The United Nations condemned on Tuesday’s suicide attack outside the Supreme Court complex in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and stressed that those behind the deadly bombing must be held to account. “We express our condolences to the families of the victims and convey our solidarity to the Government and people of Afghanistan,” said a statement […]
The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the Tamil Nadu government over the massive protests that resulted in the restoration of the ancient bull-taming tradition of Chennai ‘Jallikattu.’ “Law and order situation is the primacy in a civilised society. Convey this to your executive to maintain law and order. We passed a stay order one year […]
A day after informing Parliament that the PMO under Manmohan Singh had pushed for extension to a judge facing corruption charges, the government on Wednesday demanded that the former Prime Minister should make a “categorical” statement on the controversial matter.
The Supreme Court on Friday acquitted all eleven persons who were convicted and sentenced to jail terms ranging from 10 to 20 years in 1993 Surat twin blasts cases in which one girl was killed and 31 others were injured.A bench headed by Justice T S Thakur on Friday passed the order on cross appeals […]
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to states and Union Territories on a plea for legalising passive euthanasia by allowing a person in a vegetative condition to die by withdrawing life support even as the Centre strongly opposed the petition saying it is a form of suicide which cannot be allowed in the country.
The government has opposed December 22, 2000 Red Fort terror attack convict Mohammad Arif’s plea that his death sentence should not be carried out since he has already undergone life sentence of nearly 14 years and could not be punished twice for the same offence.The Centre’s stand came as the Supreme Court reserved its order […]
A bill to remove legal hurdles in the appointment of former TRAI chief Nripendra Misra as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister was moved in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday amid strong opposition by the Congress.
The Supreme Court on Monday stayed till further orders the execution of death penalty of two of the four convicts in the 16th December gangrape and murder case.