Mobile phone towers in Chandigarh homes to stay, for now

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In a relief to the telecom service providers and mobile phone users, the Supreme Court Thursday ordered status quo thereby red-flagging the removal of 180 phone towers in residential areas of Chandigarh. The apex court bench of Justice Deepak Verma and Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya directed the status quo on a petition by Vodafone South Ltd… Read more »

Supreme court orders Tiwari to submit blood sample

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In a setback to veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari, the Supreme Court Thursday directed him to submit his blood sample for DNA profiling in a paternity suit filed by a young man, Rohit Shekhar, who claims to be his biological son. The Supreme court bench of Justice Deepak Verma and Justice S.J. Mukhopadhyay directed Tiwari… Read more »

Supreme court permits access to Kalighat temple’s sanctum sanctorum

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The Supreme Court Monday permitted devotees to access the sanctum sanctorum of Kolkata’s Kalighat temple to pay obeisance to the deity. An Supreme  court bench of Justice Deepak Verma and Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya cleared the decks for the entry of devotees into the sanctum sanctorum after it stayed the April 20 order of the Calcutta High… Read more »

Haryana judges told to move high court over promotion

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The Supreme Court has asked officers of the Haryana Judicial Service to move the Punjab and Haryana High Court to challenge their promotion criteria framed by the high court. As the apex court bench of Justice Deepak Verma and Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya Wednesday asked the judicial officers to move the state high court, senior counsel… Read more »

Supreme court notice on entry to Kalighat temple

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the centre and the West Bengal government on a petition seeking that devotees be permitted to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the Kolkata-based Kalighat temple to pay obeisance to the presiding deity. An apex court vacation bench of Justice Deepak Verma and Justice SJ Mukhopadhyay issued the… Read more »

Supreme Court’s nod to e-counselling for PG medical courses

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The Supreme Court Friday permitted the online counselling for allotment of 50 percent seats of all-India quota for admission in post graduate medical courses in the country. A bench of Justice Deepak Verma and Justice K.S. Radhakrishnan paved the way for the e-counselling for admission in post graduate medical courses when it gave its nod… Read more »

Supreme Court clears decks for teachers’ recruitment in Assam

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The Supreme Court Wednesday set aside an Assam High Court order thus paving the way for the recruitment of more than 82,000 elementary school teachers in the state. The Assam High Court, in its March 5, 2010 ruling, had imposed a ban on further recruitment of teachers in lower and upper primary schools. The High… 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 approves common curriculum for Tamil Nadu schools

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In a jolt to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the state government to implement the uniform system of school education providing for common curriculum for all schools from classes 1 to 10. Justices J.M. Panchal, Deepak Verma and B.S. Chauhan issued the direction while upholding the Madras High Court… Read more »