Supreme Court dismisses all Ayodhya review petitions
Five review pleas filed were filed against the apex court's November 9 judgement. One petition was filed by the Muslims parties and one by a group of intellectuals. The Nirmohi Akhara, which was ousted as the sebait, or a caretaker, and instead given a single-member representation in any trust or body which would be set up to build a Ram temple at the site, had also filed a review of the ruling.
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Supreme Court to hear review pleas in Ayodhya Case today
Among the reviews listed for Thursday are five review pleas filed by the Muslims parties and one by a group of intellectuals. The Nirmohi Akhara, which was ousted as the sebait, or a caretaker, and instead given a single-member representation in any trust or body which would be set up to build a Ram temple at the site, has also sought a review of the ruling.
Justice can never be instant, loses its character when it becomes revenge: CJI
In the backdrop of gunning down of the four accused by Telangana police in an encounter, Chief Justice of India S A Bobde said that the recent events in the country have shaken the firm position of justice system as justice must never ever take the form of revenge and justice loses its character if it becomes revenge.
Judges' presser last year 'nothing more than' self-correcting measure: CJI
"I believe the institution (judiciary) must correct itself and indeed it did during the time when the much-criticised press conference was held. It was nothing more than a self-corrective measure and I do not wish to justify it," Justice Bobde said during the inauguration of a new building of the Rajsthan High Court.
NSA Ajit Doval lauds UP govt for maintaining peace, harmony post Ayodhya verdict
Settling the fractious issue that goes back more than a century, the Supreme Court on November 9 backed the construction of a Ram temple by a government trust at the disputed site in Ayodhya and ruled that an alternative five-acre plot must be found for a mosque in the Hindu holy town.
Local admin in J&K to decide on release of detained political leaders: Amit Shah
The minister's statement came after Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury asked the government when political leaders, including sitting member and former chief minister Farooq Abdullah, would be released.
Justice not justice if it's revenge: CJI Sharad Arvind Bobde on Telangana encounter
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6 new judges to take bench strength at Bombay High Court to 71
The Supreme Court had taken into account that three judicial officers of the eight recommended by the Bombay High Court had crossed the prescribed age limit. However, the SC found Debadwar, Tavade and Kulkarni fit for elevation, keeping in view their excellent service records and the need for more judges, given the increasing pendency of cases.
Law minister urges CJI to ensure mechanism to monitor quick disposal of rape cases
The minister said there are 704 fast-track courts for heinous offences and others and the government is in the process of setting up 1,123 dedicated courts for POCSO and rape offences. "In the law relating to women violence, we have already laid down capital punishment and other severe punishment including completion of trial in two months time," he added.
Onus on speaker to ensure Lok Sabha is smooth: Congress
The onus will be on Speaker Om Birla to ensure smooth functioning of the House, especially on a day when Union home minister Amit Shah is slated to introduce the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, the Congress party believes.
Congress to strongly oppose CAB in Parliament, says it's against country's secular ethos
Apart from Chowdhury, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, chief whip in Lok Sabha Kodikunnil Suresh and whip Gaurav Gogoi, among others, attended the meeting.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi retires as CJI
Justice Gogoi's tenure as judge and as CJI was marked by some controversies and personal allegations but that never came in his way of his judicial work that was reflected in the last few days when benches headed by him delivered some path-breaking judgements.
Supreme Court releases new roster, PILs to be heard by CJI and 3 senior most judges
The new roster is slightly different from the last time when the outgoing CJI Ranjan Gogoi had kept PIL matters for top five judges of the apex court, including the CJI. Besides PIL matters, CJI Bobde has kept with him matters of contempt, election, habeas corpus, social justice, direct and indirect tax cases, among others.
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