DDA allows conversion of property through GPA, registered agreement

The DDA has decided to allow the conversion of property from leasehold to freehold on the basis of registered agreement to sell and general power of attorney, which was earlier suspended by a Supreme Court judgement.

CBI files fresh perjury plea against Prashant Bhushan

CBI on Saturday filed a fresh perjury application against lawyers Prashant Bhushan and Kamini Jaiswal and their NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation for allegedly making false statements before the Supreme Court against CBI Chief Ranjit Sinha.

SC allows medical colleges to admit students

 The Supreme Court today allowed medical college across the country, whose recognitions could not be renewed by Medical Council of India due to some deficiencies, to admit students after the institutions assured that the shortcomings will be removed.

Delhi HC refuses to stay Centre's decision to allow quadricycles

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to stay the Centre's notification allowing running of a new category of motorised four-wheelers - quadricycle - in cities across India from October 1 after a petition claimed that these vehicles were unsafe.

Ensure essential items for flood-hit Kashmiris, SC tells government
Ensure essential items for flood-hit Kashmiris, SC tells government

The Supreme Court on Thursday voiced concern over the deficiency in supply of essential commodities and services in the flood-affected areas of Jammu and Kashmir, saying it was "impinging upon the human rights and fundamental rights of the people" and sought urgent steps to prevent outbreak of epidemic.

SC dimisses Tamil Nadu's plea against HC order to inspect mines

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the petition filed by the Tamil Nadu government challenging the order of the Madras High Court appointing an IAS officer to inspect and verify steps taken to stop illegal mining.

SC questions lack of transparency in appointment of CVC, VCs

The Supreme Court on Thursday rapped the Centre for lack of transparency in the selection process of Chief Vigilance Commissioner and Vigilance Commissioners, following which government gave the assurance that no final decision will be taken without its nod.

Earlier investigations messed up Saradha probe: CBI

The Special Crime branch of CBI, which started probing the multi-crore Saradha scam at the instance of Supreme Court three months back, said that the earlier investigations by multiple agencies had `disarrayed' the matters.

Supreme Court questions Centre over lack of transparency in CVC appointment
Supreme Court questions Centre over lack of transparency in CVC appointment

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought Centre's response to a plea seeking to broaden the zone of consideration for the appointment of the Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and making the entire process transparent.

High acquittal rate as witnesses turn hostile: SC judge

Many of the accused in India are acquitted due to witnesses turning hostile, Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai of the Supreme Court said Wednesday.

SC asks AG to look at Centre's appointment process on CVC, VC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to examine the allegation that Government was going ahead with the appointment of Chief Vigilance Commissioner(CVC) and Vigilance Commissioner (VC) by giving a go bye to the apex court directions.

PIL filed in SC on controversy created on Sai Baba

Saidham Charitable Trust, which manages various temples in Maharashtra including that of Sai Baba, on Wednesday approached the Supreme Court seeking its direction to the Centre to restrain people from making derogatory statements against the saint.

Nithari convict Surender Koli shifted to Dasna jail

Nithari killing convict Surender Koli was on Wednesday shifted back from the Meerut jail to the Dasna jail here.

Illegal arms: SC questions Centre over Army officers' misconduct

The Supreme Court has questioned the Centre over why the departmental action cannot be initiated for the misconduct against the top ranking Army officers, who have pleaded guilty and were let off with minor punishment for their involvement in the illegal sale of arms.

Illegal Arms: SC calls for action for misconduct against Army officers

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre why departmental action cannot be initiated for "misconduct" against top ranking Army officers, who have pleaded guilty and let off with minor punishment of reprimand and small fine for their involvement in illegal sale of arms.

SC raps Centre for being 'sloppy' in checking female foeticide

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rapped the Centre for being "sloppy" in checking female foeticide in the country, saying laws are not being implemented and everything is being left to fate.

Goa's mining mess may land up at SC door again

The Supreme Court may soon have to adjudicate over the Goa government's questionable efforts to restart the tainted multi-billion rupee iron ore mining sector, which has been plagued by a Rs.35,000 crore scam involving a nexus of politicians and bureaucrats.

2G Scam: Supreme Court directs advocate Prashant Bhushan to submit name of whistleblower

The Supreme Court, on Monday, directed Advocate Prashant Bhushan to reveal source of information regarding guest list at CBI director's residence and CBI file notings. The court has asked Bhushan to submit the name of whistleblower in the controversial visitors log-book in a sealed envelope.

Consider giving ex-gratia for flood-hit people: SC to Kashmir government

The Supreme Court Monday asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to consider giving ex-gratia payment for people affected by the floods and to immediately take up the issue of restoring banking facilities in the affected areas.

Supreme Court asks Centre, J&K govt to focus on districts other than Srinagar

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir government not to restrict its focus to Srinagar in the rescue and relief operations in flood-hit areas, saying the condition in some other districts is "worse".