SC favours relaxation in model code of conduct in J&K

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.

Build shelter homes for homeless or face consequences: SC to govts

Supreme Court on Friday directed UP, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh governments to build sufficient number of shelter homes for homeless people ahead of the winter season.

SC expresses concern over arrest of trafficked girls on charge of prostitution

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.

Ex-CJI Venkatachaliah, scientist Kasturirangan to be honoured

 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.

SC supports LG's 'positive' efforts, adjourns hearing till November 11

Taking note of Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's efforts to break the deadlock, the Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned hearing on government formation in Delhi to November 11.

Black money: Only 27 people out of 627 to be prosecuted

27 people out of 627 will be prosecuted for having black money in foreign accounts from next month, as per reports on Thursday.

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Delhi govt formation: SC adjourns hearing to November 11

Taking note of Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's efforts to break the deadlock, the Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned hearing on government formation in Delhi to November 11.

SC stays proceedings on defamation cases against Subramanian Swamy

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.

Black Money: SIT seeks more info from public; no big names in list?
Black Money: SIT seeks more info from public; no big names in list?

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 legal hassles, harassment for good samaritans helping accident victims
Soon, no legal hassles, harassment for good samaritans helping accident victims

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.

SC supports LG's 'positive' efforts, gives 12 more days to explore govt formation in Delhi
SC supports LG's 'positive' efforts, gives 12 more days to explore govt formation in Delhi

Taking note of Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's efforts to break the deadlock, the Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned hearing on government formation in Delhi to November 11.

Define black money, says Amar Singh

There is a "tremendous hype" over the issue of black money in the country but there is no clarity as to what constituted black money, expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh today said.

Modi rule 'minimum governance, maximum event management': Congress

 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.

SC asks NGT to act against industrial units polluting Ganga

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.

Proposal to legalise prostitution to be placed before SC panel: NCW

National Commission for Women (NCW) Chief Lalitha Kumaramangalam Wednesday said that proposal for legalising prostitution in India will be placed before the Supreme Court constituted panel Nov 8.

Don't doubt Modi govt's intention on black money: Baba Ramdev

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.

Clean Ganga: SC pulls up pollution boards for not taking stringent action against industries
Clean Ganga: SC pulls up pollution boards for not taking stringent action against industries

Taking into consideration the present state of river Ganga, the Supreme Court on Wednesday criticised the Centre and state pollution control boards for their failure to take action against defaulters.

Shiv Sena credits SC with divulging foreign bank a/c holders' names

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.