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Azam Khan moves SC over alleged threat of demolition of Jauhar University
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Azam Khan moves SC over alleged threat of demolition of Jauhar University

Khan, who walked out of jail a few days ago, had been lodged in Sitapur jail since February 2020 last year as many cases are registered against him

Explained: Why the SC order allowing citizens to feed strays is significant
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Explained: Why the SC order allowing citizens to feed strays is significant

In a move that is being celebrated by animal lovers, the top court has said that stray animals have the right to food and citizens have the right to feed them

Punjab Congress chief Warring extends support to Navjot Singh Sidhu but says he respects Supreme Court verdict
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Punjab Congress chief Warring extends support to Navjot Singh Sidhu but says he respects Supreme Court verdict

Sidhu, the cricketer-turned-politician was sentenced to one year in jail by the Supreme Court in a 1988 road rage case on 19 May

Pegasus row: Supreme Court grants time till 20 June for submitting probe report on use of Israeli spyware
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Pegasus row: Supreme Court grants time till 20 June for submitting probe report on use of Israeli spyware

A bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana said the technical committee has been examining mobiles for the spyware and has also recorded statements of persons including some journalists

Navjot Singh Sidhu seeks more time to surrender in 1998 road rage case, cites medical reasons
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Navjot Singh Sidhu seeks more time to surrender in 1998 road rage case, cites medical reasons

The Supreme Court, on Thursday, sentenced Navjot Singh Sidhu to one-year rigorous imprisonment in a 1988 road-rage case, saying any undue sympathy to impose an inadequate sentence would do more harm to the justice system and undermine the public confidence in the efficacy of law

'Like a new sun': Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan walks out of Sitapur jail after Supreme Court grants him interim bail
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'Like a new sun': Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan walks out of Sitapur jail after Supreme Court grants him interim bail

Azam Khan, the Samajwadi Party strongman, was lodged in jail for the last 27 months in connection with several cases, including land grabbing

Sushil Modi says Supreme Court verdict on Centre, states not bound to recommendations of GST council isn't new
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Sushil Modi says Supreme Court verdict on Centre, states not bound to recommendations of GST council isn't new

Sushil Modi said the Centre and states have simultaneous powers to legislate on GST and the Constitution does not envisage a repugnancy provision. GST council must work in a harmonious manner to achieve a workable solution

SC lifts stay on Delhi HC order on guidelines relating to feeding of stray dogs
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SC lifts stay on Delhi HC order on guidelines relating to feeding of stray dogs

The apex court, on 4 March, this year, had stayed the operation of the high court's verdict on a plea of NGO 'Humane Foundation for People and Animals' that directions may lead to an increase of stray dog menace

Supreme Court to hear in July pleas concerning hate speeches, IT Rules
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Supreme Court to hear in July pleas concerning hate speeches, IT Rules

The apex court also said it would hear the matters pertaining to the challenge to the Information Technology Rules on 19 July

Issue Aadhaar cards to sex workers based on proforma certificate, says SC tells UIDAI
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Issue Aadhaar cards to sex workers based on proforma certificate, says SC tells UIDAI

UIDAI had earlier suggested that the Aadhaar card could be issued to sex workers without insisting on proof of identity, subject to their producing a certificate issued by a gazetted Officer of NACO or a gazetted officer of health department

Supreme Court says Centre, states not bound to recommendations of GST council
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Supreme Court says Centre, states not bound to recommendations of GST council

An apex court bench led by Justice DY Chandrachud held that the Parliament intended that the 'recommendations of the GST Council will have persuasive value as India is cooperative federalism'

Supreme Court grants interim bail to Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan, invokes special power under Article 142
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Supreme Court grants interim bail to Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan, invokes special power under Article 142

A Supreme Court bench of Justices LN Rao, BR Gavai and AS Bopanna hearing a writ petition said that the interim bail granted to Azam Khan will continue till his regular bail plea is decided

Gyanvapi mosque case: SC adjourns hearing till 3 pm tomorrow, asks Varanasi court not to hold proceedings or pass order today
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Gyanvapi mosque case: SC adjourns hearing till 3 pm tomorrow, asks Varanasi court not to hold proceedings or pass order today

A Supreme Court bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and PS Narasimha acceded to the request by advocate Vishnu Shankar Jain to defer the hearing on Gyanvapi mosque case till Friday

Gyanvapi mosque: Sculptures of gods, Sheshnag found in premises during survey, says advocate Ajay Mishra in report
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Gyanvapi mosque: Sculptures of gods, Sheshnag found in premises during survey, says advocate Ajay Mishra in report

The report of the videography survey on 6 and 7 May has been formed by court commissioner Ajay Mishra, who has now been sacked by a court in Varanasi for 'leaking' details

Over 10,000 MBBS aspirants write to National Testing Agency demanding postponement of NEET
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Over 10,000 MBBS aspirants write to National Testing Agency demanding postponement of NEET

In the letter, the MBBS aspirants said the date for this year's National Eligibility cum Entrance Test has been announced, even though counselling for last year's exam hasn't finished

Sheena Bora murder case: SC grants bail to prime accused Indrani Mukerjea, says, '6.5 years is too long a time'
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Sheena Bora murder case: SC grants bail to prime accused Indrani Mukerjea, says, '6.5 years is too long a time'

Indrani Mukerjea has be released on bail subject to satisfaction of the trial court. 'The same conditions imposed on Peter Mukerjea will also be imposed on her,' the SC said

Supreme Court extends deadline till 28 August for demolition of twin 40-storey towers of Supertech in Noida
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Supreme Court extends deadline till 28 August for demolition of twin 40-storey towers of Supertech in Noida

Counsel appearing for IRP for Supertech said that after the test blast conducted by the Edifice Engineering it was found that the structure was stronger and stable than it was expected.

Appeal filed in SC against Delhi HC's split verdict on criminalisation of marital rape
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Appeal filed in SC against Delhi HC's split verdict on criminalisation of marital rape

The petitioners had challenged the constitutionality of the marital rape exception under Section 375 IPC (rape) on grounds that it discriminated against married women who are sexually assaulted by their husbands

SC Collegium recommends elevation of five judges as CJs of HCs, transfers Telangana CJ to DHC
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SC Collegium recommends elevation of five judges as CJs of HCs, transfers Telangana CJ to DHC

The Delhi High Court has not had a Chief Justice since Chief Justice D N Patel, retired and Justice Sanghi has been the acting CJ since 13 March, this year

Gyanvapi case: 'Shivling area to remain sealed, namaz to continue', says SC
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Gyanvapi case: 'Shivling area to remain sealed, namaz to continue', says SC

The court-appointed special Commission on Tuesday sought a two-day time to submit the survey report of the Gyanvapi mosque