Supreme Court stays FIRs against Nupur Sharma, Ajeet Bharti and other OpIndia editors and writers; issues notice to State of West Bengal

While various other mainstream news outlets also carried articles and news pieces on the concerned subjects, the police registered FIRs only against the petitioners, the plea filed in the Supreme Court states. The Supreme Court today stayed three First Information Reports (FIRs) registered in West Bengal against online publication OpIndia’s editors and writers including NupurContinue reading “Supreme Court stays FIRs against Nupur Sharma, Ajeet Bharti and other OpIndia editors and writers; issues notice to State of West Bengal”

Supreme court Stays Investigation & Coercive Action On Multiple FIRs Against Journalist Amish Devgan Over Remarks On Sufi Saint Moinuddin Chishti

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed investigation and coercive action against News18 anchor Amish Devgan on the multiple FIRs registered against him over his remarks on Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti till the next date of hearing. A vacation bench of Justices AM Khanwilkar,  Dinesh Maheshwari  and Sanjiv Khanna issued notice on his writ petition seeking quashing ofContinue reading “Supreme court Stays Investigation & Coercive Action On Multiple FIRs Against Journalist Amish Devgan Over Remarks On Sufi Saint Moinuddin Chishti”

How are PMC Bank depositors differently circumstanced in comparison to Yes Bank: Delhi HC directs RBI, Centre to explain

The Court was hearing a petition concerning the fate of the deposits made with the PMC Bank. Taking note of their crucial role in the Reconstruction Scheme to revive Yes Bank, the Delhi High Court has directed Reserve Bank of India and Central Government to explain how the depositors of Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative BankContinue reading “How are PMC Bank depositors differently circumstanced in comparison to Yes Bank: Delhi HC directs RBI, Centre to explain”

SC dismisses review petitions challenging 2018 verdict on adultery

In September 2018, the Supreme Court had scrapped the 19th century law on adultery calling it arbitrary and offensive to a woman’s dignity. The Supreme Court said there is no need to revisit its ruling on adultery. The Supreme Court has held that its historic decision stubbing out the 158-year old archaic law on adulteryContinue reading “SC dismisses review petitions challenging 2018 verdict on adultery”