Sanjay Kishan Kaul

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

07 Oct 2020

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.

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.

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain tests positive for coronavirus

17 Jun 2020

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain tests positive for coronavirus

In an unfortunate turn of events, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has tested positive for coronavirus. After his fever worsened, he was advised to take the second test.

Country can't have dissatisfied soldiers: Supreme Court on doctors' woes

12 Jun 2020

Country can't have dissatisfied soldiers: Supreme Court on doctors' woes

On reports that doctors haven't received salaries for months, the Supreme Court on Friday said the country can't afford to have "dissatisfied soldiers" in the raging war against coronavirus.

SC gives governments 15 days to transport migrant workers home

05 Jun 2020

SC gives governments 15 days to transport migrant workers home

The migrant workers, who are stranded across the nation, must be ferried back to their native states within 15 days, the Supreme Court told the federal and state governments on Friday while reserving the final order for Tuesday, June 9.

SC gives Delhi, UP, Haryana one week to frame border-policy

04 Jun 2020

SC gives Delhi, UP, Haryana one week to frame border-policy

With traffic snarls being reported on a daily basis from Delhi/NCR, the Supreme Court on Thursday stepped in, asking all three states — Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana, to decide on a common policy for movement within a week.

Last trains carrying migrants to reach UP in 2-3 days

29 May 2020

Last trains carrying migrants to reach UP in 2-3 days

The massive exercise to bring migrant workers of Uttar Pradesh to their home state will end in 2-3 days with the culmination of the final batch of Shramik special trains, the state government said on Thursday.

Lapses on part of Center, state governments: SC on #MigrantCrisis

26 May 2020

Lapses on part of Center, state governments: SC on #MigrantCrisis

The Supreme Court on Tuesday took suo motu cognizance of the plight of migrant laborers stranded across India due to the nationwide COVID-19 induced lockdown.

Can't stop migrant workers from walking: SC on Aurangabad incident

15 May 2020

Can't stop migrant workers from walking: SC on Aurangabad incident

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition seeking relief for migrant workers in view of the Aurangabad incident.

No action against employers for not paying wages: Supreme Court

15 May 2020

No action against employers for not paying wages: Supreme Court

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.

Consider home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: SC tells states

08 May 2020

Consider home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: SC tells states

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.

Delhi Police got intel inputs about possible escalation, failed nevertheless

27 Feb 2020

Delhi Police got intel inputs about possible escalation, failed nevertheless

Delhi Police once touted as the most elite force in India, fell from grace this week as it turned a blind eye to the violence that burned the national capital.

Let everything cool down first, says SC on Shaheen Bagh

26 Feb 2020

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.

Report submitted, SC to hear Shaheen Bagh matter on Wednesday

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.

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

18 Feb 2020

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).

'Indefinite' protest can't happen on public-road: SC on Shaheen Bagh

10 Feb 2020

'Indefinite' protest can't happen on public-road: SC on Shaheen Bagh

The protest at Shaheen Bagh can't continue on a public road 'indefinitely', the Supreme Court remarked on Monday while hearing two petitions filed in this regard.

SC to hear pleas against Shaheen Bagh protest after polls

07 Feb 2020

SC to hear pleas against Shaheen Bagh protest after polls

Two pleas demanding that Shaheen Bagh protest site is vacated were put on hold by the Supreme Court on Friday and will be taken up on Monday, two days after Delhi casts its vote to choose the next Chief Minister.

No merit: SC dismisses plea seeking review on Rafale verdict

14 Nov 2019

No merit: SC dismisses plea seeking review on Rafale verdict

In what qualifies as a win for BJP-led Centre, the Supreme Court refused to change its December 2018 order, in which it had dismissed pleas seeking an investigation into how the deal for 36 Rafale jets was signed with France's Dassault Aviation.

SC will pronounce verdict on Sabarimala, Rafale review pleas tomorrow

13 Nov 2019

SC will pronounce verdict on Sabarimala, Rafale review pleas tomorrow

In his last working days as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi is hoping to end long-drawn and important legal battles.

Ayodhya case: Meet the 92-year-old lawyer who defended Lord Rama

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya case: Meet the 92-year-old lawyer who defended Lord Rama

On Saturday, the Supreme Court delivered its verdict in the long-drawn Ayodhya title dispute case.

#Article370Revoked: SC gives time to Centre, adjourns matter till November

01 Oct 2019

#Article370Revoked: SC gives time to Centre, adjourns matter till November

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.

Article 370 revoked: 5-judge Constitution bench to begin hearings today

01 Oct 2019

Article 370 revoked: 5-judge Constitution bench to begin hearings today

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.

No time due to Ayodhya dispute: SC defers J&K cases

30 Sep 2019

No time due to Ayodhya dispute: SC defers J&K cases

The Supreme Court on Monday pushed all cases related to Jammu and Kashmir to Tuesday, saying it doesn't have time, courtesy the Ayodhya dispute.

Now, Attorney General says Rafale documents weren't "stolen" but "copied"

09 Mar 2019

Now, Attorney General says Rafale documents weren't "stolen" but "copied"

Two days after he told the Supreme Court that classified documents related to Rafale Deal were "stolen" from Ministry of Defense, Attorney General KK Venugopal on Friday clarified that the papers were in fact "photocopied".

Dialogue can solve Ayodhya-issue, will lay brick: Farooq Abdullah

04 Jan 2019

Dialogue can solve Ayodhya-issue, will lay brick: Farooq Abdullah

Veteran National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah said on Friday the Ayodhya dispute can be solved through dialogue while emphasizing Lord Ram doesn't just belong to Hindus.

#AyodhyaCase: SC hearing on January 10 on constitution of bench

04 Jan 2019

#AyodhyaCase: SC hearing on January 10 on constitution of bench

On Friday, the Supreme Court fixed January 10 as the date for hearing the Ayodhya dispute.

#AyodhyaDispute: SC to hear pleas against HC verdict on Monday

28 Oct 2018

#AyodhyaDispute: SC to hear pleas against HC verdict on Monday

The Supreme Court is likely to hear Monday a batch of pleas challenging the Allahabad HC's 2010 verdict by which the disputed land on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid area in Ayodhya was divided into three parts.

Panchayat-polls: 2-child norm applies even if third given for adoption

25 Oct 2018

Panchayat-polls: 2-child norm applies even if third given for adoption

The Supreme Court on Wednesday clarified that two child norm was applicable to those contesting panchayat polls, or holding a position, and the birth of the third child would lead to disqualification.

#MeToo: SC declines urgent-hearing of PIL seeking registration of FIRs

22 Oct 2018

#MeToo: SC declines urgent-hearing of PIL seeking registration of FIRs

The Supreme Court today declined urgent hearing on a PIL seeking the registration of FIRs based on allegations of sexual misconduct leveled by women across various sectors, part of India's #MeToo movement.

#SabarimalaRow: SC to decide date for hearing of review petitions

22 Oct 2018

#SabarimalaRow: SC to decide date for hearing of review petitions

The Supreme Court today said it would decide tomorrow as to when the petitions, seeking review of its Sabarimala verdict allowing entry of women of all age groups into the temple, will be listed for hearing.

SC to hear plea challenging WB granting Durga Puja funds

12 Oct 2018

SC to hear plea challenging WB granting Durga Puja funds

The Supreme Court yesterday agreed to hear today an appeal challenging the West Bengal Government's decision to grant Rs. 10,000 each to Puja committees in WB for Durga Puja celebrations.

SC to hear plea challenging Rafale deal on October 10

08 Oct 2018

SC to hear plea challenging Rafale deal on October 10

The Supreme Court will hear a fresh PIL against the Rafale deal on October 10.

SC seeks Center's response on faulty hip implants by J&J

06 Oct 2018

SC seeks Center's response on faulty hip implants by J&J

The Supreme Court yesterday sought the Center's response on a plea alleging that "faulty" and "deadly" hip implants, made by US-based pharma major Johnson & Johnson (J&J), have been fitted into the bodies of 14,525 Indian patients, termed as "medical negligence" by an expert committee.

SC to hear on plea of 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs

25 Jun 2018

SC to hear on plea of 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear a plea on June 27 filed by 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs seeking transfer of their case from the Madras High Court to the apex court after the split verdict by the High Court on June 14.

SC dismisses Congress petition related to impeachment of Chief Justice

08 May 2018

SC dismisses Congress petition related to impeachment of Chief Justice

A five-judge bench, excluding the top five judges of the SC, has dismissed a petition by the Congress challenging Rajya Sabha (RS) Chairman Venkaiah Naidu's rejection of its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.

No impeachment for CJI, SC-judges form team to discuss issues

24 Apr 2018

No impeachment for CJI, SC-judges form team to discuss issues

The Supreme Court (SC) saw some charged minutes yesterday after the vice president's rejection of the impeachment motion against the chief justice (CJI).

SC reserves verdict on Sidhu's plea in 1988 road-rage case

18 Apr 2018

SC reserves verdict on Sidhu's plea in 1988 road-rage case

The Supreme Court today reserved its judgment on the appeal filed by cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu challenging the Punjab and Haryana High Court verdict convicting and sentencing him to three years in jail in a 1988 road rage case.

SC dismisses PIL against pension, benefits to former MPs

16 Apr 2018

SC dismisses PIL against pension, benefits to former MPs

The Supreme Court has today dismissed a PIL challenging the perks, including pension and travel allowances, given to former Parliamentarians.

The controversial Justice Karnan leaves prison after six months

20 Dec 2017

The controversial Justice Karnan leaves prison after six months

Justice CS Karnan, known for his controversial statements and the infamous standoff with India's apex court, has been released after six months in prison for contempt.

Karnan's actions turned Indian judiciary into a laughing stock: SC

06 Jul 2017

Karnan's actions turned Indian judiciary into a laughing stock: SC

The SC justified a six-month jail term awarded to the controversial Justice CS Karnan, who they said "turned the judicial system into a laughing stock".