Supreme Court verdict LIVE updates on Sabarimala, Rafale and Rahul Gandhi

Supreme Court verdict LIVE Sabarimala Rafale deal Rahul Gandhi remarks

11:04 AM IST

Supreme Court on Rahul Gandhi

Supreme Court closes a contempt plea filed by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for wrongly attributing to the court his “chowkidar chor hai” slogan against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the #Rafale  case.

10:58 AM IST

Rafale review petitions dismissed

Supreme Court dismisses review petitions pertaining to Rafale 

10:55 AM IST

Rafale hearing underway

Justice Kaul reading out verdict on Rafale jet

10:50 AM IST

CJI on Sabarimala verdict

No stay on women's entry to Sabarimala

10:37 AM IST

CJI Ranjan Gogoi reads out verdict

CJI Ranjan Gogoi transfers case to a 7 member bench after two judges expressed dissent note

10:34 AM IST

BJP hopes Sabarimala verdict will favour the believers

State BJP spokesperson MT Ramesh said that he expects a verdict which will favour the believers.

10:32 AM IST

Judges reach courtroom

The judges arrive at the courtroom and the pages of the verdict seem to be less, observe sources from the Supreme Court

10:21 AM IST

Heavy security deployment at Sabarimala

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan reviews security arrangements. Around 2,500 policemen and women have been stationed in and around the temple complex. 

10:20 AM IST

Sabarimala verdict expected at 10 30AM

Constitution Bench of Supreme Court to pronounce verdict at 10.30 AM today in review petitions challenging the 2018 judgment.

8:30 AM IST

Security tightened at Sabarimala

Security has been tightened by the Kerala police ahead of the top court's verdict 

8:28 AM IST

Travancore Devasom Board to abide by SC's decision

The Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) said it will abide by the top court's decision. TDB is the body that looks after the administration of most temples in South Kerala districts, including Sabarimala. At present, TDB is headed by former CPI-M legislator A Padmakumar.

8:26 AM IST

Sabarimala verdict at 10 30AM

The Sabarimala verdict will be pronounced by the Supreme Court at 10 30AM. The judgment will be pronounced by the Constitution bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi. As many as 64 petitions, which include review pleas and transfer pleas, were filed in the top court challenging its last year's decision on the entry of women into the Sabarimala temple.

12:00 AM IST

SC's observations on Rafale

The apex court had then dismissed petitions seeking court-monitored probe into alleged irregularities in procurement of jets by asserting that there was "no occasion to doubt the decision-making process in the deal". It had also said that it was not their job to go into the issue of pricing of the fighter planes.

The Supreme Court will announce its verdict on the entry of women in the Sabarimala temple. The top court will also review its judgment into the alleged irregularities in the Rafale jet procurement case. That apart, the apex court will decide upon the case against Rahul Gandhi for his “Chowkidar chor hai’ comment.