Supreme Court

SC adjourns for two weeks Arnab Goswami's plea against privilege notice

A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde, deferred the hearing for two weeks.

published on : 24th November 2020

Breach of privilege row: Arnab urges SC to issue notice to Maharashtra Assembly Speaker

The top court had on November 6 issued a show cause notice to Vilas Athawale, asking him to explain as to why contempt proceedings be not initiated against him.

published on : 24th November 2020

SC trashes sacked BSF jawan's plea against rejection of nomination papers to contest polls against PM

On May 1 last year, the returning officer had rejected the nomination papers of Tej Bahadur, a Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate, who was dismissed from the Border Security Force (BSF) in 2017.

published on : 24th November 2020

SC says COVID-19 situation worsened in Delhi, Gujarat, asks Centre, states to file status report

The situation is likely to worsen in December and all states have to be ready to "combat" it, the top court said while expressing concern over the spurt in coronavirus cases across the country.

published on : 23rd November 2020

SC grants two-week interim bail to alleged middleman in Election Commission bribery case

Sukesh Chandrashekar's lawyer Mukul Rohatgi told the benchthat the accused be granted interim bail to enable him to attend the last rites of hsi father.

published on : 23rd November 2020

SC rejects police plea to cancel bail granted to man accused in Delhi violence case

The Delhi High Court had, on October 23, granting bail to Khan and noted the police has failed to give any evidence that he was directly involved in the protest against Citizenship Amendment Act.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Palghar lynching case: Supreme Court adjourns plea seeking CBI probe to next week

The Maharashtra government had earlier informed the apex court that all guilty police officials have been punished or suspended from services.

published on : 23rd November 2020

SC extends parole of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict for medical check up

A bench comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi also directed the Tamil Nadu government to provide police escort to Perarivalan.

published on : 23rd November 2020

COVID-19 situation going out of hand in Delhi, Gujarat: SC lashes out at Centre, states

The bench said that all efforts shall be made by the Centre and the states to mitigate the situation and to deal with the rising number of COVID-19 cases.

published on : 23rd November 2020

First COVID-19 death among SC staffers as administration branch member dies

An apex court official said that Rajendra Rawat, who died on Saturday, was with the SC's administration department and had tested positive for COVID-19 five days back.

published on : 23rd November 2020

SC sets aside high court order, says liberty of citizen can't be taken away in this manner

The apex court observed that the high court was "manifestly in error" in rejecting the revision in default and it ought to have appointed another lawyer as amicus curiae to assist it in the matter.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Kerala govt moves SC against fee hike by self-financing medical colleges

The government’s decision came in the wake of the concern expressed by students and parents over the almost three-fold hike in the annual tuition fees from that of last year.

published on : 22nd November 2020

'Victims must be compensated': SC judge inaugurates 'North East Delhi Riots Claims Commission'

Supreme Court Judge Justice Kant inaugurated the commission online and said in a statement that justice to victims of the riot was the need of the hour.

published on : 21st November 2020

Lawyer, family of Kerala scribe Siddique Kappan can meet him in jail, UP govt tells Supreme Court

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was critical of some media reports of November 16 and termed them 'unfair', observing that they said that the apex court denied relief to the journalist.

published on : 20th November 2020

AG grants consent for contempt proceedings against Kunal Kamra over fresh tweet

The top law officer had last week granted consent for initiation of contempt proceedings against Kamra for his earlier tweets which allegedly criticised the apex court.

published on : 20th November 2020
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