Saturday, January 28, 2023

supreme court

2,967 tigers in India across 53 tiger reserves: Centre tells SC

The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that there are 2,967 tigers in the country spread across 53 tiger reserves, according to a 2018 report.The apex court was hearing a petition filed by Advocate Anupam Tripathi in 2017...

‘Will clog Parl’: SC agrees to examine PIL on citizens petitioning Parliament to debate important issues

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine a plea seeking direction to Centre to take steps to create an appropriate system, which empower citizens to petition the Parliament and seek the initiation of a debate, discussion, and deliberation...

SC: Lapse of time between injuries and death doesn’t reduce liability in murder case

The Supreme Court has ruled that when a victim dies after a lapse of considerable time due to injuries inflicted by an accused, it would not diminish the liability of the perpetrator in a murder case. A bench comprising Justices...

Lakhimpur violence: SC grants 8-week interim bail to Ashish Mishra

The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted eight-week interim bail to Union minister Ajay Kumar Mishra’s son Ashish in the 2021 Lakhimpur Kheri violence which claimed eight lives.A bench of Justices Surya Kant and J K Maheshwari directed that Ashish...

SC amends passive euthanasia order

REMOVES CONDITION OF MAGISTRATE’S APPROVAL IN LIVING WILL PROCESS In a bid to make the guidelines on “living will” more workable and less cumbersome, the Supreme Court on Tuesday removed the condition that mandated a magistrate’s approval for withdrawal or...

SC asks Nagaland to appoint Rupin as DGP within one week

Supreme Court on Monday directed the Nagaland government to pass orders within one week on the appointment of senior IPS officer Rupin Sharma as the DGP Nagaland.A bench of Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justices V Ramasubramanian and...

Rijiju shares clip of retd judge who says SC ‘hijacked’ Constitution

Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday sought to support the views of a retired high court judge, who said the Supreme Court “hijacked” the Constitution by deciding to appoint judges itself.The government and the judiciary have been at loggerheads...

Charge sheet not a public document: SC

Says putting charge sheet in public domain may violate rights of accused, victims A charge sheet filed by an investigating agency is not a public document, the Supreme Court said on Friday, holding that putting it in public domain will...

Judgeship can’t be denied for sharing article critical of PM: SC

The Supreme Court has reiterated its recommendation for elevation of advocate R. John Sathyan as a judge of Madras High Court, after the Central government returned his file citing that he had shared an article critical of the Prime...

Look at the kind of authority you wield in terms of dominance: SC to Google

 The Supreme Court on Thursday orally told Google's counsel to look at the kind of authority it wields in terms of dominance, while hearing the tech giant's plea on seeking a stay on a Competition Commission of India (CCI)...