There shouldn’t be further delay in NCDRC appointments: Supreme Court

There should not be a further delay in appointing members of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC), the Supreme Court has said, asking the Centre to complete the process soon. A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and S Ravindra Bhat made the observation while extending the term of an NCDRC member […]

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Coronavirus : Plea in SC for uninterrupted food supply in zoos amid lockdown

The Supreme Court Tuesday said it would hear on April 13 a PIL seeking uninterrupted food supply and medical treatment for wildlife in zoos across the country amid coronavirus pandemic. A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justice L Nageswara Rao asked the petitioner in-person Sangeeta Dogra, to amend her petition including prayer […]

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SC : Adoption is not valid Unless consent of Wife is obtained and Ceremony conducted.

The Supreme Court has expounded that the consent of wife of the adopter and actual ceremony of adoption is essential for a valid adoption as per the Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act. In a suit for partition, plaintiff’s contention was that she was adopted by the defendants. The Trial Court dismissed the suit on the […]

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Notice to Centre and ECI on plea against use of plastic especially banners and hoardings during polls : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought response from the Centre and the Election Commission of India on a plea against use of plastic, especially banners and hoardings, during elections. A bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests and the poll panel while seeking their response within […]

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Apex court sets aside HC order asking MCI to conduct inspection in college

New Delhi:The Apex Court today set aside a Bombay High Court order directing the Medical Council of India (MCI) to inspect a medical college, where “large-scale deficiencies” were found during an inspection last year, for granting renewal for admission in academic year 2018-2019. A bench comprising justices L Nageswara Rao and M M Shantanagoudar allowed […]

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Supreme Court sets aside Bombay HC order asking MCI to conduct inspection in college

New Delhi:The Supreme Court today set aside a Bombay High Court order directing the Medical Council of India (MCI) to inspect a medical college, where “large-scale deficiencies” were found during an inspection last year, for granting renewal for admission in academic year 2018-2019. A bench comprising justices L Nageswara Rao and M M Shantanagoudar allowed […]

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Re-probe into Mahatma assassination dismissed by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea seeking a re-investigation into the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. A bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao, which heard the matter, dismissed the petition filed by Mumbai-based Pankaj Phadnis from Abhinav Bharat. The apex court, which reserved its verdict on March 6, had made it […]

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Rape case: SC relief to film maker, acquittal upheld

 ‘Peepli Live’ co-director Mahmood Farooqui today got a major relief from the Supreme Court which dismissed an American woman’s plea challenging a Delhi High Court verdict acquitting him in a rape case. The top court said they were “good friends” and she had even expressed her “love” to him after the alleged incident. It also […]

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SC asks petitioner locus for seeking re-probe into Mahatma’s assassination

 The Supreme Court today posed searching questions to a petitioner, who is seeking re- investigation in the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, and asked him to satisfy it on aspects of delay and his locus to raise this issue. The apex court made it clear that it would go only by law and not the stature […]

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Organised crimes not restricted to particular state: SC

Organised crime is not restricted to a “particular state” and a trial court can take note of charge sheets filed against offenders outside the state for invoking the stringent MCOCA, the Supreme Court has held. The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crimes Act (MCOCA), which is in force in Delhi too, is invoked against offenders to […]

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