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Jagdish Singh Khehar sworn in as 44th Chief Justice of India
India

Jagdish Singh Khehar sworn in as 44th Chief Justice of India

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, who led the five-judge constitution bench in the Supreme Court which had struck down the controversial National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act for the appointment of judges, was on Wednesday sworn in as the 44th Chief Justice of India.

Shiv Sena, Akali Dal and others might lose name after SC ruling on religion in voting
Politics

Shiv Sena, Akali Dal and others might lose name after SC ruling on religion in voting

The Supreme Court verdict prohibiting any use of religion, caste, race, community or language to seek votes has raised several questions including if or not the apex court will force parties like the Shiv Sena, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, Akali Dal and Indian Union Muslim League among others, whose names symbolise or represent a particular community and religion, to change their names.

Justice JS Khehar to be next Chief Justice of India
India

Justice JS Khehar to be next Chief Justice of India

Justice Khehar will have a brief eight-month tenure as the 44th CJI and would relinquish office on 27 August next

Judiciary-government spat over appointment of judges spells imminent crisis for India
India

Judiciary-government spat over appointment of judges spells imminent crisis for India

Who would blink first in the judicial appointments issue — the executive or the judiciary? If both remain inflexible, India is headed for a constitutional crisis

Supreme Court to rule on BCCI petition against Lodha panel's recommendations on Monday
Sports

Supreme Court to rule on BCCI petition against Lodha panel's recommendations on Monday

The Supreme Court will pronounce on Monday its judgement on a petition by BCCI and its affiliate state associations contesting Justice Lodha panel's recommendations

Section 377: Supreme Court refers fresh petition on homosexuality to CJI
India

Section 377: Supreme Court refers fresh petition on homosexuality to CJI

The Supreme Court on Wednesday referred the fresh PIL seeking to overturn the colonial-era law of Section 377 of the IPC to Chief Justice of India stating that the petition is to be heard along with curative petition which is already pending in the apex court.

SC orders steep deposit of Rs 50 lakh for biggies to curb pendency
India

SC orders steep deposit of Rs 50 lakh for biggies to curb pendency

The bench was hearing a batch of petitions in which some cases have been filed by Star India and some by BCCI.

JNU row: SC seeks response from Centre, Delhi Police on plea for contempt action against lawyers
India

JNU row: SC seeks response from Centre, Delhi Police on plea for contempt action against lawyers

In a fresh turn in the JNU agitation case, a Supreme Court bench also issued notice to the three lawyers.

Jamaat-e-Ulema can intervene in matters regarding Muslim women's rights, says Supreme Court
India

Jamaat-e-Ulema can intervene in matters regarding Muslim women's rights, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court contended that Muslim personal law was protected by the right to freedom of religion guaranteed under constitution

'Hope people will be allowed to love': From Nandita Das to P Chidambaram here's who said what on SC's move to reopen Section 377 debate
India

'Hope people will be allowed to love': From Nandita Das to P Chidambaram here's who said what on SC's move to reopen Section 377 debate

From LGBT activists to Bollywood celebrities and politicians, the reactions to the Supreme Court's decision on Section 377 conveyed hope.

Section 377 hearing today: Fight for LGBT rights will continue, but SC must not let us down
India

Section 377 hearing today: Fight for LGBT rights will continue, but SC must not let us down

Listed for 3 pm, Item No 302 (relating to section 377 of the IPC) will be heard in the Supreme Court today, launching the final leg of a legal battle that has lasted 15 years and will decide the criminality of millions of Indians