Supreme Court: Stay granted by any court automatically expires within 6 months in pending cases.

Supreme Court reiterates that any stay granted by any court including High Court will automatically expires in 6 month except in cases where good reasons are given for the extension. The directions given in “Asian Resurfacing of Road Agency Private Limited v. Central Bureau of Investigation” was reiterated by Rohinton Fali Nariman, Navin Sinha and … Continue reading Supreme Court: Stay granted by any court automatically expires within 6 months in pending cases.

Supreme Court Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Enumeration of OBCs in Census 2021

A Supreme Court bench headed by CJI SA Bobde, while hearing a Public Interest Litigation seeking for inclusion of the enumeration of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the country in the 2021 Census, has issued notice to the Centre and National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) to respond to the PIL in four weeks. The … Continue reading Supreme Court Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Enumeration of OBCs in Census 2021

Airing private WhatsApp messages of accused is dangerous: Government in Supreme Court

Days after Chief Justice S A Bobde flagged the misuse of freedom of speech, attorney general K K Venugopal on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that there was an urgent need to strike a balance between freedom of speech and contempt of court as the media was foraying into "forbidden territory". In what appeared to … Continue reading Airing private WhatsApp messages of accused is dangerous: Government in Supreme Court

Holding of High Offices Does Not Entitle an Accussed to Anticipatory Bail: SC

A Supreme Court bench comprising Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Krishna Murari and Hrishikesh Roy has held thatHolding high office does not entitle one to anticipatory bail. The Court observed this in the case of ANIL KUMAR SINGH ALIAS ANIL SINGH vs. HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT PATNA. Anil Singh along with other accussed had been … Continue reading Holding of High Offices Does Not Entitle an Accussed to Anticipatory Bail: SC

SC Issues Notice in PIL Seeking Rescue of Indian Workers From Gulf Countries

A Supreme Court bench comprising Justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant and Aniruddha Bose has issued notice to the Centre while hearing plea seeking directions to the government for bringing back workers employed in Gulf countries. The plea has seeked directions to frame guidelines and set up a grievance redressal cell in this regard. The plea … Continue reading SC Issues Notice in PIL Seeking Rescue of Indian Workers From Gulf Countries

Shapoorji group, Cyrus Mistry restrained by SC from pledging & transferring Tata Sons shares.

The SC had restrained the Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) group and Cyrus Mistry from pledging or transferring their shares in Tata Sons Pvt Ltd (TSPL) till October 28th. Chief Justice S A Bobde, Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian comprising the bench had directed the Tata Sons and the SP Group not to take any … Continue reading Shapoorji group, Cyrus Mistry restrained by SC from pledging & transferring Tata Sons shares.

Seeking uniform grounds for divorce and inheritance- PIL filed in SC

The PIL was filed by Advocate & social-political activist, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay.*Grounds-*1.Uniformity in succession and inheritance is not only necessary to secure gender justice, gender equality & dignity of women but also essential to promote fraternity, unity and national integration.2.The Centre has failed to provide even gender-neutral and religion-neutral uniform grounds of succession & inheritance … Continue reading Seeking uniform grounds for divorce and inheritance- PIL filed in SC

Vehicles Purchased Before March 31, Which are BS-IV Compliant Can Be Registerd

A Supreme Court bench comprising Chief Justice SA Bobde, Justices AS Bopanna, V. Ramasubramanian has allowed Public Utility Vehicles which are BS-IV complaint purchased before 31st March, to be registered, subject to strict inspection by Environment Pollution Control Authority.The court directed that the registration of CNG vehicles, BS-IV compliant vehicles and BS-VI compliant vehicles shall … Continue reading Vehicles Purchased Before March 31, Which are BS-IV Compliant Can Be Registerd

Sudarshan TV restrained from broadcasting controversial show

A three-judge bench of Supreme Court comprising of Justices D.Y. Chandrachud, Indu Malhotra and K.M. Joseph heard a plea and observed-1. It appears that the program’s object is to vilify the Muslim community and make it responsible for an insidious attempt to infiltrate the civil services.2.The edifice of a stable democratic society and observance of … Continue reading Sudarshan TV restrained from broadcasting controversial show

Accused granted bail under NDPS Act in “unusual times” of COVID-19 by SC

Orders for release of persons on bail to decongest jails, applicable to cases of up to seven years sentence were passed by the SC. The order was passed given the differential circumstances of the case and should not to be treated as a precedent. The apex court said, “we are faced with unusual times where … Continue reading Accused granted bail under NDPS Act in “unusual times” of COVID-19 by SC