SC allows Harish Salve to withdraw as amicus for case on COVID essentials, raps lawyers for imputing motives to it
A bench headed by CJI SA Bobde said that it was pained at reading what some senior lawyers had to say on Salve's appointment as amicus in the matter, adding that it was a "collective decision" of all the judges at the bench
With SC reforms stuck in time warp, it would bode well for collegium to finalise 'Memorandum of Procedure' soon
In an attempt to achieve the ideal permutation of appointees, the present collegium led by CJI SA Bobde risks gaining the infamous distinction of not appointing anyone
The petition said candidates ‘rejected’ by voters should not be fielded again in the fresh polls
Never asked anyone to marry a rapist, completely misreported, says CJI SA Bobde after last week's case sparks outrage
The court was on Monday hearing the case of a 14-year-old pregnant rape survivor seeking a nod to abort a foetus of almost 26 weeks
The archaic, patriarchal mores at the heart of suggestions that women can marry their rapists as 'compromise'
These attitudes have the support of not only society and families, but also the courts themselves.
'Will you marry her?': CJI SA Bobde asks man accused of raping minor; journalists, activists criticise SC remarks
Chief Justice of India SA Bobde asked a man accused of repeatedly raping a minor girl whether he would marry the survivor.
The petitioner, advocate CR Jaya Sukin, cited NCRB and NHRC data in his plea. However, the Bench dismissed his claims and said a 'heavy fine will be imposed if he continues his arguments'
It appears a clear case of judicial overreach and may potentially shake the foundation of India’s representative democracy by undermining the legislative organ of the state
'Genuinely interested to solve problem': SC suspends implementation of farm laws until further notice, forms panel
The ruling came on a batch of petitions challenging the validity of the three farm laws that were enacted last September. A detailed order is expected later today
'Suspend implementation of farm laws or we will do it': SC lashes out at Centre over handling of farmer protests
The court further said it is 'extremely disappointed' with the way negotiations are going on between the Centre and the farmers on the new farm laws
The apex court's decision came in response to a bunch of petitions which challenged the validity of the laws which regulate religious conversions due to inter-faith marriages
Congress leader's son writes to CJI SA Bobde, claims father 'illegally confined in home' by UP Police
Gaurav Aditya, son of former Union minister Pradeep Jain Aditya, claimed that there is "no reasons for detention have been provided" and sought the CJI's intervention
'Good judgment': SC refuses to interfere with Allahabad HC order quashing Kafeel Khan's detention under NSA
The court, however, said that its observation will not impact any other proceedings and also observed that the criminal cases against Khan will be decided on their own merits
AG declines consent for contempt case against Prashant Bhushan, says he expressed regret for tweet on CJI
The consent of the topmost law officer was sought by advocate Sunil Singh to initiate contempt proceedings against Bhushan for his tweet, saying that the activist-lawyer connected 'the personal life of CJI' with a pending case before him
Siddique Kappan was going to Hathras under the 'garb of journalism' to disturb law & order, UP govt tells SC
Meanwhile, CJI SA Bobde raised concerns over misreporting in the case and asked the petitioner Kerala Union of Working Journalists' to file a rejoinder to the UP govt's affidavit while postponing the hearing in the case by a week
SC reserves order on Tej Bahadur's plea against rejection of nomination paper to contest against Narendra Modi
Tej Bahadur had moved the SC after the Allahabad High Court dismissed his petition against the election commission's decision to reject his nomination papers during the 2019 Lok Sabha election. He was dismissed from BSF in 2017 after he posted a video online complaining about the quality of food served to the troops
SC judge UU Lalit recuses himself from hearing of pleas against Jagan Mohan Reddy over letter to CJI
In an unprecedented move, the Andhra Pradesh chief minister on 6 Oct wrote to CJI alleging that Andhra Pradesh HC was being used to "destabilise democratically elected govt"
Jagan Mohan Reddy's faceoff with judiciary: Here's what law states on A-G's consent for criminal contempt cases
Attorney General KK Venugopal recently refused to give his consent to initiate criminal contempt proceedings against YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and his advisor
The petition said it was a manifest error on the part of the judgment passed on 31 August to conclude that criticism of individual judges amounted to a malicious attack on the court itself
'Recall Prashant Bhushan contempt verdict': Ahead of SC decision on quantum of sentence, 122 students pen open letter
Bhushan, who was convicted for contempt of court on 14 August over his tweets criticising the judiciary, is facing imprisonment of up to six months or a fine of up to Rs 2,000 or both under the Contempt of Court Act.