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India’s top court seeks govt response on plans to snoop on citizens’ computers

NEW DELHI  – India’s Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to respond in six weeks on pleas challenging a recent home ministry order that allowed some agencies to monitor personal computers of citizens. Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi issued the notice to the government against the […]

Need spl courts in each districts of 18 states for trial of MP, MLA cases, SC informed

New Delhi, Dec 13: Special designated courts in all districts of 18 states should be set up for speedy trial of criminal cases involving sitting and former lawmakers, the Supreme Court was informed Thursday. Senior advocate and amicus curiae Vijay Hansaria told the top court that high courts in […]

Supreme Court to review lifting of Sabarimala temple ban on women of menstruating age

NEW DELHI – The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to review its ruling that removed a ban on women of menstruating age from entering a centuries-old Hindu temple in Kerala, following widespread protests against the decision. Thousands of people have been demonstrating against the Supreme Court’s decision in […]

CVC to complete inquiry against Verma in 2 weeks, Rao can’t take policy decisions, says SC

New Delhi : The Supreme Court Friday set a deadline of two weeks for the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to complete the inquiry against CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma, who has been divested of his duties and sent on leave in view of feud between him and Special Director […]

SC asks CVC to complete probe against CBI chief within 2 weeks, Rao not to take major decisions

New Delhi, Oct 26: The Supreme Court Friday asked the Central Vigilance Commission to complete within two weeks its inquiry into allegations against CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma and barred interim director M Nageswara Rao from taking any major policy decision. The inquiry will be conducted under the supervision […]

No policeman should enter Puri’s Jagannath temple with weapons and shoes: SC

New Delhi, Oct 10: The Supreme Court Wednesday took note of the October 3 violence at Puri’s Jagannath temple during a protest against the introduction of a queue system for devotees and said no policeman should enter the temple with weapons and shoes. Nine policemen were injured as violence […]

SC refuses to interfere in probe against IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt in 22-yr-old case

open view web desk New Delhi, Oct 4: In a setback to arrested former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed his wife’s plea challenging the police probe and his judicial custody in a 22-year-old case of alleged planting of drugs to arrest an advocate, and […]

Women of all ages now allowed to enter Kerala’s Sabarimala temple: SC

openview web desk New Delhi, Sep 28: The Supreme Court Friday paved the way for entry of women of all ages into the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in Kerala. The five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, in its 4:1 verdict, said that banning the entry […]

Loya death: SC says attempts to scandalise judiciary, dismisses pleas

open view web desk New Delhi, Apr 19: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed pleas seeking an independent probe into the death of special CBI judge B H Loya, ruling that the judge died of natural causes and the petitions were a serious attempt to scandalise and obstruct the […]

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