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SC Collegium recommends elevation of 2 HC judges

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the elevation of two high court judges to the Supreme Court.

SC stays Allahabad HC's order to check rape victim's horoscope for 'Mangal Dosha'

New Delhi: Supreme Court's vacation bench on Saturday stayed the Allahabad High Court's order directing Lucknow University’s astrology department’s head to determine whether an alleged rape victim was a Mangalik after the accused refused to marry her on the same grounds.

BJP is trying to end reservation for SC, alleges former Bihar CM Manjhi

Patna: Former Bihar Chief Minister and patron of Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) Jeetan Ram Manjhi on Friday alleged that the Narendra Modi government was trying to withdraw reservations, given to Scheduled Castes (SCs) as per provision of the constitution.

PIL in SC seeking direction to have new parliament building inaugurated by President Droupadi Murmu and not PM Modi

New Delhi: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction that the new parliament building should be inaugurated by the President of India, and not by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Supreme Court closes proceedings against WFI Chief Brijbhushan Singh; says purpose of plea served with FIRs and security to complainants

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Thursday closed the proceedings of the plea filed by seven wrestlers against Brijbhushan Sharan Singh, Chief of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and Member of Parliament from the BJP.

West Bengal: Massive traffic snarls, 95 trains cancelled on Sunday as Kurmi agitation enters 5th day

Kolkata: Rail and road links connecting West Bengal to states like Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Odisha, and Tamil Nadu have been disrupted for the past five days due to blockades by two Kurmi community organisations demanding Scheduled Tribe status, media reports said.

SC dismisses plea restricting a candidate from contesting 2 seats simultaneously in Lok Sabha & Assembly polls

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a petition filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, seeking a direction preventing candidates from contesting two seats simultaneously in Parliament and Assembly polls.

Kaali director Leena Manimekalai moves SC to quash multiple FIRs against her

New Delhi: Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai has approached the Supreme Court seeking protection and quashing of the multiple FIRs filed against her in various states over the poster of her documentary titled 'Kaali'.

'No civil dispute cases can be converted into criminal proceedings under SC/ST Act': Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has ruled that the community cannot take the protection of the SC and ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act by bringing under the purview of this stringent penal law a civil dispute between a person and a member of the upper caste community.

ISRO scientists Nambi Narayanan espionage: Supreme Court sets aside bail granted to 4 accused

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Friday set aside anticipatory bail granted to four accused, including a former Director General of Police (DGP), in connection with the 1994 ISRO espionage case where scientist Nambi Narayanan was allegedly framed.

Dalits converted to Christianity or Islam can't claim SC/ST status: Centre tells SC

New Delhi: Dalits converted to Islam or Christianity cannot claim Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) status, the Centre told the Supreme Court Thursday, media reports said.

Pahari community in Jammu and Kashmir soon to get reservation for jobs, education

Srinagar: In a first, the Indian government has announced that the Pahari community in Jammu and Kashmir will soon get reservation in education and jobs as Scheduled Tribe (ST).

Nearly four crores SC, ST students to get scholarship: Centre

New Delhi/UNI: Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ratan Lal Kataria said in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that the government has decided to substantially increase the amount of scholarship for the students belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe category and nearly four crore students now can avail this benefit.

Hathras incident: SC transfers case to Allahabad High Court

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday transferred the Hathras gangrape case to the Allahabad High Court for monitoring the ongoing investigations.

New farm laws: Supreme Court asks Centre to file reply

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday sought a reply from the Centre on petitions challenging the new farm-related laws.