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Single-handedly responsible: SC slams Nupur
Sat, Jul 02, 2022

Should have apologised to nation... What has Delhi Police done: Judges

Uddhav fate sealed after SC declined to stay Governor floor test direction
Thu, Jun 30, 2022

The Uddhav faction of the Shiv Sena had gone to the top court against the Governor’s direction for a floor test. The Sena rebel faction led by Eknath Shinde joined the courtroom battle, pressing for an immediate floor test.

SC grants interim relief to Sena rebels, asks if Dy Speaker can decide on own removal
Tue, Jun 28, 2022

Told courts cannot intervene in House matter, bench says judicial review not barred

‘No larger conspiracy behind Gujarat riots’: SC rejects Zakia Jafri plea against clean chit to Modi
Sat, Jun 25, 2022

Top court says, "(Charge) of larger criminal conspiracy at highest level stands collapsed like a house of cards"

Demolitions as per law, not linked to protests: UP to Supreme Court
Thu, Jun 23, 2022

Regarding two demolitions in Kanpur, the UP government said, the house owners had "admitted" illegalities in the construction.

Demolitions in Kanpur, Prayagraj in accordance with law: UP govt informs Supreme Court
Wed, Jun 22, 2022

Replying to a plea by Muslim outfit Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind against the demolitions, the UP government said “the petitioner has attempted to give a malafide colour to lawful action taken by the local development authorities..."

No demolition without due process… the rule of law has to prevail: SC seeks UP response
Fri, Jun 17, 2022

Supreme Court seeks UP government’s response to Jamiat plea against demolition of private properties in the state

Review disability quota immunity of IPS, 2 other forces: SC to Central government
Sun, Jun 05, 2022

The top court's order came after the government, in an affidavit, stated that people with benchmark disability — disability of more than 40% — are not considered for any post in the three services, given the nature of their work.

Supreme Court directions on sex workers: history of the case, and where it stands now
Sat, May 28, 2022

With the Centre yet to come up with a law on sex workers, the Supreme Court, in exercise of its powers under Article 142, has issued a series of directions on their “rehabilitation”. What is the case, what has the top court directed to be implemented?

Finding religious nature not barred by 1991 law: Supreme Court
Sat, May 21, 2022

It said that the application filed by the mosque committee challenging the maintainability of the suit filed by five female Hindu devotees would be decided on priority by the Varanasi district judge.

SC panel says book 10 cops for killing 4 accused in Hyderabad rape & murder
Sat, May 21, 2022

Commission says police deliberately fired at accused with intent to kill

Debris of temples, Hindu motifs seen in Gyanvapi complex: Survey reports
Fri, May 20, 2022

Application in SC says surveys show structure Hindu; mosque panel objects to ‘leaks’

SC: GST panel proposals not binding, can disrupt fiscal federalism
Fri, May 20, 2022

The Supreme Court upheld the high court order quashing the central notification levying Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) on importers on ocean freight.

Supreme Court orders release of A G Perarivalan, convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case
Thu, May 19, 2022

A G Perarivalan released: In his plea, Perarivalan had said the Governor was yet to take a call on a recommendation by the state government on September 9, 2018, to grant him remission and release him forthwith.

Secure Shivling claim site, allow namaz: SC on Gyanvapi mosque row
Wed, May 18, 2022

Plea in Varanasi clearly seeks to change religious character: Masjid committee

Supreme Court’s Ayodhya verdict faces Kashi test: Mosque plea hearing today
Tue, May 17, 2022

The appeal by the Masjid Committee is listed Tuesday before a Supreme Court bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and P S Narasimha.

Explained: What is the Places of Worship Act, and what are its provisions?
Tue, May 17, 2022

Today, the Supreme Court will hear an appeal against the video survey of Varanasi's Gyanvapi mosque. A Muslim body says the survey violates a law enacted by Parliament in 1991. What is this law, and what has the Supreme Court said about it earlier?

SC puts sedition trials on hold until Govt re-examines it, says affected can seek relief
Thu, May 12, 2022

All pending trials, appeals, proceedings relating to IPC Section 124A be kept in abeyance: CJI bench

SC pulls up Centre for changing stand: ‘Creates uncertainty’
Wed, May 11, 2022

In the March 25 affidavit, the Centre had sought to shift the onus of granting minority status on states, saying they too have concurrent powers to do so.

Until you reconsider sedition law, what of pending, future cases: SC asks Centre
Wed, May 11, 2022

The SC also sought to know if the government can issue a direction to states to keep cases under Section 124A in abeyance till the re-examination is complete.

Minority status for Hindus: Supreme Court expresses displeasure over Centre’s changing stance, gives more time for discussions with states
Tue, May 10, 2022

The court allowed the Centre’s request for time to carry out the discussions and fixed the matter for hearing on August 30.

Minority status for Hindus: Far-reaching ramifications, need time, says Centre
Tue, May 10, 2022

Though Upadhyay’s present petition was filed in 2020, he had first approached the top court with the demand for minority status for Hindus in 2017, only to be sent to the National Commission For Minorities, which said only the Centre could grant the relief he was seeking.

Centre to SC: Will relook at sedition, you defer hearing
Tue, May 10, 2022

Will re-examine 124A…PM committed to civil liberties, cherished freedoms: Home Ministry

Centre to SC: Sedition law, 1962 ruling fine, no need for larger bench
Sun, May 08, 2022

A three-judge bench presided by Chief Justice of India N V Ramana asked the petitioners and the Centre to file their written arguments on the point by May 7. It also allowed the Centre to file its counter affidavit explaining its stand vis a vis Section 124A by May 9.

By not doing job, executive and legislature are burdening courts: CJI Ramana
Sun, May 01, 2022

Putting out data to show the increase in burden on the judiciary, the CJI said that while the sanctioned strength of judicial officers has increased by only 16 per cent in 6 years, the corresponding rise in pendency in district courts is 54.64 per cent.

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