Supreme Court

IAS-IPS cadre allocation policy of 2017: SC seeks Centre's reply on fresh pleas

The Supreme Court had, on May 17, granted relief to 20 trainee IAS and IPS officers, who had challenged the government's cadre allocation process for the 2018 batch.

published on : 17th June 2019

Bengal doctors' stir: Supreme Court to hear medicos' plea on Tuesday

The plea was filed on Friday in the wake of protests by doctors in West Bengal against assault on their colleagues by the family of a patient, who died on Monday night.

published on : 17th June 2019

Confession made to police not admissible in evidence against accused, Telangana HC 

According to the Supreme Court, Section 25 of the Evidence Act was enacted to eliminate from consideration confessions made to an officer who, by virtue of his position could extort by force.

published on : 17th June 2019

MP Vivek Tankha writes to Kamal Nath, seeks probe in 'snoopgate'

In a letter to Nath, Tankha cited a petition by Prashant Pandey, whistleblower of the Vyapam recruitment scam, pending in Supreme Court on the matter.

published on : 16th June 2019

Can a full-strength Supreme Court dispose its pile of pending cases?

Out of the total 1,215 case filed in 1950, the apex court disposed of 525 matters leaving 690 cases pending in the first year.

published on : 16th June 2019

Brazil Supreme Court criminalises homophobia

The country's highest court considered it neglect of legislative power not to have outlawed such discrimination until now.

published on : 14th June 2019

Indiabulls tanks 8 per cent after it moves SC against misappropriation allegation

The company moved the Supreme Court seeking an urgent listing of a plea filed against it in which it has been alleged that the company misappropriated Rs 98,000 crore of public money.

published on : 13th June 2019

Andhra Pradesh High Court gets two new judges 

The Supreme Court Collegium had recommended the appointment of the two judicial officers as Judges of the Andhra Pradesh High Court.

published on : 13th June 2019

Journalist comment on Yogi: Even judges have to face brunt of social media, says Supreme Court

The bench made these observations while hearing a habeas corpus petition filed by Kanojia's wife, Jagisha Arora, challenging his arrest.

published on : 11th June 2019

'Supreme Court must ensure my safety': Zakir Naik's condition for India return

The Islamic preacher, who is now living in Malaysia, said that while he has trust in the Indian judiciary, he had no faith in the prosecution system.

published on : 11th June 2019
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