Supreme Court upholds validity of Aadhaar

The Supreme Court Wednesday declared the Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid. The apex court’s  five-judge Constitution bench said Aadhaar means unique and it is better to be unique than being best. The first of the three judgements was pronounced by…

SC urges MPs to pass law barring criminals in politics

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the Parliament must ensure that people with serious criminal charges do not enter politics. The apex court refused to disqualify candidates facing criminal charges from contesting elections and asked Parliament to enact a…

NRC | Process of filing claims and objections from Sep 25: SC

The Supreme Court Wednesday set the ball rolling for filing of claims and objections, ruling that claims and objections forms in connection with the NRC update process can be submitted by people whose names have not been included in the…

Supreme Court decriminalizes homosexuality

In a landmark and historic judgement, the Supreme Court today (Sep 6) decriminalized consensual sex between homosexuals, stating in the verdict that “Section 377 can’t punish gay sex between consenting adults”. The judgement to decriminalize Section 377 was made unanimously…

NRC | Hajela admits to legacy data anomalies

NRC State Coordinator Prateek Hajela Tuesday admitted anomalies in connection with submission of legacy data for the update of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and that legacy data codes were even “traded”. The sensational development came during the hearing in…

SC approves draft constitution of BCCI with modifications

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved draft constitution of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) with some modifications, which are based on the suggestions given by the Supreme Court appointed amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium on the draft constitution…

NRC: SC pulls up Hajela, RGI Sailesh for speaking to media

The Supreme Court today (Aug 7) expressed its displeasure with NRC State Coordinator Prateek Hajela and Registrar General of India (RGI) Sailesh for speaking to the media after the publication of the final draft of the citizens’ register, reprimanding them…

Enact law against mob lynching, SC asks Centre

The Supreme Court today (July 17) took strong exception to mob-lynching incidents, be it in the name of cow vigilantism or in the wake of rumour mongering, saying that it is the duty of the government to maintain law and…

Protect or demolish Taj Mahal: SC

The Supreme Court Wednesday (July 11) took strong exception to pollution affecting the Taj Mahal and chagrined the Ministry of Environment and Forest for failing to protect it from pollution. “Either we will shut down the Taj or you demolish…

Nirbhaya case: Supreme Court upholds death penalty

Upholding its earlier order of death sentence, the Supreme Court on Monday dismissed review pleas filed by three of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. The verdict has come after less than six years of…

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