Shruti Kakkar

SC to consider on April 11 whether pleas related to electoral bond scheme should be referred to constitution bench 

ADR’s plea argued that such an anonymous route of funding amounted to legitimising bribery as corporates could fund the party in power in a state or Centre as a matter of quid pro quo.

17 hours ago

SC seeks Centre’s view on Telangana's plea to direct Guv to clear key Bills

Although the bench was inclined to issue notice to the Union government, Tushar Mehta urged it to refrain from issue a move assuring that  he would seek instructions.

21 hours ago

SC refuses to accept govt’s sealed cover note on OROP dues

Asking the Union as to what “secrecy” could be there, the CJI said, “I am personally averse to sealed covers. There has to be transparency in court.

21 hours ago

Air India urination case: Victim moves SC seeking zero-tolerance policy for unruly fliers

The traumatised 72-year-old woman in her plea asked for guidelines on alcohol policy on international flights of Indian carriers to protect passengers and airline staff amidst other rules.

20 Mar 2023

Press meet of four SC judges in 2018 'most unfortunate': Former CJI Bobde

Bobde added that he tried his best to prevent the press conference in which four justices from the top court put out their grievances over the then CJI Dipak Mishra.

19 Mar 2023

‘What’s wrong to have a difference in perception ': CJI on collegium system

As CJI, I have to take the system that has been given to us as of today which is that the collegium system is the prevalent system for appointing judges.

19 Mar 2023

Delhi liquor policy case: ED files caveat in Supreme Court on Kavitha’s plea

On March 15, a bench headed by CJI DY Chandrachud had agreed to hear her plea on March 24.

19 Mar 2023

Some retired judges part of anti-India gang, claims Law Minister Rijiju

Targeting Rahul Gandhi, Rijiju said anti-India forces within and outside the country use the same language, ‘democracy is in danger and human rights are non-existent’.

19 Mar 2023

SC directs Telangana police not to continue probe into BRS MLAs poaching case

On March 13, the apex court asked the CBI to not begin its probe in accordance with the Telangana High Court direction.

18 Mar 2023

Not a practice to seek R&AW reports on judges’ appointment, says Rijiju

Feedback from R&AW is sought only in extraordinary circumstances that involve issues related to national security.

18 Mar 2023

Uddhav Vs Shinde: How can we reinstate CM who didn’t face floor test?, says CJI

The apex court reserved its order after a nine-day hearing on the Maharashtra political imbroglio that saw the formation of a new Sena-BJP govt headed by Eknath Shinde.

17 Mar 2023

Four latecomers denied entry to intermediate exams, students blame RTC bus in Telangana

Kavitha’s plea was mentioned by senior advocate Vikram Chaudhari before a bench of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Justice PS Narasimha.

16 Mar 2023

Governor can’t precipitate govt fall, observes SC on Maharashtra crisis

The top court asserted that a governor of a state cannot lend his office to effectuate a particular result while hearing on the events that unfolded during the 2022 Maharashtra political crisis.

16 Mar 2023

Entry of foreign lawyers, firms okayed by Bar Council of India

It has, however, barred them from involving or doing any work pertaining to the conveyancing of property, title investigation, or other similar works.

16 Mar 2023

SC agrees to hear BRS leader K Kavitha's plea in Delhi liquor scam probe

A bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justice P S Narasimha agreed to hear Kavitha's plea on March 24.

16 Mar 2023