As protests continue, SC to hear petitions challenging CAA on Wednesday

GUWAHATI, Dec 17: The Supreme Court will hear nearly two dozen petitions against the amended Citizenship Act on Wednesday, including the ones filed by the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU), Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chatra Parishad (AJYCP), All Assam Lawyers’ Association…

Ayodhya case: No Muslims were allowed to enter the structure since 1934, says Nirmohi Akhara

Nirmohi Akhara, one of the parties in the politically sensitive case of the Ayodhya land dispute, told the Supreme Court on Tuesday that no Muslims were allowed to enter the structure since 1934 and it has been in exclusive possession…

SC extends NRC deadline by a month, quashes re-verification plea

The Supreme Court Tuesday (July 23) extended the deadline for publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) final list by a month to Aug 31, 2019 while, at the same time, rejecting the Centre and the Assam Government’s plea…

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC asks special judge to deliver verdict within nine months

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday asked the special judge conducting trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans such as L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti, to deliver the verdict within nine months.  A bench…

Ram Mandir: SC allows mediation process to continue, seeks report on outcome by Aug 1

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday allowed mediation process in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case to continue and sought a report on its outcome by August 1. A five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, said that…

NRC will be implemented on priority in areas affected by infiltration: President

Maintaining that illegal infiltrators pose a major threat to internal security, President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the Centre has decided to implement the process of ‘National Register of Citizens’ (NRC) on a priority basis in areas affected by…

SC refuses to interfere with NEET exam

The Supreme Court Friday refused to entertain a plea which sought quashing of the answer keys of some questions in the NEET(UG)-2019 examination saying that an expert body has duly applied its mind and revised answers were issued. The top…

SKM govt to clear decks for CBI to probe cases in Sikkim

The Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) government will soon clear the decks for the Central Bureau of Investigation to take up corruption cases in the border state, a leader of the ruling party has said. A notification issued by the erstwhile…

Plea in SC to debar Rahul Gandhi from contesting LS polls

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court Thursday seeking direction to the Centre and the Election Commission to debar Congress President Rahul Gandhi from contesting the Lok Sabha election till the issue of his citizenship is decided. The Home…

After 14 years, SC lifts stay granted in divorce case

Fourteen years after staying a divorce proceeding pending before a district court in Delhi, the Supreme Court on Wednesday lifted the stay and allowed the plea of a woman who was seeking transfer of the case to some other court.…

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