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Won't let India remain in peace: SC slams Ayodhya petitioner

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition which sought permission to offer 'puja' at the undisputed land in Ayodhya and came down heavily on the petitioner.

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.

Fodder Scam: Supreme Court denies bail to Lalu Prasad Yadav

The Supreme Court has rejected RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's bail plea in the multi-crore fodder scam cases on Wednesday.

Abused woman can file case from place of shelter: SC

The Supreme Court today held that a woman driven out of her matrimonial home can file a criminal case against her estranged spouse and in-laws at a place where she has taken shelter.

09 Apr 2019


SC won't interfere in release of Narendra Modi's biopic

A Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, refused to interfere in the release of movie PM Narendra Modi, saying too much time is wasted on non-issues.

08 Apr 2019


Lok Sabha elections: SC directs EC to increase VVPAT verification

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Election Commission to increase the number of EVMs for physical Voter Verified Paper Trail (VVPAT) counting from one to five per constituency.

05 Apr 2019


#FodderScam: SC to hear Lalu Yadav's bail-plea on April 10

The Supreme Court today said it'll hear on April 10 a plea of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav seeking bail in three cases related to the multi-crore-rupee fodder scam, in which he has been convicted.

Mayawati: If Lord Rama's statue accepted, why not mine?

On Tuesday, Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati defended her statues, which dot the Uttar Pradesh landscape, in Supreme Court.

AAP moves SC seeking larger bench over Delhi's full-statehood issue

The AAP government moved the Supreme Court today seeking constitution of a larger bench to expeditiously decide the issue of who controls the services in Delhi.

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.

SC stays The Shillong Times editor, publisher conviction in contempt-case

A Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, today stayed the Meghalaya High Court judgment convicting The Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim and publisher Shoba Chaudhuri in a contempt case.

Ayodhya dispute: SC didn't choose from suggested names of mediators

On Friday, the Supreme Court noted there is a lack of consensus among parties in the sensitive Ayodhya case, and referred it for mediation.

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".

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court refers the case for mediation

On Friday, the Supreme Court decided to refer the sensitive Ayodhya case for mediation.

26 Feb 2019


#AyodhyaCaseHearing: Supreme Court to decide on mediation on 5 March

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will pass an order on 5 March on whether the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case will be referred for court-monitored mediation to save time.

SC asks states to ensure safety of Kashmiri students

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to Centre and 10 states over the assault of Kashmiri students after the barbaric terror attack in Pulwama on February 14.

18 Feb 2019


Man impersonates CJI Ranjan Gogoi, calls two HC judges

In a worrisome news, an unidentified man made calls to two High Court judges impersonating as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, recently.

12 Feb 2019


SC imposes Rs. 1 lakh fine on former interim CBI-chief

A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi held former interim CBI Chief M Nageshwar Rao "guilty of contempt" on Tuesday for transferring the officer probing Muzaffarpur shelter home case.

SC slams Centre over NRC, says Home Ministry delaying process

The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down heavily on Centre slamming it for not following the National Register of Citizens' process properly.

05 Feb 2019

West Bengal

Modi-Mamata showdown: SC directs Kolkata Commissioner to co-operate with CBI

The ongoing tussle between the Central Bureau of Investigation and Kolkata police took a new turn on Tuesday after the Supreme Court directed Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to cooperate with the agency in the Saradha chit fund scam investigation.

04 Feb 2019

West Bengal

CBI v/s Kolkata police: Supreme Court defers hearing to Tuesday

CBI's plea related to the investigation in Saradha chit fund scam will be heard tomorrow, the Supreme Court said on Monday.

PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

The high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Friday and cleared shortlisted names for the next chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, reports claimed.

31 Jan 2019


Third SC judge exits case challenging acting CBI chief's appointment

On Thursday, Supreme Court Justice NV Ramana recused himself from hearing a plea challenging M Nageshwar Rao's appointment as interim CBI Chief.

Ayodhya dispute delayed: SC won't hear case on January 29

In the latest development in the Ayodhya title dispute, the sensitive case will not be taken up on January 29 by the Supreme Court as Justice SA Bobde is unavailable.

25 Jan 2019


#AyodhyaDispute: CJI Gogoi reconstitutes Ayodhya bench; hearing on 29 January

The Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has reconstituted the bench hearing the politically sensitive Ayodhya case by inducting Justices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer.

24 Jan 2019


PM Modi-led panel indecisive over selection of new CBI Director

A high-powered PM Modi-led selection committee today met to pick the next CBI Director after former chief Alok Verma's exit earlier this month.

24 Jan 2019


Justice Sikri recuses himself from plea challenging interim CBI-chief's appointment

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.

21 Jan 2019


CJI won't hear plea challenging interim CBI chief Rao's appointment

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, on Monday, recused himself from a plea challenging the appointment of Nageshwar Rao as the interim director of Central Bureau of Investigation.

Alok Verma not "terminated": Markandey Katju reveals Justice Sikri's role

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.

#AyodhyaDelayed: Here's why Justice Lalit recused himself from the case

On Thursday, the Supreme Court adjourned the sensitive Ayodhya case for January 29 after one of the five judges in the Constitution bench recused himself.

10 Jan 2019


#AyodhyaCase: After one judge recuses, matter adjourned for January 29

The five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, postponed the hearing of the politically sensitive Ayodhya case on Thursday after Justice UU Lalit recused himself.

08 Jan 2019


SC's 5-judge Constitution Bench to hear #AyodhyaCase on 10 January

Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, has set up a five-judge Constitution Bench to hear the Ayodhya land dispute case from 10 January.

Week won, weekend lost, but Congress thinks Rafale-verdict isn't setback

Despite the Supreme Court saying on Friday that it doesn't find any reason to launch a probe into the Rafale deal, the Congress didn't see it as a setback.

Can't see how Rafale remains election issue after SC-verdict: Omar

National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said he did not see the Rafale deal remaining an election issue, in view of the verdict given by the Supreme court.

#RafaleVerdict: 'Rahul maafi maango', demand BJP-leaders, Parliament adjourned after ruckus

Three days after the winter session of Parliament started, the Lok Sabha was adjourned on Friday owing to ruckus after the Supreme Court dismissed a petition seeking an investigation into the multi-crore Rafale deal.

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.

SC dismisses PIL against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

The Supreme Court today refused to recall its order by which it had imposed a fine of Rs. 50,000 on a lawyer for filing a PIL against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, raising allegations relating to the capital reserve of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

CBI director, special director fight didn't emerge overnight: SC

The Supreme Court, which is hearing CBI-Director Alok Verma's plea against the Center's decision to divest him of powers and send him on leave, today said the essence of government action must be in the interest of the institution.