SC seeks report on advocate allegedly gang-raped by relatives of her husband

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.

Consider giving ex-gratia for flood-hit people: SC to Kashmir government

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.

Judicial independence not negotiable: Chief Justice Lodha
Judicial independence not negotiable: Chief Justice Lodha

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.

SC turns down Centre's plea not to intervene in J&K flood issue

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.

Make stand clear on scrapping booth-wise counting of votes: SC to Centre

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.

SC reserves verdict on guidelines on encounter deaths probe

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on the issue of laying down guidelines for probe into cases of encounter deaths and extra-judicial killings.

Death row convict may be heard in open court, says SC

The Supreme Court Tuesday held that in the cases where it has upheld a death sentence, the convict will have a right to have his review petition heard by a three judges bench in open court.

Death row convict may be heard in open court, says SC

The Supreme Court Tuesday held that in the cases where it has upheld a death sentence, the convict will have a right to have his review petition heard by a three judges bench in open court.

Death row convict may be heard in open court: SC
Death row convict may be heard in open court: SC

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.

SC asks Centre to convene meet on undertrial prisoners languishing in jails

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to convene a meeting of Home

PIL to ban loudspeakers at religious sites, SC seeks more info

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.

SC questions government, says issue of LoP cannot be put in cold storage

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.

Lower judiciary disregarding higher court orders: Goa CM

The lower judiciary was committing illegalities and disregarding judgements of higher courts, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said in the Legislative Assembly.

Function within own assigned sphere: CJI tells judiciary, executive, legislature

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.

SC denies petition seeking details of Netaji`s disappearance

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hold an immediate hearing on a petition seeking directions to the government to furnish details on the mysterious disappearance of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

SGPC row: SC orders status quo, next hearing on Aug 25

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.

MP judge harassment case: CJI`s bench to hear petition

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.

I am Indian first, then Rajasthani: CJI

Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Monday took strong exception to a plea that he should recuse himself from hearing an inter-state dispute involving Rajasthan as he hailed from the state.

Accused of sexual harassment, Madhya Pradesh HC judge says `hang me if I am guilty`

A sitting judge of Madhya Pradesh High Court, who has been accused of sexual harassment, pleaded innocence on Monday and said that he is willing to be hanged if found guilty.

MP addl judge quits after sexual harassment by HC judge, CJI steps in

An additional district and sessions judge in Gwalior has resigned after she was allegedly sexual harassed by a sitting judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.