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Rafale verdict review: SC agrees to hear plea
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Rafale verdict review: SC agrees to hear plea

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) this morning said that it would look into the request for an early hearing on whether its verdict giving the Government a clean chit on the Rafale jet deal should be reviewed and whether action should be taken against officers for misleading the Top Court. “This requires constituting a…

All eyes on Supreme Court
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All eyes on Supreme Court

Not only the custodian of the Constitution but also of Democracy Save Constitution? Save Democracy? Save Police Officer? But who will save those who were cheated ? If salt loses its savour with what shall it be salted? —Bible The events people of our country were witnessing at West Bengal’s Kolkata following the confrontation between…

SC doesn’t hold 10 percent quota but will examine validity
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SC doesn’t hold 10 percent quota but will examine validity

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court (SC) this morning decided to examine the Centre’s decision to grant 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education to poor candidates belonging to general category. A Bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna issued notice to the Central Government on various petitions challenging the validity of…

Rafale fighter jet deal: Supreme Court rules out probe
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Rafale fighter jet deal: Supreme Court rules out probe

Says it is satisfied with decision-making process by Modi Government New Delhi: In a big relief to the Narendra Modi Government, the Supreme Court (SC) this morning said that detailed scrutiny is not required in the Rafale fighter jet deal which was used as a major poll plank by the Opposition parties in the recent…

Supreme Court adjourns Ayodhya matter to January
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Supreme Court adjourns Ayodhya matter to January

New Delhi, Oct.29 (UNI)- In yet another delay in the 500-year-old case, the Supreme Court this morning adjourned the crucial case of Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute to January 2019 and said that an appropriate Bench would be constituted to hear the matter. Further dates for the hearing will be decided in January, Chief Justice Ranjan…

Old Laws & Progressive Judgements
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Old Laws & Progressive Judgements

September 2018 has been a month when India took the path towards being a socially progressive nation. This month India shed its archaic legal shackles, all thanks to a few older men and women with a new mindset and wisdom — the Supreme Court Judges. Just this month alone, the Supreme Court of India has…

Women of all ages can enter Sabarimala temple: Supreme Court
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Women of all ages can enter Sabarimala temple: Supreme Court

New Delhi:  In another landmark judgment, the Supreme Court this morning allowed women, irrespective of their age, to enter Kerala’s  Sabarimala temple. A five-member Constitution Bench comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, Justices Rohinton Nariman, A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, and Indu Malhotra, in a 4-1 majority, struck down the “Kerala Hindu Places of Public…

Ayodhya: Supreme Court to hear  main petition from Oct. 29
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Ayodhya: Supreme Court to hear  main petition from Oct. 29

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court by 2:1 majority has decided this afternoon that a Three-Judge Bench would soon begin hearing in the Ayodhya land dispute, pending in the top court for last seven years. The Court declined plea to refer the Ismail Farooqui case (Mosque not essential for Namaz) to the larger Bench. Thus, Ayodhya…

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