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Mar 19, 2019
Long-standing bond between religion and politics won’t end with BJP’s demand for observers at mosques during pollsBJP has demanded special observers at mosques to prevent any attempt to influence voters. APP said the same observers should be appointed at RSS shakhas.
Feb 23, 2019
Centre deploys 100 additional companies of CAPF to Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Article 370 hearing in Supreme CourtThe Home Ministry on Friday issued a notification to urgently deploy additional Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) in Jammu and Kashmir, ahead of the crucial Article 370 hearing in the Supreme Court on Monday.
Jan 21, 2019
Should netas with criminal records be allowed to contest elections? Supreme Court dismisses PIL, tells petitioner to approach ECThe Supreme Court dismissed a public interest litigation seeking that it direct the Election Commission not to allow any member of a political party with criminal antecedent to contest elections.
Oct 01, 2018
Vivek Tiwari murder: BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay files complaint against Arvind Kejriwal over 'not well-wisher of Hindus' tweetAshwini Upadhyay, who is also a Supreme Court lawyer, sought registration of a case against Arvind Kejriwal accusing him of "promoting enmity on grounds of religion"
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.