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Willing to apologise, but arrogance destroying SC: Justice Mishra after argument with advocate

December 05, 2019 12:22 pm

"I have always been criticised in my career, but can tell you I respect the Bar more than any other judge. Lawyers should not show arrogance if queries are put forth to them by Bench," Justice Arun Mishra told the lawyers.

SC association urges Justice Mishra to be more patient with lawyers

December 05, 2019 7:29 am

The association requested justice Mishra to be a “little more patient in dealing with lawyers”.

P Chidambaram to walk out of Tihar jail today: A timeline of events since his arrest on August 21

December 04, 2019 7:41 pm

P Chidambaram, 74, will walk out of Tihar jail in New Delhi Wednesday, 106 days after he was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with its corruption probe in the case.

SC to hear next week plea of woman who was stopped from entering Sabarimala temple

December 04, 2019 12:32 pm

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant took note of the submission of senior advocate Colin Gonsalves that the woman had not been allowed to visit the historical shrine.

Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan who appeared for Muslim parties 'sacked' from Ayodhya case

December 03, 2019 3:25 pm

Refuting claims that he was removed from the case because he was unwell, Dhavan added that he is no longer involved with the review pleas.

Cars powered by hydrogen cells: Japanese research is key input in Govt’s SC reply

December 03, 2019 6:59 am

Research on hydrogen-based vehicle technology, or fuel cells, done at the International Research Center for Hydrogen Energy at Kyushu University is learnt to be a crucial input in the submissions set to be presented by the Centre in the Supreme Court on December 3.

Refer SC/ST creamy layer matter to larger bench: Govt

December 03, 2019 4:10 am

Attorney General K K Venugopal told a bench of Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant that the question decided by a five-judge bench in the Jarnail Singh case last year must be sent to a seven-judge bench.

Ayodhya review plea filed, says court has rewarded illegalities

December 03, 2019 4:01 am

It stated that “there can be no lasting peace without justice and accountability” and that the “Court erred in rewarding the crimes committed in 1934, 1949 and 1992, by giving title to the Hindu parties, when it had already ruled that the said acts were illegal”.

Woman activist moves Supreme Court for ‘safe passage’ to Sabarimala

December 03, 2019 6:53 am

She claimed in her application that the Kerala government “has openly taken a stand in defiance of the” top court’s November 28, 2018, “judgment” lifting age restrictions on entry of women to the shrine.

Supreme Court’s recent judgments reaffirm its role as a vigilant monitor

December 04, 2019 8:03 pm

Ordinarily, the Supreme Court judgment should finally settle any controversial issue, but not in our country. This is evident from the heated debates on the issue on TV channels and in public meetings.


The other side of Mumbai's dance bars

February 08, 2019 10:27 am

As many as 700 dance bars across Mumbai and Maharashtra were shut down following the 2005 ban. The ban also pushed nearly 70,000 bar girls out of jobs, reportedly forcing many into prostitution

Did you know how firecrackers affect your health?

October 13, 2017 3:06 pm

A 2007 study, ‘Recreational Atmospheric Pollution Episodes: Inhalable Metalliferous Particles from Firework Displays’, published in Atmospheric Environment, had found that children are particular susceptible to pollution caused by firecrackers.

Jallikattu: Everything you need to know about the controversial sport, and more

January 12, 2016 2:12 pm

Jallikattu verdict: The Supreme Court will hear appeals against the Centre’s decision to allow the sport on Pongal in Tamil Nadu.

Internal 'self-assessment' mechanism important in judiciary: PM Narendra Modi

April 05, 2015 3:01 pm

PM Narendra Modi said that while the judiciary is getting powerful, it is necessary that it also becomes 'perfect' to live up to the people’s expectations.


India will see swift progress once Ram temple is built: Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi, RSS general secretary

January 18, 2019 7:11 pm

At a gathering in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, RSS general secretary Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi hints at the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya by 2025.

Mapping Delhi’s air quality, the week after Diwali: News in Numbers

November 14, 2018 8:37 am

A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.

Express Eye for Detail Ep 12: Two years of demonetisation, the Diwali mess and Faizabad renamed as Ayodhya

November 12, 2018 9:37 am

Two years on, The Indian Express learns that RBI did not approve of demonetisation and more about the week’s top stories in Express Eye for Detail episode 12.

Eye for Detail EP 12: All about the Ayodhya uncertainty, RBI vs govt and Statue of Unity

November 03, 2018 10:05 am

How the BJP and RSS are reacting to the Supreme Court deferring the Ayodhya case, why the RBI and the government are at loggerheads and what it means to have a statue worth almost Rs 3000 crores. All that and more in this week’s Eye for Detail.

How the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya impacts the BJP

November 05, 2018 9:50 am

The Supreme Court has said that the date for the Ayodhya hearings will be decided in January. Here’s how it will impact the BJP and what the RSS is likely to do.

Women know where to go and how to behave, Uma Bharti on Sabarimala

November 01, 2018 7:05 pm

On the Sabarimala verdict, union minister Uma Bharti said the court cannot be blamed for its intervention. This comes just days after BJP President Amit Shah said that meddling with the affairs of the temple was a conspiracy by Communists in Kerala.

Supreme Court puts a partial ban on firecrackers just before Diwali

October 23, 2018 3:20 pm

The Supreme Court has put a partial ban on firecrackers and asked central and state pollution boards to monitor air quality a week before and after Diwali. Here’s what the court said.

What Indu Malhotra, the only judge who disagreed on the Sabarimala verdict, said

September 28, 2018 1:35 pm

Justice Indu Malhotra said that it is not for courts to determine which religious practices are to be struck down.

Supreme Court allows women of all ages to enter Sabarimala temple

September 28, 2018 1:05 pm

In a 4-1 majority verdict, the Supreme Court lifted the ban and said that it violates constitutional principles. See more:

What the Supreme Court did not address in its Aadhaar verdict

September 28, 2018 9:50 am

There are still many unanswered questions about aadhaar despite the Supreme Court's verdict of more than 1,400 pages. Usha Ramanathan tells us the concerns that the poor of India still have, what making aadhaar voluntary means and whether the linking