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SC expands definition of vulnerable witness to include age and gender neutral victims of sexual assault
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SC expands definition of vulnerable witness to include age and gender neutral victims of sexual assault

The apex court also expanded the definition to include any speech or hearing impaired individual or a person suffering from any other disability, who is considered to be a vulnerable witness by the competent court

Supertech home buyers jittery after SC order on demolition of high-rise apartment complex
India

Supertech home buyers jittery after SC order on demolition of high-rise apartment complex

Supertech said the order will not have any adverse impact on the company or its group companies as every project has its own independent RERA Account and cost centre

In a first, 9 Supreme Court judges take oath in one go; working strength goes up to 33
India

In a first, 9 Supreme Court judges take oath in one go; working strength goes up to 33

Chief Justice of India N V Ramana administered the oath of office in a swearing-in ceremony held in the auditorium of the apex court's additional building complex

Pegasus row: 'Nothing to hide', expert committee to probe all claims, Centre tells Supreme Court
India

Pegasus row: 'Nothing to hide', expert committee to probe all claims, Centre tells Supreme Court

The government told a bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana that this issue is "highly technical" and expertise was needed to examine the aspects

'Absolutely frivolous': Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking to delete 26 verses of Quran
India

'Absolutely frivolous': Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking to delete 26 verses of Quran

The apex court has also imposed costs of Rs 50,000 on the petitioner, which was filed by former UP Shia Waqf Board chairman Waseem Rizvi

AIFF approaches Supreme Court seeking extension of executive committee's tenure until finalisation of new constitution
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AIFF approaches Supreme Court seeking extension of executive committee's tenure until finalisation of new constitution

The Supreme Court in a 2017 order had appointed a Committee of Administrators to formulate the constitution of the AIFF in consonance with the Sports Code.

Centre using sedition law to curb free speech, says former Supreme Court justice MB Lokur
India

Centre using sedition law to curb free speech, says former Supreme Court justice MB Lokur

Speaking on the contempt of court issue related to lawyer Prashant Bhushan, the former apex court judge said his statements were misread

Supreme Court extends relief on NPAs after govt says interest issue being considered at 'highest level'
India

Supreme Court extends relief on NPAs after govt says interest issue being considered at 'highest level'

The Centre told the court an expert panel has been set up to look into the interest being charged by banks on instalments deferred during the moratorium

Prashant Bhushan contempt case in SC: Activist-lawyer quotes Mahatma Gandhi, says 'do not ask for mercy': full text
India

Prashant Bhushan contempt case in SC: Activist-lawyer quotes Mahatma Gandhi, says 'do not ask for mercy': full text

Bhushan, after the Supreme Court rejected his plea that the arguments on quantum of sentence be heard by another top court bench, said his tweets were "nothing but a small attempt to discharge" what he considered to be his "highest duty at this juncture in the history of our republic."

Vikas Dubey encounter hearing: SC 'appalled' that gangster got bail despite cases against him
India

Vikas Dubey encounter hearing: SC 'appalled' that gangster got bail despite cases against him

The apex court also said it was 'appalled' that the gangster got bail despite so many cases against him.

1996 World Cup organisers PILCOM liable to deduct tax at source for payments made during event, says Supreme Court
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1996 World Cup organisers PILCOM liable to deduct tax at source for payments made during event, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Wednesday said that the Pak-Indo-Lanka joint management Committee (PILCOM), which was formed for the purpose of conducting 1996 Cricket World Cup, was liable to deduct tax at source for payments made to non-resident sports associations for the tournament.

Telangana High Court adjourns hearing on encounter deaths of Hyderabad gangrape and murder accused to 13 Dec
India

Telangana High Court adjourns hearing on encounter deaths of Hyderabad gangrape and murder accused to 13 Dec

The Telangana High Court on Thursday adjourned to Friday the public interest litigations filed against the alleged encounter of the four men accused in the gangrape and murder of a woman veterinarian near here last month.

SC sets up inquiry commission into encounter of 4 accused in Telangana rape-murder case; panel to be led by retired judge VS Sirpurkar
India

SC sets up inquiry commission into encounter of 4 accused in Telangana rape-murder case; panel to be led by retired judge VS Sirpurkar

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered an inquiry commission to be set up to probe the encounter of the four men, accused of raping and murdering a 26-year-old veterinarian on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

Sabarimala temple row: SC to hear Kerala woman's plea next week; activist Bindu Ammini had earlier said she was stopped from entering shrine
India

Sabarimala temple row: SC to hear Kerala woman's plea next week; activist Bindu Ammini had earlier said she was stopped from entering shrine

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear next week the plea of a Kerala woman who was allegedly prevented from visiting the Sabarimala temple despite the apex court's verdict allowing entry of women of all age groups into the shrine

SC to hear next week plea of woman barred from entering Sabarimala temple despite apex court's nod allowing women of all age groups to visit shrine
India

SC to hear next week plea of woman barred from entering Sabarimala temple despite apex court's nod allowing women of all age groups to visit shrine

Recently a woman activist, Bindu Ammini, and one Fathima have been prevented from entering Sabarimala temple even after five-judge Constitution bench, by majority of four is to one, in its verdict delivered in September last year, had allowed girls, women of all age groups to visit Sabarimala in Kerala

Four new Supreme Court judges take oath of office taking total number of judges in apex court to sanctioned strength of 34
India

Four new Supreme Court judges take oath of office taking total number of judges in apex court to sanctioned strength of 34

The four news judges are Krishna Murari, S Ravindra Bhat, V Ramasubramanian and Hrishikesh Roy

Supreme Court asks J&K High Court's Juvenile Justice Committee to investigate 'illegal detention' of children
India

Supreme Court asks J&K High Court's Juvenile Justice Committee to investigate 'illegal detention' of children

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to look into allegations of illegal detention of children in Jammu and Kashmir.

Yogi Adityanath tells News18 he will 'follow' SC judgment in Ayodhya case, criticises Muslim parties for being 'stubborn' during mediation
India

Yogi Adityanath tells News18 he will 'follow' SC judgment in Ayodhya case, criticises Muslim parties for being 'stubborn' during mediation

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath weighed in on the politically sensitive Ayodhya land dispute case in an exclusive interview with Network18 group editor-in-chief Rahul Joshi and said that the apex court's verdict after the conclusion of the daily hearings in October will be based on "facts and evidence".

Ayodhya case hearings to end by 18 October: SC's decision assumes significance as CJI Ranjan Gogoi to retire two days after likely verdict
India

Ayodhya case hearings to end by 18 October: SC's decision assumes significance as CJI Ranjan Gogoi to retire two days after likely verdict

With less than two months before Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi is set to retire, the Supreme Court on Wednesday set a deadline for arguments in the protracted Ayodhya land dispute case and said that a verdict in the politically sensitive case is likely to be delivered on 15 November, two days before Gogoi's date of retirement.

Ayodhya case in SC: Bench demands 'objective' documentary evidence on existence of Ram temple after Hindu parties argue based on religious texts
India

Ayodhya case in SC: Bench demands 'objective' documentary evidence on existence of Ram temple after Hindu parties argue based on religious texts

The ninth day of the Ayodhya case hearing in the Supreme Court progressed with the advocate for Ram Lalla Virajman, CS Vaidyanathan, continuing his arguments on behalf of the deity.