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India

Jagannath Rath Yatra sans crowd gets Supreme Court nod

The Jagannath Rath Yatra had been disallowed following confusing arguments by the petitioner who sounded more like an opponent of the idea

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India

Supreme Court says it’s no expert on healthcare of city-leaving labourers, ‘won’t impose will on govt’

The Supreme Court disagrees with the contention of Harsh Mander’s advocate Prashant Bhushan that there was no food at the relief camps

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Health

Supreme Court happy with Modi govt’s anti-COVID measures

‘Even the critics of the government are acknowledging that it is doing a good job,’ CJI SA Bobde said in the course of a discussion in the Supreme Court on ensuring the safety of those attending proceedings

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Economy

CJI Bobde speaks up against excessive taxation

CJI SA Bobde’s speech at the ITAT function would remind history buffs of the world’s first pro-market economist, India’s very own Chanakya

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India

CAA not stayed; SC accepts Assam, Tripura cases different

Out of the 144 petitions against CAA, many are of interested parties like Muslims or lawyers who are also politicians of opposition parties

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Article

Sabarimala: Why Even 7 Judges Weren’t Deemed Enough

For an answer, the reader will have to go through a history of cases similar to the Sabarimala dispute heard in the Supreme Court

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India

Sabarimala: 9-member constitution bench of SC formed

The court had said earlier the issue of entry of Muslim and Parsi women in their respective holy places was analogous to the Sabarimala case

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Business

CJI wonders why Wadia, Tata need SC to sort out differences

A Supreme Court bench of the CJI and two other judges is hearing Nusli Wadia’s case for his alleged criminal defamation by the Tata group

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Crime

Supreme Court rejects review plea of Nirbhaya convict Akshay

Arguing against the appeal, S-G Tushar Mehta had said God was ashamed after creating a monster like Akshay, a Nirbhaya case convict

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Crime

CJI recuses himself from hearing plea of Nirbhaya case convict

Setting a high example of probity and staying clear of even a modicum of conflict of interest, the CJI said that a lawyer relative of his had represented Nirbhaya’s mother in a court, which was why he was recusing himself from hearing this case