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SC to commence hearing on Ayodhya title suit on February 8

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Giving a new twist to the Ram Janmabhoomi dispute, the Sunni Waqf Board on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to defer hearing in the Ayodhya title suit till July 2019 when the next Lok Sabha elections will be over, but the top court brushed aside the plea and fixed February 8, 2018 for commencing final hearing in the case. As the bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, ...

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SC to commence hearing on Ayodhya title suit on February 8

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Giving a new twist to the Ram Janmabhoomi dispute, the Sunni Waqf Board on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to defer hearing in the Ayodhya title suit till July 2019 when the next Lok Sabha elections will be over, but the top court brushed aside the plea and fixed February 8, 2018 for commencing final hearing in the case. As the bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, ...

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'Don't teach me how to run my airport', DIAL tells IndiGo

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), which operates the airport here, on Monday asked IndiGo Airlines not to teach it how to run it, as the Delhi High Court reserved its order on plea of the low cost carrier against shifting a part of its operations to a new terminal. Justice A.K. Chawla, after hearing the arguments of IndiGo, DIAL and the Central governmen...

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'Don't teach me how to run my airport', DIAL tells IndiGo

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), which operates airport here, on Monday asked IndoGo Airlines not to teach it how to run it, as the Delhi High Court reserved its order on plea of the low cost carrier against shifting a part of its operations to a new terminal. Justice A.K. Chawla, after hearing the arguments of IndiGo, DIAL and the Central government, r...

7 days ago
Shah dares Rahul to make quota formula for Patidars public

Ahmedabad, Nov 28 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday dared Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to make public the quota formula that the opposition party has sealed with the Patidar Andolan Anamat Samiti (PAAS) to give reservations to the Patidar community. If possible they (Congress) should public it. He (Rahul) is coming here tomorrow. Let him make the formula public, Shah said...

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People in position shouldn't comment on 'Padmavati': SC

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday took exception to people holding official positions making prejudicial comments about the Hindi film Padmavati, saying these breached the principle of rule of law. The court also said people in position of responsibility should not comment on the film as it may prejudice the censor board. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, ...

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We're facing a conspiracy of silence: Environmentalist Sunita Narain

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Environmentalist Sunita Narain, who heads the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and is a member of the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA), says the environment challenges we confront are progenies of a conspiracy of silence. Pollution is visible in Delhi because some important people live here, so there's a good monitori...

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SC rejects plea to block 'Padmavati' release

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a plea seeking to block the release of controversial film Padmavati, saying that it is premature as the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has yet to decide and any interference at this stage would amount to pre-judging the matter. The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandra...

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SC asks states, UTs to curb use of pet coke and furnace oil

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked all the states and Union Territories to consider enforcing the decision of the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) prohibiting the use of pet coke and furnace oil by the industry in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan. Asking the states and UTs to voluntarily enforce the MoEF ...

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Parliamentary panel report only advisory, SC told

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told on Tuesday that a parliamentary standing committees' report was advisory in nature, which may or may not be accepted by Parliament and thus can't be relied upon by the higher courts in adjudication matters. As a parliamentary committee's report is an advice rendered to the house, no petition can be brought to issue a mandamus in terms o...

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Courts can look into parliamentary panel reports but not rely on them, SC told

New Delhi, Oct. Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told on Thursday that courts could look into the report of the parliamentary committees but can't use it for evidentiary purposes or to direct the parliament to act on them. The constitution bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.K. Sikri, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice Ashok Bhushan was told that e...

3 months ago
Malegaon blast: SC reserves order on Purohit's bail plea

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved order on a plea for bail by retired army officer Prasad Shrikant Purohit, the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast which killed seven people. The bench of Justice R.K. Agrawal and Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre reserved the order as Lt Col Purohit (retd) told the court that he was in jail for the last nine years and was...

4 months ago
My data an extension of my personality and resides in Article 21, Centre to SC

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that the data belonging to an individual was intimate to and an extension of one's personality that resides in Article 21 of the Constitution guaranteeing protection of life and personal liberty. Data is an extension of my personality, footsteps of my life and intimate to me and resides in Article 21. Data is an extens...

6 months ago
Pakistan must respect ICJ decision on Jadhav: Congress

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday welcomed the International Court of Justice (ICJ) decision that stayed the execution of alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan and said the neighbouring country must respect the order. Party leader Anand Sharma said the orders of the International Court of Justice was a matter of great relief for people in India. Sharma also s...

6 months ago
Had anticipated India's victory at ICJ: Harish Salve

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Senior lawyer Harish Salve, who fought India's case at the International Court of Justice against the death penalty to Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan, said on Thursday that he had anticipated New Delhi's victory, and added the ruling was binding on Islamabad. As a lawyer, 40 years under the belt, you get a feel of how judges are reacting, and I felt positive energ...

6 months ago
India will do everything to save Jadhav: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday welcomed the International Court of Justice's verdict on Kulbhusban Jadhav, and said that India would leave no stone unturned to save him. I assure the nation that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi we will leave no stone unturned to save Kulbhushan Jadhav, Sushma Swaraj tweeted, minutes after ...

6 months ago
ICJ to decide Jadhav's fate on Thursday

The Hague, May 17 (IANS) The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will announce on Thursday its verdict on India's appeal seeking revocation of the death sentence awarded by a Pakistani court to alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. In a statement, the court announced that it will deliver its order on the request for the indication of provisional measures made by India in the Jadhav Cas...

6 months ago
India, Pakistan face off in ICJ over Jadhav

The Hague, May 15 (IANS) India and Pakistan on Monday clashed at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the fate of alleged spy Kulbushan Jadhav with New Delhi invoking the court's jurisdiction to see that the death sentence against him was annulled immediately. But Pakistan rejected the plea on the ground that India had no right to invoke the jurisdiction of the UN's highest cour...

6 months ago
Pakistan says Vienna Convention doesn't apply to spies

The Hague, May 15 (IANS) Pakistan on Monday rejected India's attempts to invoke the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to save the life of alleged spy Kulbushan Jadhav, saying provisions of the Vienna Convention did not apply on spies, terrorists and those who indulge in espionage. Rebutting India's case before the ICJ, Counsel Khawar Qureshi asserted that this foru...

6 months ago
India at ICJ demands Pakistan annul Jadhav death sentence

The Hague, May 15 (IANS) India on Monday demanded before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that Pakistan annul the death sentence of alleged spy Kulbushan Jadhav and see that he was not executed as his trial was held under farcical circumstances in violation of the Vienna Convention. I urge the ICJ to ensure that Jadhav is not executed, Pakistan reports to this court that the acti...

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