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Law Ministry forwards 69 names for High Court judges to Supreme Court collegium

According to established procedure, the high court collegiums send names of candidates shortlisted by them to the Law Ministry, which in turns forwards these to the SC collegium for a final call.

published on : 13th July 2018

Supreme Court slams L-G Anil Baijal​ for Delhi being under 'mountains of garbage'

The SC bench termed the state's policy on solid waste management strategy framed by L-G Anil Baijal as utopia.

published on : 12th July 2018

Stigma against LGBTQ will go once criminality of Section 377 leaves: Supreme Court

A five-judge constitution bench is currently hearing petitions seeking decriminalisation of 158-year-old colonial law under Section 377 of the IPC.

published on : 12th July 2018

Restore Taj Mahal or demolish it, Supreme Court tells government

The Supreme Court said the Taj Mahal is more beautiful than the Eiffel Tower and could have solved the country's foreign exchange problem.

published on : 11th July 2018

Supreme Court slams Centre for 'lethargy' in protecting Taj Mahal

SC dubbing the issue of preserving the historic medieval structure a hopeless cause.

published on : 11th July 2018

Delhi groundwater depletion a serious problem says Supreme Court

The apex court perused the NITI Aayog's report which said that various authorities were passing the buck and shying away from their responsibility.

published on : 11th July 2018

Section 377 hearing: Who are the main petitioners?

There are six substantive writ petitions and multiple interventions against Section 377 of IPC. The Centre is yet to reveal its stand on the issue.

published on : 11th July 2018

Attorney General Venugopal not to appear in Supreme Court in section 377 hearing

Venugopal said he had informed the law officer concerned, who is handling the contentious matter before a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra.

published on : 11th July 2018

Many unfinished cases with Supreme Court judges, raise retirement age: Attorney General

KK Venugopal on Tuesday said that many of the judges of the apex court have unfinished cases in their hands which are of 'great importance to the nation.'

published on : 10th July 2018

Donald Trump nominates conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh for US Supreme Court

Trump picked Justice Kavanaugh, a conservative stalwart who has deep ties to the Republican establishment, from an original list of 25 judges, which also included prominent Indian-American judge Amul

published on : 10th July 2018

2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape case: Parents relieved as Supreme Court shows no leniency towards the convicts

Joy was written large on the faces of the residents of the family’s village in Uttar Pradesh. They celebrated the court verdict by distributing sweets and offering prayers.

published on : 10th July 2018

No ground to erase death penalty in Indian law: Supreme Court

The apex court dealt with this issue as advocate A P Singh, appearing for convicts of Nirbhaya case, had argued before it about abolition of death penalty in India.

published on : 9th July 2018

Supreme Court refuses to interfere with findings in its main verdict in Nirbhaya gang rape case 

Six years after the gruesome rape in South Delhi, the Supreme Court on Monday uphold the death penalty of three gang rape-cum-murder convicts.

published on : 9th July 2018

Live-streaming of court proceedings can be undertaken: Centre tells Supreme Court

The apex court had on May 3 sought the response of the Centre to pleas seeking live streaming, video recording or transcribing of judicial proceedings in courts.

published on : 9th July 2018

Trump adviser says two Supreme Court candidates would be a tougher sell to conservatives​

Democrats see the seat being vacated by Justice Kennedy, a conservative judge who sometimes sided with the court's liberal wing, as critical to maintaining abortion rights.

published on : 9th July 2018
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