National Politics Supreme Court

Rafale deal allegations SC to Look preliminary objections raised by the Modi Govt

The Supreme Court on Thursday said it will decide first on the preliminary objections raised by the Centre and then go into the facts of the Rafale fighter jet deal case.   A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi wrapped up the hearing on preliminary objections by the Centre that review petitioners in the Read More…

Opinion Politics Supreme Court

PC Sarcastic on AG’s Volte-face of Rafale Scam documents inside Supreme Court

Taking a swipe at Attorney General K K Venugopal’s fresh remark on Rafale documents, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday said that from “stolen documents” they became “photocopied documents” as the “thief” may have returned them.   His jibe came a day after the attorney general said that the Rafale documents were not stolen Read More…

Supreme Court

AG made 180 degree jump and now says Rafale documents were not stolen in SC

Attorney General K.K. Venugopal on Friday did a 180 degree tilt and said the Rafale documents were not stolen from the Defence Ministry and that what he meant in his submission before the Supreme Court was that petitioners in the application used “photocopies of the original” papers, deemed secret by the government.   His comments Read More…

National Politics Supreme Court

SC gives Modi government 10 days to act on Lokpal Selection committee

After the end of five years of Modi government Supreme Court today granted Central Government to apprise it within 10 days, the meeting dates for the Selection Committee which will appoint Lokpal members and the Chairperson.   The bench of the Supreme Court, led by CJI Gogoi, rejected a plea of Prashant Bhushan seeking direction Read More…

Culture North India Supreme Court

Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute : SC bats for negotiators

A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday commenced hearing on the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case.   The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on the issue of going for negotiation and appointment of negotiators to resolve the vexed Ayodhya dispute involving Ram temple and Babri Masjid.   Read More…

Opinion Social Supreme Court

I can be wrong. If someone talks nonsense what should I do : CJI Gogoi

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has said that motives being attributed to judges on Supreme Court rulings is “disturbing” and will prevent young people from going for the top legal post, breaking his silence in an exclusive interview to leading TV channel in India   “Criticise judgements, point out legal flaws. But attacking judges Read More…

Environment Industries Legal Supreme Court

Setback for Sterlite : SC sets aside order for reopening plant

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed an appeal filed by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board against the National Green Tribunal ‘s order of December 15, 2018, to re-open Sterlite copper plant at Thoothukudi.   A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Navin Sinha said the plea by Vedanta was not maintainable before the Read More…

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Unprecedented Punishment : Former acting CBI director Nageshwar Rao to ‘sit in the corner’

The Supreme Court Tuesday came down heavily and convicted and punished then acting CBI Director M Nageswara Rao and agency’s legal advisor S Bhasuram by imposing a fine of Rs 1 lakh each and sentenced them to sit in the courtroom till the rising of the court for committing contempt of its orders.   The Read More…