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No interim orders on admission to colleges without nod: SC to HCs
Wed, Apr 12, 2017

The bench reminded the high courts that when the top court uses the phrase “humility at our command” while requesting high courts to do something, it must connote “humility in law”.

Pellet guns are last resort: Centre to SC
Tue, Apr 11, 2017

On March 28, the bench had asked the Centre to consider using alternative means other than pellet guns in the Valley.

SC: Death penalty breaches reformative theory of punishment
Sat, Apr 08, 2017

In its 262nd report, the bench noted, the Law Commission of India recommended abolition of the death penalty for all crimes other than terrorism-related offences and waging war.

Was jailed for two murders: Convict freed after typo, SC tells him to surrender
Sat, Apr 08, 2017

Advocate Prashant Bhushan, who appeared for the victims’ relatives, had opposed any lenient view and pressed for immediate arrest of the convict.

We are not running country, we don’t intend to: SC
Sat, Apr 08, 2017

A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Navin Sinha made it clear that the apex court would not intervene in issues which were meant to be decided by the executive.

Stats for last 3 fiscals: I-T searches reveal Rs 36K-crore undisclosed income, SC told
Sat, Apr 08, 2017

The I-T has sent at least 5,100 notices to various entities “for verification of high value suspicious cash deposits made in bank accounts”.

Reserves order in Babri demolition case: SC says can put Advani on trial with kar sevaks, set timeframe
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

The bench reserved the matter for its final order while asking the parties to submit written submissions by Tuesday.

None can say Centre ‘has no role to play’ in liquor ban: Supreme Court to lawyers
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

“Why cannot I sit at home and drink before I start driving? Can this court stop me from drinking at home,” asked senior lawyer K K Venugopal

In letter to Supreme Court judges, Kalikho Pul’s wife seeks nod for FIR
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

Pul had allegedly hanged himself in August last year.

Out on bail in Ishrat Jehan case, Gujarat DGP made to step down by Supreme Court
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

The officer had been behind bars for 16 months in the alleged fake encounter case before being released on bail in February 2015.

Gujarat DGP, out on bail in Ishrat case, to step down after SC says let him go now
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

The officer had been behind bars for 16 months in the alleged fake encounter case before being released on bail in February 2015.

Supreme Court confirms: Alcohol ban on highways will include bars and restaurants
Sat, Apr 01, 2017

Sikkim and Meghalaya have been completely exempt from this directive by the court.

Supreme Court first: No summer break for 15 judges, one of three benches to hear triple talaq
Fri, Mar 31, 2017

This would be the first time when 15 out of 28 judges in the apex court would be giving up on substantial part of their vacation.

Health more important, stop all sale of BS-III vehicles from April: Supreme Court
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

The bench said that all stakeholders were aware for the last six years that a better emission standard, BS-IV, would come in force from April 1, 2017, and therefore, piling up BS-III stock was a bad call on their part.

Supreme Court asks govt to frame norms for media briefings by police
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

The issue of police briefing to the media is being dealt with by the apex court and it has passed several directions on a petition filed by the NGO, People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL).

Shedding reluctance, Supreme Court agrees to open courtrooms to cameras
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

The Supreme Court has ordered installation of CCTV cameras — without audio recording — at least in two districts in all states and union territories to record court proceedings.

Apex court reserves order on Lokpal appointment
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

“Unless the proposed amendment making Leader of the largest Opposition party as Leader of Opposition is passed by Parliament, the Lokpal cannot be appointed,” Rohatgi said.

Farmer suicides: Supreme Court seeks Government plan
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

The bench pointed out that it would want to first focus on Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana and Gujarat, where the problem is “severe”.

Should non-muslims in J&K get minority tag, SC asks govt
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

A PIL was filed by Jammu-based advocate Ankur Sharma, alleging that benefits accruing to minorities were being taken away by Muslims, who were the majority in Jammu and Kashmir.

Govt can make Aadhaar mandatory in non-benefit services: Supreme Court
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

“If we understand the previous orders in the right context, we think you cannot enforce it (Aadhaar) for extending benefits but you can do it otherwise...something like opening a bank account...it is not a benefit, so Aadhaar can be pressed,” said Chief Justice of India J S Khehar.

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