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Supreme Court of India

Skin-to-skin contact not essential for POCSO offence: SC

The court ruled that the most important ingredient of constituting sexual assault under Section 7 of POCSO is sexual intent

18 Nov 2021 2:13 PM

Supreme Court tells Centre: Take emergency steps to curb Delhi pollution

At the outset of the hearing as solicitor general Tushar Mehta pointed to the impact of stubble burning on air pollution in Delhi

14 Nov 2021 6:50 AM

Definition of sexual assault in POCSO must be looked from victim's perspective: SC

If the 'sexual intent' is present then the offence is made out even without 'skin-to-skin contact', the apex court clarified

30 Sep 2021 10:29 PM

SC to set up expert committee to probe Pegasus snooping case

The CJI said that the Court will finalise the members of the committee soon and will pass orders next week

23 Sep 2021 2:47 PM

SC asks Centre to make appointments in two weeks in tribunals across nation

Bench headed by CJI N V Ramana and justices D Y Chandrachud expressed unhappiness over the unfilled vacancies in the quasi judicial bodies

15 Sep 2021 1:14 PM

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Armed forces have decided to allow women in NDA, Centre tells SC

Additional Solicitor General sought SC's permission to place details on record through affidavit and sought status quo in this year's exams

08 Sep 2021 1:45 PM

SC expresses concern over fake, communal news on social media, some channels

Everything shown in a section of private news channels bear a communal tone. Ultimately, this country is going to get a bad name

03 Sep 2021 7:19 AM

SC: HC nod must to drop MP/MLAs' criminal cases

SC also indicated that it will constitute a special bench to monitor progress in the probe and prosecution of cases involving legislators

11 Aug 2021 7:13 AM

SC seeks Centre's action taken report on recommendations of Task Force on Oxygen

NTF had recommended that the country should have strategic reserves of Oxygen for 2-3 weeks of consumption

09 Aug 2021 12:57 PM

Allegations of snooping serious, if correct: SC on Pegasus row

SC was hearing nine petitions, including those filed by the Editors Guild and senior journalists seeking independent probe into Pegasus row

05 Aug 2021 1:17 PM

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Narada scam: SC annuls HC order refusing to accept replies of Mamata, law minister

It has been alleged that the TMC leaders played a key role in stopping the CBI from performing its legal duty after the arrest of leaders

25 Jun 2021 2:06 PM

Narada case: SC judge recuses from hearing pleas of CM Mamata Banerjee, Law Minister

Justice Gupta, presiding over the bench, said the issue would be now placed before Chief Justice N V Ramana who may take the decision

22 Jun 2021 12:46 PM

AA Edit | Live-in ties: Courts confused?

It is time the apex court considered coming out with another set of guidelines for considering cases such as live-in relationships

22 May 2021 1:48 AM

SC rejects plea challenging EC's decision to hold WB Assembly polls in eight phases

The plea had sought the SC's direction to prevent the EC from conducting 8-phase polls in W Bengal, alleging that it violates Articles 14

09 Mar 2021 1:05 PM

AA Edit | Dissent not sedition: SC sends govt clear signal

The criminalising of dissent is the clearest sign of an authoritarian government

05 Mar 2021 8:38 AM

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AA Edit | Rape case: Bizarre suggestion

The court’s job was limited to see if the man in the dock is guilty or innocent or if he deserves a lenient treatment

03 Mar 2021 10:15 AM

AA Edit | Pay heed to ex-judge’s plea

Criticisms of Supreme Court judgments by retired members of the top judiciary are not unknown

10 Feb 2021 8:36 AM

Mary Mitzy | Ensuring justice in virtual courts: Who controls the mute button?

Today, nine months on, the Supreme Court still takes up only urgent matters for hearing

08 Jan 2021 4:06 AM

V. Vijayasai Reddy | Justice hurried is justice buried

The speedy disposal paradigm also conflicts with the present condition of fast track courts in the country

13 Dec 2020 11:59 PM

Pavan K Varma | Will apex court protect liberty for all citizens?

The administering of justice should never be selective, or so lacking in humanity that it revolts the human conscience

16 Nov 2020 10:31 AM

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