Category: Supreme Court

Supreme Court slams government for denying pension to freedom fighter

Source: The Supreme Court has slammed the Centre for harassing a 90-year-old freedom fighter by filing repeated appeals in higher courts, often at the last minute, to deny him a freedom fighter’s pension. The government had challenged a Delhi High Court order directing the Centre to pay Dev Narayan Mishra his freedom fighter pension. The High

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,