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Supreme Court fast-tracks case against Vijay Mallya

NEW DELHI: After numerous adjournments, the Supreme Court on Thursday fast-tracked the proceedings against absconder industrialist Vijay Mallya and reserved its order on contempt proceeding against him for allegedly diverting 40 million US$ to his children’s account in foreign banks in violation of court order. A bench of Justice A K Goel and U U Lalit reserved its order on ... Read More »

Supreme Court refuses to stay govt’s order on demonetisation

Supreme Court refused to stay on Monday the government’s notification demonetising Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes but asked it to spell out the steps taken to minimise public inconvenience. “We will not be granting any stay,” a bench comprising Chief Justice T S Thakur and D Y Chandrachud said. The remarks were made when the court was hearing ... Read More »

Donald Trump firm on agenda but says US have nothing to fear from his presidency

New York: President-elect Donald Trump vowed Sunday to move aggressively on a conservative agenda in filling Supreme Court vacancies, cracking down on immigration and cutting taxes, but also sought to reassure worried Americans they have nothing to fear from his presidency. Setting aside the strident tone of his campaign, the 70-year-old Trump assumed a gentler manner in his first television ... Read More »

SC gives an earful to Centre on permitting jallikattu

NEW DELHI: Holding it as a Constitutional obligation of the government to show compassion towards animals, the Supreme Court pulled up the Centre on Wednesday for allowing bull-fighting, jallikattu and bullock cart races, saying all these kinds of sport could not be permitted on the ground of cruelty. A bench of Dipak Misra and Rohinton Fali Nariman questioned the validity ... Read More »

Cauvery dispute: Supreme Court to resume hearing today

The Supreme Court will today resume its hearing on the Cauvery water dispute after it directed the Karnataka government to release 2000 cusecs per day to Tamil Nadu till further orders are given. In response, the Karnataka government has filed a petition in the court asking for larger constitutional bench to be constituted to look into the dispute. A bench ... Read More »

BCCI vs Lodha Committee: By forcing cricket board to toe the line, SC may open a Pandora’s Box

The lack of transparency, whether in legislature, judiciary or executive, has widely been enunciated in the media. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) too was dogged by this issue before the Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee sought to usher in transparency and accountability in its working. On Monday, judgment day for the BCCI, when the Supreme Court could ... Read More »

Samsung, Apple headed for Supreme Court showdown over patents

What could be the finale to the five-year-old Samsung-Apple patent dispute heads to the nation’s highest court this week. The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear oral arguments on financial damages the South Korean smartphone behemoth owes Apple for alleged violation of design patents. It could eventually decide damages and, more important, define the value of design work, which ... Read More »