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Don’t insist on Aadhar card for social benefits: Supreme Court

Don’t insist on Aadhar card for social benefits: Supreme Court

🕔11:45, 17.Mar 2015

New Delhi, March 17  The Supreme Court Monday asked the central and state governments not to insist on possessing Aadhar card for availing benefits under the various social security schemes as it reiterated an order it passed in September 2013.

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Coal e-auctions fetch Rs.55,000 crore thus far in second round

Coal e-auctions fetch Rs.55,000 crore thus far in second round

🕔14:52, 9.Mar 2015

New Delhi, March 9  India’s coal producing states stand to gain as much as Rs.55,000 crore from Round Two of e-auctions of 12 blocks that have been offered so far after the Supreme Court had declared the original allotments illegal

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Government to go ahead with 2G spectrum auction: SC

Government to go ahead with 2G spectrum auction: SC

🕔15:45, 26.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 26  The Supreme Court Thursday said the government will go ahead with the auction of 2G spectrum scheduled to commence March 4, but its outcome will not be finalised without the court’s permission. While staying the Feb

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Government only can decide ‘how much, when and how’ publicity, SC told

Government only can decide ‘how much, when and how’ publicity, SC told

🕔11:50, 18.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 18  The government told the Supreme Court that it was within its domain to decide how much and how it should spend on publicising its policies and programmes and it was answerable to parliament and no entity

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SC asks tribunal to defer hearing on power PSUs

SC asks tribunal to defer hearing on power PSUs

🕔11:41, 10.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 10  The Supreme Court Monday asked the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) to defer the Feb 12 hearing on petitions by three power generation and transmission PSUs seeking payment of current dues by discoms BSES Rajdhani and

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Give fresh contracts for express corridors around Delhi, Haryana told

Give fresh contracts for express corridors around Delhi, Haryana told

🕔11:35, 31.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 31  The Supreme Court asked the Haryana government to award fresh contracts for the construction of Eastern and Western peripheral express corridor around Delhi within two months and giving another month’s time to new contractors to commence

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SC refuses to interfere in Rajasthan panchayat polls

SC refuses to interfere in Rajasthan panchayat polls

🕔15:25, 5.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 5  The Supreme Court declined to interfere with the schedule for panchayat elections in Rajasthan. The schedule is being held under the amended provisions that specify educational qualifications for the gram sarpanch and the membership of the

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SC dismisses Maharashtra plea on reservation

SC dismisses Maharashtra plea on reservation

🕔13:29, 18.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 18  The Supreme Court Thursday dismissed a Maharashtra government plea challenging a Bombay High Court order staying the operation of an ordinance providing for reservation to Marathas and Muslims in education and jobs. An apex court bench

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SC declines Italian marines’ pleas

SC declines Italian marines’ pleas

🕔11:59, 17.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 17  The Supreme Court declined applications by two Italian marines – accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala coast – wherein one sought to extend his stay in Italy and the other wanted to go home

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SC allows new CBI chief to take over probe into 2G cases

SC allows new CBI chief to take over probe into 2G cases

🕔15:05, 15.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 15  The Supreme Court Monday permitted newly-appointed CBI Director Anil Sinha to take over the probe into 2G cases. The apex court passed the order on an application by the probe agency seeking clarification on its earlier

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Verify number of homeless in country, SC tells Centre

Verify number of homeless in country, SC tells Centre

🕔10:30, 13.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 12  The Supreme Court Friday asked the Centre to verify in a time-bound manner the number of homeless people across the country as it expressed misgivings about the figures furnished to it by the Centre on the

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Comprehensively reviewing food safety act, government tell SC

Comprehensively reviewing food safety act, government tell SC

🕔11:24, 11.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 11  The central government told the Supreme Court that it was engaged in the exercise of giving a comprehensive relook to the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, in light of its orders and the representation received

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DLF deposits Rs.100 crore with Supreme Court

DLF deposits Rs.100 crore with Supreme Court

🕔12:57, 27.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 27  DLF Thursday deposited Rs.100 crore with the Supreme Court registry – a part of Rs.630 crore penalty imposed on it by the Competition Commission of India for alleged one-sided contracts for flat buyers in Gurgaon. Senior

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SC notice on BJP plea on foreign funding

SC notice on BJP plea on foreign funding

🕔10:59, 22.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 22  The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and the Election Commission on a BJP plea challenging the Delhi High Court order that the contribution to its coffers by the Indian subsidiary of the

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SC declines plea to put on hold Kashmir poll

SC declines plea to put on hold Kashmir poll

🕔14:52, 17.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 17  The Supreme Court Monday declined a plea by Jammu and Kashmir Awami National Conference to put on hold the elections to the state assembly, as the party contended that a large number of people displaced on

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SC wants chief secretaries’ meeting on shelter for homeless

SC wants chief secretaries’ meeting on shelter for homeless

🕔11:55, 14.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 14  The Supreme Court Thursday asked the Centre to convene a meeting of the chief secretaries of the states and administrators of union territories to ascertain what steps have been taken to set up temporary shelters to

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SC declines to entertain plea for renaming India

SC declines to entertain plea for renaming India

🕔14:19, 10.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 10  The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking to rename India as Bharat and asked the petitioner to approach an appropriate authority with its plea. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice H.L.

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Chit Fund Scam: ODISHA GOVT IN DOCK?…

Chit Fund Scam: ODISHA GOVT IN DOCK?…

🕔10:28, 8.Nov 2014

Chit Fund Scam ODISHA GOVT IN DOCK? By Insaf The Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha is not only embarrassed pink, but has its image tarnished. An MP and two of its former MLAs were arrested by the CBI in connection

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SC seeks report on Alaknanda, Bhagirathi basin hydel projects

SC seeks report on Alaknanda, Bhagirathi basin hydel projects

🕔12:45, 6.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 6  The Supreme Court sought a report from the ministry of environment and forest (MoEF) on the environmental impact of the five hydroelectric power projects coming up in Alaknanda and Bhagirathi river basin in Uttarakhand. NTPC, NHPC,

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SC to hear plea for regulatory authority on environment

SC to hear plea for regulatory authority on environment

🕔10:32, 1.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 01  The Supreme Court will hear Nov 14 a plea for setting up of a regulatory authority to look into environmental matters including the impact, assessment and the enforcement of the National Forest Policy as was directed

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