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Feb 23, 2018
INX Media money laundering case: SC to hear Karti Chidambaram's anticipatory bail plea on 6 MarchThe Supreme Court agreed to hear on 6 March a plea of Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, seeking anticipatory bail in the INX Media money laundering case.
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.
Aug 23, 2017
NEET 2017: Supreme Court denies exemption for Tamil Nadu, directs govt to finish counselling by 4 SeptemberIn a setback to Tamil Nadu, Supreme Court on Tuesday said medical colleges in the state will have to use National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) as the only basis for admissions.
Jul 27, 2017
SC agrees to examine plea on 'wrong' questions in UPSC preliminary examThe Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to examine a plea which has alleged that two questions in the 2017 preliminary examination of the prestigious Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) were "wrong".
Jul 10, 2017
2002 Gujarat riots: SC refuses to squash FIR against Teesta Setalvad in illegal exhumation of victim bodies caseSocial activist Teesta Setalvad failed to get any relief from the SC in a case in which she is accused of having a role in the illegal exhumation of bodies of some victims of the 2002 Gujarat riots.
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 22, 2017
Jayalalithaa DA case: Supreme Court judgment shows judges' tendency to be verbose in 'visible cases'While reading Justice Amitava Roy’s concurring opinion in the J Jayalalithaa DA case, one cannot help but think that it is some sort of an elaborate joke.
Feb 15, 2017
Sasikala judgment: It's time our courts simplify legalese and make it easier to understandIn this case, with Sasikala facing several years behind bars and Tamil Nadu in political turmoil, just to offer an example (not to mention another 100,000 cases) to illustrate the point, would it not be more sensible to reinvent the English language in the judicial system and use it for maximum benefit as a vehicle for educating the public?