Extracts from the judgement that impact Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalises homosexuality.
Different opinions emerged from the five-judge constitution bench.
The court, however, said the verdict rendered in the pending petition will determine the outcome of the present plea as well.
Given the allegations of impropriety against him, should Justice Dipak Misra become the next CJI just because he is the senior-most judge in the Supreme Court?
A three-member committee of high court judges set up to probe two Odisha judges had to halt their inquiry last month when Justice Misra’s name cropped up.
How will the eminent lawyer perform in key matters such as the collegium system for appointing judges, the Aadhaar privacy case and the cattle sale ban case?
The apex court appeared concerned regarding the options that would be left to a Muslim man if all forms of talaq were struck down.
The apex court said each side will be given two days to present their arguments.
The Centre had asked the apex court to recall its order saying that the judgment had hampered the army’s ability to respond to insurgent and terrorist situations.
The apex court upheld a lower court ruling terminating the services of thousands of teachers recruited by the state government by a policy not compliant with the Right to Education Act. New Delhi: As many as 10,323 school teachers across Tripura run the risk of losing their jobs after the Supreme Court […]
Mediations are only fair if both parties are equally powerful – which isn’t true for the Babri Masjid case, particularly in Adityanath’s UP.
The petition against some former and serving constitutional heads was filed by the National Lawyers’ Campaign for Judicial Transparency and Reforms.
“You can’t arbitrarily exercise the power by closing the window,” the chief justice said.
The ongoing contempt case against Justice C.S. Karnan is headed towards an unpleasant denouement
Wife’s letter to Chief Justice to be treated as writ petition, bench to consider matter on Thursday.
Supreme Court rebuffs challenge to repeated promulgation of Enemy Property ordinance, says national security considerations are involved.
The collegium appears divided on the issues of transparency and government influence in the judge selection process, further aggravating the burden on the Supreme Court.
The hearing for the case was rescheduled in light of a conflict of interest because the case implicates Prime Minister Modi while Khehar’s appointment as chief justice lay in his hands.
The high court had in 2014 held both parties guilty of violating FCRA norms for accepting donations from London-based mining firm Vedanta.
By finalising a few names recommended by the collegium in accordance with the existing MoP but refraining from considering the rest on the ground that the MoP is not valid, the government is acting inconsistently and without any rationale.
However, since courts usually adhere to recommendations of medical boards in such cases, it is unclear what remedy a pregnant woman has if the board rules against her.
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
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.