SIT report leak, betrayal of trust: Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern at selective leakage of the Special Investigation Team’s report on the Gujarat riot cases in the media, while reserving verdict on a batch of petitions filed…

Chief Justice lectures on human rights in US

Born into a poor family in Kerala, he is the first member of the Dalit caste, or the "untouchables," to reach his country's highest judicial position. India's Supreme Court Chief Justice Konakuppakattil Gopinathan Balakrishnan, along…

Over two lakh cases disposed of in 21…

BANGALORE: Under pilot project, the state judiciary has disposed of 2,33,454 cases in just 21 working days. By doing so, it has saved Rs. 173.85 crore, both to the state exchequer and the accused. The…

No preventive detention without proof: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has held that a person cannot be held in preventive detention (custody) without adequate evidence as otherwise it  would be violative of his or her "personal liberty" guaranteed by the…