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Court allows video medical check-up for jailed activist Varavara Rao

The NIA, in its affidavit, confirmed that the health of Varavara Rao was not good but the doctors at Taloja jail were regularly checking his condition and providing all necessary treatment.
Varavara Rao has been in jail since 2018 in the Elgar Parishad case. (AP file photo)
Varavara Rao has been in jail since 2018 in the Elgar Parishad case. (AP file photo)
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 05:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By K A Y Dodhiya

Kapil Sibal, Indira Jaising refute connection with PFI

Congress leader Kapil Sibal and senior advocates Indira Jaising and Dushyant Dave’s response came on the day the Enforcement Directorate (ED), in a note submitted to the home ministry, said the Kerala-based outfit mobilised cash for organising the unrest.
Jaising and Sibal have refuted the charges claims by Enforcement Directorate of taking money from PFI.(Photo: Hindustan Times)
Jaising and Sibal have refuted the charges claims by Enforcement Directorate of taking money from PFI.(Photo: Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 28, 2020 01:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Simi Garewal backs Kangana Ranaut for public execution of rapists, but says she respects ‘fine woman’ Indira Jaising

Veteran actor Simi Garewal tweeted in support of Kangana Ranaut’s recent comments that rapists should be publicly hanged to set an example.
Just like Kangana Ranaut, Simi Garewal supports public execution of rapists.
Just like Kangana Ranaut, Simi Garewal supports public execution of rapists.
Updated on Jan 24, 2020 09:50 AM IST
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‘Fully agree with Kangana Ranaut’: Delhi gang-rape victim’s mother after actor’s comments against Indira Jaising

Delhi gang-rape victim’s mother Asha Devi said she ‘fully agrees’ with Kangana Ranaut after the actor said that lawyer Indira Jaising should be ‘locked up with rapists for four days’ for requesting mercy for them.
Delhi gang-rape victim’s mother Asha Devi has said that she fully supports Kangana Ranaut’s comments.
Delhi gang-rape victim’s mother Asha Devi has said that she fully supports Kangana Ranaut’s comments.
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 10:13 PM IST
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Kangana Ranaut slams Indira Jaising for seeking pardon for rapists, says ‘such women give birth to monsters’

Kangana Ranaut lashed out at senior lawyer Indira Jaising and said that women like her, who are sympathetic to rapists, give birth to monsters.
Kangana Ranaut said that the convicts of the 2012 Delhi gang rape should be hanged in public to set an example.
Kangana Ranaut said that the convicts of the 2012 Delhi gang rape should be hanged in public to set an example.
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 09:00 PM IST
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CJI Bobde takes note of overcrowded, noisy courtrooms; bats for corrective measures

A bench, comprising CJI and justices S A Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna, was sitting in the large CJI’s jam-packed courtroom and got miffed when it could not hear the submissions of senior advocate Kapil Sibal who wanted to mention a case for urgent hearing.
S A Bobde Wednesday took note of overcrowding in the courtroom ahead of hearing on over 140 pleas against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act(PTI)
S A Bobde Wednesday took note of overcrowding in the courtroom ahead of hearing on over 140 pleas against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act(PTI)
Updated on Jan 22, 2020 09:17 PM IST
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‘How dare she?’: Delhi gang rape victim’s mother on Indira Jaising’s pardon urge

Senior lawyer Indira Jaising had tweeted the request soon after the mother had said she felt “betrayed” after a court in Delhi deferred the date of the execution of the four convicts from January 22 to February 1.
The 23-year-old woman’s mother broke down on Friday after the court set the new date for hanging the four convicts.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
The 23-year-old woman’s mother broke down on Friday after the court set the new date for hanging the four convicts.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 11:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Follow Sonia Gandhi’s example, forgive convicts: Advocate Indira Jaising urges Delhi gang rape victim’s mother

The death-row convicts who were earlier slated to be executed on January 22 at 7 am are set to be hanged on February 1 at 6 am.
Badrinath Singh and Asha Devi, parents of the December 2012 gang rape case victim.(Amal KS/HT File PHOTO)
Badrinath Singh and Asha Devi, parents of the December 2012 gang rape case victim.(Amal KS/HT File PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 18, 2020 08:40 AM IST
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Sabarimala verdict on entry of women not the last word, says Chief Justice Bobde

The court on Wednesday had agreed to list Fathima’s plea next week after it was mentioned by senior lawyer Colin Gonsalves. On September 28 last year, the Supreme Court had struck down a law barring entry of women in the age group of 10-50 years into the hill shrine in Kerala.
The September 2018 judgment of the Supreme Court permitting women to enter the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple in Kerala is not the last word on the issue, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde remarked on Thursday(Vivek R Nair/HT File Photo)
The September 2018 judgment of the Supreme Court permitting women to enter the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple in Kerala is not the last word on the issue, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde remarked on Thursday(Vivek R Nair/HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 12:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan

Supreme Court refuses stay on protection from arrest to Indira Jaising

Issuing notice to the advocates, a bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, and Justices Aniruddha Bose and Krishna Murari, refused to vacate the protection granted to the advocates by the High court.
Central Bureau of Investigation registered a case on June 18 against Lawyer’s Collective for allegedly violating the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA).(Sanchit Khanna/ HT P)
Central Bureau of Investigation registered a case on June 18 against Lawyer’s Collective for allegedly violating the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA).(Sanchit Khanna/ HT P)
Published on Nov 15, 2019 12:04 AM IST
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CBI challenges Bombay HC order giving relief to lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover

The CBI had in June this year registered a case against Lawyer’s Collective for allegedly violating the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act on the basis of a complaint from the ministry of home affairs (MHA).
Senior advocate Indira Jaising comes out of her residence after CBI conducted raids in her residence and office in connection with a foreign funding case, July, 2019.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File)
Senior advocate Indira Jaising comes out of her residence after CBI conducted raids in her residence and office in connection with a foreign funding case, July, 2019.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File)
Updated on Oct 18, 2019 12:37 PM IST
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SC notice to Centre on plea of mothers of Rohith Vemula, Payal Tadvi

Senior advocate Indira Jaising, appearing for the mothers of Rohith Vemula and Payal Tadvi, said there are UGC regulations against caste-based discrimination but they are not being implemented.
File photo of Rohith Vemula's mother Radhika at a protest in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
File photo of Rohith Vemula's mother Radhika at a protest in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 20, 2019 12:56 PM IST
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In Harish Salve’s diagnosis of economic slowdown, a Supreme Court connection

The Supreme Court had in 2012 cancelled 122 spectrum and licences granted to eight companies in February 2012, saying the whole process was “illegal”. Salve had appeared for some of the 11 telecom companies in the case.
Harish Salve, one of India’s top lawyers, has said the Supreme Court is responsible for India’s current economic slowdown and that it began with the top court’s judgment in the 2G spectrum case in 2012(ANI)
Harish Salve, one of India’s top lawyers, has said the Supreme Court is responsible for India’s current economic slowdown and that it began with the top court’s judgment in the 2G spectrum case in 2012(ANI)
Updated on Sep 17, 2019 04:42 PM IST
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Bombay high court relief for Lawyers Collective

The NGO and its founding trustees moved the high court on Tuesday after the CBI raided their premises on July 11.
The NGO’s lawyer, Aspi Chinoy, submitted that the FIR filed in the case was based on “highly controversial” interpretation of the FCRA.(HT Photo)
The NGO’s lawyer, Aspi Chinoy, submitted that the FIR filed in the case was based on “highly controversial” interpretation of the FCRA.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 26, 2019 04:11 AM IST
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Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

CBI raids lawyers’ residences, Oppn MPs allege ‘coercion’

The searches triggered criticism, with Jaising, several opposition party leaders and the International Commission of Jurists calling the developments an attempt to harass and intimidate.
Central Bureau of Investigation raided the office and residences of senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover in Delhi and Mumbai.(AFP file photo)
Central Bureau of Investigation raided the office and residences of senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover in Delhi and Mumbai.(AFP file photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2019 11:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anvit Srivastava

CBI raids Supreme Court lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover’s homes in foreign funding case

The CBI is carrying out raids at Delhi, Mumbai homes of Supreme Court lawyers Indira Jaising and Anand Grover
Supreme Court lawyer Indira Jaisingh in New Delhi on Thursday(Sanchit Khanna/ HT photo)
Supreme Court lawyer Indira Jaisingh in New Delhi on Thursday(Sanchit Khanna/ HT photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2019 12:28 PM IST
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Noted lawyer, NGO booked for FCRA violations

Anand Grover is known for his social activism and is former Additional Solicitor General and Supreme Court lawyer Indira Jaising’s husband.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday filed a case against noted lawyer Anand Grover and his Mumbai-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) -- Lawyers Collective -- for alleged violating the provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).(AFP Photo)
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday filed a case against noted lawyer Anand Grover and his Mumbai-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) -- Lawyers Collective -- for alleged violating the provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).(AFP Photo)
Published on Jun 19, 2019 12:08 AM IST
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‘CBI’s interrogation plea mala fide’, says former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar

Kumar’s lawyer, senior advocate Indira Jaising, submitted before a bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, that Kumar was innocent. He was in-charge of the special investigation team (SIT) constituted by the West Bengal government in 2013 to probe the Saradha case and no vicarious liability can be laid upon him, she said.
Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar claimed on Thursday that Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) plea for his custodial interrogation in connection with Saradha and other chit funds cases was a politically motivated exercise that is “mala fide.”(PTI File Photo)
Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar claimed on Thursday that Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) plea for his custodial interrogation in connection with Saradha and other chit funds cases was a politically motivated exercise that is “mala fide.”(PTI File Photo)
Published on May 03, 2019 01:38 AM IST
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AAP vs Centre: Supreme Court says Centre controls Delhi’s anti-corruption branch, divided on services

The Supreme Court’s constitution bench, which had taken a hard look at the relationship between the Centre and the elected government, had last year marked the broad contours. This judgment had ruled that the city’s Lieutenant Governor did not have independent decision-making powers and the real power had to lie with the elected government.
Two judges of the Supreme Court will soon decide the Aam Aadmi Party’s challenge to the Centre’s orders stripping the city government of its powers over the anti-corruption branch, bureaucrats and more.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Two judges of the Supreme Court will soon decide the Aam Aadmi Party’s challenge to the Centre’s orders stripping the city government of its powers over the anti-corruption branch, bureaucrats and more.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 14, 2019 04:51 PM IST
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Hindustan times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha

For many women, home is often a dangerous place

We can’t seem to stop talking about sexual violence from strangers but can’t seem to start talking about the violence women face from within their homes
In a country where 52% of women believe it’s all right for a husband to beat a wife as ‘punishment’, part of the problem is changing attitudes(AFP)
In a country where 52% of women believe it’s all right for a husband to beat a wife as ‘punishment’, part of the problem is changing attitudes(AFP)
Updated on Dec 01, 2018 02:23 PM IST
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Activists’ arrest row reaches Supreme Court, hearing later today

The petitioners want the court to stay the arrest of the activists and hold an independent inquiry. They also urged the court seek explanation from Maharashtra for “sweeping round of arrests” in the case.
Arun Ferreira, a human rights activist and lawyer, after he was arrested by the Pune police in connection with Bhima Koregaon violence case, in Mumbai on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
Arun Ferreira, a human rights activist and lawyer, after he was arrested by the Pune police in connection with Bhima Koregaon violence case, in Mumbai on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Aug 29, 2018 11:48 AM IST
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Let’s Talk About Child Rape: Pendency high, conviction rate low, says lawyer Indira Jaising

In Part 4 of our series, Let’s Talk About Child Rape, lawyer Indira Jaising writes that law alone cannot end child rape. Rape within the family cannot be policed. Unless our attitudes to children change, child rape will continue.
(Illustration: Animesh Debnath)
(Illustration: Animesh Debnath)
Updated on May 31, 2018 07:53 AM IST
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By Indira Jaising

Delhi Lt Governor declares invalid panel of lawyers appointed by AAP govt

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said Lt Governor Anil Baijal’s decision was illegal and asked him to “follow the Constitution”.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(HT File Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 21, 2018 09:55 PM IST
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Women lawyers should be professionally dressed in court: Indu Malhotra

Newly elevated Supreme Court judge Justice Indu Malhotra said women lawyers should not only be professional in their work but should also look and behave like professionals.
Justice Indu Malhotra was interacting with women advocates in the Supreme Court’s ladies bar room on Thursday, where she was felicitated by her former colleagues and friends.(PTI)
Justice Indu Malhotra was interacting with women advocates in the Supreme Court’s ladies bar room on Thursday, where she was felicitated by her former colleagues and friends.(PTI)
Published on May 10, 2018 10:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha

SC orders police protection for Karnataka politician’s daughter married off without consent

A Karnataka politician’s 26-year-old daughter submitted to the top court that her marriage be set aside as she did not consent to it.
The Supreme Court asked the Karnataka police to provide the woman security, after she claimed there was a threat to her life from her kin.(PTI File Photo)
The Supreme Court asked the Karnataka police to provide the woman security, after she claimed there was a threat to her life from her kin.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on May 07, 2018 08:42 PM IST
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Govt within rights to seek reconsideration of judges’ appointment: Supreme Court

Supreme Court called the plea by lawyers to stay appointment of Indu Malhotra as unconscionable.
A view of Supreme Court of India. A bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra said the government is within its right to send back a judge’s name for reconsideration for elevation to the apex court.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
A view of Supreme Court of India. A bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra said the government is within its right to send back a judge’s name for reconsideration for elevation to the apex court.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 26, 2018 05:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha

Nothing will materialise if Nirbhaya fund not properly used, observes SC

The apex court had sought details of the funds allocated to the states by the Centre under the scheme.
A view of Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
A view of Supreme Court in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 24, 2018 09:16 PM IST
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SC wants security for Karnataka woman forced into marriage without her consent

The woman has also sought striking down of certain provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act on the grounds that the consent of the bride or the groom has not been made mandatory in the law.
The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to grant protection to a Karnataka woman who alleged that she has been married off without her consent(AFP)
The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to grant protection to a Karnataka woman who alleged that she has been married off without her consent(AFP)
Updated on Apr 11, 2018 11:46 PM IST
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