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  • SC declines to order independent probe into Nandigram attack on Mamta

    SC declines to order independent probe into Nandigram attack on Mamta

    A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and comprising Justices A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian told counsel appearing for petitioners: "You go to the Calcutta High Court."

    April 10, 2021
  • Roads should not be blocked: SC

    Roads should not be blocked: SC

    The top court noted that the petitioner was facing undue harassment and the authorities concerned should make arrangements so that roads are kept free.

    April 9, 2021
  • SC ‘no’ to MVA, Deshmukh pleas to stop CBI probe; says charges serious

    SC ‘no’ to MVA, Deshmukh pleas to stop CBI probe; says charges serious

    Upholding the Bombay High Court order, the top court dismissed the petitions filed by Maharashtra government and Deshmukh.

    April 9, 2021
  • Justice can be speedy

    Justice can be speedy

    Apart from adjournments, another cause of delay is the freedom of advocates arguing for unlimited length of time. Some hearings go on for hours.

    April 8, 2021
  • Systemic Fault-lines

    Systemic Fault-lines

    Police reforms, that would shield the police force from political interference and invest senior officers with enough control over their subordinates are absolutely necessary. However, politicians, when in power, are averse to any reform in the police. A number of commissions and committees have been set up to review the functioning of the police, but to little avail

    March 28, 2021
  • SC sets aside NCLAT order reinstating Cyrus Mistry as Tata Sons chairperson

    SC sets aside NCLAT order reinstating Cyrus Mistry as Tata Sons chairperson

    A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde said all questions of law are in favour of Tata Group and dismissed the appeals filed by Mistry. The top court upheld the Tata Sons decision to sack Cyrus Mistry on October 24, 2016.

    March 26, 2021
  • Army’s evaluation criteria for permanent commission to women officers ‘arbitrary’ and ‘irrational’: SC

    Army’s evaluation criteria for permanent commission to women officers ‘arbitrary’ and ‘irrational’: SC

    A two-judge bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud with Justice MR Shah held that the Army's selective Annual Confidential Report (ACR) evaluation and late implementation of medical fitness Shape1 criterion discriminates against women officers.

    March 25, 2021
  • Issues raised in plea against Deshmukh quite serious: SC

    Issues raised in plea against Deshmukh quite serious: SC

    Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for Singh, said they would file a petition in the high court today itself and the apex court can say that the high court should take it up on Thursday.

    March 25, 2021
  • Justice NV Ramana to be next CJI, recommended by CJI Bobde

    Justice NV Ramana to be next CJI, recommended by CJI Bobde

    Justice NV Ramana was appointed to the Supreme Court on February 17, 2014. Justice Ramana will take over as the Chief Justice on April 24.

    March 24, 2021
  • Debate must follow

    Debate must follow

    A five-judge Constitution Bench wondered out aloud for how many generations quotas in education and employment would continue while hearing a specific case ~ of reservations for the Maratha community proposed by the state of Maharashtra which breaches the 50 per cent quota limit laid down by the Court in the Indra Sawhney (Mandal) case.

    March 24, 2021
  • Supreme Court restrains banks from charging interest-on-interest on borrower during moratorium

    Supreme Court restrains banks from charging interest-on-interest on borrower during moratorium

    The bench pronounced the verdict in the case of Small Scale Industrial Manufacturers Association vs Union of India the judgment for which was reserved on December 17, 2020.

    March 23, 2021
  • Rohingya detention case to be taken up by Supreme Court on March 25

    Rohingya detention case to be taken up by Supreme Court on March 25

    Contending before a bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde, Advocate Prashant Bhushan said that that the detained Rohingyas may be deported to Myanmar which is currently under Army's control and also seeing violence.

    March 18, 2021
  • Supreme Court terms cancellation of 4 crore ration cards ‘serious’

    Supreme Court terms cancellation of 4 crore ration cards ‘serious’

    A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde and comprising of Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian said, "The matter is too serious. We have to hear it."

    March 17, 2021
  • Rule of Law

    Rule of Law

    Some recent amendments have introduced provisions for plea bargaining, compromise and summary procedures for trials, so that disputes could be resolved quickly to the satisfaction of both parties. Yet, many judges revel in continuing with legalese and archaic procedures that make lawyers indispensable even for petty cases and result in disputes dragging on for years

    March 17, 2021
  • Imran Khan govt incapable of running country, says Pak Supreme Court

    Imran Khan govt incapable of running country, says Pak Supreme Court

    According to the judge, the government and its allies rule in three provinces, and yet not a single decision had been taken by the CCI.

    March 17, 2021
  • ‘Surgeries by Ayurvedic medics will create havoc’: IMA files plea in SC

    ‘Surgeries by Ayurvedic medics will create havoc’: IMA files plea in SC

    In its plea, the IMA said this notification would result in creating havoc in the established system of medical care and treatment being provided to the citizens of the country.

    March 15, 2021
  • SC: SECs have to be independent persons

    SC: SECs have to be independent persons

    In a significant verdict, the top court also directed if there were any such persons holding the post of SEC in any other state, “such persons must be asked forthwith to step down from such office and the State Government concerned be bound to fulfil the constitutional mandate of Article 243K by appointing only independent persons to this high constitutional office”.

    March 14, 2021