Govt’s Apathy Turning Our Cities Into Virtual ‘Gas Chambers’: Plea In Supreme Court For Adopting Electric Vehicles.

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre on a petition demanding implementation of the plans and policies for adoption of electric vehicles to tackle air pollution and climate change. A bench comprising Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna ordered the government to apprise it of the status of… Read more »

Jammu and Kashmir: SC refuses to hear fresh petition challenging Article 370

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday refused to entertain a fresh petition on Article 370, that gives special autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Ajay Rastogi asked the petitioner to file an application for impleadment in the pending matters. Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah said they will hear… Read more »

Mixed’ findings in CVC report on ousted CBI chief Alok Verma: SC

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NEW DELHI: The probe on exiled CBI Director Alok Verma has given “mixed” findings and some charges needed to be investigated further, the Supreme Court on Friday said while examining the report submitted by the Central Vigilance Commission. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, is also likely to consider the report of the… 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 »

SC grants two weeks to CVC to conclude inquiry against Alok Verma

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that an inquiry against Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma must be completed who has been divested of his duties and sent on leave in view of feud between him and Special Director Rakesh Asthana.The Bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice… Read more »

Bar demands lifting ban on lawyers’ strike, but CJI rejects

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NEW DELHI: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday on Saturday disagreed with a suggestion by the apex bar body to lift a 16-year-old ban on strikes by lawyers, wondering why there should be a strike at all. Justice Gogoi, who was sworn in as the CJI on October 3, said, “I don’t think it is… Read more »

Faulty implants for hip replacement: SC seeks Centre’s reply on PIL to trace patients

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre’s respond to a plea asking the government to trace all the patients who have been fitted with faulty hip implants supplied by a multinational company. A report filed by an expert committee, which was set up by the health ministry in 2017, suggested that the company had ‘suppressed’ facts on… Read more »

SC allows deportation of seven Rohingyas to Myanmar

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Thursday allowed the deportation of seven Rohingyas, who have illegally migrated to Assam in India, to their country of origin Myanmar. This will be the first such official deportation from India to Myanmar. The deportation came after a last ditch effort by advocate Prashant Bhushan for an urgent hearing of a PIL… Read more »

SC refuses to interfere in 7 Rohingyas, to be handed over to Myanmar

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere in the decision of the Centre and rejected the plea to stop the deportation of seven Rohingya immigrants to Myanmar from Assam. During hearing of the plea, which was filed on Wednesday, the Central Government told the top court that Myanmar has accepted the Rohingyas as their citizens and… Read more »