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SC declines increase in verification of VVPAT slips with EVMs

SC slams Assam’s casual approach to illegal immigrants

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday slammed the Assam government for its “lackadaisical approach” in detecting and deporting the over 50,000 foreigners whose presence in the state was once described, by the top court, as “external aggression”. Noting that the Assam government had identified just 900 foreigners staying in[Read More…]

Rafale deal LIVE Updates: Supreme Court likely to pronounce verdict

SC to hear plea for Rafale judgment recall on March 6

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to hear, on March 6, the petitions seeking a recall and review of its judgment giving a clean chit to the Modi government on acquiring 36 Rafale jet fighters in a ready-to-fly condition from French company Dassault Aviation. The top court had, on[Read More…]

SC extends mediation panel on Ayodhya dispute till August 15

Take steps to end attacks on Kashmiris: Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Chief Secretaries and Directors General of Police (DGPs) in states and union territories to take prompt action to prevent the threat, assault, intimidation and boycott targeted at Kashmiris, especially students, in the wake of the February 14 Pulwama attack. It also[Read More…]

SC verdict against Constitution, democracy: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: Calling the Supreme Court’s verdict on the powers of the Delhi government to transfer officers “unfortunate” and “injustice to the people of Delhi”, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said the order is against the Constitution and democracy. Speaking to the media after the judgement, Kejriwal said the[Read More…]

SC judgement a big loss to AAP, says BJP

SC judgement a big loss to AAP, says BJP

New Delhi: The BJP on Thursday described the Supreme Court verdict on the tussle between the Delhi government and the Centre over sharing of powers as a big loss to the Arvind Kejriwal government and asked the chief minister to apologise to the top court. The remarks came soon after[Read More…]

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Supreme Court dismisses plea for rescheduling TN poll day

SC delivers split verdict on Delhi government’s powers

New Delhi: A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a split verdict on the issue of transfer and posting of Delhi government officers. While Justice A.K. Sikri said transfers and postings of Joint Secretaries and officers above will be in the domain of Lieutenant Governor; for those[Read More…]

Why only bureaucrats as information commissioners, asks SC

Why only bureaucrats as information commissioners, asks SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday frowned at the way appointments to the information commissions, both at the Centre and in states, were being made only from the serving or retired bureaucrats, overlooking the mandate of the Right to Information Act which says eminent people from diverse fields should[Read More…]

Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Sanjiv Khanna to be sworn in on Friday

Justice Maheshwari, Justice Khanna sworn in as SC Judges

New Delhi, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Sanjiv Khanna were on Friday sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court. They were administered the oath by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. With their swearing in, the apex court now has 28 judges against its sanctioned strength of 31. Before their elevation[Read More…]

Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Supreme Court dismisses plea for rescheduling TN poll day

SC junks plea by six states to appoint head of the police force

New Delhi, In a setback to Bihar, West Bengal, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Punjab and Haryana, the Supreme Court on Wednesday declined their plea seeking they be allowed to appoint Director General of state police through their own selection process instead of approaching the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Dismissing the applications[Read More…]

No Indian content on Pakistan TV, it damages our culture: SC

No Indian content on Pakistan TV, it damages our culture: SC

Islamabad, Pakistan’s Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Wednesday said that the country’s Supreme Court will not allow Indian content to be shown on Pakistani TV channels as it “damages our culture”. Nisar’s remarks came as a three-member apex court bench heard an appeal filed by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory[Read More…]

CBI Director Alok Verma re-joins office

CBI Director Alok Verma re-joins office

New Delhi, A day after the Supreme Court reinstated Alok Verma as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director with limited powers, he resumed office on Wednesday. Verma, who was sent on forced leave on the intervening night of October 23-24, returned to work after almost two-and-a-half months. He left[Read More…]

SC constitutes 5-judge Constitution bench for Ayodhya

New Delhi, A five-Judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been constituted to hear the title suit in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid Ayodhya case, which will begin hearing on January 10. The others in the bench will be Justice S.A. Bobde, Justice N.V.[Read More…]





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