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Manipur fake encounter case: Supreme Court reserves verdict

The Manipur fake encounter cases are being heard by the SC bench of Justices MB Lokur and UU Lalit.

Sep 28, 2018, 16:07 PM IST

Disqualification of lawmakers with criminal background: SC reserves order

Several NGOs have moved the top court urging it to ban a person or a lawmaker involved in criminal cases from entering into electoral politics.

Aug 28, 2018, 14:20 PM IST

Centre asks SC to show restraint while criticising govt, court gives a strong-worded reply

The apex court said it was at least "solving problems" and was in no way "criticising the government".

Aug 08, 2018, 17:05 PM IST

Aadhaar can't stop bank fraud, officials are hand-in-glove with fraudsters: SC to Centre

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra is examining a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and its enabling 2016 law.

Apr 05, 2018, 14:07 PM IST

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.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:21 PM IST

Supreme Court seeks time frame for amending law to allow NRI voting from overseas

The bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud sought to know the time frame after Attorney General KK Venugopal told court that a Team of Ministers (ToM) have recommended such an amendment.

Jul 21, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

KK Venugopal takes charge as 15th Attorney General of India

Senior lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and constitutional expert KK Venugopal on Monday formally took over as 15th Attorney General, replacing Mukul Rohatgi.

Jul 03, 2017, 11:30 AM IST

KK Venugopal appointed new Attorney General, to take over from Mukul Rohatgi

Senior lawyer in the Supreme Court of India and constitutional expert KK Venugopal has been appointed as a new 15th Attorney General replacing Mukul Rohatgi.

Jun 30, 2017, 21:34 PM IST

Lodha panel recommendations: Judgement day for BCCI as Supreme Court to take final call today

The committee headed by justice (retd) RM Lodha was appointed by the apex court last year in the wake of a sport-fixing scandal in IPL, the biggest crisis to hit the cash-rich sports body in the country.

Jul 18, 2016, 12:45 PM IST

Women entry to Sabrimala: PIL, once filed and heard, cannot be withdrawn, says Supreme Court

"Let people know this that once a public interest litigation (PIL) is filed and entertained, you cannot withdraw it," a bench of Justices Dipak Misra and NV Ramana said.

Jan 15, 2016, 17:42 PM IST

Why are states still insisting on Aadhar card, asks SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday took exception to the fact that despite its ruling that governments should not insist on the possession of Aadhaar card for the disbursal of benefits under the social welfare schemes, there were states that were flouting its order.

Jul 21, 2015, 21:33 PM IST

Indira Jaising backs AAP government over MHA notification

 Senior advocate Indira Jaising backed the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government in its tussle with the Union Home Ministry that issued a notification giving the edge to the Lt. Governor when it comes to powers, including those to transfer and posting of bureaucrats.

May 25, 2015, 16:32 PM IST

Taslima Nasreen moves SC against FIR on tweets

Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen has moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of an FIR lodged by a Muslim cleric in Uttar Pradesh against her alleging that her tweets "insulted" religious beliefs.

Dec 16, 2013, 21:55 PM IST

‘Use temple treasure for schools, hospitals’

The head of the Travancore royal family renounced any personal claim to billions of dollars` worth of ancient treasure discovered in a temple.

Jul 08, 2011, 22:38 PM IST

Venugopal to join CBI legal team in 2G spectrum case in SC

While Attorney General GE Vahanvati will represent the Prime Minister, Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium will represent the DoT.

Nov 20, 2010, 21:20 PM IST