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Supreme Court waives compound, penal interests on loans during moratorium

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, RS Reddy, and MR Shah issued the order on a clutch of petitions filed by corporate bodies, business associations, and individuals demanding extension of moratorium beyond August.
The bench said courts are not experts and such decisions lie in the realm of economic policy in which interference should be rarely made.
The bench said courts are not experts and such decisions lie in the realm of economic policy in which interference should be rarely made.
Published on Mar 24, 2021 03:55 AM IST
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ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi

Amaravati land scam ex-Andhra HC judge files personal affidavit in Supreme Court

Justice V Eswaraiah has filed his personal affidavit as part of his appeal against the Andhra Pradesh high court order to investigate an alleged phone conversation between him and a suspended judicial officer, which the HC had dubbed as a “serious conspiracy” to destablise the judiciary.
Justice Eswaraiah has filed his affidavit after an SC bench, headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, directed him on January 11 to affirm it on oath that the voice in recorded conversation was his and he filed a correct transcript of the recording.(PTI)
Justice Eswaraiah has filed his affidavit after an SC bench, headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, directed him on January 11 to affirm it on oath that the voice in recorded conversation was his and he filed a correct transcript of the recording.(PTI)
Published on Jan 18, 2021 04:31 AM IST
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No Covid-19 posters outside homes: Supreme Court

The bench, which also included justices RS Reddy and MR Shah, added that such measures can be taken only after the authorities empowered under the Disaster Management Act, 2015, prescribe this in certain specific instances.
The top court bench, headed by justice Ashok Bhushan, reproduced the Centre’s November 19 letter to states and UTs, which mandated them to strictly comply with the guidelines issued by the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) for Covi d-19-positive patients under home isolation.(HT Archive)
The top court bench, headed by justice Ashok Bhushan, reproduced the Centre’s November 19 letter to states and UTs, which mandated them to strictly comply with the guidelines issued by the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) for Covi d-19-positive patients under home isolation.(HT Archive)
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 08:19 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByUtkarsh Anand

Supreme Court grants anticipatory bail to former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini in murder case

The top court directed Punjab Police to release Saini on bail in the event of his arrest on furnishing of a personal bond of 1 lakh and two sureties of the like amount.
Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini had moved the top court, appealing against the Punjab and Haryana high court order that declined him pre-arrest bail in the Balwant Singh Multani case.(HT file photo)
Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini had moved the top court, appealing against the Punjab and Haryana high court order that declined him pre-arrest bail in the Balwant Singh Multani case.(HT file photo)
Published on Dec 03, 2020 12:53 PM IST
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States must rise above politics to check Covid spread, says SC

The observations came during the hearing of a suo moto petition on proper treatment of Covid-19 patients and dignified handling of dead bodies in hospitals.
The bench was shocked to note that a fire at a Covid-19 hospital in Rajkot, Gujarat, on Thursday led to the death of five patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The bench was shocked to note that a fire at a Covid-19 hospital in Rajkot, Gujarat, on Thursday led to the death of five patients in the intensive care unit (ICU).(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 28, 2020 07:28 AM IST
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SC says Covid-19 situation worsened in Delhi, Gujarat, asks Centre, states to file status reports

The top court was hearing a suo moto petition on the treatment of Covid-19 patients and dignified treatment of dead bodies pending since June this year.
Supreme Court(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Supreme Court(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 03:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas

In special sitting, Supreme Court to hear Delhi govt’s plea on Covid beds

The Delhi high court on September 22 stayed this decision on a plea filed by Association of Healthcare Providers. Later, the Delhi government challenged this order before a division bench of the high court.
A view of Supreme court, in New Delhi. With the surge in Covid-19 cases and in view of the urgency, the Delhi government approached the Supreme Court against the HC decisions of September 22 and October 9.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A view of Supreme court, in New Delhi. With the surge in Covid-19 cases and in view of the urgency, the Delhi government approached the Supreme Court against the HC decisions of September 22 and October 9.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 10, 2020 12:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas

SC cancels separate entrance exam of B’luru law school

A 3-judge bench headed by justice Ashok Bhushan ordered NLSIU to admit students based on CLAT 2020 and also directed the consortium of national law universities (NLUs) to conduct CLAT on September 28.
The court also directed that declaration of results should be completed as early as possible so as to enable NLUs to start their courses by mid-October.
The court also directed that declaration of results should be completed as early as possible so as to enable NLUs to start their courses by mid-October.
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 01:23 AM IST
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SC seeks response from UP govt regarding appointment of teaching staff in minority aided institutions

The Bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan on Thursday has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government and asked it to respond within 8 weeks.
Supreme Court.(HT file)
Supreme Court.(HT file)
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 10:35 AM IST
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Supreme Court dismisses Vijay Mallya’s review plea against 2017 contempt verdict

Vijay Mallya was found guilty by the apex court on May 9, 2017 for transferring USD 40 million received from Diageo into the accounts of his children.
Vijay Mallya had filed review to consider an affidavit claiming this amount was not part of his assets.(REUTERS)
Vijay Mallya had filed review to consider an affidavit claiming this amount was not part of his assets.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 31, 2020 01:03 PM IST
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Plea seeking deferment of Bihar elections dismissed in SC

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Updated on Sep 02, 2020 12:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi

SC upholds UGC order, backs final-year exams

The ruling by a three-judge bench headed by justice Ashok Bhushan is significant because it appears to have established finality as far as holding exams for final-year and final-term students are concerned.
A view of the Supreme Court building, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Supreme Court building, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 29, 2020 05:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan

Supreme Court to pronounce verdict tomorrow whether final year university exams can be held

The petitioners have demanded the apex court to consider scrapping online/ offline examinations in view of Covid -19 threat and instead direct UGC to declare results based on the past performance of students and internal assessment.
A 3-judge bench headed by justice Ashok Bhushan will pronounce it’s verdict at 10.30 am.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
A 3-judge bench headed by justice Ashok Bhushan will pronounce it’s verdict at 10.30 am.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 09:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan

Supreme Court turns down PM Cares transfer to disaster fund

A three-judge bench headed by justice Ashok Bhushan held that the establishment of PM Cares Fund was necessitated by the emergent situation borne out of Covid-19 and requirement of financial resources to deal with the pandemic
The court’s verdict was welcomed by the government and the Bharatiya Janata Party and criticised by the Congress(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The court’s verdict was welcomed by the government and the Bharatiya Janata Party and criticised by the Congress(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 19, 2020 04:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan, New Delhi

SC rejects plea seeking fund transfer from PM Cares to NDRF

A three-judge bench headed by justice Ashok Bhushan held that the two funds can exist separately and individuals and organisations are free to contribute to NDRF but funds from PM Cares need not be transferred to NDRF.
The PM Cares Fund was set up by the Centre on March 28 as a public charitable trust with the primary objective of dealing with any kind of emergency or distress situation such as that posed by Covid-19 pandemic.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The PM Cares Fund was set up by the Centre on March 28 as a public charitable trust with the primary objective of dealing with any kind of emergency or distress situation such as that posed by Covid-19 pandemic.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 03:24 PM IST
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SC pulls up Maharashtra government on migrant issue, asks for fresh affidavit

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said that the claims made by the state in its affidavit cannot be accepted at face value.
The court referred to applications filed by two non-profit organisations, Sarva Hara Jan Andolan and Delhi Sharmik Sangathan, on July 7, which detailed the difficulties faced by migrant workers in Maharashtra.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
The court referred to applications filed by two non-profit organisations, Sarva Hara Jan Andolan and Delhi Sharmik Sangathan, on July 7, which detailed the difficulties faced by migrant workers in Maharashtra.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 10, 2020 12:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan, New Delhi

Covid-19 patients, family must get test report: Supreme Court tells Maharashtra govt

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had issued a circular on June 13 which said that the test report will not be shared by the laboratory directly with the patient.
supreme court of india , new delhi , 21/08/2018 , photo:pradeep gaur/mint
supreme court of india , new delhi , 21/08/2018 , photo:pradeep gaur/mint
Updated on Jun 19, 2020 06:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas | Edited by Meenakshi Ray

SC seeks replies on pleas to reduce hospital charges

The first petition it heard was a public interest case filed by petitioner Avishek Goenka, who requested the court to fix a cap or a ceiling on the amount to be charged by private hospitals for treating Covid-19 patients.
This was a petition filed by an advocate Sachin Jain seeking a cap on the cost of Covid treatment by private hospitals.
This was a petition filed by an advocate Sachin Jain seeking a cap on the cost of Covid treatment by private hospitals.
Updated on Jun 06, 2020 01:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas

NHRC seeks SC intervention on migrant crisis, lists 10 measures

A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, however, is yet to issue any order to this effect. NHRC’s plea was among the 14 applications for intervention taken up by the court.
To ensure medical facilities, the short-term suggestions included regular health check-ups along with food and water during and after their journey.
To ensure medical facilities, the short-term suggestions included regular health check-ups along with food and water during and after their journey.
Updated on Jun 06, 2020 12:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas

All states must create jobs for migrants: Supreme Court

Solicitor general Tushar Mehta informed the Court that around 10 million migrant workers had been transported to their destinations in 4,228 Shramik Special trains between May 1 and June 3.
The maximum number of trains ended up in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and some 171 trains are scheduled to run in the coming days to transport the remaining migrant workers who remain stranded.
The maximum number of trains ended up in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and some 171 trains are scheduled to run in the coming days to transport the remaining migrant workers who remain stranded.
Updated on Jun 06, 2020 12:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi

SC asks RBI, FinMin to reply on interest relief

In March, the central bank had allowed a three-month moratorium on payment of all term loans due between March 1 and May 31. On May 22, the moratorium was extended till August 31.
The RBI affidavit detailed the amount of losses that would have to be absorbed by the financial sector in case the moratorium was declared as an interest-free period.
The RBI affidavit detailed the amount of losses that would have to be absorbed by the financial sector in case the moratorium was declared as an interest-free period.
Updated on Jun 05, 2020 03:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJapnam Bindra

SC asks for common mobility plan in NCR

A three-judge bench headed by justice Ashok Bhushan asked the central government to convene a meeting of officials from the three states — all part of NCR — within a week and come up with a common portal to facilitate interstate travel such as the one between Delhi and Noida or Delhi and Gurugram.
Strict border curbs have hindered movement of commuters in the NCR region ever since the lockdown was first imposed on March 25.
Strict border curbs have hindered movement of commuters in the NCR region ever since the lockdown was first imposed on March 25.
Updated on Jun 05, 2020 01:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan, New Delhi

Onus of paying full wage to staff on the employer: Govt

The directive had been intended to alleviate human suffering and will not come in the way of employers and employees negotiating the payment terms, the AG said.
Supreme Court of India, photo by Rajkumar
Supreme Court of India, photo by Rajkumar
Updated on Jun 04, 2020 11:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Supreme Court grants Prashant Bhushan relief from arrest for Ramayana post

A bench of justices Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna was critical of Prashant Bhushan’s comment. “Anybody can watch anything on TV.
Prashant Bhushan said he was replying to minister Prakash Javadekar’s tweet that he was watching Ramayana.(Hindustan Times)
Prashant Bhushan said he was replying to minister Prakash Javadekar’s tweet that he was watching Ramayana.(Hindustan Times)
Published on May 02, 2020 01:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi

Supreme Court asks Centre, state governments to ensure security of doctors

Three PILs, filed by two practicing doctors - Dr Jerryl Banait and Dr. Arushi Jain -- and lawyer Amit Sahni, apprised a bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice S Ravindra Bhatt of the challenges faced by medical professionals in discharge of their duties.
Supreme Court has allowed states to take action against anyone who obstructs medical staff or government officials engaged with COVID-19 duties.(PTI)
Supreme Court has allowed states to take action against anyone who obstructs medical staff or government officials engaged with COVID-19 duties.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 09, 2020 04:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbraham Thomas

Trying to delay the inevitable, Centre to Supreme Court on Delhi gang-rape convict’s review petition

During the course of hearing, Akshay’s lawyer AP Singh had pleaded that his client should not be given death penalty.
File photo of a protest against rape cases in the country.(HT File Photo)
File photo of a protest against rape cases in the country.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 18, 2019 12:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Ayodhya order final, Supreme Court dismisses review pleas

The bench, which also comprised justices DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan, S Abdul Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna, considered 19 review petitions filed by various parties before turning them down.
A woman devotee prays to the bricks reading
A woman devotee prays to the bricks reading "Shree Ram" ( Lord Ram), which are expected to be used in constructing the Ram temple, in Ayodhya, India.(File photo: AP)
Updated on Dec 13, 2019 05:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

10 key arguments in 18 Ayodhya review petitions before Supreme Court today

Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde heads the five-judge bench that comprises justices DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna as other members.
Five judges of the Supreme Court will hear the review petitions challenging the top court’s November 9 judgment in the Ayodhya title at 1.40 pm on Thursday.(AP Photo)
Five judges of the Supreme Court will hear the review petitions challenging the top court’s November 9 judgment in the Ayodhya title at 1.40 pm on Thursday.(AP Photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2019 04:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan

Supreme Court asks Centre for papers on govt formation

A bench of justices NV Ramana, Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna said they have to see the order Koshyari issued, inviting Fadnavis to form the government and the chief minister’s letter to the governor staking the BJP’s claim to do so.
Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala and Prithviraj Chavan address the media outside the Supreme Court premises in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI)
Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala and Prithviraj Chavan address the media outside the Supreme Court premises in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI)
Published on Nov 25, 2019 12:58 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Maharashtra governor’s action immune from judicial scrutiny: BJP in SC

The top court was hearing a petition filed by the Shiv Sena, Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) against the formation of a new government by the BJP in Maharashtra.
The Sena, NCP and Congress had urged the top court to direct Governor Koshyari to conduct a floor test and let chief minister Devendra Fadnavis prove majority on the floor of the House on Sunday itself. (ANI Photo)
The Sena, NCP and Congress had urged the top court to direct Governor Koshyari to conduct a floor test and let chief minister Devendra Fadnavis prove majority on the floor of the House on Sunday itself. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Nov 24, 2019 12:50 PM IST
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