Free Press Journal
  • Do you have any relative who has been raped, SC asks a lawyer

     New Delhi : “Do you have any relative who has been raped”, an annoyed Supreme Court asked a lawyer on Friday. The top court bench was annoyed as it asked the advocate, who had alleged that FIRs were not lodged by the police in rape cases involving powerful people like ministers, MPs or MLAs, what his locus standi was vis-a-vis the Unnao rape case.

  • Supreme Court reserves order on liquor outlets along highways

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on a batch of petitions – both by some states and private parties – seeking modification of its order banning liquor vendors along national and state highways.

  • Supreme Court relief to BSP supremo Mayawati

    New Delhi: In a relief to BSP supremo Mayawati, the Supreme Court today refused to interfere with the Allahabad High Court decision declining to go into the allegation against her that she made a statement to woo votes on caste and religious lines.

  • Supreme Court quizzes RBI on 57 who owe banks `85,000 cr

    New Delhi : Only 57 borrowers have defaulted on bank loans worth a whopping Rs 85,000 crore. The Supreme Court said this after perusing a report submitted by RBI about persons who have taken loan worth over Rs 500 crore and defaulted and asked the central bank why their names should not be made public. “Who are these people who have borrowed money and are not paying back? Why this fact that the

  • Is this a court or a fish market? CJI slams lawyers

    New Delhi: Unsavoury scenes were witnessed in the Supreme Court on Friday when some lawyers got agitated and started shouting at each other to get the attention of the Chief Justice’s bench, leading CJI T S Thakur to lose his cool and asking them to “shut up” or get thrown out.

  • Supreme Court Takes The Challenge Out Of Dahi Handi

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Wednesday poured cold water on ‘dahi-handi’ enthusiasts who were seeking nod for higher than 20-feet human pyramid. The court refused to relax the 20-feet cap on the human pyramid it had ordered last Wednesday, endorsing the one fixed by the Bombay High Court two years ago.

  • Supreme Court

    Four new Supreme Court judges sworn-in

    New Delhi: Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan and the former additional solicitor general L. Nageswara Rao were sworn-in as judges of the Supreme Court on Friday. With this the apex court’s strength has increased to 29, with two slots still vacant. Justice Khanwilkar was the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court at Jabalpur, Justice Chandrachud was the Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court and Justice Bhushan was Chief