Justice Sanjay Seth sworn in as Chief Justice of MP High Court

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BHOPAL: Justice Sanjay Kumar Seth took oath on Wednesday as the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court. State Governor Anandi Ben Patel administered the oath of office to Justice Seth in a ceremony. Governor Anandiben Patel administered oath of office in the Raj Bhavan at 10 am in presence of other dignitaries including Chief Minister Shivraj… Read more »

IAF officers assist SC on Rafale deal case

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NEW DELHI: Deputy Chief of Air staff, Air Marshal V R Chaudhari and two other officers from Indian Air Force appeared before the bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi  to assist it on the issue of the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. The bench, also comprising Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph,… Read more »

Supreme Court reserves order on pleas seeking court-monitored probe in Rafale deal

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on petitions, seeking court-monitored probe in procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S.K. Kaul and K.M. Joseph concluded the arguments advanced by various parties which have also sought registration of FIR in connection with the alleged… Read more »

Setback for President Sirisena as Lankan Supreme Court overturns his order to sack parliament

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NEW DELHI: The dissolution of the Sri Lankan Parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena was stayed by Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court for snap polls on January 5 and further deepening the political crisis in the coastal nation.The three-judge bench headed by chief justice gave its ruling this evening on petitions against the President Maithripala Sirisena’s Gazette to dissolve parliament. After… Read more »

SC orders for attachment of Amrapali’s assets

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, ordered attachment of some properties of the beleaguered Amrapali group, like  multi-speciality hospital in Greater Noida, three residential towers situated in Sector 62, bank accounts, and a ‘benami’ villa in Goa for not obeying its orders. The bench of Justices Arun Mishra and UU Lalit said that these properties are being attached as… Read more »

Sabarimala Case: SC Agrees to Hear Review Petitions on Jan 22

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear in open court review petitions challenging its verdict allowing entry of women of all ages into Sabarimala temple. Hearing a bunch of petitions seeking a review of the court’s verdict, the Supreme Court said it will now hear the matter on January 22 in an open court. The… Read more »

Rakesh Asthana case: Middleman moves HC seeking bail

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New Delhi: An accused, arrested in connection with bribery allegations involving CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana, approached the Delhi High Court on Monday seeking bail in the case. The plea has been listed for hearing tomorrow before Justice Najmi Waziri. Alleged middleman Manoj Prasad filed the bail plea in the high court following dismissal of his… Read more »