SC: District Consumers’ Forum has no power to extend the time for filing the response to complaint beyond the period of 15 days in addition to 30 days.

In answer to two questions referred to it, arising in the several civil appeals including New India Assurance Co. Ltd. v. Hilli Multipurpose Cold Storage Pvt. Ltd, a 5-judge bench of the Supreme Court, consisting of Justices Arun Mishra, Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran, M.R.Shah and S. Ravindra Bhat , has opined that the District Consumers’ […]

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Collegium: Further deliberation needed for elevating Judge to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court collegium has favoured “further deliberation” and “broad-based consideration” of names of Chief Justices of various high courts before sending its decision reiterating the elevation of Uttarakhand Chief Justice K M Joseph as a judge of the top court. The resolution of the May 16 collegium meeting, uploaded on the supreme court website […]

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