Don’t use coercion during search and seizure to recover GST: SC to Centre

The law officer spoke of instances when goods are transported in oil tankers, auto-rickshaws and various methods are adopted to evade liability. Senior advocate Kavin Gulati, appearing for one of the petitioners, said in his nearly three-decade career, he never saw as many arrests and confiscations as have happened in the past five years under … Read more

SC rejects applications for stay on appointment of new election commissioners

The Supreme Court on Thursday, 21 March dismissed applications seeking a stay on the appointment of two new election commissioners. A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Dipankar Datta said it will examine the main petitions challenging the validity of the Chief Election Commissioner and other Election Commissioners (Appointment, Conditions of Service and Terms of … Read more

Breaking News LIVE Updates March 17 PM Modi Rahul Gandhi Arvind Kejriwal Mamata Banerjee Amit Shah Congress BJP AAP TMC Supreme Court ED

Breaking News LIVE: Please follow this space for all the breaking news and latest updates from India and around the world. PM Modi To Visit Andhra Pradesh To Address NDA Election Meeting Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Andhra Pradesh on March 17 and will attend an NDA election meeting in Palnadu … Read more

SC issues notice to SBI for not disclosing bond numbers

The Supreme Court said on Friday, 15 March that the State Bank of India (SBI) should have disclosed the unique alpha-numeric numbers of the electoral bonds received by political parties and sought the bank’s response. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud, which was hearing an application filed by the Election … Read more

Rahul Gandhi challenges SBI plea on electoral bonds, accuses Modi of hiding true face

“It is submitted that the data related to the issuance of the bond and the data related to the redemption of the bond was kept recorded in two different silos. No central database was maintained. This was done to ensure that donors’ anonymity would be protected. “It is submitted that donor details were kept in … Read more

Manipur High Court revokes inclusion order for Meiteis in ST list

The Manipur High Court has ordered deletion of a paragraph from a March 2023 order that urged the state to consider including the Meitei community in the Scheduled Tribes list, saying the paragraph was in conflict with the Supreme Court’s Constitution bench stance. The 27 March 2023 directive, believed to be a catalyst for the … Read more

Legal doyen Fali S Nariman passes away

Legal doyen and veteran advocate Fali S Nariman died here on Wednesday, 21 February at the age of 95. He was suffering from multiple ailments, including cardiac issues. In his long and illustrious legal career, Nariman argued in several landmark cases, including the famous case of the National Judicial Appointments Commission, which was struck down … Read more

SC rejects PIL challenging practice of appointing deputy CMs

The Supreme Court on Monday, 12 February refused to entertain a PIL challenging the practice of appointing deputy chief ministers and said this does not breach the Constitution. “This is just a label and even if you call someone a deputy chief minister, it does not change the status,” a bench comprising Chief Justice D … Read more

Breaking News Live: Rajya Sabha To Discuss FM Sitharaman’s White Paper On The Indian Economy

Breaking News LIVE: Please follow this space for all the breaking news and latest updates from India and around the world. Lok Sabha To Take Up Discussion On Ayodhya Ram Temple Today The Lok Sabha will have a discussion on the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya on Saturday, the last day of the Budget … Read more