SC seeks government’s reply on plea seeking to ban Zoom video calling app

zoom1aNew Delhi, May 23: The Supreme Court has sought a reply from the government on a petition that sought to ban the Zoom video calling app.

Harsh Chugh, a part time tutor said in his petition that the use of Zoom should be banned for both official and personal purposes until a law addressing data security issues is put in place. A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India, S A Bobde issued notice to the government returnable by four weeks.

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States should consider home delivery of liquor: Supreme Court

liqour-New Delhi, May 08: States should be advised to consider indirect sale, home delivery of liquor to ensure that there are no crowds at the alcohol stores, the Supreme Court has said.

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Bhima Koregaon: SC directs Navlakha, Teltumbde to surrender within 3 weeks

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Top: Gautam Navlakha Bottom: Anand Teltumbde

New Delhi, Mar 16: The Supreme Court has directed Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde to surrender before the police within 3 weeks. Both are accused in the Bhima Koregaon case. Navlakha through his counsel told the court that he is not a violent reactionary of any sort.

I have an intellectual approach which may on some issues be against the state. The court however rejected his contention and asked him to surrender within 3 weeks. The court also directed that they surrender their passports immediately.

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PFI files curative petition in SC challenging Ayodhya verdict

pfiNew Delhi, Mar 06: The Popular Front of India has filed a curative petition in the Supreme Court challenging the verdict in the Ayodhya case.

The plea has been filed after the Supreme Court had rejected the review petitions filed in connection with this case.

All review petitions seeking a review of the Ayodhya verdict were rejected by a five judge Bench of the Supreme Court.

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Explained: Why has the UN approached the Supreme Court

supremeNew Delhi, Mar 04: The United Nations in an unprecedented move, approached the Supreme Court against India’s decisions to implement the citizenship law that aims at giving a home to the persecuted minorities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

The United Nations said that while it is a worthy and commendable objective, it raises a number of issues related to India’s wider human rights obligations in the context of fundamental principle of non-refoulement.

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Un-precedented plea in SC by UN cites fundamental principle of non-refoulement

caa-newpicNew Delhi, Mar 03: The United Nations in an unprecedented move, approached the Supreme Court against India’s decisions to implement the citizenship law that aims at giving a home to the persecuted minorities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

The United Nations said that while it is a worthy and commendable objective, it raises a number of issues related to India’s wider human rights obligations in the context of fundamental principle of non-refoulement.

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The hanging of Nirbhaya’s killers will be delayed further: Here is why

nirbhayaNew Delhi, Jan 30: The hanging of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya case is unlikely to take place on February 1.

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court dismissed the curative plea filed by Mukesh Singh. He had challenged the rejection of his mercy petition by the President. With the SC rejecting the curative plea, Singh has run out of all legal options.

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Will Nirbhaya’s killers hang on Feb 1? Unlikely

nirbhaya-hangmanNew Delhi, Jan 29: The Supreme Court has rejected the curative petition filed by Mukesh Singh, who is on a death row in connection with the Nirbhaya case.

The hanging of the four convicts, Singh, Vinay Sharma, Akshay Singh and Pawan Gupta is slated for February 1, 7 am. However, there could be some hurdles before the hanging takes place as Akshay Singh has now filed a curative petition in the Supreme Court. He filed the plea after his review petition was rejected by the Supreme Court.

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He is much higher than that: SC on petition seeking Bharat Ratna for Mahatma Gandhi

mahatma-gandhiNew Delhi, Jan 18: Junking a petition seeking Bharat Ratna for Mahatma Gandhi, the Supreme Court said that the father of the nation is beyond that.

The court observed that Gandhi was much above the highest civilian award of the country. The Bench headed by Chief Justice of India, S A Bobde asked, what is Bharat Ratna for Mahatma Gandhi.

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Will Nirbhaya’s killers hang on January 22? The legal obstacles that remain

nirbhaya-killNew Delhi, Jan 14: The curative petitions filed by the two convicts in the Nirbhaya case have been rejected by the Supreme Court. A bench of Justices N V Ramana, Arun Mishra, R F Nariman, R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan heard the petitions filed by Vinay Sharma (26) and Mukesh Kumar (32).

Mukesh Kumar and Vinay Sharma had filed curative petitions in the Supreme Court on Thursday.

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