Justice Khehar to head the Constitution bench

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Setting at rest issues, the Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the decks for commencing the hearing on the validity of the new law on appointment of judges with a Constitution Bench rejecting demands for recusal of judges. “Justice J S Khehar will not recuse himself from hearing,” Justice J Chelameswar said on behalf of the… Read more »

Yamuna water worsened in 10 years: SC

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The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the quality of Yamuna water deteriorating in the last decade despite it’s intervention to clean the river and hundreds of crores spent on the project. “It is unfortunate that huge public fund has been spent without showing any improvement in the quality of water in Yamuna,” a bench… Read more »

SC pulls up Centre on Endosulfan use

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The Supreme Court today pulled up the Centre for not taking a clear stand on banning Endosulfan and appointed an expert committee to submit a report on whether use and manufacture of the pesticide can be stopped forever. “Why does Centre not take a stand on this issue and why it is left for the… Read more »