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Anthem: SC's order will strengthen nationalism, says BJP

Anthem: SC's order will strengthen nationalism, says BJP

The apex court on Wednesday directed that cinema halls across the country must play the national anthem before the screening of a film and people should stand up as a mark of respect.

SC agrees to hear plea of rape victim challenging abortion law

 The Supreme court on Wednesday agreed to give an urgent hearing to a fresh plea of an alleged rape victim challenging provisions of abortion law which prohibits termination of pregnancy after 20 weeks even if there was a fatal risk to the mother and the foetus.

Use of force legit if children see parents being assaulted: SC

Use of force can be legitimate if children see their parents being assaulted, the Supreme Court has said while acquitting two brothers accused of hitting their neighbours who had beaten up their parents, causing the death of their father later.

SC's notice on pleas of cruelty against elephants in joyrides

The Supreme Court today sought responses from the Centre, Rajasthan and Goa on pleas alleging that cruelty is being meted out to elephants used for joyrides in these states.

Ex-SC judge to evaluate answer sheets of Delhi judicial exams

The SC Monday suggested that a former apex court judge re-evaluate all the answer sheets of the Delhi judicial services examinations held last year.

SC judge Dipak Misra who rejected Yakub Memon's mercy plea gets threat letter

Supreme Court judge Dipak Misra, who dismissed the petition and delivered the final order on 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's death warrant leading to his execution, has received an anonymous threat letter.

SC judge Dipak Misra, who rejected Yakub Memon's curative petition, receives threat letter

SC judge Dipak Misra, who rejected Yakub Memon's curative petition, receives threat letter

Supreme Court judge Dipak Misra, who dismissed the petition and delivered the final order on 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's death warrant leading to his execution, has received an anonymous threat letter.

Will frame criteria on recognition of private varsities: Centre to SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it has taken a decision to frame "criteria" to deal with the issue of recognition of private universities across the country after consulting with all stakeholders, including UGC.

Toilets in schools should be clean with proper facilities: SC

Toilets in all schools should not be a mere "structure" but they should be clean and have proper facilities, the Supreme Court said today.

Adjournment is a disease: Supreme Court judge

Adjournment is a disease and a disorder and young advocates should try to get out of it, Supreme Court judge Justice Dipak Misra Saturday said while kick-starting a five-day workshop organised by the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD).

SC seeks Centre`s reply on plea to reinterpret term juvenile

Supreme Court asked Centre`s response to plea which sought fresh interpretation of term juvenile saying instead of 18 years "mental and intellectual maturity" of offenders be considered.

Punishment in appeals to be decided after going into merits: SC

The Supreme Court has said the higher courts cannot proceed to decide quantum of sentence without going into the merits of the case.

SC reserves order on Kudankulam nuclear plant

The Supreme Court reserved its order on a plea seeking a stay on commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear plant till all safety measures are put in place.

‘Acquittals can`t be reversed in a routine manner’

Acquittals by trial courts bolsters innocence of the accused and higher courts cannot reverse such orders in a routine manner, the SC has ruled.

Two more judges sworn in Supreme Court

Justices Dipak Misra and Jasti
Chelameswar were today sworn in as Supreme Court judges,
raising the strength of the apex court to 28.

Dipak Misra appointed new Delhi HC Chief Justice

Justice Dipak Misra was on Friday appointed as the new Chief Justice of Delhi High Court.

Dipak Misra sworn in as new Chief Justice of Patna HC

Dipak Misra was today sworn in as the
new Chief Justice of Patna High Court.