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25 Aug 2021

West Bengal

Supreme Court to pass comprehensive order on Pegasus next week

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it will pass a comprehensive order on the Pegasus surveillance scandal next week.

20 Aug 2021


Sugata Bose, Netaji's kin wants colonial-era sedition law repealed

Colonial-era laws such as sedition, which are continued to be used to stifle dissent, should be repealed, said Sugata Bose, the grandnephew of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

18 Aug 2021

West Bengal

Pegasus: SC refuses stay on West Bengal government's inquiry panel

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused a stay on the notification issued by the West Bengal government regarding the constitution of an inquiry commission to probe the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.

18 Aug 2021

Indian Army

SC allows women to appear for NDA exam; criticizes Army

The Supreme Court on Wednesday passed an interim order allowing women candidates to appear for the National Defence Academy (NDA) examination.

18 Aug 2021

Karnataka High Court

India could get its first woman CJI in 2027

India is likely to get its first woman Chief Justice (CJI) around six years from now.

17 Aug 2021

Tushar Mehta

Pegasus: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre on a batch of petitions seeking a probe into the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.

Money laundering case: ED issues fresh summons to Anil Deshmukh

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued fresh summons to former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh to appear before it on Wednesday in connection with a money laundering case probe against him and others, official sources said on Tuesday.

16 Aug 2021

Government of India

Pegasus row: Centre to set up probe committee; denies allegations

In an affidavit submitted before the Supreme Court, the Centre has "unequivocally" denied allegations that the government used military-grade spyware Pegasus to hack the phones of journalists, lawyers, and activists.

'Sorry state of affairs,' says CJI Ramana on Parliamentary debates

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Sunday lamented the poor quality of lawmaking and Parliamentary debates in the country.

14 Aug 2021

Calcutta High Court

20-year-old murder case: Man serving life term raises juvenility plea

A man who is serving a life term in a case of murder of a woman has claimed before the Supreme Court that he was a juvenile at the time of the incident in April 2001.

10 Aug 2021

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha clears bill allowing states to make OBC lists

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a Constitution amendment bill to give states the power to make their own lists of Other Backward Classes (OBCs).

10 Aug 2021

Government of India

Pegasus: Supreme Court asks petitioners to avoid social media debates

The Supreme Court of India today asked those seeking a probe into the Pegasus scandal to avoid participating in "parallel debates" on social media.

After CJI's rebuke, CBI makes arrests over posts against judges

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said it has made two more arrests over alleged defamatory posts against Andhra Pradesh High Court judges, taking the total number of arrests in this case to five.

06 Aug 2021


Supreme Court pulls up CBI over Jharkhand judge's death case

The Supreme Court of India on Friday issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the alleged murder of a Jharkhand judge.

06 Aug 2021


Supreme Court rules in favor of Amazon in Future-Reliance case

The Supreme Court of India today ruled in favor of Amazon in the high-profile case involving the e-commerce giant and Reliance Industries over a business merger.

05 Aug 2021

Government of India

Pegasus case: Snooping allegations serious if true, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the allegations emerging in the Pegasus snooping scandal are serious if they are correct.

Editors Guild of India approaches SC seeking probe into Pegasus

The Editors Guild of India (EGI) on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court, seeking a probe into alleged surveillance mounted on Indian citizens by using the Pegasus spyware.

02 Aug 2021


CJI Ramana refuses to hear Krishna river dispute, cites belongingness

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Monday said that he does not want to hear the dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana over the sharing of Krishna river waters as he "belongs to both states."

02 Aug 2021


SC dismisses rape survivor's plea to marry her assaulter

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a rape survivor's plea from Kottiyoor in Kerala, seeking permission to marry her assaulter - a defrocked priest who is undergoing 20-year imprisonment for raping the girl when she was a minor.

02 Aug 2021

Government of India

SC notice to states on cases under scrapped Section 66A

The Supreme Court of India today issued a notice to all states and union territories over the registration of cases under Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, which it had quashed over six years ago.

30 Jul 2021

NV Ramana

SC to hear plea seeking probe into Pegasus next week

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear the petition filed by journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar seeking a probe into the Pegasus snooping scandal.

29 Jul 2021


Jharkhand judge's hit-and-run 'accident' reaches SC as CCTV suggests murder

After CCTV footage indicated foul play in the "accident" that claimed the life of Judge Uttam Anand in Jharkhand, a lawyer on Thursday took up the incident before Supreme Court demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation probe.

28 Jul 2021


SC rejects Kerala's plea to cancel criminal cases against MLAs

The Supreme Court of India today dismissed the Kerala government's plea to withdraw criminal cases against several prominent Communist Party of India (Marxist) leaders for allegedly vandalizing the State Assembly in 2015.

27 Jul 2021

Government of India

Journalists N Ram, Sashi Kumar move SC over Pegasus scandal

Senior journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar have approached the Supreme Court seeking an independent investigation into the alleged Pegasus snooping scandal.

26 Jul 2021


Maharashtra couple ordered to pay maintenance to aged parents

A senior citizens' maintenance/pension tribunal in Thane district in Maharashtra has directed a woman and her husband to pay maintenance of Rs. 3,000 per month to her aged parents.

23 Jul 2021

Bharti Airtel

AGR dues: SC rejects telcos' plea seeking corrections in dues

In a major blow to major Indian telecom players, the Supreme Court on Friday rejected the applications by Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and Tata Teleservices, seeking corrections in the calculation of the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) owed to the Centre.

23 Jul 2021

Delhi High Court

Shift LGBTQ+ couple to safe house, provide security, orders HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the police to shift an LGBTQ+ community couple wanting to get married and facing threats from families, to a safe house set up by the Delhi government and provide them adequate security.

21 Jul 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Professor jailed for derogatory comments against Smriti Irani on Facebook

A professor from Uttar Pradesh has been jailed for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Union Minister Smriti Irani on social media earlier this year.

21 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

Centre seeks extension for ex-gratia compensation to COVID-19 victims' kin

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has sought an extension of four more weeks to frame guidelines for financial compensation to the kin of those who died of COVID-19.

20 Jul 2021


Sorry state of affairs: SC on Kerala's Bakrid lockdown relaxation

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed alarm over the three-day relaxation on COVID-19 curbs for Bakrid (Eid-ul-Azha) in Kerala.

19 Jul 2021

NV Ramana

Supreme Court orders release of activist, arrested over Facebook posts

The Supreme Court of India today ordered the release of Erendro Leichombam, a 37-year-old political activist arrested for sedition over some Facebook posts earlier this year.

17 Jul 2021


Farmers protest in Haryana against sedition case amid high alert

Hundreds of farmers knocked down police barricades during their protest in Haryana's Sirsa district this afternoon against a sedition case and arrests made in connection to that.

16 Jul 2021

Kanwar Yatra

Supreme Court asks UP to reconsider allowing Kanwar Yatra

The Supreme Court of India today asked the Uttar Pradesh government to reconsider its decision to allow the Kanwar Yatra in the state in view of the coronavirus pandemic.

CJI terms sedition law 'colonial'; asks Centre about its necessity

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed concern about the rampant misuse of India's sedition law, Indian Penal Code 124(A).

14 Jul 2021

Kanwar Yatra

UP allows Kanwar Yatra amid COVID-19; Supreme Court seeks response

The Supreme Court of India has sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government over its decision to allow the Kanwar Yatra despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

08 Jul 2021


Facebook asked to appear before Delhi panel in riots inquiry

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by Facebook India Managing Director Ajit Mohan, seeking to quash summons issued to him by the Peace and Harmony Committee of the Delhi Assembly.

06 Jul 2021


SC disallows 'Rath Yatra' at places other than Odisha's Puri

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed pleas seeking permission to conduct Rath Yatra at various places other than Puri's Jagannath temple in Odisha, saying it cannot take any chance in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 victims entitled to compensation, government to decide amount: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the Centre must pay financial compensation to the kin of those who lost their lives due to COVID-19.

29 Jun 2021


Centre's attitude toward migrant workers unpardonable, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed all states and union territories to implement the 'One Nation One Ration' scheme by July 31, 2021.

27 Jun 2021


51 crore vaccine doses by July 31: Centre tells SC

The central government has informed the Supreme Court that it plans to have over 51 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines ready by July 31.