Supreme Court to examine challenges to abrogation of Article 370; refers matter to five-judge bench

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday referred a batch of petitions challenging the changes brought in the constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir by abrogating Article 370 to a five-judge Constitution bench. The apex court issued notices to the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir administration on a batch of pleas challenging the presidential […]

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Indian Women’s Press Corps (IWPC) condemns Press Council of India’s move in Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Indian Women’s Press Corps on Monday condemned the Press Council of India’s move to approach the Supreme Court supporting the Centre’s decision to impose restrictions on communication in Jammu and Kashmir following the abrogation of Article 370 provisions, and asserted that it was a “unilateral action”. The application filed in the Supreme […]

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After Delhi High Court denies protection,Chidambaram meets Sibal,others in Supreme Court for discussing further action

New Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram Tuesday discussed with senior advocates Kapil Sibal, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Salman Khurshid the situation after the Delhi High Court dismissed his anticipatory bail plea in corruption and money laundering cases related to the INX Media scam. Sibal was asked by Supreme Court official to place Chidambaram’s petition before […]

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Supreme Court to hear plea against changes to Karnataka Right to Education rules

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear a plea challenging the amendments to Karnataka’s Right to Education rules under which an unaided school will not obliged now to give 25 per cent reservation to EWS children in case a government school is available within the neighbourhood. A bench of Justices N V Ramana, […]

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We would like to give little time: Supreme Court on plea seeking removal of restrictions on media in Jammu and Kashmir

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said it will wait for sometime before passing any direction on the plea seeking removal of restrictions on the media in Jammu and Kashmir after the Centre said curbs are being lifted gradually During the hearing, the Centre told the apex court that the situation is improving in […]

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Supreme Court refuses to pass directions on lifting of restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir; will take up matter after 2 weeks

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to pass any immediate directions to the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government on a plea seeking lifting of all restrictions imposed after the abrogation of Article 370. The apex court said that it will wait for return of normalcy and take up the matter after two […]

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Ayodhya case: Supreme Court commences hearing; Nirmohi Akhara to continue arguments

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday commenced hearing on the second day of the politically-sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya after the efforts to arrive at an amicable settlement through mediation have failed. Senior advocate Sushil Jain, appearing for Nirmohi Akhara, one of the parties in the case, commenced arguments on the […]

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Delhi government supports removal of cap on registration of auto-rickshaws in Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Delhi government supported the Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority’s suggestion for removing the cap on the number of auto-rickshaws in the national capital during a hearing in the Supreme Court on Friday. The AAP government told a bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta that it agreed with the EPCA’s […]

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Supreme Court decision in Unnao case stamp on Uttar Pradesh government’s failure: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday said the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Unnao rape case is a “stamp” on the prevailing “jungle raj” in Uttar Pradesh and the state government’s failure. The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a slew of instructions in the case, including directing the transfer of all […]

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Supreme Court asks Centre to take steps to regulate taxi aggregators

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to take appropriate steps to regulate app-based taxi services like Ola and Uber in the country. A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde was hearing a matter related to safety and security of women. The bench also comprising justices R Subhash Reddy and B […]

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