Supreme Court to BCCI: Release Rs 2.5 crore to HPCA for 4th India-Australia Test

New Delhi, March 24: The Supreme Court on Friday (March 24) directed the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) Committee of Administrators (COA) to release Rs 2.5 crore to the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA). 4th Test preview; Kohli in doubt

The directive comes in the wake of the 4th and final Test between India and Australia to be played in Dharamshala from tomorrow (March 25).

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SC rejects Centre’s recommendations on judges’ appointments

No solution in sight as yet. The Supreme Court’s collegium has rejected almost every clause introduced by the Union government while drafting the Memorandum of Procedure for the appointment of judges in the higher judiciary.

The main clause where the government said that it would have the right to reject any name for the appointment of judges to the high court citing national security has been rejected by the collegium.

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Why government will not extend deadline to deposit old currency notes

The Supreme Court had on Tuesday directed the Centre to file an affidavit asking if it would allow deposit of old currency notes till March 31. The Centre, however, made it clear to the SC that the law will prevail over this issue.

Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi said that it was decided that demonetised currency could not be deposited after December 30, 2016.

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Narada sting: Here are the TMC leaders under CBI scanner

The Supreme Court on Tuesday maintained that the Narada sting operation would be probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation. Following the order of the Calcutta high court which ordered the CBI probe, the West Bengal government, which is in the eye of the storm following this sting, moved the Supreme Court.

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Jaya DA case: Karnataka asks SC if Rs 100 crore fine can be collected?

The Karnataka Government has filed a review in the Supreme Court seeking a clarification on the Rs 100 crore fine imposed on Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

The review seeks a clarification on whether the fine amount can be collected since the SC had said that the case against her stood abated in the event of her death.

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Give people with difficulty a chance to deposit old notes: SC tells Centre

The pPrime minister’s speech gave hope to those in difficulty to deposit demonetised currency by March 31.

He also said that such persons would get another chance until March 31 after explaining the difficulty, the Supreme Court observed on Tuesday.

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Wearing of helmets is not against citizen’s freedom: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition that sought a directive not to make wearing of helmets compulsory. The Supreme Court held that it would not pass any order on this matter and dismissed the petition.

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Will SC stop Parrikar from becoming Goa CM? You will know in a few hours

In a few hours from now a special bench of the Supreme Court will hear a petition challenging the formation of the Goa government by the Bharatiya Janata Party.

A special bench was constituted by Chief Justice of India, J S Khehar upon urgent mentioning. The bench will hear the matter on an urgent basis despite it being a holiday for the Supreme Court on account of Holi.

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Order against me issued to ruin my life: Karnan on bailable warrant

The Supreme Court has issued a bailable warrant against Justice C Karnan in a contempt case. The case was taken up Suo Motu by the Supreme Court. Justice Karnan had defied the SC order and failed to appear before the bench.

In reaction, Karnan said,”This issue is a national issue. Made representation to PM stating that some judges committed illegal activities.”

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SC issues bailable warrant against Justice Karnan

The Supreme Court has issued a bailable warrant against Justice C Karnan in a contempt case. The case was taken up suo motu by the Supreme Court. Justice Karnan had defied the SC order and failed to appear before the benxh.

The Bench is currently debating how to deal with the defiance. The court had given Justice Karnan time till March 10 to reply to the contempt notice, but he failed to do so.

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