Supreme Court of India

Why Centre toed SC line on Adani row

The Central government on Monday agreed to set up an expert panel on protecting investors from market volatility in the future, as suggested by the Supreme Court.

Nupur Sharma Case: SC Clubs, Transfers All FIRs To Delhi

NEW DELHI: In a big relief to now suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nupur Sharma, the Supreme Court clubbed and transferred all FIRs against her in the Prophet comment case to Delhi on Wednesday. In a departure from the convention of the first FIR principle, the Supreme Court ordered that FIRs against Nupur all

Congress Wary Of Political Usage Of ED After SC Judgement

NEW DELHI: Hours after the Supreme Court upheld Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) powers in money laundering cases, Congress on Wednesday said there are chances that the “political usage” of ED by the Centre will increase after this judgement. In a statement, Congress media in-charge Jairam Ramesh said, “The judgment pronounced by the Supreme Court on the

117 ‘Concerned Citizens’, Including Judges, Bureaucrats, Armed Forces Officers, Criticize SC On Nupur Sharma

NEW DELHI: Days after the Supreme Court came down heavily on suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, a group of 117 “concerned” citizens, which included 15 judges, 77 bureaucrats and 25 Armed Forces officers wrote an open statement condemning the top court saying such transgressions are without parallel in the annals of the judiciary. The Supreme

Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case: SC Frees Convict, Congress Expresses Disappointment

NEW DELHI: Hours after the Supreme Court decided to free former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination of convict AG Perarivalan after a 31-year legal battle, the Congress on Wednesday expressed disappointment and said that it was deeply saddened by the decision of the top court. Congress also questioned the upholding of the ‘integrity of the

SC Puts Sedition Law On Hold, Says Aggrieved Can Seek Bail; Rijiju, Gandhi Spar On Its Origin

NEW DELHI: Hours after the Supreme Court of India put the contentious Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, popularly known as ‘Sedition Law’, in abeyance and urged the state governments not to register fresh FIRs under this law till a government-formed committee re-evaluates its framework, a war of words erupted between the ruling Bharatiya

Speaking Truth Is Patriotism, Not Treason: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Hours after the Supreme Court put a stay on the sedition law, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi said that speaking the truth is patriotism, not treason. Echoing the sentiments, the party said that speaking truth to power cannot be sedition but true nationalism. In a historic decision, the three-judge apex court bench of

SC Nod To BMC On Sewage Treatment, Says Find Lowest Bidder

  NEW DELHI: In a significant development, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has been given go-ahead by Supreme Court for its ambitious Sewage Treat Plants (STPs) project on Wednesday. The BMC has been trying to set up the Sewerage Treatment Plants at seven locations namely, Worli, Bandra, Malad, Ghatkopar, Dharavi, Bhandup and Versova at a

No Necessary Wedlock Between Law And Morality

In a latest judgment of High Court of Karnataka, a single-judge bench has upheld the order of lower court refusing to drop charge of Section 376 of IPC (rape) against husband — meaning holding the lower court right in taking cognizance of offence of rape and framing of charge for the same against the husband