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All is still not well in court

Over a year after an unprecedented press conference by senior judges flagged the challenges, opacity and lack of accountability remain pressing concerns.

Collegium recommends elevation of Karnataka Chief Justice, Delhi High Court judge to SC

The Collegium had met on December 12, 2018 “to consider and recommend names for appointment as Judges in the Supreme Court”.


Nobody has right to become self-appointed guardian of law, says SC

"Mob violence runs against the very core of our established legal principles since it signals chaos and lawlessness and the State has a duty to protect its citizens against the illegal and reprehensible acts of such groups", the bench said.

Supreme Court tells states to follow its order on mob violence

"It has to be borne in mind that the said direction was issued so that people would realise the gravity of their act and the effect on the law and order situation," the bench said.

SC website does not have names of all judges disclosing their assets

Chief Justice Dipak Misra and the next four senior-most judges, Justices Ranjan Gogoi, M B Lokur, Kurian Joseph and A K Sikri are among those who have declared their assets.

Supreme Court refuses to interfere with rituals in Ujjain's Mahakal Temple

As per the resolution, water for 'Jalabhishek' should be taken from the Reverse Osmosis (RO) machine installed during the religious congregation of Simhastha in 2016, for which a connection was to be provided near the sanctum sanctorum.


In 3 cases on land acquisition before SC, vital questions of law and process

What are the cases that have led the Supreme Court to consider the question of whether a three-judge Bench could overturn the verdict of another three-judge Bench? The Indian Express gives the background.

Charges of graft in MGNREGA in Tripura: Govt to Supreme Court

The submission came during the hearing of a petition filed by Swaraj Abhiyan, a socio-political outfit, seeking relief measures in drought-hit areas across the country.

SC rejects Congress’s plea to count VVPAT slips

Cong will file a ‘fresh comprehensive’ petition, says it will create awareness about free and fair polls

Supreme Court asks Subramanian Swamy to amend plea on Jet-Etihad deal

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, in his plea to the Supreme Court on the Jet-Etihad alliance, has sought quashing of the deal alleging it was against public interest as there has been squandering of natural resources, that is the sky and the airspace.