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'Are you willing to marry her?' Supreme Court to rape accused

New Delhi, March 2 -- A Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde on Monday asked a rape accused whether he was ready to marry the complainant, attracting criticism from some... Read More


Can't ignore complaints of sexual harassment: Supreme Court

New Delhi, Feb. 27 -- The Supreme Court on Friday said it "cannot allow sexual harassment complaints to be brushed under the carpet" and directed a retired district judge of Madhya Pradesh to face dis... Read More


SC rejects contempt plea, says tigress Avni killed in accordance with order

New Delhi, Feb. 27 -- The Supreme Court on Friday closed contempt proceedings initiated against Maharashtra government officials over the death of man-eater tigress Avni in November 2018. The Court i... Read More


Are you willing to create more courts for cheque bounce cases: SC asks Centre

New Delhi, Feb. 26 -- The Supreme Court on Thursday contemplated guidelines to streamline disposal of cheque bounce cases clogging the judicial docket and sought Centre's response on establishing addi... Read More


Juvenile convict to be let off with fine in 22-years old murder case

New Delhi, Feb. 26 -- Sentenced to life for murder 22 years ago, a man will now be set free by a local juvenile court in Madhya Pradesh on payment of fine after the Supreme Court concluded that the co... Read More


Punjab 'shamelessly' backing Mukhtar Ansari: UP govt in Supreme Court

New Delhi, Feb. 25 -- The Uttar Pradesh government accused the Punjab government in the Supreme Court on Wednesday of "shamelessly" supporting criminal-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari after repeated ... Read More


'Your Honour' suitable for US, magistrate courts, says CJI

New Delhi, Feb. 24 -- Judges of the Supreme Court are not to be addressed as "Your Honour" because such a salutation befits judges of the Supreme Court of the United States or the Magistrate courts in... Read More


SC raps Centre over delayed reply to RTI plea

New Delhi, Feb. 23 -- The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre why it had not filed its response to a petition challenging the constitutional validity of amendments to the Right to Information Act... Read More


No evidence but can't rule out conspiracy against Gogoi: SC

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- An enquiry by a retired Supreme Court judge into a possible larger conspiracy hatched to defame former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi in a sexual harassment complaint ... Read More


Akbar's lawyers may rely on part of judgment in appeal

New Delhi, Feb. 19 -- A day after a Delhi court acquitted journalist Priya Ramani in a defamation case filed by former minister and MP MJ Akbar, some legal experts said that a possible appeal by the l... Read More