October 3, 2022
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IIT Graduate Fined ₹ 50,000 For His ‘Kashmir Solution’ Petition

A petitioner who sought to follow the Manmohan-Musharraf 4-point formula for settling the Kashmir crisis was fined 50,000 rupees by the Supreme Court on Friday. An IIT-Bombay graduate named Prabhakar Venkatesh Deshpande filed a petition, emphasising that there cannot be a military solution to the issue. A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Hima Kohli […]Continue Reading
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Journalist S Kappan, In UP Jail Since 2020, Granted Bail By Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has granted bail to journalist Siddique Kappan of Kerala and stated today that “Everyone has the right to freedom of expression.” Since being detained in 2020 while en route to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh to report on a 19-year-gang-rape, old’s Siddique Kappan has been imprisoned. Under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, he […]Continue Reading
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According to Karnataka, the Mekedatu project is not intended to affect Tamil Nadu

The Karnataka government has informed the Supreme Court that the proposed project “is not intended to cause any prejudice or injury” to the neighbouring state, Tamil Nadu, in response to Tamil Nadu’s objections to its plans to construct a reservoir in Mekedatu across the interstate Cauvery river. The project is not intended to use consumptive water […]Continue Reading
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“Publicity Interest Litigation”: Supreme Court Calls Out Plea On Smoking

The Supreme Court rejected a request for guidance on Friday about the removal of designated smoking areas from public spaces and airports, raising the legal smoking age, and prohibiting the sale of cigarettes near houses of worship, medical facilities, and educational institutions. When a court led by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul decided not to consider […]Continue Reading
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Nupur Sharma Receives Relief From The Supreme Court: “Need To Protect Her Life, Liberty”

The Supreme Court ruled today that arrests in the nine cases against suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her remarks about Prophet Muhammad are not permitted. She requested that several FIRs against her be combined into one, and the court urged other states to respond. On August 10, the Supreme Court will consider Nupur Sharma’s […]Continue Reading
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Supreme Court rules that former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma should “apologise to country”

Today, the Supreme Court ordered suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma to “apologise to the whole country” for inciting unrest with her remarks about the Prophet Muhammad. “The way she has ignited emotions across the country. This lady is single-handedly responsible for what is happening in the country,” said the judges. Insensitive remarks made by Continue Reading