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Supreme Court
SC declines to entertain plea for scientific survey of Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Eidgah premises

A bench comprising Justices S.K. Kaul and Sudhanshu Dhulia disposed of the special leave petition (SLP) filed against the decision of the Allahabad High Court where the High Court had declined to direct Mathura civil judge to decide application for a scientific survey of the disputed site before deciding on the objections raised against the suit.

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Sanatan Dharma remark: SC issues notice on plea seeking FIR against TN minister Udhayanidhi Stalin

A bench of Justices Aniruddha Bose and Bela M Trivedi issued notices on a plea filed by B Jagannath seeking an FIR against the Tamil Nadu minister on grounds that the remarks are akin to hate speech and that the top court had in similar matters passed several directions, including registration of FIR.

  • Friday, 22 Sep 2023
  • SC
Supreme Court
Allegations of 2nd marriage & bigamy not relevant in deciding validity of Will: SC

A bench of Justices Abhay S. Oka and Sanjay Karol made these observations as it heard a special leave petition filed against judgment of the Madhya Pradesh High Court where the HC had confirmed the order of the civil court upholding the validity of the Will.

Supreme Court India
SC agrees to hear plea challenging Madras HC direction against sale, immersion of Plaster of Paris Ganesha idols

A single bench of Justice G.R. Swaminathan of Madurai bench had said that 2020 Revised Guidelines for Idol Immersion issued by the Central Pollution Control Board will only prohibit immersion of idols made using Plaster of Paris and will not prohibit artisans from manufacturing or selling these idols.

Supreme Court
Can’t prosecute journalists even if report false: SC

The Supreme Court observed that it would be “egregious” to prosecute journalists for false statements in their reports. Earlier, FIRs were lodged against them for a controversial report on media coverage and government handling of ethnic clashes in Manipur. However, the Apex Court declined to quash the FIRs against them.

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SC deprecates practice of contractual teaching staff in educational institutions

A bench comprising Justices S.K. Kaul and Sudhanshu Dhulia, said that such is a “matter of great concern” as excellence in institutions cannot be expected when there is constant inflow and outflow of teaching staff because they are hired on contract basis.

Chief Justice of India Justice DY Chandrachud
SC real-time data will reflect on National Judicial Data Grid: CJI

CJI Chandrachud said that onboarding on NJDG portal is under the top court's open data policy to bring transparency and accountability in the judicial domain.

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SC refuses to entertain Asaram Bapu’s plea seeking bail, suspension of sentence in rape case

Asaram has been serving life imprisonment in Jodhpur prison following his conviction under the POCSO Act and other offences by a trial court in 2018.

Supreme Court
SC refers pleas challenging validity of sedition law to Constitution Bench

In 1962, the Constitution Bench in the Kedar Nath Singh case upheld the validity of Section 124A saying that the state needs protection from the forces who seek to jeopardise its safety and stability.

Advocates, in their personal capacity, can solemnise self-respect marriages in Tamil Nadu: Supreme C
Advocates, in their personal capacity, can solemnise self-respect marriages in Tamil Nadu: Supreme Court

A bench of Justices Ravindra Bhatt and Aravind Kumar said that there exists no blanket ban for advocates to solemnise Suyamariyathai form of marriage under Section 7(A) of the Hindu Marriage Act (Tamil Nadu State Amendment Act).

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Age of retirement is purely a policy matter: Supreme Court

A bench comprising Justices Hima Kohli and Rajesh Bindal was considering a special leave petition filed by members of teaching faculty in Homeopathic Medical Colleges in Kerala seeking enhancement of their age of retirement from 55 to 60.

Supreme Court
SC permits termination of 27-week pregnancy of rape survivor from Gujarat

In its impugned order, the High Court had declined to grant legal permission seeking termination of the 26-week-old pregnancy of the petitioner.  

Supreme Court
SC asks Centre, State information Commissions to ensure public authorities make proactive disclosures under RTI Act

The Supreme Court has issued guidelines to Central and State Information Commissions for proper implementation of Section 4 of the RTI Act requiring public authorities to make regular proactive disclosures of information through their websites and other means.

Supreme Court
All eyes on SC as it hears challenge to abrogation of Art. 370

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud is consecutively hearing a batch of pleas challenging abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution from August 2

SC dismisses plea challenging appointment of Arun Goel as Election Commissioner
SC dismisses plea challenging appointment of Arun Goel as Election Commissioner

A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and S.V.N. Bhatti declined to entertain the public interest litigation (PIL) after noting that a Constitution Bench had already examined the files relating to appointment of Goel earlier.

‘Modi surname' defamation case: SC to hear Rahul Gandhi’s plea for staying conviction on Friday
‘Modi surname' defamation case: SC to hear Rahul Gandhi’s plea for staying conviction on Friday

As per the cause list published on the apex court website, a bench of Justices B.R. Gavai, P.S. Narasimha, and Prashant Kumar Mishra will continue to hear Gandhi’s plea.

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Tribal women who were paraded naked by mob in Manipur approach SC

On July 20, the Supreme Court took suo moto cognizance of the disturbing viral videos and asked the Centre and the state governments to apprise it about the steps taken by July 28.

Supreme Court
Manipur viral videos: SC could not take up pleas for hearing

The sitting of a bench comprising of Chief Justice of India (CJI) D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice Manoj Mishra was cancelled, which was slated to peruse the reply of the Centre detailing the actions taken in relation to the disturbing incident.

No ASI Survey Of Gyanvapi  Mosque Till July 26
Supreme Court Orders Stay On ASI Survey Of Gyanvapi Mosque Complex Till 5 pm, July 26th

The Supreme Court of India has stayed the ASI survey of the Gyanvapi Mosque in Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh. The apex court has directed the mosque committee to move to Allahabad High Court against the Varanasi district court’s order.

Gyanvapi Mosque  ASI Survey Begins
ASI Begins Scientific Survey Of UP Gyanvapi Mosque Complex

A team of the Archaeological Survey of India began a scientific survey of the Gyanvapi mosque complex in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on Monday morning. The survey is being conducted even as the mosque management committee filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the Varanasi district court’s order allowing the inspection.