15 May 2020
Can't stop migrant workers from walking: SC on Aurangabad incident
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition seeking relief for migrant workers in view of the Aurangabad incident.
15 May 2020
No action against employers for not paying wages: Supreme Court
Giving a big relief to cash-strapped factory owners, the Supreme Court on Friday junked a circular from Ministry of Home Affairs, which pressurized them to pay full wages to workers, even during the lockdown.
08 May 2020
Consider home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: SC tells states
As the opening of liquor stores in non-containment zones led to chaos, serpentine queues, and the social distancing rules were bulldozed, the Supreme Court on Friday asked states to consider home delivery of these products.
04 Mar 2020
Seven months later, J&K administration removes social media curbs
In a new development, the administration of newly-formed Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has lifted curbs imposed on social media, reports said on Wednesday. The speed will, however, remain restricted to 2G and these services will not be extended to pre-paid SIMs, the authorities underlined.
10 Feb 2020
'Four-month-old goes to protest': Shaheen Bagh's infant death angers SC
The protest at Shaheen Bagh against the Citizenship Amendment Act is showing no signs of stopping and took an unfortunate turn after an infant died last month.
28 Jan 2020
Discrimination against women: SC will complete hearings in 10 days
A nine-judge constitutional bench, that was formed to hear pleas on religious discrimination faced by women, will not hear the matter for more than ten days, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde announced on Tuesday.
13 Jan 2020
Sabarimala review: SC grants parties three-weeks' time to file suggestions
On Monday, a nine-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court began hearing pleas relating to discrimination that women face in places of worship like Sabarimala, mosques, and Parsi temples.
10 Jan 2020
SC stays NCLAT order reinstating Cyrus Mistry as Tata Chairperson
Weeks after the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) reinstated Cyrus Mistry as the Executive Chairperson of Tata Group, the Supreme Court stayed the tribunal's order citing "basic errors" in it.
01 Oct 2019
#Article370Revoked: SC gives time to Centre, adjourns matter till November
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre has four weeks to submit its response on a bunch of petitions challenging its decision to rescind Article 370, thanks to an order of the Supreme Court.
01 Oct 2019
Article 370 revoked: 5-judge Constitution bench to begin hearings today
In August, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre revoked Article 370 of the constitution which rewarded special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The state was also divided into two UTs, namely J&K and Ladakh.
19 Aug 2019
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.
24 Jun 2019
SC issues notice to Nitish Kumar's government over encephalitis deaths
While India focuses on becoming a superpower, its children are dying because governments didn't care to raise awareness about a deadly disease.