IITians move SC challenging criminalisation of consensual gay sex

New Delhi, May 15 Twenty former and current students of prestigious IITs have moved the Supreme Court challenging section 377 of the IPC which criminalises unnatural carnal sex between two consenting adults of the same gender. The 20 IITians, including scientists, teachers, entrepreneurs and researchers of different age groups and all Lesbian Gay Bi-sexual and […]

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SC verdict: Almighty has always helped him tide over difficult circumstances, says Sidhu

Chandigarh, May 15 Hours after Supreme Court spared him a jail term in a 1988 road rage case, Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today said that the Almighty has always helped him tide over difficult circumstances. Sidhu will not have to go to jail as the Supreme Court held him guilty only of causing […]

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SC asks Centre to decide by June 30 banning pet coke import

New Delhi, May 10 The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to take a decision by June 30 this year on the issue of banning import of pet coke in the country. The apex court also asked the government to consider implementing the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) first in Delhi as the people were […]

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SC pulls up ASI for failing to take steps to protect Taj Mahal

New Delhi, May 9 The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Archaeological Survey of India for its failure to take appropriate steps to protect and preserve of the iconic Taj Mahal. The apex court also expressed concern over the historic monument being infected by insects and asked the authorities, including ASI, what steps […]

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Cong MPs withdraw plea is SC challenging rejection of impeachment notice against CJI

NEW DELHI, MAY 8 Two Congress MPs today withdrew their plea in the Supreme Court challenging rejection of the impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra by Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu. After a 45-minute hearing, a five-judge bench headed by Justice A K Sikri declared the petition as dismissed as withdrawn. […]

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Cong MPs challenge rejection of impeachment notice against CJI in SC

New Delhi, May 7 Two Congress MPs today moved the Supreme Court challenging the rejection of the impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra by the Rajya Sabha Chairman, claiming that the reasons given were “wholly extraneous” and not legally tenable. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, who was one of the signatories of the […]

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RS rules prohibit public statements by MPs on judges’ removal: SC

New Delhi, May 7 The Supreme Court today virtually dampened the spirits of opposition MPs publicly advocating impeachment of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, observing that the Rajya Sabha rules prohibited them from making public statements on removal of a judge of the higher judiciary without any notice in Parliament. The apex court, which […]

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Cong MPs move SC challenging rejection of impeachment notice against CJI

New Delhi, May 7 Two Congress MPs today moved the Supreme Court to challenge the rejection of the impeachment notice against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra by the Rajya Sabha chairman on the ground that there was “no proved misbehaviour”. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, who is also one of the signatories of the impeachment […]

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SC strikes down UP law allowing ex-CMs to keep govt house

New Delhi, May 7 The Supreme Court today struck down the amendment to a Uttar Pradesh legislation which allowed former chief ministers retain government accommodation even after demitting office, saying it violated the concept of equality, A bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the amendment in the legislation was ultra vires to the Constitution […]

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