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Aug 29, 2018
NCPCR audit shows only 54 out of 2,874 children homes in positive light; SC calls report 'frightening', says court is 'helpless'Referring to the NCPCR social audit report on shelter homes, a bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur said that out of the 2,874 children homes, only 54 have received positive reviews from the body
Aug 25, 2018
SC takes note of fire at Mumbai high-rise, says people dying in illegal structures while builders wait for clearancesTaking 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.
Aug 09, 2018
Supreme Court to set up committee headed by ex-judge on prison reform; focus to be on imprisoned mothers, their childrenThe Supreme Court Wednesday said it would set up a committee headed by one of its retired judges to look into various problems in prisons across the country and suggest measures to deal with them.
Aug 08, 2018
SC rebukes Centre for asking court to show restraint in criticising govt, says it only enforces rights of citizensThe Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the government after the latter asked the court to "restrain" from making adverse remarks against governance while dealing with PILs.
Jul 22, 2018
Justice Madan B Lokur says juvenile convicts can't be given death penalty for every rape, murder caseJustice Madan B Lokur, the chairman of the Supreme Court Juvenile Justice Committee, has said that juvenile convicts cannot be handed down capital punishment in every case pertaining to heinous crimes such as rape and murder. He said judgement in such cases had to be delivered on the basis of evidence.
Jul 12, 2018
'Bombay is under water and Delhi has no water': Supreme Court pulls up Centre, Delhi govt for looming water crisisThe Supreme Court on Wednesday came down heavily on the Centre, the Delhi government and their civic bodies for not taking any step to tackle the "serious problem" of groundwater depletion
Jul 11, 2018
'Either we shut it down or you demolish it': SC raps Centre for lethargy in protecting Taj MahalThe Uttar Pradesh government had earlier told the bench that it would place before the court a draft of vision document on protecting the Taj Mahal.
May 13, 2018
Kasauli shooting: Second victim succumbs to injuries 12 days after firing during demolition driveAnother victim of firing purportedly by a guest house owner during a demolition drive in the tourist resort Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh succumbed to his injuries on Sunday after battling for life for 12 days, police said.
Feb 08, 2018
Supreme Court cancels 88 mining leases in Goa, asks govt to grant fresh leases in accordance with MMDR ActSupreme 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.
Feb 06, 2018
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".