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Jul 24, 2018
SC dissatisfied with Centre's lack of action for Lokpal search committee, asks for fresh affidavit with relevant detailsThe Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction over the Centre's response on the appointment of search committee members for a Lokpal.
Jul 02, 2018
Lokpal appointment: Supreme Court orders Centre to file affidavit in 10 days detailing time frame, steps takenThe Supreme Court scheduled the next hearing on the Lokpal's appointment for 7 July.
Apr 17, 2018
Supreme Court expects appointment of Lokpal to be made at the earliest; next hearing on 15 MayThe Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the process to fill up the vacancy of an eminent jurist in the selection committee for appointing Lokpal was going on.
Mar 09, 2018
Supreme Court allows passive euthanasia: How Aruna Shanbaug case changed right to die with dignity lawIn a landmark judgement, Supreme Court recognised that a terminally-ill patient can write a 'living will' that permits doctors to withdraw life support
Feb 23, 2018
Centre informs SC that selection committee to meet on 1 March to deliberate on appointment of LokpalThe Centre informed the Supreme Court that a meeting of the Selection Committee is scheduled to take place on 1 March to deliberate on the steps to be taken for the appointment of a Lokpal
Nov 17, 2017
Centre tells SC it opposes plea against Rakesh Asthana's appointment as CBI special directorThe petitioner NGO has told the court that Asthana's appointment was opposed by investigating agency's head Alok Verma as his name figured in a corruption case being investigated by CBI
Nov 03, 2017
Rakesh Asthana's appointment as CBI special director challenged by NGO Common Cause in Supreme CourtA plea has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the appointment of Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Rakesh Asthana as a special director in the CBI.
Oct 12, 2017
Centre fair in opposing living will, family's right should be paramount in deciding 'passive euthanasia'The moot question is if indeed a person who is in a permanent vegetable state has the right to die with dignity given the fact that he is in no position to feel pleasure or pain leave alone cherish the nebulous and lofty notion of dignity.
Aug 02, 2017
SC imposes 100 percent penalty on illegal mining lease holders in OdishaIn what could be a major blow to the mining companies involved in illegal operations in Odisha, the Supreme Court on Wednesday imposed 100 percent penalty on mining lease holders operating without necessary clearances in the state.
Sep 05, 2016
Sedition or defamation cases cannot be slapped for criticising govt: Supreme CourtSedition or defamation cases cannot be slapped on anyone criticising the government, the Supreme Court on Monday said in a clear message.