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28 Jan 2023

Kiren Rijiju

'Diatribe': Ex-Supreme Court justice Nariman slams Rijiju over collegium remarks 

Former Supreme Court judge Rohinton Fali Nariman Friday took a strong exception to Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju's opposition to the SC Collegium system for judicial appointments.

28 Jan 2023

Kiren Rijiju

Kiren Rijiju questions SC Collegium's conduct for publicizing 'secret reports'

Union Law and Justice Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Kiren Rijiju, has questioned the Supreme Court Collegium's conduct over publishing sensitive and secret reports in the public domain recently.

26 Jan 2023


Google makes sweeping changes to the Android ecosystem in India 

Last week, the Supreme Court of India refused to entertain Google's plea against a Competition Commission of India (CCI) order asking the company to change its business practices related to Android.

25 Jan 2023


Maharashtra bans car-pooling in non-transport vehicles over security concerns

Citing passengers' security and safety, the government of Maharashtra has banned using non-transport vehicles for aggregation and car-pooling.

25 Jan 2023

Lakhimpur Kheri

Lakhimpur violence: SC grants 8-week interim bail to Ashish Mishra

The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted interim bail to Ashish Mishra for eight weeks with conditions in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, ANI reported.

24 Jan 2023

Kiren Rijiju

'Grave concern': Rijiju on SC publishing IB, R&AW classified reports

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday objected to the Supreme Court making public confidential reports on judicial appointments.

22 Jan 2023


Smog blankets Delhi amid 'poor' air quality; AQI at 245

Residents of Delhi woke up to a misty morning on Sunday, with the national capital reporting a minimum temperature of eight degrees Celsius.

India blocks videos, tweets of BBC documentary on PM Modi 

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) directed to block of YouTube videos linked to the BBC documentary on PM Narendra Modi, ANI reported quoting sources.

19 Jan 2023


Supreme Court rejects Google's appeal against CCI Android antitrust ruling

Google's Android dominance in India might be nearing an end. On Thursday, the Supreme Court refused to interfere with the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) ruling which denied the tech giant a stay in the Competition Commission of India's (CCI) order imposing a penalty of Rs. 1,337.76 crore.

19 Jan 2023

Subramanian Swamy

Process underway to declare Ram Setu national heritage monument: Centre

The process to declare Ram Setu a national heritage monument is underway in the Ministry of Culture, the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Thursday.

16 Jan 2023


Google "contrived emergency" in seeking stay on Android anti-trust ruling

The Supreme Court of India, on Monday, said it will hear Google's plea against the Competition Commission of India (CCI) order on the Android ecosystem on January 18.

16 Jan 2023

Kiren Rijiju

SC Collegium should include government representatives: Kiren Rijiju to CJI

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju has reportedly written a letter to Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud suggesting that the Supreme Court Collegium, which appoints the judges, should include central government representatives.

15 Jan 2023


Tamil Nadu: Jallikattu begins in Madurai under Supreme Court guidelines 

The traditional bull-taming sport—Jallikattu—began in Avaniyapuram village of Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Sunday amid plans for large-scale celebrations in the state.

14 Jan 2023

Central Government

Hate speech: SC slams news channels, seeks government's strict stand

The Supreme Court stated on Friday that news anchors who attempt to divide society through their shows should be taken off air.

12 Jan 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP receives recovery notice of Rs. 164cr over political ads

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has received a notice from the Directorate of Information & Publicity (DIP) of the Delhi government for recovering Rs. 163.62 crore it spent on advertisements, reportedly violating the Supreme Court's 2015 guidelines issued for ruling parties.

11 Jan 2023

Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Bhagwat speaks in support of LGBTQ community

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) head Mohan Bhagwat spoke in support of the LGBTQ community, stating that they are humans and have the right to live like others.

10 Jan 2023


Google challenges CCI's Android antitrust ruling in the Supreme Court

Google's battle against the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has reached the country's apex court. The tech giant has challenged the competition watchdog's antitrust ruling in the Supreme Court of India.

10 Jan 2023

West Bengal

Bengal: Snake found in mid-day meal, 30 kids fall ill

At least 30 school children were hospitalized in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Monday after consuming food in which a snake was allegedly found, PTI reported, citing officials.

09 Jan 2023


Uttarakhand: Residents brave cold as government prepares to save Joshimath

Despite the bone-chilling cold, the residents of Uttarakhand's Joshimath prefer to stay outdoors as their homes face the threat of collapse after developing deep cracks.

08 Jan 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: Joshimath land-sinking crisis that's keeping Uttarakhand government on tenterhooks

Landslides in Joshimath town of Uttarakhand's Chamoli district have kept the authorities on tenterhooks, with over 600 families contemplating relocation due to cracks in their houses, as well as many roads, caused by land subsidence.

08 Jan 2023


Plea in SC seeks 'national disaster' status for Joshimath crisis  

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court, requesting that the current land sinking occurrences in Joshimath, Uttarakhand, be declared a national disaster and that the afflicted families be compensated.

07 Jan 2023


Joshimath: Evacuation of 600 families begins, choppers put on standby 

Uttarakhand government began the plan to evacuate nearly 600 families from danger zones in Joshimath town following the land sinking.

06 Jan 2023

High Court

Supreme Court transfers all same-sex marriage recognition pleas to itself

The Supreme Court on Friday transferred all petitions seeking the recognition of same-sex marriages in India—which are pending before various High Courts—to itself, Live Law reported.

Will confirm 44 judges' appointment soon: Centre to Supreme Court

The names of 44 judges will be confirmed for appointment to the higher judiciary within three days, the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Friday.

06 Jan 2023


Google will challenge CCI's antitrust ruling in the Supreme Court

Earlier this week, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) refused to grant Google a stay against a Competition Commission of India (CCI) order imposing Rs. 1,336.7 crore penalty.

05 Jan 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: What's Haldwani railways land eviction issue that SC stayed 

In Uttarakhand's Haldwani area, the eviction of over 4,000 families from houses allegedly built on Indian Railways' land without legal permission got the Supreme Court's stay on Thursday.

05 Jan 2023


50,000 people can't be uprooted overnight: SC halts Haldwani eviction

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the Uttarakhand High Court's judgment that allowed the eviction of over 4,000 families from Indian Railways' land near Haldwani.

04 Jan 2023

Uttar Pradesh

SC stays HC order on reservation for UP civic polls

The Supreme Court (SC) stayed the Allahabad High Court's order on Wednesday to provide reservations to the Other Backward Class (OBC) in urban local body elections.

04 Jan 2023

Bilkis Bano

Pleas challenging release of Bilkis Bano's rapists adjourned to mid-February

The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of the petitions challenging the remission to the 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano gang rape case to mid-February.

03 Jan 2023

DY Chandrachud

Cinema halls can prohibit outside food, beverages: Supreme Court  

In a major victory for the owners of cinema halls, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that theater operators have the right to regulate cine-goers from bringing outside food and beverages.

02 Jan 2023


Meet BV Nagarathna, SC judge who dissented from demonetization verdict

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the Centre's 2016 demonetization decision and dismissed all pleas contesting it.

02 Jan 2023

Budget Session

'Not flawed': Supreme Court upholds government's 2016 decision of demonetization

Upholding the Centre's 2016 decision of demonetization, the Supreme Court on Monday junked all 58 petitions challenging it, saying the financial decision taken by the government can't be overturned.

28 Dec 2022


Karnataka: Mysuru church vandalized, Jesus statue broken days after Christmas 

A group of unidentified individuals on Tuesday vandalized a church in Karnataka's Mysuru, the police revealed. It also reported that the church's statue of baby Jesus was also damaged.

24 Dec 2022


Mathura: Court orders Shahi Idgah Masjid's survey after January 2

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura ordered the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to conduct a survey of the Shahi Idgah Masjid after January 2, NDTV reported.

Same-sex marriages shouldn't be allowed: BJP MP Sushil Kumar Modi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday strongly objected to same-sex marriages in the Parliament, saying "two judges can't decide" on the significant subject.

18 Dec 2022

DY Chandrachud

Hundreds killed for marrying outside caste every year: CJI Chandrachud

While talking about morality and its interplay with the law, the Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Saturday stated hundreds die every year for falling in love with people outside their cast or marrying against the wishes of their families.

17 Dec 2022

Bilkis Bano

Supreme Court dismisses Bilkis Bano's review plea against convicts' release

Supreme Court on Saturday dismissed Bilkis Bano's one of the petitions seeking review of the Supreme Court judgment that allowed the early release of 11 men, convicted for her gang rape and murder of her seven family members.

16 Dec 2022

NV Ramana

Amid tussle with Centre, SC takes 16-day 'absolute' winter break

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Friday informed lawyers that there will be no Supreme Court benches available from Saturday till January 1 due to winter vacations.

16 Dec 2022


Life imprisonment for 43 policemen in 1991 Pilibhit encounter case

Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench sentenced 43 police officers to life imprisonment in a three-decade-old fake encounter case.

14 Dec 2022

Bilkis Bano

CJI gets 'irritated' with Bilkis Bano's lawyer repeatedly mentioning plea

The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed displeasure to Bilkis Bano's counsel for requesting an urgent listing of her petition contesting the release of 11 men convicted of her gang rape and the murder of her family members.

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