Tag: Supreme Court

Offered Rs 14, 000 crore to banks as settlement: Vijay Mallya’s UB tells Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: Fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya’s United Breweries (Holding) Ltd on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it had offered over Rs 14,000 crore to various banks to settle its dues and that the company’s assets exceeded its total debt. Senior advocate C.S. Vaidyanathan, appearing for United Breweries, submitted before a bench comprising Justices […]

Decision in 2-3 days over interest on deferred instalments by banks, Modi government tells Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The government of India (Centre) informed the Supreme Court on Monday that a decision is likely in 2-3 days over charging of interest by banks on instalments which were deferred during the moratorium period in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The top court asked the Centre to bring the decision on record and […]

Airline ticket refund: DGCA tells Supreme Court that tickets booked during lockdown are entitled for refund

NEW DELHI: Airline ticket refund, DGCA, Supreme Court, Coronavirus lockdownThe Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has informed the Supreme Court that people who had booked air tickets during the lockdown are entitled to immediate refunds. The DGCA also clarified that in case of tickets booked prior to the lockdown up to May 24, the […]

Centre to Supreme Court: No removal of 48,000 jhuggis along rail tracks for now

NEW DELHI:The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that for the time being there will be no removal of 48,000 slums along the railway tracks in Delhi. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing Centre, submitted before a bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde that the Railways, urban development ministry and Delhi government will sit […]

BJP to raise removal of 48,000 slum dwellings along rail tracks during Delhi Assembly session

NEW DELHI:The BJP MLAs will raise the issue of removal of 48,000 slum dwellings along the railway tracks in the national capital during the one-day session of the Delhi Legislative Assembly on September 14, Leader of Opposition Ramvir Singh Bidhuri said on Saturday. BJP legislator O P Sharma demanded that the session should be extended […]

AAP will provide homes to those displaced, if Centre can’t: Raghav Chadha

NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Raghav Chadha on Friday said that if the Central government is not able to provide houses to everyone then AAP will. He said that the Arvind Kejriwal government has written a letter to the BJP-led Central government demanding a pucca house (dwellings designed to be solid and permanent) […]

Why can’t funds for construction workers be used for others as well: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday asked the Centre as to why it cannot issue an Ordinance that funds collected under the welfare scheme meant for building and construction workers across the country be used for other workers as well during the COVID-19 pandemic. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde said […]

Don’t declare any account not in default till August 31 as NPA: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: In an interim relief to borrowers, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed banks not to declare loan accounts, which were not under default till August 31, as non-performing assets (NPAs), until further orders. A bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, R. Subhash Reddy and M.R. Shah said: “At the request of Tushar Mehta, Solicitor […]

Supreme Court directs removal of 48,000 slum dwellings along rail tracks in Delhi

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has ordered removal of around 48,000 slum dwellings across railway tracks in Delhi within three months and said no political interference will be entertained in the matter. The observation from the top court came while dealing with the issue of piling up waste, plastic bags and garbage, lying along the […]

Flat buyers entitled to compensation for delayed possession, lack of assured amenities: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on August 24 held that the flat buyers are entitled to compensation for “delayed handing over of possession” and for the failure of the developer to fulfil their promises with regard to amenities. The top court set aside the verdict of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) which, on […]

Supreme Court cancels interim bail for ex-Unitech promoters

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to grant bail to Sanjay Chandra and Ajay Chandra, erstwhile promoters of real estate company Unitech, who were arrested in 2017 for cheating homebuyers. The top court also directed Sanjay Chandra to surrender immediately. A bench comprising Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and M.R. Shah cancelled the interim bail […]

‘You’re shooting the messenger’: Supreme Court slams Delhi government for targeting doctors

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Wednesday slammed the Delhi government for targeting doctors and healthcare workers by suspending them and lodging FIRs for sharing videos highlighting the real state of city hospitals and said it was shooting the messenger. The top court had earlier torn into the Delhi government over the sorry state of affairs” […]

No coercive action against private firms for non-payment of full wages during lockdown: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Centre and states not to take any coercive action till July end against private companies, which have failed to pay full wages to their employees during the coronavirus-induced lockdown period. A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and M R Shah said industries and […]

Release stalled loans to Amrapali Group homebuyers: Supreme Court tells banks

NEW DELHI: Coming to the rescue of thousands of hassled home buyers of Amrapali who saw loans being stalled by banks after the realty group ran into trouble, the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed all financial institutions to disburse their balance funds and restructure the amounts. The top court said that since the projects of […]

Supreme Court mulls granting 15 days to Centre, states for transporting migrant workers

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday said it intends to give 15 days to the Centre and states for transporting all stranded migrant workers to their native places, commencing hearing on their plight during the Covid-19 lockdown period. A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, SK Kaul and MR Shah was informed by Solicitor General Tushar […]

Supreme Court asks if private hospitals ready to charge COVID-19 patients at Ayushman Bharat rate

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday asked private hospitals whether they are ready to provide treatment to COVID-19 infected patients at the charges prescribed under the government’s Ayushman Bharat Scheme. The ‘Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana’ is aimed at providing health cover to poor and vulnerable persons in the country. A bench headed […]

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