supreme court of india

  • Naga judge appointed as Additional Registrar in SC
    Dimapur, September 23 (MExN): Mezivolu T Therieh, District & Sessions Judge, Phek (Nagaland Judicial Service) has been appointed as Additional Registrar in Supreme Court of India. The appointment is on deputation basis, initially for a period of one year with effect from September 21, an office order from the apex court stated. In her new assignment, Therieh will look after the work of Supreme Court Legal Services Committee (SCLSC), Mediation & Conciliation Project Commit
  • SC notice on DMK leader plea on disqualification petition of 11 MLAs
    NEW DELHI, JULY 8 (IANS): The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice on a plea by DMK leader R. Sakkrapani seeking a direction to the Speaker of the Tamil Nadu Assembly to immediately decide on disqualification petition in connection with 11 MLAs, who had voted against Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami in 2017.   A bench comprising Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde, R. Subhash Reddy and A.S. Bopanna took up the matter through video conferencing. The bench refused to hear
  • No registration of BS-IV vehicles sold after March 31: SC
    NEW DELHI, JULY 8 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Wednesday recalled its March 27 order, where it had allowed the sale of BS-IV compliant vehicles for 10 days, barring in Delhi-NCR, after the lifting of the nationwide lockdown imposed to fight the coronavirus pandemic.   In its March order, the top court had allowed some relief to the auto dealers, permitting the sale of 10 per cent unsold BS-IV inventory. The apex court on Wednesday said that it will not allow registration of
  • SC plea says police use 'colonial coercive machinery', seeks norms to curb custodial death
    NEW DELHI, JULY 8 (IANS): In the backdrop of the alleged custodial death of father-son, Jayaraj and Bennix, in Tamil Nadu, a plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking laying down of guidelines to prevent custodial torture/ deaths/ rape.   The petition moved by People's Charioteer Organization (PCO), through its secretary legal cell Devesh Saxena contends that paradoxically, Indian police system under Indian Police Act, 1861 continues to have colonial coercive mach
  • AGR case: Don't even have enough money to pay our employees, Vodafone tells SC
    NEW DELHI, JUNE 11 (IANS): Vodafone Idea on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the total demand of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues it faces is Rs 50,000 crore, plus the interest and the penalty, but currently, the telecom company does not even have enough money to pay salaries to its employees and meet its expenses.   Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, representing Vodafone Idea, told a bench of Justices Arun Mishra, S. Abdul Nazeer and M.R. Shah, that: "Total demand of
  • SC says no stay on CAA, next hearing on Jan 22
    Inside the Supreme Court of India. (File Photo: Pinakpani [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)] via Wikimedia Commons)   New Delhi, December 18 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said there would be no stay on the Citizenship Amendment Act and fixed January 22 as the date to conduct hearing on nearly 60 petitions challenging the Act. The Centre will file affidavits on the validity of the law and will also file a reply on the petition