NGT contempt notice against UP govt

National Green Tribunal has issued contempt notices to Uttar Pradesh government and other authorities on a plea seeking action against illegal manufacturing, storage and transportation of ethanol by distilleries and sugar mills in the state. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar sought response from Akhilesh Yadav government, Principal Secretary, Department of Excise […]

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CBI probe against Yadav Singh justified : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today dismissed the petition of U P government challenging the order of the Allahabad High Court directing CBI investigation into corruption charges against former NOIDA Chief Engineer Yadav Singh, saying the state government should instead be happy. “We sincerely feel that the case requires investigation by the CBI. Let the CBI investigate […]

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HC seeks reply from UP govt on PIL on Lokayukta

The Allahabad High Court today asked the Uttar Pradesh government to file its counter-affidavit on a PIL challenging the process of selection of a new Lokayukta for the state. A division bench comprising justices Rakesh Tiwari and Mukhtar Ahmed directed the state’s Chief Standing Counsel to produce the affidavit before the court on the next […]

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