“You Will Never Let This Country Remain In Peace,” Says SC Rejects Plea For Worship At Ayodhya Site.

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“You will never let this country remain in peace,” the Supreme Court said Friday while dismissing a plea seeking permission to carry out religious activities in nine ancient temples situated on the undisputed acquired land adjacent to Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid site at Ayodhya. “There will always be something,” said a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan… Read more »

Gujarat High Court terminates BJP MLA’s election over defective nomination

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 The Gujarat High Court Friday invalidated the election of BJP MLA Pabubha Manek from Dwarka for submitting a defective nomination form. BJP MLA Pabubha Manek’s victory from the Dwarka Assembly constituency in 2017 was challenged in the Gujarat High Court by his opponent and Congress candidate Meraman Ahir. Ahir, in his petition, has said Manek’s… Read more »

Supreme Court directs political parties to furnish receipts of electoral bonds and donors’ identity details to EC

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The Supreme Court Friday directed all political parties to furnish receipts of political funding received through electoral bonds and details of identity of donors in a sealed cover to the Election Commission. In an interim order, the apex court also directed all political parties to provide details of the amount of the bond and bank… Read more »

Supreme Court reserves order on PIL challenging Centre’s electoral bonds scheme for political funding

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The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its order on a PIL challenging the government’s electoral bond scheme for political funding. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it would pronounce its order tomorrow on the plea filed by NGO, Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR). The NGO, which has challenged the validity of the scheme,… Read more »

Enron-Dabhol power project: Supreme Court closes case of alleged corruption

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The Supreme Court Thursday closed the case of alleged corruption involving politicians, bureaucrats and corporates in the Enron-Dabhol power project, taking note of the inordinate delay in the case that was filed in 1997. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna allowed the plea of Maharashtra government to… Read more »

Arun Shourie delighted on Supreme Court verdict on Rafale

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Former union minister Arun Shourie, one of the review petitioners in the Rafale case, Wednesday said he was delighted by the unanimous verdict of the Supreme Court dismissing Centre’s “peculiar argument” on admissibility of privileged documents. The apex court on Wednesday dismissed preliminary objections raised by the Centre that documents on which claimed”privilege” cannot be… Read more »

Madras High Court quashes land acquisition process for Salem-Chennai green corridor project

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The Madras High Court Monday quashed land acquisition process for the Rs 10,000 crore Salem-Chennai eight-lane green corridor project, holding it required a mega realignment as the proposed route would have an adverse effect on environment. A special bench of Justice T S Sivagnanam and Justice Bhavani Subbarayan passed the order allowing a batch of… Read more »