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SC pulls up Kerala govt for announcing COVID-19 relaxations for Muslim festival Bakrid

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up the Communist government in Kerala for announcing relaxations in anti-COVID-19 restrictions for three days in the light of the upcoming Muslim festival Bakrid, even when the positive cases are on the rise.

Farmers knock down barricades at protest against sedition laws in Haryana

Sirsa/IBNS: Farmers ran over barricades during a protest demonstration against the arrests and sedition case in connection with the alleged assault of Haryana Assembly's deputy speaker Ranbir Gangwa.

Supreme Court quashes PIL seeking approval for herbal concoction claimed to cure COVID-19

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a public interest litigation petition that sought directions to allow the supply of a herbal concoction medicine in Andhra Pradesh, which is claimed to "miraculously" cure COVID-19.

Right to life paramount: SC asks Yogi govt to reconsider decision to hold Kanwar Yatra

New Delhi/IBNS: Prioritising the lives of people amid COVID-19, the Supreme Court Friday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to reconsider its decision to hold Kanwar Yatra, which has already been called off by its neighbouring state Uttarakhand for the same reason.

SC raises concern over sedition law, questions relevance of 'Colonial' era law

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Thursday raised concern over the alleged misuse of the sedition law, questioning the relevance of the colonial-era law which was being used to suppress the freedom struggle.

Sedition law colonial, why don't you take it off the statute book? SC asks Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned the central government why it does not drop the "colonial" sedition law, which it feels is enormously "misused", media reports said.

Cases cannot be registered under scrapped Section 66A of IT Act: Centre tells Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that cases cannot be registered under the defunct Section 66A of the Information Technology Act.

Why Kanwar Yatra during COVID-19? Supreme Court asks UP govt

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to allow Kanwar Yatra from the next week amid COVID-19, media reports said.

SC to hear next week plea against Twitter for 'Islamophobic content'

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Monday gave a week’s time to a petitioner to study the new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules of 2021 on his plea seeking action on 'Islamophobic content' in Twitter.

'Facebook cannot be compelled to answer issues on law and order': Supreme Court on Delhi's assembly's notice

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has allowed Facebook to remain silent on questions on the issues of law and order which are the domain of the Central government while asking the social media giant to appear before the Delhi Assembly panel in 2020 riots probe, media reports said.

Supreme Court grants interim bail to 13 prisoners who were in regular jail despite proving juvenility

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Thursday granted interim bail to thirteen prisoners who started their 14 to 22 year stretches in the Agra jail despite proving their juvenility at the time of offence.

New IT rules: Centre moves Supreme Court seeking transfer of pleas pending in HCs

New Delhi/UNI: The Centre has approached the Supreme Court seeking transfer of all petitions pending in different high courts across the country challenging the constitutionality of new Information Technology (IT) Rules to the apex court.

PIL seeking Union minister VK Singh's removal dismissed by Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL)  seeking to remove Union Minister VK Singh over alleged anti-Army statements he had made on February 7, according to media reports.

Supreme Court agrees to hear plea seeking President's rule in West Bengal over post-poll violence

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a petition which sought imposition of President's rule in Bengal in view of the continuing violence after the Assembly election results were declared on May 2, returning to power the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government with a thumping majority, said reports.

Supreme Court dismisses Centre's plea to review ruling on backward classes list

New Delhi/IBNS: Dismissing a review petition, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the power that rests exclusively with the President to add a community to the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) list cannot be given to states.