CJI refuses to be part of panel to select NJAC members : SC

In a new twist, Chief Justice of India H L Dattu has refused to participate in a three-member panel for selecting two eminent persons in the six-member National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) on whose validity a constitution bench began hearings today. The five-judge constitution bench, headed by Justice J S Khehar, which is hearing the […]

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2G PMLA case: Not going to stay ongoing trial

The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it clear that it was not going to stay the trial in the money laundering case arising out of the 2G scam and posted the plea of accused persons for quashing of charges against them on November 26.“There will be no stay of the trial,” a bench headed by […]

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SC rejects magistrate’s report in Tarn Taran incident

The magisterial probe has been rejected by the Supreme court of India here in New Delhi of the Tarn Taran incident in which a girl was beaten up by Punjab Police saying it does not have the value more that of a “scrap paper”. A bench of justices G S Singhvi and Kurien Joseph said that […]

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SC begins Sangma plea against Pranab election

The Supreme Court on Thursday began hearing former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma’s plea challenging the election of Pranab Mukherjee as President. A constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir posted the matter for further consideration on November 20 when it will give a chance to various parties for raising preliminary arguments on maintainability of […]

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Italian marine case: Italy moves Supreme Court

The Italian government has moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of the criminal proceedings against its two marines charged with the murder of two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast this February in Italian marine case .  The petition filed by the Italian government and its two marines has challenged the May 29 order of the […]

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