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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...

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No beef, pork festival: High court tells JNU


September 19th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and city police to ensure that no "beef and pork" festival takes place in the ... 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 frowns on delay in income tax department appeals (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the government to streamline the Income Tax (I-T) Department's working to check delays in challenging adverse verdicts related to tax ... 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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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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Court fees hike: Delhi questions counsel’s appearance


September 11th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) How can a central government's senior law officer appear for a lawyers's body to oppose a legislation, the city government Monday asked in the Delhi ... Read more...

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Make transcripts of 5,800 Radia tapes: Apex court (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday told the Income Tax Department to prepare the transcripts of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's 5,800 telephone conversations tapped over allegations ... Read more...

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Prepare Radia transcripts, apex court tells I-T department


September 6th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the Income Tax (I-T) department to prepare the transcripts of the tapes of Niira Radia's telephone conversations that it had ... Read more...

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SC gives more time to centre on Palk Strait channel


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday gave the government six more weeks to spell out its stand on building the Sethusamudram ship channel in the Palk Strait ... Read more...

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No sovereign immunity for Italian Marines, centre tells SC


August 31st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that two Italian Marines facing trial for killing two fishermen off Kerala coast enjoyed no sovereign immunity and ... Read more...

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Fix criteria for PDS monitoring panels, SC tells centre (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to spell out the criteria for the composition of vigilance panels to monitor the public distribution system (PDS) ... Read more...

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Are confidential files without notings, asks SC


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the government to clarify whether, as a matter of practice, it does not have notings on its confidential files and ... 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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Apex court to examine plea on terror accused


August 27th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a plea filed by two Maharashtra organisations demanding a probe into all terror incidents in India since 2002 to ... Read more...

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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...

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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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Court asks Delhi to decide on tobacco ban plea


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Delhi government to decide within two weeks upon a petition seeking a ban on tobacco products in the ... Read more...

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SC to study order on petitioner against Rahul Gandhi (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court would go into the merit of an Allahabad High Court order imposing a cost of Rs.50 lakh and ordering a CBI ... Read more...

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Mamata’s fight against ‘corruption in judiciary’ (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 18th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 18 (IANS) Known for courting controversies, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has again stirred the hornet's nest after saying that court judgments could be bought.Speaking during ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Kanda’s anticipatory bail plea (Second Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on the anticipatory bail plea of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, wanted in connection with the ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Kanda’s anticipatory bail plea (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on the anticipatory bail plea of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, wanted in connection with the ... Read more...

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Suicide notes are not gospel truth: Kanda lawyer


August 14th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Seeking anticipatory bail, former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, wanted in connection with the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, told the Delhi High ... Read more...

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SC to re-examine verdict on membership of banned outfits


August 13th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that it would take a relook at its earlier judgment which said that mere membership of a banned organisation was ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court stays court fee hike


August 9th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday stayed for two weeks the Delhi government's notification of a 10-fold hike in court fees.A division bench of Justices A.K. ... Read more...

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Centre opposes plea for stay on Italian Marines’ trial


August 8th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The central government Wednesday opposed a plea seeking suspension of the trial of two Italian Marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen after allegedly ... Read more...

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CBI opposes Vectra Group chairman’s plea to go abroad


August 7th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday strongly opposed, in the Supreme Court, the plea of Vectra Group chairman Ravinder Kumar Rishi, facing probe in the Tatra truck deal ... Read more...

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SC refuses to interfere with Yeddyurappa’s anticipatory bail (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to interfere with a Karnataka High Court order granting anticipatory bail to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in a ... Read more...

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SC refuses to interfere in Yeddyurappa bail case (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to interfere with a Karnataka High Court order granting anticipatory bail to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in a case ... Read more...

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Delay no ground to quash trial, CBI tells SC


July 26th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) In a 37-year-old case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday told the Supreme Court that an accused facing criminal proceedings could not seek its ... Read more...

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Reviving defunct airports tribunal, centre tells court


July 24th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central government Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it has started the process to revive the defunct Airports Economic Regulatory Authority Appellate Tribunal ... Read more...

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Provide more medical aid to Amarnath pilgrims, centre told


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed shock over the death of ten people in past three days during their pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee, headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor, to study reasons for the growing number of ... Read more...

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Italian marines’ plea: SC notice to centre, Kerala


July 19th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the central and Kerala governments on the plea of the Italian government and its two marines seeking a ... Read more...

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