Supreme Court

  • SC ruling on telcos audit may apply to other areas: FICCI 18-04-2014 08:42 PM

    New Delhi: Stating that the Supreme Court's ruling to allow CAG to audit accounts of telecom firms may have 'much wider ramifications' and could be applied to other areas subsequently, FICCI on Friday said the episode raises serious questions on the sanctity of Indian contracts. The Supreme Court on Thursday...
  • Will pay Rs 2,500 cr in 4 days: Sahara's new proposal for Subrata Roy's release 18-04-2014 11:02 AM

    Sahara group on Thursday told Supreme court it is willing to pay Rs 2,500 crore within four days and another Rs 2,500 crore in cash within 60 days for release of its chief Subrata Roy and two directors. Appearing before a bench of justices KS Radhakrishnan and JS Khehar, senior...
  • BCCI Working Committee to discuss Supreme Court case 17-04-2014 07:40 PM

    Mumbai: Heeding to the demands of some affiliated state units, the BCCI has decided to convene an emergent Working Committee meeting here on April 20 to take stock of the developments relating to the case before the Supreme Court regarding IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. "BCCI Working Committee meeting has...
  • Hopeful SC will review decision on homosexuality ban in India: UN 17-04-2014 04:29 PM

    The UN has expressed hope that the Indian Supreme Court's verdict recognising transgenders as a third gender will pave the way for the apex court to review its decision of upholding criminalisation of consensual same-sex relationships. The historic ruling by India's Supreme Court to legally uphold rights of transgender people...
  • Police arrests 13 people accused in Muzaffarnagar riots 17-04-2014 03:08 PM

    Atleast 13 people were arrested for their role in the last year's riots in Muzaffarnagar, after the Supreme Court directed the state to expedite the process of bringing the accused to justice, police said on Thursday. Two murder accused, four accused of stoning, and seven others were arrested on Wednesday...
  • Monitoring gay rights situation in India: US 17-04-2014 11:45 AM

    The United States is monitoring the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender in India in particular after the Supreme Court ruled consensual homosexual activity as unconstitutional, a US official said. "Despite progress in equal rights for LGBT persons around the world, our work is far from finished," Richard E...
  • Six states call for BCCI's emergent working committee meeting 16-04-2014 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: At least six affiliated state units, including Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA), have sought an emergent working committee meeting of the BCCI on Sunday to discuss matters related to the Supreme Court case regarding the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that N Srinivasan...
  • HC refuses to take up nursery admission matter citing SC order 16-04-2014 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to take up the nursery admission issue saying the Supreme Court has stayed the order and "we can't touch it" unless a clarification is issued by the apex court. A bench of Acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul...
  • Government women employees can get two-year leave for child care: SC 16-04-2014 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that a woman employee of central government can get uninterrupted leave for two years for child care, which also includes needs like examination and sickness. A bench of justices SJ Mukhopadhaya and V Gopala Gowda set aside the order of Calcutta High...
  • SC says N Srinivasan among 13 names in sealed Mudgal committee report 16-04-2014 12:31 PM

    Resuming hearing into the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal, the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday revealed that the suspended Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan figures among the 13 people named in the sealed report submitted by the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee....
  • IPL Scandal: Srinivasan seeks return as BCCI chief, SC to hear case today 16-04-2014 09:13 AM

    A Supreme Court hearing on the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal will once again take centre stage on Wednesday and looks set to overshadow the opening match of seventh season of IPL between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi later in the day. The...
  • Karunanidhi hails SC judgment on transgenders 15-04-2014 07:57 PM

    Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court verdict recognizing transgenders as third category of gender saying it brought a lot of joy to his party whom he said had strived for their welfare. In a statement in Chennai he said his previous government had constituted a...
  • N Srinivasan questions his removal as BCCI president, files affidavit 15-04-2014 04:30 PM

    N Srinivasan, the suspended BCCI president, on Tuesday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court questioning his removal from the top post of the Indian cricket board. On March 28, the Supreme Court had ordered removal of Srinivasan as BCCI president for a fair probe into the IPL spot-fixing and...
  • SC declines to stay trial court proceedings against Kejriwal, AAP leaders 15-04-2014 01:30 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to stay the proceedings in the trial court in a defamation case filed by Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit against former Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leaders Shazia Ilmi, Prashant Bhushan and Manish Sisodia. A bench comprising justices H L Dattu and...
  • Why SC's decision to recognise the third gender will change my life, writes transgender TV host and filmmaker Rose Venkatesan 15-04-2014 12:58 PM

    The Supreme Court of India directed the Indian Government to include a new gender category to include people who don't identify as the traditional male or female. My head spins as I write this. A combination of being woken up suddenly from heavy sleep and a sudden jerk of pleasant...
  • SC gives recognition to transgenders as the third gender, to get quota in jobs 15-04-2014 11:08 AM

    New Delhi: In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has given recognition to transgenders as the third gender. The apex court has directed the Central and state governments to treat them as socially and economically backward classes. The governments have also been asked to provide reservation in jobs and education...
  • Should the Supreme Court expand Sunil Gavaskar's role? 12-04-2014 12:46 PM

    In a historic judgment, albeit an interim one, the Supreme Court appointed ace former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar to take over the conduct of IPL7 and appointed senior-most of BCCI vice - presidents Shivlal Yadav to take over its functioning from president N Srinivasan. It also allowed Chennai Super Kings (CSK)...
  • Why should I condemn Mulayam's rape remark, says HD Deve Gowda 11-04-2014 04:11 PM

    Former Prime Minister and JDS Chief HD Deve Gowda on Friday refused to condemn the controversial statement of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav questioning the death penalty for rape. "He (Mulayam) has got every right. Every political party has got their own views. Why should I condemn anybody? Ultimately, the...
  • SC stays Delhi nursery admissions, process delayed further 11-04-2014 12:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed nursery admissions in Delhi. This comes after the High Court vacated stay on the admissions earlier this month. The applicants who had secured a seat in more than one school were asked to zero in on a school till April 9 or...
  • SC refuses to entertain plea questioning SIT clean chit to Modi in Gujarat riots 11-04-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea questioning the Special Investigation Team probe giving a clean chit to Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gujarat riots. The apex court also declined the plea to reconstitute the SIT for a probe into the riots case. The SIT...
  • SC to hear BCCI plea seeking Dhoni, Srinivasan audio tape on April 16 11-04-2014 11:04 AM

    The Supreme Court on Friday said that it will hear the petition filed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India to get a copy of audio recording of statements made by MS Dhoni and Board president and CSK owner N Srinivasan on April 16. Dhoni and Srinivasan along...
  • Sexual assault case: Tejpal moves SC seeking bail after HC's refusal 10-04-2014 07:48 PM

    Founder editor of Tehelka magazine Tarun Tejpal who has been charged with allegedly raping a junior female journalist colleague during an event in Goa, has moved the Supreme Court seeking bail. "The bail plea was filed yesterday before the Supreme Court," his advocate Sandip Kapoor told on Thursday. The Goa...
  • SC grants bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh to file nomination from Jaunpur 09-04-2014 05:58 PM

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted temporary bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, who along with his wife Jagriti Singh is accused of killing their maid, to file nomination from Jaunpur Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh. A bench headed by Justice B S Chauhan granted temporary bail to Singh...
  • SC backs Centre on reservation for Jats in government jobs 09-04-2014 01:10 PM

    New Delhi: A week after the Supreme Court said that reservation for Jats should be carefully scrutinised, it has now said that they are prima facie convinced that reservations to Jats in government jobs under the OBC category is correct. The apex court has asked the Centre to file a...
  • Put Subrata Roy under house arrest: Sahara plea to SC 09-04-2014 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: Sahara on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to put its chief Subrata Roy under house arrest or under any other form of restriction, saying that the company was not being able to hold talks with international buyers in his absence. "Sahara cannot engage in talks with international buyers...
  • BCCI wants to examine MS Dhoni's deposition before Mudgal Committee 09-04-2014 10:51 AM

    BCCI approached the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking permission to examine the audio recordings of India captain MS Dhoni, former BCCI president N Srinivasan and Indian Premier League (IPL) COO Sundar Raman of the deposition they made before the Justic Mukul Mudgal committee that is investigating into the IPL betting...
  • Two Noida residents request SC to defer polling in Gautam Buddha Nagar 08-04-2014 12:07 PM

    Supreme Court on Monday said it will consider on Friday the plea to defer the April 10 polling in Gautam Buddha Nagar Lok Sabha seat of UP in view of defection of Congress candidate to BJP. After Ramesh Chand Tomar's switching over, the date for nomination as well as withdrawal...
  • EC exploring voting options through Internet for NRIs 07-04-2014 04:55 PM

    Non-resident Indians may be able to cast their votes through Internet from overseas as the Election Commission on Monday told the Supreme Court that it is exploring such a possibility. The Commission, however, told a bench headed by Justice K S Radhakrishnan that it is almost impossible to make any...
  • CVC pleads SC to allow him to withdraw from coal scam cases 07-04-2014 03:23 PM

    New Delhi: CVC Pradeep Kumar, who along with other two vigilance commissioners was asked by the Supreme Court to assist it in monitoring coal blocks allocation scam probe, on Monday pleaded for his withdrawal from the cases. The Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) submitted before a bench headed by Justice RM...
  • SC satisfied with progress in nine post-Godhra riot cases 03-04-2014 06:59 PM

    The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the progress of nine cases of post-Godhra riots in Gujarat probed by Special Investigation Team (SIT) which had given clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "There has been a lot of progress and out of nine cases, six are over and...