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Apr 18, 2019
TikTok ban: Google, Apple remove app from Play Store and App Store following govt orderAndroid users will simply be able to download the app from unauthorised sources.
Apr 03, 2019
Kerala Floods: Amicus curae tells HC poor dam management aggravated disaster, recommends judicial probeA High Court-appointed amicus curiae has pointed out that lapses in dam management had aggravated the impact of Kerala floods which had claimed over 400 lives
Mar 06, 2019
Protesting farmers lift blockade from Delhi-Amritsar railway tracks after court directs Punjab govt to look into demandsFarmers squatting on the Amritsar-Delhi rail tracks called off their agitation following the intervention of the high court, which asked the state government to look into their demands
Jan 28, 2019
Ayodhya case: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad laments cancellation of Supreme Court hearing, appeals for expeditious decisionRavi Shankar Prasad disapproved of the slow pace of hearing on the Ayodhya title suit in the Supreme Court, and appealed to it for an expeditious decision
Jan 27, 2019
Nearly 4,500 cases pending per high court judge, shows law ministry data; pendency caused by delay in judicial appointmentsEach high court judge is saddled with nearly 4,500 pending cases, according to the law ministry. At the same time, each judge of the subordinate judiciary has nearly 1,300 cases pending, the same data shows.
Jan 07, 2019
UK court clears handover of bookie Sanjeev Chawla to India in Hansie Cronje match-fixing scandalThe Westminster Magistrates' Court gave the go-ahead to extradite 50-year-old Chawla. The case will now go to Home Secretary Sajid Javid for a formal extradition order.
Dec 03, 2018
Corruption in higher judiciary is real: Negating rot-within and focusing on individuals will not help Justice Kurian Joseph's causeJustice Kurian Joseph was part of the group of four Supreme Court judges, who on 12 January, 2018 held a press conference and accused the then Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra of assigning important cases to select few judges and raised serious doubts on the functioning of Supreme Court under his leadership.
Nov 22, 2018
Delhi High Court reserves order on Associated Journals Ltd's plea challenging Centre's decision to cancel its Herald House leaseThe Delhi High Court on Thursday reserved its order on Associated Journals Ltd's (AJL) — owner of National Herald newspaper— plea challenging Centre's decision which had canceled its lease and ordered it to vacate Herald House on grounds of violation of lease clauses after concluding the arguments on both sides.
Nov 01, 2018
Recent SC ruling throws light on age-old question: Can lack of ‘genuine emotions’ be equated with criminal intent?The apex court highlighted a very important question of judging a situation, motive or an act of person through the lens of ‘emotions’ which is so idiosyncratic that no general rules can be set for its standardization.
Oct 29, 2018
Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia sentenced to seven years in prison in corruption caseAccording to the case, Zia and three others abused their power and raised funds for Zia Charitable Trust from unknown sources.