Can’t be unending story: SC on farmers’ killing

The Supreme Court today slammed the Uttar Pradesh government’s handling the Lakhimpur Kheri case, in which eight persons including four farmers were killed on 3 October. Continue Reading

Editorial: Justice denied…

The Supreme Court observed recently that a delay in recording the statements of eye-witnesses by itself cannot result in rejection of their testimonies. The apex court said this while dismissing an appeal by four people challenging their conviction in a murder case. Continue Reading

Rahul meets Kovind, ‘President said he’ll talk to government’

A Rahul Gandhi-led Congress delegation today met President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan here over the Lakhimpur violence incident in Uttar Pradesh where farmers were mowed down, allegedly by a car driven by a Union Minister’s son. Continue Reading

How can highways be blocked perpetually: SC on farmers protests

The Supreme Court today observed that roads cannot remain blocked perpetually and asked the Union government what steps has it taken to remove the road blockade by farmers, protesting against three agriculture laws at Delhi borders. Continue Reading

Court’s power can’t be taken away even by legislative enactment: SC

The Supreme Court today observed that the court’s power of contempt can’t be taken away even by a legislative enactment/ It held the chairperson of an NGO guilty of contempt for not depositing Rs 25 lakh for ‘scandalising and browbeating’ the court. Continue Reading

SC slams govt, says students are not footballs

The Supreme Court has questioned the National Board of Examinations and the National Medical Commission over last-minute changes that were brought to the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Super Specialty (NEET-SS) Exams 2021. Continue Reading

TN urban local body election to be held only next year?

With the Supreme Court on Monday granting four more months to the Tamilnadu State Election Commission’s (TNSEC) for concluding the poll process for the urban local body elections in the State, it is said that the polls will be held early next year. Continue Reading

Pegasus row: SC to set up probe panel

The Supreme Court today said it is planning to set up a committee of technical experts to look into allegations of unauthorised surveillance using the Pegasus software made by an Israeli firm NSO Group and will pronounce orders in this regard by next week. Continue Reading