Supreme Court of India

To reduce pending cases in courts, fines and fees are a good way to go

In a country where many court cases are fought only for prestige, there should be a cost to occupying the court's time.

Oct 08, 2018, 13:47 PM IST
Congress withdraws Supreme Court petition on removal of Chief Justice Dipak Mishra

Congress withdraws Supreme Court petition on removal of Chief Justice Dipak Mishra

Congress withdrew its peitions in row over their listing in front of the five-judge bench.

May 08, 2018, 11:26 AM IST

Left-liberal warning in bid to remove Chief Justice of India: If you are not with us...

Justice Chandrachud was a hero when he slammed the Modi government over privacy. Now, he is a villain, because if you are not with us… 

Apr 21, 2018, 14:10 PM IST
Petition for impeachment of Chief Justice of India should have been avoided: Congress leader Ashwani Kumar

Petition for impeachment of Chief Justice of India should have been avoided: Congress leader Ashwani Kumar

There are other senior Congressmen, like former PM Manmohan Singh, P Chidambaram and Salman Khurshid who have not signed the petition.

Apr 21, 2018, 00:50 AM IST
Oru Adaar Love: Priya Prakash thanks SC for staying criminal proceedings

Oru Adaar Love: Priya Prakash thanks SC for staying criminal proceedings

Priya posted a note on Instagram thanking all her fans and well-wishers for the love and support.

Feb 21, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
Ram Janmabhoomi dispute: Will deal with matter as 'pure land dispute', says Supreme Court

Ram Janmabhoomi dispute: Will deal with matter as 'pure land dispute', says Supreme Court

A three-judge bench of the Allahabad HC, in a 2:1 majority ruling in the  the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case, had in 2010 ordered that the land be partitioned equally among three parties - the Sunni Waqf Board, the Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla. 

Feb 08, 2018, 17:53 PM IST
Padmaavat row: Protestors block Delhi-Jaipur highway

Padmaavat row: Protestors block Delhi-Jaipur highway

Protestors burnt tyres and shouted slogans against Padmaavat director and members of the cast - blocking traffic on the busy highway.

Jan 24, 2018, 13:40 PM IST
Is crisis within SC over? CJI Dipak Misra likely to meet four 'rebel' judges today

Is crisis within SC over? CJI Dipak Misra likely to meet four 'rebel' judges today

 During today's meeting, the top court judges will try to resolve issues relating to the allocation of cases and the functioning of the highest court.

Jan 18, 2018, 06:10 AM IST

Vantage Point: Vikram, Betaal and 4 Supreme Court judges - A 21st Century fantasy

How would Vikramaditya view the tumult in the Supreme Court, and how would Betaal respond?

Jan 15, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
SC judges vs CJI: BJP hits back, says Rahul Gandhi is doing politics over 'internal matter of judiciary'

SC judges vs CJI: BJP hits back, says Rahul Gandhi is doing politics over 'internal matter of judiciary'

The BJP on Friday slammed the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress and accused it of playing politics over ''internal matter'' of the judiciary.

Jan 12, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
Press meet by four SC judges could have been avoided: AG Venugopal

Press meet by four SC judges could have been avoided: AG Venugopal

Attorney General KK Venugopal on  Friday expressed hope that issues affecting the apex court would be resolved very soon.

Jan 12, 2018, 20:48 PM IST
SC judges vs CJI: What a divided legal fraternity has to say about the revolt

SC judges vs CJI: What a divided legal fraternity has to say about the revolt

 The allegations made by four sitting apex court judges against CJI Dipak Misra have evoked sharp reactions from a divided legal fraternity of the country.

Jan 12, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
Plea seeks SIT probe into rationalist MM Kalburgi's murder

Plea seeks SIT probe into rationalist MM Kalburgi's murder

Kalburgi, the former Vice-Chancellor of Hampi University and a well-known scholar and epigraphist, was shot dead at his residence in Kalyan Nagar in Dharwad, Karnataka, on August 30, 2015

Jan 10, 2018, 13:44 PM IST

Triple Talaq: Muslim women trust Supreme Court, says NGO

The Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA) on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to expedite verdict in the Triple Talaq issue as Muslim women expected justice from the apex court.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:59 PM IST
Muslim man's marriage: SC directs Kerala Police to assist NIA

Muslim man's marriage: SC directs Kerala Police to assist NIA

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Kerala Police to render "all assistance" to the NIA in ascertaining whether there is any wider amplitude to the issue raised by a Muslim man whose marriage was annulled by the Kerala High Court that described it as a case of "love jehad".

Aug 10, 2017, 15:58 PM IST
Justice Dipak Misra appointed as next Chief Justice of India: Law Ministry

Justice Dipak Misra appointed as next Chief Justice of India: Law Ministry

Justice Dipak Misra will take over from incumbent JS Khehar, who will retire on August 27.

Aug 08, 2017, 19:02 PM IST
SC to hear Gujarat Congress' plea seeking removal of NOTA from Rajya Sabha polls today

SC to hear Gujarat Congress' plea seeking removal of NOTA from Rajya Sabha polls today

The BJP has fielded its national president Amit Shah, Union minister Smriti Irani and Balwantsinh Rajput for the three Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat against the lone Congress candidate Ahmed Patel.

Aug 03, 2017, 07:04 AM IST
Noida land allotment scam: Supreme Court upholds conviction of former UP chief secretary Neera Yadav, awards two-year jail term

Noida land allotment scam: Supreme Court upholds conviction of former UP chief secretary Neera Yadav, awards two-year jail term

Neera Yadav went on to become UP’s first woman chief secretary during the Samajwadi Party’s government in 2005.

Aug 02, 2017, 11:04 AM IST
Indu Sarkar: SC dismisses plea of women claiming to be biological daughter of Sanjay Gandhi

Indu Sarkar: SC dismisses plea of women claiming to be biological daughter of Sanjay Gandhi

The petitioner told SC that the movie, scheduled to be released on July 28, is allegedly full of 'concocted facts' and is 'totally derogatory'.

Jul 27, 2017, 11:45 AM IST

Malegaon blast case: Plea in SC against bail to Sadhvi Pragya

A petition was filed on Thursday in the Supreme Court challenging the Bombay High Court's order granting bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

Jul 20, 2017, 19:39 PM IST

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