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Supreme Court to hear Centre's appeal challenging the Karnataka High Court order of May 5 directing it to immediately increase the allocation of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to the State to 1,200 metric tonne (MT) per day amid the COVID-19 crisis.
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Appeal states that the High Court order "would ultimately lead to mismanagement of resources and create a further chaotic environment in an already overburdened system".

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Hearing to begin shortly

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Hearing a writ petition pertaining to civil dispute pertaining to a property, Court asked the petitioner how is such a plea maintainable.

Lawyer: Should I take it that you are denying justice?
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CJ: It will be justice when you approach the Court with a proper application and legal dispute.

Can we see who is arguing?

Lawyer switches on video.
CJ: We had granted you liberty to move appropriate application, you have not done that. You are also to maintain the decorum for justice to happen.

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#CourtroomExchange in #MadrasHighCourt during hearing of pleas against TN ban on online poker, online rummy.

Sr Adv AM Singhvi submits that his submission only concerns online rummy, not online poker.

CJ: So you don’t have to be poker-faced.

@DrAMSinghvi: Yes...

#Onlinegames
Discussion veers to issuance of “paternalistic” bans and limits of personal choice.

CJ: I should know better than to have the next burger, but that is my choice ... It is a personal example

Singhvi: It is a personal example to many of us.. and potato chips for that matter
And how they exploit it, they say you can’t stop at one: Chief Justice Banerjee adds

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#CourtroomExchange in #MadrasHighCourt while passing orders in PIL against river Amaravati pollution

CJ Sanjib Banerjee: This is not for you and me, it is for your children ... air they will not be able to breathe, the water they will not be able to touch...

(1/n)
Advocate V Ragavachari: There was a time when the water, we used to drink from wells ... Cooum was a river, now is a drain going around the city

CJ: We will take up Cooum in due course ... I am waiting for some litigation where I can put my personal knowledge into use

(2/n)
CJ adds that on evening walks, on "can’t stand sometimes because of the stench" from the Cooum river.

CJ: We have a high wall, but the stench just wafts through...

Ragavachari: We used to see fishes there. Now it is full of sludge

(3/n)
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Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul led bench of the #SupremeCourt to hear appeals by Maharashtra govt and former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh against the Bombay HC order allowing CBI probe into allegations made by Param Bir Singh against @AnilDeshmukhNCP
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@OfficeofUT
Senior Adv Dr Abhishek Manu Singhvi: I appear for Maharastra. Note three striking things. On March 21 one Jayshree Patil complains within 48 hrs she files a writ on March 23 is not on board. No listing. Param Birs writ was listed on March 23

@DrAMSinghvi
Singhvi: On Marcv 31, matter was heard only on maintainability. The AG of Maharashtra argues on the same and division bench records that hearing was on maintainability, admission and interim order.
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During a hearing:

Senior Adv Dr Abhishek Manu Singhvi: Dr Subramaniam Swamy did not get a law degree even having passed law years ago. This was to escape accountability though he is fully fledged lawyer (laughs)

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CJI SA Bobde: Many people say they are good friends with him but don't agree with him (bench laughs)

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Supreme Court Bench led by CJI was hearing a plea challenging Karnataka High Court’s order quashing Government order handing over management of management of Mahabaleshwar temple to Ramchandrapura Math. Dr Swamy mentioned his plea to seek national heritage status for Ram Setu
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[Day 9] 5-judge Constitution bench of Supreme Court will continue hearing the challenge to Maharashtra State Reservation for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act which provides educational and employment reservation to #Marathas.

#MarathaReservation
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Advocate Shriram P Pingle makes submissions, he says that he is appearing for the SCBC Welfare Association in an IA.
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Justice SS Shinde: If such incidents happen which shake the public confidence in police, then we have to consider.

The Bench was considering a plea for quashing of multiple FIRs against gangster Gajanan Marne by several police stations.
The FIRs came to registered under multiple offences against Marne after his supporters took out a huge procession after his release from jail.

Justice Shinde: We will also consider why the FIRs were not raised sooner. Why did they (the police) wait to register offences?
Public Prosecutor Aruna P Pai: People were cheering for him calling him “Maharaj and ala re ala, majha baap ala”.

He is accused of multiple murders.
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[Day 7] 5-judge Constitution bench of Supreme Court will continue hearing the challenge to Maharashtra State Reservation for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act which provides educational and employment reservation to #Marathas

#MarathaReservation
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Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal to continue submissions today. Read an account of the hearing yesterday:

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Bench Assembles. Senior Advocate Paramjit Patwalia says he will file some written submissions by Friday.

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"Problems of the computer age"

Justice DY Chandrachud: One of the gravest problems of computer age is cut and paste order. I hate seeing High Court orders only doing cut and paste. If you are upholding something you have to give reasons.

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Justice Chandrachud: No independent application of mind. Cutting and pasting from Tribunal judgment may add to volume of pages but does not address the core issue of the appeal.
Justice Chandrachud: Issue was whether respondent was correctly denied admission to IAS noting a disciplinary action was imposed upon him. IAS states DoPT guidelines apply for promotion.
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Supreme Court to continue hearing today in plea by @Facebook India Head Ajit Mohan challenging Delhi government's Peace & Committee's summons to him in relation to the #DelhiRiots2020.

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In the last hearing, the Centre argued through Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that the Peace and Harmony Committee cannot summon Facebook as it would be entering a domain occupied by the Parliament.

Read more:

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Justice SS Shinde to a party in person: “Whenever you are making submission, your form is supposed to be polite. Please don’t think that if you are on VC, you can use any language or argue in any manner!”
Shinde’s statements came after the party in person respondent kept interrupting the Court while the Court was putting questions to him.

The party was seeking time to substantiate his arguments with judgments and seeking for reliefs in the petitioner’s plea.
Justice Pitale retorted: You are seeking reliefs of further investigation in the petitioner’s case for quashing of proceedings. How is that possible?
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Delhi High Court to soon begin hearing Future Retail's appeal against order directing status quo on deal with #Reliance.

Matter is listed for hearing before Division Bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh.

#Amazon #Future

@fg_buzz @kishore_biyani @amazon
Future Retail (FRL) is seeking a stay on the status quo order passed by the Single Judge earlier this week.

Single judge had passed the order in #Amazon's plea seeking enforcement of Emergency Award restraining #Future from going ahead with the deal with #Reliance.

@amazon
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Supreme Court bench led by Justice SK Kaul to resume hearing petition filed by @Facebook India chief Ajit Mohan challenging the summons issued to him by Delhi Assembly's Peace & Harmony Committee in relation to #DelhiRiots2020.

@secondatticus #SupremeCourt @raghav_chadha
Bench starts hearing.

@DrAMSinghvi: I will finish reading the NCT judgment. Let me shift to a better platform

@Facebook
#SupremeCourt
Dr Singhvi: Delhi can be called a full state with full assembly and not merely a Union Territory barring control over just three subjects in state list. Powers of executive is co extensive with legislative functions unless there is specific exclusion
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#BombayHighCourt will shortly begin hearing the plea of #BhimaKoregaon accused Dr. Varavara Rao for grant of bail on medical grounds along with his the plea seeking Court’s intervention against violation of his fundamental right to health.

@NIA_India
In the previous hearing Sr Advocates Indira Jaising and Anand Grover concluded their submissions.

@IJaising

Read submissions here: barandbench.com/news/litigatio…
Bench of Justices SS Shinde and Manish Pitale will commence hearing submissions of ASG Anil Singh for NIA today.
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#MadrasHighCourt requests Advocate General to look into suggestions that may be made by Party-in-Person and temple activist Rangarajan Narasimhan on how the functioning of the HR&CE Department can be improved for the welfare of temples in Tamil Nadu.

@OurTemples
While making submissions in a PIL moved against State's decision to use temple land in Kallakurichi for the construction of a collectorate building, Narasimhan had raised a larger grievance that the HR&CE Department is not taking care of temples in Tamil Nadu.

#MadrasHighCourt
Responding to submissions that the State's construction activities would end up lands becoming "concrete jungles", #MadrasHighCourt CJ Sanjib Banerjee orally observes,

"The way we're procreating, we will leave very little green land in 50 years’ time."

#CourtroomExchange
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#Breaking: Injunction suit filed in the Delhi High Court against the release of the film The White Tiger tonight at 12 on OTT platform.

Matter being hearing now by Justice C Hari Shankar
What is the cause for coming at this time?: Court

Claim is purely monetary claim. Why should I give an injunction today?: Court

The fact that this movie is being released has been in the public domain for more than a month… you are aware…: Court

#WhiteTiger
Adv Kapil Sankhla for petitioner John Hart Jr says he is resident in America. He adds that understanding was that it would be released in theatres. There was no way this would release OTT

#WhiteTiger
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Delhi High Court begins hearing appeal to its order staying the termination of Mohit Saraf from L&L partnership.
At the outset, Justice Sanjeev Narula discloses that he knows someone at L&L Partners. Counsel on both sides take no objection to his hearing the case
Court asking how much time counsel will take. Senior Advocate @DrAMSinghvi Abhishek Manu Singhvi, representing Luthra, says he will take 1 hour 30 mins. Senior Advocate Parag Tripathi, who will argue for Saraf, says he will take 45 mins.
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Justice SS Shinde: What heavens are going to fall if the petitioner is given protection for few days.

We have always believed that judiciary, agencies like RBI, CBI, ED should act independently.
Justice SS Shinde: There is threat to the very democracy if these agencies don't act independently.

Why should there be so much insistence on protection not being granted?
Bench presided by Justice Shinde were hearing the plea filed by NCP MLA Eknath Khadse for quashing a complaint filed by ED in connection to land case of Pune.
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Supreme Court is scheduled to take up for hearing shortly, petition filed by @Facebook India chief Ajit Mohan challenging the summons issued to him by Delhi Assembly's Committee in relation to #DelhiRiots2020.

@secondatticus #SupremeCourt
Senior Advocate Harish Salve appears for Petitioner: You can only summon those who is a party. If at all one is summoned is it limited to questions of evidence or fact. I may have strong opinions which I may not want to express
Senior Adv Salve: This is not a summon by the Parliament. The genesis of privilege is privilege against the crown. When the house of commons assemble they petition a ground. These are privileges by the crowm against the crown.
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Justice SS Shinde: Respondent girl is a major and she is free to move as per her will. Can you stop any person above 18 yrs without any reason?
#BombayHighCourt is hearing a habeas corpus plea filed by the petitioner boy alleging the girl’s parents are opposing their inter-religious relationship.
Justice Shinde (to the parents): She is an adult, a major, that is the problem. We as court also cannot dictate anything to her.
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CJI bench allows a petitioner to approach court under Guardianship & Wards Act:

CJI SA Bobde: Dekhiye, hum aapko criminal case chalane ki permission nahi de sake. Aapko Guardian and Ward Act ke under custody lena hoga. (We cannot allow criminal case to proceed)

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CJI: aapke peeche koi vakeel hai kya? (Is there a lawyer behind you)

Lawyer: yes my lord, I am not in this case

CJI: Explain the litigant what we are saying

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CJI: we cannot led this prosecution to continue

Adv Nidhi: I am for the party but I was discharged from the case.
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Gujarat High Court: Advocate General lists out the Government restrictions during Uttarayan.

Chinese Sky Lanterns banned says Advocate General Kamal Trivedi.
AG says Gujarat Government has restricted terrace and open area of private residential places and have allowed to fly the kite only for the residents of the society and not to outsiders.
AG says that Gujarat Government is aware that the repeat of spike during diwali does not happen during the Uttarayan. #uttarayan #uttarayan2021
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Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, Subhash Reddy and MR Shah to shortly hear its suo motu case concerning fire tragedies in COVID-19 hospitals across the country in the wake of two such incidents in Rajkot and Ahmedabad
#SupremeCourt
#SuoMotu
#RajkotFireTragedy
Hearing begins

Justice MR Shah: The affidavit does not sat which hospitals have Fire NOCs. It only says we are flowing this and that. They are citing 2016 information

SG: that is why I am saying the picture is not as rosy as it seems.
SG: Gujarat has done this..

Justice MR Shah: No they have not. Have you shown which number of Covid hospitals have the safeguards?
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