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Katju controversy a `futile` issue, says Manmohan Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 21:00

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday refused to be drawn into the Katju controversy, terming it as a "futile" issue.

SC often "exceeded" its power to fight graft for betterment of people: Venugopal

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 18:45

The Supreme Court has often "exceeded" its powers and "delved" in the realms of the legislature and the executive to fight corruption for "betterment of the people", senior lawyer K K Venugopal said on Saturday.

RJD minister`s murder verdict: BJP MP to move SC

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 14:46

Two days after the Patna High Court acquitted eight people who had been convicted by a trial court for the murder of former RJD minister Brij Bihari Prasad, his wife and BJP MP Rama Devi said on Saturday this would be challenged in the Supreme Court.

Coal block scam: Special public prosecutor, judge appointed

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 22:36

On the lines of the 2G scam case, the Supreme Court Friday appointed senior counsel R.S. Cheema as the special public prosecutor in the case relating to alleged irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks before a special CBI judge.

SC notice to EC on displaying candidates photo on EVM

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:40

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Election Commission(EC) on a PIL which sought directions for mandatory display of photographs of people contesting elections on EVMs to curb the menace of dummy namesakes.

Kyrgyzstan`s ex-president sentenced to life

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 20:12

A former president of Kyrgyzstan has been convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths.

SC refuses to entertain PIL for CBI probe against TMC MP

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:53

The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a PIL seeking CBI investigation into the controversial remarks made by actor-cum-Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal.

SC nod to IT Dept to inspect documents seized by CBI from Hindalco

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:22

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Income Tax Department to inspect documents seized by the CBI during its coalgate probe from the premises of Hindalco for carrying out any bonafide investigation under tax law.

SC asks NCT govt to make arrangement for Roy to meet buyers of his properties in Tihar

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:06

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Delhi government to explore a venue within Tihar jail complex where Subrata Roy can hold negotiations with buyers of his properties by meeting them personally or through video conferencing.

Supreme Court appoints Special Judge, SPP for coalgate

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 18:59

The Supreme Court on Friday appointed Additional Sessions Judge Bharat Parashar to preside over the Special Court set up for exclusively holding trial in cases of coal block allocation scam.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC issues notice to Centre on Nalini`s plea

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 18:58

The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Centre on a plea by S Nalini, undergoing life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, challenging the law mandating Centre`s approval for her release and that of six other convicts.

Situation is very pathetic: Supreme Court on acid attacks

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 15:46

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed concern over growing number of acid attacks in the country.