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Posted on 29.12.17 by

Aadhar and The Right to Privacy- 9 Judge Bench: Day 6 Arguments (Rakesh Dwivedi)

Mr Rakesh Dwivedi, representing the State of Gujarat, resumed his arguments on August 2nd, 2017 in the Aadhar and The Right to Privacy case. Mr. Dwivedi began with the contention that there is no need to invent the right to privacy. Privacy rights can be anchored in specific Articles, such as Article 19, and hence… Read More

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Posted on 27.12.17 by

Review of the Supreme Court’s Winter Session: 3rd October -15th December 2017

This session was marred by allegations of corruption against the higher judiciary and the subsequent mishandling of situation by Apex Court , which imposed an exemplary cost of 25 lakh on the petitioner Prashant Bhushan, worsened the crisis. In the midst of this credibility crisis, the 5 Judge Constitution Bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak… Read More

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Posted on 14.12.17 by

Aadhar Act Case: Interim Relief Arguments

Today, the Aadhar matter was listed before the 5 judge bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan. The issue before the court was whether an interim injunction should be issued on the linking of Aadhar with various services until the matter was decided. This hearing was necessitated as the deadline for linking Aadhar… Read More

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Posted on 14.12.17 by

Parsi Woman Excommunication Case: Day 2 Arguments

On 14.12.2017, the 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court, comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan, resumed hearing arguments in the Parsi Woman Excommunication Case (Goolrokh Gupta v Burjor Pardiwala). This case will determine the validity of a ban on a Parsi woman from entering the Tower of Silence by virtue of her marriage to a… Read More

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Posted on 07.12.17 by

Parsi Woman Excommunication Case: Day 1 Arguments

On 07.12.2017, the 5 Judge bench of the SC comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan began hearings in the Parsi Woman Excommunication Case (Goolrokh Gupta v Burjor Pardiwala). The case will determine if a Parsi woman could be banned from entering the Tower of Silence by virtue of her marriage to a… Read More

On 6.12.2017, Mr. Gopal Subramanium, appearing for the NCT  continued his rejoinder before the 5-Judge Constitutional Bench hearing the case pertaining to the Special Status of Delhi.  In the hearing on 5.12.2017, Mr. Subramanium argued for establishing Delhi as a special Union Territory with the Council of Ministers having substantive legislative -executive powers. Today, on the last… Read More

On 5.12.2017, Mr. Gopal Subramanium , appearing for the NCT  began  his rejoinder before the Constitutional Bench hearing the case pertaining to the Special Status of Delhi.  In the last hearing on 30.11.2017, the Union had concluded arguments by highlighting the instances of constitutional violation by the Delhi Government. Today, Mr. Subramanium focused on the special status… Read More

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Posted on 05.12.17 by

Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi Case : Day 2 Hearings

The 2nd day of hearings in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi Case commenced before the 3 Judge bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer. In the previous hearing on 11th August 2017, the bench had directed both parties to submit translations of documents that they had relied on, including oral evidence, and any… Read More

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Posted on 01.12.17 by

Judicial Relevance of Parliamentary Report: Summary of Arguments

A five-Judge Bench was constituted in the Supreme Court to adjudge the judicial relevance of a Parliamentary Standing Committee Report (PSCR) in the case of Kalpana Mehta v UOI. The Bench consisting of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan and started listening to arguments on 12.10.2017. The arguments from the respondents, represented by… Read More