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US Supreme Court

AA Edit | US SC clears decks for Trump

Supreme Court decision paves the way for Trump's candidacy, but legal battles over election interference loom

06 Mar 2024 12:00 AM

Shashidhar Nanjundaiah | Equity vs equality: Battle of the visible & invisible

The court’s ruling on affirmative action came on the legal yardstick of strict scrutiny.

08 Jul 2023 12:10 AM

AA Edit | At Raipur, Congress split between past and future

It was the common point of bemoaning of most attendees that nothing changes in the party, despite the defeats and that no lessons are learnt

28 Feb 2023 12:10 AM

K.C. Singh | Dems defy midterms’ rout: Ties with India won’t be hit

For India, the change of balance in the US Congress, total or partial, is unlikely to impact relations with the United States

10 Nov 2022 12:00 AM

AA EDIT | Denial of abortion rights in US insult to all women

In one fell swoop, the United States Supreme Court has trampled decisively upon a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion

26 Jun 2022 10:26 PM


The feud between Trump and US Supreme Court

In 2016, Trump got the support of powerful religious right by promising to fill federal courts with judges who are right-leaning

20 Jun 2020 11:58 AM

Supreme Court in US to weigh in on gay, transgender rights

The US Supreme Court said Monday it will take up the question of whether gay and transgender workers are protected by federal law.

23 Apr 2019 10:47 AM

Indian-American Neomi Rao sworn in as judge of powerful US court

Nominated by President Donald Trump last November, Rao was confirmed by the Senate last week by 53-46 votes.

21 Mar 2019 9:14 AM

Indian-American Neomi Rao to replace Kavanaugh on DC Circuit: Trump

Rao was recommended for the post by former White House counsel Don McGahn.

14 Nov 2018 2:47 PM

US Supreme Court upholds Obama-era net neutrality rules

The court rejected appeals from telecommunications industry seeking to throw out a lower court ruling in favour of 'net neutrality' rules.

06 Nov 2018 9:34 AM


FBI chief says 'usual process' followed in Kavanaugh probe

The Senate confirmed Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court by a 50-48 vote on Saturday.

11 Oct 2018 2:53 PM

Brett Kavanaugh makes US Supreme Court debut

Kavanaugh dove into his new job, shrugging off controversy over his nomination and firing off a handful of questions at his first hearing.

10 Oct 2018 10:55 AM

Kavanaugh vows to be impartial 'team player' on US Supreme Court

'My focus now is to be the best justice I can be. I take this office with gratitude and no bitterness,' Brett said.

09 Oct 2018 12:35 PM

‘I apologise on behalf of nation’: Donald Trump to US top court judge Brett Kavanaugh

At a White House swearing-in ceremony, Trump stood next to Kavanaugh and said he’d been 'proven innocent' of sexual assault allegations.

09 Oct 2018 11:14 AM

Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as US Supreme Court justice amid protests

Senate voted 50-48 to approve Kavanaugh as protesters rallied against a nominee who has been plagued by rape allegations.

07 Oct 2018 8:23 AM


US Senate’s procedural vote for Brett Kavanaugh on Friday, final vote day after

If Kavanaugh clears Friday's procedural hurdle, that would set up a final confirmation vote as early as Saturday.

04 Oct 2018 12:29 PM

Hysteria over Kavanaugh: US Prez firm on SC rightward shift

It’s hardly a state secret, of course, that the US SC features a bench broadly divided between conservatives and liberals.

04 Oct 2018 12:06 AM

US won't grant diplomatic visas to same-sex partners: officials

The new policy was circulated in a United Nations memo last month and took effect on Monday.

03 Oct 2018 1:15 PM

Very scary time for young men in America: Donald Trump amid Kavanaugh row

The fight over Kavanaugh’s nomination has been unusually emotional and has unfolded just weeks ahead of Nov. 6 elections.

03 Oct 2018 11:04 AM

US court rejects Indian-origin billionaire's private beach plea

Vinod Khosla, a co-founder of Sun Microsystems, bought the 53-acre (21.4 hectare) property in the 2008 for USD 32.5 million dollars.

03 Oct 2018 10:32 AM