Migrant Crisis: In SC today, SG Tushar Mehta calls govt detractors 'prophets of doom', says receiving or host states paying fares for transporting workers
The Supreme Court on Thursday finally intervened in the migrant crisis unfolding since a punishing lockdown was imposed over two months ago at four-hours' notice.
Congress' RS Surjewala moves SC over migrant crisis; seeks to be heard in suo motu case listed for tomorrow
Surjewala has requested in his plea that the Centre should be directed to come up with a nationwide plan to ease the pressure on India's migrant population
SC finally takes suo motu cognisance of migrant workers' plight after saying 'can't monitor who walks on roads'; issues notices to Centre, state govts
Supreme Court of India finally broke its silence on the misery of migrant workers on Tuesday, more than two months after millions of poor labourers were left without jobs in industrial cities, miles away from their homes.
'How can we stop people from walking?': SC dismisses plea seeking provision of food and water for stranded migrant workers
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition seeking the provision of food and water to migrant workers walking back to their native states amid the coronavirus lockdown. The apex court said that "it is impossible" for courts to monitor or stop the movement of migrant workers
Supreme Court defers hearing in Ram Janmabhoomi case to 10 January; CJI says 'appropriate bench' will pass further orders
The apex court on 29 October had fixed the Ayodhya title dispute case in the first week of January before an "appropriate bench", which will decide the schedule of hearing.
MHA notification: Supreme Court to hear PIL against Centre's move to intercept computers 'as and when required'
The matter was mentioned for urgent listing before a Supreme Court bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice SK Kaul and advocate ML Sharma.
'Trapped Meghalaya miners should be brought out dead or alive': Supreme Court pulls up state govt over plight of workers
The Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up the Meghalaya government over the plight of the 15 miners who have been trapped in a rat hole coal mine since 13 December. The bench expressed its displeasure over the inadequate steps taken by the state to rescue the workers in the flooded quarry.
Bhima Koregaon case: SC directs Maharashtra government to submit chargesheet filed against arrested activists before 8 December
The Supreme Court Monday directed the Maharashtra government to submit before it the charge sheet filed against arrested rights activists before a Pune court in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case.
'People travel thousands of miles, your Lordships dismiss cases': A-G KK Venugopal expresses concern at SC dismissing cases without hearing
Attorney General KK Venugopal on Monday lodged protest in the Supreme Court against dismissal of cases without hearing the lawyers. Venugopal's protest came before a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
Rakesh Asthana versus Alok Verma: Supreme Court likely to hear CVC report on corruption charges against CBI chief today
The Supreme Court is likely to hear the version of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Monday, which was directed to complete within two weeks its preliminary inquiry against Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Kumar Verma, who has been divested of his duties and sent on leave by the Centre.
Bhima Koregaon violence: Supreme Court to hear Maharashtra govt's plea challenging Bombay HC ruling on 29 October
The apex court's decision comes after the Bombay High Court on Wednesday quashed the lower court's decision by which the Maharashtra Police was granted more time to conclude the investigation and file the charge sheet in the violence case in which several rights activist had been made accused.
Supreme Court to hear fresh plea on Rafale deal on 10 Oct; PIL seeks order to Centre to reveal prices of jets under UPA, NDA
The petition in the Supreme Court has sought a direction to the Centre to reveal details of the Rafale deal and comparative prices agreed upon during the tenures of both the UPA and NDA.
SC asks govt to form legislation on torture: India behind 161 nations including Pakistan in ratifying UN treaty
India stands behind 161 nations, including Pakistan, as it is yet to ratify the 30-year-old United Nations' Convention Against Torture by making a law on it despite signing it way back in 1997.
Can the huge pendency be just because of lesser number of judges? If so, how does the sudden and swift disposal of long pending cases as in the case of Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana be explained.