Sabarimala verdict: Religion should be left to the faithful, but SC has full authority to protect fundamental rights
In the aftermath of the Sabarimala verdict, it is important to ask: Since when did religion become more significant than the rule of law in the country?
Aadhaar verdict no reason to celebrate for govt; Supreme Court points out several flaws in project's implementation
It is, perhaps, useful to remind that the Aadhaar Act and the Aadhaar project were under the lens — not the petitioners. If the question is whether the project came out unscathed, the answer is an unequivocal no.
Sabarimala verdict: In striking down patriarchal tradition, SC paves way for positive interference in religious affairs
The Sabarimala verdict clearly paves way for the Supreme Court’s positive interference in matters of religion when it can be demonstrated that the religious practices are opposed to constitutional morality and play a transformative and inclusionary role
Sabarimala verdict Updates: Judgment gives choice to women instead of imposing tradition, says women panel chief
Sabarimala verdict LIVE updates: From reading down Section 377 that criminalised consensual gay sex in adults, to scrapping the adultery law that treated a married woman as a property of her husband, the Supreme Court has championed the tenets of gender parity in its recent judgments
SC decriminalises adultery: Triumph of individual's rights over social institutions like marriage is the real victory
With the striking down of adultery under Section 497 of the IPC, constitutional law has finally entered the institution of marriage in a bid to ensure constitutional freedoms, destroy hierarchies, eliminate inequalities and attempt to democratise matrimonial relationships
Supreme Court verdict on adultery: Justice DY Chandrachud does it again, overrules father's judgment
It was the second time that Justice DY Chandrachud overruled the verdict of his father as he gave his order on the issue of adultery.
Kerala to give Rs 50 lakh as compensation to ex-ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan falsely implicated in espionage case
The ISRO spy case surfaced in 1994 when Nambi Narayanan was arrested on charges of espionage along with another senior ISRO official, two Maldivian women and a businessman.
Aadhaar Act should not have been passed as money bill, amounts to Constitution fraud, says Justice DY Chandrachud
Justice Chandrachud, who was part of the five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, wrote a separate judgement saying he had expressed some views different from that of the verdict pronounced by Justice AK Sikri.
SC finds Aadhaar constitutional in 4-1 ruling; dissenting judge says passing law as money bill akin to fraud
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar scheme and the Act but with conditions. However, the dissenting view of Justice DY Chandrachud stole the show with his emphatic view which said that Aadhaar is unconstitutional.
Observing that Aadhaar was meant to help the benefits reach the marginalised sections of society, it said the scheme takes into account the dignity of people not only from personal but from the community point of view as well and served the much bigger public interest.
Section 377 verdict: Justice DY Chandrachud criticises govt for leaving colonial-era law to 'wisdom of court'
Noting that Section 377 rested on deep-rooted gender stereotypes, he said that "what 377 did essentially was to say that this is how a man should be and this is how a woman should be. And, this not what a man is and this is not what a woman is."
Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas seeking disqualification of lawmakers with criminal background
Supreme Court reserved the judgement after the parties including the Election Commission and the Central government concluded their arguments.
Kerala sex scandal: Supreme Court to hear anticipatory bail plea of priest accused of sexual assault tomorrow
The Supreme Court agreed to hear the plea of the priest after he sought urgent hearing as he fears arrest in the case.
Supreme Court open to livestreaming proceedings under 'comprehensive guidelines', will gauge benefits based on pilot attempt
In a step aimed at bringing transparency and accountability, the Supreme Court on Monday said it was open to livestreaming its proceedings under "comprehensive and holistic guidelines".
Centre vs Delhi govt: Arvind Kejriwal fails to discern fine print of SC verdict, chooses conflict over conciliation
In their over-enthusiasm to claim victory, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and rest of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leadership failed to understand the fine print of Supreme Court (SC) verdict.
BCCI vs COA: 'One state one vote' and 'cooling-off period' clauses can be reconsidered, says Supreme Court bench
In what could be positive news for BCCI, the 'One-State-One-Vote' and 'Cooling-off period' clauses from Lodha reforms can be reconsidered, observed a Supreme Court bench.
SC verdict on Delhi govt vs Centre: Capital back with citizens, now cooperative federalism must prove itself
Following the Supreme Court verdict on the power tussle between the Delhi government and the Centre, If any minister, legislator or actor in the political process is uncertain how to exercise his powers, he must choose the course of action that furthers the democratic choice of the people of Delhi
SC constitution bench says validity of parliamentary committee reports cannot be challenged in courts
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that the validity of parliamentary committee reports cannot be challenged or questioned in courts
Supreme Court asks Jay Shah to consider out of court settlement with The Wire even as media house refuses to apologise
The Foundation for Independent Journalism, which owns the news portal, has moved the top court against Jay Shah who has filed a civil suit to seek damages of Rs 100 crore.
Unruffled by the move seeking his impeachment by 64 MPs, Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Monday presided over Supreme Court number 1 - although there were some anxious moments initially.