Supreme Court restrains HP police from arresting journalist Vinod Dua in sedition case.

In a relief to journalist Vinod Dua, the Supreme Court in a special hearing on Sunday restrained the Himachal Pradesh police from arresting him till July 6 in a sedition case lodged against him in the state over his Youtube show. The top court said that Dua will have to join the investigation and there […]

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SC begins hearing to decide if it can refer question of law to larger bench in review jurisdiction.

A nine-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court Thursday began deliberations on the legal issue of whether the top court can refer questions of law to a larger bench while exercising its review jurisdiction. This question arose during the hearing in the Sabarimala case which relates to religious discrimination against women at religious places. A […]

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Not discussing issue of women’s entry into Sabarimala temple: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday resumed its exercise of framing questions relating to discrimination against women in various religions and made clear that it was not discussing the issue of entry of women of all age groups into Sabarimala temple in Kerala. A nine-judge bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde has been hearing […]

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Supreme Court to hear plea to bar candidates from contesting from more than one seat

 The Supreme Court Wednesday said it would hear after two weeks a plea which has sought to restrict a candidate from contesting from more than one constituency in a general election. The matter was mentioned for early listing of the plea before a bench of Justices S A Bobde, M M Shantanagoudar and S Abdul […]

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Supreme Court: CLAT 2018 results to be declared tomorrow

The Supreme Court today cleared the decks for declaration of results of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 tomorrow for admissions in 19 prestigious national law colleges across the country. A vacation bench of Justices L N Rao and M M Shantanagoudar did not allow the fervent plea of a few aspirants that the […]

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Supreme Court to hear plea on June 1 against culling of stray dogs in UP

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Friday a plea against alleged rampant culling of stray dogs in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh following deaths of several children in the area over the past few months. The plea was mentioned for urgent hearing before a bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and M M […]

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Supreme Court no to urgent hearing on plea on pollution from Tuticorin plant

The Supreme Court today refused to urgently hear a plea seeking direction to Tamil Nadu government to file a status report on its efforts to control arsenic and cadmium pollution in the ground water around the Sterlite Copper’s smelting plant at Tuticorin. At least 13 persons were killed and hundreds injured in the recent police […]

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