SC dismisses Opposition plea to review order on VVPAT counting

SC dismisses Opposition plea to review order on VVPAT counting

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea of 21 Opposition parties, led by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, to review its judgmentrejecting 50% random physical verification of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) using Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT). “How much counting do you want now?” Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi […]

CJI gets clean chit in sexual harassment allegations

CJI gets clean chit in sexual harassment allegations

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi Monday got a clean chit from the Supreme Court’s In-House Inquiry Committee which “has found no substance” in the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by a former woman employee of the apex court. A notice by the office of Supreme Court Secretary General said the […]

SC seeks EC response on plea alleging MCC violations by Modi, Shah

SC seeks EC response on plea alleging MCC violations by Modi, Shah

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday sought Election Commission’s response on a plea by a Congress MP alleging MCC violations by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah over their alleged hate speeches and using armed forces for “political propaganda”. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it would hear at […]

Kohinoor diamond: SC dismisses curative petition

Kohinoor diamond: SC dismisses curative petition

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has given the legal burial to a case which had sought judicial intervention to reclaim the 108-carat Kohinoor diamond from the United Kingdom. A five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi dismissed a curative petition seeking to re-examine its 2017 verdict in which it had said that it cannot […]

HC registers suo motu PIL on modernisation of police force

HC registers suo motu PIL on modernisation of police force

Srinagar: On the directions of Supreme Court of India, the J&K High Court has registered a suo motu Public Interest Litigation (PIL) related to modernisation, reformation, and progress of Police Force in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. The court has registered PIL no.10/2019 titled “Court on its own motion Vs Union of India & […]

Non-disclosure of info by RBI under RTI will be viewed seriously, says SC

Non-disclosure of info by RBI under RTI will be viewed seriously, says SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday granted RBI “last opportunity” to withdraw its policy exempting the central bank from disclosing information, like annual inspection report on lenders, under the transparency law and cautioned that future violations would be “viewed seriously”. The top court made clear that RBI was “duty bound to furnish all information relating […]

SC directs Centre to disburse funds to states for infrastructure for subordinate judiciary

SC directs Centre to disburse funds to states for infrastructure for subordinate judiciary

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Centre to disburse funds allocated for various state governments to develop infrastructure and filling up vacancies in subordinate judiciary. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna perused the report filed by senior advocate Vijay Hansaria, appointed as amicus curiae in […]

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