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Supreme court extends interim relief to 4 journalists over Adani articlehe Supreme Court on Friday extended the interim protection granted to two foreign journalists associated with Financial Times and two Indian scribes working with Organised Crime and Corruption..
SC verdict an indictment of brazen interference by LDF governmentThe Supreme Court order quashing the reappointment of Kannur University vice-chancellor Gopinath Ravindran, citing "unwarranted interference made by the state government", has come as a huge blow to..
Elections trigger filing of 'fraught' cases, says CJIChief Justice D Y Chandrachud discusses the increase in fraught cases as elections draw closer. He recalls the determination of Cornelia Sorabjee to enter the legal profession in the late 19th century..
Centre extends tenure of Delhi chief secretary by 6 months after SC's nodIn a blow to the Delhi government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Centre to go ahead with its decision to grant a six-month extension to Delhi chief secretary Naresh Kumar, turning down AAP..
'Narrow minded': SC junks plea to ban Pakistan artistesAsking a petitioner not to be "so narrow-minded", the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed his petition seeking a complete ban on all kinds of association or employment of Pakistani artistes in India. A..
NGOs stoking ethnic tension in Manipur, says SC panelThe Supreme Court-appointed committee's ground situation report on ethnic conflicts in Manipur accuses state NGOs of obstructing the cremation of 88 bodies preserved in mortuaries and preventing the..
Open up judicial career to all like civil services: President Draupadi MurmuPresident Draupadi Murmu advocates for the creation of All India Judicial Services to open up the judiciary to talented youth from various educational backgrounds. This initiative would provide an..
President Murmu unveils Ambedkar's statue in Supreme Court on Constitution DayPresident Droupadi Murmu Sunday unveiled a statue of Dr B R Ambedkar in the Supreme Court premises on the occasion of Constitution Day. Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud and Union Law Minister..
SC judgement stern rebuke to not only Punjab governor but to all governors: P ChidambaramSenior Congress leader P Chidambaram stated that the Supreme Court's judgment was a stern rebuke to all governors, including Punjab governor Purohit. Chidambaram called on Tamil Nadu governor R N Ravi..
Hear review plea on gay marriage in open court, petitioners appeal to SCLGBTQIA+ community members on Thursday requested an open court hearing on their petitions seeking review of the Supreme Court’s October 17 judgment rejecting marriage rights for same-sex couples, and..
First woman judge of SC, former TN governor Justice Fathima Beevi deadThe first woman judge of the Supreme Court and former governor of Tamil Nadu, Justice Fathima Beevi, died at a private hospital here on Thursday, official sources said. She was 96. State health..
At hearing on death penalty, amicus, lawyers back abolitionLawyers present at a Supreme Court hearing on reducing instances of the death penalty in India expressed their support for its abolition. They argued that the use of the death penalty should be further..
Jheeram Ghati massacre: SC dismisses NIA's plea against Chhattisgarh Police probe into larger conspiracy angleThe Supreme Court has dismissed a plea by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) against the Chhattisgarh Police probe into the 2013 Jheeram Ghati Naxal attack. The attack killed 29 people, including..
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6 years+ kids rarely find adoptive parents, Supreme Court toldThe Central Adoption Resource Authority has highlighted the challenges faced by over 35 million children awaiting adoption in Child Care Institutions. Cumbersome procedures and delays often result in..
Biggest transfer since 'emergency' shows power shift to judiciary: JudgeJustice Bibek Chaudhuri, an outgoing judge of the Calcutta High Court, has criticized the Supreme Court collegium's decision to transfer 24 judges including his between high courts, comparing it to the..
Rwanda 'disappointed' at Supreme Court verdict on asylum schemeRwanda's government has attacked what it called a "disappointing" verdict from the UK's top court which ruled a scheme to deport asylum seekers to the African country was unlawful.
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Chit fund case: Jharkhand gets time from high court to challenge order in Supreme CourtThe High Court of Jharkhand has given the state government time to challenge its order in the Supreme Court regarding the return of money to investors by chit fund companies. A PIL was filed seeking..
Contempt power not to protect judges from criticism: CJI D Y ChandrachudChief Justice of India (CJI) D Y Chandrachud stated that the power to punish for contempt of court is not meant to protect judges from criticism but to prevent interference in the dispensation of..
'Stop stubble burning, odd-even scheme is optics': Supreme Court's strong observations, warning to states on Delhi's alarming air pollutionAfter Supreme Court's stern warning to states on combating the alarming pollution levels in Delhi-NCR, the Delhi government has said it will implement the Odd-Even vehicle scheme after incorporating..
Bombay high court dismisses Naresh Goyal's plea of illegal arrest, says habeas corpus plea not maintainableThe Bombay High Court has dismissed a petition filed by Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal to quash his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case. Goyal had claimed that his..
Supreme Court recommends 3 HC Chief Justices for elevation to apex courtThe Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the names of three judges for appointment to the apex court. The recommended judges are Delhi High Court Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma, Rajasthan High..
Fresh round of electoral bond sale begins todayThe Indian government has announced a new round of electoral bond sales, despite ongoing legal challenges. The Supreme Court is currently hearing petitions arguing that the sale of bonds violates..
Supreme Court upholds Allahabad HC Chief Justice Pritinker Diwaker's order to take Gyanvapi case from judgeThe Supreme Court of India has upheld the decision to withdraw the case regarding the religious character of the Gyanvapi mosque from Justice Prakash Padia. The case involves claims by Hindus that the..
Justice Vaidyanathan appointed chief justice of Meghalaya HCThe senior most judge of Madras high court, Justice S Vaidyanathan, has been appointed new chief justice of the high court of Meghalaya. In a resolution passed to this effect, the Supreme Court..
Supreme Court laments air pollution in Delhi, directs 5 states to file affidavits on remedial efforts made by themThe Supreme Court has ordered the governments of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan to provide a detailed account of the measures they have taken to control air pollution. The court..
Supreme Court pushes judge appointments, government keen on fixing memorandum of procedureThe Indian government has stressed the need for the Supreme Court to finalize the long-pending memorandum of procedure (MoP) before appointing judges. The government and the Supreme Court collegium..
In letter to CP, lawyer says he fears for life for ‘exposing’ MPSupreme Court lawyer Jai Anant Dehadrai, who accused TMC MP Mahua Moitra of accepting bribes to ask questions in parliament, has expressed concerns about his safety. In a letter to the Delhi Police..
SC verdict denying MTP bares apathy for mental health, say NGOsHealth activists have expressed disappointment with the Supreme Court's decision to deny abortion to a 27-year-old woman who was 26 weeks pregnant. The case highlights issues with access to abortion..
Supreme Court's review of PMLA may delay trialsThe Supreme Court's decision to review the Prevention of Money Laundering Act for the second time may cause delays in trials of money laundering cases. This could impact India's ongoing proceedings..
Supreme Court seeks Delhi Police reply on NewsClick founder's pleaThe apex court on Thursday sought response of the special cell of Delhi Police to separate petitions by digital media platform NewsClick's founder editor Prabir Purkayastha and its HR head Amit..
SC asks Centre, Delhi govt to file common compilation of arguments in services rowThe Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a common compilation of submissions be filed by both the parties in a petition by Delhi government challenging the central government's law establishing..
Forces guilty of medical negligence, says Supreme Court, gives ex-IAF man ₹1.5crThe Supreme Court has awarded compensation of Rs 1.5 crore to a defence personnel who contracted HIV during a blood transfusion while on duty in Jammu Kashmir. The court held the Indian Air Force and..
Supreme Court reiterates concern over delay in judges' appointments in High CourtsThe Supreme Court on Tuesday reiterated its concern over the delay in the appointment of judges in various High Courts. The apex court was hearing the petition against the Centre for keeping pending..
SC committee to organise two-day national annual stakeholders consultation on child protectionThe Supreme Court Committee on Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare, in partnership with Unicef India, is organizing a two-day national consultation to discuss best practices and strengthen the justice..
Maharashtra assembly speaker in Delhi as Shiv Sena MLAs’ case loomsMaharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar left for Delhi three days after the Supreme Court's order regarding the delayed disqualification of Shiv Sena MLAs. Despite his claim of pre-scheduled..
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Bill on EC appointments may not be taken up in this session: SourcesThe government may not push for the passage of a bill on the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and election commissioners in the ongoing session of Parliament. The bill, which has..
Supreme Court asks Maharashtra Speaker to set timeline for deciding disqualification pleas against CM ShindeSupreme Court directed the Maharashtra assembly speaker to spell out the timeline within a week for adjudication of the disqualification petitions filed against Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Shiv..
Supreme Court asks Centre if change in law is warranted on issue of regimes for grant of driving licenceThe Supreme Court of India has asked the Union government to consider changing the law regarding whether a person with a driving licence for a light motor vehicle can legally drive a transport vehicle..
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Supreme Court rejects govt's plea, bench of 5 to decide on sedition lawThe Supreme Court Tuesday referred to a five-judge bench the issue of constitutional validity of the contentious and much misused sedition offence under Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code after..
Supreme Court shields 2 petitioners from arrest in Manipur FIROn Tuesday, the Supreme Court provided protection from arrest to retired Army colonel Vijaykant Chenji in relation to an FIR filed at the Imphal West police station. The FIR alleged that he had incited..
Supreme Court extends Satyendar Jain's interim bail till September 25 in money laundering caseThe Supreme Court has extended the interim bail of former Delhi minister Satyendar Jain in a money laundering case until September 25. Jain, a senior member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), was arrested..
Noida SC lawyer murder: How property dispute sparked marital rift; killer husband undetected for 24 hoursThe murder of the Supreme Court lawyer in Noida made headlines after suspicion fell on the victim's husband, who remained hidden in the house till 24 hours after the killing.
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