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23 Nov 2017India
Bitcoins are the new "black" in real estate post-demonetization
Over the last one year, the value of Bitcoin -the oldest and largest cryptocurrency- has skyrocketed globally.
22 Nov 2017EPFO
How an SC ruling increased a man's pension 1200%
In a rare occurrence, Praveen Kohli, a former Haryana Tourism Corporation employee, received a whopping 1200% hike in his pension this November, four years after retirement.
21 Nov 2017Taj Mahal
'No parking lot near Taj Mahal': Unbelievable damage to monument
The SC has lashed out at UP and refused again to let it construct a multi-level parking lot near the Taj Mahal.
20 Nov 2017India
SC dismisses petition seeking a ban on 'Blue Whale challenge'
The SC has dismissed a petition seeking a ban on the Blue Whale challenge after the Centre submitted it is impossible to block such online games.
19 Nov 2017India
Kerala start-up has tech solution to sewer deaths
Despite legal bans, Supreme Court interventions, and other measures against manual scavenging, the abominable practice continues in India.
15 Nov 2017South Korea
Samsung worker dies from brain tumor, questions raised over safety
South Korea's Supreme Court has ruled that a Samsung factory worker's death from a brain tumor was the result of an occupational disease.
14 Nov 2017Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Judges bribery scam: SC dismisses plea to form SIT
The SC rejected a plea filed by lawyer Kamini Jaiswal requesting a court-monitored SIT for investigating an alleged bribery racket involving judges.
13 Nov 2017India
Supreme Court issues several notices to tackle air pollution
A thick cloud of toxic smog has enveloped India's capital, ten times thicker than the acceptable limit of air pollution.
11 Nov 2017India
Drama in SC: CJI Misra overturns order on judges' bribery-case
In an unprecedented move, Chief Justice Dipak Misra-led five-judge SC bench nullified a previous order in a corruption case against judges.
10 Nov 2017India
Let CBFC decide on 'Padmavati': SC refuses to ban film
The SC has refused to hear a petition seeking a stay on the release of 'Padmavati', saying it was the censor board's job to grant certificates to films.
09 Nov 2017India
Case against 'Padmavati' reaches India's highest court
The controversy over 'Padmavati' has now reached India's highest court, where a petition has sought a stay on the movie for "distorting and twisting historical facts" and hurting Rajput sentiments.
09 Nov 2017Delhi
Delhi pollution: Odd-even scheme to be implemented during November 13-17
The Delhi government has decided to implement the odd-even scheme during November 13-17 as the capital battles alarming levels of air pollution.
07 Nov 2017India
Despite it being compulsory, only 39.5% PANs linked with Aadhaar
Only 39.5% of all Permanent Account Numbers (PAN) have been linked with Aadhaar in the 130 days since the government made it a mandatory requirement for filing income tax returns and getting new PAN cards.
06 Nov 2017India
DA of judges hiked as salary increase bill awaits approval
Judges of the SC and 24 HCs will now get raised dearness allowance (DA) in accordance with the recommendations of the Sixth Pay Commission (CPC).
Supreme Court says no to technical education through correspondence courses
In a landmark judgment affecting millions of Students across India, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled against institutes providing technical Education through long-distance courses.
Demonetization: SC disposes petitions seeking permission to deposit notes
The SC today disposed of 14 petitions seeking permission to deposit demonetized notes. Petitioners had submitted they couldn't deposit them in banks within the prescribed deadline (December 31, 2016) due to unavoidable reasons.
Don't create panic, inform customers deadline for Aadhaar linking: SC
The SC has directed telcos and banks not to create panic among customers and inform them of proper deadlines to link Aadhaar instead of threatening immediate deactivation of services.
Mandatory to link Aadhaar-SIM by February 6, Centre reiterates
The Centre has reiterated in the SC that linking of Aadhaar and SIM is mandatory by February 6, 2018. It submitted this was in accordance with a February'17 order passed by the court itself.
02 Nov 2017Delhi
AAP versus Centre: SC says Delhi L-G can't delay decisions
The SC said that Delhi's Lieutenant Governor (L-G) can't stop executive decisions by "sitting on files."
02 Nov 2017Delhi
Nalin Kohli made vice-chairman of anti-doping disciplinary panel
BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli has been made the vice-chairman of the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (ADDP) under the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).
01 Nov 2017India
Supreme Court asked to ban convicted politicians from contesting elections
In an attempt to decriminalize Indian politics, the Election Commission has asked the Supreme Court to ban convicted parliamentarians and MLAs from contesting elections.
31 Oct 2017India
BCCI submits the draft constitution to Supreme Court
The Board of Control for Cricket in India submitted the draft of its new constitution to the Supreme Court. The draft is in accordance with the reforms suggested by the Lodha Panel.
30 Oct 2017Jammu And Kashmir
J&K's separatists warn "mass agitation" if Article 35A is changed
Separatists in J&K have threatened another round of agitations against the Mehbooba Mufti-led government if the State Subject Law under Article 35 A of the Indian Constitution is tinkered with.
30 Oct 2017BCCI
Aadhaar, 35A, BCCI and more: Significant day for the SC
The SC has had a year of landmark judgements. In 2017, it abolished the widely criticized triple talaq practice and declared the right to privacy is fundamental.
30 Oct 2017Bangladesh
11 awarded life sentences over assassination attempt on Bangladeshi PM
In a landmark judgment, a Bangladeshi court has awarded 20 years imprisonment to 11 people for a 1989 attempt to assassinate PM Sheikh Hasina.
28 Oct 2017India
Husband's consent not required for abortion under MTP Act: SC
The SC dismissed a man's petition seeking damages from his wife for undergoing abortion without his consent.
28 Oct 2017Mamata Banerjee
Darjeeling crisis: SC allows troop withdrawal, Centre scores over Mamata!
Reprimanding the Mamata Banerjee-led WB government, SC allowed the Centre to withdraw seven companies of the Central Armed Paramilitary forces (CAPF) from the troubled Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts.
27 Oct 2017India
Make 10-min awareness video on Blue Whale: SC to govt
While hearing a petition to ban the Blue Whale challenge, the SC observed such games are a "national problem".
26 Oct 2017Kenya
Voting in Kenyan re-election commences amid fear of violence
Kenyans have commenced voting in national elections for a second time in two months amid tightened security.
25 Oct 2017India
Deadline for linking Aadhaar to govt schemes extended to March'18
The Centre has extended the deadline for linking Aadhaar to government schemes till March 31, 2018.
23 Oct 2017India
'Don't need to stand up in theatres to be patriotic'
The Supreme Court asked Centre to consider amending the national flag code for playing the national anthem in Indian cinema-halls.
19 Oct 2017Kenya
Kenya: Election official resigns, says upcoming polls are "not credible"
Roselyn Akombe, a senior official of Kenya's election commission (IEBC) has resigned amid the furore surrounding the 2017 Kenyan national elections.
18 Oct 2017Delhi
Pollution levels to spike on Diwali despite SC's firecrackers ban
Turns out the SC ban on firecrackers in Delhi-NCR might not even have the intended results.
17 Oct 2017Firecrackers Ban
SC ban on crackers adds to GST, demonetization woes
Traders were already suffering from the blows of demonetization and GST, both of which hit business severely.
17 Oct 2017Delhi
Delhi: Public alerts, warnings to be issued to fight air-pollution
With Delhi's air quality worsening and the winter closing in, the city's authorities are going to send alerts about the rising pollution levels to people through newspapers, TV, radio from 17 October, two days before Diwali.
14 Oct 2017India
Pollution woes: Instead of crackers, SC should ban this fuel
As if Delhi was not crumbling under pollution from coal plants and exhaust from cars, high imports of a fuel more polluting than diesel and petrol, petcoke, adds to Delhi's pollution woes.
13 Oct 2017South Africa
South African SC: Corruption charges against Zuma can be reinstated
The Supreme Court of Appeal in South Africa has upheld a High Court ruling that paves the way to reinstating the hundreds of corruption charges filed against President Jacob Zuma.
13 Oct 2017Baba Ramdev
Don't politicize, give communal angle to cracker ban: SC
The SC has refused to modify its ban on firecrackers over allegations of communal targeting. It has urged people not to politicize the issue.
12 Oct 2017Baba Ramdev
Firecracker ban targets Hindu festival: Ramdev
The latest to slam the SC ban on firecrackers in Delhi-NCR is Baba Ramdev. The Patanjali founder has said the apex court's order targeted a particular community.
11 Oct 2017India
Years after sanctioning passive euthanasia, Indian judiciary debates "living will"
In 2011, the SC made a landmark judgement in the Aruna Shanbaug case by legalizing passive euthanasia under certain conditions.