SC questions growing criticism of courts

Criticism of courts is ‘growing and everybody is doing it’, the Supreme Court said while giving three weeks to comic artist Rachita Taneja to file her reply on a plea seeking contempt action for her allegedly objectionable tweets against the judiciary. Continue Reading

Editorial: Policy matters

Refusing to entertain a plea seeking formulation of a national policy for uniform compensation for families of those who have died due the coronavirus disease, the Supreme Court on Monday said that every State has a different policy and gives compensation as per its financial power. Continue Reading

Editorial: Pay them first

The Supreme Court has urged the Union government to issue directions to States for payment of salaries and providing necessary quarantine facilities to doctors and healthcare workers engaged in treating Covid-19 patients. Continue Reading

Editorial: Justice served

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea filed by one of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, seeking review of its 2017 judgement upholding his death penalty. Continue Reading