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Full text: SC refuses to interfere with activists' arrest in Bhima Koregaon case, rejects demand for SIT probe
Supreme Court refused to interfere with the arrest of five rights activists by the Maharashtra Police in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case.
Sabarimala verdict Updates: Judgment gives choice to women instead of imposing tradition, says women panel chief
Sabarimala verdict LIVE updates: From reading down Section 377 that criminalised consensual gay sex in adults, to scrapping the adultery law that treated a married woman as a property of her husband, the Supreme Court has championed the tenets of gender parity in its recent judgments
Swati Maliwal says SC verdict on adultery gives 'open licence' for illicit relations, NCW chief expresses disagreement
"If this (decriminalisation of adultery) is right, then what is the sanctity of marriage? They should ban marriages as well," Maliwal remarked.
The Supreme Court will now begin hearing on Ayodhya matter from 29 October to decide the suit on merit.
SC ruling in adultery case: Justice RF Nariman calls law archaic, says it 'demeans the status of women'
The Supreme Court bench unanimously declared that adultery was not a crime and struck down the anti-adultery law, saying it was unconstitutional as it dented the individuality of women.
Kerala to give Rs 50 lakh as compensation to ex-ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan falsely implicated in espionage case
The ISRO spy case surfaced in 1994 when Nambi Narayanan was arrested on charges of espionage along with another senior ISRO official, two Maldivian women and a businessman.
Supreme Court ruling in Ayodhya case: RSS welcomes judgment, says it is confident 'just verdict' will be reached soon
The SC declined to refer to a five-judge Constitution bench the issue of reconsideration of the observations in its 1994 judgement during the hearing of the Ayodhya land dispute.
'SC verdict curtails mindless expansion of Aadhaar, underscores need for better scrutiny while drafting laws'
Shankkar Aiyar opines that the fact that SC read down the Aadhaar Act shows that govts need to be more careful when taking the Money Bill route to bypass political roadblocks
Supreme Court likely to pronounce verdict on plea challenging adultery law today; Centre favoured retention of Section 497
On 5 January, the Supreme Court had referred to a five-judge Constitution bench the plea challenging the validity of the penal law on adultery.
Aadhaar Act should not have been passed as money bill, amounts to Constitution fraud, says Justice DY Chandrachud
Justice Chandrachud, who was part of the five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, wrote a separate judgement saying he had expressed some views different from that of the verdict pronounced by Justice AK Sikri.
SC dismisses plea against appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as Chief Justice of India, says petition 'devoid of merits'
The plea said the petitioners were relying on an undated letter addressed to Chief Justice of India and circulated by the four apex court judges.
Bhima Koregaon case: SC-monitored SIT probe into activists' arrests demanded for protection from 'oppressive prosecution'
Eminent citizens on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that a court-monitored Special Investigation Team (SIT) should be constituted to look into the entire spectrum of the Bhima Koregaon case.
Bhima Koregaon case updates: Hearing on bail of activists deferred till Thursday; house arrest to continue
Bhima Koregaon case LIVE updates: Abhishek Manu Singhvi argued that the so called letters quoted by the Maharashtra Police to Comrade Prakash are fabricated, because in the judgment convicting profesor GN Saibaba mentions that it was a name used by him.
Mob lynchings: SC questions states, UTs for failing to follow guidelines to curb violence; only 9 states, 2 UTs complied with order
The Supreme Court on Friday took a stern view of the fact that only 9 of the 29 states, an 2 of 7 UTs have framed a report against lynchings based on the apex court's detailed 17 July 17 order
Bhima Koregaon arrests: Supreme Court extends house arrest order for activists; next hearing on 12 September
The Supreme Court hearing of Romila Thapar's petition in favour of the five activists arrested in relation to the Bhima Koregaon violence on Thursday was adjourned till 12 September.
Bhima Koregaon arrests: Maharashtra Police files affidavit in SC, says it has sufficient evidence to establish Maoist links
The Maharashtra government filed a counter affidavit in Supreme Court regarding the arrests of five activists in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence. The government claimed that the five rights activists were not arrested for their dissenting views but due to the cogent evidence linking them with the banned Communist party of India (Maoist).
Bhima Koregaon raids: SC orders house arrest for activists till 6 Sept; calls dissent 'safety valve' of democracy
Supreme Court also issued notice to the Maharashtra state government and the state police on the plea filed by five intellectuals, including historian Romila Thapar and economists Prabhat Patnaik and Devika Jain, against the Bhima Koregaon arrests
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.
After two months of appeal, Supreme Court agrees to hear Sreesanth's plea against life ban imposed by BCCI
Sreesanth had earlier told the court that the life ban was an extremely harsh penalty and the cricketer has not been playing for the last five years which was more than enough.
Supreme Court takes stern view against culture of 'judge-bashing', hints at adopting strong measures to stop trend
Taking a harsh view over a petition casting aspersions on Chief Justice Dipak Misra, a Supreme Court bench expressed anguish over an emerging "trend of targeting judges" and indicated that it may impose heavy punitive fines against those indulging in unnecessary 'judge-bashing'.