Supreme Court orders setting up of panel headed by MHA Secretary to consider pleas seeking 4G in J-K.

The Supreme Court Monday ordered setting up of a high-powered committee headed by MHA Secretary to consider pleas seeking restoration of 4G internet services in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. A bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, Justices R Subhash Reddy and B R Gavai said the committee would also include the Chief […]

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SC refuses to entertain plea for govt scheme for payment of office rent during lockdown.

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain pleas filed by lawyers associations of the apex court which sought directions to the Centre for formulating a scheme to support advocates and other professionals in paying their office rent during the COVID-19 lockdown. The top court said that prayers in the PILs filed by Supreme Court Bar […]

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In lockdown, estranged parents can have electronic access to kids: Supreme Court

A plea in the Supreme Court on Thursday sought direction to resolve the custody issue faced by a parent, who could not get custody of the children, due to the ongoing nationwide lockdown, which obstructed physical visitation. The petitioner argued before the bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana and comprising Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and […]

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SC seeks Centre’s reply on PIL for converting public transport and Govt vehicles into electric ones.

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response of the Centre on a PIL seeking implementation of its policy on gradually converting all public transport and government vehicles to electric vehicles to curb air pollution and carbon emission. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde took note of the plea filed by NGO Centre […]

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Article 370: Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas challenging curbs in J-K

The Supreme Court reserved on Wednesday its verdict on a batch of pleas including that of Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad challenging the restriction imposed in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir following abrogation of provisions of Article 370. A bench of Justice N V Ramana, Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice B R […]

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Collegium Recommends Justice B R Gavai And Justice Surya Kant For Elevation To Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court of India’s Collegium has recommended the names of Justice Bhushan Ramkrishna Gavai and Justice Surya Kant for elevation to the nation’s highest court. “While recommending the names of Mr. Justice Bhushan Ramkrishna Gavai and Mr. Justice Surya Kant, the Collegium has taken into consideration combined seniority on all-India basis of Chief Justices […]

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Mumbai University’s highest authority too can’t relax 50% attendance rule: HC

The Bombay High Court has held that the Mumbai University’s ordinance mandating a minimum 50 per cent attendance was in the interest of students and thus, even the highest authority in the university had no power to allow any undue relaxation in the rule. In the order passed on Thursday, a bench of justices B […]

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Culpable homicide case: Kamala Mills director moves Bombay High Court

 A director of Kamala Mills Ltd has approached the Bombay High Court seeking to quash the culpable homicide case registered against him in connection with the December 29 fire in the Kamala Mills compound that claimed 14 lives. Ravi Bhandari’s petition was mentioned yesterday before a division bench of Justices B R Gavai and B […]

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HC refuses to stay or postpone 1st semester LLM exams

The Bombay High Court today refused to stay or postpone the first semester examinations for LLM students of the Mumbai University. A bench of Justices B R Gavai and B P Colabawalla, however, permitted those students who were not prepared for the exams that are scheduled to begin tomorrow, to write their first semester exams […]

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