The Supreme Court was dealing with an issue on whether NGOs substantially financed by the government fall within the ambit of 'public authority' under provisions of the RTI Act
SC nominates Deepak Gupta to hear matters in Unnao rape case: Judge was part of bench which ruled 'sex with minor wife is rape'
The Supreme Court has nominated Justice Deepak Gupta to hear the matters related to the 2017 Unnao rape case on 5 August (Monday). The decision was take when a Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi-led bench, also comprising justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose, was hearing the case on Friday.
Bilkis Bano case: Supreme Court asks Gujarat govt to take action against errant cops, including IPS officer, in two weeks
A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna asked the Gujarat government to complete the disciplinary action within two weeks initiated against the erring officials in the Bilkis Bano case indicted by the Bombay High Court
Better to not live in Delhi, it is like a gas chamber, says Supreme Court; asks govt what needs to be done 'in actuality' to curb pollution
The Supreme Court also expressed its despair over the lack of implementation of measures to curb air pollution and traffic congestion in the capital
Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: SC stays Patna HC order to constitute new CBI team; says change 'will be detrimental'
The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed a Patna High Court order asking the CBI special director to set up a fresh team to probe Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse case.
SC takes note of fire at Mumbai high-rise, says people dying in illegal structures while builders wait for clearances
Taking strong note of the recent fire incident in a posh Mumbai high-rise that claimed four lives, the Supreme Court said the people were dying in such illegally-constructed buildings which had no relevant certificates or clearances.
Muzaffarpur shelter home rapes: Supreme Court pulls up Bihar govt, asks why state was funding NGO that raped girls
The Supreme Court on Tuesday, while hearing the case of the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases, expressed concern over incidents of rape in India and said that women are being raped "left, right, and centre". The apex court referred to National Crime Records Bureau data which says that a woman is raped every six hours in the country.
Uttar Pradesh govt files first draft of vision document on protection of Taj Mahal in SC, says area should be declared 'no-plastic zone'
The angry apex court on 11 July lashed out the Uttar Pradesh government for its apathy towards the Taj Mahal.
SC expresses concerns about overcrowding in prisons, asks high courts to look into such 'violation of human rights'
The Supreme Court has expressed concern about overcrowding in prisons across the country, in some cases beyond 150 percent of the capacity
Supreme Court cancels 88 mining leases in Goa, asks govt to grant fresh leases in accordance with MMDR Act
Supreme Court cancelled 88 mining leases in Goa that were renewed by the state government in 2015 just before the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act mandated the auction of mining leases.
Supreme Court slams Centre for filing incomplete affidavit on solid waste management, says it's not a 'garbage collector'
The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Centre for filing an 845-page affidavit containing incomplete information about solid waste management across the country and said the apex court is not a "garbage collector".
Supreme Court asks states for details of compensation to victims of sexual assault under Nirbhaya fund
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed all states and union territories to give details on the payment of Nirbhaya and other funds as compensation to the victims of sexual offences and acid attacks.
Delhi ravaged by own citizens, officials, says SC over issue of illegal constructions, misuse of residential premises
Supreme Court on Friday lamented that after being pillaged by invaders for centuries, Delhi was now being ravaged by its own citizens and officials
overcrowding of prisons, gross inadequacy of staff, and the staff manning the jail are some of the issues the SC has highlighted
The Supreme Court on 5 May sought response of the Kerala Chief Secretary on a contempt plea by senior IPS officer T P Senkumar, who has alleged delay in his reinstatement as the state police chief despite the apex court's order.
Shimla: If a steep hike to the historical Jakhu temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman in this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort is a little too arduous for you, no need to be huffing and puffing now.