HCs cannot hear matters relating to CAA: CJI
Attorney General request SC to order that High Courts cannot hear the matter while pending in SC.
CJI agrees and states that HCs cannot take up hearing while SC is seized of matter
SC grants 4 weeks time to Centre to file counter affidavit
Assam and Tripura matters to be clubbed and dealt with separately: CJI
Postponement of implementation of CAA same as seeking stay: AG
Attorney General submits that seeking the postponement of the implementation of the Act is the same as seeking a stay of the same.
CJI agrees. Words are different, but the effect is the same, says CJI.
CAA violates Assam Accord: Sr Adv Vikas Singh
Senior Advocate Vikas Singh presses for an interim order, saying that CAA violates Assam Accord.
SC begins hearing petitions challenging CAA
A Supreme Court bench including CJI SA Bobde and Justices Abdul Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna started hearing 144 petitions challenging Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019.