The apex court on Monday cautioned the police against misuse of the sedition law and directed them to follow its earlier Kedar Nath judgment.
The Supreme Court bench declared the acquisition a “colourable exercise of power and a fraud on the people”. It directed the West Bengal government to return the land to the farmers, who originally owned the land, in 12 weeks.
The misapplication of the sedition law inhibits opposition against the ruling party and violates freedom of expression, in addition to harassing the accused.
The organisation has also sought the recusal of Chief Justice of India T. S. Thakur from the five-judge bench that would review the verdict.
The recommendations accepted include a bar on ministers and civil servants from holding any post in the organisation, and an age cap of 70 years for every post.
Constitution bench faults governor for summoning state assembly, as well as orders passed by the deputy speaker which facilitated the ouster of the Congress and the swearing-in of a BJP-backed government
The Supreme Court on Friday said the largescale killings in Manipur in the guise of self defence while dealing with insurgency or militants was unacceptable.
The petitioners argued that their right under Article 21 of the Constitution (right to life and liberty) encompasses the right to sexuality, sexual autonomy and choice of sexual partner.
The court said it would examine to what extent it could interfere with Muslim personal laws, if they were found to violate the fundamental rights of citizens as enshrined in the constitution.
A special court in Bengaluru had convicted Jayalalithaa, Sasikala, Sudhakaran and Elavarasi for amassing wealth disproportionate to their income.
The directions issued by the court include mid-day meals during summer vacation, addition of egg or milk to the mid-day meal menu and universal access to food-grain ration.
The freedom of speech and right to expression are fundamental rights, but these rights are not absolute, the court said.
As a result, the nine MLAs cannot vote in tomorrow’s floor test in the Uttarakhand assembly.
If Rawat wins the trust vote he will become the chief minister, but if he loses then the governor will invite the leader of the party who claims majority support to form the government.
Since all states strongly opposed NEET and sought exemption this year, the court said it would consider this.
A Bench of Justices Pinaki Chandra Ghose and Amitav Roy passed this order on a batch of petitions challenging the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packing and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2014, notified in January this year to come into effect from April 1, 2016.
The bench was hearing petitions from various states and private medical college associations seeking stay of the NEET order.
Observing that there had been police inaction, the SC indicated that it will look into setting up a special investigation team into the attacks on JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar.
The Supreme Court has made it clear to the BCCI that the recommendations of the Justice Lodha committee cannot be frustrated by raising serious objections.
The Supreme Court will examine the bar on the entry of women between the ages of ten and 50 in the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple on constitutional principles.
The Supreme Court asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India whether it is not amenable to any reform or if it is refusing to be reformed.
Supreme Court Asks Vijay Mallya to Declare Assets as Banks Reject Offer of Partial Settlement of Dues
A consortium of banks led by the State Bank of India today rejected before the Supreme Court the proposal offered by liquor baron Vijay Mallya and his companies to pay 4,000 crore rupees by September towards partial settlement of the dues owed.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the Board of Control for Cricket in India for its funds distribution policy to state cricket associations.
The court pulled up the Maharashtra government for opposing his bail
The Narendra Modi-led government has decided to withdraw the appeal filed by the UPA government against an Allahabad high court judgment rejecting minority status to Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
Vijay Mallya on Wednesday submitted a proposal in the Supreme Court to pay 4000 crore rupees as partial settlement of the dues he owes to a consortium of banks led by State Bank of India.
New Delhi: With industrialist Vijay Mallya having left for London on March 2, the day public sector banks, to whom he owed over Rs.9,000 crore in loans, moved the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) against him, the Supreme Court on Wednesday wondered as to what could be done to […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday slammed the BCCI for opposing the recommendations of the Justice Lodha committee and seeking to delay the reforms. A bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justice Ibrahim Kalifulla did not accept the argument that the recommendations were not capable of […]
New Delhi: While former Home Minister P Chidambaram has been defending his role in filing a second affidavit in the Gujarat high court in 2009 in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider a writ petition to initiate contempt of court […]
The chilling confession by three lawyers in a sting operation of how they are planning further violence against Kanhaiya Kumar in court should be probed by a special investigation team, a petition before the Supreme Court says.
New Delhi: The Karnataka high court judgment acquitting Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa in the Rs. 66 crore disproportionate assets (DA) case is perverse, illogical and illegal with glaring mathematical mistakes and it should be set aside and the conviction of four year imprisonment restored, senior counsel Dushyant Dave argued […]
The Supreme Court on Monday said it will decide only the issue relating to violent incidents against JNU Students’ Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar at the Patiala House court campus on February 15 and February 17, and will not enlarge its scope.
Conceding that there was a threat to the JNU student leader, the apex court directed the Delhi police to ensure adequate security when he appears in the high court.
Bench says it is satisfied the 14 rebel MLAs disqualified by the speaker were not served notice in the prescribed manner but will continue to consider the legality of the imposition of president’s rule in the state.
The Supreme Court will hear on Friday a writ petition seeking bail for JNU Student’s Union leader Kanhaiya Kumar.
Justice Chelameswar speaking for the bench said, “Moderation is a forgotten word today in all spheres of life… We are concerned today with open court proceedings, conduct of court with decorum and access to justice for all.