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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


Justice Gavai pushes for diversity in judiciary

New Delhi, Jan. 29 -- Supreme Court judge Bhushan R Gavai, who is also a member of the Collegium, on Sunday urged chief justices to ensure diversity and representation from various sections of society... Read More


SC upholds anticipatory bail of former Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu in IRR case

India, Jan. 29 -- The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the anticipatory bail granted to former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu in a corruption case while refusing to entertain an appea... Read More


Judges must judge free of social, political pressure and inherent biases: CJI

India, Jan. 28 -- Inherent biases, social and political pressure should not cloud the art of judging, said Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud on Sunday as he said that an independen... Read More


HCs should ensure diversity in recommending judges for elevation: Justice Gavai

India, Jan. 28 -- Supreme Court justice Bhushan R Gavai on Sunday said there is a need for more diversity and representation of various sections of society in the judiciary as he asked the chief justi... Read More


CJI convenes bench to resolve Cal HC impasse

New Delhi, Jan. 27 -- The Supreme Court on Friday took note of an unprecedented face-off between two judges of the Calcutta high court and set up a five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (C... Read More


Five SC judges to hold spl hearing tomorrow on row between 2 benches of Calcutta HC

India, Jan. 26 -- The Supreme Court on Friday took suo motu cognisance of contradictory orders passed by two benches of the Calcutta high court in a matter alleging corruption in the admission of stud... Read More