Rafale deal: SC seeks details from Centre

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to provide details of the decision making process in the Rafale fighter jet deal with France in a sealed cover but clarified that it does not want information on pricing and technical particulars. Continue Reading

Review petition filed in SC against Sabarimala verdict

The Desiya Ayyappa Bhakthargal Seva Sangam filed the petition today against the recent judgement of the Supreme Court that said it was the constitutional right of every girl / woman to worship at Sabarimala. Continue Reading

End misunderstanding among judges: Hegde to CJI

Retired Supreme Court judge N Santosh Hegde Wednesday advised the newly appointed Chief Justice of India, Justice Ranjan Gogoi to bring in more transparency in judicial proceedings and promote solidarity between judges to avoid any “misunderstanding.” Continue Reading

Emotional CJI Dipak Misra holds court for last time

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra held court, along with his successor Ranjan Gogoi, for the last time Monday, stopping a lawyer who broke into song to wish him a long life to say he was “responding from the heart” but will speak from his mind in the evening. Continue Reading

CJI Misra endorses Ranjan Gogoi as his successor

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra Tuesday sent a letter to the Central government recommending Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor. Continue Reading

Priya Prakash Varrier song not blasphemous: SC (w)inks

In a sharp rebuke to the petitioners and Telangana government, Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Misra, said, “Somebody in a film sings a song and you have no other job but to file a case?” Continue Reading

AAP demads de-registration of similarly named party

Justice Siddharth Mridul issued notice to the EC and the Aapki Apni Party (Peoples) seeking their stand on the plea by AAP seeking de-registration of the newly formed party. Continue Reading

NRC issue: Separate biometric ID for people filing claims and objections

It said that after the publication of the final list of NRC, those people whose name will figure in it will be given usual Aadhaar number as applicable to legal residents in the country. Continue Reading

Centre submits report on sexual abuse victims in child care institutions

New Delhi: The Centre told the Supreme Court that 1,575 minors, who were victims of sexual abuse, and 189 victims of pornography were living in 9,589 child care institutions across the country. 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