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Not alone mainstream electronic media but Modi government wants all Social medias to be regulated

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has informed the Supreme Court that if the court undertakes an exercise to regulate media then it should be “digital media first” as it has a faster reach from a wider range of viewership. The BJP led Modi government Ministry in an affidavit in the Supreme Court said while Read More…

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Vedanta to recover $499 million arbitration award : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Vedanta Ltd. is entitled to recover a $499 million arbitration award from the central government for developing oil and gas fields in Rajasthan.   Cairn India Ltd., which was later acquired by Vedanta, had in 2011 won an arbitration award in Malaysia for higher recoveries and sought its Read More…

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Supreme Court gives time for telecom firms to pay back AGR dues in 10 years

Telecom providers pay the department of telecommunications (DoT) nearly 3-5% of their AGR in usage charges for spectrum or airwaves and 8% of AGR as licence fees.   The top court had in its verdict on October 24, 2019, upheld the interpretation given to the definition of AGR by DoT and included revenues from various Read More…

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1 Rupee fine is what has happened to our democracy in the last six years : Bhushan

Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, who has been convicted and fined for contempt of court by the Supreme Court, on Monday said that the conviction will not stop him from speaking up.   Speaking to Senior Journalist Rajdeep Sardesai, Activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan said that the verdict might tweak his tweeting habits, but he won’t stop Read More…

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States , Universities cannot promote Students without final year exams : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday said the University Grants Commission’s guideline for conducting the final year university examination before September 30 is correct, and states and universities cannot promote students without holding exams.   The verdict of the apex court has come on a bunch of petitions challenging the UGC directive to universities across the Read More…

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Supreme Court exasperated with Modi government attitude on RBI’s EMI moratorium

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that the problem in the country’s economy was created due to the government’s decision to impose strict lockdown earlier this year and it was concerned about the plight of the common man.   The strict nationwide lockdown was imposed in March this year to curb the spread of coronavirus Read More…

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Modi Govt butress Spectrum to Jio , Airtel using solvency route : Supreme Court reserves verdict

After several rounds of hearings and a year later, the Supreme Court has reserved its judgment on the adjusted gross revenue (AGR) case.   On the last day of hearing on Monday, the court warned that if telecom companies are unwilling to pay their dues, it would direct the Union government to cancel their spectrum Read More…

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Supreme Court sought apology if acceded tantamount to contempt of my conscience says Bhushan

Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Monday filed a supplementary statement refusing to offer an apology to the Supreme Court on Monday for his two tweets against the judiciary saying what he expressed represented his bona fide belief which he continued to hold.   An insincere apology would amount to the contempt of my conscience and Read More…

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Longest serving correspondent in London Plead Supreme Court of India not to let India down.

  In a twist of events that made Supreme Court judges to stumble upon with Bhushan case is like a walk in knife .. After Bhushan refused to apology and not willing to consume the time what Judge offered complicated matter bad to worse   In the mean while London based Indian journalist   Ashis Ray Read More…