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J Venkatesan

Why can’t Yogi Adityanath be prosecuted for 'hate speech', SC asks UP govt

The SC issued notice returnable in 4 weeks on special leave petition against Allahabad HC order rejecting plea for action for hate speech.

20 Aug 2018 8:58 PM

Supreme Court bats for job security of all teachers

A two-judge bench deprecated the practice of school and college managements giving a break of a day or two in service of contract teachers.

19 Aug 2018 4:50 AM

SC asks Kalanithi Maran to face trial in telephone exchange case

In his appeal, Kalanithi Maran said the HC had allowed CBI’s appeal without affording an opportunity of hearing the matter on merits.

17 Aug 2018 9:24 PM

Can Mullaperiyar dam’s water level be reduced: Supreme Court

The panel should also consider a plan of action for release of water and in what manner the plan could be conveyed to the people, it observed.

17 Aug 2018 2:41 AM

Centre submits SOPs to deal with NRC claims, objections

In case a person already has Aadhaar number who is also a part of the claim his Aadhaar number will be obtained.

15 Aug 2018 12:28 AM


Protect lynching survivor, police told

Sisodia, in a written statement to court, had said that he had no role in the Hapur mob lynching and wasn’t even present at the spot.

14 Aug 2018 12:46 AM

Can’t free seven killers of Rajiv Gandhi, govt tells SC

In January this year, the apex court had granted three months to the Centre to take a decision on the state’s proposal.

11 Aug 2018 1:56 AM

Supreme Court expresses concern on criminalisation of politics

Says Parliament has an obligation to amend Article 102.

10 Aug 2018 1:03 AM

Supreme Court gets 3 new judges

Justice Joseph takes oath as SC judge; last one to do so.

08 Aug 2018 2:06 AM

Supreme Court raps NRC officials over media briefings

The SC threatened them of contempt action if they speak to press on the Assam NRC without prior permission of the top court.

08 Aug 2018 2:02 AM


Article 35-A: Supreme Court hints it is open to examining validity

A three-judge bench will now hear the matter on August 27.

07 Aug 2018 1:53 AM

No pre-arrest bail, surrender by Aug 13: SC tells 2 Kerala priests accused of rape

4 priests - Abraham Varghese, Job Mathew, Dr Johnson Mathew and Jaise K George - were booked by crime branch for raping woman devotee.

06 Aug 2018 8:45 PM

Three women judges in Supreme Court for first time

Newly-appointed Justice Banerjee will have a tenure of a little over four years in the apex court.

05 Aug 2018 6:01 AM

SC grants time for live streaming of proceedings

The Court asked the Attorney General to give his suggestions in writing, and listed the matter for further hearing on August 17.

04 Aug 2018 1:33 AM

Govt: Plan to set up hub for social media dropped

The A-G said following the observations made by the Supreme Court on the last hearing, the Centre had withdrawn the RFP notification.

04 Aug 2018 1:12 AM


Eyeing 2019, Centre pleads top court to provide SC/ST quota in job promotions

Centre urged SC to re-visit Nagaraj verdict which had imposed three conditions for grant of quota for SC/ST in promotions.

03 Aug 2018 7:08 PM

SC: Adultery law arbitrary, smacks of gender bias

The bench said it would see whether the provision can stand the test of the right to equality on grounds like “discretion and manifest arbitrariness”.

03 Aug 2018 5:56 AM

Culture of banning books affects free flow of ideas: SC on Malayalam novel ‘Meesha’

SC reserved its order on plea seeking direction to delete certain portions from novel as it allegedly defamed temple going Hindu women.

02 Aug 2018 9:11 PM

Priests involving in rape cases in Kerala 'shocking', says top court

SC made these observations during hearing of a case involving rape of minor in a church by a Father in Malabar district of Kerala in 2016.

01 Aug 2018 6:43 PM

SC reserves verdict on women's entry in Sabarimala temple

Senior counsel for Kerala made clear that state govt was in favour of allowing entry of women of all ages to Sabarimala temple.

01 Aug 2018 5:24 PM