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8 October, 2018 7:05 AM SC notice to Centre, EC on plea for updating NRC for Tripura

The petition has been filed by Tripura People’s Front in the Supreme Court. NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Center and the Election Commission on a petition seeking the updation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) with respect to the state of Tripura. The notice was issued by a top court bench comprising Justices 90

1 October, 2018 2:50 PM Constitution unites people, guides us whenever in doubt: Justice Gogoi at CJI Mishra's farewell

The CJI designate's statement comes while he speaking at the farewell of CJI Dipak Mishra. New Delhi: Chief Justice of India designate Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Monday said it is the Constitution that unites the people of the country. "Whenever we are in doubt it is Constitutional morality which should guide us," he said. Justice Gogoi added, "What we should 86

1 October, 2018 12:33 PM Justice Ranjan Gogoi praises outgoing CJI Dipak Misra

Chief Justice of India-Designate, Justice Ranjan Gogoi praised the outgoing CJI Dipak Misra saying that his greatest contribution has been to civil liberties, and cited his recent verdicts in this regard. Justice Gogoi, who will be sworn-in as the CJI on October 3, said Justice Misra was a remarkable judge. He said that "if we fail in endeavour to hold true to our Constitutional 46

1 October, 2018 12:13 PM Don't judge people by history but by their activities: CJI Dipak Misra in farewell speech

 "Truth has no colour. We must stand for what is true with courage and grit. Tears of a poor man is the same as the tear of a rich man." New Delhi: He promised to speak from his mind when the time came to make a farewell speech and outgoing Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra stayed true to his words on Monday evening. In his speech on his last day in office 34

27 September, 2018 6:58 AM Section 497 based on women as chattel: 10 key SC observations on scrapping Adultery law

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday declared Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code as unconstitutional saying that the penal provision on adultery was manifestly arbitrary and dents the individuality of women. CJI Dipak Misra and Justice Khanwilkar said: "We declare Section 497 IPC and Section 198 of CrPC dealing with prosecution of offences against 54

27 September, 2018 6:23 AM Adultery law unconstitutional, rules SC: What Section 497 IPC said

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Thursday said that mere adultery can't be a crime unless it attracts abetment to suicide.  Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Thursday said that mere adultery can't be a crime unless it attracts abetment to suicide. Speaking strongly against Section 497 which defines Adultery in the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the CJI said that adultery 49

27 September, 2018 5:46 AM Adultery not a crime, Section 497 struck down by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday announced that adultery law under Section 497 can be ground for civil issues including dissolution of marriage but it cannot be a criminal offence. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said that section 497 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) manifestly arbitrary, offends dignity of women and violates 60

26 September, 2018 8:27 AM SC dismisses plea challenging appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as next CJI

SC said the petition challenging the appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as CJI was "devoid of merits". NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India. The petition was filed by advocate RP Luthra seeking to quash Justice Gogoi's appointment. A bench 33

13 September, 2018 2:43 PM Ranjan Gogoi appointed next Chief Justice of India, to take charge on Oct 3

Justice Ranjan Gogoi will assume charge as the CJI on October 3, 2018. NEW DELHI: Justice Ranjan Gogoi was on Thursday appointed as the next Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind. Justice Gogoi will assume office on October 3 after the retirement of the current Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra. The Law Ministry also issued a statement 55

6 September, 2018 7:37 AM Supreme Court decriminalises gay sex in landmark verdict

In a landmark judgement on September 6, the Supreme Court of India struck down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), thereby decriminalising gay sex. The judgement, in favour of gay rights, was pronounced on a number of petitions that had been moved challenging the constitutional validity of the section. The five-judge constitution bench of the apex court 57