The Supreme Court today sought the Centre’s response to a PIL seeking abolition of diesel subsidy and creation of an environmental police department to crack down on polluting vehicles as part of m

The Supreme Court today directed 10 cement manufacturing companies to pay Rs 630 crore by June 24 as a pre-condition for hearing their appeals against a penalty of Rs 6,300 crore imposed on them fo

The Centre has raised several objections in the Supreme Court against Haryana’s plan to construct the Gurgaon-Manesar urban complex (GMUC) for a projected population of 37 lakhs in 2021, contending

The Centre has taken a stand in the Supreme Court that there is no legal provision to place the Thein Dam/Ranjit Sagar Project and the Shahpur Kandi Dam Project, both on Ravi river, under the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) as sought by Haryana in its suit.

“It is clear from a perusal of Section 78 to Section 80 of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966 that the projects regarding which the present suit has been filed were never placed nor contemplated to be controlled and managed by the BBMB,” the Union Ministry of Power has maintained in an affidavit filed in the SC.

The Supreme Court today summoned the Health Secretaries of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and four other states to explain the falling ratio of girl children despite the ban on sex selective abortions.

The other Health Secretaries, who will have to appear in the SC on February 12, are of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Maharashtra. A Bench comprising Justices KS Radhakrishnan and Dipak Misra passed the order on a PIL filed by the Voluntary Health Association of Punjab, seeking proper enforcement of the Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994.

The Supreme Court today permitted the Centre to notify within a week its fresh guidelines for tiger conservation and regulating tiger tourism.

States to notify core, buffer areas

Pointing out serious irregularities in the implementation of the Pinjore-Kalka Urban Complex project of the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA), the Supreme Court has ruled that it was “prim