SC extends deadline for probe in Aircel-Maxis deal case

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New Delhi:The Supreme Court Thursday extended by three months the deadline given to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to complete the probe in the Aircel-Maxis deal case. A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan said the probe should be completed in three months.  Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the ED, said… Read more »

HC directs two litigants to plant 100 trees in Delhi

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New Delhi:In an unusual verdict, the Delhi High Court has directed two men, who decided to withdraw cases against each other, to plant 100 trees in the capital as a “gesture of goodwill to society”. While quashing criminal proceedings against them, Justice Najmi Waziri said the trees should be of deciduous indigenous variety and three… Read more »

Court seeks ED’s response on Virbhadra Singh’s plea

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New Delhi: A special court has granted two weeks to the Enforcement Directorate to respond to a plea of former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh seeking certain documents in a money laundering case against him. Special Judge Arun Bhardwaj directed the probe agency to file by October 5 its reply to the applications moved by… Read more »

Money laundering Case: Court asks ED to response on Virbhadra Singh’s plea

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NEW DELHI: A special court in Delhi has sought response from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to provide documents related to the case of money laundering  against former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has sought six weeks of time to file a reply but special court of Patiala House Court said that the time of six… Read more »

PIL filled in SC challenging Article 370, limits Parliament’s power and granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir

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NEW DELHI: A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging constitutional validity of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, which limits the right of Parliament and grants special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The PIL filled by BJP leader and advocate Ashish Kumar Upadhyay been said that special constitutional provisions was ‘Temporary’ and Article 370 (3)… Read more »

Aircel-Maxis case: SC extends deadline by 3 months, Probe Agency Told

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the deadline for CBI and ED by three months to complete the investigation in the Aircel-Maxis deal case. Former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram have been questioned by the agencies during the ongoing probe. A bench of Justices AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan directed the investigation should… Read more »

Acting Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh, Will Continue As Top Cop: Supreme Court

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday said that Dilbag Singh will continue as the acting chief of the Jammu and Kashmir police  till the Union Public Service Commission decides on the state’s proposal. However, the top court asked the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to send a panel of police officers to Jammu and Kashmir in five weeks… Read more »

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: SC lifts ban on reporting

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court with an instruction for the media to exercise restraint and not to misreport or sensationalise such news, lifts the ban on reporting in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse case. A bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta vacated the August 23 order of the Patna High Court. The Patna… Read more »

Arrest of activists: Democratic institutions should be robust enough to accommodate opposition says, SC

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme court was hearing submissions in connection with the arrest of five activists in the Bhima-Koregaon violence case when the bench emphasised upon a need to have a distinction between dissenting views and subverting law and order. The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y.Chandrachud said: “our institutions… Read more »