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‘I gratefully accept Supreme Court verdict’, says Prashant Bhushan

The apex court on Monday imposed a fine of Re 1 on activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan for criminal contempt of court for his tweets against the apex court and Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde.
“My lawyer & senior colleague Rajiv Dhavan contributed 1 Re immediately after the contempt judgement today which I gratefully accepted,” Bhushan tweeted.(Photo: pbhushan1/ Twitter)
“My lawyer & senior colleague Rajiv Dhavan contributed 1 Re immediately after the contempt judgement today which I gratefully accepted,” Bhushan tweeted.(Photo: pbhushan1/ Twitter)
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 04:27 PM IST
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Sacked from Ayodhya case, says Dhavan

Dhavan appeared for the Muslim parties, including the Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind (JuH) that filed the first review petition on Monday, in the title dispute case. He said he was removed by JuH on the same day it filed the review plea challenging the apex court’s verdict.
Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan said on Tuesday that he had been sacked by a prominent Muslim body that he represented before the Supreme Court in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case(Rajeev Dhavan/Facebook)
Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan said on Tuesday that he had been sacked by a prominent Muslim body that he represented before the Supreme Court in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case(Rajeev Dhavan/Facebook)
Updated on Dec 04, 2019 12:46 AM IST
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News updates from Hindustan Times at 1pm: Chennai techie explains how he spotted Chandrayaan 2’s Vikram lander and all the latest news at this hour

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Shanmuga Subramanian believes that the crash landing of Vikram lander made more people interested on the moon mission.((Photo Credit: Facebook/Shanmuga Subramanian)
Shanmuga Subramanian believes that the crash landing of Vikram lander made more people interested on the moon mission.((Photo Credit: Facebook/Shanmuga Subramanian)
Updated on Dec 03, 2019 12:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Ayodhya verdict to impact minds of millions: Muslim parties to SC in sealed cover

Ram Lalla Virajman, the deity and a petitioner, has, in written submissions filed on Saturday, staked claim not just over the 2.77-acre disputed land in Ayodhya but also the 67.703 acres acquired by the Centre in 1993.
On October 16, a Constitution bench of the Supreme Court wrapped up arguments in the decades-old land dispute.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
On October 16, a Constitution bench of the Supreme Court wrapped up arguments in the decades-old land dispute.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 21, 2019 06:17 AM IST
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Lawyer tears map at Ayodhya hearing, CJI Gogoi says ‘judges would be forced to walk out’

A five-judge constitution bench, headed by CJI Gogoi, is hearing the case and is expected to pronounce a verdict by November 17.
Wednesday is the 40th day of hearing in the Ayodhya land dispute case(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Wednesday is the 40th day of hearing in the Ayodhya land dispute case(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 11, 2020 04:11 PM IST
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Difficult to question Hindu faith on Ayodhya: Supreme Court judge

The five-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, was responding to arguments by senior advocate Rajeev Dhawan, appearing for the Sunni Central Waqf Board and other Muslim parties, that only belief could not be the basis of claiming title.
The five-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, was responding to arguments by senior advocate Rajeev Dhawan.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
The five-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, was responding to arguments by senior advocate Rajeev Dhawan.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 24, 2019 09:22 AM IST
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‘One word from your Lordship…’: Top court on threats to Ayodhya case lawyer

The court also asked Dhavan whether he wants security and protection, which he denied saying that the court assurance is enough for him.
A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is holding a hearing of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is holding a hearing of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 12, 2019 02:37 PM IST
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Idol worship in part of site doesn’t prove title, SC told

As the senior advocate resumed his arguments, justice Nazeer asked him if he disputed the shebait rights. When Dhavan replied in the negative, justice Bhushan posed another query.
To worship the idols in the outer courtyard did not mean that Hindus had the title to the place.(HT image)
To worship the idols in the outer courtyard did not mean that Hindus had the title to the place.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 08:45 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Maybe Babur’s mansion, not a mosque’, Supreme Court told in Ayodhya dispute

The bench, led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, posed the questions to senior advocate PN Mishra, the advocate of the Ram Mandir Revitalisation Committee – whether the existence of a mosque can be negated.
The Supreme Court has been hearing the Ayodhya dispute on a daily basis.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court has been hearing the Ayodhya dispute on a daily basis.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 29, 2019 10:22 PM IST
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AIMPLB meet on Triple Talaq Bill and Ayodhya on August 17

The meeting to be held in New Delhi would be attended by a battery of Muslim lawyers, including senior advocate Yusuf Hatim Muchala of Mumbai High Court and AIMPLB office-bearers.
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has convened a meeting on August 17 to chalk out its strategy on the ongoing court hearing in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janma Bhoomi land dispute and on challenging the triple talaq Bill in the Supreme Court.(HT Photo)
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has convened a meeting on August 17 to chalk out its strategy on the ongoing court hearing in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janma Bhoomi land dispute and on challenging the triple talaq Bill in the Supreme Court.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 12:21 AM IST
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‘Knew mediation would lead to nothing’: Yogi Adityanath on Ayodhya

The Supreme Court yesterday observed that the mediation panel on Ayodhya matter has failed to achieve any final settlement in the matter and decided to hold day-to-day hearing in the case from August 6.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.(PTI image)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.(PTI image)
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 07:38 PM IST
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SC to decide on bench for EWS reservation pleas

The bench is hearing petitions challenging the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Fourth Amendment) Act, 2019, filed on the grounds that economic criterion cannot be the sole basis for reservation.
The arguments in the matter remained inconclusive and the court will continue with the hearing on Wednesday. The SC earlier refused to put on hold the quota under the EWS category.(PTI Image)
The arguments in the matter remained inconclusive and the court will continue with the hearing on Wednesday. The SC earlier refused to put on hold the quota under the EWS category.(PTI Image)
Updated on Jul 31, 2019 01:25 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

SC to hear on May 2 pleas against Centre’s 10 percent quota for EWS

Attorney General K K Venugopal, appearing for the Centre, told the bench that Constitutional amendment cannot be stayed like this and the apex court had already refused to stay it twice.
The apex court had earlier refused to stay the Centre’s decision to grant 10 per cent quota in jobs and admissions to poor candidates in the general category.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The apex court had earlier refused to stay the Centre’s decision to grant 10 per cent quota in jobs and admissions to poor candidates in the general category.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 08, 2019 06:23 PM IST
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Supreme Court to hear plea against 10% quota bill on April 8

The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned for April 8 a bunch of pleas challenging the Constitution Amendment that gives 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker section of the general category.
The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned for April 8 a bunch of pleas challenging the Constitution Amendment that gives 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker section of the general category.(Amal KS/HT file)
The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned for April 8 a bunch of pleas challenging the Constitution Amendment that gives 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker section of the general category.(Amal KS/HT file)
Published on Mar 28, 2019 03:30 PM IST
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ANI, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Not getting salary, CBI’s AK Bassi, who probed Rakesh Asthana, tells Supreme Court

Deputy superintendent of police (DSP) of the CBI, AK Bassi, on Friday told the apex court through his lawyer that he has not been receiving his salary from the department after he refused to take on his new posting in Port Blair.
Deputy superintendent of police (DSP) of the CBI, AK Bassi, on Friday told the apex court through his lawyer that he has not been receiving his salary from the department after he refused to take on his new posting in Port Blair.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Deputy superintendent of police (DSP) of the CBI, AK Bassi, on Friday told the apex court through his lawyer that he has not been receiving his salary from the department after he refused to take on his new posting in Port Blair.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 16, 2019 10:17 AM IST
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Like Bamiyan’s Buddha statues, Babri masjid destroyed by ‘Hindu Taliban’, litigant tells SC

During the hearing, the Shia board told the bench that it was willing to donate one-third of the disputed land in Ayodhya to a Hindu group for “peace, harmony, unity and integrity” in India.
Arrival of a fresh load of stones from Rajasthan at the disputed Ram Janmabhumi-Babri Masjid site earlier this week once again swung the spotlight onto the temple controversy.(File Photo)
Arrival of a fresh load of stones from Rajasthan at the disputed Ram Janmabhumi-Babri Masjid site earlier this week once again swung the spotlight onto the temple controversy.(File Photo)
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 11:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Senior lawyers spar in Supreme Court during Ayodhya case hearing

Senior lawyer Rajeev Dhavan commented against former attorney general and senior advocate K Parasaran, appearing for a Hindu group, who opposed Dhavan’s submission that the Ayodhya case be referred to the larger bench.
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 Apr 06, 2018 10:29 PM IST
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