Articles about Arun Mishra

PM Modi slams 'selective interpretation' of human rights

12 Oct 2021

Politics
PM Modi slams 'selective interpretation' of human rights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today apparently slammed Opposition leaders for selectively interpreting human rights to suit their political motives.

SC gives telecom companies 10 years to clear AGR dues

01 Sep 2020

Business
SC gives telecom companies 10 years to clear AGR dues

Faced with a humongous debt of Rs. 1.47 lakh crore, Indian telecom giants got a huge relief today as the Supreme Court allowed them to clear pending adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues in 10 years.

Prashant Bhushan fined Re. 1 in contempt case by SC

31 Aug 2020

India
Prashant Bhushan fined Re. 1 in contempt case by SC

After multiple hearings replete with arguments, the Supreme Court pronounced its verdict in the Prashant Bhushan contempt case on Monday, asking the lawyer-activist to pay Re. 1 as fine by September 15.

Prashant Bhushan's response even more derogatory, says SC; reserves order

25 Aug 2020

India
Prashant Bhushan's response even more derogatory, says SC; reserves order

In the contempt case against activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that his response to the top court was even more derogatory than the original comments.

Won't apologize, says Prashant Bhushan; SC asks to "reconsider" statement

20 Aug 2020

India
Won't apologize, says Prashant Bhushan; SC asks to "reconsider" statement

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who was held guilty of contempt for his tweets slamming Chief Justice of India and Supreme Court, told the apex court on Friday that he isn't apologetic for the posts. He said he was merely discharging his duties as a citizen, and would accept any punishment cheerfully.

NEET, JEE will be held as per schedule, orders SC

17 Aug 2020

India
NEET, JEE will be held as per schedule, orders SC

On Monday, the Supreme Court dismissed a plea seeking postponement of NEET-UG and JEE 2020 examinations, in wake of coronavirus pandemic, asserting that delaying the examinations would put "careers of students in peril."

SC holds Bhushan guilty of contempt for tweets on CJI

14 Aug 2020

India
SC holds Bhushan guilty of contempt for tweets on CJI

On Friday, the Supreme Court held known lawyer Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for two of his tweets targeting Chief Justice SA Bobde and the judiciary.

Like sons, daughters have equal rights to parental property: SC

11 Aug 2020

India
Like sons, daughters have equal rights to parental property: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that daughters have equal rights to the parental property, by virtue of the Hindu Succession Act, that was amended in 2005.

Kerala activist's anticipatory bail plea rejected in semi-nude video case

07 Aug 2020

India
Kerala activist's anticipatory bail plea rejected in semi-nude video case

Asserting that she was spreading obscenity, the Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an anticipatory bail plea of Kerala-based activist Rehana Fathima, in connection to a video which showed minor children painting on her semi-nude body.

SC pulls up Prashant Bhushan over "CJIs are corrupt" remark

04 Aug 2020

India
SC pulls up Prashant Bhushan over "CJIs are corrupt" remark

The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan while hearing the concluding arguments in a 2009 contempt case, initiated against him by celebrated lawyer Harish Salve.

I'm under house arrest, says Saifuddin Soz, challenging government's claims

31 Jul 2020

Politics
I'm under house arrest, says Saifuddin Soz, challenging government's claims

From behind barbed wires at his home in Srinagar, senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz junked the government's claims about him not being detained, telling reporters that the Supreme Court was being fed lies.

Rajasthan crisis: Breather for Sachin Pilot in Supreme Court

23 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan crisis: Breather for Sachin Pilot in Supreme Court

Sachin Pilot, the sacked Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and 18 other dissident MLAs got a breather on Thursday as the Supreme Court refused to stay Rajasthan High Court's Tuesday verdict, wherein Speaker CP Joshi was directed to not decide on their disqualifications until Friday.

On Rath Yatra, SC says, "Will let Odisha government decide"

22 Jun 2020

India
On Rath Yatra, SC says, "Will let Odisha government decide"

Hearing petitions against its earlier order, which stopped the famed Rath Yatra in Puri, Odisha, the Supreme Court on Monday empowered the Odisha government to take a call.

SC grants extension on sale/registration deadline for BS4 vehicles

30 Mar 2020

Business
SC grants extension on sale/registration deadline for BS4 vehicles

The Supreme Court of India has given an extension on the last date to sell and register outgoing BS4 vehicles.

Nirbhaya: Convicts to be hanged tomorrow, Delhi Court rejects petitions

19 Mar 2020

India
Nirbhaya: Convicts to be hanged tomorrow, Delhi Court rejects petitions

A day ahead of the execution of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, the Supreme Court rejected the curative petition of convict Pawan Gupta (25).

SC seeks Centre's response on status of Omar Abdullah's release

18 Mar 2020

India
SC seeks Centre's response on status of Omar Abdullah's release

The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the Centre on its intent to release former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.

No relief for telcos over AGR dues; SC slams Centre

18 Mar 2020

India
No relief for telcos over AGR dues; SC slams Centre

The Supreme Court on Wednesday lashed out at the Centre for its plea seeking more time to recover adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues from telecom companies.

3 Nirbhaya convicts approach ICJ seeking stay on execution

16 Mar 2020

India
3 Nirbhaya convicts approach ICJ seeking stay on execution

Days ahead of their scheduled execution, three of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

'Free' Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar after seven months

14 Mar 2020

Politics
'Free' Farooq Abdullah meets son Omar after seven months

A day after he was released, National Conference's Farooq Abdullah met his son Omar at the sub-jail in Srinagar where the latter has been lodged since August. They warmly embraced each other.

Seven months later, J&K administration removes social media curbs

04 Mar 2020

India
Seven months later, J&K administration removes social media curbs

In a new development, the administration of newly-formed Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has lifted curbs imposed on social media, reports said on Wednesday. The speed will, however, remain restricted to 2G and these services will not be extended to pre-paid SIMs, the authorities underlined.

Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses curative petition of convict Pawan

02 Mar 2020

India
Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses curative petition of convict Pawan

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the curative petition of one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case.

Is there no law in country: SC asks telecom companies

14 Feb 2020

India
Is there no law in country: SC asks telecom companies

The Supreme Court was mighty furious on Friday and issued show-cause notices to telecom companies over their failure to clear Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues.

SC upholds SC/ST Amendment Act; reintroduces bar on anticipatory bail

10 Feb 2020

India
SC upholds SC/ST Amendment Act; reintroduces bar on anticipatory bail

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the constitutional validity of the 2018 amendment to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act (SC/ST Act).

Nirbhaya's rapists will be hanged, SC dismisses curative petitions

14 Jan 2020

India
Nirbhaya's rapists will be hanged, SC dismisses curative petitions

The Supreme Court dismissed curative petitions filed by two convicts, namely Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh, in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case.

Better kill Delhiites with explosives, end suffering: SC on #DelhiPollution

25 Nov 2019

India
Better kill Delhiites with explosives, end suffering: SC on #DelhiPollution

On Monday, the Supreme Court pulled up the Central and Delhi governments for not taking action against the deteriorating air quality in the national capital.

Farmers can't kill others for livelihood: SC on Delhi's air-pollution

04 Nov 2019

India
Farmers can't kill others for livelihood: SC on Delhi's air-pollution

Delhi's air pollution has made it uninhabitable, sickened even the healthy ones, and spelled doom for children.

SC to hear Aarey forest case today, activists get bail

07 Oct 2019

India
SC to hear Aarey forest case today, activists get bail

A special bench of the Supreme Court will hear a plea against the felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony on Monday. The trees are being cut for the city's metro rail project and have drawn criticism from several quarters.

Giving 'free rides' on Metro problematic: SC slams Delhi government

06 Sep 2019

India
Giving 'free rides' on Metro problematic: SC slams Delhi government

You can not be handing over sops to people and then fight in court for sharing losses with the Centre, the Supreme Court told Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on Friday.

SC rejects Tarun Tejpal's plea to cancel sexual harassment charges

19 Aug 2019

India
SC rejects Tarun Tejpal's plea to cancel sexual harassment charges

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea filed by Tehelka magazine's founder Tarun Tejpal seeking quashing of sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a former colleague.

Restrictions will continue in Kashmir, lifted in Jammu: Police

14 Aug 2019

India
Restrictions will continue in Kashmir, lifted in Jammu: Police

In a major relief for residents of Jammu, the restrictions which government imposed days ago have been completely lifted, a top police official said on Wednesday.

J&K: Centre should get time to ensure normalcy, says SC

13 Aug 2019

India
J&K: Centre should get time to ensure normalcy, says SC

The situation in Jammu and Kashmir is highly sensitive but Centre should be given more time to bring normalcy in the state, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday.

Amrapali cheated homebuyers, SC asks NBCC to finish their projects

23 Jul 2019

Business
Amrapali cheated homebuyers, SC asks NBCC to finish their projects

Giving a major relief to nearly 42,000 homebuyers, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to complete unfinished flats of the embattled real-estate group Amrapali.

Ayodhya, Rafale, Article-370: SC to hear important cases next week

29 Jun 2019

India
Ayodhya, Rafale, Article-370: SC to hear important cases next week

The Supreme Court will reopen on Monday, July 1, after its annual six-week-long summer vacation and the first week will be jam-packed with important cases.

PIL seeking 100% VVPAT verification dismissed by SC

21 May 2019

India
PIL seeking 100% VVPAT verification dismissed by SC

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court dismissed a writ petition seeking 100 percent matching of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during the counting of votes for the Lok Sabha polls on May 23.

Everything wrong with CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case

05 May 2019

India
Everything wrong with CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case

The Supreme Court of India has become the center of controversy ever since a former employee of the apex court leveled allegations of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

Meet lawyer Utsav Bains, who claims CJI didn't harass anyone

26 Apr 2019

India
Meet lawyer Utsav Bains, who claims CJI didn't harass anyone

After Supreme Court was rocked by sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, claims of a lawyer made the case murkier.

Justice Ramana exits panel probing sexual harassment allegations against CJI

25 Apr 2019

India
Justice Ramana exits panel probing sexual harassment allegations against CJI

Justice NV Ramana, the third senior-most judge in Supreme Court, recused himself from the panel formed to investigate sexual harassment allegations leveled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

CJI sexual-harassment case: SC summons CBI, IB, Delhi police chiefs

24 Apr 2019

India
CJI sexual-harassment case: SC summons CBI, IB, Delhi police chiefs

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued summons to Joint Director of CBI, Director of Intelligence Bureau and Chief of Delhi Police after a lawyer claimed that sexual harassment allegations leveled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi were part of "larger conspiracy".

Three-judge panel to probe sexual harassment allegations against CJI Gogoi

24 Apr 2019

India
Three-judge panel to probe sexual harassment allegations against CJI Gogoi

On Tuesday, a three-judge panel, led by Justice SA Bobde was formed to investigate the sexual harassment allegations leveled against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a former staffer.

Judiciary under threat: CJI Gogoi denies sexual harassment allegations

20 Apr 2019

India
Judiciary under threat: CJI Gogoi denies sexual harassment allegations

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday dismissed the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a former staffer and said independent judiciary was under threat.