SUPREME COURT

  • DLF seeks interim relief from capital market ban 1 hour 55 minutes ago

    Mumbai: DLF Ltd, India's biggest listed property company, on Wednesday appealed for interim relief from a three-year ban from accessing capital markets by the regulator. DLF lodged its appeal with the Securities Appellate Tribunal, which will conduct its next hearing on October 30. In its harshest ever punishment, the Securities and Exchange...
  • Centre to issue ordinance to auction cancelled coal blocks, says 'UPA's mess will be cleaned up' Yesterday

    New Delhi: Weeks after the Supreme Court cancelled allocation of 214 coal blocks, the government on Monday moved to bring an Ordinance that will enable it to acquire the land of these mines along with plants for auction later. "India will bring in the Ordinance to help auction of coal blocks...
  • Neither rejoiced on Jayalalithaa being jailed nor regretted her securing bail: Karunanidhi 2 days ago

    Chennai: In his first significant remarks on the issue of his archrival AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa being convicted in a graft case, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Sunday claimed that he neither rejoiced over her being jailed nor did he regret about her securing bail in the Supreme Court. Explaining...
  • I had to take a position for my organisation: CBI Director 3 days ago

    New Delhi: "I had to take a stand for my organisation and team," said CBI Director Ranjit Sinha after Supreme Court struck down observations made by a lower court on investigators probing coal scam. Two days after the apex court order, the CBI Director also said that he was approaching it...
  • Public prosecutors should not act casually in criminal matter: SC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has said a public prosecutor plays an important role in the prosecution of criminal cases and was not expected to adopt a causal approach in acceding to a plea for concessions sought by an accused. An apex court bench of justices Ranjana Prakash Desai and NV...
  • DA case: J Jayalalithaa walks out of Bangalore jail after 22 days, Tamil Nadu CM receives her 3 days ago

    Bangalore: After spending 22 days in Bangalore Central Prison, AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa walked out on Saturday. Her release from jail was in accordance with the Supreme Court order granting her bail in the disproportionate assets case. The release order by Special Judge John Michael...
  • DA case: Bangalore special court issues order for release of Jayalalithaa 4 days ago

    Bangalore: The Special Court on Saturday issued the order for release of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa from jail in accordance with the Supreme Court order granting her bail in the disproportionate assets case. The release order by Special Judge John Michael D'Cunha came after a bond for Rs 2 crore was...
  • DA case: AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa to move out of Bangalore jail today 4 days ago

    Bangalore: After spending 22 days in jail, former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will finally walk out on Saturday. The Supreme Court on Saturday granted bail to Jayalalithaa in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case against her. Ahead of her release, Section 144 has been imposed around the Bangalore Central Jail...
  • US to recognize gay marriage in seven more states 4 days ago

    Washington: The US government announced on Friday it would recognize same-sex marriages in seven additional states, after the Supreme Court declined to take up the debate. A total of 26 of the 50 US states, and the capital Washington, now legally recognize gay and lesbian marriages, giving them the same legal...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa gets bail; will the relief be shortlived? 4 days ago

    After 21 days in jail, former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has finally been granted bail in the disproportionate assets case. Her sentence has been suspended, as is that of her co-convicts. The court told her to ensure no violence by her party cadres. ...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa deserved to get bail, says lawyer Ram Jethmalani 4 days ago

    The Supreme Court granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. Jayalalithaa's lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that she deserved bail. "I am happy that Jayalalithaa got bail. She deserved to get bail. Karnataka High Court's verdict was wrong." ...
  • Timeline: Legal, political twists in Jayalalithaa's disproportionate assets case 5 days ago

    Bangalore: Following is the course the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has traversed, seeing legal and political twists and turns in the last 18 years after the DMK government decided to form Special Court on coming to power in 1996. 1996: Dr Subramanian Swamy, then...
  • Supreme Court grants bail to Jayalalithaa, suspends her sentence; AIADMK supporters celebrate 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's and has suspended her sentence. This was the last chance for Jayalalithaa to get a bail before Diwali as the apex court will go on leave for a week after Friday. Jayalalithaa has got...
  • Cannot disclose names of people having black money abroad: Modi government to SC 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The government has told the Supreme Court that it cannot disclose the names of people having black money stashed abroad. The government says that that the names cannot be made public as it violates the double taxation avoidance agreement. The government says that the names can only be shared...
  • Jayalalithaa's last chance to be out of jail before Diwali, SC to hear her bail plea today 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will take up former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's bail plea on Friday. This will be the last chance for Jayalalithaa to get a bail before Diwali as the apex court will go on leave for a week after Friday. Earlier, Jayalalithaa had moved...
  • Coalgate: CBI likely to appeal against adverse comments of Special Judge 5 days ago

    New Delhi: CBI will soon move an appeal against the order of a Special Judge wherein he rejected the closure report filed by the agency against a company in coal scam case and made some adverse remarks against the agency officials probing the case. Highly placed sources in CBI said...
  • 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...
  • Vision is to achieve goal of clean Ganga: Government to SC 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The NDA government on Wednesday asserted before the Supreme Court that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious clean Ganga plan has a "vision" to achieve the goal of 'aviral' (uninterrupted) and 'nirmal' (clean) river. "The ultimate (plan and target) is clean and continuous flow of Ganga. Aviral and nirmal flow...
  • Supreme Court refuses to advance BCCI AGM dates October 14, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the Annual General Meeting of the BCCI will go ahead as scheduled on November 20, rejecting the petition filed by the Cricket Association of Bihar that said the BCCI was constitutionally wrong in deferring its AGM. The decision also comes as a shot in...
  • SC refuses to interfere on Sai Baba controversy October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to intervene on a controversy arising out of a statement by the Shankaracharya of Dwarkapeeth regarding worshiping Sai Baba leading to derogatory statements made against the saint and removal of his idol from some temples. A bench headed by Justice TS Thakur...
  • SC to hear Jayalalithaa's bail plea in DA case on October 17 October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear on Friday bail plea of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa, undergoing jail term of four years for amassing disproportionate assets. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu posted the case for hearing on October 17 after senior advocate Fali S...
  • SC refuses to intervene in the Sai Baba vs Shankaracharya dispute October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to intervene in the controversy sparked by Shankaracharya Swaroopananda Saraswati after he made statements against the Sai Baba. The apex court said that devotees of Sai Baba can file a civil suit against Shankaracharya if they want. The Supreme Court ruling comes a month...
  • DMK appeals to judiciary to act against AIADMK October 11, 2014

    Chennai: DMK on Saturday appealed to the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court and Madras High Court to initiate contempt proceedings against AIADMK workers for allegedly denigrating the special judge who awarded four years jail term to their leader Jayalalithaa in a wealth case and the verdict itself. "The Chief Justices...
  • Hyderabad: Transgenders demand free sex reassignment surgery in hospitals October 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: A transgender group has demanded that at least one government hospital in the state should provide free sex reassignment surgery to the community. A charter of demands presented by Telangana Hijra Transsex Transgender Samiti (THITS) to the government also includes job reservations, separate seats in state transport buses and separate...
  • 154 dead unable to bear shock of Jayalalithaa's arrest: AIADMK October 9, 2014

    Chennai: With the arrest of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa coming as a shock to her supporters, the party on Thursday claimed that 154 sympathisers have died unable to bear the anguish. According to data compiled by AIADMK on the basis of inputs it received from various districts, the toll included 113...
  • SC stay on hydro projects to continue till UoI complies order October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Ticking off the Environment ministry for sleeping like 'Kumbhakarna', the Supreme Court on Thursday made it clear that it is not going to lift the stay for setting up of new hydroelectric power projects on Alaknanda and Bhagirath river basins in Uttarakhand unless the Centre comes out with...
  • India's air pollution policies more successful than water pollution ones: Study October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: India's air pollution policies are more successful than the water pollution ones because of the country's Supreme Court's effective intervention to address matters polluting the atmosphere, according to a new study. The study, published in the October issue of the American Economic Review, says that high levels of...
  • Disproportionate assets case: Jayalalithaa moves SC for bail October 9, 2014

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking bail in the disproportionate assets case. The AIADMK chief was denied bail in the Rs 66.65 crore case by the Karnataka High Court earlier this week. The 66-year-old has been in jail ever since she was...