New Delhi, Dec 06: The Supreme Court in an important judgment has said that there is no need to seek sanction to try retired government officials. The court observed that such protection is available only to public servant during his service.
A Bench comprising Justices U U Lalit and Indu Malhotra said that the requirement for sanction under Section 19 of the Prevention of Corruption Act is only for the serving government employees. There is no bar to initiate prosecution after retirement for the offence committed during the service period.
New Delhi, Nov 26: The Supreme Court has ordered that an open ballot floor test shall be held in Maharashtra on November 27, Wednesday.
A Bench comprising Justices N V Ramanna, Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna said that the proceedings will be recorded and also will be telecast live. Further, the Bench said that the pro-tem Speaker shall be appointed immediately.
The pro-tem Speaker will conduct the floor test. The administration of oath to all the members shall be completed by 5 pm, following which the floor test will be held, the Bench also ordered.
The Supreme Court will pass orders on the issue related to the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar and the floor test to be taken up on Monday (November 25) at 10: 30 am.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court would pass appropriate orders on a petition filed by the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress on the Maharashtra issue tomorrow (November 25). A bench headed by justice NV Ramana posted the matter for hearing tomorrow.
The court directed Solicitor General, Tushar Mehta to produce before it the letter of the Governor inviting Devendra Fadnavis to form the government by tomorrow. The court said that the letter should be placed before it at 10.30 am, following which it would peruse the same and pass appropriate orders.
New Delhi, Nov 06: Hectic preparations are on as the Supreme Court gets set to deliver the Ayodhya verdict. In the backdrop of the same over 10 lakh Hindus are expected to reach Ayodhya next Tuesday to attend a religious event. This has raised security concerns and the officials are monitoring the situation closely.
A close tab is being kept on the statements by leaders as well as posts on social media. The government is planning major curbs on the social media ahead of the verdict.
New Delhi, Dec 14:The Supreme Court of India has found no irregularities in the government’s decision making process to procure the 36 Rafale jets from Dassault under the Indo-French intergovernmental agreement.
The prevailing situation in the Supreme Court is disastrous said former Chief Justice of India, R M Lodha. He said although the CJI was the master of the roster, the allocation of cases has to be fair and in the interest of the institution.