Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Topic: Supreme Court

File image of the Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

In the Supreme Court today, a busy day for the collegium

ThePrint looks at the decisions taken by the top court collegium on elevation of judges in six high courts.
DMK party

DMK challenges govt’s 10% quota in Madras HC, says it ‘offends structure of Constitution’

The DMK, in its plea, said the reservation does not apply to those communities which were ostracised for centuries in matters of education and employment.
Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

SC’s newest judges had set aside AAP MLA disqualification, ruled fashion shows are taxable

Supreme Court got 2 new judges Friday — Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Delhi High Court judge Sanjiv Khanna.
Hardik Pandya, Karan Johar and KL Rahul on 'Koffee with Karan' | @hardikpandya93 / Instagram

In SC, cricket panel seeks urgent appointment of ombudsman to decide on Pandya, Rahul

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have been suspended pending inquiry over their insensitive remarks against women on Koffee with Karan.
Supreme Court of India | Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Supreme Court asks Lokpal search panel to recommend names by next month

The search committee is headed by former apex court judge Justice (retd) Ranjana Prakash Desai.
Devotees at Sabarimala temple

SC to hear plea of 2 women seeking security after they entered Sabarimala temple

One of the women who was attacked by her mother-in-law, has sought security for both the women.
Supreme Court of India

Supreme Court spells relief for Maharashtra dance bars, frees them of CCTV rule

The Supreme Court, however, ruled in favour of a 6-11.30 pm window for public viewing of dances at dance bars in Maharashtra.
R.M. Lodha

January 2018 presser by Supreme Court judges has not served purpose: Ex-CJI Lodha

Concerns raised at the press conference such as the functioning of the collegium for appointment of judges of higher judiciary have aggravated, said the former chief justice of India.
Delhi High Court | Commons

Row over collegium picks for Supreme Court escalates but govt appoints them

The Bar Council termed the collegium's recommendations 'unjust and improper', but the Centre has cleared the names. 
File photo of Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Supreme Court dismisses pleas from 5 states on appointments of DGPs

The top court had passed a slew of directions on police reforms last year and chronicled the steps for appointment of regular DGPs.
Central transfers can make up some, not all, of the inequality in India (Representational image) | PTI

India needs to fix the growing inequality between poorer east and richer south

Social sector spending by the poorer states remains lower than in the better-off ones. If they are to catch up, this is the opposite of what it should be.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The Congress ...