SUPREME COURT

  • Kerala fishermen killing: Italy refuses to send marine back to India 9 hours 4 minutes ago

    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...
  • SC refuses to interfere with Bombay HC order that stays Maratha reservation 11 hours 17 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court has refused to interfere with the order of the Bombay High Court which stayed the move to grant 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions in Maharashtra. "It is just an interim order, let the Bombay High Court decide it," a bench...
  • MP judge harassment case: SC asks CJI to form new probe panel 12 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday disbanded a two-member probe panel appointed by the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court to investigate allegations of sexual harassment against a judge in the MP HC. The apex court ruled that the Chief Justice of India may constitute another panel to look...
  • Angry SpiceJet passengers lose their cool 22 hours 39 minutes ago

    Angry SpiceJet passengers lose their cool after waiting since 4 AM on Wednesday. All SpiceJet flights remained grounded for the first half of the day. "It is very irritating. They are not giving us any alternative," said a passenger. ...
  • SC asks Centre not to appoint CVC, VC without its permission Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to take its permission before appointing the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and Vigilance Commissioner and also sought details about the selection process. A bench comprising Chief Justice H L Dattu and Justice Madan B Lokur, however, allowed the government to...
  • SC defers verdict on Sahara plea to raise more debt on hotels Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred a verdict on embattled Sahara conglomerate's plea seeking permission to raise more debt on its three overseas hotels, crucial to secure bail for its jailed chief Subrata Roy. Sahara needs to deposit an initial $1.6 billion to secure bail for Roy, held in a...
  • Sahara awaits court verdict that may give jailed chief Subrata Roy freedom Yesterday

    New Delhi: Embattled conglomerate Sahara is readying for a court verdict on Wednesday that will determine if it can take on a new loan and refinance debt on its overseas hotels, including the Plaza in New York, to secure the release of its jailed chief. Sahara Chairman Subrata Roy has been...
  • BCCI rules aren't sacrosanct, exit of a team won't collapse projects: SC 2 days ago

    Tightening the noose around the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Supreme Court said on Tuesday that rules of the BCCI are not sacrosanct and cricket projects in the country won't collapse with the exit of a team in the IPL spot-fixing case. Clamping down on the...
  • SC refuses to extend Italian marine's stay in Italy 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has rejected a plea by Italian marine, accused of two shooting Kerala fishermen, to extend his stay in Italy. The apex court has asked Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre to return to India by January 16, 2015. Latorre had approached the SC seeking an extension of two...
  • India 3rd on black money list; $440 billion flows out in 10 years 2 days ago

    Washington: As India continues its pursuit of suspected black money stashed abroad, an international think-tank has ranked the country third globally with an estimated $94.76 billion (nearly Rs 6 lakh crore) illicit wealth outflows in 2012. As a result, the cumulative illicit money moving out of the country over a ten-year...
  • IPL: Sundar Raman pulled up by SC, questions BCCI's rule 6.2.4 2 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and pulled up IPL COO Raman for his silence in the entire issue. ...
  • SC allows new CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha to take charge of probe in 2G cases 3 days ago

    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 to examine validity of BCCI's rule 6.2.4 permitting conflict of interest 3 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Monday hit the nail on the head by making it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and the court will also determine the validity of the same. BCCI has already found itself in a lot of trouble following...
  • SC allows new CBI chief Anil Sinha to take over probe into 2G cases 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday permitted newly-appointed Central Bureau of Investigation Director Anil Sinha to take over the probe into 2G cases. The apex court passed the order on an application by the probe agency seeking clarification on its earlier order removing former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha from the...
  • Will clean up river Ganga in three years: Uma Bharti 3 days ago

    Allahabad: Union Minister Uma Bharti asserted that the Centre was committed to cleaning up Ganga within three years even as she voiced dismay over the extent of pollution after an inspection in Allahabad saying the people were getting only "effluents" and not "Ganga jal" from the river. The Water Resources Minister...
  • Saradha scam: BJP says Mamata Banerjee is pressing panic button 5 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her 'political vendetta' charge over action in Saradha scam, saying she is pressing the 'panic button' and 'rattled' by the possibility that her 'own involvement' could come to light. "Dare does not matter. Sometimes I can say these are politically...
  • SC dismisses Defence Ministry appeals against disabled soldiers: Political executive loses opportunity to earn goodwill 5 days ago

    The writer is former Indian Army Major Navdeep Singh. It is well known that the current political regime is proactive and deeply concerned about the welfare of men and women in uniform. It is also well documented that both the Prime Minister as well as the Defence Minister are sensitive...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts case: SC seeks Maharashtra STF, CBI's reply December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday further stayed the execution of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, lone death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, and sought responses from Maharashtra Special Task Force and CBI on his plea seeking review of death penalty awarded to him. In an...
  • Cabinet may decide coal auction floor price today December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cabinet may on Wednesday decide to fix a floor price of Rs 150/tonne for auction of coal blocks in March. A methodology for fixing floor and reserve price for the auction of 204 coal mines whose allocation was cancelled by the Supreme Court in September, will be decided...
  • SC proposes high-power committee to cleanse cricket December 9, 2014

    The apex court hinted at setting up a high-powered committee to suggest measures for cleansing the game hit by allegations of betting and spot-fixing. ...
  • 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...
  • Kendriya Vidyalayas schools to teach Sanskrit in Classes XI, XII December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: After replacing German with Sanskrit as third language from Classes VI to VIII, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has decided to revive a policy of teaching Sanskrit in Classes XI and XII. In a communication sent to all Kendriya Vidyalayas, the KVS asked them to hire teachers on contract basis...
  • Supreme Court turns on heat on N Srinivasan December 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court observed that Srinivasan's conflict of interest cannot be ignored and found it difficult to accept on four counts. ...
  • Difficult to ignore N Srinivasan's conflict of interest, says Supreme Court December 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Monday grilled BCCI's president-in-exile N Srinivasan on conflict of interest and said it was difficult for it to accept that the involvement of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan - a team official of Chennai Super Kings - in betting during the IPL 2013 did not result in...
  • Delhi gangrape: What happened on December 16, 2012 and status of the case December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Two years ago on the night of December 16, 2012 the brutal gangrape of a paramedical student by six men on a moving bus in the national capital shook the nation for the sheer brutality and torture inflicted on the hapless girl. The girl and her male friend fought...
  • Come with proof, not for fishing expedition on black money: Swiss to India December 7, 2014

    Mumbai: As India continues its pursuit of black money allegedly stashed abroad, Switzerland has said it would not entertain any 'fishing expedition' and authorities cannot ask for names of all Indian account holders in Swiss banks without doing their own independent investigations. Switzerland's Ambassador to India Linus von Castelmur also said...
  • Janardhana Reddy gets bail in five cases related to illegal iron ore export December 7, 2014

    Bengaluru: Former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy has got bail in all cases except one against him. He was granted conditional bail by a special CBI court in the last of the five cases against him in Karnataka in the illegal iron ore export case. But Reddy is...
  • No Sanskrit exams in Kendriya Vidyalayas this year: Government tells SC December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The central government told the Supreme Court on Friday that the switch over from German to Sanskrit as a third language in Kendriya Vidyalayas will be effected but there will be no Sanskrit exams in the current academic year. The government made it clear that German would now be...
  • Justice VR Krishna Iyer dies at 100 December 4, 2014

    Kochi: Former Supreme Court judge VR Krishna Iyer passed away on Thursday at the age of 100 in a private hospital in Kochi, Kerala. Iyer was suffering from kidney related problems and was admitted to the hospital on November 24. He died at around 3:30 pm on Thursday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
  • Mullaperiar Dam: Kerala to explore legal options to 'overcome' SC order December 4, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Government on Wednesday said it would explore legal options to "overcome" the Supreme Court order rejecting the state's review petition seeking to reconsider the order that allowed Tamil Nadu to rise the water level at Mullaperiar at 142 feet. Reacting to the apex court's dismissal of the state government's...