Articles about Supreme Court Of India

Established on 28th January 1950, Supreme Court of India is the highest authority of judiciary and the guardian of constitution in the country. It is located in Tilak Marg, New Delhi and works on the motto of ‘’Whence law (dharma), thence victory’’. Dipak Misra is the current chief justice of India.

SC rejects Kerala's plea to cancel criminal cases against MLAs

28 Jul 2021

SC rejects Kerala's plea to cancel criminal cases against MLAs

The Supreme Court of India today dismissed the Kerala government's plea to withdraw criminal cases against several prominent Communist Party of India (Marxist) leaders for allegedly vandalizing the State Assembly in 2015.

Journalists N Ram, Sashi Kumar move SC over Pegasus scandal

27 Jul 2021

Journalists N Ram, Sashi Kumar move SC over Pegasus scandal

Senior journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar have approached the Supreme Court seeking an independent investigation into the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.

Maharashtra couple ordered to pay maintenance to aged parents

26 Jul 2021

Maharashtra couple ordered to pay maintenance to aged parents

A senior citizens' maintenance/pension tribunal in Thane district in Maharashtra has directed a woman and her husband to pay maintenance of Rs. 3,000 per month to her aged parents.

AGR dues: SC rejects telcos' plea seeking corrections in dues

23 Jul 2021

AGR dues: SC rejects telcos' plea seeking corrections in dues

In a major blow to major Indian telecom players, the Supreme Court on Friday rejected the applications by Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and Tata Teleservices, seeking corrections in the calculation of the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) owed to the Centre.

Shift LGBTQ+ couple to safe house, provide security, orders HC

23 Jul 2021

Shift LGBTQ+ couple to safe house, provide security, orders HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the police to shift an LGBTQ+ community couple wanting to get married and facing threats from families, to a safe house set up by the Delhi government and provide them adequate security.

Professor jailed for derogatory comments against Smriti Irani on Facebook

21 Jul 2021

Professor jailed for derogatory comments against Smriti Irani on Facebook

A professor from Uttar Pradesh has been jailed for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Union Minister Smriti Irani on social media earlier this year.

Centre seeks extension for ex-gratia compensation to COVID-19 victims' kin

21 Jul 2021

Centre seeks extension for ex-gratia compensation to COVID-19 victims' kin

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has sought an extension of four more weeks to frame guidelines for financial compensation to the kin of those who died of COVID-19.

Sorry state of affairs: SC on Kerala's Bakrid lockdown relaxation

20 Jul 2021

Sorry state of affairs: SC on Kerala's Bakrid lockdown relaxation

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed alarm over the three-day relaxation on COVID-19 curbs for Bakrid (Eid-ul-Azha) in Kerala.

Supreme Court orders release of activist, arrested over Facebook posts

19 Jul 2021

Supreme Court orders release of activist, arrested over Facebook posts

The Supreme Court of India today ordered the release of Erendro Leichombam, a 37-year-old political activist arrested for sedition over some Facebook posts earlier this year.

Farmers protest in Haryana against sedition case amid high alert

17 Jul 2021

Farmers protest in Haryana against sedition case amid high alert

Hundreds of farmers knocked down police barricades during their protest in Haryana's Sirsa district this afternoon against a sedition case and arrests made in connection to that.

Supreme Court asks UP to reconsider allowing Kanwar Yatra

16 Jul 2021

Supreme Court asks UP to reconsider allowing Kanwar Yatra

The Supreme Court of India today asked the Uttar Pradesh government to reconsider its decision to allow the Kanwar Yatra in the state in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

CJI terms sedition law 'colonial'; asks Centre about its necessity

15 Jul 2021

CJI terms sedition law 'colonial'; asks Centre about its necessity

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed concern about the rampant misuse of India's sedition law, Indian Penal Code 124(A).

UP allows Kanwar Yatra amid COVID-19; Supreme Court seeks response

14 Jul 2021

UP allows Kanwar Yatra amid COVID-19; Supreme Court seeks response

The Supreme Court of India has sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government over its decision to allow the Kanwar Yatra despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Facebook asked to appear before Delhi panel in riots inquiry

08 Jul 2021

Facebook asked to appear before Delhi panel in riots inquiry

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by Facebook India Managing Director Ajit Mohan, seeking to quash summons issued to him by the Peace and Harmony Committee of the Delhi Assembly.

SC disallows 'Rath Yatra' at places other than Odisha's Puri

06 Jul 2021

SC disallows 'Rath Yatra' at places other than Odisha's Puri

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed pleas seeking permission to conduct Rath Yatra at various places other than Puri's Jagannath temple in Odisha, saying it cannot take any chance in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 victims entitled to compensation, government to decide amount: SC

30 Jun 2021

COVID-19 victims entitled to compensation, government to decide amount: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the Centre must pay financial compensation to the kin of those who lost their lives due to COVID-19.

Centre's attitude toward migrant workers unpardonable, says Supreme Court

29 Jun 2021

Centre's attitude toward migrant workers unpardonable, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed all states and union territories to implement the 'One Nation One Ration' scheme by July 31, 2021.

51 crore vaccine doses by July 31: Centre tells SC

27 Jun 2021

51 crore vaccine doses by July 31: Centre tells SC

The central government has informed the Supreme Court that it plans to have over 51 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines ready by July 31.

'Report not final,' says AIIMS chief on Delhi oxygen controversy

26 Jun 2021

'Report not final,' says AIIMS chief on Delhi oxygen controversy

On Friday, a storm erupted between officials in the central government and Delhi administration over an interim report filed in the Supreme Court of India.

Delhi government exaggerated oxygen requirement by 4 times: SC panel

25 Jun 2021

Delhi government exaggerated oxygen requirement by 4 times: SC panel

CM Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government in Delhi exaggerated the national capital's oxygen needs when the second COVID-19 wave was at its peak during April 25-May 10, found an audit team constituted by the Supreme Court.

Another SC judge recuses from hearing West Bengal-related case

22 Jun 2021

Another SC judge recuses from hearing West Bengal-related case

Justice Aniruddha Bose, a Supreme Court Judge, today withdrew from hearing the petition filed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in connection with the infamous Narada bribery case.

Assam, Punjab, and Tripura cancel boards; Supreme Court hearing tomorrow

21 Jun 2021

Assam, Punjab, and Tripura cancel boards; Supreme Court hearing tomorrow

Assam, Punjab, and Tripura informed the Supreme Court on Monday that they have decided to cancel physical board examinations for students of Class XII in light of the COVID-19 situation.

No Rs. 4L compensation for COVID-19 victims: Centre to SC

20 Jun 2021

No Rs. 4L compensation for COVID-19 victims: Centre to SC

The central government has informed the Supreme Court that it does not plan on providing financial compensation of Rs. 4 lakh to each COVID-19 victim.

SC judge Indira Banerjee recuses from WB post-poll violence case

19 Jun 2021

SC judge Indira Banerjee recuses from WB post-poll violence case

Supreme Court judge Indira Banerjee recused herself from hearing a petition on the alleged post-poll violence in West Bengal in May in which BJP workers were killed.

Supreme Court refuses to cancel bail for Delhi riots accused

18 Jun 2021

Supreme Court refuses to cancel bail for Delhi riots accused

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to cancel bail for the three accused in the Delhi riots case.

SC to hear Delhi Police plea against activists' bail tomorrow

17 Jun 2021

SC to hear Delhi Police plea against activists' bail tomorrow

The Supreme Court of India will tomorrow hear an appeal filed by the Delhi Police against a bail order for three student activists, arrested in connection with last year's riots in the national capital.

SC: CBSE submits Class-XII evaluation scheme; results by July 31

17 Jun 2021

SC: CBSE submits Class-XII evaluation scheme; results by July 31

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) presented before the Supreme Court its assessment scheme for grading students of Class XII on Thursday.

SC closes cases against Italian marines who shot Indian fishermen

15 Jun 2021

SC closes cases against Italian marines who shot Indian fishermen

The Supreme Court on Tuesday closed all criminal cases against two Italian marines who had allegedly killed two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012.

Vinod Dua sedition FIR quashed; Supreme Court cites 1962 order

03 Jun 2021

Vinod Dua sedition FIR quashed; Supreme Court cites 1962 order

The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the FIR filed against journalist Vinod Dua in connection with a sedition case.

Arbitrary and irrational: SC on Centre's COVID-19 vaccination policy

03 Jun 2021

Arbitrary and irrational: SC on Centre's COVID-19 vaccination policy

The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that the central government's COVID-19 vaccination policy is arbitrary and irrational.

Supreme Court seeks details of Centre's scheme for COVID-19 orphans

01 Jun 2021

Supreme Court seeks details of Centre's scheme for COVID-19 orphans

The Supreme Court on Tuesday took note of the central government's welfare scheme aimed at children orphaned due to COVID-19.

Can Centre take responsibility to vaccinate entire country, asks SC

31 May 2021

Can Centre take responsibility to vaccinate entire country, asks SC

The Supreme Court on Monday rapped the central government over its controversial COVID-19 vaccination policy.

CBI withdraws Supreme Court appeal opposing TMC leaders' house arrest

25 May 2021

CBI withdraws Supreme Court appeal opposing TMC leaders' house arrest

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday withdrew its appeal in the Supreme Court against a Calcutta High Court order allowing the house arrest of four leaders of the Trinamool Congress (TMC).

'Nobody dying for lack of marriage-certificates': Centre on same-sex marriages

24 May 2021

'Nobody dying for lack of marriage-certificates': Centre on same-sex marriages

The Indian government today opposed the urgent hearing of petitions in the Delhi High Court seeking to recognize same-sex marriages in the country.

Petition seeks cancellation of FIRs over posters criticizing Modi

17 May 2021

Petition seeks cancellation of FIRs over posters criticizing Modi

A petitioner has moved the Supreme Court (SC), seeking the cancellation of FIRs registered by the Delhi Police against those accused of putting up posters criticizing the Narendra Modi government's move to export COVID-19 vaccines.

During pandemic, entire globe a unit: Centre justifies vaccine exports

16 May 2021

During pandemic, entire globe a unit: Centre justifies vaccine exports

Facing backlash over the export of indigenously-produced vaccines during the second COVID-19 wave, the Centre has said that the "entire globe is a unit" during a pandemic, in an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court.

Actively considering live-streaming Supreme Court proceedings: CJI NV Ramana

13 May 2021

Actively considering live-streaming Supreme Court proceedings: CJI NV Ramana

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Thursday said that he was actively considering a proposal to start live-streaming the proceedings of the Supreme Court.

Gujarat riots: SC to hear Jafri's plea on April 13

16 Mar 2021

Gujarat riots: SC to hear Jafri's plea on April 13

The Supreme Court on Tuesday fixed for hearing on April 13 the plea of Zakia Jafri, wife of slain MP Ehsan Jafri, challenging the Special Investigation Team's (SIT's) clean chit to the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots, saying it would not entertain any request of adjournment on the next date.

'No judicial interference': Centre tells Supreme Court on vaccine policy

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.

SC sets up COVID-19 task force to facilitate oxygen distribution

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.