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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.