Supreme Court

Illegal Mining Lease Case: SC Grants Relief To Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren

It was a big relief for Jharkhand Chief minister Hemant Soren as the Supreme Court set aside the Jharkhand high court’s orders holding Public Interest Litigations (PILs) seeking a probe against Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader as maintainable and decided to proceed with them.

TMC MLA Violates HC Order; Gets Relief From SC Till Wednesday

A defiant ruling Trinamool Congress MLA Manik Bhattacharya’s fate hangs in the balance after the Supreme Court of India gave him relief from arrests till Wednesday afternoon in the TET case.

Backdoor Appointments: SC Seeks Response From J&K High Court

The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Jammu and Kashmir high court in a petition related to backdoor appointments of relatives of judges and other judicial staff in courts. Jammu and Kashmir People’s Forum, an NGO, had filed the petition through advocate Raj Kishor Chaudhary. In its petition, the NGO has prayed …

Women’s Reservation: Uttarakhand Govt Will Approach Supreme Court

Uttarakhand state government has decided to approach the Supreme Court after the Uttarakhand high court stayed the state government’s order providing 30 per cent reservation to domiciled women in state government jobs. However, the officials from the state government said that the government is waiting for the order copy and will approach the apex court …

Bilkis Bano Case: Central Govt Has No Role In Release Of 11 Convicts, Says Official

The Central government has no role in the release of the 11 life-term convicts in the Bilkis Bano case, the top Union Home Ministry official told The New Indian. The convicts were released as per the remission policy prevalent in Gujarat at the time of their conviction in 2008, the official said. On Thursday, the …

Nupur Sharma Case: SC Clubs, Transfers All FIRs To Delhi

NEW DELHI: In a big relief to now suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nupur Sharma, the Supreme Court clubbed and transferred all FIRs against her in the Prophet comment case to Delhi on Wednesday. In a departure from the convention of the first FIR principle, the Supreme Court ordered that FIRs against Nupur all …

Uttarakhand: BJP HQ On Tea Garden Land? Cong Cries Foul  

DEHRADUN: After an activist alleged that the proposed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in Ladpur village is on the land of tea gardens, the Congress has trained its guns on the ruling party and the government. Karan Mahra, the state president of the Congress party, said, “The BJP has lied to get the NOC for …

CBI Court Convicts 2 In Dhanbad ADJ Murder Case

NEW DELHI: A Dhanbad court in Jharkhand on Thursday convicted two people in connection with the murder of Additional District and Sessions Judge Uttam Anand. CBI in a statement said that the Special Judge, CBI Cases in Dhanbad has on Thursday convicted Lakhan Kumar Verma and Rahul Kumar Verma under section 302 (Punishment for murder …

SC Grants Interim Relief To Nupur Sharma, No Arrest Till Next Hearing

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted interim relief to suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma in the Prophet Mohammad comment case. While issuing notices to all the states where FIRs have been registered against her, the bench of Justices Surya Kant and JB Pardiwala said, “This matter be listed on August 10, 2022. Copies …

Vijay Mallya Gets 4 Months Jail, Fine For Contempt Of Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday sentenced Vijay Mallya to four months in jail, for a 2017 contempt of course case. The Supreme Court also imposed a fine of Rs 2000. A bench of Justices UU Lalit, S Ravindra Bhat and PS Narasimha passed the order. Mallya was convicted of contempt in 2017 over …