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Kudankulam safety steps a matter of public interest, says SC


September 20th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday told the government not to treat as an adversarial litigation the petition seeking implementation of all safety steps before the commissioning ... Read more...

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SC slams poor facilities for green tribunal


September 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the government for not providing infrastructure for the effective functioning of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that deals with ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Court asks Sahara to return Rs.17,000 crore to investors (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed Sahara group's real estate company to return with a 15-percent interest the Rs.17,000 crore ($3.5 billion) it had mopped up ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kasab: He first took to crime, then to jehad


August 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) He belonged to a poor family, in an impoverished part of Pakistan. Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab's journey from crime to jehad and to India ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chidambaram should face contempt of court trial: Swamy


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against Finance Minister P. Chidambaram for allegedly ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New alignment of Sethusamudram not feasible, court told (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Monday that an alternate alignment for building Sethusamudram channel in the Palk Strait to facilitate navigation between India and Sri ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New alignment of Sethusamudram not feasible, court told


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday was told that an alternate alignment for building Sethusamudram channel in the Palk Strait to facilitate navigation between India and Sri ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

SC reserves verdict on Sahara group plea (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a plea by Sahara group of companies, dealing in real estate and housing, challenging a tribunal's direction ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

SC reserves verdict on Sahara group plea


June 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its verdict on a plea by Sahara group of companies, dealing in real estate and housing, challenging a tribunal's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Market regulator at fault in Sahara case, apex court told (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Wednesday informed that the stock market regulator could not have taken up the issue of Sahara group of companies mopping up ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Only 27 remain, but Jews love Kolkata (Feature)


May 27th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Kolkata's Jews are a disappearing lot. The once thriving community of some 3,000 has now shrunk alarmingly to just 27, the lowest figure since their arrival ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Apex court stays release order of 16 women army officers


April 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) As the Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the release of another 16 short service commission women army officers, it was told that the women officers whose ... Read more...

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Court issues notices on release of Maoists for Hikaka


April 19th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme court Thursday asked the central and Odisha governments to respond to a petition that sought to block release of 29 Maoists on bail ... Read more...

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Cabinet seeks solicitor general’s views on presidential reference


March 10th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The government will take a call on the proposal for a presidential reference on the Supreme Court's order on 2G licences regarding auction of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

CJI to decide bench for hearing death row convict’s plea


February 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked Chief Justice S.H.Kapadia to decide which bench will hear the petition by a death row convict seeking the commutation of ... Read more...

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Paying minimum wages in rural job scheme: Apex court


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday reminded the central government that the Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act was a socially beneficial legislation and the government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No role in Ramdev’s eviction, home ministry tells apex court


January 16th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The union home ministry Monday told the Supreme Court that it had no role in the police operation past midnight June 4, 2011, for evicting ... Read more...

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Railways’ tourism arm to run luxury train: Apex court (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corp (IRCTC) will continue to operate the high-end luxury train Maharaja Express after the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mangalore crash: Apex court notices on Rs.75 lakh compensation (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government and Air India on a petition seeking a minimum compensation of Rs.75 lakh for the ... Read more...

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Why security for those who don’t deserve it, asks apex court


December 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday expressed concern over the taxpayers' money being spent on providing security to people who do not deserve it. "How much are we ... Read more...

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26/11: India still awaits Pakistan’s decisive action (Roundup)


November 26th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Three years after a group of Pakistani terrorists wantonly killed 166 people in an audatious strike in Mumbai, India Saturday paid homage to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Three years on, India remembers 26/11 victims


November 26th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Three years after Pakistani terrorists created mayhem in India's financial capital killing 166 people, permanently scarring the lives of many more and creating an unsettling ... Read more...

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Order banning SPOs only for Chhatisgarh, says apex court


November 18th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said its earlier order directing the central and state governments to "cease and desist" from recruiting and deploying the Special Police ... Read more...

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US, UAE discuss bilateral ties


September 10th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the US and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) met here Saturday to discuss bilateral cooperation in the health sector.Hanif Hassan, UAE minister of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apex court to hear plea against SPOs’ disbanding Sep 22


September 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear Sep 22 the central government's plea for the recall of its order on the disbanding of Chhattisgarh's special police officers ... Read more...

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Apex court may have parliament-like security (Lead)


September 7th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In the wake of the bomb blast at Delhi High Court Wednesday, the Chief Justice of India S.H. Kapadia is considering a security cover for ... Read more...

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Who is robbing parliament’s dignity? (Comment)


August 26th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
As the peoples' uprising against a venal political class in India shows no signs of abating, a strange din is evident in some debates and comments. Apart from reeking of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delhi’s private hospitals told to treat poor free (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed private hospitals in Delhi to give free treatment to poor patients referred to them by government institutions, till a policy ... Read more...

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Rohinton Nariman is Solicitor General of India (Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Senior Supreme Court lawyer Rohinton Nariman was Saturday appointed the Solicitor General of India, the second topmost government lawyer.Nariman will assume charge Monday and represent ... Read more...

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Rohinton Nariman is Solicitor General of India


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Senior Supreme Court lawyer Rohinton Nariman was Saturday appointed the Solicitor General of India, the second topmost government lawyer.According to an official notification issued ... Read more...

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Solicitor General Subramanium’s resignation accepted (Lead)


July 15th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The central government Thursday accepted the resignation of Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium, who was upset after Communications Minister Kapil Sibal substituted him with another counsel ... Read more...

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Solicitor General Subramanium’s resignation accepted


July 14th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The government Thursday accepted Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium's resignation, official sources said."The government has accepted the resignation (of the solicitor general)," the sources said.Subramanium, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Supreme Court declines plea against Sibal (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking investigation against union Communications Minister Kapil Sibal for allegedly favouring a telecom operator by slashing ... Read more...

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Subramaniam ready to talk on his resignation (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) It is "not a point of no return" for Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam even as he has offered to quit, sources close to the ... Read more...

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Subramaniam adamant on quitting, PM asks him to wait (Lead)


July 10th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday asked Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam, who had submitted his resignation a day earlier, to wait till he consults his ... Read more...

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