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SC to examine whether top officials of CM can sign files on his behalf

SC to examine whether top officials of CM can sign files on his behalf

Nutan Thakur had moved the Allahabad High Court seeking direction that under the Rules of Business it was the Chief Minister alone who was competent to sign the files.

SC to hear plea of Army doctors for enhancement of retirement age

SC to hear plea of Army doctors for enhancement of retirement age

The doctors, all of Colonel rank, have sought a direction that the notification of May 13 be followed to enhance their age of superannuation to 65 years.

SC stays warrants against DMDK founder Vijaykanth, wife

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the non-bailable warrants against DMDK leader Vijaykants and his wife Premalatha issued by a trial court in Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu moves SC for review of verdict in CBI probed cases

The decision of the Tamil Nadu government to grant remission and release the convicts was contested by the Centre, which said the state government could not release the convicts in cases investigated by the CBI without its nod.

No intimation to Lodha panel on meeting; SGM shifted to Delhi

No intimation to Lodha panel on meeting; SGM shifted to Delhi

The BCCI members are set to meet in the national capital next Friday to decide the future course of action.

Jallikattu: Customs, traditions have to pass legal and constitutional test as well, says SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stressed that customs and traditions have to pass a legal and constitutional test, telling Tamil Nadu which held 'Jallikattu' (bull fighting) was a 5,000-year-old sport and should not be stopped for being allegedly cruel to the bull, that child marriage was also an age-old tradition before it was outlawed.

BCCI line-up special General Meeting in Mumbai on August 5 to discuss Lodha recommendations

BCCI line-up special General Meeting in Mumbai on August 5 to discuss Lodha recommendations

It is expected that BCCI's team of lawyers will also be present during the SGM.

SC issues notice to Vijay Mallya for not disclosing assets

SC issues notice to Vijay Mallya for not disclosing assets

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Vijay Mallya on plea seeking contempt proceedings against him alleging that he has not given full details of his assets.

Congress lawmakers to quit if SC ruling on SYL canal goes against Punjab

All Congress legislators in Punjab will submit mass resignations in the event of the Supreme Court deciding the SYL (Sutlej-Yamuna Link) canal case against the state, Punjab Congress leader Amarinder Singh said on Sunday.

SC orders medical board in abnormal foetus case

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Maharashtra government to set up a medical board at KEM Hospital in Mumbai to examine the rape victim seeking termination of her 24-week-old pregnancy on grounds of an abnormal foetus and submit a report on Monday.

SC notice to EC on procedure for unseating lawmaker upon conviction

SC notice to EC on procedure for unseating lawmaker upon conviction

The NGO has sought direction that convicted lawmaker should be unseated as held by the top court by its verdict of July 10, 2013 and such seat should be declared vacant.

‘Abnormal’ foetus abortion case: SC asks for medical exam of alleged rape survivor

An alleged rape survivor who wants to abort her 24-weeks-old 'abnormal' foetus.

Kashmir unrest: SC to hear plea seeking Governor's rule in Valley next week

Kashmir unrest: SC to hear plea seeking Governor's rule in Valley next week

The Supreme Court will next week hear the plea seeking direction for Jammu and Kashmir governor N N Vohra to take over the administration of the state in the interest of security, safety and fundamental rights of the Indian citizens residing in the Valley.

SC issues notice to EC on plea seeking disqualification of convicted lawmakers

The Supreme Court of India on Friday issued a notice to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to respond to a plea with regard to disqualifying convicted Members of Parliament and Members of State Assemblies/Legislators as per an earlier direction of the apex court.

Plea seeks imposition of Governor's rule in J&K; SC to hear matter next week

Plea seeks imposition of Governor's rule in J&K; SC to hear matter next week

As the situation in Jammu and Kashmir continues to remain volatile, a plea was filed before the Supreme Court on Friday seeking its direction to the state Governor to take over the state administration there.

Papua New Guinea leader survives no-confidence vote

Papua New Guinea`s Prime Minister Peter O`Neill survived a no-confidence vote in parliament Friday over corruption allegations following weeks of protests and civil disobedience urging him to resign.

Transgenders to soon be categorised as 'third gender', can change gender after sex-change surgery

Transgenders to soon be categorised as 'third gender', can change gender after sex-change surgery

As per the new government ruling, transgenders will soon be categorised as the 'third gender' and will be eligible for welfare benefits in reservation in jobs and education. 

SC issues notices to Centre, Maha govt over plea challenging validity of abortion laws

SC issues notices to Centre, Maha govt over plea challenging validity of abortion laws

The petition was filed by a woman in the 24th week of her pregnancy and argues that current laws deny women's rights to abort in case of extraordinary medical complications.

Bengal, Karnataka cricket association elections frozen as per Lodha Committee directive

Bengal, Karnataka cricket association elections frozen as per Lodha Committee directive

JKCA election that held yesterday, which saw state minister Imran Raza Ansari being elected as president, now stands null and void.

Defying Supreme Court verdict, JKCA elects sports minister Imran Ansari as president

Defying Supreme Court verdict, JKCA elects sports minister Imran Ansari as president

One of the recommendations made by the panel is that "no minister or serving bureaucrat can be member of the BCCI board".