Supreme Court

  • Padmanabhaswamy temple audit to take 5-6 months: Vinod Rai 13 hours 33 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The special audit of the properties of Kerala's famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, which is facing allegations of financial irregularities, is expected to be completed in the next five to six months. Former CAG Vinod Rai, who has been tasked with a special audit of the temple's properties, also said...
  • Illegal mining: SC dismisses Tamil Nadu government's plea against probe officer 3 days ago

    New Delhi: In a setback to the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the state's plea against the appointment of IAS officer U Sagayam to probe illegal mining in the state. Earlier, the Madras High Court had appointed a committee headed by Sagayam to probe illegal sand and...
  • J&K floods: SC expresses concern over relief work, demands status report from state government 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme court on Thursday expressed concern over the relief work in the flood-affected state of Jammu and Kashmir. The apex court asked the Central government to convene a meeting of the health secretaries of all states to dispatch doctors for medical emergencies in the state. It also asked the...
  • SC raps Modi government over lack of transparency in the appointment of CVC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed unhappiness over the procedure proposed by the government for the appointment of the Chief Vigilance and Vigilance Commissioners. The court has criticised the appointment procedure saying it lacks transparency. The apex court said that the lack of a transparent procedure will deprive...
  • Prashant Bhushan refuses to name the whistleblower in the case against CBI chief 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has refused to disclose the identity of the whistleblower in the case against Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha in the 2g scam. Bhushan has told the Supreme Court that revealing the name of source will endanger the life of the source. The apex...
  • SC raps Centre for being 'sloppy' in checking female foeticide 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rapped the Centre for being "sloppy" in checking female foeticide in the country, saying laws are not being implemented and everything is being left to fate. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra directed the Centre and all state governments to give details of...
  • Vodafone, government agree to extend date for selection of 3rd arbitrator 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian government and Vodafone have mutually agreed to extend the deadline for appointment of the third arbitrator to resolve the Rs 20,000-crore tax dispute case with UK telecom major Vodafone. "Our arbitrator and Vodafone have mutually agreed to extend deadline for appointment of...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 6 days ago

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 6 days ago

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  • News 360: SC asks government to step up relief operation in flood-hit J&K 6 days ago

    The Supreme Court has expressed concerns on the rescue and relief operations in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. The court has said that the state government must provide basic necessities to flood victims. ...
  • SC wants to know name of whistleblower on guest list row 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed advocate Prashant Bhushan, who has levelled allegations against CBI Director Ranjit Sinha of protecting accused in the 2G case, to reveal the name of the whistleblower from whom he got CBI documents and guest list of the top cop's residence. The apex court...
  • J&K government must provide basic necessities, ex-gratia to all the flood victims: SC 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has expressed concerns on the rescue and relief operations in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. The court has said that the state government must provide basic necessities to flood victims. The state government must focus on providing food, water and medicines, the court said. "The focus...
  • SC asks Prashant Bhushan to disclose source of information on CBI chief, says can't order probe now 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan to disclose the source of his information in the 2G scam case about Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha. The court observed, "Just because someone made a statement, we cannot order an inquiry." The court said that Bhushan must...
  • SC to decide if Ranjit Sinha tried to influence cases being probed by CBI 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide whether Central Bureau of Investigation director Ranjit Sinha tried to influence some of the cases being investigated by the agency and interfering with the 2G case. In an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court, Sinha has said that he rejects the...
  • After Mandi House, Delhi Metro to showcase history of ITO area 1 week ago

    New Delhi: After offering people a peep into the history of the iconic Mandi House, Delhi Metro is now working on extending the heritage ride to the upcoming ITO Metro station, which will tell the story of the making of post-colonial India. The new Mandi House metro station opened in late...
  • Sri Lanka's expulsion of refugees goes to highest court 1 week ago

    Colombo: Sri Lankan rights activists have gone to the country's highest court in a bid to stop the government summarily deporting Afghan, Iranian and Pakistani refugees, their lawyer said. Six human rights defenders have petitioned the Supreme Court to challenge the expulsions, which are being carried out despite warnings that...
  • Government servant can't claim right to privacy, says ex-SC judge September 13, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Without naming the beleaguered CBI chief Ranjit Sinha, former Supreme Court judge GS Singhvi on Saturday said that a government servant cannot always claim right to privacy. Sinha, who is facing the heat currently over disclosure of names in visitors' logbook allegedly maintained at his...
  • Generate legal awareness among women, poorer sections: SC judge September 13, 2014

    Puducherry: Supreme Court Judge, Justice SJ Mukhopadhaya on Saturday called upon lawyers, medical personnel, students and other sections of society to acquaint themselves with provisions of various legislations and then generate legal awareness among people for whom the laws were meant to ensure their protection and to promote their welfare....
  • 2G probe: CBI chief rejects allegations, questions source of information September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Defending his stand in the 2G scam probe, Central Bureau of Information Director Ranjit Sinha's has rejected the affidavit filed by NGO Center for Public Interest Litigation which has levelled allegations against him. In an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court he questioned the source of information for...
  • SC: 3% quota must for disabled in all government jobs including IAS September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has said that 3% reservation for differently-abled persons must be provided in all government jobs including IAS. The SC has also pulled the Centre for opposing the implementation of the quota. A bench headed by Chief Justice RM Lodha said the disabled persons have not got...
  • Fishermen murder: SC allows one Italian marine to travel to his country for 4 months September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday granted permission to one of the Italian marines facing murder trial in India, to travel back to Italy. The marine has been allowed to travel to Italy for four months on health grounds. Massimiliano Latorre, one of two Italian marines being held over...
  • CBI chief Ranjit Sinha files affidavit in SC over allegations of interfering into the 2G probe September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha has filed an affidavit in the Supreme court in response to the allegations made by senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan of interfering in the 2G scam probe. Sinha has filed the affidavit in a sealed envelope. Bhushan had filed a petition in...
  • Noida's Nithari killings: SC extends stay on Koli's execution till October 29 September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In a relief for Noida's Nithari killing convict Surinder Koli, the Supreme Court has extended the stay on his execution till October 29. The SC will hear his review petition on October 28. Earlier too, the SC had stayed the execution of Koli for one week. A Ghaziabad sessions...
  • Liquor prohibition: Do partial bans work? September 11, 2014

    It is a big day for the bar owners in Kerala, whose plea against cancellation of their licences will be heard in the Supreme Court on Thursday. CNN-IBN asks whether the partial liquor bans work. ...
  • Centre seeks clarification from SC on its transgender verdict September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Five months after the Supreme Court directed the Centre to grant OBC status to transgender sex, the government has sought clarification on it saying that all such people cannot be clubbed under OBC category as some of them are SC/ST by birth. The Centre submitted that there is...
  • Why can't government come up with best schools at primary level: SC September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday stressed the need for more initiatives by the government to establish quality primary schools to beat the rush in some of the minority-run institutions in the country. "If the government-run medical colleges are considered as best in the country why can't the government come...
  • Policy making elected government's prerogative: Congress on Kerala liquor ban September 11, 2014

    In a temporary relief for bar owners in Kerala, the Supreme Court has directed the Kerala government not to cancel bar licences till September 30. The apex court observed that if such a move has to happen, it should be in one go. ...
  • Gujarat is much safer after prohibition, why not ban all bars: SC to Kerala government September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Lashing out at the Kerala government for proposing a partial ban on liquor bars in the state, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the government to ban bars across the state like Gujarat. "If you want to stop it, stop the whole thing in one go like Gujarat....
  • Relief for Kerala bar owners, SC directs state not to cancel their licences till September 30 September 11, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a temporary relief for Kerala bar owners, the Supreme Court directed the Kerala government not to cancel their licences till September 30. The SC asked Kerala HC to hear the petition challenging the state government's prohibition policy as soon as possible. Hitting out hard on the state government, the...
  • D-day for Kerala bar owners, SC to hear plea against liquor ban order today September 11, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: It is a big day for the bar owners in Kerala, whose plea against cancellation of their licences will be heard in the Supreme Court on Thursday. The SC had on Wednesday questioned the logic behind the state government's new liquor policy for limiting bar licences to only 5-star...