December 04, 2020 07:38 (IST)
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Supreme Court asks state govts to fix reasonable ambulance charge for Covid patients

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the states to fix a reasonable rate for ambulance services to Covid patients and ensure there are sufficient ambulances in each district to take the Covid patients to hospitals, reported media.

Supreme Court allows two more weeks to Centre and RBI to decide on loan moratorium

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Thursday gave the Centre two weeks more to come up with a "concrete plan" to ease the burden of EMI on borrowers using an optional moratorium on repayment of loans, said media reports.

Supreme Court asks Cente to clarify over full refund of air ticket

New Delhi/UNI: Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Centre to clarify whether it is willing to give complete refund of air tickets booked for travel during the COVID-19 lockdown.

All flight tickets booked for travel between March 23 to May 5 will be fully refunded: DGCA to SC

New Delhi/IBNS: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) told the Supreme Court that on Sunday that the passengers who bought tickets in domestic and international airlines between March 25 and May 5, 2020, which fell in the first two phases of lockdown, will be fully refunded, said a media report.

Supreme Court rejects bail plea of teen accused of killing 7-yr-old boy in a Gurgaon school

New Delhi/IBNS: A three-judge bench of Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the bail plea of a teenager accused of killing a 7-year-old boy at a private school in Gurgaon in 2017, said media reports.

SC dismisses Netflix plea against Bihar court's stay order on docuseries 'Bad Boy Billionaires'

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court today refused to provide relief to Netflix for its new web series "Bad Boy Billionaires", which had been put on stay by a Bihar court.

Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt of court fined Re. 1 by Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan, who was held guilty of contempt of court for tweeting against the judiciary, has been fined Re. 1 by the Supreme Court, media reports said.

'Don't hide behind RBI': SC raps Centre over inaction on loan moratorium interest waivers

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday rebuked the government for not actively addressing the issue of interest accrual during the six-month loan moratorium period, said media reports.

Govt must listen to students' voices on holding NEET-JEE exams: Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the government should listen to the concerns and voices of students over holding national entrance examinations for engineering and medical courses amid the coronavirus pandemic.

No question of college examinations in September: Mamata Banerjee after SC order

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said her state will not conduct any college examination amid Covid-19 spread in September, hours after the Supreme Court ruled students can't be promoted to the next year on the basis of internal assessments.

Six states move Supreme Court seeking postponement of JEE, NEET

New Delhi/IBNS: Six Indian states on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking a consideration of its order, that had allowed the central government to conduct the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in September, amid Covid-19 spread.

States cannot promote college students without final year exams: Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the widespread protests against JEE Main and NEET, the Supreme Court on Friday said college students can't be promoted without the final year examinations.

Supreme Court rebukes Centre on loan repayment interest, asks govt to take 'clear stand'

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the central government to take a clear stand on the waiving of interest on loan repayment during the moratorium period, media reports said.

New SC bench to hear 2009 contempt case against Prashant Bhushan on Sept 10

New Delhi/UNI: A new bench of the Supreme Court will hear the 2009 contempt case, in which activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan allegedly made remarks calling half of 16 former Chief Justices 'corrupt', on Sept 10.

Prashant Bhushan should be let go with warning: Govt lawyer tells Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: A top government lawyer on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that senior advocate Prashant Bhushan, who has been held guilty of contempt of court, should be spared with a warning, media reports said.