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Supreme Court of India


Temper justice with mercy, not substitute, says Justice Ashok Bhushan

July 03, 2021 8:29 am

“Grant of appropriate remedy is not the discretion of the judge but his obligation. Justice must be tempered with mercy but justice cannot be substituted for mercy,” Justice Bhushan said.

Credit to Supreme Court for revision of vaccine policy: AAP

June 08, 2021 9:50 am

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tweeted that the Centre could have implemented the revised policy long back, and that its policies created a situation where neither the states could procure vaccines nor the Centre could make allocations.

Editors Guild welcomes SC judgment on sedition case against journalist Vinod Dua

June 04, 2021 12:22 pm

The Editors Guild of India appreciated the Supreme Court's concerns over the "chilling effect that sedition laws have on free media and democracy".

12% IGST ruling: Top court stays Delhi HC order on imported concentrators

June 02, 2021 3:39 am

Issuing notice on an appeal filed by the Finance Ministry, a bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah stayed the operation of the May 21 order High Court judgment till the next date of listing.

SC seeks information on Centre's scheme for kids orphaned by Covid

June 01, 2021 5:51 pm

The bench said it would hear on Monday the cases of ten states first Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar and Jharkhand where more kids have bread winner guardians.

Reasoned order must for granting protection from arrest while rejecting anticipatory bail: SC

May 29, 2021 7:27 am

“The applicant may plead protection for some time as he/she is the primary caregiver or breadwinner of his/her family members, and needs to make arrangements for them," the court said.

Don’t want to be coercive but we mean business: top court tells SG

May 08, 2021 1:53 am

“We want 700 MT to be supplied to Delhi on a daily basis. Please don’t force us to be in a situation where we have to be firm,” a Bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta who appeared for the Centre.

Centre has to supply 700 MT of oxygen to Delhi everyday: Supreme Court

May 07, 2021 7:09 pm

A bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud took note of the submission of the Delhi government on deficient supply of oxygen to the national capital and warned that it will pass orders against officials concerned if 700 MT of the gas is not supplied daily.

SC strikes balance: Madras HC remarks were harsh; free speech, open court key to citizens’ right to know

May 07, 2021 7:11 am

The apex court also underlined the need “for judges to exercise caution in off-the-cuff remarks in open court”.

SC appoints new public prosecutors for trial of cases under PMLA

April 17, 2021 11:37 am

Following this, ED urged the court to issue appropriate directions for the appointment of a new SPP to conduct prosecution of the cases.