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Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

19 Mar 2020

Amid chants of shame, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi takes oath

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took oath as a Rajya Sabha parliamentarian on Thursday, days after his nomination to the Upper House by President Ram Nath Kovind sparked a controversy.

#ThatWas2019: Here's a review of 2019's landmark Supreme Court judgments

30 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: Here's a review of 2019's landmark Supreme Court judgments

2019 has been quite the year: Narendra Modi returned to power, Jammu and Kashmir had its special status stripped, and the students of Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia triggered a nationwide movement like the Opposition never could.

Muslim parties' lawyer not 'unwell'; 'maliciously' sacked from Ayodhya case

03 Dec 2019

Muslim parties' lawyer not 'unwell'; 'maliciously' sacked from Ayodhya case

Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who appeared for Muslim parties in the Ayodhya title dispute case, on Tuesday said that he has been sacked for "nonsensical" reasons.

Ayodhya verdict: Muslim body files review petition in Supreme Court

02 Dec 2019

Ayodhya verdict: Muslim body files review petition in Supreme Court

On Monday, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind filed a review plea in the Supreme Court against its verdict in the historic Ayodhya land dispute case. This is the first review petition since the SC order, in the matter.

Ayodhya verdict reminds to have faith in system: PM Modi

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya verdict reminds to have faith in system: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the nation after the Supreme Court delivered its verdict on the long-drawn Ayodhya land dispute case, which facilitated the construction of a Ram Mandir at the disputed site.

Ayodhya: Centre told to form trust for construction of temple

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya: Centre told to form trust for construction of temple

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, gave a unanimous decision in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on Saturday.

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will pronounce verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute at 10:30 am today.

Before Ayodhya verdict, CJI Gogoi meets top UP officials

08 Nov 2019

Before Ayodhya verdict, CJI Gogoi meets top UP officials

In a few days from now, the verdict of the sensitive Ayodhya case will be out and obviously, the temple town is already on tenterhooks.

'Behave responsibly' after Ayodhya verdict comes out: BJP tells cadre

05 Nov 2019

'Behave responsibly' after Ayodhya verdict comes out: BJP tells cadre

The construction of a grand temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya is one of the core ideologies of the Bharatiya Janata Party. And with the case nearing its climax in Supreme Court, the saffron party has issued a list of dos and don'ts for its cadre.

PMC Bank: SC dismisses petition to end cash withdrawal restrictions

18 Oct 2019

PMC Bank: SC dismisses petition to end cash withdrawal restrictions

On Friday, the Supreme Court refused to hear a petition filed on behalf of account holders in the Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank seeking the lifting of restrictions on cash withdrawals.

Has Sunni Waqf Board withdrawn claim to disputed Ayodhya land?

17 Oct 2019

Has Sunni Waqf Board withdrawn claim to disputed Ayodhya land?

Amid the century-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, it seemed the Sunni Waqf Board on Wednesday had withdrawn its claim to the religious site on the last day of the hearings.

Ayodhya case: Muslims' lawyer tears map, CJI says "we'll leave"

16 Oct 2019

Ayodhya case: Muslims' lawyer tears map, CJI says "we'll leave"

On the 40th day of daily hearings of Ayodhya dispute, things took a dramatic turn in the Supreme Court infuriating the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

Daily hearings in Ayodhya dispute likely to end tomorrow: CJI

15 Oct 2019

Daily hearings in Ayodhya dispute likely to end tomorrow: CJI

The sensitive Ayodhya land dispute is nearing its finality in the Supreme Court. On Tuesday, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who is heading the five-judge constitutional bench, remarked that daily hearings will be completed by tomorrow, October 16.

Ayodhya hearing to enter final stage today, Section 144 imposed

14 Oct 2019

Ayodhya hearing to enter final stage today, Section 144 imposed

As the proceedings in the crucial Ayodhya case is all set to enter its final leg on Monday, the administration of the Uttar Pradesh town imposed Section 144 to deal with tensions.

SC to hear Aarey forest case today, activists get bail

07 Oct 2019

SC to hear Aarey forest case today, activists get bail

A special bench of the Supreme Court will hear a plea against the felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony on Monday. The trees are being cut for the city's metro rail project and have drawn criticism from several quarters.

Chidambaram's custody extended to October-17, but may get home-cooked meals

03 Oct 2019

Chidambaram's custody extended to October-17, but may get home-cooked meals

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who was arrested by CBI in a dramatic fashion from his New Delhi residence on August 21, will remain in Tihar jail till October 17, a special court said on Thursday.

Setback for Fadnavis, SC quashes clean chit given to him

01 Oct 2019

Setback for Fadnavis, SC quashes clean chit given to him

Setting aside the clean chits given to him by a trial court and Bombay High Court, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that Maharashtra's Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will face trial in connection to a fake affidavit case.

#Article370Revoked: SC gives time to Centre, adjourns matter till November

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.

Article 370 revoked: 5-judge Constitution bench to begin hearings today

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.

No time due to Ayodhya dispute: SC defers J&K cases

30 Sep 2019

No time due to Ayodhya dispute: SC defers J&K cases

The Supreme Court on Monday pushed all cases related to Jammu and Kashmir to Tuesday, saying it doesn't have time, courtesy the Ayodhya dispute.

Starting Monday, Ayodhya-case will get one extra hour at SC

20 Sep 2019

Starting Monday, Ayodhya-case will get one extra hour at SC

The Supreme Court earnestly wants to complete the arguments in the decades-old Ayodhya case by October 18 and its Friday's statement confirms the same.

Supreme Court aims for October 18 to conclude Ayodhya hearings

18 Sep 2019

Supreme Court aims for October 18 to conclude Ayodhya hearings

The Ayodhya dispute, lying in the Supreme Court for years now, could be solved soon, giving a much-needed respite to countrymen.

After 'house arrest', Farooq Abdullah detained under Public Safety Act

16 Sep 2019

After 'house arrest', Farooq Abdullah detained under Public Safety Act

In an unprecedented development, Farooq Abdullah, the President of National Conference (NC) and a three-time former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir has been detained under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA), reports said on Monday.

Ensure normalcy is restored in J&K: SC directs Centre

16 Sep 2019

Ensure normalcy is restored in J&K: SC directs Centre

Jammu and Kashmir, which has been under an unprecedented security cover since August 5, might soon get a sigh of relief, thanks to an order of the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court allows Mehbooba Mufti's daughter to meet her

05 Sep 2019

Supreme Court allows Mehbooba Mufti's daughter to meet her

On Thursday, the Supreme Court allowed Sana Iltija Javed, the daughter of former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, to meet her.

#AyodhyaDispute: Don't decide case on Hindus' belief, suggests Muslims' lawyer

03 Sep 2019

#AyodhyaDispute: Don't decide case on Hindus' belief, suggests Muslims' lawyer

The lawyer of Muslim parties in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute urged the Supreme Court on Monday to not give a verdict in the sensitive case based only on the beliefs of Hindus while "glossing over" facts.

This IAS officer pulled off the 6-year-long NRC process

01 Sep 2019

This IAS officer pulled off the 6-year-long NRC process

On Saturday, the final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam was published at 10 am, bringing the six-year-long process to a close.

In-laws in Kashmir, no contact in 22 days: Urmila Matondkar

30 Aug 2019

In-laws in Kashmir, no contact in 22 days: Urmila Matondkar

The annulment of Article 370, which effectively withdrew the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated the state into two UTs, has led to a political slugfest.

No civilian casualties; will announce 50,000 jobs: J&K Governor

28 Aug 2019

No civilian casualties; will announce 50,000 jobs: J&K Governor

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday apprised the media about the current situation in Kashmir.

Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident

19 Aug 2019

Unnao case: CBI gets two more weeks to probe accident

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was granted two extra weeks by Supreme Court to complete the investigation into an accident which involved the Unnao rape survivor, her lawyer, and her relatives.

CBI works well when dealing with apolitical cases: CJI Gogoi

14 Aug 2019

CBI works well when dealing with apolitical cases: CJI Gogoi

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Tuesday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should be free from administrative control.

Ayodhya dispute: Mediation panel submits report, SC's hearing tomorrow

01 Aug 2019

Ayodhya dispute: Mediation panel submits report, SC's hearing tomorrow

The three-member mediation panel, formed to solve the sensitive Ayodhya case, submitted its findings to the Supreme Court on Thursday, in a sealed cover.

SC orders Adityanath to give Rs. 25L to Unnao teen

01 Aug 2019

SC orders Adityanath to give Rs. 25L to Unnao teen

It took a deadly accident of a rape survivor for the Supreme Court to finally wake up and realize law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh has become a joke.

Unnao rape-survivor's letter to CJI to be taken up tomorrow

31 Jul 2019

Unnao rape-survivor's letter to CJI to be taken up tomorrow

Merely two weeks before she met with an accident, the Unnao rape survivor had written a letter to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, telling him about the threats she received by men of BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar, who allegedly assaulted her.

Days before accident, Unnao rape-survivor wrote to CJI about threats

30 Jul 2019

Days before accident, Unnao rape-survivor wrote to CJI about threats

Just days before she met with a deadly accident, Unnao rape survivor had written a letter to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, apprising him of threats she received.

Man, who filed FIR against CJI complainant, can't be "found"

25 Jul 2019

Man, who filed FIR against CJI complainant, can't be "found"

The former Supreme Court employee, who had leveled sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, was accused of fraud by a 31-year-old man.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker summons 12 rebel MLAs, floor test today

22 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker summons 12 rebel MLAs, floor test today

Karnataka assembly speaker KR Ramesh on Monday summoned 12 rebel MLAs of Congress, whose resignations have endangered the coalition's survival.

Ayodhya: SC hearing from July 25 if mediation panel fails

11 Jul 2019

Ayodhya: SC hearing from July 25 if mediation panel fails

On Thursday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the communally sensitive Ayodhya case on a daily basis from July 25, if the mediation panel fails to resolve the decades-old matter.

CJI sexual-harassment case: Complainant's husband, brother-in-law get their jobs back

20 Jun 2019

CJI sexual-harassment case: Complainant's husband, brother-in-law get their jobs back

In a recent development, the husband and brother-in-law of the woman, who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, got their jobs back.

NRC row: Retired soldier declared 'foreigner', SC rebukes officials

30 May 2019

NRC row: Retired soldier declared 'foreigner', SC rebukes officials

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) has caused a lot of confusion in North-eastern states. And for a retired soldier of the Indian Army, it created sadness, more than anything else.