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Supreme Court Introduced Middle Income Group Scheme

Now, it is easier for the middle and relatively lower income group to avail and enjoy the legal services of the country. The Supreme...

President Commutes Death Sentences Of 4 Convicts

President Pranab Mukherjee, on January 1, commuted the death sentences of four convicts to life imprisonment, accepting their mercy petitions. They are Krishna Mochi,...

SC Stops Akrama-Sakrama Scheme

The Karnataka government’s eagerly awaited ‘Akrama-Sakrama’ scheme suffered a major setback with the Supreme Court ordering a stay on the scheme. Admitting a special leave petition...

Supreme Court Orders Compensation to Endosulfan Victims

In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court has ordered to give Rs.5 lakh as compensation to the victims of Endosulfan spraying in the villages...

Supreme Court Disallows Jallikattu

The Supreme Court rejected a plea seeking to allow the bull-taming sport Jallikattu played during Pongal festival which falls on January 14 this year...

SC Orders To Audit Funds of 30 lakh NGOs

The Supreme Court Bench of Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar and Justices N.V. Ramana and D.Y. Chandrachud has directed the government to audit...

Votes in Name of Religion, Caste is Corrupt Practice: SC

A Seven judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court has held that seeking votes in the name of religion, caste or community amounted to corrupt practice...

Re-promulgation of Ordinances Fraud on Constitution: SC

A seven-judge Constitution bench of Supreme Court, in Krishna Kumar Singh vs. State of Bihar, by a majority of 6:1 ruled that "Repromulgation of...

Formulate National Forest Policy: Uttarakhand HC

A division bench of Justice Rajiv Sharma and Justice Alok Singh of the Uttarakhand High Court has ordered that no wild animals, including tigers,...

Supreme Court on Jammu and Kashmir Constitution

In a landmark judgment on legislative relations between the State of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and the Union of India, a two judge bench of...

Strictly Enforce Law to Protect SC/ST

Supreme Court has directed the Centre and state governments to strictly enforce provisions of the law while asking other competent authorities to discharge their...

SC Orders Action Plan To Save Children

The Supreme Court in its ruling directed the Central government to formulate within six months a National Action Plan for children addicted to alcohol,...

SC Bans Liquor Shops on National Highways

Supreme Court in its latest order said that all the licenses of liquor shops in and around the National Highways in all the states...

Reservation To Gujjars Quashed by HC

The Rajasthan High Court has quashed a notification dated 16th October, 2015, issued by the state government and Rajasthan Special Backward Classes (Reservation of...