Supreme Court dismisses Swamy’s petition against Chidambaram

Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy’s petition has been dismissed by the Supreme Court for review of its verdict clearing Finance Minister P Chidambaram of all charges in the 2G spectrum allocation scam. The apex court said the decision does not “warrant any reconsideration.” “We have perused the averments contained in the review petition and have gone through […]

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SC quashes HC order on 5 rebel Haryana Janhit Congress MLAs

The Supreme Court today quashed the Punjab and Haryana High Court order which had restrained five Haryana Janhit Congress MLAs from joining the ruling Congress till the assembly speaker decides on their disqualification. A bench headed by Justice Altamas Kabir, however, asked the speaker of the Haryana legislative assembly to decide within three months the […]

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Plea for stalling Kudankulam nuke project reaches SC

The row over setting up the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu reached the Supreme Court with a petition, which sought its directions to restrain the Union government and other authorities from commissioning the controversial project. The Special Leave Petition (SLP) by social activist G Sundarrajan against the Madras High Court’s Aug 31 decision […]

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