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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.

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.

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.

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Senior lawyer Gopal Subramanium and former Solicitor General for the previous UPA government has withdrawn from the race to become the Supreme Court judge.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

Despite being a hack for more than three decades, I am yet to be invited for any political iftar party. Thereby, no one can accuse me of holding a grouse against any leader for not marking an invite to me. Throughout his 13 years as the chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi never hosted one, breaking a tradition that his predecessor Keshubhai Patel followed.

Rarely in a diplomat’s career is one lucky enough to have a posting that is important and interesting, combining the elements of classic diplomacy with the new tools of development diplomacy, new media and social networks. Israel and India established full diplomatic relations just 22 years ago during the time of P.V. Narasimha Rao.