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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.

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Senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium and former Solicitor General for the previous UPA government has withdrawn from the race to become the Supreme Court judge.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

Babus to Siddar­amaiah: your Lad is clean

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Bengaluru: In the face of mounting attacks by the opposition BJP against Information and infrastructure Minister Santosh Lad whom they accuse of being involved in illegal mining, Chief Minister Sidda

SC issues contempt notice to former Army Chief V K Singh

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today issued contempt notice to former Army Chief Gen V K Singh, saying his remarks against its order on his age row prima facie amounts to "scandalising" and undermining

N Srinivasan's future hangs on SC verdict

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Hyderabad: Having cleared the first round of getting re-elected for the post of BCCI president and having his own men in the board, N Srinivasan would be keenly eyeing the developments on Monday when

BCCI Annual General Meeting: Live updates

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Srinivasan arrives to attend BCCI AGM
A defiant BCCI president N Srinivasan, who braved scathing criticism on issues of propriety, today arrived to attend the Board's Annual General Meeting here.The

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.