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28 Apr 2017


Lokpal: SC gives go-ahead for appointments without leader of opposition

Dismissing the Centre's arguments, the SC gave a go-ahead to the Lokpal Committee to appoint members despite the absence of a leader of opposition.

27 Apr 2017


Lokpal: SC raps Centre over delay in appointment

The SC rapped the Centre for delay in appointment of Lokpal, saying there was no justification for it.

19 Apr 2017


SC examining feasibility of playing National Anthem at Parliament, schools

A Supreme Court bench is currently examining the feasibility of making it mandatory for schools, public offices and Parliament to play the national anthem on all working days.

17 Apr 2017


51 names cleared for HC judge posts

The Supreme Court Collegium has cleared 51 names for appointments as judges to 10 high courts in India. The announcement was made shortly after finalizing the memorandum of procedure for the appointment of judges to constitutional courts.

12 Apr 2017

Narendra Modi

Demonetization: Another chance for deposit of scrapped notes possible

The SC will decide in July whether the government should reopen a window for people to deposit their old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 notes.

27 Mar 2017

Narendra Modi

RBI mum on demonetization deadline changes

The RBI refused to answer an RTI query seeking to know why the deadline for demonetization was not 31 March as promised by the Prime Minister.

20 Mar 2017


E-portal to soon regulate sale of drugs

The health ministry has proposed setting up of an e-portal to regulate the sale of drugs, which aims to make the whole process more transparent.

15 Mar 2017


SC finalizes judicial appointments procedure

Sources said the Supreme Court has finalized the memorandum of procedure (MoP) for appointing judges to constitutional courts.

08 Mar 2017


Speculation abounds despite releasing Jayalalithaa's medical report

Speculation of foul play over the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa continued to abound, despite the Tamil Nadu government's release of her treatment report.

07 Mar 2017


Prices of cancer drugs cut by up to 86%

National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has slashed prices of some cancer drugs by upto 86%.

07 Mar 2017

Narendra Modi

SC asks Centre, RBI to explain demonetization deadline change

The Supreme Court (SC) has sought explanations from the central government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on why citizens weren't allowed to deposit demonetized currency till March 31, as promised by PM Narendra Modi.

06 Mar 2017


AIIMS submits Jayalalithaa's medical report to TN govt

AIIMS has submitted Jayalalithaa's medical report, compiled by the doctors from the institute who went to assess her health while she was in hospital.

27 Feb 2017


Delhi Diwali pollution getting worse every year

In a report, the Central Pollution Control Board has found that levels of air pollution due to Diwali in northern India are getting worse every year.

14 Feb 2017


SC: Not required to stand for National Anthem amid film

The Supreme Court has clarified that it is not compulsory to stand up if the national anthem is being played as a part of a movie or a scene therein.

08 Feb 2017


Caste bias cases maximum in Banaras Hindu University

In 2015-2016, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) topped the list of Central universities with maximum number of caste-based discrimination cases against Dalits.

19 Jan 2017


Home Ministry issues guidelines for disabled during national anthem

In December 2016, the SC exempted the physically challenged for compulsorily standing for the national anthem played in cinema halls.

12 Jan 2017


1.2 million pollution deaths in India, Delhi worst

A report by Greenpeace found that 1.2 million people die in India every year due to air-pollution related causes; of this Delhi has topped their list of the 20 worst affected Indian cities.

05 Jan 2017

Pakistan News

Clerics arrested for celebrating Salman Taseer's murder

Over 100 clerics were arrested by police in Pakistan's Punjab province for celebrating the 6th death anniversary of liberal Pakistani Governor Salman Taseer.

05 Jan 2017


SC dismisses plea for CBI inquiry into Jayalalithaa's death

The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition filed by former AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa, seeking a CBI inquiry into Jayalalithaa's death; the petition argued that the secrecy around Jayalalithaa's death warranted an investigation.

04 Jan 2017


SC: Make defaulters list public

The Supreme Court asked the Centre to make public the list of corporate defaulters who owe banks Rs.500 crore or more; the list will be made public in 4 weeks.

29 Dec 2016


Madras HC issues notice to PMO over Jayalalithaa exhumation

The Madras High Court has issued a notice to the Prime Minister's Office and the Tamil Nadu state government asking why the body of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa could not be exhumed.

27 Dec 2016


Justice Singhvi to arbitrate Govt-RIL spat

The Centre has appointed retired Justice G.S. Singhvi, a former Supreme Court judge and Competition Appellate Tribunal chairman as arbitrator in the $1.55 billion Govt-RIL dispute.

19 Dec 2016


Government may incentivize automakers to recycle

The government is contemplating on making it mandatory for automakers and their agents to buy old and un-roadworthy vehicles and recycle them.

18 Dec 2016


Trump thanks 'Indians' for his presidential win in Orlando

During his "Thank You" rally in Orlando, Donald Trump thanked American-Indians for their contribution in his electoral triumph, saying: "We did great with the Hindus".

15 Dec 2016


The court is in session, in Delhi!

Power tussle between the LG and Delhi government is marching towards an interesting showdown.

15 Dec 2016

Indian Air Force

SC: IAF personnel cant grow beards on religious grounds

A Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice TS Thakur held that personnel working in the Indian Air Force cannot sport a beard based on religious grounds.

14 Dec 2016


NGO demands CBI probe into Amma's death

The Telugu Yuva Sakshi, a Chennai-based NGO has filed a petition in Supreme Court demanding a CBI probe into Jayalalithaa's death; the NGO also sought the release of all medical documents pertaining to her extensive stay in hospital.

14 Dec 2016

Rajasthan High Court

SC provides IT relief to former rulers

The Supreme Court has ruled on a nearly 4 decade old dispute between legal heirs of Maharao Bhim Singh of Kota and the Income Tax department.

10 Dec 2016

Narendra Modi

SC questions Centre whether demonetization decision was confidential

The Supreme Court questioned the Centre whether its decision to implement demonetization was taken in absolute secrecy.

09 Dec 2016

Uttar Pradesh

Designate malpractices as specific crimes: CEC Nadim Zaidi

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim Zaidi requested the Centre to take "urgent measures", apprehending the use of money power and paid news in the upcoming state elections.

07 Dec 2016


SC allows BCCI to spend money for England series

The Supreme Court of India has accepted BCCI's plea to spend Rs.1.33 crore for the remaining test series against England.

07 Dec 2016


Jayalalithaa: Respect, adoration and inspiration in death

Late TN CM Jayalalithaa's funeral was attended by several urban youngsters who said her life's work inspired them to rise above adversity.

05 Dec 2016


Iran's Supreme Court confirms tycoon Babak Zanjani's death sentence

The Supreme Court of Iran has confirmed well-known billionaire tycoon Babak Zanjani's death sentence, according to the country's state media.

30 Nov 2016


SC: National anthem will be played in theaters

Supreme Court ruled today that the national anthem must be played in movie theatres across the country prior to the movie commencing.

28 Nov 2016


Colors float as rules flouted in Delhi

Delhiites painted the city in rainbow colors when hundreds of people participated in the queer pride parade on Sunday.

27 Nov 2016


Delhi PWD calls air purifiers unreliable

In another setback for Delhi, the Public Works Department has called the air purifiers that were proposed to be set up by the city Environment and Urban Development Departments "unreliable."

27 Nov 2016

Narendra Modi

No probe against PM Modi for graft

The Supreme Court has refused to initiate a probe into graft allegations against PM Modi.

25 Nov 2016


Extramarital affair not a criminal offence

The SC issued a ruling stating that a man cannot be held legally accountable for having an extramarital affair that drives his wife to kill herself.

25 Nov 2016


SC bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi, NCR

The Supreme Court has imposed a blanket ban on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi and the NCR area; the move is seen as a response to the capital's growing pollution woes.

25 Nov 2016


State universities need urgent, appropriate attention

India, known for great learning-centers, is facing a serious decline today in the standard of state universities disappointing teachers and students.