Karnataka crisis lives on another day: All action shifts to legislative session, Supreme Court

Rebel MLAs

Bengaluru, July 11: The Karnataka crisis continues to drag on. The Speaker of the legislative assembly who met with the rebel MLAs said that he would need more time before he can decide on the resignations.

This would mean that he would go through the resignations and only accept them if he is convinced. The matter will now be back in the Supreme Court, which will hear the case as the Speaker, Ramesh Kumar is supposed to convey his decision.

The Supreme Court which had directed the Speaker to meet the MLAs today at 6 pm also said that he should convey to them his decision on Friday.

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PMO monitoring Rafale deal does not tantamount to parallel negotiations: Centre tells SC

Photo courtesy: defenseindustrydaily.com
Photo courtesy: defenseindustrydaily.com

New Delhi, May 04: The Centre has filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court stating that the order that gave the government a clean chit in the Rafale case should not be re-looked into or reviewed.

The Centre also said that the Prime Minister’s Office monitoring the Rafale deal does not tantamount to parallel negotiations.

Rahul expresses regret over Rafale statement in Supreme Court

New Delhi, Apr 22: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has told the Supreme Court that he regrets his remark made in connection with the Rafale case.

Rahul Gandhi filed his reponse in connection with a contempt plea that was filed against him by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Meenakshi Lekhi.

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Rahul’s comments on Rafale not part of our observations: SC

rahulgandhi22New Delhi, Apr 15: The Supreme Court has issued notices to Congress president, Rahul Gandhi for his statements on the Rafale deal.

The court is hearing a contempt plea against Rahul. The court has asked him to explain his comments.

SC fines Mamata govt for shadow ban on political satire, says can’t silence speech for fear of mob

New Delhi, Apr 11: The Supreme Court today fined the West Bengal government of Rs 20 lakh for a shadow ban on political satire ‘Bhobishyoter Bhoot.’ The court said that free speech cannot be silenced for the fear of the mob.

Don’t want a film, don’t turn the pages of a book, dont hear what’s not music to the ears, but you cannot curb freedom of others, the court said.

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Ample evidence there to suggest Hurriyat-Terrorist link: Supreme Court

New Delhi, Apr 03: The Supreme Court while cancelling the bail of Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali, a Kashmiri businessman, in a terror funding case said that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has collected ample evidence to show linkages between the Hurriyat leaders of Jammu and Kashmir and terror organisations as also their activities to wage war against India.

The bail was granted by the Delhi High Court to Watali arrested by NIA for his alleged role in a terror-funding case involving Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed.

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Unfair to say mediation will fail before it begins says Supreme Court in Ayodhya case

babrimasjidNew Delhi, Mar 06: The Supreme Court has started hearing n Ayodhya case and would decide on whether the issue can be resolved through negotiation. At the start of the hearing, one of the Hindu petitioners tells the court that a public notice would have been issued before ordering for mediation.

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SC says no to court monitored probe in Saradha scam

New Delhi, Feb 11: The Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea that sought a court monitored probe into the Saradha chit fund scam.

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Will wait and watch, SC says on plea challenging appointment of interim CBI chief

New Delhi, Feb 02: The Supreme Court has adjourned hearing on a petition that challenged the appointment of M Nageshwar Rao as the interim director of the Central Bureau of Investigation.

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Will Ram Temple be built: Decoding the Centre’s application to return excess land

New Delhi, Jan 30: The Centre on Tuesday filed an application in the Supreme Court
seeking permission to return 67 acres of land it had acquired around the disputed land in Ayodhya to the original owners.

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