CBI registers FIR against its ex-chief Ranjit Sinha

CBI registers FIR against its ex-chief Ranjit Sinha

Apr 25,2017 , 09:07 PM IST | National
The CBI has registered an FIR against its former director Ranjit Sinha for allegedly trying to influence the coal scam probe as the agency's chief.
UID number for cows to check smuggling

UID number for cows to check smuggling

Apr 25,2017 , 04:09 PM IST | National
India could issue millions of cows with unique identification (UID) numbers, the latest effort to protect the sacred animals amid a spike in violence by Hindu vigilantes against farmers accused of cattle smuggling.
Aadhaar-like UID for cows

Aadhaar-like UID for cows

Apr 25,2017 , 03:39 AM IST | National
Buoyed by the success of unique identification number for humans, the Centre has decided to create a similar UID for cows.
Does NaMo really want to end VIP racism?

Does NaMo really want to end VIP racism?

Apr 25,2017 , 02:26 AM IST | News Analysis
Every Indian is a VIP,” grandiosely announced Prim Minister Modi after the abolition of the abominable ‘lal battis’ and sirens atop vehicles of VVIPs and VIPs from the President, Prime Minister to the chota-mota two-bit neta, babu, inspector downwards last week.
SC order on dependent jobs strains family ties of Singareni workers

SC order on dependent jobs strains family ties of Singareni workers

Apr 23,2017 , 02:48 AM IST | Telangana
The Supreme Court decision, upholding the decision of the High Court at Hyderabad on dependent jobs in the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), is putting a heavy strain on family relations of SCCL workers. 
Why Supreme Court nixed appointment  of four RTI Commissioners

Why Supreme Court nixed appointment of four RTI Commissioners

Apr 22,2017 , 04:47 AM IST | News Analysis
Four Information Commissioners of the AP-Telangana Information Commission are heading home as the Supreme Court dismissed their SLP challenging the AP High Court judgment that quashed their appointments.  
Supreme Court pulls up govt on Aadhaar linkage

Supreme Court pulls up govt on Aadhaar linkage

Apr 22,2017 , 01:21 AM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Friday questioned the Centre over making Aadhaar mandatory for procuring Permanent Account Number (PAN) cards. 
Supreme Court Questions Centre For Making Aadhaar Mandatory For PAN Cards

Supreme Court Questions Centre For Making Aadhaar Mandatory For PAN Cards

Apr 21,2017 , 02:31 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court today questioned the Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for procuring a Permanent Account Number (PAN) card. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the Centre, told a top court bench, headed by Justice AK Sikri, that people were providing details of PAN cards which have been procured on the basis of fake documents.
Information commission becomes defunct in Telangana, AP?

Information commission becomes defunct in Telangana, AP?

Apr 21,2017 , 02:39 AM IST | Telangana
The decision of the Supreme Court upholding the High Court order setting aside the appointments of four State Information Commission members is likely to create new problems for both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and end up in a peculiar situation where both the states may not have any Information commissioners and the commission becoming defunct. 
Appointment of 4 SICs set aside:Supreme Court

Appointment of 4 SICs set aside:Supreme Court

Apr 21,2017 , 12:38 AM IST | Crime
The Supreme Court here on Thursday upheld the High Court order setting aside the appointments of four State Information Commissioners (SICs), V Venkateshwarlu, Thantiiya Kumari, Imtiyaz Ahmed and M Vijaya Nirmala in the United AP
Supreme Court quashes complaint against Dhoni

Supreme Court quashes complaint against Dhoni

Apr 20,2017 , 05:03 PM IST | Sports
The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed a criminal complaint against former India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni by an Andhra Pradesh resident following his depiction as Lord Vishnu by a business magazine.
Supreme Court allows NDMC to e-auction five-star hotel Taj Mansingh

Supreme Court allows NDMC to e-auction five-star hotel Taj Mansingh

Apr 20,2017 , 11:59 AM IST | National
The Supreme Court today allowed the civic agency NDMC to e-auction five-star hotel Taj Mansingh, presently being run by Tata Group firm Indian Hotel Company Ltd (IHCL), in the heart of the national capital.
Babri Masjid Demolition Case: Supreme Court Verdict 'Historic,' Says Kapil Sibal

Babri Masjid Demolition Case: Supreme Court Verdict 'Historic,' Says Kapil Sibal

Apr 20,2017 , 08:19 AM IST | National
He accused the Raman Singh government of Chhattisgarh of "exploiting farmers and tribals under its rule".
Transport Dept in a tizzy over HSRP

Transport Dept in a tizzy over HSRP

Apr 20,2017 , 04:23 AM IST | Telangana
The deadline to switch old vehicle number plates to High Security Registration Plates (HSRP) set by the Supreme Court ended in December 2015, yet the Transport Department officials lay clueless with reference to altering 74 lakh old vehicle number plates to HSRP.
SC orders retrial of BJP leaders

SC orders retrial of BJP leaders

Apr 20,2017 , 02:25 AM IST | National
BJP stalwarts L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti would be prosecuted for serious offense of criminal conspiracy in the politically sensitive 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case, with the Supreme Court on Wednesday ordering day-to-day trial to be concluded in two years. 
SC Bench recuses from hearing case :Krishna Water Row

SC Bench recuses from hearing case :Krishna Water Row

Apr 20,2017 , 12:19 AM IST | National
A three-member Bench headed by Justice Deepak Mishra, Justice A M Kanwilkar and Justice Mohana Shantanagoudar of the Supreme Court here on Wednesday recused from hearing the Krishna Water Disputes Case following the objection raised by Telangana government.
Babri Masjid demolition case: SC restores trial of Advani, Joshi, Bharti

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC restores trial of Advani, Joshi, Bharti

Apr 19,2017 , 11:48 AM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Wednesday revived the conspiracy charge in Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leaders L.K. Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh, Union Minister Uma Bharti, among others.
Considering Law For Online Data Protection, Centre Tells Supreme Court

Considering Law For Online Data Protection, Centre Tells Supreme Court

Apr 19,2017 , 08:20 AM IST | National
The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was actively considering to put in place a law to protect data and curb sharing of individual data on social networking sites and online messaging services.
Supreme Court exempts disable people from standing during national anthem

Supreme Court exempts disable people from standing during national anthem

Apr 18,2017 , 03:14 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court on Tuesday exempted the categories of disabled persons from standing during national anthem before screening of a film.
US Supreme Court blocks execution

US Supreme Court blocks execution

Apr 18,2017 , 01:29 PM IST | International
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the state of Arkansas' request to execute the first prisoner in a tight schedule of eight death sentences before the end of the month, the media reported.
Sahara Chief Subrata Roy Ordered To Appear Before Supreme Court On April 28

Sahara Chief Subrata Roy Ordered To Appear Before Supreme Court On April 28

Apr 18,2017 , 08:42 AM IST | National
The Supreme Court today asked Bombay High Court's official liquidator to sell the Rs. 34,000 crore worth of properties of the Aamby Valley owned by the Sahara Group and directed its chief Subrata Roy to personally appear before it on April 28.
May Set Up Bench To Hear AAP's Plea Over Delhi Lieutenant Governor's Powers: Top Court

May Set Up Bench To Hear AAP's Plea Over Delhi Lieutenant Governor's Powers: Top Court

Apr 18,2017 , 08:38 AM IST | National
Mr Subramaniam mentioned the matter before the bench and said that the appeals have been referred to the Chief Justice for setting up of a larger bench to deal with various constitutional issues.
Supreme Court no to hereditary jobs in Singareni

Supreme Court no to hereditary jobs in Singareni

Apr 18,2017 , 03:04 AM IST | Telangana
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down the decision of the Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) providing hereditary jobs for the children of the employees. 
Narada sting: CBI registers FIR against 13 persons, including Madan Mitra, Mukul Roy, Saugata Roy

Narada sting: CBI registers FIR against 13 persons, including Madan Mitra, Mukul Roy, Saugata Roy

Apr 17,2017 , 09:23 PM IST | National
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday registered FIR against 13 persons in connection with the Narada sting operation case. The
Women can't be put on lower pedestal: AG on triple talaq

Women can't be put on lower pedestal: AG on triple talaq

Apr 17,2017 , 09:13 PM IST | National
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said on Monday practice of triple talaq should not be allowed as women have as much right as men and cannot be treated on a lower pedestal.
Jamshedpur court acquits former RJD MP Shahabuddin in triple murder case

Jamshedpur court acquits former RJD MP Shahabuddin in triple murder case

Apr 17,2017 , 06:56 PM IST | National
A local court in Jamshedpur on Monday acquitted former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Shahabuddin in triple murder case dating back to 1989. Shahabuddin, who is currently lodged in Delhi's Tihar jail amid high security, is accused in a triple murder case along with seven others.
Why Police Complaint Authority is not functional, HC asks govt

Why Police Complaint Authority is not functional, HC asks govt

Apr 17,2017 , 05:35 PM IST | National
The Bombay High Court today ordered the Maharashtra government to submit details of the Police Complaint Authority set up at state and district levels and asked as to why they were not yet functional. A division bench of Justice R V More gave
Supreme Court denies Singareni dependent jobs

Supreme Court denies Singareni dependent jobs

Apr 17,2017 , 03:58 PM IST | Telangana
Supreme Court giving out it's verdict in the Singereni Job case supported the judgement of the High Court by denying the Singareni dependent jobs.
BJP members suspended 

BJP members suspended 

Apr 17,2017 , 04:35 AM IST | Telangana
Despite repeated appeals by the Speaker, the member continued with his speech. At this point the Speaker had cut the mike of Kishen Reddy and called upon TRS member to speak. Protesting against this, Kishen Reddy and BJP members protested displaying placards.    
Karnataka has no right over historic Beaulieu Estate in Bengaluru: SC

Karnataka has no right over historic Beaulieu Estate in Bengaluru: SC

Apr 16,2017 , 12:41 PM IST | National
The Supreme Court has said that Karnataka has "no right" over the historic Beaulieu Estate in the heart of the Bengaluru city as it was purchased nearly 117 years ago by the Dewan of Mysore on behalf of the First Princess.