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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Four Supreme Court judges take oath of office taking total strength to 34

Four new Supreme Court judges took oath of office on Monday, taking the total strength of judges in the apex court to 34. Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi administered the oath of office and secrecy to justices Krishna Murari, S Ravindra Bhat, V Ramasubramanian and Hrishikesh Roy in a simple function in courtroom […]

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High Court rejects IHCL’s plea against tender process to auction hotel

The Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea by Tata Group-owned Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL), challenging the tender procedure of the proposed auction of Delhi’s Taj Mahal Hotel by the NDMC. The verdict was pronounced by a bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla. The court had reserved its arguments on […]

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