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Taking action against cow vigilantism is a State subject, Centre tells Supreme Court
21.07.17 - TEAM PT

The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that while it is against "cow vigilantism by private persons", any action against such people has to be taken by States and not the Centre.
 
A bench headed by justice Dipak Misra was hearing three public interest litigation ...
  


Setback for Centre, SC too stays Centre's cattle slaughter ban and extends it to all country
11.07.17 - TEAM PT

In a setback to Centre, the Supreme court on Tuesday said that the Madras High Court's stay on Centre's notification on sale of cattle including cows for slaughter will continue and would cover entire country.
 
The SC forced the Centre to undertake before it that it ...
  


Man falls in love with sex worker, rescues her from brothel in Delhi
07.07.17 - team pt

In an unusual love story, where affection blossomed in the most unlikely of places, the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Thursday rescued a 27-year-old Nepali woman – a sex worker at GB Road – who wants to marry a local man from Sadar Bazaar.
 
The woman met ...
  


Over 200 students hospitalised after gas leak near Delhi school
06.05.17 - TEAM PT

At least 200 girls were rushed to a hospital from their school on Saturday morning after a gas leak from a nearby container depot left some of them unconscious and others with nausea and irritation in eyes.

Around 100 students were admitted to the Majeedia Hospital ...
  


‘Jugaad’ At Its Best: Kerala Bar Builds A Maze To Bypass SC Liquor Ban
08.04.17 - team pt

To counter incidents of drunk driving and reduce road accidents, the Supreme Court ordered a complete ban on all liquor shops located within a 500-metre range of national and state highways across the nation from April 1st. While the ban was hailed and applauded by ...
  


Aadhaar Not Mandatory For Social Schemes: Supreme Court
27.03.17 - team pt

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today made it clear that Aadhaar cards cannot be made mandatory by the government and its agencies for extending benefits of social welfare schemes. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K ...
  


Justice CS Karnan rejects 'demeaning' SC warrant against him
17.03.17 - TEAM PT

Calcutta High Court judge C.S. Karnan has "refused” to accept the bailable warrant issued against him by the Supreme Court in a suo motu contempt of court order. On Friday, a team of police officials led by the State’s Director General of Police (DGP) Surajit ...
  


SC issues arrest warrant against Calcutta HC judge C.S. Karnan
10.03.17 - Apurva Vishwanath*

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a bailable arrest warrant against justice C.S. Karnan, a sitting judge of the Calcutta high court, after he failed to personally appear before the apex court for the second time in a contempt case against him.

According to livemint.com,  a ...
  


Sasikala convicted by SC; Gets 4 years jail term and to pay a Rs. 10 crore fine
14.02.17 - team pt

Long-time Jayalalithaa aide VK Sasikala has been found guilty of corruption by the Supreme Court in the disproportionate assets case and will have to surrender to the police in Chennai so that she can be jailed for four years.
 
She and the other accused will be ...
  


No probe into Sahara diaries case against PM Modi: Supreme Court
11.01.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court today rejected a probe into the Sahara-Birla diaries, which Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi has used to allege that Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted kickbacks from corporate houses during his time as Gujarat Chief Minister.
 
The purported diaries were recovered from the business house ...
  


Markandey Katju issues unconditional apology to SC; it closes contempt proceedings against him
06.01.17 - TEAM PT

Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju today tendered unconditional apology to the Supreme Court over his contemptuous remarks in his blog. The Court has accepted the apology and closed the contempt proceedings against him.
 
"I offer my unconditional apology for publishing the above captioned writings and ...
  


Landmark decision by SC: Can't seek votes in name of Caste, Creed or Religion
02.01.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court outlawed on Monday seeking votes in the name of religion, caste, race, community or language, a landmark judgment ahead of crucial assembly elections in five states where faith and caste are top poll issues.
 
"The relationship between man and god is an individual ...
  


SC dismisses plea against Justice Khehar’s appointment as next CJI
23.12.16 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition filed by a group of lawyers against elevation of Justice J S Khehar as Chief Justice of India, saying that the plea has become infructuous as the President of India has already cleared his appointment ...
  


People are affected, there may be riots says Supreme Court on demonetization
18.11.16 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court on Friday warned that there "may be riots” and refused the government's plea to stay cases filed against demonetisation in High Courts and lower courts across the country, saying 'how can we shut our doors to people when there is a problem ...
  


SC asks Sidhu to face trial for 'wrongdoings' in 2009 Lok Sabha elections
26.10.16 - TEAM PT

Former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday received a setback from the Supreme Court.
 
Supreme Court on Wednesday directed Sidhu to face trial for seeking assistance of a government servant during the 2009 general elections while partially dropping charges of corrupt practice and submission of ...
  


Haji Ali Dargah to give complete access to women
24.10.16 - TEAM PT

In a landmark decision, the Haji Ali Trust told the Supreme Court on Monday that it will grant women access into the sanctum sanctorum of the iconic dargah and asked for four weeks to implement the order.
 
A bench comprising Chief Justice T S Thakur and ...
  


Centre opposes triple talaq, polygamy; urges SC to see practice in light on gender justice
07.10.16 -

In a first such instance in the history of independent India, the central government today told the Supreme Court that it is against the practice of triple talaq that allows a Muslim man to divorce his wife by pronouncing the word ‘talaq’ three times.

The Ministry ...
  


One killed, 10 injured as drunk student crashes Porsche into autos
19.09.16 - TEAM PT

A 30-year-old man died and ten others suffered injuries when a Porsche car hit the median on the Dr Radhakrishnan Salai in Chennai and ploughed through autorickshaws parked on the roadside in the early hours of Monday.

Police said Vikas Anand (22), a car racer and ...
  


Punish minister Azam Khan; Minor victim in Bulandshahr gang-rape case appeals to SC
13.08.16 - team pt

A 14-year-old girl who was gang-raped near a highway in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr has moved the Supreme Court seeking police complaint against minister Azam Khan for his outrageous comments.
 
In her petition, the victim also demanded the transfer of this case to New Delhi, a court-monitored ...
  


Allahabad school principal, 8 teachers quit after ‘ban’ on national anthem for being 'un-Islamic'
07.08.16 - TEAM PT

The principal and teachers of a school in Allahabad have reportedly resigned after the school authorities refused them permission to organise a programme on Aug. 15 on the occasion of Independence Day. The programme would have included singing of the national anthem and a Saraswati ...
  



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