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Why has slain gangster Sanjeev Jeeva’s wife moved Supreme Court?

New Delhi | The wife of the slain gangster Sanjeev Maheshwari alias Jeeva has moved the Supreme Court seeking permission to participate in the last rites of her husband. The counsel, representing Payal, mentioned the matter before a vacation bench comprising justices Aniruddha Bose and Rajesh Bindal. Payal, who is also named in the gangster chart, […]

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Supreme Court: Can’t restore Uddhav Thackeray govt after resignation, Governor also erred

New Delhi | The Supreme Court on Thursday said that had Uddhav Thackeray refrained from resigning as the chief minister of Maharashtra, the court could have reinstated him, but the court cannot quash a resignation. The top court also held that the Governor erred in concluding that Uddhav Thackeray had lost the majority in the House. […]

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Two-finger test on rape survivors patriarchal & re-traumatises the women

New Delhi | The Supreme Court on Monday said that anybody who conducts the two-finger test on rape survivors would be guilty of misconduct, and declared the invasive procedure as ‘patriarchal and unscientific’, which also re-victimises and re-traumatises the women. A bench comprising Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and Hima Kohli said it was patriarchal to suggest that […]

𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐮𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐭 𝐨𝐟 𝐈𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐚. (𝐅𝐢𝐥𝐞 𝐏𝐡𝐨𝐭𝐨: 𝐈𝐀𝐍𝐒)

SC directs Delhi, UP, Uttarakhand for taking suo moto action on hate speech crimes

New Delhi | The Supreme Court on Friday issued a slew of directions to curb hate speeches and directed the Delhi, UP, and Uttarakhand Police to take suo motu action, even without complaint, in cases related to hate speeches. The top court emphasised that action needs to be taken, without looking at the religion of […]

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Ex-defence personnel says got HIV in blood transfusion, SC directs adequate treatment

New Delhi | The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Base Hospital, Delhi Cantonment, to provide adequate treatment to an ex-defence personnel who alleged that he contracted HIV from the blood transfusion given to him at a military hospital in 2002, and now has AIDS. The petitioner-in-person submitted before a bench headed by Chief Justice […]

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‘Electoral bonds is an absolutely transparent mode of political funding’, Centre tells SC

New Delhi | The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that the electoral bonds scheme is an absolutely transparent mode of political funding. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, submitted before a bench comprising Justices B.R. Gavai and B.V. Nagarathna that the methodology of receiving money is transparent, and emphasized that nothing is […]