Police reform: SC asks CS of states to file response

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed the Chief Secretaries of Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa to file their affidavits on compliance of its directions on police reforms and constituting State Security Commission(SSC). A bench headed by Justice G S Singhvi directed the Chief Secretaries to respond when the SSC was constituted… Read more »

Supreme Court directs Airtel to reconnect sms to Aircel

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The Bharti Telecom has been directed by the Supreme Court to reconnect SMS services to the Aircel after the latter assured to pay the former termination charge of 10 paise per SMS. A bench headed by Justice G S Singhvi said, “We direct the respondent (Airtel) to reconnect the SMS services to the appellants (Aircel) within 24… Read more »

2G case undertrials move SC against its bench orders

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Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa and others accused on Monday moved the Supreme Court against the order of its bench which had stayed proceedings on all petitions relating to the 2G spectrum case before the Delhi High Court. They sought staying of the April 11, 2011 and November 9, 2012 orders of a special… Read more »

BMW case: Anand told to provide free legal services

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An advocate R.K. Anand has been told by the Supreme Court to provide free legal services for a year and pay Rs.21 lakh to Bar Council of India to support law colleges attended mostly by students from poor families. Delhi High Court convicted Anand for his attempt to influence prosecution witness Sunil Kulkarni in the… Read more »

Evict Squatters from Government Houses: SC

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The Supreme Court Wednesday asked unauthorised occupants of government houses here why they should not be evicted and ordered their names be published in the newspapers. An apex court bench of Justice G.S. Singhvi and Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya asked the court registry to issue notice after it was given a list of unauthorised occupants by… Read more »

Medicines should be within reach of common man: SC

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Protecting the interest of the common man, the Supreme Court Wednesday told the government not to disturb the existing retail price mechanism of drugs under the price control order while finalising the list of essential medicines. The judges observed that the prices of the drugs were so high that it left the patient with the… Read more »

SC to resume hearing of 2G related matters Sep 27

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The Supreme Court said Thursday that after a “long hiatus” it would resume the hearing of 2G related matters from Sep 27 and continue proceedings on the subsequent Thursday in the next week. An apex court bench of Justice G.S. Singhvi and Justice K.S. Radhakrishnan said that after a “long hiatus” they will commence the… Read more »

SC slams poor facilities for green tribunal

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The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the government for not providing infrastructure for the effective functioning of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that deals with environmental matters. The court asked the government to provide facilities to its judicial and other expert members on a par with the judges of high courts. An apex court bench… Read more »