Apex Court

  • SC refuses to modify its earlier order on Aadhaar card 08-10-2013 02:10 PM

    New Delhi: In a setback for Centre, the Supreme Court on Tuesday maintained its order that Aadhar card is not compulsory for availing social benefits. The apex court, however, agreed to give an urgent hearing to Centre on the issue. The Centre alongwith three oil PSUs - IOCL, BPCL and...
  • People with non-judicial background can be appointed as CIC members: SC 03-09-2013 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: Reviewing its earlier decision on the appointment of state and central Chief Information Commissioners, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that even people with non-judicial background can be appointed as members of CIC. It was a mistake of law, SC said while withdrawing its order on the appointment...
  • Why no special schemes for rape victims, SC asks govt 05-08-2013 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: Taking a note of the compensation offered to rape victims, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the government why a special scheme has not been designed for the victims of such a henious crime. The apex court asked the central and the state governments if there are any...
  • Unauthorised use of sirens, beacons should be dealt with strictly: SC 05-08-2013 04:30 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that unauthorised use of sirens and beacons should be dealt with strictly and exemplary fines should be imposed on those violating the rule. The court said if the central government fails in making changes in the rules, it will pass the order....
  • Tell centre to scrap Sethu Samudram, TN urges SC 30-04-2013 04:49 AM

    New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government has urged the Supreme Court to direct the central government not to proceed with the implementation of the Sethu Samudram Shipping Channel Project in the Palk Strait. The channel will facilitate navigation between India's east and west coasts. In his affidavit before the apex...
  • BJP MLA sentenced for breaking seal 10-04-2007 02:21 PM

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