Submit phase-wise action plan, govt told

The Supreme Court today sought the response of the Centre and states to a PIL seeking proper implementation of the National Health Policy 2002 aimed at ensuring availability of cheaper generic medi

The Supreme Court today asked the Punjab and Haryana High Court to adjudicate a PIL by Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) chief Kuldeep Bishnoi seeking quashing of laws enacted by Haryana and the Centre

Sets aside Punjab & Haryana HC order giving green light to Tata project

The Supreme Court today transferred the cases relating to the controversial high-rise township project of Tata Camelot near Chandigarh’s Sukhna Lake to the Delhi High Court for adjudication by August 31.

In an unusual plea, Himachal Pradesh wants the Supreme Court (SC) to quash the state’s June 2013 notification clamping a ban on the sale of food articles packaged in non-biodegradable material.

The state had found the notification, issued “under the directives” of the state High Court (HC), “impractical” to implement in view of the free flow of tourists, the government said in an affidavit filed through standing counsel Pragati Neekhra.

Punjab, Rajasthan oppose state’s plea on using Hansi-Butana canal

Citing Centre’s alert on possible drought in 2014 due to the El Nino effect, Haryana today pleaded in the Supreme Court for using the 109-km Hansi-Butana canal by pumping water from the Bakhra Mainline (BML).

The Supreme Court today asked the states to give up their lenient attitude towards those responsible for adulteration of milk and milk products with hazardous synthetic substances as the issue invo

The Supreme Court today directed Haryana and the Haryana State Industrial Development Corporation (HSIDC) to file status reports on special economic zones (SEZs) in the state, specifying the total

The Supreme Court today cautioned the government against promoting industrialisation and economic growth at the cost of farmers, pointing out that a large section of the country's population was st

The Supreme Court today set a stiff less than 3-month deadline for the Centre for setting up a National Regulator with “offices in as many states as possible” under the Environment (Protection) Act 1986 to clear mining and other projects in forest areas.

A three-member Green Bench of the SC headed by Justice AK Patnaik clarified that it had directed, not advised, the Centre in 2011 to set up the regulator. The Bench, which included Justices SS Nijjar and FMI Kalifulla, passed the order, dispelling Centre’s doubts on this score.