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Gau rakshaks strike back, thrash five men on suspicion of carrying cow meat

Gau rakshaks strike back, thrash five men on suspicion of carrying cow meat

Five people were beaten up by self-proclaimed cow vigilantes on suspicion of carrying beef on Friday in Haryana's Faridabad.

Oct 15, 2017, 08:07 AM IST
Supreme Court stays J&K HC order over lifetime security cover to ex-judges

Supreme Court stays J&K HC order over lifetime security cover to ex-judges

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Jammu and Kashmir High Court order directing the state to provide adequate security cover to its ex-chief justices and former judges. 

Sep 04, 2017, 15:21 PM IST

Police Inspector files complaint against Kerala HC judge

A former acting Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court CN Ramachandran Nair told the media that if what is being alleged is true then it was not tenable at all.

Sep 02, 2017, 20:20 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi congratulates Justice Misra on becoming Chief Justice of India

PM Narendra Modi congratulates Justice Misra on becoming Chief Justice of India

He was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Aug 28, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Justice Dipak Misra takes oath as 45th Chief Justice of India

Justice Dipak Misra takes oath as 45th Chief Justice of India

He was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind. 

Aug 28, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
Supreme Court slaps Rs 10 lakh each on two for filing 'motivated' plea

Supreme Court slaps Rs 10 lakh each on two for filing 'motivated' plea

A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said that imposition of exemplary cost on Swami Om and Mukesh Jain was needed to send across a message to similarly placed people to deter them from filing such pleas.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:48 PM IST

Additional district judge stages sit-in outside MP High Court

An additional district judge has launched a sit-in agitation, `dharna', outside the Madhya Pradesh High Court here, protesting his allegedly wrongful transfers.

Aug 02, 2017, 22:33 PM IST

CJI Khehar recommends Justice Dipak Misra as his successor

Chief Justice of India JS Khehar has named Justice Dipak Misra as his successor.

Jul 26, 2017, 00:20 AM IST
SC grants Maharashtra govt two weeks to remove encroachment near Haji Ali Dargah

SC grants Maharashtra govt two weeks to remove encroachment near Haji Ali Dargah

Issuing a warning, the apex court asked the state government to be ready to face the consequences if the encroachments near the historic shrine are not removed within two weeks.

 

Jul 03, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
Is triple talaq fundamental to Islam? asks Supreme Court; Centre maintains it`s unconstitutional

Is triple talaq fundamental to Islam? asks Supreme Court; Centre maintains it`s unconstitutional

The Muslim women who have filed the petitions have challenged the practice of triple talaq in which the husband, quite often, pronounces talaq thrice in one go.

May 11, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
Where is Justice CS Karnan? Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, or abroad?

Where is Justice CS Karnan? Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, or abroad?

Calcutta High Court Judge Justice CS Karnan is the first judge to be sentenced to jail by the Supreme Court.

May 11, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
Triple talaq: Five judges of 5 different religions on Supreme Court's bench; hearing begins today

Triple talaq: Five judges of 5 different religions on Supreme Court's bench; hearing begins today

The Supreme Court had on March 30 said that the Muslim practices of triple talaq, nikah halala, and polygamy are issues that are "very important".

May 11, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Supreme Court jails Justice CS Karnan for six months, bars media from publishing his statements

Supreme Court jails Justice CS Karnan for six months, bars media from publishing his statements

The Supreme Court on Tuesday jailed Calcutta High Court Justice CS Karnan for six months.

May 09, 2017, 11:10 AM IST
India becoming hub of international arbitration: CJI

India becoming hub of international arbitration: CJI

Chief Justice of India JS Khehar said that potential for international arbitration is increasing due to foreign investment.

Apr 22, 2017, 11:38 AM IST
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.

Mar 24, 2017, 16:03 PM IST

Will have last say on recommendations on national security: SC Collegium

Since January last, the government and the apex court are trying to finalise the memorandum of procedure -- a document to guide appointment of judges to the higher judiciary.

Mar 17, 2017, 22:06 PM IST

Courts don't delay, says CJI, asks govt to cut litigations

The Chief Justice of India said sometimes it is very difficult for a government department to take a call on whether to file a case or not.

Feb 22, 2017, 22:24 PM IST
Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir critically ill, undergoing treatment in Kolkata

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir critically ill, undergoing treatment in Kolkata

Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir is in a critical condition and is undergoing treatment at Kolkata's Apollo Hospital. 

Feb 19, 2017, 12:10 PM IST

Don't hold hearing on appointment of judges, Centre tells SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court not to hold its hearing on a petition seeking the appointments of high court judges.

Jan 30, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
Supreme Court issues notice to Centre over rising concern on drug trafficking

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre over rising concern on drug trafficking

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre over the rising concern of drug trafficking and peddling across the country.

Jan 23, 2017, 14:13 PM IST