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Praful Patel's luck finally runs out as Supreme Court appoints Committee of Administrators to run AIFF
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Praful Patel's luck finally runs out as Supreme Court appoints Committee of Administrators to run AIFF

The former Union Minister’s 13-year tenure as the head of Indian football ended after he was forced out of office by the apex court, which appointed a three-member committee headed by former judge AR Dave to manage the affairs of the AIFF.

The great repression: How sedition law survived in India despite three near-deathblow verdicts
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The great repression: How sedition law survived in India despite three near-deathblow verdicts

Starting on 5 May, the Supreme Court will start the final hearing in the bunch of petitions challenging the legality of the sedition law

Delhi hate speech: Expressing dissatisfaction at police’s affidavit, SC asks to file 'better affidavit'
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Delhi hate speech: Expressing dissatisfaction at police’s affidavit, SC asks to file 'better affidavit'

Delhi Police had told the top court that no specific words against any community were uttered at an event organised here by the Hindu Yuva Vahini’ on 19 December last year.

Supreme Court opens registrations for posts of court assistant; check details here
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Supreme Court opens registrations for posts of court assistant; check details here

The recruitment drive aims to fill a total of 25 vacancies including ​two posts each in Odia, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Telugu, Marathi, Urdu, Kannada, Manipuri, Malayalam, Punjabi and one in Nepali

Off-centre | Why Hindus should not be punished for being the biggest ‘minority’ in India
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Off-centre | Why Hindus should not be punished for being the biggest ‘minority’ in India

The division between minorities and majorities should ultimately go. But until that happens, all minorities, whether defined by numerical, religious, or ethnic means, should get the same opportunities

Supreme Court adjourns hearing on contempt case filed against fugitive Vijay Mallya
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Supreme Court adjourns hearing on contempt case filed against fugitive Vijay Mallya

The bench had said it has given multiple opportunities to Mallya to appear either personally or through a lawyer and had even given specific directions in its last order dated 30 November, 2021.

Vijay Mallya case: SC gives last chance to fugitive businessman to defend himself in contempt case
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Vijay Mallya case: SC gives last chance to fugitive businessman to defend himself in contempt case

The top court said it has given multiple opportunities to Mallya to appear either personally or through a lawyer and had even given specific directions in its last order dated 30 November 2021

SC collegium reiterates 8 names, makes 19 fresh recommendations for judge posts in high courts
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SC collegium reiterates 8 names, makes 19 fresh recommendations for judge posts in high courts

The Centre, as per the Memorandum of Procedure on appointments in higher judiciary, is bound to clear the names reiterated by the collegiums for the judgeship

Supreme Court stays proceedings of WB's Lokur panel probing Pegasus snooping allegations
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Supreme Court stays proceedings of WB's Lokur panel probing Pegasus snooping allegations

A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli took note of the plea that despite the assurance of the West Bengal government that the Lokur panel would not proceed with the inquiry, the commission has commenced its work.

SC Collegium approves proposal for appointment of three additional judges as permanent judges
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SC Collegium approves proposal for appointment of three additional judges as permanent judges

The three additional judges of the Bombay High Court whose names have been approved are Madhav Jayajirao Jamdar, Amit Bhalchandra Borkar and Shrikant Dattatray Kulkarni

Supreme Court to reconstitute committee overseeing functioning of Hyderabad Cricket Association
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Supreme Court to reconstitute committee overseeing functioning of Hyderabad Cricket Association

The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana and also comprising justices AS Bopanna and Hima Kohli sought names of former players, judges for this purpose

28 Tihar prison officials suspended for being complicit with Unitech’s jailed ex-promoters
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28 Tihar prison officials suspended for being complicit with Unitech’s jailed ex-promoters

The Delhi Police Crime Branch had on Tuesday registered an FIR after 32 officials of Tihar Jail were found to be complicit with the imprisoned duo - Ajay Chandra and Sanjay Chandra

Lakhimpur Kheri: SC takes suo motu cognisance, CJI-led bench to hear matter today
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Lakhimpur Kheri: SC takes suo motu cognisance, CJI-led bench to hear matter today

As per the cause list uploaded on the apex court website, a three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli would hear the matter.

Changes in NEET super specialty exam pattern to be implemented from next year, Centre tells SC
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Changes in NEET super specialty exam pattern to be implemented from next year, Centre tells SC

The bench, however, said that it is leaving the question open on the validity of the changes made in the pattern of the examination.

Shout with anger and demand 50% reservation in judiciary, CJI NV Ramana tells women lawyers
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Shout with anger and demand 50% reservation in judiciary, CJI NV Ramana tells women lawyers

The CJI said that it is an issue of thousands of years of suppression and women are entitled to the reservation and added, "It's a matter of right, and not a matter a charity."

Abetment involves mental process of 'instigating a person' in doing something, declares Supreme Court
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Abetment involves mental process of 'instigating a person' in doing something, declares Supreme Court

"Abetment involves the mental process of instigating a person or intentionally aiding a person in doing a thing," said bench comprising Justices R Subhash Reddy and Hrishikesh Roy.

SC slams Centre for 'cherry-picking' names for tribunals, directs govt to make appointments in two weeks
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SC slams Centre for 'cherry-picking' names for tribunals, directs govt to make appointments in two weeks

There are around 250 posts lying vacant in various key tribunals and appellate tribunals

Not going to reopen cases on grant of reservation to SCs and STs, states to decide on implementation: Supreme Court
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Not going to reopen cases on grant of reservation to SCs and STs, states to decide on implementation: Supreme Court

Taking up pleas pertaining to alleged hurdles in granting reservation in promotions to SCs and STs, a three-judge bench directed the Advocate on Records of states to identify and flag unique issues

Health ministry, ICMR have issued guidelines for 'official document' for Covid deaths: Centre to SC
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Health ministry, ICMR have issued guidelines for 'official document' for Covid deaths: Centre to SC

According to the guidelines, those COVID-19 cases would be considered which have been diagnosed through RT-PCR test, molecular test, rapid-antigen test or clinically determined through investigations at a hospital or in-patient facility by a treating physician

UP govt withdrew 77 Muzaffarnagar riots cases 'without giving a reason', lawyer informs SC
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UP govt withdrew 77 Muzaffarnagar riots cases 'without giving a reason', lawyer informs SC

Similarly, senior advocate Vijay Hansaria, who has been appointed amicus curiae in the matter, pointed out that several other states like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu have also withdrawn a number of cases without assigning any reason