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Jan 28, 2019
Supreme Court cancels 29 January Ayodhya land dispute hearing due to non-availability of Justice SA BobdeThe 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.
Jan 02, 2019
While Centre seeks 'justice' through triple talaq bill, activists question inaction over female genital mutilationThe 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
Sep 06, 2018
Sec 377 hearing in Supreme Court: Long battle for individual freedom, mainstream discussion nears conclusionA 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.
Jul 11, 2018
Supreme Court constitution bench to revisit 12-yr-old verdict on SC/ST quota in government jobs on 3 AugustThe 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
Jul 04, 2018
Judgment lofty, but advice generic: Takeaways from SC verdict on Centre vs Delhi govt power tussleIn 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.
Feb 02, 2018
Supreme Court refers pleas against jallikattu, bullock cart races to Constitution benchThe Supreme Court on Friday referred matters related to the bull-taming sport jallikattu to a Constitution bench.
Jan 17, 2018
Supreme Court sets up 5-judge bench to hear eight crucial cases: Aadhaar, Section 377 hearings todayA 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.
Jan 13, 2018
Supreme Court judges' rebellion: Their lordships may have triggered the opposite in bid to fortify democracyAny 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.
Dec 15, 2017
Supreme Court extends deadline for linking Aadhaar with various services and schemes till 31 March, 2018The Supreme Court on Friday extended till 31 March next year the deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various services and welfare schemes.
Dec 13, 2017
SC's Constitution Bench to hear pleas seeking stay on mandatory linking of Aadhaar with govt schemes tomorrowThe 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