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Sutlej Yamuna Link canal issue: Amarinder Singh, Cong MLAs resign after SC rules against Punjab govt
India

Sutlej Yamuna Link canal issue: Amarinder Singh, Cong MLAs resign after SC rules against Punjab govt

The water-sharing agreement is among Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir.

Inside court: Judges-2 PIL, birth of collegium system and nepotism in higher judiciary
India

Inside court: Judges-2 PIL, birth of collegium system and nepotism in higher judiciary

Astonishingly, the government accepted the introduction of the collegium system after the Judges-2 verdict, a system of appointment to higher judiciary that was unheard of in the legal history of any country.

Justice AK Ganguly to finally resign? Yes, say sources
India

Justice AK Ganguly to finally resign? Yes, say sources

Last week, the Union Cabinet okayed a Presidential Reference against Ganguly, paving the way for a SC inquiry. Ganguly's resignation will render that inquiry futile.

Justice Ganguly case: Presidential Reference is test of judging one's own
India

Justice Ganguly case: Presidential Reference is test of judging one's own

Once a Presidential Reference is sent, the Supreme Court will issue notice to the intern, Justice Ganguly and the Advocate General of West Bengal, and the inquiry mandated to be carried out can be somewhat similar to a trial.

Govt clears proposal for Presidential reference to SC on Justice Ganguly
India

Govt clears proposal for Presidential reference to SC on Justice Ganguly

The Union Cabinet has given its nod to the Home Ministry's proposal for sending a Presidential reference to the Chief Justice of India, Finance Minister P Chidambaram and Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said.

Ganguly case: Govt to take call tomorrow on sending presidential reference to SC
India

Ganguly case: Govt to take call tomorrow on sending presidential reference to SC

The government is likely to take a decision tomorrow on sending a Presidential reference to Supreme Court for conducting a probe into allegation of sexual harassment against Justice (retd) A K Ganguly.

AG clears proposal for presidential reference for Ganguly's removal
India

AG clears proposal for presidential reference for Ganguly's removal

The presidential reference to be made to the apex court will have to be cleared by the Union cabinet before it is sent to the president.

Why the Congress attack on CAG will simply backfire
Breaking Views

Why the Congress attack on CAG will simply backfire

The Congress attack on the CAG is plain wrong. CAG's reports are more in alignment with what the SC said than the government's past actions

Sibal jumped the gun: SC may well see Coalgate as a scam
Business

Sibal jumped the gun: SC may well see Coalgate as a scam

Even after the SC opinion, it's clear that 70% of the coal blocks given away for free should have been auctioned. They were not meant for common good, but private profit

Auction, reaction: SC view gives Kapil Sibal no reason to gloat
Economy

Auction, reaction: SC view gives Kapil Sibal no reason to gloat

However much Kapil Sibal and others in the UPA may spin it, the Supreme Court's observations are a finely balanced critique of the government's policy of allocating natural resources in both the 2G and the coal block cases.

Prez reference: Govt stands vindicated, but clouds remain
Economy

Prez reference: Govt stands vindicated, but clouds remain

The government has chosen to take a dig at CAG. It might be justified.

Auction not necessary, common good needed in disposing resources: SC
India

Auction not necessary, common good needed in disposing resources: SC

The Supreme Court has held its verdict on 2G spectrum allocation was not applicable to all natural resources.

10 takeouts on SC opinion: Sibal wins on points
Economy

10 takeouts on SC opinion: Sibal wins on points

The Supreme Court says the government can decide on auctions or no auctions, but it will judge if the decisions are bonafide and for public good.

Full text: SC opinion on 2G Presidential Reference
Economy

Full text: SC opinion on 2G Presidential Reference

The full text of the Supreme Court views on the Presidential Reference regarding the cancellation of the 122 2G licenses.

Live: Sibal welcomes 'enormous clarity' of SC decision
India

Live: Sibal welcomes 'enormous clarity' of SC decision

The government had on 12 April moved the Reference signed by then president Pratibha Patil in which eight questions were raised.

Should govt only auction natural resources? SC to give opinion today
Economy

Should govt only auction natural resources? SC to give opinion today

The government had on 12 April moved the Reference signed by the then President Pratibha Patil in which eight questions have been raised.

Malafide aim not enough to reject Presidential Reference: SC
India

Malafide aim not enough to reject Presidential Reference: SC

CPIL and Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy said the apex court should not extend any "help" to the Centre on Presidential Reference.

Bhushan, Sorabjee want SC to chuck out 2G Prez reference
India

Bhushan, Sorabjee want SC to chuck out 2G Prez reference

On the first day of hearing on the presidential reference on spectrum auctions, two senior advocates asked the SC to reject the reference.

2G mess: Sibal can do a Shourie or a Shakuni on policy
India

2G mess: Sibal can do a Shourie or a Shakuni on policy

The proposed presidential reference on spectrum issues lobs policy questions into the Supreme Court's lap. What is Kapil Sibal trying to do?