India News | A Vaidyanathan | Wednesday February 18, 2015
The Union government has opposed the Supreme Court's move to frame guidelines on regulating government advertisements on policy matters and projects, terming it pre-censorship.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday February 17, 2015
The Supreme Court today observed that debarring persons against whom charges have been framed by a court from contesting elections will be against the ethos of democracy.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 15, 2014
The Kerala government today moved the Supreme Court seeking its direction for lowering the water level in Mullaperiyar dam which has risen to 140 feet and order Tamil Nadu government to frame guidelines for releasing water.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Mala Das | Monday October 6, 2014
Governments must be seriously hemmed in with guidelines for how many newspaper ads they can place and the ads must not "glorify politicians in power", says a committee appointed by the Supreme Court.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 23, 2014
The Supreme Court today set up a committee for framing guidelines to prevent misuse of public funds by the government and its authorities in giving advertisements in newspapers and television to get political mileage.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 1, 2013
Duration of relation, shared household and pooling of resources are some of the guidelines the Supreme Court has framed for bringing live-in relationship within the expression 'relationship in the nature of marriage' for protection of women under Dom...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 4, 2013
The Supreme Court today said it will frame broad guidelines for protection of good Samaritans rendering assistance to accident victims after going through the recommendations of the high-level committee appointed by it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 2, 2013
The Election Commission will hold a meeting of various political parties on August 12 for framing guidelines on 'freebies' in election manifestos following directions of the Supreme Court.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Monday July 22, 2013
The Supreme Court today reprimanded the government for conniving with the tobacco industry to circumvent guidelines on ads for tobacco products.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 11, 2013
The Centre was willing to follow Supreme Court guidelines in the implementation of the Sethusamudram Shipping Channel project which had been launched keeping in mind the development needs of Tamil Nadu, Union Shipping Minister GK Vasan said on Wednes...
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with PTI inputs) | Monday July 8, 2013
The Election Commission will call for an all-party meeting to frame guidelines for election manifestos after the Supreme Court last week directed the poll panel to regulate content of the promises made by political parties.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 5, 2013
Freebies promised by political parties in their election manifestos shake the roots of free and fair polls; the Supreme Court today said and directed the Election Commission (EC) to frame guidelines for regulating the contents of manifestos.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 5, 2013
The Supreme Court today asked the Election Commission to frame guidelines for restraining political parties from promising freebies to voters in their election manifestos.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 5, 2013
The Supreme Court today issued guidelines giving timeframe for vacating government accommodation by judges and government employees upon their retirement or seizing to occupy the office. This also applies to members of parliament.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday April 29, 2013
There are no laws or guidelines to regulate what sort of weapons private security guards can carry, the government admitted in the Supreme Court today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 8, 2013
The Supreme Court on Friday decided to examine alleged non-implementation and non-compliance of its guidelines on the issue of strikes and 'dharnas' by political parties and other bodies that may have caused damage to public and private property.
India News | Reuters | Tuesday December 4, 2012
The Supreme Court of India deferred until Wednesday a hearing over the Sahara conglomerate's failure to meet the court's guidelines to repay billions of dollars it had raised from investors through bond sales that were later ruled to be illegal.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 30, 2012
The Supreme Court has slammed the government on Friday for failing to curb sexual harassment of women and said undercover female police should be stationed in public places.
India News | A Vaidyanathan | Wednesday November 21, 2012
The Supreme Court expressed concern over the Delhi shootout that left liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother dead and questioned the guidelines under which private security agencies operated in the country and got gun licences.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 22, 2012
Karnataka on Monday decided to shut down all private resorts and state-run guest houses located inside reserved forests across the state to protect wildlife in the aftermath of the Supreme Court guidelines on tiger safaris recently.
India News | A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday October 16, 2012
The Supreme Court today allowed tourism in at least 20 per cent of what is known as core areas of tiger sanctuaries. The top court said that states will have to adhere to guidelines issued by Centre on tiger tourism and conservation.
India News | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Wednesday September 26, 2012
The Centre today filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court asking for the ban to be lifted on tourism in core areas of tiger reserves. In the affidavit, the Centre has outlined the revised guidelines to protect the tiger population.
Press Trust of India | Monday September 24, 2012
Indian Olympic Association on Monday termed the government's directive to adhere to age and tenure guidelines in its upcoming elections as "illegal" and "unconstitutional" and said that it could even move the Supreme Court if its case in Delhi Hig...
Friday September 14, 2012
The alleged irregularities in the coal block allocations came under judicial scrutiny today with the Supreme Court directing the Centre to explain if the guidelines were strictly followed in allotting the natural resource to private companies.