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Ayodhya: Supreme Court to pass order on March 5 on whether to refer matter to court-appointed mediator

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that even if one per cent chance of mediation exists in the politically sensitive land dispute matter, it should be done.

Feb 26, 2019, 13:33 PM IST

CJI continues Constitution Bench without 4 senior rebel judges

In an unprecedented press conference, the four top SC judges claimed that cases are being assigned selectively and to benches of preference

Jan 16, 2018, 06:41 AM IST

Haryana government destroying judicial system: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Saturday slapped a cost of Rs 5 lakh on the Haryana government for filing an appeal against a high court order after more than five years saying it is "destroying" the judicial system by "blatant misuse" of the process.


Apr 07, 2017, 19:00 PM IST

Banning tainted leaders from polls: Supreme Court refuses urgent hearing

The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing on a plea raising questions like whether people facing trial in serious crime cases can be allowed to contest and at which stage of trial, a lawmaker would stand disqualified.

Apr 03, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

SC asks states to upload info on midday meal scheme on website

The Supreme Court today asked all state governments and Union territories to upload information including the total number of students getting benefit of the midday meal scheme, within three months on their website.

Mar 23, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

Govt going in "wrong direction" to check farmers' suicide: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today expressed grave concern over farmers' suicide due to indebtedness and crop failure and said it felt the government was going in a "wrong direction" in tackling the real problem.

Mar 03, 2017, 19:25 PM IST

Supreme Court refuses urgent hearing on plea against abortion law

The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing to a plea challenging the constitutional validity of a legal provision that prohibits abortion of a 20-week-old foetus, saying there were "very important national issues" pending adjudication.

Mar 02, 2017, 20:43 PM IST

Supreme Court raps Centre on dumping of hazardous water in India

The Supreme Court has pulled up the Centre for "making money" at the cost of citizens' health by allowing dumping in India of hazardous waste from foreign countries.

Feb 19, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

Indiscipline in Armed forces to be viewed 'seriously': SC

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur said that past conduct of a delinquent employee can be taken into consideration while imposing a penalty on him

Dec 19, 2016, 15:04 PM IST

SC to expedite hearing on plea to examine Christian Canon law

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to expedite hearing on a PIL to examine the issue whether divorce granted by a Church, set up under its personal law, could be considered valid under the Indian common law.

Jul 04, 2016, 20:29 PM IST