Tag: Supreme Court

Vijay Mallya applies for ‘another route’ to stay in UK, says his lawyer

LONDON: Vijay Mallya, who is due to be extradited to India, has applied for “another route” to be able to stay in the UK, the embattled liquor tycoon’s barrister representing him in bankruptcy proceedings in the High Court here confirmed in the court for the first time. The 65-year-old businessman, whose legal challenge to the […]

Won’t participate in meetings of court-appointed panel: Farmer unions to Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: Protesting farmer unions on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that they would not participate in meetings and deliberations to be held by the court-appointed committee to address their grievances and maintained they wanted the new farm laws repealed. The top court told the lawyers appearing for farmers unions that all it wanted is […]

Supreme Court rejects pleas seeking review of 2018 Aadhaar verdict

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has dismissed a batch of pleas seeking review of its 2018 verdict which had upheld the Centre’s flagship Aadhaar scheme as constitutionally valid but struck down some of its provisions, including its linking with bank accounts, mobile phones and school admissions. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice A M […]

Proposed tractor rally on January 26: It’s law & order matter, says Supreme Court on plea for injunction against it

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court told the Centre (Narendra Modi government) on Monday that the proposed tractor rally on the Republic Day by farmers protesting against the new farm laws is a law and order matter and Delhi Police is the first authority to decide who should be allowed to enter the national capital. A […]

Give up stubborn stand, come for discussion on January 19: Narendra Singh Tomar tells farmers

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the tenth round of talks scheduled on January 19, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday again urged the protesting farm leaders to give up their “stubborn” stand on the new farm laws and come for a clause by clause discussion. “Now that the Supreme Court has stayed the implementation of […]

Farmer unions say they will go ahead with tractor march in Delhi on Republic Day

NEW DELHI:Farmer unions protesting against the (Narendra Modi government )Centre’s agri laws said on Sunday that they will go ahead with their proposed tractor parade in Delhi on Republic Day. Addressing a press conference at the Singhu border protest site, union leader Yogendra Yadav said, “We will carry out a tractor parade on the Outer […]

Modi government should scrap new farm laws: Shiv Sena

NEW DELHI: The Shiv Sena on Thursday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to honour the sentiments of protesting farmers and scrap new controversial farm laws, and said he will “grow bigger” in stature by doing so. An editorial in the Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ also accused the Centre of trying to end the farmers’ protest […]

Supreme Court agriculture panel members are pro-govt, won’t appear before it: Farmer unions

NEW DELHI: Farmer unions protesting against the new agriculture-marketing laws Tuesday disapproved of the Supreme Court-appointed committee to break the deadlock over the acts, and said they will not appear before the panel and continue their agitation. Addressing a press conference at Singhu Border here, Union leaders claimed the members of committee formed by the […]

Supreme Court stays implementation of 3 new farm laws, sets up panel to resolve impasse

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the implementation of controversial new farm laws till further orders and decided to set up a 4-member committee to resolve the impasse over them between the Narendra Modi government (Centre) and farmers’ unions protesting at Delhi borders. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justice […]

Extremely disappointed with negotiation between government and farmers: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday said it is extremely disappointed with the way negotiations are going on between the Centre (Narendra Modi or government of India ) and the farmers on the new farm laws, against which several farmer organisations are staging protest at Delhi borders. “What is going on? States are rebelling against […]

Supreme Court seeks response of Modi government on PIL against three farm laws

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Wednesday sought response of the Narendra Modi government (Centre) on a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of newly enacted three farm laws on grounds including that Parliament lacked power to make legislations on the subject. The plea also raised questions over the validity of ‘the Constitution (3rd Amendment Act) of […]

Supreme Court allows Central Vista revamp project,including new Parliament building by 2:1 majority

NEW DELHI: In a major relief for the Narendra Modi government, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court cleared the redevelopment plan for Central Vista with a 2:1 majority on Tuesday, although with riders. The bench held that there were “no infirmities in clearances given, change in land use and the environmental clearances”. However, it […]

Contempt plea cites non-compliance of 2017 order, Supreme Court seeks states’ response

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has sought a response from all state governments on a contempt petition over non-compliance of its September 2017 direction to the executive in all the states to frame appropriate guidelines or recruitment rules for the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) within a deadline of six months. Citing issues of environmental […]

Will decide next course of action in 2-3 days, say farmer unions

NEW DELHI: Farmer unions protesting against the three agri laws on Saturday said they will decide their next course of action in the next two-three days, after the Supreme Court earlier this week pointed out it was thinking of setting up an “impartial and independent” panel of agriculture experts and peasants’ unions to resolve the […]

At this stage, farmers’ protest should be allowed to continue: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday unequivocally pronounced that it will not interfere with the farmers’ protest as the right to protest is fundamental right, but emphasised on forming a committee comprising independent and impartial persons, including domain experts, to resolve the impasse between Centre and farmers unions. A bench headed by Chief Justice […]

‘Negotiations haven’t worked till now’: Supreme Court proposes panel of farmers, government

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Wednesday issued a notice to the Centre and others on a batch of petitions seeking removal of farmers camping at several roads near Delhi borders in protest against the three new agriculture laws. A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde, and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian also […]

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