Supreme Court clears judge for international court

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The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed a challenge to the candidature of one of its judges for appointment to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), saying it could not interfere in the matter. “It is purely a matter with the ICJ and has nothing to do with this court,” a bench headed by Justice Altamas Kabir… Read more »

Supreme Court notice on favours to Jaganmohan’s firms

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The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice on 26 government orders issued during the tenure of late Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajashekara Reddy to allegedly favour the business interests of his son, YS Jaganmohan Reddy, due to which he and others had amassed disproportionate assets. The notice was issued to the Central Bureau of… Read more »

Supreme Court declines to interfere in order against Naidu

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The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to interfere in an Andhra Pradesh high court order directing the CBI and ED to probe allegations of financial irregularities against former chief minister Chandrababu Naidu and three others. An apex court bench headed by justice Dalveer Bhandari asked the three petitioners — Rithwick Projects Ltd chairman cum managing director… Read more »

Satyam’s Ramalinga Raju, two others get bail

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Jailed erstwhile Satyam Computers Services Ltd founder chairman B. Ramalinga Raju, his brother B. Rama Raju and former chief financial officer V. Srinivas were Friday granted bail by the Supreme Court. An supreme court bench of Justice Dalveer Bhandari and Justice Dipak Misra said from the facts of the case and considering the totality of the… Read more »

supreme court judge withdraws from Jayalalithaa case

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The Supreme Court Thursday put off for a day the hearing on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa’s petition, challenging a Bangalore court’s order that directed her to appear before it again Nov 8 in disproportionate assets case, after a judge withdrew from the bench. The supreme court bench of Justice Dalveer Bhandari, Justice T.S. Thakur… Read more »

Satyam case: Supreme court notice to CBI

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The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a bail plea by the accused in one of India’s biggest corporate frauds – erstwhile Satyam Computers Services Ltd founder chairman B. Ramalinga Raju, his brother Rama Raju and former employee V. Srinivas. Justice Dalveer Bhandari and Justice Dipak Misra issued… Read more »

Supreme Court rejects Jayalalithaa plea

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In a setback to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court Wednesday declined her plea and directed her to appear before a trial court in Bangalore to record her statement in a corruption case. The Supreme court bench of Justice Dalveer Bhandari and Justice Dipak Misra directed her to appear before the court… Read more »

Supreme court: Provide toilets in government schools

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Provide toilet facilities in all government schools by Dec 31, the Supreme Court Tuesday told all the states and union territories (UT). Temporary facilities must be provided by Nov 30, in case permanent services cannot be made available, said Justice Dalveer Bhandari and Justice Dipak Misra. The court’s direction came in the course of the… Read more »

Review law on property rights: Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court Friday said that parliament may consider abolishing or amending a law that enables a trespasser take the title of a building or land from the true owner in certain conditions.   An apex court bench of Justice Dalveer Bhandari and Justice Deepak Verma noted that people were often astonished to learn that… Read more »

Supreme court bench recuses itself from plea against OBC quota

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Justice R.V. Raveendran and Justice A.K. Patnaik, constituting a Supreme Court bench, Wednesday recused themselves from hearing a petition challenging clause procedures being followed by Delhi University and the Jawaharlal Nehru University for admitting students against the quota for the Other Backward Classes (OBCs). The bench recused itself from hearing the matter after senior counsel… Read more »