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Comment on govt FB page to vent grievance no offence: SC

 It is not an offence for any person to post grievance on a page created by a law enforcement agency on a social networking site as such an interface is meant to help the public, the Supreme Court has held.

DNA: N Srinivasan barred from contesting BCCI elections

In a setback to N Srinivasan, the Supreme Court on Thursday barred him from contesting any BCCI election on grounds of conflict of interest and set up a judges committee under a former Chief Justice of India to decide on the punishment in the IPL scam that can threaten the future of Chennai Super

IPL fixing case: SC bars Srinivasan from contesting BCCI elections

The Supreme Court on Thursday said sidelined BCCI president N Srinivasan cannot contest elections for the Indian cricket board's governing body presidency as long as he is involved in a "conflict of interest" situation as an owner of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

IPL fixing case: SC bars Srinivasan from contesting BCCI elections- Part II

The Supreme Court on Thursday said sidelined BCCI president N Srinivasan cannot contest elections for the Indian cricket board's governing body presidency as long as he is involved in a "conflict of interest" situation as an owner of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

SC denies interim bail to Asaram on the basis of AIIMS report

Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the interim bail plea of self-styled 'godman' Asaram, who is in jail in connection with a rape case, on the basis of a report of AIIMS doctors that he does not require any surgery.

Secret fund's misuse by Jharkhand cops; SC refuses to hear PIL

Supreme Court has refused to interfere with an High Court order quashing a notification for CBI probe into alleged misuse and unaccounted withdrawal of huge sums from the Secret Service Funds meant to counter Naxal violence in Jharkhand.

National Commission for SC/ST seeks report into girls stripping incident

Taking a serious view of stripping of girl students in a school here, the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes on Wednesday sought a report from the district administration and asked District Education Officer to take strict action against the teacher.

Black buck poaching case: SC sets aside order staying Salman Khan's conviction

Bollywood actor Salman Khan's fate seem to be on a roller coaster ride, in a setback for the actor, the Supreme Court has set aside Rajasthan High Court order keeping in suspension conviction of the actor in black buck case.

Hearing the Ganga matter, not cleaning river: SC judge

 Supreme Court Justice TS Thakur on Tuesday said he was amused when his staff asked him when he was going to Varanasi for the Ganga cleaning as Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti wanted to accompany him, and told them to tell her he was merely hearing the matter in court.

SC to examine case for separate investigation cadre in police

 The Supreme Court Tuesday embarked on examining the desirability of having a separate cadre within police for investigating heinous crimes as it saw conflicting views on the issue within those advocating policing reforms and its insulation from political interference.

SC asks Centre, states to list out steps to curb leprosy

Supreme Court today asked the Centre and state governments to apprise it of steps taken to eradicate and curb leprosy, saying it was their responsibility to curb the spread of the disease which is curable.

SC asks Centre, states to list out steps to curb leprosy

Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre and state governments to apprise it of steps taken to eradicate and curb leprosy, saying it was their responsibility to curb the spread of the disease which is curable.

SC agrees to hear woman advocate's plea on non-lodging of FIR

Supreme Court on Monday decided to hear on January 19 the complaint of a woman advocate that Delhi Police had not lodged an FIR into a nine month-old incident in which she was allegedly assaulted at a police station by cops and henchmen of an influential person.

Jamia opens hostel facility for civil service aspirants

Aiming to provide a holistic learning environment for the civil service aspirants who receive coaching at the varsity's Residential Coaching Academy (RCA), Jamia Milia Islamia here has opened a separate hostel for them.

SC terms bank scam 'colossal', rejects bail plea of accused

 Terming the alleged banking fraud to the tune of Rs 1100 crore as "colossal", the Supreme Court on Monday rejected the bail plea of one of the key accused and trashed his plea that he be given the relief as 19 other accused have already been granted bail in the case.

Courts can't ask states to provide quota in promotions: SC

 The Constitution enables governments to provide for reservation of SC/ST category employees even in promotions but courts cannot direct them to make such a provision, the Supreme Court has ruled.

SC to hear plea on misuse of secret funds by Jharkhand cops

Top policemen of Naxal-affected Jharkhand may come under the scanner as the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea seeking CBI probe into alleged misuse and unaccounted withdrawal of huge sums from the Secret Service Funds, meant to counter red terror.

Vasan urges Centre, state govts to take steps to lift Jallikattu ban by SC

Ahead of Pongal festival celebrations next month in Tamil Nadu,former Union Minister GK Vasan on Saturday asked the Centre and state governments to make efforts to get permission from the Supreme Court for continuing the traditional bull taming event 'Jallikattu' in the state.

Court asks cops how AAP leader Rakhi booked under SC/ST Act

A court here on Wednesday asked Delhi Police to explain how AAP leader Rakhi Bidlan and her brother, belonging to Scheduled Caste community, were made accused in a case lodged against them under the special law enacted for protection of SC and ST members.

Coal ministry to set a reserve price of Rs 100 a tonne for mines

The coal ministry is all about to set a reserve price of Rs 100 a tonne for mines to be allotted to government companies and power stations through the reverse auction method.