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Goods train rams into Kanchanjungha Express in West Bengal; 5 die, 25-30 injured | After his 'Lord Ram' taunt on BJP creates uproar, RSS leader makes a U-turn | NDA govt formed by mistake, can fall anytime: Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge's claim | PM Modi returns to India after 'successful completion of G7 Outreach Summit' in Italy | Delhi LG approves prosecution of Arundhati Roy, Sheikh Showkat Hussain in 2010 provocative speech case

Ex-high court judges write to President, CJI expressing 'genuine apprehensions' over LS poll conduct

New Delhi/IBNS: At least seven former high court judges on Monday wrote an open letter to President Droupadi Murmu, Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar, expressing ‘concern’ over the way the Lok Sabha elections were held.

Supreme Court rejects batch of pleas seeking review of Article 370 verdict

The Supreme Court has rejected a batch of pleas seeking a review of the verdict scrapping Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

'Indicator that India is moving forward': CJI Chandrachud lauds new laws digitising criminal justice procedures

New Delhi: Chief Justice DY Chandrachud praised the introduction of three fresh criminal laws, slated to be implemented on July 1, describing it as a crucial moment for Indian society.

Supreme Court puts on hold scrapping UP Madrassas, says 'not warranted'

New Delhi/IBNS: In a big relief to about 17 lakh madrassa students in Uttar Pradesh, the Supreme Court Friday paused an Allahabad High Court order scrapping the UP Board of Madarsa Education Act, 2004.

Premier probe agencies 'spread too thin', should focus on cases involving national security: DY Chandrachud

New Delhi/IBNS: Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud Monday said the premier investigative agencies of the country have been "spread too thin" and must only focus on cases involving national security and crimes against the nation.

PM Modi has mastered art of manipulating democracy, hurting Constitution: Mallikarjun Kharge

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge Thursday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comment on the Congress and said that the PM has mastered the art of "manipulating: democracy and hurting" the Constitution.  

'To browbeat and bully others is vintage Congress culture': PM posts after 600 lawyers write to CJI

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday launched a strong attack on the Congress party after 600 lawyers and some bar associations across the country wrote to the Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, expressing concerns over attempts to undermine the judiciary's integrity using political and professional pressure.

600 lawyers write to CJI on attempts to influence judiciary by 'special interest group'

New Delhi: Over 600 lawyers in India, including senior advocates Harish Salve and Pinky Anand, have expressed concerns regarding efforts by a "special interest group" to exert influence on the judiciary, media reports said.

'How will retired district judges survive': Supreme Court questions Centre on pension amount

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Monday raised concern over the pension amount of retired district judges and asked Attorney General R Venkataramani to help bring about an "equitable solution".

'If you don't, we will': Supreme Court warns Centre on issue of permanent commission to women Coast Guard officers

New Delhi/IBNS: Giving an ultimatum to the Centre on the issue of granting permanent commission to women Coast Guard officers, the Supreme Court Tuesday said "women cannot be left out".

'We are disturbed by horse-trading during Chandigarh Mayoral election': CJI

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Lashing out at the Returning Officer (RO) for the Chandigarh Mayoral election, who could be seen defacing the ballot papers on video to influence the poll results, the Supreme Court Mondy asked, why he had made marks (ticks and x marks) on the ballot papers when he was tasked to count.

Supreme Court completes 75 yrs; PM Modi inaugurates diamond jubilee celebrations

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the Supreme Court on Sunday at the Supreme Court auditorium in New Delhi.

Five SC judges, who pronounced Ayodhya case verdict, invited to Ram Temple consecration ceremony

New Delhi/IBNS: The five judges of the Supreme Court, who delivered the historic verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi case on Nov 9, 2019, have been invited to the Ayodhya Ram Mandir consecration ceremony on Jan 22 as state guests.

In a setback for Delhi govt, Supreme Court clears Centre's proposal to extend 6-month extension for top officer

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi government suffered a major setback Wednesday after the Supreme Court cleared the Centre's proposal to extend the tenure of Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar.

Same-sex marriage: Review petition filed in Supreme Court challenging Oct 17 verdict

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: A review petition has been filed before the Supreme Court on Wednesday challenging its October 17 judgement refusing to recognise the right of same-sex couples to enter into wedlock.