Karnataka crisis: Supreme Court agrees to hear plea of 5 more rebel MLAs on Tuesday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear a plea of five more rebel Congress MLAs along with the pending petition of 10 legislators seeking a direction to the Karnataka Assembly speaker to accept their resignation. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submission of senior advocate Mukul Rohtagi, […]

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Supreme Court allows 10 rebel Karnataka MLAs to meet Speaker, asks him to take decision during the day

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday allowed 10 rebel MLAs of the Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka to meet the assembly Speaker at 6 pm to convey to him their decision to resign. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the Karnataka Assembly Speaker to decide on the resignation of the MLAs during the […]

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10 rebel Karnataka MLAs of Congress and JD(S) move Supreme Court

New Delhi: Ten rebel Karnataka MLAs of Congress and JD(S) Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, alleging that the Assembly Speaker has been deliberately not accepting their resignations. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submission of senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the rebel MLAs, and assured him that it […]

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Supreme Court fixes plea challenging Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s election for final disposal on Jul 23

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday fixed for final disposal a plea challenging the election of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to the state assembly for alleged non-disclosure of pending criminal cases against him in the nomination papers. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose said that it […]

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Supreme Court judge Justice Indu Malhotra recuses herself from hearing pleas against Bombay High Court order on laws on beef

New Delhi: Supreme Court judge Justice Indu Malhotra Monday recused herself from hearing a batch of appeals and cross-appeals challenging a Bombay High Court verdict which held that mere possession of beef of animals slaughtered outside the state cannot invite criminal action. A bench headed by Justice A M Sapre said that Justice Malhotra was […]

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Supreme Court dismisses PIL to earmark Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit as LS seats

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to earmark and declare Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit as parliamentary seats. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on former RAW official Ram Kumar Yadav for filing the petition and termed […]

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SC to decide on CBI inquiry into Rafale deal today

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court is set to pronounce its verdict on Friday seeking a court-monitored Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe on 36 Rafale fighter jets from French company Dassault Aviation.  The verdict will be declared by a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. Senior Air Force officers had to attended the hearing to clear […]

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SC notice to Maharashtra CM for not declaring criminal cases

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Thursday issued a notice to Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, after hearing a petition filed by Satish Ukey, alleging that he did not disclose the details of two criminal cases against him in his 2014 election affidavit. The plea seeks annulment of his election to the Maharashtra Assembly. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi […]

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SC allows Punjab and Haryana DGPs to continue in office till January 31

NEW DELHI: The police chiefs of Punjab and Haryana were allowed by the Supreme Court to continue in office till January 31. The police chiefs — Suresh Arora (Punjab) and B S Sandhu (Haryana) — were due to retire on December 31. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it will hear their pleas seeking modification of the […]

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CBI top 2 were fighting like cats we watched with amazement: Centre defends tells SC

NEW DELHI: The central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the top two officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation Alok Verma and his deputy, Rakesh Asthana  were fighting like cats, and was becoming critical and matter of public debate asserting it was forced to strip CBI director Alok Verma on leave. “Slamming both Verma and special CBI director […]

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