SC questions issuance of death warrants by trial courts before expiry of time period for appeal
The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned the issuance of black warrants for execution of death penalty by trial courts even before the expiry of 60-day time period for filing of appeal by convicts in the apex court.
SC agrees to hear victim's plea against bail given to Chinmayanand
The Supreme Court Thursday said it would consider hearing next week a plea...
AGR dues: Govt to look at balancing SC order compliance, telcos' health, consumer interest
The government official, who did not wish to be na...
Govt dealing with AGR crisis, focussed on reviving sustainability of sector: Sunil Mittal
He added that Airtel will pay up its balance AGR dues as per its calculations much before March 17, the next date of hearing in the Supreme Court in the case. Sources said Airtel may pay up as early as by end of February. It has already paid Rs10,000 crore to the government.
Uphaar tragedy: SC dismisses curative plea by victims; no further jail term for Ansal brothers
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the curative petition filed by an association of the victims of the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case, sparing the Ansal brothers further jail term.
Uphaar tragedy: SC dismisses curative plea by victims
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the curative petition filed by an association of the victims of the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire tragedy ...
Protest ok, but can't hold city to ransom: Supreme Court
The suggestion that the court reach out to protesters was made by the lawyer who appeared for Bhim Army leader Chandra Shekhar Azad. The bench will hear the case again on next Monday, by which mediators have been asked to return with a solution to stave off government action against protesters should they choose not to move from the spot.
Priority Supreme Court hearing in SC/ST promotions case on government plea
The case is at the heart of the issue of reservation in promotions. The expeditious hearings will bring relief to the government when Parliament reconvenes on March 2. The Centre has been under attack from the Opposition which has demanded clarity on the issue of reservation in promotions for SCs and STs.
Right to enter temple not absolute, Centre tells Supreme Court
Arguing for the Centre on the scope of a reference in the Sabarimala review made to a nine-judge bench, Mehta invoked Hinduism’s pluralism and said that he would abide by any dress code prescribed to enter a temple. Mehta also argued that the bench would have to decide who will take a call on what is ‘essential practice’ in a religion.
Shaheen Bagh: Won't back off, protesters tell SC interlocutors; talks to continue tomorrow
he two interlocutors appointed by the Supreme Court on Wednesday visited Shaheen Bagh to initiate talks with the protesters, asserting that ...
Shaheen Bagh: BJP alleges Teesta Setalvad tutoring protestors on how to tackle interlocutors
Just a day after the Supreme Court formed a panel to mediate with anti-CAA protestors at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi, it has emerged that social a...
AGR crisis: Mittal, Birla meet FM Sitharaman; Govt mulls telecom fund
With the Supreme Court-mandated liability pushing telecom companies to the brink, industry honchos Sunil Bharti Mittal and Kumar Mangalam Bi...
Want environment minister to explain proposal to introduce EVs: SC
The authorities were also required to provide charging points for electric vehicles at public places like malls and petrol pumps. Bhushan also said that under the scheme the authorities were required to promote sale of electric vehicles by providing subsidies.
Members of lower judiciary not eligible for district judges by direct recruitment: SC
A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said appointments for the posts of district judges is limited for lawyers who have a minimum of seven years of experience of continued practice at the Bar. The bench while interpreting Article 233 sub clause 2 of the Constitution said the provision bars candidates who are in judicial service to be considered for appointment by direct recruitment of district judges.
Sena hails SC order on women in Army, slams Centre's stand
In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on Monday directed that women officers in the Army be granted permanent commission and command postings, rejecting the Centre's stand of their physiological limitations as being based on "sex stereotypes" and "gender discrimination against women".
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