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Covid-19 scare: SC shifts to virtual hearing on urgent matters

New Delhi: Amid the coronavirus outbreak in the country, the Supreme Court said on Monday that it favours conducting virtual hearing on urgent matters as it considers shutting down its services. A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices L.N. Rao and Surya Kant said the apex court administration would temporarily consider […]

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SC grants Permanent Commission to women officers in Navy

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed permanent commission to serving women officers in Indian Navy in all eligible branches and directed the Centre to comply with its order within three months. The top court said that there can’t be any discrimination citing physiological conditions, etc. The order will enable women officers for eligible […]

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SC says no law to back name and shame posters in Lucknow

New Delhi:┬áThe Supreme Court Thursday told the Uttar Pradesh government that there is no law currently in place to back its action of naming and shaming the people accused of vandalism during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests in Lucknow. A vacation bench of Justices U. U. Lalit and Aniruddha Bose told Solicitor General Tushar […]

UP Government moves SC against HC order to remove ‘name-and-shame’ hoardings

New Delhi:┬áThe Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, challenging the Allahabad High Court order directing the administration to pull down posters of people allegedly accused in vandalism during the protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in December. A vacation bench of Justices U.U. Lalit and Aniruddha Bose is scheduled to hear […]