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May 24 51 tweets 25 min read
A Delhi court to shortly hear the plea challenging decision of a civil court dismissing a suit seeking restoration of Hindu and Jain temples at the Qutub Minar complex in the capital.

#QutubMinar Additional District Judge Nikhil Chopra from Saket Court to hear the plea.

Read details of order dismissing suit
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May 24 11 tweets 8 min read
#Varanasi District Court to shortly deliver order on whether the Order 7 Rule 11 application by the Muslim side seeking to reject the civil suit of the Hindu side seeking claim on #GyanvapiMosque be heard first or the commisioner survey report will also be taken along with it The Hindu side had urged the District Judge AK Vishvesha to grant them access to the CD, Photographs and other contents of the Advocate Commissioner survey report of #GyanvapiMosque

Muslim side submitted the maintainability application be heard first #KashiVishwanathTemple
May 23 87 tweets 65 min read
Delhi High Court will continue to hear today the appeal filed by former JNU student Umar Khalid seeking bail in the Delhi Riots larger conspiracy case.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA Delhi Police had arrested Khalid in September 2020 for his alleged involvement in the riots in North-east Delhi.
He has been charged with criminal conspiracy as well as UAPA. A special court had denied him bail in March, 2022.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
May 23 13 tweets 6 min read
District and Sessions Judge of #Varanasi, Dr AK Vishvesha will shortly begin hearing the civil suit by Hindu parties seeking worshipping rights inside #Gyanvapimosque. The court will decide the application for maintainability of suit filed by Muslim side first The corridors leading to the courtroom of District Judge Vishvesha abuzz with Gyanvapi case conversations #GyanvapiMosque #Varanasi
May 21 4 tweets 4 min read
Delhi University professor Ratan Lal granted bail after he was arrested by Delhi Police for his Shivling post on social media and booked for promoting enmity.

#GyanvapiMosque #Shivling @DelhiPolice @ratanlal72 Image Judge in bail order: The undersigned, in personal life, is a proud follower of Hindu religion and would call the post distasteful and unnecessary comment made on a controversial topic.
#GyanvapiMosque #Shivling @DelhiPolice @ratanlal72
May 20 33 tweets 7 min read
The Supreme Court Bar Association holds the farewell function in honour of Justice L Nageswara Rao who had his last working as Supreme Court judge today before the top court closed for vacations.

Justice Rao officially retires on June 7, 2022

#JusticeLNageswaraRao #SCBA Sr Adv Pradeep Rai: Justice Rao has a multi faceted personality. Apart from being a good cricketer, He acted in many films as a police inspector. He was there even in serials. He acted in the movie "Kanoon Apna Apna" in which he acted with Kader Khan and Sanjay Dutt
May 20 58 tweets 33 min read
Delhi High Court is hearing the appeal filed by former JNU student Umar Khalid seeking bail in the Delhi Riots larger conspiracy case.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots The appeal is being heard by a bench of Justices Siddharth Mridul and Rajnish Bhatnagar.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots
May 20 10 tweets 2 min read
Breaking: Karti Chidambaram moves anticipatory bail in Chinese visas case where his aide, S Bhaskararaman, was sent to CBI custody yesterday.

@KartiPC Senior advocate Kapil Sibal representing Karti. He begins his submissions with some facts of the case.

@KapilSibal
May 20 62 tweets 15 min read
[#KashiVishwanath Temple- Gyannvapi Mosque Dispute]

#SupremeCourt to hear the plea by the Mosque committee challenging orders directing survey of #GyanvapiMosque. The court will also hear an application seeking to desist trial court from order any demolition of wall etc Gyanvapi Survey: Read all details of court commissioner's survey report

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#GyanvapiMosque
May 20 4 tweets 2 min read
#SupremeCourt is hearing Jharkhand's plea against ongoing proceedings in Jharkhand High Court in the mining lease case against CM Hemant Soren

Both CBI, ED investigating matter, HC had asked for sealed cover report from ED Sibal: The order passed today in case where the HC had taken sealed cover, relied on it and had orders passed. The CJI Bench has set it aside saying this is unacceptable.

#Jharkhand #HemantSoren
May 20 5 tweets 2 min read
IRON ORE EXPORT AND MINING ALLOWED IN KARNATAKA

CJI NV Ramana: there needs to be a level playing field for coal mines in bellary etc. On halting the unchecked excavation in Karnataka's 3 mining areas , the situation has worked out well. But situation has now changed SC: We are of the opinion that 2011 order deserves to be relaxed and the e-auction is receiving low response. Thus restriction on sale of iron ore needs to be lifted ! #coalmining
May 20 15 tweets 4 min read
#SupremeCourt to hear case related to the inquiry commission panel that investigated the #DishaEncounter case. Justice Sirpurkar Commission's inquiry report on alleged encounter of the rape and murder accused will come up for hearing today CJI: Yes report is submitted

Adv: ML Sharma is appearing

Counsel: on my letter petition the proceedings have begun. I was heard by the commission. Please allow my intervention #dishaencounter
May 20 12 tweets 3 min read
As Justice L Nageswara Rao holds his last day in office as #SupremeCourt judge, the ceremonial bench of Chief Justice of India NV Ramana, Justice L Nageswara Rao and Justice Hima Kohli assembles
#JusticeLNageswaraRao AG KK Venugopal: This year seems to be a year of attrition. There are 8 judges retiring this year. We are losing an extremely good judge and a cricketer. Whenever the bar played against judges, Justice Rao headed the opponent team. Justice Rao freed the Rajiv Gandhi convict
May 20 7 tweets 2 min read
[Pegasus Case]

#SupremeCourt to take up the interim inquiry report submitted by the three-member committee that was constituted by the top court in the case pertaining to unauthorised surveillance using Pegasus software

#Pegasus CJI NV Ramana: The first 2 pages is about interaction about technical committee. 29 mobile devices were received which were infected with spyware. Some journalists etc has given statement. Public consultation exercise will be undertaken.
May 19 23 tweets 13 min read
Supreme Court judge, Justice Uday Umesh Lalit to deliver the 18th V.K. Krishna Menon Memorial Lecture

The event has been organized by the Indian Society of International Law

Read live updates here 👇

#SupremeCourt #VKKrishnaMenonMemorialLecture Lecture to begin now

#SupremeCourt #VKKrishnaMenonMemorialLecture
May 19 12 tweets 6 min read
[Judgment in UoI vs Mohit Minerals]

Justice DY Chandrachud: The exclusive powers held by state and centre on taxation was an imp legislative part. according to article 246A both parliament and state legislature has equal power to legislate on matters of taxation
#GST Justice DY Chandrachud: there are 2 significant part of GST council voting structure. union has 1/3 td vote share and 2/3 for states. GST council is an area of political contestations as well. it impacts federalism.

#GST #SupremeCourt
May 19 8 tweets 6 min read
Delhi High Court will continue to hear today the appeal filed by former JNU student Umar Khalid seeking bail in the Delhi Riots larger conspiracy case.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA While the matter was earlier heard by a bench of Justices Siddharth Mrirdul and Rajnish Bhatnagar, fter change in roster, it will now be by a bench of Justices Mukta Gupta and Mini Pushkarna.
#DelhiHighCourt #UmarKhalid #DelhiRiots #UAPA
May 19 14 tweets 8 min read
[Kashi Vishwanath Temple - GyanVapi Mosque Dispute]

#SupremeCourt to shortly hear a plea by the mosque management committee challenging the lower court order directing a survey of the mosque premises to unearth evidence of a former Hindu temple

#GyanvapiMosque #KashiVishwanath Supreme Court has directed the District Magistrate of Varanasi to ensure that the Shivling recovered from the Mosque complex during a survey by the court commissioner be protected #GyanvapiMosque
#KashiVishwanathTemple #SupremeCourt

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May 18 17 tweets 3 min read
#SupremeCourt is hearing a plea by Centre seeking a probe against PIL petitioners who had present false evidence in order to allegedly protect the Naxals in Chattishgarh Image Senior Adv Colin Gonsalves appears for the PIL petitioner, Himanshu Kumar

SG Tushar Mehta: FIR was registered and today the counsel submits that FIR is there
May 18 12 tweets 3 min read
#SupremeCourt hears the bail plea by Indrani Mukherjea in Sheena Bora murder case

Sr Adv Mukul Rohatgi appears for Indrani: petitioner is accused of murder Image Rohatgi: she is a lady entitled to special dispensation under section 437 and she has been in jail since 3.5 years. The trial has not progressed since last 11 months. The number of witnesses examined is a total of 237 out of which 68 examined
May 18 5 tweets 2 min read
#SupremeCourt to shortly deliver verdict on whether the Tamil Nadu Governor was right in referring Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict A.G. Perarivalan’s plea for pardon to the President without taking a decision #Perarivalan Image SC: No exercise under Article 161 can have inexplicable delay and it can be subjected to judicial review.

#Perarivalan