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CBSE Private Students: Supreme Court Adjourns Plea Seeking Result Declaration & Change In Date Sheet

Supreme Court will hear the plea seeking declaration of results of Class XII Private Patrachar and 2nd Compartment Students of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on September 3.

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Three Women Amongst Nine New Judges Who Took Oath As Supreme Court Judges

It was a historic moment of gender representation that the Supreme Court of India appointed three women judges, Justices Hima Kohli, BV Nagarathna and Bela M Trivedi on Tuesday.

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Nayagarh Minor Girl Murder Case: SC Directs Victim’s Parents To Approach Orissa High Court

In a major decision in the sensational murder case of the five-year-old minor girl from Odisha’s Nayagarh district, the Supreme Court on Monday directed the victim’s parents to approach the Orissa High Court.

Supreme Court Says No To Rath Yatra Across Odisha Except Puri, Rejects All Petitions

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday (July 6) rejected all petitions seeking permission to hold Rath Yatra in other Jagannath temples of Odisha except the Puri Srimandir. The Apex Court held that Odisha Government has taken a considered decision keeping in mind the current second wave of the Covid-19.

CBSE Class 12 Exam Results: Board Adds Key Provisions To Marking Policy

CBSE added two key provisions in its assessment policy for Class 12 Board Results on Monday. In its affidavit filed in the Supreme Court on Monday, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) made these two additions to its assessment policy. According to the affidavit, a Committee will now be constituted by the Board and any disputes regarding computation of Class 12 results will now be referred to this panel.

Dates for Snana Yatra, Niladri Bije finalised at SJTA-Chhatisha Nijog meeting

Puri: The dates for rituals like Snana Yatra and Niladri Bije  besides rituals to be held on lunar eclipse on July 27 in Srimandir were finalised at a meeting held between Chhatisha Nijog (apex body of temple servitors’ bodies) and members of Shri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Sunday. At the meeting, the servitors were also […]

Supreme Court rejects bail plea of Sarathi

  Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court today refused to grant bail to self-styled godman Sarathi alias Santosh Raul in connection with harassment of a woman and her daughter at an ashram in Barimula, Kendrapara. The girl and her mother had lodged a complaint against Sarathi in October 2015, two months after he was arrested by Odisha […]

Here's how govt is mulling to insulate SC/ST Act from judicial scrutiny

  New Delhi: The government is planning to bring an ordinance to overturn the Supreme Court verdict putting safeguards on arrests under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and subsequently introduce a bill to insulate it from further judicial scrutiny. The government is likely to introduce the bill in monsoon session of Parliament to incorporate […]

Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas against Aadhaar's constitutional validity

  New Delhi: The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, which had commenced the hearing on as many as 31 petitions, including one filed by former High Court judge K S […]

Duty of judges to show respect to lawyers, says CJI Dipak Misra

  New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today said it was the duty of the judges to show respect to the lawyers despite their age or status. Justice Misra was speaking at a function to bid farewell to Justice R K Agrawal, who retired from the apex court today. “The Supreme Court is […]

Religious freedom conditions continued a 'downward trend' in India last year: USCIRF

  Washington: A US federal government appointed commission has alleged that religious freedom conditions continued a “downward trend” in India last year as Hindu-nationalist groups sought to “saffronise” it through violence, intimidation, and harassment of non-Hindus and Hindu Dalits. The US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its latest report has placed India in […]

Opposition slams Odisha government over Lokayukta, Lokpal

Bhubaneswar:  Leader of Opposition Narasingha  Mishra today lashed out at the Odisha government in the Assembly over constitution of Lokayukta and Lokpal. Mishra alleged that the state government lied to the Supreme Court about a notification on Lokayukta published on January 16, 2015. “If a notification has been issued on January 16, 2015 to implement […]

Hanging not as 'barbaric, inhuman and cruel' as execution by lethal injection: Govt tells SC

  New Delhi: The Central government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that death by hanging is not as “barbaric, inhuman and cruel” as an execution by firing squad or lethal injection. Supporting a legal provision that a death row convict would only be hanged to death, the Ministry of Home Affairs told a bench […]

Supreme Court Website Hacked?

  The Supreme Court website crashed on Thursday amid reports that some Brazilian hackers may have targeted it. “Site under maintenance,” read the message on the landing page of supremecourtofindia.nic.in. “This site can’t be reached,” said another message on the page of the website maintained by the government-run National Informatics Centre (NIC) that creates e-governance […]