Supreme court of India

July 9, 2018
July 9, 2018

Indian govt for live streaming court hearings

In a ground-breaking move to bring in more transparency in judiciary, the Indian government recommends its apex court to live stream court proceedings across the country.

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

India SC shares details of Kingfisher chief Vijay Mallya's assets with banks

The Supreme Court of India shares the details of assets held by Vijay Mallya, his three children and his estranged wife to the consortium of banks led by the State Bank of India (SBI).

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

India says 330 million hit by drought

Some 330 million people in 256 districts are affected by severe drought in India, the government tells the Supreme Court.

December 18, 2015
December 18, 2015

Delhi teenage rapist set to be freed

A legal challenge to stop the release of the teenage convict of the 2012 Delhi gang rape is unsuccessful.

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015

Bollywood actor Govinda told to apologise for slapping fan

India's Supreme Court tells Bollywood actor Govinda to apologise to a fan whom he slapped while he was shooting a film seven years ago.

October 16, 2015
October 16, 2015

India court strikes down law on judges' appointment

India's Supreme Court strikes down a new law that gave the government more say in appointing judges.

September 25, 2015
September 25, 2015

Sanjay Dutt's pardon plea rejected, to stay in jail

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is to continue to serve the remainder of his sentence at a Pune jail following a rejection of his plea for pardon.

August 13, 2015
August 13, 2015

We have not made the transition to the constitutional imperatives: Vrinda Grover

Vrinda Grover, human rights lawyer at the Supreme Court of India and advocate for women's rights, talks to Amitava Kar of The Daily Star about the hurdles people of this region face seeking justice and how to possibly overcome them. Vrinda Grover was one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world in 2013.

July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015

Supreme Court rejects Mumbai plotter plea

Indian SC turns down a final plea for reprieve by Yakub Memon, who was found guilty of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings, clearing the way for his execution.