Articles about RF Nariman

Supreme Court rules in favor of Amazon in Future-Reliance case

06 Aug 2021

India
Supreme Court rules in favor of Amazon in Future-Reliance case

The Supreme Court of India today ruled in favor of Amazon in the high-profile case involving the e-commerce giant and Reliance Industries over a business merger.

SC notice to states on cases under scrapped Section 66A

02 Aug 2021

India
SC notice to states on cases under scrapped Section 66A

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.

Supreme Court asks UP to reconsider allowing Kanwar Yatra

16 Jul 2021

India
Supreme Court asks UP to reconsider allowing Kanwar Yatra

The Supreme Court of India today asked the Uttar Pradesh government to reconsider its decision to allow the Kanwar Yatra in the state in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

UP allows Kanwar Yatra amid COVID-19; Supreme Court seeks response

14 Jul 2021

India
UP allows Kanwar Yatra amid COVID-19; Supreme Court seeks response

The Supreme Court of India has sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government over its decision to allow the Kanwar Yatra despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Tandav' row: Supreme Court says freedom of speech 'not absolute'

27 Jan 2021

India
'Tandav' row: Supreme Court says freedom of speech 'not absolute'

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that freedom of speech is not absolute while hearing petitions seeking a stay on cases filed against the makers of web series Tandav, which is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Rhea's case has lost steam: Lawyer after Supreme Court order

30 Oct 2020

India
Rhea's case has lost steam: Lawyer after Supreme Court order

Actor Rhea Chakraborty's lawyer Satish Maneshinde has said that the drugs case against her has weakened after the Supreme Court's order on Thursday.

Not rape: SC acquits man, accused of violating live-in partner

29 Sep 2020

India
Not rape: SC acquits man, accused of violating live-in partner

Accused of raping the woman he lived with, a man got a reprieve from the Supreme Court on Monday, after over 20 years.

Babri verdict on September 30; Advani, Joshi to be present

16 Sep 2020

India
Babri verdict on September 30; Advani, Joshi to be present

A special CBI court will, on September 30, pronounce the verdict in the over two-decades-old case, concerning the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992, which sparked widespread riots in India.

SC denies bail to teen who murdered Ryan School student

03 Sep 2020

India
SC denies bail to teen who murdered Ryan School student

The teen accused of murdering his junior inside the Ryan International School in Gurugram in 2017 was denied bail by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

SC notice to Centre, IRDAI over insurance for mental illnesses

16 Jun 2020

India
SC notice to Centre, IRDAI over insurance for mental illnesses

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.

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).

Explain why candidates with criminal-background were chosen: SC to parties

13 Feb 2020

India
Explain why candidates with criminal-background were chosen: SC to parties

Political parties must disclose details of criminal cases against their candidates on their websites and explain the reasons behind choosing them, the Supreme Court said on Thursday.

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.

This IAS officer pulled off the 6-year-long NRC process

01 Sep 2019

India
This IAS officer pulled off the 6-year-long NRC process

On Saturday, the final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam was published at 10 am, bringing the six-year-long process to a close.

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.

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".

Supreme Court dismisses plea to send Indian Muslims to Pakistan

15 Mar 2019

India
Supreme Court dismisses plea to send Indian Muslims to Pakistan

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea which prayed that Indian Muslims should be sent to Pakistan.

#SabarimalaVerdict: What sole dissenting and woman judge Indu Malhotra said

28 Sep 2018

India
#SabarimalaVerdict: What sole dissenting and woman judge Indu Malhotra said

Dissenting with the majority on Sabarimala verdict, Justice Indu Malhotra opposed the upliftment of ban in Sabarimala Temple in Kerala saying, "Notion of rationality should not be seen in matters of religion".

#BigWin: All women can enter Sabarimala Temple, says Supreme Court

28 Sep 2018

India
#BigWin: All women can enter Sabarimala Temple, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed entry of women in the Sabarimala Temple of Lord Ayyappa in Kerala, giving a major victory to women's rights crusaders.

#AdulteryVerdict: On women, marriage, and sexual-freedom, SC makes progressive statements

27 Sep 2018

India
#AdulteryVerdict: On women, marriage, and sexual-freedom, SC makes progressive statements

Taking a progressive stand on adultery law, the Supreme Court on Thursday declared the Section 497 of the IPC as unconstitutional.

SC: Parliament must make law to ban politicians with criminal-charges

25 Sep 2018

India
SC: Parliament must make law to ban politicians with criminal-charges

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that it could not prohibit chargesheeted lawmakers from contesting elections.

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC seeks report from trial judge

10 Sep 2018

India
Babri Masjid demolition case: SC seeks report from trial judge

The Supreme Court on Monday asked a sessions judge of Lucknow court on how he intends to finish the trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case within the April'19 deadline.

Section 377 based on Britain's Buggery Act of 1533: SC

08 Sep 2018

India
Section 377 based on Britain's Buggery Act of 1533: SC

The Supreme Court, which unanimously struck down part of the British-era law that criminalized gay sex, has traced the history of the 158-year-old provision in its judgment back to the reign of King Henry VIII in 1533.

#RainbowTakesOver: Looking at judge's statements on landmark Section 377 judgement

06 Sep 2018

India
#RainbowTakesOver: Looking at judge's statements on landmark Section 377 judgement

The five-judge bench unanimously read down Section 377 of the IPC making 'Pride' the color of the season.

Gurugram school murder: SC rejects bail of accused juvenile

20 Jul 2018

India
Gurugram school murder: SC rejects bail of accused juvenile

The Supreme Court today rejected a bail plea of a juvenile, accused of killing a seven-year-old boy in a private school in Gurugram.

SC reconsiders gay rights laws: New hope this time

10 Jul 2018

India
SC reconsiders gay rights laws: New hope this time

Rejecting the Center's request for a postponement, the SC has begun hearing pleas challenging Section 377.

Are religious acts allowed on government property? SC to decide

06 Jul 2018

India
Are religious acts allowed on government property? SC to decide

The Supreme Court today referred to a larger bench the question whether religious activities can be allowed on a government land or property in India.

Youth arrested under Section 66A for Yogi Adityanath's morphed image

25 Mar 2017

India
Youth arrested under Section 66A for Yogi Adityanath's morphed image

22-year-old Rahat Khan of Greater Noida was arrested for allegedly posting morphed images of Yogi Adityanath on Facebook.