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Sep 26, 2018 • 39 tweets • 15 min read
#Aadhaar: Supreme Court Bench assembles, Justice AK Sikri pronouncing his judgment now. #Aadhaar: Justice AK Sikri has authored judgment on behalf of himself and CJI Dipak Misra and Justice AM Khanwilkar.
Sep 20, 2018 • 23 tweets • 8 min read
#BhimaKoregaon: "No interference should be allowed in criminal matters in the garb of PIL", ASG Tushar Mehta.
#BhimaKoregaon: ASG Tushar Mehta concludes; Sr. Harish Salve begins his arguments.
Sep 6, 2018 • 35 tweets • 19 min read
#Section377: Judgment by Supreme Court of India today post 11 am. Second pronouncement in less than five years. #GaySex#Section377: Full court reference in honour of Justice Bharucha and Justice VA Mohta still in progress.
Judgment will be delivered after that.
Sep 1, 2018 • 45 tweets • 9 min read
Conference organized by the Supreme Court AOR Association, to begin shortly.
The program will be inaugurated by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind and presided over by the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.
Guest of Honour Attorney General KK Venugopal has arrived
Jul 26, 2018 • 41 tweets • 12 min read
#Sabarimala: V Giri concludes, Sai Deepak J begins.
#Sabarimala: Rights under Article 25 is subject to Article 26.
Deity has rights under Article 21, 25(1) and 26 (b), J Sai Deepak.
Jul 26, 2018 • 18 tweets • 6 min read
#Sabarimala: Bench assembles, hearing commences; Sr. K Radhakrishnan begins arguments.
#Sabarimala: Freedom of religion is subject to public order, health and morality.
I pray that Your Lordships prefix that "morality" with "public", K Radhakrishnan on scope of morality under Article 25.
Jul 25, 2018 • 16 tweets • 5 min read
#Sabarimala: Bench assembles, hearing commences. Sr. Adv. K Parasaran begins submissions for Nair Service Society.
#Sabarimala: K Parasaran on Kerala society; Most women in Kerala educated, Kerala had communities which were matriarchal.
#Section377: Day 2 hearing commences.
ASG Tushar Mehta says wont contest provision as regards consensual sex between adults and leaving it to the Bench, but seeks clarification on bestiality.
Jul 10, 2018 • 41 tweets • 20 min read
#Section377: Constitution Bench of CJI Dipak Misra, Justices Rohinton Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra sits; Hearing commences. #SupremeCourt
Advocate Manoj George seeks listing of curative petition along with the current writ petitions.
Sr. Adv. Mukul Rohatgi opposes - scope is different, Bench is different, says Rohatgi.
Court must adopt an interpretation of Constitution which is in consonance with democratic principles.
All three organs of State must stay rooted to Constitution.
Decisions should be in consonance with the spirit of Constitution.
May 16, 2018 • 71 tweets • 13 min read
Congress, JDS approach Supreme Court C challenging Karnataka Governor's decision. Catch live updates here bit.ly/2InHUqS#KarnatakaCMRace
Matter to be heard at 1.45 am in court 2 of Supreme Court.
Apr 9, 2018 • 20 tweets • 3 min read
Book launch of 'Appointment of judges to the Supreme Court of India' underway at India International Centre, Delhi
Launch to be followed by discusssion on the topic 'The Indian Higher Judiciary: Issues and Prospects' featuring Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, and Prof Paul Craig of Oxford University
Apr 7, 2018 • 35 tweets • 13 min read
Justice #JastiChelameswar in conversation Karan Thapar on 'Role of Judiciary in Democracy' at Constitution Club of India, New Delhi.
Event organised by Harvard Club of India.
Mar 16, 2018 • 7 tweets • 3 min read
Judge Loya: These are arguments for destruction of judiciary, Mukul Rohatgi bit.ly/2GwOmYh
Explaining the nature of ‘discreet enquiry’, Rohatgi said,
“The enquiry was conducted by an officer of the rank of Director General of Police. Discreet enquiry is made without the knowledge of other persons. It draws parallel with anti-corruption enquiry, enquiries by IB.”
Mar 14, 2018 • 12 tweets • 6 min read
#RamJanambhoomi - #Babri: Supreme Court rejects all intervention applications, directs Registry not to entertain any interventions.
#RamJanambhoomi - #Babri: Subramanian Swamy's intervention application on right to worship has been converted to writ petition and will be heard by appropriate Bench.