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Bombay HC rejects plea seeking stay on Mumbai Saga, permits release of John Abraham, Emraan Hashmi film on 19 March
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Bombay HC rejects plea seeking stay on Mumbai Saga, permits release of John Abraham, Emraan Hashmi film on 19 March

The bench said it could not grant relief to the petitioners seeking a stay on Mumbai Saga's release, saying they had approached the court at the "11th hour"

Authorities approve release of 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes despite opposition
science

Authorities approve release of 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes despite opposition

If proven useful, these mosquitoes called OX5034 could be used as an alternative to the act of spraying insecticides.

Nine-judge SC bench to hear petition regarding women's entry into Sabarimala temple and frame questions in matter
India

Nine-judge SC bench to hear petition regarding women's entry into Sabarimala temple and frame questions in matter

CJI SA Bobde had said that court will examine matter, hear scope of judicial review on point of religious faith and women's rights

Supreme Court refuses to entertain plea challenging imposition of NSA in Delhi and other states amid anti-CAA protests
India

Supreme Court refuses to entertain plea challenging imposition of NSA in Delhi and other states amid anti-CAA protests

The Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea challenging the imposition of the National Security Act (NSA) in few states and the national capital amid anti-CAA protests.

Supreme Court to hear plea against imposition of NSA in Delhi, Andhra Pradesh amid anti-CAA protests today
India

Supreme Court to hear plea against imposition of NSA in Delhi, Andhra Pradesh amid anti-CAA protests today

The Supreme Court would hear on Friday a fresh plea challenging the imposition of the National Security Act (NSA) in few states and the national capital empowering police to detain persons sans trial for a period of 12 months

From PILs challenging CAA, abrogation of Article 370 to pleas seeking stay on electoral bonds, Supreme Court has a hectic month ahead
India

From PILs challenging CAA, abrogation of Article 370 to pleas seeking stay on electoral bonds, Supreme Court has a hectic month ahead

January is set to be an extremely busy month for the Supreme Court of India when the bench assembles on Monday after a long winter break. Among some key cases slated for hearing include PILs challenging the constitutional validity of CAA, the abrogation of Article 370 as well as a plea seeking a stay on the electoral bond scheme

Article 370 scrapped: Ex-defence officers, former bureaucrats move SC against Centre's act, petition calls presidential order ‘brazen unconstitutionality’
India

Article 370 scrapped: Ex-defence officers, former bureaucrats move SC against Centre's act, petition calls presidential order ‘brazen unconstitutionality’

More than half a dozen petitions have been filed in apex court against abrogation of provisions of Article 370 and for lifting restrictions in J & K

Delhi HC dismisses petition seeking recognition of LGBT relationships, rights to marriage, adoption and divorce
India

Delhi HC dismisses petition seeking recognition of LGBT relationships, rights to marriage, adoption and divorce

Delhi HC dismissed a petition seeking directions to make rules, regulation to recognise LGBT community members' relationships including marriage, adoption, divorce. The petition was filed by Tajinder Singh sought to constitute an LGBT commission in Delhi for upliftment and welfare of members of the community.

SC refuses to accord urgent hearing to petition on mob lynchings, issues guidelines to deal with cases of cow vigilantism
India

SC refuses to accord urgent hearing to petition on mob lynchings, issues guidelines to deal with cases of cow vigilantism

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to accord an urgent hearing to a petition on mob lynching and said it will come up in due course. The prayer for an urgent hearing was made before a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. The petition contended that the apex court judgement of July last year on the issue of mob lynching had not been complied with.

Uttarakhand forest fires: SC agrees to hear petitions requesting prompt action to curb blazes, asks petitioners to 'pray for rain'
India

Uttarakhand forest fires: SC agrees to hear petitions requesting prompt action to curb blazes, asks petitioners to 'pray for rain'

The SC on Tuesday agreed to hear on 24 June, a plea seeking urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand. SC also said, 'it is an serious issue and in the meantime, pray for rain'. Advocate Rituparn Uniyal moved the apex court last Friday to seek urgent steps to protect forests, wildlife and birds from wildfires in Uttarakhand.

SC reserves judgement on PIL seeking anti-torture law; fulfilment of international commitments can’t be subject of petition, bench says
India

SC reserves judgement on PIL seeking anti-torture law; fulfilment of international commitments can’t be subject of petition, bench says

The Supreme Court reserved the judgement on a petition seeking direction regarding the delay in defining and enacting a law in connection with torture

Woman's 14-hour ordeal without sanitary napkins spurs petition for pad vending machines, separate toilets for women on trains
India

Woman's 14-hour ordeal without sanitary napkins spurs petition for pad vending machines, separate toilets for women on trains

In her petition to the railway minister, Tanvi Mishra has not just asked for sanitary pad vending machines, but also separate toilets for women - and she wants these issues to be part of the discourse around women's empowerment during the 2019 general elections

NGO moves SC against 10% quota Bill for general category poor, says it 'violates basic feature' of Constitution
India

NGO moves SC against 10% quota Bill for general category poor, says it 'violates basic feature' of Constitution

The plea also said that the Bill violates basic feature of the Constitution since reservation on economic grounds cannot be limited to the general categories and the 50 percent ceiling limit cannot be breached

PETA India backs Centre's proposal to ban animals in circuses, submits petition signed by over 8,000 people
India

PETA India backs Centre's proposal to ban animals in circuses, submits petition signed by over 8,000 people

The central government recently proposed prohibition on the use of animals for performances, exhibition at any circus or mobile entertainment facilities

PIL filed in Supreme Court challenging MHA snooping notification: Report
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PIL filed in Supreme Court challenging MHA snooping notification: Report

The petition filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma challenges government's 20 December notification.

Pakistan Elections 2018: Online petition started to boycott Hum TV, Pakistani celebrities who didn't vote because of award
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Pakistan Elections 2018: Online petition started to boycott Hum TV, Pakistani celebrities who didn't vote because of award

Many prominent names of Pakistani media industry were unable to vote in the general elections as they have flown to Toronto for the rehearsals of Hum Awards that are planned to be held on the 28 July.

Netflix's Insatiable: Petition demands withdrawal of Debby Ryan's series for alleged body shaming
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Netflix's Insatiable: Petition demands withdrawal of Debby Ryan's series for alleged body shaming

A petition demanding that Insatiable be withdrawn had already garnered 125,000 signatures by 24 July

Jayant Sinha garlands Ramgarh lynching convicts: Rahul Gandhi shares petition seeking withdrawal of minister's 'Harvard alumni status'
India

Jayant Sinha garlands Ramgarh lynching convicts: Rahul Gandhi shares petition seeking withdrawal of minister's 'Harvard alumni status'

The petition states that Jayant Sinha recently garlanded the convicts in the Ramgarh lynching case and his actions have "shocked the nation".

Petition filed against Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif for making 'casteist remark' during Tiger Zinda Hai promotions
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Petition filed against Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif for making 'casteist remark' during Tiger Zinda Hai promotions

A plea was filed on 22 February before a city court seeking lodging of an FIR against Bollywood actors Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and others for allegedly using a casteist slur against the scheduled castes

Pehredaar Piya Ki: Tejaswi Prakash, Suyyash Rai and producers come out in support of their show
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Pehredaar Piya Ki: Tejaswi Prakash, Suyyash Rai and producers come out in support of their show

Tejaswi Prakash, Suyyash Rai and the producer of Pehredaar Piya Ki come out in support of the show