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Supreme Court allows appeal on Gujarat’s EWS quota

The Supreme Court on Friday admitted an appeal filed by the Gujarat government against a judgment of the Gujarat high court quashing the 10 per cent quota ordinance for economically weaker sections in

10 Sep 2016 3:17 AM

Supreme Court refuses to stay HC verdict on Lieutenant-Governor powers

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay a Delhi high court judgment declaring Delhi a Union Territory and lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung as its administrative head with all decisions requiring hi

10 Sep 2016 2:22 AM

Supreme Court to hear PIL on perks to separatists September 14

Observing that it is a serious concern, the Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear on September 14 a public interest litigation for a direction to the Centre and the J&K government to immediately st

09 Sep 2016 6:28 AM

Gujarat to ‘delete’ 10,935 hectares of forest land

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed Gujarat to delete 10,935 hectares of land from “reserve forest area” to enable the state to carry out activities which are now prohibited in the reserved area.

09 Sep 2016 4:31 AM

Upload FIRs in 24 hours of filing, says Supreme Court

In a significant order towards transparency and ensuring the rights of the accused, the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed all the states and Union Territories to upload a copy of first information r

08 Sep 2016 7:00 AM


‘Firing along LoC can’t be probed by NHRC’

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) cannot be given powers to investigate alleged excesses committed by armed forces in areas of “Line of Control” (LoC) whether it is in Manipur, J&K or other

08 Sep 2016 12:33 AM

SC declines to interfere with Lodha panel order

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to interfere with an order passed by the apex court-appointed oversight committee (OC) led by former Chief Justice of India R.M.

07 Sep 2016 6:10 AM

Triple talaq: Muslim board tells Supreme Court not to interfere

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Friday justified the “triple talaq” form of divorce in the Supreme Court while cautioning the apex court from interfering with personal laws under the guise

03 Sep 2016 7:15 AM

Supreme Court seeks reply on beef ban

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Maharashtra government and the Centre and sought their replies on a batch of petitions against the May 6 order of the Bombay high court upholding the b

03 Sep 2016 2:08 AM

Supreme Court permits AAP Government to withdraw federal suit

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Kejriwal government to withdraw its suit against the Centre raising federal disputes after it was pointed out that several issues raised in the suit had been ad

03 Sep 2016 1:32 AM


Supreme Court moved to debar convicts from politics

An advocate and social activist has moved the Supreme Court on Thursday for a direction to debar the convicted persons from electoral politics for life, which he said is necessary to curb the corrupti

02 Sep 2016 1:21 AM

Supreme Court: Throwing money on bar girls ‘indecent’

Money cannot be thrown at women in Maharashtra’s dance bars, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday, stressing, “It is against the dignity of women, culture, and decency.” However, it was on this point alo

31 Aug 2016 2:57 AM

Notice to Centre over ‘triple talaq’ plea

The Supreme Court on Friday observed that if Islam allows four wives, then the husband can marry a second time even without talaq.

27 Aug 2016 6:46 AM

PIL seeks new process for judges’ appointment

Contending that the “collegium” system has only promoted favouritism in the judiciary, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court by National Lawyers’ Campaign for Judicial Transparency and Reforms, Mu

26 Aug 2016 1:49 AM

Supreme Court firm no Dahi Handis over 20 ft

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused the plea for increasing the height of ‘Dahi Handi’ (human pyramids) during the Janmashtami festival in Maharashtra over and above 20 ft as it will be scary to do

25 Aug 2016 2:43 AM


RSS case: Clean chit for Rahul Gandhi

The Supreme Court on Wednesday accepted the submissions made on behalf of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi that he had only blamed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) people for killing Mahatma

25 Aug 2016 1:10 AM

New triple talaq hearing Friday

The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to hear yet another writ petition on Friday filed by a Muslim woman challenging the triple talaq form of divorce resorted to by her husband.

24 Aug 2016 5:43 AM

Supreme Court unites girl, 10, with UK-based mom after 4 years

The Supreme Court on Monday passed an order that would unite a 10-year-old Polish girl lodged in a boarding school in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, with her UK-based mother four years after she was kidnap

23 Aug 2016 5:32 AM

No relief to Gujarat over quota for poor

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Gujarat government to not make admissions for general category students under the 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections (EWS) in the state.

23 Aug 2016 12:40 AM

Supreme Court: No automatic arrests in dowry cases

The Supreme Court has reaffirmed its 2014 order that husbands and in-laws should not be arrested automatically in dowry harassment cases filed by wives.

21 Aug 2016 4:30 AM