Supreme Court

On retirement day, Justice Indira Banerjee talks of her struggles as a young woman lawyer

Referring to her experiences as a young woman entering the profession, Justice Banerjee said, “In our times, getting into the profession and surviving was difficult for a woman.”

People read something in newspapers and rush to court: SC remark on multiple cases

While denying counsel’s request to tag the present case with the matter already pending before the court, the CJI said that if the case is tagged the hearing time would also get multiplied. 

SC rejects plea against release of Dalquer Salmaan’s 'Kurup'

The Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea seeking a stay on the release of the film 'Kurup'. The court said the film had already been released last year.

Fraudulent religious conversion: SC issues notice to Centre, MHA and Law Ministry

The plea by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay contends that the right to religion guaranteed under Article 25 is not an absolute right but subject to public order, health and morality. 

‘We’ll certainly list’: Supreme Court agrees to hear pleas challenging Article 370 abrogation

When counsel informed that the matter involved an important constitutional issue, and had been pending for two years, a bench headed by CJI UU Lalit agreed to list the case after the Dussehra break.

SC stays graft case probe against former Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa

Yediyurappa’s plea in the SC challenged the recent high court ruling that reinstated a private complaint against him, his son, and BJP state vice-president BY Vijayendra and others over corruption allegations.

EWS quota hearing: We still live in a society that identifies people on caste, remarks SC

The Supreme Court bench’s observation came in response to the arguments from counsel for Andhra Pradesh, that reservations by their very nature are exclusionary. 

Supreme Court appoints former Judge L Nageswara Rao for conducting IOA elections

The former judge "would ensure a fair and development-oriented approach to the future of the Olympics in the country," said the bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud.

SC reserves order on Hijab ban case after 10 days of hearing

The Supreme Court has reserved its order on the Karnataka hijab ban in educational institutions. The court heard petitions challenging the hijab ban for 10 days.


Major step in the direction of accountability, transparency: Indira Jaising on live-streaming of Constitution bench cases

Senior advocate Indira Jaising has called SC's decision to live-stream Constitution Bench cases a major step in the direction of accountability and transparency. 

SC directs Delhi court to hear ED transfer plea in Satyendar Jain money laundering case on Sept 22

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed a Delhi sessions court to take up on September 22 an ED application seeking the transfer of bail hearing of Delhi minister Satyendar Jain in a money laundering case to another court.

Supreme Court to live stream constitution bench proceedings from September 27

All constitution bench proceedings will be live streamed by the Supreme Court starting September 27.