Koregaon-Bhima case: May order SIT probe if evidence cooked up, SC

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The Supreme Court Monday said it may order SIT probe if it found that evidence has been “cooked up” and the material supporting the arrest of the five rights activists in the Koregaon-Bhima violence case needed to be examined. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra extended till September 19 the house arrest of… Read more »

Plea in HC challenging DUSU poll results

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A plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court Monday challenging the Delhi University Students’ Union election results. The plea filed by three candidates alleged that EVMs were tampered with and questioned how “privately procured” EVMs could have been used in the polls held on September 12.  The candidates sought securing of the Electronic… Read more »

SC extends house arrest of rights activists till Sep 19

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The Supreme Court Monday said that it will examine two days later whether there is material supporting the arrest of five rights activists in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra extended till September 19 the house arrest of the five rights activists–Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves,… Read more »

SC stays NGT order refusing exemption to two-wheelers from odd-even scheme

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The Supreme Court Monday stayed the operation of the National Green Tribunal’s 2017 order which had directed that odd-even vehicle rotation scheme be made applicable to two-wheelers also in Delhi. A bench comprising Justices Madan B Lokur and Dipak Gupta was told by Additional Solicitor General (ASG) A N S Nadkarni, appearing for Delhi government… Read more »

SC notice to Centre on plea seeking ban on 85 pesticides

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The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine a plea seeking ban on nearly 85 pesticides that are being used in India on the grounds that they pose health hazard. A bench of Justices Arun Misra and Vineet Saran issued notices to the Centre and other authorities concerned on the plea which also sought empowering state… Read more »

Supreme Court to hear plea seeking ban on 85 pesticides, notice to Centre

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court sought a response from Centre  to examine a plea seeking ban on nearly 85 pesticides which have been posing health complications. A bench of Justices Arun Misra and Vineet Saran issued notices to the Centre and others on a plea by one Kavita Kuruganti who said empowering state governments to take decisions at their… Read more »

Rajiv assassination case: SC gave victims’ families permission to file additional documents

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, directed the victims’ families of the bomb blast which killed former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi at Sriperumbudur in 1991, to amend their petitions of not releasing the convicts, and file fresh petitions after three weeks. The kins of those who had died in a bomb blast were objecting to the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to… Read more »

Plea in in Delhi High Court against poll outcome

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NEW DELHI: Three candidates of the Congress-backed National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Delhi University Students’ Union election results, on the grounds that voting machines were allegedly tampered with. The plea filed by three candidates alleged that EVMs were tampered with and questioned how “privately procured” EVMs could have been used… Read more »

Odd-Even’ for two-wheelers in Delhi, SC stays NGT order

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today stayed NGT order directing that odd-even vehicle rotation scheme be implemented for two-wheelers too in Delhi. Earlier National Green Tribunal’s 2017 order had directed that odd-even vehicle rotation scheme be made applicable to two-wheelers also in Delhi. A bench comprising Justices Madan B Lokur and Dipak Gupta was told by… Read more »