LS polls: SC refuses to hear plea seeking action against Modi, Shah

The Supreme Court today refused to hear Congress MP Sushmita Dev’s plea seeking action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for alleged poll code violations. Continue Reading

SC order applicable for AIADMK MLA Prabhu also

Assembly Secretary K Srinivasan today said the Supreme Court’s stay order on Speaker P Dhanapal’s notice to AIADMK MLAs is also applicable for Kallakurichi MLA Prabhu. Continue Reading

PM biopic: SC refuses to interfere with EC’s order

The Supreme Court today refused to interfere with the Election Commission’s order banning release of the biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi until 19 May. Continue Reading

SC refuses to entertain plea alleging bribing in LS polls in TN

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea which alleged that people were being bribed on a massive scale for Lok Sabha polls in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

2019 Elections: SC says no to by-poll in 3 TN constituencies

A petition seeking change of date of the election saying that the polls are held on 18 April which happens to be Big Thursday was dismissed by the Madras High Court. Continue Reading

SC directs EC to allot common symbol to AMMK candidates

In a bitter-sweet verdict for AMMK, the Supreme Court refused to acknowledge the TTV Dhinakaran-led outfit’s claim for the cooker symbol, but, granted the party’s request for its candidates to contest under a common symbol. Continue Reading

2019 By-polls: SC to hear DMK plea on vacant seats 28 March

The Supreme Court said it would hear DMK’s plea seeking direction to the Election Commission (EC) for holding by-elections in three vacant Assembly seats in Tamilnadu 28 March. Continue Reading

SC issues notice to lawyer Prashant Bhushan

The Supreme Court today sought a response from activist and lawyer Prashant Bhushan on contempt pleas by Attorney General K K Venugopal and the Centre for his tweets allegedly criticising the court over the appointment of M Nageswara Rao as interim CBI director.
Bhushan was given three weeks to reply. Continue Reading