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  • Coal scam: CBI chief Ranjit Sinha had no conversations with Moin Qureshi, AG tells SC 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Attorney General, Mukul Rohatgi on Friday informed the Supreme Court that there were no conversations held betweem CBI Chief Ranjit Sinha and coal scam accused Moin Qureshi. The AG, however, said that Qureshi had regular conversations with former CBI Chief AP Singh, who is also a member...
  • Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam to personally go to Bangalore to welcome Jayalalithaa out of jail 5 days ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will personally go to Bangalore to welcome former chief minister J Jayalalithaa out of jail, after the Supreme Court granted her bail in the disproportionate assets case on Friday. The SC has also suspended her sentence. This was the last chance for Jayalalithaa to...
  • Companies given 6 months to wind up, can't be stopped from mining coal: SC 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to restrain coal companies, which were directed to wind up mining operations in six months after their coal block allocations were cancelled by it, from extracting coal during this period and selling it in the market. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL...
  • DNA test of child allowed to prove infidelity of spouse: SC 6 days ago

    New Delhi: DNA test of a child can be allowed to prove infidelity of a spouse despite opposition from his or her partner, the Supreme Court on Wednesday held, saying that if such test is resisted then adverse inference can be drawn against the person opposing it. A bench headed...
  • SC asks AIIMS to review Asaram's medical reports 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the AIIMS to set up a medical board to review the medical papers and reports of spiritual guru Asaram Bapu who is suffering from neurological aliment trigeminal neuralgia and whether he required surgery. A bench of Justice TS Thakur, Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel...
  • SC directs AIIMS to review medical records of Asaram and submit report within 4 weeks 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the All India Institute of Medical Sciences to review the medical records of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is in jail in a rape case, and submit the report within four weeks. Earlier in August, the SC had directed the constitution of a...
  • Prashant Bhushan need not identify the person who gave CBI chief's guest diary, SC told 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan need not reveal the whistleblower's identity who gave the guest entry diary of Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha's residence, according to a report submitted by 2G spectrum scam Special Public Prosecutor Anand Grover in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. According to the report...
  • Jayalalithaa's bail plea to come up on Monday in Supreme Court October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Jailed former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's plea for bail is likely to come up for hearing on Monday in the Supreme Court. Lawyers associated with her matter said some procedural aspect for mentioning it for urgent hearing was yet to be completed and the apex court...
  • J&K flood: Panthers Party alleges inaction by authorities in SC October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Centre and Jammu and Kashmir government are not taking adequate steps to bring life to normal in the flood-hit state and thousands of people are still camping in broken tents, Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party alleged in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. In an affidavit, the party...
  • NTPC to seek clarification from SC on 3 mines October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: National Thermal Power Corporation on Tuesday said that it would seek a clarification from the Supreme Court on its recent order that cancelled the allocation of three coal mines that belonged the state-owned firm. Of the 218 coal mines reviewed by the apex court,...
  • Coalgate: System has flexibility to deal with loans, says Raghuram Rajan September 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday said that there is already "fair amount of flexibility" in the system to deal with loans impacted by the Supreme Court order to de-allocate 214 coal blocks. "I will reiterate that whenever we have issues of flexibility coming up, the real issue...
  • SC order on coal block allocations: Banks to ask RBI for recasting loans September 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Acknowledging that the Supreme Court order on mass cancellation of coal block licences may impact banks' asset quality, a top Finance Ministry official on Monday said that the lenders will approach RBI for restructuring such assets. "Some impact may be there, and what exactly it will be is being...
  • SC verdict on coal blocks: Mahagenco to seek Centre's intervention for linkage September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after the Supreme Court cancelled allocation of 214 coal blocks, state power generator Mahagenco on Wednesday said that it will seek Centre's intervention to ensure coal linkage for its plants which are linked with some of these blocks. "Mahagenco is making efforts to assess and minimise the impact...
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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 24, 2014

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  • News 360: ISRO orbiter Mangalyaan sends Mars pictures September 24, 2014

    It's been just 12 hours since India's first interplanetary mission, the Mars orbiter, entered the red planet's orbit successfully and it is already hard at work. The Mangalyaan has sent back five photographs of Mars. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) confirmed that their ground station had receieved the first...
  • SC accepted our suggestion on coal block cancellation: Sriprakash Jaiswal September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Wednesday said that the Supreme Court has accepted the previous UPA government's suggestion of cancellation of coal blocks which were allocated since 1993. The Supreme Court on Wednesday quashed allocation of 214 which were alloted to various companies since 1993. "The Supreme Court...
  • SC judgement on Coal: Banks with Rs 1 lakh crore exposure sitting on mine of worries September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The mass cancellation of coal blocks by the Supreme Court has sent banks in a jittery mode as they have extended over Rs 1 lakh crore loans to power plants that were fed by these mines. Almost all banks including country's largest lender State Bank of India and private...
  • SC ruling on coal blocks likely to hit economy: India Inc September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court's mass cancellation of coal block licences will cause serious supply disruptions and accentuate the power crisis, and is likely to impact the economy by jeopardising investments in the sector, India Inc said on Wednesday. "The decision taken by the Supreme Court to cancel all but four...
  • SC criticises state governments handling of missing children cases September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The apathy of state governments in handling cases of missing children came for sharp criticism on Wednesday in the Supreme Court which said the entire police machinery is pressed into service to trace child of "aristocratic person" but no mandatory FIR is registered when kids of poor man...
  • Hope government will devise relief plan: Birla on coal blocks order September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla on Wednesday said that the Union Government should ensure that the massive investments made by the companies to acquire coal blocks do not go down the drain following Supreme Court's order cancelling the mine permits. In a major blow to the corporate sector,...
  • Quashing of 214 coal blocks 'first effective blow' to crony capitalism: JDU September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: JD(U) on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to quash the allocation of 214 of the 218 coal blocks allotted since 1993 and said it was the first effective blow to "crony capitalism". "I welcome it. This is the first effective blow to expanding crony capitalism. "After this order,...
  • SC cancelling coal block allocation will enable fresh start: Government September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said that Supreme Court's decision to cancel the allocation of 214 coal blocks was in accordance with its stand and will enable it to make a 'fresh start'. "Basically, the judgement is in accord with the Government of India's stand in...
  • Bureaucrat can't be victimized for crtiticising government: SC September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A bureaucrat cannot be victimized for criticising government before a judicial forum, as it does not amount to service misconduct, the Supreme Court has said while slapping a fine of Rs 5 lakh on Centre and UP government for harassing an IAS officer who approached it on the...
  • SC fiat to government on POWs in Pakistan jails September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to inform it about the current status of list of Indian Prisoners of War (POWs) languishing in Pakistani jails for 43 years and efforts made for their release. The apex court asked the Ministry of External Affairs to file a...
  • No reward to encounter killer cop till gallantry is proved: SC September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Police officials involved in encounter killings shall not be rewarded till their gallantry is established beyond doubt, the Supreme Court held on Tuesday while framing a slew of guidelines including mandatory magisterial inquiry into such incidents. Expressing concern that no guidelines are in place in the country, the apex...
  • No urgency to release Asaram on bail on heath grounds: SC September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to grant bail to self-styled godman Asaram on health grounds in Jodhpur rape case as his medical condition was found to be stable. After going through the report prepared by medical college at Jodhpur, the apex court said that there does not seem...
  • Panel to submit report on deemed universities to SC on Tuesday September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A committee set up on Supreme Court's directions is understood to have zeroed in on seven of 41 'C' category deemed universities which still do not fulfill such criteria, with UGC planning to sent showcause notice to these institutes. The panel's report will be presented by the HRD Ministry...
  • SC questions lack of transparency in appointment of CVC, VCs September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday rapped the Centre for lack of transparency in the selection process of Chief Vigilance Commissioner and Vigilance Commissioners, following which government gave the assurance that no final decision will be taken without its nod. Raising questions on lack of transparency in the selection process...
  • SC raps Centre for being 'sloppy' in checking female foeticide September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rapped the Centre for being "sloppy" in checking female foeticide in the country, saying laws are not being implemented and everything is being left to fate. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra directed the Centre and all state governments to give details of...