SC held that a writ petition under Article 226 not be maintainable

In a petition Supreme Court has held that a writ petition under Article 226 would not be maintainable in order to challenge an order which has been passed by the High Court in the exercise of its judicial powers.  The petitioner had filed a domestic violence complaint before Metropolitan Magistrate, Bengaluru, which was dismissed. The … Continue reading SC held that a writ petition under Article 226 not be maintainable

SC referred Maratha reservation issue to larger bench

A three-judge bench of Justices L. Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta, and S. Ravindra Bhat were hearing the matter which pertains to the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act 2018, introduced by the Maharashtra government that grants 12 percent reservation for the Maratha community in education and 13 percent quota in appointment to public service jobs … Continue reading SC referred Maratha reservation issue to larger bench

Nirav Modi Extradition Case: Mental Health and Indian Jail Condition

On the third day of a five-day hearing, contentions related to the mental health and the condition of India’s Jail were in focus. The hearings, at the Westminster Magistrates’ Court, are being presided over by Justice Samuel Goozee and the proceedings are being conducted through video conferencing. Nirav Modi’s barrister, Ms.Clare Montgomery raised issues related … Continue reading Nirav Modi Extradition Case: Mental Health and Indian Jail Condition

Minerva Mills Ltd. & Ors. v Union of India &Ors. [AIR 1980 SC 1789]

Introduction In the case of Kesavananda Bharati v State of Kerala[1] the Honourable Supreme Court of India had held that even though the Parliament had the power to amend the constitution under article 368 of the constitution, they could not change or affect its basic structure. The judgement in this case gave us the ‘basic … Continue reading Minerva Mills Ltd. & Ors. v Union of India &Ors. [AIR 1980 SC 1789]

Consortium of NLUs files affidavit against NLSIU Bangalore in SC

National Law School of India University, (NLSIU) Bangalore's decision to conduct NLAT has been challenged by the NLU Consortium. An affidavit has been filed by the Secretary, Faizan Mustafa in the Supreme Court. On September 3, the decision to opt out of CLAT and conduct an independent exam for admission into NLSIU was announced. Following … Continue reading Consortium of NLUs files affidavit against NLSIU Bangalore in SC