Monthly Archives: August 2017

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SC quashes HC order on repair of shrines damaged in 2002 riots

The Supreme Court today set aside the Gujarat High Court’s 2012 verdict asking the state government to grant compensation for restoration of religious places damaged during the 2002 post-Godhra riots. The court accepted the scheme formulated by the state government to provide “ex gratia assistance”

“War-like situation has to be fought accordingly

A war-like situation has to be fought accordingly, the Punjab and Haryana High Court today observed while refusing to go into the action of security forces in Panchkula after violence broke out following the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in

SC to hear pleas on Aadhaar matter in November

The Supreme Court today said it would hear a batch of petitions on Aadhaar-related matters in November after the Centre informed that it will extend till December 31 the deadline to furnish Aaadhar to avail benefits of social welfare schemes. A bench headed by Chief

Officer gets one year RI in disproportionate assets case

A Deputy Chief Inspector of Boilers has been sentenced to one year rigorous imprisonment by a local court in a 15-year-old disproportionate assets case. B Yogeshwar Rao was convicted and sentenced on Tuesday by a special Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) court here for possession of disproportionate

Centre urges SC to transfer pleas against RERA to Delhi HC

The Centre on Wednesday approached the Supreme Court requesting it to transfer all cases challenging validity of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) pending in various high courts to the Delhi High Court. Responding to which, the apex court said that it may