SC Refuses to Hear PIL on Making Laws to Confiscate ‘Benami’ Properties, Black Money

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New Delhi: Asserting that the judiciary cannot be asked to take over the roles of the legislature and the executive, the Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to ascertain the feasibility of making laws to confiscate ‘benami’ properties, disproportionate assets and black money. A bench headed … Read more

ISL: 10-man SC East Bengal hold Jamshedpur, pocket first point after three losses | Football News

ISL: 10-man SC East Bengal hold Jamshedpur, pocket first point after three losses | Football News

VASCO: SC East Bengal held a wasteful Jamshedpur FC for a goalless draw to secure their first point of the Indian Super League at the Tilak Maidan Stadium on Thursday. SCEB’s Eugeneson Lyngdoh was given the marching orders following a second yellow card in the 25th minute but their defence led by Hero-of-the-Match Mohammed Irshad … Read more

SC to Hear Maratha Quota Case from January 25, Says Matter Requires Urgent Hearing

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The Supreme Court Wednesday said that issues pertaining to 2018 Maharashtra law, granting reservation to Marathas in education and jobs, requires urgent hearing as the legislation has been stayed and the fruits accrued are not reaching to the people. The apex court had on September 9, while referring to a larger bench the batch of … Read more

SC Seeks Reply from Centre, States on Covid-19 Guidelines, Fire Safety in Hospitals

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The Supreme Court Wednesday sought “detailed” response from the Centre as well as states on issues ranging from adhering to COVID-19 guidelines on wearing of face masks and social distancing norms to implementation of fire safety guidelines in hospitals and nursing homes across India. The top court was hearing a suo motu case registered by … Read more

Taking Note of Centre’s Guidelines, SC Says Posters Should Not be Affixed Outside Homes of Covid-19 Patients

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File photo of the Supreme Court Supreme court, however, added that such posters can be affixed only in specific cases when the competent authority issues specific directions under the Disaster Management Act. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: December 09, 2020, 12:05 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Supreme Court on Wednesday took note of the Centre’s … Read more

SC Says Centre Can Notify NH, Allows 8-Lane Chennai-Salem Expressway

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the Central government is fully competent to notify “any land” for acquisition, to construct a national highway and prior environmental clearance is not necessary at the stage of notification of land acquisition proceedings. A bench comprising of Justices A M Khanwilkar, B R Gavai and Krishan Murari allowed the … Read more

SC Stays Contempt Proceedings Against Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari

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The Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the contempt proceedings against Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for alleged non-compliance of the Uttarakhand High Court’s last year order on payment of rent by former chief ministers of the state for occupying government accommodation. The high court had on May 3 last year ordered the former chief ministers of … Read more

Blanket Interest Waiver on All Loans to Be Rs 6 Lakh Crore: Centre to SC

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The Centre informed the Supreme Court on Tuesday that if it were to consider waiving interest on all the loans and advances to all categories of borrowers for the six-month moratorium period announced by RBI in view of COVID-19 pandemic, then the amount foregone would be more than Rs 6 lakh crore. If the banks … Read more

SC Agrees to Hear Plea of Maha Governor Against HC’s Show Cause Notice for Contempt

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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari (PTI) On October 26, the top court had stayed contempt proceedings initiated against Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal for alleged non-compliance of the Uttarakhand High Court’s last year order on payment of rent by former chief ministers of the state for occupying government accommodation. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: December 08, … Read more

SC Upholds Report on Personnel Allocation of Power Companies Between AP, Telangana

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The Supreme Court Monday upheld the concluding report of one-man committee of former top court judge DM Dharmadhikari on distribution of personnel of power companies and corporations between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and rejected the objections against the findings by the latter. The top court said it did not find any merit in the objections … Read more

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