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 »

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 »

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 »

Supreme Court refuses, Reservation in job promotions

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Wednesday said its 2006 verdict putting benefits of quotas in job promotions for SC/ST employees need not be referred to a seven-judge bench. There is a need for quantifiable data to give reservation,” the apex court said. The court also clarified that there is no need to collect quantifiable data of backwardness… Read more »