SC to hear tomorrow pleas seeking probe into Pegasus row

The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow a bunch of petitions that demand a court-monitored investigation into the alleged surveillance of Indian citizens using Israeli Pegasus spyware and to identify the entities responsible for this. Continue Reading

SC refuses to stay Vanniyar reservation

Supreme Court today declined to issue a stay order on the recent legislation that provided 10.5 per cent internal reservation for Vanniakula Kshatriyas within the 20 per cent meant for Most Backward Classes. Continue Reading

SC pulls up Centre on Covid relief

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), of which the Prime Minister is the ex officio chairperson, for ‘failing to perform its duty’ to recommend ex gratia assistance for families of those who lost their loved ones to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue Reading

Serious blow to Oli as SC quashes his Cabinet reshuffle

In a serious blow to Nepals embattled Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, the country’s Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed the recent Cabinet reshuffle and relieved 20 ministers from their posts in Olis cabinet. Continue Reading

Local body polls: SC sets deadline to SEC

The Supreme Court today gave a deadline till 15 September for the Tamilnadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) to conduct local body polls in nine new districts in the State. Continue Reading

Supreme Court raises serious doubts over vaccine pricing

The Supreme Court has questioned the Union government’s logic that manufacturers are selling it Covid-19 vaccines for a hefty discount because it places bulk orders. Continue Reading

Plea in SC demands lease of Chengalpet vaccine facility to TN

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Union government to hand over the premises of HILL Biotech Limited in Chengalpet to the government of Tamilnadu on lease to produce Covid-19 vaccines. Continue Reading