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SC refuses to accord urgent hearing to petition on mob lynchings, issues guidelines to deal with cases of cow vigilantism
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SC refuses to accord urgent hearing to petition on mob lynchings, issues guidelines to deal with cases of cow vigilantism

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to accord an urgent hearing to a petition on mob lynching and said it will come up in due course. The prayer for an urgent hearing was made before a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. The petition contended that the apex court judgement of July last year on the issue of mob lynching had not been complied with.

Supreme Court verdict against Anil Ambani in Ericsson-RCom case: Chronology of events
Business

Supreme Court verdict against Anil Ambani in Ericsson-RCom case: Chronology of events

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held Reliance Communications Ltd chairman Anil Ambani and two others guilty of contempt of court.

Vijay Mallya suffers setback as SC refuses to stay ED proceedings to declare him fugitive economic offender
Business

Vijay Mallya suffers setback as SC refuses to stay ED proceedings to declare him fugitive economic offender

The ED moved the special court seeking to declare Mallya a fugitive economic offender under the Fugitive Economic Offender Act 2018.

Supreme Court refuses to monitor implementation of RTE Act, says education 'one priority among many'
India

Supreme Court refuses to monitor implementation of RTE Act, says education 'one priority among many'

"Don't expect miracles" in a huge country like India, the Supreme Court said, refusing to further hear a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking implementation of the Right to Education Act.

CoA asks MPCA to keep elections on hold till committee submits next status report to Supreme Court
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CoA asks MPCA to keep elections on hold till committee submits next status report to Supreme Court

The Committee of Administrators (COA) has instructed the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) to hold the elections only after the Vinod Rai-headed panel submits it next status report to the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court allows sale of Saridon, two other drugs for now after manufacturers challenge Centre's ban
India

Supreme Court allows sale of Saridon, two other drugs for now after manufacturers challenge Centre's ban

Manufacturers of Saridon, Piriton and Dart had challenged the Centre's move to ban the drugs claiming that their composition could put people consuming them at risk.

SC directs Centre, states to launch awareness campaign on curability of leprosy and ensuring patients get proper medical care
India

SC directs Centre, states to launch awareness campaign on curability of leprosy and ensuring patients get proper medical care

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered that awareness be spread about the free treatment available for leprosy patients

'Misuse' of anti-dowry law: Supreme Court modifies earlier order on Section 498A, leaves decision to arrest on police
India

'Misuse' of anti-dowry law: Supreme Court modifies earlier order on Section 498A, leaves decision to arrest on police

The court also said that though Section 498A was enacted to protect women from cruelty in matrimonial houses, its misuse to harass the other side too is causing social unrest.

Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas seeking disqualification of lawmakers with criminal background
India

Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas seeking disqualification of lawmakers with criminal background

Supreme Court reserved the judgement after the parties including the Election Commission and the Central government concluded their arguments.

CJI Dipak Misra says judiciary won't succumb to opposing voices, asks for reforms instead of attacks on system
India

CJI Dipak Misra says judiciary won't succumb to opposing voices, asks for reforms instead of attacks on system

Dipak Misra made the statement while speaking at the Independence Day function organised in the Supreme Court by the Supreme Court Bar Association.

Justice KM Joseph sworn in Supreme Court judge but remains junior to justices Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran
India

Justice KM Joseph sworn in Supreme Court judge but remains junior to justices Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran

With the appointment of the three judges, the total strength of the judges in the apex court has gone up to 25 against the sanctioned strength of 31

Ram Vilas Paswan says no vacancy for prime minister's post in 2019, Opposition should work hard for 2024
Politics

Ram Vilas Paswan says no vacancy for prime minister's post in 2019, Opposition should work hard for 2024

Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday asserted that there was no vacancy for the prime minister's post in 2019 and the Opposition should work hard and aim for it in 2024.

SC on issue of entry of women in Sabarimala temple: Constitutional scheme prohibiting exclusion has some value
India

SC on issue of entry of women in Sabarimala temple: Constitutional scheme prohibiting exclusion has some value

The Supreme Court, hearing a plea seeking the entry of women in the age group of 10-50 into the Sabarimala temple in Kerala, on Tuesday said the constitutional scheme prohibiting exclusion has "some value" in a "vibrant democracy".

Assam NRC: Supreme Court says 40 lakh excluded from list must get fair chance; Centre may seek their biometrics
India

Assam NRC: Supreme Court says 40 lakh excluded from list must get fair chance; Centre may seek their biometrics

The Supreme Court said that all those whose names haven't been included in the NRC must get a fair chance to prove their claims.

SC slams Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Yahoo for promoting 'objectionable material'
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SC slams Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Yahoo for promoting 'objectionable material'

The court warned to impose a fine of Rs 5 lakh/day if they fail to develop a foolproof mechanism.

Disabilities Act: Supreme Court slams Centre over non-compliance of order on making public institutions disabled-friendly
India

Disabilities Act: Supreme Court slams Centre over non-compliance of order on making public institutions disabled-friendly

The Supreme court also expressed annoyance over the states not complying with its order and warned that respective chief secretaries will be called to explain the delay of making public institutions disabled-friendly

SC expresses concern over deaths in pothole-related accidents, asks its road safety committee to submit report within 2 weeks
India

SC expresses concern over deaths in pothole-related accidents, asks its road safety committee to submit report within 2 weeks

Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over deaths in accident caused by potholes on roads across the country.

Ayodhya case: Shia Waqf Board says it wants to settle dispute peacefully; SC sets 20 July as next date of hearing
India

Ayodhya case: Shia Waqf Board says it wants to settle dispute peacefully; SC sets 20 July as next date of hearing

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice S Abdul Nazeer is hearing arguments on whether the Ayodhya matter should be heard by a constitution bench or not.

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Supreme Court upholds death penalty for three convicts; victim's mother says 'got justice'
India

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Supreme Court upholds death penalty for three convicts; victim's mother says 'got justice'

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed pleas filed by three out of the four convicts and said no grounds have been made out by them for review of the verdict.