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Authorities weaponising sedition laws, says former Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur
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Authorities weaponising sedition laws, says former Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur

The former apex court judge criticised the "weaponising" of the sedition laws, "abuse" of prohibitory orders and blanket shutdown of the internet

If you want to impeach CJI, you must shoot to kill, not hurt: Nariman
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If you want to impeach CJI, you must shoot to kill, not hurt: Nariman

Fali S Nariman had never seen anything like the rebellion of the four senior-most judges on January 12, 2018. This compelled him to write a book titled God Save the Hon’ble Supreme Court. Here he speaks with BV Rao and Shishir Tripathi on the impact of this unprecedented incident

United a year ago, justice Madan B Lokur and CJI Ranjan Gogoi split as SC collegium row takes centrestage
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United a year ago, justice Madan B Lokur and CJI Ranjan Gogoi split as SC collegium row takes centrestage

Justice (retired) Madan B Lokur, who once led the public revolt against then CJI Dipak Misra alongside Justice Ranjan Gogoi, no longer sees eye to eye with his long-time associate and the current Chief Justice of India.

Ex-SC judge Madan B Lokur evades 'controversial' questions on CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Ayodhya dispute, Rafale deal and CBI row
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Ex-SC judge Madan B Lokur evades 'controversial' questions on CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Ayodhya dispute, Rafale deal and CBI row

Retired Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur evaded questions as to whether CJI Ranjan Gogoi should have heard former CBI chief Alok Verma's petition challenging Nageshwara Rao's appointment.

Ex-CJI Dipak Misra was 'controlled from outside', says former Supreme Court Justice Kurian Joseph, defends 12 Jan press meet
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Ex-CJI Dipak Misra was 'controlled from outside', says former Supreme Court Justice Kurian Joseph, defends 12 Jan press meet

Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph while defending his and three other senior Supreme Court judges' decision to hold a press conference on 12 January, has said that they felt that the then Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra was being 'controlled from outside' and was allocating cases to judges with political bias.

SC was not moving in right direction under CJI Dipak Misra, says retired apex court judge Kurian Joseph
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SC was not moving in right direction under CJI Dipak Misra, says retired apex court judge Kurian Joseph

Kurian Joseph expressed no regrets about conducting the unprecedented press conference where he along with three other judges of the Supreme Court, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, current CJI Ranjan Gogoi, and Justice MB Lokur, had flagged off various other issues pertaining to the functioning of the top court.

SC dismisses plea seeking review of 2015 verdict on NJAC Act, notes 470-day delay in filing of petition
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SC dismisses plea seeking review of 2015 verdict on NJAC Act, notes 470-day delay in filing of petition

The Supreme Court in 2015 struck down the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act, which had led to the revival of the collegium system for appointment of judges.

Bihar shelter home rape cases: Supreme Court transfers investigations to CBI, says no transfer of officers without permission
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Bihar shelter home rape cases: Supreme Court transfers investigations to CBI, says no transfer of officers without permission

Bihar has 17 such homes and the CBI is already probing the Muzaffarpur shelter home case. In response, the CBI told the bench that it will file a chargesheet regarding the case by 7 December.

SC dismisses plea against appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as Chief Justice of India, says petition 'devoid of merits'
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SC dismisses plea against appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as Chief Justice of India, says petition 'devoid of merits'

The plea said the petitioners were relying on an undated letter addressed to Chief Justice of India and circulated by the four apex court judges.

SC seeks response from Bihar govt, CBI on Patna HC order banning media from reporting Muzaffarpur shelter home case
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SC seeks response from Bihar govt, CBI on Patna HC order banning media from reporting Muzaffarpur shelter home case

A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta asked Bihar government and the CBI, which is investigating the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, to file their response to the petition, and listed the matter for 18 September.

SC takes note of Kerala floods, says disaster management must be given 'priority' by all states and UTs
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SC takes note of Kerala floods, says disaster management must be given 'priority' by all states and UTs

The Supreme Court on Friday took note of the devastating floods in Kerala and observed that disaster management must be given "priority" by all states and union territories.

SC orders Tamil Nadu government to seal 11 resorts in Nilgiris elephant corridor within 48 hours
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SC orders Tamil Nadu government to seal 11 resorts in Nilgiris elephant corridor within 48 hours

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Tamil Nadu government to seal or close down within 48 hours 11 resorts and hotels constructed on the elephant corridor of Nilgiris in violation of law.

Supreme Court to resume hearing Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases: Bihar govt has suspended 23 officials so far
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Supreme Court to resume hearing Muzaffarpur shelter home rape cases: Bihar govt has suspended 23 officials so far

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the Muzaffarpur shelter home abuse case, a week after after it was handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Supreme Court completely restrains photos of occupants and interviews in media
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Supreme Court completely restrains photos of occupants and interviews in media

The Supreme Court on Thursday in the Muzaffarpur restrained the electronic media from showing, even in morphed form, images of the alleged victims of rape and sexual assault at a shelter home in the Bihar district, observing they cannot be compelled to "relive the trauma" again and again.

SC questions Centre over non-utilisation of environment protection fund; demands expenditure plan for Rs 77,000 crore
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SC questions Centre over non-utilisation of environment protection fund; demands expenditure plan for Rs 77,000 crore

Expressing concern over non-utilisation of Rs 77,000 crore which was meant for environment protection fund, the Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre about how it intends to spend the "huge amount."

SC expresses concern over deaths in pothole-related accidents, asks its road safety committee to submit report within 2 weeks
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SC expresses concern over deaths in pothole-related accidents, asks its road safety committee to submit report within 2 weeks

Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over deaths in accident caused by potholes on roads across the country.

SC expresses concerns about overcrowding in prisons, asks high courts to look into such 'violation of human rights'
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SC expresses concerns about overcrowding in prisons, asks high courts to look into such 'violation of human rights'

The Supreme Court has expressed concern about overcrowding in prisons across the country, in some cases beyond 150 percent of the capacity

Kasauli murder case: Supreme Court tells Himachal Pradesh to file status report, asks state govt to ensure rule of law
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Kasauli murder case: Supreme Court tells Himachal Pradesh to file status report, asks state govt to ensure rule of law

The Supreme Court said on Thursday that the murder of a woman officer in Kasauli was because of the non-implementation of the state law prohibiting unauthorised construction

Govt asks SC to reconsider Justice KM Joseph's elevation as top court judge; cites adequate representation of Kerala
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Govt asks SC to reconsider Justice KM Joseph's elevation as top court judge; cites adequate representation of Kerala

Justifying its stand of returning the recommendation, the Centre on Thursday sent a detailed note to Chief Justice Dipak Misra giving reasons to the Supreme Court collegium for its decision

SC 'frustrated' at funds for environment being diverted for other uses, says 'we are being befooled' by executive
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SC 'frustrated' at funds for environment being diverted for other uses, says 'we are being befooled' by executive

"We are being befooled by the executive", was how a "frustrated" Supreme Court said on Tuesday while ruing the fact that around Rs one lakh crore worth of funds meant to protect the environment and benefit the people, was being diverted for other purposes.