Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Jallikattu Ban: Police lathicharge, detain 30 Protestors in Madurai

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Defying Supreme Court’s ban on the popular event of the Pongal celebrations, people organised Jallikattu in several parts of Tamil Nadu on Friday. Police lathi charged protesters in Avanivapuram (Madurai) and at least 30 supporters were today taken into custody as people clashed with police who tried to stop Jallikattu events in Madurai. The SupremeContinue Reading…

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar sworn in as 44th Chief Justice of India

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar

Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar sworn in as the 44th Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan today. Khehar (64) is a judge of the Supreme Court of India since 13 September 2011 and will retire on 27 August 2017 on turning 65 years in age. Khehar is the first SikhContinue Reading…

Supreme Court removes Anurag Thakur, Ajay Shirke from BCCI Posts

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The Supreme Court of of India today ordered the removal of BCCI President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke from their posts. Meantime, Supreme Court appointed Fali Nariman & senior SC lawyer Gopal Subramanium as Amicus Curiae to find out who would be the BCCI officials. A bench comprising of Chief Justice T.S. Thakur, JusticeContinue Reading…

Odisha files Injunction Suit in Supreme Court on Mahanadi Issue: CM

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The State Government on Friday filed a suit in the Supreme Court under Article 131 of the Constitution seeking an injunction against Chhattisgarh over construction of barrages on the upper catchment of Mahanadi river. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday informed it in the Assembly during the Zero Hour. As per DPR of Hirakud DamContinue Reading…

Supreme Court accepts Odisha’s Petition on Polavaram Project

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The Supreme Court on Friday accepted the petition filed by the Government of Odisha against the Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh, which was declared as a national project. In this regard, the Supreme Court asked the Andhra Pradesh Government and the Centre to file a reply in four weeks. It should be noted here that,Continue Reading…

Odisha Cricket Association Election put on hold

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The Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) on Sunday decided to put its election on hold till further orders of Supreme Court. Earlier, the OCA Secretary Asirbad Behera informed that the elections would scheduled on October this year. OCA’s annual general body meeting and council body meeting held on Sunday. Speaking to media persons Behera said, OCAContinue Reading…

Supreme Court orders Rs 3 lakh more compensation to Kandhamal Riots victims

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The Supreme Court on Thursday directed Odisha government to pay additional compensation of Rs. 3 lakhs to each family of 2008 Kandhamal communal riot victims who suffered heavy losses in the communal strife. The Supreme Court directed State government to provide Rs 30,000 compensation to seriously injured, Rs 10,000 to partially injured persons. The apexContinue Reading…

SC orders more compensation to 2008 Kandhamal Riots victims

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Odisha government to give additional compensation to 2008 Kandhamal communal riot victims who suffered heavy losses in the communal strife. The Supreme Court ruled that the compensation given to 2008 Kandhamal communal riot victims was not adequate. It is to be noted that, the riots broke out following theContinue Reading…

Message for BJP: Never fish in the Troubled Waters

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If the embarrassment in Uttarakhand was not enough, the Modi Government suffered a huge setback on Wednesday, as the Supreme Court restored the status quo of December 2015, i.e. return of the Congress Government in Arunachal Pradesh. Nabam Tuki, the dismissed Congress CM, would have to face a floor test and he may or mayContinue Reading…

Supreme Court asks Selvam Trust to deposit Rs 2 Crore

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The Supreme Court today directed Selvam Education Trust to deposit Rs 2 crore by June 25. Justice Deepak Mishra said that a non bailable warrant (NBW) will be issued against the Selvam Trust if it fails to deposit the said amount on June 25. The trust had an agreement with the Western Odisha Development CouncilContinue Reading…


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