Category: Supreme Court

Supreme Court clears Chardham highway project

Source: The Supreme Court has allowed various works in progress under Centre’s Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna plan for connecting four holy places — Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath — by an all-weather road. An apex court bench comprising Justices Rohinton Fali Nariman and Surya Kant also ordered the Ministry of Environment and Forests to

What kind of petition is this: SC pulls up petitioner over defective pleas on Article 370

Source: She Supreme Court on Friday pulled up petitioner ML Sharma over the defective pleas challenging Centre’s decision to scrap provisions of Article 370 which abrogated special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The SC questioned lawyer petitioner ML Sharma, saying that his petition against Centre’s move on Article 370 has “no meaning”. “What kind

Supreme Court: J&K situation sensitive, govt needs time to lift restrictions

Source: NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to direct the Central government to lift restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir and granted the Centre more time to withdraw the curbs as the situation is “very sensitive”. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra was hearing a petition filed by political activist Tehseen Poonawalla. The bench,

Supreme Court upholds homebuyers’ rights in fight against bankrupt builders

Source: The Supreme Court upheld the ability of homebuyers to drag property developers into bankruptcy proceedings as several real estate firms are going bust in Asia’s third-largest economy. Once a homebuyer establishes default before a bankruptcy court, the onus is on builders’ to prove that the consumer does not wish to take possession of their house to avoid

Ayodhya dispute: Supreme Court to commence day-to-day hearing today

Source: The Supreme Court is set to commence day-to-day hearing from Tuesday in the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya after the efforts to arrive at an amicable settlement through mediation have failed. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will conduct the hearing. The bench,