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20-Sep-2018 New Delhi

SC to monitor CBI probe in Muzaffarpur rapes case

The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to monitor the CBI probe in the case of Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes and sought a status report from the central agency in four weeks. The top court asked the media to exercise caution while reporting the case.A bench...

19-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court issues contempt notice to BJP leader Manoj Tiwari

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the presence of BJP MP Manoj Tiwari before it for breaking the lock of a sealed premises in Delhi's Gokulpur village."It's important that elected members should not defy the order of this court," a bench of Justice Madan...

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court to examine veracity of material against five accused

The Supreme Court on Monday said it will examine the veracity of material against five activists arrested for their alleged links with the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist).Directing the hearing on Wednesday, the bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra...

14-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court awards Narayanan Rs 50 lakh compensation in ISRO case

The Supreme Court on Friday awarded Rs 50 lakh compensation to former ISRO scientist S. Nambi Narayanan who was falsely implicated in an espionage case and had to suffer wrongful imprisonment, malicious prosecution and humiliation.Awarding the compensation,...

12-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks details of criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Chief Secretaries of all the states, including Registrars General (RGs) of the High Courts, to furnish details of the criminal cases pending against the MPs and MLAs.It also asked whether the cases have been transferred...

10-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court for Babri trial court judge's report

The Supreme Court on Monday asked for a report from the Additional District Judge, Lucknow, holding trial in Babri Masjid demolition conspiracy case, as to how trial in the case would be completed in two years as ordered by the apex court on April 19, 2017.The...

06-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Maharashtra Police flayed for casting aspersions on Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday took strong objection to the Maharashtra Police casting aspersions on its order placing five human rights activists under house arrest and told the Maharashtra government to discipline the police officers.A bench of Chief Justice...

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Data on childcare homes 'frightening' : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it is "frightening" to read the data collected by the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), according to which out of 2,874 children's homes surveyed till now, only 54 have received "positive reviews".A...

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court to hear plea against rights activists' arrest

The Supreme Court will hear later on Wednesday a plea by well-known historian Romila Thapar and activist Maja Daruwala on the arrest of five left-wing activists and a lawyer on Tuesday for their alleged naxal links.A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra...

20-Aug-2018 New Delhi

SC 'surprised over Punjab spending from CAMPA funds to pay lawyer'

The Supreme Court on Monday frowned over reports that the Punjab government allegedly spent Rs 86 lakh from the Compensatory Afforestation Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) funds to pay lawyers' fee to defend a deforestation case before the National...

16-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks views of stakeholders on Assam NRC SoP

The process for receiving claims and objections from the public, including 40 lakh ineligible people who were not included in the complete draft NRC, would begin from Aug 30, as the Supreme Court on Thursday sought views of AASU, AAMSU and Jamiat-Ulama-E-Hind...

07-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court slams Bihar for funding NGOs involved in sexual abuse

Expressing concern over the spurt in rape cases, the Supreme Court on Tuesday came down heavily on the Bihar government for misusing taxpayers' money to fund NGOs like the Muzaffarpur shelter home whose head has been arrested on the charge raping the inmates.The...

06-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Is Article 35A unconstitutional? SC to hear plea

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear the challenge to Article 35A in the absence of a judge of a three-judge bench that was hearing the case and directed the next hearing in the week commencing from August 27.It also said that on its next hearing...

05-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Separatist-called shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley

A separatist-called shutdown on Sunday in support of Article 35A that gives special powers to the state legislature, affected life across the Kashmir Valley.The separatist conglomerate, Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), called for a complete shutdown...

31-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Draft NRC can't lead to any action by any authority : Supreme Court

In an obvious move to douse the uproar following the publication of the draft NRC, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said the list cannot be the basis for any coercive action by any authority."What has been published is a complete draft NRC. It can't be the...

31-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court dismisses plea for recall of Judge Loya case judgment

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea by Bombay Lawyers Association seeking a review and recall of its judgment that held that Special CBI court Judge B.H. Loya had met with natural death and that a PIL was misused for advancing political agenda...

26-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks status report of probe in Kerala priest rape case

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought status report of police investigation in the case relating to the Malankara Orthodox Church priests facing charges of sexual abuse of a parishioner.A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan asked police...

24-Jul-2018 New Delhi

File details on appointment of Lokpal : Supreme Court to Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to file a detailed affidavit giving "full particulars" of the steps being taken for setting up a search committee for suggesting probable names for the appointment of the Lokpal.Describing the affidavit filed...

23-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court agrees to hear contempt plea in Alwar lynching case

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a contempt plea against the Rajasthan government for violating court directives in a mob lynching case in Alwar district last week.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud...

18-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Make guidelines to blacklist defaulter builders : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to come out with proper guidelines within two weeks to blacklist builders, contractors and architects found to have constructed buildings against sanctioned plans.A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice...

17-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court asks Parliament to enact law to check lynching

The Supreme Court on Tuesday condemned mob lynching incidents across the country and asked Parliament to enact a law to deal with the crime that threatens rule of law and the country's social fabric. "Horrendous acts of mobocracy" cannot be permitted to...

18-May-2018 New Delhi

Delay in MGNREGA wages, compensation unacceptable : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre, in consultation with states, to prepare an "urgent time bound mandatory programme" to make the payment of wages and compensation to the workers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee...

03-May-2018 New Delhi

Kasauli killing was due to non-implementation of law : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court said on Thursday that the murder of a woman officer in Kasauli, when she was supervising the demolition of unauthorised construction in hotels and resorts, was because of the non-implementation of the state law prohibiting unauthorised...

01-May-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court concerned over Taj turning brownish

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over the Taj Mahal's colour turning brown as it pulled up the Uttar Pradeshgovernment and the Archaeological Survey of IndiaAsking if anybody had any clue about the colour of the white marble monument turning...

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