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  • Tamil Nadu: 8 teachers held for 'forcing' Dalit students to clean toilets for months 3 days ago

    Tirunelveli: Faced with a series of agitations, police on Wednesday arrested eight teachers for allegedly forcing Dalit students to clean toilets in a government-aided high school at a village in the district. Backed by some political outfits, local Dalits have been staging a series of agitations in the past weeks demanding...
  • Procedures on complaints against judges on SC website April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The "in-house" procedures, devised by a five-judges panel and adopted by the Supreme Court way back in 1999, on taking "suitable remedial" actions against judges, accused of misconduct and impropriety, of the apex court and the high courts has been put in public domain. The apex court registry put...
  • Dempo SC beat Mumbai FC 1-0 in I-League April 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai FC suffered their second successive defeat at home, losing to Dempo SC 1-0 in the I-League football on Saturday. The Goans won via a late penalty that was converted by Carlos Hernandez in the round 16 encounter at the Cooperage stadium. Right at the start, Dempo's Joy Ferrao fired at...
  • SC judge expresses inability to attend PM Modi's dinner for judges April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court judge Justice Kurian Joseph has declined to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dinner for top judges tonight on the ground that the event and the ongoing judges conference clashed with Good Friday and Easter weekend. Justice Joseph, who has earlier raised objections with Chief Justice of...
  • Most parties welcome SC decision on IT Act; JD(U), Shiv Sena disagree March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Most parties on Tuesday welcomed Supreme Court's move to scrap a provision that made posting offensive comments online punishable with jail term with Congress admitting to flaws in the law. JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav disagreed saying that though he respects judiciary, it was wrong to struck down the...
  • No person should suffer for want of Aadhar: SC to Centre March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and all the states to "adhere to" its earlier order that no person should be denied any benefits or "suffer" for not having Aadhar cards, issued by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). "In the meantime, it has been brought to...
  • Delay in lodging FIR in rape case not significant: SC March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the delay in lodging an FIR in a rape case is not of much "significance" as the victim has to muster courage to come out in open and expose herself in a "conservative social milieu". "In rapes cases the delay in...
  • SC asks DDA to allot plots to 14,000 applicants by July 2016 March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: In a major relief to applicants of DDA's 1981 housing scheme, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked DDA to allot plots to remaining 14,000 applicants in Rohini area and conclude external development work by July 31, 2016. A bench headed by Justice JS Kehar, which had asked the...
  • Kerala Blasters' Trevor Morgan to be Dempo SC head coach March 3, 2015

    Margao: Kerala Blasters assistant coach Trevor Morgan will take charge of Dempo SC as head coach Arthur Papas has resigned, citing personal reasons. According to sources in the club, Dempo SC have already chosen Papas' successor. They are expected to announce Morgan's name officially as the new head coach for the remainder...
  • Government to set up Mudra Bank for priority to SC/ST entrepreneurs February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The government will a create a refinance agency, Mudra Bank with an initial corpus of Rs 20,000 crore to provide credit facilities to SC/ST businesses, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday. "I propose to create a micro units development refinance agency, Mudra Bank with a corpus of Rs...
  • SC restrains police from arresting Teesta Setalvad till February 19 February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In a relief for activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court has extended the stay on her arrest in Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case till 19 February. It said that the allegations against Setalvad are grave and the court has also warned her counsel against bringing politics into the...
  • Plea in HC on money spent on medical reimbursement of SC judges January 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court was on Tuesday moved by an RTI applicant challenging its order exempting medical reimbursements of Supreme Court judges from disclosure under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. The petition, which was listed before a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw, was...
  • Human DNA Profiling Bill likely in Budget session: Centre to SC January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Government intends to introduce the Human DNA Profiling Bill, to enable identification of bodies and missing persons and create a DNA database, in the upcoming Budget Session of Parliament. In an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court, the Department of Biotechnology said that in accordance with the apex court...
  • SC denies interim bail to Asaram on the basis of AIIMS report January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the interim bail plea of self-styled 'godman' Asaram, who is in jail in connection with a rape case, on the basis of a report of AIIMS doctors that he does not require any surgery. "We have no reason to reject the opinion of...
  • I-League: Dempo SC earn first points against Bengaluru FC January 17, 2015

    Bengaluru: Goa's Dempo SC earned their first ever point while playing against Bengaluru FC, following a goalless draw in the Hero I-League, which kicked off at Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Saturday. For the fist time, Dempo drew with defending I-League Champions and earned their first point against them. Both teams...
  • Dempo take on Bengaluru FC in Fed Cup final January 10, 2015

    Margao: Local side Dempo SC would look to capitalise on their home advantage when they take on reigning I-League champions Bengaluru FC in the summit clash of the 36th Federation Cup football tournament at the Nehru Stadium here Sunday. Both teams have been in impressive form throughout the tournament and have...
  • Panchayat polls: SC refuses to entertain PILs against Rajasthan ordinance January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain petitions challenging an ordinance recently passed by the Rajasthan Government mandating varied educational qualification for candidates to contest elections at different level of panchayats, saying that High Court was the forum for addressing these issues. "Go and challenge the vires...
  • SC allows new CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha to take charge of probe in 2G cases December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed new CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha to take charge of the investigation and prosecution in the 2G scam cases, over three weeks after it had removed his predecessor Ranjit Sinha from the probe following allegations of trying to protect some accused. A bench...
  • SC slams Centre over arrests for posting 'objectionable comments' on social media December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday did not agree with the contention of the Centre that arrests of some persons for allegedly posting objectionable comments on social websites were "stray incidents", saying that even if they were aberrations, they were "brazen" and "grave". The counsel for the Centre told a...
  • Apply value criteria universally to all 42 coal blocks: Panel November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The pattern adopted to determine the value of 42 operational mines, which were recently deallocated by the Supreme Court, should be universally applied to all the blocks, a panel has said. It was decided at the recent meeting of the panel to seek experts from the office of the...
  • Can German be continued as third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas for current academic year: SC asks Centre November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court stepped in over the row over Sanskrit replacing German in Kendriya Vidyalaya schools across the country on Friday. The SC has asked the Attorney General if German can continue as a third language for this academic year only. The matter will come up for hearing...
  • 'Caged bird' to earning Supreme Court's wrath: Ranjit Sinha's unenviable term as CBI Director November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: From the Supreme Court calling the CBI a 'caged parrot' to a distasteful comment on women (If you can't prevent rape, might as well enjoy it) to now being told by the apex court to stay away from the 2G case, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha seems to have...
  • Supreme Court raps CBI chief: Is sinha guilty of compromising 2G trial? November 20, 2014

    In a huge blow to the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked him to withdraw himself from overseeing the investigation into the 2G scam case. ...
  • News 360: Supreme Court asks CBI chief Sinha to withdraw from 2G probe November 20, 2014

    In a huge blow to the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked him to withdraw himself from overseeing the investigation into the 2G scam case. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu has said that prima facie it appears that allegations levelled against Sinha were...
  • Disclose details of prisoners to be released on SC order: CIC November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The details of prisoners who are set to be released on a recent Supreme Court order should be put in public domain, the Central Information Commission said in a directive to Tihar Jail. Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu directed Tihar authorities to place details of all such undertrials and...
  • Manjhi does it again, says he once refused to help a lady harassed by Yadavs due to vote bank politics November 17, 2014

    Patna: There seems to be no end to controversial statements from Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi. After the upper caste remarks, Manjhi on Sunday openly admitted that he once refused to help a lady harassed by Yadavs due to vote bank politics. "A lady came to me in distress...
  • 2G money laundering case: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa moves SC November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa, who along with former Telecom Minister A Raja and 17 others are facing a money laundering case arising out of the 2G scam, on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking setting aside of a lower court order of framing charges against him. A...
  • e Lounge: SC puts an end to gender discrimination in Bollywood, quashes law prohibiting women make-up artists November 12, 2014

    In a progressive step undertaken by the Supreme Court, the six decade long law prohibiting women make-up artists in Bollywood was successfully quashed, thus ending gender discrimination in Bollywood. ...
  • Poll code won't hamper Jammu and Kashmir relief work: SC November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday told the Supreme Court that it has already issued a communication to the central government and the Jammu and Kashmir government that the election code of conduct will not come in the way in the relief and rehabilitation of the flood-devastated people of...
  • SC to hear plea seeking postponement of J&K polls due to floods November 7, 2014

    Srinagar: Ahead of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, the Supreme Court will hear a petition by J&K Awami National Conference seeking postponement of polls in the state in the backdrop of recent floods. The party has claimed that no polls should be held in the state till the time...