Trump scored a huge, if temporary, win after the Supreme Court lifted the blocks on his travel ban, and agreed to hear arguments later this fall.
“No interim order can be passed in mandamus on mere apprehensions. You have to wait for one week. If somebody is deprived [of the benefits], you can point out the same to this court,” the Bench said.
The limited reform of minority laws and the tendency to connect Hindu law with a Uniform Civil Code will mean it is more likely to be drawn from Hindu norms. Such a code would have limited minority support.
With Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose, one of the seven judges who heard the Karnan case, having since retired and thus not able to sign the judgement, its legality could be challenged.
At a time when all critical voices against the government were being muted and the media had become compliant, lawyers and judges continued to argue for civil liberties.
The prosecution failed to file a chargesheet within the required 60-day period since N. Rajamarthandan’s arrest for disclosing information on an attack on the All Assam Students Union office.
Prashant Bhushan talks about his book which documents the Supreme Court proceedings in the landmark Indira Gandhi vs Raj Narain case that shaped India’s political history.
Karnan was arrested last night by the West Bengal CID from Coimbatore, more than a month after the Supreme Court sentenced him to six months imprisonment for contempt of court.
Existing bank account holders have been asked to furnish the Aadhaar number issued by UIDAI by December 31, 2017, failing which the account will cease to be operational.
The hotly-debated program announced by President Obama, which would have let around 4 million undocumented people live in the US was ultimately rescinded after a protracted political tug of war.
Even if the Supreme Court ultimately invalidates triple talaq, it remains to be seen whether the apex court will test the practice against the fundamental rights of equality, non-discrimination and personal liberty.
The families are opposing the mercy plea filed by the accused Gopal Ansal, which the home ministry has forwarded to the AAP government and the lieutenant governor for inputs.
In court, the government said Aadhaar is needed because there are lots of fake and duplicate PAN cards. So why won’t it say how many dodgy Aadhaar cards there are?
While it may be mandatory under 139AA(1) to enroll for Aadhaar and quote it in your tax return, there appear to be no consequences for non-compliance with that mandate for the moment.
The two-judge bench said the PAN cards of those people who are not Aadhaar card holders, and who do not comply with the provision of Section 139(2), cannot be “treated as invalid for the time being”.
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the PAN-Aadhaar link but partially stayed the penal provisions for non-compliance so that PAN cards not linked to Aadhaar will continue to remain valid.
Justice Karnan had sought a recall of the apex court order awarding him six months’ imprisonment, saying he could not be held guilty of contempt of court.
The states’ brief tells the Supreme Court that the order did not unconstitutionally single out Muslims and was needed to protect national security.
The decision is vital in the political future of Brazil where the prospect of having a second president ousted in one year has generated uncertainty.
The TISS administration had issued a circular on May 26 making it mandatory for all students to submit Aadhaar cards to continue their courses.
The accident, which happened in 2011, involved the son of Chief Minister N. Biren Singh.
Guha has written some of the most revered books on cricket like “Wickets In the East” and “Corner of a foreign Field”.
They appeared before the court for framing of charges in light of a Supreme Court order restoring the serious offence of criminal conspiracy against them.
BJP leaders Uma Bharti and Vinay Katiyar, VHP’s Vishnu Hari Dalmia and Hindutva preacher Sadhvi Ritambara have also been summoned to the special CBI court.
“Nobody has that courage to make allegation against chief minister without any reason. If they want protection, then they should be given,” the court said.
The RBI refused to make the list of loan defaulters public despite an order by the Supreme Court in 2015 to make this information public.
Lula, who is accused of leading Brazil’s biggest bribery scheme in connection with Petrobras, is already facing five separate trials on corruption charges.
Irom Roger’s mother Irom Chitra spoke to The Wire about her hopes from the prime minister, what happened to her son and the intimidation her family faced.
While making judgments, courts are supposed to go beyond the crime committed to gather a holistic picture of the accused’s life. But the lack of training and resources makes this difficult to practice.
The AIMPLB believes the Quran sanctions wife beating but is willing to let that ‘right’ be trumped by secular law. So why is it insisting on the sanctity of patriarchal practices that are not Islamic?
The apex court appeared concerned regarding the options that would be left to a Muslim man if all forms of talaq were struck down.
The Centre has made it mandatory for citizens to have an Aadhaar card to access schemes like LPG subsidy, Jan Dhan and the Public Distribution System.
While the final decision over legalising sports betting is a policy decision, there are more than enough precedents for the Supreme Court to take a stand on the issue.
A petition about the recall was mentioned before a five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar, which agreed to look into it.
The apex court said each side will be given two days to present their arguments.
The apex court will mete out the punishment for Mallya’s contempt of court as well as his violation of the orders of Karnataka high court on that date.
The Supreme Court Order Sentencing Justice Karnan to Six Months’ Imprisonment Sets A Wrong Precedent
The court has also overstepped its authority by ordering a gag on media coverage of Karnan’s statements without giving the media a chance to put forward its objections.
Aadhaar and its many connotations have grown to be among the most burning issues on the Indian fore today, that every citizen aware of their rights should be taking note of.
In attorney general Mukul Rohatgi’s arguments in favour of Aadhaar, the body is reduced to its exchange value.
Justice C.S. Karnan is the first high court judge to have been found guilty of contempt of court.