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Supreme Court stays EC’s notification for Gujurat bypoll

The high court, while staying the sessions court’s order, had refused to interfere with the EC’s notification.

02 Apr 2019 6:13 AM

EC: 50 per cent VVPAT check will delay poll by six days

The EC said there is no ground for altering the existing system of random counting of the VVPAT slips.

30 Mar 2019 6:45 AM

SC will take up petitions against 10 per cent quota on April 8

The petitions filed seek the quashing of the Constitution (103 Amendment) Act, 2019.

29 Mar 2019 1:09 AM

SC to decide if candidate can contest from two seats

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) advocate and spokesperson Ashwini Kumar Upadhyaya had challenged this provision as unconstitutional. 

28 Mar 2019 4:47 AM

Supreme Court: Very serious CBI revelations against top cop

The CJI, however, refused to comment on the “seriousness or otherwise” of the allegations made by the investigating agency against the top official.

27 Mar 2019 1:27 AM


Can’t allot common symbol to TTV party, EC tells SC

A plea to direct EC to allot alternate symbol till the disposal of the Special leave petition to set aside the order has also been sought.

26 Mar 2019 3:11 AM

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