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20-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court to hear on bank top brass' role in PNB scam

The Supreme Court will hear on Wednesday a plea for probe into the role of the top management of Punjab National Bank in the Rs 11,300 crore scam allegedly involving jeweller Nirav Modi and others.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar...

16-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Unitech issue: Supreme Court asks Chennai company to deposit Rs 90 cr

The Supreme Court on Friday asked Chennai-based Omshakthy Agencies (Madras) to deposit Rs 90 crore - a part of Rs 400 crore deal - it has entered into with crisis- ridden real estate major Unitech for the purchase of its property.Asking Omshakthy Agencies'...

16-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court reduces TN's Cauvery water share

In a setback to Tamil Nadu, Supreme Court on Friday reduced its share of Cauvery river water to 177.25 thousand million cubic feet (tmcft) down from 192 tmcft allocated by a Tribunal in 2007.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Amitava Roy and...

15-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court allows Essel to restart mining at two places in Odisha

The Supreme Court on Thursday permitted Essel Mining and Industries to restart mining activities in two of its three mines in Odisha saying that mining in the third can start only with the consent of the state government.The bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur...

12-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Why hasn't bill to restore anticipatory bail been brought, SC asks UP

The Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the Uttar Pradesh government for not putting before the Assembly a bill to restore the legal provision for anticipatory bail that was taken away in 1975 during the Emergency.A division bench of Justice S.A....

09-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Fill up vacant Child Rights Commission posts : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre and the states to ensure that all positions in Commissions for protection of child rights, Juvenile Justice Boards and Child Welfare Committees are filled up expeditiously and in accordance with the rules.Issuing...

08-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Will treat Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid row as land dispute : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will deal with the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case as a pure land dispute and refused to hear it on a day-to-day basis.Meanwhile, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), which is beginning a crucial three-day...

07-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court cancels 88 mining leases in Goa

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled 88 mining leases in Goa that were renewed by the state government in 2015 just before the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act mandated the auction of mining leases.Cancelling the leases that were renewed...

06-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Courtrefuses to accept 845-page affidavit from Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the Central government for filing a bulky affidavit with incomplete information about solid waste management across the country, and also refused to accept it, saying the government cannot "dump junk" before the court."What...

06-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Act on your own plan to decongest Delhi traffic : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up Delhi government and the police for not acting on their own action plan for decongesting traffic in the national capital, saying they have taken up only five of the 77 sites identified by the Task Force to ease the...

31-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court 'concerned' over 8-month-old's rape

Expressing concern over the rape of an eight-month-old baby girl allegedly by her cousin here, the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed AIIMS to send two doctors to visit the child in the hospital and assess if the she can be shifted to premier medical facility.A...

30-Jan-2018 New Delhi

States, UTs not concerned about the old aged : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the states and union territories don't seem concerned about old aged persons in the country as several of them have not responded on the petition relating to the old age homes in every district.A division bench of Justice...

29-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court junks plea for deletion of some scenes in 'Padmaavat'

The Supreme Court on Monday said a time comes when one must rest the cause one is fighting for as it rejected a petition seeking to delete some of the controversial scenes from Bollywood film "Padmaavat"."A point has come... you must leave this cause," Chief...

29-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks Maharashtra's response on Purohit's plea

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Maharashtra government's response on a plea by 2008 Malegaon bomb blast accused Lt. Col. Prasad Shrikant Purohit.In the plea, Purohit challenged the proceedings against him under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act...

25-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Why can't you amend Abkari Policy, Supreme Court asks Kerala

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Kerala why can't it amend its Abkari Policy to take out toddy from the list of alcoholic beverages as the state sought toddy's exemption from the ban on liquor shops along national highways."Why can't you amend" the Abkari...

25-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Formulate plan to curb pollution : Supreme Court to Centre

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Central government to formulate a plan to curb pollution in other cities along with the national capital.A division bench headed by Justice Madan B. Lokur wondered why the Delhi-NCR region was receiving special treatment...

24-Jan-2018 Jaipur

Won't let 'Padmaavat' release, come what may : Karni Sena

The Supreme Court's green signal for all-India screening of "Padmaavat" notwithstanding, Karni Sena chief Lokendra Singh Kalvi on Wednesday said the Rajput organisation won't allow the Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial to be released as it shows the Rajput...

23-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Probe criminal dimension, not Hadiya's marriage : Supreme Court to NIA

The Supreme Court on Tuesday permitted the NIA to continue its probe into any criminality in the marriage of Hadiya, a Hindu woman from Kerala who converted to Islam, with Shafin Jahan but not intrude into their marriage.Observing that probe into the criminal...

23-Jan-2018 New Delhi

No ban on 'Padmaavat', SC clears pan-India Jan 25 release

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked all states to comply with its order not to stand in the way of the release of controversial film "Padmaavat" as it dismissed last ditch efforts by Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh governments to block its January 25 release.A...

22-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Loya issue 'serious', will examine all matter : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday said the controversy surrounding the death of Special CBI court judge B.H. Loya is "serious" and it will look into the circumstances leading to his death in November 2014.Judge Loya was holding the trial into the staged shootout...

20-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court bench headed by CJI to hear Loya case

The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra will hear on Monday two petitions seeking independent probe into the death of Special CBI Court judge B.M. Loya who was holding trial in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shoot out case.The supplementary...

19-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court upholds acquittal of 'Peepli Live' co-producer

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the acquittal of "Peepli Live" co-producer Mahmood Farooqui in an alleged rape case, rejecting a plea by the complainant challenging the Delhi High Court order.Farooqui was accused of rape by an American woman. Observing...

18-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court refuses to restrain media from reporting on judges' row

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain the media from publishing reports relating to a row among its judges even as Chief Justice Dipak Misra held a closed-door meeting with four rebel judges.A bench headed by Chief...

12-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court says judge Loya's death 'serious issue'

The Supreme Court on Friday called the death of CBI Special Court and Additional Sessions Judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya a "serious issue" and asked the Maharashtra government to produce all documents related to the case.A division bench of Justice Arun...

11-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court sends notice to Pinarayi Vijayan in graft case

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a notice to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and others on a plea by the CBI challenging their discharge in an alleged corruption case involving three hydel power projects in the state.A bench of Justice N.V. Ramana...

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