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Ayodhya dispute: Muslim groups trying to delay hearing, Uttar Pradesh govt tells SC; next hearing on 13 July
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Ayodhya dispute: Muslim groups trying to delay hearing, Uttar Pradesh govt tells SC; next hearing on 13 July

Uttar Pradesh government said some Muslim groups were trying to delay the hearing in Ayodhya case by seeking reconsideration of 1994 verdict's observation.

SC resumes work after break: Apex court extends Assam NRC deadline, upholds KV Chowdary's appointment as CVC
India

SC resumes work after break: Apex court extends Assam NRC deadline, upholds KV Chowdary's appointment as CVC

After a break of 44 days, SC on Monday heard a slew of petitions and set the next date of hearing in the case of appointment of Lokpal and Assam's NRC.

SC reserves order on finalisation of Cauvery management scheme, says it will consider suggestions from all stakeholders
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SC reserves order on finalisation of Cauvery management scheme, says it will consider suggestions from all stakeholders

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on finalisation of the Cauvery management scheme which will deal with the smooth distribution of water among four southern riparian states.

Justice KM Joseph's elevation to SC: Apex court defers decision, says it took note of letters from Centre; full text
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Justice KM Joseph's elevation to SC: Apex court defers decision, says it took note of letters from Centre; full text

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred its decision on the issue of appointment of Justice KM Joseph.

CJI is 'master of roster', says he has full power to allocate cases, Attorney General KK Venugopal tells SC
India

CJI is 'master of roster', says he has full power to allocate cases, Attorney General KK Venugopal tells SC

Attorney General KK Venugopal on Friday told the Supreme Court that the Chief Justice of India is the "master of roster" and he has full power to allocate cases and to maintain discipline.

Supreme Court's 'life and existence' under threat: Justice Kurian Joseph writes to CJI Dipak Misra; read full text
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Supreme Court's 'life and existence' under threat: Justice Kurian Joseph writes to CJI Dipak Misra; read full text

Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra over the government's delay in clearing the Collegium's recommendation to elevate a judge and a senior woman advocate to the apex court.

Cauvery dispute: Tamil Nadu govt files contempt proceedings against Centre for 'willful disobedience' of SC order
India

Cauvery dispute: Tamil Nadu govt files contempt proceedings against Centre for 'willful disobedience' of SC order

Tamil Nadu sought contempt action against Centre for "willful disobedience" in carrying out SC mandate on constituting the Cauvery Management Board for which the six-week deadline expired on Friday.

Hadiya is absolutely free to marry whoever she wants, rules Supreme Court: SC allows ongoing NIA probe into 'love jihad' case
India

Hadiya is absolutely free to marry whoever she wants, rules Supreme Court: SC allows ongoing NIA probe into 'love jihad' case

The Supreme Court has restored the marriage of Hadiya (earlier known as Akhila) and Shafin Jahan and set aside the Kerala High Court order, which had annulled the validity of their marriage.

Odisha's stand on Mahanadi water dispute vindicated after Supreme Court order: Naveen Patnaik
India

Odisha's stand on Mahanadi water dispute vindicated after Supreme Court order: Naveen Patnaik

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court order to set up a tribunal to resolve the Mahanadi water dispute.

Supreme Court apologises to dead litigant over 13-year delay in case
India

Supreme Court apologises to dead litigant over 13-year delay in case

Supreme Court has made a candid admission and said it was "sorry" for the delay of over a decade in commencement of criminal trial

Supreme Court terms allegations of bribes in the name of judges 'very serious'
India

Supreme Court terms allegations of bribes in the name of judges 'very serious'

The Supreme Court on Friday termed the allegations of bribes taken in the name of judges as "very serious" and asserted that no one would be allowed to "impure the stream of justice."

SC says marital rape can't be considered criminal: Tradition doesn't justify assault, child marriage
India

SC says marital rape can't be considered criminal: Tradition doesn't justify assault, child marriage

Between the debates on child marriage and marital rape, the apex court leaves out completely the concept of consent.

Supreme Court allows two minor rape victims to abort foetuses as medical boards permit termination
India

Supreme Court allows two minor rape victims to abort foetuses as medical boards permit termination

The Supreme Court Thursday allowed two minor rape victims from Delhi and Bengaluru to abort their foetus while observing that the medical boards have said termination of pregnancy was permissible in these two cases

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Centre files report in Supreme Court on conspiracy aspect
India

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Centre files report in Supreme Court on conspiracy aspect

The Centre filed a report in the Supreme Court on the investigation behind the making of the bomb that had killed former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

Take urgent steps to curb cow vigilantism, Supreme Court tells Centre and states
India

Take urgent steps to curb cow vigilantism, Supreme Court tells Centre and states

The Supreme Court on Wednesday instructed each state to appoint a senior police officer in each district as a nodal officer to take action against cow vigilantism, ANI reported.

Panama papers case: Nawaz Sharif's children challenge SC verdict; file review petition
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Panama papers case: Nawaz Sharif's children challenge SC verdict; file review petition

Panama papers case: Nawaz Sharif's children, son-in-law challenge Supreme Court's verdict, files review petitions

SC verdict on Right to Privacy: Amit Shah hails judgment, accuses Congress of false 'jubilation'
India

SC verdict on Right to Privacy: Amit Shah hails judgment, accuses Congress of false 'jubilation'

BJP chief Amit Shah said the Congress was engaging in a "false show of jubilation and vindication" over the Supreme Court's judgment holding privacy as a fundamental right,

SC upholds Right to Privacy highlights: Opposition lauds judgment, Narendra Modi yet to respond
India

SC upholds Right to Privacy highlights: Opposition lauds judgment, Narendra Modi yet to respond

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Thursday its judgment on the vexatious issue whether the right to privacy can be held as a fundamental right.

Supreme Court strikes down triple talaq: Full text of the apex court's 395-page order
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Supreme Court strikes down triple talaq: Full text of the apex court's 395-page order

Here is the full text of the 395-page order in which the Supreme Court said that the practice of divroce through triple talaq among Muslims was void.

Bofor scam: BJP's Ajay Agrawal requests Supreme Court for an early hearing
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Bofor scam: BJP's Ajay Agrawal requests Supreme Court for an early hearing

An application has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking early hearing of the politically sensitive Rs 64 crore Bofors pay-off case