SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENTS

  • SC issues contempt notice to Home secy, UP DGP May 9, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a contempt notice to the Home Secretary and the Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh for allegedly not complying with its order of reinstatement of all 19,000 police constables whose jobs were terminated by the government in 2007. A bench of Justices...
  • Award death penalty for honour killings: SC May 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Holding honour killings as a slur on the nation and a barbaric, feudal practice that ought to be stamped out, the Supreme Court on Monday directed courts to view such cases as "rarest of rare" category for awarding death penalty to the convicts. "In our opinion honour killings, for...