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Justices Maheshwari, Khanna sworn in as SC judges

Subsequently, Justice Khanna shared the bench with Justices S A Bobde and Deepak Gupta in Court no 2 while Justice Maheshwari sat in court 1 with the CJI and Justice L Nageswara Rao.

1984 riots: SC modifies earlier order, SIT to have two members

A bench of Justice Madan B Lokur, Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Hemant Gupta modified the court’s January 11 order setting up a three-member SIT, after the Centre and petitioners agreed that the team be allowed to continue with two members.

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Supreme Court express concern over deaths in accidents due to potholes

Terming the situation as "frightening", the bench observed that the issue involves a serious question of life and death of a person.

SC refuses interim bail to principal of BRD Medical College Gorakhpur

More than 60 children, mostly infants, had died at the government-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Gorakhpur within a week in August 2017. There were allegations that the deaths occurred due to disruption in oxygen supply over unpaid bills to the vendor.

Demolish illegal constructions in Kasauli, cannot endanger life: Supreme Court

Hearing a plea challenging an order of the National Green Tribunal directing closure of establishments that were extended without approvals, the court said illegal constructions had put the entire city in danger, causing landslides.

Supreme Court allows green felling in Himachal after 22 years

On February 16, the court had set up a committee of two expert members — V P Mohan, former principal chief conservator of forests, and Nauni Solan, Vice-Chancellor of Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry.

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Legal Weekly: Archaic Revenue Police System to be abolished in Uttarakhand; top judgments of the week

Legal Weekly is a compilation of landmark rulings passed by the Supreme Court and the High Courts of the country during the week. Read upon why the Bombay High Court commuted a death penalty awarded to two young men after being convicted for rape and murder of a 4-year-old.

Legal Weekly: Rehabilitation of 800 slum-dwellers directed by SC & more; top judgments of the week

Legal Weekly is a compilation of landmark rulings passed by the Supreme Court and the High Courts of the country during the week. Read upon how SC issued direction to rehabilitate Mumbai slum-dwellers and Uttarakhand High Court recommendation to award death penalty for rape of children below 15.

Supreme Court assures refund or flats to hassled home buyers of Unitech

"Whoever (investors) wants their money back will get their money back and those who want flats will get their flats," a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said.

Supreme Court approves NDMA's disaster management policy for schools

The apex court directed that the guidelines and policy spelt out by the NDMA in the letter should be implemented by all the concerned authorities in the states.

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