Tushar Mehta

Sabarimala reference: SG urges SC to consider reframing the issues

Sabarimala reference: SG urges SC to consider reframing the issues

A nine bench judge gave the directions in a reference made during the Sabarimala review petition; it said it will consider issues related to essential religious practices, the interplay between fundamental rights and faith, judicial review and other aspects. A reference is made by a court when there is reasonable doubt about a question of…

SC stays shifting of Rakesh and Sarang Wadhwan from jail to their residence

SC stays shifting of Rakesh and Sarang Wadhwan from jail to their residence

The bench of J. Sharad A. Bobde, J. BR Gavai, and J. Surya Kant took note of the submission of solicitor General Tushar Mehta and partially stayed the order of Bombay HC decision to shift Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited (HDIL) promoter Rakesh and Sarang Wadhwan from jail to their residence. The promoters are accused…