Election Commission submits detailed report in Supreme Court on biopic of PM Modi

New Delhi : The Election Commission on Monday submitted its detailed report to the Supreme Court on the biopic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took the EC’s report on Modi’s biopic and asked the poll panel to supply a copy of the report to the producer of […]

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Supreme Court refuses to consider Mayawati’s plea against EC order

New Delhi : The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to consider BSP supremo Mayawati’s plea challenging the EC’s 48-hr campaign ban on her and expressed satisfaction over the poll body’s action against leaders making hate speeches. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked Mayawati’s counsel to file a separate appeal against the poll panel’s […]

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Supreme Court Orders Status Quo on SC/ST Reservation in Promotion for Govt Jobs Across States

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a status quo in matters of reservation in promotion for SC/STs, thereby putting brakes on promotion or demotion of government employees in terms of its Constitution Bench verdict. A bench led by Justice SA Bobde took into account a request made by Attorney General KK Venugopal and […]

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Contempt plea: Supreme Court seeks Rahul Gandhi’s explanation

New Delhi : The Supreme Court Monday made it clear that remarks made by Rahul Gandhi on the Rafale case verdict were “incorrectly attributed” to the apex court and directed the Congress President to give his explanation by April 22. The apex court said it will consider the petition filed by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi […]

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Supreme Court holds Anil Ambani, others guilty of contempt of court for wilfully not paying dues to Ericsson

New Delhi : The Supreme Court of India Wednesday held RCom chairman Anil Ambani guilty of contempt of court for wilfully violating its order by not paying Rs 550-crore dues to Telecom equipment maker Ericsson The apex court held that the RCom chiarman and Reliance Telecom chairman Satish Seth and Reliance Infratel chairperson Chhaya Virani […]

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Anil Ambani Appears in Supreme Court in Contempt Case Over Ericsson Dues

New Delhi: Reliance Communications chairman Anil Ambani appeared before the Supreme Court on Tuesday on a contempt plea by telecom company Ericsson over failure to pay outstanding dues of about Rs 550 crore. Ambani, who is being represented by Kapil Sibal and Mukul Rohatgi, was issued a showcause notice in January and had to respond […]

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Supreme Court issues notice to lawyer Prashant Bhushan on contempt plea by AG and Centre

New Delhi :The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a response from activist and lawyer Prashant Bhushan on contempt pleas by Attorney General K K Venugopal and the Centre for his tweets allegedly criticising the court over the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as interim CBI director. Bhushan was given three weeks to reply. A bench […]

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LJP welcomes Supreme Court’s order on 10 per cent quota

New Delhi :The Lok Janshakti Party Friday welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision not to stay the government’s decision to give 10 per cent quota to the general category poor and expressed hope that the constitutional amendment for the reservation will pass muster with the judiciary. While agreeing to examine the Union government’s decision to grant […]

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PIL in SC against govt’s move to authorise 10 agencies to intercept, monitor any computer

NEW DELHI: A PIL was filed in the Supreme Court challenging the recent Ministry of Home Affairs order authorising 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor, decrypt “any information” on computers. The petition filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma seeks quashing of the government’s December 20 notification. The petition filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma seeks to […]

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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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