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SC junks plea for ban, asks states to create awareness

SC junks plea for ban, asks states to create awareness

Nov 21,2017 , 03:44 AM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Monday disposed of a plea demanding ban on Blue Whale Challenge, the controversial life-threatening online game. Stressing on the need for parental care, the apex court also asked states to run awareness campaigns for school children about dangers of such online games.
Padmavati row: SC won't interfere in release of controversy-ridden film

Padmavati row: SC won't interfere in release of controversy-ridden film

Nov 20,2017 , 06:13 PM IST | Cinema
The film was initially slated to release on December 01.
Supreme Court  allows Karti Chidambaram to go abroad

Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to go abroad

Nov 20,2017 , 04:08 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Monday permitted Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, to go to Britain for the admission of his daughter to Cambridge University.
Supreme Court seeks CBI's reply in Bansal family suicide case

Supreme Court seeks CBI's reply in Bansal family suicide case

Nov 20,2017 , 02:22 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) response within two weeks in connection with senior bureaucrat B.K. Bansal and his family's suicide case.
Abusing SC/ST person over phone in public place an offence: Supreme Court

Abusing SC/ST person over phone in public place an offence: Supreme Court

Nov 20,2017 , 11:50 AM IST | National
The Supreme Court has ruled that using castiest remarks over phone in a public place against the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe category amount to criminal offence warranting a jail of a maximum five years.
SC to hear plea against Asthana's appointment today

SC to hear plea against Asthana's appointment today

Nov 17,2017 , 03:11 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court will today hear a petition filed by senior advocate Prashant Bhushan, seeking quashing of the appointment of Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rakesh Asthana as a Special Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
'Padmavati' dragged to court again

'Padmavati' dragged to court again

Nov 17,2017 , 02:09 PM IST | National
A lawyer on Friday filed a fresh petition in the Supreme Court against 'Padmavati' film seeking removal of objectionable scenes from the movie.
'An Insignificant Man', movie based on Delhi CM Kejriwal's life, gets SC nod

'An Insignificant Man', movie based on Delhi CM Kejriwal's life, gets SC nod

Nov 16,2017 , 10:17 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking stay on the nationwide release of the movie 'An insignificant man', which the petitioner claimed was based on the life of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
AgustaWestland case: SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to produce original file showing purchase

AgustaWestland case: SC asks Chhattisgarh govt to produce original file showing purchase

Nov 16,2017 , 06:06 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Chhattisgarh Government to produce the original file in connection with the purchasing of AugustaWestland helicopter following a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) claiming commission being paid in the deal.
Supreme Court  refuses to stay release of 'An Insignificant Man'

Supreme Court refuses to stay release of 'An Insignificant Man'

Nov 16,2017 , 05:45 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the release of a documentary movie 'An Insignificant Man' based on the life of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
Supreme Court to examine if 11-year-old verdict on SC/ST quota needs reconsideration

Supreme Court to examine if 11-year-old verdict on SC/ST quota needs reconsideration

Nov 15,2017 , 09:51 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to consider if its 11-year-old judgement dealing with the issue of application of the 'creamy layer' for reservation to SC and ST categories in promotion in government jobs needs to be revisited.
Supreme Court to hear Taj Mahal parking lot demolition case today

Supreme Court to hear Taj Mahal parking lot demolition case today

Nov 15,2017 , 03:26 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court will today hear the case involving the demolition of an under-construction multi-level parking lot near the historic Taj Mahal.
SC dismisses plea for SIT probe

SC dismisses plea for SIT probe

Nov 15,2017 , 03:14 AM IST | Telangana
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking a probe by the Special Investigation Team into the alleged judicial corruption involving a blacklisted Lucknow medical college. Observing that the controversy has done damage to the institution, a three-bench judge of RK Agrawal, Arun Mishra and AM Khanwilkar rejected the petition filed by lawyer Kamini Jaiswal, insisting that the CBI’s FIR
SC asks non-institutional directors of Jaiprakash Associates to appear before it

SC asks non-institutional directors of Jaiprakash Associates to appear before it

Nov 13,2017 , 06:12 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court today directed the non-institutional directors of infrastucture firm Jaiprakash Associates Limited (JAL) to appear in person before it next week and furnish details of their personal assets.
SC to pronounce order on SIT probe in medical college scam case on Tuesday

SC to pronounce order on SIT probe in medical college scam case on Tuesday

Nov 13,2017 , 05:52 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court will pronounce its order on Tuesday on a petition seeking a SIT probe into allegations of graft against a retired Orissa High Court judge that has cast a shadow on the top court.
Nirbhaya case: SC defers convict's review petition to Dec 12

Nirbhaya case: SC defers convict's review petition to Dec 12

Nov 13,2017 , 05:51 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Monday deferred the hearing of the review petition of one of the convicts in Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case to December 12.
Supreme Court's intervention sought to tackle air pollution crisis

Supreme Court's intervention sought to tackle air pollution crisis

Nov 13,2017 , 02:41 PM IST | National
Supreme Court lawyer R. K. Kapoor on Monday mentioned the matter of air pollution before a bench helmed by Chief Justice of India (CJI), seeking its direction to tackle the annual air pollution crisis in the national capital.
Supreme Court Collegium To Take Call On 40 Names For High Court Judges

Supreme Court Collegium To Take Call On 40 Names For High Court Judges

Nov 12,2017 , 05:34 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court collegium will take a call on appointing 40 new judges to nine courts, a senior functionary said even as 106 judges have been appointed to the constitutional courts this year.
Supreme Court refuses plea to ban release of 'Padmavati'

Supreme Court refuses plea to ban release of 'Padmavati'

Nov 10,2017 , 02:43 PM IST | Cinema
The Supreme Court on Friday refused a plea seeking to ban the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's controversial "Padmavati" epic drama featuring Deepika Padukone as a Rajput queen.
Supreme Court rejects petition filed against release of Padmavati

Supreme Court rejects petition filed against release of Padmavati

Nov 10,2017 , 02:34 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the petition filed against the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus 'Padmavati', saying the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has not yet issued a certificate to the movie.
Supreme Court sets up bench of 5 senior judges

Supreme Court sets up bench of 5 senior judges

Nov 10,2017 , 02:43 AM IST | National
In an unprecedented development, the Supreme Court on Thursday referred to a constitution bench, comprising five senior-most judges, a plea claiming that alleged bribes were being taken using the names of apex court judges promising to secure favourable settlement of a case.
Supreme Court seeks CBI's stand on Karti Chidambaram's plea to go abroad

Supreme Court seeks CBI's stand on Karti Chidambaram's plea to go abroad

Nov 09,2017 , 05:07 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the CBI to apprise it of its stand on November 16 on whether Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, can be conditionally allowed to go abroad for 4 to 5 days.
Supreme Court to hear plea against Asthana appointment on Monday

Supreme Court to hear plea against Asthana appointment on Monday

Nov 09,2017 , 01:46 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court will hear on Monday a plea challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Special Director in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Supreme Court to hear plea against removal of AIFF chief

Supreme Court to hear plea against removal of AIFF chief

Nov 08,2017 , 12:23 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court will hear on Friday an All India Football Federation (AIFF) plea challenging a Delhi High Court order setting aside the election of NCP leader Praful Patel as its President.
Delhi pollution: Quadruple parking fees, cut metro fares, says green body

Delhi pollution: Quadruple parking fees, cut metro fares, says green body

Nov 07,2017 , 05:18 PM IST | National
Parking fees in Delhi-NCR are set to quadruple while Metro fares during off-peak hours may be slashed temporarily as part of a series of measures recommended by Supreme Court mandated green body EPCA to tackle the pollution crisis.
Supreme Court issues notice to Civil Aviation Ministry, Air India on transgender's plea

Supreme Court issues notice to Civil Aviation Ministry, Air India on transgender's plea

Nov 06,2017 , 02:24 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to the Civil Aviation Ministry and Air India on the basis of a plea filed by a transgender against the airline.
SC verdict: Criminalisation of sex with minor brides

SC verdict: Criminalisation of sex with minor brides

Nov 06,2017 , 12:08 AM IST | Young Hans
On October 17, the Supreme Court read down the marital rape exception for married girls between the ages of 15 and 18.
Construction workers' funds spent on laptops; SC anguished

Construction workers' funds spent on laptops; SC anguished

Nov 05,2017 , 01:46 PM IST | National
Laptops and washing machines were bought out of a whopping Rs 29,000 crore fund meant for the welfare of construction workers and less than ten per cent spent on the actual purpose.
SC, HC judges get DA hike; bills to raise their salary await Cabinet nod

SC, HC judges get DA hike; bills to raise their salary await Cabinet nod

Nov 05,2017 , 12:13 PM IST | National
The dearness allowance of judges of the Supreme Court and the 24 high courts has been increased even as proposals to give them a salary hike are pending approval of the Union Cabinet.
Land scam: SC dismisses plea of former land acquisition officer of U'khand

Land scam: SC dismisses plea of former land acquisition officer of U'khand

Nov 04,2017 , 04:44 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Saturday dismissed the plea filed by former Land Acquisition Officer of Uttarakhand Dinesh Pratap Singh, seeking quashing of the FIR registered against him for his alleged involvement in the Rs 300 crores scam.