Tag: Supreme Court

After removal as CBI chief, 8 phones of Alok Verma, kin listed for Pegasus snooping, claims report

Eight phones of the then CBI director Alok Verma and his family members were put in the list of devices targeted for snooping using Pegasus...

Future Group’s Biyani negotiated pacts, bound by EA award on FRL-Reliance deal: Amazon to SC

Amazon told the Supreme Court on Thursday that the Biyanis of Future Group had negotiated with it to enter into certain agreements and are bound...

Kathmandu witnesses hectic lobbying for Cabinet berths in Deuba govt

Nepal’s politics has been marked by hectic lobbying for Cabinet berths just over a week after Sher Bahadur Deuba’s anointment as the Prime Minister. This...

Can’t give in to pressure groups and lift curbs, SC tells Kerala government

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said governments cannot “blithely” lift Covid restrictions in areas where there are high infections at the instance of pressure groups,...

Future-Reliance deal: Singapore EA award valid, needs to be executed, Amazon tells SC

Singapore’s Emergency Arbitrator (EA) award, restraining Future Retail (FRL) from going ahead with its Rs 24,713 crore merger deal with Reliance Retail, is “valid” and...

Kashmiri Pandits propose ‘floating’ constituency

In discussions held by the Delimitation Commission in Jammu & Kashmir earlier this month, Kashmiri Pandit organisations have pitched a novel proposal – one or...

326 sedition cases filed in India between 2014-19; only 6 convictions

A total of 326 cases were registered in the country under the controversial colonial-era penal law on sedition between 2014 and 2019 in which just...

Delimitation Commission preparing draft report after J&K visit

Nearly a fortnight after its maiden visit to Jammu and Kashmir, the Delimitation Commission has started working on a draft report on the proposed new...

Constitution is North Star against which every State action, inaction has to be judged, says Supreme Court judge DY Chandrachud

Supreme Court judge DY Chandrachud said on Saturday that irrespective of the electoral legitimacy of the government, the Constitution is the North Star against the...

PIL in Supreme Court seeks ‘comprehensive’, ‘stringent’ law to replace colonial era IPC

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre to set a judicial panel or a body of experts...

SIAC concludes hearing over Amazon-Future dispute

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) on Friday concluded its hearing on the plea filed by e-commerce major Amazon against the Rs 24,713-crore deal between...

Supreme Court allows five UPSC civil services candidates to appear for interviews as special case

The Supreme Court on Friday as a “special case” allowed five civil service candidates, who had cleared the UPSC main examination but were disqualified for...

Sebi moves SC against SAT order on Franklin Templeton

Market regulator Sebi has moved the Supreme Court against the June 28 order of Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) which stayed its decision to bar Franklin...

Tamil Nadu renews plea to scrap NEET, Centre says more cities from state added for exam

Tamil Nadu Minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma Subramanian on Thursday demanded that the Centre scrap the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and...

SC holds certain provision on terms of services in Tribunals Reforms ordinance as unconstitutional

The Supreme Court on Wednesday in its 2:1 verdict upheld the Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance, 2021 but held as “unconstitutional” certain...

Courts can declare, interpret law but cannot entrench upon legislation: SC judge

The Courts can declare and interpret law, remove obvious lacunae and fill up the gaps but they cannot entrench upon in the field of legislation,...

Sher Bahadur Deuba’s appointment as Nepal Prime Minister could reinvigorate ties with India

In a coup of sorts, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba succeeded KP Sharma Oli as Prime Minister of Nepal on Tuesday in what could...

Criminal, anti-terror laws should not be misused to quell dissent: Justice Chandrachud

The criminal law including the anti-terror legislation should not be misused for quelling dissent or harassment of citizens, Supreme Court judge Justice D Y Chandrachud...

Sarbananda Sonowal’s roller-coaster journey to a second time berth in Modi cabinet

Sarbananda Sonowal, who rose from the rough and tumble of student politics to assume the chief minister’s chair in Assam, is back for his second...

Counsel says NIA never sought Swamy’s custodial interrogation

The death of the octogenarian tribal rights activist Stanislaus Lourduswamy, popularly known as Father Stan Swamy, an accused in the Bhima-Koregaon-Elgar Parishad case, has sparked...

Department of Telecommunications won’t renew licence until RCom clears dues

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has refused to renew ‘ (RCom) telecom licence unless it clears its statutory dues of ₹26,000 crore. If the bankrupt...

IT Rules 2021: Govt should not weaken fundamental right to privacy in the name of security

The latest battle between GoI and several technology companies throws open a number of legal, political and technology issues fundamental to how the world navigates...

Quota demand: Members of Maratha outfits gather in Solapur without police nod for protest

Over 1,000 members of various Maratha outfits gathered in Maharashtra‘s Solapur city on Sunday, despite no permission from police, to take part in a protest...

SC seeks response of Centre, RBI on plea of PNB against disclosure of info under RTI

The Supreme Court has refused to grant interim stay on the RBI‘s notice asking to disclose information such as defaulters list and its inspection reports...

Road accidents on national highways account for 48% in Assam

In Assam, road accidents on national highways account for 48%, whereas state highways and other roads account for 25% and 27% respectively. Assam Transport Minister...