Ridhima Malhotra

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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Court issuing notices to all states and Union territories seeking their views on whether life support systems can be withdrawn on a termin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.

CJI hits out at government axing of Subramanium

R.M. Lodha,  Chief Justice  of India

‘I won’t compromise on independence of judiciary’

Dam victory for Tamil Nadu, Supreme court rules it is safe

Suipreme Court of India

In a major setback to the Kerala government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a law promulgated by it that declared the over 100-year-old Mullaperiyar dam as unsafe and fixed the water level

‘Section of law protects the corrupt’

The top court 71-page verdict of said: “The very power of CBI to enquire and investigate into allegations of bribery and corruption against a certain class of public servants and officials in public u

Sanction not needed to probe babus: SC

Taking away a statutory shield from bureaucrats accused of corruption, the Supreme Court on Tuesday held as unconstitutional a legal provision that makes it mandatory for the CBI to seek the Centre’s

Constitution bench to decide on Rajiv killers

The Supreme Court on Friday referred to a Constitution bench the matter on whether the government can remit the sentence of a prisoner whose death penalty has been commuted, while it extended the inte

Bench to decide if life term is jail for rest of life

The Supreme Court bench said: “The issue of such a nature has been raised for the first time in this court, which has wide ramifications in determining the scope of application of power of remission b

Plea in SC today on verdict on transgenders

A plea will be filed in the Supreme Court on Monday asking it to consider its April 15 verdict granting constitutional rights to transgenders, while hearing in open court the curative petition seeking

On Friday N.N. Vohra, governor of Jammu and Kashmir, delivered a speech in New Delhi that was notable for its lucid analysis of the inextricably interlinked external and internal security problems and a series of sound suggestions about how to meet the grim challenges this country faces.

One of the most fascinating things about the 21st century is what I call the return of the body to the centrality of things. The body has become the site for all the major dramas — philosophical, political and ethical.