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 »

Will Judicial Declaration Of A Person As A Foreigner Stand Superseded If His Name Is Included In NRC? SC Commences Hearing.

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday was faced with the question whether judicial determination of a person being a foreigner would stand superseded if the name of the same person is included in the draft/final NRC. The question was being considered by a Bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Sanjiv Khanna…. Read more »

Pressure cooker symbol : Supreme Court refuses to acknowledge TTV Dhinakaran outfit’s claim

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The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to acknowledge the claim of the TTV Dhinakaran-led outfit over ‘pressure cooker’ as common election symbol. The Supreme Court, however, directed the Election Commission (EC) to consider granting common free election symbol to the candidates of the Dhinakaran-led outfit for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls and assembly by-elections in Tamil… Read more »

Supreme Court asks Tamil Nadu government to ensure political parties do not disfigure public places

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The Supreme Court Monday directed the Tamil Nadu government to ensure that public places, including hilly areas, are not defaced by slogans and advertisements by political parties. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta expressed dissatisfaction over the reply filed by the state government in the matter and said it has… Read more »

Plea Challenging Restitution Of Conjugal Rights says Women Treated As Chattel.

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The provisions dealing with restitution of conjugal rights in effect treat women as ‘chattel’, the petitioners argue. The Supreme Court on Friday sought the response of centre to a plea challenging the power conferred by the Hindu Marriage Act on courts to direct the restitution of conjugal rights of an estranged couple. The petitioners also… Read more »

Contempt notice to BJP leader Manoj Tiwari, for breaking lock of sealed house

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought the presence of Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Tiwari before it on September 25 for allegedly breaking the lock of a house sealed by the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) in Gokulpur. Terming the action of Tiwari “unfortunate”, a bench of Justice Madan B Lokur, Justice Abdul… Read more »