NEET clash between Court and Petitioners.

After it was pointed out that NEET was not conducted in a proper manner across the country, a petition was filed by Sankalp, an NGO, seeking the permission for  re-exam for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017, alleging that uniform question papers were not given and that there was vast difference between English and Read more about NEET clash between Court and Petitioners.[…]

New Era of Supreme Court: Digital filing towards paperless appeals

In an event held at Vigyan Bhavan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the spirit of Chief Justice of India, Justice JS Khehar, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and other Supreme Court judges launched a new website of the Supreme Court of India, which will attribute the Integrated Case Management Information System. Background:- The Chief Read more about New Era of Supreme Court: Digital filing towards paperless appeals[…]

Triple Talaq : Day Four Proceedings

A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar, along with Justices Kurian Joseph, Rohinton Fali Nariman, Uday Umesh Lalit and Abdul Nazeer is hearing the case in its day 4. The Counsel for the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Kapil Sibal advanced his arguments by sticking to its stand Read more about Triple Talaq : Day Four Proceedings[…]

Whatsapp,invades privacy through its new privacy policy.

  Whatsapp, recently brought changes in its privacy policy, and the new privacy policy poses a danger to an individual’s fundamental right of privacy. Whatsapp shares all its information with its adjoining social networking site Facebook, which increases the threat to one’ privacy. A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Dipak Read more about Whatsapp,invades privacy through its new privacy policy.[…]

Apex court appoints National Judicial Pay Commission for Subordinate Judiciary .

The Supreme Court has appointed a three-member commission headed by its former judge Justice P Venkatarama Reddy, acting as the Chairman of the Commission, and R Basant, a former Judge of the Kerala High Court and a senior advocate of this court, to be the member of the commission to review and rationalize the pay Read more about Apex court appoints National Judicial Pay Commission for Subordinate Judiciary .[…]

Supreme Court to begin hearing on Oppressive and Anti-human Triple Talaq

The Supreme Court will begin the hearing of petitions challenging practices like triple talaq, polygamy and nikah. The circular dated May 5, 2017 uploaded on the Supreme Court website states, “Take notice that the matter shown below which is to be heard by constitution bench consisting of five honorable judges will be listed from Thursday 11th May, 2017”. Read more about Supreme Court to begin hearing on Oppressive and Anti-human Triple Talaq[…]

Centre and Judiciary in a deadlock over subordinate judiciary selection.

Background- The idea of creation of All India Judicial Services was put forward way back in 1960 . But it could not be executed by the stern opposition from various state governments. The Law Commission in its 116th report released back in 1986, had recommended the formation of All India Judicial Services. In fact, the Read more about Centre and Judiciary in a deadlock over subordinate judiciary selection.[…]

Centre trying to bring back Mallya for proceedings.

Finally, after lot adjournments, the Supreme Court on Thursday fast-tracked the proceedings against the escapee industrialist Vijay Mallya, currently living in the United Kingdom, facing cases of bank loan default to the tune of ₹9,000 core by his now defunct Kingfisher Airlines. Precisely one year ago, the apex court had started the proceeding against Mallya Read more about Centre trying to bring back Mallya for proceedings.[…]

1st sitting judge, Justice Chinnaswamy Swaminathan Karnan, to be sentenced for 6 months jail term by the Supreme Court for contempt of court.

Justice Chinnaswamy Swaminathan Karnan is finally now sentenced for six months jail term, an order passed by the six judge bench led by Chief Justice of India, J S Khehar. Justice Karnan is sentenced for contempt, the court describing it as ” the gravest form of contempt.” The order came a day after Justice Karnan Read more about 1st sitting judge, Justice Chinnaswamy Swaminathan Karnan, to be sentenced for 6 months jail term by the Supreme Court for contempt of court.[…]

THE ENTIRE EPISODE OF JUSTICE KARNAN, SO FAR

ABOUT Justice Karnan: C.S. KARNAN was a governement counsel, with 25 years of experience as a lawyer, when his name was recommended by Justice (retd) A.K. Gnaguly, then CJ of Madras High Court. According to Justice Ganguly, he appointed Karnan because ” he represented a certain community that should be represented in the choice of Read more about THE ENTIRE EPISODE OF JUSTICE KARNAN, SO FAR[…]