SUPREME COURT

  • Ram Jethmalani vents anger in SC over government 'inaction' on blackmoney 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Expelled BJP member Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday vented his anger in the Supreme Court against the NDA government on the black money issue, expressing displeasure that a draft legislation prepared by him and sent to Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not been acted upon. The veteran lawyer's outburst...
  • SC denies interim bail to Asaram on the basis of AIIMS report 1 week ago

    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...
  • Saradha scam: CBI arrests Saradha Realty director Shib Narayan Das January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The CBI on Saturday arrested Shib Narayan Das, director of Kolkata-based firm Saradha Realty, in connection with the multi-crore rupee chit fund scam. CBI apprehended Das in Kolkata and seized a fully-loaded .38 calibre revolver from him. Sources said it was Das who had allegedly suggested to the chairman of...
  • Supreme court sets stage for historic gay rights ruling January 17, 2015

    Washington: The Supreme Court is getting back in the marriage business. The justices agreed on Friday to decide a major civil rights question whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution. The court will take up gay-rights cases that ask it to overturn bans in four...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories January 14, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 14, 2015

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  • News 360: SC pulls up Centre over Ganga clean up January 14, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Centre on the issue of cleaning of the Ganges and asked for a status report on setting up of sewage treatment plants within six months. ...
  • What can be done to clean Ganga? January 14, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Centre on the issue of cleaning of the Ganges and asked for a status report on setting up of sewage treatment plants within six months. ...
  • Supreme Court pulls up Centre on Ganga cleaning, Union Minister Uma Bharti says process will take time January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday said cleaning of Ganga will take time. She also said her ministry has asked for report from Uttar Pradesh government on 100 bodies found in the river. "You all expect to clean Ganga in six months something which could not be done...
  • Supreme Court pulls up Centre on cleaning of Ganga, demands status report in 6 months January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the Centre on the issue of cleaning of the Ganges and asked for a status report on setting up of sewage treatment plants within six months. The apex court asked the Centre if it will be able to clean River Ganga in this...
  • Fishermen murder case: SC grants three months time to Italian marines to return to India January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended the time for Italian marines by three months to return to India. The two Italian marines are accued of fisherman murder in Kerela. Earlier in December 2014, the apex court had rejected a plea by Italian marine to extend his stay in Italy. Under...
  • SC asks Government to implement steps for NRIs to cast e-votes January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the government to "do at the earliest" the necessary amendments in the law to enable non-resident Indians (NRIs) to cast postal and e-ballots in polls in India. A Bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu said extending voting rights to NRIs was...
  • Coal allocations: SC notice to Gujarat government on failure to provide information to CBI January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Monday sought an explanation from Gujarat Government for its alleged failure to provide requisite information relating to two coal block allocations to the CBI for its probe into coalgate scam. "Despite our order, no response has been received by the CBI and no documents have...
  • Accept EC's recommendation to extend voting rights to NRIs: Centre to SC January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that the Election Commission's (EC) recommendation to extend voting rights to NRIs through postal ballots have been accepted in letter and spirit. Taking note of the submissions, a bench comprising Chief Justice HL Dattu and AK Sikri asked the Centre...
  • BCCI to pay service tax for recording matches, says SC January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will have to pay the service tax for recording the cricket match which is used for live telecast by the contracting sports channels as the Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed the plea challenging the levying of the service tax on...
  • Minority rights: SC asks Centre to decide Jain Mahasabha's plea January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to consider and decide the representation seeking various reliefs including adequate representation of members of the Jain community in national and state minority panels. The bench of Chief Justice HL Dattu and Justice AK Sikri said it was not going...
  • 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to remain in jail, Pakistan Supreme Court rejects bail order January 7, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the Islamabad High Court (IHC) order regarding the release of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. The case has been remanded back to the IHC on the ground that the decision of Lakhvi's release was rushed. While giving its observations, the apex court maintained that...
  • SC refuses to dismiss PIL questioning powers of intelligence agencies January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it cannot dismiss a pending PIL questioning legality of intelligence agencies exercising police powers in the absence of any law, by entertaining the plea of a person who wants to intervene. "At the instance of an intervenor, we cannot dismiss a pending...
  • SC declines urgent hearing of plea for quashing National Judicial Appointments Commission Act January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined urgent hearing of a plea seeking quashing of the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) Act which ends the two-decade-old collegium system of judges themselves selecting and appointing judges for higher judiciary. "There is no urgency. This will come in the usual course,"...
  • Asaram to stay in jail, medical report says he does not need surgery January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: In a setback for self-styled godman Asaram, the Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of his bail plea for four weeks. A medical board which examined him said Asaram does not need surgery and can be treated with medication. Senior counsel Siddharth Luthra had urged the court...
  • Asaram undergoes medical examination at AIIMS January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Asaram Bapu on Thursday was taken to AIIMS here amidst high security for examination by a medical board following a Supreme Court direction in connection with his bail application in the Jodhpur rape case. Heavy security had been put in place to control his supporters who arrived in large...
  • Strong action must be taken against rapists: Nirbhaya's mother December 29, 2014

    "The crime was so brutal but still we didn't get justice. I appeal to people to stand together and raise their voices against the crimes which are happening against women and children," said Nirbhaya's mother. ...
  • Uber taxi services introduces 5 new checks in a bid to get the ban lifted December 27, 2014

    Uber taxi services has been banned in Delhi after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly raping a woman passenger. In a bid to remove the ban, Uber has come up with an 'India specific security narrative'. It includes all the new safety initiatives that Uber is introducing. Following is...
  • Acid attack survivors demand fast-track courts and rehabilitation programmes December 26, 2014

    Acid attack survivor, Laxmi demands the setting up of fast-track courts and rehabilitation programmes for the acid attack survivors. They demand the implementation of the Supreme Court orders to curtail the counter sale of acids. ...
  • Oldest litigant in Babri masjid case no more December 26, 2014

    Faizabad: The oldest litigant in the Babri masjid case in Supreme Court, Mohammad Farooq, passed away due to old-age related ailments in Faizabad. He was 100. Farooq was buried at a grave yard close to the disputed site. Farooq's father, Mohammad Zahur, was one of the original complainant regarding the...
  • What's government doing on illegal sale of acid, asks Delhi High Court December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The recent rise in acid attacks prompted the Delhi High Court on Wednesday to question the city government's implementation of the Supreme Court order on illegal sale of acids in the capital. A division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice I.S. Mehta expressed strong displeasure at Tuesday's incident...
  • Government eyes Rs 1.47 lakh crore from 92 coal blocks December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The government is targeting a revenue of Rs 1.47 lakh crore from the allotment and auction of 92 coal blocks out of those being given out in the first phase to private as well as public sector entities. The 92 coal blocks to be both alloted and auctioned have...
  • A book to create awareness about traffic safety December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A Supreme Court advocate has suggested setting up of an institution like 'Motor Accident Mediation Authority' to reduce the huge number of pending accident cases in courts across the country. Aimed at creating awareness about traffic safety, Arun Mohan's 728-page book 'Road Accidents: Prevention, Attention and Compensation' is a...
  • Wait for anxious parents over, nursery admissions in Delhi begin today December 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The wait for anxious parents in Delhi is over as the much awaited nursery admission process has started in most private schools in Delhi on Saturday. The sale of forms in most schools has begun and schools are expecting to see a heavy rush. Meanwhile, the Delhi...
  • Kerala fishermen killing: Italy refuses to send marine back to India December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In a move that could escalate tensions between India and Italy, the Italian government on Thursday refused to send its marine, serving a murder trial, back to India saying he is too ill to return. The Supreme Court had on Tuesday refused to extend Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre's...