Sanjay Hegde: News

07 Oct 2020

Delhi Police

Public places can't be occupied indefinitely: SC on Shaheen Bagh

In a declaration having far-reaching consequences, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said public places can't be occupied indefinitely, as it gave the verdict in the Right to Protest v/s The Right to Mobility matter, linked to the Shaheen Bagh sit-in agitation.

26 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

Let everything cool down first, says SC on Shaheen Bagh

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred the hearing on petitions seeking to shift the sit-in protests in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh.

24 Feb 2020


Report submitted, SC to hear Shaheen Bagh matter on Wednesday

On Monday, the interlocutors appointed by the Supreme Court to talk to the protesters of Shaheen Bagh submitted their report in a sealed cover and the top court deferred the hearing to Wednesday, February 26.

Others have rights too: SC-appointed mediators tell Shaheen Bagh protesters

Two lawyers, who were appointed by the Supreme Court to talk with protesters of Shaheen Bagh, reached the locality in South Delhi on Wednesday and explained the rationale behind taking the agitation to some other location.

18 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

Sit-in agitation will continue, site might change: Shaheen Bagh protesters

Shaheen Bagh, a small pocket in South Delhi, got a new identity in December when hundreds of women decided to sit on the streets to protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

14 Dec 2019

West Bengal

Implementing Citizenship Act not a choice: MHA tells 'revolting' states

In stern words, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has told states that implementing the Citizenship Act is not a choice, and they will have to follow the law of the land.

10 Nov 2019


Why are Twitter users switching to the social platform Mastodon?

Ever since Twitter suspended the account of the Supreme Court lawyer twice, several users of the micro-blogging site have been moving to the alternative social network Mastodon.

14 Nov 2018


Supreme Court commences crucial Rafale deal hearing

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court commenced its vital hearing on pleas seeking a court-monitored investigation into the controversial Rafale deal involving the procurement of 36 Rafale jets.

Nirbhaya's rapists will be hanged, SC rejects convicts' plea

The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the death penalty of three convicts in the Nirbhaya rape case, who had filed review petitions.