Indian Supreme Court

Bilkis Bano gang-rape case: India’s top court will hear petition challenging release of convicts

India’s Supreme Court today (August 23, 2022) agreed to hear a public interest litigation (PIL) – challenging the remission granted to 11 convicts in a case relating to the gang-rape of Bilkis Bano and murder of 13 people, including her three-year-old child, during the riots in Gujarat state over two decades ago.

November 11, 2022
November 11, 2022

Indian Supreme Court frees Rajiv Gandhi's killers

India's top court Friday ordered the release of six people convicted over the assassination of former PM Rajiv Gandhi.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

Bilkis Bano gang-rape case: India’s top court will hear petition challenging release of convicts

India’s Supreme Court today (August 23, 2022) agreed to hear a public interest litigation (PIL) – challenging the remission granted to 11 convicts in a case relating to the gang-rape of Bilkis Bano and murder of 13 people, including her three-year-old child, during the riots in Gujarat state over two decades ago.

August 31, 2019
August 31, 2019

‘Final Assam NRC a flawed document’

The Assam Public Works (APW), an NGO and the original petitioner in the Supreme Court which led to the update of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state, says the final NRC is a “flawed document”.

August 13, 2019
August 13, 2019

Publish list of names excluded in Assam NRC online Aug 31: Indian SC

India’s Supreme Court orders that the list of those people who are excluded from the final National Register of Citizens in Assam be published only online on August 31.

August 2, 2019
August 2, 2019

District-wise figures released for Assam NRC

The Assam government releases district-wise break down of figures and claims large-scale fudging of “legacy documents” by people in the districts bordering Bangladesh to get their names included in the document.

November 2, 2018
November 2, 2018

Assam NRC: Deadline for claims, objections extended till Dec 15

In a major relief to the 4.7 million people left out of the final draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the Indian Supreme Court extends the deadline for filing claims and objections of people excluded from the document till December 15.

September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018

'Husband isn't the master of woman'

After decriminalizing consensual gay sex between two adults, the Indian Supreme Court rules that adultery is not a crime, scrapping an "archaic" law saying the "husband is not the master of the wife."

July 31, 2018
July 31, 2018

Don’t take any coercive action over Assam’s draft NRC: Indian SC

The Supreme Court of India says the publication of the complete draft NRC of Assam cannot be the basis of any coercive action against anyone since it is merely a draft.

May 18, 2018
May 18, 2018

‘Prove majority in state assembly’

India's Supreme Court asks a Bharatiya Janata Party leader, who took oath as chief minister of the key southern Indian state of Karnataka on Thursday, to prove his majority in the state assembly tomorrow.

February 17, 2018
February 17, 2018

Make income sources public, Indian SC asks candidates in polls

The Supreme Court of India asks candidates in elections to make public the source of their income along with that of their spouses and dependents. , apex court of India, , India,