Democratic institutions should be robust enough to accommodate opposition: SC

New Delhi, Sep 19 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday said democratic institutions should be robust enough to accommodate opposition and that a distinction has to be drawn between an opposition, attempt to create a disturbance or overthrow the government. Observing that the liberty could not be stifled at the altar of conjecture, the bench […]

Justice Gogoi to be next CJI

New Delhi, Sep 13 : Justice Ranjan Gogoi, one of the four judges who revolted against Chief Justice Dipak Misra earlier this year, was on Thursday appointed the next Chief Justice of India (CJI). President Ram Nath Kovind designated Justice Gogoi as the next CJI to succeed Chief Justice Dipak Misra who will demit office […]

Justice Gogoi to be next CJI

New Delhi, Sep 13 : Justice Ranjan Gogoi, one of the four judges who revolted against Chief Justice Dipak Misra earlier this year, was on Thursday appointed the next Chief Justice of India (CJI). President Ram Nath Kovind designated Justice Gogoi as the next CJI to succeed Chief Justice Dipak Misra who will demit office […]

SC notice to Centre on plea challenging immediate arrest under SC/ST law

New Delhi, Sep 7 : The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre on three pleas challenging the recent amendment to the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, restoring the provision mandating immediate arrest in the event of a complaint. A bench of Justices A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan sought the Centre’s response to […]

Chief Justice Misra recommends Justice Gogoi as his successor

New Delhi, Sep 1 : Following the principle of seniority, Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra has recommended the name of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor, said informed sources on Saturday. Justice Gogoi is the senior-most judge of the top court after Chief Justice Misra. As per convention, the outgoing Chief Justice sends […]

SC stays Madras HC order for extra marks in NEET

New Delhi, July 20 : The supreme Court on Friday stayed the Madras High Court order directing additional 196 marks to those who appeared for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) in Tamil medium as 49 questions were wrongly translated. NEET is an all-India entrance exam for admission to medical colleges. Keeping in abeyance the July […]