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The Supreme Court of India


Protests OK even on matters before court, but roads can’t be blocked: Supreme Court

October 22, 2021 12:39 am

Hearing the petition earlier this month, the SC had issued notice to leaders of 43 farmers’ unions after the Haryana government urged it to make them parties in the matter.

Timeline: Italian marines case — from the 2012 fishermen killings to Rs 10 cr compensation in 2021

April 09, 2021 2:23 pm

The family members of the two deceased fishermen will be given Rs 4 crore each, while the injured owner of the boat will be paid Rs 2 crore in damages by the Italian government.

Maratha reservation: AG says stepped aside on demand from groups after former govt lawyer accuses him of no show in courts

September 12, 2020 9:40 am

AG Ashutosh Kumbhakoni, however, refuted the allegations saying that the state had appointed senior counsel V A Thorat — a Maratha himself — as the special counsel to represent it in the case early last year.

SC refers to larger bench issue of grant of remission to convicts by states

July 18, 2020 6:40 am

A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court Friday asked Chief Justice S A Bobde to refer the question to a larger bench, noting that the law in vogue on the issue is a 1980 judgment by another five-judge bench of the court in the case of Maru Ram vs Union of India and Others.

Live-streaming of court proceedings can be undertaken: Centre tells Supreme Court

July 09, 2018 11:58 pm

The plea, filed by Swapnil Tripathi, a student of National Law University in Jodhpur, has asked for requisite guidelines to facilitate witnessing of proceedings for the interns.

Delhi gears up for less noisy, less toxic Diwali

October 18, 2017 7:55 pm

Delhi Police said it seized over 1,200 kg firecrackers and arrested 29 people for selling firecrackers illegally in the capital.

Post triple talaq verdict, activists urge Supreme Court to act on Section 377, marital rape

August 22, 2017 8:11 pm

In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court by a majority of 3:2 ruled that the practice of instant divorce through triple talaq among Muslims was "void", "illegal" and "unconstitutional".The apex court said the practice went against the tenets of Quran.

Supreme Court asks government how it will implement, monitor mid-day meals

August 21, 2017 6:20 pm

Earlier, the apex court had issued notice to the Centre and 12 states seeking their response on the steps taken to ensure cleanliness in the midday meal scheme and prevent incidents like the one that occurred in the Bihar village primary school.

PIL on 1984 anti-Sikh riot: Supreme Court asks Centre to file report

January 16, 2017 7:33 pm

The Centre, in its counter affidavit filed earlier, had said there has been a "considerable progress" in the SIT probe and 218 cases were at various stage of scrutiny and a "decision has been taken for re-investigation in respect of 22 cases".

Law Lords

January 13, 2014 12:24 am

In questions of parity and tolerance, words do matter