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Supreme Court to hear contempt plea against Prashant Bhushan in July

April 04, 2019 1:52 pm

The matter came up for hearing before a bench of justices Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha and the court said it would hear the case in July since both Venugopal and Bhushan were arguing in another matter before a Constitution bench.

Govt’s Rafale secrecy plea: SC says need to share information when issue is corruption, rights

March 15, 2019 7:22 am

Justice K M Joseph, sharing a bench with Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul, said: “Even in the case of those institutions which are not covered (by the RTI Act), if information is asked for in respect of corruption or human rights, they are bound to give them.”

Govt to SC: Reject Rafale review plea, annexures a threat to national security

March 14, 2019 7:15 am

The affidavit was filed exactly a week after Attorney General K K Venugopal, making submissions in the Supreme Court, threatened to invoke the Official Secrets Act and initiate “criminal action” against two publications and a lawyer.

After A-G's U-turn, Chidambaram says 'I suppose thief returned Rafale documents'

March 09, 2019 4:17 pm

Former Union minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said, "On Wednesday, the Official Secrets Act was shown to the newspaper. On Friday, the Olive Branches Act was shown. We salute common sense."

Start probe into 'missing' Rafale papers from Parrikar, he had claimed they were with him: Rahul

March 08, 2019 11:07 pm

The Congress president's remarks came after the Attorney General KK Venugopal altered his stand saying that “the statement that files have been stolen is wholly incorrect”.

Karnataka pro tem Speaker case: Here are the arguments that took place in Supreme Court today

May 19, 2018 1:42 pm

A bench comprising justices A K Sikri, S A Bobde and Ashok Bhushan heard the plea and contended that the petitioners must postpone the Karnataka Assembly floor test if they wish to go into the suitability of Bopaiah.

Allocation of cases: SC reserves order on Shanti Bhushan’s plea, A-G Venugopal says may lead to chaos

April 27, 2018 2:17 pm

Earlier this month, a bench comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan had decided to examine Bhushan's PIL and had sought the assistance of A-G Venugopal as well as Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.

Process to appoint eminent jurist to select Lokpal underway: Centre tells Supreme Court

April 17, 2018 1:19 pm

The bench said that it doesn't consider necessary to pass any order at this stage but said it expects that the process of appointment of Lokpal will be made at the earliest.

Everything settled among Supreme Court judges, says Attorney General K K Venugopal

January 15, 2018 8:39 pm

When asked if he has met any of the judges, Venugopal said "nobody at all", including the Chief Justice. He added that all the four senior-most judges had held their courts today and conducted routine work.

CBFC to review 'Ka Bodyscapes', 50 lakh compensation to students denied NEET counselling: Top judgments of the week

July 01, 2017 6:08 pm

This week's trending news- CBFC shall review 'Ka Bodyscapes' and NEET candidates receive 50 lakh compensation. Legal Weekly is a compilation of the landmark rulings passed by the Supreme Court and the High Courts of the country in one week. Read upon the relevant judgments and orders followed by legal news every Saturday.