Actor Dileep sexual assault case | Supreme Court expresses exasperation; asks why trial protracted like this


A view of the Supreme Court of India. File | Photo Credit: The Hindu The Supreme Court on February 13 expressed its exasperation at the “protracted trial” before an Ernakulam court in a sexual assault case in which Malayalam actor Dileep is an accused. “Why is the trial being protracted like this?” a Bench led …

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Six new governors of seven states including former Supreme Court judge


New Delhi: The Central Government on Sunday retired Supreme Court Justice S. Appointed six new governors, including Abdul Nazeer, who was part of the historic 2019 Ayodhya verdict, and also reconstituted governorships in seven states, besides four BJP leaders. Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais has been transferred to Maharashtra in place of Bhagat Singh Koshyari, who …

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Entire ecosystem is in full swing once again: Rijiju on criticism over appointment of former Supreme Court judge as Governor


The Congress attacked the government over Nazeer’s appointment and called the move a “big threat” to the independence of the judiciary. India PTI-PTI , Updated: Monday, February 13, 2023, 0:11 [IST] New Delhi, February 12: In an apparent jibe at the Congress after it questioned the appointment of a retired Supreme Court judge as governor, …

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Orissa High Court expresses deep concerns over dismal health infrastructure in Kalahandi, Nabarangpur districts


A view of the Orissa High Court. File | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement The Orissa High Court has expressed deep concerns over the pathetic conditions of public health centres in Kalahandi and Nabarangpur districts.   The damning report submitted by the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) says in many places a single doctor or worse …

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Consumer court orders TNSTC to pay ₹25,015 to bus commuter


Consumer court judge R. Sundar on Friday directed the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (Sholavandan depot) to pay ₹25,015 to a commuter for deficiency in service and mental agony. According to complainant’s advocate J. Thirumalai Venkatesan, his client Prem Sudakar of Periyakulam boarded a bus from Madurai to Periyakulam on August 5, 2022. As the …

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Dawoodi Bohra: Supreme Court refers the issue of boycott from Dawoodi Bohra community to a nine-judge bench


The Supreme Court on Friday referred the issue of the practice of exorcism in the Dawoodi Bohra community to a larger nine-judge bench which is looking into various aspects including the scope and extent of judicial review with respect to a religious practice. A nine-judge bench is set to consider seven issues, which were framed …

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