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Plea in SC to protect Election Commissioners from removal

A petition has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking constitutional protection to Election Commissioners (ECs) by bringing their removal procedure on par with that of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). The PIL has also sought direction to the Centre to provide an independent secretariat

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Tharoor urges HC to stop Goswami from misreporting on Pushkar

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor today urged the Delhi High Court to stop journalist Arnab Goswami and his news channel Republic TV from “misreporting” his wife Sunanda Pushkar’s death, saying his “right to be left alone” and “right to silence” must be respected. The submission was

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SC declines to grant bail to Unitech MD Sanjay Chandra

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain the bail plea of Unitech’s Sanjay Chandra and asked the real estate major to deposit Rs 1,000 crore to prove its bonafides. Refusing the bail plea, a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice AM Khanwilkar and

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Hearing in marital rape case adjourned to December 4

The Delhi High Court hearing a plea seeking criminalisation of marital rape has adjourned the case to December 4. The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) requests that marital rape should be criminalised and treated as rape. The plea has also sought the provisions of rape to