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SC declines to transfer plea against increasing Sardar Sarovar height
New Delhi, July 24 : The Supreme Court Thursday declined the Narmada Control Authority's plea seeking the transfer to it the Narmada Bachao Andolan's plea challenging the decision to raise the height of Sardar Sarovar Dam that will be taken up for hearing by Jabalpur High Court Friday.
Supreme Court reject Nithari killer Koli's plea for death sentence ...
New Delhi, July 24 : The Supreme Court Thursday rejected the plea by Nithari serial killer Surendra Koli seeking the recall of its Feb 15, 2011 order, upholding his death sentence in one of the 16 cases of rape and killing he faced.
SC to hear Roy's plea for shift to Tihar jail outhouse
New Delhi, July 24 : The Supreme Court will hear a plea by Sahara group chief Subrata Roy and its two other directors to be shifted to an outhouse within the Tihar Jail premises to facilitate the sale of the group's domestic and overseas properties to raise Rs.10,000 crore as a part payment of ...
SC no to early hearing of PIL in judge extension row
New Delhi, July 24 : The Supreme Court Thursday declined to hold early hearing of a plea seeking a probe to ascertain the role of then prime minister Manmohan Singh and law minister H.R. Bhardwaj in not informing the president of all the facts including an adverse report about Justice S. Ashok ...
Congress moves SC over foreign funding
New Delhi, July 23 : The Congress Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Delhi High Court verdict that held it and the BJP guilty of receiving funds from the subsidiaries of Britain-based Vedanta Resources, flouting norms of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA).
Commission of inquiry is not a court, says SC
New Delhi, July 23 : The Supreme Court Wednesday said a commission set up under the Commission of Inquiry Act, 1952, and headed by a sitting judge of the apex court could not be treated as a court for initiating any contempt proceedings for making critically comments on its findings.
Whenever in problem, government looks at the judges: Supreme Court
New Delhi, July 23 : Criticising the government for substituting judges with subject experts without legal background in tribunals under its control, the Supreme Court said that whenever it is confronted with contentious issues it knocks at the doors of the court for their resolution.
Kanimozhi seeks early hearing of plea in 2G case
New Delhi, July 23 : DMK leader Kanimozhi has moved the Supreme Court seeking an early hearing of her plea seeking the quashing of charges framed against her in the 2G case being exclusively heard by a special CBI court.
Tribunals with judicial functions must have judicial officers only: SC
New Delhi, July 22 : The Supreme Court Tuesday said tribunals were discharging judicial functions which were in the domain of the high courts, thus they should be manned by judicial officers only and function under an independent supervisory body and not the government.
Court ruling makes me rightful PCB chairman: Najam Sethi
Lahore, July 22 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has said that a Supreme Court ruling has established him as the rightful head of the board.
Opposition stalls parliament over allegations made by Katju
New Delhi, July 22 : Both houses of parliament today witnessed an uproar over former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju's allegation of corruption existing in the judiciary.
Manmohan Singh needs to answer judiciary corruption issue raised by ...
New Delhi, July 22 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh needed to issue a clarification on the issue of corruption in the judiciary raised by former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju.
Ex-law minister Bhardwaj has already spoken on Katju's allegation: ...
New Delhi, July 22 : Breaking his silence on former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju claims of corruption in the judiciary, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that former law minister H.R. Bhardwaj has already spoken on the issue.
Supreme Court denies bail to Subrata Roy
New Delhi, July 22 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday again denied bail to Sahara chief Subrata Roy in connection with his group's failure to refund Rs 20000 crores to investors.
Supreme Court turns down Subrata Roy's parole plea
New Delhi, July 22 : The Supreme Court Tuesday turned down Sahara Group chairman Subrata Roy's plea for release on 40 days parole to arrange the sale of three overseas hotels to generate Rs.10,000 crore as part payment of investors' money that were raised by its two companies.
Supreme Court turns down Subrata Roy's plea for parole
New Delhi, July 22 : The Supreme Court Tuesday turned down Sahara Group chairman Subrata Roy's plea for release on parole to arrange the sale of three overseas hotels to generate Rs.10,000 crore to be returned to investors.
PIL not to affect Ramasundaram's chances of becoming DGP: SC
New Delhi, July 21 : The Supreme Court Monday said the proceedings arising from the public interest litigation suit challenging Archana Ramasundaram's appointment as additional director of the CBI would not cast its shadows on her being considered for top police post in Tamil Nadu.
SC postpones hearing on Meghalaya CM's tribal status
Shillong, July 21 : The Supreme Court Monday put off a hearing to decide the tribal status of Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma as one of the judges in the bench had appeared for the petitioner as an advocate earlier this year.
Notice to Justice Swatanter Kumar on defamation plea's transfer
New Delhi, July 21 : The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to NGT chairman Justice Swatanter Kumar on a woman lawyer's plea seeking transfer of a defamation case he filed in the Delhi High Court over her allegation of sexual harassment when she was his intern in May 2011.
Israel court rejects petition to protect Arab Bedouins
Jerusalem, July 21 : The Supreme Court of Israel rejected a petition by human rights groups to protect Arab Bedouin villages in southern Israel from Gaza rocket fire.
SC notice on former MPs' unauthorised stay in official houses
New Delhi, July 18 : The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central govenment on a petition by former CAG Vinod Rai questioning former ministers and MPs overstaying in official accommodation beyond their authorised period.
Supreme Court acquits all 11 convicted for 1993 Surat bomb blasts
New Delhi, July 18 : The Supreme Court Friday acquitted all the 11 people convicted for January and April 1993 bomb blasts in Gujarat's Surat in which a eight-year-old child was killed and several people were injured.
Special court to hear coal scam cases, rules SC
New Delhi, July 18 : The Supreme Court Monday decided to set up a special court to try cases arising from the coal block allocation scam and also appoint a special public prosecutor to lead the cases there.
Supreme Court relieves Gavaskar as interim BCCI chief
New Delhi, July 18 : The Supreme Court Friday relieved legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar as the interim president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in charge of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 and said that he was free to take up any assignment.
Justice delivered over Mullaperiyar issue: Jayalalithaa
Chennai, July 18 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday said downing the shutters of the Mullaperiyar dam to increase the water level to 142 feet is justice delivered to the people of the state. The shutters were lowered Thursday as directed by the Supreme Court.
Supreme Court rejects NRHM scam accused's bail plea
New Delhi, July 17 : The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed the bail plea of former Uttar Pradesh health minister Babu Singh Kushwaha, who is an accused in the National Rural Health Mission scam in the state.
Tribunals a parallel system, lack right people, says SC
New Delhi, July 17 : The Supreme Court Thursday said the government has embarked on creating a parallel justice dispensing machinery in tribunals, but it was difficult to man these as those fit to serve on tribunals were not interested and those keen were not suitable.
Ex-judge named arbitrator in RIL gas output case
New Delhi, July 17 : The government Thursday appointed former Supreme Court Justice G.S. Singhvi as its arbitrator in the arbitration initiated by the consortium of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Niko Ltd and BP on the output from the KG-D6 gas fields in the eastern offshore.
Calcutta High Court adjourns case seeking Tapas Paul's arrest
Kolkata, July 17 : The Calcutta High Court Thursday adjourned a hearing on a plea seeking criminal proceedings against Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member Tapas Paul for his rape remarks, saying a petition has been filed in the Supreme Court.
SC seeks response from states on passive euthanasia
New Delhi, July 16 : The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice to all states seeking their views on a poser whether a terminally ill person can execute a living will that his or her life support system be withdrawn if he or she reaches a vegetative state with no hope of revival.