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Tag: Chief Justice Dipak Misra

NOTA can't be permitted in RS polls, says SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said the option of none of the above (NOTA) cannot be permitted in Rajya Sabha elections. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud has set aside the Election Commission’s notification allowing NOTA option in the ballot papers for Rajya Sabha […]

Do not appoint police officer as acting DGP: SC to states, UTs

New Delhi: The Supreme Court passed today a slew of directions on police reforms in the country and ordered all states and Union territories to not appoint any police officer as acting Director General of Police (DGP). A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also directed all the states to send names of senior […]

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Centre returns Justice Joseph's recommendation for reconsideration

New Delhi: The Central government on Thursday asked the top court collegium to reconsider its recommendation for the elevation of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K.M. Joseph as a judge of the Supreme Court. “The proposal for the reconsideration of the case of K.M. Joseph has the approval of President and Prime Minister,” said the […]

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Only CJI is 'Master of Rolls', says SC bench, axes order by Justice Chelameswar bench

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday axed an order passed by a bench headed by Justice J. Chelameswar to set up a constitution bench to hear a plea for a SIT probe into graft allegation involving a retired Orissa High Court judge, amidst high drama involving noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan, Chief Justice Dipak Misra […]

States obliged to compensate victims of cow vigilante groups: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday said that states were obliged to compensate the victims of cow vigilante groups. The apex court asked all the states to file a report on the compliance of its order by appointing a nodal officer to prevent violence by the cow vigilante groups across the country. “Victims are […]

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