Office of Chief Justice of India is public authority under RTI, says SC

Office of Chief Justice of India is public authority under RTI, says SC

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the office of the Chief Justice of India is a public authority under the transparency law, the Right to Information Act. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi upheld the 2010 Delhi High Court verdict and dismissed the three appeals filed by Secretary...

SC to pronounce verdict on pleas seeking Rafale judgment review on Thursday

SC to pronounce verdict on pleas seeking Rafale judgment review on Thursday

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Thursday its verdict on petitions seeking a review of its judgement giving a clean chit to the Modi government in the Rafale fighter jet deal with French firm Dassault Aviation. On May 10, the apex court had reserved the decision on the pleas,...

SC upholds former Karnataka Speaker's order disqualfying 17 MLAs

SC upholds former Karnataka Speaker's order disqualfying 17 MLAs

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the disqualification of 17 Congress-JD(S) MLAs in Karnataka on orders of the Speaker but allowed them to contest the December 5 bypolls. The court struck down the portion of the Speaker's order by which the legislators were disqualified till the end of the 15th Karnataka...

Delhi's air quality in severe zone, may enter emergency category

Delhi's air quality in severe zone, may enter emergency category

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Delhi's air quality on Wednesday was in the severe category but pollution levels are expected to enter the "severe plus" or "emergency" category later in the day. The AQI in adjoining areas of Noida and Greater Noida was recorded at 472 and 462 respectively while Faridabad and Gurugram had an AQI...

Sharif rejects Pak govt's conditional permission to travel abroad for treatment

Sharif rejects Pak govt's conditional permission to travel abroad for treatment

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | PTI | Lahore

Pakistan's ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday refused to meet Imran Khan government's demand to submit indemnity bonds worth Rs 700 crores for travel to the UK for medical treatment, saying it was "illegal" and denounced attempts to politicise his health. On Tuesday, Pakistan Cabinet decided to allow 69-year-old...

Ayodhya: VHP suggests Shah, Yogi be included in proposed temple trust

Ayodhya: VHP suggests Shah, Yogi be included in proposed temple trust

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | PTI | Ayodhya

As the Centre has set the ball rolling for setting up a Supreme Court-mandated trust for construction of a temple at Ramjanmabhoomi site in Ayodhya, right-wing organisation Vishwa Hindu Parishad has suggested that Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath be included in it. VHP spokesperson Sharad...

'Agneepath', says Raut as Sena treads tough path with Cong-NCP

'Agneepath', says Raut as Sena treads tough path with Cong-NCP

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | PTI | Mumbai

Ailing Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Wednesday tweeted the word 'agneepath' three times, apparently to indicate difficult path ahead for his party in its efforts to form government in Maharashtra with the Congress and NCP, its political rivals till recently. Raut, who on Tuesday quoted poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan to...

Shiv Sena not to mention plea in SC challenging Maha Guv's refusal to give it more time

Shiv Sena not to mention plea in SC challenging Maha Guv's refusal to give it more time

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

The Shiv Sena will not mention in the Supreme Court on Wednesday its plea challenging the governor's decision of not granting it 3 days time for getting letter of support for government formation in Maharashtra, according to the party lawyer. The lawyer representing Shiv Sena in the apex court told PTI...

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