#SA Bobde

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Supreme Court on Monday granted five-day interim bail to Siddique Kappan. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Journalist Siddique Kappan was arrested in October, last year
  • He was arrested while he was travelling to Hathras, Uttar Pradesh
  • The alleged gangrape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit girl, last year, had caused nationwide uproar

An SC bench headed by CJI SA Bobde stayed the Bombay High Court's verdict. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Justice Pushpa Ganediwala of the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High had passed the verdict on January 19
  • She had modified an order by a sessions court
  • Sessions court had sentenced a man to three years in prison for sexually assaulting a minor 

.Amritsar, Punjab, India
The apex court had on December 4 questioned the Centre over delay in sending to the President the proposal for commuting the Rajoana's death sentence. (Photo credit: ANI/Twitter)

  • The Centre sought three weeks to decide on the plea saying the government is examining the issue
  • The Supreme Court bench said it found the three weeks time unreasonable
  • The top court had on January 8, asked the Centre to take a decision before January 26

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
SC lawyer Mathews J Nedumpara wrote a letter to CJI SA Bobde. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • In a chilling incident in Tamil Nadu, people threw a burning tyre at an elephant
  • The jumbo was seen walking with  the burning tyre on its head
  • It later succumbed to its injuries

.Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, India
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy alleged Justice NV Ramana was close to former CM Chandrababu Naidu. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@AndhaPradeshCM)

  • Reddy said justice N V Ramana was influencing the Andhra Pradesh High Court
  • He said that the SC judge was acting on behalf of former CM Chandrababu Naidu
  • Reddy said the High Court is 'being used to destabilse and topple' the government

Dushyant Dave wrote to the Chief Justice Bobde expressing "strong disappointment and condemnation". (Photo Credit: Twitter/@vinod_bansal)

  • He said he will never again participate in any function being organised by the SC
  • Dave said, "Judges come and go but we the Bar remain constant"
  • "For some unknown reasons, I was being disconnected again and again": Dave