SC to examine CCI jurisdiction on DLF flat owners’ plea

The Supreme Court Wednesday said it will examine whether the Competition Commission of India had the jurisdiction to entertain the plea by flat owners in three DLF residential complexes in Gurgaon who alleged that the real estate giant was exploiting its dominant position on conditions for providing services. The bench of Justice Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya […]

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Prior sanction needed for action against officials? SC reserves verdict

The Supreme Court Thursday reserved verdict on the validity of a legal provision that mandates the CBI to seek the government’s prior sanction before proceeding against an officer of the rank of joint secretary or above on charges of corruption. However, the six-bench constitution bench said that if it had to invalidate section 6A of […]

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SC asks AG to look into Mumbai society flat owners’ plea

The Supreme Court Monday asked Attorney General GE Vahanvati to look into fresh material presented by owners of unauthorised flats of Mumbai’s Campa Cola residential complex, who are faced with eviction by May 31, 2014, in line with an apex court order. A bench of Justice Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya and Justice Kurian Joseph gave Vahanvati […]

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SC gives cement makers more time to pay part of penalty

The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to interfere with the Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) order directing 11 cement makers to deposit 10 percent of Rs.6,200 crore penalty imposed on them by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for alleged cartelisation to control cement prices. The apex court bench of Justice Gyan Sudha Misra and Justice Sudhansu […]

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SC notice on cement makers’ plea

The Supreme Court Monday issued notice on petitions of four cement manufacturers contesting an order of the Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) asking them to deposit a part of the penalty slapped on them for alleged cartelisation and manipulation of cement prices. The apex court bench of Justice Gyan Sudha Misra and Justice Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya […]

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Supreme Court gets three new judges

The number of judges of the Supreme Court increased to 29 from 26 after three judges, including a woman judge, were sworn-in Tuesday.  Justice Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya, Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai and Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar were administered the oath of office by Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia.  With this the strength of women judges in […]

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