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13 Oct 2017


SC defers hearing on Rohingya deportation to Nov 21

The SC has deferred the hearing on deportation of Rohingyas to November 21. However, in case of contingencies, petitioners can approach it.

11 Oct 2017


After Delhi, Maharashtra too may consider a ban on firecrackers

After the SC upheld the ban on selling firecrackers in Delhi-NCR region till November 1, Maharashtra's environment minister Ramdas Kadam hinted that he might talk to CM Devendra Fadnavis if a similar ban can be proposed in Maharashtra.

10 Oct 2017


Honeypreet's remand extended by three days

The six-day remand of Honeypreet, Ram Rahim's adopted daughter who was arrested on October 3, has been extended by another three days by the Panchkula court.

09 Oct 2017


No firecrackers for Delhiites this Diwali, SC rules

Delhiites will have to settle for a silent Diwali this year. In a bid to check pollution, the SC has ruled that no firecrackers would be sold on the festival this time.

07 Oct 2017


Convict facing death-sentence should die in peace, not pain: SC

The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking alternatives to death by hanging for convicts sentenced to death.

06 Oct 2017


SC decides to make recommendations of judicial appointments public

To promote transparency in the process of judicial appointments, SC has announced that all the decisions taken by its five-member collegium regarding appointment, promotion and transfer of judges will be made public and will be published on the SC website.

05 Oct 2017


SC: Heinous crimes can't be quashed despite settlement by parties

The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that criminal proceedings in heinous offenses such as rape, murder, dacoity and financial fraud can't be subjected to out-of-court settlements.

05 Oct 2017


Spain: Will Catalonia become independent soon?

Catalonia's people overwhelmingly voted for independence from Spain in a recently conducted referendum.

04 Oct 2017


Panchkula court sends Honeypreet to six-day police custody

Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's 'adopted daughter' Honeypreet Insan and her female associate, Jagdeep Kaur, were produced before a local court today.

04 Oct 2017


SC rejects government's stand on Rohingyas

In a blow to the centre, the Supreme Court ruled that it had the authority to review the government's move to deport Rohingyas.

03 Oct 2017


Honeypreet surrenders, claims innocence after absconding for over a month

On October 3, after absconding for over a month, Honeypreet Insan, the adopted daughter of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, surrendered to Haryana Police.

01 Oct 2017


Spain: Tensions mount ahead of the Catalan independence referendum

Tensions are building in Spain's Catalan region ahead of an independence referendum earlier prohibited by Madrid.

01 Oct 2017


Retired Assamese Army veteran asked to prove his Indian citizenship

A retired Indian Army officer hailing from Assam has been asked to prove his Indian citizenship by the Assamese Police.

28 Sep 2017


Deadline for obtaining Aadhaar for government subsidies extended by 3-months

There is good news for those looking to avail government schemes and subsidies but missed the Aadhaar deadline.

24 Sep 2017

Delhi High Court

Vodafone moves SC asking for TRAI's transparency on IUC

After the Delhi HC dismissed its plea against TRAI's consultation process for fixing IUC charges, telecom major Vodafone approached the Supreme Court for the same.

23 Sep 2017


Rajkot man booked for giving unconscious wife triple talaq

A Rajkot woman lodged an FIR on Thursday, accusing her husband of physical abuse and giving her triple talaq when she was unconscious.

23 Sep 2017


Casting couch at play? Producer Karim Morani arrested for rape

Karim Morani, the producer of several Shah Rukh Khan films like 'Chennai Express' and 'Dilwale', was arrested in Hyderabad on Friday for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman.

22 Sep 2017


SC allows abortion of 17-year-old Bengaluru rape victim

Two minor rape victims, a 17-year-old Bengaluru girl and a 13-year-old Delhi girl, have been permitted by the Supreme Court to abort their fetuses.

21 Sep 2017


SC allows 17-year-old Bengaluru rape survivor to abort 24-week fetus

The Supreme Court has given its nod to a 17-year-old rape survivor's pregnancy termination, allowing the Bengaluru victim to abort her 24-week fetus.

21 Sep 2017


Anjali Ameer, the transgender model. Remember this name

Those, who will watch the upcoming film "Peranbu," will probably watch it because of their favorite Malayalam superstar Mammootty.

18 Sep 2017


Centre argues firmly for Rohingyas' deportation in affidavit to SC

The Centre has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court in which it firmly argued for the deportation of an estimated 40,000 illegal Rohingya refugees living in India.

18 Sep 2017


You might not be able to drink at Goa's beaches

Goa will soon ban alcohol consumption in public places to minimize drunken brawls and related nuisance, state chief minister Manohar Parrikar announced on Sunday.

16 Sep 2017


NHRC to oppose government's decision to deport Rohingyas at SC

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said it would oppose the Centre's plans to deport an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living illegally in India.

SC issues directive to ensure safety of school children

A plea seeking the implementation of existing guidelines for schoolchildren's safety was filed by two lawyers in the SC.

14 Sep 2017


Actress Rebel Wilson wins $4.56m damages in record libel settlement

Australian actress Rebel Wilson has been awarded $4.56m along with interests and court costs, in what is regarded as the largest defamation payout in Australia's legal history.

13 Sep 2017


6-month cooling period for divorce not mandatory, says SC

There is good news for estranged couples as the Supreme Court laid down that the minimum gap of six months for granting a divorce under the Hindu marriage could get waived off.

12 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Trump's refugee ban gets temporary reprieve by Supreme Court

Last week, US President Donald Trump's temporary ban on most refugees suffered a legal blow after an appeals court blocked it.

11 Sep 2017


SC asks debt-ridden Jaypee to deposit Rs. 2,000cr by October

In relief to homebuyers, the SC last week stayed insolvency proceedings against Jaypee Infratech which has defaulted on loans worth crores.

11 Sep 2017


Newborn of 13-year-old rape survivor dies two days later

Two days after a 13-year-old rape survivor gave birth to a baby, the prematurely-born infant died after reportedly bleeding into his lungs.

11 Sep 2017


Discrimination in Army's promotion policy: Over 100 officers move SC

Over a hundred lieutenant colonels and majors of the army have moved the SC against "discrimination and injustice" in promotion of services corps officers.

10 Sep 2017

Aadhaar Card

SIMs not linked to Aadhaar will be deactivated after February'18

According to reports, the Centre is pushing the plan of linking Aadhaar with mobile SIM cards ahead. Those who fail to comply, their SIM cards will get deactivated after February 2018.

10 Sep 2017


Accused can't volunteer for narco test, rules SC

The SC has ruled that an accused in a criminal case cannot insist on a narco test to prove innocence. Investigating agencies have the right to gather evidence as they can.

09 Sep 2017


Canadian court approves extradition of 'honor killing' accused to India

The Canadian Supreme Court has approved the extradition of two Indo-Canadians facing charges in India over their alleged role in an "honour killing."

All six north-eastern states to play Ranji from next year

On Friday, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) gave assurance to all six north-eastern states that they will be playing Ranji Trophy as individual units from the next season.

08 Sep 2017


13-year-old rape-survivor delivers baby two days after SC allowed abortion

The 13-year-old Mumbai rape survivor, who was granted permission by the SC for aborting her 32-week fetus on 6 September, delivered a boy at Byculla's Sir JJ Hospital.

08 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Trump's attempt at restricting refugees rejected by appeals court

The Trump administration's efforts to temporarily ban most refugees from entering America has been rejected by a US appeals court.

08 Sep 2017


Refusal to speak to wife, consummate marriage not cruelty: SC

The SC has quashed a case under Section 498A against a man, ruling refusal to talk to the wife doesn't amount to cruelty.

07 Sep 2017


SC tells WhatsApp to give details of user-data it shares

The Supreme Court was informed by the messaging platform WhatsApp, that it did not share any user data with third parties other than a user's phone number, device details, device registration number and 'last seen' (on WhatsApp).

07 Sep 2017


Before privatization, clear our dues, appeals AI pilots to Center

Privatization will be supported if the pending allowances are cleared.

06 Sep 2017


Maharashtra: Major relief to liquor vends after five dry months

Bringing relief to over 15,000 liquor outlets in Maharashtra, State Excise Commissioner Ashwini Joshi issued orders for renewal of their suspended licenses.