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SC to EC: Why no VVPAT test in more booths?

A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta asked the commission to file an affidavit on this by 4 pm on Thursday.

26 Mar 2019 2:13 AM

Death penalty exception, life term is rule, says SC

The death sentence must be imposed only when life imprisonment appears to be an altogether inappropriate punishment.

21 Mar 2019 1:52 AM

SC to culprits in acid attack: Pay Rs 1.50L each to victim

It asked the trial courts not to show leniency to the accused in acid attack cases.

20 Mar 2019 2:29 AM

Supreme Court expands scope of the right to self-defence

Sukumaran opened fire in self-defence which resulted in the death of one of the smugglers.

20 Mar 2019 1:03 AM

Supreme Court asks CBI to reply in 2 weeks on Lalu’s bail plea

The high court rejected the plea for bail after noting that there was no urgent medical ground warranting the same.

16 Mar 2019 1:34 AM


SC reserves order on govt objections in Rafale leak case

Justice Joseph countered the AG saying that Section 22 of the RTI Act gave it an overriding effect over the Official Secrets Act.

15 Mar 2019 2:12 AM

SC raps Assam for failure to check illegal migrants

Justice Gogoi asked the SG as to what the Centre and Assam was doing to prevent the infiltrators from getting merged with the local populace.

14 Mar 2019 7:12 AM

Rafale deal: Supreme Court can’t use ‘leaked’ papers, says Centre

These matters are now subject of an internal enquiry which commenced on February 28,” the affidavit said.

14 Mar 2019 3:24 AM

‘Can’t kill jobs of firecracker unit workers’

Several applications were filed on behalf of manufacturers association, the state of Tamil Nadu and others for modification of the order.

13 Mar 2019 3:01 AM

Supreme Court: Why no mechanism to monitor assets of legislators

A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi granted two weeks to the Centre to spell out the steps taken in this regard.

13 Mar 2019 2:34 AM


DMK in Supreme Court to seek bypolls in 3 TN seats

The petition filed through counsel Ms Indira submitted that the EC had announced by-polls to 18 constituencies on April 18 along with the LS polls.

13 Mar 2019 2:21 AM

Supreme Court mulls 5-judge bench over quota

In the present form, the upper limit of quota goes up to 60 per cent, which violates the decisions of the SC, the plea claimed.

12 Mar 2019 2:40 AM

Cash-for-vote: SC to review order on MLA, MP immunity

Soren is also the daughter-in-law of former union minister Shibu Soren who was involved in the JMM bribery case.

10 Mar 2019 12:53 AM

Supreme Court sends Ayodhya case for mediation by a 3-man team

Mediation will commence within a week at Faizabad — the first capital of Nawabs of Awadh — around 7 km from Ayodhya.

09 Mar 2019 1:23 AM

Supreme Court warns Haryana on Aravallis

The Act was introduced before partition by the then Punjab government in 1900.

09 Mar 2019 1:16 AM


Sivakasi units can produce ‘green crackers’: Panel to SC

The Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation was also asked to give its opinion on the development of green crackers.

06 Mar 2019 5:38 AM

3-judge SC Bench to hear validity of conjugal rights

According to the petitioners, Ojaswa Pathak and Mayank Gupta the provisions provide the statutory scheme for the Restitution of Conjugal Rights.

06 Mar 2019 2:31 AM

Supreme Court relief to 11 lakh tribals, stays eviction from forests

The top court said many of the points being raised now were never raised when the matter was pending.

01 Mar 2019 3:01 AM

Supreme Court to hear plea against eviction of tribals today

The Central government wanted to take a holistic re-look at the subject matter so that their interests are protected.

28 Feb 2019 2:28 AM

No violent incidents on Kashmiris: Govt

The A-G told a bench that the Supreme Court’s intervention had been an effective deterrent.

28 Feb 2019 2:28 AM