SUPREME COURT

  • Irretrievable breakdown of marriage 'debatable' ground for divorce: SC 12 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: With the government set to reintroduce the marriage laws amendment bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Hindu Marriage Act and the Special Marriage Act to make irretrievable breakdown of marriage a ground for divorce, the Supreme Court has urged a rethink if it was an expedient...
  • Search begins for new CBI director, all eyes on Parliament's Winter session Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has asked CBI director Ranjit Sinha to recuse himself of 2G scam probe. As Sinha retires in December, the big challenge before the government is to get the Lokpal Act amended to pave the way for Sinha's successor. According to the sources, the government is considering...
  • N Srinivasan requests SC to reinstate him as BCCI president Yesterday

    "I voluntarily stepped aside as the BCCI chief pending inquiry by the Mudgal panel. Now that nothing has been found against me, allow me to be reinstated as the BCCI president," he said. ...
  • SC issues notice to Central government on banning German in Kendriya Vidyalayas 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Central government on the question of dropping German as a language in Kendriya Vidyalayas. Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani said that she is not aware of any Supreme Court notice. She further justified government's order on German and...
  • After SC relieving Ranjit Sinha in 2G probe, demand for the controversial CBI chief's removal grows 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Ranjit Sinha who is the most controversial chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in recent times is retiring on December 3. However, amid growing criticism, the demand for his removal is growing louder. Removal of the CBI director though, is not an easy task. After the...
  • 2G case: Government to order probe against CBI chief Ranjit Sinha soon 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In more trouble for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief Ranjit Sinha, the Union government is likely to order a probe against him in the 2G scam soon. According to sources, a show cause seeking explanation regarding his conduct is likely to be issues soon. With just 12...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • SC removes CBI Director Ranjit Sinha from 2G case trial 3 days ago

    In a huge blow to Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha in the 2G scam case, the Supreme Court has told him to stay away from the trial. The apex court has said that prima facie it appears that there is credibility in the allegations leveled against Sinha. The...
  • SC telecom verdict means CBI credibility 'busted': TMC 3 days ago

    Kolkata: With the Supreme Court removing CBI director Ranjit Sinha from 2G case on Thursday, the Trinamool Congress said that the credibility of the CBI had been "busted irreparably". "If the captain of the organisation is indicted, then the whole organisation gets a bad...
  • Will abide by Supreme Court order in 2G scam, says CBI Director Ranjit Sinha 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Beleaguered CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on Thursday said that he will abide by the Supreme Court order directing him to recuse from the 2G telecom scam probe and denied having named any officer as mole before the apex court. Sinha, who had to face Supreme Court's ire on...
  • As a man of honour Ranjit Sinha should step down: Soli Sorabjee 3 days ago

    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. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: SC kicks CBI Director Ranjit Sinha out of 2G scam probe 3 days ago

    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...
  • Huge blow to CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, SC kicks him out of 2G scam probe 3 days ago

    New Delhi: 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...
  • 2G scam: Scathing criticism of CBI Director, Joint Director by Supreme Court 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has pulled up the CBI Joint Director Ashok Tiwari when he defended CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on allegations against 2G case. It took exception to CBI officers being present inside the court room and directed them to "do their duty" in office. "You are not...
  • Tamil Nadu government to move SC over Karnataka's Mekedatu project: Panneerselvam 5 days ago

    Chennai: Terming Mullaperiyar dam dispute with Kerala a "settled issue", Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday said it would approach the Supreme Court to seek stalling of Karnataka government's attempt to construct two dams near Mekedatu across the Cauvery river. Responding to DMK president M Karunanidhi demand for convening an Assembly session...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Mudgal report gives clean chit to Srinivasan, but raises question on his conduct 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The rot in Indian cricket runs deep and it isn't limited to a few cricketers and a few Indian Premier League team owners who loved placing bets, according to findings of the Mukul Mudgal Committee's report which were made public on Monday. International Cricket Council Chairman N Srinivasan is...
  • Maharashtra government to move SC over Marathas quota row November 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Saturday decided to approach the Supreme Court after Bombay High Court on Friday stayed the move to grant 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions in the state. The decision was taken at an all-party meeting chaired by Chief Minister Devendra...
  • IPL spot fixing case: Supreme Court hearing on Mudgal committee report today November 14, 2014

    The apex court on Monday said that it will go through the report that probed the allegations of betting and spot-fixing. ...
  • IPL spot-fixing case: Supreme Court hearing on Mudgal committee report today November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court hearing on the report by Justice Mudgal Committee, which is probing the Indian Premier League's (IPL) spot-fixing case, is scheduled to take place on Friday. The apex court had adjourned the hearing to November 14. The reason was the judges had not read the report. Justice...
  • Supreme Court asks Centre about steps to trace missing kids November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to spell out its position on the standing operating procedures (SOPs) formulated by the National Legal Service Authority (NALSA) on missing children and the steps taken to trace them. The bench of Chief Justice HL Dattu, Justice Madan B Lokur and...
  • Supreme Court directs Bihar government to trace 464 missing children November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Bihar government to trace 464 missing children in the state. The Bihar government told the apex court that out of 633 missing children, it has managed to trace 169 children. The court was hearing a petition filed by child right activist Kailash Satyarthi. ...
  • India files appeal in Sri Lanka SC against fishermen death penalty November 11, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: India on Tuesday filed an appeal in the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka against a verdict of the high court awarding death sentence to five Indian fishermen in the island nation for alleged drug smuggling. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin while giving this information expressed confidence...
  • SC asks Centre to consider amending law: Milk adulteration November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming the issue of adulteration in milk and milk products as "very serious", the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to consider amending the Food Safety and Standards Act in the coming winter session of Parliament and make it an offence punishable with life imprisonment. "We hope and...
  • SC disposes of AAP's plea for Delhi polls, asks EC to take over November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday disposed of Aam Aadmi Patry's plea for holding election in Delhi. The development took place after the Centre informed the court that the assembly has already been dissolved. The apex court said that the Election Commission will now take over and refused to ask...
  • Allow women make-up artists in Bollywood, can't discriminate on grounds of gender: SC November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday allowed women make-up artist, hairdresser to work in Bollywood and said that there should be no discrimination on ground of gender and domicile. The apex court also quashed provision which puts restriction on women make-up artists and hair dressers from becoming the members of...
  • SC declines to entertain plea for renaming India to 'Bharat' November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking to rename India as Bharat and asked the petitioner to approach an appropriate authority with its plea. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu asked the petitioner to first make an appropriate representation before an authority...
  • Is caste based census a political minefield? November 7, 2014

    Supreme Court upholds the Centre's power to conduct census in the manner they want. Since, Census is a policy decision the Centre is free to conduct it the way it wants, says the court. ...
  • Indian artifacts reaching abroad: Supreme Court expresses concern November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court expressed concern over CAG's findings that Indian artifacts have reached foreign auction houses like Sotheby's and Christie's and said that it will later decide the scope of probe. A bench of justices J Chelameswar and S A Bobde shared its concern over the allegations in...
  • Sri Lanka's Bar Association asks for hearing on country's presidential terms November 7, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's Bar Association asked the Supreme Court to hold an oral hearing on whether President Mahinda Rajapaksa could seek a third term in office. Rajapaksa sought the court's opinion if he could contest an election two years before his second term ends. The constitution has been changed to...
  • Political party moves SC, seeks postponement of J&K polls November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Awami National Conference (ANC) moved the Supreme Court seeking postponement of Assembly polls in the flood-ravaged state, saying the situation is not conducive for election as thousands are still displaced. As the counsel for ANC mentioned its plea, a bench of justices J Chelameswar and...