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10-Jan-2020 New Delhi

Supreme Court directs J&K admin to review all orders on restrictions

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review all orders connected with restrictions in the region, as it also declared the "access to internet" enjoys constitutional protection under the fundamental rights.A bench headed...

10-Jan-2020 New Delhi

Internet access a fundamental right : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday said the right to access the internet is a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution. The apex court directed the Jammu & Kashmir administration to immediately restore internet services connected with access...

10-Jan-2020 New Delhi

Geopolitical struggle in Kashmir can''t be ignored : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday noted that the "geopolitical struggle cannot be played down or ignored" in Jammu & Kashmir.A bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana and comprising Justices B.R. Gavai and R. Subhash Reddy observed that there is no doubt that...

10-Jan-2020 New Delhi

Kashmir verdict : SC cites US laws on free speech during wars

The Supreme Court on Friday noted that the US has undergone lot of changes concerning dissent during war, and the position that emerges is that "any speech which incites imminent violence does not enjoy constitutional protection".A bench, headed by Justice...

09-Nov-2019 New Delhi

Ayodhya verdict will strengthen India''s unity, integrity : Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday welcomed the Ayodhya verdict and said the decision will strengthen the country''s unity, integrity and great culture, as he urged all communities to maintain peace and harmony.In a series of tweets in Hindi, Shah expressed...

02-May-2019 New Delhi

Deal with complaints against PM, Shah by May 6 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Election Commission to decide on the remaining nine complaints made by the Congress against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah for allegedly making hate speeches or violating...

26-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Supreme Court stays panel proceedings in Jayalalithaa's death

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the proceedings of an inquiry commission probing the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai in 2016.The hospital group had moved the apex court challenging a Madras High Court...

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...

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