Indu Malhotra is the first woman to be elevated to the post of Supreme Court judge from the Bar. She will add to the existing strength of 24 judges in the top court.
Aadhaar: “In fact there was no such direction from the Supreme Court, but you took it and used it as tool to make Aadhaar mandatory for mobile users,” a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra remarked.
Continued discrimination meted out to those who had been cured of leprosy violated their fundamental rights of equality, freedom of speech and expression and life and personal liberty, NGO Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy said in its PIL.
Venkaiah Naidu rejects CJI impeachment notice: Oppn calls decision illegal, Congress says MPs to challenge order in SC.. indianexpress.com
CJI Dipak Misra impeachment: Congress president Rahul Gandhi, addressing a party function in New Delhi, alleged that institutions were being filled by “RSS people”.
On Friday, a delegation led by leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and comprising MPs from Congress, SP, BSP, IUML, NCP, CPI(M) and CPI met Naidu and submitted the notice for impeachment.
The opposition on Friday submitted a notice for the impeachment of Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra to Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu. Reports say as man...
Rohingya crisis: Supreme Court to hold final hearing on deportation of refugees today... indianexpress.com
"As India has ratified the Convention, it will be the violation of Articles 2, 6, 7, 19, 20, 22, 31 and 37 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child," the lawyer said.
The Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board has submitted a peace proposal to Supreme Court saying that a temple can be built in Ayodhya and a mosque in Lucknow for the settlement of decades old dispute over Ram Janmabhoomi and Babri Masjid.
The board told the court that the suggestion would bring a harmony between the Hindus and the Muslims in the country.
Doctors and environmentalists have welcomed the Supreme Court's decision prohibiting the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR and expressed hope that it would ensure a relatively cleaner Diwali this year.
“We appreciate the Supreme Court’s decision on prohibition of firecrackers’ sale in Delhi-NCR. This may give some relief from the episodic air pollution levels in October. However, the pollution levels in north India are multiple times higher than the national standards throughout the winter months, hence, we also need to look at a stricter, comprehensive and time-bound action plan to address all sources of air pollution across the country,’’ noted Greenpeace India.
Supreme Court appoints amicus curiae to examine papers related to Mahatma Gandhi's assassination newsreporter.in
The Supreme Court appointed senior advocate Amarendra Saran as amicus curiae on Friday to examine documents related to Mahatma Gandhi's assassination+ after a petitioner claimed he was killed by a mysterious person who had fired "a fourth bullet".
A bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara initially expressed reservations in entertaining the petition, saying that a fresh probe would help achieve nothing in the seven-decade-old case, but asked Saran to assist in deciding the case after the petitioner claimed to have documentary evidence to prove that Gandhi's real killer was never caught.
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