Tag: Supreme Court

UK district judge flings away Justice Markandey Katju’s expert evidence in Nirav Modi case | India News

NEW DELHI: An UK district judge flung away the expert evidence given by retired Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju on behalf of diamantaire Nirav Modi...

View: Can digital news media be blocked?

The much-awaited revised intermediary rules are finally out and it throws a pall not just over social media and online content providers but also on...

HC grants bail to labour rights activist Naudeep Kaur, released from Karnal jail

Labour rights activist Naudeep Kaur was freed on bail Friday by the Punjab and Haryana High Court, which said slapping charges like attempt to murder...

Lessons at the crux of Franklin Templeton fiasco

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Franklin Templeton to distribute ₹9,122 crore among unitholders. This is the first repayment investors will see in nearly a...

Centre ready to resume talks but farmer unions should first respond to government proposal: Tomar

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday reiterated that the government is ready to resume talks with protesting farmers but first the unions should...

To hold person guilty of offence without trial is against rule of law: MJ Akbar’s lawyer | India News

NEW DELHI: ‘To hold a person guilty of an offence, without the same being tested in the crucible of trial, is against the rule of...

Supreme Court asks 17 lenders to explain Fortis Healthcare’s stake sale

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed 17 lenders, banks and financial institutions to explain the share sale by ‘s former promoters Malvinder Singh and Shivinder...

EMAS in Calicut and Mangalore airports, SC seeks Centre’s response | India News

NEW DELHI: Two plane crashes at table-top runways at Mangalore and Calicut could have been averted and 174 lives would have been saved had the...

Arrests under sedition charges rise but conviction falls to 3%

NEW DELHI: Arrest of Disha Ravi, a 21-year-old green activist from Bengaluru, by Delhi Police on Saturday brings into focus a spike in state and...

Centre, Twitter India get SC notice on plea seeking mechanism to regulate content spreading hate

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought responses from the Centre and Twitter India on a plea seeking a mechanism for regulating content and...

Budget 2021: It’s a five-minus-four-year plan

For many entering the debate about the (undue) importance given to the annual Union budget exercise presented by GoI every February 1, one aspect seems...

Disinvestment push: To privatise, shield bureaucrats

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a spirited push in Parliament for ‘a bigger role for the private sector in the economy’. But when...

Uttarakhand flash flood sparks questions on India’s hydropower push

SRINAGAR: Environmentalists have urged the Indian government to review its policy of building hydropower dams in fast-warming mountain regions, after an apparent glacier collapse this...

SC stays arrest of Shashi Tharoor, others for tweets on farmer Navreet Singh’s death

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the arrest of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor and journalists Rajdeep Sardesai, Mrinal Pande, Zafar Agha, Vinod Jose,...

SC dismisses plea challenging colonial era provision of sedition, says no cause of action

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed a plea which challenged the Constitutional validity of colonial era provision of sedition under the Indian Penal Code,...

Expect real NPA pain for banks to show up in July-Sept quarter

Deepak Shenoy, Founder of Capital Mind, says NBFCs have been enjoying a huge regulatory arbitrage over banks in their ability to borrow from the bond...

“Rationalised” tree value must be included in all project costs to deter tree cutting, says CJI

New Delhi: In a move that will impact all development project costs, the Supreme Court has suggested that the government frame a protocol that makes...

Pawar who cautioned Tendulkar was silent on Deshmukh | India News

Veteran politician Sharadchandra Govindrao Pawar recently suggested to renowned cricketer Sachin Tendulkar to “be careful while speaking on the issues related to other fields”. Pawar...

Persons in illegal occupation of panchayat land cannot claim regularisation as matter of right: SC

Persons in illegal occupation of government or panchayat land cannot claim regularisation as a matter of right, the Supreme Court has said. A bench of...

4G mobile internet services being restored in entire Jammu & Kashmir | India News

NEW DELHI: High-speed 4G internet services are being resumed in the whole of Jammu & Kashmir in view of the “improved security situation” in the...

SC refuses to entertain plea against new WhatsApp privacy policy | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea which had sought a direction to instant messaging platform WhatsApp to roll back...

Maratha quota: Supreme Court to hear pleas from March 8 in hybrid manner

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday said it would hear from March 8 in a hybrid manner, a combination of physical and virtual hearings,...

View: Mega plans unleashed in the Budget to spur growth, now it’s all about execution

India’s first budget of this decade was presented with the clear-cut agenda of stimulating growth on the back of government-led capital expenditure and incentivising investments,...

Would consider laying down protocol for road widening projects which require tree cutting:SC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that it would consider laying down a protocol to be followed for projects like road widening which...

Supreme Court: U.S. Supreme Court scraps arguments in Trump-era immigration and wall cases

WASHINGTON: The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday canceled upcoming scheduled arguments in appeals filed by Republican former President Donald Trump‘s administration defending his funding of...