"Amicus Curiae"

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Delhi HC appoints Senior Adv Arvind Datar as Amicus Curiae in plea seeking GST exemption on oxygen generators as gift - Published

Issue of Covid management: Amicus Curiae seeks revival of plea in HC

Indian Express - Published

Harish Salve recuses from being amicus curiae in Supreme Court suo motu proceedings on Covid-19 crisis

Senior advocate Harish Salve on Friday recused himself from being amicus curiae in the Supreme Court's suo motu proceedings on shortage of oxygen and mismanagement by the Centre during the ongoing..
IndiaTimes - Published

'National emergency': SC takes suo moto cognisance of Covid-19 situation in India

A Bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde also appointed senior advocate Harish Salve as amicus curiae in the matter.
DNA - Published

SC wants national plan on COVID-19 situation, including on oxygen supply

The apex court appointed senior advocate Harish Salve as an amicus curiae to assist it in the suo motu proceedings.
Hindu - Published

SC will hear UP lockdown case in 2 weeks, appoints amicus curiae

The Supreme Court put a stay on Allahabad HC's order to impose lockdown in five COVID-19-hit cities in Uttar Pradesh.
Zee News - Published

Land around Gir being given to business houses, amicus curiae tells Gujarat high court

IndiaTimes - Published

Solicitor General urges Supreme Court to demarcate role of amicus curiae

Tushar Mehta points to interference in functioning of agencies such as CBI
Hindu - Published

Nepal PM Oli's House dissolution move was unconstitutional: Amicus curiae to SC

IndiaTimes - Published

Supreme Court: Why fell trees to widen roads? Roads can be zigzag

The Supreme Court on Wednesday wondered why felling of trees was necessary to widen roads or to keep them aligned in a straight line, and suggested that roads could instead be zigzag, which would help..
Mid-Day - Published

Hindu woman stranded in Pakistan for 10 months reunited with family in India: Report

A Hindu refugee from Pakistan was reunited with her family in India on Tuesday after being stranded in the neighbouring country for 10 months. Janta Mali, who has applied for Indian citizenship, had..
Mid-Day - Published

Supreme Court seeks information on mechanism to preserve CCTV footage

The Supreme Court on Tuesday contemplated a mechanism to preserve CCTV footage for more than 45 days and the integration of audio in it, as it reserved its orders in a matter pertaining to the..
Mid-Day - Published

SC mulls issuing notice to Maharashtra Assembly Speaker in a letter to Arnab Goswami

The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that it is contemplating issuing notice to Maharashtra Assembly Speaker while hearing a plea by Republic TV editor Arnab Goswami challenging the show-cause notice..
Mid-Day - Published

Fast-track trials against lawmakers in public interest: Amicus Curiae to SC

Indian Express - Published

AG to SC: Media freely commenting on pending cases amounts to contempt

Attorney General K.K. Venugopal on Tuesday submitted before the Supreme Court that media comments on pending cases are an attempt to influence judges and their outcome, which is equivalent to contempt..
Mid-Day - Published

Covid effect: Supreme Court seeks NCPCR response on children in protection homes

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the National Commission of Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on the condition of children in protection, juvenile and kinship homes in the country in the..
Mid-Day - Published

Supreme Court to High Courts: Dispose of cases against MPs and MLAs within 2 months

The Supreme Court has asked the Chief Justices of all High Courts to immediately list all pending criminal cases involving sitting/former legislators (MPs/MLAs), particularly those where a stay has..
Mid-Day - Published

Centre to Supreme Court: Will welcome any order on speedy trial against sitting and ex-MPs/MLAs

The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it would welcome any order for the speedy trial of sitting and former MPs/MLAs facing criminal and corruption charges. Solicitor General,..
Mid-Day - Published

‘Assam doesn’t have special courts to try elected leaders’

Senior Supreme Court advocate and amicus curiae Vijay Hansaria, in a PIL of 2016 seeking speedy disposal of criminal cases against the present and former elected representatives to Parliament and state..
IndiaTimes - Published

Ganga water may help check COVID-19, BHU conducting study

The Institute of Medical Sciences of the Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU) is now looking forward to conducting human trials of the Gangetic bacteriophages -- viruses that infect and kill bacterial..
Mid-Day - Published

Supreme Court takes up issue of pending cases against politicians

A report by the court’s amicus curiae had cited a case dating back to 1983
Hindu - Published

SC asks AG to help in 2009 contempt case against Bhushan

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Attorney General K.K. Venugopal to assist the court in the 2009 contempt case against Advocate *Prashant Bhushan* for his remarks in the Tehelka magazine. A bench..
Mid-Day - Published

4,442 cases pending against sitting, former MPs/MLAs, Supreme Court told

Data provided by all the High Courts to the Supreme Court has revealed that 4,442 cases are pending against sitting and former MPs and MLAs in different courts, including special courts designated to..
Mid-Day - Published

HC quashes Maharashtra govt's order for age limit on film sets

The Bombay High Court on Friday set aside an order of the Maharashtra government barring all persons above the age of 65 years from shooting and participating in any work on film sets in view of the..
Mid-Day - Published

HC seeks report over flooding complaint

The Kerala High Court has directed the amicus curiae to visit the area near the Edappally metro station junction where frequent flooding takes place a
Hindu - Published

Take action against hospitals for not providing update on beds: HC

Amicus curiae pointed out that some hospitals were reluctant to share details
Hindu - Published

‘Govt has no right to stop anyone from being tested at their own cost’: Amicus Curiae to Gujarat HC

Indian Express - Published

Amicus curiae told to report on abattoir

There are allegations that slaughterhouse waste is discharged into Perandoor canal
Hindu - Published

Bar association moves HC against advocate

Court appoints amicus curiae to assist it in the case
Hindu - Published

Coordination agency mooted for migrant workers’ welfare

Make continuous supervision mandatory: amicus curiae
Hindu - Published

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