News

Displaying 1480 - 1490 of 1550 in 155 pages

HC imposes cost on PIL petitioner

  On 12 April 2008 at 23:40

HC imposes cost on PIL petitioner Indore, Apr 12 (UNI) The Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) relating to land acquisition for setting up Special Economic Zone in Indore and imposed cost of Rs 15,000 on the p ...

  0 comments |   322 hits


Caste is not the sole factor to determine backwardness: SC

  On 11 April 2008 at 09:05

The Supreme Court today held caste as one of the determining reasons but not the sole factor to decide social and educational backwardness of an individual."Determination of backward class cannot be exclusively based on caste. Poverty, social backwar ...

  0 comments |   265 hits


SC upholds 27% OBC quota in higher education

  On 10 April 2008 at 14:11

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 27 per cent OBC quota in central educational institutions, including IIMs and IITs. However, the court said no to inclusion of creamy layer in the 27% OBC reservation.Earlier, the bench had reserved its verdic ...

  0 comments |   308 hits


SC to pronounce judgement on OBC quota on Thursday

  On 10 April 2008 at 00:10

SC to pronounce judgement on OBC quota on Thursday The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on Thursday on the constitutional validity of the controversial law to provide 27 percent quota to OBCs in central educational institutions. A five-judge ...

  0 comments |   261 hits


SC for framing fresh guideline on PIL

  On 09 April 2008 at 22:19

"Who will protect the rights of the common man if the executive does not do its duty," asked the Supreme Court while justifying judicial intervention and favouring fresh guidelines for entertaining PILs.The court also came down heavily on hospitals a ...

  0 comments |   414 hits


SC for research on gains from PILs

  On 08 April 2008 at 20:44

Amidst a raging debate and differences among judges over entertaining public interest litigations (PILs), the Supreme Court floated an idea of carrying out a study to find out spheres in which such petitions have yielded results."A general study on P ...

  0 comments |   237 hits


SC refuses to hear PIL on Rs 60,000 cr farm loan waiver scheme

  On 08 April 2008 at 08:44

SC refuses to hear PIL on Rs 60,000 cr farm loan waiver scheme The Supreme Court refused to hear a petition questioning the Rs 60,000 crore loan waiver scheme for farm debt proposed by the government in Budget 2008-09. A bench headed by Chief Justice ...

  0 comments |   254 hits


UP Govt moves SC against order restraining works at park

  On 07 April 2008 at 19:04

UP Govt moves SC against order restraining works at park New Delhi, Apr 7 (PTI) The Uttar Pradesh Government today approached the Supreme Court against an order of the Allahabad High Court restraining it to carry out construction works at the Ambe ...

  0 comments |   283 hits


Delhi Higher Judicial Services selection process illegal: SC

  On 05 April 2008 at 13:59

The Supreme Court has declared as "illegal" the selection process adopted by the Delhi High Court for appointment of judges in the Delhi Higher Judicial Services.A bench of Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and J M Panchal asserted that the High Court c ...

  0 comments |   688 hits


Dr. Justice Mukundakam Sharma appointed as Supreme Court judge

  On 05 April 2008 at 13:59

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (2) of article 124 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Dr. Justice Mukundakam Sharma, Chief Justice, Delhi High Court, to be a Judge of the Supreme Court of India, with effec ...

  0 comments |   419 hits










×

  LAWyersclubindia Menu