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Top court takes exception to selective disclosures by media in criminal trials

The apex court was hearing a case related to the suicide of a doctor in Agra on August 6, following which her father registered a dowry harassment case against her husband and in-laws on August 7. Within a couple of days of the death, the alleged suicide note was published in local newspapers.
The bench found the “selective leak” to be a disturbing trend and found it proper to transfer the investigation of the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
The bench found the “selective leak” to be a disturbing trend and found it proper to transfer the investigation of the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
Published on Dec 18, 2020 01:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas

Aged in-laws can’t evict married woman: Supreme Court

The court held that whenever such a dispute arises before the senior citizens tribunal, it cannot simply order for eviction of the daughter-in-law, but what is required on its part is to “appropriately mould reliefs, after noticing the competing claims of the parties”.
The top court bench, headed by justice DY Chandrachud, said that the right of a woman to live in a shared household cannot be defeated by resorting to a hurried eviction proceedings instituted at the senior citizens tribunal.(PTI File Photo)
The top court bench, headed by justice DY Chandrachud, said that the right of a woman to live in a shared household cannot be defeated by resorting to a hurried eviction proceedings instituted at the senior citizens tribunal.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Dec 31, 2020 02:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByUtkarsh Anand and Abraham Thomas

SC grants bail to Arnab amidconcerns over prompt hearing

The court ordered the release of Goswami and two others in an abetment to suicide case dating back to May 2018, allowing the accused to be released from jail, on execution of personal bond of Rs 50,000.
Republic Tv Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami after being released from Taloja Central Prison in 2018 Suicide abetment case at Kharghar in Navi Mumbai.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT PHOTO)
Republic Tv Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami after being released from Taloja Central Prison in 2018 Suicide abetment case at Kharghar in Navi Mumbai.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 01:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas

‘There is Supreme Court to protect liberty of citizens’: What top court said while hearing Arnab’s bail plea

The petition is being heard by a vacation bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Indira Banerjee. During the hearing, the top court also asked the state whether there was any need for custodial interrogation.
Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami.(Reuters)
Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami.(Reuters)
Updated on Nov 11, 2020 01:47 PM IST
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Supreme Court stays order on Navlakha

The high court had directed the investigating officer to produce the entire set of records filed before NIA courts in Mumbai and Delhi for obtaining a production warrant and for extension of Navlakha’s judicial remand and fixed the matter for hearing next on June 3.
NIA moved the apex court against the order. A bench of Justices Arun Mishra, S Abdul Nazeer, and Indira Banerjee directed the stay and sought response of Navlakha on NIA’s plea by June 15 when the case will be heard next.
NIA moved the apex court against the order. A bench of Justices Arun Mishra, S Abdul Nazeer, and Indira Banerjee directed the stay and sought response of Navlakha on NIA’s plea by June 15 when the case will be heard next.
Updated on Jun 03, 2020 12:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas

Supreme Court verdict in land acquisition case today

The judgement by the five-judge bench will impact various land acquisitions made by different governments.
The Constitution bench of the Supreme Court will look at the controversy around its previous judgements.(Sunil Saxena/HT File Photo)
The Constitution bench of the Supreme Court will look at the controversy around its previous judgements.(Sunil Saxena/HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 09:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan

Illegal purchase of government land: SC to hear Maharashtra MLC’s plea against Bombay HC order

The high court’s order was passed by a division bench on a plea filed by Rajabhau Phad, who alleged that the land which belonged to the government was purchased and given to the Belkhandi Math in Beed as gift.
It was not mentioned anywhere that the land belonged to the government, Munde’s lawyer had said while asserting that the entire process was legal(HT File Photo)
It was not mentioned anywhere that the land belonged to the government, Munde’s lawyer had said while asserting that the entire process was legal(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 13, 2019 01:56 PM IST
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SC allows Janardhana Reddy to visit Ballari, pulls up CBI for delay in framing charges

“Even 6 years down the line charges not framed. Why? We would like to know. We are concerned about this,” the bench told CBI.
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the plea filed by former Karnataka minister and illegal mining case accused Gali Janardhana Reddy seeking permission to travel to Ballari on the ground that his father-in-law has suffered a stroke.(PTI File Photo)
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the plea filed by former Karnataka minister and illegal mining case accused Gali Janardhana Reddy seeking permission to travel to Ballari on the ground that his father-in-law has suffered a stroke.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Jun 07, 2019 06:52 PM IST
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SC refuses relief to rape accused Atul Rai of BSP

Rai had moved the apex court on Tuesday seeking protection from arrest till the end of the general election on May 23. The court had agreed to hear his plea on Friday.
Rai is reportedly absconding after an FIR was registered against him in a police station in Varanasi by a college student on May 1. The victim had alleged that Rai sexually assaulted her.(AFP)
Rai is reportedly absconding after an FIR was registered against him in a police station in Varanasi by a college student on May 1. The victim had alleged that Rai sexually assaulted her.(AFP)
Updated on May 27, 2019 12:49 PM IST
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Supreme Court to hear woman’s plea on talaq

SC will on Friday hear a woman’s plea questioning two talaq [divorce] notices sent to her by her husband, which she claims, is in violation of the top court’s 2017 verdict holding the practice of instant divorce [triple talaq] illegal.
Supreme Court(Amal KS/HT FILE PHOTO)
Supreme Court(Amal KS/HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on May 16, 2019 10:43 PM IST
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There cannot be any reservation in qualifying examinations, says SC

A vacation bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna said that reservation of any class comes into play only during admissions.
Supreme court , fresh images for stock , photographed by Ramesh Pathania
Supreme court , fresh images for stock , photographed by Ramesh Pathania
Published on May 13, 2019 06:41 PM IST
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Attorney Gen asked for special panel to probe harassment charge against CJI

The Justice Bobde committee came up with its unanimous report that gave a clean chit to the CJI on May 6.
Justice Chandrachud had said that a former woman judge of the Supreme Court should have been a member and that the complainant ought to have been represented by a lawyer.(PTI)
Justice Chandrachud had said that a former woman judge of the Supreme Court should have been a member and that the complainant ought to have been represented by a lawyer.(PTI)
Updated on May 11, 2019 12:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Supreme Court denies report that 2 judges met probe panel member in CJI case

Besides Justice Bobde, other members in the committee are two women judges of the apex court -- justices Indu Malhotra and Indira Banerjee.
The Supreme Court denied on Sunday a media report that said justices RF Nariman and DY Chandrachud met Justice SA Bobde who is heading an in-house committee inquiring into the sexual harassment allegations against CJI.(Sonu Mehta/HT File PHOTO)
The Supreme Court denied on Sunday a media report that said justices RF Nariman and DY Chandrachud met Justice SA Bobde who is heading an in-house committee inquiring into the sexual harassment allegations against CJI.(Sonu Mehta/HT File PHOTO)
Updated on May 05, 2019 01:43 PM IST
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Justice Malhotra inducted to panel to inquire harassment charge against CJI

Justice Malhotra replaces Justice NV Ramana who had, hours earlier, withdrawn from the panel after the complainant questioned his presence in the committee.
Justice Indu Malhotra’s induction will also help meet the condition imposed by the Supreme Court in the Vishaka verdict.(PTI PHOTO)
Justice Indu Malhotra’s induction will also help meet the condition imposed by the Supreme Court in the Vishaka verdict.(PTI PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 10:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

The need to ensure justice without fear or favour

The committee must fairly determine the veracity of the allegation against the CJI irrespective of its ramifications
If the Supreme Court can lay down one law for the country and another one for itself, there could scarcely be a worse advertisement for the rule of law.(REUTERS)
If the Supreme Court can lay down one law for the country and another one for itself, there could scarcely be a worse advertisement for the rule of law.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 25, 2019 07:59 PM IST
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3-judge panel to look into harassment charge against CJI, first meet on Friday

The move came a day after the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) and Supreme Court Advocates on Record Association (SCORA) called for the appointment of a panel to investigate the allegations.
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi(PTI file photo)
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi(PTI file photo)
Updated on Apr 23, 2019 11:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByBhadra Sinha

Supreme Court to witness all-women bench on Sept 5

The Supreme Court for the first time in its history has three sitting women judges.
Justice Indira Banerjee administering the oath of office to Banwarilal Purohit as Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai, in October 2017.(Raj Bhavan)
Justice Indira Banerjee administering the oath of office to Banwarilal Purohit as Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai, in October 2017.(Raj Bhavan)
Updated on Sep 01, 2018 05:57 PM IST
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Supreme Court judge reveals attempt made to influence her in ongoing case

Justice Indira Banerjee of the Supreme Court took lawyers by surprise on Thursday, disclosing in an open court room that an attempt was recently made to influence her in an ongoing corporate dispute
A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 31, 2018 11:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Feel like baby again at 60: Juniormost judge Justice Joseph on elevation to Supreme Court

I am conscious of my own limitations to be elevated to the highest court, said Justice Joseph in a short speech during a felicitation ceremony organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association.
Justice Joseph during a felicitation ceremony organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA).(Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)
Justice Joseph during a felicitation ceremony organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA).(Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 15, 2018 07:52 AM IST
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Justice KM Joseph, 2 others take oath as new Supreme Court judges

Justice Joseph’s elevation to the top court put an end to the protracted stand-off between the government and the judiciary.
The oath was administered to the three judges by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in a packed courtroom in presence of all judges, law officers and advocates.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
The oath was administered to the three judges by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in a packed courtroom in presence of all judges, law officers and advocates.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 07, 2018 10:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAshok Bagriya

Justice KM Joseph to take oath as SC judge tomorrow amid row with Centre over lowering seniority

The oath-taking ceremony of the three judges elevated to the Supreme Court, Justices Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran and K M Joseph, is expected to take place on Tuesday.
Justice Joseph’s elevation to the apex court put an end to a protracted stand-off between the government and the judiciary.(PTI File Photo)
Justice Joseph’s elevation to the apex court put an end to a protracted stand-off between the government and the judiciary.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Aug 07, 2018 12:06 AM IST
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Chief Justice meets Attorney General after controversy over Justice KM Joseph’s seniority

Government cleared Justice KM Joseph for appointment as a Supreme Court judge last week, but altered his seniority.
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra at the farewell ceremony of the Supreme Court judge Adarsh Kumar Goel on July 6, 2018.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra at the farewell ceremony of the Supreme Court judge Adarsh Kumar Goel on July 6, 2018.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 06, 2018 04:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAshok Bagriya

Senior SC judges upset with Centre over altering of Justice KM Joseph’s seniority

The government notification on August 3 placed Justice KM Joseph below Justices Indira Banerjee and Vineet Saran, thereby making them senior to him in the court’s internal hierarchy.
The appointments of Justices KM Jooseph, Indira Banerjee, and Vineet Saran to the Supreme Court was cleared by the government on August 3.(PTI File Photo)
The appointments of Justices KM Jooseph, Indira Banerjee, and Vineet Saran to the Supreme Court was cleared by the government on August 3.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Aug 05, 2018 11:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAshok Bagriya and Bhadra Sinha

With Indira Banerjee’s elevation, Supreme Court gets 3 sitting women judges for the first time

The Supreme Court has never had three women sitting judges simultaneously since its inception in 1950.
Justice Indira Banerjee administering the oath of office to Banwarilal Purohit as Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai, in October 2017.(HT File Photo)
Justice Indira Banerjee administering the oath of office to Banwarilal Purohit as Governor of Tamil Nadu at Raj Bhavan, Chennai, in October 2017.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 04, 2018 11:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Supreme Court gets 3 judges including KM Joseph, 7 chief justices of HCs appointed

President RN Kovind signed the warrants of appointment of Justices Vineet Saran, Indira Banerjee and KM Joseph on Friday as well as that of seven chief justices of high courts.
A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 04, 2018 09:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Madras high court divided over fate of 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs, third judge will take a call

The judgment ensures the Tamil Nadu government, which enjoys a slender majority of eight seats in an assembly with effective strength of 216, will not face a floor test soon.
The verdict is crucial for the AIADMK government led by K Palaniswami.(PTI File Photo)
The verdict is crucial for the AIADMK government led by K Palaniswami.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 09:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByCS Kotteswaran and M Manikandan

Traffic need not be halted for dignitaries, including CM or governor: Madras HC

The Madras high court was hearing a public interest litigation of a man who claimed he missed his doctor’s appointment due to a traffic jam. At the time of the jam, the state chief minister was expected at a political meeting in RK Nagar.
The Madras high court said exceptions, if at all, could be made only for high-level dignitaries such as the president and prime minister.(HT File Photo)
The Madras high court said exceptions, if at all, could be made only for high-level dignitaries such as the president and prime minister.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 08, 2018 09:44 AM IST
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