FCRA case: Supreme Court issues notice to Anand Grover, Indira Jaising on CBI plea challenging Bombay HC order
The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a response from NGO Lawyers Collective and its founding members Anand Grover and Indira Jaising on a plea by the CBI challenging the Bombay High Court order granting protection
SC agrees to examine NGT's powers to take suo motu cognisance; senior advocate Anand Grover appointed as amicus curiae
The SC on Friday agreed to examine a legal question whether the NGT, established in 2010 to deal with cases pertaining to environmental issues, has the power to take cognisance of a matter on its own
'Targeting' former senior advocates raises questions about govt's intentions, says Sitaram Yechury on CBI raids on Indira Jaising
CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury Thursday accused the government of 'targeting' former additional solicitor general Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover hours after the CBI began raids at their residences and offices
CBI raids homes of former additional solicitor-general Indira Jaising and husband Anand Grover in foreign funding case
The CBI is carrying out searches on Thursday at the offices of Lawyers Collective, an NGO run by noted lawyer Anand Grover, husband of former Additional Solicitor General Indira Jaising, officials said
Upon re-opening on 1 July after a six-week summer vacation, the Supreme Court will deal with sensitive cases including the Ayodhya land dispute, review pleas in the Rafale case and the contempt case against Rahul Gandhi.
CBI books Indira Jaising's NGO Lawyers Collective, founder Anand Grover for foreign funds irregularities
The CBI has booked noted lawyer Anand Grover and his Mumbai-based voluntary organisation, Lawyers Collective, for alleged violation of rules in receiving foreign aid, officials said on Tuesday. The agency has filed an FIR on the basis of a complaint from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), which has alleged several discrepancies in the utilisation of foreign aid received by the NGO.
Justice J Chelameswar says he stood up for 'certain issues and values'; asserts he had nothing personal against anyone
Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who retired on Friday, has said that he stood up for certain "issues and values".
Justice J Chelameswar retires: 'Younger generation stood by me while established lawyers attacked me', he says
Justice J Chelameswar, who had his last working day on Friday, shared the dais with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.
The Indian government must pay heed to the petition on Supreme Court and take steps to ban female genital mutilation (female khatna) as it is unconstitutional and an egregious violation of human rights
The Bombay High Court has ordered defreezing of the domestic and non-FCRA bank accounts of 'Lawyers Collective', an NGO run by former Additional Solicitor General of India Indira Jaising, observing that FCRA "does not provide for a government to stifle the very functioning of individuals or associations".
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has cancelled Indira Jaising's NGO's FCRA registration permanently, thereby barring the organisation from receiving foreign funds.
The home ministry has got the law completely wrong. Lawyers’ Collective's response that an ASG is not a government servant, even though Indira Jaising may be a “public servant” is entirely justified in law.
Jaising claims that the government order is an act of "vindictiveness" and "nothing but an attempt to intimidate".
Senior advocate and former Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Indira Jaising’s NGO, Lawyers Collective (LC) was served a notice suspending its FCRA registration for six months on Monday by the Home Minstry. It has barred the association from receiving any foreign funds.