Behura also told the court that he did not have “any social, cultural and ethnic association” with former telecom minister A Raja.
The court passed the order after petitioner’s advocate Prashant Bhushan alleged that the plant had been commissioned in grave disregard of the safety guidelines.
The SC has directed the Centre to file a report on the safety measures on commissioning of the Kudankulam power plant.
Advocate Ram Jethmalani appearing for the condemned prisoners, said he suspected that the government is trying to delay the case.
Centre to ‘process’ case as per rules unless there is a formal communication about his resignation.
Vahanvati had favoured action against Ganguly.
Home Ministry then will send it to CJI for conducting a fresh probe into the whole incident.
The matter has now been referred to Attorney General G E Vahanvati to work out legal details.
The ruling dilutes the governments authority to decide on investigation against its top officers.
Court says they can file review plea against earlier order asking them to vacate illegal flats.
A Bench led by Justice R M Lodha took note of Bhushans remarks published in the Outlook magazine.
AG said he had spoken to all the authorities concerned but no specific relief could be provided.
Attorney General G E Vahanvati says constitutional amendment needed to maintain Article 371-D.
Vahanvatis opinion came in response to a query from the mines ministry on the HZL disinvestment.
Data centre case: Directs AG to file an affidavit on his statement against CBI investigation