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New guidelines issued for green bodies by SC

New Delhi, Feb. 1 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that bodies and authorities enforcing environment laws should be accountable, transparent and efficient in their functioning as it issued a sle... Read More


'No abnormality': SC rejects plea to abort 32-week pregnancy

New Delhi, Feb. 1 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that the courts have a duty to take care of the interests of the unborn child and the mother as it turned down a petition filed by a 26-year-ol... Read More


New guidelines issued for green bodies by SC

New Delhi, Feb. 1 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that bodies and authorities enforcing environment laws should be accountable, transparent and efficient in their functioning as it issued a sle... Read More


Supreme Court issues new guidelines for environmental regulatory bodies

India, Feb. 1 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that bodies and authorities enforcing environment laws should be accountable, transparent and efficient in their functioning as it issued a slew of... Read More


'Shocking' overcrowding: SC orders states, UTs to plan new jails for next 50 yrs

India, Jan. 31 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed states and union territories to accord "top priority" to the problem of overcrowding in jails, finding the actual occupancy of jails across the ... Read More


Must protect both foetus, mom: Supreme Court in abortion case

India, Jan. 31 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday turned down a request by a 26-year-old woman seeking permission to abort her 32-week pregnancy, citing mental trauma and depression after the death of ... Read More


SC sets aside HC order on edu tribunals

NEW DELHI, Jan. 31 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside an order of the Allahabad high court restraining the state government from constituting tribunals under a proposed law holding the high cou... Read More


'No abnormality in foetus': SC turns down abortion plea of 32-week pregnant woman

India, Jan. 31 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the courts have a duty to take care of the interests of the unborn child and the mother as it turned down a petition filed by a 26-year-old widow ... Read More


SC scraps Allahabad high court order staying education tribunals

India, Jan. 31 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside an order of the Allahabad high court restraining the state government from constituting tribunals under a proposed law, the Uttar Pradesh Educa... Read More


Safeguards not enough; judges need to shed biases, shun pressures: CJI

New Delhi, Jan. 29 -- An independent judiciary does not just mean insulating the institution from the executive and legislature, but also the independence of individual judges to perform their duties ... Read More