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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....

07-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court miffed over delay in fencing of Indo-Bangladesh border

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its "strongest displeasure" over the manner in which fencing along the India-Bangladesh border is progressing and told the Union Home Ministry to furnish all details to the court.Describing the affidavit filed by the...

06-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court attaches Sahara's Aamby Valley

The Supreme Court on Monday attached the Sahara Group's Aamby Valley property in Lonavala in Maharashtra for the recovery of about Rs 14,000 crore that the group's two companies have to repay to the investors.A bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Ranjan...

06-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court attaches Sahara's Aamby Valley

The Supreme Court on Monday attached Sahara group's Aamby Valley property in Pune for the recovery of Rs 14,799 crore that the group's two companies involved in real estate have to pay investors.The bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and...

06-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Verdict on Jayalalithaa DA case likely next week : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce next week its verdict on the Karnataka government's plea challenging the acquittal of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, her close aide V.K. Sasikala and others in a disproportionate assets case, by the...

31-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court refuses to stay Tamil Nadu amendment

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the Tamil Nadu government amendment permitting Jallikattu and told the state government that it was its primary responsibility to maintain law and order.Issuing notice on a plea seeking stay on the amendment permitting...

30-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court appoints four-member panel led by former CAG to run BCCI

The Supreme Court on Monday appointed a four-member committee of administrators, headed by former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai, to run the affairs of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).The bench of Justice Dipak Misra, Justice...

27-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, states on farmers' suicides

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the central and state governments, union territories administrations and the Reserve Bank of India on the reasons for the "sensitive matter" of farmers' suicide.Describing the issue as a sensitive matter affecting...

24-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks status of vacancies of police force

With over five lakh vacancies in the police force at different level in states, the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Home Secretaries of all the states to furnish details of the vacancies at all levels.Observing that the vacancies in police force was...

20-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court not to pronounce Jallikattu verdict for a week

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed not to pronounce its verdict on Jallikattu for one week in the wake of large scale protests in Tamil Nadu against the ban on the bull-taming sport.A bench headed by Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar agreed to put the pronouncement...

16-Jan-2017 New Delhi

SC notice on plea for privacy regulations on WhatsApp, Facebook

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the central government's response on a plea seeking to put in place regulation to protect the privacy of the messages of WhatsApp and Facebook users.The court also issued notices to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India...

16-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court calls status report on SIT probe into anti-Sikh riots

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a comprehensive status report on the probe into the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases being investigated by a Special Investigation Team (SIT).The SIT, set up in February 2015, is probing the cases that were earlier closed for...

12-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court refuses to allow Jallikattu

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to pass an interim order for organising the bull taming sport -- Jallikattu -- during the ensuing Pongal festival.A division bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra said that the draft of Jallikattu judgement has been prepared...

11-Jan-2017 New Delhi

SC rejects plea challenging tax exemption to political parties

In a relief to political parties, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a PIL challenging a provision of the Income Tax Act exempting political parties from disclosing the identity of the donors contributing upto Rs 20,000.Observing that political parties...

11-Jan-2017 New Delhi

SC rejects probe into alleged Birla-Sahara payoffs to Modi

In a boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to probe the alleged payoffs by the Birla-Sahara groups to him when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister.Besides Prime Minister Modi, the documents relied upon by the...

06-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court accepts apology from Katju, closes contempt case

The Supreme Court on Friday brought curtains down on the contempt proceedings against its former judge, Justice Markandey Katju, as it accepted an unconditional apology tendered by him.Closing the case, the bench of Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Uday...

06-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court proposes to cancel Aircel's 2G licence

The Supreme Court on Friday proposed to cancel the 2G licence granted to Aircel if the owner of Maxis, the Malaysia-based Anantha Krishnan, who bought the majority shares of the Indian telecom company, and his one-time key aide and Director Augustus Ralph...

05-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court seeks CBI probe into Air India aircraft purchase

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the CBI to investigate an alleged scandal in the purchase and leasing of aircraft by Air India between 2004 and 2008 when the Congress-led UPA was in office.The allegations, made by NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation,...

02-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court bowls out BCCI brass, Anurag takes dig at judges

Cracking the whip on a defiant BCCI for refusing to implement the R.M. Lodha Committee reforms, the Supreme Court on Monday sacked its President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke.Besides showing the door to Thakur and Shirke, the court issued notices asking...

02-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court bars seeking votes over religion, ruling hailed

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that seeking votes on the basis of religion, race, caste or language of a candidate or a rival or of the voters is illegal. It said election was a secular exercise and elected representatives too have to work on secular...

02-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Supreme Court sacks BCCI bosses for defying Lodha recommendations

Cracking the whip on a defiant BCCI for not complying with its orders to implement the R.M. Lodha Committee reforms, the Supreme Court on Monday sacked its President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke.Besides showing the door to both Thakur and Shirke, the...

02-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Can't seek votes on caste, community, religious lines : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday said that seeking votes on the basis of caste, community, religion or language is illegal.A constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India Justice T.S. Thakur by a 4:3 majority passed the order on the basis of Section 123(3)...

16-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Supreme Court says Centre 'sensitive', will ease people's hardship

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to pass any interim order extending exemptions permitting the use of scrapped currency notes for essential services, even medical, and left it to the Centre to take the call.Observing that the Centre was sensitive enough...

15-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Can't grow beard on religious ground in armed forces : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea by two IAF personnel seeking to grow beard, saying IAF's policies on personal appearance were not intended to discriminate against religious beliefs.Rejecting the plea by Mohamed Zubair and Ansari Aaftab Ahmed,...

14-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Bring solid evidence to back charges against PM: Supreme Court to NGO

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked an NGO to bring clinching evidence to back its charges of graft against then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi."You must bring very firm and clear material," the bench of Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice Arun...

14-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Ban on pellet guns: SC seeks expert committee report from GOI

The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the union government to submit the report prepared by an Expert Committee regarding the use of pellet guns by Armed Forces, reports said.In a petition filed by Jammu & Kashmir High Court Advocates Association, a Bench...

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