Attorney General K K Venugopal showed up before a bench led by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar to state that the Centre did not wish to file its affidavit over the subject.
"This treaty is of 1960 and this treaty has held good for more than half a century," a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said while dismissing the PIL filed by lawyer M L Sharma in his personal capacity.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the state government is considering moving the Supreme Court for "clarification" on its order banning liquor along highways.
A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and S K Kaul assured today a battery of lawyers led by Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi that it will ensure that the matters are heard tomorrow.
The Supreme Court has asked the Madhya Pradesh government to approach the high court for sparing two judicial officers to preside over the grievance redressal authorities for deciding compensation disputes of oustees of Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) on river Narmada.
Polluting industrial units across the country would be shut down if they do not have functional primary effluent treatment plants (PETPs) to stop the release of untreated waste in water bodies within three months after notice, the Supreme Court ruled today.
Sasikala belongs to Mannargudi town of Tamil Nadu. She became friends with Jayalalithaa, then a successful film star and a rising politician, in 1976.
Supreme Court today asked BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to bring "concrete material" to support his allegations of illegality committed by then Finance Minister P Chidambaram in granting FIPB clearance to Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006.
"Sorry. Declined," a bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and justices N V Ramana and D Y Chandrachud said when the lawyer sought urgent listing and hearing.
A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice N V Ramana said that it is a sensitive matter and it is for Parliament to debate on it and not the court.
A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices N V Ramana and D Y Chandrachud asked the Special Public Prosecutor Anand Grover to file a proper petition and said it will be taken up at 2 PM.
A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said that it would hear the plea on the date fixed in the case when Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for banks, sought urgent hearing on the ground that the PSU financial institutions had lent money to Aircel.
Supreme Court today sought to know from the Centre and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) about the status of 1538 cases of banned Ponzi schemes which have been referred to other agencies for investigations.
The Supreme Court today deferred to January 23 the hearing on a plea seeking postponement of Union Budget presentation ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls in five states.
Supreme Court today directed SEBI to complete in six months its enquiry proceedings against global auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in a corporate fraud case involving Satyam Computer Services Ltd.
The Supreme Court today castigated the Centre for seeking adjournments in several important matters pending for years and threatened to slap "heavy costs" on it.
The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Centre and seven states on a plea seeking return of unused land, acquired for setting up SEZ, to farmers.
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.
Advocate M L Sharma, who filed the PIL on the issue, mentioned it and sought an urgent hearing.
"We want to indicate that we don't want to delay. We don't want to say anything to the collegium. We have not said anything to the collegium and we will not be saying anything," a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice J S Khehar said.
Subrata Roy will remain in Tihar jail till next Tuesday when the court posted the matter for further hearing.
A bench of justices K S Radhakrishnan and J S Khehar said that it will allow him to leave the country only when the Sahara group furnishes all the documents to reveal the source of Rs 22,885 crore which it claimed to have refunded to its investors.
The SEBI should come out with a mechanism to verify the genuineness of investors, who had invested in the Sahara Group, and start refunding money to them, the Supreme Court said today.
The Supreme Court today stayed proceedings on pleas filed by Sahara group and its chief Subrata Roy against refunding Rs 24,000 crore to investors and attachment of their properties after the SEBI accused them of approaching different forums for delaying the process