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CJI Bobde fumes at aspersions being cast on farm law committee members

The bench said the committee had not been given powers to adjudicate and its role was only to hear the grievances of the parties impacted and report to the court.

21 Jan 2021

Narendra Modi government withdraws plea on farmers' tractor rally as SC says won’t intervene

The Delhi Police had approached the SC seeking direction to stop farmers’ proposed tractor rally on Republic Day.

21 Jan 2021

Supreme Court stays contentious farm laws, sets up panel to hold talks

The Supreme Court also sought cooperation from the farmers' unions. "Those who genuinely want resolution will go to the panel," it said. 

13 Jan 2021

Farm Laws: CJI suggests elderly & women protesters to go home

Supreme Court may pronounce orders today on farm laws and protest, take a call on setting up of a panel headed by an ex-CJI to find ways to break the deadlock

12 Jan 2021

Stay on farm law implementation?

SC set to issue orders today on setting up a court-monitored committee to address the farmer  agitation; raps Centre for sloppy talks, prods it to put contentious legislations on ice for now

12 Jan 2021

Public participation is not a formality: Dissenting SC judge on Central Vista

He said public participation is not to be a mechanical exercise or formality and it must comply with the least and basic requirements so that it is fruitful and constructive.

06 Jan 2021

Project to develop Central Vista gets 2:1 Supreme Court green light

A Supreme Court bench on Tuesday greenlighted the mega Central Vista project by 2:1 majority, saying there were no infirmities in clearances granted to it. 

06 Jan 2021

After three years, Delhi school officials get summons in sexual assault case

The charge includes willful neglect as a result of which cruelty was inflicted upon the child.

30 Dec 2020

Affordable COVID care fundamental right, asserts Supreme Court

The court directed political parties to adhere to guidelines issued by the Election Commission to ensure safety of people.

19 Dec 2020

Put farm laws on ice, suggests Supreme Court

Supreme Court said farmers have a constitutional right to continue their protest as long as their dissent does not lead to any kind of violence.

18 Dec 2020

Gender skew back as High Courts across India are led by male judges

The high courts of Manipur, Meghalaya, Patna, Tripura, Telangana and Uttarakhand have no sitting woman judges.

14 Dec 2020

British-era archaic laws continue to choke courts across country

India now has almost 4 crore pending cases in the Supreme Court, high courts and the numerous subordinate courts.

07 Dec 2020

Clear backlog of over 91,000 bail pleas, SC urges High Courts

Citing figures from the National Data Judicial Grid, a bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Indira Banerjee expressed concern over the pending bail applications.

30 Nov 2020

AAP sat idle despite SOS, Centre tells SC on Delhi's alarming COVID-19 case spike

The ruling AAP, in turn, termed the charges as unfortunate and asked the Centre to stop playing 'dirty politics' and instead cooperate with the state government in fighting the pandemic.

28 Nov 2020

'Tough case to handle virtually': New lawyer's practice hit-hard due to COVID-19, lockdown

New lawyers in the national capital who are dependent on fresh filings and hearings for their income have been hit by Covid-19 followed by lockdown

23 Nov 2020