SC Verdict

  • Centre to seek review of SC verdict on commuting death sentence 29-01-2014 08:51 PM

    New Delhi: In a clear signal that the apex court's verdict holding that death sentence of condemned prisoner can be commuted to life due to delay in deciding mercy plea is not acceptable to it, the Centre on Wednesday said that it is considering to seek review of the judgement....
  • SC verdict on lawmakers: Govt accuses BJP of changing stand 26-09-2013 05:03 PM

    New Delhi: Under attack from the opposition for bringing an ordinance to protect lawmakers from immediate disqualification, the government on Thursday hit back, accusing BJP of changing its stand on overturning a Supreme Court judgement on the issue. "Actually you should ask the BJP. They first wanted a change in...
  • Is this the triumph of right to livelihood over moral policing? 16-07-2013 11:55 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that dance bars can be reopened in Mumbai. Dance performances in Mumbai bars were banned in 2005. The dance bar owners will now have to apply for a licence to the government before reopening. ...
  • Supreme Court says dance bars can reopen 16-07-2013 11:33 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that dance bars can be reopened in Mumbai. Dance performances in Mumbai bars were banned in 2005. The dance bar owners will now have to apply for a licence to the government before reopening. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on SC ruling on convicted MPs, MLAs 14-07-2013 01:49 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on Supreme Court verdict on convicted MPs, MLAs, rupee fall, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and and much more. ...
  • Voters applaud SC verdict on debarring lawmakers 12-07-2013 07:31 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court verdict disqualifying convicted legislators is being applauded by voters across the country who think it would help eradicate corruption and clean up political space. GR Syed, professor at Jamia Millia Islamia, told IANS: "After independence, politics in our country has become a playground for criminals....
  • Judicial verdicts will force parties to change: Dr Jayaprakash Narayan 12-07-2013 05:13 PM

    Does the Supreme Court decision to disqualify convicted MPs and MLAs show that the judiciary has given up all hope on the politicians to reform themselves? Dr Jayaprakash Narayan, president of Lok Satta Party, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. The Orders of Honourable SC is...
  • Sanjay Dutt may get remissions as per the jail manual: KTS Tulsi 16-05-2013 07:02 PM

    As Sanjay Dutt surrenders today and begins a three-and-a-half-year jail term, will it act as a deterrent for those high and mighty people who think they can break the law and still get away? Criminal lawyer KTS Tulsi joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. The learned...
  • Sanjay Dutt will be in jail for 2 years max: Producer of 'Policegiri' 15-05-2013 06:07 PM

    Why did some producers of Bollywood projects decide to get Sanjay Dutt on board, though they knew that he was awaiting the SC verdict on the 1993 Mumbai blasts case? What will be the impact of his absence on Bollywood? And what will happen to these projects now? TP Aggarwal,...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Sanjay Dutt files review plea 21-04-2013 05:41 PM

    Mumbai: Days after being granted one more month to surrender, actor Sanjay Dutt has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging his conviction and five-year jail term in the 1993 Bombay serial blasts case. The review petition against the March 21 judgement of the apex court was filed...
  • SC verdict on Thomas' removal as CVC today 02-03-2011 07:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will deliver its verdict on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking removal of PJ Thomas from the position of Central Vigilence Commissioner (CVC) on Thursday. The PIL has put an allegation that Thomas is not a person of impeccable integrity. However, Thomas has defended himself...
  • Should a live-in partner have the same benefits as a married person?

    Should a live-in partner have the same benefits as a married person? That's the question Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts today at 10...
  • The verdict has shattered us: Mattoo's father 06-10-2010 09:42 PM

    The Supreme Court reduces the death penalty of Priyadarshini Mattoo's killer to life imprisonment. ...
  • We expected SC to uphold death: Mattoo's father 06-10-2010 12:20 PM

    It was a "rarest of the rare" case and the punishment has to be only death sentence, says Priyadarshini's father. ...
  • Death sentence changed to life in Mattoo case 06-10-2010 12:10 PM

    The Supreme Court cites benefit of doubt in the rape and murder of Priyadarshini Mattoo case. ...
  • We expected death sentence: Mattoo's father 06-10-2010 11:39 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court reduced the death sentence of Santosh Singh to life imprisonment in the Priyadarshini Mattoo rape and murder case. CNN-IBN speaks to Priyadarshini's father after the judgement. CNN-IBN: Sir the judgement is out. Are you happy with the judgement? Chaman Lal Mattoo: We expected the Supreme...
  • Mattoo case: SC commutes death sentence to life 06-10-2010 07:36 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Santosh Kumar Singh in the 14-year-old Priyadarshini Mattoo rape and murder case but reduced the death sentence to life imprisonment, saying certain things were in his favour. "The conviction is maintained," a Bench comprising Justices H S Bedi and...
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