Rajiv Gandhi Case Convict Granted Bail By Supreme Court

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court Wednesday granted bail to A G Perarivalan who has been serving life sentence in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, taking note of his long incarceration of over 30 years and no history of complaint when out on parole. A bench comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao and B R Gavai…

Polluted air from Pakistan affecting Delhi, UP govt tells Supreme Court

The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday told the Supreme Court that polluted air from Pakistan affects the air quality in Delhi, adding that the industries in UP have no role to play in the national capital’s pollution. A bench headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana was hearing a plea on air pollution in the…

Elgar Parishad case: Sudha Bharadwaj gets default bail

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday, December 1, granted default bail to lawyer and activist Sudha Bharadwaj in the 2018 Elgar Parishad case. The trial court will decide on the default bail conditions on December 8. ALSO READ | NIA submits 17 draft charges against accused in Elgar Parishad case. Here are the details…

Legal battle over Vaalee remake: SJ Suryah to file an appeal in Supreme Court

We had told you that Boney Kapoor has managed to acquire the remake rights of Ajith Kumar’s 1999 blockbuster Vaalee, directed by SJ Suryah, and is planning to get the project on floors by next year. However, in a new development, we hear that the producer and the director will be locked in a legal battle for…

Supreme Court refuses to postpone Tripura civic polls, orders state to maintain peace

The Supreme Court has refused to postpone Tripura civic polls. A hearing was on in the Supreme Court in connection to the violence ahead of civic polls in Tripura. The Supreme Court said the election process has begun and the campaigning is set to end at 4:30 on Tuesday, November 23. The voting is on November 25 and…

NEET PG 2021: Supreme Court hearing on EWS, OBC reservation in AIQ today, counselling schedule soon

NEET PG 2021 was held on September 11, 2021. As students wait for Counselling to begin, Supreme Court will be hearing the EWS, OBC reservation in AIQ matter today, on November 16, 2021. The counselling schedule will be released soon after the order is pronounced. NEET PG 2021 mater related to EWS, OBC reservation in…

Char Dham highway project: Army never said we want wide roads, NGO tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court said troops cannot be airlifted to high border areas while hearing a petition by an NGO objecting to widening of roads in the Char Dham highway project. The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the Army required widened roads in the Char Dham highway project that goes up to the China border due to…

‘How can highways be perpetually blocked?’: Supreme Court on farmers’ stir at Delhi border

The Supreme Court on Thursday took a grim view of the continuing blockade of highways connecting the national capital to the neighbouring states by farmers protesting against the farm laws, saying the roads cannot be blocked perpetually. “Redressal can be through judicial form, agitation, or parliamentary debates.…

Supreme Court pulls up Centre for ‘cherry-picking’ names for tribunal appointments

The Supreme Court Wednesday gave the centre a “final” time of two weeks to make appointments to the various Tribunals across the country even as it expressed displeasure on “cherry-picking” names from the list of those recommended for the various posts. A special bench, comprising ustice of India NV Ramana,…

Won’t reopen 2018 decision on grant of reservation in promotion to SC, ST: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has orally observed that it will not reopen the issues settled by it in its 2018 judgment on the reservation in promotions in government jobs for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs). A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Sanjiv Khanna, and BR Gavai said Tuesday that it is for the states…