death by a thousand cuts’ project
Politics

Amicus report on Modi feeds the ‘death by a thousand cuts’ project

A closer reading of the amicus curiae's report shows that the case that it lines up against Narendra Modi rests on pretty infirm ground, and is weakened by an apparent logical inconsistency.

Modi, Teesta will have to SIT still till 29 Feb for Gulbarg report
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Modi, Teesta will have to SIT still till 29 Feb for Gulbarg report

The Ahmedabad court has neither released the SIT report that allegedly gave Narendra Modi a clean chit nor decided to give a copy of it to Zakia Jafri.