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A person can be treated as scheduled caste even after re-conversion: SC

 The Supreme Court on Thursday held that a person can be accorded Scheduled Caste (SC) status on his re-conversion to Hinduism if he is accepted by fellow caste men and proves that either he or his forefathers previously belonged to that caste before embracing another religion.

SC asks Gujarat police to share details of documents with Teesta Setalvad

 The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Gujarat Police to give social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband the list of documents needed from them in the probe against them in a case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots.

Assange appeal lodged with Swedish Supreme Court

Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday they filed an appeal to Sweden`s Supreme Court seeking to quash the 2010 warrant for his arrest on accusations of rape and molestation.

Aditya Verma and co want SC observer for BCCI elections
Aditya Verma and co want SC observer for BCCI elections

IPL spot fixing case petitioner Aditya Verma and politician Subodh Kant Sahay on Wednesday requested the Supreme Court to appoint Justice R M Lodha as observer for the BCCI elections on March 2 besides ensuring that the Annual General Meeting is held in Mumbai and not in Chennai.

Felling of trees near Lucknow; SC asks UP, Centre to give info

 The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and Uttar Pradesh Forest department to give requisite information to a court-appointed amicus curiae on allegation of cutting down trees in a sprawling farm land near Lucknow to develop a smart city.

Will frame criteria on recognition of private varsities: Centre to SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it has taken a decision to frame "criteria" to deal with the issue of recognition of private universities across the country after consulting with all stakeholders, including UGC.

Two courts to start functioning for criminal and tax cases: SC

In a move to lessen the backlog of cases, Supreme Court on Monday decided to have two separate courts to deal with old criminal cases and tax related disputes.

Setalvad's plea given to new bench after judge's recusal: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday stepped into the row over the transfer of activist Teesta Setalvad's anticipatory bail plea to a new bench, saying it was done after one of the judges of the previous bench recused from the case.

SC slams N Srinivasan for attending BCCI meeting despite its orders

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its displeasure over Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president in-exile N. Srinivasan's chairing of recent working committee meeting in Chennai.

N Srinivasan should not have presided over BCCI's working committee meeting: Supreme Court
N Srinivasan should not have presided over BCCI's working committee meeting: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its displeasure over Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president in-exile N. Srinivasan's chairing of recent working committee meeting in Chennai.

Supreme Court to hear CAB's contempt plea against N Srinivasan today
Supreme Court to hear CAB's contempt plea against N Srinivasan today

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a contempt of court petition against Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president in-exile N. Srinivasan for presiding over a working committee meeting in Chennai on February 8.

Social boycott of Dalits can't be ended by judicial order: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said that it cannot pass an order to end alleged social boycott of the Dalit community in violence-hit Mirchpur village in Haryana as it would be an "ineffective" one.

Taken steps to implement National Policy for Farmers: Govt to SC

The government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it has taken all possible steps for implementation of National Policy for Farmers (NPF)-2007 for the development and growth of agriculture and betterment of farmers.

Tamil Nadu moves SC seeking CISF deployment for Mullaperiyar dam

The Supreme Court on Friday sought Centre's response on a plea by Tamil Nadu government seeking deployment of CISF for protection of Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala.

SC asks J&K HC to spell out steps for holding Bar Council poll

 The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Registry of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to file an affidavit spelling out the steps taken by it for holding of State Bar Council elections, which have not been conducted for the past 30 years.

Cricket fans can now see all India-centric World Cup matches
Cricket fans can now see all India-centric World Cup matches

The cricket fans across the country will get to see all the India-centric ongoing World Cup matches on their cable network as the Supreme Court Friday stayed Delhi High Court order restraining Doordarshan from carrying live feed of matches provided to it by the Star TV on a private cable network.

Cauvery issue: Steps to expedite case in SC, says Tamil Nadu govt

 With the Centre yet to constitute the Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee, the Tamil Nadu government on Thursday said it was taking steps to expedite a case in this regard in the Supreme Court.

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Thai prosecutors indict ex-PM Yingluck over rice subsidy scheme
Thai prosecutors indict ex-PM Yingluck over rice subsidy scheme

Thailand`s Attorney General filed charges to the Supreme Court against deposed prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday, in a case that could result in a 10-year jail term if she is found guilty.

States can't amend laws with retrospective effect: SC

State governments cannot amend a procedural law with retrospective effect to provide for quota in posts after commencement of selection process, the Supreme Court on Wednesday held.