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'Can't jail everyone for making allegations against CM,' SC tells Tamil Nadu government
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'Can't jail everyone for making allegations against CM,' SC tells Tamil Nadu government

Supreme Court rebukes Tamil Nadu, saying not everyone making allegations against CM can be jailed; restores bail for YouTuber Sattai.

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States not to change panel of lawyers at least 6 weeks upon change of party in power: SC [Read Order] Judiciary
States not to change panel of lawyers at least 6 weeks upon change of party in power: SC [Read Order]

SC mandates States to maintain panel of lawyers for 6 weeks after change in ruling party to prevent adjournments; emphasizes court's smooth functioning.

SC stays 15 days sentence of retired IPS officer in contempt of court case by cricketer M S Dhoni Judiciary
SC stays 15 days sentence of retired IPS officer in contempt of court case by cricketer M S Dhoni

Supreme Court stays 15-day jail term of retired IPS officer Sampath Kumar in a contempt case filed by cricketer MS Dhoni, questioning the Madras High Court's verdict related to IPL match-fixing allegations.

'Air pollution adversely affects health,' SC tells Centre to frame policy on phasing out heavy duty diesel vehicles [Read Judgment] Environment
'Air pollution adversely affects health,' SC tells Centre to frame policy on phasing out heavy duty diesel vehicles [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court orders Centre to frame policy in 6 months for phasing out heavy duty diesel vehicles, emphasizing the fundamental right to a pollution-free environment.

Supreme Court Declines to Remove Tamil Nadu Minister V Senthil Balaji, Upholds High Court's Decision Judiciary
Supreme Court Declines to Remove Tamil Nadu Minister V Senthil Balaji, Upholds High Court's Decision

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the Madras High Court's decision, refusing to entertain a plea for the removal of Tamil Nadu Minister V Senthil Balaji following his arrest in a job-for-cash scam. The court agreed with the High Court's view, stating that a minister cannot be dismissed without the chief minister's recommendation.

Being quasi judicial, tribunal can't direct formulation of policy: Supreme Court [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court rules that Armed Forces Tribunal, a quasi-judicial body, lacks authority to direct government policy formulation, particularly in matters of promotions within the military. Highlights fr...

Most interested witness being the father of deceased, SC upholds acquittal of 6 accused for murder [Read Judgment]

Explore the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the acquittal of six accused in a murder case. Delve into the intricacies of the case involving the father of the deceased as a key witness, and understa...

Supreme Court forms 5-judge bench to examine 2018 judgement on automatic lifting of stay in all cases after 6-month [Read Notice]

Supreme Court of India forms a five-judge Constitution bench, led by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud, to re-examine the 2018 judgement on the 'Asian Resurfacing case'. This case involves the automatic l...

SC rejects EDs interpretation of conspiracy as scheduled offence under PML [Read Judgment]

Explore the Supreme Court of India's decision on the ED's interpretation of Section 120B of the IPC in relation to PMLA, focusing on the court's reasoning against broadening the scope of scheduled off...

Supreme Court proposes digital record access to expedite appeals in grave criminal cases

Supreme Court suggests amending rules for quicker access to soft copies of records in criminal appeals involving death penalty and life imprisonment, following a case involving alcohol poisoning leadi...

No hard & fast rule on serving a particular part of jail term before suspension of sentence: SC [Read Order]

Learn about the Supreme Court's ruling on the suspension of sentences, highlighting the absence of a fixed duration for an accused to serve before seeking suspension. Get insights into a recent case a...

'No exception to murder offence,' Supreme Court upholds life term to man who threw matchstick on wife [Read Judgment]

The Supreme Court upholds a life sentence for a man who threw a matchstick on his wife, leading to her death. The ruling emphasizes that there is no exception to the murder offense in such cases, as t...

Caste can't be used to show leniency in child sexual assault case: Supreme Court [Read Judgement]

Supreme Court emphasizes that caste should not influence leniency in child sexual assault cases, criticizes the mention of caste in judgments, and increases the sentence of an accused. The court stres...

Supreme Court grants bail to man held guilty in rape, murder after 40 year long trial [Read Order]

Supreme Court grants bail to a 75-year-old man convicted in a 1983 rape and murder case after a 40-year-long trial. Learn about the reasons behind the delay and the court's decision.

Slap incident in UP school: SC directs for monitoring probe by senior IPS officer

Supreme Court orders senior IPS officer to oversee probe into UP school slap incident involving discrimination based on religion. Right to Education Act violation. Updates on the case.

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