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Cannot cast doubt on Covid vaccination, its efficacy: Supreme Court

New Delhi, Nov. 27 -- The Supreme Court on Friday said that the country cannot afford any laxity in vaccinating its population against Covid-19, and that the top court would be extremely circumspect i... Read More


SC grants Param Bir Singh protection from arrest, asks him to join probe

New Delhi, Nov. 23 -- The Supreme Court on Monday protected former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh from arrest in alleged extortion cases after the IPS officer said he is "very much in the ... Read More


Supreme Court asks Bengal speaker to decide on disqualification plea against Roy

New Delhi, Nov. 23 -- The Supreme Court on Monday lamented the "common practice" of assembly speakers inordinately sitting over disqualification petitions moved against sitting legislators, as it urge... Read More


'Inertia, policy paralysis': SC's rebuke on air crisis

New Delhi, Nov. 18 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that the executive in the country is suffering from a "policy paralysis" and "inertia", waiting for the top court to step in for bringing down... Read More


Where law stands on eating, selling, displaying meat

New Delhi, Nov. 17 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled civic bodies in Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Junagadh in Gujarat have last week ordered roadside food vendors and hawkers to cover non-vegetar... Read More


SC slams Centre, Delhi govt on Capital's unending air crisis

New Delhi, Nov. 15 -- The Supreme Court on Monday lamented that it was being "forced to set the agenda" on the pollution crisis in the National Capital Region (NCR) as it pulled up the Delhi governmen... Read More


No evasion of duty on iron ore pellets: Centre to Supreme Court

New Delhi, Nov. 11 -- Export of iron ore pellets are legal and export duty cannot be evaded by private firms when the levy has been fixed at zero, the Union government has submitted in the Supreme Cou... Read More


Tribunals cannot just be avenues for post-retirement jobs: SC

New Delhi, Nov. 11 -- Tribunals cannot just be avenues for post-retirement jobs and must be subjected to some kind of performance assessment the Supreme Court said on Wednesday while fretting over the... Read More


Accused in Lakhimpur case being favoured: SC

New Delhi, Nov. 9 -- The investigation into the Lakhimpur Kheri incident appears to be favouring the "main accused" in the case, the Supreme Court said on Monday, pushing for the appointment of a reti... Read More


'Firecracker ban not to target any festival, but to protect right to life': SC

New Delhi, Oct. 29 -- The Supreme Court on Thursday said the firecracker ban in Delhi and other parts of the country was not targeted at any community or festival but to protect the right to life of t... Read More