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Over 4,000 criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs: SC told

The Supreme Court was today informed that there were 4,122 criminal cases pending, some for over three decades, against present and former members of Parliament and legislative assemblies.

02 Dec 2018


Jailed for 'hurting sentiments', journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra admitted to hospital

Defense analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra, who was arrested by Odisha police in October, was moved to Capital Hospital in state capital Bhubaneshwar, a report claimed.

#CBIvsCBI: None of you deserve a hearing, reprimands Supreme Court

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court abruptly deferred the hearing of CBI Director Alok Verma's petition that had challenged the government's decision to strip him of his powers and send him on leave.

#CBIvsCBI: No clean-chit to Alok Verma, CVC-report contains 'mixed findings'

The Supreme Court on Friday did not give a clean chit to ousted CBI Director Alok Verma and noted that the CVC report contained mixed findings.

You can't dismiss petitions in haste, Attorney General tells CJI

Attorney General KK Venugopal, on Monday, told Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi that it wasn't appropriate for the bench to dismiss petitions without a proper hearing, Live Law reports.

Supreme Court welcomes four new judges, strength rises to 28

The number of Supreme Court judges now stands at 28, as it welcomed Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, MR Shah and Ajay Rastogi, in its fold.

31 Oct 2018


#RafaleDeal: SC asks Modi government to submit details in 10-days

After months of controversy, it seems that there might be some clarity on the details of the Rafale deal at long last.

#BhimaKoregaon: SC stays HC-order refusing extension of time for charge-sheet

The Supreme Court today stayed the Bombay High Court order refusing extension of time to the Maharashtra Police for filing charge sheet in the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.

#BhimaKoregaon: SC rejects Romila Thapar's review plea for activists' release

The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea filed by historian Romila Thapar seeking a review of the September 28 majority verdict by which the apex court had refused immediate release of five rights activists held in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case.

#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.

25 Oct 2018


Panchayat-polls: 2-child norm applies even if third given for adoption

The Supreme Court on Wednesday clarified that two child norm was applicable to those contesting panchayat polls, or holding a position, and the birth of the third child would lead to disqualification.

#WomenInSabarimala: Board may seek more time from SC for order-implementation

With just one day left before the gates of Sabarimala Temple in Kerala would open for devotees, the board which manages the hill shrine may seek more time from the Supreme Court to implement the order that allowed women of all ages to enter the place of worship.

12 Oct 2018

West Bengal

SC to hear plea challenging WB granting Durga Puja funds

The Supreme Court yesterday agreed to hear today an appeal challenging the West Bengal Government's decision to grant Rs. 10,000 each to Puja committees in WB for Durga Puja celebrations.

12 Oct 2018


CJI Ranjan Gogoi wants pending cases cleared, corruption gone

Two days after taking charge on October 5, newly-appointed CJI, Justice Ranjan Gogoi reportedly held a video conference with chief justices and senior judges of various high courts, asking them to focus on getting work done, clearing pending cases, and combating corruption in the judiciary.

08 Oct 2018


SC to hear plea challenging Rafale deal on October 10

The Supreme Court will hear a fresh PIL against the Rafale deal on October 10.

SC seeks Center's response on faulty hip implants by J&J

The Supreme Court yesterday sought the Center's response on a plea alleging that "faulty" and "deadly" hip implants, made by US-based pharma major Johnson & Johnson (J&J), have been fitted into the bodies of 14,525 Indian patients, termed as "medical negligence" by an expert committee.

03 Oct 2018


Minutes after taking oath, CJI Gogoi raises bar for urgent-hearing

Upon taking office on Wednesday, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi raised the bar for urgent hearings.

03 Oct 2018


Justice Ranjan Gogoi takes oath as next CJI: Details here

Being the first Chief Justice of India from North-East, Justice Ranjan Gogoi has taken the oath a while back.

CJI-Designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi praises outgoing CJI Dipak Misra

Chief Justice of India-Designate, Justice Ranjan Gogoi, today praised the outgoing CJI Dipak Misra saying that his greatest contribution has been to civil liberties, and cited his recent verdicts in this regard.

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.

18 Sep 2018


SC adjourns hearing on PIL seeking stay on Rafale deal

The Supreme Court adjourned hearing on a plea seeking a stay on the Rafale fighter jet deal between India and France.

13 Sep 2018


Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Kovind

On Thursday, Justice Ranjan Gogoi was appointed the Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind.

TN: Lok Adalats settle over 70,000 cases on single day

National Lok Adalats held in Tamil Nadu disposed of over 40,000 pending and more than 30,000 pre-litigation cases on Saturday.

01 Sep 2018


Justice Ranjan Gogoi to succeed Chief Justice Dipak Misra

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, who is set to retire next month, has recommended Justice Ranjan Gogoi's name as his successor, sticking to the seniority tradition in the Supreme Court.

SC/STs from one state cannot claim benefit in others: SC

The Supreme Court today held that a member of a Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe community cannot claim the benefit of reservation in government employment in other states if his or her caste is not notified there.

Supreme Court slams Rajinikanth's wife for non-payment of dues

The Supreme Court of India has pulled up Rajinikanth's wife for failing to repay a loan worth Rs. 6.20 crore to a private distribution firm in connection with the actor-turned politician's big-budget release 'Kochadiiyaan'.

02 Jul 2018


File affidavit within 10-days for appointing Lokpal: SC to Center

The Supreme Court bench comprising justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi asked the central government to file an affidavit within 10 days giving details of the steps which are likely to be taken for appointing the anti-graft ombudsman Lokpal in the country.

22 Jun 2018


Justice Chelameswar, one of India's boldest judges, retires

Supreme Court (SC) Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who caused a ripple by rebelling against the Chief Justice earlier this year, retired today.

Ex-UP CMs move SC; seek time to vacate official residences

Former UP Chief Ministers Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav today moved the Supreme Court seeking "appropriate time" for vacating their official residences.

Senior counsel Mukul Rohatagi appointed eminent jurist in Lokpal panel

Senior lawyer Mukul Rohatgi has been appointed as an eminent jurist in the selection committee for appointment of the Lokpal, the Centre told the Supreme Court today.

12 May 2018

Venkaiah Naidu

Congress ends war for CJI's impeachment, will drop matter legally

The Congress has dropped its plans to legally pursue the impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra, with two of its MPs withdrawing their petition in the SC.

09 May 2018


Breaking from tradition, Justice Chelameswar won't attend own farewell function

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.

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.

Congress reaches SC, demanding re-look into CJI impeachment motion

The Congress seems determined to take its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to its logical conclusion.

'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.'

SC to have well-equipped operational creche facility from May 1

The Supreme Court is going to have a well-equipped creche facility in its new spacious annex building premises from May 1 as the apex court has approved new guidelines for regulating the facility.

Hope anti-CJI press conference doesn't hamper Justice Gogoi's elevation: Chelameswar

A press-conference called by the four seniormost SC judges in January, where they made public several grievances against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra, was unprecedented.

23 Mar 2018

West Bengal

SC asks 12 states why they have not appointed Lokayukta

The Supreme Court today asked the Chief Secretaries of 12 states to specify why they have not appointed a Lokayukta.

01 Feb 2018


SC Rift: CJI makes roster system for case allocation public

The Supreme Court has made public a roster system for allocation of cases to 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.

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