SC dismisses PIL against 4G licences to Reliance

The Supreme Court today dismissed a PIL filed by an NGO challenging grant of 4G licences to MukeshAmbani’s Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL). A bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur junked the petition of NGO, Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), which challenged the government’s decision to allow the company to offer voice […]

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SC to hear PIL against 4G licences to Reliance on Jan 12

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear in January 2016 a public interest litigation (PIL) petition filed by an NGO challenging grant of 4G licences to Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd (RJIL). A Bench of Justices T.S. Thakur and Kurian Joseph fixed January 12 for the hearing. This was after advocate Prashant Bhushan, […]

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Rash driving: Rs 17 L compensation for victim’s kin

Family members of a 21-year-old youth, who died after being hit by a rashly-driven motorcycle, have been awarded compensation of over Rs 17 lakh by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here. The tribunal directed Reliance General Insurance Co Ltd, insurer of the offending motorcycle, to pay Rs 17,01,864 toDelhi resident Imran, who suffered injuries […]

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RInfra justifies Metro fare in HC; says it’s cost-based

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure today justified in the Bombay High Court its decision to charge fares in the range of Rs 10-40 for various destinations for the Mumbai Metro route connecting Versova and Andheri in the west to Ghatkopar in the East. In an affidavit, RInfra said the fares were fixed on the basis of […]

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Court notice to centre; Reliance on gas price

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre, Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily and Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on a public interest litigation petition challenging the government’s decision to double the price to $8.4 per million British thermal unit (mmBtu) for gas produced from the KG basin. A Bench of Chief Justice P. […]

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Court notices to centre, Reliance on gas price

Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the centre and Reliance Industries on a public interest litigation seeking review of the recent government decision to hike from 2014 the gas prices from $4.2 to $8.4 million British thermal unit (mmBtu). The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam issued notice on the PIL […]

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Mobile Towers: NGT issues notice to American Corp

The response of American Tower Corporation Ltd has sought by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on a plea alleging that mobile phone towers across the country are being installed in violation of stipulated guidelines. A bench comprising acting Chairperson Justice A S Naidu and expert member P C Mishra issued notice to the American company after a plea was […]

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RPower files arbitration against 11 procurers of Krishnapatnam UMPP

Reliance Power(RPower), announced that it had filed arbitration proceedings under the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, against 11 procurers of electricity from its 4,000 MW Krishnapatnam Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) in Andhra Pradesh. The procurers of power include four distribution companies in Andhra Pradesh, five in Karnataka and one each in Maharashtra and […]

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