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Encourage marginalised sections in higher judiciary, says outgoing CJI

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:42

Outgoing Chief Justice of India P.Sathasivam on Friday said that rules and criteria in the appointment of judges should be relaxed for giving proper representation to members of SC/STs, OBCs, minorities and women in the higher judiciary if they were deserving.

SC order on mining has vindicated my stand, says Parrikar

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 14:00

The chief minister said that the state government has already appointed a Special Investigation Team (SIT), which has begun probing the illegal mining scam.

Verdict on petition against Rajiv Gandhi killers in a week: CJI

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 17:36

The Supreme Court`s verdict on the petition by the Centre challenging Tamil Nadu Government`s decision to release all seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi Assassination case would be pronounced within a week.

Karunanidhi hails SC judgment on transgenders

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 20:39

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court verdict recognizing transgenders as third category of gender saying it brought a lot of joy to his party whom he said had strived for their welfare.

SC grants 3 more months for wrapping up trial in Jaya`s IT case

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 20:05

The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended by 3 months the four-month deadline for wrapping up the trial in the alleged tax evasion case involving Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in view of ongoing general elections.

Goalless stalemate for Bagan, United

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 20:34

Local rivals Mohun Bagan and United SC played out a drab goalless draw in an uninspiring display in their I-League fixture at the Kalyani Stadium here on Sunday.

SC asks states, UTs to reply on plea alleging violation of RTE

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 19:12

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response of the Centre, all states and Union Territories on a petition alleging that there was violation of Right to Education (RTE) Act in schools across the country and sought its proper implementation.

SC grants bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh for filing nomination papers

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 17:09

The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted temporary bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, who along with his wife Jagriti Singh is accused of killing their maid, to file nomination from Jaunpur Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh.

IPL fixing: BCCI moves SC seeking transcripts of audio tapes

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 12:31

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday moved an application in the Supreme Court (SC) to obtain a copy of transcripts of audio tapes of Board President N Srinivasan and Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni, recorded by Justice Mudgal Committee, which probed allegations of Indian Premier League (IPL) spot and match-fixing.

Benami flats in Adarsh were bought under SC/ST quotas: CBI

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 21:43

Many of the `benami` flats (the flats held in the name of a proxy buyer) in the scam-tainted Adarsh Society here were purchased under the quotas for scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and `weaker sections of the society`, the CBI has said in its supplementary chargesheet.

Meira Kumar`s niece gets BSP ticket on Sasaram (SC) LS seat

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 21:50

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar`s niece Medhavi Kirti has entered the electoral ring in Sasaram (SC) Lok Sabha seat on BSP ticket.

Pune FC seek first continental win in AFC Cup

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 20:09

Pune FC are keen to log their first win on the continental stage when they face Singapore champions Tampines Rovers FC in an AFC Cup Round-3 football encounter at the Jalan Besar Stadium here Wednesday.