There is nothing amiss in the death of Judge, B H Loya and there is only politics in it said the Maharashtra government in the Supreme Court. Senior counsel Mukul Rohatgi appearing for the state of Maharashtra told a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra that the petitions, in this case, were politically motivated with an intention to target BJP National President, Amit Shah.
The Supreme Court on Friday told the centre to strike a balance between national and human interest. While almost directing the centre not to deport the Rohingya Muslims from the country, the bench headed by Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra said that a balance needs to be struck.
WhatsApp is good, but fundamental rights of a citizen more important, the Supreme Court observed. A five judge constitution bench headed by Justice Dipak Mishra was hearing petitions which had raised concerns over the privacy issues surrounding the popular messaging service WhatsApp.
Karnataka would have to continue releasing water to TN until the SC hears the matter next, a Division Bench headed by Justice Dipak Mishra said.
The Supreme Court today rejected a review petition filed by Tamil Nadu challenging the ban on Jallikattu (taming of the bull). Tamil Nadu had moved the Supreme Court seeking a review of an earlier order that imposed a ban on Jallikattu.
On the last date of hearing, the court had observed that the bull cannot be used as a tool for entertainment for human being inflicting cruelty. The observations were made by a Bench comprising Justices Dipak Mishra and R Nariman.
Bengaluru, Oct 5: Fali S Nariman, senior counsel arguing for the state of Karnataka in the Cauvery case had some interesting points to make before the Bench comprising Justices Dipak Mishra and U U Lalit.
From questioning the court’s logic of deciding the quantum of water to be released to telling the Bench, “please do not embarrass me,” Nariman was at his best on Tuesday.
Attorney General of India, Mukul Rohatgi mentioned before a Bench comprising Justices Dipak Mishra and U U Lalit that this is a legislative function and the court does not have jurisdiction over the matter. The court will now take up this matter on October 4th.