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Plea against Salman Khurshid book dumped Delhi HC says read something better if you feel offendedPlea against Salman Khurshid book dumped Delhi HC says read something better if you feel offended

Plea against Salman Khurshid's book dumped; HC says read something better if you feel offended

The court disagreed with the petitioner's contention that the right to freedom of speech under Article 19 is not absolute

Top Stories Nov 25, 2021, 3:09 PM IST

CBSE ISCE Term 1 Board Exams 2022 SC quashes petition seeking hybrid exams gcwCBSE ISCE Term 1 Board Exams 2022 SC quashes petition seeking hybrid exams gcw

CBSE, ICSE Term 1 2022: SC quashes petition seeking hybrid mode; exams to be held with stricter precautions

The petitioners claimed that doing Term 1 examinations offline is a bad idea since it increases the risk of COVID-19 infection spreading.

Top Stories Nov 18, 2021, 1:25 PM IST

Indian-origin man's family pleads second chance on death row in Singapore-dnmIndian-origin man's family pleads second chance on death row in Singapore-dnm

Indian-origin man’s family pleads ‘second chance’ on death row in Singapore

Nagaenthran's case has sparked a storm of criticism, with the European Union and United Nations rights experts speaking out against it, and a clemency petition getting around 85,000 signatures.
 

World News Nov 15, 2021, 12:53 PM IST

Major victory for H-1B employers market research analyst recognised as speciality occupation gcwMajor victory for H-1B employers market research analyst recognised as speciality occupation gcw

Major victory for H-1B employers; market research analyst recognised as speciality occupation

The settlement authorised by the federal district court in the Northern District of California now allows businesses to seek that USCIS reopen and re-adjudicate their failed H-1B petitions. 
 

Career Oct 29, 2021, 9:46 AM IST

Supreme Court allows NTA to release NEET UG 2021 exam result gcwSupreme Court allows NTA to release NEET UG 2021 exam result gcw

Supreme Court allows NTA to release NEET UG 2021 exam result

The petitioners have alleged that they were handed over question papers and answer sheets with different serial numbers in the undergraduate medical entrance exam.

India News Oct 28, 2021, 12:58 PM IST

Church survey: Karnataka HC declines interim order, awaits state govt's response - ycbChurch survey: Karnataka HC declines interim order, awaits state govt's response - ycb

Church survey: Karnataka HC declines interim order, awaits state govt’s response

Following the BJP government's move to list Churches, prayer halls, pastors and nuns running prayer halls, Peoples Union for Civil Liberties has approached the Karnataka HC with a PIL seeking an interim order. The petitioner pleaded that the survey report may end up targeting the community from fringe groups. The court declined interim order, however, issued notice to the government to respond to the PIL.

India News Oct 26, 2021, 4:36 PM IST

Not against farmers' right to protest but they cannot block roads indefinitely: Supreme Court-dnmNot against farmers' right to protest but they cannot block roads indefinitely: Supreme Court-dnm

Not against farmers' right to protest but they cannot block roads indefinitely: Supreme Court

The Bench was hearing a petition filed by a resident of Noida Monicca Agarwal urging that the protesters be removed from the roads around the national capital region.
 

Top Stories Oct 21, 2021, 3:05 PM IST

New York court junks Nirav Modi's plea to dismiss fraud charges VPNNew York court junks Nirav Modi's plea to dismiss fraud charges VPN

New York court junks Nirav Modi's plea to dismiss fraud charges

Fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi's attempts to get the fraud allegations against him dismissed suffered a major setback when the bankruptcy court in New York dismissed his petition. 

India News Oct 19, 2021, 9:31 AM IST

Delhi HC dismisses plea challenging Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner-dnmDelhi HC dismisses plea challenging Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner-dnm

Delhi HC dismisses plea challenging Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner

A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh dismissed the petition filed by lawyer Sadre Alam.

Top Stories Oct 12, 2021, 11:34 AM IST

Convict Umesh Reddy to be hanged after six weeks; Karnataka HC rejects plea VPNConvict Umesh Reddy to be hanged after six weeks; Karnataka HC rejects plea VPN

Umesh Reddy, who raped and killed 18 women, to be hanged after six weeks; Karnataka HC rejects plea

The High Court Bench comprising Justice Aravind Kumar and Pradeep Singh Yerur, hearing the petition by the accused to give a life sentence instead of death, noted the nature of the crime did not merit any leniency. 

India News Sep 29, 2021, 7:21 PM IST

BJP fields Priyanka Tibrewal to take on Mamata in Bhabanipur bypoll VPNBJP fields Priyanka Tibrewal to take on Mamata in Bhabanipur bypoll VPN

BJP fields Priyanka Tibrewal to take on Mamata in Bhabanipur bypoll

The West Bengal BJYM vice president and lawyer by profession, Priyanka Tibrewal was one of the petitioners in the post-election violence cases against the TMC government in the Calcutta High Court.

India News Sep 10, 2021, 1:15 PM IST

Pegasus snooping row: SC adjourns hearing of pleas for independent probe till September 13-dm,Pegasus snooping row: SC adjourns hearing of pleas for independent probe till September 13-dm,

Pegasus snooping row: SC adjourns hearing of pleas for independent probe till September 13

The Central Government had sought time, citing “difficulty regarding the affidavit". The petitions will now be heard on September 13.

Top Stories Sep 7, 2021, 4:43 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Sultanpur rename as Kush Bhawanpur gcwUttar Pradesh Sultanpur rename as Kush Bhawanpur gcw

Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur to be renamed as Kush Bhawanpur: Reports

If the petition is approved, Sultanpur will be the third district the Yogi Adityanath administration changed, following Faizabad, which was renamed Ayodhya, and Allahabad, which was renamed Prayagraj.

India News Aug 27, 2021, 3:53 PM IST

SC directs HC to decide plea against appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police chief in 2 weeks-dnmSC directs HC to decide plea against appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police chief in 2 weeks-dnm

SC directs HC to decide plea against appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police chief in 2 weeks

The Court issued this order while hearing a writ petition filed by NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation under Article 32 challenging the appointment of Asthana to top police post.

Top Stories Aug 25, 2021, 2:00 PM IST

Supreme Court allows women to take NDA exam on September 5 criticises Armys gender discrimination-dnmSupreme Court allows women to take NDA exam on September 5 criticises Armys gender discrimination-dnm

Supreme Court allows women to take NDA exam on September 5; criticises Army’s ‘gender discrimination’

 A division bench comprising Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hrishikesh Roy was hearing a writ petition filed by Kush Kalra seeking permission for women candidates to appear for the NDA exam.
 

Top Stories Aug 18, 2021, 12:33 PM IST