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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.

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.

Banks not to take coercive steps against farmers, says SC

Banks not to take coercive steps against farmers, says SC

The remarks were made by a bench of Justices Dipak Misra and A M Khanwilkar while dealing with a PIL filed by farmers from Tamil Nadu.

Roadmap to improve condition of widows ready: Govt to SC

Roadmap to improve condition of widows ready: Govt to SC

A bench comprising Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta was informed by Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar that they have furnished the agreed directions as sought by the court, in which they have also given a roadmap to deal with the issue.

Supreme Court stays Uttarakhand HC's order declaring Ganga, Yamuna a 'living entity'

Supreme Court stays Uttarakhand HC's order declaring Ganga, Yamuna a 'living entity'

Earlier in March, the Uttarakhand HC accorded the status of "living human entities" to the two sacred rivers in India.

Kolkata woman's plea for abortion: SC forms 7-doctor medical board

Kolkata woman's plea for abortion: SC forms 7-doctor medical board

A vacation bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul directed the medical board to submit the report by June 29 after ascertaining the health of the mother and the foetus.

Breather for Kasauli resorts: Supreme Court stays NGT demolition order of of seven properties

Breather for Kasauli resorts: Supreme Court stays NGT demolition order of of seven properties

In a breather to resorts in the picturesque Himachal Pradesh town of Kasauli, the Supreme Court has stayed a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order directing demolition of seven properties, which were extended illegally without requisite approvals from authorities.

Courts can't question legislature's wisdom in enacting law: SC

Courts can't question legislature's wisdom in enacting law: SC

The apex court also said that all income tax asessees "constitute one class" and they were treated alike by the provision which was under challenge before it.

Raghav Chadha no longer AAP treasurer, Mishra claims he was 'removed'

BJP spokesperson G V L Narsimha Rao noted that the apex court had upheld the validity of an Income Tax Act provision making Aadhaar mandatory for the allotment of PAN cards and filing of tax returns and its partial stay on its execution "would not pose any significant restriction".

Road rage: SC asks Centre to consider giving security to family

The apex court observed that without any reason nobody has that courage to make allegations against the chief minister and the family should be given protection.

Removal of cell towers: SC stays Rajasthan govt order

A Supreme Court vacation bench sought the response of the state government within four weeks on a plea by Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), which has sought direction against sealing of the cell towers.

Was there a second assassin of Gandhi: PIL in SC questions

The petition by Dr Pankaj Phadnis has claimed that the Justice J L Kapur Commission of Inquiry set up in 1966 had not been able to unearth the entire conspiracy that culminated in the killing of the Father of the Nation.

Saharanpur violence: SC refuses urgent hearing on plea for SIT

The court's observation came when lawyer Gaurav Yadava, who has filed the PIL in his personal capacity, mentioned the plea for an urgent hearing, saying that judicial intervention was needed in this case.

All patriarchal societies discriminate: AIMPLB to SC

The board told a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, which was hearing pleas challenging the constitutional validity of triple talaq, that all patriarchal societies discriminate.

MP riots over cow: SC pulls up police for not examining videos

"Who are the culprits? In charge sheets, you (Madhya Pradesh) say that you do not identify the persons as there were around 200 people in the mob," an SC asked.

SC verdict on CBI plea opposing dropping of charges against Lalu Yadav on Monday

SC verdict on CBI plea opposing dropping of charges against Lalu Yadav on Monday

The Jharkhand High Court had earlier dropped the charges against Yadav, prompting the CBI to petition the apex court against the verdict.

Scientific evidence sealed fate of death-row convicts: SC

Scientific evidence sealed fate of death-row convicts: SC

The top court said while DNA report "cogently linked" each of these accused with the victim and the crime scene, the finger print analysis "incontrovertibly proves" that one of the convicts, Vinay Sharma, was present in the bus at the time of the barbaric incident.

SC's no to plea to make Hindi compulsory from class I to VIII

SC's no to plea to make Hindi compulsory from class I to VIII

Taking note of the fact that petitioner Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay was a spokesperson of the BJP's Delhi chapter, a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar asked "why does he not ask his party to do it? He belongs to the governing party. He is part of the government."

SC orders medical examination of Calcutta HC judge Justice CS Karnan

SC orders medical examination of justice CS Karnan. Watch complete news story for getting the detailed news updates!