31 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: SC orders Centre to ensure timely salaries for healthcare-workers
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered Centre to ensure health care workers, leading the battle against coronavirus, are paid salaries on time, something which it had said earlier as well.
25 Jun 2020
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 2020
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.
22 Jun 2020
On Rath Yatra, SC says, "Will let Odisha government decide"
Hearing petitions against its earlier order, which stopped the famed Rath Yatra in Puri, Odisha, the Supreme Court on Monday empowered the Odisha government to take a call.
12 Jun 2020
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 2020
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 2020
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.
04 Jun 2020
SC gives Delhi, UP, Haryana one week to frame border-policy
With traffic snarls being reported on a daily basis from Delhi/NCR, the Supreme Court on Thursday stepped in, asking all three states — Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana, to decide on a common policy for movement within a week.
29 May 2020
Last trains carrying migrants to reach UP in 2-3 days
The massive exercise to bring migrant workers of Uttar Pradesh to their home state will end in 2-3 days with the culmination of the final batch of Shramik special trains, the state government said on Thursday.
28 May 2020
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.
25 May 2020
Air India can operate flights with full strength, for now
On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed national carrier Air India to operate special international flights with occupied middle seats for ten days, till June 6.
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.
30 Apr 2020
SC refuses to stay Rs. 20,000 crore Central Vista project
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the Central Vista project which aims to build a new Parliament building among other central government offices.
08 Apr 2020
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.
08 Apr 2020
SC wants coronavirus tests to be free in private labs
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court suggested that tests for coronavirus must be free, even in private labs, asking the government to explore the feasibility of this plan. Private labs charge Rs. 4,500 for the tests and a bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and S Ravindra Bhat noted it was an exorbitant amount.
18 Mar 2020
SC seeks Centre's response on status of Omar Abdullah's release
The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the Centre on its intent to release former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah.
12 Mar 2020
No law supports UP's name and shame posters: Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Uttar Pradesh government under which law did it put up banners, carrying names, photos, and addresses of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters who are accused of inciting violence.
04 Mar 2020
Hate-speech case: CJI slams petitioner Harsh Mander for decrying SC
Fuming at petitioner Harsh Mander, who wanted FIRs against politicians who indulged in hate speech, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said it will first take up the matter where he allegedly made derogatory remarks against the top court.
28 Feb 2020
Zaira Wasim's sly dig at PM Modi has "mango" reference
Prime Minister Narendra Modi isn't big on interviews. The few ones which he has given are to people who aren't critical of his policies.
27 Feb 2020
Delhi violence: Haryana minister says riots are 'part of life'
At a time when politicians should stay away from passing remarks that might amplify violence in New Delhi, a minister in Manohar Lal Khattar's government has shown that's perhaps too much to ask.
27 Feb 2020
On hate speeches, Centre gets four weeks to file response
Departing from the urgency it showed yesterday in the matter of hate speeches that possibly fanned communal tensions in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Thursday gave Centre four weeks' time to file its response on a plea seeking FIR against BJP leaders who passed abhorrent remarks.
26 Feb 2020
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.
14 Feb 2020
Is there no law in country: SC asks telecom companies
The Supreme Court was mighty furious on Friday and issued show-cause notices to telecom companies over their failure to clear Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues.
03 Feb 2020
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.
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.
20 Jan 2020
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 2019
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.
26 Nov 2019
Maharashtra government formation: SC orders floor test tomorrow
In the ongoing Maharashtra power tussle, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a floor test to be conducted on November 27 before 5 pm.
25 Nov 2019
Better kill Delhiites with explosives, end suffering: SC on #DelhiPollution
On Monday, the Supreme Court pulled up the Central and Delhi governments for not taking action against the deteriorating air quality in the national capital.
18 Oct 2019
CBI charges P Chidambaram, 13 others, in INX Media case
Congress leader and ex-Finance Minister P Chidambaram was among those named in the charge-sheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the INX Media case on Friday. The CBI also charged Chidambaram's son, Karti.
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.
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.
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.
13 Sep 2019
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.
12 Sep 2019
Sibal wants home-cooked food for Chidambaram, Delhi HC says 'impossible'
P Chidambaram should be given home-cooked food inside Tihar jail, his lawyer and party colleague Kapil Sibal told the Delhi High Court on Thursday.
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.
03 Sep 2019
Chidambaram will stay in CBI custody till September 5
Saving P Chidambaram of the embarrassment of being sent to Tihar jail, Asia's largest prison facility, Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered that the former Finance Minister will stay in the custody of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) till Thursday, September 5.
02 Sep 2019
Chidambaram won't be sent to Tihar jail for now
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram will not be sent to Tihar jail but will remain in the custody of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Supreme Court said on Monday.
30 Aug 2019
Chidambaram "offers" to remain in CBI custody till September 2
P Chidambaram, the former Union Finance Minister who is currently in CBI custody for his alleged involvement in INX Media case, made an unprecedented offer in Supreme Court on Thursday.
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.