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18-May-2018 New Delhi

Delay in MGNREGA wages, compensation unacceptable : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre, in consultation with states, to prepare an "urgent time bound mandatory programme" to make the payment of wages and compensation to the workers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee...

03-May-2018 New Delhi

Kasauli killing was due to non-implementation of law : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court said on Thursday that the murder of a woman officer in Kasauli, when she was supervising the demolition of unauthorised construction in hotels and resorts, was because of the non-implementation of the state law prohibiting unauthorised...

01-May-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court concerned over Taj turning brownish

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over the Taj Mahal's colour turning brown as it pulled up the Uttar Pradeshgovernment and the Archaeological Survey of IndiaAsking if anybody had any clue about the colour of the white marble monument turning...

16-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Kathua rape: Supreme Court seeks J&K's response on transfer of trial

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Jammu and Kashmir government's response on a plea for transfering the trail of the Kathua rape and murder case to Chandigarh.Seeking the response, a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra directed the state to provide...

16-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court refuses to stay release of 'Nanak Shah Fakir'

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the release of the film "Nanak Shah Fakir" based on the life of Guru Nanak Dev saying the constitution protects the filmmakers to make a movie as long as it does not impinge on secularism.Refusing to interfere...

13-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Quacks practising medicine great risk to society : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern that a number of quacks practicing medicine are playing with the lives of people and posing a great risk to society."A number of unqualified, untrained quacks are posing a great risk to the entire society and...

10-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Ensure smooth release of Nanak film : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed states to ensure that there was no opposition to the release of "Nanak Shah Fakir", a film on the first Sikh guru which is set to release in India and abroad on April 13.Directing state governments to ensure law and...

09-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Centre obliged to implement Cauvery award : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Centre for not framing a scheme for the implementation of its verdict on the sharing of Cauvery river water as it declined its plea for deferring the issue by three months.Asking the Centre to draft the scheme by...

04-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court dismisses pleas against CBSE re-examination

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a bunch of petitions challenging the CBSE's decisions regarding the leaked Economics and Maths question papers of Class 12 and 10.A bench of Justice S.A. Bobde and Justice L. Nageswara Rao it was the "discretion of...

03-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court slams Centre, says can't regularise illegal construction

The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down heavily on the Central government for extending protection to unauthorised constructions, saying it cannot regularise something which is illegal.A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta asked the Central...

23-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Why no Lokayukta, Supreme Court asks 11 states, one UT

The Supreme Court on Friday sought an explanation from 12 states and a Union Territory (UT) as to why they have not appointed any Lokayukta or Uplokayukta.The bench of Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice R. Banumathi directed that the Chief Secretaries of 11...

21-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court directs Jaypee Associates to deposit Rs 200 cr

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Jaypee Associates to deposit Rs 200 crore as a part payment of the amount required to pay the principal amount to 2,800 home buyers seeking refund.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and...

20-Mar-2018 New Delhi

No mandatory arrest for offences under SC/ST Act : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the arrest of a accused under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, is not mandatory and recourse to coercive action would be only after preliminary inquiry and sanction by the...

15-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court flays section of media for 'irresponsible reporting'

The Supreme Court on Thursday lashed out at a section of the media for what it said was "irresponsible reporting" and observed that they should not feel like the "Pope sitting on the pulpit".Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in particular criticised the...

13-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Foreign law firms not allowed to practice in India : Supreme court

The Supreme court on Tuesday said that foreign law firms cannot set up offices in India but their lawyers could give legal advise on foreign laws.However, the bench headed by Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel and Justice Uday Umesh Lalit said that foreign lawyers...

12-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Unencumbered assets of Unitech would be auctioned : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday said it would auction the unencumbered properties of real estate major Unitech, including personal assets of Managing Director Sanjay Chandra, in order to pay back home buyers seeking refund of their investment."We will auction......

09-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court allows passive euthanasia of terminally ill

The Supreme Court on Friday said a person has the "right to die with dignity" and can make an advance "living will" authorising the withdrawal of life support system if in medical view he or she has reached an irreversible stage of terminal illness.In the...

09-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court allows 'living will' of terminally ill persons

The Supreme Court on Friday said that a person can make an advance "living will" authorising the withdrawal of all life support system if in the opinion of doctor he has reached an irreversible stage of terminal illness.While allowing a person to make a...

07-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Aadhaar not mandatory for NEET exam : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will not insist on Aadhaar-only identification for NEET and other all-India examinations.A five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, said this while...

07-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Law in making to make honour killing an offence, Supreme Court told

The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it was bringing a law to make honour killing a cognizable offence as it sought directions for prompt police action and criminal prosecution of the guilty.The Centre told a bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra,...

06-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court stays proposed changes in Delhi's Master Plan 2021

The Supreme Court on Tuesday put a stay on proposed amendments to the Delhi Master Plan 2021 that sought to protect traders from a sealing drive in the national capital by increasing the floor area ratio (FAR).bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice...

06-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks ED's response on summons to Karti Chidambaram

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on a plea by Karti Chidambaram challenging a summon issued to him in the INX Media money laundering case.A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and...

05-Mar-2018 New Delhi

List your unencumbered properties : Supreme Court to Unitech

The Supreme Court on Monday asked Unitech to file a list of its unencumbered properties including that of its subsidiaries -- both in India and abroad -- as it again did not say anything on the bail plea by the real estate major's Managing Director Sanjay...

05-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Supreme Court blocks further probe on Army officer by J&K Police

The Supreme Court on Monday restrained the Jammu and Kashmir Police from carrying out any investigation in pursuance to an FIR filed against Major Aditya Kumar following the death of three civilians as Army tried to disperse a stone-pelting mob in Shopian...

22-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Hand over flats on time or face jail : Supreme Court to Amrapali

In an unequivocal warning to real estate major Amrapali, the Supreme Court on Thursday told it to either hand over the possession of flats in its Leisure Valley project on time or be ready to head to jail.A bench of Justice Arun Mishra and Justice Amitava...

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...

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