Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Justice Ranjan Gogoi appointed as New Chief Justice of India

Justice Ranjan Gogoi is officially appointed as the new Chief Justice of India on Thursday by President Ram Nath Kovind. “The President of India has appointed Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India. He will assume the office of Chief Justice on October 3, 2018 after the retirement of the current Chief […]

Navjot Singh Sidhu may be jailed in 1988 Road Rage Case

Former Indian Cricketer and Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu possibly may be in trouble as the Supreme Court has reopened the road rage case, in which a man died 20 years back. Earlier on May 15, SC had let him off on a fine of Rs.1000 after finding him guilty of only ‘voluntarily causing […]

Supreme Court stays insolvency proceedings against defaulters

The Supreme Court on Tuesday halted insolvency proceedings against defaulters in the sugar, power, shipping, and textile sectors and asked banks to maintain status quo for the same in the country. The relief came hours before the deadline for referring them to insolvency court expired by staying RBI’s circular issued in February. Bankers said the […]

Supreme Court asks states to implement mob lynching orders within a week

The Supreme Court on Friday took exception of the fact that only 9 out of 29 states and 2 of the 7 union territories have so far submitted records in compliance with its order directing states to take actions to deal with mob lynching and cow vigilantism matters. he bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, […]

Section 377 Verdict: SC legalizes love beyond gender

The Supreme Court on Thursday said decriminalising Section 377 to recognize sexual rights of LGBTQ community members was just the beginning of the process for enjoyment of legitimate constitutional rights by them like any other citizen. As soon as the SC legalised Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), gay rights community and activists […]

Ranjan Gogoi to be the next CJI, may take oath on October 3

Justice Ranjan Gogoi, the most senior judge after Chief Justice Dipak Misra, is set to be appointed the next Chief Justice. Speculations were doing rounds that whether current Chief Justice Dipak Misra would suggest Justice Gogoi’s name as the next CJI to the Central government or not. And now, ending months of speculations, the latest […]

Supreme Court declares stay of SSC CGL 2017 exam results

Calling out an extreme action, Supreme Court declared the stay of results of Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Graduate Level (CGL) and SSC Combined senior secondary level 2017 exams on Friday in its observation where the system and exam appeared to be tainted. Declaring a stay, the apex court said, “it can’t permit people benefitting […]

No SC/ST reservation in other migrating states: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday held that no reservation can be claimed by a member of a Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe in other migrating states if the respective caste is not notified there. A five-judge constitution bench of justices N.V Ramana, R. Banumathi, M. Shantanagoudar, and S.A Nazeer headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that a […]

Two held guilty in Godhra Train Carnage case

A special trial court on Monday sentenced life imprisonment to two, Farukh Bhana and Imran alias Sheru Batik, while three were acquitted – Hussain Suleman Mohan, Kasam Bhamedi, and Faruk Dhantiya, for Sabarmati Express train burning train case at Godhra Railway Station in 2002. 59 ‘Karsevaks’ (someone who offers services for free to a religious […]