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.

22 May 2024

Hemant Soren

Hemant Soren withdraws bail petition after SC rap

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren—arrested in January in a money laundering case—withdrew an interim bail plea before the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Court frames sexual harassment charges; Brij Bhushan pleads not guilty

The Rouse Avenue court on Tuesday officially framed charges against Bharatiya Janata Party MP and former chief of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in a sexual harassment case filed by female wrestlers.

21 May 2024

Mamata Banerjee

ECI bars judge-turned-BJP candidate from campaigning for remarks against Mamata

The Election Commission of India on Tuesday barred Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Calcutta High Court Judge Abhijit Gangopadhyay from campaigning for 24 hours.

20 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

ED moves court against Kejriwal, seeks extension of judicial custody 

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday approached the Rouse Avenue Court in Delhi, seeking to extend the judicial custody of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

20 May 2024

Indian Penal Code

SC junks plea questioning validity of new criminal laws 

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition challenging the validity of three new criminal laws, stating that the petition was filed in a "very casual and cavalier manner."

19 May 2024

Patanjali

Patanjali official, 2 others jailed over failed food quality test

An official from Patanjali, along with two others, has been sentenced to six months in jail after a sample of Patanjali Navratna Elaichi Soan Papdi failed to pass a quality test.

17 May 2024

Mamata Banerjee

ECI notice to judge-turned-BJP candidate for remarks against Mamata

The Election Commission of India on Friday issued a show-cause notice to Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Calcutta High Court judge, Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay, over his "improper, injudicious and undignified remarks" against Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

17 May 2024

Hemant Soren

SC asks ED to respond to Soren's bail plea

The Supreme Court has directed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to respond within two days to an interim bail plea by former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

17 May 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Supreme Court to expedite hearing on voter turnout data release

The Supreme Court has decided to urgently hear a plea from the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) seeking a directive for the Election Commission of India to publish polling station-wise voter turnout data on its website.

Supreme Court restricts ED's power to arrest under PMLA

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) cannot arrest an accused under Section 19 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) once a special court has taken cognizance of the complaint.

15 May 2024

Pushkar Singh Dhami

SC summons Uttarakhand chief secretary over forest fires

The Supreme Court on Wednesday summoned the Uttarakhand chief secretary to appear before it on Friday, expressing criticism over the state government's "lackadaisical" approach toward handling forest fires.

15 May 2024

UAPA

'Arrest invalid...': SC orders immediate release of NewsClick founder

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the immediate release of NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha arrested in an Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act case.

14 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

AAP launches new 'washing machine' campaign to attack BJP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday launched a new campaign—"washing machine ka kaala jaadu," to "expose the Bharatiya Janata Party's anti-corruption poll plank."

14 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

ED to make AAP accused in Delhi excise policy case 

The Enforcement Directorate has told the Delhi High Court that it will make Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party an accused in the excise policy scam case.

14 May 2024

Baba Ramdev

SC reserves order on contempt notice issued to Ramdev, Balkrishna

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its order on the contempt notice issued to yoga guru Baba Ramdev, his aide Acharya Balkrishna, and Patanjali Ayurved Ltd in the misleading advertisements case.

14 May 2024

Elgar Parishad

Elgar Parishad case: SC grants bail to activist Gautam Navlakha 

Four years after his arrest, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to activist Gautam Navlakha in the 2018 Elgar Parishad case.

13 May 2024

Hemant Soren

SC seeks ED's response on Soren's plea against arrest 

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Enforcement Directorate's reply by May 17 on the plea of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren against his arrest in a money laundering case linked to an alleged land scam.

13 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Police receive 2 calls alleging Maliwal assaulted at Kejriwal's residence 

The Delhi Police, on Monday, received two distress calls from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence alleging that the Aam Aadmi Party's Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal had been assaulted there.

10 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

What Supreme Court said while granting Arvind Kejriwal bail 

The Supreme Court on Friday granted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal bail till June 1 to campaign for the Delhi Lok Sabha elections, which will take place on May 25.

10 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

SC grants Arvind Kejriwal interim bail till June 1

The Supreme Court granted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal interim bail till June 1—nearly two months after his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in the excise policy case.

09 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

In affidavit to SC, ED opposes interim bail to Kejriwal

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has contested Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's interim bail plea, stating that "campaigning is not a fundamental, constitutional, or legal right."

09 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

ED to file first chargesheet against 'kingpin' Arvind Kejriwal tomorrow 

The Enforcement Directorate is likely to submit its first chargesheet against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday, reports said.

09 May 2024

Pushkar Singh Dhami

Uttarakhand forest fires claim 5 lives, affect 1,300 hectares

The ongoing forest fires in Uttarakhand have claimed the lives of five people and affected 1,300 hectares of land, Dhananjay Mohan, the state's Chief Conservator of Forest with an additional charge of Head of Forest Force (HoFF) said.

07 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

'Can't perform official duties if bail granted': SC to Kejriwal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said if Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is granted interim bail he will not be allowed to perform official duties.

07 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

'Kejriwal stayed in 7-star hotel on accused's expense': ED 

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal stayed in a seven-star hotel in Goa during the 2022 state assembly elections.

06 May 2024

Finance

Godrej family's billion-dollar business restructuring won't attract tax: Here's why

The Godrej Group, a 127-year-old family-owned conglomerate, has recently declared its decision to split into two separate entities.

06 May 2024

Hemant Soren

Ex-Jharkhand CM Soren moves SC after HC rejects bail plea 

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday moved the Supreme Court after the Jharkhand High Court denied his bail plea.

03 May 2024

Rahul Gandhi

PIL to bar a 'Rahul Gandhi,' 'Lalu' from elections rejected 

The Supreme Court has observed that sharing a name with a politician such as Rahul Gandhi or Lalu Prasad Yadav does not infringe on an individual's right to run for office.

03 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

'Due to polls…': SC says will hear Kejriwal's bail plea 

The Supreme Court will look into the possibility of granting interim bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, amid the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

'CBI not under Union of India's control': Centre tells SC

The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is not under the "control" of the Union.

ECI's new protocol for symbol loading units after SC order

The Election Commission of India has introduced a new protocol for managing and storing symbol loading units (SLUs) following the Supreme Court's directive last week.

30 Apr 2024

Baba Ramdev

SC reprimands Uttarakhand licensing body for inaction in Patanjali case 

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction with the Uttarakhand State Licensing Authority's delay in addressing the deceptive advertising case of Patanjali.

30 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

After strong remarks on Kejriwal, SC hearing again today

The Supreme Court will continue hearing on Tuesday Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea against his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate.

29 Apr 2024

Calcutta High Court

SC stays CBI probe in Bengal school jobs scam

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a decision by the Calcutta High Court dismissing over 25,000 teachers recruited illegally in West Bengal.

29 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Sunita to meet husband Arvind Kejriwal in Tihar today

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's wife, Sunita Kejriwal, has been granted permission to visit him in Tihar Jail on Monday, the Aam Aadmi Party said.

29 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Wife Sunita denied permission to meet Kejriwal in jail: AAP

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's wife, Sunita Kejriwal, was refused permission to visit him in Tihar Jail on Monday, the Aam Aadmi Party has said.

SC seeks ECI's response on what happens if NOTA wins

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Election Commission of India (ECI), seeking clarification on the procedure when "None Of The Above" (NOTA) receives the majority of votes in a constituency.

26 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

'Tight slap to opposition': PM Modi after VVPAT pleas rejected 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed the Supreme Court's decision to reject pleas seeking 100% cross-verification of votes cast on electronic voting machines (EVMs) with slips generated by the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT).

26 Apr 2024

DY Chandrachud

Services row: SC to consider listing plea of Delhi government 

The Supreme Court on Friday told the Delhi government that it will consider listing its appeal challenging the Centre's law establishing pre-eminence of the lieutenant governor over the elected dispensation in controlling services in the capital.

Supreme Court dismisses petitions seeking 100% verification of VVPAT slips 

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed all petitions seeking 100% verification of votes cast through Electronic Voting Machines using the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) slips.

25 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

Siddaramaiah takes on PM Modi's Muslim quota remark

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has launched a counterattack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegation that the Congress was trying to provide reservation to Muslims at the cost of SCs/backward classes.

25 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

'Kejriwal arrested because of own conduct…': ED tells SC

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has defended its decision to detain Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal in an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court.

Electoral Bonds a scam, needs probe: Plea before Supreme Court 

A petition has been filed before the Supreme Court, demanding the formation of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe alleged quid pro quo arrangements between businesses and political parties through electoral bonds donations.

VVPAT case: Supreme Court says 'we can't control elections'

The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that it cannot control elections and cannot dictate the functioning of the Election Commission of India (ECI).

24 Apr 2024

Hemant Soren

Soren moves SC over HC's 'delay' on petition against arrest

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister, Hemant Soren on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, alleging a delay by the state high court in ruling on his petition.

ASI requests 8 more weeks to complete Bhojshala survey

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has requested an additional eight weeks to complete a court-ordered scientific study of the Bhojshala complex in Dhar district, Madhya Pradesh.

24 Apr 2024

Baba Ramdev

Patanjali ads case: Ramdev, Balkrishna issue fresh apology 

Patanjali Ayurved Co-founder and Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and the firm's Managing Director Acharya Balkrishna have issued an apology in Wednesday's newspapers for their non-compliance with the Supreme Court directives in the misleading advertisements case.

23 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal, K Kavitha judicial custody extended till May 7

A Delhi court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Bharat Rashtra Samithi leader K Kavitha till May 7 in connection with the money laundering case linked to the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy.

23 Apr 2024

Baba Ramdev

'Was apology same size as your ads': SC slams Patanjali 

The Supreme Court on Tuesday raised questions over the "microscopic" size of Patanjali Ayurved's public apology advertisements issued in newspapers.

Supreme Court overturns 'Jabra Fan' case verdict, favors YRF

The Supreme Court of India has overturned a previous ruling by the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) in the bizarre case surrounding the song Jabra Fan from the film Fan.

19 Apr 2024

Amanatullah Khan

Not arrested, was called for questioning by ED: AAP's Amanatullah 

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan left the Delhi office of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) after a grueling 12-hour interrogation, after midnight on Friday.

18 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal eating sweets: ED on CM's plea to consult doctor

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has contested a request by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, currently detained in Tihar Jail, to consult his personal physician via video call.

18 Apr 2024

Prashant Bhushan

SC asks ECI to look into alleged EVM malfunctioning

The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Election Commission of India to explain the steps followed to ensure free and fair polling in the country, amid allegations of electronic voting machines malfunctioning.

16 Apr 2024

Prashant Bhushan

'Haven't forgotten…': SC flags issues with secret ballot voting system

The Supreme Court on Tuesday examined the secret ballot voting method during a review of petitions requesting a comparison of votes cast on Electronic Voting Machines with paper slips from the Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) system.

16 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal to meet 2 ministers every week, run government: AAP

Arvind Kejriwal—who continues to serve as the Delhi chief minister despite his arrest—will meet two ministers each week and review the progress of the work in their departments, the Aam Aadmi Party has said.

16 Apr 2024

Baba Ramdev

Patanjali ads case: You can't degrade allopathy, SC tells Ramdev

Yoga guru and co-founder of Patanjali Ayurved Baba Ramdev on Tuesday once again issued an apology to the Supreme Court in connection with the misleading advertisements case.

16 Apr 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

SC to hear pleas for VVPAT cross-verification today

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday review a clutch of petitions seeking the verification of votes cast via Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine.

15 Apr 2024

Allahabad High Court

Supreme Court extends stay on survey in Mathura mosque case

The Supreme Court on Monday extended the suspension of the survey concerning the Shahi Eidgah mosque, located near the Krishna Janmabhoomi temple in Mathura.

15 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Kejriwal's judicial custody extended till April 23

A Delhi court on Monday extended the judicial custody of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal till April 23 in connection with the excise policy case.