Thursday, December 1, 2022

supreme court

‘Initiate contempt against information commissioner for remarks on SC’, lawyer writes to AG

A lawyer has written to the Attorney General of India, R. Venkataramani, seeking his consent to initiate criminal contempt of court proceedings against an information commissioner for making 'scandalous' observations against the Supreme Court. The letter written by advocate-on-record Aldanish...

Religious freedom does not include right to convert others: Govt tells SC

Centre told the Supreme Court on Monday that religious freedom does not include a fundamental right to convert other people to a particular religion and that it certainly does not embrace the right to convert an individual through fraud,...

SC slams Rijiju for ‘alien’ remark on judges’ appointment

The Supreme Court on Monday disapproved of a remark made by Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on the collegium system of appointing judges. Slamming the remarks, the top court said “it should not have happened” and also pointed out...

Fundamental duties should be first priority: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said fulfilling fundamental duties should be the first priority of citizens to take the nation to greater heights as it marches ahead towards the centenary of its independence.Addressing Constitution Day celebrations at the...

SC questions ‘tearing hurry’ in appointment of EC

The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned the “haste” and “tearing hurry” in appointing Arun Goel as Election Commissioner.The Centre vehemently resisted the observations, with Attorney General R Venkataramani saying the whole issue pertaining to the appointment of Goel be...

SC to hear plea related to All India Football Federation on December 6

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it will hear on December 6 a plea related to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and objections related to the draft constitution for the sports body.A bench comprising Chief Justice D...

Appointment of EC under SC lens

The Supreme Court asked the Centre on Wednesday to produce before it the file related to the appointment of Election Commissioner Arun Goel, who was appointed on November 19.A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice KM Joseph said it...

‘Silence’ of constitution on EC, CEC appointments being exploited: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday termed the exploitation of the “silence of the Constitution” and the absence of a law governing the appointments of election commissioners and chief election commissioners a “disturbing trend”.The court flagged Article 324 of the...

Need to learn to trust district judiciary: CJI

Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud on Saturday stressed the need to learn to trust the district judiciary, saying it would truly answer the needs of common citizens who seek access to justice. Justice Chandrachud, the 50th CJI,...

VHP makes fresh pitch againstillegal conversion after SC flags it

The Centre must bring in a law against “illegal” religious conversion at the earliest, the Vishva Hindu Parishad demanded on Tuesday, a day after the Supreme Court warned of a “difficult situation” ahead if proselytisation through deception, allurement and...