Supreme court

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

SC to hear on Tuesday BJP activist's plea against arrest for sharing morphed photo of Mamata Banerjee

A vacation bench, comprising justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna, on Monday took note of the plea of advocate N K Kaul, representing the activist, that the issue be accorded urgent hearing.

published on : 13th May 2019

Citizenship Bill: Assam organisation moves Supreme Court against Amit Shah

The organisation described Shah’s comment as an “onslaught on the judicial process” and accused him of giving the issue a “religious colour”.

published on : 11th May 2019

Attorney General writes for inquiry panel of ex-SC judges on CJI sexual harassment allegations

KK Venugopal also cited that the report in the 'Wire' is incorrect except for the fact that he wrote a letter and clarified it.

published on : 10th May 2019

SC seeks Centre's reply on plea to regulate Netflix, Amazon Prime Video content

The high court had rejected the petition by NGO, Justice For Rights Foundation after the Ministry of  I&B had informed it that online platforms are not required to obtain any licence from it.

published on : 10th May 2019

Supreme Court​ issues notice to Centre on death penalty in SC/ST cases

The advocate told the court that the provision is manifestly arbitrary, disproportionate, excessive, unreasonable, unjust, unfair, harsh, unusual and cruel.

published on : 10th May 2019

SC seeks Delhi government response on plea challenging CCTVs in classrooms

The petitioner's counsel said the decision was taken without undertaking any research and study into the ramifications of such a move.

published on : 10th May 2019

'Reservation not at odds with meritocracy': Supreme Court upholds Karnataka law on SC/ST promotion

The petitioners claimed that providing reservations would affect the efficiency of administration, was at odds with the principle of meritocracy and would create a creamy layer.

published on : 10th May 2019
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