Edit: A fine balance

The Supreme Court has put an end to a conflict that lasted for centuries, by delivering a balanced and nuanced verdict in the Ayodhya issue. Everyone is heaping laurles on Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and other members of the bench, for their handling of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit and delivering the judgement on the fractious issue. Continue Reading

SC denies Chidambaram’s bail plea in INX Media case

The Supreme Court Friday reserved verdict on former finance minister P Chidambaram’s plea against Delhi High Court order denying him bail in the INX Media corruption case. The CBI Friday told the Supreme Court that 15 accused, including Chidambaram, his son Karti and some companies have been charge-sheeted in the case. Continue Reading

CJI Gogoi recommends Justice S A Bobde as his successor

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi today sent a letter to the Centre recommending Justice S A Bobde, who is next in seniority, as his successor. Continue Reading

SC concludes hearing in Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute

The Supreme Court today concluded hearing in the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya and reserved the judgement. Continue Reading

ED moves Delhi HC challenging anticipatory bail to Chidambaram

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today approached the Delhi High Court seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail granted to former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis case. The plea is likely to be heard tomorrow. Continue Reading

CJI Gogoi recuses from hearing Gautam Navlakha’s plea

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi today recused himself from hearing a plea filed by civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha Continue Reading

Ayodhya land dispute hearing not going as per schedule: SC

The Supreme Court, which has fixed the 18 October as the deadline for conclusion of arguments in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, said today that the hearing was not going “as per the schedule”.
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Justice Vineeth Kothari takes charge as Acting CJ of Madras High Court

Justice Vineeth Kothari today assumed office as the Acting Chief Justice of Madras High Court. Continue Reading

Police cannot attach immovable properties during investigation: SC

The Supreme Court today held that police cannot attach immovable properties during investigation of a criminal case. Continue Reading