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Why Come After 2 Yrs, Why No FIR When Phone Was Hacked: SC On Pegasus Row

Justice Ramana replied why suddenly come after two years? In 2019, it was reported WhatsApp was misused. "Truth has to come out, we don't know whose names are there", he noted during hearing.

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SC Agrees To Hear Pegasus Snooping Plea Next Week

The issue affects the freedom of citizens, the lawyer, appearing for petitionersSC

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SC Dismisses Telcos Plea Seeking Correction In AGR Calculation

The top court, which had held that demand raised by the DoT in respect of AGR dues will be final, had said there shall be no dispute raised by the telcos and there shall not be any re-assessment.

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Judiciary Must Remain Free From Political Pressures, Can't Have Dual System: SC

India can't have a dual judicial system -- one for the rich and the other for the poor, said the apex court.

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Hospitals Thriving On Human Distress, Better Close Them, Says SC

Hospitals have become a real estate industry, and instead of providing succour to patients in distress, it is widely felt they have become money minting machines, which fleece patients.

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Prisoners Released Amid COVID Crisis Shouldn't Be Asked To Surrender Now: SC

On Friday, a bench headed by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana also directed all states to submit a report before it by next Friday detailing the implementation and criteria adopted by the HPCs to release prisoners on emergency parole.

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UP Cannot Go Ahead With Kanwar Yatra,... 100%,Says SC

"State of UP cannot go ahead with it. 100 percent," said Justice Nariman. "We can give you one more opportunity to consider holding yatra physically at all. This or else we pass an order," he added.

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SC Concerned Over Misuse Of Law On Sedition, Seeks Centre's Reply

A bench headed by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana said: "It is a colonial law used by the British to silence Mahatma Gandhi, Tilak. Still, it is necessary after 75 years of independence?"

SC Agrees To Examine Plea Against Validity Of Sedition Law

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine a fresh plea by Mysuru-based Major General S.G. Vombatkere challenging the constitutional validity of Section 124A (sedition) of the IPC with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment.

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New IT Rules Take Care: SC On Plea Seeking CBI, NIA Probe Against Twitter

The Chief Justice replied: "Have you examined the recent IT rules. It takes care of it".

Rath Yatra 2021
Rath Yatra Not Allowed Anywhere In Odisha Other Than Puri: Supreme Court 

The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday struck down all petitions seeking celebrations of Rath Yatra in other parts of Odisha this year as the State battles the second wave of the Covid pandemic.

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Time-Bound Defection: Only Parliament Can Frame Laws, Says SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked how it was possible for the top court to frame legislation when it is in Parliament's jurisdiction.

SC Asks Ramdev To Place Original Record Of His Statement On Allopathy

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Baba Ramdev to place before it the original record of his statement allegedly given against the use of allopathic medicine during COVID-19 pandemic

CA Exams
Provide Opt-Out Option To CA Candidate: SC On Covid-Affected

In a major relief to aspiring chartered accountant candidates, the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) to provide "opt-out" option to a candidate in the CA exams scheduled from July 5, on account of covid-related difficulties faced by the candidate or family members.

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SC Directs NDMA To Issue Fresh Norms For Providing Financial Help To Kin Of COVID-19 Victims

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to issue fresh guidelines for providing minimum standards of financial help to families of those who lost their lives to COVID-19.

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Unpardonable: SC Slams Centre For Delay On Portal For Migrant Workers' Registration

The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the Centre for having a lackadaisical approach in developing a portal for registration of the unorganized or migrant workers, to avail benefits from various government schemes.

Central Vista Project
SC Dismisses Plea Against Delhi HC Order Rejecting PIL To Halt Central Vista Work

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea challenging the Delhi High Court order which had rejected a PIL seeking to halt Central Vista construction work in view of the COVID pandemic.

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All States Must Implement One-Nation, One Ration Card Scheme By July 31: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said all state governments must implement one-nation, one ration card scheme by July 31.

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SC Panel: Delhi Exaggerated O2 Demand By 4X At Covid2.0 Peak

A Supreme Court panel constituted for oxygen audit of Delhi has found numerous gaps in the Aam Aadmi Party government's claims for 700MT medical oxygen during the peak of the second Covid wave.

Assessment Scheme
Class 12 Results: State Boards To Submit Marking Criteria In 10 Days, Directs SC

Uniform scheme of assessment for all state boards across India is impossible. The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that it is impossible to have a uniform assessment scheme for all state boards in the country.

Baba Ramdev
Ramdev Moves SC Against Multiple Firs Over Allopathy Comments

In the plea, Ramdev sought transfer of FIRs lodged against by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in Patna and Raipur to Delhi.

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SC Reserves Verdict On Rs 4 Lakh Ex-Gratia Compensation To Kin Of COVID-19 Deceased

The Supreme Court Monday reserved verdict on the pleas seeking directions that ex-gratia compensation of Rs 4 lakh be paid to the families of those who have died of COVID-19

COVID Deaths
Diagnosis Of Covid, Irrespective Of Co-Morbidities, Classified As Deaths: Centre

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that all deaths with a diagnosis of COVID-19, irrespective of co-morbidities, are to be classified as deaths due to COVID-19.

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Finances Strained, Can't Pay Rs 4L Compensation To Covid Victims: Centre To SC

The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that the finances of states and Centre are under severe strain, due to the reduction in tax revenues and increase in health expenses on account of the coronavirus pandemic. And Rs 4 lakh compensation can't be paid to all those who died due to Covid-19 as it would exhaust the disaster relief funds, and also impact the Centre and states' preparation to address future waves of COVID-19.

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Covid-19: SC Declines To Postpone, Cancel PG Final Year Medical Exams

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to pass an order directing medical universities to either cancel or postpone the final year postgraduate exams, as the examinee-doctors have been engaged in Covid-19 duty.