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Children born outside wedlock are eligible to get family property: SC
Children born outside wedlock are eligible to get family property: SC

However, observing that the couple was living together for a long time, the top court noted that their relationship is as good as marriage.

'It's Enough': SC Judge Says Apex Court Judges Should Retire At 65 Only
'It's Enough': SC Judge Says Apex Court Judges Should Retire At 65 Only

"With youth, comes fresh ideas. They bring to the table freshness of enquiry and fullness of information about contemporary events... which we, old folk, would not only be insulated, but also resistant to."

After SC Rap, Orissa HC Bar Association Decides To Resume Work From Nov 4

Cuttack: After the Supreme Court rap, Orissa High Court Bar Association on Friday decided to put their ongoing cease work agitation on hold and announced to resume court work from November 4. Announcing the decision, Orissa High Court Bar Association president Gopalkrushna Mohanty informed that “Following Supreme Court’s repeated judgements on disruption in court work […]

SC Collegium recommends 2 names for appointment as Orissa High Court Judges
SC Collegium recommends 2 names for appointment as Orissa High Court Judges

Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court collegium has recommended names of advocate Sanjeeb Kumar Panigrahi and judicial officer Bibhu Prasad Routray to be appointed as Orissa High Court Judges. The names were finalised from a list of recommendees sent by the by the Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court on May 7 in consultation with his […]

SC rules against 63 Moons-NSEL merger

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against the government decision to merge 63 Moons with crisis ridden and loss making National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL). The apex court allowed an appeal against a Bombay High Court order that upheld the merger decision. “We have allowed the appeal,” said a bench of Justice Rohinton Fali […]

Op-Ed: The State Must Change Its Attitude Towards Tribals

Bhubaneswar: The Kondh tribals of Niyamgiri, a forest-clad hill in Kalahandi that shot into international focus during the anti-bauxite mining movement, are reportedly gearing up for another battle, this time against possible eviction in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that could affect more than ten lakh tribals across the country. The apex court […]

Diwali fervour grips Odisha; tributes paid to ancestors with special prayers

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: All roads in twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar led to sweets, lights and firecrackers shops as Diwali fervour gripped the State today. People also offered homage and tributes to their ancestors during the festival of lights. Reports said due to the restrictions imposed on bursting of crackers by the Supreme Court, the sale […]

Commissionerate police issues safety guidelines ahead of Diwali
Commissionerate police issues safety guidelines ahead of Diwali

Bhubaneswar: To ensure safe Diwali, the Commissionerate police has issued safety guidelines with regard to bursting of firecrackers as per the directives of the Supreme Court. According to the guidelines, residents of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack have been directed to burst firecrackers between 8 PM and 10 PM. Firecrackers with more than 125 decibels, China made […]

Tamil Nadu seeks Supreme Court's nod for bursting firecrackers in morning
Tamil Nadu seeks Supreme Court's nod for bursting firecrackers in morning

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday moved the Supreme Court, urging it to allow bursting of firecrackers in the morning from 4.30 a.m. to 6.30 a.m., as Diwali in the state is celebrated in the morning. On October 23, the apex court had said firecrackers can be burst only between 8 p.m. and 10 […]

Sabarimala verdict supporter's ashram attacked in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: An ashram run by a supporter of the Supreme Court’s Sabarimala verdict came under attack early on Saturday here, Kerala Police said, and announced a probe by a special team. While Swami Sandeepananda Giri accused the BJP-RSS combine for the attack, a Sabarimala tantri family member said the monk himself set his property ablaze […]

Supreme Court, Sabarimala Temple, lifted the ban on entry of women, Constitution bench judgement, New Delhi, Kerala, BJP warns kerela government regarding sabarimala case, BJP threatens kerela govt to resolve soon sabarimala case
Supreme Court lifts ban on entry of women into Sabarimala temple

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has lifted the ban on entry of women into the Sabarimala temple of Kerala. While reading out the verdict, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said, “The practice of barring women in age group of 10-50 to go inside the temple is violative of constitutional principles.” “Right to worship is […]

SC wants law against criminals entering legislatures, orders parties to give wide publicity

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today declined to disqualify candidates against whom cognisance of chargesheet have been taken by courts, saying no further disqualification under the law could be added but urged Parliament to enact a law to address the malaise of criminals entering legislatures. At the same time, the apex Court directed political parties […]

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Parliament to frame relevant laws to keep tainted politicians away: SC

New Delhi: Pronouncing its verdict on disqualification of sitting MPs and MLAs with criminal background, the Supreme Court today said that they can’t be disqualified before conviction in a criminal case as the apex court declined to interfere in the matter and left it to Parliament to frame relevant laws. Earlier, a Public Interest Litigation […]

Srimandir reforms: SC-appointed amicus curiae to visit Puri on Sept 20

Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court-appointed amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium will visit Puri on September 20 to hold discussions with various stakeholders over 12 proposals suggested by the apex court as part of disciplinary reforms for the Jagannath temple. During the visit, the amicus curiae will hold discussions with the officials of Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA), […]

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SC refuses to restrain media from reporting on judges' row

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing reports relating to a row among its judges even as Chief Justice Dipak Misra held a closed-door meeting with four rebel judges. A bench headed by Chief Justice Misra refused to pass any order, for now, […]

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The Supreme Court Must Get Its Act Together

On the face of it, the rebellion of sorts by the four honourable judges of the Supreme Court concerns procedural issues in the way the Supreme Court has been functioning of late. But one just has to look closely at the reactions of various people, including politicians and legal luminaries, to this unprecedented act by […]

Indu Malhotra, first woman lawyer to become directly SC judge

New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium is understood to have recommended senior woman lawyer Indu Malhotra and Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court K M Joseph, who was part of the bench that quashed the imposition of President’s rule in Uttarakhand in 2016, for appointment as judges of the apex court. Malhotra, if appointed, […]

Bribery in judges' names: SC sets up bench of 5 snr judges
Bribery in judges' names: SC sets up bench of 5 snr judges

New Delhi: In an unprecedented development, the Supreme Court today referred to a constitution bench, comprising five senior-most judges, a plea claiming that alleged bribes were being taken using the names of apex court judges promising to secure favourable settlement of a case. Terming as “disturbing” the allegations levelled in CBI’s FIR that also made […]

SC directs Centre to set up special courts for politicians facing cases
SC directs Centre to set up special courts for politicians facing cases

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to set up special courts for trial of politicians facing criminal cases to expedite the process. The bench of Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Navin Sinha gave the the government six weeks’ time to place before it the scheme for setting up of such fast […]

Dharmendra should take clear stand on Mahanadi issue: Bijay Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJP leader Bijay Mohapatra today said his party leader and Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan should refrain from giving varied opinions on Mahanadi issue. “The Union minister should refrain from giving different statements on Mahanadi issue at different places,” he told media persons here. Asked about the inaction of the state government in expediting […]