Supreme Court turns down DMK’s plea

The Supreme Court today rejected DMK’s plea seeking urgent hearing of the petition filed by AIADMK MLA Inbadurai in the Radhapuram recounting case. Continue Reading

TN, Kerala CMs agree to resolve river water-sharing issues

A high-level meeting between Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his Tamilnadu counterpart Edappadi K Palaniswami yesterday agreed to review the 60-year-old Parambikulam-Aliyar Project (PAP) after forming a secretary-level committee to discuss the matter. Continue Reading

SC agrees to hear plea of disqualified Karnataka MLAs

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear the plea of 17 disqualified Karnataka MLAs who are seeking to contest by-polls for 15 Assembly seats in the State. Continue Reading

SC allows TN State Cricket Assn hold elections for office-bearers

The Supreme Court today allowed the Tamilnadu State Cricket Association to hold elections to elect office bearers but said the results will be subject to its decision.
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Supreme Court expresses serious concern on manual scavenging

Expressing serious concern over people dying during manual scavenging and sewage cleaning in India, the Supreme Court today said nowhere in the world people are sent to “gas chambers to die”. Continue Reading

SC judge recuses from hearing plea of disqualified MLAs

Supreme Court judge Justice M M Shantanagoudar today recused himself from hearing petitions filed by 17 disqualified MLAs of Karnataka challenging the decision of the then Speaker to disqualify them from the Assembly. Continue Reading

Live streaming of Ayodhya case possible? SC asks Registry

The Supreme Court asked its Registry today to inform it whether live streaming of the ongoing hearing in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri masjid land dispute case was possible. Continue Reading

Chidambaram’s CBI custody to continue till 5 Sept: SC

New Delhi, Sept: The Supreme Court today said the CBI custody of former finance minister P Chidambaram would continue till September 5 in the INX Media corruption case.

The apex court asked Chidambaram’s counsel not to press for the interim bail plea, which they had filed before the trial court on Monday and is scheduled to be heard during the day, till 5 September.

A bench of justices R Banumathi and A S Bopanna said it would on 5 September hear Chidambaram’s plea in which he has challenged the non-bailable warrant issued against him as well as the subsequent trial court’s orders remanding him in the CBI custody.

While posting the matter for hearing on Thursday, the bench said: “We are conscious that we should not usurp the jurisdiction of the concerned trial court”.
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Chidambaram plea: SC to decide 5 September

The Supreme Court today said it will pronounce on 5 September the order on plea of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate. Continue Reading

Need Chidambaram’s custody to unearth conspiracy: ED to SC

Money laundering is an offence against “society and nation,” the ED told the Supreme Court today and said it needed custodial interrogation of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram to unearth the larger conspiracy in the INX Media money case under PMLA. Continue Reading