In case of a government employee's death, his or her dependents cannot seek an appointment on compassionate grounds as a matter of right, the Supreme Court has ruled.The Court said a decision on the matter would depend on the financial condition of t ..
The Supreme Court has upheld the constitutional validity of a Gujarat government notification that prohibited indiscriminate slaughter of bulls and bullocks in the state.A bench of Justices Arijit Pasayat and P Sathasivam dismissed the appeal filed b ..
New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) The Supreme Court once again declined to show any leniency to a person found guilty of gangraping a married woman, confirming life imprisonment awarded to him by the trial court and Punjab and Haryana High Court.A bench compri ..
New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) In a major setback to butchers in Gujarat, the Supreme Court has upheld the validity of Gujarat governmnt notification, dated December 13, 1989, banning the slaughter and sale of meat of bulls, bullocks, calves and other anima ..
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill 2007, has been passed by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday virtually without any debate as the House plunged into pandemonium created by opposition on the farmers' plight.Women working in factories, shops and plantat ..
Pushing for reforms, the Economic Survey said inflationary impact of foreign funds flow, a slowdown in the US, an appreciating rupee and sluggish infrastructure sector were major challenges before economy."The new challenge is to maintain growth at t ..
The government will submit the Sixth Pay Commission report that was constituted in October 2006 to recommend comprehensive changes in salary structure of the government employees by 4th April."The Commission is to finalise and submit its report withi ..
The Supreme Court today sought to know the stand of the Centre on referring a petition, challenging the constitutional validity of the amendment to the law on Office of Profit to a Constitution Bench.A three-judge Bench headed by Chief Justice K G Ba ..
The Sethusamudram ship canal project could become operational by November this year depending on clearance by the Supreme Court, Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways T R Baalu told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.Balu said the government had ..
A tenant can be thrown out of his rented premises if he sublets it to someone including distant kin, the Supreme Court has ruled.A bench of Justices Tarun Chatterjee and Dalveer Bhandari said this while rejecting the plea of a tenant from Capital, Va ..