Articles about BR Gavai
Justice Bhushan Ramkrishna Gavai is a Judge of the Supreme Court of India and has formerly served as a Judge in the Bombay High Court. Born in Amravati, Maharashtra, Gavai started practicing as a lawyer in the late 1980s, specializing in Constitutional Law and Administrative Law. He has served as Standing Counsel for the Municipal Corporations of Nagpur, Municipal Corporation of Amravati, and the Amravati University. During 1992-93, Gavai was the Assistant Government Pleader and Additional Public Prosecutor in the Bombay High Court’s Nagpur Bench, and in 2000, was designated as the Government Pleader and Public Prosecutor. In 2003, he was appointed as Additional Judge in the Bombay High Court, becoming its permanent Judge in 2005. Gavai was elevated as a Judge to the Supreme Court of India in 2019 and is in line to become only the second Dalit Chief Justice of India (CJI).
02 Aug 2021India
The Supreme Court of India today issued a notice to all states and union territories over the registration of cases under Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, which it had quashed over six years ago.
30 Sep 2020India
The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to postpone the UPSC Prelims Examinations 2020, scheduled for October 4, amid the raging coronavirus pandemic, adding that aspirants appear for the test to become "civil servants and not students."
28 Sep 2020India
The upcoming civil services examinations cannot be postponed in light of the coronavirus outbreak, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) told the Supreme Court on Monday.
31 Aug 2020India
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.
25 Aug 2020India
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.
20 Aug 2020India
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.
14 Aug 2020India
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.
04 Aug 2020India
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.
23 Jul 2020Politics
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.
16 Jun 2020India
The Supreme Court on Tuesday sent notices to the Centre and the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India (IRDAI) on a plea seeking financial cover for mental illnesses.
15 May 2020India
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition seeking relief for migrant workers in view of the Aurangabad incident.
15 May 2020India
Giving a big relief to cash-strapped factory owners, the Supreme Court on Friday junked a circular from Ministry of Home Affairs, which pressurized them to pay full wages to workers, even during the lockdown.
08 May 2020India
As the opening of liquor stores in non-containment zones led to chaos, serpentine queues, and the social distancing rules were bulldozed, the Supreme Court on Friday asked states to consider home delivery of these products.
04 Mar 2020India
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.
10 Feb 2020India
The protest at Shaheen Bagh against the Citizenship Amendment Act is showing no signs of stopping and took an unfortunate turn after an infant died last month.
28 Jan 2020India
A nine-judge constitutional bench, that was formed to hear pleas on religious discrimination faced by women, will not hear the matter for more than ten days, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde announced on Tuesday.
13 Jan 2020India
On Monday, a nine-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court began hearing pleas relating to discrimination that women face in places of worship like Sabarimala, mosques, and Parsi temples.
10 Jan 2020Business
Weeks after the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) reinstated Cyrus Mistry as the Executive Chairperson of Tata Group, the Supreme Court stayed the tribunal's order citing "basic errors" in it.
18 Dec 2019India
Today, the Supreme Court will hear nearly 60 petitions challenging the newly-implemented Citizenship Act, which has created a storm across India.
01 Oct 2019India
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre has four weeks to submit its response on a bunch of petitions challenging its decision to rescind Article 370, thanks to an order of the Supreme Court.
01 Oct 2019India
In August, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre revoked Article 370 of the constitution which rewarded special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The state was also divided into two UTs, namely J&K and Ladakh.
19 Aug 2019India
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.
24 Jun 2019India
While India focuses on becoming a superpower, its children are dying because governments didn't care to raise awareness about a deadly disease.