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SC rules out immediate arrest in dowry cases, directs states to form family welfare committee

SC rules out immediate arrest in dowry cases, directs states to form family welfare committee

Putting an end to immediate arrests in dowry harassment cases, under Section 498A of Indian Penal Code (IPC) , the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that police can not take 'coercive' action without conducting a preliminary inquiry. The court's order came in the wake of alleged misuse of the anti-dowry harassment law framed in 1983.

Delhi gang-rape case: Court sentences two to imprisonment till death

A Delhi court on Thursday sentenced two rickshaw pullers to imprisonment for the remainder of their life for raping a woman in New Delhi on the pretext of taking her home.

Pakistani council orders 'revenge rape' of 16-year-old girl to punish brother

Pakistani council orders 'revenge rape' of 16-year-old girl to punish brother

The Supreme Court also requested a report on the case, which echoed a notorious case from 2002 in which another teenager was gang-raped on a local council`s order. 

We may approach Supreme Court, says Lalu

We may approach Supreme Court, says Lalu

Lalu Prasad alleged that the entire political episode was fixed between the BJP and JD-U chief Nitish Kumar. 

Right to privacy not fundamental right: Centre to Supreme Court

Right to privacy not fundamental right: Centre to Supreme Court

Attorney General KK Venugopal said "informational privacy" could not be a right to privacy and it could not ever be a fundamental right.

CEO Rahul Johri not allowed to attend BCCI SGM

CEO Rahul Johri not allowed to attend BCCI SGM

It was learnt that Johri was told by Amitabh Choudhary that he along with all other BCCI employees should leave the meeting premises as SC order of July 24 states that only office-bearers should be attending the meeting.

41 deaths due to illicit liquor between Jan'16 and June'17: UP minister

In UP, 41 people have died due to consumption of illicit liquor between January 2016 and June 2017. 

Right to privacy fundamental right but a qualified one: Centre to SC

Right to privacy fundamental right but a qualified one: Centre to SC

The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the right to privacy was a fundamental right.

Four non-BJP ruled states move SC in favour of Right to Privacy

Four non-BJP ruled states move SC in favour of Right to Privacy

The apex court had on July 18 set up the Constitution bench after the matter was referred to a larger bench by a five-judge bench.

SC gives relief to over 66,000 teachers in Uttar Pradesh

Supreme Court on Tuesday said that "right to education was a right to quality education".

Jailed ex-HC judge CS Karnan seeks remission of jail term from new President Ram Nath Kovind

Jailed ex-HC judge CS Karnan seeks remission of jail term from new President Ram Nath Kovind

Former Calcutta High Court judge Justice C.S. Karnan, guilty of contempt of court, has made a representation before newly-elected President Ram Nath Kovind seeking remission of his jail term.

BCCI SGM: Majority wants partial adoption with Supreme Court hearing on August 18 in mind

BCCI SGM: Majority wants partial adoption with Supreme Court hearing on August 18 in mind

Despite the Supreme Court barring disqualified officials like N Srinivasan and Niranjan Shah, some of their confidantes may threaten to once again play spoilsport although they may just be very small in number.

South Korea lifts court TV ban ahead of Park Geun-Hye sentencing

South Korea's Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted a ban on the filming of trials, opening the possibility of live TV coverage of the sentencing of disgraced president Park Geun-Hye and Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong.

Plea seeking to abort foetus: SC sets up medical board

The Supreme Court on Monday constituted a medical board to examine a woman, who has sought permission to terminate her 22-week-old pregnancy on the grounds that the foetus was suffering from a neurological problem.

SC rejects plea for probe into mass murder of Kashmiri Pandits in 1989-90

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking a probe into mass murder of Kashmiri Pandits at the height of militancy in the Valley in 1989-90.

Supreme Court allows 10-year-old rape victim abort pregnancy

Supreme Court allows 10-year-old rape victim abort pregnancy

A bench comprising of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said that a medical board will look in to the possible risk on the girl's life due to the abortion.

Mass murder of Kashmiri Pandits: SC refuses to reopen 215 cases citing huge time gap, lack of evidence

Mass murder of Kashmiri Pandits: SC refuses to reopen 215 cases citing huge time gap, lack of evidence

In a major development, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking probe and prosecution of various persons, including separatist leader Yasin Malik, for offences including murder of over 700 Kashmiri Pandits during the height of militancy in the Valley in 1989-90.

Supreme Court to hear cow slaughter ban case today

Supreme Court to hear cow slaughter ban case today

The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a plea challenging the Centre's notification prohibiting sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter on the grounds that it violates the right to free trade.

Undisclosed income of Rs 71,941 crore found in 3 years: Government to Supreme Court

Undisclosed income of Rs 71,941 crore found in 3 years: Government to Supreme Court

During the period of demonetisation from November 9 last year to January 10 this year, "The total undisclosed income admitted was more than Rs 5,400 crore" and the total quantity of gold seized stood at 303.367 kgs, the Finance Ministry has said in an affidavit to the apex court.

Poland's senate approves controversial court reform

Poland's senate approved a controversial reform of the Supreme Court early on Saturday, despite warnings from the European Union, appeals from Washington and massive street protests against the measure.