SC dismisses CBI probe into WB BJP workers death

New Delhi:The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking a CBI probe into the recent killing of two BJP workers in Purulia district of West Bengal after panchayat polls. A vacation bench of Justices A K Goel and Ashok Bhushan asked the petitioners to approach the Calcutta High Court for the relief. Advocate […]

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Supreme Court orders status quo in Reliance Communication’s sale of assets to R-Jio

 The Supreme Court today ordered that status quo be maintained on Reliance Communication’s sale of assets to R-Jio on pleas by a consortium of banks. The apex court bench, comprising Justices A K Goel, R F Nariman and U U Lalit, refused to lift the stay ordered by Bombay High Court on R-Com asset sale. […]

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Supreme Court asks Centre to consider suggestions on safety and emission standards of small four-wheeler vehicles and Quadricycles

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to give “due consideration” to suggestions made on the issue of safety and emission standards of small four-wheeler vehicles and quadricycles. Quadricycles are a new category of cycle-like four-wheelers which are now allowed to ply on the roads. The issue before the apex court also related to the […]

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NGO plea for probing chopper deal of Chhattisgarh govt dismissed by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition by an NGO seeking an investigation into alleged irregularities in the purchase of an AgustaWestland chopper by the Chhattisgarh government for VIP use in 2006-07. A bench of justices A K Goel and U U Lalit dismissed the plea by non-governmental organisation Swaraj Abhiyan and others seeking probe […]

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UP Lokyukta’s appointment on hold as SC queries UP government

The appointment of former judge of Allahabad High Court Justice Virendra Singh as Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta was today put on hold after the Supreme Court held a special sitting on a holiday and posed embarrassing questions to SP government, which was accused of concealing facts and “playing fraud”. Hearing a fresh petition challenging the appointment, […]

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SC sets aside order of punitive damages against General Motors

The Supreme Court has set aside order directing multinational automobile firm General Motors to pay punitive damages of Rs 25 lakh for selling Chevrolet Forester car to consumers by claiming it to be an SUV. The apex court held that although the company had resorted to unfair trade practice it is not enough for imposing […]

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SC to hear Lt.Gen. Dastane’s plea on pension

The Supreme Court Monday said that it would look into the plea of Lt.Gen. Ravi Dastane (retd.), who had challenged the appointment of present army chief Gen. Dalbir Singh Suhag as eastern command chief before his elevation, but only as far as monetary benefits were concerned. A bench of Justice T.S.Thakur, Justice A.K.Goel and Justice […]

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