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Navjot Singh Sidhu Surrenders Before Patiala Court After SC Convicts Him In 1988 Road Rage Case

Navjot Singh Sidhu Surrenders Before Patiala Court After SC Convicts Him In 1988 Road Rage Case

Earlier, former Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu had approached the Supreme Court seeking a few week to surrender to serve the imprisonment.

20 May 2022
Supreme Court Set To Regain Its Full Strength Jury

Supreme Court Set To Regain Its Full Strength Jury

Chief Justice of India(CJI) N V Ramana recommended the names of Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Justice Jamshed B Pardiwala of the...

07 May 2022

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.

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

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

The majority of US Supreme Court will overturn the judgement that made abortion a Constitutionally-protected right, as per a report.

03 May 2022

SC Declines Urgent Hearing On Plea Seeking Virtual Court Hearings Be Declared Fundamental Right

The top court had earlier said that continuance of courts virtually will be a problem and added that there are many issues in virtual hearings. 

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20 April 2022
Supreme Court Restarts Guided Tour Programme For Visitors Including Foreigners

Supreme Court Restarts Guided Tour Programme For Visitors Including Foreigners

The apex court's 100th Guided Tour programme was permitted on April 16, an official statement said.


12 April 2022
Ready To Implement 33 Per Cent Reservation For Women In Civic Bodies: Nagaland

Ready To Implement 33 Per Cent Reservation For Women In Civic Bodies: Nagaland

The top court said that with this there is no impediment in holding of elections providing reservation for women.


04 April 2022
SC Asks Amazon, Future To Urge Delhi HC To Hear Enforcement Pleas Of US Firm First

SC Asks Amazon, Future To Urge Delhi HC To Hear Enforcement Pleas Of US Firm First

Amazon and Future Group are engaged in multi-forum litigation on the issue of FRL's merger deal to the tune of Rs 24,500 crore with Reliance Retail Limited...


03 March 2022
Amazon Plans To File Criminal Case Against Future Over Store Transfers: Report

Amazon Plans To File Criminal Case Against Future Over Store Transfers: Report

Amazon and Future Group dispute Future's $3.4 billion sale of assets to Reliance Industries


16 February 2022
SC Collegium Approves Appointment Of Additional Judge Of Manipur HC As Permanent Judge

SC Collegium Approves Appointment Of Additional Judge Of Manipur HC As Permanent Judge

In another decision, the Collegium also approved the proposal for elevation of the six advocates as Judges in the Madras High Court.


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16 February 2022
SC Bench Expresses Happiness On Lawyers Visiting Courtroom For Hearing

SC Bench Expresses Happiness On Lawyers Visiting Courtroom For Hearing

The top court has been hearing cases through video-conferencing and later through hybrid mode since March 2020 due to the pandemic.


14 February 2022
Municipal, Planning Bodies Can’t Be Compelled To Acquire Non-Suitable Land: SC

Municipal, Planning Bodies Can’t Be Compelled To Acquire Non-Suitable Land: SC

The apex court dealt with the question of whether the high court can issue a writ directing a civic body to acquire the land, reserved for a particular...


11 February 2022
Will Take Up Hijab Matter At 'Appropriate Time': Supreme Court

Will Take Up Hijab Matter At 'Appropriate Time': Supreme Court

Supreme Court was considering a plea on 'suspension of fundamental right to practice religion under Article 25 of the Constitution" filed with respect to the...


10 February 2022
India Has About 21 Judges Per Million People

India Has About 21 Judges Per Million People

The sanctioned strength of the apex court is 34 while it is 1098 for the 25 high courts.


10 February 2022
Joe Biden's Quest For Supreme Court Justice Goes Beyond Race And Gender

Joe Biden's Quest For Supreme Court Justice Goes Beyond Race And Gender

US President Biden has already made history by nominating more public defenders, civil rights attorneys and nonprofit lawyers to the federal bench during his...


03 February 2022
SC Directs UP Govt To Re-Examine Policy For Premature Release Of Life Term Convicts

SC Directs UP Govt To Re-Examine Policy For Premature Release Of Life Term Convicts

As per the policy, all convicts who have completed the age of 60 and have undergone custody of 20 years without remission and 25 years with remission, are...


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02 February 2022
SC Collegium Recommends Elevation Of 6 Judicial Officers As Delhi HC Judges

SC Collegium Recommends Elevation Of 6 Judicial Officers As Delhi HC Judges

The Supreme Court Collegium has also resolved to reiterate its earlier recommendation for elevation of five Judicial Officers as judges at different high...


31 January 2022
SC Judge Recuses From Hearing Tejpal's Plea In Sexual Assault Case

SC Judge Recuses From Hearing Tejpal's Plea In Sexual Assault Case

 The matter has now been referred to Chief Justice N V Ramana for listing before a bench to which Justice Lalit and Justice L Nageswara Rao are not part.


26 January 2022
Our Shoulders Are Broad Enough To Take Any Criticism: SC

Our Shoulders Are Broad Enough To Take Any Criticism: SC

A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Sanjiv Khanna took a serious view of the submissions of advocate Nilesh Ojha.


21 January 2022
SC Judge Recuses From Hearing Tejpal's Plea In Sexual Assault Case

SC Judge Recuses From Hearing Tejpal's Plea In Sexual Assault Case

The court had granted Tejpal the "benefit of the doubt" in the absence of corroborative evidence to support the allegations made by the complainant.


10 January 2022
Supreme Court Sets Up Special Panel To Probe Into Modi's Security Breach In Punjab

Supreme Court Sets Up Special Panel To Probe Into Modi's Security Breach In Punjab

On January 5, the Prime Minister’s convoy was stranded on a flyover due to a blockade by protesters in Ferozepur after which he returned from poll-bound...


08 January 2022
Court Employees Demanding Money From Accused 'Unacceptable': SC

Court Employees Demanding Money From Accused 'Unacceptable': SC

The apex court observed this while modifying the punishment given to a man, who was posted in a district court in Bihar and was dismissed from service on the...


07 January 2022
SCBA Complains To CJI Ramana Over Non Consideration Of Its Members For Elevation As High Court Judges

SCBA Complains To CJI Ramana Over Non Consideration Of Its Members For Elevation As High Court Judges

The SCBA president had said advocates practicing in the Supreme Court are hardly considered for appointment as high court judges by the collegiums.


01 January 2022
Court Is A Service Provided By State To All Citizens: SC Judge

Court Is A Service Provided By State To All Citizens: SC Judge

Chandrachud said e-filing of documents makes them more accessible to litigants and lawyers but urged the State government to ensure necessary digital literacy...


14 December 2021
Right Of Karta In Joint Hindu Family To Execute Agreement To Sell Or Sale Deed Beyond Cavil: SC

Right Of Karta In Joint Hindu Family To Execute Agreement To Sell Or Sale Deed Beyond Cavil: SC

The top court said where a Karta has alienated a joint Hindu family property for value either for legal necessity or benefit of the estate it would bind the...


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