When Supreme Court has ruled on life & death

    SC has ruled variously on death penalty and commutation. (Express archive) ON TUESDAY last week, the Supreme Court recalled its own 2009 order sentencing six convicts to death, and acquitted them because of glitches in the prosecution case, which involved the murder of five persons. It brought the spotlight on the varying ways in which courts […]

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    Supreme Court won’t monitor the Vyapam trial

    The CBI has already taken over the probe in 117 cases related to the alleged Vyapam scam in which corruption has been alleged in the conduct of examinations by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said it would no longer monitor the alleged Vyapam scam as […]

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    Supreme Court Dismisses PIL Seeking WhatsApp Encryption Key

    HIGHLIGHTS Sudhir Yadav, an RTI activist has petitioned in SC to ban WhatsApp SC had asked Yadav to approach government for this matter Recently WhatsApp had implemented end to end encryption in its app The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL urging it to ask the government to seek the private key from WhatsApp […]

    Supreme Court allows Sebi to sell Sahara properties

    Supreme Court has allowed Sebi to initiate sale of the properties to raise bail money for Sahara chief Subrata Roy. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the capital market regulator to initiate the sale of Sahara group properties to raise the money payable by group chief Subrata Roy for his […]

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    Reveal answer books, interview marks: Supreme Court to PSCs

    The apex court, however, rejected a Kerala high court order for the disclosure of the names of examiners and interviewers by public service commissions if asked to. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Backing demands for transparency and accountability in the selection of bureaucrats, the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered two public service commissions—in Kerala and Uttar […]

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    Four steps to appointing a US Supreme Court justice

    Photo Credit: pixabay 10.9K Total Views With the unexpected death of United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia this weekend, the political battle lines have been drawn. President Obama has made clear that he plans to nominate a successor. His opposition is equally adamant that he should not do so, but allow the choice to […]