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No decision on new CBI chief, selection panel to meet again

Sources said Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi concurred with the view. The committee, sources said, is expected to meet again in the next couple of days. Kharge is learnt to have asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convene the meeting before January 31.

PIL against M Nageshwar Rao's appointment: Justice Sikri recuses himself

Justice Sikri was part of the January 10 meeting of the high-powered committee when it decided to transfer CBI director Alok Verma. He attended the meeting as nominee of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.


CJI Ranjan Gogoi pulls out of panel reviewing CBI Director Alok Verma case

Instead, the CJI has nominated Justice A K Sikri to the Selection Committee. Under the Lokpal Act, the CJI can depute a representative if he is unavailable.

Govt can’t punish civil servants who expose corruption: SC

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

High-powered bodies can only make recommendations,state govt to take final decision: HC

Set up to decide disputes pertaining to land acquisition cases,high-powered committees at best can only make recommendations to the state government and such suggestions will not be final decisions,the Punjab and Haryana High Court has said.

Justice Sikri set to be elevated to apex court

The Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court,Arjan Kumar Sikri,is all set to be elevated to the Supreme Court.


To keep eye on eve teasers,HC wants cops in public transport

Concerned over the “menace” of crime against women assuming “monstrous proportions”,the Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday issued a slew of directions to Punjab,Haryana and Union Territory Chandigarh to curb the menace.

HC expands on property rights of Hindu widows

In a landmark judgement by the Punjab and Haryana High Court,a division bench has held that a Hindu widow need not be in actual physical possession of property belonging to her husband in order to become absolute owner of that property under the Hindu Succession Act,1956.

Apex court clears way for trial of Jayalalithaa in I-T case

The Bench refused to accept the defence by the CM and others that there was no willful failure to file their return cannot be accepted.

SC refuses to modify its July 10 order

Court also said plea was not maintainable because appropriate remedy was to file a review petition instead of an application.