SC seeks Centre, CBI reply on Alok Verma’s plea

The Supreme Court today sought a response from the CBI, the CVC and the Centre on agency Director Alok Kumar Verma’s plea challenging the government’s decision to divest him of his duties and send him on leave. Continue Reading

No Bharat Stage IV vehicle from 1 April, 2020: SC

The Bharat Stage VI (or BS-VI) emission norm would come into force from 1 April, 2020 across the country. A three judge bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur made it clear that only BS VI compliant vehicle shall be sold in the country from 1 April, 2020. Continue Reading

SC/ST from one state cannot claim quota benefit in another: SC

The Supreme Court today held that a member of a Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe community cannot claim the benefit of reservation in government employment in other states if his or her caste is not notified there. Continue Reading

SC asks Centre where is WhatsApp grievance officer

The Supreme Court today sought response of the Centre and WhatsApp on a plea alleging that the social media giant does not comply with the provision of appointing a grievance officer and other laws of India. Continue Reading

Can’t deny quota benefits to creamy layer SC/ST: Govt to SC

Attorney General K K Venugopal told a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that there is no judgment which says that affluent people of the SC/ST community can be denied quota benefits by applying creamy layer concept. Continue Reading

Fresh plea challenging validity of Article 35A filed in SC

A fresh plea was filed in the Supreme Court challenging Article 35A, which provides special rights and privileges to the natives of Jammu and Kashmir, on the ground that it allegedly violates rights of women marrying people from other states. Continue Reading