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When the Indian Air Force (IAF) defended the Rafale deal then it was criticised for wading into politics, air chief marshal (retd) BS Dhanoa said on Thursday(ANI /Twitter)

‘Defended Rafale deal on merit’: Former IAF chief Dhanoa on Supreme Court verdict

By Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 10:29 PM IST
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi dismissed a review petition that sought an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged irregularities in the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale fighter jet deal with French planemaker Dassault Aviation.
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Two judges of the Supreme Court will soon decide the Aam Aadmi Party’s challenge to the Centre’s orders stripping the city government of its powers over the anti-corruption branch, bureaucrats and more.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Two judges of the Supreme Court will soon decide the Aam Aadmi Party’s challenge to the Centre’s orders stripping the city government of its powers over the anti-corruption branch, bureaucrats and more.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

AAP vs Centre: Supreme Court says Centre controls Delhi’s anti-corruption branch, divided on services

By Bhadra Sinha | Hindustan times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2019 04:51 PM IST
The Supreme Court’s constitution bench, which had taken a hard look at the relationship between the Centre and the elected government, had last year marked the broad contours. This judgment had ruled that the city’s Lieutenant Governor did not have independent decision-making powers and the real power had to lie with the elected government.
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The order, which came on pleas of hotel and restaurant owners, also overturned the rule that prohibited serving alcohol in bars.(HT Photo)
The order, which came on pleas of hotel and restaurant owners, also overturned the rule that prohibited serving alcohol in bars.(HT Photo)

Supreme Court rewrites rules for Maharashtra dance bars shut for 13 years

By Bhadra Sinha | Hindustan Times, New DElhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 11:28 PM IST
The Supreme Court has delivered its verdict on pleas of hotel and restaurant owners challenging the Maharashtra government’s new rules on the functioning of dance bars in the state.
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Read full judgement of Supreme Court on Rafale deal(HT Photo)
Read full judgement of Supreme Court on Rafale deal(HT Photo)

Supreme Court verdict on Rafale deal: Full judgement

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2018 02:33 PM IST
Supreme Court verdict on Rafale deal: Read the full judgement on Rafale here
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Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit at Taj Palace, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, October 6, 2018.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit at Taj Palace, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, October 6, 2018.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Recent Supreme Court verdicts needed, but they went too far: Arun Jaitley

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2018 11:06 PM IST
The path-breaking judgments of the Supreme Court on gay sex, adultery and the entry of women of all ages into Sabarimala, were needed, and, in some cases, struck down or changed aspects of law that needed to be struck down or changed,said Arun Jaitley.
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Devotees wait at Lord Ayyappa temple, in Sabarimala.(PTI File Photo)
Devotees wait at Lord Ayyappa temple, in Sabarimala.(PTI File Photo)

Supreme Court verdict on prohibiting women in Sabarimala temple on Friday

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2018 09:33 PM IST
The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Friday its verdict on the plea challenging the practice of prohibiting women in 10 to 50 age group from entering the Sabarimla temple having the deity of Lord Ayyappa
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Muslims offering the Juma Namaz during the last Juma of Ramzan at Jama Masjid, Gurgaon.(HT Photo)
Muslims offering the Juma Namaz during the last Juma of Ramzan at Jama Masjid, Gurgaon.(HT Photo)

Supreme Court highlights: Ayodhya case hearing to resume Oct end, SC refuses to set up larger bench for related ‘namaz in mosque’ case

UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2018 03:30 PM IST
The Supreme Court gave its verdict on adultery law on Thursday morning. It will later hear whether there is a need to revisit a 1994 verdict that held namaz or prayers can be offered anywhere or a mosque is essential to the practice of Islam.
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Supreme Court verdict on Section 377 gives way to celebrations in Chandigarh

By Tanbir Dhaliwal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 02:42 PM IST
The apex court decriminalised consensual gay sex and people welcomed the historic verdict warmly.  
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In four separate but concurring verdicts, a Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India, ruled that the section failed to make a distinction between consensual and non-consensual acts.(AFP)
In four separate but concurring verdicts, a Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India, ruled that the section failed to make a distinction between consensual and non-consensual acts.(AFP)

Section 377 Verdict Live: RSS says homosexuality not a crime, but same-sex marriages against nature

By Bhadra Sinha and Ashok Bagriya | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 05:08 PM IST

The Supreme Court read down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, decriminalising consensual gay sex on Thursday. In four separate but concurring verdicts, the bench headed by Chief Justice of India, ruled that the section failed to make a distinction between consensual and non-consensual acts. “Any discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation violates fundamental rights,” said Chief Justice Dipak Misra, as he read out the operative portion of the top court’s verdict that struck down Section 377 to the extent that it penalised consensual sexual relationship between two adults.Here are the live updates:

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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal with deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia during a press conference in Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal with deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia during a press conference in Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

CM Arvind Kejriwal says Centre, Delhi L-G interpreting Supreme Court verdict in a ‘queer’ manner

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2018 12:25 AM IST
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said the Centre and Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal should go to Supreme Court to clear any “confusion” over its July 4 order.
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