SC declines permission to carry out Muharram procession across country

The Supreme Court Thursday declined permission for carrying out Muharram procession across the country and asked Lucknow-based petitioner to move before the Allahabad High Court with his plea. The apex court said how can it pass a general order for the whole country. A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S […]

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SC asks SG Tushar Mehta to look into plea seeking action against illegal ashrams

The Supreme Court Wednesday asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to look into a plea seeking action against illegal ashrams run by bogus Babas’ across the country and rescuing women from jail-like conditions in Adhyatimik Vidyalaya’ at Rohini here. “Look into this, what can be done. This gives a bad name to everyone,” the top court […]

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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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Nirbhaya case: SC declines to entertain Mukesh’s plea claiming he wasn’t in Delhi at time of crime

The Supreme Court Thursday refused to entertain the plea of Mukesh Singh, one of the four death-row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, challenging the Delhi High Court order which rejected his claim that he was not in the city when at the time of crime on December 16, 2012. A bench […]

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Nirbhaya case : SC to hear at 12.45 pm convict’s plea against HC order rejecting juvenility claim

The Supreme Court will hear at 12.45 pm on Monday the plea of a death row convict in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case against a Delhi High Court order dismissing his claim that he was a juvenile when the crime was committed. Pawan Kumar Gupta’s plea will be heard by a bench of […]

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SC dismisses convict’s review plea in Nirbhaya case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea filed by one of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, seeking review of its 2017 judgement upholding his death penalty. A three-judge bench headed by Justice R Banumathi said there are no ground to review the 2017 verdict and the contentions raised […]

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SC Collegium reiterates names of Justices Bose and A.S Bopanna for elevation to apex court

The Supreme Court Collegium has rejected government’s objections and reiterated its recommendation to elevate Justices Aniruddha Bose and A S Bopanna to the Supreme Court, observing nothing adverse has been found regarding their competence, conduct or integrity. The collegium has also recommended names of Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant for elevation to the […]

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Identify government jobs for the blind, Karnataka told

The Karnataka High Court Friday told the state government to set up a panel to identify government jobs for which the blind can apply and submit a report in two months. Chief Justice J.S. Khehar and Justice A.S. Bopanna also directed the government to allow visually challenged candidates to apply for the posts of first […]

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Court panel finds large-scale illegal mining in Karnataka

A Supreme Court-appointed panel has found large-scale illegal mining in Karnataka, particularly in the state’s iron-ore rich Bellary district.The illegal activity was taking place in connivance with officials, the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) said in its report submitted to the court in New Delhi Friday. The CEC also found that between 2003 and 2010, over […]

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