Supreme Court questions maintainability of Subramanian Swamy’s plea in Sunanda case

The Supreme Court today asked BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to satisfy it on the aspect of maintainability of his plea seeking an SIT probe into the death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014. Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a suite of a five-star hotel in Delhi on the […]

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SC sets aside exoneration of ex-TN minister in DA case

 In a setback to DMK veteran K N Nehru, the Supreme Court has paved the way for further investigation into the alleged disporportionate assets of his son and set aside his exoneration in the case. The apex court has set aside the order of the Madras High Court exonerating Nehru, a former transport minister, and […]

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Supreme Court cancels AIPMT 2015, orders CBSE to re-conduct exam

In a big development that affects over six lakh medical aspirants, the Supreme Court on Monday set aside the 2015 All India Pre-Medical Entrance Test (AIPMT) over irregularities in the conduct of the exam. The apex court directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), which conducts the exam, to re-conduct the test within four […]

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Hate speech: SC bench recuses from hearing Swamy’s plea

A Supreme Court bench headed by Justice R K Agrawal today recused itself from hearing the plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy against the order of an Assam trial court issuing a non-bailable warrant against him for failing to appear before it in a case of alleged hate speech. The bench, also comprising Justice Amitava […]

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Inter-caste marriage : SC orders to protect newly-wed

The Supreme Court today asked the Haryana police to provide security to a newly-wed couple against whom a ‘khap panchayat’ in Faridabad has issued diktat for having an inter-caste marriage. A vacation bench of justices Prafulla C Pant and Amitava Roy also asked Haryana Police and its Delhi counterpart to file response within four weeks […]

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Dr Dang’s lab closure: SC extends deadline till Aug 20

In a relief to Delhi-based leading pathological laboratory Dr Dang’s Diagnostic Centre, the Supreme Court on Friday extended till August 20 its deadline to shut down one of its centres located in a posh residential area here. The apex court had earlier ordered that the lab be shut down by June 28 on the ground […]

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SC declines to hear plea on communal clash

The Supreme Court Thursday declined to entertain a plea seeking a CBI or SITprobe into the recent alleged attacks on members of a minority community at a village in Faridabad district of Haryana, asking the pleader to approach the high court. A vacation bench of justices Prafulla C Pant and Amitava Roy asked Shakir Ali, one […]

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Couple living together will be presumed married: SC

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If an unmarried couple is living together as husband and wife, then they would be presumed to be legally married and the woman would be eligible to inherit the property after death of her partner, the Supreme Court has ruled. A bench of Justice MY Eqbal and Justice Amitava Roy said continuous cohabitation of a […]

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