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11-Dec-2017 Agartala/New Delhi

Fate of over 10,000 Tripura government teachers remains uncertain

The Supreme Court on Monday deferred hearing in the case relating to 10,323 government teachers of Tripura, who are set to lose their jobs on December 31 following an apex court order, prolonging uncertainty regarding their fate.The Tripura government school...

11-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Candidate should not contest from two seats : EC tells Supreme Court

The Election Commission on Monday told the Supreme Court that a candidate should not contest from two constituencies as the court sought the assistance of the Attorney General in the matter.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and...

06-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court reserves verdict on plea challenging bail to Pintos

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a plea by Barun Thakur, father of Pradyuman Thakur who was found dead in his school washroom, challenging the grant of anticipatory bail to the Pinto family which owns the Ryan school chain.Seven-year-old...

05-Dec-2017 New Delhi

No serious moves to drive out Rohingyas right now, Supreme Court told

The Supreme Court on Tuesday was told by a Rohingya petitioner that there were no serious moves by the Indian government to send Rohingya refugees in the country back to Myanmar.Mohammad Salimullah's counsel Prashant Bhushan told a bench of Chief Justice...

05-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court to commence hearing on Ayodhya title suit on Feb 8

The Supreme Court will commence on February 8, 2018 its hearing on a batch of petitions challenging a 2010 Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ayodhya title suit that had divided the disputed Babri Masjid site between the Nirmohi Akhara, Lord Ram deity and...

01-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court asks Centre to reply on plea against Parsi jury system

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre on a plea by a Parsi woman who challenged the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act that allows the local Parsi community to act as jury in the grant of divorce to an estranged couple.A bench of Justice Kurian...

29-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks BCCI response on Chaudhry's 'threat' to CFO

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought response from the BCCI and its treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry on allegations that he had threatened the cricket board's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Santosh Rangnekar on three occasions, including with threat of "liquidation"...

29-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks BCCI response on Chaudhry's threat to CFO

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the BCCI and its Treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry on allegations that he had threatened the BCCI's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Santosh Rangnekar with "liquidation" on three occasions.Chief Justice Dipak Misra,...

28-Nov-2017 New Delhi

People in position shouldn't comment on 'Padmavati': Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday took exception to people holding official positions making "prejudicial comments" about the Hindi film "Padmavati", saying these breached the principle of rule of law.The court also said people in position of responsibility should...

27-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court sets Hadiya free from custody of parents

The Supreme Court on Monday set Hadiya, a 24-year-old Hindu woman from Kerala who converted to Islam, free from the custody of her parents and directed that she be allowed to complete her studies at a Salem homeopathy college.Allowing Hadiya to walk free,...

23-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court to hear plea against release of 'Padmavati' abroad

The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will hear on November 28 a fresh plea seeking to block the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's directorial "Padmavati" outside India.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud...

22-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Pay Rs 275 cr by Dec 31, Supreme Court tells Jaypee

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Jaypee Associates to deposit Rs 275 crore -- in two instalments -- by December 31, telling it to "behave like a good child".The court order is seen as a relief to Jaypee Associates whose earlier plea to deposit Rs 400...

20-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Create awareness about dangers of Blue Whale game : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday said that awareness needs to be created among students about the dangers of online games like Blue Whale with parents and teachers shouldering key responsibility to ensure that young impressionable minds don't get trapped into...

16-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Allow filmmakers, writers freedom of speech, expression : Supreme Court

Filmmakers and writers should be allowed to enjoy freedom of speech and expression and curbs can't be put on this, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, rejecting a plea against the release of a documentary on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.The apex court said...

10-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court refuses plea to ban release of 'Padmavati'

 The Supreme Court on Friday refused a plea seeking to ban the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial "Padmavati" epic drama featuring Deepika Padukone as a Rajput queen.The court said it could not intervene since the Central Board of Film Certification...

09-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court indicates it may allow Karti Chidambaram to go abroad

The Supreme Court on Thursday indicated that it may allow Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, to go abroad for four or five days as it studied documents submitted by the CBI to oppose his application.Karti Chidambaram is seeking...

09-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court indicates may allow Karti Chidambaram to go abroad

The Supreme Court on Thursday indicated that it may allow Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, to go abroad for four or five days as it studied documents submitted by the CBI to oppose his application.Karti Chidambaram is seeking...

06-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arrange Rs 2,000 cr before next hearing, SC tells Jaypee

The Supreme Court on Monday told Jaypee Associates to keep Rs 2,000 crore ready before its next hearing as it refused to permit it a part deposit of Rs 400 crore by Friday.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandracud...

03-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Mention last date for Aadhaar linkage, mobile firms and banks told

 The Supreme Court on Friday asked banks and mobile phone service providers to tell their customers the last date for the linking of accounts and mobile numbers with Aadhaar.A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan said the court had been told...

03-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Those against note ban must move constitution bench : Supreme Court

 The Supreme Court on Friday asked a batch of 14 petitioners seeking the deposit of their demonetised currency notes to impleaed themselves before the constitution bench for redressal of their grievances.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M....

30-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Petition challenging Article 35A deferred by 12 weeks

The Supreme Court on Monday listed petitions challenging Article 35-A of Indian constitution for hearing after 12 weeks, sources said.The petitions were listed today before the division bench in court number 1 of SC in supplementary category.“However, the...

30-Oct-2017 New Delhi

How can state challenge Centre's law: Supreme Court

 Pulling up the West Bengal government for challenging the Centre's decision to link Aadhaar for giving subsidies, the Supreme Court on Monday wondered how could a state government challenge a law passed by the central government."How can a state government challenge...

27-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court allows withdrawl of central forces from Darjeeling

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Centre to withdraw seven companies of central paramilitary forces from trouble-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal where the agitation for a separate Gorkha state took a violent turn.A bench of Chief...

12-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Permanent Committee to designate senior advocates : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that a permanent committee headed by the Chief Justice of India will henceforth decide on the designation of lawyers as senior advocates.A top court bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi in its judgment said that besides...

11-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Sex with wife below 18 is rape : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said sex with wife below 18 years of age is rape, striking down the provision of criminal law that permitted sex with wife aged between 15 and 18.The husband is liable to be prosecuted if the woman files a complaint within...

09-Oct-2017 New Delhi

No firecracker sale in Delhi-NCR this Diwali: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that there will be no sale of firecrackers in Delhi and National Capital Region during Diwali, as it restored a November 2016 order banning the sale and stocking of firecrackers there.A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri, Justice...

09-Oct-2017 New Delhi

No firecrackers for Delhi-NCR : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that there will be no sale of firecrackers during Diwali, as it restored a November 2016 order banning the sale and stocking of firecrackers in Delhi and National Capital Region.A bench headed by Justice A.K. Sikri, while...

05-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Apex court judges are not pro-government : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday said its Judges were not pro-government and pointed to ways it had been hauling up the government on various matters.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud took a dim view...

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