CJI Bobde recommends Justice Ramana as successor

Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde today sent a letter to the government recommending the appointment of Supreme Court Judge Justice NV Ramana as the next CJI. Continue Reading

SC stays arrest of Shashi Tharoor, Sardesai

The Supreme Court today stayed the arrest of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and six journalists, including Rajdeep Sardesai, in criminal cases pending against them over their tweets on the death of a Sikh man during the 26 January tractor rally in New Delhi. Continue Reading

Supreme Court to resume physical hearing soon

Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde said that physical hearing in the Supreme Court will soon resume in a hybrid manner amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Bar Council of India (BCI) has said. Continue Reading

Editorial: Skin, sin

The Supreme Court has stayed a controversial Bombay High Court verdict, which acquitted a man found guilty of assault under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on the grounds that he groped his victim over her clothes and there was no ‘skin to skin’ contact between them. Continue Reading

AP CM makes shocking charges against SC Judge

Creating shock waves in political and legal circles, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has alleged that a senior Supreme Court judge has been influencing the sittings of Andhra Pradesh High Court and acting in the interests of Telugu Desam Party. Continue Reading

UK’s top judge witnesses SC proceedings

The President of the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court Lord Robert John Reed on Monday witnessed proceedings of the Supreme Court. Continue Reading

It’s official: TN local body polls 27, 30 December

After a gap of three years, the Tamilnadu State Election Commission (SEC) today announced that the revised election schedule for rural local bodies will be held in two phases as per the earlier schedule on 27 and 30 December. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu Civic polls: Fresh dates soon

The State Election Commission (SEC) today cancelled the notification announcing the dates for the local body polls, which was released recently. Continue Reading