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SC asks Centre, states to make functional CBI courts

The Supreme Court Tuesday set a fresh four-month deadline for Centre and states to make functional all the 22 CBI courts across the country for trying corruption cases involving politicians and public servants and warned that failure to comply with its order would invite contempt action against chief secretaries.

2G: CBI moves SC to expedite hearing to cancel Chandra`s bail

CBI on Monday approached the Supreme Court seeking to expedite the hearing on its plea to cancel the bail granted to Unitech Ltd Managing Director Sanjay Chandra, accused in the 2G spectrum case, for allegedly trying to "sabotage the trial".

New bench constituted in SC to monitor and hear 2G scam

Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam has constituted a new bench to hear all cases pertaining to 2G scam after Justice G S Singhvi, who has been hearing for the last three years on irregularities in the allocation of spectrum, expressed his desire to be relieved in view of his retirement in December.

Gutka be banned: Centre tells SC but expresses reservation on cigarette

The Centre on Tuesday favoured banning of all kinds of gutka saying the poor are vulnerable to it but expressed reservation on banning cigarette as it is not "affordable to everyone".

Gutka ban: SC seeks report from states, UTs

The Supreme Court Wednesday directed Health Secretaries of the states and Union Territories (UTs) to file compliance report on implementation of ban on sale and manufacture of gutka and pan masala containing tobacco.

VVIPS security: SC seeks Centre`s response

Supreme Court on Thursday sought response from the Centre for classifying people as VIPs and VVIPs other than constitutional functionaries for providing them security cover.

SC slams Centre for not bringing uniformity among tribunals

Supreme Court slammed Centre for not bringing uniformity in dealing with appointment, tenure and facilities for judges heading judicial or quasi-judicial tribunals.

Why are `all and sundry` given police protection: SC to govt

Strongly disapproving of police protection given to "all and sundry," including MPs and MLAs facing no security threat, the Supreme Court on Thursday chided the Centre.

SC quashes land acquisition in Chandigarh for IT Park

The court passed the order on a bunch of appeal filed by land owner alleging mal-practice by the government in grabbing their land under the garb of developing Rajiv Gandhi IT park.

‘No judicial tolerance for unauthorised constructions`

The Supreme Court on monday said there should be zero judicial tolerance for illegal constructions of buildings and other structures.

SC grants 3 weeks to Centre on Green Tribunal row

The Supreme Court took on record the Centre`s undertaking to provide within 3 weeks sufficient accommodations for the National Green Tribunal members.