Supreme Court

Amid Reports Of Attacks, Centre Asks States To Ensure Safety Of Kashmiris

The state governments have been advised to take all necessary steps to prevent any act of assault, threat, intimidation and social boycott against Kashmiris.

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Supreme Court To Hear Ayodhya Dispute On February 26

Although the hearing was initially scheduled for January 29, it had to be postponed after Justice SA Bobde went on leave.

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CBI Chief Convenes Review Meeting Of All Branches Of Agency

Rishi Kumar Shukla will acquaint himself with important cases and the developments related to them.

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“Menstruation Is Natural”: Kerala Government To Top Court On Sabarimala

Senior advocate Vijay Hansaria, on behalf of State of Kerala submitted that there can be no human beings without women’s menstruation

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2 million advocates in fit of rage – ” Pass the Union welfare budget or else see the consequences “.

The union government’s mindset and hollow assurance left the lawyers discontented and irritated, even after lakhs of lawyers holding protest rallies throughout the country on Tuesday pressing for various welfare measures for advocates.

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Jailed Myanmar journalists lose appeal

YANGON: Two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years while investigating atrocities committed against the Rohingya in Myanmar had their appeal dismissed on Friday, dismaying colleagues and tearful family members who had held slim hopes they would walk free.

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Nageswara Rao’s appointment as interim CBI chief challenged in Supreme Court

NGO Common Cause, which had earlier challenged the government decision to shift out Alok Verma from the CBI, on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the government decision to appoint Nageswara Rao as the interim CBI director. The petition sought quashing of the Jan 10, 2019, order directing that the charge and duties of the director, CBI, be handed over to Rao as an interim measure. This is illegal, arbitrary, mala fide and in violation of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act (DSPE), it said. The director must be appointed as per the procedure established in Vineet Narain and appropriate orders passed by the court to ensure transparency in the process of short-listing, selection and appointment, it said.

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Justice Rajendra Menon May be Recommended by SC Collegium Soon But Slim Chances for Delhi Judges

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Collegium is likely to recommend elevation of Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajendra Menon very soon. Sources indicated that Justice Menon’s recommendation as a judge in the top court may happen within a month.

“His name was never dropped by the Collegium even though Justice Sanjiv Khanna, who was much junior to him in terms of seniority, was elevated. There are enough signs that Justice Menon’s name will be recommended by the Collegium when it meets next.

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Supreme Court upholds department-wise SC/ST quota in universities

The Modi government may have another reservation-related hot potato on its hands as it heads into the Lok Sabha elections.

The Supreme Court has dismissed the Centre’s petition challenging an Allahabad High Court order to calculate the quota for SC/ST faculty posts in colleges and universities department-wise and not institution-wise, sources said.

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LK Advani Welcomes Supreme Court Advice To Resolve Ayodhya Dispute

NEW DELHI:  BJP veteran L K Advani today welcomed the Supreme Court suggestion of an out-of-court settlement of the Ayodhya dispute and said all concerned parties should reach a consensus to resolve it.

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Can’t Detain Illegal Immigrants Indefinitely if You Can’t Deport, Supreme Court Tells Centre

A bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, said the court was mindful of the diplomatic channels involved in such matters but the exercise should not result in keeping people detained endlessly.

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Sahara Chief Subrata Roy Summoned By Supreme Court Over Unpaid Dues

Supreme Court said six months were given to Sahara by its last order to arrange the amount but what has transpired during the period has not inspired the confidence of the court.

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Attorney General Files Contempt Petition Against Advocate Prashant Bhushan in SC

The contempt petition refers to the February 1 tweets by Bhushan in which he had alleged that the government appeared to have misled the apex court and perhaps submitted fabricated minutes of meeting of the PM Modi-led Selection Committee which recently ousted Alok Verma as CBI chief.

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Judging Is ”Under Stress” In Digital Era, Says Justice AK Sikri

Justice AK Sikri said the freedom of press is changing the paradigm of civil and human rights and the current pattern of media trials is an example of it.

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Supreme Court’s 7-Judge Bench To Decide Aligarh Muslim University Minority Status

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi referred the issue to the larger bench for defining the parameters for granting minority status to educational institutions

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