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Supreme Court hears an urgent plea by the father of a 38 year old boy who was allegedly killed in a "staged fake encounter" and was subject to grievous torture in custody. Father seeks permission for autopsy
#supremecourt
Adv Ishma Randhawa: Petitioner was asked not to open the body packing saying it was chemically treated. when it was opened back home there were multiple injuries. when a second post mortem was sought it was dismissed and hc dismissed it on basis of jurisdiction
Justice Shah: Cannot you approach Calcutta HC

Adv Randhawa: In this case, there is a conspiracy.

Justice Shah: who is the accused?

Adv: Punjab police
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Supreme Court hears a plea filed seeking directions for waiving the final examination of final year Post-graduate Medical Residents & constitution of a Joint Expert Committee for examining and recommending on their prayers
#supremecourt
Sr Adv Sanjay Hegde: Prayers 2,3,4 are still pending. this is not adverse litigation. These students are on front line of covid.

Justice Shah: See second prayer which survives. How can they be promoted without exams?
Justice Banerjee: How can we pass a direction like this? You can’t be promoted without exams in this case

Hegde: But i can be considered notionally and service benefits be given

Justice Banerjee: we need not pass orders. universities are not even a party to this case
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#SupremeCourt to hear appeals by West Bengal government and State Law Minister Moloy Ghatak challenging a June 9 order of #CalcuttaHC refusing to take their reply affidavits on record in the transfer plea filed by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the
#NaradaCase
The plea states that the rights of the State government and the Law Minister shouldn’t be closed "especially when CBI has been allowed to file additional affidavits at different stages." @MamataOfficial @AITCofficial #supremecourt

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The Calcutta High Court in its June 9 order had noted that, "they (CM, law minister and state) have waited for the arguments in the case to be substantially completed before seeking to place on record their pleadings in response."
#calcuttahighcourt #supremecourt #naradacase
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#SupremeCourt to hear a plea seeking a direction mandating the induction of foreign medical graduates or FMGs in the country's healthcare workforce. The Foreign Medical Graduate Exam is being conducted TODAY
#FMGE2021 #covid19 #exams @MoHFW_INDIA
The Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) is a licensing examination, required to be cleared by all those Indian citizens/OCIs who have completed their primary medical qualification from an institution outside India but wishes to practice in India.
Matter to commence shortly
#supremecourt #FMGE
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[Asaram Bapu bail case]

Supreme Court to shortly hear the interim bail plea by convicted Godman Asaram Bapu seeking temporary suspension of sentence to pursue Ayurvedic treatment in Uttarakhand for his ailments

#supremecourt #asarambapu
Rajasthan government has opposed the bail plea filed by convicted godman Asaram Bapu before the Supreme Court, stating that he wants to change the place of his custody under the guise of seeking medical treatment

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Meanwhile, father of the rape victim in the Asaram Bapu case has moved #SupremeCourt opposing the plea for grant of bail to the godman, apprehending that his daughter and his family could be killed by Bapu's followers

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Supreme Court bench led by Justice Hemant Gupta to hear appeal by @DelhiPolice challenging the #DelhiHighCourt order granting #bail to Asif Iqbal Tanha, Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal in a Delhi Riots case under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act #SupremeCourt #UAPA
.@DelhiPolice has stated that the High Court decided the case on a" pre-conceived & a completely erroneous illusion, as if, the present case was a simpliciter case of protest by students."
#supremecourt #UAPA
Case pertains to @DelhiPolice probe into the "larger conspiracy" that led to the riots in the capital’s North-East area in February 2020 #DelhiRiots

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Supreme Court Bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar to shortly hear a PIL seeking stay on the demolition of 10,000 houses in Khori Gaon in Faridabad, Haryana, after #SupremeCourt directed to clear the encroachments on the forest area
#khorigaon
#SupremeCourt had earlier directed
the Municipal Corporation of Faridabad to use "police force, if needed" to remove all jhuggis and encroachments on Khori Gaon forest land within six weeks

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[CBSE exams postponement]

CBSE and ICSE boards to inform Supreme Court the criteria to be adopted to assess the Std 12 students since the board exams were cancelled due to #COVID19 pandemic

@cbseindia29 #supremecourt #boardexams2021 #ICSE
#SupremeCourt will also hear a plea seeking the cancellation of state board exams 2021 on June 17. Plea by @anubha1812 states that more than 1.5 crore Class XII students across the nation including State Boards and conducting offline examinations of millions of students
Plea on CBSE, ICSE assessment for Class 12 students; Petition to cancel State Board exams: LIVE UPDATES from Supreme Court

#cbseboardexams #ICSE #SupremeCourt

Click on this story for LIVE UPDATES on hearing from Supreme Court: bityl.co/7NXP
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Authorities have succeeded in scaring other young boys and girls to not protest, Delhi High Court judgment is path-breaking: Justice Deepak Gupta

Report by @DebayonRoy

#DelhiHighCourt #CAA #DelhiRiots @DelhiPolice #UAPA #Protest

Read full interview: bit.ly/3xhY7mi
Justice Deepak Gupta on Delhi High Court order bail to Asif Iqbal Tanha, Devangana Kalita and Natasha Narwal in a Delhi Riots case under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) [UAPA] Act. 
#Supremecourt #Delhihighcourt #UAPA #bail
Justice Deepak Gupta: " This trend of denying bail by just adding something which is very serious and courts are reluctant to grant bail and in sensitive issues, and national security is brought in and call it anti-national and courts are reluctant. This is more of a #trend."
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#SupremeCourt to take up the interim bail plea filed by convicted Godman #AsaramBapu seeking a temporary suspension of sentence to avail Ayurveda treatment in Uttarakhand
#bail
Lawyers for the convict have, however, sought adjournment for a week considering the unavailability of Sr Adv Siddharth Luthra
#supremecourt
Senior Adv Luthra will be arguing in Calcutta High Court today. Thus a letter for adjournment has been moved
#supremecourt #asarambapu
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#SupremeCourt bench led by Justice Indira Banerjee to shortly hear a plea seeking directions to induct foreign medical graduates (FMGs) into the healthcare workforce of the country to augment the ailing healthcare system
#FMGE
#covid19
Matter to be heard shortly
#FMGE #SupremeCourt
Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal appears for petitioners
#SupremeCourt #FMGE
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#SupremeCourt to hear a plea by the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), seeking a stay on the May 28 order of @HMOIndia which empowered 13 districts across three States to grant citizenship to non-Muslim minorities from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh
In an affidavit filed in response to a place by Indian Union Muslim League (IUML), the MHA stated that May 28 notification has no relation whatsoever with the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) but is a "mere delegation of power vested with the Central Government."
@HMOIndia
MHA has further pointed out that similar delegation of power had been permitted by Central Government in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2016 and 2018.
#citizenship #supremecourt
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#SupremeCourt to hear plea by Biswajit Sarkar, the brother of deceased @BJP4Bengal worker Abhijit Sarkar, who was allegedly murdered when violence broke out after the @MamataOfficial led @AITCofficial secured a convincing victory over the BJP in the 2021 #assemblyelections
The plea before the top court prayed for the formation of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) by the Supreme Court so that the murder of Avijit Sarkar and a Bengal BJP booth worker, Haran Adhikari, can be enquired into.
@BJP4India @AITCofficial @MamataOfficial @DilipGhoshBJP
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#SupremeCourt to deliver orders on an application by Union of India seeking to close the case against two Italian Marines, Salvatore Girone and Massimiliano Latorre accused of killing of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012
#ItalianMarines
Central government informed #SupremeCourt that the amount of ₹ 10 crores agreed to be paid by Republic of Italy as compensation
The top court had earlier expressed an inclination to close the proceedings in Supreme Court and transfer the amount to Kerala High Court so that it decides on the distribution and investment of amount after parties appear in person before the High Court
#keralahighcourt
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Supreme Court bench led by Justice Navin Sinha hears a plea by a batch of doctors seeking a No Objection Certificate from State of Uttar Pradesh to pursue PG Diploma in AIIMS, Rishikesh
#SupremeCourt Image
Justice Sinha: Is it your case that the candidates did not sit as sponsored candidates?

AAG UP Garima Prashad: They were not sponsored, candidates. Now they want a NOC. They appeared for the written exam without permission.
Justice Sinha: they want to go to an institute of repute and not anywhere else and such a diploma will carry a weightage compared to the state institute

AAG: Its a policy decision of the state Lordship

SC: Where is the policy decision?
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Supreme Court hears plea by one Kara Ratheesh, who belongs to a right wing organisation All India Hindu Parishad, challenging a Kerala High Court order cancelling his bail in an attempt to murder case
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SC ORDER: Petitioner is aggrieved by an order cancelling his bail plea. The sentence was suspended in criminal appeal 2018. While suspending the sentence the HC observed that he shall not involve in any other offence which will result in cancelling his bail. Subsequently 2 FIRs..
SC: hav been registered. Chargesheet filed in one such FIR. State of Kerala says petitioner breached condition for bail by getting involved in two police cases. State also invite our attention to his antecedents
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Supreme Court hears bail plea of a middleman in the #VyapamScam

Senior Adv NK Mody: all the co-accused are on bail among the 11, one has died and I was accused of being a middleman. He is in jail since March 17, 2019

Justice Navin Sinha: Give us a minute

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ASG Aman Lekhi: Petitioner was a mastermind and there is no question of parity here. There are 8 or 9 cases he is involved in

Justice Sinha: In how many cases has he been granted bail

Lekh: about 6 or 7. but we cannot see this in silos

#supremecourt
Justice Sinha: We had granted bail on specific reasoning and he can take advantage of it

Lekhi: It was an education scam and akin to organized crime. The court looks at each individual case. The petitioner is involved in all of them and others were impersonators.
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#SupremeCourt to hear Asharam Bapu’s plea seeking temporary suspension of sentence to pursue medical treatment at an Ayurveda centre in Uttarakhand
#asarambapu Image
Hearing to commence shortly before the bench of Justices Navin Sinha and Ajay Rastogi
#SupremeCourt #AsaramBapu
[READ REPLY FROM RAJASTHAN GOVT] #supremecourt #asarambapu @ashokgehlot51

[Breaking] Asaram Bapu has ulterior motive to change place of custody under guise of seeking medical treatment: Rajasthan govt to Supreme Court

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Context on why Centre finally heeds #SupremeCourt (after being questioned over its irrational policy) & the Opposition on centralised procurement of the vaccines: No. of people with 2 doses as a % of population is just 3.3% (See live tracker in thehindu.com) (1/n)
The supply from the Centre to the States was around 24.6 crores and the utilisation was around 23.11 crores (including wastage) which is roughly 93.94% of supply. Essentially States used nearly all of the Centre's supply (2/n)
Several #States raised global tenders to get procure vaccines from abroad. So far (IIRC), not a single vaccine manufacturer abroad has agreed to sell to #States. (3/n)
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5-judge Bench of Calcutta High Court to resume hearing today at 11.30 am in the transfer plea by CBI in Narada scam

#naradastingcase #calcuttahighcourt

@AITCofficial @MamataOfficial
Read a live account of previous hearing here.

#calcuttahighcourt #naradastingcase

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Bench assembles.

Hearing resumes.

#naradastingcase #calcuttahighcourt
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Justice L Nageswara Rao led bench of #SupremeCourt to hear application concerning children orphaned due to #COVID19 pandemic

The application is in the #suomotu matter regarding prevention of COVID-19 in child care institutions across the country
Centre was earlier asked to provide details of a scheme recently announced under PM Cares Fund to ensure that children who lost their parents to the COVID-19 pandemic will be benefitted
#PMCaresFund
#SupremeCourt

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Hearing commences.

Court says it will give more time to Union of India to give modalities regarding implementation of PM Cares Fund for orphaned children.

Will deal with it after vacation.
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[HALT DEMOLITION DRIVE]

Supreme Court to shortly hear a plea seeking stay on proposed demolition of about 10,000 houses at Khori Gaon, Faridabad Haryana, planned to be demolished by @MCF_Faridabad "any day"

#KhoriGaonDemolition
#SupremeCourt
@mlkhattar
Writ petition in #SupremeCourt under Article 32 challenges the Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikaran Rehabilitation Policy to the extent it limits the cut off for rehabilitation to 2003. Plea says @MCF_Faridabad demolished 1700 slums without following lawful procedure
The petition has been filed by 10,000 families living at a slum colony in Khori Gaon Basti, Faridabad, Haryana. They have been residing on government land since 1980. "Most of them, however, are unable to show any proofs of existence," says plea.
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A thread on Pending Cases in different courts.
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
#Judiciary in #India

Supreme Court of India
Total Pending: 67,898
Admission Matters: 49,015
Regular Hearing: 18,883

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High Courts

Total Pending: 58,28,344
Civil Cases: 41,64,095
Criminal Cases: 16,64,249
Pending for
More than 1 year: 50,44,413
[86.55%]

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

#Judiciary in #India

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Allahabad High Court

Total Pending: 7,92,969
Civil Cases: 4,19,643
Criminal Cases: 3,73,326
Pending for
More than 1 year: 88.4%

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

#Judiciary in #India

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#SupremeCourt to hear a plea by a Uttarakhand undertrial stating that undertrials cannot be equated with convicts for the purpose of grant of parole to prevent over-crowding in jails amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Read details of plea here:

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Hearing begins

#SupremeCourt
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