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BIG DEBATE - Muslims are 68% in J&K, why they are still considered minority?

BIG DEBATE - Muslims are 68% in J&K, why they are still considered minority?

The Supreme Court recently asked the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government to decide whether Muslims in the state can be treated as the minority.

SC to hear pleas against ban of liquor shops along highways tomorrow

The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow a batch of petitions seeking modification of its December 2016 order banning liquor vends within 500 metres of state and national highways across the country.

Supreme Court will hear plea in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case today

Anti-Sikh riots that broke out after the assassination of then prime minister Indira Gandhi had claimed 2,433 lives in Delhi alone.

If triple talaq is termed illegal, then soon Islam would cease to exist: AIMPLB to Supreme Court

If triple talaq is termed illegal, then soon Islam would cease to exist: AIMPLB to Supreme Court

The AIMPLB strongly opposed the pleas challenging triple talaq, 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims in Supreme Court on Monday.

SC reserves verdict on appeals in December 16 gangrape case

SC reserves verdict on appeals in December 16 gangrape case

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra asked the parties concerned to file their written submissions within a week.

Dismiss all pleas challenging triple talak; PILs against Muslim Law Board not maintainable — AIMPLB tells SC

Dismiss all pleas challenging triple talak; PILs against Muslim Law Board not maintainable — AIMPLB tells SC

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has opposed the petitions filed on triple talaq stating that petitions against AIMPLB is not maintainable.

Consider alternative to pellet guns in Jammu and Kashmir, SC tells Centre; allots two-week time

Consider alternative to pellet guns in Jammu and Kashmir, SC tells Centre; allots two-week time

The Supreme Court on Monday allotted a two-week time to Centre to consider effective alternatives to use of pellet guns and devise ways to quell agitating mobs in Jammu and Kashmir as it concerns life and death.

Aadhaar can't be made mandatory for availing benefits under social welfare schemes: Supreme Court to Govt

Aadhaar can't be made mandatory for availing benefits under social welfare schemes: Supreme Court to Govt

In a setback to the Centre, the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the government cannot make Aadhaar mandatory for extending benefits of its welfare schemes.

Misuse of pellets guns in J&K: SC to hear plea filed by KHBA

Misuse of pellets guns in J&K: SC to hear plea filed by KHBA

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by Kashmir High Court Bar Association (KHBA) seeking direction in the use of pellet guns.

Supreme Court to hear Nirbhaya gang-rape convicts' plea challenging Delhi HC's order

Supreme Court to hear Nirbhaya gang-rape convicts' plea challenging Delhi HC's order

The convicts –  Akshay, Pawan, Vijay and Mukesh have challenged the Delhi High Court order which had sentenced the four of them to the gallows.

Supreme Court upholds life term for 3 for killing Gujarat Shiv Sena leader

Supreme Court upholds life term for 3 for killing Gujarat Shiv Sena leader

The Supreme Court has upheld the life term awarded to three persons for killing a Shiv Sena leader in Gujarat whose younger brother had married a woman from a minority community.

Citizens have faith in CBI's investigating abilities: Supreme Court

Citizens have faith in CBI's investigating abilities: Supreme Court

Citizens of India have faith in the "investigating abilities" of CBI, the Supreme Court today observed while directing the agency to probe a case relating to the mysterious death of a 22-year-old woman in Noida in 2015.

 

1984 riots: SC asks govt to give files of 199 "closed" cases

The Supreme Court today asked the Union government to place before it files pertaining to 199 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots which the special investigation team set up by the Home Ministry has decided to "close".

Supreme Court seeks government response to lifetime poll ban on convicts

Supreme Court seeks government response to lifetime poll ban on convicts

The Supreme Court on Friday gave the Central government a week to file their response to a plea seeking life-time ban on contesting election for those convicted of serious offences as it was told that the matter has already been referred to the constitution bench.

RSS leader says time ripe to construct Ram temple in Ayodhya

RSS leader says time ripe to construct Ram temple in Ayodhya

Welcoming the Supreme Court's mediation offer to settle the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, a senior Telangana RSS functionary today said time is now "ripe" to construct temple of Lord Ram.

Supreme Court directs BCCI to release funds for state associations conducting India vs Australia series

Supreme Court directs BCCI to release funds for state associations conducting India vs Australia series

Earlier, the BCCI`s Committee of Administrators (CoA) had sought the apex court`s immediate interference to ensure both the Dharamsala Test and IPL are not disrupted by disgruntled state associations.

EVM tampering row: Security Court issues notice to Election Commission

EVM tampering row: Security Court issues notice to Election Commission

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Election Commission over a petition on the alleged tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM`s) during the recent Assembly Elections in five states.

Supreme Court asks Centre to deposit files in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre to deposit more than 190 files in connection with 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

AIADMK MP demands CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death

An AIADMK member in the Lok Sabha today sought a CBI probe into the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, saying any inquiry by the state government will not be able to unravel the "truth".

Supreme Court suggestion for Ayodhya talks unwise: CPI-M

Supreme Court suggestion for Ayodhya talks unwise: CPI-M

Chief Justice J S Khehar's suggestion that all parties in the Ayodhya dispute should settle the matter through talks "is superfluous and unwise", the CPI-M said on Friday.