Supreme Court Of India: News
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.
28 Dec 2022Karnataka
Karnataka: Mysuru church vandalized, Jesus statue broken days after Christmas
A group of unidentified individuals on Tuesday vandalized a church in Karnataka's Mysuru, the police revealed. It also reported that the church's statue of baby Jesus was also damaged.
24 Dec 2022Mathura
Mathura: Court orders Shahi Idgah Masjid's survey after January 2
A court in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura ordered the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to conduct a survey of the Shahi Idgah Masjid after January 2, NDTV reported.
19 Dec 2022Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Same-sex marriages shouldn't be allowed: BJP MP Sushil Kumar Modi
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday strongly objected to same-sex marriages in the Parliament, saying "two judges can't decide" on the significant subject.
18 Dec 2022DY Chandrachud
Hundreds killed for marrying outside caste every year: CJI Chandrachud
While talking about morality and its interplay with the law, the Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Saturday stated hundreds die every year for falling in love with people outside their cast or marrying against the wishes of their families.
17 Dec 2022Bilkis Bano
Supreme Court dismisses Bilkis Bano's review plea against convicts' release
Supreme Court on Saturday dismissed Bilkis Bano's one of the petitions seeking review of the Supreme Court judgment that allowed the early release of 11 men, convicted for her gang rape and murder of her seven family members.
16 Dec 2022DY Chandrachud
Amid tussle with Centre, SC takes 16-day 'absolute' winter break
Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Friday informed lawyers that there will be no Supreme Court benches available from Saturday till January 1 due to winter vacations.
16 Dec 2022Allahabad
Life imprisonment for 43 policemen in 1991 Pilibhit encounter case
Allahabad High Court's Lucknow bench sentenced 43 police officers to life imprisonment in a three-decade-old fake encounter case.
14 Dec 2022Bilkis Bano
CJI gets 'irritated' with Bilkis Bano's lawyer repeatedly mentioning plea
The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed displeasure to Bilkis Bano's counsel for requesting an urgent listing of her petition contesting the release of 11 men convicted of her gang rape and the murder of her family members.
13 Dec 2022Bilkis Bano
Meet Bela Trivedi, who recused herself from Bilkis Bano case
The Bilkis Bano case took an unusual turn on Tuesday after the Supreme Court adjourned her plea challenging the early release of 11 men convicted for her gang rape and murder of her family members during the 2002 Gujarat riots.
13 Dec 2022Bilkis Bano
SC: Hearing of Bilkis Bano's plea against convicts' release adjourned
Bilkis Bano's petition contesting the early release of 11 men—convicted for her gang rape and murder of her seven family members—was adjourned after one of the Supreme Court judges on the bench recused from hearing the case.
10 Dec 2022Indian Army
You haven't been fair to women officers: SC to Army
The Supreme Court directed the Army authorities on Friday to pause giving placements to male officers who were given a promotion in October this year until the matter of women officers' promotion has been sorted.
10 Dec 2022Bilkis Bano
SC to hear Bilkis plea against convicts' release on Tuesday
The Supreme Court of India is set to hear a plea on Tuesday (December 13) filed by Bilkis Bano challenging the recent early release of the 11 individuals convicted for murder and rape.
09 Dec 2022RTI Act
SC dismisses plea seeking collegium meeting details on judges' appointment
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act seeking disclosure of discussions during a collegium meeting held on December 12, 2018, stating that collegium deliberations were not subject to the RTI Act.
07 Dec 2022Central Government
Demonetization: Supreme Court reserves judgment, seeks records from Centre, RBI
The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its judgment in pleas challenging the demonetization announced by the Centre on November 8, 2016, The Indian Express reported.
30 Nov 2022Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Citizenship Amendment Act arbitrary, against Tamil race: DMK tells SC
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019, is arbitrary for recognizing religious minorities from three countries only while excluding Muslims and completely ignoring Sri Lankan Tamils.
30 Nov 2022Bilkis Bano
Bilkis Bano challenges release of 11 rapists in Supreme Court
Bilkis Bano on Wednesday petitioned the Supreme Court against the release of her rapists.
30 Nov 2022Central Government
It's Centre v/s SC collegium after govt returns 19 recommendations
The Central government has returned 19 of the 21 names recommended by the Supreme Court collegium for the appointment of High Court justices, The Indian Express reported.
29 Nov 2022COVID-19
Not liable for deaths by COVID-19 vaccine: Centre tells SC
The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the government cannot be held accountable for the harmful consequences of the COVID-19 vaccination, HT reported.
25 Nov 2022LGBTQ+
SC seeks Centre's response on pleas to recognize same-sex marriage
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and Attorney-General for India R Venkataramani on two pleas seeking the recognition of same-sex marriages under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.
24 Nov 2022Election Commission of India (ECI)
EC Arun Goel's file 'cleared in haste?': SC to Centre
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Union government if the appointment of Arun Goel as the new election commissioner at the country's top poll panel was cleared in "haste" and "a tearing hurry."
23 Nov 2022Central Government
Supreme Court seeks files on Election Commissioner Arun Goel's appointment
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought "specific files" from the Centre related to the recent appointment of Election Commissioner Arun Goel.
23 Nov 2022Election Commission of India (ECI)
India needs strong characters like Seshan as CEC: SC
The Supreme Court on Tuesday stated that India is in need of a Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) with a strong character like TN Seshan, who "does not allow himself to be bulldozed."
21 Nov 2022Congress Party
Congress to challenge SC order allowing Rajiv Gandhi assassins' release
The Congress has decided to challenge the Supreme Court's decision to free six convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case earlier this month.
21 Nov 2022Crime Against Women
Chhawla gang rape-murder case: Delhi government to challenge convicts' release
Two weeks after the Supreme Court ordered the release of the three convicts in the 2012 Chhawla gang rape-murder case, the Delhi government is set to challenge the order after receiving a go-ahead from Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) VK Saxena.
20 Nov 2022Government of India
Promotion delayed due to my [homo]sexuality: Advocate Saurabh Kirpal
Senior Advocate Saurabh Kirpal accused the government of India of delaying his promotion because of his homosexuality, India Today reported
20 Nov 2022Chief Justice of India
Fear of targeting makes judges reluctant to grant bail: CJI
Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud while speaking at an event on Saturday said that judges at the grassroots are reluctant to grant bail in heinous crimes.
18 Nov 2022Delhi
Shraddha Walkar murder: Live-in relationships trigger crime, says Union minister
In the aftermath of Shraddha Walkar's horrific murder in Delhi, a Union minister in the Bharatiya Janata Party-led (BJP) central government, Kaushal Kishore, has blamed girls for the crime.
17 Nov 2022India
Demonetization enforced after extensive talks with RBI: Centre tells SC
The Union government has informed the Supreme Court (SC) that the 2016 demonetization was a "well-considered" move and part of a bigger process to fight the menace of tax evasion, fake money, black money, and terror financing.
17 Nov 2022Hemant Soren
Illegal mining case: Hemant Soren to appear before ED today
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren is likely to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Ranchi on Thursday in relation to the illegal mining case in Sahibganj district.
13 Nov 2022DY Chandrachud
Law should not become an instrument of oppression: CJI Chandrachud
While talking about colonial-era laws that still constitute part of India's constitution, Chief Justice of India (CJI), DY Chandrachud, said decision-makers should ensure that the "law does not become an instrument of oppression."
13 Nov 2022Rajiv Gandhi
Consider us as victims not killers: Rajiv assassin post release
One of the six convicts in the former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, who was released on Saturday, said that the people of north India need to look at them as the "victims" instead of "killers" or "terrorists."
12 Nov 2022Rajiv Gandhi
#NewsBytesExplainer: How Perarivalan case made Rajiv Gandhi assassins' release possible
The Supreme Court on Friday released the last six convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
11 Nov 2022Rajiv Gandhi
Congress disagrees with Sonia, slams SC decision on Rajiv killers
Congress on Friday criticized the Supreme Court's decision to release six convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
11 Nov 2022Gyanvapi Mosque
Gyanvapi case: SC extends protection to 'shivling' till further orders
The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday extended protection to the area at the Kashi Vishwanath-Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Varanasi, where it was claimed that a shivling had been found.
11 Nov 2022Rajiv Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC orders release of all 6 convicts
The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday ordered the early release of all six convicts serving life imprisonment in the assassination case of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
10 Nov 2022UAPA
Bhima Koregaon case: SC approves activist Gautam Navlakha's house arrest
The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the Bhima Koregaon case accused Gautam Navlakha to be placed under house arrest for one month observing that there was no reason to reject his medical report.
09 Nov 2022Kerala
Kerala government prepares ordinance to replace governor as varsities' chancellor
The government of Kerala is all set to introduce a new ordinance to remove state Governor Arif Mohammad Khan from the position of Chancellor of all state-run universities.
07 Nov 2022Delhi
Supreme Court acquits rapist-killers called "predators" by high court
Supreme Court (SC) on Monday acquitted three men who were convicted of raping and killing a 19-year-old woman in Delhi's Chhawala area in 2012.
07 Nov 2022Jharkhand
PILs for ED probe against Hemant Soren not maintainable: SC
The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday set aside the Jharkhand High Court's order that upheld public interest litigation (PIL) for an investigation against Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren in the office-of-profit case.
07 Nov 2022Delhi
Dangers of Delhi-NCR's air pollution: 80% families affected by toxicity
With air pollution breaking all records in the Delhi-NCR, the toxicity in the air has led to a significant rise in respiratory illnesses among the population.