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Top lawyers' refusal to defend TikTok undermines India’s claims of being rule of law country
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Top lawyers' refusal to defend TikTok undermines India’s claims of being rule of law country

By opting against representing ByteDance, the company behind TikTok, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Mukul Rohatgi have set the legal profession and the rule of law in India on a slippery slope

Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra apologises for threatening contempt proceedings against lawyer in hearing land acquisition case
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Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra apologises for threatening contempt proceedings against lawyer in hearing land acquisition case

Supreme Court lawyers requested Justice Arun Mishra on Thursday to be patient in dealing with them after the judge warned a lawyer of contempt while hearing a land acquisition matter two days ago.

Disqualified Karnataka MLAs move Supreme Court seeking further postponement of Assembly bypolls slated for 5 December
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Disqualified Karnataka MLAs move Supreme Court seeking further postponement of Assembly bypolls slated for 5 December

The disqualified Karnataka MLAs moved the Supreme Court on Friday, seeking further postponement of the Assembly bypolls which are scheduled to take place on 5 December.

MLA has right to resign, does not amount to defection: Speaker of Karnataka Assembly tells Supreme Court
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MLA has right to resign, does not amount to defection: Speaker of Karnataka Assembly tells Supreme Court

The Speaker of the Karnataka Assembly told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that a lawmaker has the right to resign from his post and that the same would not amount to defection

Disqualification case of 17 Karnataka MLAs: Mukul Rohatgi tells SC bench to defer bypolls or stay ex-Speaker KR Ramesh's order
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Disqualification case of 17 Karnataka MLAs: Mukul Rohatgi tells SC bench to defer bypolls or stay ex-Speaker KR Ramesh's order

The 17 Karnataka MLAs, who were disqualified from the state Assembly earlier this year, on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to make Election Commission a party to their case

Supreme Court refuses to intervene after JD(U) MP's self-proclaimed wife moves plea seeking to live with him
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Supreme Court refuses to intervene after JD(U) MP's self-proclaimed wife moves plea seeking to live with him

JD(U) Rajya Sabha MP Mahendra Prasad, popularly known as 'King Mahendra', has found himself in a peculiar legal tangle wherein a woman has knocked at the doors of the Supreme Court seeking to live with him claiming to be his legally wedded wife

Delhi court to deliver verdict on DK Shivakumar’s bail application on 25 Sep; Cong leader may influence witnesses, says ED
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Delhi court to deliver verdict on DK Shivakumar’s bail application on 25 Sep; Cong leader may influence witnesses, says ED

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) accused DK Shivakumar of committing a 'serious economic offence' and said it's a threat to national economy

DK Shivakumar sent to Tihar Jail after discharge from Delhi's RML Hospital, will remain in judicial custody till 1 October
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DK Shivakumar sent to Tihar Jail after discharge from Delhi's RML Hospital, will remain in judicial custody till 1 October

Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar was taken to Tihar Jail after getting discharged from RML hospital in New Delhi. Shivakumar, arrested on 3 September by the ED in a money laundering case, was produced before the court on Tuesday, which had sent him to judicial custoday till 1 October.

Madras HC adjourns hearing of plea seeking linking of Aadhar with social media accounts to 19 Sept
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Madras HC adjourns hearing of plea seeking linking of Aadhar with social media accounts to 19 Sept

The Supreme Court sought the responses of the Centre, Google, WhatsApp, Twitter, YouTube and others on Tuesday on Facebook Inc's plea seeking transfer of the pending cases related to linking of social media accounts with Aadhaar in different high courts to the apex court

Karnataka crisis: Rebel Congress, JD(S) MLAs move Supreme Court seeking urgent hearing of plea challenging disqualification
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Karnataka crisis: Rebel Congress, JD(S) MLAs move Supreme Court seeking urgent hearing of plea challenging disqualification

A total of 17 rebel MLAs were disqualified from the Karnataka Assembly ahead of the 29 July trust vote moved by then chief minister HD Kumaraswamy.

Supreme Court to hear The Wire’s plea on 27 August in criminal defamation case filed against it by Jay Shah
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Supreme Court to hear The Wire’s plea on 27 August in criminal defamation case filed against it by Jay Shah

The Supreme Court said it would hear on 27 August, the pleas of news portal 'The Wire' in a criminal defamation case filed against them by Jay Shah.

Karnataka rebel MLAs in SC: 'Resignations have to be accepted, Speaker coercing us to vote for govt in trust vote'
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Karnataka rebel MLAs in SC: 'Resignations have to be accepted, Speaker coercing us to vote for govt in trust vote'

The rebel MLAs told the court that Karnataka Assembly Speaker has to accept their resignations and not coerce them into following whip issued by the Congress.

Karnataka political crisis: 10 rebel MLAs of Congress and JD(S) move SC, claim Speaker 'deliberately not accepting resignations'
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Karnataka political crisis: 10 rebel MLAs of Congress and JD(S) move SC, claim Speaker 'deliberately not accepting resignations'

Senior lawyer Mukul Rohatgi said the rebel MLAs have already resigned from their membership of the Karnataka Assembly and wanted to contest fresh elections.

BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi moves SC against Rahul Gandhi's remarks on Rafale; apex court to hear plea on 15 April
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BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi moves SC against Rahul Gandhi's remarks on Rafale; apex court to hear plea on 15 April

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for Meenakshi Lekhi, told the bench that Congress president Rahul Gandhi made a remark that the "Supreme Court has said, chowkidaar chor hai" in the verdict

Supreme Court refuses to stay merger of Vijaya, Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda, dismisses applications by bank officers' associations
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Supreme Court refuses to stay merger of Vijaya, Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda, dismisses applications by bank officers' associations

The proposed amalgamation will make Bank of Baroda the second largest public sector bank after State Bank of India

Delhi HC seeks ED's response on Deepak Talwar's plea against deportation; lobbyist claims he was 'abducted' by Indian authorities
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Delhi HC seeks ED's response on Deepak Talwar's plea against deportation; lobbyist claims he was 'abducted' by Indian authorities

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for Talwar, contended that his client was picked up from Dubai and handed over to Indian authorities. "Government of India abducted my client. More so, when there was summons for him to appear on 4 February. There was no extradition and they picked him up," he argued.

Supreme Court sets February-end deadline on Lokpal but Centre drags its feet citing technical difficulties, manpower issues
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Supreme Court sets February-end deadline on Lokpal but Centre drags its feet citing technical difficulties, manpower issues

The reasons cited for the delay in process varied from absence of the Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha (a position which remains vacant in the 16th Lok Sabha as no party managed to win the requisite number of seats) to inability to pass an amendment Bill in the Upper House.

Supreme Court adjourns actor Dileep's plea in assault case adjourned to 11 Jan; Kerala govt opposes appeal by 'main conspirator'
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Supreme Court adjourns actor Dileep's plea in assault case adjourned to 11 Jan; Kerala govt opposes appeal by 'main conspirator'

The Supreme Court hearing for Malayalam actor Dileep's plea in the case of abduction and attack on an actress in 2017, seeking access to a memory card that contains the images of the alleged assault has been deferred till 11 January.

Justice Kurian Joseph retires: Bar leaders say senior Supreme Court judge was among 'most popular' ones
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Justice Kurian Joseph retires: Bar leaders say senior Supreme Court judge was among 'most popular' ones

Attorney General K K Venugopal praised Justice Kurian Joseph saying, "We are going to miss Your Lordship's smile".

SC likely to hear Rakesh Asthana's plea today challenging divestment from duties, seeking removal of CBI chief Alok Verma
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SC likely to hear Rakesh Asthana's plea today challenging divestment from duties, seeking removal of CBI chief Alok Verma

Rakesh Asthana and CBI chief Alok Verma, the agency's two most senior functionaries, have been embroiled in an unprecedented feud, each accusing the other of corruption and of having accepted bribes.