Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre’s response on several issues arising since demonetisation. The SC asked if the district cooperatives banks can be allowed to accept deposits with specific conditions and can there be a minimum assured withdrawal from banks. The apex court bench, headed by Chief Justice TS Thakur, directed …

It may be mentioned that the convict had been awarded death penalty by a trial court in Chhattisgarh and the decision was later upheld by the state high court but the execution was stayed by the Delhi High Court on March 2, 2015. The Chattisgarh government had challenged the decision in the apex court stating that Delhi High Court had no jurisdiction to stay the execution of convict Sonu Sardar as the offence had

New Delhi: In a major blow to Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected Azam’s written apology of calling Bulanshahr gang rape a ‘political conspiracy’. The apex court said it was not an ‘unconditional apology’. The Supreme Court bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Amitava Roy had objection in the three-page …

It may be recalled that Asthana was an IPS officer of 1984-batch. He was was elevated as the Additional Director in the agency on December 2 last when CBI Special Director R K Dutta, who was reportedly among the front-runners for the top post, was appointed as the Special Secretary to the Ministry

New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court over the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the interim director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The PIL was filed by senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on behalf of Common Cause NGO. Significantly, Asthana would succeed Anil Sinha who retired on December 2. What petition …

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the all the cinema halls of the country to play National Anthem before the screening of the movie. The court also stated that the national anthem should be accompanied by the image of tri-colour on the silver screen. The apex court said, “The national anthem must be played …

Agra: The rulings of Supreme Court and National Green Tribunal (NGT) have been openly flouted at the behest of Uttar Pradesh government during the second edition of Taj Balloon Festival here. Uttar Pradesh Tourism in association with Sky Waltz company has organized Balloon Festival from Nov 25 to Nov 30 in Taj city of Agra. …

New Delhi: Responding to a plea filed by three toddlers, the Supreme Court on Friday banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi. The decision has been taken to curb the continuously increasing air pollution in the national capital. The SC bench, headed by Chief Justice TS Thakur, ordered the government not to renew firecracker licenses. …