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SC 9-judge bench to frame issues related to discrimination against women in religion, including Sabarimala Temple, on 3 Feb
India

SC 9-judge bench to frame issues related to discrimination against women in religion, including Sabarimala Temple, on 3 Feb

Constitution bench will consider issues related to entry of Muslim women into mosques, female genital mutilation in the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community and barring of Parsi women, married to non-Parsi men, from the holy fire place at Agiary

India, Jammu and Kashmir constitutions worked 'hand in hand' for 70 years, petitioners challenging abrogation of Article 370, tell SC
India

India, Jammu and Kashmir constitutions worked 'hand in hand' for 70 years, petitioners challenging abrogation of Article 370, tell SC

On day five of the hearing in the Supreme Court of petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, the petitioners sought to emphasise the powers vested with the Assembly of the erstwhile state as was defined in the Instrument of Accession when the region joined India in 1947. They also argued that the Indian Constitution and Jammu and Kashmir's constitution had been working in tandem through Article 370.

SC grants Centre four weeks to file response to pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370 in J&K; matter listed for 14 November
India

SC grants Centre four weeks to file response to pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370 in J&K; matter listed for 14 November

Referring a clutch of petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir to Constitution bench, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted four weeks time to the Centre to file its response in the batch of petitions

SC Constitution Bench to commence hearing of pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir today
India

SC Constitution Bench to commence hearing of pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir today

A five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court is all set to commence from Tuesday, the crucial hearing on the challenges mounted against the legal validity of the Centre's abrogation of Article 370 which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Daily Bulletin: Amit Shah to address seminar on NRC in Kolkata today; SC to hear batch of pleas challenging scrapping of Article 370; day's top stories and more
India

Daily Bulletin: Amit Shah to address seminar on NRC in Kolkata today; SC to hear batch of pleas challenging scrapping of Article 370; day's top stories and more

Here are today's top stories: Amit Shah to visit Kolkata today; scheduled to address seminar on contentious NRC in West Bengal; 12th tranche of electoral bonds to be issued from today; day's top stories and more

SC rejects Vaiko's plea against Farooq Abdullah's detention; defers J&K cases to Tuesday, CJI says 'no time' due to Ayodhya hearings
India

SC rejects Vaiko's plea against Farooq Abdullah's detention; defers J&K cases to Tuesday, CJI says 'no time' due to Ayodhya hearings

The Supreme Court on Monday referred a clutch of petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir to a Constitution Bench, which will take up the matter on Tuesday.

Ayodhya Case in Supreme Court: On day 32 of hearing, counsel for Muslim parties apologises for questioning 2003 Archaeological Survey of India report
India

Ayodhya Case in Supreme Court: On day 32 of hearing, counsel for Muslim parties apologises for questioning 2003 Archaeological Survey of India report

The Muslim parties on Thursday apologised for questioning the authorship of the 2003 report of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and also expressed regret in the Supreme Court for wasting the Constitution Bench’s time in the hearing of the Ayodhya land dispute case.

Supreme Court cancels 29 January Ayodhya land dispute hearing due to non-availability of Justice SA Bobde
India

Supreme Court cancels 29 January Ayodhya land dispute hearing due to non-availability of Justice SA Bobde

The five-judge bench hearing the Ayodhya case was reconstituted on 25 January as Justice UU Lalit, who was a member of the original bench, had recused himself from hearing the matter.

While Centre seeks 'justice' through triple talaq bill, activists question inaction over female genital mutilation
India

While Centre seeks 'justice' through triple talaq bill, activists question inaction over female genital mutilation

The BJP has been strident in its opposition to triple talaq, including attempting to push through legislation criminalising the practice, but the saffron party has chosen to tread with caution on female genital mutilation (FGM), which is practised in the Bohra community, saying the case should be referred to a Constitution bench

Sec 377 hearing in Supreme Court: Long battle for individual freedom, mainstream discussion nears conclusion
India

Sec 377 hearing in Supreme Court: Long battle for individual freedom, mainstream discussion nears conclusion

A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra will pronounce on Thursday the verdict on a batch of petitions seeking decriminalisation of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, 1861.

Supreme Court constitution bench to revisit 12-yr-old verdict on SC/ST quota in government jobs on 3 August
India

Supreme Court constitution bench to revisit 12-yr-old verdict on SC/ST quota in government jobs on 3 August

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to pass any interim order against its 12-year-old verdict that had dealt with the application of the 'creamy layer' for reservations to SC and ST categories in government job promotions

Judgment lofty, but advice generic: Takeaways from SC verdict on Centre vs Delhi govt power tussle
India

Judgment lofty, but advice generic: Takeaways from SC verdict on Centre vs Delhi govt power tussle

In a 535-page verdict, the Supreme Court attempted to end the friction between the Delhi government and the Centre's representative, the lieutenant-governor. On the face of it, the judgment seems to have rapped the L-G for some of the intransigent positions his office has taken, as claimed by the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government.

Supreme Court refers pleas against jallikattu, bullock cart races to Constitution bench
India

Supreme Court refers pleas against jallikattu, bullock cart races to Constitution bench

The Supreme Court on Friday referred matters related to the bull-taming sport jallikattu to a Constitution bench.

Supreme Court sets up 5-judge bench to hear eight crucial cases: Aadhaar, Section 377 hearings today
India

Supreme Court sets up 5-judge bench to hear eight crucial cases: Aadhaar, Section 377 hearings today

A Constitution Bench set up by Supreme Court will hold hearings on eight crucial cases, starting with legality of Aadhaar and the validity of Section 377.

Supreme Court judges' rebellion: Their lordships may have triggered the opposite in bid to fortify democracy
India

Supreme Court judges' rebellion: Their lordships may have triggered the opposite in bid to fortify democracy

Any idle speculation or spinning of conspiratorial tales will further erode the credibility of Supreme Court, undermine its sanctity in public perception and shake the foundation of our democracy.

Supreme Court extends deadline for linking Aadhaar with various services and schemes till 31 March, 2018
India

Supreme Court extends deadline for linking Aadhaar with various services and schemes till 31 March, 2018

The Supreme Court on Friday extended till 31 March next year the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various services and welfare schemes.

SC's Constitution Bench to hear pleas seeking stay on mandatory linking of Aadhaar with govt schemes tomorrow
India

SC's Constitution Bench to hear pleas seeking stay on mandatory linking of Aadhaar with govt schemes tomorrow

The Supreme Court said that a five-judge Constitution Bench on Thursday would hear pleas seeking an interim stay on the Centre's decision directing mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various government schemes and welfare measures

Govt tells SC: Ready to extend Aadhaar-PAN linking deadline till 31 March; here are 5 simple steps to connect the cards
Business

Govt tells SC: Ready to extend Aadhaar-PAN linking deadline till 31 March; here are 5 simple steps to connect the cards

Official says Aadhaar-PAN linking and cancellation will weed out all duplicate PANs and make benami transactions void

Delhi L-G doesn't sit on files as alleged by AAP govt: Centre tells SC
India

Delhi L-G doesn't sit on files as alleged by AAP govt: Centre tells SC

Responding to the persistent allegation of delay on the part of the Delhi L-G, the ASG said "in last three years, 96 percent files or proposals have been cleared within 2-3 days of receipt by the Lieutenant Governor".

Supreme Court disposes of 14 pleas to deposit demonetised notes, refers to constitution bench
India

Supreme Court disposes of 14 pleas to deposit demonetised notes, refers to constitution bench

The Supreme Court disposed of 14 petitions seeking its nod to deposit demonetised notes and said that a five-judge constitution bench would deal with it.