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Female genital mutilation a 'crime under existing laws', Centre tells SC, asks apex court to 'step in, issue directions'
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Female genital mutilation a 'crime under existing laws', Centre tells SC, asks apex court to 'step in, issue directions'

Attorney General KK Venugopal asked a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice AM Khanwilkar to "step in and issue directions" on the issue.

Cauvery issue: Group stages flash protest at Marina beach, urges Centre to set up water management board
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Cauvery issue: Group stages flash protest at Marina beach, urges Centre to set up water management board

A group of individuals converged at the Marina beach in Chennai and staged a flash protest urging the Centre to immediately set up the Cauvery Water Management Board in compliance with a February 16 Supreme Court order on the decades-old river water-sharing dispute.

Passive euthanasia allowed: Read full text of Supreme Court judgment recognising right to die with dignity
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Passive euthanasia allowed: Read full text of Supreme Court judgment recognising right to die with dignity

Recognising the right to a dignified death, the Supreme Court on Friday passed a judgment allowing passive euthanasia. Here is the full text of the Supreme Court judgment.

SC delivers verdict in Cauvery water issue: Dispute between Karnataka, Tamil Nadu dates back to 1892
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SC delivers verdict in Cauvery water issue: Dispute between Karnataka, Tamil Nadu dates back to 1892

The Cauvery dispute began in the year 1892, between the Madras Presidency (under the British Raj) and the Princely state of Mysore when they had to come to terms with dividing the river water between the two states.

'Do citizens have choice of identity or will state impose one,' West Bengal asks SC in Aadhaar case
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'Do citizens have choice of identity or will state impose one,' West Bengal asks SC in Aadhaar case

At this Justice Chandrachud said that government may be seeing Aadhaar as an enabler to access benefits' under the welfare schemes for those have no other identity proof.

National Fisherfolk forum 'pained' by Justice Chandrachud's 'fish market' remark, wants SC judge to withdraw comment
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National Fisherfolk forum 'pained' by Justice Chandrachud's 'fish market' remark, wants SC judge to withdraw comment

A national-level fishermen's body has taken objection to Supreme Court judge, Justice DY Chandrachud's 'fish market' remark during a hearing.

Supreme Court set to hear PETA's plea seeking ban on Karnataka's Kambala on 12 February
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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 hears S Sreesanth's plea challenging his life-time ban, asks BCCI to respond in four weeks
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Supreme Court hears S Sreesanth's plea challenging his life-time ban, asks BCCI to respond in four weeks

Senior counsel Salman Khurshid appearing for Sreesanth said that banning him was bad and banning for life was not justified after he has been discharged by a trial court of criminal charges over lack of evidence.

'Not answerable to anybody; would rather be a nationalist judge than Aadhaar judge,' says Justice DY Chandrachud
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'Not answerable to anybody; would rather be a nationalist judge than Aadhaar judge,' says Justice DY Chandrachud

"We are neither defending the government nor are we going to follow the NGO line," a visibly irked Supreme Court judge, who is part of a Constitution bench hearing cases challenging the validity of Aadhaar

Padmaavat controversy: SC to hear pleas seeking contempt proceedings against Karni Sena on 29 January
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Padmaavat controversy: SC to hear pleas seeking contempt proceedings against Karni Sena on 29 January

The Supreme Court will hear two petitions on 29 January seeking contempt proceedings against Karni Sena leaders for obstructing the screening of film 'Padmaavat' that released on Thursday.

25 years since Babri Masjid demolition: As final hearing commences in SC today, here's a brief history of the case
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25 years since Babri Masjid demolition: As final hearing commences in SC today, here's a brief history of the case

As the apex court begins the hearing a day before the 25th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid, here is a brief summary of how the case progressed

SC rejects PIL seeking legal framework to curb custodial violence, says it can't direct govt to make such laws
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SC rejects PIL seeking legal framework to curb custodial violence, says it can't direct govt to make such laws

The Supreme Court on Monday disposed of a PIL seeking to put in place a statutory framework to curb torture and custodial violence as it said that it can't direct the government to make an anti-torture law or ratify the UN convention against Torture.

Supreme Court's constant back-and-forth on National Anthem order is a grand waste of its time
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Supreme Court's constant back-and-forth on National Anthem order is a grand waste of its time

Surely, surely, the lives of the citizens are more important than the patriotism they are mandated to show.

Karti Chidambaram moves Supreme Court for permission to travel to UK for his daughter's college admission
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Karti Chidambaram moves Supreme Court for permission to travel to UK for his daughter's college admission

"He wants to go to the Cambridge to get his daughter admitted. He is willing to give an undertaking that he will not visit any bank there," senior lawyer Kapil Sibal, appearing for Karti, told the bench

Government stand on Rohingya immigrants a considered decision: Arun Jaitley
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Government stand on Rohingya immigrants a considered decision: Arun Jaitley

The Centre on Monday urged the Supreme Court not to interfere in the Rohingya issue as the move to deport them was a policy decision

No fresh anti-NEET agitation in Tamil Nadu since 8 september after ban on protests: State govt tells SC
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No fresh anti-NEET agitation in Tamil Nadu since 8 september after ban on protests: State govt tells SC

The top court had on 8 September, on a petition by advocate GS Mani, banned all anti-NEET agitations in the state.

Gurugram school murder: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, CBI, CBSE and Haryana govt
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Gurugram school murder: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, CBI, CBSE and Haryana govt

The SC issued notice to the Centre, CBI and Haryana government on a plea by the father of a seven-year old student of Ryan International School in Gurugram

Right to Privacy verdict: Justice DY Chandrachud overrules father's judgement on right to liberty during Emergency
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Right to Privacy verdict: Justice DY Chandrachud overrules father's judgement on right to liberty during Emergency

Justice DY Chandrachud of the SC created history of sorts when he overruled a judgement of his father, who had held in 1975 that right to liberty is suspended during Emergency.

Right to Privacy verdict: By terming sexual orientation an 'essential attribute', SC brings cheer to LGBT rights
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Right to Privacy verdict: By terming sexual orientation an 'essential attribute', SC brings cheer to LGBT rights

The SC verdict on Right to Privacy as a fundamental right invited much cheer from LGBT community in India as well.