The Lokayukta will start functioning in Odisha from 8 April, the State Government informed the Supreme Court on Monday.
New Delhi: In a major setback to the JDU-BJP-led Government in Bihar, the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the transfer of the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual assault case from Bihar to a court in New Delhi and slammed the state government for its management of shelter homes.
New Delhi: In a significant development, the apex court today summoned senior CBI officer M. Nageswara Rao over the transfer of officer A. K. Sharma, who was probing the Bihar shelter home cases, calling it a contempt of court.
The Supreme Court today asked the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear before the CBI in Shillong, make available all evidence and cooperate with investigations into chit fund scams in West Bengal.
New Delhi: In a significant decision, the Supreme Court today refused to stay 10% quota law for upper caste poor.
New Delhi: Former Supreme Court Judge AK Patnaik, who was assigned to supervise the CVC probe against former CBI Chief Alok Verma, said that the findings of the CVC probe was not his and he was only monitoring the process. He further added that there was no evidence of corruption against Alok Verma.
Bhubaneswar: A day after Former CBI Director resigns from service following his removal from CBI, Arup Patnaik, the former Mumbai Police Commissioner hailed Alok Verma’s decision to resign from services and describe him as a honest officer and said his Integrity is beond doubt
New Delhi: Ina a significant development, former Solicitor General of India Ranjit Kumar has been appointed as new amicus curiae in the case pertaining to reforms in the Sri Jagannath Temple, Puri.
New Delhi: In a significant development, which is seen as a major set back to Modi Govt, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to explain its midnight action against CBI chief Alok Verma, underlining that the government appeared to have tolerated the feud between Alok Verma and his deputy that had been going on for months.
New Delhi: As many as 4,122 criminal cases have been pending against present and past members of Parliament and legislative assemblies, the Supreme Court was informed today.
New Delhi: In a sudden development, the Supreme Court Tuesday agreed to hear CBI Director Alok Kumar Verma’s plea challenging the government’s decision to divest him of duties and sending him on leave, minutes after adjourning the case to November 29.
The Modi Government, probably failing on all other counts and going to face people’s anger in 2019.
New Delhi: Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Saturday moved an application in the Supreme Court requesting it to quash the separate orders of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and Ministry of Personnel issued on October 23 that divested CBI Director Alok Verma of his powers, saying the move was "completely illegal, arbitrary and without jurisdiction".
New Delhi: In a significant development, Dr Akshaya Kumar Mishra, the judicial officer of the Odisha High Court has been recommended as the Judge of the Orissa High Court by the Supreme Court Collegium, sources said today.
New Delhi: In a relief to former BCCI chief Anurag Thakur, the Supreme Court on Friday quashed a First Information Report (FIR) filed against him and his father Prem Kumar Dhumal in a case of alleged irregularities in granting land for the construction of the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre, Election Commission and others on a public interest plea seeking "expeditious and stringent" steps to curb bribery and black money in the election process.
New Delhi: In a departure from the practice of its judgments and orders being available in English language only, the Supreme Court is planning to have them translated, to start with, in Hindi, which may later extend to vernacular languages.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an appeal by the CBI challenging a 2005 Delhi High Court order quashing charges against UK-based Hinduja Brothers for alleged kickbacks in the purchase of 155 mm Howitzer Bofors guns.
New Delhi: Justice Hemant Gupta, Justice R. Subhash Reddy, Justice Mukesh Kumar Rasikbhai Shah and Justice Ajay Rastogi were on Friday sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court.
Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Thursday appreciated the stand of the Kerala government in upholding the Supreme Court verdict that allowed all women to pray at the Sabarimala temple.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday permitted five additional identity documents, including ration card, NRC 1951, refugee registration card and electoral rolls prior to 1971, for filing claims and objections over non-inclusion in the final draft NRC for Assam.
New Delhi/Agartala: The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the services of sacked 10,323 Tripura government teachers by two more years, as appealed for by the state government, an official said.
Bhagalpur (Bihar): Escorted by 12 policemen, Brajesh Thakur, the main accused in the Muzaffarpur horror case, set out for a high security prison in Punjab from Bhagalpur on Thursday following a Supreme Court order, police said.
New Delhi: The Supreme court collegium has recommended the appointment of Justice Sanjay Karol, Justice A.P. Sahi, Justice S.K. Seth and Justice Govind Mathur as the Chief Justices of Tripura, Patna, Madhya Pradesh and Allahabad high courts respectively.
New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday said the Supreme Court move to seek more information from the Modi government about the pricing and deemed advantages in the Rafale deal was "extremely critical" and asked what the Centre was hiding.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today deferred hearing on entry of security personnel wearing shoes and carrying weapons into Sri Jagannath temple to November 30.
New Delhi: In a significant development, the Apex Court today directed the Modi Government to provide within 10 days pricing details of the 36 Rafale fighter jets bought from France.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought more information from the government on the Rafale combat jet deal, including its pricing and deemed advantages.
New Delhi: CBI officer A.K. Bassi, who was investigating an alleged bribery case against the investigating agency's Special Director Rakesh Asthana, on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging his transfer to Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the shifting of Brajesh Thakur -- the main accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case -- to Patiala prison from Bihar's Bhagalpur jail.
On January 30, the Orissa High Court had disqualified Sundergarh MLA Jogesh Kumar Singh from being a Member of Odisha Legislative Assembly over submission of fake caste certificate during 2014 general elections.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to interfere with the questioning of a complainant in a bribery case relating to CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed for the appointment of Lt Gen Manomoy Ganguly as the Director General Medical Services (DGMS)-Army as it struck down the shifting of Air Marshal Rajvir Singh from DGMS-Air to DGMS-Army as impermissible.
New Delhi: Hyderabad-based businessman Sathish Babu Sana, whose bribery complaint against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana led to filing of an FIR against him by his department, on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking protection during the pendency of inquiry by the central agency.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed a Bombay High Court order disallowing more time to the Maharashtra Police to investigate five activists accused of being linked to a banned Maoist outfit and file a charge-sheet.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed a Madras High Court order directing a CBI probe against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami into allegations of irregularities in the award of tenders .
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the listing of the Ayodhya title suit matter in January 2019 before an appropriate bench. However, it declined to specify any dates.
New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah's criticism of the Supreme Court verdict allowing women of all ages to the Sabarimala temple exposes who was behind the violence in the temple area, the CPI-M said on Sunday.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea by historian Romila Thapar seeking recall of its judgment by which it had refused to interfere in the arrest of five rights activists accused of having links with outlawed CPI (Maoists).
Thiruvananthapuram: An ashram run by a supporter of the Supreme Court's Sabarimala verdict came under attack early on Saturday here, Kerala Police said, and announced a probe by a special team.
Madurai: The 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs in Tamil Nadu on Friday decided to appeal in the Supreme Court against the Madras High Court order upholding the Tamil Nadu Speaker P.Dhanapal order disqualifying them.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court's decision to intervene in the Central Bureau of Investigation row is a "commentary on a failed government" led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress said on Friday.
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court intervention in the ongoing CBI row, saying he hoped the agency's institutional integrity will be upheld.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday appointed one of its former judges, Justice A.K. Patnaik, to supervise the inquiry into the allegations against CBI Director Alok Verma while giving to two weeks time to the CVC to complete the probe.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Thursday formed an independent panel to probe allegations of sexual harassment against under-fire BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, a statement said.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said Brajesh Thakur, the main accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, was obstructing the probe and asked why he should not be shifted to a jail outside Bihar.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear on Monday a Maharashtra government's plea against a High Court order disallowing more probe time to the state police to investigate five activists accused of being linked to banned Maoist outfit.
New Delhi: An NGO on Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging the removal of Alok Verma as CBI Director and giving the charge to Joint Director M. Nagesawara Rao.
Chennai: The Supreme Court appointed third judge, Justice M. Sathyanarayanan of the Madras High Court, on Thursday upheld the disqualification of 18 AIADMK legislators.
New Delhi: Former BJP Union Ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie and lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan moved the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking registration of FIR and investigation by CBI into the Rafale deal.