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By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Judges’ vacancies in high courts on the rise: Law Ministry data

New Delhi: While the Supreme Court is working with its full sanctioned strength, vacancy of judges is on the rise in the 25 high courts of the country, according to latest Law Ministry data. Representative image. The More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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SC seeks govt’s reply on plea for online RTI portals

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and state governments to file reply on a plea seeking direction to establish Right to Information (RTI) web portals in all states to enable citizens, especially More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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SC refuses to entertain plea for linking of social media with Aadhaar

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a petition seeking a direction to the central government to link social media accounts with the Aadhaar number to check the menace of fake and paid news. Supreme More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, October 4th, 2019
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SC issues notice to CBI on P Chidambaram’s plea seeking bail in INX Media corruption case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to CBI, asking it to respond on former finance minister P Chidambaram’s plea seeking bail in the INX Media corruption case. A bench of justices R Banumathi More...

By Manisha Sen On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Supreme Court gets four new Judges

New Delhi: Four new judges on Monday took oath as the Supreme Court Judges, increasing the total strength from 31 to 34 as sanctioned under the amended law. Chief Justice Krishna Murari The four new judges who sworn More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, September 21st, 2019
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Collegium modifies decision, recommends Justice Kureshi’s name for Tripura HC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the alleviation of Justice Akil Kureshi as the chief justice of the Tripura High Court, modifying its earlier decision of sending his name for the post of the More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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SC reserves verdict on Centre’s plea for review of its 2018 verdict on SC/ST Act

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday criticised the verdict delivered by its two-judge bench last year virtually diluting provisions of arrest under the SC/ST Act, and asked whether a judgement could be passed More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Ghulam Nabi Azad thanks SC for allowing him to visit J-K

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday thanked the Supreme Court for allowing him to visit Srinagar, Baramulla, Anantnag and Jammu. Senior Congress More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Saradha chit fund scam: Kolkata top cop does not turn up at CBI office following summons

Kolkata: Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar, who was summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) yesterday in connection with multi-crore saradha chit fund scam, did not turn up at the agency’s More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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SC allows Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter to meet her in Kashmir

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter to meet her in Kashmir, where she is under detention following abrogation of Article 370. Supreme More...