SC notice to Maharashtra CM for not declaring criminal cases

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Thursday issued a notice to Maharashtra Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis, after hearing a petition filed by Satish Ukey, alleging that he did not disclose the details of two criminal cases against him in his 2014 election affidavit. The plea seeks annulment of his election to the Maharashtra Assembly. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi… Read more »

SC asks ex-judge about report on Charges Over Fake Gujarat encounters

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NEW DELHI: Supreme Court on Wednesday sought “clarity” from retired Justice HS Bedi, to “communicate his views as expeditiously as possible” on the allegation of 24 alleged fake encounters during the tenure of Narendra Modi as Chief Minister of Gujarat.  Former apex court judge Justice H S Bedi was appointed chairman of the monitoring committee probing 24 encounter cases… Read more »

Supreme Court directs Maharashtra government to submit charge sheet by December 8 in Koregaon-Bhima violence case

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Maharashtra government to submit before it the chargesheet filed against arrested rights activists before a Pune court in connection with the Koregaon-Bhima violence case. The charge sheet in the case was earlier filed before a Pune court. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it wanted to see the… Read more »

Bhima Koregaon: Supreme Court adjourns hearing on Maharashtra’s plea against Bombay HC order

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing of the Maharashtra government’s plea against the Bombay High Court till December 3. Five activists were arrested on June 6 under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, which requires a chargesheet to be filed within 90 days of arrest. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, and justices… Read more »

IAF officers assist SC on Rafale deal case

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NEW DELHI: Deputy Chief of Air staff, Air Marshal V R Chaudhari and two other officers from Indian Air Force appeared before the bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi  to assist it on the issue of the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. The bench, also comprising Justices S K Kaul and K M Joseph,… Read more »

Supreme Court reserves order on pleas seeking court-monitored probe in Rafale deal

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on petitions, seeking court-monitored probe in procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S.K. Kaul and K.M. Joseph concluded the arguments advanced by various parties which have also sought registration of FIR in connection with the alleged… Read more »

SC grants two weeks to CVC to conclude inquiry against Alok Verma

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that an inquiry against Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Alok Verma must be completed who has been divested of his duties and sent on leave in view of feud between him and Special Director Rakesh Asthana.The Bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice… Read more »

Supreme Court rejects plea filed by ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt’s wife In 22Yr Old Drug Planting Case

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India Thursday dismissed the plea on behalf of former Gujarat cadre IPS Officer Sanjiv Bhatt’s wife challenging the investigation against her husband who has been accused of implicating a Rajasthan-based lawyer in a 22-year-old narcotics case. The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices S K Kaul and K… Read more »

SC allows deportation of seven Rohingyas to Myanmar

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Thursday allowed the deportation of seven Rohingyas, who have illegally migrated to Assam in India, to their country of origin Myanmar. This will be the first such official deportation from India to Myanmar. The deportation came after a last ditch effort by advocate Prashant Bhushan for an urgent hearing of a PIL… Read more »

SC adjourns hearing on Rafale fighter jet deal

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing seeking probe into the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets from French company Dassault. A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, Navin Sinha and K M Joseph put the plea for consideration on October 10. Petitioner M L Sharma told the apex court bench that he wants to file some… Read more »