SUPREME COURT VERDICT

  • SC verdict: Political parties react cautiously, CPI(M) opposes it September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Political parties on Friday reacted cautiously to a Supreme Court verdict holding that citizens have the right to reject candidates contesting polls with CPI (M) saying that the judgement has led to an "abnormal situation" that needs to be corrected. Congress General Secretary Ajay Maken said the judgement needs...
  • Is this the triumph of right to livelihood over moral policing? July 16, 2013

    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 July 16, 2013

    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. ...
  • After SC verdict, political parties push for electoral reforms July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: In the light of the Supreme Court verdict on disqualification of lawmakers, political parties on Wednesday pushed for electoral reforms as the government said it would hold consultations before deciding on the next step. Most parties reacted cautiously to the landmark verdict saying it was important, but would...
  • Investments in India by global pharma cos to continue: Vikas Dandekar April 1, 2013

    In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court dismissed a plea by the Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis on Monday for a patent on its cancer drug Glivec, paving the way for more affordable lifesaving cancer drugs. How does it affect the Indian pharmaceutical industry and the global biggies who are looking...
  • Rajinikanth: Sanjay Dutt is a lovely person, I'm very disturbed March 23, 2013

    Chennai: Reacting to the Supreme Court verdict on actor Sanjay Dutt in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, superstar Rajinikanth Friday said he is "disturbed" and will pray to god on his behalf. "I was very disturbed when I heard about my friend and a lovely person Sanjay Dutt's verdict. The current...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 21, 2013

    The Supreme Court delivered it's verdict in the 1993 Bombay blasts case and it's a huge setback for actor Sanjay Dutt who will have to spend three and a half years in jail. ...
  • Nagpur senior citizens look for livein partners January 24, 2012

    Nagpur: Encouraged by a Supreme Court verdict, making livein relationships legal and inspired by a recent meet of senior citizens in Ahmedabad, in search of a life partner, elders in Nagpur have decided to give the idea a go. A group of senior citizens under the banner of 'Jyeshtha Nagrik LivIn...
  • Mush wins the battle in SC, but has long war ahead September 28, 2007

    New Delhi: The Pakistan Supreme Court has allowed President Pervez Musharraf to contest the October 6 presidential elections in uniform, but thats just a battle won for the General and there could be a prolonged legal war ahead. The ninejudge bench of the Supreme Court on Friday dismissed petitions challenging...