Pak SC to hear petition against last year's general elections

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has admitted a plea by a former judge of the apex court, seeking to declare the 2013 general elections null and void and order fresh polls.

Jayalalithaa asks supporters not to take extreme steps

AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa Saturday once again appealed to her supporters not to take extreme steps in the wake of her sentencing in a graft case, reassuring them that she will come out of "all the challenges" with divine help.

Pakistan's apex court admits plea against 2013 polls

The Pakistan Supreme Court has accepted a plea seeking to declare the 2013 general election null and void, a media report said Saturday.

Govt employee can't seek promotion after refusing it: SC

 A government employee, whose promotion is canceled owing to his refusal to accept it, cannot ask for it at a later stage, the Supreme Court has said.

Bangla SC to hear appeal on verdict against 1971 war criminal

Dhaka: Bangladesh Supreme Court today accepted appeals against a verdict sentencing fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami's former chief Ghulam Azam to 90 years in prison for committing crimes against humanity during 1971 liberation war against Pakistan.

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Departmental proceedings can go after retirement of govt employee: Supreme Court

Departmental proceedings against a government employee for grave misconduct and negligence do not come to an end with his retirement and can continue even after that, the Supreme Court has held.

Odisha govt delays on renewal of mining leases: CEC tells SC

The Central Empowered Committee has told the Supreme Court that there has been "substantial" delay on part of Odisha Government in taking a decision for renewal of mining leases and some are pending for the last 40 years.

Dept proceedings can go after retirement of govt employee: SC

Departmental proceedings against a government employee for grave misconduct and negligence do not come to an end with his retirement and can continue even after that, the Supreme Court has held.

EC wants debarring of candidates charged with heinous offences

After Supreme Court's intervention instantly disqualifying those convicted of serious offences, the Election Commission now wants debarring of a candidate from elections on framing of charges in cases of heinous offences.

My public life amounts to swimming in a sea of inferno: Jayalalithaa
My public life amounts to swimming in a sea of inferno: Jayalalithaa

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa on Sunday said that her public life “amounts to swimming in a sea of inferno”, a day after being released from the Bangalore Central Jail.

Black money: Kiran Bedi backs Modi govt's stand, says Jethmalani needs to be patient
Black money: Kiran Bedi backs Modi govt's stand, says Jethmalani needs to be patient

Former cop and social activist Kiran Bedi on Saturday backed the Narendra Modi government's stance on bringing back black money stashed abroad and asked naysayers like senior advocate Ram Jethmalani to be 'patient'.

Some remarks of SC hurt govt: Javadekar

Days after the Supreme Court ticked off his ministry for sleeping like 'Kumbhakarna', Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said "off the cuffs remarks" made by the Supreme Court "sometimes hurt" the government.

Odisha to go by Supreme Court order: Minister on CEC

A day after Central Empowered Committee (CEC) informed the Supreme Court about illegal production of iron ore and manganese in Odisha, the state government today said it would go by the direction of the Apex Court even as opposition Congress and BJP today reiterated its demand of a CBI probe into mining activities.

AIADMK man shaves huge moustache on SC giving Jaya bail

 Loyalty to their 'Puratchi Thalaivi' (revolutionary leader) Jayalalithaa knows no bounds, best exemplified by an AIADMK party worker who shaved off his handlebar moustache in a bet with some opposition parties on learning she had been granted bail by the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court judge lauds Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi today lauded the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi this month saying it was a step in the direction of protecting and preserving the environment for which the apex court had taken the lead.

AIADMK man shaves huge moustache after SC grants Jayalalithaa bail

Loyalty to their 'Puratchi Thalaivi' (revolutionary leader) Jayalalithaa knows no bounds, best exemplified by an AIADMK party worker who shaved off his handlebar moustache in a bet with some opposition parties on learning she had been granted bail by the Supreme Court.

Former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa released from jail
Former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa released from jail

A day after getting bail from Supreme Court in disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa walked out of Parappana Agrahara Central Prison on Saturday.

Jayalalithaa will not misuse interim bail granted by SC: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said the Supreme Court has taken a right decision to grant interim bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa on medical grounds in the disproportionate assets case, and added that she is not going to run away.

Deemed universities: UGC sets up five-member committee

 The University Grants Commission (UGC) today set up a five-member committee to conduct physical verification of seven universities whose deemed category status has come under question.