Nirbhaya case : SC dismisses curative plea of fourth death row convict Pawan Gupta.

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a curative petition filed by convict Pawan Kumar Gupta who was sentenced to death in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. A five-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana said that no case is made out for re-examining the conviction and the punishment of the convict. […]

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SC collegium recommends appointment of 3 judicial officers as Judges of Jammu & Kashmir HC

The Supreme Court Collegium has approved the proposal for appointment of three judicial officers as Judges of Jammu and Kashmir High Court. The officers are — Vinod Chatterji Koul, Sanjay Dhar and Puneet Gupta. The collegium, headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde, in a meeting on February 19, also recommended the proposal […]

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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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SC dismisses curative plea of Nirbhaya case convict.

The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed the curative petition of one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. A bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, Arun Mishra, R F Nariman, R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan also rejected convict Akshay Kumar Singh’s plea seeking stay of his execution. “The application […]

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Nirbhaya case : SC dismisses curative petitions filed by two of four death row convicts

The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed the curative petitions filed by two of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. A 5-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana rejected the curative petitions filed by Vinay Sharma (26) and Mukesh Kumar (32). The proceedings were conducted in-chamber. A curative petition […]

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Supreme Court: Woman can file complaint against ex-husband for cruelty even after divorce

A woman can lodge a complaint under the domestic violence law against the excesses committed by her ex-husband even after the dissolution of marriage, the Supreme Court has said. The top court refused to interfere with the order of the Rajasthan High Court which held that the absence of subsisting domestic relationship in no manner […]

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SC rejects Delhi govt plea seeking death for Katara’s killers

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a Delhi government plea seeking death sentence for the three convicts in Nitish Katara murder case including cousins Vikas and Vishal Yadav, saying that it did not fall under the “rarest of rare” category warranting the extreme penalty. A bench comprising justices JS Khehar and R Banumathi said that […]

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SC sets free two Italians guilty of friend’s murder

The Supreme Court has set free two Italians, undergoing life imprisonment for murder of their friend in 2010, saying the evidence submitted by the prosecution to suggest motive does not inspire confidence. <a href=”http://jt.india.com/adlink/3.0/1191/5569816/0/165/ADTECH;cookie=info;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4;rdclick=http://adclick.g.doubleclick.net/aclk?sa=L&ai=B5mnPskvFVO7-IpS38AXyi4H4D7ndstEHAAAAEAEg4cuYHzgAWKGW69XGAWDlwuSDpA6yARF6ZWVuZXdzLmluZGlhLmNvbboBCjI1MHgyNTBfYXPIAQnaAWNodHRwOi8vemVlbmV3cy5pbmRpYS5jb20vbmV3cy9pbmRpYS9zYy1zZXRzLWZyZWUtdHdvLWl0YWxpYW5zLWd1aWx0eS1vZi1mcmllbmRzLW11cmRlcl8xNTM1OTI5Lmh0bWypAh4OXQ6nelE-wAIC4AIA6gImLzExNDQwNDY1L1plZU5ld3NfQXJ0aWNsZXNfMjUweDI1MF9CVEb4Av_RHpADmgiYA5oIqAMB0ASQTuAEAaAGFg&num=0&sig=AOD64_32QUhr1r89mVReRZ5TeQequ1avQQ&client=ca-pub-6717584324019958&adurl=” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://jt.india.com/adserv/3.0/1191/5569816/0/165/ADTECH;cookie=info;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4″ border=”0″ width=”250″ height=”250″></a> A bench of justices A R Dave, Kurian Joseph and R Banumathi set aside the Allahabad […]

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