SC restores possession of mine to Rajasthan government from UltraTech

The Supreme Court has held that the Rajasthan government will take back possession of a mine from Gotan Limestone Khanji Udyog Pvt Ltd (GLKUPL), which was transferred to cement major Ultra Tech, saying that competent authority was “misled” by concealing the real transaction. The apex court set aside the order of the Rajasthan High Court […]

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Teesta’s fund embezzlement case: SC extends arrest protection

The Supreme Court today extended by four weeks the interim protection from arrest granted to Teesta Setalvad and her husband in a case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad’s Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots. A bench comprising Justices A R Dave and Adarsh Kumar Goel said the […]

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Crucial hearing on NJAC by constitution bench of SC

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Two days after the government notified the controversial NJAC law to remove the collegium system of appointment of judges, a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will commence hearing from tomorrow to examine the validity of new measure and is likely to consider passing an interim order to staying the operation of the Act. A […]

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SC sets free two Italians guilty of friend’s murder

The Supreme Court has set free two Italians, undergoing life imprisonment for murder of their friend in 2010, saying the evidence submitted by the prosecution to suggest motive does not inspire confidence. <a href=”http://jt.india.com/adlink/3.0/1191/5569816/0/165/ADTECH;cookie=info;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4;rdclick=http://adclick.g.doubleclick.net/aclk?sa=L&ai=B5mnPskvFVO7-IpS38AXyi4H4D7ndstEHAAAAEAEg4cuYHzgAWKGW69XGAWDlwuSDpA6yARF6ZWVuZXdzLmluZGlhLmNvbboBCjI1MHgyNTBfYXPIAQnaAWNodHRwOi8vemVlbmV3cy5pbmRpYS5jb20vbmV3cy9pbmRpYS9zYy1zZXRzLWZyZWUtdHdvLWl0YWxpYW5zLWd1aWx0eS1vZi1mcmllbmRzLW11cmRlcl8xNTM1OTI5Lmh0bWypAh4OXQ6nelE-wAIC4AIA6gImLzExNDQwNDY1L1plZU5ld3NfQXJ0aWNsZXNfMjUweDI1MF9CVEb4Av_RHpADmgiYA5oIqAMB0ASQTuAEAaAGFg&num=0&sig=AOD64_32QUhr1r89mVReRZ5TeQequ1avQQ&client=ca-pub-6717584324019958&adurl=” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://jt.india.com/adserv/3.0/1191/5569816/0/165/ADTECH;cookie=info;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4″ border=”0″ width=”250″ height=”250″></a> A bench of justices A R Dave, Kurian Joseph and R Banumathi set aside the Allahabad […]

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Supreme Court refuses to entertain plea of Kingfisher Airlines

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a petition filed by Kingfisher Airline against being declared as wilful defaulter, saying it has become infructuous as the Grievance Redressal Committee of Union Bank of India has already passed an order. “Your grievance has been, that Grievance Redressal Committee (GRC) should not decide the matter but they […]

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Superme Court extends stay on execution of death sentence of Veerappan

Hanging of four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan has been further delayed with the Supreme Court extending its interim order staying the execution of death sentence imposed on them for killing 22 police personnel in a landmine blast in Karnataka in 1993. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir said it was […]

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CAG has powers to scrutinise Government’s performance: SC

Observing that CAG is not a “munimji” (accountant), the Supreme Court on Monday said scrutinising the effective use of resources is his primary duty and it was for Parliament to accept or reject his reports. Dismissing a plea challenging the Comptroller and Auditor General’s power to conduct performance audit of coal block allocation and other […]

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