Can’t deny quota benefits to creamy layer SC/ST: Govt to SC

Attorney General K K Venugopal told a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that there is no judgment which says that affluent people of the SC/ST community can be denied quota benefits by applying creamy layer concept. Continue Reading

3 women judges of SC mentioned in Modi’s I-Day speech

New Delhi: The presence of three women judges in the Supreme Court for the first time since Independence found a mention in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech on the occasion of the 72nd Independence day. Continue Reading

Fresh plea challenging validity of Article 35A filed in SC

A fresh plea was filed in the Supreme Court challenging Article 35A, which provides special rights and privileges to the natives of Jammu and Kashmir, on the ground that it allegedly violates rights of women marrying people from other states. Continue Reading

Hapur lynching case: SC issues notice to UP Govt

The Supreme Court today directed the Meerut inspector general of police (IGP) to investigate the alleged Hapur lynching case, in which one person was killed and another brutally assaulted by a mob on the pretext they were involved in cow-slaughter, and file a report within two weeks. Continue Reading