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Rafale deal case in SC today: Petitioners to respond to Centre’s submissions on decision-making process

November 14, 2018 12:28 pm

The Centre had handed over one set of documents with details of the pricing of the fighter aircraft on Monday in a sealed cover.

SC refuses urgent hearing of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case

November 12, 2018 12:27 pm

The Supreme Court, while observing “we have our own priorities”, ordered listing of appeals before an “appropriate bench” in the first week of January 2019 to fix a date for the hearing.

SC pulls up Delhi HC for delay in recruitment process, warns of ‘centralised process’

November 01, 2018 12:27 pm

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had earlier stressed on the need to fill in the vacancies in the lower judiciary, addressing the challenge of pendency of cases.

SC: Parliament should frame law, ensure politicians with serious criminal cases don’t enter public life

April 23, 2020 5:18 pm

A five-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, issued a slew of directives including asking political parties to advertise the list of cases pending against its candidates.

Reporting public views on judicial corruption isn’t contempt: SC

February 22, 2017 2:15 am

The Supreme Court Tuesday observed that a report based on public views regarding corruption in judiciary may not invite contempt of court action and that such surveys instead gave opportunity to address the malady in the system.

Five new Supreme Court judges take oath, apex court now has 28 justices

February 17, 2017 11:18 am

Five new Supreme Court judges: Justice Sanjay K Kaul, Justice Mohan Shantanagoudar, Justice S A Nazeer, Justice Navin Sinha and Justice Deepak Gupta.

DA case: Sasikala pays tribute at Jaya memorial, will surrender in Bengaluru today

February 15, 2017 12:19 pm

Sasikala will have to serve a little less than four years in jail, as she had earlier spent 21 days in a Bengaluru jail.

SC rejects petition seeking postponement of Budget due to state elections

January 23, 2017 3:31 pm

Sweeping aside objections raised by opposition parties, the government had decided to present the Union Budget on February 1.

Supreme Court to decide if courts can add word 'rigorous' to life sentence

January 22, 2017 11:30 am

The apex court was hearing the appeal filed by Abdul Maliq and four others, serving rigorous life term in an Uttar Pradesh jail, challenging the high court verdict in a murder case

BCCI panel: Why does list contain names of people over age of 70? SC asks amicus curiae

January 20, 2017 3:35 pm

The Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee had earlier issued guidelines, suggesting that the panel of administrators should not be over the age of 70.


Jallikattu: Everything you need to know about the controversial sport, and more

January 12, 2016 10:31 am

Jallikattu verdict: The Supreme Court will hear appeals against the Centre’s decision to allow the sport on Pongal in Tamil Nadu.

Internal 'self-assessment' mechanism important in judiciary: PM Narendra Modi

April 05, 2015 2:48 pm

PM Narendra Modi said that while the judiciary is getting powerful, it is necessary that it also becomes 'perfect' to live up to the people’s expectations.


Mapping Delhi’s air quality, the week after Diwali: News in Numbers

June 18, 2020 2:30 pm

A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.

Express Eye for Detail Ep 12: Two years of demonetisation, the Diwali mess and Faizabad renamed as Ayodhya

June 18, 2020 2:30 pm

Two years on, The Indian Express learns that RBI did not approve of demonetisation and more about the week’s top stories in Express Eye for Detail episode 12.

Eye for Detail EP 12: All about the Ayodhya uncertainty, RBI vs govt and Statue of Unity

June 18, 2020 2:31 pm

How the BJP and RSS are reacting to the Supreme Court deferring the Ayodhya case, why the RBI and the government are at loggerheads and what it means to have a statue worth almost Rs 3000 crores. All that and more in this week’s Eye for Detail.

Women know where to go and how to behave, Uma Bharti on Sabarimala

June 18, 2020 2:31 pm

On the Sabarimala verdict, union minister Uma Bharti said the court cannot be blamed for its intervention. This comes just days after BJP President Amit Shah said that meddling with the affairs of the temple was a conspiracy by Communists in Kerala.

Supreme Court puts a partial ban on firecrackers just before Diwali

June 18, 2020 2:32 pm

The Supreme Court has put a partial ban on firecrackers and asked central and state pollution boards to monitor air quality a week before and after Diwali. Here’s what the court said.

Supreme Court allows women of all ages to enter Sabarimala temple

June 18, 2020 2:35 pm

In a 4-1 majority verdict, the Supreme Court lifted the ban and said that it violates constitutional principles. See more:

What the Supreme Court did not address in its Aadhaar verdict

June 18, 2020 2:35 pm

There are still many unanswered questions about aadhaar despite the Supreme Court's verdict of more than 1,400 pages. Usha Ramanathan tells us the concerns that the poor of India still have, what making aadhaar voluntary means and whether the linking

What Justice Chandrachud said during the aadhaar verdict

June 18, 2020 2:36 pm

What Justice DY Chandrachud said during the aadhaar verdict, many agree, will have implications in the future. He was the judge who did not agree with the majority opinion of the bench on many key issues. Here's what he said.

Aadhaar verdict: All you need to know about the Supreme Court judgment

June 18, 2020 2:36 pm

The Supreme Court on Monday declared that the Aadhaar Act is constitutional but not mandatory to open a bank account and to get a new mobile connection. Here's where you need it and where you don't.

Bhima Koregaon violence: A brief profile of the activists under house arrest for their alleged links to Maoists

October 26, 2018 2:30 pm

As Pune Sessions Court rejects the bail plea of Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, and Sudha Bhardwaj in the Bhima Koregaon violence case, a look at the activists who were placed under house arrest for alleged links to Maoists.