Supreme court sets terms for bar election

The Supreme Court Monday said that members of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) whose names do not figure in the final list of regular practitioners would not be entitled to either vote or contest the election for the office bearers of the apex body of lawyers.   ‘The members of the SCBA, whose names […]

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Punjab plea against Haryana’s canal wall dismissed

The Supreme Court Friday dismissed the Punjab government’s application seeking to restrain Haryana from undertaking the construction of a 3.8-km long wall on the left bank of Hansi-Butana canal along the Ghaggar river embankment.   A bench of Justice J.M. Panchal and Justice H.L. Gokhale, while dismissing Punjab’s application, said: “It is rightly pointed out […]

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Package for canal-hit and dam displaced not same, rules Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Tuesday said that people affected by the canal network of the Narmada were not entitled to the same relief and rehabilitation (R&R) package as given to those displaced by the submerges caused by the dam constructed on the river. The people whose lands had been acquired for the canal network may, however, […]

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BCCI amendment: Petition sent to Supreme Court larger bench

The Supreme Court Thursday referred to a larger bench a petition by former Indian cricket board president A.C. Muthia challenging the amendment to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) rules that permitted its officebearers to own IPL T20 teams. The apex court bench referred the matter to a larger bench following a divergence […]

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Hockey India to send team for Azlan Shah cup: Apex court

The Supreme Court Friday cleared the decks for Hockey India to send the Indian hockey team for the Sultan Azlan Shah cup tournament in Malaysia, starting May 5. The apex court bench of Justice J.M. Panchal and Justice H.L. Gokhale cleared Hockey India to send its team to Malaysia after being told that the International […]

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