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Delhi HC warns DCPCR on misfounded plea against Delhi LG in fund issue

Delhi High Court today warned the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) for its misfounded plea alleging that the Delhi LG had halted its funding.

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AAP seeks Supreme Court intervention over Delhi HC land encroachment

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Sandeshkhali: PIL asks SC for court monitored CBI probe; transfer outside WB

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AAP grabs Delhi High Court’s land in the national capital, Supreme Court shocked

Soren moves SC against arrest; SC to hear plea on Friday

Ex-Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren challenges ED arrest in SC; court to hear plea on Friday. Soren was arrested over a land scam, sparking political controversy.

Laws remain unenforced, constitutional courts to monitor functioning of environmental bodies: SC [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court to oversee environmental bodies, ensuring effective law enforcement and institutional accountability in ecological governance.

Don't mention caste or religion in case details: SC [ Read Order]

Supreme Court orders all courts to stop mentioning caste and religion in case details, emphasizing legal irrelevance and ensuring strict compliance.

SC extends stay on Allahabad HC order approving survey of Shahi Idgah complex

Supreme Court extends stay on survey of Shahi Eidgah mosque in Mathura, adjacent to Krishna Janmabhoomi, with further hearings scheduled for April.

Can't be uniform criteria for identifying forest areas: SC [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court rules against uniform criteria for identifying forests across states, upholding state-specific approaches due to diverse geographies.

Indian Courts this Week: Law Street Journal's Weekly Round-Up of SC & HCs [Jan 22 - Jan 27]

A weekly round-up of the top stories from the Supreme Court of India and High Courts across the country summed up in a 3-minute read.

Supreme Court creates history, appoints 11 women senior advocates in a day

For the first time in its history, the Supreme Court designated 11 women lawyers as Senior Advocates in one go.

Indian Courts this Week: Law Street Journal's weekly round-up of top stories from SC & HCs [Jan 15 - Jan 20]

A weekly round-up of the top stories from the Supreme Court of India and High Courts across the country summed up in a 5-minute read.

No protective cover to every act or omission of a public servant: SC [Read Judgment]

Supreme Court limits Section 197 CrPC protection for public servants, emphasizing official duty relevance in prosecution cases.

Supreme Court frees woman from family’s “illegal detention”, irked by Karnataka HC’s insensitive approach

While coming to the rescue of a woman whom her family illegally detained, the Top Court pulled up Karnataka HC for its insensitive approach in a habeas corpus plea.

Bilkis Bano case: SC to hear on Jan 19 plea by convicts to extend time to surrender

Supreme Court to hear plea by Bilkis Bano case convicts seeking more time to surrender after remission quash.

'Manhandled by SC lawyers', Officer of SCBA's Coop Housing Society tells Delhi HC [Read Judgment]

Returning Officer of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Multi-State Cooperative Group Housing Society has told Delhi HC that was manhandled and threatened by lawyers in the Chamber Block of SC.

Supreme Court tells UP govt to prevent unforeseen incidents for jailed Mukhtar Ansari

Supreme Court orders UP to maintain tight security for Mukhtar Ansari in jail, ensuring no unforeseen incidents occur, amid safety concerns.

SC allows cleaning of the sealed Shivlingam area at Gyanvapi

Supreme Court allows cleaning of a water tank at Gyanvapi mosque, Varanasi, where a 'Shivlingam' was found, addressing hygiene concerns.

SC stays criminal defamation trial against AAP MP Sanjay Singh in Gujarat court

Supreme Court stays defamation trial against AAP MP Sanjay Singh in Gujarat over remarks about PM Modi's degree; high court to review appeal.

Indian Courts this Week: Law Street Journal's Weekly Round-Up of SC & HCs [Jan 8 - Jan 13]

A weekly round-up of the top stories from the Supreme Court of India and High Courts across the country summed up in a 5-minute read.

Indian Courts this Week: Law Street Journal's Weekly Round-Up of SC & HCs [Jan 1 - Jan 6]

A weekly round-up of the top stories from the Supreme Court of India and High Courts across the country summed up in a 3-minute read. 

BREAKING: Adani-Hindenburg row: SC rejects plea to transfer probe from SEBI to SIT [Read Judgment]

The Supreme Court of India upholds SEBI's jurisdiction over the Adani-Hindenburg probe, dismissing a plea for transfer to an SIT or CBI. The Court stresses the importance of SEBI's regulatory role and...

Top 25 Supreme Court judgments of 2023

As 2024 begins, we at Lawstreet Journal bring to you the top 25 Supreme Court verdicts from 2023. Read more here.

President approves controversial Act redefining appointment of Election Commissioners, defying SC's earlier mandate [Read Act]

India's President approves the new Act for the appointment and terms of the Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners, sparking debates over its alignment with the Supreme Court's directi...

Men have higher responsibility to prevent gender violence, silence needs to be broken: Gujarat HC

"This silence needs to be broken. In doing so, men, perhaps more than women have a duty and role to play in averting and combating violence against women," Gujarat High Court said recently while decid...

Indian Courts this Week: Law Street Journal's Weekly Round-Up of SC & HCs [Dec 9 - Dec 16]

A weekly round up of the top stories from the Supreme Court of India and High Courts across the country summed up in a 3-minute read.

Pannun 'murder plot' case: Nikhil Gupta forced to eat beef, family tells Supreme Court

The family of Nikhil Gupta, the man accused by the United States of conspiring to kill India-designated terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, has told the Supreme Court that Gupta has been tortured with ...

'Extremely surprising for Bar member to want particular judge to hear': CJI DY Chandrachud

The Chief Justice of India (CJI) D Y Chandrachud on Thursday expressed concern on the recent trend of members of the Bar ‘choosing’ judges who should or should not hear their cases. The CJI said i...

'To follow CBI manuals on seizure of mobiles, laptops till guidelines framed,' Centre to SC

The Central government commits to the Supreme Court that the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) manual as well as the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) would be followed till the time detailed guide...

‘Will not control the judge,’ CJI refuses to interfere in AAP leader's bail plea posting

The Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud on Thursday declined to intervene into listing of bail plea by former Delhi Minister and senior AAP leader Satyendar Jain, saying that he will not control wh...

After Supreme Court’s Article 370 judgment, China reiterates claims over Ladakh

The Supreme Court’s verdict on Article 370 will not impact the Chinese position on Ladakh, a spokesperson for the Chinese government said on Wednesday.

Kerala govt moves SC claiming Centre interfering in its power to regulate finances

The Kerala government has approached the Supreme Court against the Centre’s alleged interference with its power to borrow and regulate its own finances, contending that it has caused huge arrears by...

‘Automatic vacation of stay prejudices the litigant’, SC reserves verdict on reconsidering Asian Resurfacing case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its orders on a plea seeking reconsideration of its 2018 judgment, which mandated for the automatic vacation of stay in all civil and criminal matters after six...

UP govt objects before SC plea by gangster-politician to shift to non-BJP ruled state

The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday objected before Supreme Court a plea made for shifting gangster-politician Mukhar Ansari lodged in Banda jail "to a state ruled by a party other than the BJP...

Mahua Moitra's plea vs Lok Sabha expulsion: Supreme Court asks if urgency protocol followed

Read about TMC leader Mahua Moitra's plea to the Supreme Court regarding her expulsion from Lok Sabha in the 'cash for query' case. Discover the details of her ousting, her allegations against the par...

"No accurate data possible on illegal immigration," Centre to Supreme Court [Read Affidavit]

Explore the complexities of illegal immigration in India as the Union Home Ministry reports to the Supreme Court. Discover key insights into the challenges of data collection, deportation processes, a...

'Wounds need healing,' SC judge Justice Kaul recommends for setting up Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Explore the proposal by Supreme Court Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul for establishing a Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Jammu & Kashmir, aimed at healing historical wounds and promoting social harm...

Supreme Court Upholds Abrogation of Special Status of Jammu and Kashmir

The Supreme Court upholds the abrogating of Article 370 as valid. Read more about the verdict here.

Gender Sensitization: Equality has no gender

The pursuit of equality extends beyond the contours of the law and the courtroom. This imperative is not exempt from the hallowed halls of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, where the principles of...

How can we decide posting issues of Indian Army? Supreme Court asks

Hearing a plea by a woman officer of the Indian Army who was given a different posting upon her own request, the Supreme Court expressed its reservation on interfering in postings of the Indian Army. ...

SC rejects ED’s 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 allows Centre to grant 6-month extension to Delhi Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar

Supreme Court grants six-month extension to Delhi Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar, upholding the Centre's decision under the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2023. This ...

Supreme Court allows Centre to grant 6-month extension to Delhi Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar

Supreme Court grants six-month extension to Delhi Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar, upholding the Centre's decision under the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2023. This ...

Supreme Court orders AAP-led Delhi Govt to prioritize RRTS project funding over advertisements

Supreme Court directs Delhi government to allocate funds for RRTS project, warning to transfer advertisement budget to the project if funds are not provided within a week. The Supreme Court emphasized...

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...

Delhi Liquor Policy case: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, ED on AAP leader Sanjay Singh’s plea against arrest

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Union government and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a plea filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Member of Parliament (MP) Sanjay Singh ...

Supreme Court expands the scope of anticipatory bail, allows filing across state borders

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a High Court or Sessions Court can grant limited anticipatory bail to a person apprehending arrest in connection with an FIR registered outside their territorial...

Supreme Court upholds Maharashtra High Court stay on order setting aside consumer fora's selection process

Explore the Supreme Court's decision to maintain the Bombay High Court's interim stay on the selection process for consumer forums in Maharashtra. This article delves into the judicial proceedings, ke...

NCDRC issues non-bailable warrants against promoters of Greenopolis project of Gurugram

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs) against directors of Orris Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. Group (Orris Group), in a case of failure to deliver...

Agreement to sell doesn’t transfer ownership rights or confer any title, Supreme Court holds

Explore the Supreme Court's ruling on the legal implications of an agreement to sell property in India, as it clarifies that such agreements do not transfer ownership rights or confer title. Learn abo...

Supreme Court allows Jr. Judge appointment to woman denied the same due to dog bite case

The Supreme Court of India overturns Madhya Pradesh High Court's decision, ordering the appointment of a woman who was previously denied the position of Civil Judge (Junior Division) due to a past min...

Supreme Court allows Jr. Judge appointment to woman denied the same due to dog bite case

The Supreme Court of India overturns Madhya Pradesh High Court's decision, ordering the appointment of a woman who was previously denied the position of Civil Judge (Junior Division) due to a past min...

Not mandatory for convict to serve a particular part of jail term before suspension of sentence, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India clarified that it's not mandatory for a convict to serve a specific part of their jail term before their sentence can be suspended. This ruling was made while questioning th...

Not mandatory for convict to serve a particular part of jail term before suspension of sentence, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India clarified that it's not mandatory for a convict to serve a specific part of their jail term before their sentence can be suspended. This ruling was made while questioning th...

Don't want Supreme Court to become Taarikh-pe-Taarikh court: CJI

Chief Justice of India, D Y Chandrachud, urges lawyers to avoid unnecessary adjournments, emphasizing the need to maintain trust in the Supreme Court. Learn about his concerns and the effort to expedi...

Supreme Court reserves judgement on validity of Electoral Bonds; tells EC to furnish data on donations to Pol parties

Supreme Court reserves judgment on Electoral Bonds' validity and instructs the Election Commission to provide data on political party donations. Get insights into the legal debate surrounding clean mo...

Uniform laws on inheritance, maintenance, divorce in domain of Parliament: SC to Ashwini K Upadhyay

The Supreme Court on Friday orally observed that bringing uniform laws for inheritance, maintenance, divorce and guardianship fell in domain of Parliament.

Left well-settled job as engineer to pursue legal reforms, Ashwini K Upadhyay to SC

Upadhyay was arguing in person for his PIL seeking a direction to the Centre and States to constitute expert committees to examine good practices of the countries, ranked among top 20 in Corruption Pe...

SC to take up PIL by Ashwini Upadhyay for publishing draft laws before hand to strengthen law making process

The Supreme Court is set to take up on October 31 an important PIL by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay for a direction to the Centre and States to publish draft legislations 60 days before introducing...

SC Issues Notice to Centre on PIL by Ashwini Upadhyay to Debar Candidates From Contesting Polls on Framing of Charges [Read Petition]

A bench of Justices K M Joseph and Hrishikesh Roy sought a response from the Union government's Law and Justice and Home Ministries, and the Election Commission on plea by BJP leader and advocate Ashw...

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