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ASG presents shockingly low number for homeless in UP; when probed by SC, says drop the report

SC asks two senior Gujarat cops to step down

Two senior police officers from Gujarat, who were re-appointed by the Gujarat government after they had retired, were asked to put in their papers...
SC awards Rs 10 lakh compensation to Bihar rape victim

SC awards Rs 10 lakh compensation to Bihar rape victim

The HIV positive destitute woman who was raped on the streets of Patna and had become pregnant was awarded a compensation of Rs 10...
Supreme Court

SC wants a team of experts to take a call on mines in Karnataka

Above: Supreme Court The issue with regard to modalities that would govern the auction of the Category C mines in Karnataka, which were ordered to...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Rape Case: Compromise, the Name of the Game

Gender stereotypes affect judgments in rape cases as was evident in two recent cases in the Delhi High Court which had different verdicts given...
SC asks Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI and stays his foreign travel

SC asks Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI and stays his foreign travel

Above: Karti Chidambaram. Photo: YouTube Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, will have to cooperate with the CBI by appearing in...

SC applauds demolition drive around Haji Ali dargah

Above: Haji Ali Dargah The Supreme Court on Monday (Aug 14) praised the efforts by the Maharashtra government and the Haji Ali Dargah Trust...
Article 35A should be taken up by a five-judge bench, says SC

Article 35A should be taken up by a five-judge bench, says SC

Above: Supreme Court The matter concerning Article 35A, which empowers the J&K legislature to take a call on permanent residents of the state came up...
RJD leader and former MP Shahabuddin (file picture). Photo: UNI

SC asks CBI to file probe report in Rajdeo Ranjan murder case

Above: RJD leader and former MP Shahabuddin (file picture). Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Monday (August 14) asked the CBI to file the...
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditiyanath inspecting children ward at BRD medical college in Gorakhpur. Photo: UNI

SC refuses to take suo motu cognizance of children deaths in Gorakhpur medical college

Above: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditiyanath inspecting children ward at BRD medical college in Gorakhpur. Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Monday (Aug 14)...
Livestock rule stayed in its entirety by SC

Livestock rule stayed in its entirety by SC

Following the partial stay by the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the whole of the cattle trade rule...
Ayodhya land dispute: SC to start hearings on December 5

Ayodhya land dispute: SC to start hearings on December 5

The Supreme Court on Friday (August 11) set December 5 as the day when it will start its hearings on the Ayodhya-Babri Masjid land dispute. On Friday,...
Pakistan’s Supreme Court

Pakistan’s judiciary: A Handmaiden of the Army?

Above: Pakistan’s Supreme Court While Pakistanis are celebrating the disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, questions are being raised whether the powerful army is using...
SC: J&K affidavit on minority cell makes fun of us

SC: J&K affidavit on minority cell makes fun of us

Above: Kashmiri Pandits participating at a candle march to mark the Kashmiri Hindu Martyrs Day and demanding separate state for them, in New Delhi...
With SC order putting 1.78 lakh Siksha Mitras on the streets, huge unrest brews

With SC order putting 1.78 lakh Shiksha Mitras on the streets, huge unrest brews

 Above: A “topless” demonstration by Shiksha Mitras in Mathura. Photo: UNI Shiksha Mitras, or para-teachers, filled the basic educational infrastructure gap for children. In Uttar...
​Technical challenge on time-bound chargesheet and bail dismissed by SC

Over Rs 2k crore sanctioned, but hardly any shelters built for homeless

 SC asks for status reports from all states and centre Over Rs 2,100 crore had been sanctioned by the central government to build shelters for...
NOTA: The Right to Reject

NOTA: The Right to Reject

Above: Women show evidence of exercising their right to vote. Photo: UNI The apex court has refused to stay the use of this option in...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Diluting A Woman’s Weapon?

The apex court’s direction in a dowry/violence case calling for civil society’s intervention before using a stringent statute of the IPC on the basis...
RTI reveals mysterious thefts of EVMs; no effort at investigation by EC

RTI reveals mysterious thefts of EVMs; no effort at investigation by EC

Above: Officials inspecting the EVMs before elections. Photo: UNI Why would anybody steal an EVM if not to tamper with it? EC’s claim of EVMs...
Nainital district now exempt from SC’s liquor ban

Nainital district now exempt from SC’s liquor ban

Above: The SC-imposed liquor ban was lifted from most areas of the Nainital district. Photo: YouTube More areas in India are now exempt from...

Akhila case reaches the Supreme Court

Above: Shafin Jahan (left) and wife Hadia. Image sourced from Jahan’s Facebook page A special leave petition has been filed in the Supreme Court, challenging...
SC grants Bengaluru blast accused interim bail to attend son’s wedding

SC grants Bengaluru blast accused interim bail to attend son’s wedding

Above: Abdul Nasser Madani Abdul Nasser Madani, the 2008 Bangalore serial blasts accused, has been granted a second interim bail, this time for 14 days...
EVM

EC files reply to SC on safety of EVMs

A petition had been filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma in connection with the issue of tampering of EVMs. As per the petitioner, since...
ASG presents shockingly low number for homeless in UP; when probed by SC, says drop the report

Cattle sale will be as per new rules, SC says

With Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar on Friday (August 4) submitting before the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar and DY Chandrachud that...
EVM machine

SC refuses to grant interim stay on use of NOTA in Gujarat RS polls

Above: An EVM machine The Supreme Court bench of Justices Dipak Misra, Amitava Roy and AM Khanwilkar on Thursday (August 3) refused to grant interim stay...
Too late in the day to say privacy is not constitutionally protected

Too late in the day to say privacy is not constitutionally protected

Above: A gay pride parade. An affirmative answer on privacy as a fundamental right will reopen other fundamental issues, such as the right to...
Photo: Kh Manglembi Devi

Transgender Bill: A Rainbow in the Sky

A report by a Standing Committee has made far-reaching recommendations on the controversial Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 and has taken a...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Hearings on privacy conclude, SC reserves verdict

sAs hearings on the privacy as a fundamental right case concluded in the Supreme Court on Wednesday (August 2), the nine-judge constitution bench, headed by...

SC imposes 100 percent penalty on illegal mining in Odisha

Above: A representational picture of sand mining. Photo: facebook The Supreme Court on Wednesday (August 2) came down heavily on illegal mining in Odisha...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC framing guidelines for journalists on reporting court proceedings

The plan is to also set up a training module for court reporters; court says it does not intend to regulate or control media While...
Supreme Court

Rape test changes: Centre fails to present report before Supreme Court

The prescribed tests to prove rape are so insensitive and intrusive, they add to the insult and pain that a rape victim has already...
Rajasthan HC asks sports bodies to follow Lodha proposals

Rajasthan HC judge orders all sports bodies in country to abide by Lodha recommendations

While it is still being debated between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA)...

Five banned substances will rob fireworks of sparkle and fizz

Fears of air and noise pollution, as well as severe health fears will rob firecrackers of a great deal of sparkle and verve this...
The BAE Systems’ 57MM Mk110 (internationally known as the Bofors’ 57Mk3) gun. India had bought a version of this gun. Picture: courtesy BAE Systems

Supreme Court may agree to reopen Bofors payoffs case, says BJP leader

Above: The BAE Systems’ 57MM Mk110 (internationally known as the Bofors’ 57Mk3) gun. India had bought a version of this gun. Picture: courtesy BAE...
Disqualified AIADMK legislators: SC appoints a third judge to break deadlock

GM mustard: No plantation before govt clarification, says SC

In the hearing against the use of genetically modified mustard seeds in India, Additional Solicitor General PS Narasimha on Monday (July 31) told the Supreme Court...
Nawaz sharif

A memorable day for Pakistani jurisprudence

Above: Nawaz Sharif has been barred from holding public office for life. Photo: UNI Five judges of the Supreme Court disqualify Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif...
POCSO: A GAP IN THE LAW

POCSO: A GAP IN THE LAW

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Inderjit Badhwar A long overdue piece of legislation aimed at safeguarding the rights, safety and privacy of kids was finally...
Narottam Mishra

MP Minister Mishra’s disqualification stayed by SC

Above: Narottam Mishra Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra received a relief from the Supreme Court on Friday (July 28) when the apex court stayed...
Medical board says too dangerous; SC denies MTP for 10-yr-old pregnant girl

Medical board says too dangerous; SC denies MTP for 10-yr-old pregnant girl

The Supreme Court on Friday (July 28) denied permission for Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) to a 10-year-old girl who is now nearly 30 weeks...
BCCI tells SC not to interfere in broadcast right bidding

BCCI tells SC not to interfere in broadcast right bidding

Above: The cricket board told the court that the bidding process was already on. Photo: YouTube BJP MP Subramanian Swamy is also into the Board...
Nawaz Sharif

Panama Papers case: Pakistani SC orders Nawaz Sharif out of office

Above: The Supreme Court of Pakistan said that Nawaz Sharif was unfit to hold office, as he had been dishonest to Parliament. Photo: UNI Wonder...

'Latest Supreme Court Judgments 2017' - 40 News Results

ASG presents shockingly low number for homeless in UP; when probed by SC, says drop the report

SC asks two senior Gujarat cops to step down

Two senior police officers from Gujarat, who were re-appointed by the Gujarat government after they had retired, were asked to put in their papers...
SC awards Rs 10 lakh compensation to Bihar rape victim

SC awards Rs 10 lakh compensation to Bihar rape victim

The HIV positive destitute woman who was raped on the streets of Patna and had become pregnant was awarded a compensation of Rs 10...
Supreme Court

SC wants a team of experts to take a call on mines in Karnataka

Above: Supreme Court The issue with regard to modalities that would govern the auction of the Category C mines in Karnataka, which were ordered to...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Rape Case: Compromise, the Name of the Game

Gender stereotypes affect judgments in rape cases as was evident in two recent cases in the Delhi High Court which had different verdicts given...
SC asks Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI and stays his foreign travel

SC asks Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI and stays his foreign travel

Above: Karti Chidambaram. Photo: YouTube Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, will have to cooperate with the CBI by appearing in...

SC applauds demolition drive around Haji Ali dargah

Above: Haji Ali Dargah The Supreme Court on Monday (Aug 14) praised the efforts by the Maharashtra government and the Haji Ali Dargah Trust...
Article 35A should be taken up by a five-judge bench, says SC

Article 35A should be taken up by a five-judge bench, says SC

Above: Supreme Court The matter concerning Article 35A, which empowers the J&K legislature to take a call on permanent residents of the state came up...
RJD leader and former MP Shahabuddin (file picture). Photo: UNI

SC asks CBI to file probe report in Rajdeo Ranjan murder case

Above: RJD leader and former MP Shahabuddin (file picture). Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Monday (August 14) asked the CBI to file the...
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditiyanath inspecting children ward at BRD medical college in Gorakhpur. Photo: UNI

SC refuses to take suo motu cognizance of children deaths in Gorakhpur medical college

Above: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditiyanath inspecting children ward at BRD medical college in Gorakhpur. Photo: UNI The Supreme Court on Monday (Aug 14)...
Livestock rule stayed in its entirety by SC

Livestock rule stayed in its entirety by SC

Following the partial stay by the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the whole of the cattle trade rule...
Ayodhya land dispute: SC to start hearings on December 5

Ayodhya land dispute: SC to start hearings on December 5

The Supreme Court on Friday (August 11) set December 5 as the day when it will start its hearings on the Ayodhya-Babri Masjid land dispute. On Friday,...
Pakistan’s Supreme Court

Pakistan’s judiciary: A Handmaiden of the Army?

Above: Pakistan’s Supreme Court While Pakistanis are celebrating the disqualification of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, questions are being raised whether the powerful army is using...
SC: J&K affidavit on minority cell makes fun of us

SC: J&K affidavit on minority cell makes fun of us

Above: Kashmiri Pandits participating at a candle march to mark the Kashmiri Hindu Martyrs Day and demanding separate state for them, in New Delhi...
With SC order putting 1.78 lakh Siksha Mitras on the streets, huge unrest brews

With SC order putting 1.78 lakh Shiksha Mitras on the streets, huge unrest brews

 Above: A “topless” demonstration by Shiksha Mitras in Mathura. Photo: UNI Shiksha Mitras, or para-teachers, filled the basic educational infrastructure gap for children. In Uttar...
​Technical challenge on time-bound chargesheet and bail dismissed by SC

Over Rs 2k crore sanctioned, but hardly any shelters built for homeless

 SC asks for status reports from all states and centre Over Rs 2,100 crore had been sanctioned by the central government to build shelters for...
NOTA: The Right to Reject

NOTA: The Right to Reject

Above: Women show evidence of exercising their right to vote. Photo: UNI The apex court has refused to stay the use of this option in...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Diluting A Woman’s Weapon?

The apex court’s direction in a dowry/violence case calling for civil society’s intervention before using a stringent statute of the IPC on the basis...
RTI reveals mysterious thefts of EVMs; no effort at investigation by EC

RTI reveals mysterious thefts of EVMs; no effort at investigation by EC

Above: Officials inspecting the EVMs before elections. Photo: UNI Why would anybody steal an EVM if not to tamper with it? EC’s claim of EVMs...
Nainital district now exempt from SC’s liquor ban

Nainital district now exempt from SC’s liquor ban

Above: The SC-imposed liquor ban was lifted from most areas of the Nainital district. Photo: YouTube More areas in India are now exempt from...

Akhila case reaches the Supreme Court

Above: Shafin Jahan (left) and wife Hadia. Image sourced from Jahan’s Facebook page A special leave petition has been filed in the Supreme Court, challenging...
SC grants Bengaluru blast accused interim bail to attend son’s wedding

SC grants Bengaluru blast accused interim bail to attend son’s wedding

Above: Abdul Nasser Madani Abdul Nasser Madani, the 2008 Bangalore serial blasts accused, has been granted a second interim bail, this time for 14 days...
EVM

EC files reply to SC on safety of EVMs

A petition had been filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma in connection with the issue of tampering of EVMs. As per the petitioner, since...
ASG presents shockingly low number for homeless in UP; when probed by SC, says drop the report

Cattle sale will be as per new rules, SC says

With Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar on Friday (August 4) submitting before the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar and DY Chandrachud that...
EVM machine

SC refuses to grant interim stay on use of NOTA in Gujarat RS polls

Above: An EVM machine The Supreme Court bench of Justices Dipak Misra, Amitava Roy and AM Khanwilkar on Thursday (August 3) refused to grant interim stay...
Too late in the day to say privacy is not constitutionally protected

Too late in the day to say privacy is not constitutionally protected

Above: A gay pride parade. An affirmative answer on privacy as a fundamental right will reopen other fundamental issues, such as the right to...
Photo: Kh Manglembi Devi

Transgender Bill: A Rainbow in the Sky

A report by a Standing Committee has made far-reaching recommendations on the controversial Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 and has taken a...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Hearings on privacy conclude, SC reserves verdict

sAs hearings on the privacy as a fundamental right case concluded in the Supreme Court on Wednesday (August 2), the nine-judge constitution bench, headed by...

SC imposes 100 percent penalty on illegal mining in Odisha

Above: A representational picture of sand mining. Photo: facebook The Supreme Court on Wednesday (August 2) came down heavily on illegal mining in Odisha...
Delhi High Court

Delhi HC framing guidelines for journalists on reporting court proceedings

The plan is to also set up a training module for court reporters; court says it does not intend to regulate or control media While...
Supreme Court

Rape test changes: Centre fails to present report before Supreme Court

The prescribed tests to prove rape are so insensitive and intrusive, they add to the insult and pain that a rape victim has already...
Rajasthan HC asks sports bodies to follow Lodha proposals

Rajasthan HC judge orders all sports bodies in country to abide by Lodha recommendations

While it is still being debated between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA)...

Five banned substances will rob fireworks of sparkle and fizz

Fears of air and noise pollution, as well as severe health fears will rob firecrackers of a great deal of sparkle and verve this...
The BAE Systems’ 57MM Mk110 (internationally known as the Bofors’ 57Mk3) gun. India had bought a version of this gun. Picture: courtesy BAE Systems

Supreme Court may agree to reopen Bofors payoffs case, says BJP leader

Above: The BAE Systems’ 57MM Mk110 (internationally known as the Bofors’ 57Mk3) gun. India had bought a version of this gun. Picture: courtesy BAE...
Disqualified AIADMK legislators: SC appoints a third judge to break deadlock

GM mustard: No plantation before govt clarification, says SC

In the hearing against the use of genetically modified mustard seeds in India, Additional Solicitor General PS Narasimha on Monday (July 31) told the Supreme Court...
Nawaz sharif

A memorable day for Pakistani jurisprudence

Above: Nawaz Sharif has been barred from holding public office for life. Photo: UNI Five judges of the Supreme Court disqualify Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif...
POCSO: A GAP IN THE LAW

POCSO: A GAP IN THE LAW

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Inderjit Badhwar A long overdue piece of legislation aimed at safeguarding the rights, safety and privacy of kids was finally...
Narottam Mishra

MP Minister Mishra’s disqualification stayed by SC

Above: Narottam Mishra Madhya Pradesh minister Narottam Mishra received a relief from the Supreme Court on Friday (July 28) when the apex court stayed...
Medical board says too dangerous; SC denies MTP for 10-yr-old pregnant girl

Medical board says too dangerous; SC denies MTP for 10-yr-old pregnant girl

The Supreme Court on Friday (July 28) denied permission for Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) to a 10-year-old girl who is now nearly 30 weeks...
BCCI tells SC not to interfere in broadcast right bidding

BCCI tells SC not to interfere in broadcast right bidding

Above: The cricket board told the court that the bidding process was already on. Photo: YouTube BJP MP Subramanian Swamy is also into the Board...
Nawaz Sharif

Panama Papers case: Pakistani SC orders Nawaz Sharif out of office

Above: The Supreme Court of Pakistan said that Nawaz Sharif was unfit to hold office, as he had been dishonest to Parliament. Photo: UNI Wonder...

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