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  • Bans firecrackers: Shop owners request SC to extend sale for Diwali only

    After the Supreme Court on Monday ban on the sale of firecrackers till November 1 in the national capital, cracker shop owners condemned the decision. They said Diwali is the most auspicious festival and without firework it would lose its charm

    Oct 10, 2017, 10:44 IST

  • Former NCW chief hails SC’s decision of waiving off ‘cooling off’ period of divorce

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday waived off the six-month “cooling off” period for granting divorce under the Hindu law. Speaking on this, former National Commission for Women chief, on Wednesday, said there should not be a long procedure when the divorce is bound to happen. She further added that both parties can be relieved if the procedure is short

    Sep 13, 2017, 21:32 IST

  • Ryan student murder: Child's family to move Supreme Court, demands parallel CBI probe

    Varun Thakur, whose seven-year-old child was found murdered with his throat slit inside the toilet of Gurgaon’s Ryan International School, has demanded for a parallel Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the matter as the school has severe administrative loopholes

    Sep 11, 2017, 18:11 IST

  • Malegaon blast case: Lt. Colonel Purohit out on bail after 9 years

    Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit was released from jail on Wednesday, after nine years in the Malegaon blast case. Purohit was released from the Tajola jail in Maharashtra after the Supreme Court on Monday granted him bail. Purohit had moved India's top court after he was arrested in 2008. He told the Supreme Court that he was acting as an army mole and was not involved in terrorist activity. In Malegaon blast, six people were killed and scores were injured.

    Aug 23, 2017, 15:53 IST

  • 'Triple talaq' verdict is another step towards gender justice, gender equality: Maneka Gandhi

    After the Supreme Court declared ‘triple talaq’ as unconstitutional, Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi said the decision is another step towards gender justice and gender equality

    Aug 22, 2017, 20:33 IST

  • Temple construction in full swing on disputed religious site in Ayodhya

    Even as the case related to a disputed religious temple of Ayodhya is pending before the Supreme Court, construction of the temple is going on in full swing at the controversial site

    Aug 15, 2017, 13:51 IST

  • Dahi Handi groups in Mumbai defy SC ban

    Check out this video of a dahi handi group at Mumbai's Bandra suburb defying the Supreme Court ban on under-18s being a part of the human pyramids

    Aug 25, 2016, 20:57 IST

  • Watch video: Student threatens suicide over NEET issue

    A student threatened to commit suicide during protest at Azad Maidan against Supreme Court's verdict of scrapping state Common Entrance Test (CET) for MBBS/BDS admissions. Video: Datta Kumbhar, mid-day

    May 14, 2016, 13:06 IST

  • Uttarakhand crisis over, Congress's Harish Rawat wins floor test

    The Congress won the Uttarakhand Assembly floor test as the Supreme Court on Wednesday announced the grand old party has majority in the state assembly after which the Centre swiftly revoked President's Rule in the state.

    May 11, 2016, 15:33 IST

  • Commuters face the heat as taxi drivers' protest in Delhi

    The taxi unions have been demanding the ban imposed on plying of diesel and petrol driven taxis be revoked. The Supreme Court had last week refused to extend the April 30 deadline for diesel operated taxis to convert to CNG to curb air pollution.

    May 02, 2016, 20:33 IST

  • Unions protest against ban on taxis running on diesel, petrol

    Taxi unions staged a protest in the national capital against the ban on plying of diesel and petrol driven taxis from today. The Supreme Court had yesterday refused to extend the April 30 deadline for diesel operated taxis to convert to CNG to curb air pollution.

    May 02, 2016, 09:56 IST

  • No IPL matches in Maharashtra after May 1, says Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea of Maharashtra and Mumbai Cricket Associations against the Bombay High Court order directing shifting of IPL matches outside the drought-hit state. The apex court also said that no IPL matches would take place in the state after May 1.

    Apr 27, 2016, 19:33 IST

  • SC raps petitioners challenging dance bars

    The Supreme Court rapped petitioners for challenging dance bars operating in Maharashtra. An appeal was filed against dance bars on the grounds that such establishments are 'obscene'.

    Apr 26, 2016, 12:26 IST

  • Budget Session: Naidu rubbishes reports of the session being stormy one

    Ahead of the second part of the Budget Session beginning today, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said the government is willing to discuss every issue, but hinted that the Uttarakhand President's Rule issue may not be discussed as the matter is pending before the Supreme Court.

    Apr 25, 2016, 11:11 IST

  • 1,000 litres of water wasted on helipad for Haryana CM

    After a huge uproar over the wastage of water for Akhilesh Yadav's and S Siddaramaiah's visits in their respective states, 1,000 litres of water was used for preparing a helipad for Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's chopper in Yamunanagar.

    Apr 22, 2016, 11:08 IST

  • Attackers tore my clothes, abused us, alleges Trupti Desai

    Activist Trupti Desai was allegedly thrashed in the Mahalaxmi temple, Kohlapur, as she successfully managed to cross the first threshold of sanctum sanctorum.

    Apr 14, 2016, 14:13 IST

  • Kirpal has been murdered, claims Sarabjit's sister

    Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh who was convicted by the Pakistani Supreme Court for a series of bomb attacks in Lahore and Faisalabad, on Wednesday said that she had earlier expressed concerns about Kirpal's safety in the Pakistani jail.

    Apr 13, 2016, 13:25 IST

  • Welcome move taken by SC: Former Kingfisher Employee on Mallya

    Former Kingfisher Employee Anirudh Balal on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court's move to ask former liquor baron Vijay Mallya to personally negotiate the settlement process with the banks.

    Apr 07, 2016, 18:12 IST

  • Will appeal in SC against Bombay High Court's ruling: Shanishwar Devsthan president

    Shanishwar Devsthan Bachao Kruti Samiti president Sambhaji Dahatonde on Saturday said that the organisation would appeal in the Supreme Court against the Bombay High Court's ruling which stated that women cannot be stopped from entering places of worship.

    Apr 02, 2016, 13:42 IST

  • Transgender rights activist welcomes RSS take on homosexuality

    Transgender rights activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi on Friday welcomed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's (RSS) support of decriminalising homosexual relationships.

    Mar 18, 2016, 15:52 IST

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