SC directs EC to allot common symbol to AMMK candidates

In a bitter-sweet verdict for AMMK, the Supreme Court refused to acknowledge the TTV Dhinakaran-led outfit’s claim for the cooker symbol, but, granted the party’s request for its candidates to contest under a common symbol. Continue Reading

2019 By-polls: SC to hear DMK plea on vacant seats 28 March

The Supreme Court said it would hear DMK’s plea seeking direction to the Election Commission (EC) for holding by-elections in three vacant Assembly seats in Tamilnadu 28 March. Continue Reading

SC issues notice to lawyer Prashant Bhushan

The Supreme Court today sought a response from activist and lawyer Prashant Bhushan on contempt pleas by Attorney General K K Venugopal and the Centre for his tweets allegedly criticising the court over the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as interim CBI director.
Bhushan was given three weeks to reply. Continue Reading

No cop should enter Jagannath temple with weapons: SC

The Supreme Court today took note of the 3 October violence at Puri’s Jagannath temple during a protest against the introduction of a queue system for devotees and said no policeman should enter the temple with weapons and shoes. Continue Reading