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

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

'Delhi will become world-class Capital': Centre welcomes SC verdict on Central Vista; 'travesty', says Congress
India

'Delhi will become world-class Capital': Centre welcomes SC verdict on Central Vista; 'travesty', says Congress

In a majority verdict of 2:1, the Supreme Court upheld the environmental clearance and notification for change in land use for the Central Vista project

SC's demand for apology, arrest of BJP worker shows how Section 66A of IT Act continues to haunt free speech despite being struck down
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SC's demand for apology, arrest of BJP worker shows how Section 66A of IT Act continues to haunt free speech despite being struck down

While Priyanka Sharma has been released and the Supreme Court waived the condition of apology, the fact that she was asked to apologise in the first place raises the question if Section 66A is still in existence

Irrespective of outcome, sexual harassment charge against CJI Ranjan Gogoi should set strong precedent in such cases
India

Irrespective of outcome, sexual harassment charge against CJI Ranjan Gogoi should set strong precedent in such cases

If the allegations of sexual harassment against CJI Ranjan Gogoi are proved, the apex court should not hold back from levelling punishment on one of their own

SC calls Assam govt's affidavit on foreigners tribunal 'an exercise in futility', directs state chief secy to appear before it on 8 April
India

SC calls Assam govt's affidavit on foreigners tribunal 'an exercise in futility', directs state chief secy to appear before it on 8 April

The apex court directed the Assam chief secretary to appear before it and posted the PIL filed by activist Harsh Mander on the issue for 8 April. The bench was hearing a plea on the condition of detention centres in Assam and the prolonged detention of foreigners there

Bilkis Bano case: Supreme Court asks Gujarat govt to take action against errant cops, including IPS officer, in two weeks
India

Bilkis Bano case: Supreme Court asks Gujarat govt to take action against errant cops, including IPS officer, in two weeks

A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna asked the Gujarat government to complete the disciplinary action within two weeks initiated against the erring officials in the Bilkis Bano case indicted by the Bombay High Court

SC Collegium's focus on discipline, behaviour in judges' appointments commendable, but refusal to set benchmarks reeks of irony
India

SC Collegium's focus on discipline, behaviour in judges' appointments commendable, but refusal to set benchmarks reeks of irony

It is ironical that the higher judiciary routinely sets aside or reinstates appointments to various government offices but refuses to set even a benchmark for appointments to a high court or the Supreme Court

Subramanian Swamy moves Supreme Court for urgent listing of plea seeking 'fundamental right to pray' at Ram temple
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Subramanian Swamy moves Supreme Court for urgent listing of plea seeking 'fundamental right to pray' at Ram temple

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna asked Swamy to remain present in the court on Tuesday when the main Ayodhya matter will be taken up for hearing

Supreme Court refuses to set up monitoring committee for Saradha chit fund scam probe
India

Supreme Court refuses to set up monitoring committee for Saradha chit fund scam probe

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to monitor the ongoing CBI investigation into the Saradha chit fund scam in West Bengal

SC gives ED time till 30 January to specify dates on which Karti Chidambaram will be interrogated in Aircel, INX cases
India

SC gives ED time till 30 January to specify dates on which Karti Chidambaram will be interrogated in Aircel, INX cases

Karti Chidambaram has sought the court's nod to travel to France, Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom for the next few months for international tennis tournaments organised by 'Totus Tennis Ltd'

Justices Sanjiv Khanna, Dinesh Maheshwari enter SC instead of Pradeep Nandrajog, Rajendra Menon: A profile of the jurists
India

Justices Sanjiv Khanna, Dinesh Maheshwari enter SC instead of Pradeep Nandrajog, Rajendra Menon: A profile of the jurists

Although the Supreme Court collegium sought to explain the volte-face in a release on 10 January, very few people were convinced provided for taking such a decision.

Supreme Court collegium under fire: Read why Justice Chelameswar's strong dissent in 2015 order on NJAC is relevant today
India

Supreme Court collegium under fire: Read why Justice Chelameswar's strong dissent in 2015 order on NJAC is relevant today

The Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to promote two High Court judges to Supreme Court and Centre's subsequent nod which came at "great speed" has been criticised severely.

Former Delhi HC judge protests SC collegium's decision to elevate 2 high court judges; BCI threatens dharna if decision not recalled
India

Former Delhi HC judge protests SC collegium's decision to elevate 2 high court judges; BCI threatens dharna if decision not recalled

Justice Kailash Gambhir, former Delhi High Court judge, has written to President Ram Nath Kovind against the Supreme Court collegium's recommendation to elevate justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna to the apex court superseding 32 judges.

SC collegium recommends names of Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna for elevation to top court
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SC collegium recommends names of Justices Dinesh Maheshwari, Sanjiv Khanna for elevation to top court

The five-member Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took the decision in its meeting on 10 January.