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SC asks Centre, Delhi govt not to make unauthorised construction and sealing a 'political' issue
Politics

SC asks Centre, Delhi govt not to make unauthorised construction and sealing a 'political' issue

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre, Delhi government and other authorities concerned not to make unauthorised construction and sealing of illegal structures in the national capital "political" issues.

SC tells Centre, states to implement Juvenile Justice Act: Court's directives well-meaning but not child-focused
India

SC tells Centre, states to implement Juvenile Justice Act: Court's directives well-meaning but not child-focused

From a governance and policy perspective, the Supreme Court's directions to the Centre, states on Juvenile Justice Act look sound but are not child-focused.

Supreme Court cancels 88 mining leases in Goa, says can't operate beyond 15 March
India

Supreme Court cancels 88 mining leases in Goa, says can't operate beyond 15 March

SC cancelled 88 mining leases in Goa that were renewed by the state govt in 2015 just before Mines and Minerals Act mandated the auction of mining leases.

SC raps Centre for submitting incomplete information on waste management, says we are not garbage collectors
India

SC raps Centre for submitting incomplete information on waste management, says we are not garbage collectors

The Supreme Court on Tuesday 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".

Delhi sealing drive: SC slams civic authorities for 'keeping their eyes closed' and waiting for disaster
India

Delhi sealing drive: SC slams civic authorities for 'keeping their eyes closed' and waiting for disaster

The Supreme Court on Monday castigated Delhi's civic authorities for "keeping their eyes closed" and waiting for disaster to happen, questioning the DDA on its proposals to change the city's Master Plan 2021.

SC slams Centre and states for neglect of widows, says nobody is interested in their welfare
India

SC slams Centre and states for neglect of widows, says nobody is interested in their welfare

The Supreme Court on Tuesday castigated the Centre and states for not taking necessary steps for the welfare of widows.

BJP leader moves Supreme Court seeking contempt proceedings against Rahul Gandhi for 'politicising' SC judges' rebellion
India

BJP leader moves Supreme Court seeking contempt proceedings against Rahul Gandhi for 'politicising' SC judges' rebellion

A BJP leader on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking suo motu contempt proceedings against Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for allegedly politicising the issues raised by the four senior-most judges

Supreme Court crisis will take 2-3 days more to settle, says A-G KK Venugopal day after he calls judge-CJI rift a 'storm in a tea cup'
India

Supreme Court crisis will take 2-3 days more to settle, says A-G KK Venugopal day after he calls judge-CJI rift a 'storm in a tea cup'

A day after Attorney General KK Venugopal called the ongoing crisis in Supreme Court a "storm in a tea cup", on Tuesday said the crisis seems to be unresolved and hoped it will be "fully settled" in a couple of days.

Dipak Misra's olive branch to ‘rebel’ Supreme Court judges may not contain trust deficit in judiciary
India

Dipak Misra's olive branch to ‘rebel’ Supreme Court judges may not contain trust deficit in judiciary

In voicing their grievances against the way CJI Dipak Misra constitutes benches, the dissenting judges have brought a trust deficit in SC's functioning.

Supreme Court judges' revolt necessary to stop executive from abusing power, reaffirms free spirit of judiciary
India

Supreme Court judges' revolt necessary to stop executive from abusing power, reaffirms free spirit of judiciary

The castigation of the judiciary for not being of the times is unfounded, for, despite the troughs and earthquakes, the Supreme Court of India has remained the vestige of a democratic vision that nationalist leaders had imagined for India

Chief Justice Dipak Misra likely to meet rebel judges on Sunday to resolve issue; BCI offers to mediate
India

Chief Justice Dipak Misra likely to meet rebel judges on Sunday to resolve issue; BCI offers to mediate

As the crisis triggered by the revolt of four Supreme Court judges lingered, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and the rebel judges may meet on Sunday to resolve the problems

Supreme Court judges vs CJI Dipak Misra: All you need to know about controversial RP Luthra case
India

Supreme Court judges vs CJI Dipak Misra: All you need to know about controversial RP Luthra case

A three-judge SC bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra had recalled a previous SC order on RP Luthra vs Union of India case saying finalisation of MOP was not "matters to be taken up on the judicial side"

SC asks Centre to examine economic loss due to health hazards caused by Delhi air pollution
India

SC asks Centre to examine economic loss due to health hazards caused by Delhi air pollution

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre whether they have looked into the aspect of economic loss due to health hazards caused by severe air pollution in the Delhi-national capital region (NCR).

SC asks all states to consider prohibiting use of pet coke, furnace oil by industries to control pollution
India

SC asks all states to consider prohibiting use of pet coke, furnace oil by industries to control pollution

The Supreme Court on Friday asked all states and Union territories to consider prohibiting the use of pet coke and furnace oil by industries, saying it was a cause of pollution not only for the National Capital Region (NCR) but the entire nation.

Supreme Court to declare verdict on plea challenging rape law tomorrow
India

Supreme Court to declare verdict on plea challenging rape law tomorrow

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on a plea challenging the validity of an exception clause in the rape law that permits intercourse or sexual act by a man with his wife, not below 15 years.

Supreme Court says personal liberty cannot be compromised for state justice in graft case
India

Supreme Court says personal liberty cannot be compromised for state justice in graft case

Personal liberty cannot be compromised at the altar of what the state may perceive as justice, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said while granting bail to former Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) chairman Rakesh Kumar Paul in a case of alleged corruption.

SC expresses concern over disappearance of wetlands, questions Centre on preservation efforts
India

SC expresses concern over disappearance of wetlands, questions Centre on preservation efforts

Supreme Court observed that a number of wetlands and lakes disappeared and according to reports, it was one of the reasons for the 2015 Chennai floods

New laws and legislation should be formed to stop rising instances of cyber crime, says Supreme Court
News & Analysis

New laws and legislation should be formed to stop rising instances of cyber crime, says Supreme Court

The alarming rise in cyber crimes has warranted a preventive legislation to tackle the menace which in recent times also affected many of the government departments with the hacking of their websites, Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur today said.

Full text: Supreme Court judgment on Arunachal Pradesh
Politics

Full text: Supreme Court judgment on Arunachal Pradesh

In a huge setback for the BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh, the Supreme Court on Wednesday restored the Nabam Tuki-led Congress government in the state and quashed Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa's decision issued on December 2015 to advance the state Assembly session by a month.