The Supreme Court today said that it would soon constitute a bench, which was earlier being led by former Chief Justice T S Thakur, for hearing the SEBI-Sahara refund case.
Congress today hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his party-first remark against it and said he should read history to know who puts the party before the nation.
"I don't see any farmers here," was how Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi reacted in the Supreme Court when lawyers from the opposite side were assailing the implementation of the demonetisation policy by alleging that the district cooperative banks have been discriminated.
A day after Prime Minister pitched for a cashless society, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal today took a dig, saying the country has already become "cashless" due to demonetisation.
The Supreme Court today said it is not looking to intervene at this stage on the government's demonetisation move while hearing of public interest litigation (PILs) filed by the opposition party.
Sources tell CNBC-TV18 that the Shapoorji Pallonji Group and Tata's legal battle will begin in a few days. Shapoorji wants to protect the 18.5 percent stake in Tata Sons.
Sahara Chief Subrata Roy and two other group directors will have to surrender to custody within a week, with the Supreme Court today terminating the "interim arrangements" of granting parole to them.
Congress leader Kapil Sibal today turned lyrical while targeting the government over the surge pricing of rail tickets, a move that has come under sharp attack from the Opposition.
Last week, Rahul Gandhi had told the Supreme Court that he had never blamed RSS as an institution for killing Mahatama Gandhi but persons associated with it were behind the assassination.
New Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, former telecom minister Kapil Sibal, former minister and NCP leader Praful Patel, JD-U leader Sharad Yadav and RJD strongman Lalu Prasad's daughter Misha Bharti were the other prominent members who took oath.
Others nominated in the polls include Oscar Fernandes from Karnataka, Congress general secretary Ambika Soni from Punjab, Chaya Verma from Chhattisgarh, Vivek Tankha from Madhya Pradesh and Pradeep Tamta from Uttarakhand.
Tearing into Modi government's performance, Congress on May 26 dubbed it as "fraudulently dynamic" and wondered why it was holding celebrations on its second anniversary when it has nothing to show but "empty promises and gimmicks"
Attacking the NDA government on a wide range of issues from economy and employment to foreign policy, the Congress leaders also contrasted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's performance vis a vis his predecessor Manmohan Singh under UPA rule.
The drugs which were subject matter of today's plea are Aceproxyvon, Viscodyne and Viscodyne-D of Wockhardt, Crocin Cold and Flu Max of Glaxo and Grilinctus syrup of Griffon.
A bench comprising Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justice R Banumathi assured senior advocate Kapil Sibal, representing the Gandhis, by saying "we will look into it".
Suspense mounted a day after the Cabinet decided to impose the President's rule with Mukherjee calling Home Minister Rajnath Singh when he is believed to have raised some queries on the urgency over the action, especially when the apex court was seized of the matter.
The proposed goods and services tax (GST), India's biggest revenue shake-up since independence in 1947, seeks to replace a slew of federal and state levies, transforming the nation of 1.2 billion people into a customs union
A bench headed by Justice T S Thakur, however, kept the petitions for hearing on July 27 and asked the petitioners to provide more information in support of their claims. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the state of Chhattisgarh, vehemently opposed the pleas by terming them as the part of "political vendetta".
Sun TV Network's plea seeking a stay on attachment of its assets worth Rs 742 crore by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) would be taken up by the special bench hearing the 2G spectrum scam, the Supreme Court said on Monday.
The Supreme Court's best option is thus to end the Sahara charade and put an official liquidator in place for the group to recover the dues. The SC has given Roy a long rope. Time to close the chapter.
Tech Mahindra moves Supreme Court. Appeals against facing trial in Satyam scam. Ashmit Kumar joins us now with all the details.
Delhi HC made these observations while hearing Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and its promoter Naveen Jindal‘s petition challenging the change of end-use of two coal blocks in Odisha and Chhattisgarh, which were earlier allocated to it.
Industrialist G P Hinduja, co-chairman of the Hinduja group, in a letter to Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani in this regard said there is a need for enhancing the quality of higher education in the country through the participation of internationally reputed universities and institutions.
Rejecting the review would, in fact, affirm that the Supreme Court is truly independent, and is not just guarding its narrow interests.
Observing that it is a "serious issue that can't be wished away", the apex court also made it clear that it will consider the conduct of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan, an official of Chennai Super Kings, while deciding his plea to get back his post from which he had to step aside in June last year