Supreme Court of India

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
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.

Jun 23, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
Justice CS Karnan seeks bail, Supreme Court says 'go to jail`

Justice CS Karnan seeks bail, Supreme Court says 'go to jail`

Calcutta High Court's former judge Justice CS Karnan was sentenced to six months imprisonment by the Supreme Court in May for contempt.

Jun 21, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
Justice CS Karnan retires from Calcutta High Court today, first to retire while being absconding

Justice CS Karnan retires from Calcutta High Court today, first to retire while being absconding

The whereabouts of Justice CS Karnan have been a mystery since May 09, 2017.

Jun 12, 2017, 10:49 AM IST

NEET: SC order on institutional reservation in AMU and BHU today

Both BHU and AMU have moved the top court challenging Allahabad High Court's May 29 order setting aside 50 percent admissions under the quota.

Jun 07, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Special CBI court to hear Ayodhya cases today

Special CBI court to hear Ayodhya cases today

On May 20, the special CBI court began day-to-day hearing in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case and granted bail to the five Vishwa Hindu Parishad leaders named as accused.

May 24, 2017, 09:14 AM IST
Triple talaq a matter of faith for Muslims just like Ram’s birth in Ayodhya is for Hindus: AIMPLB to SC

Triple talaq a matter of faith for Muslims just like Ram’s birth in Ayodhya is for Hindus: AIMPLB to SC

Former Union Law Minister and senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for AIMPLB, said the source of triple talaq can be found in Hadith.

May 16, 2017, 11:50 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
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