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NO PROBE SAYS TOP COURT SC dismisses Judge Loya death case; says no merit, death was natural

NO PROBE SAYS TOP COURT: SC dismisses Judge Loya death case; says no merit,...

Petition scandalous, says bench, stops short of issuing contempt notice The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and...
Plea before CJI bench to take suo moto cognizance of Kathua rape-murder case

Plea before CJI bench to take suo moto cognizance of Kathua rape-murder case

Finally, the horrific Katua gang rape and murder case of 8-year-old nomad girl Ashifa has been brought to the notice of the Supreme Court. A...
AADHAAR

Aadhaar linkages case: Judges observe “excessive delegation” in the system

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan, hearing Aadhaar and...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Battle For The Benches

The large number of unfilled vacancies in the courts is a symptom of a widespread systematic malaise in which the Executive and the Judiciary...
Justice Jasti Chelameswar (file picture)

Justice Chelameswar’s letter that opened a can of worms

Above: Justice Jasti Chelameswar (file picture) When Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the second senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, sent a letter (dated March 21) to...
Justice Jasti Chelameswar (file pic)

Justice Chelameswar writes letter to CJI seeking a full court to introspect govt interference...

Above: Justice Jasti Chelameswar (file pic) Supreme Court’s judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar has written a five-page letter to Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra...
No ‘pressure cooker’ symbol for Dhinakaran faction till main issue is solved: SC

No ‘pressure cooker’ symbol for Dhinakaran faction till main issue is solved: SC

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar on Wednesday (March 28) heard the contentious Edappadi K Palaniswami...
Photo: UNI

CJI Dipak Misra: Judge with a Difference

Few chief justices of India have had such a tough tenure—from a series of sensitive and challenging cases to an internal ‘revolt’ by his...

SC transfers Karti case to top court from high court arena, extends relief to...

Above: Karti Chidambaram (file picture)/Photo: Anil Shakya   Apex court bench to study section 19 of PMLA Act regarding the ED’s power to enforce an...
Hadiya and Jahan: The controversial marriage

Khap panchayat interference case: SC makes it clear it will not tolerate meddling by...

Above: Hadiya and Jahan: The controversial marriage Centre’s advice to court also includes this: “…when two individuals marry as per their wish (such as inter-faith),...
Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat (in grey suit) along with Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa in New Delhi. Photo: PIB

Election Commission’s Powers: Give More Autonomy

Above: Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat (in grey suit) along with Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa in New Delhi. Photo: PIB A petition...
Aadhaar Issue: Belated Recognition

Aadhaar Issue: Belated Recognition

In the face of numerous instances of Aadhaar glitches, the government and the UIDAI have backtracked and said that other identification papers would do...
Chief Justice Dipak Misra speaking on the farewell ceremony of Supreme Court judge Justice Amitava Roy on Friday (February 23). All other Supreme Court judges were also present at the event/ Photo: Anil Shakya

SCBA bids farewell to SC judge Justice Amitava Roy

Above: Chief Justice Dipak Misra speaking on the farewell ceremony of Supreme Court judge Justice Amitava Roy on Friday (February 23). All other Supreme...
Supreme Court

Set up Constitution Bench to resolve conflict in land acquisition verdicts, urges Justice Arun...

Stung by the interim order delivered on February 21 by a three-judge bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur which stayed the implementation of...
Supreme Court

Judicial propriety debate reignites in Supreme Court

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur stays implementation of a verdict delivered by a bench of similar strength headed by Justice...
Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi

Judge Loya death case: Rohatgi’s submissions mostly on technical grounds

Above: Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Monday...
Nitish Kumar

SC to hear petition against Nitish Kumar on March 19

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud on Monday (February 12) adjourned a...
All India Democratic Women’s Association members protest against rising rape cases in Delhi

Crimes Against Women: Guided by Gender?

Above: All India Democratic Women’s Association members protest against rising rape cases in Delhi Increasing rape and gender cases bring to the fore the question whether...
The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

Judge Loya death case: Reports replete with conflicting “facts”, says Jaising

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Friday (February 9) continued hearing of the plea...
Live streaming of court proceedings: SC seeks Attorney General’s assistance

Live streaming of court proceedings: SC seeks Attorney General’s assistance

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, on Friday (February 9), sought the centre’s reply on a petition...
CJI Dipak Misra releases roster for SC judges

CJI Dipak Misra releases roster for SC judges

The Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra on Thursday (February 1) unveiled roster for Judges in the Supreme Court. The roster (see below)...
NGT

Judge shortage: Judicial crisis at NGT comes to SC

A problem with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Bench with a shortage of Judicial members has cropped up, especially with the current Acting Chairperson,...
SC refuses to delete an alleged controversial scene from Padmaavat

SC refuses to delete an alleged controversial scene from Padmaavat

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 24) refused to delete a scene from the upcoming flick Padmaavat. The application which was moved by Advocate M...
Photo by Anil Shakya

Privatisation of collection of Aadhaar data still persists even after the legislation, says Shyam...

The hearing on the constitutional validity of Aadhaar resumed on Tuesday (January 23). Shyam Divan appearing for one of the appellants stated several judgments...
Supreme Court; (inset) Judge Loya

SC Bench headed by CJI begins hearing Judge Loya case

Above: Supreme Court; (inset) Judge Loya Heated arguments between Chief Justice Dipak Misra and lawyers Dushyant Dave, Indira Jaising on Day 1 of hearing in...
Role of CBFC: Challenging the Censors

Role of CBFC: Challenging the Censors

While Padmaavat is set for release after a baptism of fire, filmmaker Amol Palekar’s petition in the Supreme Court, to be heard this month,...
Justice Loya death: CJI Dipak Misra’s bench to hear case on Monday

Justice Loya death: CJI Dipak Misra’s bench to hear case on Monday

Decision comes a week after four senior judges openly protested against Chief Justice’s decision to assign the case to a bench headed by Justice...
CJI Dipak Misra

CJI refuses to comment on judges’ controversy

The Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra is striving hard to put an end to all the further uproar that could possibly arise out...
Padmaavat

SC lift states’ ban on Padmavat in interim order; final order in 2 weeks

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud on Thursday (January 18) ordered that...
Amended Succession Act (2005) is applicable also to women born before 2005, rules SC

CJI refuses mention of petition for media gag order on 4 judges’ issue

The Supreme Court Registry has refused to number a plea seeking restriction on the media from publishing and airing news related to the four...
(L-R) Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Madan B Lokur addressing a press conference in New Delhi/Photo: UNI; (inset) CJI Dipak Misra

CJI meets the four rebel judges

Above: (L-R) Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Madan B Lokur addressing a press conference in New Delhi/Photo: UNI;...
Panellists at India Legal show think judges’ press conference as unfortunate and unprecedented

Panellists at India Legal show think judges’ press conference as unfortunate and unprecedented

The recently-held press conference by four seniormost judges of the Supreme Court, questioning the functioning of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) formed the...
DIVIDED THEY FALL

DIVIDED THEY FALL

~By Inderjit Badhwar If you think that last week’s press conference by four of the senior-most judges of the Supreme Court—the very Collegium itself–on the...
Principal Secretary Nripendra Mishra; (inset) CJI’s bungalow

PM’s Principal Secretary Mishra denied entry to CJI’s residence

Above: Principal Secretary Nripendra Mishra; (inset) CJI’s bungalow The executive’s eagerness to enter into the chaos and fish in troubled waters that has been created...
Amended Succession Act (2005) is applicable also to women born before 2005, rules SC

On Friday SC will hear case of the death of CBI judge Brijgopal Loya

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 11) has decided to hear the case pertaining to the death of CBI judge Brijgopal Loya. The bench...
34 years on, SC forms new SIT to probe 186 cases linked to ’84 anti-Sikh riots

34 years on, SC forms new SIT to probe 186 cases linked to ’84...

A Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra has decided to set up a SC-monitored three-member SIT to investigate cases not probed by Centre’s...
Amended Succession Act (2005) is applicable also to women born before 2005, rules SC

Cauvery water dispute: SC disposes of an intervening plea

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 9) disposed of a plea seeking intervention in respect of legal battle between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over...
SC wants centre’s response to Haj queries

SC wants centre’s response to Haj queries

In the case titled Kerala State Haj Committee vs Union of India, the petitioner had raised five major concerns with respect to the new...
Rajeev Dhavan (left) and CJI Dipak Misra

Rajeev Dhavan is back in practice, says he has debt to repay

Above: Rajeev Dhavan (left) and CJI Dipak Misra Supreme Court senior counsel Rajeev Dhavan, who had quit practice in a huff on December 11...
Photo by Anil Shakya

SC hearing: Counsels ask, how can a starving child be asked to provide Aadhaar...

When the Aadhaar case – officially, the Justice K S Puttaswamy (Retd) and Anr. vs. Union of India and Ors – came up for...
Photo: pixabay.com

Sex determination ads on Net: SC asks all agencies to cooperate in search-and-delete work

While dealing with the issue of illegal sex determination test advertisements on the web, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and...
Aamby Valley

Court receiver takes over Aamby Valley

The Sahara dispute on the attachment of Aamby Valley City has come to an end with the Bombay High Court appointed receiver D R...
No ban on Muzaffarnagar – The Burning Love, says UP govt

No ban on Muzaffarnagar – The Burning Love, says UP govt

The Supreme Court on Monday (December 11) disposed off a petition challenging the unofficial ban on screening of the movie “Muzaffarnagar – The Burning...
The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

CJAR petition dismissed, SC imposes Rs 25 lakh fine

Above: The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya The Supreme Court on Friday (December 1) dismissed the plea filed by Campaign for Judicial Accountability...
(Left) Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal/Photo: UNI

LG-Delhi Govt tussle: SC tells parties to argue case on the basis of Constitution

Above: (Left) Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court constitution bench dealing with tussle between the Delhi government and...
(Left) Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Photo: UNI

LG does have the power to sit on files, ASG tells SC

Above: (Left) Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Photo: UNI The tussle between the Delhi government and the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi...
Supreme Court issues notice on 2013 election to MP assembly seat

Kalkaji temple: SC tells DJB to complete the work; directs authority to monitor the...

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and Justice D Y Chandrachud on Monday (November 27) dealing...
(Left) President Ram Nath Kovind being received by Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra at the inaugural function of the National Law Day. Photo: UNI

Nation trusts PM with nuclear button, but SC doesn’t trust him to select a...

Above: (Left) President  Ram Nath Kovind being received by Chief Justice of India  Dipak Mishra at the inaugural function of  the National Law Day....
Photo Courtesy Anil Shakya

India Legal show: The credibility of Judiciary has been dented in the UP Medical...

The latest edition of the India Legal show discussed the UP Medical College case filed by Advocate on Record Kamini Jaiswal which was dismissed...
Supreme Court

Unwanted Shadow

The storm in the Supreme Court following a series of extraordinary proceedings has abated but it has raised some important questions ~By Neeraj Mishra “Though it...
A representative picture of airbags in a car

Faulty airbags case: SC asks Mercedes to deposit NCDRC-imposed cost with registry

Above: A representative picture of airbags in a car  India has not been known to be too much bothered about safety features in cars or...
Karni Sena has been staging violent protests against the release of Padmavati. Photo: UNI

Padmavati, Kejriwal films will open, SC will not interfere

Above: Karni Sena has been staging violent protests against the release of Padmavati. Photo: UNI Apex court insists that “freedom of speech and expression is...
SC raps SDMC commissioner for allowing residential property on agricultural land

Promotion for SC, ST: AG submits report on how 3 states are handling creamy...

Above: Supreme Court    The Supreme Court bench of the Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan on Wednesday (November...
Photo courtesy wiienvis.nic.in

SC asks preservation authorities how to prevent tiger killings

Above: Photo courtesy wiienvis.nic.in The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 14) issued notices, asking for replies on what has been done to relocate human...
(L-R) Supreme Court and Advocate on Record Kamini Jaiswal

Kamini Jaiswal petition dismissed, CJAR to be heard

Above: (L-R) Supreme Court and Advocate on Record Kamini Jaiswal The Chief Justice Dipak Misra-appointed special Supreme Court bench of Justices R K Agrawal, Arun...
Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Dissemination of Justice: Evolving Judicial Practices

The Supreme Court has been continually guiding changes in India’s legal system, be it the appointment of judges, emphasis on PILs, increased evaluation of...
Aadhaar card linking

SC asks AG to give govt’s opinion on “coercive” action in linking Aadhaar

Above: Photo Courtesy Anil Shakya The common man of India is getting calls for linking Aadhaar with every possible service. These include services provided...
Women protesting against the dilution of Section 498A in Delhi; (inset) Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. Photo: K.M Vasudevan/lawyerscollective.org

Section 498A, the Last Resort

Above: Women protesting against the dilution of Section 498A in Delhi; (inset) Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. Photo: K.M Vasudevan/lawyerscollective.org Decades of activism were...
national anthem

You don’t have to stand up at a cinema hall to prove patriotism, says...

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider a plea to modify its order that made the playing of the national anthem in cinema...
Illustration: Rajender Kumar

Death Penalty: Make It Swift and Painless

Based on a petition, the apex court wants to reconsider an earlier decision on carrying out death sentence by hanging so that the convict...
Photo: UNI

AIADMK Poll Symbol: Turning Into a New Leaf?

The battle for the “Two Leaves” symbol by this party’s factions has gone right up to the apex court and could well decide future...
A procession taking place for safety of women. Photo: UNI

Supreme Court agrees to revisit its guidelines pertaining to 498A

Above: A procession taking place for safety of women. Photo: UNI   A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising CJI Dipak Misra and Justices...
Devotees rush to the lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala on Tuesday (file picture). Photo: UNI

Sabarimala Temple issue referred to SC constitution bench

Above: Devotees rush to the lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala on Tuesday (file picture). Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Friday (October 13) referred...
SC debates on future prospect in deciding quantum of insurance compensation

SC debates on future prospect in deciding quantum of insurance compensation

In a case that has come up before a constitution bench of the Supreme Court, a rather important angle in deciding the future prospects...
Rajasthan High Court

Judges under Notice

Above: Rajasthan High Court In a rare case, the apex court issued notices to two Rajasthan High Court judges who retired in 2016 and were...
SC turns down adjournment plea by Hadiya’s father, hearing on Thursday

Hadiya case: CJI’s observations cast doubt on Kerala HC verdict

Above: Hadiya (right) and her husband Shafin Jahan. Photo: facebook While the controversial Hadiya-Shafin Jahan ‘Love Jihad’ case began at the Supreme Court on...
A representational picture of a Hindu marriage

HC says women lose religion when marrying through Special Marriage Act; case up before...

Above: A representational picture of a Hindu marriage An extraordinary case has come up before the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra...
Interesting options come out in arguments regarding reservations in medical PG

SC Collegium finally agrees to transparency, starts posting all moves on website

There has been too much talk about the opacity of the Supreme Court Collegium and the recent transfer and resignation of Justice Jayant Patel...
SC asks ASG Anand to prepare price chart of essential meds

SC asks ASG Anand to prepare price chart of essential meds

Reacting to a PIL filed by the All India Drug Action Network, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A...
Dushyant Dave

Counsel Dushyant Dave’s comments stir a hornet’s nest in judicial circles

Above: Dushyant Dave. Photo: YouTube Even as the Bar council of India serves a show-cause notice on Dave, the Gujarat HC Advocates’ Association swears to...
Supreme Court denies bail to Bollywood producer Karim Morani in rape case

Supreme Court denies bail to Bollywood producer Karim Morani in rape case

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud on Friday (September 22) upheld the Hyderabad High...
SC does away with gender neutrality question in law

Only AoRs can request for urgent hearing, says Supreme Court

Above: Supreme Court. Photo: Anil Shakya Senior lawyers will no longer get the privilege over junior lawyers in Supreme Court as far as seeking...
Kalkaji temple: SC orders committee suggestion to be implemented

Kalkaji temple: SC orders committee suggestion to be implemented

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices DY Chandrachud and AM Khanwilkar on Monday (September 11) superseded all the orders passed by...
Picture Credit: Anil Shakya

94-yr-old Jethmalani bids goodbye as a jurist, but says the fight continues

After seven decades of an extraordinary career, never without controversy and always on a high amid everything, India’s most pre-eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani announced...
Chairman of CoA, Vinod Rai (file picture). Photo: Photo Division

No stay on BCCI broadcast right auction this year: SC

Above: Chairman of CoA, Vinod Rai (file picture). Photo: Photo Division The Supreme Court has decided that while it will not interfere in the...
Justice Dipak Misra: A Judge with Strong Conviction

Justice Dipak Misra: A Judge with Strong Conviction

Above: During his 20-year stint on the bench, Justice Misra has passed some path-breaking verdicts. Photo: symlaw.ac With Justice Misra being designated the chief justice...
Why no undertaking on data sharing for India, SC asks WhatsApp-Facebook

Why no undertaking on data sharing for India, SC asks WhatsApp-Facebook

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 16) took the counsel for WhatsApp and Facebook to task for giving an undertaking before the European Union...
Supreme Court

SC refuses to stay Tamil Nadu’s new Jallikattu law

But pulls up the state government for neglecting law and order during protests The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 31) refused to stay the new...

President’s Rule To Continue In Uttarakhand Till April 27th As Supreme Court Stays High...

In a huge blow To Congress and a big relief for BJP, Supreme Court bench headed by Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh...

'Dipak Misra' - 79 News Results

NO PROBE SAYS TOP COURT SC dismisses Judge Loya death case; says no merit, death was natural

NO PROBE SAYS TOP COURT: SC dismisses Judge Loya death case; says no merit,...

Petition scandalous, says bench, stops short of issuing contempt notice The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and...
Plea before CJI bench to take suo moto cognizance of Kathua rape-murder case

Plea before CJI bench to take suo moto cognizance of Kathua rape-murder case

Finally, the horrific Katua gang rape and murder case of 8-year-old nomad girl Ashifa has been brought to the notice of the Supreme Court. A...
AADHAAR

Aadhaar linkages case: Judges observe “excessive delegation” in the system

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AK Sikri, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan, hearing Aadhaar and...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Battle For The Benches

The large number of unfilled vacancies in the courts is a symptom of a widespread systematic malaise in which the Executive and the Judiciary...
Justice Jasti Chelameswar (file picture)

Justice Chelameswar’s letter that opened a can of worms

Above: Justice Jasti Chelameswar (file picture) When Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the second senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, sent a letter (dated March 21) to...
Justice Jasti Chelameswar (file pic)

Justice Chelameswar writes letter to CJI seeking a full court to introspect govt interference...

Above: Justice Jasti Chelameswar (file pic) Supreme Court’s judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar has written a five-page letter to Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra...
No ‘pressure cooker’ symbol for Dhinakaran faction till main issue is solved: SC

No ‘pressure cooker’ symbol for Dhinakaran faction till main issue is solved: SC

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar on Wednesday (March 28) heard the contentious Edappadi K Palaniswami...
Photo: UNI

CJI Dipak Misra: Judge with a Difference

Few chief justices of India have had such a tough tenure—from a series of sensitive and challenging cases to an internal ‘revolt’ by his...

SC transfers Karti case to top court from high court arena, extends relief to...

Above: Karti Chidambaram (file picture)/Photo: Anil Shakya   Apex court bench to study section 19 of PMLA Act regarding the ED’s power to enforce an...
Hadiya and Jahan: The controversial marriage

Khap panchayat interference case: SC makes it clear it will not tolerate meddling by...

Above: Hadiya and Jahan: The controversial marriage Centre’s advice to court also includes this: “…when two individuals marry as per their wish (such as inter-faith),...
Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat (in grey suit) along with Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa in New Delhi. Photo: PIB

Election Commission’s Powers: Give More Autonomy

Above: Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat (in grey suit) along with Election Commissioners Sunil Arora and Ashok Lavasa in New Delhi. Photo: PIB A petition...
Aadhaar Issue: Belated Recognition

Aadhaar Issue: Belated Recognition

In the face of numerous instances of Aadhaar glitches, the government and the UIDAI have backtracked and said that other identification papers would do...
Chief Justice Dipak Misra speaking on the farewell ceremony of Supreme Court judge Justice Amitava Roy on Friday (February 23). All other Supreme Court judges were also present at the event/ Photo: Anil Shakya

SCBA bids farewell to SC judge Justice Amitava Roy

Above: Chief Justice Dipak Misra speaking on the farewell ceremony of Supreme Court judge Justice Amitava Roy on Friday (February 23). All other Supreme...
Supreme Court

Set up Constitution Bench to resolve conflict in land acquisition verdicts, urges Justice Arun...

Stung by the interim order delivered on February 21 by a three-judge bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur which stayed the implementation of...
Supreme Court

Judicial propriety debate reignites in Supreme Court

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur stays implementation of a verdict delivered by a bench of similar strength headed by Justice...
Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi

Judge Loya death case: Rohatgi’s submissions mostly on technical grounds

Above: Senior Counsel Mukul Rohatgi The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Monday...
Nitish Kumar

SC to hear petition against Nitish Kumar on March 19

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud on Monday (February 12) adjourned a...
All India Democratic Women’s Association members protest against rising rape cases in Delhi

Crimes Against Women: Guided by Gender?

Above: All India Democratic Women’s Association members protest against rising rape cases in Delhi Increasing rape and gender cases bring to the fore the question whether...
The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

Judge Loya death case: Reports replete with conflicting “facts”, says Jaising

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud on Friday (February 9) continued hearing of the plea...
Live streaming of court proceedings: SC seeks Attorney General’s assistance

Live streaming of court proceedings: SC seeks Attorney General’s assistance

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, on Friday (February 9), sought the centre’s reply on a petition...
CJI Dipak Misra releases roster for SC judges

CJI Dipak Misra releases roster for SC judges

The Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra on Thursday (February 1) unveiled roster for Judges in the Supreme Court. The roster (see below)...
NGT

Judge shortage: Judicial crisis at NGT comes to SC

A problem with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Bench with a shortage of Judicial members has cropped up, especially with the current Acting Chairperson,...
SC refuses to delete an alleged controversial scene from Padmaavat

SC refuses to delete an alleged controversial scene from Padmaavat

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 24) refused to delete a scene from the upcoming flick Padmaavat. The application which was moved by Advocate M...
Photo by Anil Shakya

Privatisation of collection of Aadhaar data still persists even after the legislation, says Shyam...

The hearing on the constitutional validity of Aadhaar resumed on Tuesday (January 23). Shyam Divan appearing for one of the appellants stated several judgments...
Supreme Court; (inset) Judge Loya

SC Bench headed by CJI begins hearing Judge Loya case

Above: Supreme Court; (inset) Judge Loya Heated arguments between Chief Justice Dipak Misra and lawyers Dushyant Dave, Indira Jaising on Day 1 of hearing in...
Role of CBFC: Challenging the Censors

Role of CBFC: Challenging the Censors

While Padmaavat is set for release after a baptism of fire, filmmaker Amol Palekar’s petition in the Supreme Court, to be heard this month,...
Justice Loya death: CJI Dipak Misra’s bench to hear case on Monday

Justice Loya death: CJI Dipak Misra’s bench to hear case on Monday

Decision comes a week after four senior judges openly protested against Chief Justice’s decision to assign the case to a bench headed by Justice...
CJI Dipak Misra

CJI refuses to comment on judges’ controversy

The Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra is striving hard to put an end to all the further uproar that could possibly arise out...
Padmaavat

SC lift states’ ban on Padmavat in interim order; final order in 2 weeks

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud on Thursday (January 18) ordered that...
Amended Succession Act (2005) is applicable also to women born before 2005, rules SC

CJI refuses mention of petition for media gag order on 4 judges’ issue

The Supreme Court Registry has refused to number a plea seeking restriction on the media from publishing and airing news related to the four...
(L-R) Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Madan B Lokur addressing a press conference in New Delhi/Photo: UNI; (inset) CJI Dipak Misra

CJI meets the four rebel judges

Above: (L-R) Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Madan B Lokur addressing a press conference in New Delhi/Photo: UNI;...
Panellists at India Legal show think judges’ press conference as unfortunate and unprecedented

Panellists at India Legal show think judges’ press conference as unfortunate and unprecedented

The recently-held press conference by four seniormost judges of the Supreme Court, questioning the functioning of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) formed the...
DIVIDED THEY FALL

DIVIDED THEY FALL

~By Inderjit Badhwar If you think that last week’s press conference by four of the senior-most judges of the Supreme Court—the very Collegium itself–on the...
Principal Secretary Nripendra Mishra; (inset) CJI’s bungalow

PM’s Principal Secretary Mishra denied entry to CJI’s residence

Above: Principal Secretary Nripendra Mishra; (inset) CJI’s bungalow The executive’s eagerness to enter into the chaos and fish in troubled waters that has been created...
Amended Succession Act (2005) is applicable also to women born before 2005, rules SC

On Friday SC will hear case of the death of CBI judge Brijgopal Loya

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 11) has decided to hear the case pertaining to the death of CBI judge Brijgopal Loya. The bench...
34 years on, SC forms new SIT to probe 186 cases linked to ’84 anti-Sikh riots

34 years on, SC forms new SIT to probe 186 cases linked to ’84...

A Bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra has decided to set up a SC-monitored three-member SIT to investigate cases not probed by Centre’s...
Amended Succession Act (2005) is applicable also to women born before 2005, rules SC

Cauvery water dispute: SC disposes of an intervening plea

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 9) disposed of a plea seeking intervention in respect of legal battle between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over...
SC wants centre’s response to Haj queries

SC wants centre’s response to Haj queries

In the case titled Kerala State Haj Committee vs Union of India, the petitioner had raised five major concerns with respect to the new...
Rajeev Dhavan (left) and CJI Dipak Misra

Rajeev Dhavan is back in practice, says he has debt to repay

Above: Rajeev Dhavan (left) and CJI Dipak Misra Supreme Court senior counsel Rajeev Dhavan, who had quit practice in a huff on December 11...
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SC hearing: Counsels ask, how can a starving child be asked to provide Aadhaar...

When the Aadhaar case – officially, the Justice K S Puttaswamy (Retd) and Anr. vs. Union of India and Ors – came up for...
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Sex determination ads on Net: SC asks all agencies to cooperate in search-and-delete work

While dealing with the issue of illegal sex determination test advertisements on the web, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and...
Aamby Valley

Court receiver takes over Aamby Valley

The Sahara dispute on the attachment of Aamby Valley City has come to an end with the Bombay High Court appointed receiver D R...
No ban on Muzaffarnagar – The Burning Love, says UP govt

No ban on Muzaffarnagar – The Burning Love, says UP govt

The Supreme Court on Monday (December 11) disposed off a petition challenging the unofficial ban on screening of the movie “Muzaffarnagar – The Burning...
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CJAR petition dismissed, SC imposes Rs 25 lakh fine

Above: The Supreme Court of India. Photo: Anil Shakya The Supreme Court on Friday (December 1) dismissed the plea filed by Campaign for Judicial Accountability...
(Left) Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal/Photo: UNI

LG-Delhi Govt tussle: SC tells parties to argue case on the basis of Constitution

Above: (Left) Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal/Photo: UNI The Supreme Court constitution bench dealing with tussle between the Delhi government and...
(Left) Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Photo: UNI

LG does have the power to sit on files, ASG tells SC

Above: (Left) Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Photo: UNI The tussle between the Delhi government and the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi...
Supreme Court issues notice on 2013 election to MP assembly seat

Kalkaji temple: SC tells DJB to complete the work; directs authority to monitor the...

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and Justice D Y Chandrachud on Monday (November 27) dealing...
(Left) President Ram Nath Kovind being received by Chief Justice of India Dipak Mishra at the inaugural function of the National Law Day. Photo: UNI

Nation trusts PM with nuclear button, but SC doesn’t trust him to select a...

Above: (Left) President  Ram Nath Kovind being received by Chief Justice of India  Dipak Mishra at the inaugural function of  the National Law Day....
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India Legal show: The credibility of Judiciary has been dented in the UP Medical...

The latest edition of the India Legal show discussed the UP Medical College case filed by Advocate on Record Kamini Jaiswal which was dismissed...
Supreme Court

Unwanted Shadow

The storm in the Supreme Court following a series of extraordinary proceedings has abated but it has raised some important questions ~By Neeraj Mishra “Though it...
A representative picture of airbags in a car

Faulty airbags case: SC asks Mercedes to deposit NCDRC-imposed cost with registry

Above: A representative picture of airbags in a car  India has not been known to be too much bothered about safety features in cars or...
Karni Sena has been staging violent protests against the release of Padmavati. Photo: UNI

Padmavati, Kejriwal films will open, SC will not interfere

Above: Karni Sena has been staging violent protests against the release of Padmavati. Photo: UNI Apex court insists that “freedom of speech and expression is...
SC raps SDMC commissioner for allowing residential property on agricultural land

Promotion for SC, ST: AG submits report on how 3 states are handling creamy...

Above: Supreme Court    The Supreme Court bench of the Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan on Wednesday (November...
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SC asks preservation authorities how to prevent tiger killings

Above: Photo courtesy wiienvis.nic.in The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 14) issued notices, asking for replies on what has been done to relocate human...
(L-R) Supreme Court and Advocate on Record Kamini Jaiswal

Kamini Jaiswal petition dismissed, CJAR to be heard

Above: (L-R) Supreme Court and Advocate on Record Kamini Jaiswal The Chief Justice Dipak Misra-appointed special Supreme Court bench of Justices R K Agrawal, Arun...
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Dissemination of Justice: Evolving Judicial Practices

The Supreme Court has been continually guiding changes in India’s legal system, be it the appointment of judges, emphasis on PILs, increased evaluation of...
Aadhaar card linking

SC asks AG to give govt’s opinion on “coercive” action in linking Aadhaar

Above: Photo Courtesy Anil Shakya The common man of India is getting calls for linking Aadhaar with every possible service. These include services provided...
Women protesting against the dilution of Section 498A in Delhi; (inset) Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. Photo: K.M Vasudevan/lawyerscollective.org

Section 498A, the Last Resort

Above: Women protesting against the dilution of Section 498A in Delhi; (inset) Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. Photo: K.M Vasudevan/lawyerscollective.org Decades of activism were...
national anthem

You don’t have to stand up at a cinema hall to prove patriotism, says...

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider a plea to modify its order that made the playing of the national anthem in cinema...
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Death Penalty: Make It Swift and Painless

Based on a petition, the apex court wants to reconsider an earlier decision on carrying out death sentence by hanging so that the convict...
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AIADMK Poll Symbol: Turning Into a New Leaf?

The battle for the “Two Leaves” symbol by this party’s factions has gone right up to the apex court and could well decide future...
A procession taking place for safety of women. Photo: UNI

Supreme Court agrees to revisit its guidelines pertaining to 498A

Above: A procession taking place for safety of women. Photo: UNI   A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising CJI Dipak Misra and Justices...
Devotees rush to the lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala on Tuesday (file picture). Photo: UNI

Sabarimala Temple issue referred to SC constitution bench

Above: Devotees rush to the lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala on Tuesday (file picture). Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Friday (October 13) referred...
SC debates on future prospect in deciding quantum of insurance compensation

SC debates on future prospect in deciding quantum of insurance compensation

In a case that has come up before a constitution bench of the Supreme Court, a rather important angle in deciding the future prospects...
Rajasthan High Court

Judges under Notice

Above: Rajasthan High Court In a rare case, the apex court issued notices to two Rajasthan High Court judges who retired in 2016 and were...
SC turns down adjournment plea by Hadiya’s father, hearing on Thursday

Hadiya case: CJI’s observations cast doubt on Kerala HC verdict

Above: Hadiya (right) and her husband Shafin Jahan. Photo: facebook While the controversial Hadiya-Shafin Jahan ‘Love Jihad’ case began at the Supreme Court on...
A representational picture of a Hindu marriage

HC says women lose religion when marrying through Special Marriage Act; case up before...

Above: A representational picture of a Hindu marriage An extraordinary case has come up before the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra...
Interesting options come out in arguments regarding reservations in medical PG

SC Collegium finally agrees to transparency, starts posting all moves on website

There has been too much talk about the opacity of the Supreme Court Collegium and the recent transfer and resignation of Justice Jayant Patel...
SC asks ASG Anand to prepare price chart of essential meds

SC asks ASG Anand to prepare price chart of essential meds

Reacting to a PIL filed by the All India Drug Action Network, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A...
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Counsel Dushyant Dave’s comments stir a hornet’s nest in judicial circles

Above: Dushyant Dave. Photo: YouTube Even as the Bar council of India serves a show-cause notice on Dave, the Gujarat HC Advocates’ Association swears to...
Supreme Court denies bail to Bollywood producer Karim Morani in rape case

Supreme Court denies bail to Bollywood producer Karim Morani in rape case

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud on Friday (September 22) upheld the Hyderabad High...
SC does away with gender neutrality question in law

Only AoRs can request for urgent hearing, says Supreme Court

Above: Supreme Court. Photo: Anil Shakya Senior lawyers will no longer get the privilege over junior lawyers in Supreme Court as far as seeking...
Kalkaji temple: SC orders committee suggestion to be implemented

Kalkaji temple: SC orders committee suggestion to be implemented

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices DY Chandrachud and AM Khanwilkar on Monday (September 11) superseded all the orders passed by...
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94-yr-old Jethmalani bids goodbye as a jurist, but says the fight continues

After seven decades of an extraordinary career, never without controversy and always on a high amid everything, India’s most pre-eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani announced...
Chairman of CoA, Vinod Rai (file picture). Photo: Photo Division

No stay on BCCI broadcast right auction this year: SC

Above: Chairman of CoA, Vinod Rai (file picture). Photo: Photo Division The Supreme Court has decided that while it will not interfere in the...
Justice Dipak Misra: A Judge with Strong Conviction

Justice Dipak Misra: A Judge with Strong Conviction

Above: During his 20-year stint on the bench, Justice Misra has passed some path-breaking verdicts. Photo: symlaw.ac With Justice Misra being designated the chief justice...
Why no undertaking on data sharing for India, SC asks WhatsApp-Facebook

Why no undertaking on data sharing for India, SC asks WhatsApp-Facebook

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 16) took the counsel for WhatsApp and Facebook to task for giving an undertaking before the European Union...
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SC refuses to stay Tamil Nadu’s new Jallikattu law

But pulls up the state government for neglecting law and order during protests The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 31) refused to stay the new...

President’s Rule To Continue In Uttarakhand Till April 27th As Supreme Court Stays High...

In a huge blow To Congress and a big relief for BJP, Supreme Court bench headed by Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh...

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