Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address UNGA session today; Sharad Pawar to appear before ED; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to address high-level UNGA today; Imran Khan also included in list of speakers; Babri Masjid demolition case: BJP leader Kalyan Singh appear before special CBI court today; and more
CJI Ranjan Gogoi says delivering Ayodhya verdict in four weeks will be 'miraculous', reiterates 18 Oct deadline to Hindu, Muslim parties
The Supreme Court on Thursday said that it cannot grant even a single extra day beyond 18 October to all petitioners to complete their submissions in the Ayodhya land dispute case
Supreme Court asks J&K High Court's Juvenile Justice Committee to investigate 'illegal detention' of children
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to look into allegations of illegal detention of children in Jammu and Kashmir.
Babri Masjid dispute: SC closes contempt case against 88-year-old for threatening advocate Rajeev Dhavan appearing for Muslim parties
SC closed a contempt case against an 88-year-old in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute matter, for writing objectionable letters to Rajeev Dhavan for appearing for Muslim parties.
SC allows Jamia Millia Islamia University law student to visit his parents in Kashmir’s Anantnag, asks police to provide security
He contended that this information blackout and restrictions on movement of people is against the fundamental rights granted under the Constitution
Ayodhya mediation panel to submit progress report in SC today, CJI Ranjan Gogoi-led bench to hear matter tomorrow
The mediation panel in the Ayodhya land dispute case will submit the status report to the Supreme Court in a sealed cover on Thursday, in compliance with the apex court's earlier order.
1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court extends deadline for SIT by two more months to complete probe into 186 cases
The Supreme Court on Friday granted two more months to the special investigation team to complete its probe into 186 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Centre informs SC about release of 17 chained differently-abled people from UP asylum; top court slams families for sending them there
The SC was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by advocate Gaurav Kumar Bansal who has said that persons with mental illness were chained in a faith-based mental asylum in Budaun in violation of the provisions of the Mental Health Care Act 2017
Consensual sex between live-in partners not rape if relationships doesn't culminate in marriage, says Supreme Court
Consensual physical relationship between live-in partners does not amount to rape in case the man fails to marry the woman due to circumstances beyond his control, the Supreme Court has held.
SC says vision document on Taj Mahal should take into account pollution in Taj Trapezium Zone; next hearing on 25 Sept
The Supreme Court has told the Uttar Pradesh government that the vision document for the protection and preservation of the Taj Mahal must take into account environmental concerns.
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.
SC to examine whether live-in relationship can be considered 'de facto' marriage, says civil liability on male partners after break-up
The Supreme Court decided to examine whether civil liability can be put on a man who refused a promise to marry a woman after a live-in relationship and a consensual sexual relationship, by treating such a relationship as "de-facto" marriage.
SC agreed to hear on 13 November a plea challenging the appointment of Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana as a special director in the CBI.
Supreme Court refuses to grant an urgent hearing for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with mobile numbers
The deadline for mandatory linking of Aadhaar to avail the benefits of various government schemes has been extended till 31 March next year.
In April 2017, the AIMPLB argued that Muslim personal law permitted triple talaq though it was a sin and also called for the social boycott of instant triple talaq.
New Delhi: Noted jurist Soli Sorabjee hailed the Supreme Court verdict holding the practice of triple talaq as unconstitional, saying no Muslim husband would be able to divorce his wife using this method.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the practice of divorce among Muslims through triple talaq is “void, illegal and unconstitutional”, by a majority verdict.
Four non-BJP ruled states, including Karnataka and West Bengal, on Wednesday, moved the Supreme Court seeking to intervene in the ongoing hearing on the issue of whether the Right to Privacy can be declared as one of the Fundamental Rights under the Constitution
Right to privacy debate highlights: Petitioners complete arguments, SC to hear from Centre on Tuesday
Right to privacy cannot be an absolute right and the state may have some power to put reasonable restriction, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday
Despite a Supreme Court Order making EVMs with paper trails (VVPAT) mandatory for free and fair elections, the BJP-led central government has issued only Rs 16 lakh for upgrading voting machines against the required Rs 3,000 crore