Sc Verdict

  • Centre to seek review of SC verdict on commuting death sentence January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In a clear signal that the apex court's verdict holding that death sentence of condemned prisoner can be commuted to life due to delay in deciding mercy plea is not acceptable to it, the Centre on Wednesday said that it is considering to seek review of the judgement. Additional...
  • SC verdict on lawmakers: Govt accuses BJP of changing stand September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Under attack from the opposition for bringing an ordinance to protect lawmakers from immediate disqualification, the government on Thursday hit back, accusing BJP of changing its stand on overturning a Supreme Court judgement on the issue. "Actually you should ask the BJP. They first wanted a change in the...
  • 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. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on SC ruling on convicted MPs, MLAs July 14, 2013

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on Supreme Court verdict on convicted MPs, MLAs, rupee fall, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and and much more. ...
  • Voters applaud SC verdict on debarring lawmakers July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court verdict disqualifying convicted legislators is being applauded by voters across the country who think it would help eradicate corruption and clean up political space. GR Syed, professor at Jamia Millia Islamia, told IANS: "After independence, politics in our country has become a playground for criminals....
  • Judicial verdicts will force parties to change: Dr Jayaprakash Narayan July 12, 2013

    Does the Supreme Court decision to disqualify convicted MPs and MLAs show that the judiciary has given up all hope on the politicians to reform themselves? Dr Jayaprakash Narayan, president of Lok Satta Party, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. The Orders of Honourable SC is mostly...
  • Sanjay Dutt may get remissions as per the jail manual: KTS Tulsi May 16, 2013

    As Sanjay Dutt surrenders today and begins a threeandahalfyear jail term, will it act as a deterrent for those high and mighty people who think they can break the law and still get away? Criminal lawyer KTS Tulsi joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. The learned counsels...
  • Sanjay Dutt will be in jail for 2 years max: Producer of 'Policegiri' May 15, 2013

    Why did some producers of Bollywood projects decide to get Sanjay Dutt on board, though they knew that he was awaiting the SC verdict on the 1993 Mumbai blasts case? What will be the impact of his absence on Bollywood? And what will happen to these projects now? TP Aggarwal,...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Sanjay Dutt files review plea April 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Days after being granted one more month to surrender, actor Sanjay Dutt has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging his conviction and fiveyear jail term in the 1993 Bombay serial blasts case. The review petition against the March 21 judgement of the apex court was filed...
  • Novartis verdict will encourage genuine innovation: Prathiba M Singh April 3, 2013

    Prathiba M Singh, advocate for Ranbaxy and Cipla, fought the Glivec patent case against Novartis. She joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the legal and moral compulsions behind this courtroom battle and the significance of the Supreme Court's decision for Indian pharma firms and the people of the country. Q....
  • Zaibunisa seeks pardon, daughter writes to Katju for help March 28, 2013

    Mumbai: While Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Thursday said that he had not sought pardon from five years' sentence handed down by the Supreme Court in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, Zaibunisa Kazi, whose case is similar to Dutt's, has sought one. While her daughter has written to Press Council...
  • SC verdict on Thomas' removal as CVC today March 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will deliver its verdict on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking removal of PJ Thomas from the position of Central Vigilence Commissioner (CVC) on Thursday. The PIL has put an allegation that Thomas is not a person of impeccable integrity. However, Thomas has defended himself against the...
  • The verdict has shattered us: Mattoo's father October 6, 2010

    The Supreme Court reduces the death penalty of Priyadarshini Mattoo's killer to life imprisonment. ...
  • We expected SC to uphold death: Mattoo's father October 6, 2010

    It was a "rarest of the rare" case and the punishment has to be only death sentence, says Priyadarshini's father. ...
  • Death sentence changed to life in Mattoo case October 6, 2010

    The Supreme Court cites benefit of doubt in the rape and murder of Priyadarshini Mattoo case. ...
  • We expected death sentence: Mattoo's father October 6, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court reduced the death sentence of Santosh Singh to life imprisonment in the Priyadarshini Mattoo rape and murder case. CNNIBN speaks to Priyadarshini's father after the judgement. CNNIBN: Sir the judgement is out. Are you happy with the judgement? Chaman Lal Mattoo: We expected the Supreme Court would...
  • Mattoo case: SC commutes death sentence to life October 6, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Santosh Kumar Singh in the 14yearold Priyadarshini Mattoo rape and murder case but reduced the death sentence to life imprisonment, saying certain things were in his favour. "The conviction is maintained," a Bench comprising Justices H S Bedi and C...
  • Muslims oppose SC's order on marriage registration October 25, 2007

    New Delhi: The judiciary is all set to clean up the mess that marriages often lead to. The Supreme Court has ruled that all marriages must now be registered, no exceptions for any religion. But it’s a decision, which has ruffled a few feathers. Marriages may be made in heaven...
  • Arjun to take a call on IIMs today June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Snubbed by the Supreme Court on reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in higher educational institutions, the Human Resource Development Ministry will take a call on IIM admissions on Wednesday. The Supreme Court had heard the Government's plea on Tuesday and agreed to an early hearing on May...
  • It's shutters down at twin cities in AP April 4, 2007

    New Delhi: It was shutters down all across the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad on Wednesday. Normal life has been disrupted by a day-long bandh in protest against the Supreme Court stay on reservation for OBCs. All political parties, including the ruling Congress government, in Andhra Pradesh supported a...