SC News

HC judge posts: Central government forwards 69 name to SC collegium

The 69 names were forwarded to the apex court collegium on July 9 — after the completion of background check by the Intelligence Bureau, it is learnt.

Fate of 150 medical students in Madhya Pradesh college uncertain, SC asks MCI for solution

The entire batch of 150 students was admitted and all admissions were made pursuant to the allocations of seats made by the state authorities through the central counselling agency


Convicts too must breathe fresh air, maintain family ties, says Supreme Court

Asfaq had moved the apex court against denial of parole by the authorities. The court, however, upheld the decision of the Rajashtan High Court with a direction that he may file a fresh plea seeking parole after some time, if the situation warranted.

Supreme Court paves way for trial of S Natrajan in Rs 68.50 crore ponzi scam

The high court had set aside proceedings against Natarajan, who was a director in the accused firm between 1995 and 2000, on ground that default in repayment of dues to depositors by PNL Nidhi Limited occurred in 2004 while he left four years ago.

Changing surname does not change caste of person: HC

The petitioner contended that though he had a Caste Validity Certificate and belonged to Scheduled Tribe, his claim to post graduate admission was not being considered on the ground that he has changed his surname.

Traffic snarls in Delhi, Gurgaon as protesting cab drivers block NH-8

The apex court on Saturday had refused to give more time to taxi operators to switch to the cleaner compressed natural gas (CNG)


SC to hear SGPC's plea prohibiting sardar jokes

The SC will hear the plea on April 5 along with other petitions seeking a ban on circulation of jokes on Sikh and may act if the jokes are commercially exploited.

SC clears way for developers in Noida Extension, Greater Noida

No further revision of acquisition terms in 65 villages.

Why no money spent on SCs’ welfare, SAD wing asks govt

The SC wing has urged the CM to look after this wing and to streamline their welfare schemes.

No end to mining in Aravalis, SC to prosecute erring Haryana officials

NGO Bandhua Mukti Morcha had revived its PIL, complaining about the absolute breach of court orders to protect Aravalis.

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Uphaar Tragedy: Ansals Too Old To Go To Jail, Says SC

Eighteen years after 59 people were killed in a blaze inside Delhi’s Uphaar cinema hall, its owners Gopal and Sushil Ansal, who have been held guilty of “criminal negligence”, have escaped further jail term, with the Supreme Court noting that Sushil is “fairly aged” and his younger brother deserves “parity” with him. Sushil is 75, […]

What Next For Yakub Memon

1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon is likely to be hanged on July 30 if his curative petition for mercy is rejected by the Supreme Court on July 21. This will be the first execution related to the 1993 serial blasts, in which over 250 people were killed.