Latching on to Supreme Court`s observations on Leader of Opposition issue, Congress on Friday said it "vindicates" the party`s stand and alleged that the Speaker`s decision to deny the LoP status to it in Lok Sabha appeared "coloured by BJP`s partisan agenda".
While the ruling BJP and the Congress party have fought over the Leader of Opposition`s (LoP) post in the recent past, the Supreme Court on Friday stressed on the position`s importance in governance and agreed to interpret it.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday took a strong view by imposing a cost of Rs 25,000 each against 14 state governments and a union territory for "very lightly" taking its order and not responding to the Law Commission`s report on a formula to clear the backlog of cases.
The Supreme Court will Aug 25 take up for hearing a plea by the Gujarat government that the status report being filed before it by the Justice HS Bedi committee monitoring investigation into 22 staged shootout cases in the state between 2002 to 2007 should not be given to petitioners, columnist BG Verghese and lyricist Javed Akhtar.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear the bail plea of Pune-based stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, who has been in jail since 2011 in a money laundering case, and issued a notice to Enforcement Directorate.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre on a plea seeking its direction to the government to amend the Constitution for making Hindi official language for conducting court proceedings in higher judiciary.
With just a day left for the highly awaited festival of Janmashtmi, Maharashtrians can sense a palpable excitement in the air as Govindas above the age 12 can now participate in the popular Dahi Handi contest.
A day after Parliament unanimously passed the Constitution (99th Amendment) Bill to do away with the collegium system, Chief Justice of India RM Lodha on Friday said that he hoped that judiciary, executive and Parliament work without any interference.
Putting the curtains down on 38-year-old criminal appeals pending before it, the Delhi High Court today upheld the conviction of two Anandmargis Santosh Anand Avdhoot and Sudevanand Avdhoot and 10-year jail term given to them for attempting to assassinate then Chief Justice of India A N Ray near the Supreme Court in 1975.
Noted jurist Fali S Nariman Thursday slammed the two legislations that seek to overturn the present collegium system of appointment of judges, saying they hit at the root of judicial independence and may be struck down by the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court on Thursday barred children below the age of 12 from participating in forming human pyramids on Dahi Handi - an earthen pot filled with butter milk - festival event largely celebrated in Mumbai on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami that will be on Monday.
In a major political victory for the Narendra Modi government, the Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the landmark National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014, which was unanimously cleared by the Lok Sabha yesterday.