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Indian state challenges new citizenship law in Supreme Court

NEW DELHI — The southern Indian state of Kerala on Tuesday became the first to legally challenge a new citizenship law that has triggered nationwide demonstrations. In a petition to the Supreme Court, the state government said the law violates the secular nature of India’s Constitution, and accused […]

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Maharashtra floor test for CM Fadnavis to prove majority on Wednesday: SC

New Delhi, Nov 26: The floor test for Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to prove his majority in the assembly will be conducted on Wednesday, the Supreme Court has directed. Stating that it is necessary to have a floor test to avoid horse trading, the apex court on Tuesday […]

Sena moves SC against Guv’s refusal for extra time to muster numbers

Mumbai, Nov 12: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s refusal to grant more time to the party to submit the required letters of support to form the next government on Monday night, a party leader said on Tuesday. The Sena, […]

Supreme Court gives disputed Ayodhya religious site to Hindus in landmark ruling

NEW DELHI/AYODHYA, India – India’s Supreme Court on Saturday awarded a bitterly disputed religious site to Hindus, dealing a defeat to Muslims who also claim the land that has sparked some of the bloodiest riots in the history of independent India. The ruling in the dispute between Hindu […]

144 juveniles were detained in J-K after Article 370 abrogation: Report

New Delhi, Oct 2: The Juvenile Justice Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has told the Supreme Court that 144 juveniles were detained in the state after the Centre abrogated provisions of Article 370, but 142 minors were later released. The committee, in its report filed in […]

We would like to give little time: SC on plea seeking removal of restrictions on media in J-K

New Delhi, Aug 16: The Supreme Court on Friday said it will wait for sometime before passing any direction on the plea seeking removal of restrictions on the media in Jammu and Kashmir after the Centre said curbs are being lifted gradually During the hearing, the Centre told the […]

Supreme Court: Trump can use Pentagon funds for border wall

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico. The court’s five conservative justices gave the administration the greenlight to begin work on four contracts it has awarded using […]

Nobody for opaqueness, but judiciary can’t be destroyed in name of transparency: SC

New Delhi, Apr 4: Nobody wants a “system of opaqueness” but in the name of transparency the judiciary cannot be destroyed, the Supreme Court said Thursday, while hearing the appeals of its registry against the Delhi High Court order that the CJI’s office falls under the ambit of RTI […]

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