‘What miracle happened in last four days’: Consternation among MVA leaders...

Supreme Court's decision to allow local body elections in Madhya Pradesh with OBC reservation has caused consternation among leaders of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) alliance. Nana Patole sought to know what ‘miracle’ happened in the last four days that the SC allowed the MP government to hold local bodies elections with reservation.
#NanaPatole #MVA #OBC #MadhyaPradesh #LawGovernment #Government

5 hours ago

SC uses its power to set free convict

A.G. Perarivalan was 19-year-old when he was arrested in 1991 and he has already spent 32 years in jail, out of which 16 years were spent on the death row and 29 years in solitary confinement. The Supreme Court held that the advice of the state cabinet is binding on the Governor in the exercise of his powers under Article 161 of the Constitution.
#G.Perarivalan #SupremeCourt #LawGovernment #Government

5 hours ago

SC brings Praful Patel era in Indian football to an end

Supreme Court strips All India Football Federation President Praful Patel and his executive committee of administrative responsibilities. Patel had not called for the AIFF elections despite having completed three four-year terms and not being eligible for standing as president again, as per the National Sports Code. The court appointed a three-member Committee of Administrators in place of Patel. The CoA comprises former top court judge AR Dave, former Chief Election Commissioner SY Qureshi and Bhaskar Ganguly.
#PrafulPatel #SupremeCourt #Indian #NationalSportsCode #Sports

7 hours ago

Sagacious SC move for ‘balance’ at Gyanvapi

The Supreme Court has restored status quo, balance and temperance to the issue of the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi, after a local court allowed a survey to be conducted to establish, or refute, archaeological and historical evidences about the primordial character of the structure. The SC also ordered the local administration to ensure devout Muslims are not impeded from having access to the mosque.
#SupremeCourt #Muslims #Varanasi #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief

7 hours ago

Supreme Court places AIFF under Committee of Administrators

The Supreme Court appointed a three-member Committee of Administrators (CoA) to run the All India Football Federation. The focus of the court’s order was to draw up a new constitution and hold pending elections to the body. However, this opens up the possibility of a ban by Fifa (international football federation) if the actions of the CoA are construed as third-party interference.
#SupremeCourt #Sports

8 hours ago

Congress plays vote bank politics, BJP delivers: Chouhan on OBC quota

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan welcomed Supreme Court's decision to allow reservation for the OBCs in local body elections in Madhya Pradesh. He attacked the Congress for “indulging in vote bank politics in the name of welfare of the backward community”
#ShivrajSinghChouhan #Congress #OBC #MadhyaPradesh #News #Politics #LawGovernment

9 hours ago

Perarivalan release: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin terms Supreme Court order...

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin congratulated AG Perarivalan on his release. Stalin said the Supreme Court order was a historic one. He said the youngster spent 32 years behind the bars but would finally be able to breathe freely. Stalin added that the DMK had promised to make efforts for the release of Rajiv Gandhi case convicts in its manifesto.
#Stalin #SupremeCourt #TamilNadu #News #Politics #LawGovernment

11 hours ago

Perarivalan: Light at the end of the tunnel

AG Perarivalan was one of the life-term convicts in the 1991 Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The Supreme Court released him after 31 years of incarceration. The decision is a stern reminder to the president and governors that the constitutional scheme binds them to the aid and advice of the elected government in exercise of their powers.
#AGPerarivalan #SupremeCourt #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary

11 hours ago

'MVA murdered political reservations of OBCs': Devendra Fadnavis slams...

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis slammed the Maharashtra government over the issue. He said that the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) govt has murdered the OBC reservation in the state. The Madhya Pradesh government prepared the empirical data and submitted the complete report to the Supreme Court.
#DevendraFad #MVA #Maharashtra #LawGovernment #Government #News

12 hours ago

What is Article 142 That Supreme Court Invoked to Free Perarivalan in Rajiv...

AG Perarivalan is one of the seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. He was 19 years old when he was arrested in 1991 for buying batteries which were used to trigger the belt bomb that killed the former prime minister. He has been in prison for nearly 31 years. The Supreme Court invoked its extraordinary power under Article 142 of the Constitution.
#Perarival #SupremeCourt #Article #RajivGandhiAssassinationCase #LawGovernment #Legal #Government

12 hours ago

‘If those guilty of...’: Congress slams Centre over Rajiv Gandhi killer release

AG Perarivalan was one of the seven convicted for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Congress general secretary Randeep Surjewala criticised the Supreme Court decision to release him. He said the then AIADMK-BJP-led government in Tamil Nadu, in 2018, recommended the release of the assassins.
#RajivGandhi #Congress #AIADMK #BJP #TamilNadu #LawGovernment #Government

13 hours ago

Gyanvapi discovery: Is it a Shivling or fountain?

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel have been deployed at the Gyanvapi complex. CRPF personnel will guard the area round-the-clock. This follows an interim order by the Supreme Court, which directed the District Magistrate of Varanasi to ‘ensure the protection of the area’ The apex court however allowed Muslim devotees to offer namaaz at the mosque and perform religious observances even when the area is secured.
#CentralReservePoliceForce #Shi #Muslim #Varanasi #PeopleSociety

14 hours ago

Explained: The content and scope of Article 142, invoked by Supreme Court to...

Article 142 of the Constitution gives the country’s top court wide powers to do “complete justice” in a case. Article 142, which started out as draft article 118, was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on May 27, 1949. The Supreme Court has in its judgments over the years defined its scope and extent.
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15 hours ago

Supreme Court's nod to OBC reservation in Madhya Pradesh panchayat election

Supreme Court's nod to OBC reservation in Madhya Pradesh panchayat election. A bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar accepted the OBC commission's report. The court had earlier directed the State Election Commission to issue an election program without any further delay.
#AMKhanwilkar #SupremeCourt #MadhyaPradesh #News #Politics

15 hours ago

Supreme Court okays OBC quota in Madhya Pradesh local body polls

The Supreme Court gave the go-ahead for local body polls in Madhya Pradesh with OBC reservation. A bench presided by Justice A M Khanwilkar took into account the state’s submission that an earlier report which the court had objected to had been revised.
#AMKhanwilkar #SupremeCourt #MadhyaPradesh #LawGovernment #Government #News

16 hours ago

UPSC Essentials: Article 142- All you need to know

UPSC Aspirants must know what Article 142 is all about for their UPSC- CSE Prelims and GS II Mains. Article 142 provides a unique power to the Supreme Court, to do “complete justice” between the parties. In those situations, the Court can extend itself to put a quietus to a dispute in a manner that would fit the facts of the case.
#UPSC #JobsEducation #Education #LawGovernment

16 hours ago

Indrani Mukerjea gets bail from Supreme Court, her 10th request: A Timeline

Indrani Mukerjea was arrested in August 2015 on charges of killing her daughter Sheena Bora three years earlier. This was her 10th attempt to seek bail; the first was in February 2016 within six months of her arrest. The 50-year-old, who has been in Byculla jail since her arrest, told the court trial was unlikely to end soon as 185 out of 253 witnesses have yet to be examined.
#IndraniMukerjea #SupremeCourt #Byculla #LawGovernment #PublicSafety #CrimeJustice

16 hours ago

AG Perarivalan after Supreme Court verdict: ‘I have just come out… I have to breathe’

A G Perarivalan was convicted in 1998 for the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi. Hours after the Supreme Court ordered his release, he said his victory was a result of his mother’s struggle. He said the “honesty in (the) case” was what gave him and his mother the strength to fight for so long.
#Perarivalan #SupremeCourt #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary

17 hours ago

After SC orders A G Perarivalan’s release, former judge K T Thomas says he...

Justice K T Thomas (retd), who headed the Supreme Court bench that sentenced A G Perarivalan to death in 1999, said he wants to meet the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict and wished him to lead a normal life. “I wish to see him,” said Justice Thomas after hearing the news of his release in the case. He was accused of buying the two 9-volt ‘Golden Power’ battery cells.
#AGPerarivalan #SupremeCourt #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary

17 hours ago

Perarivalan celebrates with mother as SC orders release in Rajiv Gandhi...

AG Perarivalan, one of the life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has been behind bars for the last 31 years. The Supreme Court ordered the release of the convict on Wednesday. The decision to release the convict comes as a judgement on whether the Tamil Nadu governor was constitutionally right in referring the plea for pardon to the President.
#RajivGandhi #SupremeCourt #TamilNadu #LawGovernment #Legal

17 hours ago