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Rahul Gandhi moves SC in defamation case against him filed by RSS leader

May 07, 2015

Rahul Gandhi moves SC in defamation case against him filed by RSS leader

Rahul Gandhi has moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the Bombay High Court order dismissing his plea for quashing a defamation case against him. #India #Congress #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Rahul Gandhi #Bombay High Court #RSS #defamation case #Congress Vice-President #Mahatma Gandhi assassination #Rajesh Kunte
Collegium system is opaque, has stifled democracy: Govt tells SC

May 06, 2015

Collegium system is opaque, has stifled democracy: Govt tells SC

Putting up a strident case for the new system of judges appointment, the government on Wednesday submitted before the Supreme Court that the collegium method has failed because it was an "opaque mechanism" which has "stifled democracy". #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Chief Justice of India #RTI Act #Mukul Rohatgi
SC pulls up Centre, states for not giving publicity to its directions on female foeticide

May 06, 2015

SC pulls up Centre, states for not giving publicity to its directions on female foeticide

The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed displeasure over the conduct of Centre, Delhi government and various states for not giving wide publicity to its directions on female foeticide for strict implementation of law prohibiting sex determination. #Supreme Court #TheySaidIt #SC #States #Bihar government #femal foeticide
SC grills govt over demand to revisit judgement that brought in collegium system

May 05, 2015

SC grills govt over demand to revisit judgement that brought in collegium system

The Supreme Court on Tuesday grilled the government over the demand for revisiting its 1993 judgement that brought in the collegium system giving primacy to the Chief Justice of India in appointments to higher judiciary and wanted to know how the new Appointments Commission will not "impinge" upon judiciary's independence. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Chief Justice of India #SC #NJAC
Sahara hide and seek: Fit case for the income tax dept to step in

May 04, 2015

Sahara hide and seek: Fit case for the income tax dept to step in

The matter comes within the remit of the income tax sleuths in the absence of any law on benami in the country #Supreme Court #SEBI #Subrata Roy #Sahara #OFCCD
SC poses questions on working of NJAC, asks how it would be meaningful

May 01, 2015

SC poses questions on working of NJAC, asks how it would be meaningful

The Supreme Court on Friday posed questions in regard to the working of the National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) for appointing judges to higher judiciary, asking how it would make judicial functioning "meaningful" and "accountable". #India #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #NJAC
Black money: IT department files 121 cases against HSBC's Geneva account holders

May 01, 2015

Black money: IT department files 121 cases against HSBC's Geneva account holders

The Income Tax department has filed 121 cases of prosecution against those entities whose names have appeared in the HSBC Geneva bank list, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Arun Jaitley #HSBC #Income tax #Geneva #Undisclosed Foreign Income
Gulberg Society riot case: Court hears plea to make former cops accused

Apr 30, 2015

Gulberg Society riot case: Court hears plea to make former cops accused

A special court conducting the trial in the 2002 Gulberg society riot case, where 69 people of the minority community were killed in post-Godhra violence, concluded its hearing today on a plea by survivors to arraign four former policemen as accused in the case. #Godhra riots #Congress #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Ehsan Jafri #Gulbarg Society #2002 Gujarat riots
2G scam: SC concerned over leakage of info placed in sealed cover

Apr 30, 2015

2G scam: SC concerned over leakage of info placed in sealed cover

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed concern over the leakage of name given to it in a sealed cover relating to alleged interference in a 2G spectrum scam case. #India #2G scam #Enforcement Directorate #NewsTracker #Supreme Court
NJAC: SC's mandate is to interpret the constitution, not try and rewrite it

Apr 30, 2015

NJAC: SC's mandate is to interpret the constitution, not try and rewrite it

The SC bench which is examining the validity of the NJAC law should also look at whether its self-created collegium system had breached the constitution's basic features and mandate #InMyOpinion #SC #Supreme Court collegium #NJAC #NJAC Hearings #Judges Case #Executive Versus Judiciary