14 Nov 2019
Supreme Court refers Sabarimala issue to larger bench
On Thursday, the Supreme Court announced its verdict on pleas challenging the 2018 order concerning Sabarimala Temple of Kerala.
13 Nov 2019
SC will pronounce verdict on Sabarimala, Rafale review pleas tomorrow
In his last working days as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi is hoping to end long-drawn and important legal battles.
20 Jun 2019
CJI sexual-harassment case: Complainant's husband, brother-in-law get their jobs back
In a recent development, the husband and brother-in-law of the woman, who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, got their jobs back.
09 May 2019
#SupremeInjustice: Kavanaugh and Gogoi's episodes show women are rarely heard
The temple of justice, India's Supreme Court, turned out to be a big disappointment in the last couple of days.
09 May 2019
I've lost everything, says woman after CJI was given clean-chit
The woman who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment is staring into darkness.
07 May 2019
Explained: The glaring issues in CJI Sexual Harassment Case
One ultra-powerful man and his coterie of equally powerful men and women. One complainant with hearing disability and no lawyer by her side.
07 May 2019
'Dejected and terrified', says complainant after CJI gets clean chit
The former Supreme Court employee who leveled sexual harassment allegations against CJI Ranjan Gogoi said she was terrified and felt dejected after he was cleared of all the charges by the top court on Monday.
06 May 2019
SC panel gives clean chit to CJI in sexual-harassment case
The Supreme Court in-house committee, which was probing a case of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, submitted its report today, giving the CJI a clean chit.
05 May 2019
Everything wrong with CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case
The Supreme Court of India has become the center of controversy ever since a former employee of the apex court leveled allegations of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
01 May 2019
CJI sexual harassment case: Woman walks out of inquiry panel
The former Supreme Court employee, who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual misconduct, said late Tuesday evening that she won't be part of panel probing the allegations as she is "unlikely to get justice".
28 Apr 2019
CJI sexual harassment case: Complainant appears before committee
The former Supreme Court employee, who leveled sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, appeared before an in-house committee to record her statement.
31 Jan 2019
Supreme Court to hear Sabarimala review petitions from February 6
On Thursday, the Supreme Court announced that it would hear the review petitions against its earlier verdict pertaining to women's entry to the Sabarimala temple on February 6.
02 Jan 2019
Two women, under 50, enter Sabarimala; temple shut for 'purification'
On Wednesday, Sabarimala Temple was shut down at 10:30 AM and will be opened an hour later, after 'purification' rituals as two women devotees entered it around 3:45 AM.
28 Sep 2018
Temple-board to file review-petition because Lord Ayyappa is 'brahmachari'
The Travancore Devaswom Board which administers the Lord Ayyappa Temple of Kerala will move court with a review petition after Friday's verdict of Supreme Court, which ended the ban on women's entry in the ancient temple.
28 Sep 2018
#SabarimalaVerdict: What sole dissenting and woman judge Indu Malhotra said
Dissenting with the majority on Sabarimala verdict, Justice Indu Malhotra opposed the upliftment of ban in Sabarimala Temple in Kerala saying, "Notion of rationality should not be seen in matters of religion".
28 Sep 2018
#BigWin: All women can enter Sabarimala Temple, says Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed entry of women in the Sabarimala Temple of Lord Ayyappa in Kerala, giving a major victory to women's rights crusaders.
27 Sep 2018
#Section497: Adultery not a criminal offense, law declared unconstitutional
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled adultery can be a ground for divorce but isn't a criminal offence.
25 Sep 2018
SC: Parliament must make law to ban politicians with criminal-charges
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that it could not prohibit chargesheeted lawmakers from contesting elections.
10 Sep 2018
Babri Masjid demolition case: SC seeks report from trial judge
The Supreme Court on Monday asked a sessions judge of Lucknow court on how he intends to finish the trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case within the April'19 deadline.
08 Sep 2018
Section 377 based on Britain's Buggery Act of 1533: SC
The Supreme Court, which unanimously struck down part of the British-era law that criminalized gay sex, has traced the history of the 158-year-old provision in its judgment back to the reign of King Henry VIII in 1533.
06 Sep 2018
#RainbowTakesOver: Looking at judge's statements on landmark Section 377 judgement
The five-judge bench unanimously read down Section 377 of the IPC making 'Pride' the color of the season.
06 Sep 2018
#LandmarkJudgement: Supreme Court rules homosexuality is no more a crime
In a landmark judgement, the constitutional bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday scrapped IPC Section 377 which made gay sex 'unnatural'.
15 Aug 2018
Publicize death-penalty for rapists to deter those with demonic-mindset: PM
Asserting that the rule of law is supreme for his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for giving wide publicity to the cases in which rapists were awarded the death sentence, saying it would instill fear in people with "demonic mindset".
07 Aug 2018
For first-time in history, Supreme Court will have three women-judges
With the swearing-in of Justice Indira Banerjee, the Supreme Court will, for the first time in its history, have three sitting women judges.
06 Aug 2018
Ahead of KM Joseph's swearing-in, "anguished" SC judges seek 'justice'
Even as Justice KM Joseph, along with two others, awaits to be sworn-in to the Supreme Court (SC) tomorrow, the government-judiciary war regarding his elevation looks far from over.
03 Aug 2018
Punishing only men for adultery violates right to equality: SC
The SC has commenced hearing on a much-criticized law: the 158-year-old criminalization of adultery in India.
29 Jul 2018
Kathua rape case: Crime branch to submit supplementary-chargesheet this week
Jammu and Kashmir Police's crime branch will be submitting its supplementary charge-sheet this week before the Pathankot court, which is hearing the gruesome case of rape-and-murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in January.
20 Jul 2018
Defying Centre, Collegium re-proposes KM Joseph's elevation as SC judge
Three months after the government passed over Uttarakhand HC Judge KM Joseph's name for elevation to the SC, the Collegium has reiterated his name again.
20 Jul 2018
Gurugram school murder: SC rejects bail of accused juvenile
The Supreme Court today rejected a bail plea of a juvenile, accused of killing a seven-year-old boy in a private school in Gurugram.
18 Jul 2018
Anyone can enter: SC on women-entry ban in Sabarimala Temple
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court said the ban on women entry in Kerala's Sabarimala shrine is against the Constitution.
12 Jul 2018
Why should you read about Justice Indu Malhotra?
Indu Malhotra is the first woman to be directly appointed as the Supreme Court judge and has recently expressed her support for the LGBTQ community's "Right to Live".
10 Jul 2018
SC reconsiders gay rights laws: New hope this time
Rejecting the Center's request for a postponement, the SC has begun hearing pleas challenging Section 377.
06 Jul 2018
Are religious acts allowed on government property? SC to decide
The Supreme Court today referred to a larger bench the question whether religious activities can be allowed on a government land or property in India.
20 Jun 2018
#AircelMaxisCase: SC judge recuses from hearing Subramanian Swamy's plea
A Supreme Court judge recused herself from hearing BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's plea seeking to implead himself as a party in a case related to probe into alleged disproportionate assets of ED officer Rajeshwar Singh, who is investigating the Aircel-Maxis deal case.
11 May 2018
SC-collegium to re-suggest Joseph for SC elevation, but with others
The SC collegium has decided in principle to send back Uttarakhand HC Judge KM Joseph's name to the Center for elevation to the SC.
27 Apr 2018
Indu Malhotra takes oath as 25th Supreme Court judge
Senior advocate Indu Malhotra was on Friday administered the oath of office as a Supreme Court judge by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, making her the first woman lawyer to enter the top judiciary directly.
26 Apr 2018
Indu Malhotra becomes SC judge while KM Joseph remains on-hold
The government and judiciary are heading towards a fresh row; yesterday, in an unusual move, it cleared one name recommended by the collegium, keeping the other on hold.
18 Mar 2018
SC collegium, law ministry spar over appointment of judges
Legal experts have cautioned the government against accepting one of the recommendations of the SC collegium for elevation to the apex court while keeping the other one on hold.
11 Jan 2018
Indu Malhotra: First woman lawyer to directly become SC judge
Senior advocate Indu Malhotra has made history.