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SC frowns upon delay in Delhi government formation

SC frowns upon delay in Delhi government formation

🕔13:38, 28.Oct 2014

Newr Delhi, Oct 28  Even as the Centre Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the President has given consent to invite the BJP to form the government in Delhi, the court expressed its displeasure and frowned upon the delaying tactics

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SC grants bail to Jayalalithaa

SC grants bail to Jayalalithaa

🕔13:54, 17.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 17  The Supreme Court Friday granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, convicted of possessing assests disproportionate to her known sources of income. Alongwith Jayalalithaa, her aide Sasikala Natarajan and two others have also

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Can’t restrict companies from extracting coal: SC

Can’t restrict companies from extracting coal: SC

🕔12:25, 16.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 16  The Supreme Court Thursday said that it cannot restrict the companies whose mining licences have been cancelled by it from extracting coal as they have been asked to continue with their operations for six months till

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Supreme court allows reports on CBI director, whistleblower

Supreme court allows reports on CBI director, whistleblower

🕔11:21, 15.Oct 2014

New Delhi , Oct 15  The Supreme Court Wednesday allowed the prosecution in the 2G case to file two reports — on the role of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief Ranjit Sinha in the probe and naming the person

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SC to hear Jayalalithaa’s bail plea Friday

SC to hear Jayalalithaa’s bail plea Friday

🕔13:38, 13.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 13  The Supreme Court will Friday hear former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa’s bail plea. She is presently in a Bangalore jail after her conviction in a disproportionate assets case. The former chief minister was awarded

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Supreme Court asks CBI if it intends to examine Chidambaram

Supreme Court asks CBI if it intends to examine Chidambaram

🕔12:39, 10.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 10  The Supreme Court asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday if it proposed to examine former finance minister P. Chidambaram on the clearance given to the Aircel-Maxis deal over which charges had been filed some

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SC to hear PIL against drug price control withdrawal

SC to hear PIL against drug price control withdrawal

🕔12:33, 10.Oct 2014

New Delhi, Oct 10  The Supreme Court Thursday said it will hear a PIL challenging the government order to withdraw the drug price control guidelines, resulting in steep increase in prices of essential medicines or lifesaving drugs for treatment of

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Coal deallocations may hike CAD by $700 mn: SBI

Coal deallocations may hike CAD by $700 mn: SBI

🕔10:38, 27.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 27  The Supreme Court’s deallocation of coal blocks may have a marginal impact on raising the net burden on the current account deficit (CAD) by an additional $700 million, according to a State Bank of India report

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SC seeks government’s view on regulatory body for visual media

SC seeks government’s view on regulatory body for visual media

🕔11:53, 26.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 26  Taking a dim view of the visual media, the Supreme Court Thursday asked the central government to inform it about what it intended to do for setting up a regulatory body to regulate the electronic media.

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SC quashes ‘unconstitutional’ tax tribunal act

SC quashes ‘unconstitutional’ tax tribunal act

🕔11:44, 26.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 26  The Supreme Court struck down the National Tax Tribunal Act, holding it unconstitutional, violating the constitution’s basic structure and constitutional conventions as the panel was not bestowed with the characteristics, powers and standards of the high

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SC cancels 214 coal blocks

SC cancels 214 coal blocks

🕔15:28, 24.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 24  The Supreme Court Wednesday cancelled all the coal blocks allocated from 1993 to 2011, except four vested with the NTPC and other public sector undertakings. As a consequence of this order, 214 coal blocks stand cancelled.

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Supreme Court query on adjustment of power subsidy dues

Supreme Court query on adjustment of power subsidy dues

🕔12:17, 20.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 20  The Supreme Court issued notices to the three private distribution power utilities in the capital as to why government subsidies due to them should not be adjusted against their current outstanding dues, as opposed to what

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Spell out gas pricing policy, SC tells government

Spell out gas pricing policy, SC tells government

🕔10:56, 19.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 19  The Supreme Court asked the government to spell out its policy on the pricing of gas as it was told that a committee on gas pricing policy has been set up and will take a call

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Reliance Power allowed to return Dadri land

Reliance Power allowed to return Dadri land

🕔10:16, 17.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 17  The Supreme Court Tuesday allowed Reliance Power to return 956 acres of land, near the national capital, acquired by the Uttar Pradesh government for an electricity-generating unit that had landed in litigations. The apex court disposed

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SC’s coal blocks verdict a wake up call for government: Goyal

SC’s coal blocks verdict a wake up call for government: Goyal

🕔10:22, 10.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 10 Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal described as a “wake up call” the Supreme Court judgment last month that all coal block allocations made since 1993 till 2010 were illegal. The apex court’s judgment clearly points

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SC reserves verdict on coal blocks

SC reserves verdict on coal blocks

🕔10:21, 10.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 10  The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on the fate of 218 coal blocks whose allocation since 1993 it had held to be arbitrary, non-transparent and illegal. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice R.M. Lodha

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Apex court holds Kingfisher plea infructuous

Apex court holds Kingfisher plea infructuous

🕔14:44, 2.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 2  The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to hear Kingfisher Airlines’s plea that the United Bank of India should not have declared it a wilful defaulter without hearing its case. An apex court bench headed by Justice Anil

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Pakistan Supreme Court issues notices to parties

Pakistan Supreme Court issues notices to parties

🕔14:07, 2.Sep 2014

Islamabad, Sep 2  The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notices summoning all parties after hearing a set of petitions against the sit-in protests by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) here. The notices were issued after petitioner

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Government ready to auction coal blocks, seeks exceptions

Government ready to auction coal blocks, seeks exceptions

🕔13:12, 2.Sep 2014

New Delhi, Sep 2  The government told the Supreme Court that they stood by its verdict holding allocation of coal blocks since 1993 as illegal, and was ready to auction these blocks if they are cancelled but sought exceptions for

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