SC refuses to monitor CBI probe in Odisha chit-fund scam cases

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The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into multi-crore rupee chit-fund scam matters cases in Odisha and gave time to agency to come out with suggestions to ensure effective investigation of huge number of such cases in West Bengal. “We see no reason to allow the application (seeking court’s monitoring… Read more »

Judges expect informed criticism of judgments: SC

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Supreme court on Friday upheld the Kerala High Court order holding former CPI(M) MLA M V Jayarajan guilty of contempt of court for using “abusive and pejorative” language to criticise a judgement but reduced the six months jail term awarded to him to four weeks. “Judges expect, nay invite, an informed and genuine discussion or… Read more »

Government must alter fraudulent records in reasonable time : Supreme Court

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Government has to exercise its powers to take corrective course within a reasonable period to change an order that has been secured by a beneficiary in a fraudulent manner, the Supreme Court has ruled. It held as wrong the Andhra Pradesh Government order exercising its ‘revision power’ after nearly five decades to issue show cause… Read more »

Ishrat Jahan case: SC reserves order on Amin’s bail plea

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The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on the bail plea of Gujarat cadre IPS office Narendra Kumar Amin who is in jail for his alleged involvement in Ishrat Jahan and other staged shootout cases. A bench of Justice V. Gopala Gowda and Justice C. Nagappan reserved order on plea of Amin contending that he… Read more »

SC perturbed over exploitation of migrant labourers

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Perturbed over the horrific incident of chopping off hands of migrant labourers from Odisha by contractors in Andhra Pradesh, the Supreme Court today called for having a policy to prevent atrocities and exploitation of such people across the country. The apex court, which in January this year had taken suo motu cognizance of media reports… Read more »

SC allows Supertech to remove materials from towers

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The Supreme Court today allowed real estate major Supertech Ltd to remove construction materials from its sealed 40-storey twin towers in NOIDA to ensure safety of the residents and others. A bench of justices J S Khehar and C Nagappan allowed the plea of Supertech Ltd that keeping the safety aspects in mind, the construction… Read more »

Nursery admission: SC seeks response of Delhi govt

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The Supreme Court today sought a response from the Delhi government on a plea of a man whose kid could not get admission in nursery class in a school here under the inter-state transfer category, saying there cannot be “discrimination” in admission. A bench of justices J S Kehar and C Nagappan took note of… Read more »