Harish Salve

  • Dhoni stays silent on leaving CSK captaincy 30-03-2014 10:39 AM

    Dhaka: Despite events unfolding back home in the wake of Indian Premier League (IPL) betting and match-fixing scandal, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni stayed calm on Saturday and attributed his team's success in the ongoing World Twenty20 extravaganza to a 'good dressing room atmosphere' where every individual was happy about...
  • BCCI says Supreme Court's interim order is acceptable 28-03-2014 03:43 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision not to suspend the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from the IPL and said the order to make Sunil Gavaskar the interim president was "acceptable" to the Board. The Supreme Court on Friday ordered that Gavaskar should be...
  • Dhoni lied about Guru Meiyappan role, insists Harish Salve 28-03-2014 03:22 PM

    Senior advocate Harish Salve, who represented Aditya Verma of the Bihar Cricket Association in the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal, on Friday once again accused Mahendra Singh Dhoni, captain of both the Indian cricket team and the Chennai Super Kings IPL team, of lying about the role of Gurunath Meiyappan,...
  • IPL spot-fixing: It was a balanced order, says Justice Mudgal 28-03-2014 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: Justice Mukul Mudgal, who headed the probe committee which conducted investigation into the IPL scandal, on Friday described the Supreme Court's interim order as "balanced" and in "best interest of Indian cricket". "I welcome the judgement and this is a very balanced order. This takes into account the...
  • Dhoni guilty of corrupt conduct, gave false statement in IPL case: prosecution 27-03-2014 12:56 PM

    Harish Salve, one of the senior lawyers arguing the Justice Mudgal Committee report case before the Supreme Court, on Thursday claimed that India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is guilty of corrupt conduct because he gave false statements to the Mudgal Committee about Gurunath Meiyappan's role with the Chennai Super Kings....
  • Nariman declines to be in selection process for Lokpal posts 27-02-2014 05:13 PM

    Eminent jurist Fali Nariman has refused to be part of the process to select the names for various posts of Lokpal, saying he fears that the multi- layered procedure could overlook the most competent, independent and courageous persons. In a letter to V Narayanasamy, Minister of State in the Prime...
  • SC notice to Centre, states on plea for stopping red beacon use 14-02-2014 07:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre and the states on a plea for scrapping a rule that allows use of red beacons on the vehicles of high dignitaries. A bench headed by Justice RM Lodha asked the authorities to file response within four weeks...
  • HC erred in bringing Telecos under CAG ambit: SC 11-02-2014 09:40 PM

    New Delhi: Telecom firms on Tuesday submitted before the Supreme Court that the Delhi High Court erred in holding that CAG is empowered to conduct their revenue audits. The companies' counsel argued that the High Court had wrongly assumed that they share revenue with the government and contended that they...
  • SC says the term 'high dignitaries' is contrary to democratic norms 03-02-2014 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has agreed to review the list of 'high dignitaries' who can use red beacons. The apex court on Monday noted that the term high dignitaries appears contrary to democratic ethos. The court in its judgement has said, "The motor vehicles carrying high dignitaries specified by...
  • Harish Salve hits out at Ganguly, says don't cast aspersions on intern 24-12-2013 03:27 PM

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Harish Salve on Tuesday hit out at retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly should not cast aspersions on the law intern. Justice Ganguly is accused of sexually harassing a law intern. Salve tweeted, "Justice Ganguly's intemperate allegations against the intern are absurd. While some of those...
  • West Bengal: Tata wants to retain Singur land, keen on returing 12-11-2013 10:44 PM

    Tata Motors, on Tuesday, told the Supreme Court that it wanted to keep the leasehold rights over the 997 acre land, allotted by the Left Front government at Singur in West Bengal as it is keen on returning to the state with next phase of expansion of the Nano car...
  • 2G spectrum: Hearing against Sunil Mittal, Ravi Ruia on October 28 26-08-2013 12:52 PM

    A Delhi court on Monday fixed October 28 for hearing the additional spectrum case in which Bharti Cellular CMD Sunil Mittal, Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia and others have been summoned as an accused. Special CBI Judge O P Saini adjourned Monday's proceedings in the case as Mittal and Ruia...
  • SC issues notice to RIL and Centre on gas pricing 29-07-2013 01:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to the Centre and the Reliance Industries on a public interest litigation seeking review of the recent government decision to hike from 2014 the gas prices from $4.2 to $8.4 million British thermal unit (mmBtu). The apex court bench headed by...
  • SC verdict on admission to medical colleges evokes mixed response 18-07-2013 12:17 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions into all medical and dental colleges. The apex court ruled that the Medical Council of India cannot conduct a unified examination. While some members of the medical fraternity welcomed the judgement, others said...
  • SC should have made judgement against convicted MPs, MLAs more stringent: Harish Salve 11-07-2013 08:52 AM

    The Supreme Court in a landmark verdict on Wednesday ruled that a lawmaker convicted in a criminal case by any court will lose the membership of either Parliament or state Assembly the moment he or she gets convicted. ...
  • People hate VIP security cars impacting their lives: SC 04-04-2013 01:25 AM

    New Delhi: People hate red lights, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday, hoping that some day they will be spared of the VIP escort cars, except that of constitutional functionaries, passing by them with their sirens blaring. "Some time it will happen today or tomorrow," an apex court bench of...
  • 'Italian envoy has no immunity against arrest order by SC' 17-03-2013 06:49 PM

    The Italian envoy had assured the apex court the marines would return from Italy after the country's elections. ...
  • Jaitley phone tapping case: Shinde probably unaware of telegraph rules, says Harish Salve 01-03-2013 08:21 PM

    Making a statement in the Rajya Sabha on the issue, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde had on Friday said it was not a phone tapping case, but a case of unauthorised access to call records. ...
  • Sibal wants dialogue, not censorship: Khurshid 06-12-2011 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: Defending the Telecom Minister's comments over screening web comments, Law Minister Salman Khurshid said that Kapil Sibal has nowhere suggested of a censorship. Talking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Khurshid said, "Sibal hasn't spoken of censorship, but he has only suggested negotiation with the service providers like Facebook,...
  • The Last Word: the 2G note controversy 30-09-2011 11:56 PM

    Experts discuss whether the crisis in the UPA has deepened over the 2G scam note, even as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee denies any differences with Home Minister P Chidambaram. ...