Supreme Court

'Ignore': SC declines to entertain plea on Kangana Ranaut's social media posts against Sikhs

The Supreme Court declined to entertain a PIL seeking a direction to censor all future social media posts by Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Justice Ayesha Malik becomes first woman judge of Pakistan Supreme Court

Justice Malik, due to retire in 2031, would also be in the line to become the chief justice of Pakistan in January 2030 on the basis of her seniority.

published on : 21st January 2022

SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL seeking harsh punishment for offences against transgenders

The apex court was hearing the PIL filed by Chandigarh-based activist Kajal Mangal Mukhi.

published on : 21st January 2022

Plea on training of judges at MP judicial academy: SC asks petitioner to submit suggestions to NJA

The Supreme Court Friday permitted a former judicial officer to submit his suggestions on training of judges to National Judicial Academy for consideration.

published on : 21st January 2022

Supreme Court​ judge recuses from hearing Tarun Tejpal's plea in sexual assault case

The court had granted Tarun Tejpal the 'benefit of the doubt' in the absence of corroborative evidence to support the allegations made by the complainant.

published on : 21st January 2022

SC grants protection from arrest to Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee's poll agent in murder case

As Mehta emphasised that the petitioner is quite powerful and the offence is very serious, Supreme Court asked hims to not get politics into the matter.

published on : 21st January 2022

Inherited property of issueless Hindu female dying intestate goes back to source: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that inherited property of a female Hindu dying issueless and intestate, will either go to the heirs of her parents or husband.

published on : 21st January 2022

'Has societal implications on equality': Supreme Court to examine EWS quota criteria in March

The bench said the country is still in the midst of the pandemic and any delay in the recruitment of doctors would impact the ability to manage it.

published on : 21st January 2022

FCRA registration: SC to hear plea against Centre's decision on January 24

A bench comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari posted the plea filed by US-based NGO Global Peace Initiative for hearing on January 24.

published on : 21st January 2022

Daughters to inherit fathers' properties, to get preference over others: SC

The judgement, which came on an appeal against the Madras High Court verdict, dealt with the property rights of Hindu women and widows under the Hindu Succession Act.

published on : 20th January 2022

'Merit cannot be reduced to narrow definitions of performance': SC upholds quota in NEET

The top court said that Articles 16 (4), 15 (4), and 15 (5) of the constitution employ group identification as a method through which substantive equality can be achieved.

published on : 20th January 2022

SC exempts 250 buildings, educational institutes in Bengaluru from BDA acquisition process

The committee is looking into the legality of the buildings constructed between November 26, 2014 and August 3, 2018, on the land notified for the layout.

published on : 20th January 2022

No claim application for compensation of COVID death shall be rejected for technical reasons: SC

The top court said that it rejects the COVID-19 death toll given by Bihar, and pointed out that these are not actual but government figures.

published on : 19th January 2022

'Over 50 per cent of total 322 Covid positive SC employees recovered, reported to duty': Sources

They termed as "alarmist" some news report that out of around 1500 staff in the apex court and as many as 400 have tested positive to Covid in the third wave.

published on : 19th January 2022

SC directs states to reach out to 10,000 kids orphaned due to COVID, pay compensation

The apex court, which was annoyed over non-disbursal of Rs 50,000 ex-gratia to the kin of those who lost their lives due to COVID-19, pulled up the state governments.

published on : 19th January 2022
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