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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

Senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium and former Solicitor General. (Photo: DC)

Senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium and former Solicitor General. (Photo: DC)

Senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium and former Solicitor General for the previous UPA government has withdrawn from the race to become the Supreme Court judge.

Tandoor murder case: SC commutes Sushil Sharma' death penalty to life imprisonment

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New Delhi: In the most sensational 17-year-old tandoor case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted former Congress leader Sushil Sharma's death penalty to life imprisonment. Sharma was accused of mur

Telangana GoM to have 10 members; Bill likely in winter session

New Delhi: Ministers of Home, Finance, Law and Water Resources will be part of the 10-member GoM set up to go into the issues arising out of the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, like determination of b

PM won't quit, will confront Rahul today

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who returned home from the United States on Tuesday evening, has ruled out his resignation over the ordinance to protect convicted legislators, and indicat

BJP, Congress engage in slugfest over controversial ordinance

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New Delhi: As indications emerge that the Centre could withdraw the controversial ordinance on lawmakers, BJP and Congress engaged in a slugfest over the issue with the Opposition claiming victory an

It is a measure of Sri Lanka’s return to “normal” democratic politics that conspiracy theories are once again resonating in Colombo.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faces significant challenges in trying to reinvigorate India’s economy back to the robust growth it enjoyed a few years ago.