Over 44 staff in Supreme Court test Covid +ve, all judges to switch to virtual courts

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday decided that all judges will hold sittings via video conferencing from home after over 44 staffers in the top court of the country tested positive for the COVID-19.

While some media reports suggested that around 5

SC judges to work from home after staff test COVID +ve

New Delhi, Apr 12 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday decided that all judges will hold sittings via video conferences from home after many of its staff tested positive for the COVID-19.

All the judges will hold video hearings from their respective residences and all

SC asks judges to deal with gender-related crimes more sensitively

New Delhi, Mar 19 (UNI) Supreme Court on Thursday asked court judges to be more sensitive while dealing with gender-related crimes and avoid stereotypical or patriarchal notions about women and their place in society in their orders.

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SC seeks Centre's response on cancellation of ration cards not linked with Aadhar

New Delhi, Mar 17 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to respond on the cancellation of around 30 million ration cards not linked with Aadhaar cards across the country between 2013 and 2016, leading to alleged denial of rations and starvation deaths.
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SC stays arrest warrant against West Bengal BJP candidate Bharati Ghosh till poll ends

New Delhi, Mar 9 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Tuesday put in abeyance the arrest warrant against former IPS officer and BJP candidate for Debra Assembly constituency in West Bengal, Bharati Ghosh, in connection with a poll violence case during the 2019 Lok Sabha election till the c

Views different from govt not sedition : SC rejects PIL against Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking  action against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah for making statements against the scrapping of Article 370.The bench headed by Justice Sanjay Ki

SC closes case against Mah govt officials over killing of tigress Avni

New Delhi, Feb 26 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday withdrew the contempt plea seeking action against Maharashtra government officials over the killing of Avni, an alleged 'man-eater' tigress in Yavatmal district in 2018. 
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SC seeks response of Election Commission on plea for e-voting

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the response of the Election Commission and the Centre on a petition seeking facilitation of e-voting system to enhance the citizen’s access to voting by decentralizing the voting system. 
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Can't rule out conspiracy: SC closes suo motu proceedings against ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Thursday disposed of the suo motu proceedings initiated by it against former CJI Ranjan Gogoi, asserting the inquiry report opined that a 'larger conspiracy' to level sexual harassment charges against him cannot be ruled out.&n

SC pulls up WhatsApp over privacy policy

New Delhi, Feb 15 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the social media giant Facebook and its messaging app, WhatsApp over privacy policy, saying, "You may be $ 2-3 trillion company but people's privacy is more valuable for them and it is our duty to p