View: Supreme Court should not only be impartial but seen to be so
Four in a row can be a coincidence, and does not prove a political tilt. Besides, the caveats in the verdicts can be seen as evidence of judicial independence. Yet many analysts fear that the forces turning India in a saffron direction are affecting the courts too. India needs a Supreme Court that is not only impartial but seen to be so.
How Supreme Court's crucial ruling on tribunals got the least media attention
Of the recent high-profile SC judgments, the one that got the l...
Smog-hit Delhi should consider 'car planning': Supreme Court
A policy limiting cars per family will need the Centre and the Delhi government ...
Ayodhya judgment flawed, but we need to move on: Yashwant Sinha
The Supreme Court said the entire 2.77 acres of disputed land should be handed over to the deity Ram Lalla, who was one of the three litigants. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Sunday favoured seeking a review of the Supreme Court's judgment, and said it was against accepting the five-acre alternative land given for a mosque.
Supreme Court clears Arcelor's takeover of Essar Steel
In a major judgement that will help facilitate the biggest takeover of bad debts in Indian corporate history, the court also said that the committee of creditors will have a final say in the resolution plans under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. The NCLT and NCLAT cannot interfere with the commercial decisions taken by the CoC.
Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on Singh brothers
A bench of Chief Justice Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna will pronounce the judgment on Friday. The ruling is expected to impact the Fortis-IHH deal, on which the apex court had imposed a status quo in December last year.
Outgoing CJI Ranjan Gogoi gets farewell at Supreme Court premises
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi was given farewell at the Supreme Court premises on November 15 in Delhi. Today is CJI Gogoi’s las...
Ayodhya verdict: Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind to file review petition
Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind has given its nod to proceed with a review petition challenging the Supreme Court verdict.
Vodafone Idea believes govt won't be in conflict with SC on telco relief: Brokerages
Vodafone Idea faces a liability of Rs 44,150 crore after the Supreme Court order.
Supreme Court to rule on 2 crucial corporate cases today
A 3-judge bench led by Justice R.F. Nariman will rule on the legality of a NCLAT decision of July 5, 2019, ordering all creditors, operational and financial, to be treated on par in sharing the proceeds from the winning bid from the sale of ailing Essar Steel.
Topic of 'pendency of cases' used to pull down the institution: Outgoing CJI Gogoi
"Challenge that has been foisted at us, at all levels of the national discourse, is the topic of 'pendency'. It is nothing more than a reckless use of that word...it is used for motivated onslaughts on our Institution and to pull us down," said Chief Justice Gogoi while addressing high court judges and judicial officers via video conferencing.
Supreme Court dismisses ED plea challenging bail to Shivakumar in money laundering case
Shivakumar, a 7-time MLA in Karnataka, was booked along with Haumanthaiah -- an employee at Karnataka Bhavan in New Delhi-- and others for alleged offences under the PMLA. The case was based on a charge sheet filed by the Income Tax Department against them last year on charges of alleged tax evasion and 'hawala' transactions worth crores or rupees.
Set norms to avoid Jammu & Kashmir repeat, Ghulam Nabi Azad to Supreme Court
“This court must lay down principles to ensure that this is never repeated,” he said. He argued that terrorism has been there for the last 20 years and therefore it cannot be a reason to deny fundamental rights to an entire state, he said. The court cannot decide fundamental rights of citizens on the touchstone of state interest alone, he said.
Supreme Court sounds alarm bells over Delhi air pollution
“Little constructive efforts have been made by the government and other stake holders to find a solution to the problem,” a bench led by CJI Ranjan Gogoi said. “The whole of north India is suffering, but little has been done,” the bench said taking up the issue suo motu.
ET Explains: How Essar Steel verdict changes the rules of the game for future bankruptcy cases
It was one of India's original Dirty Dozen referred by the RBI to NCLT for resolution under IBC.
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