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Aug 21, 2018
Supreme Court takes stern view against culture of 'judge-bashing', hints at adopting strong measures to stop trendTaking a harsh view over a petition casting aspersions on Chief Justice Dipak Misra, a Supreme Court bench expressed anguish over an emerging "trend of targeting judges" and indicated that it may impose heavy punitive fines against those indulging in unnecessary 'judge-bashing'.
Apr 04, 2018
Bar candidates from contesting more than one seat during polls, Election Commission tells Supreme CourtThe Election Commission has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, requesting that candidates be barred from contesting more than one seat during elections
Apr 02, 2018
Bar Council of India's restrictions on lawyer-parliamentarians show it is abdicating responsibility, kowtowing to powerful“Without an independent Bar, it would be futile and fanciful to think about an independent judiciary,” said senior advocate Indira Jaising at a recent public talk on the crisis that India’s topmost judiciary is facing. She went on to trenchantly criticise the Supreme Court Bar Association and the Bar Council of India (BCI) for their hostility towards public-interest lawyers Prashant Bhushan and Dushyant Dave, who have been crusading for judicial independence and accountability.
Mar 09, 2018
PIL in SC opposing polygamy, nikah halala is good starting point; discriminatory practices in all religions must be questionedAshwini Upadhyay has filed a PIL praying that practices of polygamy and nikah halala should be declared unconstitutional. The petition is a good starting point.
Feb 12, 2018
EC files affidavit in Supreme Court asking for power to de-register political parties, ensure inner party democracyIn an affidavit filed on Saturday, the Election Commission of India (EC) implored the Supreme Court to empower the electoral body to be able to de-register political parties
Dec 19, 2017
BJP spokesperson asks Bar Council to debar legislators from practising as advocates, says it violates rulesBJP spokesperson Ashwini Upadhyay has written to the Bar Council of India (BCI) asking it to debar MLAs and MPs from practising as advocates in courts of law.
Nov 03, 2017
Not only MPs and MLAs, bureaucrats should also be tried in fast-track courts, says PIL filed in Supreme CourtAdvocate Ashwini Upadhyay, who has filed a PIL in the Supreme Court demanding fast-track courts to expedite cases against public servants, has clarified that he doesn't mean to target politicians alone, but bureaucrats should also come under its purview.
Dec 04, 2014
No AAP-specific campaign; it’s a spent force, say BJP leadersAs the BJP keeps sending out the signal to those aggrieved in the Arvind Kejriwal-led outfit to come into its fold, the question remains: is there a quid pro quo arrangement involved in the process?
Mar 09, 2014
AAP leader calls Arvind Kejriwal a liar, 'a CIA agent'Once again, the Aadmi Party (AAP) faced rebellion today when an office bearer alleged "high command culture", pre-decided candidates and the party's deviation from the core issue of corruption.