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Nov 19, 2017
Remarks against SCs, STs over phone in public places to invite five year jail term, rules Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court has ruled that using casteist remarks over phone in a public place against the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe category amount to criminal offence warranting a jail of a maximum five years.
Nov 11, 2017
'CJI is the master of roster': SC overturns Justice Chelameswar-headed bench's order in Orissa HC judge bribery caseIn an unusual order, CJI Dipak Misra annulled an order by the Justice J Chelameswar-led bench for the setting up of a five-judge constitution bench to hear an alleged bribery case involving a retired Orissa High Court judge
Nov 03, 2017
Challenge to Aadhaar Act: Supreme Court to hear petition today, litigant claims it infringes Right to PrivacyThe Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear on Friday a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar Act.
Aug 24, 2017
Right to Privacy verdict: Decision to terminate life falls under ambit of law, says Justice J ChelameswarAn individual's right to refuse life-prolonging medical treatment or terminate life is a freedom which fall within the zone of right to privacy.
Jul 12, 2017
Constitution Bench to hear matters relating to Aadhaar, including privacy concerns: Supreme CourtBench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said that its five-judge Constitution Bench will hear Aadhaar-related matters.
Apr 13, 2017
SC issues notice to Centre, Election Commission on using EVMs attached with paper trailsThe Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea by the BSP that EVMs should be used in polls along with the Voter Verifiable Paper Trail (VVPAT) as directed by the apex court in 2013.
Nov 04, 2016
No sudden increase in judicial vacancies; MoP deadlock not the only snag: SourcesDuring last 10 years, number of vacancies in high courts has varied from 265 to 280. Similarly, the working strength of judges has remained almost the same
Sep 15, 2016
Judiciary must introspect rather than tussle with the executive over the collegium systemIt’s now obvious to everybody that not everything is fine with the collegium system.
Sep 03, 2016
Judicial appointments: Justice Chelameswar's 'no' to collegium meetings is a call for reformsWhile there is no denying that the present system can be reformed and can be ‘cured’ of its deficiency, it is only possible when there is acceptance of the problem.
Nov 04, 2015
Transparency is hallmark of collegium's procedure, says Supreme Court, but rules out major changesAs Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar said that the "transparency is the hallmark of the procedure to be followed by the collegium", Justice Lokur wanted to know the "extent of transparency".