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Supreme Court

Sibal Writes To Authorities In UP, Uttarakhand; Seeks Preventive Measures At Proposed 'Dharam Sansad' Events

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

On behalf of the petitioners in the hate speeches case in Supreme Court, Sibal wrote to the district magistrates of Aligarh and Haridwar urging them to take preventive measures including imposition of Section 144 to prevent holding of such events.

SC Pulls Up Supertech, Warns Directors For Playing Truant With Court

Jan 12, 2022 Press Trust of India

The apex court also took note of the deduction in payments to be made to the homebuyers as directed by it last year and asked the realty firm to put its “house in order” or “face serious consequences."

Supreme Court Sets Up Special Panel To Probe Into Modi's Security Breach In Punjab

On January 5, the Prime Minister’s convoy was stranded on a flyover due to a blockade by protesters in Ferozepur after which he returned from poll-bound Punjab without attending any event, including a rally.

PM Modi Security Lapse: SC Proposes Panel Led By Ex-Judge To Probe Matter

Jan 10, 2022 PTI

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana said that a formal order to this effect will be passed shortly on setting up of the panel to which the DGP Chandigarh, IG of NIA and the Registrar General of Punjab and Haryana HC may be part.

PM Modi Security Breach | Supreme Court To Hear Plea Tomorrow

A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli is likely to take up the plea filed by an organisation, Lawyers Voice.

28 December, 2021

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

Tanvir Aeijaz

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

27 December, 2021

Judges appointing judges, a propagated myth: CJI Ramana

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He was delivering the fifth Sri Lavu Venkatewarlu Endowment Lecture on "Indian Judiciary - Challenges of future" at Siddhartha Law College, Vijayawada.

20 December, 2021

Jagdeep Dhankhar Invokes Constitutional Provision To Seek Bengal Government's Records On Pegasus Probe Panel

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Article 167 of the Constitution deals with the duties of a chief minister about furnishing of information to the governor.

17 December, 2021

SC stays proceedings of WB’s Lokur panel probing Pegasus snooping allegations

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An international media consortium has reported that over 300 verified Indian mobile phone numbers were on the list of potential targets for surveillance using Pegasus spyware.

16 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: SC Directs Commission To Work On Permanent Solution


Delhi Air Pollution: The Supreme Court has directed the Commission for Air Quality Management to find a permanent to the national capital’s pollution issue.

14 December, 2021

Right Of Karta In Joint Hindu Family To Execute Agreement To Sell Or Sale Deed Beyond Cavil: SC

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The top court said where a Karta has alienated a joint Hindu family property for value either for legal necessity or benefit of the estate it would bind the interest of all undivided members of the family even when they are minors or widows.


10 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: SC Permits Panel To Decide On Curbs


Delhi air pollution: Supreme Court(SC) permitted the commission on air quality management to examine requests of various organisations about relaxation of conditions.

01 December, 2021

Nahargarh Wildlife Sanctuary: SC Agrees To Hear Appeal Against NGT Order

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The Supreme Court Wednesday agreed to hear an appeal by the Department of Archaeology and Museums of Rajasthan and others against the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order directing the state to shut all the restaurants operating in the notified forest area of Nahargarh Wildlife Sanctuary/Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur from today.

15 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Congress Accuses BJP, AAP Of ‘Wasting Tax Payers’ Money’

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The party spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill said the Supreme Court’s observations have exposed the ‘spineless and careless approach’ of the AAP and the BJP towards tackling Delhi air pollution.

15 November, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Farm Fires Contribute Only 4%, Why So Much Hue And Cry, Asks SC

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The Supreme Court urged both the Centre and the states to what steps they will be taking to tackle with emergency air quality crisis in the national capital.

03 November, 2021

Is Education 'Service' Under Consumer Protection Act? Supreme Court Agrees To Examine

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Supreme Court is hearing an appeal on National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission which said educational institutions do not fall within the ambit of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

01 November, 2021

Diwali Firecracker Ban: SC Says Cannot Impose Complete Ban, Here's What That Means

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The apex Court’s ruling has come, following Calcutta High Court’s order to ban firecrackers during the festivals.


28 October, 2021

Pegasus Issue: Supreme Court Can't Be Stymised By Witnesses Failing To Appear, Shashi Tharoor Says

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Referring to how the Parliamentary Committee on IT was thwarted from looking into pegasus issue by a lack of quorum, the chairperson Shashi Tharoor said, Supreme Court can't be stymised.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz