Harish Salve

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SC COVID hearing: Harish Salve recuses himself as amicus curiae

23 Apr 2021

SC COVID hearing: Harish Salve recuses himself as amicus curiae

Senior advocate Harish Salve on Friday recused himself as amicus curiae in the Supreme Court's suo motu case regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Centre wants SC to stop farmers' tractor rally on R-Day

12 Jan 2021

Centre wants SC to stop farmers' tractor rally on R-Day

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre has appealed to the Supreme Court to stop the tractor rally of farmers, planned for Republic Day, saying the proposed march will trigger a massive law and order problem.

Situation on ground still same: SC on farmers' protest

06 Jan 2021

Situation on ground still same: SC on farmers' protest

The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed concern over the farmers' protest, two days after the protesters and Centre sat on the negotiation table for the seventh time.

Farmers can protest but Delhi can't be blocked: SC

17 Dec 2020

Farmers can protest but Delhi can't be blocked: SC

For the second straight day, the Supreme Court spoke on the massive agitation saying that the aggrieved farmers have a right to protest but they cannot block Delhi.

SC grants interim bail to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami

11 Nov 2020

SC grants interim bail to Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami

The Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned an earlier order of the Bombay High Court, which denied bail to journalist Arnab Goswami in an abetment to suicide case.

Arnab Goswami to remain imprisoned, Bombay-HC will consider plea tomorrow

05 Nov 2020

Arnab Goswami to remain imprisoned, Bombay-HC will consider plea tomorrow

The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to grant interim relief to Republic TV's boss Arnab Goswami in the habeas corpus petition he filed, challenging his dramatic arrest and remand on Thursday.

Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases

22 Oct 2020

Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday withdrew "general consent" given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), meaning that the premier agency will now need the state's permission to take over cases.

Had to sell jewelry to pay legal costs: Anil Ambani

26 Sep 2020

Had to sell jewelry to pay legal costs: Anil Ambani

Anil Ambani, once the world's sixth-richest man, told a court in London on Friday that he sold his jewelry to meet legal costs and that his expenses are being borne by his family, reports said.

No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

23 Sep 2020

No coercive action against Facebook executive: Delhi panel tells SC

A Delhi Assembly panel on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will take no coercive action against Facebook's top executive in India over the social media giant's alleged role in the February Delhi riots.

India's Queen's counsel demand for Kulbhushan Jadhav rejected by Pakistan

19 Sep 2020

India's Queen's counsel demand for Kulbhushan Jadhav rejected by Pakistan

Pakistan on Friday dismissed India's request to appoint an Indian lawyer or Queen's counsel to represent Kulbhushan Jadhav, saying that New Delhi has been repeatedly making an "unrealistic demand."

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

04 Aug 2020

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.

Rajasthan crisis: Breather for Sachin Pilot in Supreme Court

23 Jul 2020

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.

Rajasthan political crisis: Important hearing in Supreme Court today

23 Jul 2020

Rajasthan political crisis: Important hearing in Supreme Court today

Today, the Supreme Court will take up the matter, pertaining to the political crisis in Rajasthan after Speaker CP Joshi disagreed with the outcome in Rajasthan High Court.

Rajasthan crisis reaches SC, speaker to challenge HC's order

22 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis reaches SC, speaker to challenge HC's order

The political crisis of Rajasthan will soon echo in Supreme Court in Delhi as Speaker CP Joshi has decided to approach the top judicial body against the direction, issued to him yesterday by the Rajasthan High Court.

Rajasthan HC reserves order on plea of Sachin Pilot's camp

21 Jul 2020

Rajasthan HC reserves order on plea of Sachin Pilot's camp

The Rajasthan High Court will pronounce order on the pleas filed by Sachin Pilot and members of his camp on Friday, the bench said while asking Speaker CP Joshi to not take a decision on their disqualification by then.

Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot v/s Ashok Gehlot in HC today

20 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot v/s Ashok Gehlot in HC today

On Monday, the Rajasthan High Court took up a plea filed by former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and 18 of his loyalists challenging the disqualification notices served to them by Speaker CP Joshi last week, soon after the desert state plunged into a political crisis.

No action against Pilot camp till Tuesday: Rajasthan-HC to Speaker

17 Jul 2020

No action against Pilot camp till Tuesday: Rajasthan-HC to Speaker

The Rajasthan High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on a petition filed by former Deputy CM Sachin Pilot and 18 other rebel Congress MLAs, challenging the disqualification notices served to them, till Monday.

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot approaches court, Harish Salve is his lawyer

16 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot approaches court, Harish Salve is his lawyer

The rift between rebel Sachin Pilot and his party Congress widened as the former approached Rajasthan High Court challenging Speaker CP Joshi's disqualification notice, that was served on Wednesday.

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

22 Jun 2020

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.

Activists move court against 'Shikara', claim the movie is communal

05 Feb 2020

Activists move court against 'Shikara', claim the movie is communal

Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra on Tuesday reacted to a petition filed against his upcoming film Shikara.

Sushma Swaraj's daughter meets Harish Salve; fulfils her last wish

28 Sep 2019

Sushma Swaraj's daughter meets Harish Salve; fulfils her last wish

Hours before her demise, former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had a touching conversation with eminent lawyer Harish Salve. She had asked him to meet her and collect his fee of one rupee for representing Kulbhushan Jadhav at International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Indian officer meets Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan for first time

02 Sep 2019

Indian officer meets Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan for first time

For the first time since he was imprisoned by Pakistan, former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav was allowed to meet an Indian officer on Monday.

Hours before death, Swaraj asked Salve to collect Rs.1 fee

07 Aug 2019

Hours before death, Swaraj asked Salve to collect Rs.1 fee

As the External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj won hearts with her compassion and approachable attitude. Naturally, her demise on Tuesday night shocked everyone.

Meet lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Kulbhushan Jadhav at ICJ

19 Jul 2019

Meet lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Kulbhushan Jadhav at ICJ

This week, India registered a big win at International Court of Justice, as it was granted consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, a retired navy officer who is jailed in Pakistan.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ rules in India's favor, grants consular-access

17 Jul 2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ rules in India's favor, grants consular-access

In a major win, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday gave India consular access in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

Explained: All you need to know about Kulbhushan Jadhav's case

17 Jul 2019

Explained: All you need to know about Kulbhushan Jadhav's case

Today, all eyes of India and Pakistan are set towards International Court of Justice (ICJ), the primary judicial wing of UN, as it will give its verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav's case.

ICJ begins hearing Kulbhushan Jadhav case; India presents its arguments

18 Feb 2019

ICJ begins hearing Kulbhushan Jadhav case; India presents its arguments

Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan over the Pulwama attack, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), on Monday, began hearing the high-profile case of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is facing the death penalty in Pakistan on charges of espionage.

ICJ to begin hearing Kulbhushan Jadhav's case today

18 Feb 2019

ICJ to begin hearing Kulbhushan Jadhav's case today

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is slated to begin hearing the case of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav on Monday.

ICJ to hear Kulbhushan Jadhav case in backdrop of Pulwama-attack

15 Feb 2019

ICJ to hear Kulbhushan Jadhav case in backdrop of Pulwama-attack

The fate of former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav - who has been handed the death penalty in Pakistan on charges of espionage - is scheduled to be decided by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) between February 18 and 21.

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists

20 Sep 2018

Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists

The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea by historian Romila Thapar and others seeking the immediate release of five activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and a SIT probe into their arrest.

Malegaon blast case: SC refuses Purohit's plea seeking SIT probe

04 Sep 2018

Malegaon blast case: SC refuses Purohit's plea seeking SIT probe

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit's plea seeking a court-monitored probe by a Special Investigation Team into his alleged abduction, illegal detention, and brutal torture in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

Loya death: Don't cast aspersions on Amit Shah, says SC

22 Jan 2018

Loya death: Don't cast aspersions on Amit Shah, says SC

On the first hearing on Judge BH Loya's death, the SC said aspersions shouldn't be cast on BJP president Amit Shah, who isn't a party in the case.

Lawyer Harish Salve threatened for defending 'Padmaavat'; files police complaint

20 Jan 2018

Lawyer Harish Salve threatened for defending 'Padmaavat'; files police complaint

The Delhi Police filed an FIR on Friday against an unknown person for allegedly threatening senior lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Padmaavat's director Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the Supreme Court recently.

Malegaon blast case: Lt Col Purohit to rejoin Army

22 Aug 2017

Malegaon blast case: Lt Col Purohit to rejoin Army

After eight years in prison, Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Purohit was granted bail in the 2008 Malegaon blast case by the Supreme Court, which "set aside" a Bombay HC order.

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy plea rests with Pak's Army Chief

17 Jul 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mercy plea rests with Pak's Army Chief

Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's appeal for mercy petition is being reviewed by the chief of Pakistan army General Qamar Javed Bajwa, said reports.

Will abide by ICJ's decision on Kulbhushan Jadhav, assures Pakistan

22 May 2017

Will abide by ICJ's decision on Kulbhushan Jadhav, assures Pakistan

While iterating that Pakistan's laws will take precedence over the ICJ's verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav, Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit said Islamabad will abide by the court's ruling.

Kulbhushan's death sentence put on hold by ICJ

19 May 2017

Kulbhushan's death sentence put on hold by ICJ

India won a major diplomatic victory in the ICJ, after the court put Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence on hold. The move is also being considered as a political victory for the Narendra Modi government.

ICJ rules in favour of India, stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution

18 May 2017

ICJ rules in favour of India, stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution

The International Court of Justice has ruled in favor of India over alleged R&AW agent Kulbhushan Jadhav, whom Pakistan had sentenced to death over espionage-charges.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case- India, Pakistan to face-off at ICJ

15 May 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav case- India, Pakistan to face-off at ICJ

On 15th May, India and Pakistan will commence their legal battle over Kulbhushan Jadhav's death sentence in the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Sharif, Army Chief discuss ICJ verdict on Jadhav

11 May 2017

Sharif, Army Chief discuss ICJ verdict on Jadhav

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and the country's army chief began discussing the options to move forward after the International Court of Justice's verdict on staying the Kulbhushan Jadhav's hanging.