Articles about Tushar Mehta

#DemolitionDrive: Supreme Court extends stay on demolitions for 2 weeks

21 Apr 2022

India
#DemolitionDrive: Supreme Court extends stay on demolitions for 2 weeks

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the anti-encroachment demolition drive on Delhi's Jahangirpuri—which saw communal clashes on Hanuman Jayanti last week—to be halted for two weeks.

Communalizing news gives bad name to country, says Supreme Court

02 Sep 2021

India
Communalizing news gives bad name to country, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday slammed web portals for their attempts to give a communal color to news, saying these portals lack accountability.

Pegasus: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre

17 Aug 2021

India
Pegasus: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre on a batch of petitions seeking a probe into the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.

Amid row, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta denies meeting Suvendu Adhikari

02 Jul 2021

Politics
Amid row, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta denies meeting Suvendu Adhikari

Tushar Mehta, the Solicitor General of India, on Friday denied claims that he met with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari.

Situation on ground still same: SC on farmers' protest

06 Jan 2021

India
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.

Vivo V20 Pro 5G to be launched on December 2

25 Nov 2020

Technology
Vivo V20 Pro 5G to be launched on December 2

Vivo will launch the V20 Pro 5G model in India on December 2, according to a tip-off by XDA-Developers' Tushar Mehta. To recall, the handset was unveiled in Thailand in September.

Coronavirus situation 'may worsen'; SC seeks reports from 4 states

23 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus situation 'may worsen'; SC seeks reports from 4 states

The Supreme Court on Monday took note of the worsening COVID-19 situation in India and asked four states to submit status reports.

Centre assures law on stubble burning, SC stays one-man panel

26 Oct 2020

India
Centre assures law on stubble burning, SC stays one-man panel

The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it would bring a legislation on stubble burning, one of the main drivers of the hazardous air pollution in North India.

To avoid violence: UP government defends late-night cremation in Hathras

06 Oct 2020

India
To avoid violence: UP government defends late-night cremation in Hathras

The 19-year-old gang-rape victim in Hathras was cremated late at night to avoid large-scale violence the next morning, the Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court in an affidavit on Tuesday.

Supreme Court puts stop on Sudarshan TV's 'insidious' #UPSCJihad show

15 Sep 2020

India
Supreme Court puts stop on Sudarshan TV's 'insidious' #UPSCJihad show

The Supreme Court on Tuesday restrained a private television channel from airing the remaining episodes of a show on Muslims "infiltrating" the central government's civil services.

Our culture doesn't recognize same-sex marriage: Centre to Delhi HC

14 Sep 2020

India
Our culture doesn't recognize same-sex marriage: Centre to Delhi HC

Same-sex marriages are not a part of our culture, the Centre told the Delhi High Court on Monday while opposing a plea demanding the recognition of same-sex marriage rights under the Hindu Marriage Act 1955.

NEET, JEE will be held as per schedule, orders SC

17 Aug 2020

India
NEET, JEE will be held as per schedule, orders SC

On Monday, the Supreme Court dismissed a plea seeking postponement of NEET-UG and JEE 2020 examinations, in wake of coronavirus pandemic, asserting that delaying the examinations would put "careers of students in peril."

Coronavirus: SC orders Centre to ensure timely salaries for healthcare-workers

31 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus: SC orders Centre to ensure timely salaries for healthcare-workers

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered Centre to ensure healthcare workers, leading the battle against coronavirus, are paid salaries on time, something which it had ordered earlier as well.

CBSE Class 10 exams canceled; Class 12's can happen later

25 Jun 2020

India
CBSE Class 10 exams canceled; Class 12's can happen later

In the wake of coronavirus pandemic, pending Class 10 and 12 examinations have been canceled, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) informed the Supreme Court through Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Thursday.

CBSE's decision on scrapping pending Class XII exams likely tomorrow

23 Jun 2020

India
CBSE's decision on scrapping pending Class XII exams likely tomorrow

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that a decision on the scrapping of the pending Class XII examinations will be taken by Wednesday evening.

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

22 Jun 2020

India
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.

Coronavirus patients being treated worse than animals: Supreme Court

12 Jun 2020

India
Coronavirus patients being treated worse than animals: Supreme Court

The treatment meted to coronavirus patients in some states was deplorable and worse than animals, the Supreme Court said today.

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

12 Jun 2020

India
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

India
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

India
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

India
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.

Migrants' crisis: SC asks states to provide food, fund travel

28 May 2020

India
Migrants' crisis: SC asks states to provide food, fund travel

Waking up to the massive humanitarian crisis being played out on Indian roads, the Supreme Court on Thursday said that states, where the migrant workers are staying, should provide them food, shelter, and other basic amenities.

Air India can operate flights with full strength, for now

25 May 2020

India
Air India can operate flights with full strength, for now

On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed national carrier Air India to operate special international flights with occupied middle seats for ten days, till June 6.

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

15 May 2020

India
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.

SC refuses to stay Rs. 20,000 crore Central Vista project

30 Apr 2020

India
SC refuses to stay Rs. 20,000 crore Central Vista project

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the Central Vista project which aims to build a new Parliament building among other central government offices.

Coronavirus: SC tells Centre to protect doctors and healthcare workers

08 Apr 2020

India
Coronavirus: SC tells Centre to protect doctors and healthcare workers

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that doctors and healthcare professionals treating COVID-19 patients are "warriors" and need to be protected.

SC wants coronavirus tests to be free in private labs

08 Apr 2020

India
SC wants coronavirus tests to be free in private labs

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court suggested that tests for coronavirus must be free, even in private labs, asking the government to explore the feasibility of this plan. Private labs charge Rs. 4,500 for the tests and a bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and S Ravindra Bhat noted it was an exorbitant amount.

SC seeks Centre's response on status of Omar Abdullah's release

18 Mar 2020

India
SC seeks Centre's response on status of Omar Abdullah's release

The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the Centre on its intent to release former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.

No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court

12 Mar 2020

India
No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government under which law did it put up banners, carrying names, photos, and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters who are accused of inciting violence.

Hate-speech case: CJI slams petitioner Harsh Mander for decrying SC

04 Mar 2020

India
Hate-speech case: CJI slams petitioner Harsh Mander for decrying SC

Fuming at petitioner Harsh Mander, who wanted FIRs against politicians who indulged in hate speech, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will first take up the matter where he allegedly made derogatory remarks against the top court.

Zaira Wasim's sly dig at PM Modi has "mango" reference

28 Feb 2020

Entertainment
Zaira Wasim's sly dig at PM Modi has "mango" reference

Prime Minister Narendra Modi isn't big on interviews. The few ones which he has given are to people who aren't critical of his policies.

Delhi violence: Haryana minister says riots are 'part of life'

27 Feb 2020

Politics
Delhi violence: Haryana minister says riots are 'part of life'

At a time when politicians should stay away from passing remarks that might amplify violence in New Delhi, a minister in Manohar Lal Khattar's government has shown that's perhaps too much to ask.

On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response

27 Feb 2020

India
On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response

Departing from the urgency it showed yesterday in the matter of hate speeches that possibly fanned communal tensions in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Thursday gave Centre four weeks' time to file its response on a plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders who passed abhorrent remarks.

Delhi HC asks police to consider FIRs against BJP leaders

26 Feb 2020

India
Delhi HC asks police to consider FIRs against BJP leaders

Expressing concern over the recent incidents of violence in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that they cannot allow a repeat of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

Is there no law in country: SC asks telecom companies

14 Feb 2020

India
Is there no law in country: SC asks telecom companies

The Supreme Court was mighty furious on Friday and issued show-cause notices to telecom companies over their failure to clear Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues.

Nirbhaya case convicts are testing country's patience: Centre tells HC

03 Feb 2020

India
Nirbhaya case convicts are testing country's patience: Centre tells HC

The manner in which four death row convicts of the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case are abusing the legal system is testing the patience of the country, the Centre told Delhi High Court in a rare hearing on Sunday.

Discrimination against women: SC will complete hearings in 10 days

28 Jan 2020

India
Discrimination against women: SC will complete hearings in 10 days

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.

SC rejects Nirbhaya's rapist's claim of being minor in 2012

20 Jan 2020

India
SC rejects Nirbhaya's rapist's claim of being minor in 2012

Pawan Gupta, one of the four convicts of the horrendous Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case pleaded in Supreme Court that he was a minor when the crime happened in 2012, but his plea was rejected today.

Supreme Court rejects Nirbhaya convict's plea seeking death penalty review

18 Dec 2019

India
Supreme Court rejects Nirbhaya convict's plea seeking death penalty review

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the review petition filed by one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya rape and murder case.

Maharashtra government formation: SC orders floor test tomorrow

26 Nov 2019

India
Maharashtra government formation: SC orders floor test tomorrow

In the ongoing Maharashtra power tussle, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a floor test to be conducted on November 27 before 5 pm.