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To fast-track MP, MLA poll cases, apex court orders special benches
Sat, Feb 28, 2015

SC said that special benches should be created at all high courts in the country to speedily decide election petitions.

Essar leaks: PIL filed in SC, seeks probe into ‘corrupt nexus’
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

The PIL is likely to be listed for hearing in the second week of March.

Christian who reconverts as Hindu SC will get quota benefits: Apex court
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

The bench said reservation benefits could not be confined to only those whose parents had converted to Christianity.

Supreme Court: Auction for 2G spectrum can take place, but outcome subject to final orders
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

The order would be applicable to the auction process for all the 17 circles for which Notice Inviting Applications was issued on January 9.

Govt clears elevation of Orissa CJ to SC
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Amitava Roy might be one of the last judges to be appointed through the collegium system.

Won’t prejudice reasoning by examining confessions: SC
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

The NIA added that it was seeking further police custody for the accused.

Buyer can refuse flat if not built in time and get money back: NCC
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

National Consumer Commission rules flat-buyer agreement not sacrosanct, builders enjoy unfair advantage.

Teesta bench: SC says judge recused but doesn’t say who
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

The Supreme Court on Friday protected social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband from arrest till February 19.

NIA to oppose bail in SC, seek custody of Purohit, Pragya
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Further, the NIA will seek to counter an argument by the accused regarding the delay in beginning the trial.

Does sale of sex toys violate Section 377, asks Delhi court
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Orders police probe after complaint that e-commerce sites may be violating law, seeks status report by March 21.

From list of 6, SC collegium picks Orissa Chief Justice for elevation
Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Collegium’s recommendation could be its last before new judicial commission takes over.

NGT says vintage cars can have a day out
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

Tribunal had banned all vehicles older than 15 years from plying on Delhi roads.

Don’t try to hijack legal system with money: Supreme Court
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The apex court warned people against trying to bribe judges and said such attempts shall be dealt with an iron hand.

NGO funds: Underlining liberty, SC shields Teesta, husband from arrest
Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The apex court also grilled the Gujarat police over its insistence on their arrest.

New Supreme Court bench to hear bail plea in Teesta Setalvad case
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Less than a week after a bench called the allegations ‘grave’, the bail plea has now been listed before another bench.

Barring candidate from fighting polls before conviction will threaten democracy, says SC
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

The argument was that since charges are framed only after a court has applied its mind after perusal of the evidence.

World Cup 2015: Supreme Court asks Prasar Bharti to examine feasibility of a new channel
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

During the hearing, the bench observed that it wanted people to enjoy cricket matches without any hurdles.

Is your case in the 93% or the remaining 7%?
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Behind Justice Gogoi’s question is a research by a group of lawyers, who analysed 884 judgments delivered by the Supreme Court in 2014.

Centre trying to sabotage power projects: Uttarakhand
Tue, Feb 17, 2015

In an affidavit, state govt asks Supreme Court to reject the theory that these projects aggravated the 2013 floods.

Supreme Court stays Teesta Setalvad’s arrest till Feb 19
Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Charges against the activist are grave, says the apex court

Ex-CAG report to SC says 266 kg of Kerala temple gold has gone missing
Sat, Feb 14, 2015

The report added that the excess loss on conversion of pure gold to 90 per cent purity gold was 10.4 kg.

Pledge in govt schools: I shall respect women
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

The government’s directorate of education has included the new pledge in the students’ diary.

Next CJI: Lack of governance choking Indian justice delivery system
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Critical of the executive action, Justice Thakur said that the government required to be responsive to time.

Gujarat High Court rejects Teesta Setalvad bail plea, SC stays arrest until today
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Sibal said that the police was in Mumbai and he feared Teesta could be arrested anytime.

Centre steps in to help Doordarshan screen World Cup matches
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

The Centre moved SC against an order barring Prasar Bharati from sharing with cable operators the matches’ live feed.

Not sure for how long India will stay secular: Supreme Court
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

SC cited honour killing as an illustration of the perils of self-styled socio-political institutions.

World Cup 2015: Bhuvneshwar Kumar in swing of things
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

With Ishant out, India will be gladenned by Bhuvneshwar’s steadily improving fitness.

Maya govt move gave company Rs 410-cr monetary gain: Centre
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

BSP chief Mayawati had assumed reins of power in UP as its chief minister in May 2007.

Coal ordinance case: You have brought it, you will have to defend it, SC tells Centre
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

Rejects pleas to transfer to it all cases before high courts.

SC on IT Act: Will examine Section 66A as it stands
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

Won’t wait for panel to decide applicability, suggest amendments.

Centre wants all cases against coal ordinance transferred to Supreme Court
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

Government said legal challenges of various provisions of coal mines ordinance were thwarting auction process of coal blocks.

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on making Moral Science compulsory
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

The petition said that there is a rapid degradation of moral values in the society.

Centre moves apex court for nod on ‘quadricycles’
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

Govt pointed out that a large amount of investment has already been made in manufacturing the quadricycle.

Need exclusive commercial courts: Law Commission
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

The institution of such courts should be seen as a stepping-stone to reforming the civil justice system in India, it said.

Legal experts say debating Preamble of Constitution pointless, needless
Fri, Jan 30, 2015

Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee said that the 'Constitution itself is secular', and a debate is 'totally unnecessary'.

SC unites lovers for Dalit-Brahmin marriage
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

Four years ago they weren’t old enough to marry — and they belonged to the two far ends of the caste spectrum.