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Regular DGP for Gujarat; Central deputation for Jha

Indianmandarins has learnt that Shivanand Jha (IPS:1980:GJ) may be posted as a DG in Govt of India on central deputation. Having completed three years...

12 SC judges have yet to disclose their assets

Only 13 of the 25 judges of the Supreme Court have made their assets public in accordance with the resolution passed by the highest...

Appointment of 25 additional judges notified

The appointment of 25 additional judges for the high courts of Allahabad and Calcutta was notified on September 19. Additional judges usually have a...

Housing Ministry petitions SC for transferring all RERA cases to one...

The Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has filed a petition in the Supreme Court to transfer over two dozen cases filed at different HCs...

Dipak Misra appointed next CJI

The Union Law Ministry announced on June 8 that Dipak Misra, senior most judge of the Supreme Court, would be the next Chief Justice of India...

Senkumar’s case: SC issues contempt notice, seeks response from CS

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice on ousted Kerala police chief T.P. Senkumar's (IPS:1983:KL) contempt plea against the State's Chief Secretary, Nalini...

States wag their tail, promise to fill up police vacancies

The sustained pressure from the Supreme Court seems to be finally working: even as it has summoned six states to present their road-maps on...

SC takes up Vande Mataram issue

The Supreme Court on Monday admitted a petition to decide whether or not the singing of national song Vande Matram could be made mandatory...

SC raps govt on NHRC vacancy

The government informed the Supreme Court on Monday that the selection of an eminent person for a vacant National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) member...

CBI to probe Arunachal former CM

The Supreme Court on Monday set aside a Gauhati High Court order to conduct a CBI probe against former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam...

SC rejects petition seeking postponement of budget

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition seeking postponement of Union budget date due to upcoming elections in five states. Dismissing the petition, a...

When ‘bloody’ got him into a bloody soup

The Supreme Court on Friday objected to the use of the word “bloody” during heated arguments on a clutch of petitions seeking reforms in...

JS and Addl secretaries have to prepare and sign SC affidavits

Henceforth, joint secretaries and additional secretaries would have to prepare and sign the responses of the Centre in the Supreme Court. Chief Justice of...

Justice Khehar is high on humanity and humility

Justice J S Khehar will be sworn in today as 44th CJI following the retirement of Justice Tirath Singh Thakur. His appointment comes at...

SC rubbishes J&K HC’s assertion on sovereignty

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected and dumped in the dust bin the Jammu and Kashmir High Court assertion on the state’s “sovereignty” and...

SC refuses to entertain allegations against PM

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cautioned NGO Common Cause against making unsubstantiated allegations against constitutional functionaries, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and observed that...

SC seeks government reply on Dutta’s transfer

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre's response to a plea challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the interim director of CBI...

SBI estimates demonetization windfall at Rs 50,000 crores

The “immediate short term benefit to the Government will be Rs.50,000 crore,” says an SBI research report. The Centre’s surprise November 8 decision to withdraw...

Judicial coincidence

It was not the first time that SC Justice Dipak Misra on Wednesday ruled on how and when the national anthem be played in...