SC to soon hear 11 AIADMK MLAs disqualification case

The disqualification case of Tamilnadu MLAs involving Deputy Chief Minister, O Panneer Selvam and 10 others will soon be taken up for hearing soon, stated Supreme Court today. Continue Reading

TN CM Palaniswami welcomes Kerala’s water offer

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday urged his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan to extend cooperation to store water to the full level in the Mullaperiyar dam. Continue Reading

SC refuses to extend counselling deadline for PG medical seats

Deemed universities and colleges had claimed that they have around 1,000 seats vacant in the post-graduate medical courses and if stray vacancy counselling round is extended, then such seats could be filled. Continue Reading

SC extends restriction on Pondy govt financial powers till 10 July

A vacation bench of justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant said the issue requires to be heard at length and, therefore, it is listing the plea before a regular bench. Continue Reading

Morphed picture of Mamata: SC grants bail to BJP activist

The Supreme Court today granted bail to a BJP activist arrested for allegedly posting a morphed image of Mamata Banerjee on social media and asked her to apologise, while observing that freedom of speech ends when it infringes upon others’ rights. Continue Reading

Matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs: SC dismisses review plea

The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed the plea filed by 21 Opposition leaders seeking a review of its 8 April order directing the Election Commission to increase random matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs to five polling booths per assembly segment. Continue Reading

CJI gets clean chit in sexual harassment allegations

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi Monday got a clean chit from the Supreme Court’s In-House Inquiry Committee which “has found no substance” in the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by a former woman employee of the apex court. Continue Reading