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FCRA case: Supreme Court issues notice to Anand Grover, Indira Jaising on CBI plea challenging Bombay HC order
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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
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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
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'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
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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

Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya land dispute, Rafale case after re-opening on 1 July
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Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya land dispute, Rafale case after re-opening on 1 July

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
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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
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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
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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.

Centre must outlaw female genital mutilation, take proactive steps to end 'cruel' practice in India
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Centre must outlaw female genital mutilation, take proactive steps to end 'cruel' practice in India

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

Bombay HC reprieve for Indira Jaising's NGO; orders defreezing of accounts
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Bombay HC reprieve for Indira Jaising's NGO; orders defreezing of accounts

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".

Indira Jaising's NGO responds to cancellation of its FCRA license by MHA
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Indira Jaising's NGO responds to cancellation of its FCRA license by MHA

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.

How home ministry got the law wrong by calling Indira Jaising a ‘government servant’
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How home ministry got the law wrong by calling Indira Jaising a ‘government servant’

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's NGO loses licence: Time media takes blinkers off and asks some tough questions
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Jaising's NGO loses licence: Time media takes blinkers off and asks some tough questions

Jaising claims that the government order is an act of "vindictiveness" and "nothing but an attempt to intimidate".

Indira Jaising calls #NGOClampdown 'intimidating tactic' by govt
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Indira Jaising calls #NGOClampdown 'intimidating tactic' by govt

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.