SC seeks current status of 1971 POWs languishing in Pak jails

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to inform it about the current status of Indian Prisoners of War (POWs), languishing in Pakistan jails since 1971, and took strong note of submission that though MEA has provided the information, the Defence Ministry is yet to do the same.

Ready to be prosecuted if charge against CBI boss is wrong

Advocate Prashant Bhushan and NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation on Tuesday submitted before the Supreme Court that they are ready to be prosecuted if the information given by them regarding CBI director Ranjit Sinha's alleged misconduct proved to be wrong.

Disclose details of prisoners to be released on SC order: CIC

The details of prisoners who are set to be released on a recent Supreme Court order should be put in public domain, the Central Information Commission said in a directive to Tihar Jail.

SC declines plea to put on hold Jammu and Kashmir polls
SC declines plea to put on hold Jammu and Kashmir polls

The Supreme Court on Monday declined a plea by Jammu and Kashmir Awami National Conference to put on hold the elections to the state assembly, as the party contended that a large number of people displaced on account of recent devastating floods will not able to exercise their franchise.

Information on SC benches may arouse regional feelings: CIC

Disclosure of information related to setting of Supreme Court benches outside Delhi may "arouse regional feelings" and create "needless political controversy" resulting in law and order problem, the CIC has held allowing the apex court to withhold it.

'Modi cheated people; NDA followed UPA in SC on black money'

 Congress on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "cheating" people on the black money issue, and said though he had made tall claims on repatriating the ill-gotten money in the run-up to elections the NDA government is doing a flip-flop after assuming power.

Kerala moves SC for lowering water level in Mullaperiyar dam

The Kerala government on Saturday moved the Supreme Court seeking its direction for lowering the water level in Mullaperiyar dam which has risen to 140 feet and order Tamil Nadu government to frame guidelines for releasing water.

Kerala to approach SC over Mullaperiyar dam

The Kerala cabinet Saturday decided to file a case in the Supreme Court later in the day for lowering the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam.

IPL spot-fixing: No idea what allegations have been levelled at me, says Owais Shah
IPL spot-fixing: No idea what allegations have been levelled at me, says Owais Shah

In the wake of naming of individuals in the Mudgal Committee probe report on alleged spot-fixing and betting in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) season, Owais Shah said that he has no idea what allegations have been levelled against him.

Maharashtra govt to approach SC on Maratha reservations

Maharashtra government Saturday decided to approach Supreme Court after Bombay High Court stayed the move to grant 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions in the state.

Cricket is bigger than any individual, says Shashank Manohar
Cricket is bigger than any individual, says Shashank Manohar

After the naming of four individuals in the Mudgal Committee report, former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Shashank Manohar urged every individual connected with the game to preserve the dignity and integrity.

CBI registers fresh cases in Saradha chit fund scam

CBI on Friday registered five new cases against as many non-Saradha companies based in West Bengal in connection with its probe into the multi-crore chit fund scam in which thousands of gullible investors allegedly lost their deposits.

SC verdict will make things clear: Sunil Gavaskar
SC verdict will make things clear: Sunil Gavaskar

Preferring to play safe, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar on Friday said that the whole IPL spot-fixing saga will become clear once the Supreme Court verdict is out in the open.

People have to stand up to defend their rights: Ashok Ganguly

Retired Supreme Court judge and former West Bengal Human Rights Commission Ashok Ganguly on Friday criticised the present situation in West Bengal and said people have to stand up to defend their rights.

Shashank Manohar slams BCCI for AGM postponement
Shashank Manohar slams BCCI for AGM postponement

 Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Thursday questioned Board's decision to postpone the Annual General Body Meeting, scheduled for November 20, saying it was against the constitution of the cricket body.

Srinivasan, Meiyappan, Kundra named in Mudgal panel probe, says SC

The Supreme Court on Friday disclosed seven names that were probed by the Justice Mudgal Committee in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing case.

Maratha reservations: Maha Govt to approach SC, says Fadnavis

Mumbai: Maharashtra government has decided to approach the Supreme Court after the Bombay High Court stayed the decision to give 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here Friday.

IPL Spot Fixing case: Supreme Court hearing on Mudgal committee report today
IPL Spot Fixing case: Supreme Court hearing on Mudgal committee report today

The Supreme Court hearing on the report by Mudgal Committee, which is probing the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing case, is scheduled to take place on Friday.

SC upholds life term of army man for killing JCO at Baramulla

The Supreme Court has upheld the award of life imprisonment to a sacked Army man for killing his Post Commander at Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir in 2006 after the deceased physically assaulted and attempted to sodomise him.

Supreme Court asks about steps to trace missing kids

 The Supreme Court Thursday asked the Centre to spell out its position on the standing operating procedures (SOPs) formulated by the National Legal Service Authority (NALSA) on missing children and the steps taken to trace them.