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Jan 09, 2018
SC says National Anthem not mandatory in theatres anymore: How the Centre went back on its own wordIn a significant turnaround, the Centre on Monday told the SC to modify its earlier order making it mandatory for cinema halls to play the National Anthem before screening of a film
Oct 24, 2017
SC says no need to stand when National Anthem plays in theatres to prove patriotism: The controversial case so farHow the Supreme Court arrived at saying that people do not need to stand up in cinema halls to prove their patriotism, from the 2016 order making the practice mandatory
Sep 07, 2017
Supreme Court allows 13-yr-old Mumbai rape survivor to abort her 32-week-old pregnancyThe Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a 13-year-old alleged rape survivor to terminate her 32-week-old pregnancy after taking note of a medical report.
May 03, 2017
Disproportionate assets case: Jayalalithaa aide VK Sasikala files review petition in Supreme CourtVK Sasikala has filed a review petition in Supreme Court against her conviction in a DA case on Wednesday, said media reports.
Feb 15, 2017
Sasikala convicted in DA case: The villain isn't Chinnamma, it was JayalalithaaWhat this in effect does, is to demolish the public perception that Jayalalithaa was a saint while Sasikala and her family was the evil influence who took advantage of a gullible Jaya
Feb 14, 2017
Sasikala case verdict: Read the Supreme Court's judgment on disproportionate assets caseFull text of Supreme Court judgment in Sasikala's disproportionate assets case
Dec 01, 2016
SC's National Anthem order raises questions about an individual's fundamental rightsCurrent laws don't force a person to stand up or sing the national anthem — case in point, this judgment of apex court in the case of Bijoe Emmanuel v. State of Kerala
Oct 13, 2016
SC ruling that sex workers can’t cry rape is dictated by morality not legal reasoningThis thinking also leaves sex workers no representation over a criminal law against rape that should apply to them, in spite of what they do for a living.
Aug 12, 2016
Kashmir unrest: SC orders Shabir Ahmed Mir's post mortem be conducted under supervisionThe Supreme Court on Friday said that exhumation and post-mortem examination of the body of Shabir Ahmed Mir would be conducted under the supervision of the Srinagar's Principal District and Sessions Judge.
Jun 07, 2016
SC rejects CBI probe into Mathura violence; asks state govt to decideThe Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to order a CBI probe into the recent violence in Mathura that left 29 people, including two policemen dead, saying it was for the state government to decide.