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Supreme Court notices to states set off fresh debate on euthanasia

A fresh debate on euthanasia began Wednesday with the Supreme Court issuing notices to all states and Union territories seeking their views on whether life support systems can be withdrawn on a termin

Supreme Court stays hanging of 2 convicts in December 16 rape case

Supreme Court stays hanging of 2 convicts in December 16 rape case.

The Supreme Court Monday put an interim stay on the execution of two convicts in the gruesome December 16 gangrape-murder case.

Aruna Roy moves SC on Aadhar

Social worker and former NAC member Aruna Roy approached the SC on Monday challenging implementation of the Aadhar scheme on the ground that several citizens without the Unique Identification numbers will be denied basic government services if the scheme is implemented.

SC: Outraging woman’s modesty a heinous crime

It’s a “heinous crime” to outrage a woman’s modesty which needs to be “strongly guarded”, the Supreme Court has said while upholding the six months imprisonment awarded to a man for “behaving like a roadside Romeo” and molesting a woman 18 years ago.

‘Radia tapes not restricted to 2G’

The tapped conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with influential persons were not restricted to the allocation of 2G spectrum but involved many other spheres, including national security and recruitment of members in the Railway Board, the Supreme Court said on Friday.

‘No fair probe while Srini is in BCCI’

With the Supreme Court yet to give its judgement on the PIL filed by Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma, N.

SC: Something’s wrong at BCCI, no ‘credibility’

Expressing concern that there was “something seriously wrong” with the Indian cricket board which had “lost its credibility”, the Supreme Court on Monday directed that while N.

V.K. remark: SC takes cognisance

In fresh trouble for former Army Chief General V.K.

Govt cautious, says will study ruling first

The government refrained from reacting to the Supreme Court verdict on the right to exercise “none of the above option”, saying that the judgment will have to be studied before any comments can be mad

SC empowers voters to reject all poll nominees

In a landmark verdict aimed at cleaning the political system of unworthy leaders, the Supreme Court on Friday said citizens have a right to cast a negative vote during polls and directed the Election

Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.