SUPREME COURT

  • No end to mother's struggle who wants to take her daughter back home 4 days ago

    In a heart wrenching story, Indian woman Mytreyi Bharadwaj in Canada is fighting for six years to take her adopted daughter Bimala back home to Toronto. Bimala, 10 years old, who is in an orphanage in Kolkata is rejected seven times by families for being dark skinned. ...
  • Accept NGT's spirit behind banning old vehicles but implementation in 2 weeks impossible: Gadkari 1 week ago

    The Centre has decided to move the Supreme Court against the Nation Green Tribunal's order than bans diesel vehicles older than 10 years from plying in NCR. "We accept the spirit of the Green Tribunal, but at the same time, implementing this order in two weeks is practically impossible," Union...
  • Session IV: Full lecture of Justice Madan B Lokur on social justice, public interest litigation, civil society April 12, 2015

    The Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B Lokur delivered the fourth lecture of the Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness series on Saturday. The theme of discussion was social justice, public interest litigation and civil society. Justice Lokur gave a brief introduction to the Constitution, importance of various courts, role of...
  • Supreme Court dismisses 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon's plea April 9, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon seeking review of award of death penalty to him in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case. ...
  • Good Friday row: This is a family matter for SC, must be settled internally, says Khurshid April 4, 2015

    Reacting on the CJI HL Dattu's decision to call a judges' conference on Good Friday, Senior lawyer and Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that this is a family matter for the Supreme Court and should be settled within the family. ...
  • Supreme Court judge refuses to work on Good Friday April 3, 2015

    According to a Times of India report, the Chief Justice of India has pulled up a Supreme Court judge for refusing to work on Good Friday. Justice Kurian Joseph had questioned CJI HL Dattu's decision to call a judges' conference on Friday. Justice Joseph had written on March 18 to...
  • SC stays summons issued to Manmohan Singh, 5 others in Talabira coal block allocation scam case April 1, 2015

    In a big relief for former prime minister Manmohan Singh, the Supreme Court has stayed the summons issued to him in the Talabira coal block allocation scam case. The court has admitted Manmohan Singh's petition seeking to quash the summons issued to him by a special CBI court. The apex...
  • Penal provisions in Road Safety Bill diluted: Do our laws need to be stricter? March 31, 2015

    India is home to highest number of road accident related deaths in the world with 1.38 lakh deaths were reported in 2013. The Supreme Court on Monday said, "Drivers feel they are the 'Emperors of all they survey'. The pedestrians think of uncertainty and civilized persons drive in constant fear....
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 24, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • SC strikes down Section 66A of IT Act: Is it biggest win for free speech online? March 24, 2015

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". The apex court delivered the landmark judgement on Tuesday on a petition filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought amendment in Section 66A of the IT Act. ...
  • News 360: SC axes Section 66A of IT Act, calls it unconstitutional March 24, 2015

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". The apex court delivered the landmark judgement on Tuesday on a petition filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought amendment in Section 66A of the IT Act. ...
  • Twitter abuzz as SC strikes down 66A of IT Act, quashes ban on free press March 24, 2015

    The Supreme Court has struck down the validity of the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act. The section had given police powers to arrest anyone for sending offensive messages from mobiles and computers with up to 3 years in jail. ...
  • Victims of Section 66A of IT Act rejoice SC verdict March 24, 2015

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". Victims of the Act claim that they have been proved innocent. ...
  • Section 66A made us feel like criminals, says victim of IT Act March 24, 2015

    The Supreme Court quashed Section 66A of the IT Act calling it untenable and unconstitutional. Two girls - Shaheen Dhada and Rinu Srinivasan - were arrested in Palghar in Thane district of Maharashtra as one of them posted a comment against the shutdown in Mumbai following Shiv Sena leader Bal...
  • Petitioner Shreya calls SC's order quashing Section 66A of IT Act people's victory March 24, 2015

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". The The petition was filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought amendment in Section 66A of the IT Act. She said, "The Act was being misused. The government has its own...
  • Supreme Court upset with Srinivasan for chairing BCCI meet February 23, 2015

    The Supreme Court came down heavily on N Srinivasan stating that chairing the meeting is in violation of the Supreme Court order and expected Srinivasan to act with some amount of sagacity....
  • AAP funding trail: Where does the truth lie? February 3, 2015

    Hours after Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal tweeted that five party leaders will go to Supreme Court to hand over a letter seeking probe into funding of all political parties, the top leadership has decided to refrain from going to the apex court. ...
  • Vodafone tax case: Have decided not to file an appeal in SC, says Ravi Shankar Prasad January 28, 2015

    In a significant development, the the government on Wednesday decided not to appeal against a Bombay High Court ruling that Vodafone was not liable to pay tax demand of Rs 3,200 crore in a transfer pricing case. "The government will not appeal the judgement of Bombay High Court in the...
  • I won't comment on SC's decision, says N Srinivasan January 23, 2015

    Srinivasan has been left to choose between owning CSK or stay at the helm of BCCI. ...
  • Landmark decision taken by the Supreme Court: Lalit Modi January 23, 2015

    Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi said the verdict will clean up corruption in the game. ...
  • Is this the right time to go in for a complete overhaul of Indian cricket administration? January 22, 2015

    With the Supreme Court giving the final verdict on IPL spot-fixing, there are a lot of questions that still needs to be looked at, one of them being whether a complete overhaul is the right way forward? ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 22, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 22, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: SC disallows Srinivasan to contest BCCI elections January 22, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Thursday disallowed Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) chief-in-exile N Srinivasan from contesting elections to the cricket board. In a 130-page verdict on Thursday, the apex court said that Srinivasan as the BCCI chief and owner of an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise had created...
  • Functioning will be more transparent after SC verdict: Justice Mudgal January 22, 2015

    The Supreme Court verdict on the IPL scandal will ensure proper functioning of the sporting bodies of the country and it will also allow more transparancy in the future. ...
  • We will wait for written orders: Shivlal Yadav January 22, 2015

    We will call for a working committee meeting and thereafter we will take a decision as to when to have the general body meeting but the elections will be conducted as per SC order, says Shivlal Yadav. ...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: Supreme Court to give final verdict today January 22, 2015

    Almost 18 months after the scandal broke out, the Supreme Court of India will give its final verdict on the IPL match-fixing scandal that shook the sub-continent. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 14, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 14, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: SC pulls up Centre over Ganga clean up January 14, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Centre on the issue of cleaning of the Ganges and asked for a status report on setting up of sewage treatment plants within six months. ...