24 Sep 2020
Salman Khurshid named by accused in Delhi riots chargesheet
Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid has been named in the latest chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police in connection with the February riots in the city.
31 Aug 2020
Prashant Bhushan fined Re. 1 in contempt case by SC
After multiple hearings replete with arguments, the Supreme Court pronounced its verdict in the Prashant Bhushan contempt case on Monday, asking the lawyer-activist to pay Re. 1 as fine by September 15.
25 Aug 2020
Prashant Bhushan's response even more derogatory, says SC; reserves order
In the contempt case against activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that his response to the top court was even more derogatory than the original comments.
20 Aug 2020
Won't apologize, says Prashant Bhushan; SC asks to "reconsider" statement
Lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who was held guilty of contempt for his tweets slamming Chief Justice of India and Supreme Court, told the apex court on Friday that he isn't apologetic for the posts. He said he was merely discharging his duties as a citizen, and would accept any punishment cheerfully.
14 Aug 2020
SC holds Bhushan guilty of contempt for tweets on CJI
On Friday, the Supreme Court held known lawyer Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt for two of his tweets targeting Chief Justice SA Bobde and the judiciary.
04 Aug 2020
SC pulls up Prashant Bhushan over "CJIs are corrupt" remark
The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan while hearing the concluding arguments in a 2009 contempt case, initiated against him by celebrated lawyer Harish Salve.
23 Jul 2020
Rajasthan crisis: Breather for Sachin Pilot in Supreme Court
Sachin Pilot, the sacked Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and 18 other dissident MLAs got a breather on Thursday as the Supreme Court refused to stay Rajasthan High Court's Tuesday verdict, wherein Speaker CP Joshi was directed to not decide on their disqualifications until Friday.
08 Jan 2020
AAP office attack to beef-ban: Hindu Raksha Dal's violent past
After Sunday's dreadful attack at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, several fingers were pointed amid a flood of fake news online.
14 Nov 2019
No merit: SC dismisses plea seeking review on Rafale verdict
In what qualifies as a win for BJP-led Centre, the Supreme Court refused to change its December 2018 order, in which it had dismissed pleas seeking an investigation into how the deal for 36 Rafale jets was signed with France's Dassault Aviation.
12 Apr 2019
No ban on Electoral Bonds for now: Supreme Court
Passing an interim order on electoral bonds, the Supreme Court on Friday directed all political parties to give details of their funding in a sealed cover to Election Commission by May 30.
30 Mar 2019
Aam Aadmi Party: The good, the bad, the ugly
For weeks now, political circles have been busy with a question: Will they, won't they? The "they" signifying a probable alliance between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Congress for the ensuing summer elections. More so because AAP has been Congress' staunch critic.
20 Mar 2019
India's first Lokpal: President Kovind appoints chief, eight other members
After years of delay, India got its first Lokpal on Tuesday as President Ram Nath Kovind appointed its chief and eight other members.
17 Mar 2019
Former SC-judge to be India's first Lokpal, official announcement soon
Former SC judge Pinaki Chandra Ghose will be India's first Lokpal and an official announcement about the same could be made on Monday, claimed reports.
09 Mar 2019
Now, Attorney General says Rafale documents weren't "stolen" but "copied"
Two days after he told the Supreme Court that classified documents related to Rafale Deal were "stolen" from Ministry of Defense, Attorney General KK Venugopal on Friday clarified that the papers were in fact "photocopied".
06 Mar 2019
#RafaleHearing: 'Secret' Rafale deal files stolen, Center tells SC
The government told the Supreme Court that "secret" Rafale deal-related documents were stolen from the Defense Ministry and petitioners filing review pleas in the matter are relying on classified documents, violating the Official Secrets Act.
17 Feb 2019
Pulwama attack: Prashant Bhushan justifies terror, netizens school him
While the Pulwama terror attack jolted the entire nation, senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan ended up justifying terrorism with a tweet which got him flak from various social media users.
02 Jan 2019
#RafaleDeal: Former ministers call for review of SC's decision
Half a month after the Supreme Court gave a clean chit to the government on the controversial Rafale deal, former ministers Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha, along with activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, have requested the apex court for a review of its decision.
14 Dec 2018
What happened after what in Rafale deal case: Brief chronology
The Supreme Court today dismissed all the petitions seeking a probe in the decision-making process of controversial Rafale deal and gave the Modi government a clean chit on the procurement of 36 Rafale Fighter Jets.
14 Dec 2018
#RafaleDeal: Satisfied with Centre's process, SC dismisses petition seeking probe
The Supreme Court of India, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, dismissed the petition which demanded a probe in the multi-crore Rafale deal, on Friday.
13 Dec 2018
#RafaleDeal: SC verdict on court-monitored probe due for Friday
The Supreme Court is all set to pronounce its verdict on a batch of pleas demanding a court-monitored CBI probe into the multi-billion dollar Rafale deal on Friday.
14 Nov 2018
#RafaleDeal: SC reserves verdict on pleas calling for probe
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a bunch of petitions demanding a court-led probe into the controversial Rafale deal.
14 Nov 2018
Supreme Court commences crucial Rafale deal hearing
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court commenced its vital hearing on pleas seeking a court-monitored investigation into the controversial Rafale deal involving the procurement of 36 Rafale jets.
26 Oct 2018
#CBIvsCBI: SC directs CVC to complete inquiry within 2 weeks
The Supreme Court, on Friday, ordered the Central Vigilance Commission to complete its investigation into divested CBI Chief Alok Verma within two weeks.
04 Oct 2018
In deportation of 7 Rohingyas, Supreme Court refuses to intervene
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere in the deportation of 7 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, saying it wasn't inclined to take the decision.
01 Oct 2018
CJI Misra, judge of key-verdicts, holds court for last time
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra held court, along with his successor Ranjan Gogoi, for the last time today.
23 Sep 2018
Rafale deal is India's 'largest defense scam', says Prashant Bhushan
Senior Supreme Court advocate Prashant Bhushan today in Chennai said Rafale deal is the "largest defense scam in India" and urged the Center to initiate a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the matter.
21 Sep 2018
States shouldn't fear, we are not man-eating tigers: Supreme Court
The states should not fear if a matter is pending before the Supreme Court as it is not a "man-eating tiger", the top court has said.
20 Sep 2018
Koregaon-Bhima case: SC reserves verdict on arrests of 5 activists
The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea by historian Romila Thapar and others seeking the immediate release of five activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case and a SIT probe into their arrest.
12 Sep 2018
Rafale deal: IAF chief backs government, says India facing threat
On Wednesday, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief BS Dhanoa backed the government on the controversial Rafale deal, saying that the procurement of Rafale fighter jets was crucial for strengthening India's weakening air force strength.
05 Jul 2018
Sunanda Pushkar death: Tharoor gets anticipatory-bail on Rs. 1L surety
Two days after Congress leader Shashi Tharoor sought anticipatory bail in the Sunanda Pushkar death case, Delhi's Patiala House court has granted his request on a surety of Rs. 1L.
03 Jul 2018
Sunanda Pushkar death: Shashi Tharoor moves court for anticipatory bail
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, accused of abetting Sunanda Pushkar's suicide, today moved Delhi's Patiala House Court seeking anticipatory bail.
15 May 2018
Shashi Tharoor's harassment, flirtatious-behavior drove Sunanda to suicide: Chargesheet
Delhi Police recently wrapped up its most expensive probe, the Sunanda Pushkar death case, after 1,577 days and many twists and turns.
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.
03 May 2018
#WorldPressFreedomDay: 5 times Indian journalists brought powerful to their knees
That media is biased and peddles lies is an accusation thrown more times than one can count.
19 Apr 2018
'Judge Loya died of natural causes': SC refuses independent probe
The SC has dismissed a petition for an independent probe in the death of Special CBI Judge BH Loya, who was found dead amid "suspicious" circumstances, his family claimed.
12 Apr 2018
'Don't want my order reversed': SC-judge dismisses plea challenging CJI-powers
A day after an SC bench ruled the Chief Justice (CJI) has the authority to allot cases, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, the second seniormost judge, declined to hear a petition challenging CJI's role as 'Master of Roster.'
11 Apr 2018
SC upholds CJI's power to allot cases, won't frame rules
The SC today upheld the right of the chief justice of India (CJI) to decide allocation of cases, and refused to frame rules in the matter.
29 Mar 2018
CBSE-chief saw leaked-paper hours ago, so why exam not postponed?
Since confirming two CBSE paper-leaks yesterday, the administration has scrambled to set things right.
10 Mar 2018
Making 'Guzaarish' on Euthanasia wasn't a smooth process for Bhansali
Welcoming Supreme Court's verdict on Passive Euthanasia, Sanjay Leela Bhansali recounted that when he had made 'Guzaarish' on the subject of mercy killing, there was a major outcry over it.
09 Mar 2018
Landmark ruling: SC legalizes passive euthanasia and 'living will'
In a landmark decision, the SC has ruled that passive euthanasia and 'living will' are legal and issued necessary directions in the matter.