Ayodhya case: SC sets deadline, says arguments must be finished by 18 Oct

The Supreme Court today set a deadline for all parties to complete their final arguments in the Ayodhya land dispute case. The court has asked all stakeholders to finish the arguments by 18 October. Continue Reading

SC asks Centre to restore normalcy in J&K

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir authorities to see that normalcy is restored on a selective basis in the state while keeping in mind national interest. Continue Reading

Vaiko moves SC seeking release of Farooq Abdullah

MDMK leader and Raya Sabha MP Vaiko today filed a habeas corpus petition in the Supreme Court seeking the release of National Conference leader and former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah from detention. Continue Reading

SC seeks response on pleas challenging UAPA amendments

The petitions challenges the changes to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act on various grounds, including that these infringed upon fundamental rights of citizens and empowered agencies to declare a person a terrorist. Continue Reading

Civil society members slam PCI for endorsing media curbs in J&K

Journalists and members of the civil society here on Tuesday lambasted the Press Council of India for its move to intervene in a case in the Supreme Court over media restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir. Continue Reading

Unnao rape survivor accident case: SC grants CBI two more weeks

A bench comprising justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose extended the time for completing the probe after the CBI moved an application seeking four more weeks, on the ground that the statements of the rape survivor and her lawyer have not been recorded so far. Continue Reading

Karnataka: Cannot force Speaker to accept MLAs resignation, says SC

When the case came up before the Chief Justice of India-led bench of the Supreme Court today, it also said the 15 MLAs who had submitted their resignation cannot be forced to vote in the confidence vote tomorrow in the Karnataka Assembly. Continue Reading

Polls: SC dismisses PIL seeking 100% matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs

The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL seeking 100 per cent matching of voter verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) slips with electronic voting machines (EVMs) during counting of votes on 23 May for the Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading