SC issues notice to Fadnavis on plea against his election

The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on a plea seeking annulment of his election to the state assembly for alleged non-disclosure of pending criminal cases against him in the nomination papers. Continue Reading

SC refuses to stay HC extension to top cop Pon Manickavel

When a petition filed by the Tamilnadu government, which shifted the cases to CBI, against the extension given to Pon Manickavel came up for hearing, a bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice L Nageswara Rao refused to stay the High Court order. Continue Reading

Cauvery row: TN files plea in SC saying CWMA chief is partial

At present, Masood Hussain is the interim chairman of the CWMA – the statutory body that exercises power to monitor the storage, apportionment and regulation and control of Cauvery waters. Continue Reading

Sabarimala Ayyappa temple chief priest threatens to shut doors

For the first time in the history of the temple, 15 women police personnel, all above 50 years of age, have been stationed at sannidhanam (sanctum sanctorum) in case women devotees of menstrual age decide to visit the temple. Continue Reading

TN can burst crackers from 4-5 am and 9-10 pm for Deepavali

The Supreme Court today said all south Indian States, including Tamilnadu, can burst crackers on Deepavali for two hours. It said crackers can be burst from morning 4 to 5 and night 9 to 10. Continue Reading

CBSE will provide answer sheets at Rs 2/ page under RTI

The contempt plea has alleged that the CBSE has wilfully and deliberately disobeyed the directions of the apex court, which had in 2016 said that the board should ‘scrupulously’ follow its 2011 verdict holding that the students have the fundamental and legal right to access their evaluated answer-sheets under the Right to Information Act Continue Reading

Cracker ban: TN govt files plea in SC

Tamilnadu government today filed a plea in a Supreme Court to extend the two-hour time duration set by the Court to burst crackers in the country. It petitioned to change the 8 pm to 10 pm timing to 4 am to 6 pm on the upcoming Deepavali day. Continue Reading