Kerala won't file review petition on Sabarimala verdict: CM says state will ensure protection to women devotees
On 28 October, a five-judge constitution bench headed by former chief justice Dipak Misra lifted the ban on entry of women of menstrual age into the Sabarimala temple
Dipak Misra however, added that courts welcome people to litigate if they have genuine grievances.
Supreme Court questions Centre's stand on defending adultery law, asks what public good does Section 497 serve
The Supreme Court asked the Centre "what public good" the penal law on adultery served as it provides that no offence would be made if the husband of a woman approves the adulterous relationship.
Supreme Court judges to meet CJI Dipak Misra over Justice KM Joseph's name being third in appointment notification
Supreme Court judges, including new members of collegium, are likely to meet CJI Dipak Misra today to express unhappiness over centre’s decision to lower Justice Joseph's seniority.
SC judges upset with Centre for lowering KM Joseph's seniority, to lodge protest with CJI Dipak Misra tomorrow
The Supreme Court judges fear that lowering Justice KM Joseph's seniority could hamper his chances of being elevated to the chief justice's post as well as of heading a bench.
KM Joseph among three justices appointed to Supreme Court; Indira Banerjee becomes 8th female judge at apex court
Notifications announcing the appointments of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph, Madras HC Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Orissa HC Chief Justice Vineet Saran to the Supreme Court were issued on Saturday.
The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea seeking to ban legislators from practising as advocates.
BCCI vs COA: 'One state one vote' and 'cooling-off period' clauses can be reconsidered, says Supreme Court bench
In what could be positive news for BCCI, the 'One-State-One-Vote' and 'Cooling-off period' clauses from Lodha reforms can be reconsidered, observed a Supreme Court bench.
Justice Jasti Chelameswar to retire today; SC judge's 7-yr-long tenure saw landmark judgements, unprecedented moves
Justice Chelameswar, who turns 65 on Friday, was part of the nine-judge bench that gave the historic verdict declaring right to privacy a fundamental right.
Karnataka Assembly floor test: Speaker's role crucial, but battle only prelude to summer's political potboiler
The Supreme Court has ordered that the Karnataka Assembly vote on a confidence motion on the BJP government on Saturday.
SC order on Karnataka floor test exposes Rahul's blinkered vision on integrity of CJI and Indian judiciary
Now that the Supreme Court has effectively quashed the Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala's decision and slashed BJP chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's window to prove majority from 15 days to 24 hours (a key Congress demand), will Congress president Rahul Gandhi now admit he was wrong to cast aspersions on the judiciary? Will he apologise for his conduct?
Home Minister Rajnath Singh said constitutional posts must be respected and their propriety should not be questioned, amid a raging debate over a demand by a few Opposition parties to impeach Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.
CJI Dipak Misra impeachment updates: Venkaiah Naidu acted in haste, says former LS Speaker Somnath Chatterjee
All eyes are trained on CJI Dipak Misra as he returns to the Supreme Court on Monday, days after the Opposition moved a notice of impeachment against him
CJI impeachment: Kiren Rijiju lambasts Congress, says party doesn't trust people of India or its institutions
Rijiju's comments came a day after seven Opposition parties led by the Congress moved a notice for the impeachment of CJI Dipak Misra, accusing him of "misbehaviour" and "misuse" of authority.
Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das flays Congress for impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra, says party is frustrated
Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Friday criticised the Congress for bringing an impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.
Bar Council of India's restrictions on lawyer-parliamentarians show it is abdicating responsibility, kowtowing to powerful
“Without an independent Bar, it would be futile and fanciful to think about an independent judiciary,” said senior advocate Indira Jaising at a recent public talk on the crisis that India’s topmost judiciary is facing. She went on to trenchantly criticise the Supreme Court Bar Association and the Bar Council of India (BCI) for their hostility towards public-interest lawyers Prashant Bhushan and Dushyant Dave, who have been crusading for judicial independence and accountability.
Jay Shah defamation case: SC asks Gujarat court not to initiate proceedings against The Wire, journalist till 12 April
The apex court also asked Jay Shah and other who filed the case against The Wire to file their responses within two weeks to the journalists' plea.
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing reports relating to a row among its judges even as Chief Justice Dipak Misra held a closed-door meeting with four rebel judges.
The Nagpur Police on Tuesday has said that there was no cause for suspicion of judge Loya death, and he had indeed died of a heart attack