DNA: Supreme Court quashes 214 coal block allocations

Supreme Court quashed allocation of 214 out of 218 coal blocks alloted to various companies since 1993 terming it as "fatally flawed" and allowed the Centre to take over operation of 42 such blocks which are functional.

Ram temple issue will be raised in 2015: VHP

Vishwa Hindu Parishad Wednesday indicated going soft on the Ram temple issue for now, saying the "permanent temple" would take shape in Ayodhya after the Supreme Court verdict.

AAP welcomes SC order on coal allocations

Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash allocation of 214 coal blocks which were alloted to various companies since 1993, the AAP on Wednesday said it vinidcates the party's stand the allocations had been done in "lieu of huge pay offs".

SC questions Centre on way to implement clean Ganga project

The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed satisfaction over Centre's blueprint to clean river Ganga but sought response on how it plans to implement the ambitious policy.

Supreme Court cancels 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993- Part II

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled all the coal blocks allocated since 1993, except four vested with the NTPC and other public sector undertakings.

Supreme Court cancels 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled 214 coal blocks allocated since 1993, except four vested with the NTPC and other public sector undertakings.

SC appoints committee to ascertain ground situation in J&K

The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed a five-member committee headed by Senior Registrar of Jammu and Kashmir High Court to ascertain the ground situation of the flood-affected state and asked it to file its report within two weeks.

Coal scam: SC cancels all coal block allocations except four

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cancelled all the coal blocks allocated since 1993, except four vested with the NTPC and other public sector undertakings.

Quashing of 214 coal blocks 'first effective blow' to crony capitalism: JD-U

JD(U) on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to quash the allocation of 214 of the 218 coal blocks allotted since 1993 and said it was the first effective blow to "crony capitalism".

J&K floods: Supreme Court forms committee to evaluate ground situation

The Supreme Court on Wednesday formed a 5-member committee headed by Sr Registrar of Jammu and Kashmir High Court to evaluate the ground situation in the flood ravaged state.

SC seeks Chhattisgarh police action taken report on woman's complaint

The Supreme Court today sought a report from Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Bilaspur rpt Bilaspur, in Chhattisgarh along with all records, including status reports, and police action taken on the alleged gang rape of a woman advocate who tried to commit suicide before it on Monday.

SC gives first open court hearing on review plea of death row convict

A death row convict from Chhattisgarh on Tuesday became the first person to get the benefit of the Supreme Court's recent ruling that condemned prisoners must be given an open court hearing on the petition seeking review of the capital punishment.

SC seeks Centre's reply on status of PoWs in Pakistani jails

The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Centre to inform it about the current status of list of Indian Prisoners of War (POWs) languishing in Pakistani jails for 43 years and efforts made for their release.

Not allowing sexual intercourse for a long time is ground for divorce: SC
Not allowing sexual intercourse for a long time is ground for divorce: SC

Not allowing a spouse to have sexual intercourse for a long time by the partner amounts to mental cruelty and can be a ground for divorce, the Supreme Court has ruled.

Bureaucrat can't be victimized for crtiticising govt: SC

A bureaucrat cannot be victimised for criticising government before a judicial forum, as it does not amount to service misconduct, the Supreme Court has said while slapping a fine of Rs 5 lakh on Centre and UP government for harassing an IAS officer who approached it on the black money issue.

SC rejects Asaram Bapu's bail plea, says 'no urgency'
SC rejects Asaram Bapu's bail plea, says 'no urgency'

In a setback to self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, the Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected his plea for bail on health grounds.

SC seeks report on advocate allegedly gang-raped by relatives of her husband

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) of a Chhattisgarh district to submit all records, including status reports, on the police action taken on the alleged gang rape of a woman advocate by the relatives of her husband.

SC gets tough on police encounters, issues strict guidelines
SC gets tough on police encounters, issues strict guidelines

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court, Tuesday, issued binding guidelines on police encounters which mandates filing of FIR in all such cases.

Cleaning Ganga will take 18 years, massive investment, Centre tells Supreme Court

After being rapped by the Supreme Court for its approach to clean Ganga, the Narendra Modi government has placed before it a blueprint of short, medium and long term measures that spread over 18 years and thousands of crore of investment to restore the glory of the holy river.

Panel to submit report on deemed universities to SC tomorrow

A committee set up on Supreme Court's directions is understood to have zeroed in on seven of 41 'C' category deemed universities which still do not fulfil such criteria, with UGC planning to sent showcause notice to these institutes.