New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday lifted the omnibus ban on iron ore mines in Bellary, Chitradurga and Tumkur districts of Karnataka and permitted 81 lease owners, who had committed minor vi

We are sitting on a plastic time bomb,” the Supreme Court said on Wednesday after the Central Pollution Control

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday made it clear that CBI cannot evade periodic scrutiny of its probe into Coalgate, querying the agency's reluctance to file a status report and voicing doubts about the legal sanctity of coal block allocations.

The court's remarks on the central bureau of investigation's ongoing probe into massive irregularities in coal block allocations highlighted by the federal auditor came in the wake of one of the petitioners, NGO Common Cause, questioning efficacy of the investigations.

NEW DELHI: Concerned by high animal mortality in traffic accidents on roads passing through thick forests, the Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre and 10 states asking why mitigati

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday assured the Supreme Court that it would strive to bring in a new law to abolish manual scavenging across the country and peg it on right to dignity and life to make it mandatory for the states to implement it.

Repeated adjournments sought by the Union government for getting the Prohibition of Employment of Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Bill, 2012, had irked a bench headed by Justice H L Dattu so much that it had observed on last Friday that if the Bill was not getting through the legislative process, the government must bring in an ordinance to put an end to manual scavenging.

Much to the delight of wildlife enthusiasts and conservationists, the Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted its interim ban on tourism in core areas of tiger reserves which had stopped the entry of visit

Seeks Affidavit From Centre, UP, Delhi, Haryana

New Delhi: While agreeing with the constitution bench that auction was not the only constitutionally permissible mode for distribution, Justice J S Khehar in a separate opinion referred to the Mine

Govt Must Decide What Best Serves Common Good

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will give its opinion on Thursday on the presidential reference questioning the universal applicability of its order in the 2G case mandating that all natural resources