Supreme Court questions Haryana government over remission policy.

The Supreme Court has questioned the Haryana government over a policy of granting remission to life-term convicts aged 75 years or above, saying it appeared to be in “conflict” with a provision of law. The apex court has directed the state government to respond within two weeks on whether such a policy, which the court […]

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Supreme Court refuses urgent hearing on plea to postpone IPL-2020 amid coronavirus scare.

 The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to accord urgent hearing on a plea seeking postponement of Indian Premier League (IPL)-2020 amid the coronavirus scare. A vacation bench of justices U U Lalit and Aniruddha Bose told the petitioner that he could mention the matter for urgent listing before the regular bench on March 16 when […]

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Violence During 2015 Patidar Protests: SC Grants Interim Protection From Arrest To Hardik Patel.

The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to Congress leader Hardik Patel in connection with his involvement in the 2015 Patidar Andolan agitation, pulling up the Gujarat police for the delay in the investigation. The bench headed by Justice U. U. Lalit issued notice to the state government, requiring that the court be informed […]

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No Bar In Considering Anticipatory Bail Pleas Even After 2018 SC-ST Act Amendment: Bombay High Court

“Only because the first informant belongs to scheduled tribe or scheduled caste, the crime cannot be registered for offence punishable under the Act and offence can be registered under the Act only if there are ingredients of the offences punishable under the Act in the accusation.” The Bombay High Court has held that Sessions Court […]

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Supreme Court once again refuses to stay amendments to SC/ST Act

The Supreme Court on Wednesday once again refused to stay amendments to the SC/ST Act that restored the no anticipatory bail provision and said all matters including the Centre’s review petition will be heard on February 19. A bench headed by Justice U U Lalit said the issue requires hearing in detail and it will […]

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Supreme Court refuses to stay amendments to SC/ST Act

The Supreme Court Thursday refused to stay the proposed amendments to the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act which restored the no anticipatory bail provision for the accused. A bench headed by Justice A K Sikri said the pending review petition filed by the Centre against the apex court’s March 20, 2018 verdict and the pleas […]

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SC asks for attachment of bank accounts, movable properties of Amrapali Group firms

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today expressed displeasure on Amrapali Group of companies for playing “fraud” and “dirty games” with the court and ordered attachment of all bank accounts and movable properties of 40 firms of the real estate major. The apex court also directed Amrapali Group of companies, which are yet to hand over possession […]

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SC to medical college: Pay Rs 20L penalty to each of 19 students for denying admission

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed a Maharashtra-based medical college to pay Rs 20 lakh as penalty to each of the 19 meritorious students who were “illegally” and “wrongly” denied admission by it six years ago. The apex court asked the college to deposit the money in three months with the Pravesh Niyantran Samiti (PNS), […]

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SC to examine if a person with ‘low vision’ can be a doctor

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to examine whether a person suffering from disability of ‘low vision’, in which eyesight cannot be corrected or improved, can be allowed to pursue MBBS course and treat patients.. This contentious issue came up before a vacation bench of justices U U Lalit and Deepak Gupta which wondered whether […]

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