Tag: Supreme Court

View: The withdrawal of retrospective tax is a win for pragmatism

I have been an enthusiastic supporter of the tax claim by GoI on Vodafone, which had been endorsed by the Bombay High Court, set aside...

SC seeks replies of Centre, 11 states on PIL for payment of dues to sugarcane-producing farmers

The Supreme Court Wednesday sought responses from the Centre and the eleven sugarcane-producing states including Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra on the PIL filed by a...

Tokyo refuses to allot additional slot for Paralympian shooter, SC informed

The Supreme Court was informed on Tuesday that “Tokyo has refused to allot additional slot” for Paralympian shooter Naresh Kumar Sharma, who was to be...

Ready to report to Mizoram Police if summoned : Sarma

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who has been charged with criminal conspiracy and attempt to murder by Mizoram Police after the clash at the...

AIMIM chief Owaisi holds Central government responsible for disruptions in monsoon session of Parliament

With the monsoon session of Parliament witnessing repeated adjournments, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Sundayblamed the Narendra Modi government for the current deadlock, alleging it...

View: Let’s fail the Hicklin Test! Consume smut, make Smut, responsibly

As a keen follower of women’s beach volleyball, I was watching Brazil take on Canada in the Olympics, when the doorbell rang. ‘Good morning, sir,...

Parliament not functioning as govt not agreeing to Oppn demand for discussion on Pegasus snooping issue: Congress

Parliament is not functioning as the government is not agreeing to the Opposition’s “united” demand for a discussion on Pegasus snooping issue, the Congress alleged...

Proposed amendments to e-commerce rules disincentive to consumers: IAMAI

Industry body IAMAI on Monday termed the proposed amendments to the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules 2020 as a “deterrent” for the industry’s growth, and pointed...

ISRO case: Panel report can’t be basis for prosecution, CBI to probe & proceed as per law, says SC

The Supreme Court Monday said the report filed by a committee headed by its former judge Justice (retd) D K Jain regarding role of erring...

Pramod Sawant to be BJP’s CM face for 2022 Goa polls: JP Nadda

Ahead of 2022 Assembly Elections in Goa, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Sunday said that the party is going forward...

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...