The Supreme Court today further stayed the execution of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon and issued notice to the Maharashtra government on a plea filed by him seeking an open court hearing of his petition for review of its verdict.
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea of a lawyer seeking direction to Karnataka trial court to defer pronouncement of its verdict in DA case of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
In a parting shot, outgoing Chief Justice of India R M Lodha today strongly defended the collegium system of appointment of judges, saying any other mode of appointment may impact on the independence of judiciary.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was Friday dragged to the Supreme Court by an opposition party member for allegedly lying in parliament over asking the army to mediate with anti-government protesters.
Aditya Verma, the petitioner in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) scandal, Thursday protested any possible move by the Indian cricket board to postpone its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at its working committee that meets in Chennai Friday.
The Supreme Court has cancelled all coal blocks except government run non-JV allotments. According to experts, this was on expected lines after the apex court had judged all coal block allocations post 1992 as illegal.
Supreme Court quashed allocation of 214 out of 218 coal blocks alloted to various companies since 1993 terming it as "fatally flawed" and allowed the Centre to take over operation of 42 such blocks which are functional.
Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash allocation of 214 coal blocks which were alloted to various companies since 1993, the AAP on Wednesday said it vinidcates the party's stand the allocations had been done in "lieu of huge pay offs".
The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed a five-member committee headed by Senior Registrar of Jammu and Kashmir High Court to ascertain the ground situation of the flood-affected state and asked it to file its report within two weeks.
The Supreme Court today sought a report from Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Bilaspur rpt Bilaspur, in Chhattisgarh along with all records, including status reports, and police action taken on the alleged gang rape of a woman advocate who tried to commit suicide before it on Monday.