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India

Suchitra Mohanty

Supreme Court delays ruling on ban on women entering Sabarimala temple

14 Nov 2019

NEW DELHI India's top court on Thursday delayed a verdict on the lifting of a centuries-old ban on women of menstruating age entering a Hindu temple, asking more judges to consider the case involving gender discrimination and religion that has divided opinion.

Indian court gives disputed religious site to Hindus in landmark ruling

10 Nov 2019

NEW DELHI/AYODHYA, India India's Supreme Court on Saturday awarded a bitterly contested religious site to Hindus, dealing a defeat to Muslims who also claim the land that has sparked some of the country's bloodiest riots since independence. | Video

India's mobile operators face $13 billion bill after court ruling

24 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India's top court on Thursday upheld a demand by the country's telecoms department that wireless carriers pay 920 billion rupees ($12.97 billion) in overdue levies and interest, sending their shares tumbling.

Supreme Court ends hearings on disputed religious site, decision in weeks

16 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered an end to hearings in a long-running dispute between Hindus and Muslims over a place of worship, laying the ground for a verdict that could lead to further divisions.

India's Supreme Court halts tree felling for new Mumbai metro

07 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's Supreme Court on Monday ordered a halt to the cutting of trees in financial capital Mumbai for an ambitious subway project that has sparked protests from activists opposed to the felling to build a train parking shed.

Restore normal life to Kashmir, Supreme Court tells government

16 Sep 2019

NEW DELHI India's top court said on Monday the federal government should restore normal life in Kashmir as soon as possible, as a partial shutdown of the disputed region entered its 42nd day.

Supreme Court to hear legal challenges on Kashmir in October

28 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court said on Wednesday it will hear challenges in October to a government order revoking the autonomy of contested Kashmir, and it allowed Sitaram Yechury, head of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), to visit the region that has been under lockdown for weeks.

Chidambaram sent to CBI custody

22 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI A court on Thursday ordered former finance minister P. Chidambaram into police custody for questioning for four days, in a case stemming from government approval of foreign investment in a local media company, a judge said.

India needs time to restore order in Kashmir: Supreme Court judge

13 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests.

India needs time to restore order in Kashmir -top court judge

13 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD, Aug 13 Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests.

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