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CJI talks of attempt to weaken judiciary, says need to overcome personal ambitions

CJI talks of attempt to weaken judiciary, says need to overcome personal ambitions

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, who faced severe criticism from four senior-most SC judges in January this year regarding administrative matters of the...
Hapur lynching: SC issues notice to UP Govt, asks Meerut IG to submit full report

Hapur lynching: SC issues notice to UP Govt, asks Meerut IG to submit full...

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday, August 13, issued notice to Uttar Pradesh government in Hapur mob lynching case in which a cattle trader...
Kanwariya violence: Supreme Court asks police to take strong action against vandals

Kanwariya violence: Supreme Court asks police to take strong action against vandals

Expressing concern at incidents of violence by Kanwariyas and other so-called religious groups, the Supreme Court on Friday, August 9, said action had to...
Judges upset with Modi govt altering Justice KM Joseph’s seniority, CJI says will take it up

Judges upset with Modi govt altering Justice KM Joseph’s seniority, CJI says will take...

A group of judges met Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra today (Monday, Aug 6), to take up call the government's attempt to...
Supreme Court has three women judges for the first time in its history

Supreme Court has three women judges for the first time in its history

The Supreme Court of India has got, for the first time, three sitting women judges following the elevation of Madras High Court Chief Justice...
Govt tells Supreme Court it has withdrawn social media communication hub

Govt tells Supreme Court it has withdrawn social media communication hub

Weeks after the Supreme Court terming its plan an attempt to ‘create a surveillance state’, Narendra Modi government said it has dropped its plans...
Supreme Court says adultery law violates Right to Equality, wonders why it should be an offence

Supreme Court says adultery law violates Right to Equality, wonders why it should be...

The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that prima facie the adultery law was violative of the fundamental right to equality and also questioned the...
SC says mobocracy cannot be allowed, asks Parliament to frame law against lynchings

SC says mobocracy cannot be allowed, asks Parliament to frame law against lynchings

The Supreme Court on Tuesday, July 17, condemned the spate of mob lynching as “horrendous acts of mobocracy” and asked the Parliament to pass...
Setting up hub to monitor social media will create surveillance state: SC

Setting up hub to monitor social media will create surveillance state: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday, July 13, said that Modi government’s decision to set up a social media hub for monitoring online data is...
Supreme Court clips the wings LG had sprouted, says has no independent powers

Supreme Court clips the wings LG had sprouted, says has no independent powers

Ruling that the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi is bound to act according to the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers in all...
Supreme Court notice to Centre on plea challenging law allowing foreign funding

Supreme Court notice to Centre on plea challenging law allowing foreign funding

The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Centre on a plea challenging changes in law – with retrospective effect – to allow...
States must appoint DGPs from panel shortlisted by UPSC, two-year term must: Supreme Court

States must appoint DGPs from panel shortlisted by UPSC, two-year term must: Supreme Court

Following up on its judgment 12 years ago for police reforms, the Supreme Court on Tuesday, July 3 issued directives restricting the choice of...
Jethmalani moves SC against Karnataka Governor asking Yeddyurappa to take oath as CM

Jethmalani moves SC against Karnataka Governor asking Yeddyurappa to take oath as CM

As charges and counter-charges flew thick and fast over the Karnataka Governor's fraught invite to BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa to take oath as chief...
Karnataka Exit Polls Predict Uncertain Results

Karnataka Exit Polls Predict Uncertain Results

The predictions of Karnataka assembly election results are as confusing as was the campaign. Claims and counter claims from both major parties, Bhartiya Janata...
SC Collegium agrees to reiterate recommendation for Justice KM Joseph - with others

SC Collegium agrees to reiterate recommendation for Justice KM Joseph – with others

The Supreme Court Collegium at its meeting on Friday, May 11, agreed to reiterate its recommendation for appointment of Justice KM Joseph as a...
Govt tells SC: Cabinet in Karnataka, could not comply with order to finalise Cauvery scheme

Govt tells SC: Cabinet in Karnataka, could not comply with order to finalise Cauvery...

The government on Tuesday, May 8, told the Supreme Court that the Union Cabinet has been unable to approve the Cauvery management scheme on...
“Apex court’s image has been dented by the shenanigans of politicians”

“Apex court’s image has been dented by the shenanigans of politicians”

Panellists feel that allegations should have been leveled by Congress against CJI only if it had proof Senior advocate Kapil Sibal on Tuesday withdrew the petition challenging...
CJI Misra's impeachment: Congress MPs withdraw plea challenging RS Chairman's decision

CJI Misra’s impeachment: Congress MPs withdraw plea challenging RS Chairman’s decision

The two Congress MPs challenging Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu's decision to reject the impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak...
“Everyone viewing impeachment issue through own lens”

“Everyone viewing impeachment issue through own lens”

Storm in APN’s premier debate show over notice to Rajya Sabha chairman for proceedings against Chief Justice of India, journalist sees yet another instance...
Opposition parties give notice for impeachment of Chief Justice of India

Opposition parties give notice for impeachment of Chief Justice of India

Led by Congress, seven other opposition parties — CPI, CPI(M), NCP, SP, BSP and IUML — on Friday met Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman...
Supreme Court rejects probe in Judge Loya's death, BJP triumphant

Supreme Court rejects probe in Judge Loya’s death, BJP triumphant

There is no merit in plea for a probe in Judge BH Loya's death and it was an attempt to scandalise judiciary, ruled the...
Kathua child gangrape and murder: SC seeks J&K's reply on plea to transfer case to Chandigarh

Kathua child gangrape and murder: SC seeks J&K’s reply on plea to transfer case...

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud on Monday, April 16, asked Jammu and Kashmir government’s...
Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear PIL on allocation of cases in SC, says “reasons are too obvious”

Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear PIL on allocation of cases in SC, says “reasons...

A Supreme Court Bench led by Justice Jasti Chelameswar on Thursday, April 12, turned down an urgent mentioning to list for hearing a petition...
SC dismisses petition challenging CJI’s role as master of roster

SC dismisses petition challenging CJI’s role as master of roster

Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra rules that allocation of cases and constitution of benches is the exclusive prerogative of the Chief Justice Putting...
No deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts, mobile phones till case decided: SC

No deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts, mobile phones till case decided: SC

Jittery over repeated messages and calls from your bank and mobile phone operators warning of discontinuing your services? You can now ignore them and...
SC allows the terminally ill or comatose people the right to die

SC allows the terminally ill or comatose people the right to die

The Supreme Court has allowed passive euthanasia in the country. In a unanimous order on Friday, March 9, a five judge Constitution bench headed by...
Aadhaar Linkages: Problem of authentication at heart of the issue, not mere identity

Aadhaar Linkages: Problem of authentication at heart of the issue, not mere identity

Kapil Sibal argues that in areas with no electricity and no internet connectivity how can such authentication be done? The hearings on Aadhaar and its...
Husband watches adult films, ruining married life, wife petitions Supreme Court

No one has right to interfere in marriage of consenting adults: CJI on khap...

In a strident reprimand of khap panchayats (self-anointed family courts) who sanction assaults on couples who marry despite their objections, Chief Justice Dipak Misra, on Monday (February 5),...
Judge Loya death case in Supreme Court: Arguments reveal discrepancies, missing details

Judge Loya death case in Supreme Court: Arguments reveal discrepancies, missing details

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud on Monday (February 5) got back to the hearing...
SC issues notice to BCCI in Sreesanth life ban case; hearing in 4 weeks

SC issues notice to BCCI in Sreesanth life ban case; hearing in 4 weeks

Above: Former India pacer S Sreesanth seen coming out of the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple in Kerala (file picture)/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court, which now...
Judge Loya’s death: Petitioners demand probe; SC asks for further investigation and documents

Judge Loya’s death: Petitioners demand probe; SC asks for further investigation and documents

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Friday (February 2) resumed hearing of...
Bofors scam: CBI moves SC challenging 2005 Delhi HC order

Bofors scam: CBI moves SC challenging 2005 Delhi HC order

The 2005 Delhi high court had quashed all the charges against all accused named in the Bofor scam, including Europe-based industrialists, the Hinduja brothers. The...
Justice SN Shukla found guilty of impropriety, stripped of judicial work

Justice SN Shukla found guilty of impropriety, stripped of judicial work

Allahabad high court chief justice has withdrawn all the judicial work from Justice Shri Narayan Shukla, reportedly after a probe into his role in...
Can’t probe legitimacy of Hadiya’s marriage to Shafin Jahan: SC to NIA

Can’t probe legitimacy of Hadiya’s marriage to Shafin Jahan: SC to NIA

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 23) accepted to make Akhila Asokan alias Hadiya a party in the legal battle between her husband, Shafin Jahan, and...
Justice Loya death: CJI Dipak Misra’s bench to hear case on Monday

Justice Loya death: CJI Dipak Misra’s bench to hear case on Monday

Decision comes a week after four senior judges openly protested against Chief Justice’s decision to assign the case to a bench headed by Justice...
Aadhaar is a giant electronic mess, a serious threat, leads to a police state structure: Sr Advocate Divan to SC

Aadhaar is a giant electronic mess, a serious threat, leads to a police state...

Senior Advocate Shyam Divan on Wednesday (January 17) made a passionate plea to a Supreme Court constitution bench on why he thinks Aadhaar is...

Bar Council Of India Delegation To Meet SC Judges, Wants Issues Resolved At The...

Top lawyers bodies on Saturday, January 13, favoured a speedy resolution of the issues arising from Friday’s unprecedented move by four senior most Supreme...
Supreme Court

Four Judges Protest To Chief Justice: Protect Supreme Court to Preserve Democracy

Simmering differences and discontent in the top judiciary exploded on Friday, January 12, when the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra came under attack...
Indu Malhotra to be first woman to be promoted from Bar to SC judgeship

Indu Malhotra to be first woman to be promoted from Bar to SC judgeship

Supreme Court Collegium also recommends elevation of Uttarakhand Chief Justice KM Joseph as judge of the apex court In a first, the Supreme Court Collegium...
SC orders new SIT to probe 186 cases linked to 1984 anti-Sikh riots

SC orders new SIT to probe 186 cases linked to 1984 anti-Sikh riots

SIT to comprise of a retired High Court Judge and two police officers - one former and one serving, names to be decided by...

Supreme Court Says Playing National Anthem Before Movie Screenings Not Mandatory

A day after the Central government took a u-turn to state in an affidavit that it was now not in favour of mandatory playing...
SC to hear Karti plea to fly abroad tomorrow

SC to hear Karti plea to fly abroad tomorrow

The Supreme Court will hear the Enforcement Directorate’s case against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, for money laundering on January...
Constitution Bench To Hear Sec 377 Challenge

Constitution Bench To Hear Sec 377 Challenge

A Constitution Bench will hear the matter pertaining to decriminalisation of homosexuality later this month (January). This came on a petition that has been filed...
Bill to triple salaries of HC, Supreme Court judges introduced in Lok Sabha

Bill to triple salaries of High Court, Supreme Court judges introduced in Lok Sabha

Union minister for law and justice Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service Amendment) Bill...
Govt extends deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar to March 31

Govt extends deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar to March 31

Decision comes a day after Centre informed SC that it was willing to extend deadline for mandatory Aadhaar-linking with various services and schemes till March...
SC dismisses CJAR petition, slaps Rs 25 lakh fine

SC dismisses CJAR petition, slaps Rs 25 lakh fine

The Supreme Court on Friday (December 1) dismissed the plea filed by Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms seeking SIT probe into alleged judicial...
Love jihad case: What are your dreams, asks SC; FREEDOM says Hadiya

Love jihad case: What are your dreams, asks SC; FREEDOM says Hadiya

Supreme Court frees Hadiya from the clutches of her parents, sends her to Sivaraj Homeopathic Medical College in Salem, Tamil Nadu to continue her...

Eye on privacy, petitions challenging Aadhaar to be heard by Constitution bench

The Supreme Court would likely set up a Constitution bench next week to take up a clutch of petitions challenging mandatory linking of Aadhaar...

Urgent need to examine adjournment of court cases: President Ram Nath Kovind

Addressing the National Law Day conference, President Ram Nath Kovind says the well-off use judicial process to delay cases they do not want resolved Should...
How is a 5-0 order less than a 4-3 verdict, asks a 2-judge SC bench

How is a 5-0 order less than a 4-3 verdict, asks a 2-judge SC...

The verdict of a seven-judge bench prevails over that of a five-judge bench, so goes the rule. Should that be so even if the five judge...
SC Rejects Petition Seeking Probe Into Alleged Judges Bribery Scam

SC Rejects Petition Seeking Probe Into Alleged Judges Bribery Scam

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking court-monitored probe into an alleged case of bribery in the name of judges in UP...
UP Medical College Scam: Chaos reigns in SC as CJI dissolves Justice Chelameswar-selected bench

UP Medical College Scam: Chaos reigns in SC as CJI dissolves Justice Chelameswar-selected bench

The simmering power struggle at the Supreme Court came to the surface on Friday (November 10) when Chief Justice Dipak Misra made it clear...

Bilkis Bano case: How can convicted policemen return to active service, asks CJI

Supreme Court allows pleas for enhanced compensation, asks Gujarat state for opinion in the 2002 Gujarat riots-linked Bilkis Bano gang rape and murder incidents The...
Setback for Dhinakaran as SC refuses to grant time for filing claim to AIADMK poll symbol

Setback for Dhinakaran as SC refuses to grant time for filing claim to AIADMK...

The rebel AIADMK deputy general secretary has been embroiled in a tug of war with OPS-EPS faction to reclaim party’s leadership Rebel AIADMK leader T...

'Chief Justice Dipak Misra' - 54 News Results

CJI talks of attempt to weaken judiciary, says need to overcome personal ambitions

CJI talks of attempt to weaken judiciary, says need to overcome personal ambitions

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, who faced severe criticism from four senior-most SC judges in January this year regarding administrative matters of the...
Hapur lynching: SC issues notice to UP Govt, asks Meerut IG to submit full report

Hapur lynching: SC issues notice to UP Govt, asks Meerut IG to submit full...

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday, August 13, issued notice to Uttar Pradesh government in Hapur mob lynching case in which a cattle trader...
Kanwariya violence: Supreme Court asks police to take strong action against vandals

Kanwariya violence: Supreme Court asks police to take strong action against vandals

Expressing concern at incidents of violence by Kanwariyas and other so-called religious groups, the Supreme Court on Friday, August 9, said action had to...
Judges upset with Modi govt altering Justice KM Joseph’s seniority, CJI says will take it up

Judges upset with Modi govt altering Justice KM Joseph’s seniority, CJI says will take...

A group of judges met Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra today (Monday, Aug 6), to take up call the government's attempt to...
Supreme Court has three women judges for the first time in its history

Supreme Court has three women judges for the first time in its history

The Supreme Court of India has got, for the first time, three sitting women judges following the elevation of Madras High Court Chief Justice...
Govt tells Supreme Court it has withdrawn social media communication hub

Govt tells Supreme Court it has withdrawn social media communication hub

Weeks after the Supreme Court terming its plan an attempt to ‘create a surveillance state’, Narendra Modi government said it has dropped its plans...
Supreme Court says adultery law violates Right to Equality, wonders why it should be an offence

Supreme Court says adultery law violates Right to Equality, wonders why it should be...

The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that prima facie the adultery law was violative of the fundamental right to equality and also questioned the...
SC says mobocracy cannot be allowed, asks Parliament to frame law against lynchings

SC says mobocracy cannot be allowed, asks Parliament to frame law against lynchings

The Supreme Court on Tuesday, July 17, condemned the spate of mob lynching as “horrendous acts of mobocracy” and asked the Parliament to pass...
Setting up hub to monitor social media will create surveillance state: SC

Setting up hub to monitor social media will create surveillance state: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday, July 13, said that Modi government’s decision to set up a social media hub for monitoring online data is...
Supreme Court clips the wings LG had sprouted, says has no independent powers

Supreme Court clips the wings LG had sprouted, says has no independent powers

Ruling that the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi is bound to act according to the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers in all...
Supreme Court notice to Centre on plea challenging law allowing foreign funding

Supreme Court notice to Centre on plea challenging law allowing foreign funding

The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Centre on a plea challenging changes in law – with retrospective effect – to allow...
States must appoint DGPs from panel shortlisted by UPSC, two-year term must: Supreme Court

States must appoint DGPs from panel shortlisted by UPSC, two-year term must: Supreme Court

Following up on its judgment 12 years ago for police reforms, the Supreme Court on Tuesday, July 3 issued directives restricting the choice of...
Jethmalani moves SC against Karnataka Governor asking Yeddyurappa to take oath as CM

Jethmalani moves SC against Karnataka Governor asking Yeddyurappa to take oath as CM

As charges and counter-charges flew thick and fast over the Karnataka Governor's fraught invite to BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa to take oath as chief...
Karnataka Exit Polls Predict Uncertain Results

Karnataka Exit Polls Predict Uncertain Results

The predictions of Karnataka assembly election results are as confusing as was the campaign. Claims and counter claims from both major parties, Bhartiya Janata...
SC Collegium agrees to reiterate recommendation for Justice KM Joseph - with others

SC Collegium agrees to reiterate recommendation for Justice KM Joseph – with others

The Supreme Court Collegium at its meeting on Friday, May 11, agreed to reiterate its recommendation for appointment of Justice KM Joseph as a...
Govt tells SC: Cabinet in Karnataka, could not comply with order to finalise Cauvery scheme

Govt tells SC: Cabinet in Karnataka, could not comply with order to finalise Cauvery...

The government on Tuesday, May 8, told the Supreme Court that the Union Cabinet has been unable to approve the Cauvery management scheme on...
“Apex court’s image has been dented by the shenanigans of politicians”

“Apex court’s image has been dented by the shenanigans of politicians”

Panellists feel that allegations should have been leveled by Congress against CJI only if it had proof Senior advocate Kapil Sibal on Tuesday withdrew the petition challenging...
CJI Misra's impeachment: Congress MPs withdraw plea challenging RS Chairman's decision

CJI Misra’s impeachment: Congress MPs withdraw plea challenging RS Chairman’s decision

The two Congress MPs challenging Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu's decision to reject the impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak...
“Everyone viewing impeachment issue through own lens”

“Everyone viewing impeachment issue through own lens”

Storm in APN’s premier debate show over notice to Rajya Sabha chairman for proceedings against Chief Justice of India, journalist sees yet another instance...
Opposition parties give notice for impeachment of Chief Justice of India

Opposition parties give notice for impeachment of Chief Justice of India

Led by Congress, seven other opposition parties — CPI, CPI(M), NCP, SP, BSP and IUML — on Friday met Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman...
Supreme Court rejects probe in Judge Loya's death, BJP triumphant

Supreme Court rejects probe in Judge Loya’s death, BJP triumphant

There is no merit in plea for a probe in Judge BH Loya's death and it was an attempt to scandalise judiciary, ruled the...
Kathua child gangrape and murder: SC seeks J&K's reply on plea to transfer case to Chandigarh

Kathua child gangrape and murder: SC seeks J&K’s reply on plea to transfer case...

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud on Monday, April 16, asked Jammu and Kashmir government’s...
Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear PIL on allocation of cases in SC, says “reasons are too obvious”

Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear PIL on allocation of cases in SC, says “reasons...

A Supreme Court Bench led by Justice Jasti Chelameswar on Thursday, April 12, turned down an urgent mentioning to list for hearing a petition...
SC dismisses petition challenging CJI’s role as master of roster

SC dismisses petition challenging CJI’s role as master of roster

Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra rules that allocation of cases and constitution of benches is the exclusive prerogative of the Chief Justice Putting...
No deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts, mobile phones till case decided: SC

No deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts, mobile phones till case decided: SC

Jittery over repeated messages and calls from your bank and mobile phone operators warning of discontinuing your services? You can now ignore them and...
SC allows the terminally ill or comatose people the right to die

SC allows the terminally ill or comatose people the right to die

The Supreme Court has allowed passive euthanasia in the country. In a unanimous order on Friday, March 9, a five judge Constitution bench headed by...
Aadhaar Linkages: Problem of authentication at heart of the issue, not mere identity

Aadhaar Linkages: Problem of authentication at heart of the issue, not mere identity

Kapil Sibal argues that in areas with no electricity and no internet connectivity how can such authentication be done? The hearings on Aadhaar and its...
Husband watches adult films, ruining married life, wife petitions Supreme Court

No one has right to interfere in marriage of consenting adults: CJI on khap...

In a strident reprimand of khap panchayats (self-anointed family courts) who sanction assaults on couples who marry despite their objections, Chief Justice Dipak Misra, on Monday (February 5),...
Judge Loya death case in Supreme Court: Arguments reveal discrepancies, missing details

Judge Loya death case in Supreme Court: Arguments reveal discrepancies, missing details

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud on Monday (February 5) got back to the hearing...
SC issues notice to BCCI in Sreesanth life ban case; hearing in 4 weeks

SC issues notice to BCCI in Sreesanth life ban case; hearing in 4 weeks

Above: Former India pacer S Sreesanth seen coming out of the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple in Kerala (file picture)/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court, which now...
Judge Loya’s death: Petitioners demand probe; SC asks for further investigation and documents

Judge Loya’s death: Petitioners demand probe; SC asks for further investigation and documents

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Friday (February 2) resumed hearing of...
Bofors scam: CBI moves SC challenging 2005 Delhi HC order

Bofors scam: CBI moves SC challenging 2005 Delhi HC order

The 2005 Delhi high court had quashed all the charges against all accused named in the Bofor scam, including Europe-based industrialists, the Hinduja brothers. The...
Justice SN Shukla found guilty of impropriety, stripped of judicial work

Justice SN Shukla found guilty of impropriety, stripped of judicial work

Allahabad high court chief justice has withdrawn all the judicial work from Justice Shri Narayan Shukla, reportedly after a probe into his role in...
Can’t probe legitimacy of Hadiya’s marriage to Shafin Jahan: SC to NIA

Can’t probe legitimacy of Hadiya’s marriage to Shafin Jahan: SC to NIA

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 23) accepted to make Akhila Asokan alias Hadiya a party in the legal battle between her husband, Shafin Jahan, and...
Justice Loya death: CJI Dipak Misra’s bench to hear case on Monday

Justice Loya death: CJI Dipak Misra’s bench to hear case on Monday

Decision comes a week after four senior judges openly protested against Chief Justice’s decision to assign the case to a bench headed by Justice...
Aadhaar is a giant electronic mess, a serious threat, leads to a police state structure: Sr Advocate Divan to SC

Aadhaar is a giant electronic mess, a serious threat, leads to a police state...

Senior Advocate Shyam Divan on Wednesday (January 17) made a passionate plea to a Supreme Court constitution bench on why he thinks Aadhaar is...

Bar Council Of India Delegation To Meet SC Judges, Wants Issues Resolved At The...

Top lawyers bodies on Saturday, January 13, favoured a speedy resolution of the issues arising from Friday’s unprecedented move by four senior most Supreme...
Supreme Court

Four Judges Protest To Chief Justice: Protect Supreme Court to Preserve Democracy

Simmering differences and discontent in the top judiciary exploded on Friday, January 12, when the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra came under attack...
Indu Malhotra to be first woman to be promoted from Bar to SC judgeship

Indu Malhotra to be first woman to be promoted from Bar to SC judgeship

Supreme Court Collegium also recommends elevation of Uttarakhand Chief Justice KM Joseph as judge of the apex court In a first, the Supreme Court Collegium...
SC orders new SIT to probe 186 cases linked to 1984 anti-Sikh riots

SC orders new SIT to probe 186 cases linked to 1984 anti-Sikh riots

SIT to comprise of a retired High Court Judge and two police officers - one former and one serving, names to be decided by...

Supreme Court Says Playing National Anthem Before Movie Screenings Not Mandatory

A day after the Central government took a u-turn to state in an affidavit that it was now not in favour of mandatory playing...
SC to hear Karti plea to fly abroad tomorrow

SC to hear Karti plea to fly abroad tomorrow

The Supreme Court will hear the Enforcement Directorate’s case against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, for money laundering on January...
Constitution Bench To Hear Sec 377 Challenge

Constitution Bench To Hear Sec 377 Challenge

A Constitution Bench will hear the matter pertaining to decriminalisation of homosexuality later this month (January). This came on a petition that has been filed...
Bill to triple salaries of HC, Supreme Court judges introduced in Lok Sabha

Bill to triple salaries of High Court, Supreme Court judges introduced in Lok Sabha

Union minister for law and justice Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service Amendment) Bill...
Govt extends deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar to March 31

Govt extends deadline for linking PAN with Aadhaar to March 31

Decision comes a day after Centre informed SC that it was willing to extend deadline for mandatory Aadhaar-linking with various services and schemes till March...
SC dismisses CJAR petition, slaps Rs 25 lakh fine

SC dismisses CJAR petition, slaps Rs 25 lakh fine

The Supreme Court on Friday (December 1) dismissed the plea filed by Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms seeking SIT probe into alleged judicial...
Love jihad case: What are your dreams, asks SC; FREEDOM says Hadiya

Love jihad case: What are your dreams, asks SC; FREEDOM says Hadiya

Supreme Court frees Hadiya from the clutches of her parents, sends her to Sivaraj Homeopathic Medical College in Salem, Tamil Nadu to continue her...

Eye on privacy, petitions challenging Aadhaar to be heard by Constitution bench

The Supreme Court would likely set up a Constitution bench next week to take up a clutch of petitions challenging mandatory linking of Aadhaar...

Urgent need to examine adjournment of court cases: President Ram Nath Kovind

Addressing the National Law Day conference, President Ram Nath Kovind says the well-off use judicial process to delay cases they do not want resolved Should...
How is a 5-0 order less than a 4-3 verdict, asks a 2-judge SC bench

How is a 5-0 order less than a 4-3 verdict, asks a 2-judge SC...

The verdict of a seven-judge bench prevails over that of a five-judge bench, so goes the rule. Should that be so even if the five judge...
SC Rejects Petition Seeking Probe Into Alleged Judges Bribery Scam

SC Rejects Petition Seeking Probe Into Alleged Judges Bribery Scam

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking court-monitored probe into an alleged case of bribery in the name of judges in UP...
UP Medical College Scam: Chaos reigns in SC as CJI dissolves Justice Chelameswar-selected bench

UP Medical College Scam: Chaos reigns in SC as CJI dissolves Justice Chelameswar-selected bench

The simmering power struggle at the Supreme Court came to the surface on Friday (November 10) when Chief Justice Dipak Misra made it clear...

Bilkis Bano case: How can convicted policemen return to active service, asks CJI

Supreme Court allows pleas for enhanced compensation, asks Gujarat state for opinion in the 2002 Gujarat riots-linked Bilkis Bano gang rape and murder incidents The...
Setback for Dhinakaran as SC refuses to grant time for filing claim to AIADMK poll symbol

Setback for Dhinakaran as SC refuses to grant time for filing claim to AIADMK...

The rebel AIADMK deputy general secretary has been embroiled in a tug of war with OPS-EPS faction to reclaim party’s leadership Rebel AIADMK leader T...

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