The Aurangabad Bench of the Bombay HC noted that the government authorities should work with a secular mind and should have a scientific approach while dealing cases related to religious offences and should avoid viewing statutory action against a religious trust as action against god.
The inter-state border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh over Kotia panchayat has once again reached the honourable Supreme Court. The government of Odisha has sought SC to initiate contempt proceedings against AP for violation of status quo agreed upon by the 2 states more than 50 years ago.
Today, the honourable Supreme Court of India indicated that it will lay down guidelines for the felling of trees for the purposes of highway projects. CJI SA Bobde observed that “We want govt to explore alternatives before cutting trees for roads”.