Rafale deal: Supreme Court clean chit to Modi govt for second time

The Supreme Court Thursday gave clean chit to the Modi government on the purchase of 36 fully loaded Rafale fighter jets from French company Dassault Aviation, rejecting the plea for registration of an FIR by the CBI for alleged commission of cognisable offence in the deal. The apex court in two separate but concurring verdicts […]

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Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court does not support claims on inability to access court there : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday said it has received a report from the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court and claims that people are unable to access the court there are not supported. Senior advocate Huzefa Ahmadi, representing child right activists Inakshi Ganguly and Shanta Sinha who have alleged detention of children in […]

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Supreme Court notice to Centre and J&K on plea for producing Farooq Abdullah

 The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir administration on a plea seeking to produce before court former chief minister Farooq Abdullah, who is allegedly under detention following the scrapping of the state’s special status. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices S A Bobde and […]

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Ayodhya: Supreme Court notices to 2 for threatening senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought responses from two persons for allegedly threatening senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan for taking up the case on behalf of the Sunni Waqf Board and other Muslim parties in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute matter. “Notice,” said the five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi at the […]

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Supreme Court refuses to direct UP police to further probe Hapur lynching case

The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to direct the Uttar Pradesh Police to conduct further probe in the 2018 Hapur lynching case. A vacation bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Aniruddha Bose said the trial court would decide the plea for seeking further direction to the state police to file supplementary charge sheet after conducting […]

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Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya land dispute case Friday

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Friday the issues relating to the Ayodhya’s Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case. A notice in this regard was put up on the apex court website which said that the matter will be heard by a five-judge Constitution bench comprising Chief justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S […]

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Cancellation of nomination: Supreme Court dismisses plea of sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav

The Supreme Court Thursday rejected the plea of sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, challenging the Election Commission’s decision to reject his nomination papers from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, “we do not find any grounds to entertain the plea of Yadav”. Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for […]

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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC dismisses pleas opposing TN’s move to release convicts

The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed pleas of families of those killed along with former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1991, objecting to the Tamil Nadu government’s 2014 decision to release seven convicts in the case. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said, “All aspects were covered in the earlier constitution bench verdict in […]

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Plea in Supreme Court seeks direction to debar Rahul Gandhi from contesting LS polls

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court Thursday seeking direction to the Centre and the Election Commission to debar Congress President Rahul Gandhi from contesting the Lok Sabha election till the issue of his citizenship is decided. The Home Ministry recently served a notice to Gandhi asking him to clarify within a fortnight his […]

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SC stays inquiry commission proceedings into Jayalalithaa’s death at Apollo Hospitals

The Supreme Court Friday stayed the proceedings of an inquiry commission set up to probe the death of then Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai in 2016. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi was hearing the appeal of Apollo Hospitals against the April 4 order of the Madras […]

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