The Supreme Court Tuesday took serious view of a report which said that the West Bengal government had decided to take "regressive" steps to reduce the elephant population by using contraceptives so that train accidents involving them are avoided.
The Supreme Court Tuesday held that in the cases where the death sentence has been upheld by the apex court, the death convict will have a right that his petition seeking review of the verdict upholding death sentence will be heard by the three judges bench in an open court and he will be accorded half an hour hearing.
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Kerala High Court to expeditiously decided the state government's plea seeking to withdraw the 23-year-old palmolein oil import scam case in which names of some politicians and bureaucrats have cropped up.
The Supreme Court Monday expressed concern over prevalence of leprosy in the country despite the disease being curable and sought explanation form Centre and state governments for their alleged failure to curb it.
Retired Supreme Court and high court judges should take a two-year "quarantine period" from any posts barring that of a judicial inquiry commission, retired apex court judge K.T. Thomas said on Monday.
The Supreme Court on Friday asked all states and Union Territories to file additional affidavits in compliance of its earlier directions including mandatory registration of FIRs in the case of missing kids.
Separation of investigation and law and order is the core to police reforms, the Supreme Court today said asking state governments to respond as to what action it has taken in the last eight years since it passed the order on the issue.
Voicing concern over mushrooming pornographic sites on Internet, the Supreme Court Friday asked the Centre to find out solution to the "hydra headed" problem after government virtually expressed its helplessness, saying "if we block one site, another crops up".
The Supreme Court Friday sought a response from the Centre on a plea alleging that the internet service providers, without being heard, are forced by the government to remove "objectionable" contents posted on their websites by third parties.
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre on a PIL seeking immediate steps for proper screening of international flyers coming to India from Ebola virus-affected countries to prevent the deadly virus from spreading.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed concern to the Centre that law must be faster than technology. Whereas the Centre has informed SC that they cannot direct internet servers to block four crore porn websites in India.