Law

SC expresses concern over pending commercial disputes at Allahabad HC

The SC bench said that the pendency of such execution applications and commercial disputes affects the ease of doing business.

Supreme Court reserves order on power tussle between Delhi govt vs Centre

On Thursday, the Supreme Court reserved its order on the Centre’s petition to refer to a larger Constitution Bench in connection with the power tussle between the Delhi government and the Lieutenant Governor on control over services.

Mumbai court acquits gangster Kumar Pillai in 2009 builder extortion case

A special court on Thursday acquitted gangster Kumar Pillai in a 2009 extortion and shooting case. This is Pillai's second case in which he has been acquitted.

Around 3,500 people for over 3 lakh domestic violence cases: Centre tells SC

The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that there are only 3,637 protection officers to handle almost three lakh cases of domestic violence as the top court was hearing a plea on the implementation of domestic violence laws.

Which district has maximum number of pending cases against legislators? Bombay HC asks AG

The Bombay High Court asked the Maharashtra Advocate General (AG) to notify it of the district with the maximum number of pending cases against legislators so that it could begin monitoring the progress of such cases.

Bombay HC issues notice to state govt, police commissioner on Lakhan Bhaiya's brother's plea

The Bombay High Court has issued a notice to the state government and the police commissioner in response to the petition filed by Lakhan Bhaiya's brother.

Mukhtar Ansari's son gets relief from HC in provocative remark case, stay on arrest till May 12

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday extended the interim protection of arrest granted in favor of Mukhtar Ansari's son, Abbas Ansari.

Bombay HC asks for report on Jitendra Navlani over alleged extortion links

Bombay High Court refused interim relief to businessman Jitendra Navlani in a case pertaining to his alleged connection with extortion by a few ED officials. It also sought a report from the Mumbai Police.

Aakar Patel case: Delhi HC judge recuses from hearing CBI plea against special court order

CBI moved the High Court against an order of the special court that upheld an order setting aside the lookout circular issued by the investigating agency against Patel. However, the HC judge recused himself from hearing the plea.

Our shoulders are broad enough to take remarks against judiciary: CJ Dipankar Datta

A PIL has been filed seeking contempt of court proceedings against political leaders, including Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, for "remarks against the judiciary". Our shoulders are broad enough to take criticism, the CJ said.

Nothing could have provided more solace to jail inmate than book of his choice: Bombay HC

Bombay HC hit out at jail authorities after 2018 Elgar Parishad case accused Gautam Navlakha alleged that prison authorities refused to provide him with a book sent by his family in August 2020, citing Covid protocols.

This is not right: Mumbai court reprimands BJP leaders for failing to appear in court

A Mumbai court reprimanded two BJP leaders for failing to appear in court on Tuesday, saying that this is not right.

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