Supreme Court agrees to hear former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar’s plea against HC order declaring his election as void

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar’s plea challenging the Delhi High Court’s verdict holding as “void” his election to the legislative assembly in 2015 polls for furnishing false information of his educational qualification in the nomination papers. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde issued […]

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Vikas Dubey encounter: SC asks UP to consider having ex-judge of top court in inquiry committee

The Supreme Court Monday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to consider adding a former apex court judge and a retired police officer in the inquiry committee which is probing the encounter of gangster Vikas Dubey. The top court also said it was “appalled” that the gangster got bail despite so many cases against him. A […]

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SC issues notice to Hassan MP Prajwal Revanna on plea challenging his Lok Sabha election.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought response from Prajwal Revanna, the grandson of former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, on a plea challenging his election in 2019 from from Hassan Lok Sabha constituency as a joint candidate of JDS and Congress. A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna […]

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Coronavirus : Plea in SC for uninterrupted food supply in zoos amid lockdown

The Supreme Court Tuesday said it would hear on April 13 a PIL seeking uninterrupted food supply and medical treatment for wildlife in zoos across the country amid coronavirus pandemic. A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justice L Nageswara Rao asked the petitioner in-person Sangeeta Dogra, to amend her petition including prayer […]

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COVID-19 pandemic: SC takes suo moto cognisance of overcrowding of prisons.

The Supreme Court on Monday took suo moto cognisance of overcrowding and infrastructure of prisons across the country in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and L N Rao issued a notice to the Director General, Prison, and chief secretary of all states and union territories seeking […]

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Delhi violence : SC to hear on Mar 4 plea for lodging FIRs over hate speeches.

The Supreme court on Monday decided to hear on March 4 a plea seeking registration of FIRs against politicians for hate speeches which allegedly led to violence in the national capital. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde agreed to hear the plea filed by riots victims. The petition was mentioned for urgent […]

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SC asks estranged wife of industrialist Jaidev Shroff to look for house of her choice on rent in Mumbai.

 The Supreme Court Wednesday asked Poonam Jaidev Shroff, socialite estranged wife of industrialist Jaidev Shroff, to search for a house of her “choice” in Mumbai in a week’s time or it will direct the Bombay High Court registry to do the needful which will be binding on her. The top court, which had earlier asked […]

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SC to consider hearing plea against bail granted to Chinmayanand.

The Supreme Court Thursday said it would consider hearing next week a plea against the bail granted to former BJP lawmaker Swami Chinmayanand by the Allahabad High Court in a rape case. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was told by senior advocate Colin Gonsalves that the plea challenged the Allahabad HC […]

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SC : Can transport minister come to explain govt proposal for introducing EVs.

The Supreme Court Wednesday expressed desire to interact with the Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on the proposal for gradual conversion of all public transport and government vehicles into electric vehicles (EVs) to curb air pollution. The apex court, however, did not seek presence of the minister after Additional Solicitor General A N S Nadkarni raised […]

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Uphaar tragedy: SC dismisses curative plea by victims; no further jail term for Ansal brothers.

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the curative petition filed by an association of the victims of the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire tragedy case, sparing the Ansal brothers further jail term. A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde, and justices N V Ramana and Arun Mishra considered the curative plea by the Association […]

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