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Kerala: Supreme Court allows liquor outlets to operate till Sept 30

Supreme Court of India. Photo: PTI

The Supreme Court on Thursday temporarily halted southern tourism state Kerala's move to ban alcohol, handing bars and hotels a last-minute reprieve on the eve of its controversial introduction.

Respond to allegations about meetings with coal scam accused: SC to CBI chief Ranjit Sinha

CBI director Ranjit Sinha. (Photo: PTI/File)

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked under-fire CBI director Ranjit Sinha to respond to allegations about his meetings with coal scam accused, adding that the allegations aga

UPSC row: Supreme Court refuses to postpone preliminary examination

Supreme Court of India. Photo: PTI

The Supreme Court on Saturday rejected a petition seeking stay on the Union Public Services Commission preliminary examination, scheduled on Sunday.

SC defends collegium system: 'Repeated attempts made to defame judiciary'

Chief Justice R M Lodha (Photo: PTI/File)

The Supreme Court came out strongly against repeated attempts and misleading campaign being made to defame the judiciary, saying great damage is being done to democracy.

'Strange-looking animal' sparks panic inside Parliament complex

The mammal looked like a cross between a mongoose and a wild cat. (Picture for representational purpose. Photo: PTI)

The appearance of a "strange-looking" visitor from the animal world inside the Parliament complex sparked panic within the heavily-fortified compound and threw the security staff there into a tizzy.

Supreme Court issues notice to states, Union Territories on legalising passive euthanasia

Aruna Shanbaug's euthanasia plea was rejected by Supreme Court in 2011. Photo: PTI/file

Supreme Court on Wednesday issues notices to all states and Union Territories on legalising passive euthanasia.

BJP attempts to form next government in Delhi

Senior BJP leader and former Finance Minister Jagdish Mukhi. Photo: PTI

BJP on Wednesday indicated that it may take a shot at government formation in Delhi if invited by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung.

Sharia Courts have no legal sanctity, fatwas illegal: Supreme Court

Delhi lawyer Vishwa Lochan Madan filed a petition in Supreme Court challenging the legality of the Shariat Courts. Photo: AP

Disapproving of a Shariat court issuing fatwa and order against a person who is not before it, the Supreme Court today said it has no sanction of law and has no legal status.

Supreme Court refuses to stay appointment of Dalbir Singh Suhag as next Army Chief

 Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag. Photo: PTI

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the appointment of Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the next Army Chief who is to take over the charge from August 1.

Chief Justice criticises Modi government for 'segregating' Gopal Subramanium

Ex-Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium. Photo: PTI

The controversy over appointment of Gopal Subramanium as judge of the Supreme Court took a new turn on Tuesday with the Chief Justice of India R M Lodha making it clear that segregation of his name wa

The kindest thing that can be said of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s indifferent performance in the series of byelections since the general election last May is that they are a pointer to the significant role played by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in ensuring the decisive Lok Sabha outcome.

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