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'Restrain government from going ahead with search for Lokpal'
New Delhi, April 17 : NGO Common Cause Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking direction to the central government not to proceed with the selection process for the appointment of the Lokpal.
CAG can audit telecom operators: Supreme Court
New Delhi, April 17 : The Supreme Court Thursday said the national auditor CAG can audit telecom operators' account books to ascertain whether the government was getting its due share from service providers to whom it given the scarce natural resource that belongs to the people.
Subrata Roy makes fresh offer for his release
New Delhi, April 17 : Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy Thursday made an another fresh offer to comply with Supreme Court's direction to deposit Rs.10,000 crore as a part payment of the investors' Rs.24,000 crore as a condition for his release from judicial custody.
Telecom firms see opening of Pandora's box with SC order
New Delhi, April 17 : The Supreme Court order Thursday that the national auditor CAG can audit telecom operators could open a Pandora's box and lead to similar demand in other industries, unhappy service providers said.
No time limit for Delhi LG to review assembly fate: SC
New Delhi, April 17 : The Supreme Court Wednesday said Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung was not fettered by any time limit to revisit the presidential proclamation placing the Delhi assembly under suspended animation and make a fresh recommendation revoking it.
SC clears way for land acquisition for Jamia
New Delhi, April 17 : Clearing the decks for the expansion of Jamia Millia Islamia, the Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Delhi government to acquire about 107 bighas (approximately 26 hectares) of prime land in Okhla village in south Delhi.
Supreme Court rejects plea to probe Indian army's role in Sri Lanka
New Delhi, April 17 : The Supreme Court Thursday declined to entertain a plea for a Special Investigative Team (SIT) probe into the alleged "clandestine" role of the Indian Army in the Sri Lankan government's 2008-2009 operation against the rebel Tamil organisation LTTE.
Fresh proposal offered for Subrata Roy's release
New Delhi, Apr 17 : In a fresh development, Sahara on Thursday submitted fresh proposal to the Supreme Court for the modification of Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy's bail conditions.
Supreme Court rejects plea to probe army's role in Sri Lanka
New Delhi, April 17 : The Supreme Court Thursday declined to entertain a plea seeking a Special Investigative Team (SIT) probe into the role of the Indian Army as a peacekeeping force in Sri Lanka during operations against the LTTE.
CAG can audit telecom operators: Supreme Court
New Delhi, April 17 : The Supreme Court Thursday said the national auditor CAG can audit telecom operators.
Order for release on interim bail unworkable: Subrata Roy to SC
New Delhi, April 16 : Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy Wednesday told the Supreme Court that its order sending him to judicial custody and the conditions to secure his release on interim bail was "unworkable".
HC seeks report on deplorable condition of children's parks
New Delhi, April 16 : Taking note of a letter written to it by a Supreme Court judge on the deplorable conditions of children's park in the capital, the Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the city government to immediately take steps for maintaining such parks and sought a report on the issue.
Srinivasan is among 13 named by Mudgal: Supreme Court
New Delhi, April 16 : The Supreme Court Wednesday said N. Srinivasan's name features in the list of the 13 people named by Mudgal Committee in the IPL betting scam and he cannot take charge if the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has to conduct an inquiry on its own in the scandal that ...
Wage board: Scribes' body urge owners to follow SC order
Guwahati, Apr 16 : All Assam Media Employees' Federation (AAMEF) has welcomed the recent verdict of the Supreme Court to implement the Majithia Wage Board recommendations for journalists and non-journalists newspaper and news agency employees from this month onwards and urged the media house owners ...
Srinivasan named in IPL probe report: SC
New Delhi, Apr 16 : The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday revealed that suspended Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan has been named among 13 other people in the sealed report submitted by the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee in connection with the Indian Premier League ...
LGBT film fest roots for landmark ruling on transgender rights
Mumbai, Apr 16 : India's leading LGBT film festival Kashish will celebrate with its screenings the Supreme Court recognition of eunuchs and Transgenders by creating a 'third gender' status, deeming them a socially and economically backward category.
Sunder Raman to continue as COO of IPL 2014
New Delhi, April 16 : The Supreme Court Wednesday said that Sunder Raman will continue as the chief operating officer of the IPL-7 as, it said, any other course would disturb the ongoing cricketing event.
Transgenders welcome SC decision granting them rights
Ahmedabad, Apr 15 : Transgenders in Gujarat today welcomed the Supreme Court's decision asking the Centre to give them the 'third gender' status.
Petitioner Laya Mehndi: Court has granted much needed civil rights to ...
New Delhi, Apr.15 : Petitioner Laya Mehndi on Tuesday said that the Supreme Court has clearly understood that the transgender community is vulnerable, and therefore, they have been conferred with an identity of 'third gender' with rights.
Grateful to SC for giving us our due: LGBT activist Lakshmi
New Delhi, Apr.15 : LGBT activist and petitioner, Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi on Tuesday expressed her gratefulness to the Supreme Court's decision to bestow the third gender tag on the transgender community.
Supreme Court declines to stay defamation case against Kejriwal, ...
New Delhi, April 15 : The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to stay the proceedings in defamation case filed against former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders by Amit Sibal, son of Law Minister Kapil Sibal.
Karuna hails apex court verdict on transgenders
Chennai, Apr 15 : DMK President today welcomed Supreme Court judgement legally recognising transgenders as the third sex in the country and announcing reservation for them in education and employment as part of the Backward Classes.
Srinivasan files affidavit questioning his removal
New Delhi, Apr 15 : N Srinivasan, the suspended Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, on Tuesday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court (SC) questioning his removal from the top post of the Indian cricket board.
UNDP hails SC verdict on transgenders
New Delhi, April 15 : The UN Development Programme (UNDP) Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court judgement on transgenders, saying it was an important step in ending discrimination against the community.
Supreme Court recognises transgenders as 'third gender'
New Delhi, April 15 : The Supreme Court Tuesday recognised transgenders as the third gender, directed the government to extend them reservations in the backward classes category in jobs and education and provide them healthcare and held that they enjoyed all the rights under the constitution.
SC says transgenders 'third category', activists term verdict ...
New Delhi/Kolkata/Thiruvananthapuram, April 15 : Transgenders should be treated as a third category and as a socially and economically backward class entitled to job reservation, the Supreme Court said Tuesday. Activists termed the verdict "revolutionary" but said social acceptance will take longer ...
India becomes the only country to recognise transgenders
New Delhi, Apr 15 : In a path breaking ruling the Supreme Court today granted third gender status to transgender.
Supreme Court rules in favour of transgenders
New Delhi, Apr 15 : In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the transgender community (the Third Gender as they are referred to) should be granted all facilities like any other citizen and should be treated as socially and economically backward class.
Bengal's third gender elated at SC verdict
Kolkata, April 15 : West Bengal's transgender community was Tuesday elated over a Supreme Court ruling treating it as a third category and felt it brings the promise of social security and much-needed infrastructural support from the state and central governments.
Transgenders hail Supreme Court verdict, seek respect from society
New Delhi, April 15 : Transgenders are elated at the Supreme Court judgment Tuesday recognising them as a "third gender", but are afraid that the social acceptance will take longer because of the stigma and discrimination associated with them.