SC dismisses PIL challenging dissolution of J&K Assembly by Governor

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL challenging the dissolution of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly by Governor Satya Pal Malik. “We are not inclined to interfere (with the decision of the Governor),” a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice S K Kaul said. The bench was hearing a PIL filed by BJP […]

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Aircel-Maxis case: SC to hear Swamy’s plea tomorrow

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear tomorrow a fresh plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking to implead himself as a party in a petition filed against an Enforcement Directorate officer probing the Aircel-Maxis deal case. A vacation bench comprising justices Arun Kumar Misra and S K Kaul also agreed to hear the […]

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SC refuses to stay release of Bollywood film “Aiyaary”

The Supreme Court today refused to stay the release of Bollywood film “Aiyaary” by brushing aside an allegation that it was portraying the Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society of Mumbai, which was marred by controversy, in a “bad light”. Holding that right to freedom of speech and expression was “absolutely a cherished” right under the Constitution, […]

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Court seeks action ASI report over mosque

The Delhi High Court Friday asked the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to file a report over the removal of illegal construction at the site of a purported mosque excavated near the historic Jama Masjid here. Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri, Justice S.K. Kaul and Justice Rajiv Shakdher also asked ASI to file a list […]

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Delhi government gets notice on high security registeration plates

The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi government on the plea of a company challenging its decision to disqualify it from the bidding process for implementing a scheme to fix high security registration plates on all vehicles in the city, a lawyer said. The division bench of Justice S.K. Kaul and Justice […]

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2G trial not to be shifted to Tihar for now

The Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed the notification shifting the trial of the 2G spectrum allocation case from the Patiala House complex to the Tihar Jail. A five-judge bench headed by Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri passed the order after the defence counsel for the 14 individual accused approached the court seeking a stay of […]

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