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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Nirbhaya case : SC dismisses curative petitions filed by two of four death row convicts

The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed the curative petitions filed by two of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. A 5-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana rejected the curative petitions filed by Vinay Sharma (26) and Mukesh Kumar (32). The proceedings were conducted in-chamber. A curative petition […]

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Koregaon Bhima case: SC extends protection from arrest to Gautam Navlakha by 4 weeks

 The Supreme Court Tuesday extended by four weeks the interim protection from arrest granted to civil rights activist Gautma Navlakha in the Koregaon Bhima violence case. However, a bench of justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta asked Navlakha to approach the concerned court to seek pre-arrest bail in the case. When the counsel, appearing for […]

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Review Petition Filed In Supreme Court Against Order Directing Demolition Of Kochi Flats For Alleged CRZ Violation

A day before the deadline set by the Supreme Court for demolition of three apartments in Maradu, Kochi for violation of CRZ norms, one of the builders has filed an application for review of the May 8 judgment. The review petition states that the demolition order was passed by the Court on an erroneous understanding […]

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SC orders for attachment of Amrapali’s assets

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, ordered attachment of some properties of the beleaguered Amrapali group, like  multi-speciality hospital in Greater Noida, three residential towers situated in Sector 62, bank accounts, and a ‘benami’ villa in Goa for not obeying its orders. The bench of Justices Arun Mishra and UU Lalit said that these properties are being attached as […]

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SC sends 3 directors of Amrapali group to police custody

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court sent in police custody three Directors of the Amrapali Group,  directing them to hand over all the documents of the 46 group companies to forensic auditors. A bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and U U Lalit said the directors — Anil Kumar Sharma, Shiv Priya and Ajay Kumar — who were present […]

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Attempt made to influence me: Justices Indira Banerjee

NEW DELHI: Supreme Court judge Justice Indira Banerjee surprised everyone by saying that an attempt made  her to pressure and influence the hotel Royal Plaza case. This incident took place when a bench comprising justices Arun Mishra and Banerjee was hearing a matter on August 30 in court number 8 when the revelation was made. Justice Mishra has said that […]

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Govt’s report in sealed cover available on Twitter: Swamy to SC

New Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today took a dig at the Centre and told the Supreme Court that a document placed by it in a sealed cover, in a case relating to senior ED officer Rajeshwar Singh, was available on micro-blogging site Twitter. After a vacation bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Sanjay Kishan Kaul […]

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Govt free to probe charges against ED officer probing Aircel-Maxis case: SC

New Delhi: No officer should be under a “cloud” and blanket clean chit cannot be given to anybody, the Supreme Court observed today, as it told the government that it was free to look into the “serious” allegations against ED officer Rajeshwar Singh, who is probing the “highly sensitive” 2G spectrum case and the Aircel-Maxis […]

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