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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 »

Bihar liquor ban: Govt to move Supreme Court today against HC order

NEW DELHI: The Bihar government will move the Supreme Court on Monday to challenge a Patna HC order which scrapped the Nitish Kumar government’s decision banning sale of liquor in the state. The state’s appeal will be filed and mentioned before the bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur requesting urgent hearing on the petition, Bihar government counsel Keshav ... Read More »

Supreme Court To Hear Case Against Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Over Sex Determination Sites

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court will today hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in which Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and other search engines have been made a party for allegedly putting up advertisements selling pre-natal sex determination kits. The top court in July had concluded that the companies’ search engines violated the laws by hosting advertisements for tools, kits and clinics ... Read More »

Amid Kashmir Unrest, Supreme Court Talks Of ‘Humane Approach’

The Supreme Court has sought a report from Jammu and Kashmir Police on the circumstances under which a 26-year-old man was killed allegedly by the police at Tengpora in Batamaloo area of Srinagar on July 10. A bench headed by Justice PC Ghose also stayed contempt proceedings initiated against the Senior Superintendent of Police and Inspector General of Police (Kashmir ... Read More »

Sports Chennai Super Kings valued at just Rs 5 lakh only by owners

Another big controversy has hit the India Premier League (IPL). The controversy involves cricketing czar N Srinivasan and his company India Cements and the Chennai Super Kings. The controversy revolves around the valuation of Chennai Super Kings being valued at just Rs.5 lakh by its owners. The Chennai Super Kings, which boasts of cricketing stars like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ravinder Jadeja, Brendon ... Read More »