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Suchitra Mohanty

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.

Supreme Court to hear Ayodhya religious dispute on daily basis

03 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI India's top court will hear arguments every day in an effort to resolve a decades-old dispute over what should be built on the ruins of a 16th-century mosque, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said on Friday.

Indian banks pulled up by Supreme Court for 'collusion' with real estate firm Amrapali

23 Jul 2019

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI The Supreme Court on Tuesday said several banks had colluded with Amrapali Developers, one of India's largest real estate firms, in the misappropriation of loans meant for housing projects.

Supreme Court allows a month longer for citizens' list in Assam

23 Jul 2019

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Tuesday gave authorities in Assam an extra month to complete a citizenship list to identify illegal immigrants in an exercise that has stoked concern for millions of people, most of them Muslim.

Supreme Court orders investigation into 'brain fever' child deaths

24 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Monday ordered an investigation into an outbreak of "brain fever" that has killed at least 122 children, after hearing a petition in which the state and central governments were accused of negligence.

Supreme Court orders release of journalist held for Twitter post on Yogi Adityanath

11 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the release of a journalist arrested for a social media post about Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, in a case that highlighted growing concerns over free speech and media freedom.

BJP activist gets bail for sharing meme of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

14 May 2019

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activist who was arrested last week for sharing a meme of opposition leader Mamata Banerjee, one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's challengers in the general election.

Protests erupt after chief justice of Supreme Court cleared of sexual harassment

07 May 2019

NEW DELHI Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday, a day after a panel of judges dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against the chief justice, carrying placards demanding a new and impartial investigation.

Judges' panel clears Supreme Court Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment

06 May 2019

NEW DELHI The Supreme Court said on Monday a panel of its judges had dismissed a complaint of sexual harassment made against Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi by a former court employee, as it lacked substance.

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