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  • Comments against judges a disturbing new trend: Ravi Shankar Prasad Feb 27, 2021 05:11 PM IST

    Comments against judges a disturbing new trend: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    The Union minister, who also holds the portfolios of Electronics and Telecommunications, also referred to the recently issued guidelines for using social media which was"long overdue".

  • SC notice to Centre on appeal against UltraTech Cement's limestone mining project in Gujarat Feb 27, 2021 01:44 PM IST

    SC notice to Centre on appeal against UltraTech Cement's limestone mining project in Gujarat

    A bench comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Gujarat Pollution Control Board, UltraTech Cement, Uncha Kotda Gram Panchayat and others.

  • UK top court says runaway schoolgirl who joined IS cannot return to Britain Feb 26, 2021 04:30 PM IST

    UK top court says runaway schoolgirl who joined IS cannot return to Britain

    Shamima Begum left London in 2015 when she was 15 and went to Syria via Turkey with two schoolfriends where she married an IS fighter.

  • Unaided professional institutions can decide fee but it should not result in profiteering: SC Feb 25, 2021 09:00 PM IST

    Unaided professional institutions can decide fee but it should not result in profiteering: SC

    Regulation of fee is within the domain of the Committee which shall ensure that the fee is non-exploitative and reasonable, the apex court said.

  • Quality of evidence relevant in criminal trial, not quantity: SC Feb 25, 2021 07:45 PM IST

    Quality of evidence relevant in criminal trial, not quantity: SC

    The top court said that a part statement of a witness can be believed even though some part of the statement may not be relied upon by the court.

  • Heirs of father of woman can inherit property under Hindu Succession Act: Supreme Court Feb 25, 2021 01:04 PM IST

    Heirs of father of woman can inherit property under Hindu Succession Act: Supreme Court

    A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and R Subhash Reddy referred to Section 15(1)(d) of the Hindu Succession Act and said the heirs of the parental side of a Hindu woman are covered under persons entitled to succession of property.

  • India resiliently fought back COVID-19 pandemic; economy, life on path to normalcy: SC Feb 24, 2021 08:55 PM IST

    India resiliently fought back COVID-19 pandemic; economy, life on path to normalcy: SC

    The top court observed that there is no doubt that for India or for the rest of the world, COVID-19 has been a disaster of unprecedented proportions and the crisis of pandemic has provided the sternest test for disaster management response.

  • Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking extra chance for UPSC aspirants who exhausted attempts in 2020 Feb 24, 2021 12:21 PM IST

    Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking extra chance for UPSC aspirants who exhausted attempts in 2020

    The government had told the Supreme Court that it is not in favour of one-time relaxation to UPSC exam aspirants who are age-barred.

  • Larger bench to decide if the day of remand should be included for grant of default bail: SC Feb 23, 2021 10:26 PM IST

    Larger bench to decide if the day of remand should be included for grant of default bail: SC

    The apex court said the question of interim bail should also be decided by the three-judge bench.

  • Benami deals in Amaravati: Cannot hold inquiry on transcript of conversation, says SC Feb 22, 2021 04:03 PM IST

    Benami deals in Amaravati: Cannot hold inquiry on transcript of conversation, says SC

    A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and R S Reddy also reserved its order on the plea of Justice Eswaraiah seeking a stay on the Andhra Pradesh high court order directing a probe into his conversation with suspended District Munsif Magistrate.

  • Amazon vs Future | SC allows NCLT to continue proceedings but restrains from passing final order Feb 22, 2021 01:07 PM IST

    Amazon vs Future | SC allows NCLT to continue proceedings but restrains from passing final order

    The apex court has allowed NCLT proceedings, provided the tribunal does not sanction final orders

  • Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad Feb 22, 2021 11:53 AM IST

    Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad

    A bench, headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, asked Chidambaram to deposit Rs 2 crore with the registry and submit details on the places to be visited and the place where he would stay.

  • SC directs RBI to lay down regulations in six months for locker facility management in banks Feb 19, 2021 08:52 PM IST

    SC directs RBI to lay down regulations in six months for locker facility management in banks

    The apex court said that a customer is completely at the mercy of the bank, which is the more resourceful party, for the protection of their assets.

  • Husband cannot abdicate responsibility to pay maintenance to estranged wife: SC Feb 19, 2021 08:16 PM IST

    Husband cannot abdicate responsibility to pay maintenance to estranged wife: SC

    The husband, who himself appeared before the court through video conferencing, said he has put all his money in research and development in a project related to national security in the telecom sector.

  • SC panel on farm laws holds consultations with top officials of agriculture-related ministries Feb 18, 2021 09:33 PM IST

    SC panel on farm laws holds consultations with top officials of agriculture-related ministries

    The committee members requested the participating officers to give their views on the three farm laws. 'All the participating officers gave their detailed views and suggestions...,' the statement said.

  • Ranbaxy-Daiichi case: SC asks lenders to place loan records of Malvinder, Shivinder Feb 18, 2021 09:08 PM IST

    Ranbaxy-Daiichi case: SC asks lenders to place loan records of Malvinder, Shivinder

    The top court had earlier asked the Singh brothers to give it a plan as to how they would honour the arbitral award of Rs 3,500 crore granted by a Singapore tribunal against them and in favour of Japanese drug manufacturer Daiichi Sankyo.

  • Prima facie inclined to strike down Centre's notification on EIA for projects: SC Feb 18, 2021 07:58 PM IST

    Prima facie inclined to strike down Centre's notification on EIA for projects: SC

    A committee of four experts, appointed earlier by the apex court, had valued at Rs 220 crore the 300 heritage trees which were to be chopped for the construction of five railways over bridges in West Bengal in terms of oxygen and other products they offer.

  • Fortis-IHH share sale: Supreme Court pulls up banks for deal going through despite Delhi High Court bar Feb 18, 2021 12:54 PM IST

    Fortis-IHH share sale: Supreme Court pulls up banks for deal going through despite Delhi High Court bar

    Banks have been asked to disclose specified details to the court by February 22

  • SC asks TSIIC to pay Unitech Rs 165 crore with interest in case related to township project Feb 18, 2021 11:20 AM IST

    SC asks TSIIC to pay Unitech Rs 165 crore with interest in case related to township project

    A bench comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah upheld the key directions given in two judgements of the single judge and the division bench of the Telangana High Court respectively in favour of the real estate firm.

  • Hydroelectric projects, road widening resulted in disaster in Uttarakhand: Chardham panel chief to SC Feb 17, 2021 09:09 PM IST

    Hydroelectric projects, road widening resulted in disaster in Uttarakhand: Chardham panel chief to SC

    Chopra said an Expert Body formed post the Kedarnath tragedy in 2014 highlighted the potential threat of paraglacial zones, valleys north of the Main Central Thrust and emphasized them as disaster-prone areas.

  • Supreme Court dismisses HUL's petition in Sebamed soap ad case Feb 16, 2021 04:12 PM IST

    Supreme Court dismisses HUL's petition in Sebamed soap ad case

    The legal fight erupted between the two companies after Sebamed released print advertisements targeting Lux, Dove, Rin and Pears - all of them are HUL brands.

  • SC to hear PIL for including judges, judicial staff in priority category for COVID-19 vaccine Feb 16, 2021 02:17 PM IST

    SC to hear PIL for including judges, judicial staff in priority category for COVID-19 vaccine

    A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian posted the petition filed by an advocate for hearing after two weeks.

  • Hathras gangrape case: SC allows 5-day bail to journalist Siddique Kappan to visit his mother Feb 15, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    Hathras gangrape case: SC allows 5-day bail to journalist Siddique Kappan to visit his mother

    A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, however, said during his visit he shall not give any interview to the media, including social media.

  • SC panel on farm laws holds consultations with agri-professionals, academicians Feb 15, 2021 06:56 PM IST

    SC panel on farm laws holds consultations with agri-professionals, academicians

    This is the seventh meeting the panel has held so far. The three-member committee is holding consultations with stakeholders both online and in person.

  • SC grants relief to NDTV promoters, directs SAT not to insist on deposit before hearing their appeals Feb 15, 2021 04:37 PM IST

    SC grants relief to NDTV promoters, directs SAT not to insist on deposit before hearing their appeals

    The SAT had directed the NDTV promoters to deposit 50 percent of the disgorged amount before SEBI which had imposed a penalty on them for alleged violation of various securities norms by concealing information from shareholders regarding certain loan agreements.

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