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Supreme Court of India is the highest constitutional court in the country. It came into being on 28 January 1950 and is located on Tilak Marg, New Delhi. The apex court comprises the Chief Justice and 30 other Judges appointed by the President of India More

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  • Explained: Haryana’s latest OBC ‘creamy layer’ order and why it has triggered a row Nov 23, 2021 02:47 PM IST

    Explained: Haryana’s latest OBC ‘creamy layer’ order and why it has triggered a row

    The recent notification issued by Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government specifies the criteria for exclusion of people in the “creamy layer” from reservations in Haryana. However, the Congress party has alleged that it is simply a copy of another notification quashed recently by the Supreme Court.

  • People visiting doctors for air-pollution ailments double in a week in Delhi-NCR: Survey Nov 16, 2021 12:10 PM IST

    People visiting doctors for air-pollution ailments double in a week in Delhi-NCR: Survey

    The survey by LocalCircles also found that at least 86 percent of families in Delhi and its neighbouring areas have at least one member experiencing one or more ailments like breathing difficulty, sore throat and burning eyes due to toxic air

  • Ordinance to extend CBI, ED chiefs' tenure illegal, contradicts SC judgment: Congress Nov 15, 2021 03:37 PM IST

    Ordinance to extend CBI, ED chiefs' tenure illegal, contradicts SC judgment: Congress

    The Centre on November 14 moved an ordinance, which extends the tenure of Enforcement Directorate director and Central Bureau of Investigation director to five years. Currently, the chiefs of ED and CBI were appointed for a period extending up to two years.

  • Pegasus order: SC refers to Nineteen Eighty-Four, novel by George Orwell in ruling Oct 28, 2021 11:43 AM IST

    Pegasus order: SC refers to Nineteen Eighty-Four, novel by George Orwell in ruling

    The theme of Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell’s ninth and last book published first in 1949, centres around the consequences of totalitarianism, mass surveillance and repressive regimentation of people.

  • Here is how Kerala, a ‘model’ state, undercounted COVID-19 deaths Oct 27, 2021 03:22 PM IST

    Here is how Kerala, a ‘model’ state, undercounted COVID-19 deaths

    The Pinarayi Vijayan-led Kerala government has been under fire from the Opposition and public health experts for allegedly leaving out many COVID-19 deaths from its official numbers. But the government has rejected the charges, insisting that it followed ICMR guidelines.

  • Explainer | The system of selecting Supreme Court judges Aug 19, 2021 03:31 PM IST

    Explainer | The system of selecting Supreme Court judges

    The Supreme Court collegium has recommended nine names for appointment to the top court, including one who could become the first female Chief Justice of India, putting the spotlight on the process of selecting members of the higher judiciary 

  • Pegasus row in SC: Hearing adjourned until August 17; Centre's Expert Committee proposal questioned Aug 16, 2021 02:37 PM IST

    Pegasus row in SC: Hearing adjourned until August 17; Centre's Expert Committee proposal questioned

    The Centre cited threat to national security saying the government cannot be compelled to declare whether Pegasus was procured or not.

  • Pegasus Project Report: Centre denies snooping allegations in its affidavit in Supreme Court, says will set up probe committee Aug 16, 2021 12:33 PM IST

    Pegasus Project Report: Centre denies snooping allegations in its affidavit in Supreme Court, says will set up probe committee

    In its two-page affidavit filed in the Supreme Court, the government also informed the top court that it will soon set up a committee of experts to examine all issues raised in the Pegasus Project row to dispel any wrong narrative spread by certain vested interests.

  • Pegasus Project Row : Allegations serious if media reports are correct, says Supreme Court; Matter to be heard next on August 10 Aug 05, 2021 12:31 PM IST

    Pegasus Project Row : Allegations serious if media reports are correct, says Supreme Court; Matter to be heard next on August 10

    The Court asked the petitioners in the Pegasus Project report case to serve copies of their petitions to the Centre.

  • Supreme Court to hear nine petitions on Pegasus as the row rocks Parliament Aug 05, 2021 11:16 AM IST

    Supreme Court to hear nine petitions on Pegasus as the row rocks Parliament

    The petitions will be heard by a Bench of Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and Justice Surya Kant.

  • Revisiting a Utopian city with fondness and fury Jul 24, 2021 09:00 PM IST

    Revisiting a Utopian city with fondness and fury

    Three lives, three acts and three genres combine in this narrative set in Auroville. Kapur weaves together memoir, history and ethnography to tell a story of the desire for utopia.

  • Explained: Here’s how the Chief Justice of India is appointed Apr 07, 2021 12:01 PM IST

    Explained: Here’s how the Chief Justice of India is appointed

    In the absence of a constitutional provision, the procedure relies on convention. The outgoing CJI recommends his successor – a practice, which is strictly based on seniority

  • Explained: Why the Supreme Court may revisit its 1992 verdict on quota limit Mar 09, 2021 12:23 PM IST

    Explained: Why the Supreme Court may revisit its 1992 verdict on quota limit

    A reappraisal of the judgment could mean altering the structure of reservations that has been in place in the country since 1992

  • Supreme Court Judges, family members to be vaccinated from March 2 Mar 01, 2021 05:01 PM IST

    Supreme Court Judges, family members to be vaccinated from March 2

    The personal secretaries of judges have been informed that they can choose between Covaxin or Covishield vaccine and the family members of judges are also included.

  • Farmers' Protest | Centre, farmers to hold round 11 of talks on farm laws today Jan 22, 2021 08:33 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest | Centre, farmers to hold round 11 of talks on farm laws today

    The umbrella body of farm unions on January 21 rejected the government's proposal of putting the implementation of farm laws on hold for 18 months and reiterated that nothing less than repeal of the three farm laws is acceptable to the protesting farmers

  • Farmers' Protest: Centre offers to suspend farm laws implementation for up to 1.5 years ; next meeting on January 22 Jan 20, 2021 08:16 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest: Centre offers to suspend farm laws implementation for up to 1.5 years ; next meeting on January 22

    In the tenth round of talks, while farmer union leaders remained firm on their demand of repealing the three laws, the government offered to stay the implementation of laws. The farmers will discuss the proposal and take a call.

  • Farmer's Protest: 10th round of talks today; Centre puts ball in farmer union’s court Jan 20, 2021 09:28 AM IST

    Farmer's Protest: 10th round of talks today; Centre puts ball in farmer union’s court

    The ninth round of talks between the two sides ended on January 15 without any breakthrough with the government refusing to repeal the three laws while insisting on a clause-by-clause discussion

  • Farmers' Protest: Stalemate continues; Centre offers amendments, unions adamant on repeal of farm laws Jan 15, 2021 05:45 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest: Stalemate continues; Centre offers amendments, unions adamant on repeal of farm laws

    Friday's meeting between the two sides was held three days after the Supreme Court order putting a stay on the implementation of the three farm laws until further orders and setting up a committee of agri-experts to speak with both sides. The next meeting will be held on January 19.

  • Farmers' Protest: Another round of talks today; Govt expects positive outcome, farmers want repeal of laws Jan 15, 2021 09:26 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest: Another round of talks today; Govt expects positive outcome, farmers want repeal of laws

    While the government said it is hopeful of ending the impasse in today’s meeting, farmers are adamant that nothing less than repeal of the three farm laws will end their protest.

  • SC to examine Centre’s plea seeking adultery be treated as a crime in Armed Forces Jan 13, 2021 04:52 PM IST

    SC to examine Centre’s plea seeking adultery be treated as a crime in Armed Forces

    The Centre argued that defence personnel should continue to be dismissed from service for committing adultery with a colleague’s wife to maintain stability within the Armed Forces.

  • Farmers' Protest: Here are the highlights of Supreme Court order staying the implementation of farm laws Jan 12, 2021 08:18 PM IST

    Farmers' Protest: Here are the highlights of Supreme Court order staying the implementation of farm laws

    The court said that it is passing the order with the hope and expectation that both parties will take this in the right spirit and attempt to arrive at a fair, equitable and just solution to the problems.

  • Farmers' Protest: Supreme Court to pass order today; hints at stay on implementation of farm laws Jan 12, 2021 09:00 AM IST

    Farmers' Protest: Supreme Court to pass order today; hints at stay on implementation of farm laws

    During the hearing on January 11, the bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde pulled up the Centre over the handling of the farmers' protest and asked the government, if it would suspend the implementation of the three farm laws or the Court should step in

  • Attorney General grants consent to initiate contempt proceedings against cartoonist Rachita Taneja Dec 01, 2020 07:49 PM IST

    Attorney General grants consent to initiate contempt proceedings against cartoonist Rachita Taneja

    Cartoonist Rachita Taneja had tweeted a stick cartoon with the caption 'Tu Janta Nahi Mera Baap Kaun Hai (you don’t know who my father is)', after the Supreme Court had granted interim bail to TV news anchor Arnab Goswami

  • JEE, NEET 2020 exams: SC to hear review plea filed by 6 non-BJP states on September 4 Sep 03, 2020 09:55 PM IST

    JEE, NEET 2020 exams: SC to hear review plea filed by 6 non-BJP states on September 4

    The ministers of the six opposition ruled states had sought a review of the August 17 SC order allowing the NTA to conduct the JEE Main and NEET 2020 exams in September, stating it failed to ensure students’ “right to life” and turned a blind eye to “teething logistical difficulties” if the exams are held amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • SC refuses to restrain Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved from using ‘Coronil’ trademark Aug 27, 2020 05:23 PM IST

    SC refuses to restrain Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved from using ‘Coronil’ trademark

    Chief Justice of India SA Bobde observed that preventing Patanjali Ayurved from using the brand name Coronil "will be terrible for the product" during the pandemic.

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