Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 | Last Update : 05:56 PM IST

J Venkatesan

Aadhaar valid; but no phone, bank link

In 4:1 ruling, SC says Aadhaar a must for I-T filing, benefits; 1 judge calls law unconstitutional .

27 Sep 2018 6:42 AM

Passing Aadhaar Law as money bill a fraud: SC judge

The Aadhaar project has failed to account for and remedy the flaws in its framework and design, which lead to serious issues of exclusion.

27 Sep 2018 5:05 AM

Supreme Court verdict on promotion in jobs for SC/ST tomorrow

The Centre had earlier maintained that there was no need for testing the backwardness of SC/ST employees while granting promotion.

25 Sep 2018 7:35 PM

Can Aadhaar be made mandatory? SC verdict today

The top court had reserved its verdict on petitions challenging constitutional validity of Aadhaar on May 10.

25 Sep 2018 7:00 PM

SC verdict on undertrials contesting elections today

The petitioners had argued that there must be a stage prior to the conviction when a candidate should face disqualification.

25 Sep 2018 6:00 AM


Publicise steps taken to curb cow vigilantism, mob lynching: SC to Centre, states

SC also granted a week’s time to 8 states and UTs to comply with its directions on curbing cow vigilantism and mob lynching.

24 Sep 2018 5:04 PM

Fresh petition in SC to declare Article 370 invalid

BJP leader A.K. Upadhyay has moved the top court for a direction to declare that Art. 370 is illegal.

22 Sep 2018 1:34 AM

Supreme Court reserves verdict on plea for SIT probe

The Bench concluded arguments on petitions filed by Dr Thapar and others challenging the arrest of five activists.

21 Sep 2018 1:28 AM

Show one document to prove 5 activists involvement with Maoists: SC

The bench was hearing petitions filed by Dr Romila Thapar and others challenging the arrest of five activists.

19 Sep 2018 5:50 PM

Congress can’t tell us how to conduct poll, EC tells Supreme Court

The apprehension of the petitioner about mass shortage is wholly misplaced, unjustified and unwarranted.

19 Sep 2018 1:17 AM


SC tells Kerala: Pay Rs 50 lakh to Isro scientist in ’94 spy case

It for the scientist to decide whether he wants to pursue the civil suit or not, the court said.

15 Sep 2018 12:20 AM

SC modifies its order on dowry cases, restores power of arrest to police

SC restored power of police to arrest husband and his family members on complaint of dowry harassment under IPC Section 498A.

14 Sep 2018 8:51 PM

Frame scheme for rehabilitation of leprosy patients: SC tells Centre, states

The apex court said the scheme shall be aimed at eliminating stigma associated with people afflicted with leprosy.

14 Sep 2018 8:31 PM

‘House arrest’ of 5 activists on till September 17

The court said dissent was the safety valve of democracy and couldn’t be curbed by such arrests.

13 Sep 2018 1:55 AM

Will Sidhu’s punishment be enhanced in road rage case? SC to decide

SC has issued notice on question of enhancing Sidhu's punishment in 1988 road rage case, in which a 65-year-old man died.

12 Sep 2018 6:05 PM


12 special courts set up in 11 states to try MP, MLA cases

The territorial jurisdiction of these courts would cover the entire state concerned.

12 Sep 2018 5:26 AM

Supreme Court seeks report by judge in Babri Masjid demolition case

The court had said in the present case, crimes, which shake the secular fabric of the Constitution, had allegedly been committed almost 25 years ago.

11 Sep 2018 12:06 AM

‘Would have been hard for Centre to justify continuance of Sec. 377’

It is only a physiological variation that occurs in a very small percentage of the population, says Arvind Datar.

09 Sep 2018 7:07 AM

Supreme Court refuses to stay SC/ST Act ammendments

They argued that they are challenging the validity of Section 18 A of the Act.

08 Sep 2018 12:55 AM

Supreme Court asks Tamil Nadu government to decide on mercy plea

In its response the CBI said the role of Perarivalan in the conspiracy to kill Rajiv Gandhi was clearly established.

07 Sep 2018 6:17 AM