Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014



‘Astonishing’ links between ex-CBI chief A P Singh and Moin Qureshi, ‘pained’ AG tells SC
Sat, Oct 18, 2014

However, the I-T report gave a clean chit to CBI director Ranjit Sinha regarding his alleged links with Qureshi.

EC all for allowing NRIs to vote through proxy, e-ballot
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

According to the EC, the e-postal ballot system has almost no risk of manipulation, rigging or violation of secrecy.

Black money case: Centre seeks modification of court orders on disclosure of info
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

It also said that information can be provided only about the accounts and not about past transactions.

SC grants bail to Jayalalithaa in DA case, asks her to ensure AIADMK workers don’t create law and order problems
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa was on Friday granted bail by the Supreme Court in the disproportionate assets case.

SC hauls up top state officials for inaction on missing children
Fri, Oct 17, 2014

Chief secys and DGPs of Bihar, Chhattisgarh told to appear on Oct 30.

DNA test can be used to prove infidelity: Supreme Court
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

The SC ruled that a DNA test can be ordered by courts as a “legitimate and scientifically perfect” tool to establish adultery in divorce cases.

Told Gov Qureshi to consider quitting: Home Secy to SC
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

Centre sacked only Beniwal as conduct was not compatible with office.

SC stays transfer of land to Jamia, pulls up govt for ‘undue haste’
Wed, Oct 15, 2014

When the Delhi government counsel sought to urge that the land was required for educational purposes, the court snubbed the argument.

Existing BCCI working committee can continue till AGM: Supreme Court
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

The court noted that the BCCI had postponed its AGM to November 20 after permission from the Registrar of Societies.

Apex court refuses to shut Army chief’s appointment case
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Dastane retired on August 31 while Dalbir Singh’s appointment took effect from August 1.

Jung clears disputed land for Jamia, UP cries foul
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Proposal to acquire 114 bighas was moved when Lt-Governor was Vice-Chancellor of Jamia.

Amendments to protect wives come in handy for husbands
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

Leave grey area that is exploited by men accused of marital rape.

President yet to decide on Delhi poll, Centre tells SC
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

Acceding to the request, the bench posted the matter to October 28.

Aircel-Maxis case: Supreme Court seeks status of CBI probe against Chidambaram
Sat, Oct 11, 2014

A bench led by Chief Justice H L Dattu sought the agency's reply on October 16 after BJP leader Subramanium Swamy pleaded the bench to ask CBI for a response.

Govt behaving like Kumbhakarna: SC
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

Kumbhakarna, Ravana’s younger brother, is believed to be a dozing behemoth, waking up once every six months.

DoT moves SC against TDSAT order on 3G roaming pacts
Fri, Oct 10, 2014

DoT said that “roaming” was a service and not a facility and hence holder of a UAS licence could provide services to subscribers restricted only to its own network.

No end to mining in Aravalis, SC to prosecute erring Haryana officials
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

NGO Bandhua Mukti Morcha had revived its PIL, complaining about the absolute breach of court orders to protect Aravalis.

Govt links hydel projects to Ganga clean-up, proposes new clearance rules
Thu, Oct 09, 2014

MoEF stated that it wanted to make sure that clearances to HEPs do not obstruct or hamper the Ganga clean-up plan in any manner

Supreme Court comes to the rescue of heritage properties in Fatehpur Sikri
Wed, Oct 08, 2014

World heritage properties in Fatehpur Sikri have drawn the attention of the Supreme Court.

Coal case: Centre seeks AG’s opinion on way forward
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

Such de-allocations letters would have to be issued to 124 mines, including 38 operational ones and 86 non-operational.

Lodha: No system of appointing judges is perfect
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

Lodha was speaking at the annual lecture and award function organised by civil society group Capital Foundation Society.

SC to decide fate of Valley’s longest serving prisoner
Thu, Oct 02, 2014

A Jammu court had acquitted Faktoo in 2001, but the SC overturned this verdict and held him guilty.

All cases equally sensitive: CJI
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

The CJI is adjudicating the fate of Delhi assembly, the NDA government’s efforts to bring back black money.

Jayalalithaa must quit as Chief Minister, can’t contest 2016 election
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

Only HC stay on conviction could save her, but that’s unlikely

SC raps CIDCO for ‘nepotism’, cancels allotment of two plots
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

The bench, while cancelling all the allotments to Gala, noted everything was done in pursuant to the private applications

CJI Lodha: Judiciary independence may be affected if govt appoints judges
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

He said judges are best equipped to judge the suitability of candidates before appointment.

Centre: Let SC decide if rummy, poker are gambling
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

Rao told the court that online contents are already regulated under the Information Technology Act.

SC terms the law to set up a National Tax Tribunal as unconstitutional
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

The top court quashed the National Tax Act, saying it was bad in law and failed the test of constitutional validity.

2G redux: Apex court reboots opaque allotments
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

In the coal case, the judgement regretted that it took almost 8 years in putting in place an allocation process through competitive bidding.

Supreme Court scraps 214 coal blocks, leaves 1 lakh crore, 30000 MW-question
Thu, Sep 25, 2014

Spares four allotments, gives CIL six months to take over blocks, imposes additional levy of Rs 295 per metric ton.

SC stays R55-cr CCI fine on National Stock Exchange
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

NSE went in appeal against the CCI order to the Compat but to no avail.

FIR, probe must in encounters: SC
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

The probe report shall be forwarded to the court concerned so that a magisterial inquiry is carried out.

SC’s encounter rule: FIR, probe must
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

The court held an 'independent investigation into the encounter shall be conducted by the CID or police team'

Supreme Court issues elaborate guidelines on encounter death cases, makes FIR and probe mandatory
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

The SC said that no officer shall be given out of turn promotion till the inquiry is completed on its genuineness.

Govt can’t punish civil servants who expose corruption: SC
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

The court issued the ruling while quashing disciplinary proceeding against IAS officer Vijay Shankar Pandey.

Subhash Ghai gets SC breather on Whistling Woods
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

The SC had in 2012 directed Ghai to return the land allotted to his film academy in 2000 by the then chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh.


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