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How to check if your PAN is linked with Aadhaar

02 Mar 2019

How to check if your PAN is linked with Aadhaar

The Supreme Court has clarified that linking your Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar is mandatory for filing Income Tax returns.

How to check if your PAN is linked with Aadhaar

16 Feb 2019

How to check if your PAN is linked with Aadhaar

The Supreme Court has clarified that linking your Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar is mandatory for filing Income Tax returns.

Aadhaar-PAN linkage now mandatory for filing I-T returns: Procedure here

07 Feb 2019

Aadhaar-PAN linkage now mandatory for filing I-T returns: Procedure here

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.

Bar dancers hope to get jobs back after SC's verdict

18 Jan 2019

Bar dancers hope to get jobs back after SC's verdict

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.

SC allows reopening of dance bars, bans showering of cash

17 Jan 2019

SC allows reopening of dance bars, bans showering of cash

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.

SC: Consensual sex not rape if man fails to marry

03 Jan 2019

SC: Consensual sex not rape if man fails to marry

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ruled that rape charges cannot be invoked in cases of consensual sex between live-in partners after the relationship ends and the man fails to marry the woman due to uncontrollable circumstances.

Supreme Court's Diwali dhamaka: Orders only 'green crackers' for Delhi-NCR

31 Oct 2018

Supreme Court's Diwali dhamaka: Orders only 'green crackers' for Delhi-NCR

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.

SC timings for bursting firecrackers in TN, Puducherry to change

30 Oct 2018

SC timings for bursting firecrackers in TN, Puducherry to change

The Supreme Court today modified its order of fixing a slot of 8 pm to 10 pm for bursting firecrackers on Diwali.

For fireworks after 10: Durex's take on SC-order is creative

28 Oct 2018

For fireworks after 10: Durex's take on SC-order is creative

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.

SC refuses complete ban on firecrackers; online sale banned

23 Oct 2018

SC refuses complete ban on firecrackers; online sale banned

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.

SC to examine whether there should be total-ban on firecrackers

02 Aug 2018

SC to examine whether there should be total-ban on firecrackers

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.

Non-local Muslims can't offer Friday prayers at Taj Mahal: SC

09 Jul 2018

Non-local Muslims can't offer Friday prayers at Taj Mahal: SC

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.

CJI 'master of roster,' consultation with collegium not necessary: SC

06 Jul 2018

CJI 'master of roster,' consultation with collegium not necessary: SC

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.

Delhi wars: L-G can't interfere in state-government's policy-decisions, rules SC

04 Jul 2018

Delhi wars: L-G can't interfere in state-government's policy-decisions, rules SC

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.

SC: Bopaiah to remain pro-tem speaker, live-broadcast of floor test

19 May 2018

SC: Bopaiah to remain pro-tem speaker, live-broadcast of floor test

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.

SC: Validity of parliamentary committee reports can't be challenged

09 May 2018

SC: Validity of parliamentary committee reports can't be challenged

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.

SC dismisses Congress petition related to impeachment of Chief Justice

08 May 2018

SC dismisses Congress petition related to impeachment of Chief Justice

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.

Unmarried adult-couples can stay together, SC rules. But, can they?

07 May 2018

Unmarried adult-couples can stay together, SC rules. But, can they?

The Supreme Court ruled, on Sunday, that adult couples can stay together without getting married.

Supreme Court won't interfere with journalist Upendra Rai's arrest

04 May 2018

Supreme Court won't interfere with journalist Upendra Rai's arrest

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.

No impeachment for CJI, SC-judges form team to discuss issues

24 Apr 2018

No impeachment for CJI, SC-judges form team to discuss issues

The Supreme Court (SC) saw some charged minutes yesterday after the vice president's rejection of the impeachment motion against the chief justice (CJI).

SC crisis: Chief Justice Dipak Misra meets four dissenting judges

18 Jan 2018

SC crisis: Chief Justice Dipak Misra meets four dissenting judges

After days of stalemate, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra held a meeting with the four senior-most judges: Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan B Lokur and Kurian Joseph. The meeting lasted for about 10-15 minutes and no other judge was present.

SC rift 'settled'? No rebel judge to hear key cases

16 Jan 2018

SC rift 'settled'? No rebel judge to hear key cases

Hours after Attorney General (AG) KK Venugopal claimed the rift between SC judges had been "settled," the court released a list of seven key cases to be heard by a Constitution bench.