SC sets up panel to verify figures on child sex ratio

Expressing its misgivings about the authenticity of the figures of the child sex ratio given to it by various state governments, the Supreme Court Tuesday set up a committee to verify the record on the basis of which these figures were arrived at.

Female foeticide: SC raps states for not filing responses

Terming it as "unfortunate" and "golden silence", the Supreme Court on Tuesday came down heavily on various states for their failure to stop female foeticide leading to an alarming drop in the country's sex ratio.

No proposal to increase Supreme Court's strength: Govt

There is no proposal to increase the number of Supreme Court judges but steps have been taken to raise the number of judges in the 24 High Courts by 25 per cent, the government informed Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Former SC judge Prasad to succeed Katju as PCI chief

 Former Supreme Court judge CK Prasad is set to be appointed as the next Chairperson of the Press Council of India.

Attack on media persons at Rampal's ashram in Hisar, journalists moves SC

A group of journalists on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre and Haryana for ordering a judicial probe into alleged assault on them and other media persons during recent police operation to arrest self-styled 'godman' Rampal at Barwala in Hisar.

Govt concerned about heinous crimes by juveniles: Attorney General tells SC

The government is concerned about growing incidents of heinous crime being committed by minors and the entire issue of juvenility is under its consideration, the Attorney General on Monday told the Supreme Court.

SC irked over non-holding of Bar Council election in J&K

The Supreme Court on Monday took strong note of non-holding of elections of the State Bar Council by the Jammu and Kashmir High Court for the last 30 years and termed is as "highly undesirable".

SC slams BCCI, says cricket should remain a gentleman's game

Resuming the hearing related to the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal, the Supreme Court on Monday said that the cash-rich tournament is a mutual beneficial society between BCCI and IPL. 

IPL spot-fixing: Raj Kundra offers to place Royals stake with Supreme Court until exonerated of allegations
IPL spot-fixing: Raj Kundra offers to place Royals stake with Supreme Court until exonerated of allegations

Co-owner of Rajasthan Royals Raj Kundra, who has been indicted by Justice Mudgal committee in connection with IPL spot-fixing scam, on Monday offered to place his entire shareholding of 11.7% in the franchise in the custody of the Supreme Court of India or any institution that they direct him to.

IPL spot-fixing case: Supreme Court to resume hearing on Mudgal committee report today
IPL spot-fixing case: Supreme Court to resume hearing on Mudgal committee report today

The Supreme Court's hearing of the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing inquiry resumes on Monday, of the report filed by the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee. The hearing of the report on corruption in the IPL is filled with a lot of upcoming possibilities. The fate of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings, decision on Gurunath Meiyappan will be the major highlight today.

UD Ministry likely to correct affidavit on Jaitley bungalows

An embarrassed Urban Development Ministry is likely to correct its affidavit in the Supreme Court wrongly showing that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was occupying two official bungalows in Lutyen's Delhi.

Irretrievable breakdown of marriage 'debatable' ground for divorce: SC

With the government set to reintroduce the marriage laws amendment bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Hindu Marriage Act and the Special Marriage Act to make irretrievable breakdown of marriage a ground for divorce, the Supreme Court has urged a rethink if it was an expedient ground for untying the matrimonial knot.

KV row: Govt decision to drop German as 3rd language comes under SC scanner

Government's decision to drop German as an alternative to Sanskrit as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas has come under judicial scrutiny with the Supreme Court on Friday issuing notice to it and seeking its explanation.

Cattle trafficking; SC asks Centre, states to keep up vigil on Indo-Nepal border

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre and the states bordering Nepal to maintain tight vigil on the international border and ensure that no illegal transportation of cattle takes place for being sacrificed during the Gadhimai festival in the neighbouring country.

N Srinivasan requests SC to reinstate him as BCCI chief

BCCI chief in-exile N Srinivasan, who is under the scanner for his alleged role in the IPL spot-fixing case, on Friday said that since he is proven innocent, he must be reinstated at the BCCI chief.

SC seeks response of Centre, states on plea of clerks' body

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre and the states on a plea seeking framing of law to ensure social security measures, like payment of compensation in the event of death or disabilities, for advocates' clerks across the country.

IPL spot-fixing: BCCI files affidavit defending N Srinivasan
IPL spot-fixing: BCCI files affidavit defending N Srinivasan

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) filed an affidavit to contest the Justice Mudgal panel's finding that its president in-exile N Srinivasan and four other board officials were aware of a player's code of conduct violation but did not act on it.

IPL-fixing: BCCI says guilty player was 'reprimanded'
IPL-fixing: BCCI says guilty player was 'reprimanded'

 BCCI on Thursday refuted in Supreme Court the findings of the Justice Mudgal committee which probed the IPL spot fixing and betting, that no action was taken against a player for his misconduct, saying he was "reprimanded".

Mullaperiyar dam water level touches 142 ft, Kerala concerned

The water level in Mullaiperiyar dam touched the contentious 142 foot mark for the first time since the Supreme Court allowed Tamil Nadu to raise it to that level as Kerala continued to voice concern over the safety of people living downstream in that state.

No smoke without fire: Former CBI chiefs about SC remarks on Ranjit Sinha

The removal of CBI Director Ranjit Sinha by the Supreme Court from 2G scam case has prompted the agency's former chiefs to term it as a "bad dream" which they would like to forget.