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16-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks response on women's entry in mosques

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from the Centre, Central Waqf Council and the All India Muslim Personal Law Board on a plea seeking the entry of women in mosques.A bench of Justices S.A. Bobde and S. Abdul Nazeer asked if Right to Equality guaranteed...

15-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks explanation from Rahul on 'chowkidar' comment

The Supreme Court on Monday observed that the 'chowkidar chor hai' comment made by Rahul Gandhi in the context of Rafale fighter jet issue had been wrongly attributed to it and demanded an explanation from the Congress President by April 22.

A bench...

10-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Rafale: Supreme Court rejects Centre's plea, to hear on merit

The Supreme Court in an unanimous judgment on Wednesday rejected the preliminary objections raised by the central government, as a result the Rafale review petitions will now be heard on merits. The court will look into the documents published.The court...

09-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Woman can file harassment case from anywhere : Supreme Court

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...

05-Apr-2019 New Delhi

We will send you to jail: Supreme Court to Ranbaxy brothers

The Supreme Court on Friday threatened to jail Malvinder Mohan Singh and his brother Shivinder Mohan Singh, former promoters of pharmaceutical company Ranbaxy, for not complying with an order to pay dues to Japanese firm Daiichi Sankyo."We will go into the...

29-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Supreme Court notice to Vodafone, Airtel in Saradha scam

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to telecom service providers Vodafone and Airtel on a CBI plea claiming that the two service providers were not co-operating with the probe agency in furnishing the call records of the accused in connection with...

26-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Can't let go Bengal CS, DGP in contempt plea by CBI : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to let go the West Bengal Chief Secretary and the Director General of Police (DGP) in a contempt plea by the CBI allegedly for not cooperating with it in the investigation of the Saradha chit fund scam.While declining...

22-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Take steps to end attacks on Kashmiris : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Chief Secretaries and Directors General of Police (DGPs) in states and union territories to take prompt action to prevent threats, assault, intimidation and boycott targeted at Kashmiris, especially students, in the...

11-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Supreme Court refuses court monitoring of Saradha chit fund scam probe

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea by a group of investors for court monitoring of the probe into the Rs 10,000-crore Saradha chit fund scam by the CBI and the Directorate of Enforcement."We are not inclined to pass any order," said the bench headed...

05-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Kolkata top cop can't be arrested but must cooperate : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear before the CBI and faithfully co-operate in the probe into the Saradha chit fund  scam, but said he must not be arrested.A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice...

08-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Supreme Court restores Verma as CBI chief with a rider

In a partial relief to CBI Director Alok Verma, the Supreme Court on Tuesday restored him as the agency chief by setting aside the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and the Centre's decision to divest him of his powers to function as its head but with...

13-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Senior citizens should get meaningful pension : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that senior citizens should get a meaningful pension to live with dignity, and not just the equivalent of Rs 92 at current value.The apex court said the State was "obligated to ensure" that the right to live with dignity...

11-Dec-2018 New Delhi

CBI to probe murder of activists, if common link found : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the CBI to investigate the murders of activists Narendra Dabholkar, Govind Pansare, M.M. Kalburgi and Gauri Lankesh if it found a "common thread" in the crimes.The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is already investigating...

06-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court reserves order on CBI Director Alok Verma's plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on a plea filed by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma and NGO Common Cause challenging the government's decision to divest him of his charges.A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi...

28-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court upholds validity of death sentence for murder

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of the death sentence for murder under penal law while it commuted to life imprisonment the death sentence of one Channnu Lal Verma.The bench of Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Hemant...

27-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court issues notice to Rajasthan Vidyut Nigam

The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam on a plea seeking de-allocation of its coal block in Chhattisgarh and cancellation of the joint venture and coal delivery agreement with Adani Enterprises Limited (AEL).Besides...

22-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court slams Centre, states for 'pathetic condition' in jails

The Supreme Court on Thursday lashed out at the Centre and states over "pathetic condition" in jails and observation homes for children across the country, saying everything has been reduced to a "joke"."Please visit jails and observation homes for children...

14-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court reserves order on Rafale

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a batch of petitions seeking a probe into the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France.A bench comprising of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S.K. Kaul and K.M. Joseph, reserved the order...

12-Nov-2018 New Delhi

Manipur fake encounters: SC dismisses police plea on judges' recusal

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea by several Manipur Police personnel seeking recusal of judges of a bench hearing extra-judicial killings in the state.A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice U.U. Lalit dismissed the plea holding that it...

31-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks pricing, offset partner details on Rafale deal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought more information from the government on the Rafale combat jet deal, including its pricing and deemed advantages.A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told the Centre it should state in an affidavit the "difficulty" in...

26-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Ex-judge AK Patnaik to supervise CVC probe against CBI's Alok Verma

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to complete its inquiry into allegations against CBI Director Alok Verma and appointed one of its former judges, Justice A.K. Patnaik, to supervise the probe for which it gave two...

24-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Sell only Euro VI compliant vehicles from April 2020 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered that from April 1, 2020, only Euro VI fuel compliant vehicles will be permitted to be sold and registered across the country.A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur, Justice S. Abdul Nazir and Justice Deepak Gupta said: "No...

10-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks details of Rafael deal decision making process

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the government to disclose the details of the decision making process for the purchase of 36 Rafael fighter jets in a ready-to-use condition.A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice...

08-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Communicate decision on interest rate plea to NGO, SC tells RBI

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the RBI to communicate within six weeks to NGO Moneyline Foundation's on its plea for refunding the excess interest charged from those raising loans under the floating interest system but not getting the benefit of reduced...

27-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court rejects plea for Constitution Bench on Ayodhya dispute

'We are of the considered opinion that no case has been made out to refer the Constitution Bench judgment of this court in Ismail Faruqui case for reconsideration,' said Justice Ashok Bhushan, reading the judgement on behalf of himself and Chief Justice...

27-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court rejects plea for Constitution Bench on Ayodhya dispute

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea for referring the Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute to a larger Constitutional Bench and decided that a newly set up three-judge bench will hear the case from October 29."No case has been made out to refer...

25-Sep-2018 New Delhi

MPs, MLAs, MLCs can continue to practise as advocates : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that lawyers-turned-lawmakers, both in Parliament and the state legislatures cannot be barred from practising before the courts during their term as lawmakers."To sum up, we hold that the provisions of the Advocates Act...

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...

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