TikTok Ban Lifted

Chennai: Madras High Court yesterday lifted the interim ban on Chinese-owned video app TikTok, subject to certain conditions. The video app claims to have over 54 million active users in India. Deciding a case filed by advocate Muthu Kumar, the bench vacated its interim order banning the app, subject to conditions that pornographic videos will not […]

SC: Government’s 10% Quota For Poor Won’t Be Put On Hold

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said that government’s 10 per cent quota for the economically weak in job and education will not be put on hold. Such a decision came while the Apex Court was hearing petitions which were requesting for the reservation policy to be kept on hold. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi heading […]

Mahanadi Water Dispute Case: Date of Hearing Shifts to 30th March

Bhuabneswar: The officials of Odisha and Chhattisgarh were directed by the Mahanadi Water Dispute Tribunal for holding discussions with each other before 30th March so that hearing can be done on the same said day. The tribunal had directed both the states to amicably resolve the issue through talks on 9th February. Therefore a three member bench […]

Kulbhushan Yadhav Case: Salve Pleads ICJ for Consular Access

Bhubaneswar/Hague, Netherlands: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Tuesday continued its hearing in the case of  Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian Navy officer who has been sentenced to death by a military court in Pakistan. Anwar Mansoor Khan, Attorney General for Pakistan, has begun his argument and said Pakistan was committed to peaceful resolution […]

SC to Hear Amendment to SC/ST Act Case On 26th March

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court today set March 26 as the date for the final hearing of pleas challenging Scheduled Caste Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 2018 Amendment Act. This rules out any provision for anticipatory bail for a person accused of atrocities against SC/STs and the review plea against the March 20, 2018, […]

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ Hearings from Today

Bhubaneswar/Hague, Netherlands: The International Court of Justice will today hear the case of Kulbhusan Yadav and India is going to ask the UN’s Top Court to give consular access to former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was arrested in Baluchistan in 2016 on charges of espionage and sentenced to death by a military court […]