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At CJI JS Khehar farewell, attorney-general says privacy verdict extraordinary

KK Venugopal added: “We have now an extraordinary judgment which has upheld the right to privacy as a major fundamental right which, if we look into the newspapers or TV, has been welcomed by every single person in this country.

CJI in minority view: It is integral to Sunni Islam, consider a law

Maintaining that “personal law has constitutional protection”, the judges said: “This protection is extended to personal law through Article 25 of the Constitution."

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CJI appeal to lawyers: Make people from all religions proud

The event was also attended by Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. The CJI said he was born in Kenya when it was a British colony. His forefathers had migrated there fleeing their home in Lahore to evade arrest by British.

Supreme Court asks Gauhati HC to decide on transfer of case from Tripura HC

The direction assumed significance as the Tripura High Court at Agartala has only three serving judges including the Chief Justice against the sanctioned strength of four and in the event of recusal either by a single judge bench or by a division bench it becomes impossible that the matter can be heard at the same high court.

Justice Khehar cites L K Advani’s remarks on ‘forces against democracy’

Refers to sacking of Governors, says same politics of patronage in previous govt.

17 years of Uphaar fire: SC refuses early hearing of Ansal’s plea

The fire, which took place on June 13, 1997, during the screening of ‘Border’, had claimed 59 lives.

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Sahara seeks modification in SC order barring Subrata Roy to go abroad

Roy is restrained from going abroad till documents are supplied to SEBI.

Parliament,not courts,should decide on ‘cooling off’ period: SC

The order may give bureaucrats another reason to cheer.

Something is seriously wrong with the apex body controlling cricket: SC

At the AGM in Chennai Sunday,Srinivasan go re-elected and won a year’s extension.

1984 riots case: SC indicts Sajjan for trying to delay trial

The Supreme Court on Monday indicted the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case accused,including Congress leader Sajjan Kumar.

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