Exclusive

Publication

Byline

Critiquing law a tool to further cause of justice, says justice Chandrachud

New Delhi, Aug. 6 -- Critiquing the law is a strong tool to advance justice, Supreme Court judge Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud emphasised on Saturday, adding that there continue to be laws which push the m... Read More


Unclog jails to mark 75thyear of Independence: Supreme Court to Centre

New Delhi, Aug. 6 -- Unclogging prisons and trial courts could be a perfect way of celebrating 75 years of India's independence, said the Supreme Court on Friday while imploring the Union government t... Read More


Unclog jails to mark 75th year of Independence: Supreme Court to Centre

New Delhi, Aug. 6 -- Unclogging prisons and trial courts could be a perfect way of celebrating 75 years of India's independence, said the Supreme Court on Friday while imploring the Union government t... Read More


Need forward looking approach to abortion: Supreme Court

New Delhi, Aug. 6 -- Any discrimination between married and unmarried women in respect of their reproductive rights and bodily autonomy must go on the ground of manifest arbitrariness, observed the Su... Read More


CJI Ramana recommends Justice Lalit as successor

New Delhi, Aug. 5 -- Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Thursday set in motion the appointment process for his successor by recommending the name of justice Uday U Lalit, the most senior judge in the... Read More


A passionate jurist who has transformed legal aid

New Delhi, Aug. 4 -- As the Covid-19 pandemic raged last year, much of India receded to its safest haven, including the Supreme Court. For over seven months in 2021, all hearings were held online. The... Read More


SC tells EC to hold off on Shinde camp's plea

New Delhi, Aug. 4 -- The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Election Commission of India (ECI) not to proceed on Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde's plea to declare his group as the "real" Shi... Read More


'None likely to discuss it': SC slams parties on poll freebies

New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- No political party is likely to want a debate in Parliament on freebies since all want it to continue, the Supreme Court observed on Wednesday, even as the Union government termed... Read More


AG seeks contempt proceedings against Wakf organisation

New Delhi, Aug. 3 -- Attorney General of India KK Venugopal on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to initiate contempt action against the Maharashtra State Board of Wakfs for trying to remove him and his... Read More


SC favours disability pension forex-jawan with alcohol dependency

New Delhi, Aug. 2 -- The Supreme Court on Monday asked the army to take a sympathetic view of a discharged soldier receiving disability pension due to alcohol dependency, observing that the man served... Read More