Quota for persons with disabilities; SC seeks Centre's reply

Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to reply within four weeks to a fresh plea of an NGO seeking initiation of contempt proceedings for not complying with an earlier order of providing three per cent quota in jobs to persons with disabilities.

Only parents income be considered for deciding creamy layer: SC

The Supreme Court has held that an individual candidate's income was not required to be clubbed with the income of the parents for the purpose of determining "creamy layer" to exclude a person of backward class from the benefits of reservation.

Justices Mishra, Goel and lawyer Nariman appointed SC judges

Chief Justices of Calcutta and Orissa High Courts, Arun Mishra and Adarsh Goel and eminent lawyer Rohinton Nariman, who were in the panel recommended by the Supreme Court collegium along with Gopal Subramanium, have been appointed as judges in the apex court.

Special Calcutta HC bench to take up Netaji case

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday ordered constitution of a special bench to take up a petition demanding declassification of secret documents on the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

DGCA probing `near miss` involving two planes

Civil aviation regulator DGCA is probing the reported incident of two aircraft coming dangerously close to each other off the Andhra Pradesh coast.

Arun Mishra joins as new Chief Justice of Calcutta HC

Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Justice Arun Mishra was on Wednesday moved to the Calcutta High Court in the same capacity.

Govt clears elevation of Arun Mishra as DGCA chief

Government has cleared a proposal to appoint Arun Mishra, India`s Permanent Representative to UN-body International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), as head of aviation regulator DGCA.