10 May 2021
'No judicial interference': Centre tells Supreme Court on vaccine policy
The central government on Sunday defended its coronavirus vaccination policy in an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court of India.
09 May 2021
SC sets up COVID-19 task force to facilitate oxygen distribution
The Supreme Court has directed the formation of a National Task Force to facilitate India's COVID-19 response as the Narendra Modi government appears to have abdicated its responsibility.
08 May 2021
West Bengal government moves SC against Centre's vaccine policy
The West Bengal government on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the central government's new vaccination policy.
07 May 2021
Central Vista: SC asks Delhi HC to consider early hearing
The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday refused to hear a petition on stopping construction work on the Central Vista project at Rajpath in Delhi in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
07 May 2021
700 MT oxygen should reach Delhi daily, SC tells Centre
In sharp remarks to the Centre, the Supreme Court (SC) on Friday reiterated that Delhi should receive 700 metric tonnes (MT) of oxygen on a daily basis until further orders.
06 May 2021
Centre moves SC over Karnataka HC's order on oxygen supply
The Centre on Thursday moved the Supreme Court against a Karnataka High Court order seeking an increase in the daily supply of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to the state to 1,200 metric tonnes (MT) from the present 965 MT.
05 May 2021
Delhi HC contempt case against Centre won't bring oxygen: SC
The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the operation of a Delhi High Court order regarding a show-cause notice for contempt to the Centre for failing to supply adequate oxygen.
05 May 2021
SC annuls Maratha quota; no review of 50% reservation cap
The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a Maharashtra law granting reservations to the Maratha community in admissions and government jobs in the state.
04 May 2021
Farhan Akhtar starrer 'Toofaan' postponed in view of COVID-19 situation
Farhan Akhtar has announced that his upcoming sports drama Toofaan has been postponed, in view of the grave COVID-19 situation in the country.
03 May 2021
Media cannot be stopped from reporting court observations, says SC
The media cannot be stopped from fully reporting any court hearings, the Supreme Court of India said today in response to the Election Commission's appeal.
03 May 2021
COVID-19: Supreme Court advises Centre, states to impose lockdown
The Supreme Court of India has advised the central and state governments to consider imposing a lockdown in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus, which has pushed the country's healthcare infrastructure past its brink.
02 May 2021
Election Commission approaches Supreme Court over Madras HC's sharp remarks
The Election Commission has complained to the Supreme Court regarding the observations made by the Madras High Court about holding polls during a raging pandemic.
30 Apr 2021
No clampdown on citizens seeking COVID-related help online: SC
The Supreme Court on Friday said that there shall be no clampdown on citizens communicating their grievances related to COVID-19 on social media.
27 Apr 2021
Coronavirus: Supreme Court 'cannot be mute spectator during national crisis'
The Supreme Court on Tuesday clarified that the suo motu case on COVID-19 is not meant to supplant the High Courts.
23 Apr 2021
'Why can't TN manufacture oxygen at Vedanta plant?' asks SC
The Supreme Court Friday asked the Tamil Nadu government to clarify its stand on whether it is willing to take over the Vedanta-owned Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi to manufacture oxygen.
23 Apr 2021
SC COVID hearing: Harish Salve recuses himself as amicus curiae
Senior advocate Harish Salve on Friday recused himself as amicus curiae in the Supreme Court's suo motu case regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
22 Apr 2021
#NationalEmergency: SC asks for Centre's plan on oxygen supply, vaccination
The Supreme Court today took a suo motu cognizance of the devastating coronavirus crisis in the country and asked the Centre to furnish a plan about oxygen, essential drug supply, vaccination, and lockdowns.
20 Apr 2021
No lockdown in five Uttar Pradesh cities, rules Supreme Court
The Supreme Court today put on hold the Monday order of Allahabad High Court, which directed that a lockdown must be imposed in five cities of Uttar Pradesh to control the coronavirus surge.
12 Apr 2021
Over 50% SC staff contract coronavirus, judges to work remotely
India's ferocious second wave of coronavirus has jolted the Supreme Court, situated in Delhi, with more than 50% of the staff members testing positive.
08 Apr 2021
SC dismisses Maharashtra government, Anil Deshmukh's plea against CBI probe
The Supreme Court on Thursday backed a Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) probe against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.
06 Apr 2021
Maharashtra government moves SC to cancel CBI probe against Deshmukh
Shortly after Nationalist Congress Party leader Dilip Walse Patil assumed office as the new Home Minister of Maharashtra, the state government moved the Supreme Court seeking to cancel the corruption probe against his predecessor, Anil Deshmukh.
05 Apr 2021
Supreme Court puts on hold corruption case against BS Yediyurappa
The Supreme Court on Monday granted relief to Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa as it put on hold a case involving corruption allegations against him.
31 Mar 2021
Supreme Court-appointed committee submits report on farm laws
The committee appointed by the Supreme Court on the three contentious farm laws has submitted its report to the top court.
27 Mar 2021
Coronavirus impact: Pending cases in courts increase manifold
The coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions that came with it have adversely affected the functioning of the judiciary, with the number of pending cases reaching an all-time high.
26 Mar 2021
SC refuses to quash FIR against Sushant Singh Rajput's sister
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to quash an FIR against Priyanka Singh, the sister of deceased actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
26 Mar 2021
Supreme Court refuses stay on electoral bonds ahead of polls
The Supreme Court of India today refused to stay the sale of electoral bonds, saying that fresh ones can be issued from April 1, NDTV reported.
26 Mar 2021
Win for Tata Sons; Supreme Court upholds Cyrus Mistry's sacking
The Supreme Court on Friday set aside an order of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) reinstating Cyrus Mistry as the Chairperson of Tata Sons Limited.
25 Mar 2021
'Irrational': Supreme Court on rules for women in the Army
The medical fitness criteria for women to get Permanent Commission in the Indian Army are "arbitrary" and "irrational," the Supreme Court said today.
24 Mar 2021
Landmark judgments of NV Ramana, recommended to be next CJI
Chief Justice of India SA Bobde on Wednesday recommended Justice NV Ramana as his successor after he retires.
24 Mar 2021
CJI SA Bobde recommends Justice NV Ramana as his successor
The Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde, has recommended Justice NV Ramana as his successor, reports said on Wednesday. If confirmed, Justice Ramana will become the 48th Chief Justice of India.
23 Mar 2021
Loan moratorium cannot be extended, says the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court today refused to extend the six-month loan moratorium period offered by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) last year.
19 Mar 2021
Cannot challenge HC's observations: SC tells NCB in Rhea's case
The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) that it can file a plea against the order of Bombay High Court, but not argue on the observations made by the lower court.
18 Mar 2021
Supreme Court sets aside 'rakhi-for-bail' order in sexual assault case
The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside a judgment of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in a sexual assault case wherein the accused was asked to get a "rakhi" tied by the victim to get bail.
17 Mar 2021
SC hears plea on 3cr ration cards' cancellation over Aadhaar
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the central government's response on a plea regarding the cancellation of three crore ration cards for not linking them with Aadhaar cards.
15 Mar 2021
Prioritizing lawyers, judges for COVID-19 vaccines discriminatory: Centre to SC
Giving priority to lawyers and judges in the COVID-19 vaccination drive could be discriminatory to other professions, the central government told the Supreme Court on Monday.
05 Mar 2021
Supreme Court grants Amazon Prime India head protection from arrest
The Supreme Court on Friday granted protection from arrest to the India Head of Amazon Prime Video, Aparna Purohit.
04 Mar 2021
OTT platforms should be screened, says SC; 'even porn shown'
The Supreme Court on Thursday called for the screening of video content on over-the-top (OTT) platforms like Amazon Prime and Netflix.
04 Mar 2021
SC: Private hospitals should treat elderly on priority amid pandemic
The Supreme Court on Thursday directed that elderly people be given priority in admission and treatment at private hospitals besides at government medical institutions amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
03 Mar 2021
Disagreeing with government not sedition: SC on plea against Abdullah
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking action against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah.
01 Mar 2021
Supreme Court judges, their families to be vaccinated from tomorrow
Starting Tuesday, judges of the Supreme Court and their families will receive COVID-19 vaccine shots.