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 2022


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 2022


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.

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 2022

DY 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 2022

Bilkis 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 2022

DY 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 2022


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 2022

Bilkis 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 2022

Bilkis 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 2022

Bilkis 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 2022

Indian 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 2022

Bilkis 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 2022


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 2022

Central 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.

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 2022

Bilkis 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 2022

Central 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 2022


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 2022


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.

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 2022

Central 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.

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 2022

Congress 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 2022

Crime 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 2022

Government 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

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 2022


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 2022


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 2022

Hemant 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 2022

DY 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 2022

Rajiv 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 2022

Rajiv 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 2022

Rajiv 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 2022

Gyanvapi 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 2022

Rajiv 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 2022


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 2022


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 2022


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 2022


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 2022


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.

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