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Monday, August 10, 2020

Tushar Mehta


Centre moves SC, seeks nod for Puri Rath Yatra without public participation

June 22, 2020 12:16 pm

"The tradition of centuries may not be stopped," the Centre said, while seeking modification of the apex court's June 18 order staying the yatra.

Vande Bharat mission: How many passengers tested positive after arrival in India, HC asks Centre

June 03, 2020 5:39 am

A bench of Justice S J Kathawalla and Justice S P Tavade was hearing a plea filed by Air India pilot Deven Kanani, who alleged that the national carrier had violated social distancing norms while evacuating Indians stranded abroad on the special flights.

If Solicitor General exceeded his brief in his statement in SC, PM should sack him

May 31, 2020 10:05 am

Tavleen Singh writes: Tushar Mehta's statement has done the Prime Minister more harm than anything said by us ‘prophets of doom.’ This is because Mr Mehta showed arrogant contempt for those who have suffered. They have suffered due to criminal negligence on the part of our officials. Not Covid-19.

RS Prasad targets Cong: They can’t control polity through court

May 31, 2020 12:33 am

Mehta has been facing criticism for his remarks during a hearing in a case on the plight of migrants, taken up by Congress leader Kapil Sibal, among others.

Tushar Mehta’s ‘parallel’ govt: 19 HCs, their orders on Covid distress

May 30, 2020 7:54 am

Currently, PILs related to Covid are being heard in the High Courts of Allahabad, Andhra Pradesh, Bombay, Calcutta, Delhi, Gauhati, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madras, Manipur, Meghalaya, Patna, Orissa, Sikkim, Telangana and Uttarakhand.

Mr Mehta’s lecture

May 30, 2020 8:10 am

Solicitor General’s hectoring and bullying need to be called out — by the court too. That's judicial independence

PMC Bank scam: SC stays HC order allowing shifting of HDIL promoters from jail to residence

January 16, 2020 1:14 pm

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant took note of the submissions of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that the high court order to the extent of allowing their release from prison needed to be stayed.

Out for a walk, Solicitor General’s wife targeted by snatchers on bike in Delhi

August 20, 2019 12:54 am

The incident took place outside the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) auditorium around 8 pm.

Supreme Court asks S-G to assist in plea on govt ‘withholding’ judge’s appointment

July 16, 2019 4:13 am

A bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta asked the petitioner to give a copy of the plea to the Mehta’s office.

Supreme Court slams Assam over functioning of foreigners’ tribunals in state

March 14, 2019 4:48 am

The apex court is hearing a petition by activist Harsh Mander against the dismal living conditions in the detentions centres. The plea alleges that inmates were kept in detention indefinitely just because they were not Indians and were treated as “illegal aliens”.