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Judges suspended over protests

The high court at Hyderabad, which looks at cases in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, on Monday suspended two lower court judges on disciplinary grounds, following protests over provisional allocation of judicial officers in the two states. One of the judges is the president of the Telangana Judges’ Association. The main issue for protests is the non-bifurcation of the high court after Telangana was created. Read more

Madras high court lawyers announce indefinite boycott

A Madras high court lawyers’ association on Monday announced an indefinite boycott of court proceedings beginning Tuesday, unless the amendments to the statutory rules empowering courts to debar lawyers were withdrawn. The Madras high court advocates’ association also asked the Bar Council of India and Bar Council of Tamil Nadu to revoke suspension of 40 lawyers facing disciplinary proceedings. Read more

Nusli Wadia deposes before special CBI court in alleged murder attempt case

Bombay Dyeing chairman Nusli Wadia on Monday deposed before a special CBI court in a case related to an alleged attempt on his life in 1989. The main accused in the case is Kirti Ambani. Read more

SC upheld conductor’s sacking for cheating passengers 25 years ago

The Supreme Court upheld the sacking of a bus conductor, who was sacked in 1992 for collecting fares from 78 passengers without issuing tickets to them in 1990. The case belongs to the Uttar Pradesh state road transport corporation. Read more

Bombay high court directs liquidation of Mantri Realty assets

The Bombay high court has ordered the liquidation of builder Mantri Realty’s assets, including its head office in south Mumbai and 12 cars, to repay the company’s unsecured creditors. Mantri Realty owes nearly 300 crore to creditors. Read more

US Supreme Court backs abortion rights

The US Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Texas abortion law which imposed strict regulations on doctors and facilities. According to Reuters, the court said that the Texas law placed an undue burden on women exercising their constitutional right to end their pregnancy. Read more