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Supreme Court clears Centre’s takeover of embattled real estate firm Unitech

Supreme Court clears Centre’s takeover of embattled real estate firm Unitech

Attorney General KK Venugopal told the Bench that the government was agreeable to revisit its 2017 proposal to take over the management control of Unitech and complete the projects so as to bring relief to around 30,000 hassled homebuyers. Accepting the government’s proposal to take over the management control of embattled realtor Unitech, the Supreme [...]

January 21, 2020 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Supreme Court clears Centre’s takeover of embattled real estate firm Unitech

Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has said that the standard of entrance examination for premier medical college AIIMS cannot be diluted and has refused to do away with the online MBBS under-graduate entrance test for this year. Some candidates have challenged the AIIMS online entrance test for MBBS courses to be held in May 26 and 27 [...]

April 7, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to step back into the years-long feud over patents between the world’s top smartphone makers, declining to hear Samsung’s appeal of a lower court ruling that reinstated a jury award of about $120 million (roughly Rs. 776 crores) in favour of Apple. The justices left in place a 2016 ruling by the US [...]

December 16, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

Trump attack on judges ‘demoralising’ says Supreme Court pick

Trump attack on judges ‘demoralising’ says Supreme Court pick

Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court has described the president’s attacks on the judiciary as “demoralising” and “disheartening”. Neil Gorsuch’s comments were made to a Democratic senator and confirmed by his spokesman. The president called a judge who halted his controversial travel ban a “so-called judge”, and said any terror attacks on US soil [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Trump attack on judges ‘demoralising’ says Supreme Court pick

Activists welcome Supreme Court ban on “sterilisation camps” after women’s deaths

Activists welcome Supreme Court ban on “sterilisation camps” after women’s deaths

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Women’s health activists on Friday cheered a ruling by Supreme Court ordering the government to shut down “sterilisation camps” within three years following the deaths of hundreds of largely poor rural women across the country. In a judgment on Wednesday, the Supreme Court said 363 women died between 2010 [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Activists welcome Supreme Court ban on “sterilisation camps” after women’s deaths

Deposit Rs. 15 cr., Supreme Court tells Unitech Ltd.

Deposit Rs. 15 cr., Supreme Court tells Unitech Ltd.

Embattled real estate firm Unitech Ltd. was on Wednesday directed by the Supreme Court to deposit Rs. 15 crore principal amount by September-end to pay back investors who had bought flats in its Gurugram project but not got possession on time. “We feel pained,” a Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and U.U. Lalit said while [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Deposit Rs. 15 cr., Supreme Court tells Unitech Ltd.

Deposit Rs. 15 cr., Supreme Court tells Unitech Ltd.

Deposit Rs. 15 cr., Supreme Court tells Unitech Ltd.

Embattled real estate firm Unitech Ltd. was on Wednesday directed by the Supreme Court to deposit Rs. 15 crore principal amount by September-end to pay back investors who had bought flats in its Gurugram project but not got possession on time. “We feel pained,” a Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and U.U. Lalit said while [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Deposit Rs. 15 cr., Supreme Court tells Unitech Ltd.

Defamation cannot be used as a ‘political weapon’, criticism must be tolerated, says Supreme Court

Defamation cannot be used as a ‘political weapon’, criticism must be tolerated, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday observed that defamation cannot be used as a political tool to silence criticism. The top court was hearing a petition challenging a non-bailable warrant issued against actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth and his wife Premalatha by a Tirupur court for allegedly libelous statements he made against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa ahead [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Defamation cannot be used as a ‘political weapon’, criticism must be tolerated, says Supreme Court

Photos reveal U.S. Supreme Court justices in private moments

Photos reveal U.S. Supreme Court justices in private moments

As he chatted with law clerks in his chambers, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas laughed so hard he looked as though he might tumble from his chair. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sorted through the cabinet of lacy collars she wears over her black robe for the one she dons when about to announce a [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Photos reveal U.S. Supreme Court justices in private moments