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Adjournment culture must go: CJI RM Lodha

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 20:58

Expressing concern over the adjournment culture in court proceedings, the Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Monday said it must go to ensure speedy disposal of cases.

National Lok Adalat in Nagpur on April 12

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 11:00

The mechanism of Lok Adalats available for disposal and resolution of disputes will be used to clear pending cases at the earliest by sorting out suitable ones.

SC refuses plea to review gay sex ban; LGBTs to take fight forward

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 02:26

Activists of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community said they were not disappointed with the Supreme Court`s refusal to review its judgement on Section 377 as they had seen it coming.

Criminalising gay sex unconstitutional: Gay right activist to SC

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 17:30

Gay right activists moved the Supreme Court, pleading it to review its verdict for declaring gay sex an offence punishable up to life imprisonment.

Gay sex verdict: Why is Narendra Modi silent? asks Congress

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 14:43

Amidst hullabaloo over the Supreme Court`s ruling restoring the ban on gay sex, the Congress has sought the Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate`s opinion on the matter.

Homosexuality a `bad addiction`: Baba Ramdev

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 14:49

Welcoming the Supreme Court`s verdict holding consensual sex between adults of the same gender an offence, Baba Ramdev reiterated his claim that yoga can cure homosexuality.

SC verdict must be respected by government: Kapil Sibal

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 13:52

It is the Supreme Court`s prerogative to test the constitutionality of the law and their verdict on homosexuality as an offence must be respected by the government, Law Minister Kapil Sibal said.

SC ruling on homosexuality disappointing: HRW

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 13:21

The Human Rights Watch described as "disappointing" a Supreme Court ruling upholding a law that bans gay sex.

Supreme Court stays Gauhati High Court`s verdict terming CBI as `unconstitutional`

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 08:19

The Supreme Court on Saturday put a stay order on Gauhati High Court`s verdict which had said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is illegal.

Can we stop people from making derogatory speeches, asks SC

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 20:29

The Supreme Court wondered if it could stop people from making provocative or derogatory speeches, pointing out that there were laws to deal with people making inflammatory speeches.

Respond to pleas challenging CAG`s appointment: HC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 13:03

The Delhi High Court sought a response from the central government on two separate pleas seeking quashing of Shashi Kant Sharma`s appointment as CAG of India.

Acid to be categorised as poison: Centre to SC

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 08:28

The Centre presented before the Supreme Court a report on the steps it intended to take to ban the sale of acid in open market.