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Day 40 of the hearing in the #Ayodhyacase begins with the #CJI making it clear that arguments will close at 5 pm today. "Enough is enough," says Justice Gogoi.

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Sr adv CS Vaidyanathan resumes his arguments, saying the #Muslim side hasn't given any evidence on exclusive possession or title.

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Vaidyanathan argues there could be some evidence that the #Muslim side offered Friday prayers at the disputed site between 1857 & 1934. "But there is absolutely no evidence that they offered any prayer after that. On the other hand, #Hindus continued to worship".

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Important day for #PChidambaram as well as CBI & ED in the #INXMediaCase: Kapil Sibal mentions before Justice R Banumathi that the new petition against CBI's remand hasn't been listed so far.
Justice Banumathi says that necessary orders could not be obtained from the #CJI over the weekend. Registry has been asked against to do the needful.
SG Tushar Mehta says he has no objections if #PChidambaram's legal team wants to argue against the custody order too.
A lot is at stake for #PChidambaram as well as for the #CBI and the #EnforcementDirectorate when the #SupremeCourt takes up the former union finance minister’s petitions today. Here's why and how:
news18.com/news/india/fro…
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Breaking: Woman who had accused of sexual harassment against CJI Ranjan Gogoi withdraws from the 3 Judge In-house committee probing allegations of sexual harassment. #RanjanGogoi #SupremeCourt
"Today, 30 April, was the 3rd day I went to the in-house committee of 3 SC Judges (Justices S.A. Bobde, Indira Banjeree and Indu Malhotra). But due to serious concerns and reservations, I am no longer participating in these in-house proceedings" - Press Release of Complainant
I had made a detailed complaint of sexual harassment and victimisation against the CJI by means of an affidavit dated 18/4/19 and I had written to all the Judges of #SupremeCourt to constitute a special enquiry committee of senior retired Judges to enquire into my complaint
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#SupremeCourt HARSH MANDER Versus UNION OF INDIA AND ANR
W.P.(C) No. 1045/2018 PIL-W
Court 1, item 3
BEFORE  HON'BLE  THE CHIEF JUSTICE HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE DEEPAK GUPTA AND HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE SANJIV KHANNA
Facts: Matter related to #unlawfuldetention of “#foreigners
Today- Affidavit has been filed by state of Assam. Mr Mehta the SG appearing for the state of Assam reads the Measures to be taken by the state governmnet for the release of foreigners in detention centres who have been detained for a long time.
“The foreigners who have completed 5 years in dentention centres may be released subject to furnishing a security of Rs. 5 lakh, verifying his adress, biometric of his eyes etc”, said Affidavit
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Sexual harassment allegations against CJI: Hearing in suo moto case before Bench of Justices Arun Mishra, Rohinton Nariman and Deepak Gupta today.
Advocate Utsav Bains is present in Supreme Court.

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This is what Utsav Bains had said in his affidavit before the Supreme Court about the alleged sexual harassment allegations against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi

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Contempt petition against #RahulGandhi in #Rafale case: #BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi seeks time to file a reply to Rahul's affidavit. Mukul Rohatgi, for Lekhi, says Rahul's affidavit is just a lip-service & that he has expressed no apology.
#CJI: "Will we use the word 'Chowkidar' in our order? How can that be a submission".

Rohatgi: "Ask him. He used it".
#CJI: Why don't you put everything in an affidavit?

Rohatgi: Give me 10 day.

#CJI: We will give you more time. We think this matter should be heard with the main review petitions in #Rafale
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#Rafale case hearing begins in the #SupremeCourt. Bunch of review petitions and application by the Govt to correct the December judgment to be taken up by the court today.
#Rafale: Petitioner-advocate ML Sharma says all review petitions should be junked since nobody has brought on record the #CAG report on #RafaleDeal, saying the acquisition is economical and proved to be less costly.
#SupremeCourt declines to accept on record a letter given by the Hindu Editor N Ram to Prashant Bhushan regarding #Rafale.
"Please confine your case to the documents already submitted. We are not going to look into any new document at this stage," #CJI tells Bhushan.
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#SupremeCourt questions Govt and CVC in #CBIvsCBI: "Why not be completely fair? What's the difficulty in consulting the Selection Committee? It is better to consult the Selection Committee than not to consult."
#CBIvsCBI: "The essence of every government action is what's the best for administration. It is not only a question of adherence to law but better adherence to law," #CJI tells Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.
#CBIvsCBI: The Court adds even if exigencies occur, is it not advisable to go to the Committee at some stage? "This hasn't happened overnight and the AG said this yesterday. If the Govt and CVC tolerated this since July, then why not go to the Selection Committee?"asks SC.
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What are the possible options before the #SupremeCourt? Maxamilist, lean maximalist, minimalist...
See our pre-judgement matrix #Section377 #SCObserver
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The 5-judge Bench assembled at 11.30 to announce its judgement on #Section377. #CJIDipakMisra is reading the judgement. There are four concurring opinions
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#Section377 has been struck down. #CJI says, 'it is irrational and manifestly arbitrary'
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