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Supreme Court (SC)

AA Edit | Lower courts need to keep a better vigil on citizen’s rights

SC invalidates arrest of Newsclick founder Prabir Purkayastha, exposes Govt's intimidation tactics

17 May 2024 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Are govts twisting laws to jail critics before election?

The judiciary expresses apprehensions over the misuse of legal provisions to target political opponents

10 Apr 2024 12:05 AM

AA Edit | SC intervention corrects a travesty in Chandigarh

BJP's manipulation in Chandigarh mayoral election exposed

22 Feb 2024 12:24 AM

Aakar Patel | SC bonds ruling a reminder how weak India’s key institutions are

India's electoral bonds declared illegal; a rare victory against authoritarianism

20 Feb 2024 12:30 AM

AA Edit | SC flags threat to democracy

Chandigarh mayoral election scandal: Supreme Court steps in, calls it a 'murder of democracy.'

06 Feb 2024 11:38 PM


AA Edit | Guidelines for governors vital

The Supreme Court has recently put paid to the attempts by some governors to denigrate the spirit of the Constitution by holding back bills

01 Dec 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Hasty justice is justice denied

SC backs alert HC judge who flagged speedy trial of Tamil Nadu minister's corruption case

08 Nov 2023 12:17 AM

Aakar Patel | It’s time to end the anonymous funding of all Indian elections

The next body to say the electoral bonds scheme was dangerous was the Election Commission.

07 Nov 2023 12:08 AM

AA Edit | Governors cannot have a veto in a democracy

The question is not whether governors have the constitutional right and administrative wherewithal to assess the desirability of a bill.

06 Nov 2023 12:04 AM

Anita Anand | Legalising of gay marriage: The key is mobilising of public support

By petitioning, LGBTQ+ groups are keeping the agenda of same-sex marriage and subsequent rights on the table and in view of the public.

26 Oct 2023 12:05 AM


Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr | Legalising gay marriage: Societal shift takes time

In many ways, the LGBTQ+ community senses the conservatism inherent in Indian society, & they are not in a hurry to break the barriers.

23 Oct 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | No legal status yet for gay couples; rights to expand

It is now for the Union government to make good the promise it has made before the court

19 Oct 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | ‘Stop being vindictive’: SC directive to ED welcome

The legislative intent in conferring such powers on a professional agency is to enable it to act in the manner that the SC has now suggested

06 Oct 2023 12:03 AM

AA Edit | Courts must respect hierarchy

What’s happening in the high court of Gujarat

23 Aug 2023 12:00 AM

AA Edit | No place for sexism: SC manual intent laudable

Sociological changes are supposed to visit the judiciary the last.

18 Aug 2023 12:05 AM


AA Edit | SC relief for Rahul is a boost for democracy too

It is an important marker where the interests of the people, the ultimate arbiters in a democracy, are given due regard.

05 Aug 2023 12:10 AM

AA Edit | After SC rebuke, Centre must act fast in Manipur

The Union government must now take the comments of the apex court as the reflection of what all right-thinking Indians want it to do.

03 Aug 2023 12:10 AM

PATRALEKHA CHATTERJEE | Horrors of Manipur signal a total collapse of governance

The happenings in Manipur point to a collapse of governance even if you go solely by official statements

26 Jul 2023 12:00 AM

AA Edit | Congress, at last, shows some sense

The Delhi services bill that seeks to nullify the impact of the Supreme Court order handing over the supervisory power of bureaucracy.

17 Jul 2023 12:10 AM

AA Edit | Govt must halt arbitrary extensions for officers

The Supreme Court had in 2021 itself pointed out the inappropriateness of granting extensions to top officials.

13 Jul 2023 12:09 AM