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Rape victims treated as 'untouchables', says SC; directs their identities be not disclosed

Rape victims treated as 'untouchables', says SC; directs their identities be not disclosed

A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur directed the print and electronic media not to reveal identity of victims of rape and sexual assault "even in a remote manner".

Dec 11, 2018, 13:35 PM IST
Names, identities of victims of rape and sexual assault not to be disclosed: SC

Names, identities of victims of rape and sexual assault not to be disclosed: SC

The apex court said FIRs in cases of rape and sexual assault, including those against minors, should not be put in public domain by police.

Dec 11, 2018, 13:03 PM IST
Muzaffarpur shelter home accused Brajesh Thakur not subjected to any torture in jail: Medical board informs Supreme Court

Muzaffarpur shelter home accused Brajesh Thakur not subjected to any torture in jail: Medical board informs Supreme Court

The SC also dismissed Thakur's plea to stay the demolition of the shelter home building where minor girls were sexually molested.

Dec 10, 2018, 13:28 PM IST
SC dismisses petition challenging decision to dissolve J&K assembly

SC dismisses petition challenging decision to dissolve J&K assembly

The Supreme Court found no merit in the petition filed by Gagan Bhagat, a former BJP MLA.

Dec 10, 2018, 11:53 AM IST
Muzaffarpur shelter home: SC to hear plea alleging torture of key accused Brajesh Thakur in jail

Muzaffarpur shelter home: SC to hear plea alleging torture of key accused Brajesh Thakur in jail

Brajesh Thakur is the main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual exploitation case.

Dec 10, 2018, 07:31 AM IST
Row over Rath Yatra: West Bengal BJP files caveat in Supreme Court

Row over Rath Yatra: West Bengal BJP files caveat in Supreme Court

The West Bengal unit of Bharatiya Janata Party filed a caveat in the Supreme Court Saturday in connection with the order passed by Calcutta High Court division bench on BJP's 'rath yatra'. 

Dec 08, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
Supreme Court orders forensic audit of all 74 Unitech group companies

Supreme Court orders forensic audit of all 74 Unitech group companies

The Court has asked the forensic auditor to be present before it next Friday.

Dec 07, 2018, 17:41 PM IST
SC dismisses PIL against FM Arun Jaitley relating to RBI capital reserve

SC dismisses PIL against FM Arun Jaitley relating to RBI capital reserve

The apex court also imposes a cost of Rs 50,000 on advocate M L Sharma, who had filed the public interest litigation (PIL).

Dec 07, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Not possible to remove child porn content due to end-to-end encryption technology, WhatsApp tells SC

Not possible to remove child porn content due to end-to-end encryption technology, WhatsApp tells SC

In today's hearing, Internet giants agreed that child pornography needs to be stamped out.

Dec 06, 2018, 22:36 PM IST
Around 15,000 deaths in road accidents due to potholes 'unacceptable', says Supreme Court

Around 15,000 deaths in road accidents due to potholes 'unacceptable', says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday termed as "unacceptable" the death of nearly 15,000 people in road accidents caused by potholes in the last five years and said the number was probably more than those killed on the border or by terrorists.

Dec 06, 2018, 18:08 PM IST
Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse case accused Brajesh Thakur tortured in jail? SC orders medical test

Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse case accused Brajesh Thakur tortured in jail? SC orders medical test

Brajesh Thakur is the main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse case.

Dec 06, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
CBI vs CBI: SC reserves ruling on Alok Verma's plea challenging Centre's 'forced leave' order

CBI vs CBI: SC reserves ruling on Alok Verma's plea challenging Centre's 'forced leave' order

Both Verma and Asthana have made allegations of corruption against each other. 

Dec 06, 2018, 16:10 PM IST
Why was selection panel not consulted before decision to send Alok Verma on leave: SC to govt

Why was selection panel not consulted before decision to send Alok Verma on leave: SC to govt

The Centre had told SC previously that Alok Verma and CBI No. 2 Rakesh Asthana's feud had tarnished the image of the investigation agency.

Dec 06, 2018, 11:40 AM IST
CBI was ridiculed, they were fighting like cats: AG to SC on Alok Verma vs Rakesh Asthana

CBI was ridiculed, they were fighting like cats: AG to SC on Alok Verma vs Rakesh Asthana

The government of India was watching with amazement as to what the two senior CBI officers were doing, said the Attorney General.

Dec 05, 2018, 16:21 PM IST
List of lawmakers facing criminal cases submitted in SC, names Amarinder Singh, HD Kumaraswamy

List of lawmakers facing criminal cases submitted in SC, names Amarinder Singh, HD Kumaraswamy

Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa also figured in the list along with serving Kerala minister MM Mani.

Dec 04, 2018, 21:48 PM IST
2002 Gujarat riots: SC defers plea against SIT clean chit to PM Modi till January third week

2002 Gujarat riots: SC defers plea against SIT clean chit to PM Modi till January third week

In 2012, Modi was cleared of complicity in the violence by a Supreme Court-appointed SIT which had questioned him for over 9 hours in the post-Godhra Gulberg society massacre case.

Dec 03, 2018, 12:03 PM IST
SC was not moving in right direction under CJI Misra: Justice Kurian Joseph

SC was not moving in right direction under CJI Misra: Justice Kurian Joseph

Justice Kurian Joseph retired as a Supreme Court judge on December 30.

Dec 02, 2018, 12:12 PM IST
Sabarimala row: 2 women pilgrims stopped by devotees midway to Lord Ayyappa shrine

Sabarimala row: 2 women pilgrims stopped by devotees midway to Lord Ayyappa shrine

Navojamma, 26, and Kripavathi, 42, from Guntur and Godavari districts respectively were on their way to offer prayers at the hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa.

Dec 02, 2018, 00:35 AM IST
SC dismisses plea of 350 soldiers challenging FIRs against security personnel in areas under AFSPA

SC dismisses plea of 350 soldiers challenging FIRs against security personnel in areas under AFSPA

In the plea, the soldiers had said that FIRs against security personnel who are carrying out their duties in sensitive areas would only serve to demoralise military and para-military forces.

Nov 30, 2018, 16:49 PM IST
SC to hear pleas of 350 Army officers regarding FIRs under AFSPA

SC to hear pleas of 350 Army officers regarding FIRs under AFSPA

The soldiers have said that cases registered against them would serve to demoralise security personnel - military and para-military.

Nov 29, 2018, 22:24 PM IST

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