Tag: Supreme Court

Mayawati has to deposit money used for erecting her statues, BSP symbol: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India on Friday said it was of the tentative view that BSP chief Mayawati has to deposit public money used for erecting statues of herself and elephants, the party’s symbol, at parks in Lucknow and Noida to the state exchequer. According to report, then Chief Minister Mayawati spent around Rs […]

Supreme Court asks Kolkata police chief to cooperate with CBI, orders no arrest or coercive action

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday directed Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to make himself available before the CBI and “faithfully” cooperate with the agency in investigation of cases arising out of the Saradha chit fund scam probe. The apex court said Kumar will appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) […]

Supreme Court order is our moral victory: Mamata Banerjee

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court’s direction that no coercive steps, including arrest of Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar, will take place during the course of investigation is “our moral victory”, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday. The Supreme Court Tuesday directed Kumar to make himself available before the CBI and “faithfully” cooperate […]

Supreme Court bans transportation of extracted coal lying at various sites in Meghalaya

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday banned the transportation of extracted coal lying at various sites in Meghalaya which has had no success in rescuing 15 miners trapped inside an illegal rat-hole coal mine for almost a month. The order was passed by a bench comprising justices A K Sikri and S […]

Supreme Court nod to construction of ongoing projects under Chardham development plan

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court of India on Friday lifted its stay on certain stalled projects under the government’s ambitious Chardham development plan, which proposes to provide all-weather connectivity to the four holy towns of Uttarakhand. The court said the stay will however continue on those projects which are yet to begin under the plan […]

Rafale is game changer, Supreme Court delivered fine judgment: Air Chief

NEW DELHI: Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa on Wednesday called Rafale a game changer and said the Supreme Court has given a fine judgment on petitions against the deal with France on the military aircraft. He also cautioned against politicisation of defence purchases, suggesting that this had earlier led to the delay in the […]

Dassault Aviation welcomes Supreme Court ruling on Rafale deal

NEW DELHI: The Dassault Aviation on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court of India’s ruling on the Rafale fighter jet deal, rejecting demands for any probe into the multi-billion dollar contract. “Dassault Aviation welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of India rendered today dismissing all petitions filed on the Rafale Contract signed on September 23, […]

Rahul Gandhi targets Narenmdra Modi government after Supreme Court’s Rafale verdict

NEW DELHI: Notwithstanding the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday maintained that there was massive corruption in the contract and wondered why the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report “cited by the Supreme Court of India” on it had not yet been shared with the public […]

Amrapali case: Supreme Court orders attachment of group’s 5-star hotel, malls, factories

NEW DELHI: Continuing its crackdown on the embattled Amrapali Group, the Supreme Court of India on Wednesday ordered attachment and sale of the realty firm’s five-star hotel, cinema hall, malls and factories across India, calling it “a worst kind of cheater” and “a perfect liar” for not complying with the court’s direction. The top court […]

Rafale deal: India hands over document on decision process to petitioners

NEW DELHI: The government of India (Centre) on Monday complied with a Supreme Court order and handed over to petitioners, who sought a court-monitored CBI probe into the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France, the document detailing the decisions taken to procure the aircraft. The document titled “Details of the steps in the […]

Supreme Court asks Modi government to submit details of pricing of 36 Rafale fighter jets

NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court of India has asked the Narendra Modi government for pricing details of the 36 Rafale fighter jets India is buying from France in a sealed cover within 10 days but agreed that “strategic and confidential” information need not be disclosed. In its order, a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan […]

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