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  • Coalgate: System has flexibility to deal with loans, saya Raghuram Rajan 30 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday said that there is already "fair amount of flexibility" in the system to deal with loans impacted by the Supreme Court order to de-allocate 214 coal blocks. "I will reiterate that whenever we have issues of flexibility coming up, the real issue...
  • Pakistan: SC adjourns PM Sharif disqualification hearing till October 2 21 hours 39 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday adjourned till October 2 the hearing of a plea to disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for allegedly lying to the parliament over asking the army to mediate a truce with anti - government protesters. The three-judge apex court bench, headed by Justice Jawwad S...
  • SC order on coal block allocations: Banks to ask RBI for recasting loans Yesterday

    Mumbai: Acknowledging that the Supreme Court order on mass cancellation of coal block licences may impact banks' asset quality, a top Finance Ministry official on Monday said that the lenders will approach RBI for restructuring such assets. "Some impact may be there, and what exactly it will be is being...
  • Justice Dattu sworn-in as new CJI 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Justice Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu was on Sunday sworn-in as the 42nd Chief Justice of India by President Pranab Mukherjee. 63-year-old Justice Dattu took oath in the name of God at a brief ceremony held at the chandeliered Durbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhawan. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Rajya Sabha...
  • Srinivasan and his group violated Supreme Court order, alleges Verma 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The petitioner in the IPL-6 spot-fixing scam Aditya Verma on Friday alleged that N Srinivasan and his group has "violated the order of the Supreme Court" and he will raise the issue at apex court when his Interim Application plea is heard on October 10. "The participation of Mr...
  • Pakistan Supreme Court admits Imran Khan's petition to disqualify Nawaz Sharif as PM 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was dragged to the Supreme Court by an opposition party member for allegedly lying in Parliament over asking the army to mediate with anti-government protesters. Ishaq Khan Khakwani of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, filed the request through his counsel Irfan Qadir. Ghulam Muhammad...
  • Indian-American billionaire Vinod Khosla loses battle to keep beach private 4 days ago

    Washington: Vinod Khosla, Indian-American co-founder of Sun Microsystems, has lost a court battle against a coastal protection group to keep the public out from a popular beach in northern California with the victorious attorney saying that "great wealth cannot be used to circumvent and ignore the law". San Mateo County Superior...
  • SC verdict provides opportunity to initiate reforms 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after Supreme Court scrapped the allocation of 214 out of 218 coal blocks since 1993, a city-based research and advocacy think-tank on Thursday said that the apex court's intervention provides an opportunity to initiate reforms in the entire mining sector. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said...
  • SC verdict on coal blocks: Mahagenco to seek Centre's intervention for linkage 4 days ago

    Mumbai: A day after the Supreme Court cancelled allocation of 214 coal blocks, state power generator Mahagenco on Wednesday said that it will seek Centre's intervention to ensure coal linkage for its plants which are linked with some of these blocks. "Mahagenco is making efforts to assess and minimise the impact...
  • Supreme Court declares Centre's move to set up National Tax Tribunal as unconstitutional 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday declared as unconstitutional the National Tax Tribunal Act under which a tribunal was set up to decide tax-related cases by taking away jurisdiction of high courts in such matters. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice RM Lodha said that the Act passed...
  • Supreme Court verdict scrapping coal blocks to weigh on lenders 5 days ago

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court verdict scrapping most coal extraction permits given to companies over two decades has raised concerns that loans to the holders of the permits could turn sour, piling pressure on lenders already battling a rise in bad loans. The court said on Wednesday that companies will have until...
  • J&K floods: SC appoints 5-member panel to ascertain ground situation 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed a five-member committee headed by Senior Registrar of Jammu and Kashmir High Court to ascertain the ground situation of the flood-affected state and asked it to file its report within two weeks. A bench headed by Chief Justice RM Lodha expressed satisfaction...
  • SC accepted our suggestion on coal block cancellation: Sriprakash Jaiswal 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Former Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Wednesday said that the Supreme Court has accepted the previous UPA government's suggestion of cancellation of coal blocks which were allocated since 1993. The Supreme Court on Wednesday quashed allocation of 214 which were alloted to various companies since 1993. "The Supreme Court...
  • SC cancels 214 coal block allocations, says government free to auction all after March 2015 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Almost a month after the country's top court declared 218 coal block allocations made between 1993 and 2009 as illegal and non-transparent, the apex court on Wednesday cancelled 214 allocations dealing a blow to the coal companies. The highlights of the judgement, that takes a critical view of the...
  • SC judgement on Coal: Banks with Rs 1 lakh crore exposure sitting on mine of worries 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The mass cancellation of coal blocks by the Supreme Court has sent banks in a jittery mode as they have extended over Rs 1 lakh crore loans to power plants that were fed by these mines. Almost all banks including country's largest lender State Bank of India and private...
  • SC ruling on coal blocks likely to hit economy: India Inc 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court's mass cancellation of coal block licences will cause serious supply disruptions and accentuate the power crisis, and is likely to impact the economy by jeopardising investments in the sector, India Inc said on Wednesday. "The decision taken by the Supreme Court to cancel all but four...
  • SC criticises state governments handling of missing children cases 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The apathy of state governments in handling cases of missing children came for sharp criticism on Wednesday in the Supreme Court which said the entire police machinery is pressed into service to trace child of "aristocratic person" but no mandatory FIR is registered when kids of poor man...
  • 'Metal, mining co to be impacted; JSPL, Hindalco worst be hit' 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Almost all major metal and mining firms would be affected by the Supreme Court ruling cancelling 214 coal blocks, but Naveen Jindal's JSPL and Aditya Birla Group's Hindalco would be among the worst hit, analysts said. Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) was allocated six...
  • Hope government will devise relief plan: Birla on coal blocks order 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla on Wednesday said that the Union Government should ensure that the massive investments made by the companies to acquire coal blocks do not go down the drain following Supreme Court's order cancelling the mine permits. In a major blow to the corporate sector,...
  • SC sets up panel to assess Jammu and Kashmir floods 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday constituted a five-member committee that will make a comprehensive assessment of the situation of the flood-ravaged areas of Jammu and Kashmir and report to the court. An apex court bench headed by Chief Justice RM Lodha said that the committee will visit all...
  • Coal scam order is in line with the government's framework, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 6 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad commented on Supreme Court's decision on the coal scam. "The order is in line with government's framework. There is some closure, its a fresh beginning now," said Ravi Shankar Prasad. ...
  • SC pulls up state governments for slack approach in tracing missing kids 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has pulled up all state governments for their slack approach towards tracing missing children. The court has asked state governments to submit a fresh affidavit on October 10. The apex court wants to know how many FIRs have been registered by police forces on missing...
  • Coal scam: SC cancels all coal block allocations except four 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled 214 coal block allocations between 1993 and 2008 except for four, which are government-run non-joint ventures. The coal blocks exempted include Sasan, UMPP, NTPC and SAIL. The court said that the allocations are arbitrary and that there were no basis for the allocations....
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 6 days ago

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  • News 360: Shiv Sena to give 126 seats to BJP for Maharashtra assembly polls 6 days ago

    Making last minutes effort to save the 25-year-old alliance, the Shiv Sena has sent a new seat sharing proposal to the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday. According to the new proposal, the Sena has offered 130 seats to the BJP, other allies 7 and kept 151 out of 288 seats...
  • Provide status on list of Prisoners of Wars, efforts made for their release from Pakistani jails: SC to Centre 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to inform it about the current status of list of Indian Prisoners of War (POWs) languishing in Pakistani jails for 43 years and efforts made for their release. The apex court asked the Ministry of External Affairs to file a fresh...
  • Chhattisgarh lawyer suicide attempt: SC directs Bilaspur CJM to prepare report 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Bilaspur to prepare a report on the case of a Chhattisgarh lawyer who attempted suicide in the premises of the court on Monday. The court has taken suo motu cognizance of the suicide bid by the Chhattisgarh...
  • SC talks tough on police encounters, lays down guidelines to be followed by police officers 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday laid down guidelines to be followed after police encounters. The court said that there shall be an independent investigation into the encounter by the state CID or a separate police station. The court said that there shall be a magisterial inquiry under section 176...
  • Cleaning of river Ganga will take 18 years: Centre tells SC 1 week ago

    New Delhi: After being rapped by the Supreme Court for its approach to clean Ganga, the Narendra Modi government has placed before it a blueprint of short, medium and long term measures that spread over 18 years and thousands of crore of investment to restore the glory of the holy...