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Justice Karnan case highlights needs for protecting integrity of judiciary
Wed, Jun 21, 2017

The Justice Karnan episode was a pointer to the glaring lacuanes in the scheme of selection and appointment of judges of the higher judiciary

‘To support person… must know him’: Mamata Banerjee, Ram Nath Kovind were on House panel
Wed, Jun 21, 2017

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee had on Monday indicated that she had barely heard of him.

200th anniversary of Kerala’s ‘Magna Carta of education’ marked in Delhi
Sun, Jun 18, 2017

Travancore royal family’s Aswathy Thirunal Gowri Lakshmi Bayi, who attended the event, expressed disappointment over the lack of interest regarding the anniversary in Kerala.

For judicial appointments revised MoP being finalised: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Fri, Jun 16, 2017

“On some issues, we have reached agreement (with the collegium),” the minister said, but declined to disclose the points on which differences remained.

‘Not keen to put pressure’ on Mukul Rohatgi, government set to name new AG soon
Wed, Jun 14, 2017

Rohatgi was appointed the 14th Attorney General of India in June 2014

Supreme Court upholds linking Aadhaar with PAN, but exempts those without it for now
Sat, Jun 10, 2017

SC on Aadhaar card for IT return: The apex court upheld the validity of sub-section 1 but ordered a partial stay on the operation of sub-section 2.

Apex court for wider definition of children who need protection
Sat, Jun 03, 2017

Calls for inclusion of victims of sex abuse, trafficking under Juvenile Justice Act

Muslim Board calls for social boycott of those who resort to triple talaq
Tue, May 23, 2017

In affidavit to Supreme Court, AIMPLB issued new guidelines for couples

Women will get option to say no to triple talaq, Muslim board tells SC
Fri, May 19, 2017

Concluding its hearing of a clutch of petitions challenging the practice of triple talaq, polygamy and nikah halala, the bench, which includes Justices Kurien Joseph, U U Lalit, R F Nariman and Abdul Nazeer, reserved its verdict.

SC to Muslim Board: Can you give wife an option in contract to say no to triple talaq?
Thu, May 18, 2017

The bench is hearing seven petitions, including five filed by Muslim women, challenging the practice of triple talaq, polygamy and nikah halala.

Ram born in Ayodhya issue of faith, so is triple talaq: Muslim Board
Wed, May 17, 2017

The Supreme Court is hearing seven petitions including five filed by Muslim women challenging the practise of polygamy, nikah halala and triple talaq in the community.

Will bring law if triple talaq is struck down, Govt tells apex court
Tue, May 16, 2017

The AG’s comments came in response to a query from the bench headed by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar, which sought to know what was the recourse open to Muslim men to seek divorce.

Supreme Court hearing: ‘Triple talaq like burying alive Muslim women’
Sat, May 13, 2017

The court is hearing seven petitions, including five filed by Muslim women challenging the practice of polygamy, nikah halala and triple talaq in the community

Is triple talaq religious practice? If out, how will Muslim men divorce, asks SC
Fri, May 12, 2017

The court is hearing seven petitions, including five filed by Muslim women challenging the practice of polygamy, nikah halala and triple talaq in the community.

Judges differ over SC action, weigh sentencing against impeachment
Fri, May 12, 2017

The Supreme Court’s sentencing of Justice C S Karnan has raised the question whether the issue could have been handled differently.

Supreme Court sends Justice Karnan to jail for contempt, gags press on him
Fri, May 12, 2017

J S Khehar also barred the media from publishing or reporting the orders passed by Justice C S Karnan.

Supreme Court upholds CBI plea: Fodder ghosts back to haunt Lalu Prasad Yadav
Tue, May 09, 2017

Supreme Court restores criminal conspiracy charge, orders fresh trial in cases; 9-month deadline

Nirbhaya gangrape case: Barbaric and diabolical, says SC, upholds death for December 16 accused
Sat, May 06, 2017

Nirbhaya gangrape verdict: As soon as the judges read out their verdict, some visitors in the visitors gallery inside the jam-packed courtroom broke into applause.

In Supreme Court, Centre admits Aadhaar data leak, critics cite ‘civil liberties’
Thu, May 04, 2017

Meanwhile, critics of the government’s decision to make Aadhaar mandatory for obtaining PAN cards cautioned that the move would “dilute civil liberties and dominate the citizens”.