After the judges had a brief discussion, they said the court would allow them to withdraw the plea
Order to be delivered today; note alleges corruption by judges’ kin, politicians.
The bench led by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar directed state pollution control boards to issue common notices to all industrial units, asking them to ensure the treatment plants are in working condition.
These bank accounts were frozen by Ahmedabad police in 2015 in the wake of FIRs relating to misappropriation of money and fraud.
The Supreme Court Tuesday observed that a report based on public views regarding corruption in judiciary may not invite contempt of court action and that such surveys instead gave opportunity to address the malady in the system.
The court remarked that the high-level committee could also ensure that investigations are completed in a time-bound manner and trials are conducted on a day-to-day basis — a submission also made by senior lawyer Arvind Datar.
A bench led by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar issued a notice to the Group and gave it four weeks to submit a response regarding alleged non-payment for occupying the prime plot of the land near the Mumbai airport.
Arguing for the couple, senior lawyer Meenakshi Arora said that once they have applied for Indian citizenship
Apart from the HC judges, Karnataka’s Advocate General and its Upalokayukta had also come for the ceremony.
Questioning the validity of triple talaq, the Centre has sought a fresh debate on issues relating to limitations of freedom to profess, practise and propagate religion
The child, it noted, was nursed by the mother for the first 21 months when the couple lived together, and that she was deprived of the custody allegedly because the husband drove her out of the house.
Shahabuddin, a four-time RJD MP from Siwan, has been booked in 75 cases, of which he has been convicted in 10 and sentenced to life imprisonment in two cases.
Kejriwal government’s counsel told the court that governance in Delhi was being hampered due to the ongoing legal battle
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The court also trashed an argument on Jayalalithaa taking a loan of Rs 1.53 crore from Sasikala.
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CJI said, “We think we will finalise the MoP may be within this month. I can say many of your grievances (relating to opaqueness in the procedure to appoint judges) will be taken care of by the new MoP.”
The judge’s absence prompted the seven-judge bench, led by Chief Justice J S Khehar, to mull various options available under the law.
The bill was passed during the Budget session in 2016 after overruling the amendments moved in Rajya Sabha.
According to NCRB data for 2015, of the over 2.82 lakh people behind bars, over 67 per cent inmates are undertrials. About 65 per cent spend three months to five years in jail before securing bail.
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The court said it was not for a person challenging such a policy but for the State to prove that the policy was adopted following the due process and that the overall efficiency was not going to be hampered.
The brothers have been held guilty of “criminal negligence” under Section 304-A of the IPC which prescribes two years in jail as the maximum punishment.
Supreme Court lawyer Sunil Fernandes, who has been the chief standing counsel for the state since September 2015 during his second stint, was on Monday evening instructed to resign “immediately”.
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, on his part, submitted that the court must act against the judge because his communications have brought disrepute to the institution.
It expressed doubts whether the PIL filed by Sikh lawyer Harvinder Chowdhury would be maintainable in law for seeking directions to ban circulation of jokes on Sikhs and Sardars.
The unprecedented move will see the seven senior-most judges of the Supreme Court, including the Chief Justice of India, drawing up contempt proceedings against Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan.
The recommendations signify a major move forward amid a long-drawn battle between the judiciary and the government over the authority to appoint judges.
A bench led by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar called it “very unfortunate” that the Centre was “still making requests” and had not gone ahead to effectively retrieve money.
“To say we want a law is one thing but to defy the court order is something else... We are only concerned about preserving the honour of this court...” a bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Rohinton F Nariman said.
An SC bench also took strong exception to the petitioners making President Pranab Mukherjee a party to the case while seeking several directives against the current and former CJI.
BCCI CEO and all other BCCI officials concerned with the board’s daily affairs will have to report to the administrators.
“The issue is sensitive and involves larger public interest," the bench said.
On Tuesday, a bench led by Justice Dipak Misra declined to grant Sahara group a permission to file a curative petition – the last recourse available to a litigant who wants the principle judgment of the apex court revisited.
A bench of Justices said that all differently abled candidates will get seven attempts in the civil services examination in accordance with the government’s policy of 2007
The AG emphasised that the top court’s judgment on replacing top brass with a panel of administrators will have international ramifications on the status of BCCI.