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Shreyas Sardesai and Ankita Barthwal

Centre files caveat, SC to hear PILs on November 15

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear on November 15 two public interest writ petitions alleging that all sections of people across the country are facing hardship due to the demonitisation of

11 Nov 2016 6:06 AM

Central panel has failed to find solutions, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for groping in the dark for a solution to control air pollution in the national capital region, lamenting whether it want

11 Nov 2016 1:55 AM

Supreme Court: Can’t allow Jallikattu as means of entertainment

Jallikattu (taming of the bull) is impermissible in Tamil Nadu as ‘bull’ can’t be used as a tool for entertainment for the human beings by inflicting cruelty, the Supreme Court observed on Wednesday.

10 Nov 2016 2:32 AM

Stop female infanticide: Supreme Court to states

Observing that a female child is entitled to enjoy equal right that a male child is allowed to have, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre, all states and Union Territories to take steps to

09 Nov 2016 6:01 AM

MLA accused of rape loses bail

The Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended for two weeks an order passed by the Patna High Court granting bail to the RJD MLA, Rajballav Prasad, accused of raping a minor girl.

09 Nov 2016 5:58 AM


After row, Centre set to overhaul TV watchdog

More representatives may be inducted into panel.

09 Nov 2016 3:05 AM

Devise strategy to tackle toxic haze, Supreme Court tells Centre

Observing that air pollution in the capital is a “public health emergency” as it has crossed “human permissible levels”, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to devise a “common minimum gr

09 Nov 2016 2:00 AM

Supreme Court to hear Delhi smog case today

The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday an urgent petition seeking measures to control Delhi’s worst smog crisis in 17 years affecting millions of people.

08 Nov 2016 6:01 AM

Kerala U-turn: ‘Women can enter Sabarimala’

In a change of its earlier stand, the Kerala government on Monday informed the Supreme Court that women of all ages should be allowed entry and worship at Sabarimala Ayyappa temple without any restric

08 Nov 2016 1:03 AM

New UCC could be optional, says law panel chief

The Law Commission plans to recommend to the Union government to legislate a common law which will take care of all matters related to divorce, maintenance or alimony and child custody issues, but to

06 Nov 2016 6:52 AM


Take people view on surrogacy bill: Experts

Eminent speakers led by former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee have called upon the Centre to seek the views of the public on the proposed bill on surrogacy before enacting the new law.

06 Nov 2016 12:26 AM

Govt and temporary staff must get equal pay, says Supreme Court

If duties and responsibilities of temporary employees working in the government as pump operators, fitters, helpers, drivers, plumbers, chowkidars were the same as that of government employees, such w

03 Nov 2016 12:54 AM

Yoga in school syllabus: Supreme Court to hear plea on November 7

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a PIL that seeks to make ‘yoga’ a compulsory subject for students up to Class 8 across the country.

01 Nov 2016 1:05 AM

CJI warns govt: Courts to come to grinding halt

Expressing anguish over the delay in appointment of judges in the country’s high courts, the Supreme Court tore into the Centre on Friday and said that the entire institution of judiciary cannot be br

29 Oct 2016 6:49 AM

No toll collection for now on DND flyway, rules Supreme Court

In a relief to commuters, the Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay, at this stage, the Allahabad high court’s order quashing toll tax collection by the DND flyway connecting Delhi and Noida.

29 Oct 2016 1:45 AM


‘Govt can take credit on LoC operations’

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a public interest writ petition to restrain the National Democratic Alliance government and its ministers from taking credit for the Army’s surgical s

29 Oct 2016 1:45 AM

Supreme Court stays bail, sends Rocky Yadav back to jail

Rocky Yadav, accused of shooting a college student in Bihar in road rage, will go back to jail as the Supreme Court on Friday stayed last week’s Patna high court order granting him bail.

29 Oct 2016 1:28 AM

Relief to CM Arvind Kejriwal, SC stays summons by UP court

In a major relief to chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leader Kumar Vishwas, the Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the summons issued against them by a court in Uttar Pradesh and issued notice to

28 Oct 2016 2:02 AM

‘Votes in name of religion harms secular concept’

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions on whether religion can be used to garner votes in an election and whether it will amount to a “corrupt practice” warranting

28 Oct 2016 1:30 AM

Wrongdoings in poll Face trial, SC tells Navjot Singh Sidhu

The Supreme Court on Wednesday told Awaaz-e-Punjab convenor and former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu to face trial for alleged electoral malpractices in the 2009 general elections.

27 Oct 2016 1:11 AM