Bihar Shelter Home Rape: Supreme Court Grants CBI 3 Months To Complete Investigation

The Supreme Court has granted a further period of three months to the CBI to complete its investigation in Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case. The vacation bench of Justice Indu Malhotra and Justice MR Shah took note of interim status report filed by the CBI in this case. The bench also directed the investigating agency […]

Sabarimala Case: SC Agrees to Hear Review Petitions on Jan 22

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear in open court review petitions challenging its verdict allowing entry of women of all ages into Sabarimala temple. Hearing a bunch of petitions seeking a review of the court’s verdict, the Supreme Court said it will now hear the matter on January 22 in an open court. The […]

Sabarimala temple case: Kerala govt to SC ‘ban on women unconstitutional’

New Delhi: The Kerala government today told the Supreme Court that the custom of barring entry of women between the age group of 10 to 50 years into the Sabarimala temple in Kerala is not permissible under the Constitution. It said that celibate status of deity cannot be a ground for barring entry of women as […]

SC rejects bail plea of juvenile accused in Gurgaon schoolboy killing

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today rejected a bail plea of a juvenile, accused of killing a seven-year-old boy in a private school in Gurgaon. A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Indu Malhotra rejected the plea which sought default bail on the ground that charge sheet was not filed within 60 days. The bench […]

Aircel-Maxis case: SC recuses from hearing Swamy’s plea

New Delhi: A Supreme Court judge today recused herself from hearing a plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking to implead himself as a party in a case related to probe into alleged disproportionate assets of an ED officer investigating the Aircel-Maxis deal case. Swamy said the petition filed by Rajneesh Kapur seeking investigation of assets […]

Collegium clears Indu Malhotra and K M Joseph as judges of SC

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the name of senior advocate Indu Malhotra as the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a judge of the apex court, sources said today. Along with her, Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph, who was part of the bench which in 2016 had quashed the […]