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The Supreme Court bench posted the matter for hearing on November 20. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it is “troublesome” that the Centre is selectively picking, choosing and appointing judges whose names were recommended by the collegium for appointment to the higher judiciary. A bench of justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Sudhanshu Dhulia also expressed its concern ...

Delhi pollution: The top court will now take up the matter on Friday.(File) New Delhi: Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai today said that the AAP government will take a decision on implementing the odd-even rule only after examining the Supreme Court’s order. Amid a spike in pollution levels in Delhi, the Supreme Court earlier today directed the neighbouring states – ...

Justice Madan B Lokur hailed present collegium system of appointment of judges in higher judiciary New Delhi: Courts seem to have forgotten the basic principle of grant or refusal of bail, former Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B Lokur has said, and termed as “most unfortunate” the unwillingness of the judiciary to see through the designs of probe agencies like ...

Supreme Court has sought details of action taken by Punjab Governor on bills passed by assembly. (File) Some “soul searching” is needed on both sides, remarked the Supreme Court on Monday over several states accusing Governors of delaying action on bills cleared by the assemblies. Governors of states must remember they are not elected representatives, a bench led by Chief ...

The bench said it will take up the plea on Friday. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to facilitate the admission of a student, who was slapped by his classmates allegedly at the behest of a teacher for failing to complete his homework in Muzaffarnagar district, to a private school there. The state’s education ...

The Supreme Court on Monday appreciated a Madras High Court Judge. (File) New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday appreciated a Madras High Court Judge for recalling the transfer of a corruption case against Tamil Nadu Minister K Ponmudi. A bench led by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud appreciated Madras High Court judge Justice N Anand Venkatesh. “Thank God, ...

A five-judge Constitution bench was scheduled to hear the matter on Tuesday. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said it will commence hearing on December 5 to examine the constitutional validity of Section 6A of the Citizenship Act relating to illegal immigrants in Assam. Section 6A in the Citizenship Act was inserted as a special provision to deal with ...

A bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud said it was purely a policy matter. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking the setting up of a permanent expert committee at the district level for assessment of pollution. A bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud said it was purely a policy ...

The bench then dismissed the plea but granted the PFI opportunity to approach the high court. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea of the Popular Front of India (PFI) against an Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) tribunal confirming the five-year ban imposed on it by the central government. A bench of Justices Aniruddha Bose and Bela ...

New Delhi: The Kerala government on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to direct Governor Arif Mohammed Khan to clear bills passed by the legislature in a timely manner, as the long stand-off between the two over eight bills – three of which have been pending for over two years – reaches the highest court in the land.  Chief Minister Pinarayi ...