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SC imposes Rs 1 lakh fine on lawyer for filing frivolous PIL

"You have filed a PIL having 160 pages. I read it once and could not understand, and then I read again. What is your problem? We want to know what you are asking for," a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said.

Apex court lifts its order restraining Wildlife Board

The court agreed to vacate the three-month-long restraint order.


Apex court refuses to shut Army chief’s appointment case

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

No magic broom

On including the chargesheeted in ministries, SC does well to leave it to the politicians.

Uttarakhand govt to move SC against ban on hydro-power projects

In 2008, the government had banned 480 MW Pala Maneri along with another 381 MW power project following a hunger-strike by Environmentalist GD Agarwal.

After apex court blow, BEST worried about losing its high-end power consumers

Supreme Court has ruled that Tata Power Company can lay its network in BEST jurisdiction to supply electricity.


SC on RTE Act: Will file review petition if there is scope, say non-minority schools

Not happy with the order, the capital’s non-minority schools said they will file a review petition if there was 'scope' to do so.

Inter-state water disputes can’t be decided in isolation: Hooda

Hours after Punjab Governor Shivraj V Patil raised the issues of inter-state water dispute and demanded that Chandigarh be transferred to Punjab,Haryana Chief Minister hit back saying his state is not prepared to part with its share of water.

Radia tapes: SC conducts two-hour-long in-camera proceedings

Last time such a proceeding took place in the apex court was in the hawala case in 1996.

We need freedom from babudom: CBI tells Supreme Court

CBI asserted SC that the agency needs to be freed from clutches of bureaucracy.