SC to hear plea against stay on lookout notice against Karti

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The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the Centre’s plea against Madras High Court order staying its lookout notice against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, and others in an alleged corruption case filed by the CBI. A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said it… Read more »

Allahabad HC to hear Ghaziabad students’s death case tomorrow

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The Allahabad High Court will hear tomorrow a case related to the death of a 10-year-old boy who died under mysterious circumstances in his school here on August 1 with his parents alleging negligence by institute’s management. Arman Sehgal, a student of class 4, allegedly slipped and fell down outside his classroom, suffering severe head… Read more »

SC to consider a common exam to select judicial officers

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The Supreme Court will soon examine a proposal for having “singular examination” under a centralised selection mechanism to select judicial officers, to fill up vacancies in subordinate judiciary, which stands at over 20 per cent of the sanctioned strength. A ‘concept note’ on the matter has been prepared by senior advocate Arvind Datar, who has… Read more »

No need to clarify liquor ban order: SC

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The Supreme Court today said that there was no need to further clarify its order on prohibiting liquor vends within 500 metre of the national and state highways across the country. Recently, the apex court has modified its order and allowed the sale of liquor within 500 metre alongside highways in some hilly areas and… Read more »

Representatives to visit court to see creche facilities: SC

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The Supreme Court today said that representatives of the apex court, lawyers’ body and the petitioner, who has sought better creche facilities in the court complex, will visit the facility to ascertain whether adequate infrastructure was in place. The apex court said that the representatives will visit the creche premises on August 16 after the… Read more »

Rajiv assassination case: SC to hear Centre’s plea on Aug 14

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The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Monday a plea of the Centre challenging the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to release the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The Centre had filed the plea in 2014. A bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi considered the submission of Prabu Ramasubramaniam, the counsel for convict… Read more »

SC rejects Sahara’s plea to put on hold Aamby Valley auction

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The Supreme Court today refused to accept Sahara chief Subrata Roy’s plea to put on hold the auction process of the group’s project Aamby Valley in Pune district of Maharashtra. A bench of justices Dipak Misra, Ranjan Gogoi and A K Sikri said, “The prayer of the contemnor (Roy) is hereby rejected.” During the hearing,… Read more »

No renewal of insurance for vehicles without PUC, says SC

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In a bid to curb pollution, the Supreme Court today issued a slew of directions including that insurance companies will not renew insurance of a vehicle unless the owner provides pollution under control (PUC) certificate. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur also asked the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to ensure that… Read more »