Abdul Nazeer

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No relief for telcos over AGR dues; SC slams Centre

18 Mar 2020

No relief for telcos over AGR dues; SC slams Centre

The Supreme Court on Wednesday lashed out at the Centre for its plea seeking more time to recover adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues from telecom companies.

Is there no law in country: SC asks telecom companies

14 Feb 2020

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.

Discrimination against women: SC will complete hearings in 10 days

28 Jan 2020

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 doesn't stay CAA, gives Centre four weeks to reply

22 Jan 2020

SC doesn't stay CAA, gives Centre four weeks to reply

Today, the Supreme Court heard a whopping 144 petitions challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and refused to put a stay on the controversial law.

PMC Bank: SC dismisses petition to end cash withdrawal restrictions

18 Oct 2019

PMC Bank: SC dismisses petition to end cash withdrawal restrictions

On Friday, the Supreme Court refused to hear a petition filed on behalf of account holders in the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank seeking the lifting of restrictions on cash withdrawals.

Kashmir: Days after lockdown, schools, offices could re-open on Monday

16 Aug 2019

Kashmir: Days after lockdown, schools, offices could re-open on Monday

After days of lockdown, Kashmir's residents may get respite on Monday as schools and government offices could be re-opened, NDTV reported quoting sources. However, the decision will be taken after studying the on-ground situation.

Ayodhya case: Mediators given time till August 15 by SC

10 May 2019

Ayodhya case: Mediators given time till August 15 by SC

It came for the hearing, somebody wanted more time, extension was granted. Yes, we are talking about the sensitive Ayodhya case.

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court refers the case for mediation

08 Mar 2019

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court refers the case for mediation

On Friday, the Supreme Court decided to refer the sensitive Ayodhya case for mediation.

How to check if your PAN is linked with Aadhaar

02 Mar 2019

How to check if your PAN is linked with Aadhaar

The Supreme Court has clarified that linking your Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar is mandatory for filing Income Tax returns.

#AyodhyaCaseHearing: Supreme Court to decide on mediation on 5 March

26 Feb 2019

#AyodhyaCaseHearing: Supreme Court to decide on mediation on 5 March

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will pass an order on 5 March on whether the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case will be referred for court-monitored mediation to save time.

How to check if your PAN is linked with Aadhaar

16 Feb 2019

How to check if your PAN is linked with Aadhaar

The Supreme Court has clarified that linking your Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar is mandatory for filing Income Tax returns.

Aadhaar-PAN linkage now mandatory for filing I-T returns: Procedure here

07 Feb 2019

Aadhaar-PAN linkage now mandatory for filing I-T returns: Procedure here

Brushing off much confusion, the Supreme Court has clarified that linking your Aadhaar with Permanent Account Number (PAN) is mandatory for filing Income Tax returns.

SC refuses to stay SC/ST Act amendments again

30 Jan 2019

SC refuses to stay SC/ST Act amendments again

For the second time in seven days, the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, refused to stay amendments to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, that rules out all provisions for anticipatory bail for the accused.

Ayodhya dispute delayed: SC won't hear case on January 29

27 Jan 2019

Ayodhya dispute delayed: SC won't hear case on January 29

In the latest development in the Ayodhya title dispute, the sensitive case will not be taken up on January 29 by the Supreme Court as Justice SA Bobde is unavailable.

Adityanath: Give us 24 hours, we will solve Ayodhya dispute

26 Jan 2019

Adityanath: Give us 24 hours, we will solve Ayodhya dispute

With the Ayodhya title dispute hearing fast approaching, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has issued a warning.

#AyodhyaDispute: CJI Gogoi reconstitutes Ayodhya bench; hearing on 29 January

25 Jan 2019

#AyodhyaDispute: CJI Gogoi reconstitutes Ayodhya bench; hearing on 29 January

The Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has reconstituted the bench hearing the politically sensitive Ayodhya case by inducting Justices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer.

SC: Consensual sex not rape if man fails to marry

03 Jan 2019

SC: Consensual sex not rape if man fails to marry

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled that rape charges cannot be invoked in cases of consensual sex between live-in partners after the relationship ends and the man fails to marry the woman due to uncontrollable circumstances.

I-T case against Rahul,Sonia: SC fixes Dec-4 for final arguments

13 Nov 2018

I-T case against Rahul,Sonia: SC fixes Dec-4 for final arguments

The Supreme Court today fixed December 4 for final arguments on petitions filed by Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi challenging the Delhi HC order refusing to give them relief in a case of re-opening of their tax assessments for 2011-12.

Delhi Sealing: SC reserves contempt proceeding order against Manoj Tiwari

30 Oct 2018

Delhi Sealing: SC reserves contempt proceeding order against Manoj Tiwari

The Supreme Court today reserved its order on contempt proceedings initiated against Delhi BJP-chief Manoj Tiwari for allegedly breaking the seal of illegal premises in Delhi, which was locked by a civic agency.

#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.

Ayodhya-verdict: How SC's judgment could change Babri Masjid dispute

27 Sep 2018

Ayodhya-verdict: How SC's judgment could change Babri Masjid dispute

In the afternoon on Thursday, the Supreme Court is set to deliver a crucial judgment which will have far-reaching consequences in the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute.

SC to constitute panel to look into issues in jails

08 Aug 2018

SC to constitute panel to look into issues in jails

The Supreme Court today said it would constitute a committee under the chairmanship of its retired judge to look into problems in jails, including overcrowding, and suggest measures to deal with it.

#AircelMaxisCase: SC judge recuses from hearing Subramanian Swamy's plea

20 Jun 2018

#AircelMaxisCase: SC judge recuses from hearing Subramanian Swamy's plea

A Supreme Court judge recused herself from hearing BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea seeking to implead himself as a party in a case related to probe into alleged disproportionate assets of ED officer Rajeshwar Singh, who is investigating the Aircel-Maxis deal case.

Will treat Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case as "pure land-dispute": SC

08 Feb 2018

Will treat Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case as "pure land-dispute": SC

The Supreme Court stated it would take up the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case next on 14 March to determine the ownership of the disputed 2.77-acre land.

Ayodhya dispute: Final hearing in SC, matter postponed to February

05 Dec 2017

Ayodhya dispute: Final hearing in SC, matter postponed to February

The SC had begun the final hearing on the Ayodhya land dispute today, a day before the 25th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition.

Government appoints panel to explore triple talaq legislation

21 Nov 2017

Government appoints panel to explore triple talaq legislation

Three months after the SC put an end to the controversial Islamic practice of triple talaq, the government has set up a panel to bring a law to regulate it.

Judges bribery scam: SC dismisses plea to form SIT

14 Nov 2017

Judges bribery scam: SC dismisses plea to form SIT

The SC rejected a plea filed by lawyer Kamini Jaiswal requesting a court-monitored SIT for investigating an alleged bribery racket involving judges.

Drama in SC: CJI Misra overturns order on judges' bribery-case

11 Nov 2017

Drama in SC: CJI Misra overturns order on judges' bribery-case

In an unprecedented move, Chief Justice Dipak Misra-led five-judge SC bench nullified a previous order in a corruption case against judges.

Triple talaq ban: The five-faith bench behind the decision

22 Aug 2017

Triple talaq ban: The five-faith bench behind the decision

The SC today effectively banned triple talaq, saying it is against the basic tenets of the Quran.

Triple talaq ban: An end to a decades-long revolution

22 Aug 2017

Triple talaq ban: An end to a decades-long revolution

Thousands of activists and Muslim women erupted in joy as the SC banned triple talaq. A prominent face among them was Shayara Bano, who led the fight against the practice.

SC bars triple talaq till Centre forms laws

22 Aug 2017

SC bars triple talaq till Centre forms laws

Day 6- Will make triple talaq optional in nikahnama: AIMPLB

18 May 2017

Day 6- Will make triple talaq optional in nikahnama: AIMPLB

On the sixth and final day of the triple talaq hearing, the AIMPLB told SC it will issue advisories to qazis to give women the option of excluding the clause from their marriage contract.

Day 5- Centre says triple-talaq a gender, not community issue

18 May 2017

Day 5- Centre says triple-talaq a gender, not community issue

On Wednesday, while defending its stand for wanting to abolish triple talaq, the Centre told the Supreme Court that the practice was a tussle between Muslim men and women, and not between the majority and the minority communities.

Day 4- Triple Talaq a matter of faith: Kapil Sibal

16 May 2017

Day 4- Triple Talaq a matter of faith: Kapil Sibal

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board's (AIMPLB) counsel Kapil Sibal told the Supreme Court that it could not hear the triple talaq case as it was a matter of faith and belief.

Day 3- New law if triple talaq struck down: Centre

15 May 2017

Day 3- New law if triple talaq struck down: Centre

Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi informed the Supreme Court that if the court were to strike down the triple talaq, then "the Centre will bring a law to regulate marriage and divorce among the Muslim community".

Triple Talaq hearing Day 2- Practice compared to death penalty

12 May 2017

Triple Talaq hearing Day 2- Practice compared to death penalty

On the second day of the triple talaq hearing, CJI J.S. Khehar compared the practice to the death penalty - "abhorrent but still allowed".