29 Aug 2012
The Congress on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict upholding the death sentence to Ajmal Kasab in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case and sought its early execution, even as the BJP expressed doubt over the UPA government's intention to act on the verdict.
14 May 2011
Taking a tough stand on fake encounters done by police personnel, Supreme Court termed such cops as cold blooded murderers, who deserve death penalty.
22 Aug 2012
Opposing the plea for permission to travel abroad, CBI today submitted in the Supreme Court a status report on the probe relating to NRI businessman and controversial Vectra company chief Ravinder Rishi for alleged irregularities in supply of Tatra trucks BEML.
22 Apr 2011
After being termed illegal by the Supreme Court, various Khap panchayats of Haryana have clubbed hands and urged the Apex Court to give them a hearing. Representatives of Khap panchayats, who attended a meeting held at Jaat Dharamshala on Thursday, categorically said they have never promoted honour killing.
22 Aug 2011
Albeit legislations are enacted in the Parliament in a democratic set up, there are scores of verdict given by the Supreme Court which have no less value than law.
08 Mar 2011
The Supreme Court directed the Centre and the Medical Council of India (MCI) to go ahead with the common medical entrance tests for graduate and post-graduate courses
10 Feb 2012
The CBI on Thursday challenged the Madras High Court September 30, 2011 decision to quash gift case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the Supreme Court.
02 Feb 2012
The Supreme Court is all set to pronounce its verdict on the petitions seeking a probe into the alleged role of Union Home Minister P Chidambaram, cancellation of 122 radiowave licences granted during the tenure of jailed former Telecom Minister A Raja and creation of Special Investigation Team (SIT) to help the Apex Court in monitoring the CBI investigation in the multi-crore 2G allocation scam on Thursday.
10 Feb 2012
Pronouncing a significant judgment, the Supreme Court has widened the ambit of the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act. The Apex Court has ruled that a wife who is separated from her husband prior to the enforcement of the law will be a beneficiary and will retain the right to share the residence of her husband. The women living separately even prior to the law came into existence, will be allowed to claim her rights to live in the house owned by her husband. Naturally the fresh observation of the court will bring respite to the thousands of women who are victim of domestic violence in the country.
10 Dec 2011
The Supreme Court order on providing free post matric education to students belonging to financially weak background of Uttar Pradesh is likely to come as a major sign of relief to children who want to pursue professional courses and higher education but are unable to do so because of financial constraints.