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CJI Dipak Misra will be remembered for chronicle of controversies, rather than major judgments
India

CJI Dipak Misra will be remembered for chronicle of controversies, rather than major judgments

The last week of outgoing CJI Depak Misra's tenure was probably the best week that the Indian legal community has seen in terms of the rights that were guaranteed to the citizens.

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Ram Nath Kovind; to assume office on 3 October
India

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed next CJI by President Ram Nath Kovind; to assume office on 3 October

Justice Misra, on 4 September had sent a letter to the Central government recommending Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor

Supreme Court set to hear PETA's plea seeking ban on Karnataka's Kambala on 12 February
India

Supreme Court set to hear PETA's plea seeking ban on Karnataka's Kambala on 12 February

The Supreme Court will hear on February 12 a plea by PETA seeking to prohibit the buffalo race -- Kambala -- that is held in Karnataka during festivities that coincide with the Pongal celebrations.

Supreme Court Roster: CJI Dipak Misra arrogating powers to himself is likely to aggravate crisis in apex court
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Supreme Court Roster: CJI Dipak Misra arrogating powers to himself is likely to aggravate crisis in apex court

by putting in place a judges' roster — a 'subject-wise' roster shows what type of cases will be listed before benches headed by the 12 senior-most judges of the apex court which is meant to come into effect from 5 February, Misra has ostensibly made an effort to show that he has risen to the challenge, but once one digs deeper, it shows that this is not the case.

Supreme Court urged by amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium to take steps for transparency in BCCI
First Cricket News

Supreme Court urged by amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium to take steps for transparency in BCCI

Gopal Subramanium has sought issuance of contempt notice to the existing office bearers of BCCI, including acting president C K Khanna, for obstructing the implementation of the judgement of the court.

Supreme Court issues notice to BCCI office-bearers for failure to implement its order on Lodha recommendations
First Cricket News

Supreme Court issues notice to BCCI office-bearers for failure to implement its order on Lodha recommendations

Three top officer bearers of the BCCI, including its acting President CK Khanna and acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary, were on Wednesday directed by the Supreme Court to appear before it to explain why its order on Justice RM Lodha panel recommendations have not yet been implemented.

NEET 2017: Supreme Court denies exemption for Tamil Nadu, directs govt to finish counselling by 4 September
India

NEET 2017: Supreme Court denies exemption for Tamil Nadu, directs govt to finish counselling by 4 September

In a setback to Tamil Nadu, Supreme Court on Tuesday said medical colleges in the state will have to use National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) as the only basis for admissions.

Data of every individual is an extension of personality and resides in Article 21, says Central govt.
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Data of every individual is an extension of personality and resides in Article 21, says Central govt.

The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that the data belonging to an individual was intimate to and an extension of one's personality that resides in Article 21 of the Constitution guaranteeing protection of life and personal liberty.

2012 Delhi gangrape verdict: Did Supreme Court rely too much on 'collective conscience'?
India

2012 Delhi gangrape verdict: Did Supreme Court rely too much on 'collective conscience'?

It is the first time that the court was dealing with a case where there were four offenders instead of one, where they collectively raped.

Panama papers case: SC asks Centre to file 6 reports of Multi-Agency Group
Business

Panama papers case: SC asks Centre to file 6 reports of Multi-Agency Group

Solicitor General appearing for the Centre, told the court that the bench should first go through reports of the MAG and thereafter decide whether it could be shared with the petitioner

Cauvery water dispute: SC upholds maintainability of appeals by TN, Karnataka, Kerala
India

Cauvery water dispute: SC upholds maintainability of appeals by TN, Karnataka, Kerala

On Friday, the Supreme Court upheld the maintainability of appeals filed by Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala against the 2007 award of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal (CWDT) on sharing the river water.

SC's National Anthem order raises questions about an individual's fundamental rights
India

SC's National Anthem order raises questions about an individual's fundamental rights

Current laws don't force a person to stand up or sing the national anthem — case in point, this judgment of apex court in the case of Bijoe Emmanuel v. State of Kerala

SC’s National Anthem order: The seven commandments of ‘constitutional patriotism’
India

SC’s National Anthem order: The seven commandments of ‘constitutional patriotism’

The 1971 Act does not envisage any of the restrictions on the use of the National Anthem as commanded by Justice Misra

Of erotic sorties, beaut damsels: Language of court rulings can be quite dense
Life

Of erotic sorties, beaut damsels: Language of court rulings can be quite dense

Intoxicated by the exuberance of their own verbosity, our Courts have been guilty of making their decisions virtually impenetrable by the common man for whom they are purportedly written

Uttarakhand HC verdict: Centre challenges order quashing President's Rule
Politics

Uttarakhand HC verdict: Centre challenges order quashing President's Rule

The apex court asked the Centre to approach its secretary general for listing its petition challenging the HC order quashing President's Rule in Uttarakhand

Sabarimala temple row: Can a woman be denied permission to climb Everest, SC asks trust
India

Sabarimala temple row: Can a woman be denied permission to climb Everest, SC asks trust

The Supreme Court on Monday asked lawyers representing the Sabarimala Temple Trust if tradition was greater than the constitution, reported The News Minute.

Arunachal Pradesh crisis: Supreme Court recalls notice issued to Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa
Politics

Arunachal Pradesh crisis: Supreme Court recalls notice issued to Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa

The Arunachal Pradesh political crisis took a dramatic turn on Monday when the Supreme Court accepted the Centre’s plea and recalled a notice issued to Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa.

Security increased after email threatens to blow up Supreme Court
India

Security increased after email threatens to blow up Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has recently received an e-mail which threatened to blow up the Supreme Court building, sources were quoted as saying by The Hindustan Times on Tuesday.