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Supreme Court Judgement on Aadhar-PAN Linkage

The Supreme Court of India in its Landmark Judgement in (Binoy Viswam vs Union of India) has upheld Section139AA of the Income Tax Act,1961...

Declared ‘Cow’ as India’s National Animal: Court

The Rajasthan High Court directed the state government to coordinate with the Centre and take necessary steps to declare cow as a national animal. The...

Justice Karnan Approaches President and Parliament

Calcutta High Court judge Justice C S Karnan, who is fighting a judicial battle in the contempt of court case, has written a letter...

Integrated Case Management Information System Launched

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Supreme Court’s Integrated Case Management System. The system will help litigants access data and retrieve information online and will...

SC Upholds Death Penalty in Delhi Rape Case

India’s Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty for four men convicted in the horrific gang rape of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi that...

Right To Protest A Valuable Right: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court refused to entertain a PIL that alleged that political organisations were resorting to hartals to hoodwink repeated judicial pronouncements banning strike...

SC Commutes Death Sentence in Double Murder Case

The Supreme Court commuted to life term the capital punishment awarded to a murder convict, noting that death penalty “somehow breaches the reformative theory...

SC: Freedom Of Expression Includes Right To Know

Supreme Court of India observed that freedom of expression includes right to be informed and right to know and feeling of protection of expansive...

Calcutta HC Judge CS Karnan Gets 6 Months Imprisonment

The Supreme Court sentenced Calcutta High Court judge Justice CS Karnan to six months imprisonment for contempt of court. Karnan is the first sitting judge...

Supreme Court’s Judgment Regarding Target Plus Scheme

The Union Cabinet has approved the implementation of Supreme Court’s Judgment dated 27th October 2015 regarding Target Plus Scheme (TPS) 2004-09 in Civil Application...

SC Bans Sale of BS-III Vehicles

Supreme Court of India has banned the sale and registration of Bharat Stage III (BS-III) vehicles from April 1, when BS-IV emission norms will...

Aadhar Not Compulsory for Govt Schemes: SC

The Supreme Court made it clear that Aadhaar cannot be made mandatory for public to avail benefits of social welfare schemes. However, the court...

Supreme Court on Muslim Minority Status in Jammu and Kashmir

The Supreme Court is examining whether Hindus and other non-Muslim communities constitute a minority community in Jammu and Kashmir and whether they are eligible...

Supreme Court Issues Arrest Warrant Against HC Judge

The Supreme Court issued bailable warrants against serving Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan to ensure his presence before it on March 31...

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...

Supreme Court Issues Arrest Warrant Against HC Judge

The Supreme Court issued bailable warrants against serving Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan to ensure his presence before it on March 31...

Record Created for Highest Efficiency in Solar Production

Scientists in USA have created the record for highest efficiency in solar hydrogen production via a photoelectrochemical (PEC) water-splitting process. The new solar-to-hydrogen (STH) efficiency...

Kochi Metro Dedicated to the Nation

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kochi Metro and dedicated the Kochi Metro to the nation. Kochi, the queen of the Arabian Sea, is...

First Female Sikh MP Elected in UK

Britain got its first female Sikh MP and first turban-wearing MP. Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, known as Tan, won his Slough seat decisively polling 34,170 votes,...