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.

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Ensure Delhi gets oxygen supply by midnight: SC to Centre

03 May 2021

Ensure Delhi gets oxygen supply by midnight: SC to Centre

The Supreme Court of India has directed the central government to make sure that national capital Delhi receives its deficit oxygen supply by the midnight of Monday, May 3.

Justice NV Ramana sworn in as Chief Justice of India

24 Apr 2021

Justice NV Ramana sworn in as Chief Justice of India

Justice NV Ramana was sworn in as the 48th Chief Justice of India (CJI) this morning.

Leaving with satisfaction, I did my best: CJI Bobde

23 Apr 2021

Leaving with satisfaction, I did my best: CJI Bobde

Outgoing Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde on Friday said that he was leaving the Supreme Court with happiness, goodwill, and very fond memories, and the satisfaction of having done his best.

Justice NV Ramana appointed Chief Justice of India by President

06 Apr 2021

Justice NV Ramana appointed Chief Justice of India by President

Justice NV Ramana has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Ram Nath Kovind.

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.

SC: Private hospitals should treat elderly on priority amid pandemic

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.

Palghar lynching case: Fresh chargesheet to be placed on record

24 Feb 2021

Palghar lynching case: Fresh chargesheet to be placed on record

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Maharashtra Police to place on record the second supplementary chargesheet filed in the Palghar lynching case before it in two weeks.

PIL to include judicial staff in vaccine priority list: Details

16 Feb 2021

PIL to include judicial staff in vaccine priority list: Details

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a PIL seeking inclusion of judges, judicial staff, and lawyers in the priority category for the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Supreme Court slaps Facebook, WhatsApp with notice over privacy policy

15 Feb 2021

Supreme Court slaps Facebook, WhatsApp with notice over privacy policy

The Supreme Court of India has issued a notice to Facebook and WhatsApp over the ongoing privacy policy concerns. The move comes after the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) had issued a notice to the social media giant on the issue.

COVID-19 vaccines: SC turns down plea regarding sale of fakes

11 Feb 2021

COVID-19 vaccines: SC turns down plea regarding sale of fakes

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a plea seeking direction to the Centre for framing "strict" guidelines to prevent any chance of sale of fake coronavirus vaccines in India.

SC agrees to hear NCW's plea against Bombay HC verdict

10 Feb 2021

SC agrees to hear NCW's plea against Bombay HC verdict

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea challenging the Bombay High Court's verdict which said that groping a minor's breast without "skin to skin contact" cannot be termed as sexual assault as defined under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

SC rejects plea seeking formulation of National Mortal Remains Management

10 Feb 2021

SC rejects plea seeking formulation of National Mortal Remains Management

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea which had sought a direction to the Centre to formulate a National Mortal Remains Management and Disposal Protocol for pandemic and non-pandemic times to be implemented across India.

Supreme Court issues another notice to 'Mirzapur's makers

06 Feb 2021

Supreme Court issues another notice to 'Mirzapur's makers

The legal problems for the makers of Mirzapur do not seem to be ending, as the Supreme Court on Friday issued another notice to them.

Government attempts to ban Bitcoin again; Considers digitizing the rupee

30 Jan 2021

Government attempts to ban Bitcoin again; Considers digitizing the rupee

After leaving Indians with no choice but to embrace digital transactions, the government is poised to ban cryptocurrencies.

Farmers don't know what they want, says BJP's Hema Malini

13 Jan 2021

Farmers don't know what they want, says BJP's Hema Malini

Veteran actor and politician Hema Malini has said that the farmers who are protesting against the new agricultural laws do not know what they want.

Will Kunal Kamra face contempt proceedings? SC to decide tomorrow

17 Dec 2020

Will Kunal Kamra face contempt proceedings? SC to decide tomorrow

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on several petitions seeking to initiate contempt of court proceedings against comedian Kunal Kamra over his tweets against the top court.

Farmers challenge new farm laws in the Supreme Court

11 Dec 2020

Farmers challenge new farm laws in the Supreme Court

As the deadlock between farmers and the government persists with several rounds of talks proving to be inconclusive, a group of farmers has moved the Supreme Court against the three new contentious agricultural laws.

'No apology,' says Kunal Kamra on contempt charges against him

13 Nov 2020

'No apology,' says Kunal Kamra on contempt charges against him

Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra, who is facing contempt charges over his tweets criticizing the Supreme Court, has said that he would neither retract his comments nor apologize for posting them.

Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges for criticizing Supreme Court

12 Nov 2020

Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges for criticizing Supreme Court

Comedian Kunal Kamra is facing contempt charges over a series of tweets where he criticized the Supreme Court of India for granting interim bail to television anchor Arnab Goswami on Wednesday.

SC grants extension on sale/registration deadline for BS4 vehicles

30 Mar 2020

SC grants extension on sale/registration deadline for BS4 vehicles

The Supreme Court of India has given an extension on the last date to sell and register outgoing BS4 vehicles.

'Four-month-old goes to protest': Shaheen Bagh's infant death angers SC

10 Feb 2020

'Four-month-old goes to protest': Shaheen Bagh's infant death angers SC

The protest at Shaheen Bagh against the Citizenship Amendment Act is showing no signs of stopping and took an unfortunate turn after an infant died last month.

Ganguly became BCCI President because of our reforms: Justice Lodha

11 Dec 2019

Ganguly became BCCI President because of our reforms: Justice Lodha

Current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has received a wide range of positive responses for his work, ever since taking up the role in October.

After Ayodhya verdict, politicians call for peace and harmony

09 Nov 2019

After Ayodhya verdict, politicians call for peace and harmony

The Supreme Court on Saturday put an end to a decades-old case that had been defining socio-political fabric in India.

PMC crisis: 83-year-old dies; couldn't withdraw funds for heart surgery

19 Oct 2019

PMC crisis: 83-year-old dies; couldn't withdraw funds for heart surgery

An 83-year-old account holder of the scam-hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank died of heart attack in Mumbai on Friday, after failing to raise sufficient funds for heart surgery.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor

18 Oct 2019

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor

On Thursday, in a letter addressed to the Ministry of Law and Justice, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi recommended Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, the senior-most judge of Supreme Court after him, as his successor.

Now, NRIs can apply for Aadhaar without 182-day wait period

24 Sep 2019

Now, NRIs can apply for Aadhaar without 182-day wait period

Non-resident Indians (NRIs), holding a valid Indian passport, can now apply for Aadhaar on arrival, according to a government notification.

Supreme Court aims for October 18 to conclude Ayodhya hearings

18 Sep 2019

Supreme Court aims for October 18 to conclude Ayodhya hearings

The Ayodhya dispute, lying in the Supreme Court for years now, could be solved soon, giving a much-needed respite to countrymen.

Chinmayanand rape case: UP student claims "evidence removed" from ashram

15 Sep 2019

Chinmayanand rape case: UP student claims "evidence removed" from ashram

UP student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, has claimed that "important evidence has been removed" from his ashram, where the ordeal took place.

Ayodhya case: Muslim party's advocate alleges his clerk was assaulted

12 Sep 2019

Ayodhya case: Muslim party's advocate alleges his clerk was assaulted

Senior lawyer Rajeev Dhavan, who is appearing for the Sunni Waqf Board in the sensitive Ayodhya case, on Thursday alleged that his clerk was assaulted on the Supreme Court's premises.

IIT-Kanpur Professor accused of molestation by foreign student, probe ordered

10 Sep 2019

IIT-Kanpur Professor accused of molestation by foreign student, probe ordered

A female student of foreign origin at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has accused a professor of the institute of molestation.

INX Media case: How Chidambaram spent night at Tihar jail

06 Sep 2019

INX Media case: How Chidambaram spent night at Tihar jail

The worst fears of former Finance Minister, P Chidambaram, came true on Thursday after a special court ordered that he should be sent to judicial custody at Tihar jail.

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

05 Sep 2019

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has set up several Aadhaar Seva Kendras (ASKs) in many cities across the country.

Supreme Court will review Centre's Article 370 move, issues notice

28 Aug 2019

Supreme Court will review Centre's Article 370 move, issues notice

The Supreme Court will review the constitutional validity of the BJP-led Centre's decision to abrogate provisions of Article 370, a CJI Ranjan Gogoi-headed bench said on Wednesday.

Chidambaram's CBI custody extended by 4 days: Details here

26 Aug 2019

Chidambaram's CBI custody extended by 4 days: Details here

On Monday, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram suffered a series of setbacks.

#AyodhyaDispute: "Evidence shows Hindu structure existed before Babri"

20 Aug 2019

#AyodhyaDispute: "Evidence shows Hindu structure existed before Babri"

A temple existed at the disputed site in Ayodhya way before Babri Masjid was built at the spot, the lawyer for Ram Lalla Virajman told Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Kashmiris caged like animals: Mufti's daughter writes to Amit Shah

16 Aug 2019

Kashmiris caged like animals: Mufti's daughter writes to Amit Shah

Slamming the Centre's decision to put Kashmir under lockdown, the daughter of PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti wrote a letter to Home Minister Amit Shah.

Kashmir: Days after lockdown, schools, offices could re-open on Monday

16 Aug 2019

Kashmir: Days after lockdown, schools, offices could re-open on Monday

After days of lockdown, Kashmir's residents may get respite on Monday as schools and government offices could be re-opened, NDTV reported quoting sources. However, the decision will be taken after studying the on-ground situation.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker summons 12 rebel MLAs, floor test today

22 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker summons 12 rebel MLAs, floor test today

Karnataka assembly speaker KR Ramesh on Monday summoned 12 rebel MLAs of Congress, whose resignations have endangered the coalition's survival.

#KarnatakaCrisis: SC to pronounce judgment on rebel MLAs' status tomorrow

16 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: SC to pronounce judgment on rebel MLAs' status tomorrow

Karnataka politics is going through a bizarre phase- 18 MLAs have tendered their resignations, the speaker hasn't accepted them for days now, and the Supreme Court (which was also brought into the crisis) has decided to give its verdict on Wednesday.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Rebel Congress MLA Roshan Baig detained in Bengaluru

16 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: Rebel Congress MLA Roshan Baig detained in Bengaluru

In what marks as a new twist in the drama of Karnataka politics, a rebel Congress MLA was on Monday detained at Bengaluru airport whilst he was allegedly on his way to Mumbai to join other disgruntled legislators.