It all began on Wednesday night, when over a dozen advocates camped outside the residence of Chief Justice of India H L Dattu in a last-ditch effort to seek a stay on Yakub Memon’s execution.
The Supreme Court bench said it will be a travesty of justice to grant him more time since he had already been given ample opportunities.
These six are part of the 24 proposed hydropower projects that were recommended to be cancelled by the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII).
The minor became pregnant after being allegedly raped by her doctor Jatin Bhai K Mehta when she had visited him after suffering from typhoid in February.
Court order on the hijab in the examination hall risks overruling a fundamental freedom.
SC is right to set up a larger bench in Yakub Memon case. It should address the issues raised, not rush to a judgment.
The bench also questioned why a convict cannot argue a fresh reason for commuting his punishment if that can serve the ends of justice.
The bench stayed a Meghalaya High Court judgment that restrained the district council from exercising its power.
In May, court had quashed death warrants of couple as these were issued before legal remedies were exhausted.
The Supreme Court had recently dismissed petitions seeking approval for video recording of judicial proceeding.
Jaising contended that the current system has resulted in discrimination against those who specialise in environmental laws, human rights and PILs.
A bench led by Chief Justice H L Dattu called it a “small issue” and upheld the CBSE notification that prohibited wearing hijab.
Sikh activist Surat Singh Khalsa has been on a fast-unto-death since January 16 demanding the release of Sikh prisoners by way of remission of their sentences.
The controversy over the alleged phone-tapping surfaced when TV channels aired an alleged telephonic conversation between N Chandrababu Naidu and a member of the Telangana assembly.
The court in February 2014 stayed the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.