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'Declare automatic disqualification as ultra vires the Constitution,' plea filed in SC after Rahul Gandhi's case

With the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi as an MP, a social worker from Kerala has approached the Supreme Court, challenging validity of provisions of the Representation of People Act, mandating "blanket and automatic" disqualification of legislators upon conviction and sentence, without considering the nature, gravity, and seriousness of the offences.

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If plea under 482 CrPC be filed through power of attorney, SC to examine


Opposition parties move SC against misuse of investigating agencies


SC forms bench to hear Bilkis Bano plea against remission on Mar 27


Membership of banned outfits an offence under UAPA: SC

Rahul Gandhi faces disqualification on conviction

In Lily Thomas case (2013), the Supreme Court had ruled that sitting MP and MLA would lose membership of the legislature if he or she is convicted in a criminal case.

'Relief can't be after eon but anon,' Ktka HC tells courts to stick to timeline in DV Act [Read Order]

The court pointed out that the mandate of the law is unequivocal that the magistrate shall endeavour to dispose every application; every application would mean each and every, not a few or more.

‘Rs 3300 crore loan’, SC stays Bombay HC order permitting UIL chairperson to travel abroad [Read Order]

The Supreme Court had stayed the Bombay High Court order, which allowed a Mumbai-based Ushdev International Ltd, chairperson Suman Vijay Gupta to travel abroad, acting on a plea by SBI that Rs 3300 cr...

Police Vs Police: SC stays Punjab HC order for setting up SIT to probe Chandigarh police [Read Order]

The Supreme Court on Friday suspended a Punjab and Haryana High Court order, which directed registration of an FIR and also setting up of a special investigation team (SIT) of Punjab Police to probe i...

'Modi remark,' Rahul Gandhi sentenced to 2-yr jail in defamation case

A Surat court on Thursday sentenced Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to two years in jail after holding him guilty in a criminal defamation case for his remark against Modi surname.

SC Collegium reiterates elevation Harpreet Singh Brar as P&H HC judge [Read Resolution]

The Supreme Court Collegium led by Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud has reiterated the name of senior advocate Harpreet Singh Brar for elevation as a judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

'Matter of grave concern,' Collegium on Centre overlooking seniority of those recommended for appointment as judges [Read Resolution]

In January, this year, the Collegium has reiterated its recommendation for elevation of advocate Sathyan as a judge of Madras High Court, overruling the central government's objection on the ground th...

'Need to hold discussion with States, other,' Centre seeks 3-month in HC to take a considered view on pleas challenging Waqf Act [Read PIL]

It also said nearly 120 writ petitions challenging one or more provisions of the Waqf Act 1995, are pending before various courts.

SC to set up bench to hear Bilkis Bano plea against remission

Upon a mentioning by Bano's counsel Shobha Gupta, a bench of Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and justices P S Narasimha and J B Pardiwala said that the new bench will be formed.

Possibility of reformation to be ascertained in death penalty cases: SC [Read Judgment]

The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death sentence awarded to a man for kidnap and murder of a seven-year-old boy in Tamil Nadu in 2009, to 20-year jail term without remission.



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