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  • Press Release: Innovating for a Better Tomorrow, with Dr. Devi Shetty and GE Healthcare 21-02-2014 09:20 PM

    New Delhi, 19 February, 2014: CNN-IBN, in partnership with Infosys, is all set to bring to the fore exemplary innovations that have not only transformed the lives of millions of Indians but have also left indelible impressions globally. The exclusive nine-episode series 'Innovating for a Better Tomorrow' will showcase innovations...
  • Tata India's most valuable brand; Apple on top globally 18-02-2014 09:34 PM

    London: Diversified conglomerate Tata group was on Tuesday declared India's most valuable brand with a value of $21.1 billion, while US-based technology giant Apple has retained its top position globally with about $105 billion. According to a list released on Tuesday of world's 500 most valued brand, Brand Finance Global...
  • CCEA modifies decision on coal blocks 04-02-2014 09:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Tuesday approved modifying its earlier decision to allow state governments to grant mining leases for coal blocks to companies if there is no CBI enquiry against them. The modification was proposed after the Supreme Court refused to split coal blocks...
  • CCEA likely to modify decision on coal blocks on Tuesday 03-02-2014 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in its meeting on Tuesday is likely to modify the earlier decision to give a go ahead to state governments for granting mining leases for coal blocks to companies if there is no CBI enquiry against them. "The CCEA is scheduled...
  • Campa Cola society: SC asks residents, civic body to resolve the row 03-02-2014 05:07 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Campa Cola Residents Association and the civic body in Mumbai to find out within four weeks a solution to the row over certain illegal and unauthorised flats which face demolition in view of its earlier order. "The Attorney General is asked...
  • Will submit fresh proposal to BMC in 2 weeks: Campa Cola society to SC 03-02-2014 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Campa Cola society association has told the Supreme Court that they will submit a fresh proposal on the issue to the Bombay Municipal Corporation within two weeks. The BMC has further asked the apex court for two more weeks to examine the proposal that will be submitted...
  • Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC to hear death convicts' plea today 30-01-2014 08:27 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Thursday take up the plea of three death convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case seeking commutation of their death sentence to life imprisonment citing delay of over 11 years in deciding their mercy petitions by the President. A bench headed by Chief...
  • Campa Cola: SC asks AG to look into Mumbai society flat owners' plea 21-01-2014 12:30 AM

    The Supreme Court Monday asked Attorney General GE Vahanvati to look into fresh material presented by owners of unauthorised flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola residential complex, who are faced with eviction by May 31, 2014, in line with an apex court order. A bench of Justice Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya and...
  • SC stays Madras High Court order on appointment of judges 13-01-2014 05:03 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Madras High Court order to maintain status quo on the process of appointing 12 judges, saying it is a "serious matter" which will be taken up by the apex court. The apex court also took exception to the conduct of a judge of...
  • Something went wrong in coal blocks allocation case: Centre to SC 09-01-2014 12:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Central government on Thursday admitted before the Supreme Court that something went wrong in the development and regulation of coal blocks. "Ideally coal block allocation should have been a consultative exercise with the state governments and it could have been done in a better way," said Attorney...
  • Have not taken any decision: Ganguly on his resignation 02-01-2014 02:55 PM

    Kolkata: Continuing his defiant stand over his resignation, former Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly on Thursday said that he is yet to decide on his resignation. "I have seen media reports about my removal. I have not taken any decision about resignation. I'm watching the situation now," Ganguly told CNN-IBN....
  • AK Ganguly sexual harassment: A-G finds prima facie case, wants probe 20-12-2013 08:44 PM

    New Delhi: Attorney General of India GE Vahanvati on Friday submitted his report to the Law Ministry saying that there is a prima facie case against retired Supreme Court judge Justice AK Ganguly for sexually harassing a law intern. The Attorney General suggested that the government should advice President Pranab...
  • Kapil Sibal refers AK Ganguly case to Attorney General for his opinion 19-12-2013 04:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Law Ministry on Thursday sought Attorney General GE Vahanvati opinion on the legal procedure to remove retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly as chairman of West Bengal Human Rights Commission after allegations of sexually harassing a law intern were leveled against him. Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal...
  • EC seeks views of political parties on ban on opinion polls 17-10-2013 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission has sought views of various political parties on the issue of banning opinion polls after the government asked it to hold fresh consultations on the issue. The government had thrown the ball back into the court of Election Commission on the issue after it did...
  • Coal scam: Attorney General apologises in SC for losing cool during arguments 25-09-2013 12:17 PM

    Attorney General GE Vahanvati on Wednesday apologised before the Supreme Court for losing his cool during arguments in the coal blocks allocation scam case on Tuesday. The AG said that it was not meant to show any disrespect to the bench. "I am sorry for whatever happened on Tuesday," he...
  • Supreme Court slams government for double-speak on coal blocks 24-09-2013 09:11 PM

    The government once again was rapped by the Supreme Court on Tuesday for not giving details about each coal block it had allotted since 1995, saying its latest affidavit was completely opposite of what was said earlier. "This affidavit is completely opposite to what you have told the court," the...
  • Hoax call imitating Sonia: FIR will be lodged soon, says Shinde 23-09-2013 07:36 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday said that a FIR into a hoax call to Attorney General GE Vahanvati from a woman imitating Congress president Sonia Gandhi will be lodged soon. "The AG's complaint has been received by Delhi police. FIR will soon be lodged," he said....
  • Delhi Police probes hoax call to A-G from a woman imitating Sonia 23-09-2013 01:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Monday initiated a probe into a hoax call to Attorney General GE Vahanvati from a woman imitating Congress president Sonia Gandhi. "We have received a complaint from the Attorney General and we are conducting preliminary enquiry into it," police officials said. Police officials have,...
  • Coal allocations scam: CBI to file status report in Supreme Court 08-07-2013 11:29 AM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will file a status report in the Supreme Court on the Coal allocations scam on Monday. The CBI will give status of 13 FIRs and 3 Preliminary Enquiries (PEs) in a sealed envelope to the Supreme Court. The report will also give...
  • Coal scam: CBI questions former coal secretary HC Gupta 20-06-2013 03:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday questioned former coal secretary HC Gupta for his role in the coal allocation scam. Gupta is currently being interrogated at the CBI headquarters in New Delhi. Reports suggested that Gupta is being probed as to why coal blocks were allocated...
  • GOM on CBI autonomy decides on 'comprehensive changes' 23-05-2013 09:24 PM

    New Delhi: Faced with the Supreme Court rap on the independent functioning of CBI, the Group of Ministers headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday discussed ways to give greater autonomy and more financial powers to the agency. The GoM, at its first meeting, was given a power-point presentation...
  • Under fire over coal scam report, Vahanvati meets PM 09-05-2013 01:57 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court came down heavily on the government and the Central Bureau of Investigation for sharing the coal scam probe report, Attorney General GE Vahanvati met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday. Law Minister Ashwani Kumar had also reached the PMO to meet Manmohan...
  • Coal scam: SC directs former CBI DIG to resume charge of case 08-05-2013 04:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed former CBI DIG Ravi Kanta to resume charge of the coal scam probe. Ravi Kanta was the main investigating officer in the case. However, he had been transferred recently to the Intelligence Bureau. Sources say that Kanta had himself sought deputation to...
  • PMO official, Law Minister, A-G got coal report changed: CBI to SC 06-05-2013 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, Attorney General Goolam E Vahanvati, one Joint Secretary rank official each from the Prime Minister's Office and the Coal Ministry not only saw the draft status report on the coal scam case, but also ordered some changes in it, the Central Bureau of Investigation...
  • News 360: India requests Pak to move Sarabjit to a third country 01-05-2013 10:38 PM

    As Sarabjit Singh's condition continues to be serious, the Indian government on Wednesday made an official request to have him moved to a third country for further treatment. ...
  • Didn't see CBI's coal report, Ashwani Kumar tells Congress 01-05-2013 09:55 PM

    New Delhi: Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Wednesday denied that he had seen the CBI's status report on coalgate. At a Congress party briefing, Kumar is learnt to have told spokespersons and senior leaders, including those who represent the party in television debates that he has done "no wrong" and...
  • SC criticises Coal Ministry for not cooperating with CBI 30-04-2013 10:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Coal on Tuesday faced the ire of the Supreme Court for its non-cooperation with CBI in the coalgate scam probe by depriving the agency of crucial documents. The apex court was pained as the Ministry, whose senior official was named as one of the persons...
  • Didn't see CBI coal report: A-G Vahanvati 30-04-2013 10:10 PM

    New Delhi: Attorney General GE Vahanvati on Tuesday found himself on the backfoot in the Supreme Court while reiterating his stand of not knowing the contents of the CBI probe report in coal scam in the wake of allegations of his colleague Harin Raval that he had perused and settled...
  • 'CBI draft status report on coal scam was vetted by A-G' 30-04-2013 09:20 PM

    New Delhi: In what is likely to spell more trouble for the government, sources on Tuesday said that the CBI's draft status report on coal scam was vetted by Attorney General GE Vahanvati. According to sources, Vahanvati settled the status report himself by making hand written changes on a draft...
  • Coal scam: Additional Solicitor-General Harin Raval resigns 30-04-2013 06:47 PM

    New Delhi: Additional Solicitor General Harin Raval on Tuesday resigned over coalgate. In a statement, he said, "I am resigning as ASG in SC as desired. Please accept this with immediate effect and oblige. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve the government." Raval had represented the CBI in...