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Riot victims’ rehabilitation national duty: SC


September 19th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said that the rehabilitation of riot victims was a national responsibility and could not just be construed within legal and moral ... Read more...

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Patents law provisions conflicting, Novartis tells SC


September 18th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Swiss pharma company Novartis Tuesday told the Supreme Court that there cannot be conflicting provisions in a patents statute where one provision recognises innovation in ... Read more...

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NHAI, Gurgaon expressway operator settle dispute (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it would withdraw a termination order issued to the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway's ... Read more...

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SC orders release of Nupur Talwar on bail (Third Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the trial court hearing the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case to release Nupur Talwar on bail Sep 25. The slain teenager's ... Read more...

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SC notice to Punjab on ‘Aarakshan’ film ban


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Punjab government on a petition by film producer Prakash Jha seeking compensation for banning the screening of ... Read more...

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Jagan facing charges in three cases, CBI tells SC


September 14th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The CBI, opposing bail plea of jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, told the Supreme Court Friday that the charge sheets filed against ... Read more...

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SC to hear plea for providing printout of votes in EVMs


September 13th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said it would attach priority to the hearing of a petition seeking provision of printouts for the recording of votes ... Read more...

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Go to trial court for relief, SC tells Vectra chief Rishi


September 12th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked Ravinder Rishi, chief of Vectra company, to approach the trial court for quashing a lookout notice issued by the ... Read more...

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SC declines to interfere with expressway’s toll order


September 12th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to interfere with a Punjab and Haryana High Court order making the Gurgaon-Delhi expressway toll-free, allegedly resulting in a loss ... Read more...

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Why don’t you reduce cancer drug price, SC asks Novartis


September 11th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Pharma major Novartis AG Tuesday said it was the author of beta crystalline, a form of a compound used in an anti-cancer drug, while the ... Read more...

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SC no to quashing charge sheet against Nirmal Yadav (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to quash the charge sheet filed against former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav who was allegedly involved ... Read more...

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Akhilesh behind 2011 ‘rape’ case against Rahul, SC told (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A lawyer Monday told the Supreme Court that a 2011 rape and wrongful confinement case against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Allahabad High Court ... Read more...

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SC no to quashing chargesheet against Nirmal Yadav


September 10th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to quash the chargesheet against former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav who was allegedly involved in a ... Read more...

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Tell Chhattisgarh to provide security to agency teams, CBI asks apex court


September 7th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The CBI Friday sought a Supreme Court direction to the Chhattisgarh government for adequate "safety and security arrangements" for its teams undertaking a probe into ... Read more...

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Apex court slams Karnataka government on iron ore mining


September 7th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In blistering criticism of the Karnataka government for looking the other way when iron ore in the state was being illegally mined, transported and exported, ... Read more...

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SC reserves verdict on Amit Shah’s bail in Sohrabuddin case


September 6th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its order on a CBI plea seeking cancellation of bail granted to former Gujarat minister Amit Shah by the state ... Read more...

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SC reserves verdict on Italian marines’ plea


September 4th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on the pleas by the Italian government and its two marines seeking the quashing of charges against them ... Read more...

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Smoking scenes to be allowed again in films - with a warning (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Smoking scenes will be back on the silver screen as the government Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that it would shortly permit them - though ... Read more...

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Government notification permitting smoking scenes in films soon


September 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The government Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it would shortly issue a notification to permit smoking scenes in films with a scroll carrying statutory ... Read more...

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Judges cannot fix poverty line: Supreme Court


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) In a pronouncement of considerable significance that could check the judiciary's overstepping into legislative and governmental functioning, the Supreme Court has said the question of ... Read more...

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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...

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NHAI, Gurgaon expressway operator get time for talks


August 30th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted more time to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway's concessionaire to settle their differences ... Read more...

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SC to decide Mumbai attacker Kasab’s fate Wednesday


August 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday is likely to pronounce verdict on a petition filed by the 2008 Mumbai terror attack convict and Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab ... Read more...

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Spell out steps to plug leakage of phone taps: SC (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday pulled up the government for not stating the mechanism it had put in place to guard against leakage of telephone intercepts ... Read more...

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CBI to file charge sheet in Prajapati killing in few days (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The CBI told the Supreme Court Tuesday it will file a charge sheet in a couple of days in the 2006 alleged staged shootout killing ... Read more...

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Illegal Karnataka mining: SC tells panel to focus on convictions


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked its central empowered committee (CEC) on environment matters to focus on a limited issue in the illegal mining cases in ... Read more...

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Source of Radia tapes’ leak unknown, court told (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it was unable to identify the source that leaked the tapes of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's ... Read more...

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SC to hear plea for more time for 2G licence auction


August 21st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said it would hear Friday the central government's plea for another extension of time for commencing the auction and allocation of ... Read more...

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L.N. Mishra killing: Plea to quash case dismissed (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the petition of Ranjan Dwivedi, one of the accused in the 1975 assassination of then railway minister L.N. Mishra in ... Read more...

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No resumption of Karnataka mining without rehabilitation: Apex court


August 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it would not lift its ban on the mining in three Karnataka districts without 100 percent implementation of the rehabilitation ... Read more...

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I met Dawood Ibrahim once: Sanjay Dutt


August 15th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt Tuesday admitted meeting underworld don Dawood Ibrahim once at a dinner that was hosted by him in Dubai. The actor ... Read more...

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Not linked to 1993 Mumbai blasts, Sanjay Dutt tells SC


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt Tuesday told the Supreme Court that his offence of possessing a rifle and ammunition was not linked to the 1993 ... Read more...

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Examine Aarushi murder witnesses by Sep 17, SC tells CBI (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday adjourned the hearing on the bail plea of Nupur Talwar while directing the CBI to complete by Sep 17 the ... Read more...

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Examine Aarushi murder witnesses by Sep 17, SC tells CBI


August 13th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday adjourned the hearing on the bail plea of Nupur Talwar while directing the CBI to complete by Sep 17 the ... Read more...

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Finalise rural medical course, court tells MCI (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Medical Council of India (MCI) to finalise within six weeks the curriculum for starting a three-and-half years course ... Read more...

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