Supreme Court

Brazil's Supreme Court votes to make homophobia a crime 

Six of the Supreme Federal Tribunal's 11 judges have voted in favor of the measure.

published on : 24th May 2019

Four new SC judges administered oath of office, apex court strength reaches 31 

With the swearing in of the four judges, the number of judges in the Supreme Court stands at 31, the full sanctioned strength of the top court.

published on : 24th May 2019

Government clears names of 4 judges for elevation to Supreme Court: Sources

The four names cleared by the government are justices Aniruddha Bose, A S Bopanna, B R Gavai and Surya Kant.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Is Supreme Court also involved in EVM rigging, asks Congress leader Udit Raj

The court observed that the increase in the number would provide greater satisfaction to the electorate as well as the political parties.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Supreme Court stays Delhi High Court order on black money law

The bench issued a notice to Khaitan and asked him to file his response to the government’s petition within six weeks.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Interference in civil disputes fuels negative image of Telangana police

While many of them go unnoticed, a few of them are exposed and they end up facing disciplinary action, the latest being Kukatpally Inspector B Janaiah.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Matching of VVPATs with EVMs on May 23rd: SC dismisses PIL, says 'already dealt' with the matter

A vacation bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra refused to entertain the plea filed by a Chennai-based organisation 'Tech for All'.

published on : 21st May 2019

Supreme Court to hear tomorrow Centre's plea on applicability of black money law

On May 16, the high court had restrained the I-T department from taking any action against VVIP chopper scam accused Gautam Khaitan.

published on : 20th May 2019

Centre moves Supreme Court on retrospective effect of Black Money law

The court agreed to hear the matter on Tuesday.

published on : 20th May 2019

Saradha scam: Ex-Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar moves SC seeking extension of protection

A bench of Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice Sanjiv Khanna asked Kumar to move before Secretary General for setting up a three-judge bench.

published on : 20th May 2019

If dissenting opinions made by SC judges can be made public, why can't those of ECs? asks Yechury

If the opinion of dissenting judges comes out in public, then why not EC's?, Yechury asked.

published on : 18th May 2019

Will the US Supreme Court reconsider abortion rights?

Alabama passed a law banning women from having an abortion even in cases of incest or rape and the Missouri legislature made illegal abortions from eight weeks of pregnancy.

published on : 18th May 2019

SC seeks response from Centre, CBSE on plea seeking reservation for EWS in CTET 2019

The court was hearing a plea by some petitioners belonging to economically weaker sections and planning to appear in CTET 2019.

published on : 16th May 2019

Kamala Harris open to reforming Supreme Court

Campaigning in New Hampshire on Wednesday, the Democratic presidential candidate and California senator said she'd consider increasing the number of justices on the Supreme Court.

published on : 16th May 2019

Morphed image of Mamata: SC terms arrest of BJP activist Priyanka Sharma prima facie arbitrary

The apex court's observation came after counsel for Sharma's brother mentioned the matter before it and said that despite the court's order on Tuesday the activist has not been released from jail.

published on : 15th May 2019
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