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Tag: Sc

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PC to eat 'dal-roti' in plastic utensils in Tihar, spend b'day locked up

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was on Thursday lodged in the capital’s Tihar Jail where he will not find it easy to adjust to the stifling barracks which will be a far cry from his days in North Block. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram was also lodged in the same jail earlier. Earlier on […]

Protection Of UPI Transactions Data: SC Seeks Response From Centre, Facebook, Google
SC to hear Kashmir-linked petitions on Sept 16

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will examine on September 16 a batch of petitions, involving various issues, including relaxation of movement, in Jammu and Kashmir. The apex court decided this on Thursday while hearing petitions. Kashmir Times Editor Anuradha Bhasin’s counsel told the Bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, that the media was not […]

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INX-Media: Court Sends Chidambaram To Tihar Jail

New Delhi: A Delhi court Thursday sent former finance minister P Chidambaram to Tihar jail in the INX Media corruption case. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar sent Chidambaram to 14-day judicial custody till September 19. The court allowed him to carry his medicines to jail. Considering that he has Z-security, the court directed Chidambaram be […]

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Aircel Maxis Case: Chidambaram, Karti get anticipatory bail

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday granted anticipatory bail to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram in both the ED and the CBI matters relating to the Aircel Maxis case. District and Sessions Judge O.P. Saini, while granting the relief to the father-son duo, directed the applicants to furnish a […]

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Chidambaram not to go to Tihar till SC hears plea

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday got some partial relief from the Supreme Court which ordered he remain in CBI custody in the INX Media case and not be sent to the Tihar Jail until the court hears his plea. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Chidambaram, told a bench headed by […]

Ayodhya case: SC to hear contempt plea of Muslim parties' lawyer

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi on Monday agreed to hear the contempt petition moved by the lawyer of the Muslim parties, Rajeev Dhavan, on the threat he received for appearing for his clients. Senior advocate Kapil Sibal moved the application before the court and the CJI agreed to list the matter. […]

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Collegium Names Judges Recommended For Elevation

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Collegium on Friday released the name of four different High Court Chief Justices, who have been considered for being appointed as judges of the top court. The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended that the Centre elevate four Chief Justices of different high courts to the apex court. It has recommended […]

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Specific Inputs On Chidambaram's Foreign Properties: ED

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that specific information had been received from foreign banks which include inputs on former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s properties abroad. These included house numbers and companies which owned them. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta submitted before a bench headed by Justice R. Banumathi: “As a […]

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SC To Hear Multiple Pleas On Art 370 On Wednesday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear around 10 petitions related to abrogation of Article 370, granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir, on Wednesday. Most of them challenging the Centre’s decision revoking Article 370 while others are connected with the imposition of curfew and its consequences in the region. The pleas will be heard […]

SC Gives Chidambaram Interim Protection In INX Case

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim protection from arrest, till August 26, to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). “We are inclined to continue his interim protection in the Enforcement Directorate. He had interim protection from arrest before as […]

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Not hiding from law, says Chidambaram at Congress HQ

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who has been eluding the CBI and ED, on Wednesday evening dramatically surfaced at the Congress headquarters. He appeared at the party headquarters, hours after his petition challenging the Delhi High Court rejection of anticipatory bail was not listed in the Supreme Court. In […]

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SC refuses urgent listing of Chidambaram's petition seeking protection from arrest in INX Media case

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, who is facing threat of arrest, failed twice Wednesday to get immediate relief from the Supreme Court which refused to grant him urgent hearing on his plea seeking protection from arrest in the INX media scam cases. Chidambaram, who was home minister and finance minister in the UPA […]

Hindus cite archaeology to show Ayodhya site was place of worship

New Delhi: On the seventh day of the Ayodhya hearing, the Hindu parties cited evidence based on an archaeological report to state there was a massive structure at the Babri Masjid site dating back to 2nd Century BC which was public in nature and that the structure would be a temple or ‘mandap’ with pillars. […]

Protection Of UPI Transactions Data: SC Seeks Response From Centre, Facebook, Google
SC refuses to seek status report on 20 cases against Unnao rape survivor, family members

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to direct the Uttar Pradesh government to file a report regarding the status of 20 cases registered against the Unnao rape survivor and her family members. A bench comprising Justices Deepak Gupta and B R Gavai said that they don’t want to widen the scope and interfere […]

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SC dismisses review plea seeking same-sex marriage, adoption, surrogacy for LGBTQ

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking review of its order which had rejected a petition seeking various civil rights such as same-sex marriage, adoption and surrogacy for the LGBTQ community. A three-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, in an in-chamber decision on July 11, dismissed the review plea filed […]

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Ayodhya dispute: SC rejects plea objecting to daily hearings

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a plea by a Muslim party objecting to daily hearings in Ayodhya’s Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case. A Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, reiterated that the day-to-day hearings will go on, and told the Muslim party that it may be allowed a break […]

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Ayodhya case: SC commences third-day hearing, Deity Ram Lalla's counsel to continue arguments

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday commenced hearing on the third day in the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya after efforts to arrive at an amicable settlement through mediation failed. Senior advocate K Prasaran, appearing for deity ‘Ram Lalla’, commenced arguments on before a five judge constitution bench headed […]

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Ayodhya dispute: SC commences day-to-day hearing

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday commenced hearing in the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya after the efforts to arrive at an amicable settlement through mediation have failed. “Let us begin the hearing,” said a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. The bench, also comprising […]

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SC to consider administrative side on live-streaming Ayodhya case

New Delhi: Former BJP leader and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue K.N. Govindacharya on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking urgent hearing on plea for live-streaming of the upcoming day-to-day proceedings in the Ayodhya case. A bench comprising Justices S.A. Bobde and B.R. Gavai, however, refused to pass urgent order on his plea but assured […]

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BCCI CoA clears Kapil & team to pick next India head coach

New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Monday decided that the three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising of Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy are clear of any conflict and free to pick the next India head coach. Speaking after the meeting, CoA chief Vinod Rai said that the committee looked […]

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Ayodhya: Mediation fails; SC to commence day-to-day hearing from Aug 6

New Delhi: The mediation proceedings have failed to resolve amicably the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya, the Supreme Court said Friday and ordered day-to-day hearing of the politically sensitive case from August 6. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the report of the three member mediation […]

Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar resigns

Bengaluru: Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar resigned from the legislative post on Monday, 14 months after he was unanimously elected as the Speaker. “I am resigning from this august post as Speaker of the state legislative Assembly for personal reasons. I thank all the members for cooperating with me during my 14-month long tenure […]

10 Karnataka Cong rebel MLAs disqualified for defying whip

Bengaluru: A day before the trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly, Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Sunday disqualified 14 rebel legislators of the Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) for defying their parties to attend the House on July 23. The 14 MLAs had failed to attend the House on July 23, when former chief minister […]

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Power Min says 12 'medicals' sans power; Health dept shows 143 PHCs, 2,500 Sub-centres without power

Bhubaneswar: Even as State Energy Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra very ambiguously stated that only 12 ‘medicals’ in the State are without electricity till date, the moot question is what does the minister mean by ‘medicals’. In Odisha’s health hierarchy, the State has health Sub-Centres (SC), Primary Health Centres (PHCs), Community Health Centres (CHCs), District Headquarter […]

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SC says rebel MLAs can't be compelled to participate in trust vote

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that 15 Congress MLAs, who have tendered their resignations, cannot be compelled to participate in the proceedings of the House. The top court also said the Speaker is free to decide on the resignation of the MLAs as per the Constitution. According to the order, MLAs are […]

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Babri demolition case: Special judge seeks 6 months' time from SC to conclude trial

New Delhi: A special judge holding trial in Babri Masjid demolition case, involving BJP veterans L K Advani, M M Joshi and others, Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking six more months to conclude the trial in the case. The special judge, in a letter written in May, has informed the top court that he […]

SC asks rebel MLAs to appear before Karnataka Speaker by 6 PM today

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday allowed 10 rebel MLAs of the Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka to meet the assembly speaker at 6 pm to convey to him their decision to resign. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the Karnataka Assembly speaker to decide on the resignation of the MLAs during the […]

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If mediation fails, day-to-day hearing in Ayodhya row: SC

New Delhi: If mediation fails, then the Supreme Court may begin day-to-day hearing in the Ayodhya dispute, said the apex court on Thursday while hearing an application filed by one of the parties representing the Hindu community. The application was moved on Tuesday by Gopal Singh Visharad to list the dispute for adjudication saying there […]

Karnataka rebel MLAs move SC against Speaker

New Delhi: Karnataka rebel Congress and JD-S leaders who have resigned from the Assembly moved the Supreme Court on Wednesday, accusing the Speaker of not performing his constitutional duty and deliberately not accepting their resignations. Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi mentioned the matter before a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and sought urgent hearing. […]

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SC agrees to hear case against LIC for 'duping' 5 cr customers

New Delhi: A non-profit organization engaged in promoting financial literacy has moved the Supreme Court, alleging cheating, especially of senior citizens, by the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) through its Jeevan Saral policy, in which nearly 5 crore policy holders have “lost a big chunk on their principal investment”. The Mumbai-based Moneylife Foundation said it has […]

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SC seeks EC response on EVM malfunction complaint

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Election Commission to respond on a plea seeking to remove the provision which criminalizes the reporting of malfunctioning of the electronic voting machines, if proven false. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gagoi asked the poll panel to file its reply within two weeks. The […]

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SC issues notice to Centre, Bihar government on encephalitis outbreak

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and the Bihar government to apprise it about the steps taken to prevent the recent deaths of children due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES). The court’s response came on a PIL filed over the outbreak of AES, which claimed the lives of more than 140 […]

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Give fair chance to people not included in NRC: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the NRC Coordinator to provide a fair chance to those who have challenged the non-inclusion of their names in the National Register of Citizen (NRC) in Assam. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told Coordinator Prateek Hajela: “Don’t cut short the process just because you have […]

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Cancer-patient moves SC for last wish to 'die in mother's lap'

New Delhi: A cancer patient lodged in a Rajasthan jail moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking bail to fulfil his last wish of wanting to “die in the lap of his mother.” Aasu Jaif was arrested in a counterfeit currency case in 2018. In the bail plea, Aasu said he was diagnosed with cancer […]

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Hapur lynching: SC asks victim's kin to file statement in trial court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the brothers of a cattle trader who was lynched in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur in June last year to place their additional statements before the trial court for its consideration. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Aniruddha Bose said: “The order that would be appropriate […]

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SC to hear Puducherry L-G's plea for clarity on powers

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a petition filed by Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi seeking clarity in the administrative control of the Union Territory. Bedi, in her plea, argued that government officers in Puducherry were caught in a bind after the apex court issued a notice on a Madras High […]

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SC to hear Centre's plea in black money case on Tuesday

New Delhi: The Centre on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Delhi High Court order, which has ruled that the black money law can’t have a retrospective effect, that is, it cannot be applied prior to April 1, 2016, as fixed by Parliament. Mentioning the matter before a Vacation Bench of Justices Indira Banerjee […]

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SC lifts stay on ex-Kolkata police chief's arrest

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday vacated the interim protection granted to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar from arrest by the CBI in the multi-crore chit fund scam cases. The investigating agency has accused Kumar of tampering with evidence to shield powerful politicians. The court, however, granted seven days time to Kumar to take […]

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SC declines to reschedule polling due to Ramzan, heat wave

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition seeking to prepone polling hours from 7 a.m. to 5 a.m. for the remaining phases of the general election. Advocate Mohammad Nizam Pasha moved the apex court seeking a direction for advancing the polling hours on account of commencement of Ramzan and heat wave forecast […]

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SC issues notice to Centre on death penalty in SC/ST cases

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on a plea challenging the validity of a section which prescribes for mandatory death sentence in a case where an innocent member of a Scheduled Caste (SC) or a Scheduled Tribe (ST) is convicted and is executed as a consequence of false […]

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