Kurian Joseph’s rants smack of ‘Christian hate for Hindus’, alleges college mate

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New Delhi: Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph has begun issuing anti-government statements right after his retirement. On Monday, he said ex-Chief Justice Dipak Misra was “remote-controlled by an external source” that impacted the administration of justice, as reported by The Indian Express. A Twitter user Kumar Chellappan, who happened to be junior to the judge in a college, has alleged […]

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न्यायालय ने राज्यों से गो रक्षा के नाम पर हिंसा, लिंचिंग मामलों में उसके आदेश का अनुपालन करने को कहा

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नई दिल्ली— उच्चतम न्यायालय ने शुक्रवार को इस बात पर नाराजगी जताई की 29 राज्यों तथा सात केंद्र शासित प्रदेशों में से केवल 11 ने भीड़ द्वारा पीट-पीटकर हत्या और गोरक्षा के नाम पर हिंसा जैसे मामलों में कदम उठाने के शीर्ष अदालत के आदेश के अनुपालन के बारे में रिपोर्ट पेश की है। प्रधान न्यायाधीश दीपक मिश्रा और न्यायमूर्ति एएम […]

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Centre to SC: Creamy layer cannot be applied to deny benefits of quota in promotions


New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the creamy layer concept cannot be applied to deny benefits of quota in promotions to government employees of SC/ST community as the stigma of caste and backwardness is still attached to them. Attorney General KK Venugopal told a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that there is […]

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Centre treated its Cauvery order with ‘contempt’, feels SC

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday told the Centre that it was in “sheer contempt” of its direction on Cauvery water sharing for failing to frame a scheme for distribution of water between the southern riparian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Union Territory of Puducherry. The top court directed the Secretary of the Union Water Resources Ministry […]

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Cong MPs withdraw plea in SC challenging rejection of impeachment notice against CJI


New Delhi: Two Congress MPs today withdrew their plea in the Supreme Court challenging rejection of the impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra by Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu. After a 45-minute hearing, a five-judge bench headed by Justice AK Sikri declared the petition as dismissed as withdrawn. After senior advocate Kapil Sibal raised some objections […]

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Govt asks SC collegium to reconsider recommendation on Joseph

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New Delhi: The government on Thursday returned to the Supreme Court collegium its recommendation to elevate Justice KM Joseph to the apex court and asked it to reconsider it, a move which may widen the rift between the judiciary and the executive. There have been reports that the sole reason why the government is blocking the appointment of Justice Joseph is […]

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