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Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab: Petition Seeks Justice for 8527 Extra-Judicial Killings

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) concerning enforced disappearances and fake encounters of over 8,527 Punjabis, mostly Sikhs, has been filed in the Supreme Court of India (SCI) by the Punjab Documentation & Advocacy Project (PDAP).

Hardeep Singh Shera Likely to be Shifted to Tihar Jail Today

In pursuance of Supreme Court of India's order, it is expected that Hardeep Singh Shera - one the persons arrested and accused by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in various cases, will be shifted out of Punjab today.

In SCI Order Totally False Ground Forged to Transfer Jaggi & Others to Tihar Jail

When the defence lawyer of arrested Sikh youths – Jagtar Singh Jaggi, Ramandeep Singh Bagga and Hardeep Singh Shera & others, had alleged that the NIA had subverted the judicial and legal procedure to get the cases against 11 persons, including those aforesaid; transferred outside Punjab, it was merely an allegation.

‘Clean Chit’ to Indian Chief Justice Is Supreme Injustice

by Shahana Bhattacharya & Deepika Tandon* Today on the 8th of May, 2019, on a second day in succession, people protesting at Connaught Place, against the ...

Sexual Harassment Allegations Against India’s Chief Justice Must be Independently and Fairly Investigated: Oxfam

On 6th May 2019, the in-house committee of the Supreme Court cleared allegations of sex harassment by a former woman employee against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. The panel of three judges ruled that there was "no substance" in the allegations.

Tirlokpuri Massacre: Indian Supreme Court Sets Aside Conviction of 15 in 1984 Sikh Genocide Case

Indian Supreme Court today set aside conviction of 15 men held guilty of "rioting and arson" in a connection with genocidal massacre of Sikhs in East Delhi’s Trilokpuri in November 1984.

SCI Seeks Status of Sajjan Kumar Trial in 1984 Sikh Genocide Related Cases

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) on Monday (April 8) sought the status from Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the ongoing trail of Sajjan Kumar in 1984 Sikh genocide related cases.

SCI Hands Over Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir Land Dispute to 3 Mediators

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) today handed over the Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir land dispute to a committee of 3 mediators.

Indian Supreme Court Judge Recuses Himself in Sajjan Kumar Case

Indian Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna today recused himself from hearing Sikh genocide convict Sajjan Kumar’s appeal against his conviction and sentencing by the Delhi High Court.

Sikh Lawyer Denied Entry in Indian Supreme Court for Wearing Kirpan

A Mumbai based Sikh lawyer named Amritpal Singh Khalsa was denied entry to the Supreme Court of India (SCI) by security personnel as he was wearing/carrying a Kirpan.

Manipur Fake Encounter: Victims and Witnesses Face Delays, Reprisals in Quest for Justice

Families of victims of alleged extra-judicial executions by security force personnel in Manipur, India are facing reprehensible delays and reprisals as they wait for justice, Amnesty India said today.

1984 Sikh Genocide: Convicted Indian Politician Sajjan Kumar Likely to Surrender on December 31

As per media report convicted Indian politician Sajjan Kumar is expected to surrender before a Delhi court on December 31 to serve the life imprisonment awarded to him by Delhi High Court in a 1984 Sikh genocide related case.

Sajjan Kumar Moves Indian Supreme Court Against Conviction in 1984 Sikh Genocide Case

Convicted Indian politician Sajjan Kumar today (Dec. 22) moved the Supreme Court challenging his conviction in a case related to 1984 Sikh Genocide by the Delhi High Court.

Now NIA Wants To Transfer Jagtar Singh Johal Case Out of Punjab; SCI Stays Mohali Court Proceedings

The Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) has come to know that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India is trying to get Jagtar Singh Johal's case transferred out of Punjab.

NIA Want Indian Supreme Court to Jail Transfer Jagtar Singh Jaggi from Punjab to Tihar Jail in Delhi

After having failed to secure jail transfer of arrest UK citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi from Punjab to Tihar jail in Delhi from the special NIA court in Mohali, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) of India has moved to Indian Supreme Court for the same.

SCI Judgement on Aadhaar: Its Valid; But Not Mandatory for Banks, SIM Cards and School Admissions

The Indian Supreme Court today upheld the validity of the Aadhaar Act that was passed by the BJP government in 2016 as a Money Bill in the Lok Sabha where government had absolute majority.

Indian Govt. Withdraws ‘Social Media Communication Hub’ Proposal After ‘Surveillance State’ Remark form SCI

Weeks after the Supreme Court termed the government’s proposal to monitor online data akin to ‘creating a surveillance state’, the Central government of India reportedly told the Supreme Court of India (SCI) on Friday that it has withdrawn the proposal for setting up a ‘Social Media Communication Hub’.

Fake Encounters in UP: SCI Notice to State Government on Petition by PUCL

Supreme Court of India (SCI) on July 02 sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea alleging that several fake encounters have taken place in the state in recent past.

SC/ST Act: SCI Refuses To Stay March 20 Order, Maintains Did Not Diluted The Provisions

As per the media reports the Supreme Court of India (SCI) while refusing to grant an interim stay on its March 20th order maintained that it had not read down the provisions of the  Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act

Tamil Nadu To Move SCI For Setting Up Of Cauvery Water Management Board

As per the media reports the Tamil Nadu government is mulling to approach the Supreme Court of India (SCI) demanding the Cauvery water management board to be set up with immediate effect.

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