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[LIVE THREAD] Supreme Court to hear its suo motu case concerning Lakhimpur Kheri violence that left eight dead, including a group of farmers (RE- VIOLENCE IN LAKHIMPUR KHERI (UP) LEADING TO LOSS OF LIFE) #SupremeCourt #LakhimpurKheri #SuoMotu
A bench of Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli will hear the matter post 10.30 am today
#SupremeCourt #LakhimpurKheri
In the wake of the violence, two lawyers from Uttar Pradesh had written a letter to CJI NV Ramana seeking a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) #SupremeCourt #LakhimpurKheri
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#SupremeCourt to resume hearing petition filed by NEET Super Speciality exam aspirants against the last-minute change in exam pattern. Doctors who aspire to appear in the exam have alleged that such a change is to only benefit general medicine students #NEETSS2021
Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that the sudden change in examination pattern for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) PG Super Speciality exam 2021 sends a signal that medical education has become a "business."…
Bench assembles
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Justice L Nageswara Rao led bench of #SupremeCourt to hear plea seeking cancellation of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test undergraduate exam (NEET UG) held on September 12, 2021, citing alleged instances of cheating, malpractices
@AdvMamtaSharma #NEETreexam
[NEET UG 2021] Petition for cancellation, fresh exam: Live Updates from Supreme Court

#NEETUG2021 #neet #SupremeCourt

Read live updates from Supreme Court here:
Hearing to commence shortly
#NEETUG2021 #neet #SupremeCourt
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#SupremeCourt to hear final arguments of the West Bengal government against the order of the Calcutta high court to hand over the post-poll violence cases to the #CBI

#postpollviolence @MamataOfficial Image
West Bengal government has stated that “fair probe” in the post-poll violence case is unlikely since the CBI is allegedly acting at the behest of the @BJP4India led Centre
@MamataOfficial #SupremeCourt
Hearing to start shortly

#SupremeCourt takes 10 minutes to grant dates for other cases since the plea by West Bengal government will take the whole day and tomorrow as well
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Supreme Court will hear plea by West Bengal Government against the Calcutta High Court order handing over CBI investigation into post-poll violence cases of serious nature like murder, rape & other crimes against women.
#postpollviolence Image
Apart from alleging that, "there is a strong likelihood that the CBI will take immediate steps to persecute public officials in the State for political gains”, the @MamataOfficial led government has claimed that most cases touted as #postpollviolence were actually Covid Deaths.
Sr Adv Kapil Sibal appearing for the Respondents submitted that there are several issues along with the procedure followed.
Sibal further answering about the allotment of investigation, there is CBI for Rape and Murder, and for others SIT is there.
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#SupremeCourt to hear plea by Manipur based activist Leichombam Erendro's father seeking compensation for his son's detention under the NSA for an “objectionable” Facebook post, saying he is a “habitual offender” whose arrest was essential to maintain public tranquillity #NSA Image
Manipur government had informed #SupremeCourt that compensation will not be paid by state since Erendro was a "habitual offender"…
Matter adjourned to next Friday #SupremeCourtOfIndia
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#SupremeCourt bench led by Justice SK Kaul to hear a batch of pleas wherein Court agreed to lay guidelines to aid #AllahabadHC in deciding Bail Applications.
Hearing Commences
AAG Garima Prashad appears for the State of UP

"We have submitted a note"

We are in a very restricted area - It is for the HC to take call. We can lay some norms. People cannot be in custody for such a long period of time: Court

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#SupremeCourt to continue hearing plea seeking timely filling up of vacancies at Information Commissions. By last order, Court granted 3 weeks to all States for complying with earlier directions and file fresh status reports.
The bench, today, is likely to hear vacancies, existent and prospective, at Central Information Commissions and the steps taken by the Government pursuant to last effective order of July 7.
Hearing Commences
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#SupremeCourt bench led by Justice UU Lalit to hear plea by political leader Kshetrimayum Biren Singh and 2 others challenging order of disqualification passed by the Speaker, Manipur Assembly, on appellants participation in events organised by Ruling party members.
Hearing Commences
Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi appears for the petitioner

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#SupremeCourt to shortly hear plea seeking disbanding of Commission appointed by West Bengal Government for probing into the #Pegasuscontroversy. The two-member Commission is headed by retired Supreme Court Judge, Justice Madan B Lokur.
The West Bengal Government has submitted its affidavit before Court. Has said that the Union Government is evading looking into the #Pegasus issue & that having the committee by state will “put into place effective countermeasures against any rogue foreign spyware.”
The @MamataOfficial led Government defends need for State appointed Committee to look into #PegasusProject controversy. Says PIL Petitioner NGO has links to @RSSorg. #Pegasus
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#SupremeCourt bench led by Justice UU Lalit to hear appeals against #BombayHC "skin-to-skin" judgment where a man was acquitted for an offence of Sexual Assault against a minor girl, in the absence of any physical touch. #POCSO
On the last date of hearing, Court appointed Senior Advocate Siddharth Dave as Amicus Curiae in the matter.…
Hearing Commences
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#SupremeCourt to hear the plea filed by Kavitha Lankesh, sister of slain journalist, Gauri Lankesh, seeking to stay the Karnataka HC order which had quashed the charges under KCOCA against Mohan Nayak, one of the accused men on trial for Gauri Lankesh’s murder Image
KCOCA is a law enacted by Karnataka in India since 2000 to combat organised crime and terrorism. The Act was modelled on the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act, 1999 (MCOCA)
#supremecourtofindia #gaurilankesh
#SupremeCourt had issued notice on the plea in early July…
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[BREAKING] CJI NV Ramana laments the lack of debates in parliament and hows laws with "gaps" are being passed. #supremecourt #CJIRamana

1/n: "Earlier different, different laws used to be discussed and elaborated in the parliament."
2/n CJI Ramana: So the burden of the courts while interpreting or implementing the law is less. So the legislative part was clear with respect to what they want to tell us. #supremecourt #CJIRamana
3/n CJI Ramana: Why they are making such a legislation. Now it is sorry state of affairs, now we see legislation with sorry state of affairs. Now we see legislations with lot of gaps, and lot of ambiguity in making laws. #supremecourt #CJIRamana
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Supreme Court Bar Association's farewell for Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman to begin shortly. Chief Justice of India NV Ramana to preside over the event.
#Farewell Image
The event will also be live streamed at :
Attorney General for India KK Venugopal to join the event virtually
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CJI NV Ramana hears a case where an official was charged with killing his wife, but is still out on bail for over 14 years

CJI: are you still working?

Adv: Under suspension

CJI: You have to be removed forthwith and be straight put into jail. You are approaching #SupremeCourt? Image
The accused is a police constable. FIR was registered in 2007 it was alleged that the police constable had killed his wife and accused under Dowry Prohibition Act. #supremecourt
CJI: Cost of 1 lakh imposed. We direct trial court to decide the matter in 3 months. You’re misusing the system.

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[#PegasusSnoopingScandal Hearing in Supreme Court]

CJI NV Ramana led bench to shortly hear a batch of petitions by journalists, alleged victims of the scandal and Editors Guild of India seeking an independent probe into the #PegasusSpyware issue

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Petitions filed on the #PegasusSnoopingScandal till now:

1) ML Sharma
2) CPI MP John Brittas @JohnBrittas
3) N Ram @nramind
4) Jagdeep Chokkar @JagdeepChhokar
5) Narendra Mishra
6) Rupesh Kumar Singh
7) Paranjoy Guha Thakurta @paranjoygt
8) SNM Abdi
9) Editors Guild of India
Five journalists, who as per media reports were targets of Pegasus spyware, had moved the Supreme Court stating that the unauthorized use of surveillance by government agencies have violated their fundamental rights #PegasusProject
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Supreme Court Registrars, Lawyers of Key Clients and Old Number of an SC Judge on Pegasus Radar reports The Wire @thewire_in
N.K. Gandhi and T.I. Rajput reportedly worked in the writ section of the Supreme Court’s registry when their numbers were added.
Also added in Pegasus list was Justice Arun Mishra's old number

Having now spoken to him, we can confirm that a Rajasthan mobile number formerly registered in the name of Arun Mishra J, who retired from SC in Sept 2020, was added to the database in 2019.

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#SupremeCourt to hear a plea by NGO People Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) seeking a direction to the Centre to advise all police stations against registering of FIRs under Section 66A, which was declared unconstitutional by the top court on March 24, 2015
The Centre has informed the top court that Section 66A of the IT Act has become null and void after the Supreme Court judgment and that states have to implement it.
#supremecourt #ITAct #Section66A
SC: Notice be issued to all states and union territories. Also serve Registrar General of all High Courts. List after 4 weeks. Registry to enclose present set of pleadings too

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Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal mentions the plea filed by Journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar before a CJI NV Ramana led bench
#SupremeCourtOfIndia #pegasus @nramind @karuppadanna
Sr Adv Sibal: The civil liberties of citizens, politicians belonging to opposition parties, journalists, court staff have been put under surveillance. This is a issue which is making waves in India and world over and requires an urgent hearing.
CJI NV Ramana: We will hear the matter next week

@KapilSibal : Please dont keep it on Tuesday or Wednesday

CJI: we will take care of it

#pegasus #snooping @KapilSibal
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#SupremeCourt to continue hearing a plea filed by Amazon against Delhi High Court March 22 order which stayed Single Judge’s order restraining @FutureGroup from going ahead with the 24,713 crore merger with Reliance Retail
Senior Advocate Gopal Subramanium continues submissions.

@amazon #SupremeCourt #Reliance
Subramanium discusses case law. Relies on Sundaram Finance vs Abdul Samad.

@amazon #SupremeCourt
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Sr Adv Vikas Singh mentions the "broad daylight killing of an Additional District Judge" in Dhanbad, Jharkhand in Supreme Court. Says it is a brazen attack on the independence of the judiciary
Sr Adv Singh: We have to ensure that power of judicial officers are safeguarded. On behalf of SCBA can be taken in confidence

Justice DY Chandrachud: I am sure it is before the Chief Justice of India. On my behalf too I will take it up
Sr Adv Singh: This case is for the CBI. Local police is usually complicit in such matters. It is shocking. A judge is on a morning walk and is hit by a vehicle. He was dealing with bail applications of gangsters. This is attack on judicial independence my lord
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Supreme Court will hear today a plea seeking to restrain beggars or those who are homeless from begging at traffic junctions, in markets and public places to avoid the spread of COVID-19 pandemic across India and to rehabilitate them #covid19 #supremecourt @appauled_ Image
Matter begins
Sr Adv Chinmoy Sharma appears: this is a writ where we are seeking rehabilitation of beggars on streets. Due to third wave, there is a issue with them being on streets and not being vaccinated. food and shelter too has to be provided
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Justice RF Nariman led bench of #SupremeCourt to continue hearing plea by @amazon challenging Delhi HC order staying a single-judge order which had upheld Emergency Award passed by a Singapore Tribunal halting the Reliance-Future deal @FutureGroup Image
Senior Advocate Harish Salve continues submissions.

#SupremeCourt @amazon @reliancegroup
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Supreme Court while cancelling bail to BSP MLA Govind singh who stands accused for murdering MP Congress leader Devendra Chourasia holds that colonial mindset meted out to district judiciary has to change and thus uphold the first line of defence for the common.
#SupremeCourt says:

1. Impartial judiciary is cornerstone of independence of judiciary

2. If faith of citizens has to be protected then independence of district judiciary is important

3. Colonial mindset mete out to district judiciary has to change
4. Independence of judiciary is the independence of each and every judge and so that they are independent of their superiors also

5. Compartmentalization of judiciary and executive cannot be breached by personal decision making of judges
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