Wednesday 25 Jun '14The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the University Grants Commission’s directive to scrap the four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP) in Delhi University with immediate effect.
Thursday 22 May '14Even as it described their acts as “devilish, diabolic and horrendous”, the Supreme Court Wednesday commuted death sentence of two convicts in the 2002 American Center attack case in Kolkata after noting the law under which they were given capital punishment had been struck down as being unconstitutional.
Tuesday 20 May '14From allocation of coal blocks to gas pricing, Section 377 to appointment of Lokpal, the new government will face several hot-button cases in the Supreme Court in which it has to spell out its stand, either for or against its predecessor.
Monday 19 May '14As a new dispensation is set to take charge at the Centre, outgoing Supreme Court judge Justice K S Radhakrishnan said Sunday “a stable and strong government at the Centre can adopt various socio-economic measures for the needy and marginalised sections of the society”.
Wednesday 14 May '14The woman lawyer who has accused Justice Swatanter Kumar of sexual harassment moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday asking that the defamation case filed by the retired judge against her and some media houses be moved out of Delhi in view of the “institutional bias operating in his favour”.
Monday 12 May '14The Supreme Court has ruled in the affirmative, holding that even an order which has been pronounced in an open court can be recalled in the interest of justice and that there was no impediment in the law against it.
Saturday 10 May '14Questioning the Centre’s attempt to “superimpose” the choice of Archana Ramasundaram, the Supreme Court on Friday restrained the IPS officer from functioning as additional director of the CBI until further orders.