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Deeply worrying that Supreme Court now has only one woman judge, says Justice DY Chandrachud
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Deeply worrying that Supreme Court now has only one woman judge, says Justice DY Chandrachud

Justice Chandrachud was speaking at a farewell ceremony to honour Justice Indu Malhotra, who retired on Saturday

SC directs Centre to frame 'proper guidelines' on granting writers to persons with disability during exams
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SC directs Centre to frame 'proper guidelines' on granting writers to persons with disability during exams

Expressing its disquiet over the disconnect that exist between govt departments in the matter, the court said that the left hand of the government does not know what the right one is doing

Supreme Court to deliver judgment today on pleas seeking review of verdict upholding Aadhaar validity
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Supreme Court to deliver judgment today on pleas seeking review of verdict upholding Aadhaar validity

In a 4-1 verdict that also quashed some contentious provisions of the Aadhaar Act, the top court had in September 2018 upheld the passage of the Aadhaar Bill as Money Bill in Lok Sabha

SC sets aside Punjab and Haryana HC order dismissing man's plea on grounds of lawyer's absence
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SC sets aside Punjab and Haryana HC order dismissing man's plea on grounds of lawyer's absence

The apex court said that the high court ought to have appointed an amicus curiae in the absence of counsel, adding that "the liberty of a citizen cannot be taken away in this manner".

Day after Centre calls 'UPSC jihad show' offensive, SC defers Sudarshan TV case by two weeks
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Day after Centre calls 'UPSC jihad show' offensive, SC defers Sudarshan TV case by two weeks

In the affidavit which was filed Wednesday, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had annexed its 4 November order by which it has cautioned the channel of "stricter penal action" in case of future violations

Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process
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Bail for some, jail for others: Understanding the skewed reasoning of the apex court's judicial process

While it is encouraging that the grant of bail has been prioritised in some cases, a number of other journalists are languishing in prison, with the top court doing little about their plight

Comedian Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges after posting tweets about SC
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Comedian Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges after posting tweets about SC

One of the letters seeking Attorney General’s consent for initiation of contempt proceedings against Kunal Kamra claims that the comedian has allegedly attempted to lower the Supreme Court's authority through his tweets after the apex court had granted interim bail to Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami.

In Sudarshan TV case, SC says 'extremely concerned' with balancing dignity, free speech; next hearing on 23 Sept
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In Sudarshan TV case, SC says 'extremely concerned' with balancing dignity, free speech; next hearing on 23 Sept

In a two-hour hearing, the bench said constitutional values and human dignity need to be protected but the court cannot “become the enforcers of programme code”

Sudarshan TV case: SC says maligning community can't be allowed, 'country can't survive with such agenda'
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Sudarshan TV case: SC says maligning community can't be allowed, 'country can't survive with such agenda'

The apex court, which has imposed a pre-telecast ban on episodes of a TV programme alleging 'UPSC jihad by Indian Muslims', pulled up the Centre and the National Broadcasting Association over alleged inaction

'Regulate digital media first': Centre tells Supreme Court in Sudarshan News 'UPSC Jihad' case
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'Regulate digital media first': Centre tells Supreme Court in Sudarshan News 'UPSC Jihad' case

The Centre in its affidavit told SC that digital media has the potential to go viral due to apps like WhatsApp, Twitter, and Facebook

'Insidious and rabid': SC stays Sudarshan TV from broadcasting 'UPSC jihad' show, calls on media to self-regulate
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'Insidious and rabid': SC stays Sudarshan TV from broadcasting 'UPSC jihad' show, calls on media to self-regulate

The apex court said the manner in which some media houses are conducting debates is cause for concern as all type of defamatory things are being said

SC refuses to impose pre-broadcast ban on TV programme claiming 'Muslim conspiracy' to infiltrate UPSC
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SC refuses to impose pre-broadcast ban on TV programme claiming 'Muslim conspiracy' to infiltrate UPSC

A bench comprising Justices DY Chandrachud and KM Joseph said it has to first circumspect in imposing a prior restraint on publication or the airing of views by Sudarshan TV

'Absolute exclusion of women from command in Army is illegal': Supreme Court dismisses Centre appeals against Delhi HC verdict
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'Absolute exclusion of women from command in Army is illegal': Supreme Court dismisses Centre appeals against Delhi HC verdict

Absolute exclusion of women from command appointments in the Indian Army is against Article 14 and unjustified, the Supreme Court said in a judgement on Monday, calling denying permanent commission based on years of service 'a travesty of justice'

Justice DY Chandrachud says blanket labelling of dissent as anti-national strikes at heart of commitment to democracy
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Justice DY Chandrachud says blanket labelling of dissent as anti-national strikes at heart of commitment to democracy

Justice Chandrachud was speaking on the topic,'The Hues That Make India: From Plurality to Pluralism,' as part of the 15th Justice PD Desai Memorial Lecture organised in Ahmedabad.

Ferocity of Sabarimala protests proves Hinduism is taking on Abrahamic characteristics to tackle external threats
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Ferocity of Sabarimala protests proves Hinduism is taking on Abrahamic characteristics to tackle external threats

The issue of entry of menstruating women into the Sabarimala temple should never have been the cause for a debate on the touchstone of one-size-fits-all feminism.

Days after Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict, Centre begins process of constituting Ram temple trust
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Days after Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict, Centre begins process of constituting Ram temple trust

Opinions of the Ministry of Law and the attorney general will be taken on how to proceed on setting up the trust that will fix the modalities for construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya.

'Grit, mettle and character': SC judges praise Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi's handling of Ayodhya case
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'Grit, mettle and character': SC judges praise Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi's handling of Ayodhya case

Justice Ranjan Gogoi, however, declined to comment on the Ayodhya verdict at the book launch

Ayodhya judgment: SC using faith and religion to settle Ramjanmabhoomi title claim is disingenuous and insincere
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Ayodhya judgment: SC using faith and religion to settle Ramjanmabhoomi title claim is disingenuous and insincere

In deciding the Ayodhya dispute, the court is only really concerned about the faith and belief of Hindus

Democratic erosion does not happen in one sweep, but slowly, says DY Chandrachud: SC judge bats for independence of judiciary, transfer of judges
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Democratic erosion does not happen in one sweep, but slowly, says DY Chandrachud: SC judge bats for independence of judiciary, transfer of judges

Prominent Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud weighed in on the challenges facing the Indian judicial system and noted that there was a need for more nuance in how to resolve the situation of a judge's 'wrongful behaviour'.

Bhobishyoter Bhoot — SC imposes Rs 20 lakh fine on West Bengal govt: 'Speech can't be silenced due to fear of mob'
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Bhobishyoter Bhoot — SC imposes Rs 20 lakh fine on West Bengal govt: 'Speech can't be silenced due to fear of mob'

Bhobishyoter Bhoot met with an unfortunate fate when it was unceremoniously pulled out of multiple theatres after directions from Kolkata Joint Commissioner of Police who cited political law and order problem for the order