Articles about Justice AK Sikri
11 Aug 2020India
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that daughters have equal rights to the parental property, by virtue of the Hindu Succession Act, that was amended in 2005.
07 Feb 2019India
Brushing off much confusion, the Supreme Court has clarified that linking your Aadhaar with Permanent Account Number (PAN) is mandatory for filing Income Tax returns.
31 Jan 2019India
On Thursday, Supreme Court Justice NV Ramana recused himself from hearing a plea challenging M Nageshwar Rao's appointment as interim CBI Chief.
30 Jan 2019India
For the second time in seven days, the Supreme Court, on Wednesday, refused to stay amendments to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, that rules out all provisions for anticipatory bail for the accused.
24 Jan 2019India
Justice AK Sikri, who was part of the select panel which took the decision to transfer former CBI Director Alok Verma, on Thursday recused himself from a plea challenging the appointment of M Nageshwar Rao as the interim boss of the agency.
18 Jan 2019India
On Thursday, the Supreme Court relaxed strict rules needed for obtaining a dance bar license in Maharashtra and this has raised hopes of bar dancers.
17 Jan 2019India
Giving a major relief to restaurant owners in Maharashtra, the Supreme Court on Thursday relaxed stringent conditions set by the state government for obtaining a dance bar license.
14 Jan 2019India
Retired Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju wrote a long post on social media slamming media for attempting to taint the image of Justice Sikri by 'sensationalizing' facts.
14 Jan 2019India
Justice AK Sikri, who voted in favor of the transfer of former CBI Chief Alok Verma, has declined a post-retirement job at the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT).
12 Jan 2019India
CBI Director Alok Verma was removed in a haste and there is no evidence of corruption against him, retired Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Patnaik, who was appointed by the apex court to supervise the Central Vigilance Commission said, IE reports.
11 Jan 2019India
Markandey Katju, former judge of Supreme Court, wrote a post on social media on Friday explaining the role of Justice AK Sikri in the unceremonial exit of CBI Director Alok Verma.
10 Jan 2019India
Less than 2 days after he was reinstated as Chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, Alok Verma was on Thursday removed from the top post by a panel led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
13 Nov 2018India
The Supreme Court today fixed December 4 for final arguments on petitions filed by Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi challenging the Delhi HC order refusing to give them relief in a case of re-opening of their tax assessments for 2011-12.
31 Oct 2018India
The Supreme Court today clarified that firecrackers other than green crackers will not be sold in the Delhi-NCR region this Diwali and other festivals.
30 Oct 2018India
The Supreme Court today modified its order of fixing a slot of 8 pm to 10 pm for bursting firecrackers on Diwali.
28 Oct 2018India
The Supreme Court's order, earlier this week, which capped burning crackers in Diwali for only two hours prompted many responses, but the one by Durex takes the cake.
23 Oct 2018India
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to put a blanket ban on the sale of firecrackers but said that only low emission firecrackers should be sold by licensed sellers.
The sole dissenting judge in Aadhaar verdict, Justice DY Chandrachud called the Aadhaar Act unconstitutional and said passing it as a Money Bill was a fraud.
In an important judgment, the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the legality of Aadhaar program and noted it empowered the marginalized section of the society.
Giving an important judgment on Aadhaar, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down some provisions relating to authentication of the program, and the Section 57 of Aadhaar Act.
23 Aug 2018India
The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Election Commission of India on pleas of Congress leaders Kamal Nath and Sachin Pilot alleging duplication of voters in the voters' list in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
02 Aug 2018India
The Supreme Court yesterday said it would examine whether there should be a total ban on the use of firecrackers as it noted that air-pollution reached hazardous proportions during Diwali.
09 Jul 2018India
Taking another step towards preservation of the Taj Mahal, the SC has upheld a January notification that barred non-locals from offering Friday prayers at the mosque in the complex.
06 Jul 2018India
The Chief Justice of India (CJI) is the master of roster, a two-judge SC bench iterated, dismissing a petition by former law minister Shanti Bhushan.
04 Jul 2018Politics
In a significant verdict, the SC has ruled the lieutenant governor (L-G) in Delhi cannot interfere with policy-decisions taken by the state government.
02 Jul 2018India
July will likely see a bunch of important verdicts and hearings in the Supreme Court, the most crucial one perhaps being the validity of Aadhaar.
22 Jun 2018India
Supreme Court (SC) Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who caused a ripple by rebelling against the Chief Justice earlier this year, retired today.
19 May 2018India
"Now, let us enjoy our holidays," this is how the Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the Karnataka power row today.
19 May 2018Politics
The Supreme Court has rejected the plea of Congress-JD(S) challenging the appointment of pro-tem speaker KG Bopaiah in the crucial floor test of Karnataka.
18 May 2018India
The tense, high-voltage hearing on the Karnataka crisis in the Supreme Court today witnessed lighter moments today.
17 May 2018Politics
Bharatiya Janata Party's BS Yeddyurappa has taken oath to become the next CM of Karnataka, after the Supreme Court refused the Congress and JD(S)' petition to stop the ceremony.
09 May 2018India
In a surprise move, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who has been taking on Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra over his alleged abuse of power, has refused to attend his own farewell ceremony.
09 May 2018India
Hearing an issue on the reliability of parliamentary committee reports, a Constitution bench of the Supreme Court ruled that the validity of Parliamentary Standing Committee reports cannot be challenged or questioned in court.
08 May 2018India
A five-judge bench, excluding the top five judges of the SC, has dismissed a petition by the Congress challenging Rajya Sabha (RS) Chairman Venkaiah Naidu's rejection of its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.
07 May 2018India
The Supreme Court ruled, on Sunday, that adult couples can stay together without getting married.
04 May 2018Delhi
On Friday, the Supreme Court said that it would not interfere with the arrest of journalist Upendra Rai by the CBI over his alleged involvement in dubious financial transactions.