Supreme Court

SC: Government’s 10% Quota For Poor Won’t Be Put On Hold

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said that government’s 10 per cent quota for the economically weak in job and education will not be put on hold. Such a decision came while the Apex Court was hearing petitions which were requesting for the reservation policy to be kept on hold. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi heading […]

In Ericsson Dues Case SC Accuses Anil Ambani & Others of Contempt

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The apex court last year asked the telecom company to pay ₹550 crore to the Indian arm of the Swedish firm But the Reliance Communications Ltd chairman Anil Ambani, was found by the Supreme Court, guilty of acting in contempt of the orders of the apex court along with the Reliance Telecom Ltd […]

Supreme Court Convicts Former Interim CBI Chief for Contempt

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court today convicted and punished the then acting Director of Central Bureau of Investigation, 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. […]

SC Orders Tejashwi Yadav to Vacate Govt Bungalow, Fines Him Rs 50,000

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Apex Court today dismissed the former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav’s plea, which challenged the Patna high court order asking him to vacate the government bungalow meant for the Deputy Chief Minister, and ordered him to shift to an accommodation for the leader of the opposition. The bench, comprising of Chief […]

Mamata Banerjee vs Centre & CBI: SC Says No Arrest of Kumar

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court today directed Kolkata Police commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear before the CBI but ruled that no coercive action, including arrest, can be taken against him for now. Mamata said that she was grateful to the SC and claimed that Rajeev Kumar never said he was not available and the two parties […]

SC: We Allow PILs Challenging 10% Economic Reservation

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India has accepted to examine all the PILs which have challenged the Central Govt’s 10% reservation in the jobs and education of the economically poor class of general category. Though the Apex Court has refused to put a stay on the constitutional amendment which allowed reservation on the basis […]

SC Issues Notices Against Govt’s Snooping Order

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Government on account of the petitions which challenged the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) order which authorised the security and intelligence agencies to snoop on all computers. After hearing the petitions filed by advocate M.L. Sharma among others, a bench of Chief Justice Ranjan […]

Issue of Contempt Notice to Anil Ambani by SC over Ericsson Dues

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today issued a contempt notice against Anil Ambani, the Chief of Reliance Communications (RCom) for not complying with its order to clear dues of Rs. 550 crore to Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson. The RCom agreed to deposit Rs 118 crore but Ericsson refused to accept it. Thereafter the RCom […]

SC Gives Clean Chit to Central Govt on Rafale

New Delhi: The Apex Court gave clearance to the Modi Government for the 36 Rafale fighter Jet Planes project today. Chief Justice Of India, Ranjan Gogoi said We cannot allow our county to be under prepared, and it is not the job of this court to decide between the price differences of a deal. The […]

Euthanasia Gets Nod from Supreme Court

By Odisha Story Bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Supreme Court of India today granted a citizen’s right to die with dignity while giving sanction to passive euthanasia and living will. In a historic verdict, SC said that it has laid down guidelines on who would execute the will and how a nod for passive euthanasia would be […]