Supreme Court Of India: News

Established on 28th January 1950, Supreme Court of India is the highest authority of judiciary and the guardian of constitution in the country. It is located in Tilak Marg, New Delhi and works on the motto of ‘’Whence law (dharma), thence victory’’. Dipak Misra is the current chief justice of India.

12 Mar 2023

Central Government

Same-sex marriages incompatible with 'Indian family' concept: Centre to SC

The central government on Sunday opposed the legal recognition of same-sex marriages in the country in an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court.

Election Commission undergoes 'agnipariksha' after every election: CEC Rajiv Kumar

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India, Rajiv Kumar, on Sunday said despite all the work done by the Election Commission of India (ECI) for the country, it still undergoes agnipariksha (trial by fire) after every election it conducts.

09 Mar 2023


Bengaluru auto-driver smashes 'northeastern' Rapido agent's helmet; calls him 'foreigner'

A video of a Bengaluru auto driver harassing a Rapido bike taxi rider has gone viral on social media.

06 Mar 2023

Manish Sisodia

AAP leader Manish Sisodia to be produced in court today

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who is in the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) custody, will reportedly be produced in a local court on Monday.

04 Mar 2023

DY Chandrachud

Truth has become victim of false news: CJI Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud remarked that truth has become a "victim" in the age of social media amid the spread of fake news.

04 Mar 2023

Harish Salve

Probe Hindenburg Research and those who made fortunes: Harish Salve 

Former Solicitor General of India (SGI) and senior Lawyer Harish Salve said on Friday that the primary goal of United States based short-seller Hindenburg Research's report on Adani Group was to make a profit on the misfortune of middle-class investors.

02 Mar 2023

Gautam Adani

'Truth will prevail': Adani welcomes SC order on Hindenburg case

Billionaire Gautam Adani welcomed the Supreme Court's order on the Adani Group-Hindenburg Research case on Thursday.

PM, opposition leader, CJI panel to select CEC, ECs: SC

Quashing the present system of making top appointments in the Election Commission of India (ECI), the Supreme Court on Thursday appointed a committee to select the poll body members.

02 Mar 2023

Adani Group

SC constitutes expert panel, directs SEBI to probe Adani Group

In a massive blow to the Adani Group, the Supreme Court has directed the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to investigate the allegations leveled against the conglomerated by Hindenburg Research.

01 Mar 2023


'Follow what we say,' Shinde group warns Thackeray's MLAs

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena faction issued a veiled warning to the MLAs associated with Uddhav Thackeray group, saying action would be taken against those who refuse to obey.

28 Feb 2023

Manish Sisodia

SC rejects Manish Sisodia's bail plea, suggests moving HC

The Supreme Court refused to entertain the bail plea of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia On Tuesday.

EPFO extends deadline for higher pension: How to apply

Members of the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) who have not opted for higher pensions till now should not worry. The EPFO has extended the deadline to do so till May 3.

Supreme Court rejects plea seeking renaming of cities, historical places

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday dismissed a plea filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking the renaming of cities and historical places that he claims are named after "invaders."

24 Feb 2023


SC junks menstrual leave PIL, says could discourage women's hiring

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a mandate to all states to frame rules regarding menstrual leaves in educational institutions and workplaces.

Setback for Thackeray; Shiv Sena symbol to stay with Shinde   

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay the Election Commission of India's (ECI) decision to award the Shiv Sena name and "bow and arrow" symbol to Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde-led faction.

22 Feb 2023


AAP's Shelly Oberoi is new Delhi mayor

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Shelly Oberoi has been elected as the new mayor of Delhi on Wednesday.

SC is using AI to transcribe proceedings: Here's why

A five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud, is hearing a case related to a political crisis in Maharashtra.

21 Feb 2023

Shiv Sena

Supreme Court to hear Thackeray's plea against ECI order tomorrow

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear Uddhav Thackeray's petition against the Election Commission of India (ECI) order recognizing Eknath Shinde's faction as the real Shiv Sena.

19 Feb 2023

Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray to move SC after losing Shiv Sena name, symbol

Uddhav Thackeray is set to approach the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday to seek a stay on an order by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday, ruling the faction headed by Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde as the "real Shiv Sena."

17 Feb 2023

Adani Group

Adani case: Supreme Court rejects Centre's sealed cover for panel

The Supreme Court (SC) rejected the Centre's sealed envelope suggestions on an expert panel on Friday, noting that it would form its own committee to oversee investor protection issues in the aftermath of the Hindenburg Research report, reported CNBC.

17 Feb 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP vs BJP: Delhi Mayor row in Supreme Court today 

The Supreme Court will hear a petition filed by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), seeking to bar nominated members from voting in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) mayoral elections on Friday.

I-T Department surveys BBC using 'black money', 'benami' keywords

The Income Tax Department's "survey" at the British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC's) Delhi and Mumbai offices ended Thursday night after nearly 60 hours.

14 Feb 2023

Central Government

I-T Department conducts raids at BBC's Delhi, Mumbai offices: Report

The Income Tax Department has started conducting raids at the British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) offices in Delhi and Mumbai, reported Economic Times.

SEBI probing Hindenburg allegations on Adani Group: Centre tells SC

Market regulator Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is looking into Hindenburg Research's fraud and stock manipulation allegations against Adani Group, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta informed the Supreme Court on Monday.

13 Feb 2023


'Kantara' song plagiarism row: Director-actor Rishab Shetty, producer record statements 

The blockbuster Kannada film Kantara became the talk of the town when a Kerala-based band Thaikkudam Bridge moved to the court alleging that the makers of the film plagiarized their song.

13 Feb 2023

Central Government

Supreme Court achieves full strength, 2 new judges take oath

The Supreme Court regained its full strength of 34 judges after nine months as Justices Rajesh Bindal and Aravind Kumar were sworn in on Monday.

12 Feb 2023

Andhra Pradesh

Ex-SC judge Abdul Nazeer—part of Ayodhya, demonetization verdicts—new Andhra governor

Former Supreme Court Justice Syed Abdul Nazeer was appointed as the new governor of Andhra Pradesh by President Droupadi Murmu on Sunday.

12 Feb 2023

Central Government

4 high courts get Chief Justices amid Centre-SC Collegium tussle  

The Centre appointed Chief Justices (CJs) to the high courts of three states and two union territories, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju announced on Sunday.

10 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

SC junks PIL seeking complete ban on BBC in India

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking complete ban on the operations of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in Indian territory in the wake of its documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his approach toward the country's Muslim minority.

10 Feb 2023


Supreme Court gets 2 new judges, regains full strength

The central government cleared the appointments of Justices Aravind Kumar and Rajesh Bindal as Supreme Court (SC) judges on Friday, bringing the court to its full strength of 34 judges.

10 Feb 2023

Adani Group

Adani Group stocks back in the red after MSCI review

Adani Group's dream of building a winning streak in the market fell short on the third day. After rallying for two trading sessions, all listed companies of the group except for Adani Wilmar ended in the red on Thursday.

09 Feb 2023

Bombay High Court

Bombay HC gives green light to Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

The Bombay High Court dismissed a plea on Thursday filed by Godrej & Boyce company opposing the acquisition proceedings initiated by the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) and the Maharashtra government for the bullet train project in Vikhroli.

09 Feb 2023

Adani Group

Adani-Hindenburg row: Pleas in SC on 'conspiracy to defame India'

The Supreme Court on Friday will hear two pleas seeking the constitution of a panel headed by a retired SC judge to probe the "conspiracy" by short-seller Hindenburg Research against Adani Group.

Setback for Rana Ayyub as SC dismisses plea against summons

In a major setback for journalist Rana Ayyub, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed her petition challenging a summons issued by a Ghaziabad special court in a money laundering case, PTI reported.

07 Feb 2023

Madras High Court

Victoria Gowri sworn-in as Madras-HC judge, SC junks challenge petitions

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a plea seeking to prevent Lekshmana Chandra Victoria Gowri (49) from taking oath as an additional Madras High Court judge.

Supreme Court gets 5 new judges, CJI Chandrachud administers oath

Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Monday administered the oath of office to the five judges newly elevated to the Supreme Court. The top court's working strength has now reached 32, while the maximum number is 34.

03 Feb 2023

Central Government

Will appoint 5 recommended judges soon: Centre assures SC

The Attorney General of India, R Venkataramani, assured the Supreme Court that the Centre will clear the pending appointment of five judges to Supreme Court recommended by the collegium very soon.

03 Feb 2023


SC seeks Centre's reply over appeals against banning BBC documentary

The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre following appeals challenging its move to ban the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

30 Jan 2023

2002 Gujarat Riots

Modi documentary: SC to hear petitions challenging ban next week

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear petitions challenging the Centre's decision to ban the controversial BBC documentary on PM Narendra Modi, titled India: The Modi Question, which delves into the 2002 Gujarat riots on February 6.

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