Supreme Court Of India: News
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.
03 Jun 2023Allahabad High Court
SC stays HC order to check rape victim's 'mangal dosha'
The Supreme Court on Saturday stayed an order by the Allahabad High Court that directed Lucknow University's astrology department to examine a woman's kundali to find out if she was manglik.
03 Jun 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
Witnesses corroborate sexual harassment allegations against WFI chief: Report
At least four witnesses have corroborated the sexual harassment allegations leveled by at least three women wrestlers against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, reported The Indian Express.
03 Jun 2023Congress Party
Congress claims Centre wants to make sedition law more draconian
Citing the Law Commission of India's backing of Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) pertaining to sedition, the Congress has claimed that the central government was planning to make the law even more "draconian."
27 May 2023West Bengal
Bengal: Dead lizard in mid-day meal makes 35 children ill
At least 35 children fell ill after allegedly consuming a mid-day meal contaminated by a dead lizard at an Anganwadi center in West Bengal's Bankura district on Friday.
26 May 2023Narendra Modi
Supreme Court rejects PIL seeking new Parliament inauguration by President
The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking President Droupadi Murmu to inaugurate the new Parliament building instead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
26 May 2023Satyendar Jain
SC grants interim bail to Satyendar Jain on medical grounds
The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to jailed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain for six weeks on medical grounds.
26 May 2023Narendra Modi
Rs. 75 coin to mark new Parliament launch amid boycott
As the opposition parties consolidated their attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the inauguration of the new Parliament, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre has announced the minting of Rs. 75 coins to commemorate the launch.
25 May 2023Narendra Modi
New Parliament row: PIL in SC seeks inauguration by President
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday for President Droupadi Murmu to inaugurate the new Parliament building instead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
21 May 2023Amit Malviya
Kejriwal didn't read SC judgment, ordinance conforms to it: BJP
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Amit Malviya on Sunday claimed Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal didn't read the Supreme Court verdict on the Centre versus Delhi government case.
20 May 2023Arvind Kejriwal
Kejriwal says Centre's Delhi ordinance 'unconstitutional,' insult to Supreme Court
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the central government has violated the Constitution and "insulted" the Supreme Court by bringing a special ordinance regarding the control of bureaucracy in the national capital.
20 May 2023Delhi Government
Centre moves SC seeking verdict review on Delhi government's legislative
The Centre moved the Supreme Court on Saturday seeking a review of its May 11 Constitution Bench judgment which held the Delhi government had "legislative and executive power over services" in the national capital.
19 May 2023Nitish Kumar
SC seeks original records of murder-convict politician Anand Mohan's release
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Bihar government to produce original documents related to the early release of gangster-turned-politician Anand Mohan, reported PTI.
19 May 2023Adani Group
Findings of Supreme Court-appointed panel on Adani-Hindenburg issue, explained
Adani Group has been under regulatory and judicial scrutiny after the US-based short-seller Hindenburg Research accused the conglomerate of accounting fraud and stock manipulation.
19 May 2023Gyanvapi Mosque
Gyanvapi case: SC stays carbon dating of 'Shivling'
Hearing the plea of the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid committee of the Gyanvapi Mosque against the scientific survey of the alleged "Shivling" discovered in the mosque complex, the Supreme Court on Friday deferred the survey by the Archeological Survey of India (ASI).
19 May 2023Adani Group
Supreme Court panel gives clean chit to Adani Group
The Supreme Court-appointed panel investigating Hindenburg Research's allegations against Adani Group stated on Friday that no pricing manipulation by the conglomerate has been found at this point.
18 May 2023Gyanvapi Mosque
Gyanvapi case: SC to hear plea against carbon dating tomorrow
The Supreme Court on Friday will hear a plea challenging the Allahabad High Court order that granted permission for a scientific survey, including carbon dating of the "Shivling" found inside the Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.
18 May 2023Satyendar Jain
Became skeleton in jail: Satyendar Jain's lawyer tells SC
The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a response from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on the bail plea of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain, reported PTI.
18 May 2023West Bengal Government
SC stays West Bengal government's ban on 'The Kerala Story'
The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government's order banning The Kerala Story.
18 May 2023Jallikattu
Supreme Court upholds Tamil Nadu law allowing 'Jallikattu'
The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday decided to uphold the Tamil Nadu law permitting the bull-taming sport "Jallikattu" in the state, according to the news agency ANI.
17 May 2023Delhi
Delhi L-G can destabilize elected MCD by appointing aldermen: SC
The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on a petition from the Delhi government challenging Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena's power to nominate aldermen in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), reported PTI.
17 May 2023Chhattisgarh
Don't create fearful atmosphere: SC to ED over threatening claims
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) not to "create an atmosphere of fear" after the Chhattisgarh government accused the central probe agency of threatening excise officials to implicate CM Bhupesh Baghel in a money laundering case, Deccan Herald reported.
17 May 2023The Kerala Story
'The Kerala Story' contains hate speech: West Bengal to SC
Defending its ban on The Kerala Story, CM Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal government told the Supreme Court in its affidavit the film contains "manipulated facts" and "hate speech."
16 May 2023The Kerala Story
Tamil Nadu government denies 'The Kerala Story' ban, issues affidavit
The Kerala Story and its relationship with controversies don't seem to be ceasing anytime soon. The film has been taken down from the theaters in Tamil Nadu and the makers have alleged that the MK Stalin government has imposed a shadow ban.
16 May 2023Ajit Pawar
Disqualification of 16 MLAs won't topple Maharashtra government: Ajit Pawar
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar has remarked the disqualification of 16 MLAs from the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly would not actually topple CM Eknath Shinde's government.
15 May 2023Securities and Exchange Board of India
Not probing any Adani company since 2016: SEBI tells SC
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) told the Supreme Court on Monday that claims about it investigating the Adani Group since 2016 were "baseless," adding that no listed company of the Adani Group is among the 51 Indian companies being probed.
15 May 2023Securities and Exchange Board of India
SEBI denies allegations of investigating Adani Group since 2016
There have been allegations of SEBI investigating Adani Group companies even before the report by Hindenburg Research came out.
15 May 2023Anurag Thakur
Have faith in law and order: Sports minister to wrestlers
Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has urged the wrestlers protesting against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh to have faith in law and order and end their agitation.
15 May 2023Satyendar Jain
AAP's Satyendar Jain moves SC seeking bail in PMLA case
Jailed former Delhi cabinet minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader, Satyendar Jain, moved the Supreme Court on Monday challenging the Delhi High Court order which rejected his bail plea in a money laundering case against him.
12 May 2023The Kerala Story
'The Kerala Story': SC questions West Bengal government on ban
The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday sent a notice to the West Bengal government, asking for its rationale behind banning The Kerala Story in the state. The state government announced a ban on its screening on Monday, following which the makers filed a plea with the SC.
11 May 2023LGBTQ+
SC reserves judgment on petitions pertaining to same-sex marriage
After ten days of hearing, the Supreme Court (SC) Constitution Bench reserved its judgment on various petitions pertaining to marriage equality rights for the LGBTQIA+ community on Thursday.
11 May 2023Shiv Sena
Can't restore Thackeray government: SC on Shiv Sena rift
The Supreme Court on Thursday said that it cannot restore the Uddhav Thackeray government in Maharashtra as Thackeray stepped down from the post without facing a floor test.
11 May 2023Delhi Government
Big win for Kejriwal government in tussle with Centre
The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday ruled unanimously in favor of the Delhi government on the matter of who controls the national capital's bureaucracy.
10 May 20232002 Gujarat Riots
SC dismisses Sanjiv Bhatt's pleas for judge's recusal, additional evidence
The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to grant permission to sacked Gujarat-cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjiv Bhatt to produce additional evidence before the Gujarat High Court to back his appeal against his conviction in a 1990 custodial death case.
10 May 2023DY Chandrachud
Law allows same-sex couples to adopt child, asserts CJI
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that the laws in India allow an individual to adopt a child irrespective of their marital status, reported PTI.
09 May 2023Central Government
Centre opposes inclusion of live-in, same-sex couples in Surrogacy Act
The central government on Tuesday opposed the inclusion of live-in and same-sex couples within the purview of the Surrogacy Act, saying it would encourage "misuse" of the rules, reported LiveLaw.
09 May 2023Uttar Pradesh
Truth wins: Muzaffarnagar gang-rape survivor after court convicts 2 men
A trial court in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar on Tuesday convicted two men for gang-raping a woman during the 2013 communal riots in western UP.
09 May 2023Manipur
Manipur: Death toll at 60, internet ban extended till Saturday
The Manipur government informed the Supreme Court on Monday that the number of deaths in the state due to ethnic violence had risen to 60 since clashes erupted last week.
08 May 2023Central Government
40% litigation by Centre, state governments frivolous: SC
The Supreme Court on Monday remarked that 40% of litigations by the Central and state governments are frivolous.
08 May 2023Bihar
SC junks Manish Kashyap's plea: What the case is about
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea of YouTuber Manish Kashyap seeking to club three FIRs filed against him in Bihar and Tamil Nadu for spreading fake news and enmity between groups.
08 May 2023Manipur
Curfew relaxed in Manipur, no fresh violent incident reported: Centre
The Centre and Manipur government on Monday informed the Supreme Court that there were no incidents of violence in the state during the curfew relaxation on Sunday and Monday.
07 May 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
Delhi: Khap mahapanchayat leaders to join wrestlers' protest today
Khap panchayat leaders from Rajasthan, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh are reportedly marching toward Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Sunday to support the agitating wrestlers.
06 May 2023DY Chandrachud
Live streaming of court hearings has flip side: CJI Chandrachud
Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Saturday noted that the live streaming of court hearings had a "flip side" as a lot of "funny clips" were being posted on the internet, reported PTI.
04 May 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
SC closes proceedings on women wrestlers' plea against WFI chief
The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday closed the petition filed by three women wrestlers who leveled sexual harassment charges against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
03 May 2023Bilkis Bano
Bilkis Bano case: Supreme Court decries bid to delay verdict
The Supreme Court has expressed its displeasure over the alleged attempts by the Bilkis Bano gang-rape convicts to avoid the bench hearing pleas against their remission.
03 May 2023Ministry Of Home Affairs
SC declines to commute terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana's death sentence
The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to commute Babbar Khalsa terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana's death sentence to life imprisonment, reported Live Law.
03 May 2023Hasin Jahan
'Mohammed Shami still involved with prostitutes': Estranged wife's shocking claims
Hasin Jahan, the estranged wife of Indian pacer Mohammed Shami, has filed a Special Leave Petition with the Supreme Court, alleging that a criminal case against him has been "erroneously stayed for the past four years, without any just circumstances."
03 May 2023LGBTQ+
Centre to form panel to look into LGBTQIA+ community issues
The central government has agreed to set up a committee to address "genuine human concerns" faced by members of the LGBTQIA+ community in their day-to-day lives, according to the news agency ANI.
02 May 2023Delhi
ASI razes 1,000 homes in Delhi's Tughlakabad, thousands homeless
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Sunday reportedly razed down around 1,000 houses to clear the "encroachment" in Delhi's Tughlakabad area, which is largely populated by low-income families.
02 May 2023Central Government
Centre looking for 'less painful' alternative to hanging execution method
The central government on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that it was considering forming an expert panel to find a less painful method of carrying out the death penalty.
01 May 2023Chhattisgarh
SC lifts ban on recruitment in Chhattisgarh under 58% reservation
In a major relief to the Chhattisgarh government, the Supreme Court on Monday lifted the ban on recruitment, promotions, and admissions under its 58% reservation policy.
01 May 2023Bihar
SC agrees to hear petition against gangster-politician Anand Mohan's release
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a petition challenging the premature release of ex-Bihar MP and gangster-turned-politician Anand Mohan Singh from prison.
01 May 2023Hindu Marriage Act
Supreme Court's landmark decision on divorce, waived six-month waiting period
The Supreme Court said on Monday it could dissolve "irretrievably broken-down marriages" using inherent powers under Article 142 of the Constitution.
28 Apr 2023Mumbai
SC orders activist Gautam Navlakha to pay Rs. 8 lakh
The Supreme Court on Friday asked activist Gautam Navlakha to pay an additional Rs. 8 lakh as an expense for police protection, reported the Indian Express.
28 Apr 2023Shiv Sena
SC junks transfer of Shiv Sena's assets to Shinde faction
The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a petition seeking a direction to the Maharashtra government to transfer the assets of the Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) to the faction led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde.
28 Apr 2023DY Chandrachud
Same-sex marriage would 'destroy' Indian beliefs: Hindu body to CJI
A Hindu religious body named Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha on Friday wrote an open letter to Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud, calling the legalization of same-sex marriage "unacceptable."
28 Apr 2023Umesh Pal
'Why were Atiq Ahmed, brother paraded?' SC asks UP government
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to submit an affidavit mentioning the steps that have been taken to investigate the killing of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother, Ashraf Ahmed, reported ANI.
28 Apr 2023Delhi Police
Delhi Police to file case against WFI chief today: Reports
The Delhi Police reportedly informed the Supreme Court that it would register a case against the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on Friday amid the ongoing protest from wrestlers in Delhi.
27 Apr 2023LGBTQ+
Time to update the laws: SC on marriage equality
On the sixth day of the Supreme Court hearing on marriage equality for the LGBTQ+ community, the five-judge Constitutional bench presiding over the matter said it's time to update the laws.
26 Apr 2023LGBTQ+
Consider leaving marriage equality to Parliament: Centre to SC
The Central government on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to consider leaving the decision regarding marriage equality for the LGBTQ+ community to Parliament.
25 Apr 2023DY Chandrachud
Parents of LGBTQIA+ members write to CJI, seek 'marriage equality'
Parents of more than 400 LGBTQIA+ children have written an open letter to Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud asking him to consider the plea for marriage equality, reported CNBC.
25 Apr 2023DY Chandrachud
WFI sexual harassment case: SC issues notice to Delhi Police
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Delhi Police on a plea filed by women wrestlers seeking the registration of a First Information Report (FIR) against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the former president of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI), reported ANI.
24 Apr 2023Lalit Modi
SC accepts Lalit Modi's unconditional apology, shuts contempt case
The Supreme Court on Monday accepted former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi's unconditional apology and closed all contempt proceedings against him.
24 Apr 2023Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh
Protesting wrestlers move Supreme Court seeking FIR against WFI chief
Top Indian wrestlers, including Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik, and Vinesh Phogat, moved the Supreme Court on Monday demanding an FIR against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over alleged sexual harassment, reported ANI.
21 Apr 2023DY Chandrachud
SC grants protection from coercive action to OpIndia owner, editor
The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday granted protection from possible coercive action to the owner and editor of news outlet OpIndia in a criminal case filed against them over allegations of spreading fake news regarding attacks on Bihar migrants in Tamil Nadu.
21 Apr 2023Godhra
SC grants bail to 8 convicts in Godhra carnage case
The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to eight convicts in the 2002 Godhra train burning case, observing the period of their incarceration and their role in the crime.
20 Apr 2023DY Chandrachud
Same-sex marriage: Are binary spouses necessary for marriage, asks CJI
On the third day of the Supreme Court hearing arguments on legalizing same-sex marriages on Thursday, Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud said that same-sex relationships are not just physical, but also stable and emotional.
19 Apr 2023LGBTQ+
Centre seeks states' opinion on same-sex marriage
The Supreme Court on Wednesday continued hearing pleas seeking recognition of same-sex marriages and the Centre's petition opposing the former.