The top court had sought the information while hearing several pleas seeking to declare the provisions of the RP Act.
The court is hearing a batch of pleas on who enjoys supremacy in governing the national capital, referred to in Article 239AA of the Constitution.
The bench said that with regard to Delhi’s legislative powers, the state and concurrent lists have been merged into one where the state and Union both have legislative powers.
In 2006, a five-judge Constitution Bench had ruled that the state was not bound to provide reservation for SCs/STs in promotions.
“If you (Centre) are not serious about children, file an affidavit that you are not concerned about children. We will say Government of India is indispensable and will dismiss the plea,” the bench said.
Medical college bribe case: The Supreme Court said “though it is true that no one is above the law, no person in the higher echelons is above the law, but at the same time, it is the duty of both the Bar and the Bench to protect the dignity of the entire judicial system”.
Verdict today; bench asks if petition amounts to forum shopping, contempt
A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said this while hearing a plea by the Tamil Nadu government, which sought a clarification on the matter.
The court said the matter would be listed before the appropriate bench on November 17.
On June 26, 2015, a sessions court at Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh had held Rajneesh guilty of rape and sentenced him to 10 years rigorous imprisonment and fine of Rs 20,000
The hearing on November 10 had brought the tussle within top judiciary to the fore with the Constitution bench overturning the order of a two-judge bench to set up a larger bench to hear the graft case allegedly involving judges.
M Veerappa Moily said “internal matters” of the Supreme Court should be sorted out in the collegium and “should not come to open in this way”.
Lucknow Medical College bribe case: 5-judge bench overturns 2-judge bench order, spares Bhushan of contempt saying ‘restraint is our power’
The issue cropped up during the charged hearing when a lawyer requested the court that the media should be directed not to report the matter since it would tarnish the image of the institution which is the highest court of the land.
Justice Chelameswar, who is the senior-most judge after the CJI, had ordered setting up of the five-judge bench of top judges of the apex court as a petition by an NGO and an advocate had claimed there were allegations against Justice Misra.