Special courts set up by SC to prosecute MPs are valid, amicus tells apex court

Special courts for speedy disposal of cases against sitting and former MPs and MLAs established by the Supreme Court under its exclusive power are valid and no illegality can be attached to the trial of cases against MPs by these courts, the Supreme Court said. Was informed Tuesday. A report by amicus curiae Vijay Hansaria … Read more

Supreme Court asks former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge to supervise Lakhimpur probe

The SC on Wednesday appointed former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Rakesh Kumar Jain to oversee the probe into the Lakhimpur Kheri incident in which a BJP convoy led by Ashish Mishra, son of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra, attacked protesting farmers. crushed. A bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana … Read more

Milestone for gay rights: Saurabh Kripal set to become first gay judge of Delhi High Court

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended Saurabh Kripal as a judge of the Delhi High Court, a historic first since Kripal is a self-styled homosexual. The SC collegium headed by CJI NV Ramana took a decision on Kripal’s promotion last Thursday and sent a recommendation to the Law Ministry. Appointments to constitutional courts are usually … Read more

Supreme Court calls UP officials ‘arrogant’, clears way for arrest of two including finance secretary

Terming the officials as “very arrogant”, the Supreme Court on Saturday dismissed an appeal by the Uttar Pradesh government and paved the way for the arrest of the state’s finance secretary and additional chief secretary (revenue), against whom the Allahabad High Court granted bail. Warrant was issued. Delayed and partial compliance of orders. The matter … Read more

SC unhappy with the way Lakhimpur Kheri investigation is progressing

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed unhappiness over the way the Lakhimpur Kheri probe is progressing and said it will appoint another former High Court judge to oversee the investigation till the chargesheet is filed in the case. An investigation is underway into the incident in which a convoy of BJP leaders led by Ashish … Read more