The board also told the apex court in an affidavit that the Babri Masjid site was its property and only it was entitled to hold negotiations for an amicable settlement of the dispute.
Misra will take over from CJI J.S. Khehar, who will retire on August 27.
A bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar issued notice to the Centre and sought its reply within four weeks.
The Allahabad High Court had, in 2010, ruled a three-way division of the disputed 2.77 acres at the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri masjid site in Ayodhya.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 14,000 on each of them, while directing the government to deport them to Somalia after they serve their prison terms.
The incident allegedly took place on July 31, when a Raksha Bandhan programme was organised by the CRPF troopers at a residential school in Palnar village under Kuakonda police station.
Displeased with the attire of a government employee appearing before it, the Himachal Pradesh high court recently issued guidelines on how litigants should dress for their dealings with the justice system.
The court also directed the managing editor of Mercantile Samachar to pay Rs 30,000 in “symbolic damages” to a man who alleges that he was defamed by the publication.
The HRD ministry will file an affidavit claiming that declaring the university a religious minority institution was an error.
A PhD researcher interviewed more than 100 convicted rapists to understand the roots of endemic male violence against women and children – and then went to find the victim of one.
President Trump is still nominating key figures from America’s torture fiasco to key posts – including new FBI director Christopher Wray.
Sukesh Chandrashekar, an accused in the Election Commission (EC) bribery case, today moved the Delhi High Court alleging that despite an order not to subject him to violence inside Tihar jail, he was tortured.
A weekly column on the sessions of parliament.
Apart from the abuse going completely unnoticed by her school and family, the court’s denial of an abortion will inflict even more violence on this child.
The amount is to be deposited with the Supreme Court Legal Services Committee within two weeks.
The Supreme Court’s upcoming verdict on the right to privacy could have a serious impact on society.
Both the Congress and the BJP had opposed the Election Commission’s decision to introduce the NOTA option, saying it went against the constitution.
Decision on whether privacy can be considered a fundamental right is likely to come out by end of August.
The July 2015 version of the Bill had been criticised by The Wire for arbitrarily assigning wide-ranging discretionary powers and for not possessing the necessary privacy and data-security safeguards.
Given the allegations of impropriety against him, should Justice Dipak Misra become the next CJI just because he is the senior-most judge in the Supreme Court?
Protests against the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the 2015 high court verdict that shiksha-mitras are not asli teachers have brought rural UP to a halt.
Vishal Rana is the 14th person to be given bail among the 18 accused of killing Mohammad Akhlaq.
The Rajasthan chief minister should seek refuge not in the ambiguity of Kurosawa but in the wisdom of Martin Luther King.
The judges may still be able to articulate the manner in which limits for a right to privacy may be arrived at, without explicitly specifying them.
The DIG-rank officer was arrested in 2007 in connection with the alleged fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, believed to be linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba.
The clause to granting constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes had to be dropped after nearly 30 government MPs were missing from the upper house during the vote.
The repercussions of the Omar al-Bashir case go beyond the African continent and are relevant to discussions relating to the efficacy of international justice.
Besides Yogi, the then Gorakhpur Mayor Anju Chaudhary and local MLA Radha Mohan Das Agrawal have also been named as accused in the case.
By saying that the misuse of IPC Section 498A is rampant and needs to be tackled by instituting welfare committees to look into cases before action is taken, the court has revealed its biases.
The PILs said that the formation of the new government was “unconstitutional” as chief minister Nitish Kumar had won a mandate as part of a grand alliance against the BJP.
A three-member committee of high court judges set up to probe two Odisha judges had to halt their inquiry last month when Justice Misra’s name cropped up.
News of the unrest seems to have moved off the front pages of national newspapers, but the crisis, far from retreating, has in fact deepened.
The Centre was ordered to pay Chellamma Palani her pension three years ago – after which it appealed and appealed until the Supreme Court upheld the order last week.
The Bill passed seeks to strengthen corporate standards,deal stringently with defaulters and improve ease of doing business.
The Maharashtra government’s lawyer added that privacy wasn’t an exact concept, so couldn’t be treated as a fundamental right yet.
A nine-judge constitution bench is hearing arguments in the case on whether right to privacy is a fundamental right.
Worried about the impact of the trade negotiations, a consortium of civil groups called the People’s Resistance Forum has asked for the talks to be called off.
Dystopia is visible everywhere, from the heightened surveillance through CCTVs and Aadhaar, to the constructed fear of citizens seen as ‘foreign’ due to what they eat, watch and wear.
Problematic laws, informal rules, deep-rooted biases and governmental apathy have made it hard for Muslims to leave the ghettos.
Although the draft text of the RCEP agreement is not public, leaked documents show that the deal could undermine India’s patent system.