The Supreme Court on July 2, 2020, heard a plea which questioned the Ministry of Home Affairs blacklisting of foreign nationals. Because of involvement in Tablighi Jamaat activities at Delhi's Nizammuddin Markaz in March.
The Supreme Court has urged the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), to be considerate of the students appearing for CA examinations between July 26 & August 16. The remarks came keeping in view the...
The Apex Court stayed investigation or any coercive action against the News18 anchor Amish Devgan. Multiple FIRs were lodged against the anchor in May, over his condemnable remarks on Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. The court,...
On 15th June 2020, the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by Vanashakti NGO, Mumbai, and its director Stalin Dayanand against the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order. The 407 acres in the green Aarey Colony, Suburban Mumbai, is roughly...
The Supreme Court took a suo moto (on its own) decision stating that; its extension of the limitation or the government extending the lockdown does not affect the accused’s right for a default bail under Section 167(2)...
The Apex Court on June 19, 2020, refused to grant stay on the ground work of the Herculean task: The Central Vista Project. The Centre refused to give assurance that they wouldn't work on the project during...
The RBI's announcement on March 29 has become a bone of contention for many, with some filing petitions in the Apex Court. The RBI had announced an extension in the period of moratorium - a provision for all borrowers...
The Supreme Court has directed the Centre to issue directions to State governments regarding payment of salaries and quarantine facility; while hearing the plea in Dr. Aarushi Jain vs Union of India that demanded separate residential facilities for the...
An NGO named 'Earth' filed a petition before the Supreme Court; it urged the need to issue directions to increase the ambulance services. Being that, an increase in ambulance services is essential to cater to the surging of COVID-19...
Advocate Reepak Kansal has filed a Public interest litigation before the Supreme Court. The plea sought directions from the court for impartiality and equal treatment in the matters of listing cases. The registry must resfrain from adopting 'pick and...
A bench of Justices U.U. Lalit, M.M. Shantanagoudar and Vineet Saran of the Apex Court granted relief to journalist Vinod Dua; restraining the HP police from arresting him until July 6. Both Delhi and Himachal Pradesh police continues investigating...
A Public Interest Litigation is filed in the Supreme Court asking the Centre; to transfer all the donations from the PM CARES Fund to the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF). Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) filed the plea....
K.K. Venugopal has accepted the Central Government's request to remain the Attorney General for another year. The AG's current term was set to expire on 30th June, which has now been extended another year. The Man Behind the Veil K.K. Venugopal...
The Supreme Court takes suo moto cognizance of certain reports; which alleged the mishandling of the dead bodies affected by COVID-19. The bench consists of Justices Ashok Bhushan and MR Shah. Moreover, Former Law Minister, Senior Advocate Dr. Ashwani Kumar...
A Special leave petition was filed by a thirty-three-year-old pregnant woman before the Supreme Court. The Petition challenged the order passed by Bombay High Court dated May 22, 2020; wherein the Court dismissed the petition. The petition seeks termination...
The Supreme Court on June 10, 2020, refused to stay Andhra Pradesh Government's challenge against the Andhra Pradesh High Court order reinstating N Ramesh Kumar as State Election Commissioner. The Ordinance in Question The ordinance Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Raj (Second Amendment)...
The Supreme Court, on 8th June, agreed to hear an appeal regarding the death of a third year law student from NLU Jodhpur in August, 2017. Explicitly, the petitioner, mother of the demised, has requested the court to transfer...
The National Human Rights Commission filed an application before the Supreme Court. It was concerning the plight of migrant workers; stranded in different parts of the country due to nationwide lockdown. The application sought intervention and issuance of directions...
The Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA), in its affidavit before the Supreme Court, has clarified that no further CBI probe is required in the Nizamuddin Markaz case. From 13th-15th March, a large number of worshippers gathered for a religious event...
The Supreme Court has sought a reply from the Centre regarding a PIL filed by Avishek Goenka in the Apex Court. The PIL prayed for specifying directions to the authorities to adopt a system where COVID-19 patients could receive...
Senior Advocate Arvind Datar was invited to a webiner conducted by Madras Tax Bar. He shared his experiences and lessons from forty years of his professional journey. The journey of the Senior Advocate was a roller coaster ride i.e....
The Apex Court allowed Cyrus Mistry's cross-action appeal against NCLAT's decision on May 29, 2020. Explicitly, the judgement had reinstated Mistry to his post of Executive Chairman of Tata Group. Via this appeal, Mistry sought expansive relief against the...
On May 28, the Supreme Court of Singapore dismissed the appeal of former promoters of Ranbaxy - Malvinder Singh and Shivinder Singh; against the judgment of the High Court of Singapore. The Supreme Court refused to set aside Rs...
Supreme Court heard the petition related to the Congregation of Tablighi Jamaat on May 27, 2020. The Bench comprised of Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and Hrishikesh Roy. Prior to this, the court had...
Hon'ble Supreme Court heard the case of Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited v. Sri Rabindra Choubey. The Court by a majority of 2:1 observed that disciplinary inquiry against an employee can continue even after his retirement. Moreover, if the...
Earlier today, the Delhi High Court directed Central Government to deal with a petition; seeking installation of CCTV cameras in the kitchen of all restaurants that are delivering food to control the transmission of coronavirus. Explicitly, the petition stated...
On May 26, 2020, the Supreme Court consented 30 employees from LG Polymers to assess the chemical plant in Vizag, where the horrific Gas Leak incident took place on May 7, 2020. The incident left several people dead and...
The Supreme Court has taken suo motu (on its own) action of the problems of the migrant labourers. “We take suo motu cognizance of problems and miseries of migrant labourers; who were stranded in different parts of the country,” held the Supreme...
Ministry of Civil Aviation and Air India filed petitions against the impugned order dated May 22, 2020, of the Bombay High Court. Thereafter, a special meeting took place on May 25, 2020. Subsequently, the Supreme Court allowed Air India...
Dushyant Dave opined that the Judges chose to sit silently in their ivory towers; when great misery befell on the citizens of India; after the government announced a nation-wide lockdown at only a four-hour notice. Dave made the statements,...