The Supreme Court on November 28, 2018 upheld the constitutional validity of death penalty while awarding life term imprisonment to ChhannuLalVerma instead of death penalty for murdering three persons including two women.
The Supreme Court of India on November 19, 2018 said that it would direct all the states to implement the draft witness protection scheme framed by the Centre in consultation with the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA).
The Supreme Court on November 16, 2018 ruled that the vigilance probe report of the CVC against ousted CBI Director AlokVerma gives out “mixed” findings and indicated that some charges need to be investigated further.
The Supreme Court on November 15, 2018 issued a series of directions to eight High Courts and State Governments on the appointment of judges to the vacant positions in the subordinate judiciary.
The Supreme Court on November 1, 2018 fixed December 15 as the deadline for filing of claims and objections by individuals excluded from the first draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) of Assam, published on July 30, 2018.