Friday, 24 March, 2023
TopicSupreme Court

Topic: Supreme Court

‘Get back to work or face suspension, cancellation of licenses,’ SC warns Odisha lawyers on strike

SC has asked lawyers to get back to work by Wednesday. Demands of the lawyers on strike include setting up of a permanent bench of HC in Sambalpur & enhancement of welfare funds.

Chandrachud felicitated by SC Bar Association — glimpses from warm welcome given to the new CJI

The Chief Justice of India spoke about elevation of SC lawyers to HC judges & plight of women judges at district courts. Attendees included SC judges, attorney general.

Khehar to Chandrachud—attacks on CJIs show pattern as they assert judiciary’s independence

Newly appointed CJI D.Y. Chandrachud has just had a baptism by fire with individuals targeting him with wild allegations. But a bigger battle awaits him.

‘SC gave medicine for our wounds’ — no tears or hugs, just relief for Rajiv Gandhi killers

After release, R. P. Ravichandran says he'll mostly take care of agricultural land belonging to his household. Lawyer of Nalini & her husband expresses relief as well.

Jailed ex-IPS Sanjiv Bhatt doesn’t want SC judge to hear his appeal, Gujarat govt opposes request

Bhatt has filed an application for recusal of Justice M.R. Shah from hearing his petition to examine a witness in the appeal against his conviction in 1990 custodial torture case.

‘Keeping names on hold not acceptable’ — SC questions Centre on delay in judicial appointments

Hearing a contempt petition filed by the Advocates Association, Bengaluru, the top court asked why those names that were reiterated by the SC collegium haven't been processed yet.

‘Got diplomas, won awards’: What SC said as it freed 6 convicted in Rajiv Gandhi assassination

An SC bench, finding the conduct of the convicts in prison 'satisfactory' and taking into account other factors, ordered their release, noting they had spent over 30 years in jail.

Critical to cut edible oil imports — Modi govt makes strong pitch for GM mustard in SC

In an affidavit filed before Supreme Court, environment ministry has said domestic production of GM Mustard will reduce India’s dependency on other countries to meet domestic demand.

After 3 acquitted in Chhawla gangrape-murder case, top govt lawyer writes to MHA urging ‘review’

SC had Monday acquitted 3 convicts who were awarded death penalty in 2014. ASG Aishwarya Bhati contends 'all limbs of evidence' show crime was committed by accused and none other.

SC declines urgent hearing on plea seeking to curb air pollution

The apex court questioned the petitioner whether banning stubble burning alone would help in curbing air pollution in national capital.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.