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09 Jan 2018


Playing national anthem not mandatory in theatres: SC

The SC has revoked its November'16 order, ruling playing of national anthem in cinema halls isn't mandatory.

08 Jan 2018


SC reconsiders Section 377: Hope for LGBT community this time

The controversial Section 377 that criminalizes homosexuality has once again reached the SC, where a three-judge bench agreed to review its 2013 decision upholding the law.

08 Jan 2018


Vajpayee, Manmohan Singh, Pranab Mukherjee to lose official accommodation?

Former-presidents Pratibha Patil and Pranab Mukherjee as well as former-PMs Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh may soon have to vacate their official residences in Delhi.

08 Jan 2018

Bombay High Court

PIL filed to revoke import ban on Gandhi's assassination book

A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Bombay High Court which seeks to revoke an import ban on a book published in Portugal over five decades ago.

01 Jan 2018


Future of Aadhaar: How will 2018 turn out for Aadhaar?

The government has lately been obsessed with Aadhaar; it made mandatory the linking of Aadhaar with various schemes and services.

26 Dec 2017


All about McDonald's and Vikram Bakshi conflict

McDonald's fans in North or East India are in for some sad news.

24 Dec 2017


Ratnakar Shetty to stay BCCI General Manager

The BCCI has extended the services of cricket administrator Ratnakar Shetty, as the Board's general manager for game development until the 31st of March.

Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad to receive VIP treatment in prison

After getting convicted in the fodder scam case by a special CBI court on Saturday, RJD chief and former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav was put in the same upper division jail cell where he stayed after his 2013 conviction.

24 Dec 2017


All about Transgender Bill before it is re-introduced in Parliament

India is a diverse nation, but is it pluralistic?

Videocon to fast track its Rs. 10,000cr case against government

Videocon Telecom will put on fast track its case filed against the government in 2015.

Aarushi double murder: CBI to move SC against Talwars' acquittal

Troubles aren't over yet for Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, who were recently acquitted after having spent four years in prison for their daughter Aarushi's murder.

22 Dec 2017


No interim order on tobacco pictorial warning, hearing in January

Several petitions had been filed against the Karnataka HC's recent order quashing mandatory pictorial warnings covering 85% of tobacco packs. It put the compulsory coverage at 40%.

20 Dec 2017

Justice C S Karnan

The controversial Justice Karnan leaves prison after six months

Justice CS Karnan, known for his controversial statements and the infamous standoff with India's apex court, has been released after six months in prison for contempt.

19 Dec 2017


J&K govt to SC: 'Hindus are not a minority'

In an affidavit filed with the Supreme Court, the Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) government has conveyed that the state doesn't acknowledge Hindus as a "minority."

17 Dec 2017


European Court judgement to be cited against Aadhaar

Lawyers for the petitioners who have challenged Aadhaar are likely to cite a landmark judgement of the European Court to the Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court who are examining the constitutionality of Aadhaar.

16 Dec 2017


HC: Reduce tobacco graphic warnings size from 85% to 40%

On 16th December, Karnataka High Court (HC) quashed the 2014 amendment rules that required graphic health warnings to cover 85% of packaging on tobacco products.

16 Dec 2017


Five years since Nirbhaya gang-rape, her family still awaits justice

Today marks five years of the gruesome gang-rape of Nirbhaya, an incident that triggered country-wide protests forcing the government to formulate new laws on crimes against women.

Aarushi Talwar murder-case: Hemraj's wife challenges Talwars' acquittal in SC

In a new development in the sensational 2008 Noida double-murder case, the widow of Hemraj -the domestic help who was killed along with Aarushi Talwar- has moved the Supreme Court to challenge the Allahabad High Court's decision to acquit Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the case.

15 Dec 2017

Tamil Nadu

As SC hears case against Jallikattu, organizers plan IPL-style event

A year after Tamil Nadu witnessed violent protests over Jallikattu, the sport is all set to make a return, and how.

15 Dec 2017

Mike Pence

Merely 6 months after legalizing gay-marriage, Bermuda terminates it

Bermuda's government has decided to end gay marriages merely six months after the country's top court had legalized it.

14 Dec 2017


SC approves 12 fast-track courts to clear cases against politicians

The Supreme Court of India has given its nod today, for setting up of 12 fast-track courts to dispose of the more than 1,000 pending cases against politicians.

13 Dec 2017

South Africa

South African 'Blade runner' Oscar Pistorius hurt in prison brawl

Disgraced South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has suffered injuries in a prison brawl.

13 Dec 2017


Hotels, restaurants can charge over MRP, rules SC

The SC has rejected the Centre's argument that selling of mineral water at above MRP is illegal, ruling hotels/restaurants can legally charge customers over the printed price.

13 Dec 2017

Pakistan News

Pak SC slams govt. over missing statues in Hindu temple

Pakistan's Supreme Court recently expressed concerns after the statues of Lord Ram and Hanuman went missing from the Katas Raj temple located in Chakwal, Punjab.

12 Dec 2017


12 fast-track courts to hear 1,571 pending cases against politicians

The Center has told the SC it has framed a policy to set up 12 special courts to quickly dispose of 1,571 pending cases against politicians.

12 Dec 2017


Centre: Restaurants/hotels should be fined for selling above MRP

If you buy a bottle of water at any hotel or restaurant, chances are you would have been charged much more than the MRP.

12 Dec 2017


LeT's charity wing distributes cash, blankets among Rohingya refugees

The Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF), the charitable wing of the Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), claims it has provided aid to over 300 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

10 Dec 2017


How to ensure that your Aadhaar is not being misused

The Centre has mandated Aadhaar for authentication to avail a lot of services even as many flagged concerns over privacy and misuse of Aadhaar.

09 Dec 2017


Why shouldn't women be held guilty of adultery?

Adultery is currently a criminal offense only for men in India and not women. But this might change soon.

08 Dec 2017


Centre extends date for Aadhaar-PAN linking to March 31

A day after submitting to the SC that it will extend the deadlines for Aadhaar, the Centre has confirmed the last date for Aadhaar-PAN linking is now March 31.

08 Dec 2017

Gujarat High Court

Woman doesn't lose own religion by marrying outside faith: SC

The SC has ruled that a woman marrying outside her faith doesn't automatically adopt her husband's religion, and retains her own religious identity.

07 Dec 2017


Centre to extend deadline for mandatory Aadhaar-linking to March 31

The Centre has told the SC that it will extend the deadline for linking Aadhaar to various schemes, including bank accounts, to March 31, 2018.

05 Dec 2017


Ayodhya dispute: Final hearing in SC, matter postponed to February

The SC had begun the final hearing on the Ayodhya land dispute today, a day before the 25th anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition.

05 Dec 2017


SC defers hearing on Rohingya refugee deportation to Jan 31

The Supreme Court has deferred the hearing of a petition filed by two Rohingya Muslim refugees against the Centre's decision to deport all Rohingyas back to Myanmar to January 31.

01 Dec 2017


AI-powered legal search-engine: Millions of cases just a click away!

Artificial Intelligence is changing the world, and is being integrated into various fields like healthcare, medical diagnosis, industries, transportation, and education; so why not the field of law?

30 Nov 2017


SC seeks response from BCCI on treasurer's threat to CFO

Supreme Court has asked the BCCI and its treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry to respond to allegations of threat from the latter to board's CFO Santosh Rangnekar.

29 Nov 2017


Not free yet, haven't been able to meet husband: Hadiya

Two days after proclaiming that she wants to be with her husband, 25-year-old Hadiya says she still isn't free as she hasn't been able to meet Shafin Jahan, her husband, yet.

29 Nov 2017


Mumbai: In a first, six-month divorce "cooling off" period waived

More than two months after the SC eased mutual consent divorce, a woman fighting cancer has become the first beneficiary of the new law in Mumbai.

28 Nov 2017


SC dismisses plea seeking stay on Padmavati's release outside India

The SC has dismissed a second plea against 'Padmavati', which had sought a stay on its release outside India.

In historic case, SC clears Rakesh Asthana's CBI appointment

The SC has dismissed a petition challenging Rakesh Asthana's appointment as CBI special director.