The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) of a Chhattisgarh district to submit all records, including status reports, on the police action taken on the alleged gang rape of a woman advocate by the relatives of her husband.
The Supreme Court Monday asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to consider giving ex-gratia payment for people affected by the floods and to immediately take up the issue of restoring banking facilities in the affected areas.
Chief Justice RM Lodha on Saturday said that India has already arrived at a stage where nobody can tinker with the independence of the judiciary, but exhorted that to strengthen the role of law, the judiciary will have to ensure that it was completely corruption-free.
Brushing aside Centre's stand that the judiciary should not intervene on the Jammu and Kashmir flood issue, the Supreme Court on Friday asked it to provide immediate relief to the victims and consider setting up a Unified Agency to coordinate rescue and relief work.
The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Centre for not taking decision on Election Commission's request to do away with counting of votes on a booth-wise basis and asked it to make its stand clear within four weeks.
The Supreme Court Tuesday held that in the cases where the death sentence has been upheld by the apex court, the death convict will have a right that his petition seeking review of the verdict upholding death sentence will be heard by the three judges bench in an open court and he will be accorded half an hour hearing.
The Supreme Court on Monday sought more "field data" in support of a PIL that has sought ban on use of loudspeakers at religious sites on the ground that they not only cause noise pollution but also cause communal riots.
While the ruling BJP and the Congress party have fought over the Leader of Opposition`s (LoP) post in the recent past, the Supreme Court on Friday stressed on the position`s importance in governance and agreed to interpret it.
Chief Justice of India R.M. Lodha on Friday said the people in the executive, the legislature and the judiciary need to function within their own assigned sphere without encroaching upon the domain of others.
The Supreme Court will on Thursday ordered the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) and Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committe (HSGPC) to maintain a status quo on the issue of management control of all 52 Sikh shrines in Haryana till its further orders.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday did not take up a petition filed by advocate ML Sharma seeking dismissal of Madhya Pradesh High Court judge who has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman additional district and sessions judge in Gwalior.