Ayodhya mediation panel moves SC over demands to resume talks
Monday, September 16, 2019, 3:21 PM
The 3-member Ayodhya mediation panel headed by former Supreme Court judge FM Kalifulla on Monday moved a memorandum before a SC bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. The mediation panel moved the Supreme Court seeking directions on requests made by the Hindu and Muslim stakeholders who have sought resumption of negotiations for a settlement in the Ayodhya land dispute.
Mayawati attacks UP govt for inclusion of 17 OBCs in SC list
Monday, July 1, 2019, 6:49 PM
Former Uttar Pradesh CM Mayawati termed the state government's decision to include 17 Other Backward Castes (OBCs) in the Scheduled Caste (SC) list as "unconstitutional and politically motivated". She said that under Article 341, no government can include or remove any caste from the SC list. She added, "It's clear that Yogi government issued this order to deceive these castes."
Justice Indu Malhotra joins panel probing charges against CJI Ranjan Gogoi
Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:42 AM
Justice NV Ramana recused himself from the three-judge in-house panel headed by Justice SA Bobde to probe the sexual-harassment allegations levelled by a sacked lady staffer against CJI Ranjan Gogoi. Justice Bobde later named Justice Indu Malhotra as the third judge on the panel. Indu Malhotra, the second woman judge in the Supreme Court after Justice R Bhanumathi, was inducted in April last year.