Actor Deep Sidhu, Accused In Red Fort Violence On Republic Day, Gets Bail

April 17, 2021

Actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu, accused in the violence at the Red Fort complex in Delhi on Republic Day during a farmers' tractor rally, has been granted bail. The 36-year-old was arrested on February 9 from Haryana's Karnal, about 100 km from Delhi, days after scenes of chaos unfolded at the iconic Red Fort and oth | Read more|

Nodeep Kaur, Dalit Labour Activist Arrested For Delhi Border Protest, Gets Bail

February 26, 2021

Dalit labour activist Nodeep Kaur, who was arrested on January 12 from a labourers' protest at Kundli border point, was today granted bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court in an attempt to murder case. She has been lodged in a Karnal jail in Haryana. Ms Kaur had accused the police of sexual assault under custody, b | Read more|

No Extra Chance If UPSC Attempts Exhausted In 2020: Supreme Court On Plea

February 24, 2021

No extra chance will be given to Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants who exhausted their last attempt in October 2020, the Supreme Court said today, dismissing a plea that sought another shot at the civil service examination sighting the coronavirus pandemic and also wanted a relaxation on the age limit. A | Read more|

Poet-Activist Varavara Rao, 81, Granted Bail In Bhima Koregaon Case

February 22, 2021

Varavara Rao, the 81-year-old poet-activist who has been in jail for over two years in the Koregaon-Bhima case, was granted bail for six months by the Bombay High Court today on medical grounds. He is currently undergoing treatment at Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital where was admitted by the Maharashtra government following | Read more|

Amazon Goes To Supreme Court In Battle Over Future Group-Reliance Deal

February 11, 2021

Amazon has approached the Supreme Court seeking to stop Future Group's $3.4 billion retail assets sale to Reliance Industries, days after the Delhi High Court revoked a previous single judge decision that effectively blocked the deal. The high court order was, however, an interim one and the next hearing is on February | Read more|

Supreme Court Holds Judge's Confirmation Over Sex Assault Orders: Sources

January 30, 2021

In a rare instance, the Supreme Court Collegium has withdrawn its recommendation to confirm the permanent status of a Bombay High Court judge who had passed two controversial orders on sexual assaults in the past few days. The decision to not grant permanent status has been based on the possible need for "more exposure | Read more|

Chanda Kochhar Loses Supreme Court Case Against Being Fired As ICICI CEO

December 1, 2020

Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar faced a setback today as the Supreme Court rejected her appeal against her sacking as the bank's chief executive and managing director. Ms Kochhar, who faces charges for alleged money laundering, had approached the top court after the Bombay High Court dismissed her petition against | Read more|

Occupying Public Places Like Shaheen Bagh Not Acceptable: Supreme Court

October 7, 2020

Protesters cannot occupy public places indefinitely, the Supreme Court said this morning in a hugely influential verdict on a batch of petitions against the anti-citizenship law protests at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh over the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) that cleared the parliament last year. "Dissent and demo | Read more|

What Mumbai Court Said On Rhea Chakraborty While Denying Bail In Drugs Case

September 15, 2020

Denying bail to actor Rhea Chakraborty, who was arrested a week ago on drugs charges linked to the Sushant Singh Rajput investigation, a court in Mumbai reasoned that if she was released, she would alert "other persons" she had named and they could destroy evidence. The sessions court ruled that Rhea Chakraborty's alle | Read more|

Allahabad HC quashes Kafeel Khan's detention under NSA

September 1, 2020

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday quashed the detention of Dr Kafeel Khan under the National Security Act and ordered his immediate release. The bench, comprising Chief Justice Govind Mathur and Justice Saumitra Dayal Singh, passed the order on a petition filed by Khan's mother Nuzhat Parveen. | Read more|