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SC upholds legality of 2016 note ban decision

New Delhi, Jan. 3 -- The Supreme Court on Monday closed at least the legal chapter of the debate on the 2016 demonetisation policy by ruling 4-1 that the Union government was empowered to take the dec... Read More


SC cuts man's jail term, makes point on liberty

New Delhi, Dec. 16 -- The Supreme Court exists to answer the cry of the citizens whose liberty has been taken away and thus, no case is small for the highest court of the land, a bench led by Chief Ju... Read More


Collegium clears 5 new names forSupreme Court

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- The Supreme Court collegium on Tuesday recommended five names for appointments in the top court, in a decision that apparently focussed on diversity on the bench and representati... Read More


Maha crisis: SC to consider seven-judge bench for Sena v Sena tussle

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to examine whether a seven-judge bench should be set up to review the correctness of a 2016 judgment which held that the speaker cannot initi... Read More


SC collegium likely to recommend more picks after new appointment

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- The appointment of justice Dipankar Datta as a judge of the Supreme Court on Monday is expected to set the ball rolling again for the collegium to make more recommendations for t... Read More


Govt notifies the elevation of Bombay HC chief justice to SC

New Delhi, Dec. 11 -- Signifying a white flag in the ongoing row between the executive and the judiciary over the judges' selection process, the Union government on Sunday notified the appointment of ... Read More


Cannot bind President to timeline on appointments of judges: Centre

New Delhi, Dec. 7 -- Binding the President of India to a timeline in matters of judicial appointments is "not appropriate", the Union government told the Supreme Court on Wednesday, flagging several c... Read More


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