The apex court, in its verdict of March 1, 2007, had directed the CBI 'to enquire into allegations' and find out as to as to whether the plea with regard to disproportionate assets of SP leaders was 'correct or not'.
The Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (the PF Act) defines ‘basic wages’ as all emoluments paid in cash to an employee in accordance with the terms of their contract of employment, subject to certain exceptions.
As per the act, the Lokpal is supposed to have not more than eight members, 50 percent of which shall be members of the Judiciary.
The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act was passed to inquire into allegations of corruption against public functionaries. The act requires setting up of an ombudsman – Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in the states.
Sharif, 69, is serving a seven-year imprisonment in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption case at the Kot Lakhpat Jail in Lahore since December 2018.
The top court refused to interfere with an order restraining a woman from feeding birds from her balcony flat in a high rise building in Mumbai.
A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi issued notice to the Election Commission of India (EC) on the limited plea of Dhinakaran that they be allowed to use common symbol of 'Pressure Cooker'.
The leaders from six national and 15 regional parties, claiming to represent 70-75 per cent of the population, have also sought the setting aside of the Election Commission of India (EC) guideline on random verification of one assembly seat.
The probe agency in its reply on Sajjan Kumar's plea seeking bail said he has a "large political clout" and is capable of "influencing or terrorising" witnesses in the case pending against him.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to respond in two weeks on Yadav's plea challenging the January 10 verdict of the Jharkhand High Court rejecting bail to him in these cases.
A bench comprising justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph said the disciplinary committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) may reconsider within three months the quantum of punishment to be given to Sreesanth.
The fodder scam related to fraudulent withdrawal of government funds from the treasuries of various districts of undivided Bihar in the 1990s when RJD was in power and Yadav the chief minister.
The top court asked the Singh brothers to consult their accountants as also financial and legal advisors and apprise it by March 28.
A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna also questioned the Assam government whether the foreigners tribunals and the law-enforcing authorities are functioning properly.
The bench passed the order on an application filed by former DGP of Uttar Pradesh, Prakash Singh.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi listed the contempt petition filed by lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay for hearing before an appropriate bench on March 14.
A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khana said the matter will be listed on March 15 before an appropriate bench as per the roster.
Instant 'triple talaq', also known as 'talaq-e-biddat', is an instant divorce whereby a Muslim man can legally divorce his wife by pronouncing 'talaq' three times in one go.
In their plea, the petitioners have said roadshows and bike rallies during election period cause air and noise pollution and traffic jams which result in inconvenience to the general public.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it will hear the plea on March 28 and will consider whether the matter is required to be referred to a constitution bench.
The court ordered that the mediation proceedings be carried out within eight weeks, and requested that the first status report be sent after four weeks
The top court has appointed of three-member panel which will be headed by retired SC judge Justice FM Kalifullah and will include Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Senior Advocate Sriram Panchu.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the Tamil Nadu government to inform within two weeks about the steps taken regarding prevention of defacement of natural resources like hills, mountains, rocks and public places.
A bench comprising Justice Arun Mishra and Navin Sinha observed that though 'fair criticism' has to be there, the judiciary and judges should not be denigrated.
The division bench of the apex court, led by Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice Hemant Gupta, while hearing a plea filed DCIT Sanjay Jain, said the HC had issued directions without issuing a specific notice to the petitioner.