Centre wants Constitution bench to lay down powers of Delhi govt

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- The administration of the national capital requires coordination and not threat of control over officers, the Union government submitted in the Supreme Court on Monday, as it accu... Read More

Centre-Delhi legal battles are unfortunate, says SC

New Delhi, Dec. 6 -- The Supreme Court on Monday called the relentless legal battles between the Centre and the Delhi government "unfortunate", even as it refused to entertain the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP... Read More

Trial ends only after sentencing or acquittal order, says top court

New Delhi, Dec. 5 -- A trial comes to an end only after the quantum of punishment is delivered or an order of acquittal is passed, a constitution bench of the Supreme Court declared on Monday, ruling ... Read More

Centre, ECI back J&K delimitation decision

New Delhi, Dec. 1 -- The delimitation exercise for Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) could not wait till 2026 since the idea was to give immediate democracy to the newest Union Territory (UT), the Union governm... Read More

Striking lawyers don't deserve any protection, says top court

New Delhi, Nov. 28 -- Lawyers striking work and impeding courts from hearing cases deserve no protection of the profession and should be arrested for the misdemeanour, the Supreme Court observed on Mo... Read More

Top court judge SK Kaul stresses need for promoting 'deliberative democracy'

New Delhi, Nov. 27 -- The idea of seeking justice has in many ways become synonymous with courts, Supreme Court judge Sanjay Kishan Kaul said on Saturday, as he underscored the significance of a "deli... Read More

Constitution is India's biggest strength: PM

New Delhi, Nov. 26 -- The Constitution is the "biggest strength" that is helping the country move forward with all its diversities and vigour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, emphasisin... Read More

SC, Centre mustn't find faults, need balance: CJI

New Delhi, Nov. 25 -- Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud on Friday stressed on the need of "constitutional statesmanship" between the Union government and the apex court, saying the... Read More

Institution's sanctity must as live-stream provides access: CJI

New Delhi, Nov. 25 -- The sanctity of the institution must be maintained even as the Supreme Court has opened up to public access and transparency through live-streaming, Chief Justice of India (CJI) ... Read More

'Why the haste': SC on new EC's appointment

New Delhi, Nov. 24 -- A Constitution bench in the Supreme Court on Thursday questioned the "tearing hurry" and "haste" shown by the central government in appointing Arun Goel as an election commission... Read More