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Poland's senate approves controversial court reform

Poland's senate approved a controversial reform of the Supreme Court early on Saturday, despite warnings from the European Union, appeals from Washington and massive street protests against the measure.

Govt to come out with regulatory regime for data protection: Centre to SC

Govt to come out with regulatory regime for data protection: Centre to SC

This submission was made before a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra which was examining the contentious issue of the 2016 privacy policy of popular messaing platform WhatsApp.

SC rejects as premature Sasikala Pushpa's plea on immunity

A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra said that her plea was "premature" after Pushpa claimed that she had not received any expulsion letter from the party and hence, it could not be said that she has been expelled.

POCSO can't be invoked for rape of adult with child-like brain: Supreme Court

The apex court said that according to Section 2 (d) of the POCSO Act, the term "age" cannot include "mental" age as the intent of the Parliament was to focus on children, i.e. persons who are physically under the age of 18 years.

Re-induction of retired cops: Supreme Court seeks response from Gujarat govt

The court however, clarified that its notice was conditional and would come into effect only when the defects in the petition are cured by the petitioner.

Indo-Bangla border: SC to constitute committee on July 31

The counsel representing Assam government had said there was no intention on the part of the Chief Minister to interfere in the apex court proceedings.

Supreme Court seeks time frame for amending law to allow NRI voting from overseas

The bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud sought to know the time frame after Attorney General KK Venugopal told court that a Team of Ministers (ToM) have recommended such an amendment.

Supreme Court to decide on early hearing of pleas in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case

Supreme Court to decide on early hearing of pleas in Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case

The apex court questioned Swamy`s role in the matter and said it did not have the time to hear the plea."What is your locus standi in the case? We didn`t know that you are a party to the case. 

Cow vigilantism matter: Supreme Court asks states to file affidavit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in June, had condemned the attacks in the name of cow vigilantism saying, "Killing people in the name of cow is unacceptable.

Supreme Court seeks Gujarat's response on plea over re-induction of 2 retired cops accused in encounter cases

Supreme Court seeks Gujarat's response on plea over re-induction of 2 retired cops accused in encounter cases

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Gujarat government on a petition challenging the re-induction of two retired police officers, accused in separate encounter cases. 

Babri Masjid land dispute: SC to decide on early hearing of pleas

Babri Masjid land dispute: SC to decide on early hearing of pleas

The Supreme Court on Friday said that it will soon decide on early hearing of batch of petitions including cross appeals in the Ram Temple Babri Masjid land dispute case.

Cow vigilante groups have no place in the country: Centre tells Supreme Court

Cow vigilante groups have no place in the country: Centre tells Supreme Court

The BJP-ruled states Gujarat and Jharkhand told the top court that action has been taken against those involved in violence related to cow vigilantism.

Supreme Court to hear coal block allocation scam cases today

Supreme Court to hear coal block allocation scam cases today

The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the cases in connection with the coal block allocation scam.Earlier, Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar and Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir, had filed a plea asking for a re-investigation in the matter.

Right to privacy should be on case-to-case basis, says Supreme Court

Right to privacy should be on case-to-case basis, says Supreme Court

A nine-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, said that privacy cannot be an absolute right and the state may have some power to put restrictions.

Revisit document on judges appointment, govt again tells SC

Secretary (Justice) in the Law Ministry has written to the SC Registrar General pointing to the July 5 judgement of the apex court in which two judges had called for the need to revisit the process of selection and appointment of judges.

Private nurse stir ends in Kerala; Government to ensure Rs 20,000 minimum salary

A decision in this regard was taken at a meeting of the representatives of nurses and private hospital managements convened by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here.

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif contests Panama charges; SC says produce money trail

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif contests Panama charges; SC says produce money trail

Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday contested the graft charges against him and his family in the Supreme Court, saying the Panama probe panel did not produce any document to prove that he was the owner of the posh London flats which are at the centre of the high- profile case.

Aadhar case hearing: Privacy embedded in all processes of human life, petitioners tell 9-judge Constitution Bench

Aadhar case hearing: Privacy embedded in all processes of human life, petitioners tell 9-judge Constitution Bench

The Constitution Bench is examining the nature of privacy as a right in context of two judgements of 1954 and 1962 which held that right to privacy was not a fundamental right.

West Bengal police escorting Sikkim registered trucks along NH 10

The Sikkim government has moved the Supreme Court on July 13 seeking a direction to the Centre and West Bengal government that NH-10, be protected and uninterrupted vehicular movement be ensured in the wake of ongoing agitation for separate Gorkhaland state.

Delhi court to pronounce order on charges against Yasin Bhatkal on August 1

Yasin Bhatkal was awarded the death penalty by a Special NIA Court in December last year in a case related to the 2013 Hyderabad bomb blasts, which had claimed 18 lives.