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The Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial court under the Constitution of India, the highest constitutional court, with the power of judicial review. Consisting of the Chief Justice of India and a maximum of 34 judges, it has extensive powers in the form of original, appellate and advisory jurisdictions. It is regarded as the most powerful public institution in India.

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Govt should bring ordinance to 'rectify' SC order on reservation in jobs: Ram Vilas Paswan

The government should bring an ordinance to "rectify" the Supreme Court's recent decision on reservation in jobs for SC-ST communities and all such issues should be included in the Ninth Schedule of..
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SC notice to Centre on plea challenging constitutional validity of CAA


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New SC bench to hear Friday plea challenging Omar Abdullah's detention


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SC order on criminal cases against candidates will strengthen electoral democracy: BJP


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Nirbhaya: SC order on Friday on convict Vinay's plea challenging rejection of mercy petition


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Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar files review plea against SC verdict in reservation


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SC issues notice to Centre, CBI, Army Central Command; seeks responses in Agra defence property scam


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Opposition parties unite against SC ruling on quota, ask Centre to file review petition


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SC issues notices over petition seeking FIR against cops over police-lawyer clash at Tis Hazari court


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SC issues notice to Rajasthan govt, Centre over infant deaths in Kota hospital


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SC order on reservation: Govt says it was not party in court

The government on Monday informed Lok Sabha that it was not a party in the Supreme Court which has ordered that states are not bound to provide reservation in appointments.
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'Can't block roads for protests': Supreme Court on anti-CAA stir at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh

The Supreme Court on Monday said the anti-CAA protesters at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh cannot block public roads and create inconvenience for others. The SC issued notices to Centre, Delhi govt and the..
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Sabarimala case: Supreme Court says it can refer questions of law to larger bench

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde framed seven questions to be heard by a nine-judge Constitutional bench on issues relating to freedom of religion under the Constitution and faith. The seven..
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SC verdict on pleas challenging amendments in SC/ST Act today


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Congress says it disagrees with SC order on quota in jobs


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Top News of the Day, Feb 5, 2020: PM announces trust for Ram Temple, Centre moves SC on Nirbhaya case & more

In the biggest news of the day, after the Delhi High Court dismissed the Centre's plea against the stay on the hanging of four Nirbhaya gangrape-murder convicts, the government approached the Supreme..
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Modi govt's Ram Temple Trust announcement not poll code violation, in line with SC order: EC

In a 5-0 unanimous decision, the Supreme Court on November 9, ruled that the disputed 2.77 acre land in Ayodhya will go to Hindus while Muslims will be given a 5-acre plot at an alternate location in..
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Centre, Delhi govt move SC challenging HC verdict on execution of Nirbhaya convicts

Both the Centre and the Delhi government filed an appeal against the Delhi High Court order in the apex court.
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SC refuses to stay HC order on reservation to Marathas; matter to be heard on March 17


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Despite SC collegium’s 3 iterations, Centre sits on appointment of HC judge

Karnataka judicial officer P K Bhat's name was first recommended by the Supreme Court collegium on August 23, 2016. But the law ministry returned it, enclosing a May 3, 2016, complaint by a woman..
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SC orders adverse remarks by Bombay HC on conduct of ex-Mumbai collector to be expunged


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SC notice to UP on plea against riot damages


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SC notice to government on Jairam Ramesh's plea against change in RTI law


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Anti-CAA protests: SC notice to UP govt on plea for quashing notices for recovering damages

A bench comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and K M Joseph issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on the plea and directed it to file its reply within four weeks.
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Nirbhaya: SC rejects another curative plea

The Supreme Court dismissed the curative petition of Akshay Thakur, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape-and-murder case. The court dismissed Thakur’s plea seeking open court..
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After SC dismisses curative petition, I hope Nirbhaya convicts are hanged on Feb 1: Asha Devi

Expressing happiness over the Supreme Court's decision, Nirbhaya's father Badrinath Singh said: "I welcome the decision of the top court. There is, of course, a delay in the process but we are not..
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SC stays HC proceedings on plea challenging Kanimozhi's election in Lok Sabha polls

New Delhi, Jan 30 () The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the Madras High Court proceedings on a petition challenging the election of DMK leader Kanimozhi Karunanidhi from Thoothukudi constituency in..
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SC dismisses curative plea of death row convict Akshay Kumar Singh in Nirbhaya case

The top court also rejected convict Akshay Kumar Singh's plea seeking stay of his execution. "The application for oral hearing is rejected. The application for stay of execution of death sentence is..
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SC dismisses curative plea of Nirbhaya case convict

The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed the curative petition of one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. A bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, Arun Mishra, R F..
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Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses petition filed by convict Mukesh against rejection of mercy petition by President

The three-judge bench of Justice R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan pronounced the judgement, saying that there is no merit in the contention of alleged torture being the ground for seeking a stay on the death..
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Nirbhaya case: SC dismisses plea of death row convict against dismissal of mercy plea

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea by Mukesh Kumar Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by..
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SC grants bail to 14 convicts serving life terms for Gujarat riots


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Fresh plea says NPR violates right to privacy, SC issues notice to Centre

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices on a fresh petition challenging the National Population Register (NPR) as violative of a citizen’s fundamental right to privacy, and also the parent act..
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SC grants bail to 17 convicts in 2002 Sardarpura post-Godhra riots case

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant divided the convicts in two groups and said one group would move out of Gujarat and stay at Indore in Madhya Pradesh...
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SC issues notice to Centre on fresh plea against updation of NPR


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SC notice to Maharashtra on Arun Gawli's plea challenging life term

A bench of Justices R Banumathi and A S Bopanna issued a notice to the state on Gawli's appeal challenging the December 9 last year verdict of the Bombay High Court which had upheld the life term..
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SC issues notice to Centre on plea claiming 2,000 transgenders excluded from NRC in Assam

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Central government on a petition claiming that around 2,000 transgenders were excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) list in Assam. A..
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SC refuses to entertain plea against imposition of NSA amid anti-CAA protests

The bench asked Sharma to file a fresh petition or an interim application in pending pleas on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) giving specific details of violations of NSA. Sharma's plea questioned..
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CAA petitions in Supreme Court: All you need to know


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SC issues notice to UP govt on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj

A bench, comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant, issued notice to the state government on an appeal filed by the society against the Allahabad High Court order of..
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Plea filed in Supreme Court against blockage of Kalindi Kunj road over Shaheen Bagh protests

The petition highlighted that the daily commuters are facing great hassle while traversing the Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch of road
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Role of RSS in Ram temple ended with SC verdict: Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said that the Sangh's role in creating public opinion and awareness about the importance of construction of the Ram temple has ended after the Supreme Court's..
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Kerala governor slams LDF govt over moving SC on CAA without informing him

Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Friday lashed out at the Left-ruled state government over it approaching the Supreme Court against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and said he may seek a report..
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SC refuses to stay Allahabad HC verdict annulling election of SP MP Azam Khan's son as UP MLA

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde issued notice and sought response from the election commission and defeated BSP candidate Nawaz Ali Khan, who had challenged Mohammad Abdullah Azam Khan's..
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Nirbhaya case: SC rejects curative plea of two condemned convicts

Nirbhaya case condemned prisoners Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Kumar inched closer to the gallows as the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed their curative petitions, the last judicial recourse to challenge..
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Will decide larger issue of women’s entry into religious places: Nine-judge SC bench

The important clarification means the bench will not pronounce on petitions seeking a review of the SC’s order overturning the Sabarimala shrine’s tradition of not permitting the entry of female..
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HC appointments: SC rejects govt’s stand

On the Centre’s note submitted through AG K K Venugopal on Friday, a bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and K M Joseph said, “In substance, what is stated is that appointment of judges in high..
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Nine-judge SC bench to hear issue of women's entry in Sabarimala temple from January 13

A nine-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court is scheduled to commence on Monday hearing a batch of pleas on the issue of allowing women of all ages to enter Kerala's Sabarimala temple, along..
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SC order on J&K setback to those opposed to govt's move on Art 370: BJP


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SC order on J&K internet ban gives fresh ammo to opposition parties to target govt


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