SC welcomes govt's steps to implement quota for disabled

In rare appreciation, the Supreme Court today welcomed the steps taken by the government in filling up vacancies meant for differently-abled persons and disposed of a contempt plea alleging "wilful disobedience" of an order to provide three per cent quota to such persons.

After SC stay order, 82-year-old woman resumes 'Santhara'

An 82-year-old woman, who was on fast for over one month, publicly resumed her 'Santhara' on Monday after the Supreme Court stayed the Rajasthan High Court decision declaring the Jain religious ritual of voluntary fast unto death a penal offence.

SC refuses to allow Pramod Mutalik to enter Goa

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea of Sri Ram Sene Chief Pramod Mutalik against a Bombay High Court decision upholding the order restraining him and his associates from entering the territory of Goa, saying they indulge in "moral policing".

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Supreme court stays Rajasthan HC ban on Santhara

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the order passed by Rajasthan High Court declaring 'Santhara', a religious ritual of fasting until death, as illegal.

Salman Khan hit-and-run case: SC dismisses petition filed by late constable’s mother
Salman Khan hit-and-run case: SC dismisses petition filed by late constable’s mother

The Supreme Court Monday dismissed petition filed by late constable Ravindra Patil's mother seeking cancelation of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s bail in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

BCCI to move apex court in two-three days on N Srinivasan issue: Jagmohan Dalmiya
BCCI to move apex court in two-three days on N Srinivasan issue: Jagmohan Dalmiya

The Indian cricket board will approach the Supreme Court in the next two-three days to seek its opinion on whether N. Srinivasan can attend its meetings, a top official said on Sunday.

SC asks IT Ministry to respond on blocking circulation of rape videos

 The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Information Technology Ministry to respond on how to block videos of rape cases, which are circulating on social network websites, under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

Govt has 'wonderful' schemes for children, but nothing on ground: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday pulled up the government for the mismatch between the "wonderful" welfare schemes for children belonging to lower strata of society and their implementation, saying the ground reality was "completely different".

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.