Supreme Court Of India

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.

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SC grants extension on sale/registration deadline for BS4 vehicles

30 Mar 2020

SC grants extension on sale/registration deadline for BS4 vehicles

The Supreme Court of India has given an extension on the last date to sell and register outgoing BS4 vehicles.

'Four-month-old goes to protest': Shaheen Bagh's infant death angers SC

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.

Ganguly became BCCI President because of our reforms: Justice Lodha

11 Dec 2019

Ganguly became BCCI President because of our reforms: Justice Lodha

Current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has received a wide range of positive responses for his work, ever since taking up the role in October.

After Ayodhya verdict, politicians call for peace and harmony

09 Nov 2019

After Ayodhya verdict, politicians call for peace and harmony

The Supreme Court on Saturday put an end to a decades-old case that had been defining socio-political fabric in India.

PMC crisis: 83-year-old dies; couldn't withdraw funds for heart surgery

19 Oct 2019

PMC crisis: 83-year-old dies; couldn't withdraw funds for heart surgery

An 83-year-old account holder of the scam-hit Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank died of heart attack in Mumbai on Friday, after failing to raise sufficient funds for heart surgery.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor

18 Oct 2019

CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommends Justice SA Bobde as his successor

On Thursday, in a letter addressed to the Ministry of Law and Justice, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi recommended Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, the senior-most judge of Supreme Court after him, as his successor.

Now, NRIs can apply for Aadhaar without 182-day wait period

24 Sep 2019

Now, NRIs can apply for Aadhaar without 182-day wait period

Non-resident Indians (NRIs), holding a valid Indian passport, can now apply for Aadhaar on arrival, according to a government notification.

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.

Chinmayanand rape case: UP student claims "evidence removed" from ashram

15 Sep 2019

Chinmayanand rape case: UP student claims "evidence removed" from ashram

UP student, who accused BJP leader Chinmayanand of rape, has claimed that "important evidence has been removed" from his ashram, where the ordeal took place.

Ayodhya case: Muslim party's advocate alleges his clerk was assaulted

12 Sep 2019

Ayodhya case: Muslim party's advocate alleges his clerk was assaulted

Senior lawyer Rajeev Dhavan, who is appearing for the Sunni Waqf Board in the sensitive Ayodhya case, on Thursday alleged that his clerk was assaulted on the Supreme Court's premises.

IIT-Kanpur Professor accused of molestation by foreign student, probe ordered

10 Sep 2019

IIT-Kanpur Professor accused of molestation by foreign student, probe ordered

A female student of foreign origin at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has accused a professor of the institute of molestation.

INX Media case: How Chidambaram spent night at Tihar jail

06 Sep 2019

INX Media case: How Chidambaram spent night at Tihar jail

The worst fears of former Finance Minister, P Chidambaram, came true on Thursday after a special court ordered that he should be sent to judicial custody at Tihar jail.

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

05 Sep 2019

Need to update/change Aadhaar details? Here's how to book appointment

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has set up several Aadhaar Seva Kendras (ASKs) in many cities across the country.

Supreme Court will review Centre's Article 370 move, issues notice

28 Aug 2019

Supreme Court will review Centre's Article 370 move, issues notice

The Supreme Court will review the constitutional validity of the BJP-led Centre's decision to abrogate provisions of Article 370, a CJI Ranjan Gogoi-headed bench said on Wednesday.

Chidambaram's CBI custody extended by 4 days: Details here

26 Aug 2019

Chidambaram's CBI custody extended by 4 days: Details here

On Monday, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram suffered a series of setbacks.

#AyodhyaDispute: "Evidence shows Hindu structure existed before Babri"

20 Aug 2019

#AyodhyaDispute: "Evidence shows Hindu structure existed before Babri"

A temple existed at the disputed site in Ayodhya way before Babri Masjid was built at the spot, the lawyer for Ram Lalla Virajman told Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Kashmiris caged like animals: Mufti's daughter writes to Amit Shah

16 Aug 2019

Kashmiris caged like animals: Mufti's daughter writes to Amit Shah

Slamming the Centre's decision to put Kashmir under lockdown, the daughter of PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti wrote a letter to Home Minister Amit Shah.

Kashmir: Days after lockdown, schools, offices could re-open on Monday

16 Aug 2019

Kashmir: Days after lockdown, schools, offices could re-open on Monday

After days of lockdown, Kashmir's residents may get respite on Monday as schools and government offices could be re-opened, NDTV reported quoting sources. However, the decision will be taken after studying the on-ground situation.

#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.

#KarnatakaCrisis: SC to pronounce judgment on rebel MLAs' status tomorrow

16 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: SC to pronounce judgment on rebel MLAs' status tomorrow

Karnataka politics is going through a bizarre phase- 18 MLAs have tendered their resignations, the speaker hasn't accepted them for days now, and the Supreme Court (which was also brought into the crisis) has decided to give its verdict on Wednesday.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Rebel Congress MLA Roshan Baig detained in Bengaluru

16 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: Rebel Congress MLA Roshan Baig detained in Bengaluru

In what marks as a new twist in the drama of Karnataka politics, a rebel Congress MLA was on Monday detained at Bengaluru airport whilst he was allegedly on his way to Mumbai to join other disgruntled legislators.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police

15 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: Unwilling to meet Congress leaders, MLAs write to police

In a major embarrassment to Congress, fourteen rebel MLAs of Karnataka Assembly wrote a letter to Mumbai Police seeking protection from senior leaders who might meet them.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Kumaraswamy says he's ready to prove majority in assembly

12 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: Kumaraswamy says he's ready to prove majority in assembly

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, whose government entered a major crisis after 18 legislators resigned, said he was ready to face the floor test.

#KarnatakaCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy asks 'Why should I resign?'

11 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy asks 'Why should I resign?'

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, whose fate as the head of state is mired with uncertainty, made it clear on Thursday that he won't resign.

Ayodhya, Rafale, Article-370: SC to hear important cases next week

29 Jun 2019

Ayodhya, Rafale, Article-370: SC to hear important cases next week

The Supreme Court will reopen on Monday, July 1, after its annual six-week-long summer vacation and the first week will be jam-packed with important cases.

How to get an Aadhaar card franchise

06 Jun 2019

How to get an Aadhaar card franchise

Did you know you can open an Aadhaar Enrolment Center?

SC panel gives clean chit to CJI in sexual-harassment case

06 May 2019

SC panel gives clean chit to CJI in sexual-harassment case

The Supreme Court in-house committee, which was probing a case of sexual harassment against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, submitted its report today, giving the CJI a clean chit.

Everything wrong with CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case

05 May 2019

Everything wrong with CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment case

The Supreme Court of India has become the center of controversy ever since a former employee of the apex court leveled allegations of sexual harassment against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

Woman accuses CJI Gogoi of sexual harassment, Secretary General responds

20 Apr 2019

Woman accuses CJI Gogoi of sexual harassment, Secretary General responds

In a shocking incident, a 35-year-old woman accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment on Friday.

Queerythm announces LGBTIQ theater, self-help group on Pride Day

19 Mar 2019

Queerythm announces LGBTIQ theater, self-help group on Pride Day

The roads of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, were painted 'rainbow' on Sunday as the first pride parade after reading down of Section 377 was organized in the state.

Lok Sabha elections: Understanding the difference between EVMs and VVPATs

11 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Understanding the difference between EVMs and VVPATs

The much-anticipated general elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 12, and results will be announced on May 23.

Delhi University Teachers' Association withdraws strike: Details here

09 Mar 2019

Delhi University Teachers' Association withdraws strike: Details here

The Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) decided to withdraw its strike on Friday and said it would intensify its struggle against the Vice-Chancellor through other means.

CBI DSP Bassi moves SC against transfer to Port Blair

21 Jan 2019

CBI DSP Bassi moves SC against transfer to Port Blair

CBI Deputy Superintendent of Police AK Bassi today moved the Supreme Court challenging his transfer to Port Blair saying it was vitiated by mala fide and would prejudice the probe against former Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

J&J faulty hip-implants: SC closes case citing Center's compensation scheme

11 Jan 2019

J&J faulty hip-implants: SC closes case citing Center's compensation scheme

The Supreme Court today closed the case seeking action against US-based pharma major Johnson and Johnson for implanting faulty hip implants into patients in New Delhi.

10% reservation for general category poor bill challenged in SC

10 Jan 2019

10% reservation for general category poor bill challenged in SC

A plea challenging the bill to provide 10% reservation to general category poor in jobs and education was filed today in the Supreme Court.

#AyodhyaCase: After one judge recuses, matter adjourned for January 29

10 Jan 2019

#AyodhyaCase: After one judge recuses, matter adjourned for January 29

The five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, postponed the hearing of the politically sensitive Ayodhya case on Thursday after Justice UU Lalit recused himself.

#AyodhyaCase: SC hearing on January 10 on constitution of bench

04 Jan 2019

#AyodhyaCase: SC hearing on January 10 on constitution of bench

On Friday, the Supreme Court fixed January 10 as the date for hearing the Ayodhya dispute.

#NewYearsEve: Delhiites burst firecrackers throwing SC-order out of the window

01 Jan 2019

#NewYearsEve: Delhiites burst firecrackers throwing SC-order out of the window

Even as the national capital continued its battle with toxic air, several instances of firecracker bursting, before and after the time limit fixed by the apex court, were observed in Delhi-NCR during New Year celebrations.

#ThatWas2018: 6 Supreme Court verdicts that changed India in 2018

31 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: 6 Supreme Court verdicts that changed India in 2018

If 2018 can be summed up for India in a phrase, it would be called the 'year of reforms'.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar surrenders to authorities

31 Dec 2018

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar surrenders to authorities

Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who was earlier handed a life sentence by the Delhi High Court for his role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, surrendered on Monday, the last day of the deadline set by the Delhi HC.