The apex court dismissed the petition as withdrawn after the counsel agreed to withdraw the plea
Need for a criminal defamation law is even stronger than it was in the 19th century. SC has rightly upheld it.
The interim plea, which was filed in a pending PIL seeking CBI inquiry against Indian offshore bank account holders named in the Panama papers, was mentioned before the vacation bench by lawyer M L Sharma.
The white dust is free crystalline silica, the “powder of death” — lethal byproduct of quartz crushing that causes the incurable and irreversible respiratory disease, silicosis.
The apex court’s ruling against a state domicile requirement for a Rajya Sabha seat must be challenged
In October 2013, the NHRC recommended a compensation of Rs 5 lakhs each for their families and asked the state government to submit a compliance report by February 2014.
The appeal, filed by Haryana government against the HC order dated May 9, came up for hearing before the Supreme Court vacation bench of Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre and Justice Ashok Bhushan.
Our punitive impulses are an expression of deep institutional failure.
Sebi plans to approach the government seeking amendments to securities law for more clarity on adjudicating officers’ discretionary powers in determining the quantum of monetary penalty in cases of violations.
Jiah’s boyfriend Sooraj Pancholi was arrested for abetting her suicide on June 10, 2013, but released on July 2 the same year after the High Court granted him bail.
Supreme court directed the Gujarat government to release more than Rs 7 crore as compensation to the families of 238 workers who died due to silicosis after working in Godhra’s quartz and stone crushing industries.
NEET is a common entrance test for admissions in all medical and dental colleges across the country. The second phase is scheduled for July 24, as mandated by the Supreme Court.
Jaitley asserted that “activism” has to be blended with “restraint”.
At the end of December, as many as 701 accounts with bad loans exceeding Rs 100 crore owed public sector banks (PSBs) Rs 1.63 lakh crore, while SBI accounted for the biggest chunk.
The SGPC House, however, could not come into existence as, in 2011, the High Court quashed the Centre’s 2003 notification debarring Shejdharis from voting.