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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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Karnataka moves SC against Kerala HC's direction on opening sealed Karnataka-Kerala border for Covid patients


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Fake news big impediment in fighting Covid-19 pandemic, Centre tells SC

Not lack of medical equipments, beds or adequate testing facilities, but the circulation of fake news was identified by the Centre on Tuesday as the biggest impediment in fighting Covid-19 pandemic and..
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Court without lawyers today: Virus sends SC on virtual path


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Will hanging Nirbhaya convicts stop heinous crimes from happening, asks ex-SC Judge Kurian Joseph

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph on Wednesday questioned whether heinous crimes will stop happening after the convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case are hanged.
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Gogoi’s move has shaken confidence of people in judiciary’s independence: Kurian Joseph

Strongly criticising former CJI Ranjan Gogoi for accepting nomination to Rajya Sabha, former Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph on Tuesday said the ex-CJI’s decision had compromised..
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Madhya Pradesh: Supreme Court issues notice on BJP's plea seeking floor test, matter adjourned till March 18

Madhya Pradesh governor Lalji Tandon on Monday asked Chief Minister Kamal Nath to face a floor test on March 17.
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Madhya Pradesh political crisis: SC issues 24-hr notice to Kamal Nath govt to conduct floor test

The Supreme Court issued a 24-hour notice to the Kamal Nath govt on a petition filed by ex-CM Shivraj Chouhan seeking floor test immediately. 16 Congress MLAs, who have tendered their resignation, also..
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Bhima Koregaon case: SC refuses anticipatory bail to Gautam Navlakha, Anand Teltumbde, gives 3 weeks to surrender

A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and M R Shah while dismissing the anticipatory bail pleas of Navlakha and Teltumbde said their petitions cannot be maintained in view of the bar contained in 43D(4) of..
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Nirbhaya case: SC rejects plea of convict Mukesh Singh seeking restoration of legal remedies


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Procedure for judges appointment still pending with SC: Govt in LS

On March 10, 2017, five-judge SC collegium had unanimously finalised the memorandum of procedure and sent it to the Centre where it had clearly laid down eligibility criteria. The MoP was finalised in..
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SC order paves way for faster land acquisition, reduced litigation


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Bombay Bar Association passes resolution against SC judge who praised PM Modi

The Bombay Bar Association, one of the oldest body of lawyers, on Thursday passed a resolution to “deprecate” the “conduct of a sitting judge of the Supreme Court of India” for “making..
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SC refuses to entertain plea seeking proper mechanism to deal with alleged misuse of sedition law


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VHP to hold programmes to 'celebrate' SC verdict on Ram temple

VHP general secretary Milind Parande at a presser in Ahmedabad announced massive celebrations from March 25 to April 8 for their "victory" in the Ram temple case in the Supreme Court. "We will take out..
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SC dismisses plea of Devendra Fadnavis seeking review of 2019 verdict in poll affidavit case

A three-judge Supreme Court bench said that there was no ground to review the verdict pronounced last year.
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Chinmayanand to remain out, SC refuses to quash HC order granting bail


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India slams UNHRC for filing intervention application in Supreme Court over CAA

"Our Permanent Mission in Geneva was informed yesterday evening by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (Michelle Bachelet) that her office had filed an intervention application in the Supreme Court..
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Supreme Court dismisses Nirbhaya rapist Pawan Gupta's curative petition

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear one of the convicts of the Nirbhaya gangrape-murder case, Pawan Kumar Gupta's plea seeking a stay in the execution of the death warrant issued earlier this month...
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On a lighter note, SC judge who praised PM takes a dig at critics

Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra on Friday took a dig at those criticising him for praising PM Modi at a recent conference, saying he had good things to say about many others but would refrain from..
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Do not drag judges into controversy: SC judge Arun Mishra

"Do not drag judges into controversy," Supreme Court judge Justice Arun Mishra said on Friday while hearing of a matter related to sealing of a play school near Khan Market in posh Lutyens Delhi.
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Mayawati wants SC-supervised probe into Delhi violence

BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday demanded a Supreme Court-supervised probe into the communal violence in parts of northeast Delhi and said that the Centre and the AAP government should pitch in together..
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SC collegium recommends elevation of Justice B P Dharmadhikari as CJ of Bombay HC

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of Justice B P Dharmadhikari as the Chief Justice of Bombay high court. Justice Dharmadhikari is currently working as the acting Chief Justice of..
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'Very unfortunate': What SC said about violence in Delhi


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Delhi violence: SC refuses to entertain pleas, terms violence 'unfortunate'


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What Supreme Court said on Delhi violence


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SC issues notice to J&K on plea challenging ex-CM Mehbooba Mufti's detention under PSA


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Pleas relating to Delhi violence reach SC & HC, hearing on Wednesday

The pleas relating to the north-east Delhi violence, which has claimed 10 lives, reached the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court on Tuesday and they will hear the matter on Wednesday. The first plea..
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Governments not always right, wrong to term people with dissent view as anti-national: SC judge Deepak Gupta

Delivering a lecture on ‘Democracy and Dissent’ organised by Supreme Court Bar Association, Justice Deepak Gupta said majoritarianism is anti-thesis to democracy and criticizing the government does..
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'Deeply hurt at being labelled Pakistanis': What Shaheen Bagh protesters said in affidavit filed by SC-allotted mediator

The affidavit lists the concerns of the anti-CAA protesters at Shaheen Bagh.
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Citing SC verdict on women in Army, President hails judiciary for 'proactive and progressive' role on gender justice

President said Supreme Court of India has always been proactive and progressive and cited recent example of verdict on granting equal status to women in the Army.
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SC issues notice to Centre on fresh pleas against CAA, tags them with pending ones for hearing


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SC order on commissioning of women enabling will give clarity moving forward: Army chief


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SC stays Karnataka HC's NBW order in DGP case


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Supreme Court collegium recommends transfer of Bombay HC judge RV More to Meghalaya HC

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the transfer of Bombay high court Judge Justice RV More to Meghalaya HC.
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Shiv Sena hails SC order on women in Army, slams Centre's stand


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Some govts file appeal to seek ‘certificate of dismissal’, says SC

An SC bench of Justices Sanjay K Kaul and K M Joseph berated the Odisha government on Monday for filing an appeal after a delay of more than 400 days and that too against the concurrent ‘not..
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'India strengthening 'Stree Shakti' in Armed Forces': Rajnath Singh welcomes SC verdict on permanent commision for women

Taking to Twitter, Union Defence Rajnath Singh said that he wholeheartedly welcomed the verdict.
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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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