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21-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Can't order UK to return Kohinoor : Supreme Court

Refusing to monitor government efforts for getting the Kohinoor back to India from the United Kingdom, the Supreme Court on Friday said the court cannot order the diamond's return or say that the UK should not auction it."We are quite surprised as to how an Indian...

17-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court wants Sahara's Aamby Valley property auctioned

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the official liquidator of the Bombay High Court to auction the Aamby Valley property of the Sahara group to recover the money it has to pay to market regulator SEBI to be returned to investors.Directing Subrata Roy Sahara...

14-Apr-2017 New York

Bad air may lower 'good' cholesterol, raise heart disease risk

Exposure to higher levels of air pollution may increase cardiovascular disease risk by lowering levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), commonly known as "good" cholesterol, says a study.Higher exposure to black carbon, a marker of traffic-related pollution,...

13-Apr-2017 New Delhi

No bar on use of internet for information, knowledge : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday said the right to access information, knowledge and wisdom on internet cannot be curtailed unless it violates the statutory provisions prohibiting propagation and advertisement of sex determination techniques.A bench of Justice...

13-Apr-2017 New Delhi

NEET exam to be conducted in Urdu from next year : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to conduct NEET examination in Urdu from academic year 2018-2019 onwards but ruled out holding the entrance exam in the language this year.The bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice...

13-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court issues notice on BSP's plea for EVMs with paper trail

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre and the Election Commission on a plea by the BSP that EVMs should be used in polls along with the Voter Verifiable Paper Trail (VVPAT) as directed by the apex court in 2013.While issuing the notice,...

07-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks 6 states' response on cow vigilantes

The Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from six states on a plea that has sought curbs on self-appointed cow vigilante groups indulging in violence.The cow vigilantes were attacking people particularly from lower rung of society and the minorities...

01-Apr-2017 Chandigarh

Chandigarh's liquor business takes massive hit after SC order

Losses running into millions of rupees, hundreds of skilled men and women losing their jobs, owners staring at an uncertain future after having invested millions -- all this has become a harsh reality for scores of restaurants, hotels, pubs and night clubs...

31-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court refuses to hold early hearing on Ayodhya

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to hold an early hearing on petitions challenging the 2010 Allahabad High Court verdict on the title suit of the disputed Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site.Telling BJP leader Subramanian Swamy that there were too many things...

30-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court reserves order on liquor outlets along highways

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on a batch of petitions - both by some states and private parties - seeking modification of its order banning liquor vendors along national and state highways.A bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar,...

29-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court may re-look its ban on sale of liquor on highways

The Supreme Court will take a call on Thursday on the plea by several state governments and private hotel owners seeking the revisiting of its December 15, 2016 order banning the sale of liquor on the National and State Highways.The top court, by its December...

29-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court bans sale, registration of non BS-IV-compliant vehicles

In a major decision, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said no vehicles which are BS-IV emission non-compliant will be sold in the country after April 1.Banning the sale of BS-IV non-compliant vehicles, the bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak...

27-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court reserves verdict in Delhi gang rape case

The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its verdict on appeals by four accused in December 16, 2012 Delhi gang rape case challenging the Delhi High Court verdict upholding their death sentence.A bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice R.Banumathi and Justice...

27-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Consider alternatives to pellet guns in Kashmir : Supreme Court

Telling the Modi government to consider alternatives to pellet guns, the Supreme Court on Monday suggested technology-based solutions to control mobs in Jammu and Kashmir.Pointing out that it appreciated the situation confronting the security forces in Kashmir,...

27-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Aadhaar not mandatory for social schemes : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday said the unique identification number - Aadhaar card - cannot be made mandatory for availing benefits under social welfare schemes.This was stated by a bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and...

24-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Protect witnesses in rape case against Asaram : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday directed Uttar Pradesh and Haryana governments to provide "adequate security" to the witnesses in the alleged child rape case against godman Asaram Bapu."State of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana will provide full protection to the witnesses...

22-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court summons Chief Secretaries of 10 drought-affected states

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Chief Secretaries of 10 States to be present before it for their failure to comply with its order to provide relief to the drought-affected areas of their states.While asking the Chief Secretaries to be personally...

21-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court questions government over demonetised currency

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the government why it did not exercise the legal option of letting people deposit the demonetised currency beyond December 31.Asking the government to explain why such a window was not given to those who could not adhere...

21-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Resolve Ayodhya dispute amicably : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the amicable settlement of the Ayodhya Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute was a better course than on insisting on judicial pronouncement.A bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and...

20-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court to hear BCCI issues on March 24

The Supreme Court will hold a hearing on Friday on a number of issues concerning BCCI including the implementation of the Justice Lodha panel recommendations and the Centre seeking the restoration of voting rights of the Railways, tri-services and the Association...

20-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Protect Padmanabhaswamy temple from sewerage : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Kerala Water Authority to ensure that sewerage does not enter the premises of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple and the tank associated with it.Asking the Kerala Water Authority to itself execute the work of diverting the...

14-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court directs floor test in Goa assembly on Thursday

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed a floor test in the Goa Assembly on Thursday as it refused to interfere with the Goa Governor's decision to appoint Manohar Parrikar as Chief Minister.Directing the floor-test to determine the majority support, the bench...

09-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Gopal Ansal to surrender on March 20 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed Uphaar theatre owner Gopal Ansal's plea not to send him to jail to serve the remaining sentence for the 1997 fire tragedy, but extended his date of surrender by 10 days.A bench of Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Kurian...

06-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court notice to Centre, RBI over cash deposit deadline

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the central government and the RBI on a batch of PILs alleging that people are not being allowed to deposit old Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes till March 31, as promised by the government.A bench of Chief Justice J.S....

06-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Anurag Thakur apologises to Supreme Court

Facing a contempt of court case for making false statements in affidavits, former BCCI President Anurag Thakur on Monday tendered an "unconditional and unqualified apology" to the Supreme Court.A bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice...

06-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court favours clubbing of Babri Masjid cases

Expressing concern over delays in the trial in the Babri Masjid case, the Supreme Court on Monday said the separate trials underway in Lucknow and Rae Bareli must be clubbed together to speed up the judicial process.A bench of Justice P.S. Ghosh and R.F. Nariman...

02-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court notice to Maharashtra government on bar girls' plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Maharashtra government on a plea filed by an association of women dancers, waitresses, singers and other performers working in bars and hotels.In their petition, the association has challenged the constitutional...

20-Feb-2017 New Delhi

If you kill, you can forget your family : Supreme Court to terrorist

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea for interim bail by a convict in the 1996 Delhi bomb blasts, saying those convicted of killing innocents must forget their family ties."Those who indulge in indiscriminate killings of innocent people must forget...

17-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court directs UP Police to register case against Prajapati

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Uttar Pradesh Police to register an FIR against Gayatri Prajapati -- a Minister in the Akhilesh Yadav government -- for allegedly raping and blackmailing a woman.Asking the state police to register the FIR, the bench...

15-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court extends status quo on SYL Canal land in Punjab

The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended its status quo order on the land acquired in Punjab for the construction of Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal, giving Punjab time till February 20 to file its response to the Haryana government's plea challenging the...

15-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court refuses Sasikala more time to surrender

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea by AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala seeking more time to surrender after it upheld her conviction in a disproportionate assets case by a trial court.A bench headed by Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose declined...

14-Feb-2017 New Delhi

A 'fatty judgement' that derailed Sasikala

The Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday that crushed AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala's hopes of ruling Tamil Nadu came in a 570-page order carried in a thick sealed packet.In Room No 6 of the apex court, Justices Pinaki Chandra Bose and Amitava Roy opened...

14-Feb-2017 Chennai

Supreme Court derails Sasikala, faction fight goes on

The Supreme Court on Tuesday derailed AIADMK General Secrtary V.K. Sasikala's political career even before take-off by upholding her conviction for corruption along with two relatives and the late J. Jayalalitha. But the ugly war for power in Tamil Nadu...

10-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court imposes Rs 10 lakh on Bihar assembly lawmaker

The Supreme Court on Friday imposed a cost of Rs 10 lakh on Bihar assembly lawmaker for resorting to frivolous litigation over the veracity of a newspaper article that had appeared more than 22 year ago.The bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Justice...

10-Feb-2017 Agartala

Supreme Court to assist Tripura HC in settling long-pending cases

The Supreme Court has come to the aid of the Tripura High Court to resolve problems arising out of its lack of judges, especially its backlog of long-pending cases, a top court official said."There are at least 35 cases pending for long in which recusals...

10-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court declines to hear urgent plea against Sasikala

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to hold an urgent hearing of a plea seeking direction against AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala being sworn-in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.A bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Justice N.V. Ramana and Justice D.Y....

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