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PIL in SC over Katju`s claim

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 20:09

A PIL on Tuesday sought a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the allegations of improper conduct made against three former Chief Justices of India by one of its former judges Markandey Katju before confirmation of a Madras High Court despite corruption charges against him.

SIT to probe Manipur youth`s death in Delhi: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:34

Government on Tuesday said a Special Investigation Team has been constituted to investigate the death of Manipuri youth Akha Salouni in Delhi.

AI-IA merger: SC agrees to examine issues arising out of it

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 20:53

A bench headed by Chief Justice R M Lodha sought their responses within six weeks and posted the matter for hearing after 10 weeks.

SC/ST Amendment Bill sent to Standing Committee amid protest

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 16:22

A bill which makes wilful neglect of duties by public servants in issues relating to atrocities against the SC and ST a punishable offence was referred to the Standing Committee by Lok Sabha amid protests and objections from Congress.

CAG says irregularities in coaching scheme for SC/BC students

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 15:07

Government auditor CAG has alleged irregularities in implementation of scheme for providing coaching to SC/BC candidates and pulled up Haryana`s Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Department (WSCBC)in this regard.

SC collegium takes on govt, re-recommends elevation of Justice KL Manjunath

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 09:53

Taking on the NDA government, the Supreme Court collegium has once again recommended the name of Karnataka High Court judge KL Manjunath to be appointed as the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court.

SC issues notices to states, UTs on legalising passive euthanasia

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 04:20

Hearing a plea on allowing euthanasia for people who are terminally ill and have slim chances of survival, the Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notices to all states and Union Territories.

Govt mulling to amend SC/ST Act

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 18:27

The Centre is considering to amend the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and expand its presumptions such as punishment for neglect of duties by public servants not belonging to SCs and STs, the Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday.

Missing kids: SC directs states to file compliance reports

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 21:53

The Supreme Court on Monday directed all states and Union Territories to file their compliance reports of its verdict for registration of FIR and conduct of probe in every case of missing child.

Sunil Gavaskar writes to SC; demands his salary as BCCI interim president

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 08:46

Interim President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sunil Gavaskar, sent a letter to the Supreme Court (SC) on Friday demanding his salary for running the Indian cricket board.

Demand in RS for scholarship funds release to SC/ST students

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:53

A demand was made in Rajya Sabha on Friday for immediate release of funds meant for scholarships of students under Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories, saying the students were facing much hardship due to delays.

States be impleaded in case for making Yoga compulsory in schools: SC

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 22:01

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a plea for making teaching of Yoga compulsory in schools and asked the petitioner to implead all the state education boards in addition of CBSE and ICSE.