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Bengal SSC Scam: Court Sends Partha Chatterjee, His Aide Arpita Mukherjee To 14-Day Custody

Bengal SSC Scam: Court Sends Partha Chatterjee, His Aide Arpita Mukherjee To 14-Day Custody

Former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee and his aide Arpita Mukherjee have been in ED custody since their arrests last month.

05 August 2022
Supreme Court Protects Nupur Sharma From Coercive Action Till Next Hearing On August 10

Supreme Court Protects Nupur Sharma From Coercive Action Till Next Hearing On August 10

The Supreme Court was hearing a petition by Nupur Sharma seeking clubbing of FIRs against her and protection from arrest. After Sharma cited threats made to...

19 July 2022

Space For Opposition Diminishing, Legislative Performance Declining: CJI Ramana

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana further said that hostility between political opponents is not healthy for Indian democracy.

Kerala Court Sentences Two Men To Seven Years In Jail For Joining ISIS

Kerala Court Sentences Two Men To Seven Years In Jail For Joining ISIS

The third convict was handed a six-year sentence. The three have been convicted under various UAPA and IPC sections.

15 July 2022

Delhi Court Summons Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai On Plea Seeking Injunction Against Movie 'Kaali'

The court has asked Leena Manimekalai to appear before it saying she needs to be heard before passing any order.

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04 July 2022
Shiv Sena: SC To Hear Uddhav Thackeray's Plea Against Speaker's Decision On Party Whip

Shiv Sena: SC To Hear Uddhav Thackeray's Plea Against Speaker's Decision On Party Whip

The Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction argued that the assembly speaker has no jurisdiction to recognise whips.


03 July 2022
Man Gets Life Imprisonment In 2002 Godhra Train Burning Case

Man Gets Life Imprisonment In 2002 Godhra Train Burning Case

The man is accused of being involved in the torching of a train returning from Ayodhya with karsevaks on February 27, 2002, killing 59 of them.


28 June 2022
Girl's Friendliness Is Not Consent For Physical Relationship: Bombay High Court

Girl's Friendliness Is Not Consent For Physical Relationship: Bombay High Court

The Court said friendship with a female does not confer a licence upon a man to force himself upon her when she specifically refuses copulation.


20 June 2022
Japan Court Says Same-Sex Marriage Ban Not Unconstitutional In Setback To LGBTQ Movement

Japan Court Says Same-Sex Marriage Ban Not Unconstitutional In Setback To LGBTQ Movement

The advocacy group Marriage For All Japan said the ruling is 'very disappointing and disappointing' and that they would appeal it in a higher court.


06 June 2022
Varanasi Serial Blast Convict Waliullah Khan Sentenced To Death

Varanasi Serial Blast Convict Waliullah Khan Sentenced To Death

Two bombs exploded at Varanasi's Sankat Mochan Temple and Cantonment Railway Station on March 7, 2006, killing 20 people.


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04 June 2022
Terrorist Waliullah Khan Convicted For 2006 Varanasi Serial Blasts That Killed 20

Terrorist Waliullah Khan Convicted For 2006 Varanasi Serial Blasts That Killed 20

Besides two blasts, two more bombs were recovered in Varanasi, according to reports from 2006.


31 May 2022
Fresh Petition In Mathura District Court Seeks Early Survey At Shahi Idgah Mosque

Fresh Petition In Mathura District Court Seeks Early Survey At Shahi Idgah Mosque

A lower court is hearing a bunch of suits for the removal of Shahi Idgah Masjid from near the Krishna Janmabhoomi temple.


27 May 2022
J&K High Court Orders Exhuming Body Of Person Killed In Hyderpora Encounter Last Year

J&K High Court Orders Exhuming Body Of Person Killed In Hyderpora Encounter Last Year

The decision to not allow last rites by the family was arbitrary and falls foul of Constitution's Article 14 (Right to Equality), said the J&K High Court.


02 June 2022
Explained: The Supreme Court Order On Sex Work, How It Changes Things, And Laws On Sex Work

Explained: The Supreme Court Order On Sex Work, How It Changes Things, And Laws On Sex Work

While voluntary sex work is legal, running a brothel is illegal in India, as per existing laws covering sex work and human trafficking.


20 May 2022
Gyanvapi Mosque Case: Supreme Court Transfers Case To Varanasi District Judge Citing Sensitivity

Gyanvapi Mosque Case: Supreme Court Transfers Case To Varanasi District Judge Citing Sensitivity

The earlier order for the protection of area where 'shivling' was reportedly found and for allowing 'namaz' in mosque will remain operational.


19 May 2022
Supreme Court Sentences Navjot Singh Sidhu To One Year In Jail In 1988 Road Rage Case

Supreme Court Sentences Navjot Singh Sidhu To One Year In Jail In 1988 Road Rage Case

Navjot Singh Sidhu and a friend named Rupinder Singh Sandhu allegedly beat up a man named Gurnam Singh in 1988 who died.


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13 May 2022
Delhi High Court Asks Centre To Take Steps To Save Vultures

Delhi High Court Asks Centre To Take Steps To Save Vultures

The High Court was considering a PIL that said a drug called Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drug is causing the decline of vultures.


12 May 2022
Court Rejects Plea To Change Gyanvapi Survey Official, Survey To Be Done By Tuesday

Court Rejects Plea To Change Gyanvapi Survey Official, Survey To Be Done By Tuesday

The court is hearing a plea by some women to allow daily worship of Hindu deities whose idols are on an outer wall of the mosque.


12 May 2022
Ukraine To Hold First War Crimes Trial Of Captured Russian Soldier

Ukraine To Hold First War Crimes Trial Of Captured Russian Soldier

The Russian soldier is accused of murdering a 62-year-old unarmed Ukrainian civilians and faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted.


09 May 2022
Government To Reconsider Sedition Law, Centre Tells Supreme Court

Government To Reconsider Sedition Law, Centre Tells Supreme Court

The government further urged the apex court to not invest time in the petition at the moment and wait for the government's reconsideration.


05 May 2022
Supreme Court To Examine If Pleas Challenging Sedition Law Require Larger Bench

Supreme Court To Examine If Pleas Challenging Sedition Law Require Larger Bench

Attorney General KK Venugopal, assisting in personal capacity, said the law's misuse like in the case of a Maharashtra MP for reciting 'Hanuman Chalisa' has to...


03 May 2022
Court Not Entitled To Second-Guess Scientific Experts: SC On Plea On Children's Vaccination

Court Not Entitled To Second-Guess Scientific Experts: SC On Plea On Children's Vaccination

The apex court said the decision to vaccinate children in the country is in line with global scientific consensus and expert bodies.


25 June 2022
What’s ‘Roe Vs Wade’ Verdict On Abortion Rights That US Supreme Court Has Overturned?

What’s ‘Roe Vs Wade’ Verdict On Abortion Rights That US Supreme Court Has Overturned?

The majority of US Supreme Court has overturned the judgement that made abortion a Constitutionally-protected right.


30 April 2022
Rarest Of Rare: Two Sentenced To Death In Rajasthan’s Gruesome Gangrape-Murder Of Tribal Girl

Rarest Of Rare: Two Sentenced To Death In Rajasthan’s Gruesome Gangrape-Murder Of Tribal Girl

It's the first case under the POCSO Act in Rajasthan wherein two culprits were simultaneously sentenced to death.


28 April 2022
J&K HC Says Using Terms Like 'Occupation Of Military' Is  'Unlawful Activity'

J&K HC Says Using Terms Like 'Occupation Of Military' Is 'Unlawful Activity'

Jammu and Kashmir High Court says freedom of expression cannot be stretched to allow a person to question the status of a part of the country or its people


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