SC appoints panel led by ex-judge to investigate PM security lapse

The Supreme Court today appointed its former judge Indu Malhotra as chairperson of a panel to investigate Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s security lapse in Punjab last week. Continue Reading

PM row: SC orders protection of all travel records in Punjab

The Supreme Court today ordered the protection of all travel records related to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Punjab that was marred by an alleged security lapse leading to the PM’s returning to the airport without attending scheduled events. Continue Reading

Find permanent solution to curb air pollution: SC

The Supreme Court today asked the Commission for Air Quality Management in national capital region and adjoining areas to invite suggestions from experts and the public regarding long-term solutions to curb air pollution. Continue Reading

SC adjourns Perarivalan’s petition for early release

The Supreme Court today scheduled for January 2022 a hearing on a plea by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict, A G Perarivalan, for his early release. Perarivalan has already spent three decades in jail. Continue Reading

Editorial: Wait, weight

It’s the moment conservatives have been waiting for. Oral arguments at the Supreme Court today represent the best opportunity leaders on the right have had in decades to gut the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which codified a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion before a fetus can survive outside the womb. Continue Reading

Sexual assault: SC sets aside Bombay High Court’s skin to skin contact order

The Supreme Court today set aside the Bombay High Court order that held that ‘skin-to-skin’ contact was necessary for the offence of sexual assault under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Continue Reading