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‘Protesting is a Fundamental Right’: Supreme Court of India declines to BAN farmers’ protests

India’s Supreme Court declined calls to ban a weeks-long farmers’ protest and asked the government and unions to help form a committee of experts to mediate between them. “We make it clear that we recognise the fundamental right to protest against a law. There is no question of balancing or curtailing it. But it should […]

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Supreme Court of the United States ENDS Donald Trump’s QUEST to undo election results

The Supreme Court of the United States on Friday  rejected a long-shot lawsuit by Texas and backed by President Donald Trump seeking to throw out voting results in four states. This is a fatal blow to Mr Trump who is in quest to undo his election to Joe Biden. The decision allows the U.S. Electoral […]

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TV anchor known for aggressively backing Narendra Modi granted bail in abetting suicide case

The Indian Supreme Court on Wednesday granted bail to India’s most controversial TV anchor, known for aggressively backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a week after he was arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of an interior decorator, a case the channel blamed on politicians angered by its news coverage. Arnab Goswami was granted bail and ordered […]

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Supreme Court gives telecom firms 10 years to pay up dues, due to the Indian Government

Indian telecom firms won some reprieve on Tuesday as the country’s top court gave the mobile carriers 10 years to settle government dues. Vodafone Idea and rival Bharti Airtel, two of the three major carriers, had asked India’s Supreme Court for 15 years to settle their fees. The Supreme Court ruling gave the firms time […]

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India’s Supreme Court orders central agency to takeover Sushant Singh Rajput death probe

The Indian Supreme Court directed a central investigative agency to probe the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Rajput was found dead in his flat in Mumbai on 14 June. Police said he had killed himself. Two months since the death, the Indian media have been putting out unverified details about his career, financial […]

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New York prosecutors can examine Trump’s financial records: US Supreme Court rules

The US Supreme Court has allowed President Trump’s financial records be examined by prosecutors in New York. In a related case, the court ruled that this information did not have to be shared with Congress. “Two hundred years ago, a great jurist of our Court established that no citizen, not even the President, is categorically […]

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Supreme Court ruling forces Bolsonaro to restore detailed COVID-19 data on website

Brazil on Tuesday restored detailed COVID-19 data to its official national website following controversy over the removal of cumulative totals and a ruling by a Supreme Court justice that the full set of information be reinstated. The move came after days of mounting pressure from across the political spectrum and allegations the government was trying […]

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Supreme Court warns Uttar Pradesh Govt on banners shaming anti-CAA Protesters

The Supreme Court Of India on Thursday told the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh that its decision to put up hoardings identifying anti-CAA protesters has no backing in law. It, however, did not pass any interim order and said the matter would be heard next week by a three-judge bench. A vacation bench of Justices UU […]

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Supreme Court lifts RBI ban on trading in cryptocurrency

The Supreme Court on Wednesday lifted the ban imposed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on trading in cryptocurrency such as the Bitcoin. The development came as a major relief for the sector, as the RBI ban restricted lenders from facilitating banking transactions for cryptocurrency exchanges and traders. The top court’s order followed a […]

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UN human rights files intervention application in the Supreme Court over controversial Citizenship Law

The United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHRC) has moved the Indian Supreme Court over the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The UNHRC has moved an intervention application in the Supreme Court over the CAA. This means that the global human rights body wants to be made a party in the existing pleas filed against […]

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SC junks Devendra Fadnavis’ plea seeking dismissal of trial for not disclosing criminal cases in 2014 affidavit

Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis will face trial for allegedly failing to furnish details of two pending criminal cases against him in his 2014 poll affidavit, after the Supreme Court dismissed his plea seeking review of its 2019 verdict. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said that there is no ground to […]

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Supreme Court to hear plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders over hate speech on Wednesday

The Supreme Court of India took up a petition filed by victims of the Delhi violence and will be hearing the matter on Wednesday. The petitioners, who are victims of the violence that has claimed 46 lives so far, have sought FIR against BJP leaders Kapil Mishra and others who gave hate speeches in Delhi. […]