Kanu Sarda

SC vacancies may lead to rise in pending cases

Vacanciacanciacanci es in Supreme Court are soon going to increase the burden of pending cases this year, with eight retirements due, including two Chief Justices of India.

16 Jan 2022

PM security breach: SC stays ongoing inquiries, proposes to set up panel headed by ex-SC judge

The top court was hearing the plea of an organisation, Lawyers Voice, seeking a thorough investigation into the breach in Prime Minister Modi's security in Punjab.

11 Jan 2022

SC allows resumption of NEET-PG counselling for year 2021-22, upholds validity of OBC and EWS quotas

Counselling had to be suspended from November 25 after the Centre informed the court about its decision to revisit the criteria for determining the EWS.

08 Jan 2022

Law still unsettled on worship in public places

Former MP Mohammed Adeeb had moved the apex court asking for action against Haryana officials for failing to comply with earlier directions to curb communal sentiments resulting in hate crimes.

20 Dec 2021

Maharashtra tops consumer case list

Maharashtra tops the list of states with maximum number of consumer cases filed.

12 Dec 2021

Decisions on SC judges collective: Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi

Justice Gogoi states that after the resignation of Justice Tahilramani, a complaint was received by the CJI office against her alleging the illegal acquisition of property in Chennai. 

10 Dec 2021

Interest increasing in public interest litigations

Over the years, people have shown a growing interest in filing Public Interest Litigations (PILs) at the Supreme Court.

05 Dec 2021

Task force and flying squads to control pollution: Centre

The Commission filed an affidavit before the SC bench headed by Chief Justice of India N V Ramana apprising about the measures taken by it on December 2.

04 Dec 2021

Centre given 24-hour ultimatum to act on unhealthy air in Delhi

'You update us about the steps, otherwise we will pass directions,' a bench headed by CJI N V Ramana told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.

03 Dec 2021

Supreme Court warns of forming air task force

Four states given two days to file compliance report on air quality management in NCR

30 Nov 2021

Why should Delhiites suffer poor air quality, asks Supreme Court

However, the top court made it clear that it intended to pass orders on measures to be implemented by the Centre, Delhi and NCR states to improve the air quality and bring it to a satisfactory level.

25 Nov 2021

'Don't be wooden like this': SC asks IIT-Bombay to allot seat to Dalit boy in 48 hours

The bench noted that if the petitioner Prince Jaibir Singh is not admitted in this academic year, he will be ineligible to appear for further entrance examinations.

23 Nov 2021

Delhi, neighbouring states list steps taken to curb pollution

At this point, the bench emphasised on the need to have adequate number of mechanised machines for road cleaning in the city to tackle the dust which is a major source of pollution.

18 Nov 2021

Fashionable to blame farmers for pollution: SC judge

The apex court was hearing a plea which sought directions to provide stubble-removing machines to small and marginal farmers for free.

14 Nov 2021

Consider 2-day lockdown: SC on Delhi's deteriorating air quality

Other than the lockdown, some immediate measures suggested by the bench include a hold on stubble-burning, if there is any, in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh till air quality improves.

14 Nov 2021