Supreme Court dismisses pleas seeking review of Nov 9 Ayodhya case verdict
Five review pleas filed were filed against the apex court's November 9 judgement. One petition was filed by the Muslims parties and one by a group of intellectuals. The Nirmohi Akhara, which was ousted as the sebait, or a caretaker, and instead given a single-member representation in any trust or body which would be set up to build a Ram temple at the site, had also filed a review of the ruling.
Supreme Court to hear review pleas in Ayodhya Case today
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NSA Ajit Doval lauds UP govt for maintaining peace, harmony post Ayodhya verdict
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Justice can never be instant, loses its character when it becomes revenge: CJI
In the backdrop of gunning down of the four accused by Telangana police in an encounter, Chief Justice of India S A Bobde said that the recent events in the country have shaken the firm position of justice system as justice must never ever take the form of revenge and justice loses its character if it becomes revenge.
Judges' presser last year 'nothing more than' self-correcting measure: CJI
"I believe the institution (judiciary) must correct itself and indeed it did during the time when the much-criticised press conference was held. It was nothing more than a self-corrective measure and I do not wish to justify it," Justice Bobde said during the inauguration of a new building of the Rajsthan High Court.
Medical college scam: CBI books, conducts searches at Justice SN Shukla’s premises
Besides Justice Shukla, former Odisha High Court Judge I M Quddusi- who already stands charge sheeted by the agency in the scandal- along with five others have been booked by the CBI in a fresh FIR registered on December 4.
Five pleas filed in SC seeking review of Ayodhya verdict
Four separate fresh review petitions have been filed by Maulana Mufti Hasbullah, Mohd Umar, Maulana Mahfoozur Rehman and Mishbahuddin, who were party to the earlier litigation.
CBI conducts searches at multiple locations in Lucknow
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team, which is carrying out searches at eight locations, has also visited the residence of a high court judge.
Changes to Passport, Foreigners Acts still pending in top court
The government on September 8, 2015, changed passport and foreigners acts to allow non-Muslim refugees from Bangladesh and Pakistan to stay in India even if they had or hadn’t entered the country with valid papers.
6 new judges to take bench strength at Bombay High Court to 71
The Supreme Court had taken into account that three judicial officers of the eight recommended by the Bombay High Court had crossed the prescribed age limit. However, the SC found Debadwar, Tavade and Kulkarni fit for elevation, keeping in view their excellent service records and the need for more judges, given the increasing pendency of cases.
Election Commission view sought on ways to monitor lawmakers’ assets
The law ministry has written to the Election Commission seeking its opinion on a proposal to set up the mechanism, ET has learnt. The proposal deems to create a committee in each House of Parliament to keep watch on any unusual increase in assets of a MP.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi retires as CJI
Justice Gogoi's tenure as judge and as CJI was marked by some controversies and personal allegations but that never came in his way of his judicial work that was reflected in the last few days when benches headed by him delivered some path-breaking judgements.
SC judges behind Ayodhya verdict 'Personality of the Year'; Verdict top event of decade: Yahoo India
Yahoo India's 'Decade in Review' list reflects the year's top trends and the Ayodhya verdict on the disputed land of Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid took the first spot followed by abrogation of Article 370 came in at number two. Surgical strikes, GST, rise of BJP, Article 377, Nirbhaya rape case and Mangalyaan made it to the list as well.
Ranjan Gogoi to get Z plus security in Assam after his retirement
Assam police has been tasked with the security arrangement for Gogoi’s ancestral home in Dibrugarh and another house in Guwahati. A senior police official in Assam said, “We have received a communication from the Union home ministry where it is stated that Gogoi’s security is upgraded to Z plus, which is the highest security cover."
Outgoing CJI Ranjan Gogoi gets farewell at Supreme Court premises
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi was given farewell at the Supreme Court premises on November 15 in Delhi. Today is CJI Gogoi’s las...
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