Supreme Court

Supreme Court orders release of NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha

The Supreme Court of India has declared the release of NewsClick founder and editor, Prabir Purkayastha, as illegal.

Supreme Court demands Baba Ramdev’s apology size equivalent to ads

Patanjali claimed the ads cost Rs 10 lakh and apologised for disregarding their advocates' advice.

Supreme Court grants bail to Sanjay Singh

NEW DELHI : In a significant development, the Supreme Court has granted bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh in connection with the Delhi Excise Policy Scam. Singh was arrested on October 4, 2023, and has been in custody since then. The apex court’s decision came after the Enforcement Directorate (ED), […]

Kerala government petitions Supreme Court over indefinitely stalled bills

The state government counsel argues that this is a violation of constitutional principles and is an arbitrary move. The state government also contended that Governor Arif Mohammed Khan is accused of keeping the bills pending for an indefinite period and later referring them to the president.

SC denies SBI request, mandates swift electoral bond disclosure

The apex court has mandated the country's largest bank to submit the information by the close of business hours on March 12, Tuesday. The court has warned of contempt proceedings if the order is not adhered to within the specified timeline.

Contempt petition over SBI’s bond disclosure

The SBI had asked the court to extend the deadline from March 6 to June 30, citing difficulties in processing the data.

SC scraps immunity for bribe-taking lawmakers, reverses 1998 ruling

A seven-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, said that bribery by a member of the legislature erodes probity in public life and constitutes an offence

SC declares electoral bonds scheme unconstitutional ahead of Lok Sabha polls

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court delivered a decisive blow to the electoral bonds scheme on Thursday, deeming it “unconstitutional.” Emphasising the significance of transparency in political funding for electoral decisions, the Apex Court declared that the scheme infringed upon the right to information as outlined in Section 19(1)(a). The Court instructed the State Bank of India […]

President Murmu gives nod to repeal 3 farm laws

NEW DELHI: President Draupadi Murmu has given her nod to repeal the controversial three farm laws on Sunday. The Centre had already announced the repeal of the laws on November 19, 2021, following a year of protests against it by farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana. FLASH: President Draupadi Murmu gives nod to the decision […]

Uttarakhand becomes first state to legislate on live-ins

It’s the state which is responsible for the popularity of live-in amongst the youth rather than the influence of the West.