SC rejects petition challenging appointment of ministers

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition questioning the practice of appointment of persons, not elected as members of Lok Sabha or state assemblies, as ministers in the Centre or state governments.

SC rejects PIL on 'misuse' of funds for laptops by judges

The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a plea seeking probe into the alleged misuse of funds allocated for purchase of computers for judicial officers of courts in Delhi.

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No mediation in rape cases, rules Supreme Court

Overturning Madras High Court's controversial directive allowing a rapist to mediate with the victim, the Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that a woman's body is her temple and there should be no mediation and no compromise in rape cases.

No mediation in rape cases, a woman's body is her temple: Supreme Court
No mediation in rape cases, a woman's body is her temple: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that a woman's body is her temple and there should be no mediation and no compromise in rape cases.

Digvijay Singh moves Supreme Court for CBI probe into Vyapam scam
Digvijay Singh moves Supreme Court for CBI probe into Vyapam scam

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Tuesday filed a petition seeking Supreme Court monitored Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the mysterious Vyapam scam.

Influential people involved in Vyapam scam, alleges Congress

The Congress Party on Tuesday said that powerful people were involved in the rising number of deaths of persons associated with the Vyapam scam and demanded that the Supreme Court must look into the matter.

YC Modi appointed Additional Director in CBI
YC Modi appointed Additional Director in CBI

Senior IPS officer YC Modi, who had been part of a Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) that probed 2002 Gujarat riots cases, has been appointed as Additional Director in the CBI.

US Supreme Court backs use of controversial sedative in executions

The US Supreme Court on Monday upheld the use of a controversial sedative in executions by lethal injection, saying it does not violate the Constitution.

Justice Katju moves SC against Parliament's resolution

Justice Markendey Katju, former apex court judge, on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of resolutions passed against him by both Houses of Parliament for calling Mahatama Gandhi and Subhash C Bose as British and Japanese "agents" respectively.

Vyapam scam death: Digvijay for approaching SC
Vyapam scam death: Digvijay for approaching SC

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday said the only option left to get to the bottom of the Vyapam scam case is to approach the Supreme Court.

Ian McKellen happy about Supreme Court's same-sex marriage verdict
Ian McKellen happy about Supreme Court's same-sex marriage verdict

Hollywood star Ian McKellen has supported the Supreme Court's decision that same-sex couples have the right to marry anywhere in the US.

Wildlife body requests Prakash Javadekar not to challenge shifting of Asiatic lions to MP
Wildlife body requests Prakash Javadekar not to challenge shifting of Asiatic lions to MP

 With the death of nine Asiatic lions following heavy rains in Gujarat, a wildlife body has requested Union minister Prakash Javadekar not to challenge in Supreme Court the shifting of lions from Gir National Park to Palpur-Kuno wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh.

Same-sex marriage ruling in US may have health benefits

The US Supreme Court's landmark decision that same-sex couples anywhere in the country have a right to marry could improve the health of gay, lesbian and bisexual people, experts say.

Republican White House hopefuls deride gay marriage ruling

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee told conservatives that the Supreme Court tried to "unwrite the laws of nature and the laws of nature's God" when it legalised gay marriage across the nation.

US Supreme Court​ legalises same-sex marriage nationwide
US Supreme Court​ legalises same-sex marriage nationwide

 In a landmark judgement, the US Supreme Court ruled on Friday that gays can marry nationwide and states cannot ban same-sex marriage - an issue that divides America and India.

Pak Supreme Court reserves judgement on military courts

Pakistan Supreme Court today reserved its verdict in a case challenging the setting up of controversial military courts in the country by amending the Constitution.

Sale of cold drinks, junk food banned at Amarnath yatra
Sale of cold drinks, junk food banned at Amarnath yatra

Keeping in view the Supreme Court ruling of 2012 regarding the health of the Amarnath yatra pilgrims, the ban on the sale of cold drinks and junk food enroute the cave shrine will be strictly enforced from this year by the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board.

Goa Cricket Association elections on June 28: SC
Goa Cricket Association elections on June 28: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to interfere with the elections of the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) scheduled to take place on Sunday (June 28) but directed that the results of the elections would not be declared and kept in a sealed cover.