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2002 riots: Supreme Court hearing on plea against clean chit to PM Narendra Modi adjourned

With the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi being dragged again into the Gujarat riots investigation, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) told the Supreme Court that the issue should not be..
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CBI war: SC refuses to adjourn tomorrow's hearing in Alok Verma case, gives him time to file reply by 4 PM

The Supreme Court on Monday took a tough stance in the case regarding CBI director Alok Verma's plea challenging the government's order divesting him of his duties and sending him on leave in view of..
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India Poised To Take Huge Step Towards LGBT Rights [Video]India Poised To Take Huge Step Towards LGBT Rights  00:46

Buzzfeed reports that India could be on the brink of repealing a 157-year-old law that criminalizes "all sexual activity apart from heterosexual intercourse." The issue is one of the world’s largest..

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India's LGBTQ Community Hopeful Discriminatory Law Is Overturned [Video]India's LGBTQ Community Hopeful Discriminatory Law Is Overturned  00:42

India’s top court has begun hearing arguments challenging a colonial-era law banning homosexuality. Activists say they are optimistic it will be overturned despite opposition from some ruling..

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Congress, JD(S) desperate to remove KG Bopaiah as pro tem speaker: Mukul Rohatgi [Video]Congress, JD(S) desperate to remove KG Bopaiah as pro tem speaker: Mukul Rohatgi  01:19

New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Saturday said that Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) are desperate to remove KG Bopaiah from the post of pro tem speaker. Speaking to..

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SC snubs Asthana, refuses him CVC probe report

Appearing before a bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Asthana's counsel and senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi sought parity with Verma, attorney general K K Venugopal and solicitor general Tushar Mehta, all..
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Central Vigilance Commission report against CBI chief Alok Verma is 'mixed'

The Supreme Court on Friday said that the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) report has some "complimentary" and "very uncomplimentary" charges against CBI director Alok Verma. The SC gave Verma, who..
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Supreme Court bench turns down Rakesh Asthana request for copy of CVC report

The Supreme Court on Friday turned down CBI special director Rakesh Asthana's demand to have a copy of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) report against CBI director Alok Verma. Asthana had lodged..
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CBI War: SC gives CVC report to Alok Verma, asks him to respond by 19th November

The Supreme Court bench on Friday headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi received a report of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), placed before it in a sealed cover, with regard to the probe into the..
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Activists case: Pune police gets 90 more days

Appearing for the police, senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi and Maharashtra standing counsel Nishant Katneswarkar argued that the matter was of great significance to the country and the police needed more..
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Supreme Court steps in to clean CBI mess

The Supreme Court took full control of the leadership crisis at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) by directing a two-week time limit for the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to complete its..
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CBI vs CBI battle in Supreme Court will also witness clash of 'legal titans' Nariman, Rohatgi, Venugopal and Mehta

Alok Verma is represented by India's towering jurist and legal luminary Fali S Nariman, and in Rakesh Asthana's corner is former attorney-general and senior Supreme Court lawyer Mukul Rohatgi
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Gujarat Police didn't let me appeal arrest: Sanjiv Bhatt

The Supreme Court on Monday took serious exception to an allegation levelled by arrested former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt that the Gujarat Police did not permit him to file a petition in the apex court..
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Delhi sealing: Everybody has taken law in their hands, says SC

"Everybody has taken the law in their own hands," the Supreme Court said Monday while hearing a matter related to sealing of unauthorised constructions in Delhi. The bench made the observation while..
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We are not man-eating tigers: Supreme Court

The court's observation came when senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for a private firm, argued that a petition filed against the company, alleging illegal mining in Andhra Pradesh, was aimed at..
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What is Section 377 of IPC?

All eyes will be on the Supreme Court on Thursday as it will deliver its final judgment on Section 377. While the act will be a boost for the LGBTQ community, one should keep in mind that other..
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Justice Karnan passes 'judicial order against 8 judges', to plead his case in ICJ

*Former Calcutta high court judge*, Justice Karnan has done it again. This time he's written a letter to the registrar general of the supreme court of India saying, "I have passed a judicial order..
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Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge declines invite to Lokpal meet a 4th time

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has declined PM Narendra Modi's invite to attend the Lokpal committee meeting for the fourth time in a row, as the Centre has not acceded to his demand that he be..
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Lokpal issue: SC raps Centre, demands 'better affidavit' within 4 weeks

 The Supreme Court today rejected as "wholly unsatisfactory" the Centre's submission on the issue of setting up of a search committee for the Lokpal and demanded a "better affidavit" within four..
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Constitution for equality, but Section 377 denies the right

After stalwarts like Mukul Rohatgi and Arvind Datar had finished and when everyone thought the main arguments had been made, two young lawyers — Menaka Guruswamy and Jayna Kothari — lit up the..
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Supreme Court bench to check validity of Section 377

A 158-year-old draconian law that prescribes a life term in jail for gay sex is under the spotlight as a five-judge Constitution Bench on Tuesday commenced a crucial hearing on a clutch of petitions..
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Section 377 hearing: SC refuses to look into issues like marriage in LGBT groups

 The Supreme Court today declined to wade into the issue of marriage in the LGBT groups or inheritance in their live-in relationships, as it began hearing a clutch of petitions challenging a..
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Declare sexual freedom of LGBTQ as fundamental right, says former AG Mukul Rohatgi to SC

The gay and transgender community formed a minority and their right to sexual orientation should be declared a fundamental right, former Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told the Supreme Court today.
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