The Supreme Court rejected the Central government petition seeking additional compensation to the Bhopal gas tragedy victims from Union Carbide. The Court said it is upto the government if it wants to disburse more relief.
The interim bail of Ashish Mishra, the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, has been extended by the Supreme Court till further orders. The Court expressed satisfaction over the progress of the trial.
The Eknath Shinde faction of the Shiv Sena said in the Supreme Court that the Maharashtra Governor did nothing wrong by calling for a floor test. It said the Uddhav Thackeray faction’s intention was to encroach on the jurisdiction of the Election Commission, the Governor and the Assembly Speaker.
The Karnataka Lokayukta has challenged in the Supreme Court the anticipatory bail granted to BJP MLA Madal Virupakshappa, who is accused of corruption.