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India’s Supreme Court says favours controls on video streaming services

India’s top court on Thursday said it favoured a screening mechanism for online video streaming services, dominated in the country by Amazon (AMZN.O) and Netflix (NFLX.O) and which currently are aired freely. The U.S. streaming platforms have faced complaints from lawmakers belonging to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationlist party and others […]

SC refers to PM’s statement, refuses to entertain pleas on tractor rally violence

New Delhi, Feb 3:  The Supreme Court Wednesday referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement that law will take its own course on the Republic Day violence here and refused to entertain pleas for time-bound probe by an apex court-appointed panel, saying it doesn’t want to “interfere at […]

Vacancy, inadequate infrastructure in consumer fora deprive citizens of grievance redressal: SC

New Delhi, Jan 30: Consumer rights are “important rights” and non-manning of posts and inadequate infrastructure in district and state consumer commissions across the country would deprive the citizens of redressal of their grievances, the Supreme Court has said. The apex court said this while hearing a plea that […]

India top court suspends ruling on man who molested girl after outcry

NEW DELHI – India’s top court on Wednesday suspended a lower court’s ruling reducing the punishment for a man who groped a girl after the verdict sparked an outcry in a country where crimes against women have become politically contentious. Rights groups and politicians had warned that the […]

No power can prevent us from setting up panel to resolve impasse on farm laws, says SC

New Delhi, Jan 12: The Supreme Court Tuesday sought cooperation of protesting farmers at Delhi borders and said no power can prevent it from setting up a committee to resolve the impasse over controversial farm laws. The observation of the bench asking protesting farmers bodies to cooperate assume significance […]

Right of being represented through lawyer is part of due process clause, says SC

New Delhi, Dec 28: Right of being represented through a lawyer is part of due process clause , the Supreme Court has said while setting aside the Allahabad High Court order which had dismissed an appeal filed by a man in a 1987 murder case noting that his counsel […]

Tablighi case: Freedom of speech & expression most abused right in recent times, says SC

New Delhi, Oct 8: The Supreme Court Thursday said freedom of speech and expression is the most abused right in recent times. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde, which was hearing pleas of Jamiat Ulama I Hind and others alleging that a section of media was […]

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC extends deadline till Sept 30 for verdict

New Delhi, Aug 22:  The Supreme Court has extended by a month the deadline for completion of trial in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case involving 32 accused, including BJP veterans L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti, and said that judgement should be delivered by […]

SC rejects plea seeking postponement of JEE (Main) & NEET-UG exams amid COVID-19

New Delhi, Aug 17: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking postponement of JEE (Main) April 2020 and NEET-Undergraduate examinations, which are scheduled to be conducted in September, amid spurt in number of COVID-19 cases, saying precious year of students “cannot be wasted” and life has […]

SC allows Rajasthan HC to pass orders on plea of Pilot, 18 MLAs; directions subject to its verdict

New Delhi, Jul 23: The Supreme Court Thursday allowed the Rajasthan High Court to pronounce order on plea of 19 dissident Congress MLAs, including sacked deputy CM Sachin Pilot, against the Assembly Speaker’s notice for initiating disqualification proceedings against them, but said that it would be subject to the […]

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