Justice Department Asks Supreme Court to Block Texas Abortion Law

Oct. 19, 2021 The Department of Justice has filed a brief requesting the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily block a highly restrictive abortion law in Texas. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. has asked officials in Texas to file a response to the Justice Department by noon Thursday, meaning the High Court may act more … Read more

UP Police treats union minister’s son as its son-in-law: Congress

The Congress cited Supreme Court‘s anger and dismay over the delay in UP Police questioning the Lakhimpur case main accused, son of Union minister of state for home Ajay Mishra, to slam the BJP and its governments at the Centre and state. AICC used the Lakhimpur incident to snub campaign manager Prashant Kumar for his … Read more

Centre, states move SC for clarity on quota in promotion

The central government and several state governments on Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to clear the air over reservations in promotion, blaming multiple rulings by the High Courts for creating confusion on the issue. A special bench, led by Justice L Nageswara Rao, said that it would hear the issue at length on October 5. … Read more

Not going to reopen decision on grant of reservation in promotion to SCs and STs: SC

The Supreme Court Tuesday said it would not reopen its decision on granting reservation in promotions to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) as it was for the states to decide how they implement it. Taking up various pleas pertaining to alleged hurdles in granting reservation in promotions to SCs and STs in various … Read more

Power tussle between Delhi govt, LG: SC to list plea for hearing against GNCTD (Amendment) Act

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to list for hearing the Delhi government’s plea challenging the new law which allegedly gives more power to the Lieutenant Governor of the national capital. “We will list it,” a bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli said when senior advocate A … Read more

Muslims have been cheated in the name of secularism: Owaisi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday claimed that Muslims have been cheated in the name of secularism, and challenged Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav to a public debate on the issue. Addressing a rally at Rasulabad village in Muslim-dominated constituency Rudauli ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Owaisi urged Muslims to not live … Read more

SC asks Amrapali home buyers to clear their dues, warns failure may result in cancellation of flats

The Supreme Court on Friday warned that the flat buyers of Amrapali Group who are not clearing their dues as per the payment plan should not be in any kind of delusion as their units can be cancelled and will be considered as unsold inventory. A special bench of Justice U U Lalit and Ajay … Read more

PNB Housing deal: Sebi moves SC

(This story originally appeared in on Sep 03, 2021) MUMBAI: PNB Housing has informed the stock exchanges that markets regulator Sebi has approached the Supreme Court against a split order by the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT). Sebi is pushing the housing finance firm to relook at a deal to sell a Rs 4,000-crore stake to … Read more

After ‘CBI PE report gives clean chit’ to Deshmukh, Congress says case a conspiracy

The Congress on Sunday made public details of a 65-page preliminary enquiry (PE) report of the Central Bureau of Investigation which has recorded finding no evidence against former home minister Anil Deshmukh on allegedly placing a demand of Rs 100 crore as extortion target from Mumbai police officials. The contents of the report have come … Read more

President Joe Biden in the ‘loneliest job,’ a presidency driven by crisis

It’s called the loneliest job in the world for a reason. Surrounded by everything a superpower can offer and watched by all, President Joe Biden wore the weight of a lonely man as he came to grips in recent days with the deadly end of the American effort in Afghanistan and tried to keep the … Read more