Move curative petition on sentence, SC tells blast convict

The Supreme Court on Friday asked 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts' convict Yusuf Mohsin Nulwala to file a curative petition to seek a reduction in his jail term.

Law Commission to recommend death penalty only for terror convicts
Law Commission to recommend death penalty only for terror convicts

The Law Commission of India will soon recommend abolition of death penalty in the country, said a report on Friday.

Treat acid attack victims or face action: Govt to pvt hospitals

 The government on Wednesday warned private hospitals of cancellation of their registration in case they refused to treat acid attack victims in the national capital.

Treat acid attack victims or face action: Govt to private hospitals

 The government today warned private hospitals of cancellation of their registration in case they refused to treat acid attack victims in the national capital.

SC reserves verdict on plea against Kerala's liquor policy

The Supreme Court today reserved its judgement on a batch of pleas against a Kerala High Court decision upholding the state government's liquor policy that confined issuance of bar licenses to five and three star hotels.

Supreme Court head named caretaker Greek PM

The head of Greece`s Supreme Court, Vassiliki Thanou, was named Thursday as the country`s caretaker prime minister ahead of early elections, the president`s office said.

SC resumes hearing to decide if courts can ask state to compensate damage of religious places

The Supreme Court on Wednesday resumed a crucial hearing to decide whether the courts can command the State to fund the restoration of places of worship damaged due to its failure to maintain law and order, an issue that came into focus after the destruction of such structures during the 2002 Gujarat riots.

Italian marines case: SC suspends court proceedings in India

The Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended all court proceedings in India relating to the trial of two Italian marines in connection with the 2012 killing of two fishermen off Kerala coast.

SC stays HC order for CBI probe against Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki

In a relief to Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, the Supreme Court Wednesday stayed the Gauhati High Court order for a CBI probe into corruption allegations related to his tenure as PWD Minister in 2006.

Our stand vindicated by SC judgement: Uphaar victims' body

 The Uphaar victims association on Tuesday said their stand has been vindicated by the Supreme Court judgement upholding the two-year jail term for the Ansal brothers but felt if they are not made to serve the sentence then the fine of Rs 60 crores amounts to "blood money".

Jain body approaches SC against HC terming Santhara as illegal

 A Jain body on Tuesday approached the Supreme Court challenging Rajasthan High Court order that had termed 'santhara', a religious ritual of fasting until death, as illegal.

Uphaar fire case: SC restores two-year jail term if Ansals fail to pay Rs 60 cr

Modifying its order, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said real estate barons Ansal brothers will undergo a two-year rigorous jail term in the Uphaar fire case if they fail to pay Rs 30 crore each within three months.

SC views on National Farmers' Policy timely: Swaminathan

 Renowned agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan today welcomed a Supreme Court directive to the Centre to give its view on revisiting the National Policy for Farmers.

SC takes note of CBI's persistent plea of lack of manpower

 The constant refrain of premier probe agency CBI that it faces "severe man-power deficit" was taken note of today by the Supreme Court, which sought specific information including the cadre strength and its last revision before intervening to resolve the vexatious issue.

SC moved to make officials' kids study in government schools

 A Gurgaon-based activist on Monday filed a petition in the Supreme Court urging implementation across the country of the Allahabad High Court ruling that made it mandatory for government employees to send their children to government-run primary schools.

Vyapam scam: SC directs CBI to appoint public prosecutors within three weeks

The Supreme Court on Monday said that all cases arising out of the probe into Madhya Pradesh's Vyapam scam will be taken over by CBI and directed the agency to appoint public prosecutors within three weeks to conduct the trial.

Political parties can't be under RTI Act: Centre tells SC
Political parties can't be under RTI Act: Centre tells SC

Political parties should not be brought under the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) Act by terming them 'public authorities' as this would not only hamper their smooth working but help political rivals to file pleas with malicious intention to seek information, government told the Supreme Court on Monday.

Death penalty for heinous crimes can't be dubbed outrageous: Supreme Court

Rising incidents of kidnapping and abduction for ransom not only by ordinary criminals but even by terrorists necessitate a stringent punishment for those indulging in such activities, the Supreme Court said while upholding death sentence under section 364A of IPC.

Death for kidnapping for ransom can't be dubbed outrageous: SC

Rising incidents of kidnapping and abduction for ransom not only by ordinary criminals but even by terrorists necessitate a stringent punishment for those indulging in such activities, the Supreme Court has said while upholding death sentence under section 364A of IPC.

Gujarat govt rejects Patels' OBC status demand, says can't change reservation guidelines set by SC
Gujarat govt rejects Patels' OBC status demand, says can't change reservation guidelines set by SC

Rejecting the reservation demand of the state's economically and politically powerful Patel community, the Gujarat Government on Sunday said that they do not want to make any amendment in the reservation guidelines set by Supreme Court for SC/ST & OBC.