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04 May 2018

New York City

Indian-American Deepa Ambekar appointed interim Civil Court judge in NYC

Indian-American Deepa Ambekar has been appointed as the interim judge to the Civil Court of New York City, becoming the second Indian-American woman judge in the city after Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari.

04 May 2018


Arrest shouldn't be so easy: Supreme Court on SC/ST Act

The Supreme Court (SC) has again refused to stay its ruling on the SC/ST Act, which, according to the Center, violated the powers of the legislature as guaranteed by the Constitution.

03 May 2018


Punjab village bans love marriage. Which era is this, again?

The Chankoian Khurd village in Ludhiana's Doraha block banned love marriages after two neighboring youngsters got married.

03 May 2018


#WorldPressFreedomDay: 5 times Indian journalists brought powerful to their knees

That media is biased and peddles lies is an accusation thrown more times than one can count.

03 May 2018


SC orders Karnataka to release 4tmc-water to TN or 'face-consequences'

Lashing out at the Karnataka government, the SC has ordered it to release 4tmc of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu (TN) for May, warning it of "serious consequences" otherwise.

03 May 2018

Rahul Gandhi

RSS defamation case: Court summons Rahul Gandhi on June 12

A Bhiwandi court has asked Congress President Rahul Gandhi to appear before it on June 12 to record his plea in a defamation case filed against him by an RSS functionary.

02 May 2018

Aadhaar Card

Aadhaar no longer mandatory to get new SIM cards

A week after the SC lashed out at the Center for misinterpreting its order on Aadhaar-SIM linking, the government has made an about-turn on the matter.

02 May 2018

Himachal Pradesh

Kasauli town planner shot dead while demolishing illegal constructions

In a troubling incident, an assistant town planner of Solan, Himachal Pradesh, was shot dead as she tried to demolish illegal constructions in accordance with Supreme Court (SC) orders.

01 May 2018

Uttar Pradesh

SC expresses concern over change in color of Taj Mahal

The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the change of color of the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra and said the monument had become yellowish earlier and was now turning brownish and greenish.

30 Apr 2018

Taj Mahal

Water shortage hits Agra as Yamuna goes totally dry

With the Yamuna totally dry and a fast depleting water table, the citizens of Agra are facing an acute water shortage.

29 Apr 2018

Liverpool FC

British-toddler Alfie Evans, whose parents fought hospital in court, dies

23-month-old British toddler Alfie Evans, who was at the centre of a long legal battle between the Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool and his parents Tom Evans and Kate James, died on Saturday.

28 Apr 2018

Scheduled Castes

SC to hear Centre's plea regarding dilution of SC/ST Act

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the Centre's plea to recall its March 20 judgment of provisions made in the SC/ST Act.

20 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

PM 'treating' judiciary same way he treats AAP govt: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "treating judiciary" in the same way as he "treats" the AAP government, a day after the Center turned down a Supreme Court collegium proposal to elevate Justice KM Joseph to the apex court.

27 Apr 2018


Indu Malhotra takes oath as 25th Supreme Court judge

Senior advocate Indu Malhotra was on Friday administered the oath of office as a Supreme Court judge by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, making her the first woman lawyer to enter the top judiciary directly.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: HC rejects convict's plea for release

The Madras High Court on Friday rejected the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini's plea for premature release.

Kathua-case will be shifted out at 'slightest-possibility' of mistrial: SC

The Kathua rape case will be shifted out of J&K at the "slightest possibility" of the trial being affected, the SC today assured the victim's family, who have alleged threats to themselves and their lawyer.

26 Apr 2018

Aadhaar Card

'We never ordered mandatory SIM-Aadhaar linking': SC slams Center

For months, the government kept urging telcos to link subscribers' SIM cards with Aadhaar. In turn, telcos kept harassing customers with constant messages.

Asaram case: India urgently needs a witness protection law

Three witnesses were killed, at least six grievously attacked and several others injured to protect self-styled godman Asaram from getting convicted of raping a 16-year-old disciple at his Jodhpur ashram in August 2013.

26 Apr 2018


Indu Malhotra becomes SC judge while KM Joseph remains on-hold

The government and judiciary are heading towards a fresh row; yesterday, in an unusual move, it cleared one name recommended by the collegium, keeping the other on hold.

25 Apr 2018


India considering permanent commission for women army officers

India is mulling over granting permanent commission (PC) to its women army officers on short service commission (SSC), the Centre recently told the Supreme Court.

24 Apr 2018

Delhi Government

Delhi: Construction of 1,797 unauthorized colonies stayed by SC

"Unauthorized colonies can't be placed in a better position than authorized ones," said Supreme Court today while imposing a stay on construction of 1,797 unauthorized colonies in Delhi.

24 Apr 2018

Samajwadi Party

No impeachment for CJI, SC-judges form team to discuss issues

The Supreme Court (SC) saw some charged minutes yesterday after the vice president's rejection of the impeachment motion against the chief justice (CJI).

23 Apr 2018


Congress's 'Save the Constitution' campaign is farce: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah today mocked the Congress's "Save the Constitution" campaign, launched by its Chief Rahul Gandhi, as a "farce" and a "saving dynasty" drive.

23 Apr 2018

Salman Khan

SC stays proceedings against Salman for derogatory remarks against Valmiki-community

The Supreme Court today stayed criminal proceedings and the inquiry initiated against Bollywood superstar Salman Khan for allegedly making derogatory comments against "Valmiki" community members during the promotion of the film "Tiger Zinda Hai".

23 Apr 2018


SC dismisses plea seeking deletion of 'Jauhar' scene in 'Padmaavat'

In a victory for the entire team of 'Padmaavat', the Supreme Court today dismissed a plea seeking deletion of scenes from the film.

22 Apr 2018

Venkaiah Naidu

Congress to move Supreme Court if CJI's impeachment-notice is rejected

As the Congress awaits the decision of Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on an impeachment notice moved by it and other parties against CJI Dipak Misra, it is considering moving the Supreme Court if the petition is rejected, party leaders said.

After SC's tweak in judgement, surge in alcohol-shops on highways

Road safety activist Harman Sidhu's incessant fight to make highways alcohol-free turned fruitful when the Supreme Court put a ban on liquor vendors 500 meters from highways in April 2017.

22 Apr 2018

Manmohan Singh

Impeachment motion against CJI could open SC to misuse: Nariman

Fali Nariman, former president of the Bar Association of India and senior SC advocate, disagrees vehemently with the opposition's crucial impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra.

21 Apr 2018


Stray dogs bite 3-day-old baby to death in Kerala

The body of a three-day-old baby was found abandoned at Puthur in Kerala's Kollam district today with the infant's hands and legs bitten off by stray dogs, the police said.

BCCI makes U-turn about playing Day-Night Tests

The BCCI has made a U-turn regarding playing Day-Night Tests in the near future.

21 Apr 2018

Bombay High Court

In 2002 hit-and-run case, bailable warrant cancelled against Salman Khan

In a major relief to superstar, the Mumbai sessions court has canceled bailable warrant against Salman Khan in connection with the 2002 hit-and-run case, on Saturday.

21 Apr 2018


How difficult is it to prove movie plagiarism in India?

Varun Dhawan and Shoojit Sircar's October, which released on April 13 to rave reviews, has been accused of being plagiarized from a 2017 Marathi film Aarti - The Unknown Love Story.

21 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Death penalty for child rapists: Modi Cabinet approves Ordinance

The Cabinet on Saturday cleared the ordinance seeking death penalty for those raping children under 12.

20 Apr 2018


Water crisis in summer: SC summons Haryana, Delhi chief secys

Angered by the power struggle between Delhi and Haryana bureaucrats, the Supreme Court asked chief secretaries of both the states to appear before the bench on Monday.

20 Apr 2018


SC dismisses plea by Dawood's-family, orders seizure of his properties

The SC has dismissed a plea by Dawood Ibrahim's family challenging attachment of 'their' properties in Mumbai worth crores, most of which have allegedly been acquired with the gangster's ill-gotten wealth.

20 Apr 2018


Opposition submits impeachment motion against CJI to Vice-President

The Opposition has submitted a notice for impeachment of Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman, Venkaiah Naidu.

19 Apr 2018


SC's Loya death verdict triggers BJP-Congress war

The SC's refusal to order an independent probe in Judge BH Loya's death has opened a political war.

19 Apr 2018


Supreme Court website reportedly hacked minutes after Judge Loya ruling

Minutes after the SC refused to order an independent probe in Special CBI Judge BH Loya's death, its website reportedly came under attack from hackers.

19 Apr 2018


SC can remove suspicions on Loya's death by direct-dealing: Congress

Congress today said the Supreme Court judgment dismissing a batch of pleas seeking an independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of special CBI judge BH Loya will raise more questions and leave many of them unanswered unless logical reasons were found in it.

19 Apr 2018


Commercial driving licenses not required for driving taxis, autos

Commercial driving licenses will not be required henceforth for driving taxis, three-wheelers, e-rickshaws, and two wheelers (for food delivery, transport services etc.), the government has announced.