Tushar Mehta: News
03 May 2023Bilkis Bano
Bilkis Bano case: Supreme Court decries bid to delay verdict
The Supreme Court has expressed its displeasure over the alleged attempts by the Bilkis Bano gang-rape convicts to avoid the bench hearing pleas against their remission.
03 May 2023LGBTQ+
Centre to form panel to look into LGBTQIA+ community issues
The central government has agreed to set up a committee to address "genuine human concerns" faced by members of the LGBTQIA+ community in their day-to-day lives, according to the news agency ANI.
27 Apr 2023LGBTQ+
Time to update the laws: SC on marriage equality
On the sixth day of the Supreme Court hearing on marriage equality for the LGBTQ+ community, the five-judge Constitutional bench presiding over the matter said it's time to update the laws.
14 Feb 2023Securities and Exchange Board of India
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.
12 Oct 2022Supreme Court Of India
SC to examine demonetization exercise, asks affidavits from Centre, RBI
The Supreme Court (SC) said on Wednesday that while it acknowledged the ambit of the judicial review of State policies, however, it will examine the Narendra Modi-led government's 2016 decision to demonetize currency notes.
12 Aug 2022Supreme Court Of India
UP, Maharashtra have highest liabilities: Freebies PIL reveals in SC
Indian states have outstanding liabilities of Rs. 59,89,360 crore as of March 31, 2021, the Supreme Court is informed in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL).
11 Aug 2022Supreme Court Of India
Economy losing serious money: Supreme Court slams freebies
Observing that promising and distributing freebies during election season is a "serious issue", the Supreme Court on Thursday came down heavily on the concept of freebies.
21 Apr 2022Delhi
#DemolitionDrive: Supreme Court extends stay on demolitions for 2 weeks
The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the anti-encroachment demolition drive on Delhi's Jahangirpuri—which saw communal clashes on Hanuman Jayanti last week—to be halted for two weeks.
02 Sep 2021Supreme Court Of India
Communalizing news gives bad name to country, says Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Thursday slammed web portals for their attempts to give a communal color to news, saying these portals lack accountability.
17 Aug 2021Supreme Court Of India
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.
02 Jul 2021Trinamool Congress
Amid row, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta denies meeting Suvendu Adhikari
Tushar Mehta, the Solicitor General of India, on Friday denied claims that he met with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari.
06 Jan 2021Supreme Court Of India
Situation on ground still same: SC on farmers' protest
The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed concern over the farmers' protest, two days after the protesters and Centre sat on the negotiation table for the seventh time.
26 Oct 2020Supreme Court Of India
Centre assures law on stubble burning, SC stays one-man panel
The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it would bring a legislation on stubble burning, one of the main drivers of the hazardous air pollution in North India.
15 Sep 2020Supreme Court Of India
Supreme Court puts stop on Sudarshan TV's 'insidious' #UPSCJihad show
The Supreme Court on Tuesday restrained a private television channel from airing the remaining episodes of a show on Muslims "infiltrating" the central government's civil services.
14 Sep 2020Delhi High Court
Our culture doesn't recognize same-sex marriage: Centre to Delhi HC
Same-sex marriages are not a part of our culture, the Centre told the Delhi High Court on Monday while opposing a plea demanding the recognition of same-sex marriage rights under the Hindu Marriage Act 1955.
17 Aug 2020Supreme Court Of India
NEET, JEE will be held as per schedule, orders SC
On Monday, the Supreme Court dismissed a plea seeking postponement of NEET-UG and JEE 2020 examinations, in wake of coronavirus pandemic, asserting that delaying the examinations would put "careers of students in peril."
25 Jun 2020Supreme Court Of India
CBSE Class 10 exams canceled; Class 12's can happen later
In the wake of coronavirus pandemic, pending Class 10 and 12 examinations have been canceled, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) informed the Supreme Court through Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Thursday.
23 Jun 2020Supreme Court Of India
CBSE's decision on scrapping pending Class XII exams likely tomorrow
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that a decision on the scrapping of the pending Class XII examinations will be taken by Wednesday evening.
12 Jun 2020Supreme Court Of India
Coronavirus patients being treated worse than animals: Supreme Court
The treatment meted to coronavirus patients in some states was deplorable and worse than animals, the Supreme Court said today.
12 Jun 2020Supreme Court Of India
Country can't have dissatisfied soldiers: Supreme Court on doctors' woes
On reports that doctors haven't received salaries for months, the Supreme Court on Friday said the country can't afford to have "dissatisfied soldiers" in the raging war against coronavirus.
05 Jun 2020Supreme Court Of India
SC gives governments 15 days to transport migrant workers home
The migrant workers, who are stranded across the nation, must be ferried back to their native states within 15 days, the Supreme Court told the federal and state governments on Friday while reserving the final order for Tuesday, June 9.
28 May 2020Supreme Court Of India
Migrants' crisis: SC asks states to provide food, fund travel
Waking up to the massive humanitarian crisis being played out on Indian roads, the Supreme Court on Thursday said that states, where the migrant workers are staying, should provide them food, shelter, and other basic amenities.
08 Apr 2020Supreme Court Of India
Coronavirus: SC tells Centre to protect doctors and healthcare workers
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that doctors and healthcare professionals treating COVID-19 patients are "warriors" and need to be protected.
26 Feb 2020Delhi Police
Delhi HC asks police to consider FIRs against BJP leaders
Expressing concern over the recent incidents of violence in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that they cannot allow a repeat of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
03 Feb 2020Delhi High Court
Nirbhaya case convicts are testing country's patience: Centre tells HC
The manner in which four death row convicts of the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case are abusing the legal system is testing the patience of the country, the Centre told Delhi High Court in a rare hearing on Sunday.
20 Jan 2020Delhi Police
SC rejects Nirbhaya's rapist's claim of being minor in 2012
Pawan Gupta, one of the four convicts of the horrendous Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case pleaded in Supreme Court that he was a minor when the crime happened in 2012, but his plea was rejected today.
18 Dec 2019Supreme Court Of India
Supreme Court rejects Nirbhaya convict's plea seeking death penalty review
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the review petition filed by one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya rape and murder case.
13 Sep 2019Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Chidambaram will remain in Tihar as Delhi court junks plea
Refusing to give him relief of any kind, a Delhi court on Friday said that former Finance Minister P Chidambaram will stay in Tihar jail till September 19, as ordered last week.
19 Aug 2019Supreme Court Of India
SC rejects Tarun Tejpal's plea to cancel sexual harassment charges
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea filed by Tehelka magazine's founder Tarun Tejpal seeking quashing of sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by a former colleague.
06 Dec 2018Supreme Court Of India
CBI director, special director fight didn't emerge overnight: SC
The Supreme Court, which is hearing CBI-Director Alok Verma's plea against the Center's decision to divest him of powers and send him on leave, today said the essence of government action must be in the interest of the institution.
16 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
#CBIvsCBI: No clean-chit to Alok Verma, CVC-report contains 'mixed findings'
The Supreme Court on Friday did not give a clean chit to ousted CBI Director Alok Verma and noted that the CVC report contained mixed findings.
07 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
Framing guidelines for keeping foreigners in detention-centers: Government tells SC
The Center has informed the Supreme Court that the process of framing guidelines for keeping foreign nationals in detention centers across the country was "under preparation".
10 Oct 2018India
Tushar Mehta appointed as the Solicitor General Of India
On Wednesday, the Additional Solicitor of India, Tushar Mehta was appointed the Solicitor General Of India.
25 Sep 2018Supreme Court Of India
SC extends deadline to submit document on Taj Mahal protection
The Supreme Court has extended time, till November 15, for Uttar Pradesh Government to submit a vision document on protecting the Taj Mahal from pollution.
11 Jul 2018Supreme Court Of India
On decriminalizing Section-377, Centre leaves judgment to 'wisdom of SC'
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court began hearing plea on decriminalization of Section 377. While there are renewed hopes from these proceedings, there were many concerns about the Centre's position on it.
12 Mar 2018Supreme Court Of India
Complete probe into 2G scam in 6 months: SC
The Supreme Court has directed investigating agencies CBI and ED to complete their probe into the 2G spectrum allocation cases and other related matters in six months.
06 Jul 2017Gujarat
Misappropriation of funds by Teesta Setalvad: Gujarat Govt. to SC
Gujarat Government's counsel on Wednesday accused noted social activist Teesta Setalvad for spending the money meant for Gujarat riots victims on liquor and her personal expenses.