Supreme Court

  • CJ: Shashi Bhushan hails Supreme Court's judgement on transgenders 17-04-2014 12:06 PM

    Noted human rights lawyer, Shashi Bhushan, who has for long been fighting for the cause of LGBT community, welcomes the recent Supreme Court judgement recognizing transgenders as a third gender. ...
  • IPL being destroyed by its creators, says Sharda Ugra 16-04-2014 07:05 PM

    The senior cricket journalist feels lack of action against the wrongdoers has done a lot of damage to IPL. ...
  • Transgenders get recognition: Will SC ruling end discrimination? 15-04-2014 10:11 PM

    In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has given recognition to transgenders as the third gender. The apex court has directed the Central and state governments to treat them as socially and economically backward classes. ...
  • News 360: War of words between Priyanka, Varun Gandhi 15-04-2014 09:08 PM

    None of the two estranged Gandhi cousins - Varun Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi - is bowing down this election season in the battle of words. Priyanka Gandhi has now hit back at Varun's response to her earlier attack on him. She has told Varun, "It's not a family tea party,...
  • Supreme Court recognises transgenders as third category 15-04-2014 08:30 PM

    In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has given recognition to transgenders as the third gender. The apex court has directed the Central and state governments to treat them as socially and economically backward classes. ...
  • Transgenders thank SC for recognising a third category of gender 15-04-2014 01:14 PM

    "Any country's growth and development is dependent upon its human rights. Today, for the first time, I feel proud to be an Indian because the third sex has been give a huge right. I thank the SC for giving us our basic human rights - be it education, employment or...
  • News 360: EC seeks report on 'Kargil War' remark, Azam Khan defiant 09-04-2014 08:29 PM

    A day before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh, the polarisation of voters along communal lines continues. A defiant Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan said that he stands by his comments on the religion of Indian Army soldiers arguing that there is nothing wrong in saying that...
  • IPL spot-fixing: BCCI lawyers, Aditya Verma react on Supreme Court verdict 28-03-2014 12:22 PM

    BCCI lawyers and Aditya Verma talked to media after Supreme Court gave interim order on Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals and newly appointed interim boss of BCCI. ...
  • BJP hits out at SP over Muzaffarnagar riots 26-03-2014 05:45 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh hit out at the Samajwadi Party government over Muzaffarnagar riots. Rajnath said, "Even Supreme Court held the SP government's negligence responsible for the Muzaffarnagar riots. The SP government failed to stop the riots." ...
  • SC order on Aadhar not a setback for government: Nandan Nilekani 24-03-2014 11:12 PM

    After the Supreme Court directed the Government of India to withdraw all orders which make the Aadhaar card mandatory for availing any service, former Aadhaar chairman Nandan Nilekani said that it was not a setback for the government. ...
  • Has political system allowed Subrata Roy to take people for a ride? 28-02-2014 09:59 PM

    Sahara chief Subrata Roy was finally arrested by the Lucknow Police on Friday and sent to police custody till March 4. Roy will spend the night in a Forest Department Guest House in Kukrail near Lucknow. ...
  • SC cracks the whip on Sahara, Subrata Roy faces arrest 26-02-2014 11:58 PM

    In a blow to the Sahara group, the Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a non-ballable warrant against its chief Subrata Roy chief after he failed to appear in the court. On Tuesday the apex court had rejected his plea seeking exemption from personal appearance in a contempt case. ...
  • The Last Word: Has Indian government mishandled the Italian marines' case? 25-02-2014 08:58 PM

    In a major relief for the two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the coast of Kerala in February 2012, India has agreed to drop the anti-piracy charges against them. The Centre told the Supreme Court on Monday that the marines will not be tried under the...
  • There should be no compromise with terrorism: Tharoor on Rajiv killers 21-02-2014 10:52 AM

    Union Minister Shashi Tharoor speaks on the Prime Minister coming out strongly against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's decision to free Rajiv Gandhi killers calling it an attack on the soul of India. ...
  • Jaya's decision to free Rajiv killers: Political masterstroke or playing with fire? 20-02-2014 10:52 PM

    The Tamil Nadu government had sprung a surprise on Wednesday by announcing its decision to release all the seven convicts of Rajiv Gandhi. However, the Supreme Court has restrained the Tamil Nadu government from releasing the convicts. ...
  • SC commutes death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life 18-02-2014 11:33 PM

    Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. The lawyers have called the judgment a step in the right direction. ...
  • Has SC set wrong precedent by commuting death of Rajiv Gandhi Killers? 18-02-2014 10:31 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 30-01-2014 11:02 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre follows Rahul, hikes LPG quota to 12 30-01-2014 08:38 PM

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had called for an increase in the number of subsidised LPG cylinders on January 17 and 13 days later the Union Cabinet has fulfilled his demand. The Cabinet on Thursday approved the raising of subsidised LPG cylinder cap from 9 to 12 per connection. ...
  • Supreme Court firm on its decision to criminalise gay sex, rejects Centre’s plea 28-01-2014 11:35 PM

    In a huge blow to the LGBT community in the country, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict on gay sex. The apex court has dismissed the review petitions filed by the Centre and gay rights activists against its December 2013 verdict, criminalising gay sex. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 28-01-2014 10:44 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • SC rejects review plea: Battle for gay rights faces uncertain future? 28-01-2014 09:54 PM

    In another setback to the LGBT community in India, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review its verdict on criminalising gay sex. The court dismissed the review petitions filed by the Centre and gay rights activists against its December 2013 verdict. ...
  • News 360: Setback to gay activists, SC dismisses review petition 28-01-2014 08:36 PM

    In yet another setback to the LGBT community, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a review petition filed by the Centre against its December 11, 2013 verdict criminalising gay sex. The court rejected the petition as it found no merit in it. ...
  • SC commutes death sentences of 15 convicts 22-01-2014 08:23 AM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted death penalty of 15 convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay and mental illness. The ruling could help Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar and Rajiv Gandhi's assassins escape the noose. ...
  • Should there be a criminal investigation in Justice Ganguly case? 06-01-2014 11:34 PM

    Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexually harassing a law intern in December 2012, has resigned as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission, said sources. Justice Ganguly met Governor MK Narayanan and submitted his resignation, according to sources. ...
  • BCCI to block Lalit Modi return 28-12-2013 06:56 PM

    BCCI has decided to challenge the Supreme Court that has allowed the expelled Lalit Modi, former chairman of the IPL, to contest the Rajasthan Cricket Association elections. ...