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SC Stays Local Body Election In Maharashtra On Seats Reserved For OBCs

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In March this year, the apex court had said that reservation in favour of OBCs in concerned local bodies in Maharashtra cannot exceed aggregate 50 per cent of the total seats reserved for Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and OBCs taken together.

Pollution: SC Refuses Urgent Hearing Of Builders’ Plea For Resumption Of Construction Activities In Delhi-NCR

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court Monday refused to accord urgent hearing to a plea by builders' body seeking vacation of November 24 order by which the ban on construction activities in Delhi and national capital region (NCR) was re-imposed to contain the spike in air pollution.


Air pollution: Builders' body moves SC against construction ban in Delhi-NCR

A builders' body has moved the Supreme Court seeking to vacate its order by which it had re-imposed the ban on construction activities in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).

SC Asks UP Govt To Explain Whether Its 2018 Policy Will Apply To Premature Release Of Life Convicts

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“We are of the prima facie view that cases of these prisoners should have been considered under the 2018 policy as their names were not considered at that time,” the bench said.


Where Is Question Of Accepting Apology If You Misbehaved With Judicial Officer: SC

Where is the question of “accepting apology” if you have misbehaved with a judicial officer, the Supreme Court said on Friday while hearing the pleas filed by two policemen against whom charges under the Contempt of Courts Act were framed for alleged interference with the administration of justice.

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03 December, 2021

Implement Orders Of Panel On Air Quality Management To Curb Pollution, SC Tells Centre, NCR States

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The apex court, on Thursday, said nothing was happening on ground to control the deteriorating air quality in Delhi-NCR and directed the Centre and Delhi government to come out with suggestions to control the pollution within 24 hours.


03 December, 2021

17 Flying Squads To Check Defaulters Of Air Pollution: Commission For AQM To SC

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The Commission for Air Quality Management (AQM) in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas has told the Supreme Court that the 'Enforcement Task Force' and 17 Flying Squads have been constituted to check defaulters of air pollution.


02 December, 2021

SC asks Centre, Delhi Govt To Come Out With Suggestion To Control Air Pollution Within 24hours

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Nothing is happening on ground to control the deteriorating air quality in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court said on Thursday and directed the Centre and Delhi government to come out with suggestions to control the pollution within 24 hours, observing, "you cannot fire bullets from our shoulders".


02 December, 2021

Air Pollution: SC Lashes Out At Delhi Govt Over ‘Red light On, Gaadi Off’ Campaign

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Delhi air pollution: The Supreme Court said Delhi government’s ‘Red light on, Gaadi off’ campaign is ‘nothing’, but only a ‘popular slogan’, while saying the later had made various assurances including work from home and lockdown.


01 December, 2021

Supreme Court Terms The Late Arrival Of Delhi Judge In Court Hearing As "Sorry State Of Affairs"

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The apex court had said that for appearing in the limited competitive examination for District Judge, a person shall have a minimum 5 years of experience as a Civil Judge Senior Division.


01 December, 2021

Supreme Court Is Unhappy With ONGC's Approach To Arbitration

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Despite the apex court's direction that the arbitrators themselves fix their fees, to be borne by both the parties, the ONGC insisted on paying the fees as enumerated under the clause of the contract.


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30 November, 2021

Lok Sabha Introduces Bill Seeking To Clarify When Supreme Court And High Court Judges Will Get Additional Pension

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Accordingly, the additional quantum of pension to retired judges of the high courts and the Supreme Court is being sanctioned on completing the age of 80 years, 85 years, 90 years, 95 years and 100 years, as the case may be.


30 November, 2021

Supreme Court Stays Criminal Proceedings, Notices Issued To Freeze Voting Rights In Yes Bank-Dish TV Dispute

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The top court was hearing an appeal filed by the bank against the November 25 order of Allahabad High Court refusing to quash the notices under section 102 CrpC and FIR lodged by the police.


29 November, 2021

Bullock Cart Race: Supreme Court To Hear Tamil Nadu & Karnataka on Maharashtra’s Application

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“For the nature of the issue involved, it may be appropriate to hear the parties appearing in proceedings pending in this court pertaining to the state of Tamil Nadu and state of Karnataka in particular,” the bench said.


29 November, 2021

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea Seeking SIT Probe Into Communal Violence In Tripura

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The plea, filed by advocate Ehtesham Hashmi through advocate Prashant Bhushan, has arrayed Centre, DGP Tripura, and the Tripura government as respondents.


29 November, 2021

Tharoor's Selfie With Six Women MPs Tweet Sparks Row

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Reacting sharply, National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma tweeted, "You are demeaning their contribution in parliament and politics by making them an object of attraction. Stop objectifying women in parliament".


29 November, 2021

Centre Re-imposes Ban On Construction Activities In Delhi And NCR Due To Poor Air Quality

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The apex court in its November 24 order had re-imposed the ban on construction activities in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR) and directed the states to provide subsistence to workers from the funds collected as labour-cess for the period during which such activities are prohibited.


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29 November, 2021

Pollution: SC Seeks Responses From UoI, Delhi, NCR States On Compliance Of AQM Panel Directions

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The Supreme Court Monday directed the Centre to respond to issues related to construction activities including the Central Vista project under its domain besides asking Delhi and NCR states to file their replies to show compliance of directions issued by the commission on air quality management to curb pollution.


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