Settle Ram temple matter through negotiations: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that fresh attempts for an out of court settlement of the Ram Janm Bhoomi issue should be made. The SC said that both parties part of the dispute must make fresh attempts for a negotiated settlement.

“Both parties must try and sort out the issue. We are ready to mediate the settlement,” the Supreme Court observed.

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When 100 policemen went to serve Justice Karnan a warrant

About 100 policemen were at Calcutta high court Justice C S Karnan’s doorstep to serve him a warrant issued by the Supreme Court on Friday. It was a sight of sorts to see: early 100 policemen to serve a bailable warrant! The police team was led by the West Bengal police chief.

However, Karnan was not moved and instead decided to sue the Supreme Court for Rs 14 crore. He said that he was mentally disturbed by the Supreme Court order, and hence, decided to sue them.

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Manohar Parrikar can take oath as Goa CM says SC; Floor test on March 16

The Supreme Court has ordered a floor test to be held in Goa on March 16 at 11 am.

The Supreme Court also refused to stay the oath taking ceremony of Manohar Parrikar as the Chief Minister of Goa. He is scheduled to take oath at 5 pm.

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Why was my letter placed in open court, Kalikho Pul’s wife asks SC

kaikhoNew Delhi, Mar 1: Former Arunachal Chief Minister Kalikho Pul’s wife has written to the Supreme Court asking why her letter was placed in open court for hearing. A letter by Pul’s wife Dangwimsai seeking a probe into the suicide note by her husband was placed in court and converted into a petition.

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Rs 110 crore fine recovered from Sasikala, Jaya will go to TN coffers

jayagoldConvicted AIADMK interim general secretary Sasikala Natarajan has been ordered to pay a fine by the Supreme Court of India.

In the case of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, the case stood abated since she is no more, but the fine of Rs 100 crore imposed on her too will have to be recovered. So who will get this money once it is recovered?

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How Sasikala can pay the Rs 10 crore fine imposed by Supreme Court

sasikalaSasikala Natarajan will have to spent an additional 13 months in jail if she fails to pay the fine of Rs 10 crore imposed on her by the Supreme Court of India which convicted her in the disproportionate assets case.

A circular was issued on Tuesday which directed her to pay the fine failing which she would have to spend 13 months in jail apart from the 3.6 year sentence she is serving since the past week.

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Chinamma is no Amma: Her entry into jail proved that

sasijailConvicted AIADMK interim general secretary Sasikala Natarajan made a seven-hour long trip from Chennai to Bengaluru before she surrendered before the special court on Wednesday, February 15.

She was then taken to jail where she will be serve the remainder of her four-year term after she was convicted by the Supreme Court in the disproportionate assets case on Tuesday.

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For man who convicted Jaya, it was business as usual

michaledcunhaThe much-hyped 21-year-old disproportionate assets case more famously known as Jayalalithaa DA case was finally decided on Tuesday by the Supreme Court.

Meanwhile, for Justice Michael D’Cunha it was business as usual. Justice Cunha who is a judge at the Karnataka high court spent the day disposing off criminal petitions at Court Hall 29.

It was Justice D’Cunha who had first passed the order convicting Jayalalithaa and three others in the disproportionate assets case.

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Supreme Court, not Governor will decide Sasikala Natarajan’s fate

sasiChennai, Feb 13: It is clear now that Sasikala Natarajan’s fate would be decided by the Supreme Court and not the Governor. While there is no clear indication as yet, sources say that the verdict in the disproportionate assets case is likely to be delivered by the SC on Tuesday.
On Sunday rumours were rife that Karnataka may seek to delete Jayalalithaa’s name from the case. This was, however, denied by Karnataka’s legal team which says that since she is no more, the case against her stands abated under Section 394 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

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Doing away with Haj subsidy will save the government Rs 533 crore a year

haj-2016New Delhi, Jan 14: The Union government which has decided to form a panel to look into the issue of subsidy given to Haj pilgrims says that this time it would come up with effective measures to tackle the issue.

The Supreme Court had in 2012 directed that the subsidy be gradually reduced before being completely phased out in ten years. Government sources tell OneIndia that it is not just the SC order that has made them re-think on the subsidy, but it is also the burden on the exchequer. Many who can afford the travel also claim subsidy and this is not right, the officer adds.

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