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Change in promotion quota for SC/STs will lead to chaos: Centre

New Delhi, Oct. 27 -- The Union government on Tuesday cautioned the Supreme Court that any modification in the current policy on reservations in promotion of people belonging to the Scheduled Castes a... Read More


Accused in Lakhimpur case identified, SC told

New Delhi, Oct. 26 -- The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that the accused have been identified by eyewitnesses in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, which left eight people,... Read More


No action taken on Rohingya, no deportation planned: Karnataka govt tells SC

New Delhi, Oct. 25 -- The Karnataka governmenton Mondaytold the Supreme Court that it has not taken any action against the six dozen Rohingya refugees identified by the police, nor does it have any pl... Read More


'Impression is state is dragging its feet': SC to UP Govt on Lakhimpur

New Delhi, Oct. 21 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Uttar Pradesh government for the sluggish pace of investigation into the Lakhimpur Kheri incident that left eight people, including f... Read More


Convictions over 65%, aim to cross 75%: CBI

New Delhi, Oct. 21 -- The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been able to maintain a success rate of about 65-70% in getting conviction over the last 10 years, agency director Subodh Kumar Jais... Read More


Fireworks, celebrations can't be at the cost of life, says Supreme Court

New Delhi, Oct. 7 -- No celebration can be allowed at the cost of life of others, said the Supreme Court on Wednesday as it justified the ban on the manufacturing and sale of traditional firecrackers,... Read More


Why give quota once limit is breached: SC

New Delhi, Oct. 6 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday called it "disturbing" that the Union government did not discontinue reservation in promotion for people belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled T... Read More


SC to examine if protest can be permitted with farm laws under judicial scrutiny

New Delhi, Oct. 5 -- Contemplating restrictions on the right to protest, the Supreme Court on Monday observed that "nobody takes responsibility" when damage to property and physical injuries take plac... Read More


CJI seeks government's cooperation on picks made by collegium

New Delhi, Oct. 3 -- Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana on Saturday asked the Union government to lend its "support and cooperation" in clearing appointments of judges quickly to facilitate "acces... Read More


'Public roads can't be blocked forever', says Supreme Court

New Delhi, Oct. 1 -- The Supreme Court on Thursday said public roads and highways cannot be "perpetually" blocked, taking a dim view of the Union and state governments' inability to resolve the protra... Read More