The Supreme Court on Friday favoured relaxation of model code of conduct in poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir to remove any hindrance in government's relief and rehabilitation work following devastation by floods recently.
Expressing concern over the trafficking of girls for prostitution, the Supreme Court on Thursday said the practice of arresting them on the charge of indulging in flesh trade should stop as instead of being accused many of them are the victims of the social malady.
Former Supreme Court Chief Justice M N Venkatachaliah and noted space scientist K Kasturirangan are among 59 eminent personalities who have been bestowed with the State Award for the year 2014, on the occasion of Karnataka formation day.
The Supreme Court Thursday suspended defamation proceedings in five cases initiated by the Tamil Nadu government against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for making critical observations against former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.
The nation's campaign against black money may not yield good results as sources claimed on Thursday that there are no big names having any links with major political parties or corporate houses in the government's list of 627 foreign account holders that was provided to the Supreme Court yesterday.
Soon, no one will have to face pressure or hassle for helping road accident victims. All thanks to the Supreme Court, which on Wednesday passed an order, directing the central government to pass an order within three months, which would ensure protection for good samaritans helping accident victims.
Congress on Wednesday dubbed the Narendra Modi rule as "minimum governance, maximum event management" in the wake of Supreme Court faulting the government on a variety of issues, including on black money.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Green Tribunal to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga including snapping water and power connections to them while slamming Centre and State Pollution Control Boards for their "failure" to punish erring units.
In his first comments after the government submitted 627 names of foreign bank account holders to the Supreme Court, Baba Ramdev said he doesn’t doubt Narendra Modi government's intention on the matter.
Snubbing the Centre for revealing the identity of only a few foreign bank account holders in the first tranche with regard to the black money issue, Shiv Sena Wednesday credited the Supreme Court with bringing out these names in public domain.