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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Agreement between Karnataka and Kerala on opening border roads : Centre tells SC

The Centre informed the Supreme Court on Tuesday that a settlement has been reached between Karnataka and Kerala on lifting the blockade of border roads by the former and parameters for passage of patients for urgent medical treatment at the interstate border have been formulated. A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices […]

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Supreme Court asks senior lawyers to deicide for deliberation issues related to discrimination against women.

The Supreme Court Monday asked four senior lawyers to convene a meeting on January 17 to decide on the issues to be deliberated by it in the matter relating to discrimination against women in various religions and at religious places including Kerala’s Sabarimala Temple. The top court however made it clear at the outset that […]

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Supreme Court asks Centre to produce governor’s letters inviting BJP to form govt

The Supreme Court on Sunday asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to place before it on Monday morning the letters of the Governor recommending revocation of President’s Rule and inviting Devendra Fadnavis to form government in Maharashtra. A bench of Justices N V Ramana, Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna also issued notices to the Centre and […]

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Supreme Court asks J-K administration to place before it orders imposing restrictions

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to place before it the administrative orders imposing communication and other restrictions in the state following the abrogation of provisions of Article 370. A bench headed by Justice N V Ramana questioned Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the administration, as to why the […]

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Issue of linking social media profiles with Aadhaar needs to be decided at the earliest: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday said the issue of linking of social media profiles with Aadhaar needs to be decided at the earliest. A bench of justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose said, “At this stage we do not know whether we could decide this issue or the high court will decide”. The bench further […]

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Supreme Court seeks information on detention centres and foreigners detained there in Assam

The Supreme Court Monday directed the Centre to provide it various details including number of functional detention centres in Assam and the number of foreigners detained there during the last 10 years. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna was hearing a petition filed by activist Harsh Mander on the condition […]

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Framing guidelines for keeping foreigners in detention centres : Supreme Court

The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that the process of framing guidelines for keeping foreign nationals in detention centres across the country was “under preparation”. The Centre told a bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur that the work of framing detention manual or guidelines was being taken up “very seriously”. It also stated […]

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SC refuses to interfere with deportation of seven Rohingyas to Myanmar

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday allowed the deportation of seven Rohingyas to Myanmar, saying they were found by the competent court as illegal immigrants and have been accepted by their country of origin as citizens. “Having considered the prayer, we would not like to interfere with the decision taken. The petition is dismissed,” a bench […]

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