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Bypoll to 2 RS seats: SC notice to EC on Gujarat Congress plea

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Election Commission (EC) on Gujarat Congress’ plea seeking simultaneous poll to the two Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat.A vacation bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant asked the poll body to file its reply by Monday and listed the matter for a hearing on

Centre opposes reopening of Rafale matter in SC

Centre opposes reopening of Rafale matter in SC

The government on Saturday filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court in the Rafale case, opposing reopening of the whole matter by contending that the petitioners were attempting to get “a fishing and roving inquiry ordered”.The government said the the top court has “specifically declined” to have a “fishing and roving inquiry” into the

Centre opposes reopening of Rafale matter in SC

Supreme Court rules against 63 Moons-NSEL merger

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against the government decision to merge 63 Moons with crisis ridden and loss making National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL).The apex court allowed an appeal against a Bombay High Court order that upheld the merger decision. “We have allowed the appeal,” said a bench of Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and

SC directs Madras HC to decide plea of TikTok app on Apr 24

SC directs Madras HC to decide plea of TikTok app on Apr 24

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Madras High Court to decide on April 24 a plea of TikTok app seeking vacating of its ban order. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said if the Madras High Court fails to decide on the plea of TikTok app then its ban order will stand

SC directs Madras HC to decide plea of TikTok app on Apr 24

SC refuses to stay HC order banning TikTok app

The Supreme Court Monday refused to stay the Madras High Court order that directed the Centre to ban the “Tiktok” app over concerns about access to pornographic content through it. The top court said that ban directive was just an interim order and the high court is schedule to hear the matter on April 16.

Electoral bonds remain, submit details by May 30: SC

SC dismisses Centre’s ‘preliminary objections’ on leaked Rafale papers

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed preliminary objections raised by the Centre that documents on which it claimed “privilege” cannot be relied upon to re-examine the verdict in the Rafale fighter jet deal. The Centre had submitted that the privilege documents were procured by petitioners in an illegal way and used to support their review petitions

Woman can file harassment case from anywhere: SC

Woman can file harassment case from anywhere: SC

A woman, who is forced to leave her matrimonial home, can file a case against her estranged husband and in-laws at the place where she resides thereafter, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The apex court said that the woman who is forced to leave her in-laws home due to commission of cruelty on her

SC declines to hear PIL against fake news online

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a PIL seeking the Centre frame rules to contain circulation and publication of fake news.The petition, filed by lawyer Anuja Kapur, was mentioned before Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, but he decided to hear another PIL that sought action against political parties, if their spokespersons and representatives make

SC wants BCCI ombudsman to decide Sreesanth's penalty

SC wants BCCI ombudsman to decide Sreesanth’s penalty

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed BCCI ombudsman Justice (retd) D.K. Jain to decide on the quantum of punishment for cricketer S. Sreesanth regarding his alleged involvement in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the 2013 Indian Premier League. While Sreesanth’s life ban was quashed last month, the Supreme Court had asked the Board of Control

Centre opposes reopening of Rafale matter in SC

SIT on 1984 anti-Sikh riots gets 2 more months

Press trust of India New Delhi The Supreme Court on Friday granted two more months to the Special Investigation Team to complete its probe into 186 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. A bench comprising Justices S A Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer extended the time after the SIT informed it that more than 50

SC appoints former judge D K Jain as first ombudsman in BCCI

Kolkata Police chief to appear before CBI: SC

Kolkata Police chief to appear before CBI: SC.  The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) agency in connection with the Saradha cheat fund case. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directed the CBI not to take any coercive action against

Sajjan Kumar moves SC against conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

Sajjan Kumar moves SC against conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

Sajjan Kumar moves SC against conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Saturday moved the Supreme Court challenging the life imprisonment awarded to him by the Delhi High Court in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.Senior advocate H S Phoolka, who is representing the victims of the riots cases, said he has

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1984 Anti Sikh Riots:SIT to have 2 members now, SC modifies earlier order

Modifying its earlier order, the Supreme Court Tuesday said the three-member SIT set up to supervise further probe into 186 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots will now have two members only as one of those appointed has declined to be a part of it. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur passed the order as the Centre had earlier informed the court that one of

Deepika, Ranveer celebrate Section 377 verdict the quirky way!

Deepika, Ranveer celebrate Section 377 verdict the quirky way! As India continues to celebrate the Supreme Court’s decision to decriminalise Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), everyone from activists to the common man is engulfed in the jollification. Supporting the historical judgment, Bollywood’s ‘Bajirao’ and ‘Mastani’ Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, too joined

SC upheld values of equality, says Tharoor on Section 377 verdict

Welcoming the Supreme Court judgment on Section 377, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that the order has upheld the values of equality. He further stated that the matter was not an issue of sex but of constitutional freedom. Speaking to ANI, Tharoor said, “First of all, I welcome the Supreme Court’s judgment and I think it is

19269 cases settled in National Lok Adalat in Punjab: Justice TPS Mann

19269 cases settled in National Lok Adalat in Punjab: Justice TPS Mann

Mohali(DP Correspondent) : Lok Adalats are Litigant centered Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanism in which members of Lok Adalat bench motivate and assist the parties to amicably arrive to a settlement. Under the guidance of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Judge, Supreme Court of India and Executive Chairman, National Legal Services Authority and under the leadership

No danger to structure of Taj Mahal: MoS for Culture

No danger to structure of Taj Mahal: MoS for Culture

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma on Thursday assured people that there is no danger to the structure of Taj Mahal. Talking to media, Mahesh said that the government would submit an affidavit in this regard in the Supreme Court. “I want to assure everyone that there

Supreme Court Section 377

Supreme Court to decide constitutional validity of Section 377

The Center will leave the matter of the constitutionality of Section 377 to be decided by the Supreme Court.The notion was put forth by Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who is representing the Center before the five-judge constitution bench of the top court, as it hearing of pleas on Section 377 of the Indian Penal

Rape cases India guns safety surgical strike

Need for surgical strike on women security in India by Modi to stop rapidly increasing rape cases, else females need to hold guns in their hands for safety

After surgical strike on Pakistan and demonetization, there is a need for surgical strike rapidly increasing rape cases in the country by Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. As the crime against woman is the biggest and increasing crime in the country.Kotkhai brutal murder and gangrape case among other rape cases once again raised the

No 'namaz' by outsiders at Taj Mahal: SC

No ‘namaz’ by outsiders at Taj Mahal: SC

New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday refused to allow outsiders to offer Namaz inside Taj Mahal premises. The apex court said, the historic Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world and is a protected site, so it should be kept in mind that no Namaz will be offered there.The