No material to indicate Chidambaram threatened witness, says Supreme Court
The apex court, which granted bail to the 74-year-old former finance minister in the case, dealt with the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) submissions that he wields influence over witnesses and there was likelihood of tampering of evidence.
Governments kept ignoring SC, ST creamy layer order: Supreme Court
The latest was in 2018, when it dismissed a plea by attorney general KK Ve...
Supreme Court restrains Chidambaram from giving press interviews, making public comments
This condition assumes significance as during the he...
Changes to Passport, Foreigners Acts still pending in top court
The government on September 8, 2015, changed passport and foreigners acts to allow non-Muslim refugees from Bangladesh and Pakistan to stay in India even if they had or hadn’t entered the country with valid papers.
INX Media case: Supreme Court grants bail to P Chidambaram after 106 days of custody
Supreme Court has granted bail to former Finance Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram in INX Media money laundering case, registered b...
Bindu Ammini, attacked for trying to enter Sabarimala, moves Supreme Court
The court had struck down a temple rule that disallowed women in their reproductive phases (between 10 and 50 years) from entering the temple as gender discriminatory and against right to equality enshrined in the constitution.
6 new judges to take bench strength at Bombay High Court to 71
The Supreme Court had taken into account that three judicial officers of the eight recommended by the Bombay High Court had crossed the prescribed age limit. However, the SC found Debadwar, Tavade and Kulkarni fit for elevation, keeping in view their excellent service records and the need for more judges, given the increasing pendency of cases.
Ahmed Patel meets P Chidambaram after latter got bail in INX Media case
Congress leader Ahmed Patel met former finance minister P Chidambaram at latter’s residence in Delhi. Congress leader P Chidambaram was gran...
Supreme Court directs NBCC to complete home projects in Noida, Greater Noida
The apex court bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra, and comprising Justice Uday Lalit, asked NBCC (India) Ltd to complete the unfinished projects in Noida and Greater Noida - Zodiac, Sapphire 1 and 2, Silicon City 1 and 2, Princely Estate, Centurion Park Low Rise and the O2 Valley.
Government not to remain postman in appointment of judges: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Prasad said there is a process while appointing judges of high courts and the Supreme Court and a collegium of senior judges recommends names to the government for appointment of judges.
SC to hear next week plea of woman who was stopped from entering Sabarimala temple
A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant took note of the submission of senior advocate Colin Gonsalves that the woman had not been allowed to visit the historical shrine.
Chidambaram gets bail from SC in INX Media case, to walk out of Tihar jail
After 105 days behind bars in the INX Media case, former union minister P Chidambaram will now be out on bail.
SC directs government to use stress fund for stuck Amrapali flats
The estimated cost for construction of all housing projects is Rs 8,500 crore and amount recoverable from homebuyers and buyers of commercial areas is Rs 3,700 crore, which is 43% of the cost. Banks have also been told to release funds to homebuyers.
SC dismisses plea by Rustomjee arm Keystone against NGT order
A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Ajay Rastogi has upheld NGT’s order in February 2019 penalising the developer for expanding the project’s size without complying with procedure.
SC to hear after four weeks PIL seeking greater autonomy for ECI
BJP leader and lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay has filed the PIL seeking to ensure more autonomy for the chief election commissioner's (CEC) office and election commissioners. The plea has also sought an independent secretariat for the Election Commission of India (ECI) and that it should also be given the power to make rules.
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