Supreme Court of India

SC to Hear Amendment to SC/ST Act Case On 26th March

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court today set March 26 as the date for the final hearing of pleas challenging Scheduled Caste Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 2018 Amendment Act. This rules out any provision for anticipatory bail for a person accused of atrocities against SC/STs and the review plea against the March 20, 2018, […]

Ayodhya Case to be Heard Today by SC

New Delhi: The five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court today will hear Ram Janma bhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute in Ayodhya. Headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi the bench  also comprise of Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana, UU Lalit and DY Chandrachud. Various Hindutva organisations have been demanding an ordinance on early construction of […]

RBI May Receive Old Notes Again!

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: SC gives Centre, RBI time to devise plan for depositing old currency Possibilities of depositing demonitised currency bills in India surfaced again after a supreme court instruction today. The Supreme Court has given the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India two weeks of time to consider the option of depositing old Rs […]

Jagdish Singh Khehar sworn in as new CJI

By Odisha Story Bureau, New Delhi: Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar was sworn in as the Chief Justice (CJI) of the Supreme Court of India at a ceremony held today at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Justice Khehar became the 44th CJI as he  made and subscribed to the oath of office before the President. Born on 28 August 1952, Khehar […]