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Ex-Cop Who Saved Public By Killing Dacoit Moves Supreme Court Seeking Action On Gallantry Award Recommendation Made 34 Years Ago

In a 83-year-old retired police man's plea for authorities to act on his recommendation for the Gallantr... Read more

25 Feb 2024 7:23 AM GMT

Permanent Constitution Bench & Specialised Divisions In Supreme Court Can Help Growth Of Consistent Jurisprudence : Gautam Bhatia

During the seminar hosted by Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) at the India... Read more

25 Feb 2024 6:44 AM GMT

Tripura High Court Transfers Kamalpur Civil Judge Accused Of Sexually Harassing Rape Survivor

The Tripura High Court has transferred Biswatosh Dhar, a Kamalpur Civil Judge accused of sexually harassing a rape survivor in his cha... Read more

25 Feb 2024 6:00 AM GMT

Master Of Roster System Is Unregulated And Requires Much More Transparency And Accountability: Senior Advocate Meenakshi Arora

While speaking at a seminar on Judicial Accountability, Senior advocate Meenakshi Arora voiced her conce... Read more

25 Feb 2024 5:20 AM GMT

Supreme Court Judges Should Regain Sensitivity In Matters Affecting Civil Liberties Of Citizens : Justice AK Patnaik

In a thought-provoking address, retired Supreme Court Justice, A.K. Patnaik, highlighted the significance of the Supreme Court regaini... Read more

25 Feb 2024 4:05 AM GMT

Concept Of Remanding A Person To Police Custody On Mere Suspicion Is Incompatible With Constitutional Principle: Kapil Sibal

Highlighting a glaring lack of procedural safeguards in India's criminal laws, Senior Advocate Kapil Sib... Read more

24 Feb 2024 2:54 PM GMT

While A Journalist Is Jailed For Doing His Duty, An Old & Ailing Man Unable To Even Sip Water Dies Behind Bars! What happened To Article 21? Justice Rekha Sharma

During the seminar hosted today by Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) at ISI... Read more

24 Feb 2024 1:08 PM GMT

Media As Fourth Pillar Of Democracy Has Failed The Country: Justice Kurian Joseph

During a seminar hosted today by Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) at India... Read more

24 Feb 2024 11:54 AM GMT

Why Can't Supreme Court Take Judicial Notice Of UAPA & PMLA Misuse? Senior Advocate Mihir Desai

Senior Advocate Mihir Desai on Saturday (February 24) raised apprehensions about the Supreme Court's app... Read more

24 Feb 2024 10:52 AM GMT

One Bench Of High Court Cannot Cancel Bail Granted By Another Bench : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that the exercise of jurisdiction by the Single Judge of the High C... Read more

24 Feb 2024 10:15 AM GMT

BREAKING| New Criminal Laws Replacing IPC, CrPC & Evidence Act To Come Into Force From July 1, 2024

The Union Government has notified that the new criminal laws - Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita and the Bha... Read more

24 Feb 2024 9:13 AM GMT

LIVE NOW- SESSION-2 CJAR, LIVELAW & THE WIRE Seminar On 'Judicial Accountability'- Supreme Court's recent trend on cases involving Civil Liberties & Political Rights

Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms in partnership with The Wire and LiveLaw is organizing seminar on "Supreme Court Judi... Read more

24 Feb 2024 8:07 AM GMT

There's A Perception Now That If Case Is Listed Before Particular Bench, Result Is Going To Be This : Justice Madan B Lokur

At the seminar hosted today by Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) at ISIL, D... Read more

24 Feb 2024 8:05 AM GMT

Direct Union, States To Consider Reasonable Demands Of Protesting Farmers; Allow Protesters' Movement To Delhi: Plea In Supreme Court

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Union and State governments to consider "reasonable demands" ... Read more

24 Feb 2024 7:30 AM GMT

Right To Property Under Article 300A Available To A Person Who Isn't A Citizen Of India : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has observed that the right to property as enshrined under Article 300A of the Constitution extends to persons who a... Read more

24 Feb 2024 7:03 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Subject /Statute Wise Index [February 12 to 18]

Administrative LawRecruitment - Reserved Female Category - Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) - The Appellant i.e., a candidate who was scrupulous... Read more

24 Feb 2024 6:57 AM GMT

Master Of Roster Business Should Be Dealt By First 3 Judges: Former SC Judge Justice Kurian Joseph

At the seminar hosted today by Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) at ISIL, D... Read more

24 Feb 2024 5:59 AM GMT

'Enemy Property' Not Exempt From Municipal Taxes As It Is Not Vested With Union Govt : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that the 'enemy property' vested in the possession of the Union Government-appointed 'custodian', as per the En... Read more

24 Feb 2024 5:03 AM GMT

LIVE NOW- CJAR, LIVELAW & THE WIRE Seminar On 'Judicial Accountability'- Session-1 -'Supreme Court Judicial Administration & Management - Issues & Concerns'

Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms in partnership with The Wire and LiveLaw is organizing seminar on "Supreme Cou... Read more

24 Feb 2024 4:49 AM GMT

Fali Nariman-The Peerless

“Lawyers in India never retire; they simply drop dead”, remarked Fali S. Nariman. He proved the truth of that remark. Agile and activ... Read more

24 Feb 2024 4:15 AM GMT

P&H High Court Issues Notice On Father's Plea Alleging That Haryana Police Illegally Detained His Son During Farmers Protest

The Punjab & Haryana High Court today issued notice to the states of Punjab and Haryana on a habeas corpus petition which alleged ... Read more

23 Feb 2024 4:13 PM GMT

CJAR Seminar TOMORROW On Supreme Court's Judicial Administration & Management And Its Trend On Cases Involving Civil Liberties & Political Rights

Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms in partnership with The Wire and LiveLaw is organizing seminar on "Supreme Court Jud... Read more

23 Feb 2024 3:39 PM GMT

Non-Disclosure Of Criminal Antecedent In Recruitment Not Always Fatal, Courts Must Apply Mind To Avoid Arbitrariness: Supreme Court

In a candidate's challenge to his disqualification from recruitment process for the post of Constable, ... Read more

23 Feb 2024 3:30 PM GMT

Bail Condition To Share Live Location Violates Privacy? Supreme Court Asks Google India To Explain Working Of Google PIN

The Supreme Court has issued notice to Google India Private to get information on the working of Google PIN in the context of conditio... Read more

23 Feb 2024 2:30 PM GMT

Supreme Court Directs Animal Welfare Board To Decide The Issue Of Feral Dogs In Wildlife And Protected Areas

The Supreme Court has directed the Animal Welfare Board of India to decide a representation filed by th... Read more

23 Feb 2024 1:20 PM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023 - Civil Minor Acts

Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985Administrative Tribunals Act 1985 - The relevant State Government has the implied power to issue a r... Read more

23 Feb 2024 12:32 PM GMT

Will Publish Review Committee's Orders On Internet Shutdown: Jammu & Kashmir UT Tells Supreme Court

The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday (February 23) agreed before the Supreme Court to publish the orders passed by the r... Read more

23 Feb 2024 11:38 AM GMT

Can High Court Quash POCSO Conviction Based On 'Consent' When Act Prescribes Minimum Sentence? Supreme Court Asks

The Supreme Court on Friday (February 23) questioned the remit of the high court to set aside a convicti... Read more

23 Feb 2024 10:59 AM GMT

Justice KM Joseph Criticises Supreme Court's 'Hindutva' Judgment, Says Court May Not Have Looked At Savarkar's Version Of 'Hindutva'

Former Supreme Court judge, Justice K M Joseph spoke about “Secularism Under the Indian Constitution” for a lecture session conducted ... Read more

23 Feb 2024 10:44 AM GMT

Supreme Court Records SOP Suggested By Union Govt To Support Poor Prisoners

Recently, in a significant order, the Supreme Court has recorded a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) ... Read more

23 Feb 2024 9:37 AM GMT

Justice KV Viswanathan Offers To Recuse From Case Against Madras Bar Association, Cites Links With MBA

In a set of cases against the Madras Bar Association ("MBA"), the Supreme Court today (February 2... Read more

23 Feb 2024 9:05 AM GMT

Are SC Judgments On Bail Included In Curriculum Of Judicial Academies ? Supreme Court Asks High Courts

The Supreme Court has, recently (on February 13), directed the High Courts to inform whether the decis... Read more

23 Feb 2024 8:52 AM GMT

How Can State File Writ Petition Challenging ED Summonses To District Collectors? Supreme Court Asks Tamil Nadu

The Supreme Court on Friday (February 23) questioned the Tamil Nadu government's standing to file a writ... Read more

23 Feb 2024 7:18 AM GMT

Injunction Suit To Protect Possession Not Maintainable When Plaintiff's Title Is Disputed: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that the suit for injunction may not be maintainable against the defendants if th... Read more

23 Feb 2024 6:44 AM GMT

Justice Gavai's Bench Expresses Concerns About Possibility Of Conflicting Orders After CJI- Bench's Direction On Zoos Within Forests

Earlier this week, a Supreme Court bench led by the Chief Justice of IndiaRead more

23 Feb 2024 6:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Vedanta How Could It Operate Tuticorin Copper Plant Despite Expiry Of Its Hazardous Waste Authorisation

This week, the Supreme Court continued hearing Indian multinational mining company Vedanta's plea for re... Read more

23 Feb 2024 5:31 AM GMT

Can 'Sikh Chamar' Be Regarded As 'Mochi' Caste In Maharashtra? Supreme Court Considers In Navneet Kaur Rana's Case

The Supreme Court on Thursday (February 23), resuming its hearing on the issue of cancellation of the caste certificate of Amravati MP... Read more

23 Feb 2024 5:14 AM GMT

Is New Bail Law Under Preparation? Supreme Court Asks Centre

The Supreme Court has asked the Union of India to inform whether it is contemplating to introduce a new Bail Law as per the recommenda... Read more

23 Feb 2024 4:43 AM GMT

Homemaker's Deemed Income Can't Be Less Than Minimum Wages Notified For Daily Wager : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, while deciding a claim under the Motor Vehicles Act of 1988, observed that it is diff... Read more

22 Feb 2024 3:39 PM GMT

If Any Govt Removes 'Secularism' From Preamble, It Will Sound Death Knell Of Democracy : Justice KM Joseph

Emphasising the importance of the principle of secularism, former Supreme Court judge Justice KM Joseph said that it is indispensable ... Read more

22 Feb 2024 2:20 PM GMT

Police Doesn't Have Power To Recover Money Or Act As Civil Court For Money Recovery : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court reiterated that the contractual dispute or breach of contract per se should not lead t... Read more

22 Feb 2024 1:36 PM GMT

Why Can't Client Be 'Consumer' & Lawyer's Negligence Be 'Deficiency Of Service' Under Consumer Protection Act ? Supreme Court Asks

In a pivotal hearing on whether services rendered by the lawyer would come within the Consumer Protect... Read more

22 Feb 2024 11:21 AM GMT

Calcutta High Court Grants Bail To Republic TV Journalist Arrested In Sandeshkhali While Reporting

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday granted bail to journalist Santu Pan, who was arrested while reporting live from Sandeshkhali, in ... Read more

22 Feb 2024 10:50 AM GMT

When I Briefed Mr. Fali Nariman

It was February 2014, when 49 day- old government, led by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the National Capitol Territory of Delhi, had re... Read more

22 Feb 2024 10:41 AM GMT

Centre Amends Surrogacy Rules To Allow Couples With Medical Conditions To Use Donor Gametes

In a crucial development to the surrogacy landscape in India, the Central government has modified the Read more

22 Feb 2024 10:17 AM GMT

'Why Create Controversy Naming Lion & Lioness After Sita & Akbar?': Calcutta High Court Suggests State To Change Animals' Names

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday, directed for the reclassification of a Read more

22 Feb 2024 9:39 AM GMT

Farmers Protest: Lawyer Moves High Court Seeking Judicial Probe Into Punjab Youth's Death Allegedly On Account Of Violence By Haryana Police

An application has been moved by a lawyer in the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking judicial enquiry into death of a 22-year-old yo... Read more

22 Feb 2024 7:43 AM GMT

Blank Cheque Voluntarily Signed & Handed Over By Drawer Towards Payment Attracts Presumption Under S.139 NI Act : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has reiterated that a blank cheque leaf, which has been voluntarily signed by the draw... Read more

22 Feb 2024 7:40 AM GMT

Non-Examination Of Ballistic Expert Fatal To Prosecution Case If Inconsistencies Found In Witness Testimonies : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that where the direct evidence produced by the prosecution is found to be credibl... Read more

22 Feb 2024 7:19 AM GMT

Courts Must Not Only Set Aside Arbitrary Administrative Actions But Also Restitute Affected Person : Supreme Court

The Courts must not only set aside arbitrary administrative actions so take measures for the restitution... Read more

22 Feb 2024 6:49 AM GMT

Extra-Judicial Confession Can't Be Strong Evidence If Not Supported by Other Evidence On Record : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 20) observed that when the case of the prosecution is entirely ba... Read more

22 Feb 2024 6:01 AM GMT

Up To States/UTs To Explore Option Of 'Community Kitchens' : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday (February 22) left it open to the States and the Union Territories to explo... Read more

22 Feb 2024 5:51 AM GMT

Manipur High Court Deletes Earlier Direction To Consider Inclusion Of Meiteis In ST List

In a significant development, the Manipur High Court on Wednesday (February 21) modified its 2023 order ... Read more

22 Feb 2024 5:35 AM GMT

Whether Courts Can Modify Arbitral Award U/S 34 or 37 of Arbitration Act? Supreme Court Refers To Larger Bench

The Supreme Court has referred to the larger bench the question of whether the courts have the power to modify the arbitral award unde... Read more

22 Feb 2024 4:32 AM GMT

What Is The Procedure For Cancellation Of Caste Certificate Granted After Scrutiny? Supreme Court In Navneet Kaur Rana's Case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (February 21), while hearing the challenge against the setting aside of MP Navneet Kaur Rana's cast cer... Read more

21 Feb 2024 3:52 PM GMT

Advocates Can't Be Brought Under Consumer Protection Act Just Because Doctors Are, Both Professions Different: Argument Before Supreme Court

In a matter where the Supreme Court is hearing whether services rendered by the lawyer would come within... Read more

21 Feb 2024 3:26 PM GMT

'Will Check Custodial Violence' : Supreme Court Approves HC Direction To UP Police To Medically Examine Person Called For Investigation After Release

The Supreme Court refused to interfere with the Allahabad High Court's direction asking the Uttar Prades... Read more

21 Feb 2024 2:31 PM GMT

Judicial Decision Does Not Infringe Fundamental Rights : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently reiterated the principle that a judicial decision cannot be challenged as infringing fundamental rights.Read more

21 Feb 2024 1:51 PM GMT

State Of West Bengal Urges Supreme Court To Urgently Hear Its Suit Against Union Over CBI's Powers

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal sought an urgent hearing on Wednesday (February 21) for West Bengal governme... Read more

21 Feb 2024 1:31 PM GMT

Supreme Court Raises Concerns At Tribunal Benches Being Presided By Non-Judicial Members, Seeks AG's Response

In a crucial development, the Supreme Court today (February 21) took up for consideration the issue as to whether Tribunals/Commission... Read more

21 Feb 2024 1:27 PM GMT

Fali S Nariman : A Look At His Legendary Career & Landmark Cases

“I Have Lived and flourished in a Secular India. In the fullness of time, if God wills, I would also like to die in a secular Indi... Read more

21 Feb 2024 10:57 AM GMT

'We Worship Lions During Durga Puja': Calcutta High Court In VHP's Plea Which Claimed Naming Lioness 'Sita' Allegedly Hurt Religious Sentiments

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday heard a plea by the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) against the naming of a lioness at Siliguri's Saf... Read more

21 Feb 2024 10:56 AM GMT

Supreme Court Has No Power Of Superintendence Over High Courts : SC

The Supreme Court stated that it has no power of superintendence over the High Courts.

A bench comprising Justices Dipankar ... Read more

21 Feb 2024 9:59 AM GMT

Remembering Fali S Nariman: A Noble and Brilliant Jurist

I remain deeply saddened to learn about the demise of Fali S Nariman, a towering figure in the legal fraternity and a champion of cons... Read more

21 Feb 2024 9:42 AM GMT

Delay Occurred In Filing Appeal Against Acquittal Under S.378 CrPC Can Be Condoned Under Limitation Act: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that the delay that occurred in preferring an appeal against the acquittal can be... Read more

21 Feb 2024 9:03 AM GMT

Farmers Protest | P&H High Court Refuses To Hear Today Plea Of Centre & Haryana Against Farmers' Movement In Tractors, Modified Vehicles

The Punjab & Haryana High Court today, refused urgent hearing of plea seeking directions to prevent farmers from moving ahead with... Read more

21 Feb 2024 7:13 AM GMT

Supreme Court Surprised At State Opposing Maintenance Plea Of Wife By Siding With Husband

In a wife and minor daughter's plea for maintenance, the Supreme Court recently expressed surprise at State's conduct of siding with... Read more

21 Feb 2024 6:55 AM GMT

Schedule Tribe Member Migrating To Another State/UT Can't Claim ST Status If Tribe Isn't Notified As ST In That State/UT : Supreme Court

In an important judgment, the Supreme Court held that a person with the status of a Scheduled Tribe (ST)... Read more

21 Feb 2024 6:46 AM GMT

NEET-MDS 2024 | Looking Into Issue Of Internship Cut-Off Date, Centre Tells Supreme Court

The union government told the Supreme Court on Wednesday (February 21) that it is looking into the griev... Read more

21 Feb 2024 6:23 AM GMT

'Giant Of Law' :CJI DY Chandrachud Mourns Fali S Nariman's Demise

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud Read more

21 Feb 2024 5:41 AM GMT

NEET MDS 2024 Case : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing

The Supreme Court will hear today a petition to postpone NEET-MDS 2024 test from March 18.

The Petitioners challenge the intern... Read more

21 Feb 2024 4:59 AM GMT2024-02-21 04:59:39

'Pillar Of Constitutional Liberties, Stood By Secular Values & Judicial Independence' : Bar Pays Tribute To Fali S Nariman

Renowned lawyer and distinguished jurist Fali S. Nariman, Senior Advocate, passed away at the age of 95. His demise has been met with ... Read more

21 Feb 2024 4:52 AM GMT

Eminent Jurist Fali S Nariman Passes Away

Eminent jurist and Senior Advocate Fali S Nariman passed away. He was aged 95 years.

A distinguished constitutional lawyer, Fal... Read more

21 Feb 2024 2:43 AM GMT

Supreme Court Reserves Judgment On Delhi Metro's Curative Petition Against Arbitral Award Favouring DAMEPL

The Delhi Airport Metro Express Private Limited (DAMEPL) on Tuesday (February 20) submitted before the Supreme Court that reopening th... Read more

20 Feb 2024 5:05 PM GMT

Accused Cannot Invoke S.91 CrPC To Compel Prosecution To Produce Things At The Stage Of Framing Of Charge: Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that the courts cannot issue processes under Section 91 of the Code... Read more

20 Feb 2024 3:09 PM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Of Ex-JNU Professor's Defamation Case Against 'The Wire'

The Supreme Court (on February 20) resumed its hearing in the defamation case filed by Ex-JNU Professo... Read more

20 Feb 2024 2:53 PM GMT

NewsClick Case | Supreme Court Expresses Surprise At Delhi Police's Statement That Medical Report From Jail Officer May Not Be Reliable

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 20) adjourned until February 27 (next Tuesday) the hearing of a plea by NewsClick foun... Read more

20 Feb 2024 2:27 PM GMT

Ensure Advocates Representing State Aren't Forced To Approach Courts To Recover Fees : Supreme Court To Uttar Pradesh Govt

The Supreme Court has asked the State of Uttar Pradesh to ensure that the advocates representing the Sta... Read more

20 Feb 2024 1:40 PM GMT

Chandigarh Mayor Election | Supreme Court Initiates Criminal Proceedings Against Presiding Officer For False Statement That Ballots Were Invalid

The Supreme Court on Tuesday, came down heavily upon the Presiding Officer (PO) of the Chandigarh Mayoral Elections, Mr Anil Masih in ... Read more

20 Feb 2024 1:21 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Prosecution Of Former Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana Under PC Act

Today (on February 20), the Supreme Court dismissed a plea seeking the prosecution of former Special D... Read more

20 Feb 2024 12:50 PM GMT

Supreme Court Declares AAP Councillor As Chandigarh Mayor, Finds That Presiding Officer Deliberately Defaced Ballots

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 20) declared Aam Aadmi Party Councillor Kuldeep Kumar as the Mayo... Read more

20 Feb 2024 11:08 AM GMT

Apple Has No Duty To Trace Stolen iPhone Using Unique Identity Number : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court obliterated an observation made by the Odisha State Consumer Commission that Apple Ind... Read more

20 Feb 2024 9:02 AM GMT

[Sandeshkhali Violence] Sole Cause Of Problem Still Absconding: Calcutta HC Takes Exception To State Police Being Unable To Apprehend Prime Accused Shahjahan Sk

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday took exception to the involvement of Shahjahan Sheikh, Pradhan of the Zila Parishad, in the violenc... Read more

20 Feb 2024 7:28 AM GMT

Medical Negligence | Supreme Court Awards Rs 10 Lakh Compensation To Patient Who Developed Hoarseness In Voice After Trainee Gave Anaesthesia

The Supreme Court recently awarded Rs. 10 lakhs compensation to a patient who developed hoarseness in hi... Read more

20 Feb 2024 6:57 AM GMT

Judge Can't Retain Case File After Demitting Office : Supreme Court Quashes Judgment Released By HC Judge After Retirement

The Supreme Court recently quashed a judgment of the Madras High Court on the sole ground that the judge released it after retirement.... Read more

20 Feb 2024 6:18 AM GMT

Charge Under UP Gangsters Act Unsustainable When Accused Is Exonerated Of Predicate IPC Offences : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 19) observed that to prosecute the accused under Section 3(1) of t... Read more

20 Feb 2024 5:55 AM GMT

NDPS Act | Supreme Court Directs ADG (Narcotics Wing) Of MP To Inform In How Many Cases FSL Report Isn't Filed With Challan

The Supreme Court expressed dissatisfaction with the State of Madhya Pradesh for not filing the Forensic... Read more

20 Feb 2024 5:23 AM GMT

Terminating Women Officer On Ground Of Marriage Is Arbitrary : Supreme Court Asks Union To Pay Rs 60 Lakh Compensation To Ex-Military Nurse

In a case where a woman nursing officer was terminated from the Military Nursing Service on the ground... Read more

20 Feb 2024 4:34 AM GMT

Police Must Exercise Heightened Caution When Drawn Into Dispute Involving Unethical Transactions : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 19) observed that police should exercise "heightened caution" whil... Read more

19 Feb 2024 4:24 PM GMT

Women Army Officers To Be Given Equal Regular Postings From April 2024; New Policy In The Works: Centre Informs Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 19) ,while hearing an application seeking directions for proper implementation of the judgement ... Read more

19 Feb 2024 4:10 PM GMT

Will Allow Additional Borrowing By Kerala If They Withdraw Suit, Centre Tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court was informed on Monday (February 19) that talks to resolve the deadlock between the Ce... Read more

19 Feb 2024 4:00 PM GMT

"Why Are You Being So Patriarchal?" : Supreme Court Asks Centre Over Denial Of Permanent Commission To Woman Coast Guard Officer


The Supreme Court on Monday (February 19) pulled up the Central Government over the denial of Permanent Commission for wom... Read more

19 Feb 2024 1:56 PM GMT

'She Has Right To Choose' : Supreme Court Says Reserving Judgment On Divorced Muslim Woman's Right To Seek Maintenance Under S.125 CrPC

The Supreme Court today (February 19) reserved judgment in a case raising the issue whether a divorced M... Read more

19 Feb 2024 1:42 PM GMT

States/UTs Must Follow Definition Of 'Forest' Given By Godavarman Judgment Till Forests Are Identified As Per 2023 Rules : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 19) passed an interim order directing that States and Union Territories must act as per the defi... Read more

19 Feb 2024 1:06 PM GMT

Chandigarh Mayor Poll | Presiding Officer Admits Putting Marks On 8 Ballots; 'He Must Be Prosecuted', Says Supreme Court [Read Exchange]

The Supreme Court today, while hearing the issue of Chandigarh mayor Elections, posed questions to Mr Anil Masih, the presiding office... Read more

19 Feb 2024 12:07 PM GMT

Sandeshkhali Violence : Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain PIL For CBI/SIT Probe, Allows Petitioner To Approach Calcutta HC

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 19) refused to entertain a PIL which sought a CBI/SIT investigatio... Read more

19 Feb 2024 11:18 AM GMT

'Concerned About Horse Trading' : Supreme Court Proposes Declaring Chandigarh Mayor Election Results Based On Present Votes Instead Of Fresh Election

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 19) proposed that the results of the controversial Chandigarh Mayor election will be declared on... Read more

19 Feb 2024 10:51 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Criminal Case Against Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah & Congress Leaders Over 2022 Protest Against Previous Govt

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 19) stayed the proceedings in the criminal case against Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah ov... Read more

19 Feb 2024 6:29 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Lok Sabha Privileges Committee Proceedings Against West Bengal Officials On BJP MP's Complaint Over Sandeshkhali Protest

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 19) stayed the proceedings of the Lok Sabha Privilege committee against the Chief Secretary, Dir... Read more

19 Feb 2024 5:37 AM GMT

'Scope Of Curative Jurisdiction Limited, Especially In Commercial Matters' : Supreme Court In DMRC v. DAMEPL Hearing

The Supreme Court today, while hearing a Curative Petition filed by the Delhi Metro Rail... Read more

15 Feb 2024 5:06 PM GMT

Electoral Bonds | Supreme Court Rejects Union's Argument That Citizens Have No Right To Know About Political Funding

Today (February 15), the Supreme Court delivered a historic judgment, holding that anonymous electoral b... Read more

15 Feb 2024 3:32 PM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Union's Response On Plea Against HC Judgment Upholding Anti-Profiteering Provisions Under CGST Act

The Supreme Court on February 12 issued notice in a plea filed against the Delhi High Court order uphold... Read more

15 Feb 2024 2:22 PM GMT

Suit For Declaration Of Title Without Seeking Recovery Of Possession Not Maintainable When Plaintiff Not In Possession: Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court reiterated the well-established position of law that under Section 34 of t... Read more

15 Feb 2024 2:16 PM GMT

N.I. Act | Directors Not Liable For Dishnor Of Cheque Issued By Company After Their Resignation : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (February 14) observed that the Director of the company wouldn't be held ... Read more

15 Feb 2024 1:30 PM GMT

SCAORA Decides To Intervene In Supreme Court Case Regarding Advocates' Liability Under Consumer Protection Act

The Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association (SCAORA) has decided to intervene in an ongoing matter... Read more

15 Feb 2024 1:06 PM GMT

How Much Each Political Party Got Through Electoral Bonds? Justice Sanjiv Khanna's Judgment Reveals

In his separate but concurring judgment in the Electoral Bonds case, Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna mentioned certain impor... Read more

15 Feb 2024 12:25 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On CBI's Plea To Transfer Trial Of Post-Poll Violence Cases Out Of West Bengal

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Wednesday (February 14) stayed the ongoing proceeding... Read more

15 Feb 2024 12:15 PM GMT

Lawyer Assisting A Sovereign Function, Can't Be Brought Under Consumer Protection Act : Argument Before Supreme Court

Today, the Supreme Court resumed its hearing on the crucial point of whether services rendered by the ... Read more

15 Feb 2024 10:29 AM GMT

Subramanian Swamy Moves Delhi HC Alleging Rs.5100 Crores Scam In Max Life's Transactions With Axis Bank, Seeks Expert Probe

By way of a public interest litigation, BJP leader Dr Subramanian Swamy has moved the Delhi High Court against an alleged scam ... Read more

15 Feb 2024 9:43 AM GMT

Supreme Court Allows Withdrawal Of Petitions Challenging UAPA Provisions

At request of petitioners, the Supreme Court today allowed pleas challenging provisions of the Unlawful ... Read more

15 Feb 2024 8:44 AM GMT

Prosecution Sanction Under Section 197 Cr.P.C Explained By Justice V Ram Kumar [Part-6]

Z. The necessity, if any, to examine the sanctioning authority as a witness before Court 27. There is no need to examine the ... Read more

15 Feb 2024 8:37 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks ECI To Publish Details Of Electoral Bonds Encashed By Political Parties

While striking down the Electoral Bonds scheme as unconstitutional, the Supreme Court issued the following directions :

A. The... Read more

15 Feb 2024 7:21 AM GMT

Electoral Bonds Not The Only Way To Curb Black Money, There're Alternative Means Which Are Less Restrictive : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has observed that the purpose of curbing black money is not a sufficient justification to anonymise the identities o... Read more

15 Feb 2024 7:08 AM GMT

Allahabad HC Reserves Judgment On Gyanvapi Mosque Committee's Plea Against Varanasi Court's Order Allowing 'Puja' In 'Vyas Tehkhana'

The Allahabad High Court today reserved its Judgment in the Gyanvapi Mosque committee's Read more

15 Feb 2024 6:09 AM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court Strikes Down Electoral Bonds Scheme As Unconstitutional, Asks SBI To Stop Issuing EBs

The Supreme Court on Thursday (February 15) delivered its highly-anticipated judgment in the electoral b... Read more

15 Feb 2024 5:34 AM GMT

Several Supreme Court Lawyers Seek Removal Of SCBA President Over Letter To CJI Against Farmers Protest

Several Supreme Court Bar Association members have sought the removal of Supreme Court Bar Association President Adish Aggarwala over ... Read more

15 Feb 2024 4:48 AM GMT

Principles Of Adverse Possession : Supreme Court Explains

Recently, while deciding the suit for declaration of title, the Supreme Court reiterated some important... Read more

15 Feb 2024 4:23 AM GMT

Electoral Bonds Judgment : Live Updates From Supreme Court

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will pronounce at 10.30 AM today judgment on the petitions challenging the electoral bonds s... Read more

15 Feb 2024 2:26 AM GMT

UAPA Challenge | Supreme Court Allows Petitioners Time To Decide If They Want To Approach High Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (February 14) begun hearing a batch of pleas challenging several provisio... Read more

14 Feb 2024 10:41 AM GMT

If Trial Court's Acquittal Is A Plausible View, Then High Court Shouldn't Convict Accused By Reappreciating Evidence: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that if the appellate court, while appreciating the evidence in an appeal aga... Read more

14 Feb 2024 10:23 AM GMT

IBC | Resolution Plan Requires Closer Examination If Plan Envisages Use Of Asset Owned By Statutory Authority: Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that ordinarily feasibility and viability of a resolution plan is best decided by the commercial ... Read more

14 Feb 2024 9:38 AM GMT

Motor Accident Claims | Compassionate Benefits From State To Deceased Employee Must Be Deducted From Compensation : Supreme Court

In a recent case, the Supreme Court observed that the family of a deceased in a motor accident cannot se... Read more

14 Feb 2024 9:16 AM GMT

'Adjournment Letters Can Be Circulated Only Once' : Supreme Court Notifies New Procedure To Circulate Adjournment Letters

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (February 14) issued a new circular outlining the procedure and modalities for the circulation of lette... Read more

14 Feb 2024 7:33 AM GMT

MP HC Judge Requests Transfer As Son Practises In Same Court; Supreme Court Collegium Proposes Transfer To Telangana HC

In the latest development, the Supreme Court's collegium has agreed to the request of Justice Sujoy... Read more

14 Feb 2024 7:24 AM GMT

Supreme Court Collegium Accepts Justice Moushumi Bhattacharya's Transfer Request; Proposes Her Transfer From Calcutta HC To Telangana HC

In a significant development, the Supreme Court's collegium has agreed to the request of Justice Moush... Read more

14 Feb 2024 7:06 AM GMT

Supreme Court Collegium Proposes Transfer Of Justice Anu Sivaraman From Kerala HC To Karnataka HC On Her Request

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the transfer of Justice Anu Sivaraman from Kerala High Court to Karnataka High Court on he... Read more

14 Feb 2024 6:53 AM GMT

Umar Khalid Withdraws Bail Petition In Supreme Court, To Seek Bail From Trial Court Afresh

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (February 14) dismissed as withdrawn the petition filed Read more

14 Feb 2024 5:57 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Defence Ministry's Response On Woman Officer's Plea For Permanent Commission In Indian Coast Guard

The Supreme Court on February 12 issued notice on the plea of a woman Short Service Appointment (SSA) Of... Read more

14 Feb 2024 4:55 AM GMT

High Court Shouldn't Have Stayed Investigation & Granted Blanket Protection From Arrest : Supreme Court Sets Aside Relief To Indiabulls Officers

The Supreme Court (on February 13) set aside the interim protection granted to Indiabulls Housing Financ... Read more

14 Feb 2024 4:30 AM GMT

Majority Of SCBA Executive Members Express Disagreement With SCBA President's Letter To CJI Against Farmers Protest

In a dramatic development, the majority of members of the Executive Committee of the Supreme Court Bar Association have disagreed with... Read more

13 Feb 2024 4:35 PM GMT

Bilkis Bano Case : Gujarat Govt Files Review Petition Against Supreme Court's Adverse Remarks

In a latest development in the Bilkis Bano case, the Gujarat government has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court seeking certa... Read more

13 Feb 2024 4:09 PM GMT

NCLT Has Inherent Power To Recall Order Approving Resolution Plan Which Is Not Submitted As Per IBC : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 12) observed that the Adjudicating Authority (“AA”) i.e., NCLT und... Read more

13 Feb 2024 2:37 PM GMT

Grossly Disappointed: Calcutta HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance Of Reports On Alleged Sexual Harassment Of Women, Illegal Land Grabbing In Sandeshkhali

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday took suo moto cognizance of newspaper reports on alleged sexual harassment of women living in Sande... Read more

13 Feb 2024 2:34 PM GMT

'How Can Political Party Occupy Land Allotted To High Court? : Supreme Court Shocked At AAP Party Office In Delhi HC's Land

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 13) expressed shock and surprise that a "political party" has encroached upon a land in Delhi w... Read more

13 Feb 2024 2:01 PM GMT

Adani-Hindenburg Row | Plea Filed In Supreme Court Seeking Review Of Verdict Endorsing SEBI Investigation

In the latest development in the Adani-Hindenburg row, a review petition has been filed challenging the recent Supreme Court verdict t... Read more

13 Feb 2024 1:27 PM GMT

Supreme Court Upholds P&H HC's 50% Minimum Mark Criteria In Interviews For Promotion As District Judges

The Supreme Court On Tuesday (February 13) upheld a criteria set by the Punjab and Haryana High Court that judicial officers seeking p... Read more

13 Feb 2024 11:49 AM GMT

Farmers Protest | "Efforts Should Be Made To Solve The Problem, States Should Identify Areas To Protest": Punjab & Haryana High Court

Amid the ongoing protest by farmers who are statedly marching towards Delhi in demand of a law guaranteeing MSP, the Punjab and Haryan... Read more

13 Feb 2024 10:44 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Stay Law Dropping CJI From Panel To Select Election Commissioners, Posts Matter To April 2024

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 13) refused to stay the operation of Section 7 of the Chief Election Commissioner and Other Ele... Read more

13 Feb 2024 10:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Bail To Shiv Sena (UBT) Member Sadanand Kadam In Money Laundering Case

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 12) granted bail to Sadanand Kadam, a close associate of Shiv Sena... Read more

13 Feb 2024 9:29 AM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023 - Criminal Minor Acts

Abkari ActAbkari Act; Section 8 - The testimonies of official witnesses cannot be discarded simply because independent witnesses were ... Read more

13 Feb 2024 9:23 AM GMT

Can Divorced Muslim Woman File For Maintenance Under Section 125 CrPC? Supreme Court To Consider

In a Muslim man's plea against direction to pay interim maintenance to his divorced wife, the Supreme Court is set to consider the que... Read more

13 Feb 2024 2:29 AM GMT

Use Of Lord Ayyappa's Pictures In Voting Slips | Supreme Court Upholds Kerala HC Finding That Petition Challenging K Babu's Election Is Triable

The Supreme Court (on February 12) held the election petition filed by CPI(M) leader M Swaraj challengin... Read more

12 Feb 2024 4:45 PM GMT

Application Seeking Further Investigation Can Be Treated As Protest Petition : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that an application seeking further investigation can be treated as... Read more

12 Feb 2024 2:46 PM GMT

District Judges Selection | Supreme Court Faults Jharkhand HC For Changing Criteria Midway, Directs To Appoint 7 Candidates

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that after the performance of individual candidates is assessed, th... Read more

12 Feb 2024 2:16 PM GMT

No Voter's Name Can Be Struck From Electoral Rolls Without Following Due Process : Election Commission Tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 12), taking note of the response of the Election Commission of India, closed the proceedings rel... Read more

12 Feb 2024 1:38 PM GMT

Students Union Elections : Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea Challenging UGC's Limitations On Number Of Times Candidate Can Contest

In a plea against limitation of the number of times a candidate can contest Students Union elections for office bearer and execu... Read more

12 Feb 2024 1:20 PM GMT

Farmers' Protest: Plea In Punjab & Haryana High Court Challenges Internet Suspension, Border Sealing In Haryana

A petition has been filed before the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging the "obstructive actions" of the Central and State gove... Read more

12 Feb 2024 11:59 AM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Of Uddhav Sena's Plea Against Maharashtra Speaker's Refusal To Disqualify Shinde Group MLAs

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 12) deferred the petition filed by a Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) member challenging t... Read more

12 Feb 2024 11:36 AM GMT

NewsClick Withdraws Its Plea In Supreme Court To Stay Tax Demand; To Move Income Tax Appellate Tribunal

Today (February 12), the Supreme Court allowed the company running the news portal “NewsClick” to with... Read more

12 Feb 2024 11:16 AM GMT

Karnataka High Court Reserves Order On Kerala CM's Daughter's Company To Stay SFIO Probe

The Karnataka High Court on Monday (February 12) reserved order on the plea of Exalogic Solutions Private Ltd - a company of which Ker... Read more

12 Feb 2024 11:06 AM GMT

Supreme Court Extends Interim Bail Of Union Minister's Son Ashish Mishra In Lakhimpur Kheri Case

The Supreme Court today extended the interim bail granted earlier to Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra in the Lakhimpur K... Read more

12 Feb 2024 7:47 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Challenge To Law Allowing Collection Of Prisoners' Biometrics; Asks Petitioners To Approach HC

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 12) refused to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) petition filed by the Internet Freed... Read more

12 Feb 2024 7:35 AM GMT

Appointment Of Deputy Chief Ministers Not Unconstitutional : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 12) dismissed a PIL challenging the appointment of Deputy Chief Ministers in various states as b... Read more

12 Feb 2024 7:04 AM GMT

Heartbreaks Part Of Everyday Life; Breaking Up & Advising Partner To Marry Someone Else Won't Amount To Abetment To Suicide: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that merely advising a partner to marry as per the advice of parents would no... Read more

12 Feb 2024 6:51 AM GMT

'Pension Scheme Must Be Interpreted Widely' : Supreme Court Allows Central Govt Service To Be Included For Pension Of Gujarat Govt Employee

Recently, the Supreme Court, while granting a pension to a government employee under Gujarat Civil Servi... Read more

12 Feb 2024 6:17 AM GMT

Jharkhand High Court Issues Formal Notice On Hemant Soren's Plea Challenging ED Arrest, Hearing On February 27

The Jharkhand High Court today allowed the amendment application filed by former CM Hemant Soren, questioning the power of arrest exer... Read more

12 Feb 2024 6:08 AM GMT

'Hypertechnical Interpretation Be Avoided' : Supreme Court Allows GST Officer To Be Treated As Candidate Under 'Reserved Female Category'

Recently, the Supreme Court has observed that the courts should not give a hypertechnical interpretation... Read more

12 Feb 2024 5:35 AM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects Congress MLA K Babu's Objections To Maintainability Of Election Petition Filed By CPI(M) Leader M Swaraj

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 12) dismissed the petition filed by K Babu, Congress MLA from Kerala, challenging the maintainab... Read more

12 Feb 2024 5:19 AM GMT

ED Withdraws Petition Filed In Supreme Court Seeking Transfer Of Coal Scam Accused From Chhattisgarh

In a recent development in the Chhattisgarh Coal Levy Scam case, the Directorate of Enforcement has withdrawn its plea to transfer 2 a... Read more

12 Feb 2024 4:43 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Google India On Indian App Developers' Plea Against Play Store Billing Policy

The Supreme Court on February 2 issued notice on a petition to Google India... Read more

12 Feb 2024 4:25 AM GMT

LiveLaw Academy: Two Weeks Online Certificate Course On Law Relating To Narcotic Drugs And Arms In India [19th February 2024 -2nd March 2024]

LiveLaw Academy in collaboration with Legal Hands is launching a Two Weeks Online Certificate Course... Read more

11 Feb 2024 5:27 PM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (4th February-10th February)

With another week gone at the Supreme Court of India, Live Law is back with its Supreme Court Weekly Digest, dedicated to keeping ou... Read more

11 Feb 2024 6:14 AM GMT

Prosecution Sanction Under Section 197 Cr.P.C Explained By Justice V Ram Kumar [Part-5]

T. Can the Government empower a responsible and senior officer to accord sanction on behalf of the Government either under the C... Read more

11 Feb 2024 5:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Monthly Digest-January 2024

Administration of JusticeIn the instant case, we find initiation of criminal proceedings before a forum which had no territorial juris... Read more

11 Feb 2024 5:14 AM GMT

Explainer | Aligarh Muslim University Minority Status Case : Issues & Arguments In Supreme Court

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court has reserved judgment on the case concerning the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim Unive... Read more

11 Feb 2024 4:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Of India Much More Open To Evoke International Law Than Apex Courts Of Other Countries : ICJ Judge Hilary Charlesworth

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) Judge Hilary Charlesworth today (February 10), in her lecture on “The In... Read more

10 Feb 2024 4:18 PM GMT

Police Officer Expecting An Accused To Prove His Innocence During Investigation Is Shocking: Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court criticized Bihar Police for expecting an accused to prove his innocence duri... Read more

10 Feb 2024 11:43 AM GMT

Soft Copies Of HC/Trial Court Records Should Be Called As Soon As Leave Is Granted : Supreme Court Asks Registry To Obtain Instructions From CJI

The Supreme Court has opined that the Registry should call for the soft copies of the records of the High Court and the Trial Court im... Read more

10 Feb 2024 11:21 AM GMT

Supreme Court Sets Aside Army's Order Discharging Four Personnel Over Alleged Fake Certificates, Says AFT Acted In Casual Manner

The Supreme Court on Friday (February 9) directed the reinstatement of four army personnel (selected in ... Read more

10 Feb 2024 10:49 AM GMT

Fashionable Now To Demolish Houses Without Due Process & Publish In Newspapers; Demolition Should Be Last Recourse : MP High Court

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has awarded a compensation of Rs 1 lakh to a petitioner whose houses were illegally demolished by the Uj... Read more

10 Feb 2024 6:16 AM GMT

Mere Delay In Complying Court's Order Doesn't Amount To Contempt Unless It's Deliberate & Wilful: Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court has observed that a mere delay in complying with the order of the court would not amount to committing con... Read more

10 Feb 2024 5:30 AM GMT

Prosecution Sanction Under Section 197 Cr.P.C Explained By Justice V Ram Kumar [Part-4]

O. Authorities competent to accord sanction under Section 19 (1) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 16. The authori... Read more

10 Feb 2024 5:20 AM GMT

Stop Referring To 'Trial Courts' As 'Lower Courts': Supreme Court Tells Registry

In a noteworthy development, the Supreme Court has categorically asked its registry to stop referring to the Trial Courts as 'Lower C... Read more

10 Feb 2024 4:47 AM GMT

Judgment Upholding PMLA Provisions Was Contrary To Law, Must Be Reviewed Soon By Supreme Court: P Chidambaram & Kapil Sibal

Senior Advocate P Chidambaram, in his conversation with Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal, said that the judg... Read more

10 Feb 2024 4:01 AM GMT

Supreme Court Monthly Round-Up: January 2024

Here's a comprehensive overview of the Supreme Court of India proceedings during the first month of 2024. This monthly digest aims to ... Read more

10 Feb 2024 4:00 AM GMT

Supreme Court Expunges Remarks In AP HC Judgment Against SC Collegium's Transfer Proposals, State Govt

The Supreme Court on Friday (February 9) expunged the Read more

9 Feb 2024 4:12 PM GMT

ICJ Judge Hilary Charlesworth To Deliver Lecture At Supreme Court Tomorrow

International Court of Justice Judge Hilary Charlesworth will deliver a lecture tomorrow (on Fe... Read more

9 Feb 2024 3:46 PM GMT

Supreme Court Takes Suo Motu Cognisance Of Pregnancies In Women's Prisons Across Country

The Supreme Court on Friday (February 9) took suo motu cognizance of the alarming number of pregnancies occurring among women inmates ... Read more

9 Feb 2024 3:10 PM GMT

Parliament Clears Public Examinations (Prevention Of Unfair Means) Bill, 2024

In an attempt to arrest cheating in government recruitment exams, the Parliament on February 9 cleared the Public Examinations (Preven... Read more

9 Feb 2024 2:42 PM GMT

Muzaffarnagar School Slapping | Supreme Court Slams UP Govt For Not Providing Counselling To Students As Per TISS Suggestion

While hearing a plea concerning the Muzaffarnagar student slapping incident, the Supreme Court today expressed displeasure with the St... Read more

9 Feb 2024 12:00 PM GMT

Lawyers Should Have Compulsory Training Program Like Judges : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (February 9), while hearing a bail application, remarked that lawyers should... Read more

9 Feb 2024 11:22 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea To Transfer Trial Against Telangana CM In 2015 Cash-For-Votes Case To Madhya Pradesh

Today (on February 09), the Supreme Court issued a notice (returnable after four weeks) in a petition se... Read more

9 Feb 2024 11:00 AM GMT

'Union Can't Control Debts Of Any State': Kerala Tells Supreme Court In Suit Against Borrowing Limits Placed By Centre

The Constitution does not confer any power to the Union Government to control the debts of any State, said the State of Kerala in its ... Read more

9 Feb 2024 10:51 AM GMT

'Could Preamble Have Been Amended While Keeping The Date Intact?' Supreme Court Asks In Plea To Delete Words "Socialist" & "Secular"

In a public interest litigation filed by former Rajya Sabha MP Dr. Subramanian Swamy seeking to delete the words "Socialist" &a... Read more

9 Feb 2024 8:13 AM GMT

Supreme Court Declines Abhishek Banerjee's Plea For Action Against HC Judge Over Interviews, But Agrees To Consider Request For Transfer Of Cases

The Supreme Court on Friday (February 9) expressed disinclination to entertain Trinamool Congress MP Abh... Read more

9 Feb 2024 7:44 AM GMT

Subcategorization Of SC/STs Can Help More Backward Classes, But Guidelines Needed To Avoid Play Of Popular Politics : Supreme Court [Day 3]

While reserving judgment on the validity of subclassification within the Scheduled Castes(SCs) and Scheduled Tribes(STs) for reservati... Read more

9 Feb 2024 5:43 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Subject/Statute Wise Index [January 21 to 31]

Adverse PossessionAdverse Possession - Declaration of title can be sought based on adverse possession. (Para 5) 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 82Ba... Read more

9 Feb 2024 5:36 AM GMT

Parliament Clears The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2024

Paving way for addition of new communities to the list of Scheduled Tribes for State of Andhra Pradesh, the Parliament on Thursday (Fe... Read more

9 Feb 2024 4:30 AM GMT

Parliament Clears The Constitution (Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) Orders (Amendment) Bill, 2024

Paving way for modification in the lists of Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) for the State of Odisha, the Parliament on... Read more

9 Feb 2024 4:25 AM GMT

Company Belonging To Kerala CM's Daughter Approaches Karnataka High Court Against SFIO Investigation

Exalogic Solutions, an IT company of which Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's daughter Veena Vijayan is a Director, on Thursday,... Read more

9 Feb 2024 1:47 AM GMT

'No Evidence Establishes UAPA Case, Links With Banned Groups' : Bhima-Koregaon Accused Shoma Sen Argues For Bail In Supreme Court

Former Nagpur University professor and Bhima Koregaon-accused Shoma Sen defended her bail plea in the Su... Read more

9 Feb 2024 1:39 AM GMT

Parliament Clears Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Amendment Bill, 2024

With an aim inter-alia to rationalize minor offenses related to water pollution, the Parliament on Thursday (February 8) cleared the W... Read more

8 Feb 2024 5:26 PM GMT

CA's Misconduct : Supreme Court Upholds Chartered Accountants' Rule That Allows Board To Refer Matter To Disciplinary Committee

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Thursday (February 8) dispelled a challenge to a rule under Chartered Accountants' ... Read more

8 Feb 2024 3:43 PM GMT

'Bail The Exception, Jail The Rule Under UAPA' : Supreme Court Expounds Tests To Grant Bail In UAPA Cases

While denying bail to a man charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 ("UAPA") for allegedly promoting Khalistani t... Read more

8 Feb 2024 1:06 PM GMT

How Uttarakhand Uniform Civil Code Impacts Hindu, Muslim & Christian Succession Laws

The Uniform Civil Code of Uttarakhand, 2024 (“UCC”) passed by the Legislative Assembly of Uttarakhand ha... Read more

8 Feb 2024 12:38 PM GMT

Can SC/STs Be Subcategorized To Give Reservations For More Backward Groups? Supreme Court Reserves Judgment

A 7-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court headed by the Chief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud today culminated the 3 day-long... Read more

8 Feb 2024 12:14 PM GMT

S.377 IPC | Curative Petitions Against 2013 Judgment Infructuous Since Homosexuality Was Decriminalised Later : Supreme Court

A 5-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday (February 8) held that the curative petition filed against the 2013 judgment, which u... Read more

8 Feb 2024 12:03 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses ED's Challenge To HC Order Granting Bail To Punjab CM's Nephew

The Supreme Court (on February 05) confirmed theRead more

8 Feb 2024 10:47 AM GMT

Prosecution Sanction Under Section 197 Cr.P.C Explained By Justice V Ram Kumar [Part-3]

L. Can it be said that certain offences committed by public servants cannot constitute acts done in performance of official duty... Read more

8 Feb 2024 9:39 AM GMT

UAPA | Mere Delay In Trial No Ground To Grant Bail When Grave Offences Are Involved : Supreme Court

While denying bail to a man charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 ("UAPA") for allegedly promoting Khalistani t... Read more

8 Feb 2024 7:26 AM GMT

If Caste Validity Certificate Not Produced Within 12 Months Of Election, Panchayat Member From Reserved Seat Will Be Disqualified In Maharashtra: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that Panchayat members in Maharashtra, who got elected from a seat reserved f... Read more

8 Feb 2024 6:32 AM GMT

SC/ST Reservation Subclassification : Live Updates From Supreme Court 7-Judge Bench Hearing [Day 3]

A seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court will continue hearing the reference on the permissibility of Sub-Classification Within SC-ST ... Read more

8 Feb 2024 5:04 AM GMT2024-02-08 05:04:14

Witness Who Was Shown In Prosecution List But Not Examined By Prosecution Can Be Summoned As Defence Witness: Supreme Court

In a dowry death case, the Supreme Court recently allowed a witness cited by prosecution to be examined by the defence, considering th... Read more

8 Feb 2024 4:56 AM GMT

Law Ministry Accepts Parliamentary Standing Committee's Recommendation To Establish Regional Benches Of Supreme Court

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law... Read more

8 Feb 2024 4:27 AM GMT

Degree Of Backwardness Within Scheduled Castes May Vary, Says Supreme Court; Centre Supports Subclassification Within SCs/STs [Day 2]

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench on Tuesday (February 7) while hearing on the validity of subclassifications within SC/STs deliber... Read more

8 Feb 2024 4:20 AM GMT

Criminal Justice Machinery Being Misused By Certain Persons For Vested Interests; Courts Have To Be Vigilant : Supreme Court

Expressing concerns about the misuse of the criminal justice machinery by certain persons to achieve the... Read more

7 Feb 2024 2:07 PM GMT

BREAKING | Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly Passes Bill On 'Uniform Civil Code', Becomes First State To Do So

The Uttarakhand State Legislative Assembly on Wednesday passed the Uniform Civil Code, Uttarak... Read more

7 Feb 2024 1:03 PM GMT

Supreme Court Collegium Recommends Justice NV Anjaria As Chief Justice Of Karnataka High Court

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the appointment of Gujarat High Court judge Justice NV Anjaria as the Chief Justice... Read more

7 Feb 2024 11:08 AM GMT

Delhi Court Summons CM Arvind Kejriwal In Money Laundering Case, Asks Him To Appear On February 17

A Delhi Court on Wednesday issued summons to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in ED's plea Read more

7 Feb 2024 10:44 AM GMT

NLUs Not Properly Implementing Reservations For SC/ST/OBCs In Student Admissions To UG, PG Courses: Parliamentary Standing Committee

"National Law Universities situated across the country are not properly implementing reservations for SC/ST/OBC's while admitting t... Read more

7 Feb 2024 8:35 AM GMT

Supreme Court Affirms HC Direction To Grant Two Higher Scales To Govt Official In Post Without Promotional Avenues

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 6) dismisses the plea of the Himachal Pradesh Government challeng... Read more

7 Feb 2024 7:30 AM GMT

Punjab Pre-Emption Act | Supreme Court Explains Difference Between 'Land' & 'Immoveable Property'

The Supreme Court held that a tenant can claim the right to pre-emption in the 'urban immovable property... Read more

7 Feb 2024 6:37 AM GMT

Common Intention Cannot Be Inferred Mechanically Merely Based On Presence Of Accused Near Crime Scene : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently, while affirming the life imprisonment of three accused/appellants for murder... Read more

7 Feb 2024 6:18 AM GMT

Being Custodian, It's The State Which Must First Assess If Tree-Felling Is Even Required: Supreme Court

While hearing a public interest litigation with respect to the environmental issues in the Taj Trapezium Zone, the Supreme Cour... Read more

7 Feb 2024 5:51 AM GMT

Supreme Court Criticises NGT's Trend Of Passing Ex-Parte Orders Imposing Penalties, Says Tribunal Must Act With 'Procedural Integrity'

Recently, the Supreme Court voiced its discontent with the National Green Tribunal's practice of passi... Read more

7 Feb 2024 5:29 AM GMT

Supreme Court Redirects Applications Seeking Permission For Surrogacy To High Courts

In a significant development, the Supreme Court this... Read more

7 Feb 2024 5:04 AM GMT

Supreme Court Live Updates - SC/ST Reservation Subclassification : 7-Judge Bench Hearing [Day 2]

A seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court will continue hearing the reference on the permissibility of Sub-Classification Within SC-ST ... Read more

7 Feb 2024 4:46 AM GMT2024-02-07 04:46:36

Subclassification Necessary To Uplift Most Backward Among Scheduled Castes : State Of Punjab Tells Supreme Court [Day 1]

A 7-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 6) began hearing the referred matter on the permissibility of s... Read more

7 Feb 2024 3:30 AM GMT

Sentence Should Be Suspended Normally When Appeal Is Unlikely To Be Heard Before Completion Of Sentence: Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court reiterated that Courts should normally suspend sentences and grant bail in... Read more

6 Feb 2024 2:52 PM GMT

BREAKING| ECI Recognizes Ajit Pawar Faction As Nationalist Congress Party, Allots Official Symbol To Them

The Election Commission of India has recognized the Ajit Pawar faction as the official Nationalist Congress Party. The ECI held that t... Read more

6 Feb 2024 2:22 PM GMT

Customs Act | Claimant Entitled To Interest On Delayed Return Of The 'Duty Drawback' : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 5) observed that if there is a delay in refund of the 'duty drawback' to the claimant under the ... Read more

6 Feb 2024 1:55 PM GMT

Uttarakhand UCC Bill Mandates Registration Of Live-In Relationship Within One Month Of Entering Into Relationship

In a significant move, Uttarakhand's Uniform Civil Code Bill was tabled in the State Assembly during its... Read more

6 Feb 2024 12:00 PM GMT

District Magistrate Lynching Case : Supreme Court Directs Former Bihar MP Anand Mohan To Deposit Passport & Report Fortnightly To Police

In a plea challenging the premature release of former Bihar MP Anand Mohan in a case against mob lynching of a District ... Read more

6 Feb 2024 11:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Posts SNC Lavalin Case For Final Hearing On May 1, 2024

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 6) posted the appeal filed by Central Bureau of Investigation challenging the discharge of Kera... Read more

6 Feb 2024 7:49 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Set Aside Murder Conviction Merely Because Of Mismatch Between Doctor's Evidence & Ocular Evidence

The Supreme Court recently upheld the conviction in a murder case observing that the ocular evidence giv... Read more

6 Feb 2024 6:02 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Advocate's Appeal Against Bar Council Rejecting Complaint Against Local Bar Association Members

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 5) declined to interfere in the civil appeal preferred by an advoc... Read more

6 Feb 2024 5:37 AM GMT

Plea Alleges Patanjali Toothpaste Has Non-Veg Ingredient, Delhi HC Calls For Committee Recommendations On Categorisation Of Raw Materials In Drugs

The Delhi High Court has called for recommendations from the Committee constituted by th... Read more

6 Feb 2024 5:25 AM GMT

Is Sub-Classification Permissible Within SC/ST Categories? Live Updates From Supreme Court 7-Judge Bench Hearing [Day 1]

A seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court will today commence the hearing on the Permissibility of Sub-Classification Within SC-ST Rese... Read more

6 Feb 2024 5:14 AM GMT2024-02-06 05:14:33

Supreme Court Sentences Man Who Raped 7 Year Old Girl In Temple To 30 Years Imprisonment

In a horrifying incident where a 40-year-old man raped a seven-year-old Child (victim), the Supreme Co... Read more

6 Feb 2024 4:51 AM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023 - Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code

A company could not avail benefit of the Sabka Vishwas scheme as it was under moratorium under IBC - The Courts are meant to do justic... Read more

6 Feb 2024 4:04 AM GMT

'BRS MP K Kavitha Avoiding Summonses' : ED Tells Supreme Court

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday (February 5) alleged that Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) leader K Ka... Read more

5 Feb 2024 3:54 PM GMT

Vivekananda Reddy Murder | Supreme Courts Adjourns Hearing Until April; Asks CBI to File E-Copies Of Case Files

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 5) asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file digital... Read more

5 Feb 2024 3:44 PM GMT

How Duplicate Voter Entries Are Determined? Supreme Court Asks Election Commission Of India

The Supreme Court on Mondayy (February 5) sought the response of the Election Commission Of India(ECI) on certain specific queries reg... Read more

5 Feb 2024 3:39 PM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks J&K Admin's Response On Challenge To Termination Of Dooru-Verinag Municipal Committee's Term

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 5) issued notice on a plea challenging the termination of the term... Read more

5 Feb 2024 3:14 PM GMT

Retweeting Defamatory Content Is “Publication", Aggrieved Can Decide Which Retweet Caused More Harm To Reputation: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Monday ruled that every retweet of defamatory content on social ... Read more

5 Feb 2024 1:31 PM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Status Report From Union On Implementing 'Kavach' Protection System In Indian Railways

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 5) sought a detailed status report from the Union Government regar... Read more

5 Feb 2024 1:31 PM GMT

Madras HC Judge Ought To Have Ideally Obtained Orders From Chief Justice Before Proceeding With Suo Motu Revision : Supreme Court On Order Against TN Minister

In the matter pertaining to a Single Judge of Madras High Court taking suo motu revision against the discharge of Tamil Nadu Revenu... Read more

5 Feb 2024 11:53 AM GMT

Chandigarh Mayor Election | 'Obvious That Presiding Officer Defaced Ballot Papers, This Is Murder Of Democracy' : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 5) came down heavily on the Presiding Officer who conducted the Chandigarh Mayor elections by or... Read more

5 Feb 2024 11:00 AM GMT

Retweeting Defamatory Content Amounts To Defamation: Delhi High Court Refuses To Quash Summons Against Arvind Kejriwal

The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to quash the summons issued against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a criminal defamati... Read more

5 Feb 2024 10:24 AM GMT

Supreme Court Schedules Final Hearing Of Pleas Challenging Bihar Govt's Caste Survey In April

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 5) scheduled in April the final hearing of a clutch of public interest litigation (PIL) petition... Read more

5 Feb 2024 10:00 AM GMT

ED Officials Move Jharkhand High Court Against FIR On Hemant Soren's Complaint Under SC/ST Act

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials, who were implicated in an FIR on a complaint filed by former Chief Minister Hemant Soren, ... Read more

5 Feb 2024 9:58 AM GMT

Delhi Liquor Policy Case | Supreme Court To Hear On March 5 AAP MP Sanjay Singh's Plea Against Arrest By Enforcement Directorate

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 5) adjourned until March 5 a plea by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh, challenging his arre... Read more

5 Feb 2024 9:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Agrees To List Uddhav Sena's Petition Against Maharashtra Speaker's Refusal To Disqualify Shinde Group Members

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 5) agreed to list the petition filed by a member of Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray), chal... Read more

5 Feb 2024 8:56 AM GMT

Supreme Court Agrees To List Manish Sisodia's Curative Petitions For Bail In Delhi Liquor Policy Case

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 5) agreed to list the curative petitions filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and former Delhi ... Read more

5 Feb 2024 8:46 AM GMT

Dispute Over Delhi LG's Power To Nominate Members : Supreme Court Adjourns Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor's Plea On Standing Committee

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 5) adjourned by two weeks the petition filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member Shelly Oberoi, the ... Read more

5 Feb 2024 7:39 AM GMT

Jharkhand High Court To Hear Hemant Soren's Plea Challenging ED Arrest On February 12

The Jharkhand High Court has adjourned till February 12, hearing in the petition filed by former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren... Read more

5 Feb 2024 6:40 AM GMT

Even If Chargesheet Is Filed During Pendency Of Petition To Quash FIR, High Court Can Examine If Offences Are Made Out : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that if the charge sheet is filed against the accused during the pe... Read more

5 Feb 2024 5:29 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (29th January- 3rd February, 2024)

With another week gone at the Supreme Court of India, Live Law is back with its Supreme Court Weekly Digest, dedicated to keeping ou... Read more

4 Feb 2024 3:15 AM GMT

Court Allows Former CM Hemant Soren To Attend Jharkhand Assembly Floor Test, Rejects ED's Objection

A special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in Ranchi has granted permission to the former Chief Minister of Jharkhand, ... Read more

3 Feb 2024 4:25 PM GMT

Jharkhand High Court Schedules Hearing Of Hemant Soren's Petition Against ED Arrest On February 5

The Jharkhand High Court has scheduled the hearing for the petition filed by former Jharkhand Chief Minister, Hemant Soren, challengin... Read more

3 Feb 2024 12:23 PM GMT

A Perfectly Valid Provision Can't be 'Read Down' Just Because It Imposes Harsher Consequences: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, in a recent judgment, observed that if a plain reading of a clause fulfills the objec... Read more

3 Feb 2024 12:17 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea For Rehabilitation Of Slum Dwellers Evicted From Jhuggis Near Delhi's Mathura Road

In a plea against demolition of a Jhuggi Jhopri (JJ) cluster near Mathura Road, Delhi, at a time when demolition activities in ... Read more

3 Feb 2024 10:56 AM GMT

SARFAESI | Bank Can Forfeit Entire 25% Deposit & Not Just The Extent Of Loss Due To Default By Auction Purchaser : Supreme Court

In a significant verdict, the Supreme Court held that the entire earnest money deposited by an auction purchaser would be forfeited as... Read more

3 Feb 2024 10:21 AM GMT

Govt Law Officers Must Remain Impervious To Politics Of The Day & Conduct Themselves With Dignity In Court : CJI DY Chandrachud

In his inaugural address, delivered at the Commonwealth Attorneys and Solicitors General Conference (CAS... Read more

3 Feb 2024 9:18 AM GMT

Declaration Of Title Can Be Sought Based On Adverse Possession : Supreme Court Reiterates

Recently, the Supreme Court reiterated that a suit for declaration of title based on the plea of an adverse possession can be filed by... Read more

3 Feb 2024 5:45 AM GMT

Trek Organizer Not Liable For Deaths Of Trekkers Due To Forest Fire: Supreme Court Quashes FIR Against Belgian Citizen

The Supreme Court recently quashed an FIR against a Belgian citizen over the death of 13 trekkers due to a forest fire which took plac... Read more

3 Feb 2024 4:40 AM GMT

Union & Tripura Govts Settle Dispute Over Assam Rifles Land; Supreme Court Disposes Of Suit

In a land dispute (The Assam Rifles Ground) between the Union of India and the State of Tripura, the Ape... Read more

3 Feb 2024 4:00 AM GMT

'Schools Can't Accept That I Am A Transwoman', Says Terminated Teacher; Supreme Court Expresses Concerns

The Supreme Court on Friday (February 2) expressed concerns over the treatment meted out to a transgender teacher who had been termina... Read more

2 Feb 2024 4:15 PM GMT

Centre Notifies Appointments Of Chief Justices Of Six High Courts

The Central Government has notified the appointments of Chief Justices for 6 High Courts.

They are :

1. Justice Manindra... Read more

2 Feb 2024 3:50 PM GMT

Deposit Amount Of Damaged Public Property For Bail : Law Commission Gives Recommendations On Tightening PDPP Act

The 22nd Law Commission has come out with a suo-motu Report (No.284) titled "Revisiting the Law on Prevention of Dama... Read more

2 Feb 2024 3:38 PM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Litigant To Approach High Court For Preservation Of Protected Monument In Goa

In a public interest litigation initiated for protection of a monument of national importance in Goa, the Supreme Court today granted ... Read more

2 Feb 2024 2:44 PM GMT

Should Retired Judges Appear In Written Exam For Appointments In Consumer Commissions? Supreme Court Seeks Union's Stand

The Supreme Court on Friday (February 2) raised doubts about the viability of its earlier directions which mandate that retired judges... Read more

2 Feb 2024 1:56 PM GMT

Law Commission Of India Recommends Retaining Offence Of Criminal Defamation, Says It Deters False & Malicious Statements

In a recent development, the Law Commission of India has recommended in its 285th Report dated January 31, 2024 that the... Read more

2 Feb 2024 1:11 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Review Petition Against Judgment Holding That ED Needn't Give Reasons Of Arrest In Writing At Time Of Arrest

The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking review of its judgment inRead more

2 Feb 2024 12:35 PM GMT

When Two Clauses Of A Deed Are Repugnant, Earlier Clause Will Prevail Over Later Clause : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that if there is a repugnancy between the earlier and later clauses of a deed, whereby a later cl... Read more

2 Feb 2024 12:18 PM GMT

Can Dismissal Of 6 Women Judges Be Reconsidered? Supreme Court Ask Madhya Pradesh High Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (February 2) orally asked the Madhya Pradesh High Court if it could reconsider the decision to terminate t... Read more

2 Feb 2024 10:56 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses ED's Challenge To Bail Of Former CPI(M) Kerala Secretary's Son Bineesh Kodiyeri

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 2) dismissed the Enforcement Directorate's plea challenging Read more

2 Feb 2024 10:15 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Transfer Margadarsi Chit Fund's Appeals From Andhra Pradesh HC To Telangana HC

The Supreme Court on Friday (February 2) refused to transfer the criminal appeal pending against Margadarsi Chit Fund Private Limited ... Read more

2 Feb 2024 9:20 AM GMT

BREAKING | Gyanvapi : Allahabad HC Refuses Interim Stay On 'Puja' Inside 'Vyas Tehkhana', Asks State To Maintain Law & Order Situation

The Allahabad High Court today refused to allow the Gyanvapi Mosque committee's plea seeking an i... Read more

2 Feb 2024 8:00 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Law Graduate's Petition Challenging Enrollment Fee Charged By UP Bar Council

The Supreme Court on Friday (Februaryy 2) issued notice on a writ petition filed by a law graduate challenging the enrollment fee char... Read more

2 Feb 2024 7:54 AM GMT

Allahabad HC Hearing On Gyanvapi Mosque Committee's Plea Against Allowing 'Puja' In 'Vyas Tehkhana-LIVE UPDATES

The Allahabad High Court will hear today an appeal moved by the Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Committee (which manages Gyanvpai mosque in ... Read more

2 Feb 2024 6:39 AM GMT2024-02-02 06:39:37

Chandigarh Mayor Election : AAP Councillor Seeks Urgent Hearing Of Petition In Supreme Court For Stay

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Friday (February 2) agreed to consider a request for urgent listing of the petition filed by ... Read more

2 Feb 2024 5:40 AM GMT

Allahabad HC To Hear Today Gyanvapi Mosque Committee's Appeal Against Varanasi Court's Order Allowing 'Puja' In 'Vyas Tehkhana'

The Allahabad High Court will hear today an appeal moved by the Anjuman Intezamia Masajid CommitteeRead more

2 Feb 2024 4:53 AM GMT

Hemant Soren's Plea Against ED Arrest : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing

The Supreme Court will hear today former Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren's petition against his arrest by the Directorate of Enforcement (ED... Read more

2 Feb 2024 4:32 AM GMT2024-02-02 04:32:25

Article 30's Test Is Not That Minorities Must Administer The Institution Themselves : AMU Case Petitioners To Supreme Court [Day 8]

On the final day of hearings of the 7-judge Constitution Bench on the issue of granting minority status to the Aligarh Muslim Universi... Read more

1 Feb 2024 5:03 PM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Of Umar Khalid's Bail Application Till February 7

The Supreme Court on Thursday (February 1) adjourned the hearing of former JNU scholar and activist Umar Khalid's bail plea in ... Read more

1 Feb 2024 4:05 PM GMT

Supreme Court Constitutes Special Bench To Hear Hemant Soren's Petition Against ED Arrest Tomorrow

A Special Bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justices Sanjiv Khanna, MM Sundresh and Bela M Trivedi will hear tomorrow at 10.30 AM ... Read more

1 Feb 2024 3:16 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Against Enforcing No-Fault Divorces Granted by UAE Courts In India

The Supreme Court recently dismissed a Writ petition challenging the implementation of no-fault divorce... Read more

1 Feb 2024 2:48 PM GMT

Supreme Court Asks 6 Maharashtra Police Officers To Pay Rs 6 Lakhs Cost To Tenants Who Were Illegally Evicted

The Supreme Court, in a recent judgment, imposed a cost amounting to Rs. 6 lakhs on six police personnel of the Maharashtra Police for... Read more

1 Feb 2024 1:49 PM GMT

High Court Under S. 482 CrPC Should Not Decide Whether Debt In Cheque Dishonour Case Is Time-Barred: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently reiterated that in proceedings under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instrument... Read more

1 Feb 2024 1:20 PM GMT

Medical Admissions | Supreme Court Approves Centre's Scheme Allowing Resignation From NEET Seats On Joining INIs This Year

While hearing a plea by medical candidates challenging restrictions imposed on resignation from NEET seats, the Supreme Court approved... Read more

1 Feb 2024 12:59 PM GMT

Supreme Court Reserves Judgement On Granting Minority Status To Aligarh Muslim University

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench of 7 Judges led by Chief Justice DY Chandrachud today reserved its decision on the issue of grant... Read more

1 Feb 2024 11:47 AM GMT

BREAKING | Gyanvapi Mosque Committee Moves Allahabad HC Against Varanasi Court's Order Allowing 'Puja' In 'Vyas Tehkhana'

The Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Committee (which manages Gyanvpai mosque in Varanasi) has moved th... Read more

1 Feb 2024 9:01 AM GMT

Prosecution Sanction Under Section 197 Cr.P.C Explained By Justice V Ram Kumar [Part-2]

F. The inevitable requirements for sanction to prosecute an accused who is a Judge, Magistrate or a Public Servant 7.... Read more

1 Feb 2024 8:18 AM GMT

Magistrates Should Summon Accused Only After Recording Satisfaction About Sufficient Grounds To Proceed : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that a Magistrate, while issuing the summoning order, shall not act in a casual manner; rather th... Read more

1 Feb 2024 7:26 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Guidelines For Effective Functioning Of Environmental Authorities, Says Regular Auditing Necessary

With a view to entrench "environmental rule of law" into India's environmental governance, the Su... Read more

1 Feb 2024 7:06 AM GMT

'Let's Not Dilute Parliament's Powers' : Supreme Court On Arguments Against 1981 Amendment To AMU Act [Day 7]

On the 7th day of the hearing of the case concerning the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University(AMU), the Supreme Court soun... Read more

1 Feb 2024 6:40 AM GMT

Budget 2024 | Income Tax Slabs To Remain Unchanged: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced that the taxation rates for both direct and indirect taxes will remain uncha... Read more

1 Feb 2024 6:37 AM GMT

Jharkhand High Court Adjourns Hearing Of Hemant Soren's Petition Against ED Arrest Till Tomorrow

The Jharkhand High Court on Thursday (February 1) posted to tomorrow the petition filed by former Jharkhand Chief Minister, Hemant Sor... Read more

1 Feb 2024 6:15 AM GMT

AAP Councillor Moves Supreme Court Against HC's Refusal To Stay Chandigarh Mayor Election

An Aam Aaadmi Party(AAP) councillor has approached the Supreme Court challenging the refusal of the Punjab and Haryana High Court to s... Read more

1 Feb 2024 5:54 AM GMT

BREAKING| Former Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren Approaches Supreme Court Against ED Arrest; SC Agrees To Hear Tomorrow

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has approached the Supreme Court challenging his arrest by the Directorate of Enforcement... Read more

1 Feb 2024 5:37 AM GMT

Aligarh Muslim University Minority Status: Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing [Day 8]

The Supreme Court will continue hearing the case concerning the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University.

A 7-judge Con... Read more

1 Feb 2024 4:52 AM GMT2024-02-01 04:52:13

Supreme Court Rejects Widow's Plea To Abort 32-Week Pregnancy, Suggests Giving Child For Adoption

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 31) refused to allow a woman to terminate her pregnancy which was over 32-weeks.

A benc... Read more

1 Feb 2024 3:31 AM GMT

Aligarh Muslim University Case : Can Institution Of National Importance Have Minority Character? Supreme Court Discusses [Day 7]

On the 7th day of the hearing of the case related to the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), the Supreme Court on ... Read more

31 Jan 2024 4:29 PM GMT

Govt In Best Position To Provide Correct Facts About Itself; Criticism, Political Satire Not Stifled By IT Rules Amendment: Justice Neela Gokhale

In a split judgement, Justice Neela Kedar Gokhale of the Bombay High Court said she would uphold the 20... Read more

31 Jan 2024 4:18 PM GMT

Govt Has The Loudest Voice With Biggest Megaphone, Doesn't Need A Fact Check Unit For Its Protection: Justice Gautam Patel On IT Rules Amendment

In a split judgement Justice GS Patel of the Bombay High Court said he would strike down Rule 3(1)(b)(v) of the IT Rules amendment 202... Read more

31 Jan 2024 3:09 PM GMT

Delhi High Court Refuses Pre-Censorship Of Content Against Rohingya Community On Facebook, Says Treatment Can't Be Worse Than Disease

The Delhi High Court has refused to pass an order directing the Union Government to restrain Facebook India from allegedly promoting “... Read more

31 Jan 2024 1:49 PM GMT

When Party Violates Status Quo Order, Contempt Proceedings Must Be Initiated Than Merely Vacating Interim Order : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently, in a case where the status quo order qua possession of the suit premises w... Read more

31 Jan 2024 1:36 PM GMT

Breaking | Bombay High Court Delivers Split Verdict On Pleas Challenging IT Rules Amendment, Govt To Not Notify 'Fact Check Unit' For 10 Days

The Bombay High Court today delivered a split verdict on the pleas seeking to strike down Rules 3(i)(II)... Read more

31 Jan 2024 11:14 AM GMT

Varanasi Court Directs District Admin To Make Arrangements For Hindus To Worship Inside Gyanvapi Mosque Basement

Today, the Varanasi District Judge directed the District Administration to make appropriate arran... Read more

31 Jan 2024 10:29 AM GMT

Medical Negligence | Supreme Court Directs Doctor To Pay Rs 2.5 Lakh To Patient Who Lost Vision Of One Eye

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 29) granted relief to the 84-year-old man by directing the Doctor to award him compensation amoun... Read more

31 Jan 2024 9:35 AM GMT

Medical Admissions : Supreme Court Allows 3 Doctors To Resign From NEET-Super Specialty Seats To Join INIs

While hearing a plea against the embargo placed on medical candidates resigning from NEET seats after joining, the Supreme Court on ... Read more

31 Jan 2024 9:00 AM GMT

Chandigarh Mayor Polls: High Court Seeks UT Admin's Response On AAP Councillor's Plea Alleging Vote Tampering But Refuses To Stay Election Result

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today sought response from the Chandigarh UT administration and the Municipal Corporation of Chandig... Read more

31 Jan 2024 7:05 AM GMT

If Consent Of Woman Was Based On False Promise Of Marriage From Inception, Offence Of Rape Is Made Out : Supreme Court

To sustain the offence of rape on the ground of false promise of marriage, it must be established that right from the inception, the c... Read more

31 Jan 2024 7:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023 - Consumer Law

A pedantic and hyper-technical approach would cause damage to the very concept of consumerism. (Para 23) 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 442Amend Co... Read more

31 Jan 2024 6:43 AM GMT

AMU Case : To 'Muslims Not Minority In 1920' Argument, Supreme Court Says Present Day Standards Relevant [Day 6]

The issue whether a group constitutes a 'minority' must be decided on the basis of present-day standards and not based on the situatio... Read more

31 Jan 2024 5:44 AM GMT

'Need to maintain Dignity & Reputation Of Judicial Officers': Supreme Court Upholds Conviction Of Advocate In Contempt Case

The Supreme Court, while convicting an advocate in a seventeen-year-old criminal contempt case, reiterat... Read more

31 Jan 2024 5:16 AM GMT

Aligarh Muslim University Minority Status: Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing [Day 7]

The Supreme Court will continue hearing the case concerning the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University.

A 7-judge Con... Read more

31 Jan 2024 4:54 AM GMT2024-01-31 04:54:48

AMU Institution Of National Importance, Minority Status Will Exclude SC/ST/OBC Reservations : Centre Tells Supreme Court

In the case relating to the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), the Union Government submitted before the Supreme ... Read more

30 Jan 2024 4:59 PM GMT

Prisons Reforms | Supreme Court Directs Constitution Of District Committees Across India To Report On Existing, Required Jail Infrastructure

In a public interest litigation (PIL) initiated to address the issue of overcrowding of prisons in India, the Supreme Court today dire... Read more

30 Jan 2024 2:18 PM GMT

Chandigarh Mayor Election: High Court Allows Urgent Listing Of AAP Councillor's Plea For Fresh Polls Over Alleged Vote Tampering

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has allowed urgent listing of a plea moved by AAP Councillor Kuldeep Kumar challenging the Chandigar... Read more

30 Jan 2024 1:20 PM GMT

250+ Advocates Of Calcutta High Court Write To CJ Flagging Alleged 'Lack Of Courtesy, Decorum & Etiquette' Shown By Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay To AG

Over 250 advocates of Calcutta High Court have written to Chief Justice TS Sivagnanam lodging their protest over the alleged lack of c... Read more

30 Jan 2024 12:35 PM GMT

'Published In Good Faith' : Supreme Court Quashes Defamation Case Against Newspaper Owner For Report Against Advocate

The Supreme Court recently quashed a criminal defamation case against the owner of a newspaper over an article published against an ad... Read more

30 Jan 2024 11:30 AM GMT

Publish Review Committee Orders Relating To Internet Shutdowns In Jammu & Kashmir : Supreme Court To Centre

In a significant development on Tuesday, January 30, the Supreme Court called for the publication of rev... Read more

30 Jan 2024 11:03 AM GMT

Supreme Court Extends Interim Protection From Arrest To SHUATS VC, Officials In UP Police FIR Over Alleged Forceful Religious Conversion

The Supreme Court (On January 30) extended the interim stay granted to the Vice Chancellor and other o... Read more

30 Jan 2024 10:37 AM GMT

Taj Trapezium | Won't Allow Trees To Be Cut So Easily: Supreme Court Asks CEC To Examine If Tree Felling Is Necessary To Build Road

While hearing a public interest litigation with respect to the environmental issues in the Taj Trapezium Zone, the Supreme Court today... Read more

30 Jan 2024 9:35 AM GMT

S.391 CrPC | Party Who Wasn't Diligent At Trial Can't Seek To Produce Additional Evidence At Appeal Stage : Supreme Court

A party who was not diligent in producing evidence at the trial stage of a criminal case cannot seek to produce the same in appeal, he... Read more

30 Jan 2024 9:19 AM GMT

Can Hindu Law Principles Be Applied While Deciding Inheritance Rights Under Mohammedan Law? Supreme Court To Examine

The Supreme Court is set to examine whether the principles of Hindu law could be applied while adjudic... Read more

30 Jan 2024 7:25 AM GMT

For Conviction Under SC/ST Act, Offence Of Outraging Woman's Modesty Must Be Committed On Ground Of Caste: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that the conviction for the offence punishable under Section 3(1)(xi) of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled... Read more

30 Jan 2024 6:16 AM GMT

S.138 NI Act | If Accused Is Disputing Signature On Cheque, Certified Copy Of Specimen Signature Can Be Procured From Bank: Supreme Court

In a complaint under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, if the accused is disputing the signature on the cheque, then the ... Read more

30 Jan 2024 5:04 AM GMT

Aligarh Muslim University Minority Status: Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing [Day 6]

The Supreme Court will continue hearing the case concerning the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University.

A 7-judge Con... Read more

30 Jan 2024 4:57 AM GMT2024-01-30 04:57:02

Mahatma Gandhi Murder Case – Brief Facts

On this day, 30th January, the father of our nation was murdered by Nathuram Vinayak Godse, a Hindu Mahasabhaite.

<... Read more

30 Jan 2024 4:54 AM GMT

'Learn Some Law, Don't File These Kind Of Petitions' : Supreme Court Rebukes Lawyer For Filing 'Misconceived' PIL

Refusing to entertain a PIL seeking directions to State Governments to set up 'Courts Sp... Read more

29 Jan 2024 3:50 PM GMT

Centre's 2011 Caste Census Report Unhelpful To Identify Socially & Educationally Backward Classes : Kerala Govt Tells Supreme Court

This week, the Kerala government has denied wilful non-compliance with the Supreme Court's order to cond... Read more

29 Jan 2024 3:27 PM GMT

S.468 CrPC | Reckoning Date For Limitation Is The Date Of Filing Final Report, Not Registration Of FIR: Madras High Court

The Madras High Court has recently held that the reckoning date for calculating the limitation period u... Read more

29 Jan 2024 3:20 PM GMT

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Plea Alleging Allotment Of Contracts To Arunachal CM's Family


The Supreme Court today (January 29) agreed to issue notice in a PIL seeking directions for SIT probe into the alleged irr... Read more

29 Jan 2024 3:00 PM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Armed Forces' Response Over Failure To Compensate Veteran Who Got HIV After Blood Transfusion At Military Hospital

In a contempt case filed by an ex-Air Force officer, the Supreme Court today called for responses of the Indian Army and the Indian Ai... Read more

29 Jan 2024 2:18 PM GMT

Supreme Court Recalls Its Order Which Wrongly Applied Highway Distance Rule To Liquor Shop In Municipal Area

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 29) noticed that it had wrongly applied a precedent while ordering the relocation of a liquor sho... Read more

29 Jan 2024 2:00 PM GMT

IBC | Moratorium Under S 14 No Bar To Execute Decree Against Directors/Officers Of Corporate Debtor: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that the imposition of moratorium under Section 14 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“IBC”) has ... Read more

29 Jan 2024 1:16 PM GMT

Bail Cannot Be Cancelled Merely Due To Non-Appearance Of Accused Before Court: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently observed that the non-appearance of the accused party is no ground for canc... Read more

29 Jan 2024 12:55 PM GMT

Prosecution Sanction Under Section 197 Cr.P.C Explained By Justice V Ram Kumar [Part-I]

A. I N T R O D U C T I O N Section 197 Cr.P.C. has been enacted for affording some protection to “public servants” in... Read more

29 Jan 2024 12:18 PM GMT

Did Judge Get Chief Justice's Approval Before Taking Suo Motu Cognizance Of Minister's Discharge? Supreme Court Asks Madras HC

The Supreme Court today called for a report from the Registrar General (RG) of Madras High Court over a Single Judge of the cou... Read more

29 Jan 2024 11:24 AM GMT

Supreme Court Surprised At Practice Of Gujarat Courts Giving Police Liberty To Seek Remand While Granting Anticipatory Bail; Issues Notice To HC

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 29) expressed surprise at the practice followed by the Courts in Gujarat of giving the police lib... Read more

29 Jan 2024 10:51 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Andhra Pradesh Plea Against Chandrababu Naidu's Anticipatory Bail In IRR Alignment 'Scam'

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 29) refused to entertain a petition filed by the State of Andhra Pr... Read more

29 Jan 2024 10:15 AM GMT

Caste Or Religion Of Parties Should Not Be Mentioned In Any Filings Before Courts : Supreme Court

In a significant development, the Supreme Court has passed a general order directing that the caste or... Read more

29 Jan 2024 10:08 AM GMT

Existing Criteria For Identification Of Private Forests In Goa Valid, Require No Alteration: Supreme Court

In appeals filed for modification of the criteria for identification of private 'forests' in State of Goa, the Supreme Court recently... Read more

29 Jan 2024 9:57 AM GMT

Krishna Janmabhoomi Case | No Commission Survey Of Shahi Eidgah Mosque Till April As Supreme Court Extends Stay

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 29) adjourned until April a batch of pleas pertaining to the Krishn... Read more

29 Jan 2024 9:16 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Tejashwi Yadav To File 'Clear & Simple' Statement On Withdrawing Remarks Against Gujaratis

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 29) granted a week time to RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav to file a clear statement withdrawing the “G... Read more

29 Jan 2024 9:04 AM GMT

'You're In A Position Of Dominance' : Supreme Court Refuses Anticipatory Bail To Former Kerala Govt Pleader Accused Of Raping Client

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 29) dismissed the petition filed by a former Government Pleader at the Kerala High Court seeking ... Read more

29 Jan 2024 7:43 AM GMT

MCD Mayor Approaches Supreme Court To Allow Delhi Corporation To Exercise Functions Of Standing Committee

The Mayor of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has filed a petition before the Supreme Court seek... Read more

29 Jan 2024 6:27 AM GMT

NCP Rift : Supreme Court Extends Time For Maharashtra Speaker To Decide Disqualification Petitions Against Ajit Pawar Group Till Feb 15

The Supreme Court on Monday(January 29) extended the time for the Maharashtra Speaker to decide the disqualification petitions filed b... Read more

29 Jan 2024 5:59 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Transfers To Itself Case From Calcutta High Court Where Single Bench Defied Division Bench Stay On CBI Probe

A 5-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Monday(January 29) transferred to itself the case from the Calcutta High Court in which unusua... Read more

29 Jan 2024 5:24 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (22nd- 27th January, 2024)

With another week gone at the Supreme Court of India, Live Law is back with its Supreme Court Weekly Digest, dedicated to keeping ou... Read more

29 Jan 2024 4:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Launches 'Digital Supreme Court Reports' For Judgments

The Supreme Court has launched 'Digital Supreme Court Reports', a digital version of the official law report of the Supreme Court judg... Read more

28 Jan 2024 4:12 PM GMT

Independence Of Individual Judges Vital For Independent Judiciary, Beyond Executive & Legislative Insulation: CJI DY Chandrachud

In the Ceremonial Bench proceedings held today (January 28) to mark the Diamond Jubilee of the Supreme Court (beginning ... Read more

28 Jan 2024 12:45 PM GMT

Centre Has Approved Rs 800 Crores For Expansion Of Supreme Court Complex : Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Delivering the inaugural address at the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the Supreme Court, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announc... Read more

28 Jan 2024 11:25 AM GMT

On Supreme Court's Diamond Jubilee, CJI DY Chandrachud Showcases Milestones Of E-Court Services

On the occasion of the seventy-fifth year of the Supreme Court of India, Chief Justice DY Chandrachud on... Read more

28 Jan 2024 10:05 AM GMT

CJI DY Chandrachud Stresses Need To Rethink Long Court Vacations, Says Adjournment Culture Must Change

On the occasion of the seventy-fifth year of the Supreme Court of India, Chief Justice of India DY Chand... Read more

28 Jan 2024 8:55 AM GMT

Judiciary In India Has Become Majoritarian : Sr Adv Dushyant Dave

The judiciary in India has become a "majoritarian judiciary", said Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave in an Read more

28 Jan 2024 7:26 AM GMT

A Judgment That Is Going To Cost Me The Chief Justiceship

Two days after our Constitution came into force, the Supreme Court had its first sitting on the 28th of January 1950 at the... Read more

28 Jan 2024 6:18 AM GMT

Supreme Court Cautions AoRs To Be Careful While Filing Petitions, Allows Withdrawal Of Bizarre PIL Challenging Articles 20 & 22

The Supreme Court on Thursday(January 25) allowed the withdrawal of a controversial PIL which challenged Articles 20 and 22 of the Con... Read more

28 Jan 2024 6:04 AM GMT

Take Steps For Composition Of Central Haj Committee: Supreme Court To Centre

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 25) directed the Central Government to take adequate steps in completing the composition of the... Read more

28 Jan 2024 5:17 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Nominal And Subject/Statute Wise Index [January 1 to 7]

Adverse PossessionTenants cannot claim adverse possession against their landlords since their possession is permissive in nature. (Par... Read more

28 Jan 2024 5:11 AM GMT

Public Interest Litigation Can't Be Entertained When It Raises Personal Grievances: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 25) dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition which sought directions to implement ... Read more

28 Jan 2024 4:57 AM GMT

PIL For Independent Process To Appoint CAG : Supreme Court Seeks Centre's Response

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 25) issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation(PIL) instituted under Article 32 of the Cons... Read more

28 Jan 2024 4:27 AM GMT

Terming Bar Council Of India's Order 'Drastic', Supreme Court Stays Imposition Of Rs 50K Cost On Advocate

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 25) stayed the order passed by the Disciplinary Committee of the Bar Council of India imposing ... Read more

27 Jan 2024 9:39 AM GMT

Prime Minister To Inaugurate Supreme Court's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations Tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Diamond Jubilee celebration of the Supreme Court of India on 28 January at 12 noon at... Read more

27 Jan 2024 9:02 AM GMT

Supreme Court Orders Status Quo On Constructions Near Nagpur's Futala Lake

Taking note of the concrete construction of 'temporary structures' in and around the 300 years old Futala Lake in Nagpur, the Supreme... Read more

27 Jan 2024 5:41 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Calcutta HC Proceedings In The Case Where Single Bench Defied Division Bench Stay On CBI Probe

In a special Saturday sitting, a 5-judge bench of the Supreme Court, after taking suo motu cognizance of unusual developments in the C... Read more

27 Jan 2024 5:22 AM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digests 2023- Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act

Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 - Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015; Section 3 - A su... Read more

27 Jan 2024 4:56 AM GMT

Supreme Court Reserves Verdict On Adani Power's Claim Of 1375 Crores Late Payment Surcharge From Jaipur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd

This week, the Supreme Court reserved its verdict on Adani Power's application for a payment of Rs. 1376... Read more

27 Jan 2024 4:34 AM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Centre's Notification Bringing Medical Devices Within Definition Of 'Drugs'


The Supreme Court on Thursday(January 25) declined to interfere with Delhi High Court's ruling which upheld the Central Go... Read more

27 Jan 2024 2:50 AM GMT

'Judiciary Is At Its Weakest In Modern Indian History' : Dushyant Dave |Video Interview

Senior Advocate Dushyant Dave speaks about the contemporary issues of the Indian judiciary in this interview with Manu Sebastian, Mana... Read more

26 Jan 2024 4:33 PM GMT

Indian Judge At ICJ Supports Order Against Israel, Says Widespread Nature Of Military Operations In Gaza Indicates Plausibility Of Genocide

Justice Dalveer Bhandari, the Indian Judge at the International Court of Justice, has voted in favour of Read more

26 Jan 2024 4:06 PM GMT

Individual Rights Cannot Be Dented By Any Kind Of Majoritarian Social Philosophy : Ex-CJI Dipak Misra

Although in a democracy, the government is elected by the majority, individual rights cannot be dented by any kind of majoritarian soc... Read more

26 Jan 2024 2:53 PM GMT

Prevent Genocide Of Palestinians In Gaza, Allow Humanitarian Aid : ICJ Directs Israel In South Africa's Application

The International Court of Justice, in a highly anticipated verdict, ruled that there was a need to is... Read more

26 Jan 2024 12:49 PM GMT

Andhra Pradesh Government Moves Supreme Court Against Grant Of Anticipatory Bail To Chandrababu Naidu In IRR Alignment Corruption Case

The Andhra Pradesh government has preferred a Special Leave Petition before the Supreme Court, challenging the State's High Court orde... Read more

26 Jan 2024 11:52 AM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023- Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002

Prevention of Money Laundering Act (Act 15 of 2003) – Section 3 – Registration of ECIR – Effect of delay – Information about all compl... Read more

26 Jan 2024 8:33 AM GMT

Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay: Calcutta High Court Judge With Penchant For Courting Controversies

Recently, Calcutta High Court judge, Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay stirred controversy when he Read more

26 Jan 2024 7:58 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Meghalaya HC Order Fixing Compensation Amount For Unnatural Custodial Deaths

The Supreme Court has issued notice on Meghalaya government's petition challenging an Read more

26 Jan 2024 7:09 AM GMT

“Recovery Evidence” Under Section 27 Of The Evidence Act- Questions & Answers By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-XII]

Q.56 Supposing, in the above question “police custody” of the accused is wrongly obtained from the Court and while so, a recovery f... Read more

26 Jan 2024 6:46 AM GMT

Conviction Cannot Be Based On Suspicion : Supreme Court Acquits Accused In 15 Yr Old Murder Case

While deciding the issue whether suspicious sole recovery of blood-stained weapon could form the basis of conviction, the Supreme Cour... Read more

26 Jan 2024 5:56 AM GMT

Medical Admission Irregularities | Calcutta HC Single-Judge Alleges Misconduct By Judge Who Presided Over Division Bench Which Stayed Order For CBI Probe

In an unusual development, a single bench of Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay has alleged misconduct by Justice Soumen Sen, who pre... Read more

25 Jan 2024 7:24 PM GMT

BREAKING | 'Can Say There Existed A Large Hindu Temple Before Gyanvapi Mosque's Construction', Concludes ASI's Survey Report

In a significant development, the Archaeological Survey of India's (ASI) survey report concerning... Read more

25 Jan 2024 4:33 PM GMT

Members In Default Of Membership Fee Stand Disqualified From Society Without Notice; They're Not Entitled To Vote : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently (on January 23) held that as per Section 15 of the Societies Registration A... Read more

25 Jan 2024 3:23 PM GMT

'Wild Karnataka' Documentary | Will Asks Netflix & Others To Contribute To 'Tiger Protection Fund', Says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 25) asked the Karnataka High Court to defer the contempt proceedings against streaming platform... Read more

25 Jan 2024 2:18 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On VHP's Plea Seeking Permission To Offer Free Transport Services For Sabarimala Pilgrims

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 25) issued notice on a petition filed by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad seeking permission to operat... Read more

25 Jan 2024 10:17 AM GMT

In Cases Between ED & State Officials, There Should Be Fair Probe; No Vindictive Arrests: Supreme Court Mulls Framing Guidelines

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 25) expressed the intention to frame guidelines to ensure that investigation of cases involving... Read more

25 Jan 2024 9:44 AM GMT

'Why So Touchy?' : Supreme Court Stays Criminal Proceedings Against SP Leader Swami Prasad Maurya For Remarks About Ramcharitmanas

The Supreme Court on Thursday (Friday 25) issued notice in Samajwadi Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya's ... Read more

25 Jan 2024 8:47 AM GMT

Halal Ban | Supreme Court Grants Interim Protection To Jamiat Chief Mahmood Madani From Coercive Action Over UP Govt's Ban On Halal Products

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 25) issued notice in Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind Halal Trust's plea challenging the Uttar Pradesh gover... Read more

25 Jan 2024 7:42 AM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023 - Prevention Of Corruption Act

Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 - Demand and recovery both must be proved to sustain conviction under the Act - Conviction set asid... Read more

25 Jan 2024 7:40 AM GMT

National Federation of Indian Women Approaches Supreme Court For Immediate Implementation Of Women's Reservation

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 25) heard the National Federation of Indian Women's (NFIW) plea challenging the 'delimitation c... Read more

25 Jan 2024 6:45 AM GMT

Accused Can't Seek Default Bail Merely Because Investigation Is Pending Against Other Accused Or Chargesheet Is Incomplete : Supreme Court

While deciding the question whether the accused could avail the statutory remedy of default bail when the investigation is pending aga... Read more

25 Jan 2024 6:05 AM GMT

BREAKING| Justice PB Varale Sworn-In As Supreme Court Judge, Dalit Representation In SC Rises To 3

Justice Prasanna B Varale was sworn-in as a judge of the Supreme Court took oath on Thursday (January 25). Chief Justice of India DY C... Read more

25 Jan 2024 5:07 AM GMT

Mere Fact Of AMU Being Established By British Law Doesn't Indicate Surrender Of Minority Status, Says Supreme Court [Heraing Day 5]

The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday(January 24) continued with its 5th day of hearing arguments from the side of ... Read more

25 Jan 2024 4:46 AM GMT

ED Moves Supreme Court Seeking Transfer Of Bribery Probe Against Its Officer From Tamil Nadu DVAC To CBI

In a significant development on Wednesday (January 24), the Enforcement Directorat... Read more

24 Jan 2024 5:11 PM GMT

Supreme Court Quashes Criminal Case Against Principal Of Bishop Johnson School & College Prayagraj, Calls Complaint 'Mala Fide'

The Supreme Court (on January 24) quashed a criminal case over alleged forgery and cheating against Dr.V... Read more

24 Jan 2024 3:12 PM GMT

BREAKING| Centre Clears Appointment Of Karnataka HC CJ Justice PB Varale As Supreme Court Judge

The central government today cleared the appointment of the chief justice of Karnataka High Court, Justi... Read more

24 Jan 2024 2:30 PM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023- Juvenile Justice Act

Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 - Bone Ossification test does not give precise age, not entirely accurate... Read more

24 Jan 2024 11:47 AM GMT

Supreme Court Acquits Woman In 23 Year Old Murder Case After Finding Her To Be A Juvenile At The Time Of Offence

The Supreme Court in a recent order acquitted a woman who was sentenced to suffer life-imprisonment for committing an offence of murde... Read more

24 Jan 2024 10:54 AM GMT

Archaeological Survey Of India's Report On Gyanvapi Mosque Survey To Be Made Public, Orders Varanasi Court

In a significant development, the Varanasi Court today ordered that the report of the Gya... Read more

24 Jan 2024 10:31 AM GMT

Tax Return Filed Without Regular Books Of Account Not Invalid, Burden To Call For Curing Of Defects On Assessing Officer: Supreme Court

While deciding the question as to whether reopening of a concluded assessment under Section 147 of th... Read more

24 Jan 2024 9:20 AM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Umar Khalid's Bail Plea, Next Posting On January 31

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 23) adjourned the hearing of former JNU scholar and activist Umar Khalid's bail plea in connec... Read more

24 Jan 2024 8:49 AM GMT

Constitutional Amendments Necessary To Implement "One Nation, One Election": BCI Chairperson Submits Suggestions To High-Level Committee

The Chairman of the Bar Council of India (BCI), Manan Kumar Mishra, has forwarded a detailed set of recommendations to the High-Level ... Read more

24 Jan 2024 8:15 AM GMT

How Can A Law Officer Say He Won't Support An Amendment Passed By Parliament? Supreme Court Asks Solicitor General In AMU Case

The fifth day of the hearing in the Aligarh Muslim University(AMU) case witnessed certain dramatic moments when the Solicitor General ... Read more

24 Jan 2024 6:32 AM GMT

Default Bail Can't Be Claimed On Ground That Investigation Is Pending Against Other Accused: Supreme Court Sets Aside Bail To Wadhwans In DHFL Case

The Supreme Court today (January 24) set aside the default bail granted to DHFL promoters Kapil Wadhawan and Dheeraj Wadhawan in the c... Read more

24 Jan 2024 5:55 AM GMT

Aligarh Muslim University Minority Status Case : Live Updates From Supreme Court [Day 5]

The Supreme Court will continue hearing the case concerning the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University.

A 7-judge... Read more

24 Jan 2024 5:07 AM GMT2024-01-24 05:07:39

Violates Right To Life & Amounts To Ostracisation: Calcutta HC Sets Aside 'Frivolous' Excommunication From Agrahari Sikh Community, Imposes ₹1.5 Lakh Cost

The Calcutta High Court has set aside an order of excommunication by the 'Gurudwara Chhota Singh Sangat,' against the petitioner, exco... Read more

24 Jan 2024 4:00 AM GMT

AMU Surrendered Rights To British, Argues Centre; Political Inclination Of Founders Immaterial For Minority Status, Says Supreme Court [Day 4]

During the second half of the fourth day of the hearing of the case relating to the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University (... Read more

24 Jan 2024 2:35 AM GMT

AMU Minority Status Case | Article 30 Not A Mere Enabling Provision, It's An Obligation On State, Says Supreme Court [Hearing Day 4]

The 7 Judges Constitution Bench led by the Chief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud continued its hearing on the issue of granting minor... Read more

23 Jan 2024 4:04 PM GMT

Pennaiyar River Dispute : Supreme Court Directs Constitution Of New Negotiation Committee In Case Between Tamil Nadu & Karnataka

In a dispute between the States of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka over sharing of Pennaiyar river water resources, the Supreme Court today d... Read more

23 Jan 2024 2:36 PM GMT

Acquittal Under Prevention Of Corruption Act Should Not Be Based Solely On Invalid Sanction: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (on January 18) opined that acquittal under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (PC... Read more

23 Jan 2024 1:58 PM GMT

Magistrate Can't Take Cognizance Of Supplementary Chargesheet If It Lacks Fresh Evidence After Further Investigation: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 22) observed that it would be impermissible under the law for a Judicial Magistrate to take cogni... Read more

23 Jan 2024 12:13 PM GMT

Punjab & Haryana High Court Issues Notice To BCI On Plea Seeking Minimum Remuneration Guidelines For Young Advocates, Law Interns

The Punjab & Haryana High Court has issued notice on a plea seeking directions to Bar Council of India (BCI) and Bar Council of Pu... Read more

23 Jan 2024 11:19 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Non-Bailable Warrant In Contempt Case Against Litigant For Not Depositing Rs 1 Lakh Cost

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 23) issued a non-bailable warrant against one Upendra Nath Dalai for his repetitive failure to a... Read more

23 Jan 2024 10:57 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Leave In Nagaland's Petition Against Kerala's Regulations On Lotteries From Other States

The Supreme Court today granted leave in a Special Leave Petition filed by the State of Nagaland challenging Kerala High Court's order... Read more

23 Jan 2024 10:32 AM GMT

Supreme Court Pulls Up Registry For Not Listing Adani Power Case Despite Judicial Order

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 23) pulled up its Registry for not listing a... Read more

23 Jan 2024 9:45 AM GMT

MBBS : Supreme Court Issues Notice On Foreign Medical Graduates' Plea Seeking Payment Of Stipend

In a writ petition filed by the foreign medical graduates (FMGs) challenging non-payment of stipend to... Read more

23 Jan 2024 9:00 AM GMT

Mere Cheating Will Not Attract S.420 IPC Offence; Accused Must Dishonestly Induce Cheated Person To Deliver Property : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 22) held that while prosecuting a person for the offence of cheating punishable under Section 420... Read more

23 Jan 2024 7:47 AM GMT

'What Authority You Have To Tie People To Poles & Beat Them?' : Supreme Court To Gujarat Police Officers Involved In Kheda Flogging

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 23) stayed the contempt proceedings against four police officers who were sentenced to 14 days o... Read more

23 Jan 2024 7:13 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Report From Certain States/UTs On Implementation Of Persons With Disabilities Act

The Supreme Court, in a writ petition pertaining to the implementation of the Rights of Persons with Dis... Read more

23 Jan 2024 5:32 AM GMT

Consumer Commission Appointments | Will Convene Meeting Of State Secretaries & Others: Attorney General Tells Supreme Court

In course of hearing of a public interest litigation challenging inaction of governments in appointing President, Members and Staff of... Read more

23 Jan 2024 5:10 AM GMT

Aligarh Muslim University Minority Status : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing [Day 4]

The Supreme Court will continue hearing the case concerning the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University.

A 7-judge Con... Read more

23 Jan 2024 5:01 AM GMT2024-01-23 05:01:32

Supreme Court's Centre for Research and Planning Calls For Internship Applications

Supreme Court's Centre for Research and Planning calls for law interns.

The Centre for Research and Planning of the Supreme Cou... Read more

23 Jan 2024 4:53 AM GMT

Person Claiming To Be 'Special Constitutional Functionary' Demands Privilege In Litigation, Supreme Dismisses Plea As Frivolous

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 22) dismissed a Special Leave Petition, filed by a person claiming to be a "special consti... Read more

23 Jan 2024 3:48 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Direct Centre To Notify Part 3 Of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 22) refused to entertain a Writ Petition seeking the issuance of mandamus to the Union Governmen... Read more

23 Jan 2024 2:12 AM GMT

Efforts To Settle Pure Civil Disputes By Applying Pressure Through Criminal Prosecution Must Be Deprecated : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has (on 19 January) prima facie observed that a mere breach of contract does not amoun... Read more

22 Jan 2024 4:19 PM GMT

Is Increase In BSF's Jurisdiction Unconstitutional Interference In State's Domain? Supreme Court To Consider In Punjab's Suit Against Union

The Supreme Court today (January 22) framed 7 key issues which are to be decided in the original suit filed by the State of Punjab cha... Read more

22 Jan 2024 4:06 PM GMT

Trade Dress Of 'London Pride' Virtually Same As That Of 'Imperial Blue', Says Supreme Court In Whiskey Brand Dispute

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 22) heard a trademark dispute involving the whiskey brands "Blenders' Pride", "Imperial Blue" and... Read more

22 Jan 2024 3:51 PM GMT

Supreme Court Deprecates HC Order Granting Anticipatory Bail To Accused For Offering Compensation To Sexual Harassment Victim

The Supreme Court observed that anticipatory bail cannot be granted merely because the accused is wil... Read more

22 Jan 2024 2:11 PM GMT

Supreme Court Directs Trial To Commence In Cattle Smuggling Case Against TMC Leader Anubrata Mondal

The Supreme Court, today (on January 22), while hearing a petition of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) lea... Read more

22 Jan 2024 1:59 PM GMT

Inform Steps Taken On Revision Of Electoral Rolls To Remove Duplicate Entries : Supreme Court To ECI

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 22) sought a response from the Election Commission of India (ECI) concerning the steps it has tak... Read more

22 Jan 2024 1:42 PM GMT

Supreme Court Asks University To Pay Cost Of Rs 4 Lakh Damages To Student For Irregular Re-evaluation

The Supreme Court recently imposed a cost of Rs 4 lakhs on the Himachal Pradesh University for re-evalua... Read more

22 Jan 2024 1:13 PM GMT

SCBA Electoral Reforms | Consider Desirability Of Taking Up Issues In General Body Meeting: Supreme Court To SCBA

In a matter relating to electoral reforms in the Supreme Court Bar Association, the top Court today asked the Association to consider ... Read more

22 Jan 2024 11:32 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Uddhav Sena's Petition Challenging Maharashtra Speaker's Refusal To Disqualify Shinde Sena MLAs

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 22) issued notice on a petition filed by a member of Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) chall... Read more

22 Jan 2024 11:10 AM GMT

NewsClick Case |After Turning Approver, HR Head Amit Chakraborty Withdraws Petition In Supreme Court Against Arrest

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 22) allowed NewsClick human resources head and recently-turned approver Amit Chakraborty to withd... Read more

22 Jan 2024 10:06 AM GMT

Bar & Bench Not Always On 'Same Page' : CJI DY Chandrachud Announces Steps To Resolve Pagination Issues Of E-Filed Copies

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Monday (22.1.24) announced steps to solve the issue of non-tallying of pagination of copies t... Read more

22 Jan 2024 9:46 AM GMT

Tejashwi Yadav Withdraws Remark On Gujaratis; Supreme Court Asks Complainant If Defamation Case Is Needed

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav told the Supreme Court in an affidavit that he has wi... Read more

22 Jan 2024 9:05 AM GMT

Permission For Religious Ceremonies Can't Be Denied On Sole Ground That Other Communities Are In Majority There: Supreme Court To TN Govt

While hearing a writ petition against an alleged embargo by the Tamil Nadu government on live screenings... Read more

22 Jan 2024 6:40 AM GMT

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22 Jan 2024 6:04 AM GMT

Ram Mandir Pran Pratishta | Singing Ram Bhajans, Uttering 'Rama Nama' Not Prohibited But Be Done Without Disturbing Law & Order: Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Monday disposed of a plea challenging the rejection of permission to live tele... Read more

22 Jan 2024 5:46 AM GMT

Ram Mandir Pran Pratishta : Supreme Court Records Tamil Nadu Govt's Statement That There's No Ban On Live Telecast Or Special Poojas

The Tamil Nadu Government on Monday (January 22) told the Supreme Court that there is no ban on organisi... Read more

22 Jan 2024 5:35 AM GMT

Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha : Half Day/Holiday For Many Courts/Tribunals; Bar Associations Request No Adverse Orders Be Passed Due To Absence

In light of the upcoming Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha ceremony scheduled for Monday, January 22, several government and private organiza... Read more

22 Jan 2024 3:10 AM GMT

No Coercive Action Against SEBI, NSDL & NSE: Supreme Court Directs In Karvy Stock Broking Case

In appeals filed against Securities Appellate Tribunal's (SAT) quashing of SEBI orders in the Karvy Stock Broking case, the Supreme Co... Read more

21 Jan 2024 11:02 AM GMT

Ram Mandir Pran Pratishta : SCBA President Requests CJI That No Adverse Orders Be Passed Due To Lawyers' Non-Appearance On Jan 22

The Supreme Court Bar Association President, Senior Advocate Dr.Adish C Aggarwala, has written to... Read more

21 Jan 2024 8:05 AM GMT

Breaking | Bombay High Court Rejects PIL Challenging Maharashtra Govt's Declaration Of Public Holiday On Ram Mandir Consecration Day

The Bombay High Court today dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by four law students oppo... Read more

21 Jan 2024 7:35 AM GMT

Judicial Service Exams: Question And Answers (MCQs) Based On Latest Judgements- PART-2

MCQs based on Current SC Judgments- September 2023 21. As far as the comparison between ocular evidence and the opinion of medical ex... Read more

21 Jan 2024 6:07 AM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023- Negotiable Instruments Act

Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 - Section 138, 147 - The nature of offence under section 138 of the N.I Act is primarily related to a ... Read more

21 Jan 2024 5:29 AM GMT

Appoint RERA Appellate Tribunal Chairperson ': Supreme Court To WB Govt

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 20) urged the West Bengal government to appoint the chairperson of ... Read more

21 Jan 2024 4:35 AM GMT

'Trial In Absentia' Under Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita

The Bhartiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita (“BNSS”) which seeks to replace the existing Cr.P.C. has introduced provisions for conducting ... Read more

21 Jan 2024 4:27 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (15th- 20th January, 2024)

With another week gone at the Supreme Court of India, Live Law is back with its Supreme Court Weekly Digest, dedicated to keeping our ... Read more

21 Jan 2024 4:07 AM GMT

Supreme Court Expresses Shock At WB Police Relying On 'Confessions' Of Accused

In an appeal filed by the accused/ petitioner seeking bail, the Supreme Court was shocked to note that... Read more

20 Jan 2024 3:51 PM GMT

Supreme Court Reduces Contempt Sentence Of Advocate After His Apology For Remarks Against Judges

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 19) set-aside the Delhi High Court Read more

20 Jan 2024 2:26 PM GMT

Supreme Court Directs All High Courts To Expeditiously Decide Bail Applications

The Supreme Court in a recent order directed all the courts to scrupulously follow the directions/guidelines issued by it for the expe... Read more

20 Jan 2024 1:56 PM GMT

“Recovery Evidence” Under Section 27 Of The Evidence Act- Questions & Answers By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-XI]

Q.51 The culprit husband who is subsequently made an accused voluntarily goes to the police station soon after committing brutal... Read more

20 Jan 2024 1:30 PM GMT

Law Students Move Bombay High Court Challenging Maharashtra Govt's Declaration Of Public Holiday For Ram Mandir Consecration On Jan 22

Four law students have filed a PIL in the Bombay High Court challenging the Maharashtra government's notification declaring January 22... Read more

20 Jan 2024 11:42 AM GMT

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20 Jan 2024 10:52 AM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023- NDPS Act

Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 - Conditions for personal search as specified in Section 50 of the NDPS Act are a... Read more

20 Jan 2024 9:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Reprimands Registry For Not Listing Case Violating Judicial Order

The Supreme Court recently expressed displeasure at members of the Registry staff for violating a judicial order regarding the listing... Read more

20 Jan 2024 9:27 AM GMT

Children From Void Marriage Can't Be Denied Share In Their Parent's Property : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 19) held that the children born out of a void and voidable marriage shall be considered as legiti... Read more

20 Jan 2024 9:14 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Union's Stand Regarding Cryptocurrency

The Supreme Court, (on January 19), has asked the Union to present its stance with reference to the mat... Read more

20 Jan 2024 8:10 AM GMT

Judicial Service Exams: Question And Answers (MCQs) Based On Latest Judgements- PART-1

MCQs based on Current SC Judgments- September 20231. Recently, in Zunaid v. State of UP 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 730, what power did the Supr... Read more

20 Jan 2024 6:52 AM GMT

E-Rickshaws To Be Provided In Matheran Only For Present Hand Cart Pullers: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (on January 10) clarified that E-Rickshaws, if permitted, in the city of Matheran wou... Read more

20 Jan 2024 6:35 AM GMT

Delhi Riots: Court Frames Attempt To Murder Charges Against Ishrat Jahan, Khalid Saifi & Others; Discharges Them Under Arms Act

A Delhi Court on Friday framed charges of rioting, unlawful assembly and attempt to murder against former Congress councillor Ishrat J... Read more

20 Jan 2024 4:30 AM GMT

The Art Of Writing Judgments [Part-II]

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The general framework of a judgment in a criminal case is substantially similar to a civil case.... Read more

20 Jan 2024 3:47 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Centre's Views On Balancing Preservation Of Great Indian Bustard With India's Solar Energy Needs

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 19) sought the views of the Union Government on striking a balance between the need to protect th... Read more

19 Jan 2024 4:38 PM GMT

Centre Notifies Appointment Of Advocate As Gujarat High Court Judge After SC Collegium Acts On DoJ's Reference

The President of India has approved the appointment of Advocate Pranav Shailesh Trivedi as a Judge of the Gujarat High Court.

"... Read more

19 Jan 2024 4:16 PM GMT

Mention Details Of Previous Bail Applications & Orders In All Bail Pleas : Supreme Court Issues Directions

In a significant legal development, the Supreme Court (on January 19) has listed the prerequisites to b... Read more

19 Jan 2024 4:05 PM GMT

Is Allegation Made In Judicial Proceedings Defamatory? Supreme Court Stays Defamation Case Against AIADMK Leader Palaniswamy

In a relief to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS), the Supreme Court today s... Read more

19 Jan 2024 3:30 PM GMT

Supreme Court Designates 11 Women Lawyers As Senior Advocates, Highest Ever In One Go

In a historic first, the Supreme Court designated eleven women advocates as senior advocates in one go. Out of the fifty-six lawyers w... Read more

19 Jan 2024 3:06 PM GMT

Lawyers Must Be Allowed To Virtually Watch Entire Court Proceedings, Access Shouldn't Be Limited To Just Their Cases : CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Friday (January 19) remarked that High Courts must allow lawyers to access virtual hearings t... Read more

19 Jan 2024 2:32 PM GMT

Supreme Court Holds As Invalid Assam Police Rule Making Civil Service Officer Reporting Authority Of Superintendent of Police

The Supreme Court, in its recent judgment (on January 18), refused to interfere with the Gauhati High ... Read more

19 Jan 2024 1:38 PM GMT

Person Converting Religion For Marriage Must Be Informed Of Legal Consequences Like Inheritance, Maintenance: Delhi HC Issues Directions

The Delhi High Court on Friday observed that an individual undergoing religious conversion for the purpose of marriage must be fully i... Read more

19 Jan 2024 12:50 PM GMT

Morbi Bridge Collapse : Supreme Court Rejects Victims' Plea To Set Aside Bail Of Oreva Manager

Dismissing a challenge to the grant of bail to Morbi Bridge Collapse accused Dineshkumar Dave, the Supreme Court today observed... Read more

19 Jan 2024 12:30 PM GMT

'Don't Just File Cases & Engage Seniors, Be Ready To Argue Also' : CJI To Newly Inducted Advocates-on-Record

In a very first-of-its-kind initiative, the Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, today (January 19) sat as a chamber judge to allow ... Read more

19 Jan 2024 10:56 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Designates 56 Advocates As Senior Advocates, 11 Among Them Women

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 19) designated 56 advocates as senior advocates. Eleven out of them are women.

It is after... Read more

19 Jan 2024 9:42 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks UP Congress Committee To Deposit Rs 1 Crore For Stay Of Recovery Of ₹2.66 Crores Dues To UPSRTC

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 19) directed that the recovery of Rs 2.66 crores from the Uttar Pra... Read more

19 Jan 2024 9:19 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Restoration Of Rahul Gandhi's Lok Sabha Membership With Rs 1 Lakh Cost

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 19) dismissed a petition challenging the restoration of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's Lok Sabha ... Read more

19 Jan 2024 8:56 AM GMT

'It Appears There Is A Split Within Party' : Supreme Court Refuses To Stay Expulsion Of OPS From AIADMK

In a major setback to former chief minister O Pannee... Read more

19 Jan 2024 8:51 AM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court Dismisses Bilkis Bano Case Convicts' Plea To Extend Time To Surrender Before Jail Authorities

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 19) dismissed the applications filed by all the eleven Bilkis Bano case convicts seeking further ... Read more

19 Jan 2024 7:38 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Relief To Judiciary Aspirant, Sets Aside UPPSC's Rejection Of Candidature For One Day's Delay In Receiving Form

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 19) set aside a decision of the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) to reject the app... Read more

19 Jan 2024 6:03 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks CEC To Examine Issues Related To Mining In Aravali Hills

The Supreme Court (on January 10), prima facie, opined that if the State of Rajasthan believes that the ... Read more

19 Jan 2024 5:02 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea Challenging Validity Of Section 3G Of National Highways Act

The Supreme Court Bench of Justices P.V. Nagrathna and Ujjal Bhuyan has issued notice on a writ petition challenging the Constitution... Read more

19 Jan 2024 4:26 AM GMT

'Harvest Season, Son's Marriage, Health Issues, Aged Parents' : Reasons Cited By Bilkis Bano Case Convicts For Extension Of Time To Surrender

The Supreme Court will hear today multiple applications filed by the convicts in the Bilkis Bano case seeking an extension of time to ... Read more

19 Jan 2024 2:53 AM GMT

Delhi High Court Refuses To Stay Eviction Order Asking TMC Leader Mahua Moitra To Vacate Government Accommodation Immediately

The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to stay the eviction order issued to Trinamool Congress leader Mohua Moitra asking her to vac... Read more

18 Jan 2024 3:04 PM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Report From APTEL On Complaint About Exorbitant Costs & Refusal To Allow E-Filing

The Supreme Court (on January 18) has issued a notice in a matter raising concerns with respect to the A... Read more

18 Jan 2024 2:57 PM GMT

'Question Of What's Good For Country' : Supreme Court Reserves Verdict On Plea Against Release Of GM Mustard

The Supreme Court today (January 18) reserved its verdict in the batch of Public Interest Litigations (PILs) challenging Union governm... Read more

18 Jan 2024 12:28 PM GMT

Are SFIO Officers Police Officers Under Code Of Criminal Procedure? Supreme Court Leaves Question Of Law Open

The Supreme Court, while dismissing a petitiion for quashing a complaint filed by the Serious Fraud In... Read more

18 Jan 2024 10:29 AM GMT

Gujarat Encounters | Police Officers Identified In Justice HS Bedi's Enquiry Report Must Be Prosecuted: Petitioners To Supreme Court

In pleas relating to fake encounter killings allegedly carried out by the Gujarat Police during 2002-2007, the Supreme Court today (Ja... Read more

18 Jan 2024 9:32 AM GMT

Supreme Court Directs High Courts To Set Up Vulnerable Witness Deposition Centres By April 30

In a significant legal development, the Supreme Court directed all the High Courts to take necessary s... Read more

18 Jan 2024 9:08 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses State Of Punjab's Plea Against Bail Granted To Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira In Drug Trade Case

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 18) dismissed the petition filed by the State of Punjab against t... Read more

18 Jan 2024 8:22 AM GMT

Faith Of Common Man In Judiciary Has Eroded Considerably; Should Find Out Where We've Gone Wrong: Justice AS Oka

Supreme Court judge Justice Abhay S. Oka, while delivering the Second Shyamala Pappu Memorial ... Read more

18 Jan 2024 6:33 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Registry To Obtain Instructions From CJI For Listing Bilkis Bano Case Convicts' Application To Extend Time To Surrender

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 18) agreed to hear applications filed by three of the convicts in... Read more

18 Jan 2024 5:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Expresses Dissatisfaction With Apology Tendered By Lawyer Sentenced To Prison For Contemptous Remarks Against Judges

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 16) expressed its dissatisfaction over the nature of the apology tendered by the lawyer who had ... Read more

18 Jan 2024 4:32 AM GMT

S.197 CrPC Applies Only To Acts In Discharge Of Public Servant's Official Duties; Fabrication Of Documents Not Part Of Official Duty: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 17), while deciding a criminal appeal, held that the prior sanction for prosecution as per Sec... Read more

18 Jan 2024 4:05 AM GMT

Ram Mandir Inauguration: BCI Chairperson Manan Kumar Mishra Requests CJI DY Chandrachud To Declare Holiday For All Courts On January 22

The Bar Council of India Chairpeson Manan Kumar Mishra has written to the Chief Justice ... Read more

17 Jan 2024 4:50 PM GMT

Bilkis Bano Case Convict Moves Supreme Court Seeking 4 Weeks Extension Of Time To Surrender In Jail

A convict in the Bilkis Bano case has filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking an extension of time by four weeks to surrende... Read more

17 Jan 2024 4:32 PM GMT

'When Question Of A Person's Liberty Is Involved, Even A Day's Delay Counts' : Supreme Court Criticises HC For Dragging Habeas Corpus Plea

Setting at liberty a 25-year old woman detained by her parents, the Supreme Court today (January 17) expressed anguish at the callous ... Read more

17 Jan 2024 4:12 PM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Stay Elections Of SCBA Multi-State Cooperative Housing Society, Results Subject To Court Orders

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 17) refused to stay the elections of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Multi-State Coop... Read more

17 Jan 2024 4:03 PM GMT

Bhima Koregaon Case | Supreme Court Directs Tagging Of Jyoti Jagtap's Bail Plea With Shoma Sen's Appeal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 17) directed the bail plea of activist and Bhima Koregaon-accuse... Read more

17 Jan 2024 3:20 PM GMT

Supreme Court Reserves Verdict On AAP Leader Satyendar Jain's Bail Plea In Money Laundering Case

After four days of hearing, the Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 17) reserved its verdict on Aam Aadm... Read more

17 Jan 2024 2:42 PM GMT

Supreme Court Lawyers Write To CJI DY Chandrachud Seeking To Revive Practice Of Circulating Adjournment Letters

281 lawyers have written to Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud objecting to the Supreme Court's decis... Read more

17 Jan 2024 12:18 PM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023 - Service Law

28 years after applying, a man got a job in the postal dept at 50 years of age due to the Supreme Court's Order. 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 882... Read more

17 Jan 2024 12:15 PM GMT

Supreme Court Surprised At 4-Year Delay By Income Tax Department In Filing Appeals; Asks About Action Against Officials

Taking serious note of the gross delay of over four years on the part of the Income Tax Department in filing statutory appeals before ... Read more

17 Jan 2024 11:44 AM GMT

Chandrababu Naidu Case : Why Supreme Court Judges Differed On Retrospective Application Of Section 17A Prevention Of Corruption Act?

In the petition filed by former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, the Supreme Court has delivered a split verdict on th... Read more

17 Jan 2024 9:30 AM GMT

LMV Driving License Issue : Supreme Court Defers Hearing Of 'Mukund Dewangan' Reference After AG Says Consultations Are Going On With States

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 17) adjourned till April the Constitution Bench hearing of the reference on the issue whether ... Read more

17 Jan 2024 7:40 AM GMT

Supreme Court Directs Authorities To Ensure No Hate Speech Takes Place In Rallies Of BJP MLA T Raja Singh, Hindu Janajagruti Samiti

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 17) directed the district magistrates at Yavatmal, Maharashtra and Raipur, Chhattisgarh to tak... Read more

17 Jan 2024 6:28 AM GMT

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear BJP Leader Sharad Kumar Awasthi's Challenge To HC Rejecting His Election Petition On 2022 UP Polls

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 16) issued notice in a Special Leave Petition filed by Bharatiya Janata Party's(BJP) member Read more

17 Jan 2024 5:08 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Cancel Bail Of Augusta Westland Scam Accused-Turned-Approver Rajeev Saxena

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 16) refused to cancel the bail granted to the accused-turned-approver Rajeev Saxena in the VVIP ... Read more

17 Jan 2024 4:55 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On PIL Seeking Preparation Of DNA Index To Identify Unclaimed Dead Bodies

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 16) issued notice in a Writ Petition seeking directions to the Union Government for preparing a ... Read more

17 Jan 2024 4:29 AM GMT

Be Gentle In Dealing With Advocates, Don't Take Up Cudgels With Bar : Supreme Court To DRT Judge

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 16) dismissed a Special Leave Petition filed by the presiding officer of the Debt Recovery Tribu... Read more

17 Jan 2024 4:15 AM GMT

Supreme Court Reserves Judgment On PIL Seeking National Policy On Community Kitchens, Says It's Policy Matter

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 17) reserved judgment on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) peti... Read more

17 Jan 2024 3:40 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Next Month Plea To Implement Women's Reservation Before Lok Sabha Polls

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 16) adjourned until February a plea the Cons... Read more

16 Jan 2024 4:47 PM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Unveiling Of Shri Jagatguru Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji Statue In Mysuru

In a plea filed against erection of the statue of former Suttur Seer Late Shri Jagatguru Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji at Gun House... Read more

16 Jan 2024 4:22 PM GMT

District Judiciary Facing Problem Of Mediocrity, Need To Ensure There're Good People : CJI DY Chandrachud

The district judiciary is facing a great problem of mediocrity, said Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Tuesday (January ... Read more

16 Jan 2024 4:18 PM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Appeals Relating To TDS Liability Of Catholic Nuns & Missionaries After 3 Weeks

The Supreme Court on Tuesday listed for final hearing a batch of appeals filed by Catholic congregations challenging the judgments of ... Read more

16 Jan 2024 2:09 PM GMT

'S. 5(1) COTPA Won't Apply To Persons Not Engaged In Tobacco Business' : Supreme Court Dismisses Plea For Action Over Film Poster Showing Actor Smoking

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking criminal action against Tamil actor Dhanush and the producers and distributo... Read more

16 Jan 2024 1:47 PM GMT

Bar Council Of India Issues Urgent Notice To Advocates On Declaration Of Existence In Profession

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has issued an urgent notice regarding Advocates Declaration of Existence in Profession - Bar Council of... Read more

16 Jan 2024 1:08 PM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Criminal Defamation Proceedings Against AAP MP Sanjay Singh Over Remarks On PM Narendra Modi's Academic Degree

The Supreme Court today stayed the criminal defamation proceedings pending against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Member of Parliament Sanjay S... Read more

16 Jan 2024 11:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court Allows Cleaning Of Water Tank In Gyanvapi Mosque

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 16) allowed the cleaning of the wuzukhana (water tank) of the Gyanvapi mosque at Varanasi... Read more

16 Jan 2024 8:44 AM GMT

Supreme Court Delivers Split Verdict On Quashing FIR Against Chandrababu Naidu, Judges Disagree On Applicability Of S.17A PC Act

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 16) referred to a larger bench a plea by former Andhra Pradesh Chi... Read more

16 Jan 2024 7:54 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Stays HC Order Appointing Commissioner To Inspect Shahi Eidgah Masjid In Krishna Janmabhoomi Dispute

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 16) stayed the implementation of the Allahabad High Court order appointing a Commissioner to ins... Read more

16 Jan 2024 5:36 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Interview Lawyers For Senior Designation After 5 Years; Over 200 Advocates Shortlisted

A committee led by the Chief Justice of India will interview today over 200 lawyers who have applied for senior designation. Out of 28... Read more

16 Jan 2024 5:23 AM GMT

If All Judges Are Equal, Why Should Certain Kind Of Cases Go To A Particular Judge? Justice Madan B Lokur

Former Supreme Court Justice Madan B Lokur recently shared his insights on important ongoing issu... Read more

16 Jan 2024 4:41 AM GMT

Uddhav Sena Moves Supreme Court Challenging Maharashtra Speaker's Refusal To Disqualify Eknath Shinde Group

Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) has approached the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Maharashtra Speaker to recogni... Read more

15 Jan 2024 12:25 PM GMT

Breaking | Shinde Faction Approaches Bombay High Court Challenging Speaker's Refusal To Disqualify Uddhav Thackeray Faction MLAs

The faction of Shiv Sena led by CM Eknath Shinde has approached the Bombay High Court challenging Mahara... Read more

15 Jan 2024 12:24 PM GMT

New Criminal Laws Are Continuation Of Colonial Logic, Expand Police Powers : Professor Anup Surendranath

Professor Anup Surendranath of National Law University Delhi, in a recent Read more

15 Jan 2024 8:57 AM GMT

Use Of Audio-Video Electronic Means For Investigation & Trial According To BNSS

The Bhartiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023 (BNSS) which seeks to replace the existing Code of Criminal Procedure, has made certain cha... Read more

15 Jan 2024 7:22 AM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023 On Criminal Major Acts-IPC, CrPC & Evidence Act

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023 -Indian Penal Code 1860Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023-Code Of Criminal Procedure (CrPC)Supreme Cour... Read more

15 Jan 2024 7:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Pronounce Judgment Tomorrow On Chandrababu Naidu's Plea To Quash FIR In Skill Development Scam Case

The Supreme Court will pronounce judgment tomorrow on the petition filed by former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desom Part... Read more

15 Jan 2024 5:59 AM GMT

When Maintainability Of Suit Is Questioned, Court Should Prima Facie Decide Jurisdiction Before Granting Interim Relief : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has observed that if the maintainability of a civil suit is questioned and the grant of interim relief is opposed on... Read more

15 Jan 2024 5:45 AM GMT

The Art Of Writing Judgment [Part-I]

Prefatory remarks:

The crafting of judgments is an art. Neither the sheer length nor the weight of a judgment, n... Read more

15 Jan 2024 5:26 AM GMT

The Law On Remission

In a significant verdict, the Supreme Court in the case Read more

15 Jan 2024 4:54 AM GMT

When Called Upon To Invoke S.482 CrPC, High Courts Should Carefully Examine If Accusations Constitute Offence : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in a recent order observed that when the High Court was called upon to invoke power under Section 482 Cr.P.C to quas... Read more

14 Jan 2024 2:30 PM GMT

“Recovery Evidence” Under Section 27 Of The Evidence Act- Questions & Answers By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-X]

Q.46 A weapon is recovered on the basis of the statement made by the accused during the investigation of another case. Whether it is a... Read more

14 Jan 2024 2:18 PM GMT

Supreme Court Quashes Rape Case As FIR Was Lodged 34 Years After The Alleged Incident

The Supreme Court recently quashed criminal proceedings against a man accused of raping a minor, noting that the FIR was registered ... Read more

14 Jan 2024 6:54 AM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023 - Constitution Of India

A Country can't remain prisoner of past': Supreme Court dismisses plea to rename cities named after muslim rulers; stresses on India's... Read more

14 Jan 2024 6:07 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (8th- 13th January, 2024)

With another week gone at the Supreme Court of India, Live Law is back with its Supreme Court Weekly Digest, dedicated to keeping our ... Read more

14 Jan 2024 5:00 AM GMT

Bail Provisions In Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (New CrPC) : Understanding Changes

The new procedural code (“BNSS”) has made substantive changes with respect to the bail provisions in comparison to the existing code... Read more

14 Jan 2024 4:53 AM GMT

Supreme Court Directs Centre To Provide Financial Aid To CDS, NALSAR For Study To Make Public Buildings Accessible To Disabled Persons

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 9) directed the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to bear the expenses for the Centre fo... Read more

14 Jan 2024 4:25 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Petition By Sitting Patna High Court Judge Over Non-Release Of Salary

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 9) issued a notice in a writ petition concerning the release of the salary of the sitting Patn... Read more

13 Jan 2024 4:05 PM GMT

Judiciary Must Be Aware Of Unprecedented Constitutional Crisis Facing Our Republic & Defend Constitution And Rights : Dr Mohan Gopal

Renowned legal academician Dr G.Mohanl Gopal delivered a lecture on the topic "The Judiciary in a Democracy: Challenges and Responsibi... Read more

13 Jan 2024 3:42 PM GMT

Order 8 Rule 10 CPC | Suit Can't Be Decreed Merely On Defendant's Failure To File Written Statement If Plaintiff's Case Isn't Proved : Supreme Court

Setting aside a decree passed in a civil suit, the Supreme Court held that a Court cannot pronounce judgment in a suit merely on the d... Read more

13 Jan 2024 10:58 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Directions For Protection Of Chittorgarh Fort, Prohibits Blasting Activities Within 5 Kms Radius

Taking note of the history and legacy of the Chittorgarh Fort, Rajasthan, the Supreme Court on Friday (January 12) issued directions... Read more

13 Jan 2024 10:42 AM GMT

Setting Person On Fire 'Extreme Cruelty': Supreme Court Upholds Murder Conviction, Life Imprisonment Of Man Who Killed Wife

In a man's appeal challenging his conviction and sentence of life imprisonment for killing his wife, the Supreme Court recently observ... Read more

13 Jan 2024 6:01 AM GMT

'Untrustworthy Witness Statement' : Supreme Court Sets Aside Conviction In 1999 Murder Case

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 12) set aside the conviction of a person in a murder case of 1999.

Doubting the testimonie... Read more

13 Jan 2024 5:39 AM GMT

'Serious Issue' : Supreme Court On Plea To Examine Efficacy Of Anti-Rabies Vaccines; Seeks Responses Of Union, Kerala Govts

The Supreme Court, while hearing a plea to constitute an independent expert committee for studying the efficacy of the Intra ... Read more

13 Jan 2024 5:22 AM GMT

“Recovery Evidence” Under Section 27 Of The Evidence Act- Questions & Answers By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-IX]

Q.41 The accused in a murder case when arrested by the police makes the following statement:- “That knife is concealed beneath... Read more

13 Jan 2024 5:09 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Lawyer Imprisoned For Contempt Of Court To Tender Apology Before Judges

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 12) asked a lawyer, who was sentenced to six months imprisonment by the Delhi High Court for cont... Read more

13 Jan 2024 4:26 AM GMT

Police Must Inform 'Hit & Run' Accident Victims About Compensation Scheme, Centre Must Consider Increasing Amount : Supreme Court

Taking note of the dismal rate of grant of compensation under the scheme formulated by the Central Government for the victims of 'hit ... Read more

12 Jan 2024 4:24 PM GMT

'If There's Any Genocide, It Is Committed Against Israel; Hamas Attack Justifies Right To Defend' : Israel Tells ICJ

On the second day of the public hearing held by the International Court of Justice, Israel presented i... Read more

12 Jan 2024 3:55 PM GMT

"Take This Immoral Thing Back": Punjab & Haryana High Court Judge On Habeas Corpus Plea Moved By Woman In Same-Sex Relationship

Responding to a habeas corpus petition filed by a woman claiming to be in a same-sex relationship, Justice Pankaj Jain of the Punjab a... Read more

12 Jan 2024 2:40 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Kerala's Suit Against Union's Limitations On State's Borrowing Capacity

In a suit by State of Kerala challenging imposition of limits by the Union on the State's borrowing capacity, a Bench of Justices S... Read more

12 Jan 2024 12:31 PM GMT

Israel Responds To South Africa's Genocide Charge : International Court of Justice Hearing [Live Video]

Isreal's response to South Africa's arguments before the International Court of Justice over Israel's military operations in Gaza. Sou... Read more

12 Jan 2024 11:50 AM GMT

Taking Suo Motu Case On Dismissal Of 6 Women Judicial Officers, Supreme Court Issues Notice To Madhya Pradesh High Court

In a suo motu writ petition registered in connection with simultaneous termination of services of 6 female civil judges by the Madhya ... Read more

12 Jan 2024 11:29 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Sets Aside HC Order Transferring Himachal Pradesh DGP, Criticizes High Court's Approach

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 12) set aside the order of the Himachal Pradesh High Court transferring Sanjay Kundu IPS from the... Read more

12 Jan 2024 11:13 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Protection From Arrest To Union Minister Nisith Pramanik In Attempt-To-Murder Case In West Bengal

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 12) granted protection from arrest to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more

12 Jan 2024 9:06 AM GMT

Muzaffarnagar Student Slapping Case | 'Uttar Pradesh Govt Failed To Act In Manner Expected After Incident' : Supreme Court

In the latest development in the Muzaffarnagar student slapping case, the Supreme Court on Friday (Janua... Read more

12 Jan 2024 7:58 AM GMT

Plea To Identify Minorities At District Level: Supreme Court Grants Last Opportunity To States To File Response, Seeks Centre's Report

While hearing a batch of petitions pertaining to the district-wise identification of minorities, the Supreme Court on Friday (January ... Read more

12 Jan 2024 6:31 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Stay Election Commissioners' Act Dropping CJI From Panel To Select CEC & ECs

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 12) agreed to hear Congress leader Jaya Thakur's plea challenging the constitutionality of Sectio... Read more

12 Jan 2024 5:42 AM GMT

AMU Continued As Institution Of National Importance, Why Minority Status Important? Supreme Court Asks [Day 3]

During the hearing of the case concerning the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University, the Supreme Court on Thursday (January... Read more

12 Jan 2024 5:36 AM GMT

'Unscrupulous Litigants Shouldn't Be Allowed To Go Scot Free' : Supreme Court Imposes Rs 25 Lakhs Cost On Complainant

The Supreme Court (on January 11) came down heavily on a litigant for misusing the legal system by lod... Read more

12 Jan 2024 5:00 AM GMT

NGT Can't Direct Govt To Exercise Rule Making Powers In A Particular Manner : Supreme Court Approves Shimla Development Plan

The Supreme Court in a recent decision approved the Shimla Development Plan, 2041 by holding that the development plan has been finali... Read more

12 Jan 2024 4:14 AM GMT

Frame Policy To Phase Out Heavy Duty Diesel Vehicles With BS-VI Vehicles : Supreme Court Directs Centre

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 11) directed that the Union of India should formulate a policy of phasing out heavy-duty diesel... Read more

11 Jan 2024 5:04 PM GMT

Israel Acting With 'Genocidal Intent' Against Gaza : South Africa Tells International Court Of Justice

The Republic of South Africa opened its arguments on Thursday (January 11) before the International Court... Read more

11 Jan 2024 4:34 PM GMT

NGT Not Supposed To Apply Strict Rigours Of CPC When Citizen Approaches With Grievance : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (on January 04) expressed dissatisfaction with the NGT's approach while dismissing an... Read more

11 Jan 2024 3:24 PM GMT

'Exercised De Facto Control Of Companies Receiving Laundered Money': Enforcement Directorate Opposes AAP Leader Satyendar Jain's Bail Plea In Supreme Court

On the third day of Aam Aadmi Party leader and PMLA-accused Satyendar Jain's bail hearing, the Directora... Read more

11 Jan 2024 2:19 PM GMT

Article 30 Not Intended To Ghettoise Minorities, Minority Institution Can Include Others In Administration: Supreme Court In AMU Case Hearing [Day 3]

While hearing the reference related to the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University, the Supreme Court on Thursday (January 11... Read more

11 Jan 2024 10:33 AM GMT

2023 Annual Digest Of GST Cases

Supreme CourtState Amendments Made To VAT Acts After GST Came Into Effect Are Invalid : Supreme Court Case Title: The State of T... Read more

11 Jan 2024 8:41 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks West Bengal's Response On Union Minister Nisith Pramanik's Anticipatory Bail Plea In Attempt-To-Murder Case

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 11) sought the response of the State of West Bengal to an anticipatory bail plea of Bharatiya J... Read more

11 Jan 2024 8:29 AM GMT

'Being Junior At Bar No Immunity': Supreme Court Asks Lawyer To Apologise To High Court To Seek Relaxation Of Costs Imposed

The Supreme Court on (January 08), in a case where the Gauhati High Court imposed costs of Rs 20,000 o... Read more

11 Jan 2024 6:56 AM GMT

Annual Digest of Consumer Cases 2023: Part-II

MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION NCDRC & Department Of Consumer Affairs Claims A Disposal Rate Of 1... Read more

11 Jan 2024 5:54 AM GMT

Supreme Court Extends Former Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik's Interim Bail By Six Months, ED Doesn't Object

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 11) extended the interim bail granted last year to former Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik by a... Read more

11 Jan 2024 5:45 AM GMT

Aligarh Muslim University Case : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing [Day 3]

A 7-judge bench of the Supreme Court is hearing today the case relating to the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).... Read more

11 Jan 2024 4:51 AM GMT2024-01-11 04:51:29

Buyer Not Complying With Timeline For Payment Can't Seek Specific Performance Of Agreement To Sell : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in a recent decision held that when a contract stipulates a specific time frame within which the consideration needs... Read more

11 Jan 2024 4:14 AM GMT

What Extent Of Minority Presence Required In Administration To Claim Protection Of Article 30? Supreme Court Discusses In AMU Case [Day 2]

The Supreme Court in continuance of its hearing of the Constitution Bench matter on the issue of the minority status of the Aligarh Mu... Read more

11 Jan 2024 3:27 AM GMT

Judicial Officers' Allowances Enhanced With Supreme Court Accepting SNJPC Recommendations : Read Key Points

Recently, the Supreme Court has directed the state governments to pay the arrears to judges in terms of ... Read more

10 Jan 2024 3:32 PM GMT

Stray Dog Issue | Supreme Court Lists Matter For Final Hearing On February 28

On Wednesday (January 10), the Supreme Court listed the matter concerning curbing stray dog attacks in t... Read more

10 Jan 2024 2:45 PM GMT

Sessions Judge Moves Supreme Court To Expunge Adverse Remarks Of High Court Over Directions Against Delhi Police

In a judicial officer's plea seeking expunging of remarks made against him by a Delhi High Court judge, the Supreme Court has sought t... Read more

10 Jan 2024 2:12 PM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023 -Indian Penal Code 1860

Indian Penal Code 1860Penal Code, 1860 - Constitutional Courts can impose fixed term sentence even in cases where death penalty was no... Read more

10 Jan 2024 2:01 PM GMT

BREAKING | Eknath Shinde Faction Is The Real Shiv Sena, Uddhav Thackeray Had No Power To Remove Him: Maharashtra Speaker

The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar today held that Eknath Shinde led faction was the real Shiv Sena when the ... Read more

10 Jan 2024 1:07 PM GMT

Supreme Court Begins Hearing Pleas To Ban Cultivation Of GM Mustard

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 9) began hearing afresh a batch of petitions challenging the centr... Read more

10 Jan 2024 10:19 AM GMT

Man Remanded To Police Custody In Gujarat Violating Supreme Court Order : SC Issues Contempt Notice To Cops, Magistrate

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 10) came down heavily on the officers of Gujarat Police who took a man into custody ignoring t... Read more

10 Jan 2024 10:12 AM GMT

Judicial Service Not Equal To Other Govt Services; Judicial Officers' Service Conditions Must Be Uniform Across Country : Supreme Court

Observing that judicial service cannot be equated with the service of other officers of the Government, the Supreme Court rejected the... Read more

10 Jan 2024 9:02 AM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Umar Khalid's Bail Hearing On Joint Request By Both Sides; Posts To January 24

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 10) adjourned the hearing of the petition filed by former JNU scholar Umar Khalid seeking bail... Read more

10 Jan 2024 5:43 AM GMT

Aligarh Muslim University Minority Status : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing [Day 2]

A 7-judge bench of the Supreme Court is hearing today the case relating to the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).... Read more

10 Jan 2024 4:53 AM GMT2024-01-10 04:53:28

If Judicial Service Has To Attract Talent, Working Conditions Must Offer Security & Dignity : Supreme Court

While issuing directions for the implementation of the recommendations of the Second National Judicial Pay Commission, the Supreme Cou... Read more

10 Jan 2024 4:38 AM GMT

Aligarh Muslim University Case | Historic Antecedents Of Institute Must Be Seen To Assess Minority Status, AMU Tells Supreme Court [Day 1]

The Supreme Court's Constitution Bench of 7 judges headed by the Chief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud on Tuesday (January 9) ... Read more

10 Jan 2024 3:58 AM GMT

Enforcing Rule of Law : Supreme Court Walks The Talk In Bilkis Bano Case

Bilkis Bano's poignant expression, "This is what justice feels like," encapsulates the feeling that several Indians felt abo... Read more

10 Jan 2024 3:28 AM GMT

Medical Education : Supreme Court Transfers To Itself Petitions In HCs Challenging NMC Mandate For Govt Fee In 50% Pvt Medical Seats

In another legal update, the Supreme Court is set to examine the validity of an Office Memorandum issue... Read more

9 Jan 2024 2:23 PM GMT

There Is Not Even Indirect Evidence Against Satyendar Jain: Singhvi To Supreme Court In Money Laundering Case

On Day 2 of arguments on merits in Aam Aadmi Party leader Satyendar Jain's bail matter, it was claimed before the Supreme Court today ... Read more

9 Jan 2024 1:28 PM GMT

1990 Custodial Death Case | Gujarat HC Dismisses Ex-IPS Officer Sanjiv Bhatt's Appeal Challenging Conviction & Life Term

The Gujarat High Court today dismissed an appeal filed by Sanjiv Bhatt, a former Indian Po... Read more

9 Jan 2024 12:03 PM GMT

Uddhav Sena Approaches Supreme Court Questioning Impartiality Of Maharashtra Speaker In Deciding Disqualification Pleas

An application has been filed on behalf of Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) questioning the impartiality of Maharashtra Speaker ... Read more

9 Jan 2024 11:38 AM GMT

Legal News Anchor [English And Hindi] Vacancy At LiveLaw

LiveLaw is an Independent Media, engaged in fact- based, non-sensational journalism.

Position: News Anchor [Hindi and E... Read more

9 Jan 2024 8:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Limits On Undertrial Prisoner Visits In Delhi Prisons

The Supreme Court (on January 09), dismissed a SLP assailing theRead more

9 Jan 2024 7:44 AM GMT

Can High Court Direct State Instrumentality To Award Contract In Favour Of Bidder Under Article 226? Supreme Court Discusses

The Supreme Court in a recent decision disapproved of the direction issued by the Rajasthan High Court directing the Jaipur Vidyut Vit... Read more

9 Jan 2024 5:58 AM GMT

Aligarh Muslim University Minority Status Case : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing

A 7-judge bench of the Supreme Court is hearing today the case relating to the minority status of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).... Read more

9 Jan 2024 5:19 AM GMT2024-01-09 05:19:28

Supreme Court Summarises Factors For Deciding Remission Applications

On Monday, the Supreme Court not only Read more

9 Jan 2024 5:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Petition Challenging Validity Of Section 15 JJ Act; Liberty Granted To Approach HC

The Supreme Court bench on Monday (January 8) dismissed a petition challenging the constitutionality of S.15 of the Juvenile Justice A... Read more

9 Jan 2024 4:33 AM GMT

State Electricity Regulatory Commission Can Refuse To Adopt Tariff Not Aligned With Market Prices : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that the State Electricity Regulatory Commission has a power to reject the adoption of tariff if it is not ... Read more

9 Jan 2024 4:08 AM GMT

S.138 NI Act | Proceedings For Cheque Dishonour Should Be Quashed Once Settlement Deed Is Signed By Complainant : Supreme Court

In a Criminal Appeal arising out of proceedings under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1... Read more

9 Jan 2024 3:28 AM GMT

Supreme Court Lifts Stay On Labour Court Proceedings Involving HT Media Private Limited

The Supreme Court (on January 08) issued a notice in a Special Leave Petition assailing the Delhi High C... Read more

8 Jan 2024 4:11 PM GMT

Lakshadweep MP's Conviction Can Be Suspended Applying Recent Judgment In BSP MP's Case : Union Tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 08), while hearing an appeal against the Read more

8 Jan 2024 3:58 PM GMT

Do Online Gaming Platforms Supply An 'Actionable Claim'? Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea Challenging 28% GST

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 8) issued notice and sought the centre's response on a batch of petitions filed by online gaming ... Read more

8 Jan 2024 3:18 PM GMT

Calcutta High Court Annual Criminal Law Digest 2023

ORDERS/JUDGEMENTS1. UAPA Accused In Custody Since 3 Yrs, Only One Of 54 Witnesses Examined: Calcutta High Court Grants BailCase Title:... Read more

8 Jan 2024 3:00 PM GMT

Supreme Court Arranges Counselling For Female Advocate Who Complained Of Sexual Harassment; Records Sent For Inquiry

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 8) directed that a counselling be arranged for the female advocate, who alleged sexual harassment... Read more

8 Jan 2024 2:37 PM GMT

Satyendar Jain's Bail Plea | No Predicate Offence Made Out, Company Assets Can't Be Attributed To Director, Shareholder: Singhvi To Supreme Court

In Aam Aadmi Party leader Satyendar Jain's challenge to denial of bail by the Delhi High Court, the Supreme Court today commenced hear... Read more

8 Jan 2024 11:48 AM GMT

Narendra Dabholkar Murder : Supreme Court Dismisses Daughter's Challenge To Bombay High Court Ending Monitoring Of Probe

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 8) dismissed a plea challenging the discontinuation of the court-monitored probe into the 2013 mu... Read more

8 Jan 2024 11:07 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Acquittal Of Union Minister Ajay Mishra 'Teni' In 23-Year-Old Murder Case

The Supreme Court, today (on January 08), refused to interfere with theRead more

8 Jan 2024 11:01 AM GMT

Bilkis Bano Case | Judgment Directing Gujarat Govt To Decide Remission Was Obtained By Fraud; It's Also Bad In Law : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 8), while setting aside the premature release of eleven life convic... Read more

8 Jan 2024 10:17 AM GMT

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Plea Against Collegium System; Lawyer Cites Interview Of Justice Kaul On 'Faults' In System

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 8) agreed to constitute a bench to hear a plea raising concerns regarding the collegium system in... Read more

8 Jan 2024 9:17 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays HC Direction To ECI To Hold Bye-Election For Pune Lok Sabha Seat

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 8) stayed the Read more

8 Jan 2024 6:59 AM GMT

Annual Digest of Arbitration Cases : 2023 (Part -II)

Supreme Court Will The Mandate Of The Tribunal Terminate Under Section 29A Unless Extended During Its Subsistence? Supreme Court ... Read more

8 Jan 2024 6:50 AM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court Sets Aside Remission Of 11 Convicts In Bilkis Bano Case; Asks Them To Surrender In Prison

In a highly anticipated judgment, the Supreme Court on Monday (January 8) set aside the remission of 11 ... Read more

8 Jan 2024 5:45 AM GMT

Bilkis Banu Case-Supreme Court Judgement On Petitions Against Remission Of 11 Convicts-LIVE UPDATES

Supreme Court bench headed by Justice BV Nagarathna will pronounce the judgement TODAY on petitions challenging the remission of 11... Read more

8 Jan 2024 4:35 AM GMT2024-01-08 04:35:42

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023- Indian Evidence Act, 1872

AbscondingEffects of Absconding - Mere absconding by itself cannot constitute a sole factor to convict a person. It may be because an ... Read more

7 Jan 2024 1:52 PM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Central Pollution Control Board To Examine Issue Of Pollution By Stone Crushing Units, Calls For Report

In an appeal by Ministry of Environment, the Supreme Court has called for a report from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on ... Read more

7 Jan 2024 12:57 PM GMT

Understanding Timelines Set By BNSS (New CrPC) For Investigation, Trial Procedure, Judgment Etc

The Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS), 2023, which seeks to replace the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, has prescribed str... Read more

7 Jan 2024 7:57 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (2nd- 6th January, 2024)

With another week gone at the Supreme Court of India, Live Law is back with its Supreme Court Weekly Digest, dedicated to keeping our ... Read more

7 Jan 2024 5:38 AM GMT

Annual Digest of Arbitration Cases 2023- Supreme Court And High Courts (Part-1)

Supreme Court Arbitration Clauses In Unstamped Agreements Enforceable : Supreme Court 7-Judge Bench Overrules 'NN Global' Decisi... Read more

7 Jan 2024 5:09 AM GMT

Supreme Court Death Penalty Digest 2023

In 2022, the Supreme Court confirmed the death sentence in two cases. However, in 2023, no death penalties were affirmed by the Suprem... Read more

7 Jan 2024 4:20 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses IT Department's Challenge Against Interim Relief To Centre For Policy Research

The Supreme Court has dismissed the Income Tax Department's appeal against stay granted in favour of public policy think tank Centre f... Read more

6 Jan 2024 4:04 PM GMT

Developed Court Infrastructure Defines Judiciary's Progressive Future; SC To Soon Have A New 'Futuristic' Building: CJI DY Chandrachud

The Chief Justice of India, Dr. DY Chandrachud on Saturday (January 6) delivered a presidential address at the event for the inaugurat... Read more

6 Jan 2024 3:28 PM GMT

Decision In 'Nargesh Meerza' Requires Relook, Opines Justice Nagarathna; Recalls When She Stood Up For A Pregnant Judicial Officer

Speaking on the Role of the Judiciary in empowering women in India, Justice BV Nagarathna expressed her views on how from time to time... Read more

6 Jan 2024 3:14 PM GMT

Notice Under S.138 NI Act Invalid If Omnibus Demand Is Made Without Specifying Cheque Amount : Supreme Court

Finding the demand raised in a notice issued under Section 138 of the Negotiable I... Read more

6 Jan 2024 2:23 PM GMT

Decide On Invoking Delimitation Act To Ensure Proportionate Representation For SCs/STs In Legislature : Supreme Court Directs Centre

In a judgment delivered last November, the Supreme Court declined to pass directions to provide proportionate representation for the S... Read more

6 Jan 2024 1:44 PM GMT

Supreme Court To Pronounce Judgment On Plea Challenging Remission Of Bilkis Bano Case Convicts On Jan 8

The Supreme Court will pronounce on Monday (January 8) its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the premature release of convic... Read more

6 Jan 2024 12:33 PM GMT

'Yawning Gap In Evidence' : Supreme Court Finds Conviction Wrong In 2004 Murder Case; Sets Aside Concurrent Findings Of HC & Trial Court

The Supreme Court has observed that when the prosecution case is solely based on the circumstantial evidence, then the courts must be ... Read more

6 Jan 2024 9:38 AM GMT

Pre-Cognizance Hearing Of Accused : Changes Under Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (New CrPC) On Magistrate's Cognizance Of Complaints

Taking cognizance of an offence is the first and foremost step towards trial. Cognizance is considered as judicial response to a cri... Read more

6 Jan 2024 9:21 AM GMT

Appellate Court Should Give Benefit Of Doubt To Accused If A View Different From Trial Court's View Is Possible : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has observed that an appellate court should give the benefit of doubt to the accused persons if the evidence on reco... Read more

6 Jan 2024 7:20 AM GMT

'Farishtey Dilli Ke' Scheme | Supreme Court Seeks LG's Affidavit; Warns Delhi Govt Of Costs If Minister Is Found To Have Misled Court

While hearing the Delhi government's plea for the immediate disbursement of funds for its flagship 'Fari... Read more

6 Jan 2024 5:25 AM GMT

Insurance Policy Effective From Date Of Issuance, Not From Date Of Proposal Or Date Of Issuance Of Receipt: Supreme Court

In the context of insurance protection, the Supreme Court held that the policy issuance date would be th... Read more

6 Jan 2024 4:05 AM GMT

“Recovery Evidence” Under Section 27 Of The Evidence Act- Questions & Answers By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-VIII]

Q.36 Whether an “extra-judicial confession” made by the accused to TV and press reporters in an interview arranged by the police ... Read more

6 Jan 2024 3:42 AM GMT

Men Should Remove Condescending Attitude Towards Women : Justice BV Nagarathna

Delivering a lecture on the 'Role of the Judiciary in Empowerment of Indian Women' organised by Justice Sunanda Bhandare Found... Read more

6 Jan 2024 3:35 AM GMT

'Blender's Pride' v. 'London Pride' : Whiskey Bottles Produced Before Supreme Court To Show Trademark Infringement

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 5) issued notice on a special leave petition filed by Pernod Ricard India Pvt Ltd, the Indian sub... Read more

5 Jan 2024 4:54 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses UP Govt.'s Appeal Against Allahabad HC Order Quashing Demand Of Rs. 235.52 Crores Against VIVO

On Thursday(January 4), the Supreme Court dismissed a Special Leave Petition filed by the State of Uttar Pradesh against the Read more

5 Jan 2024 4:16 PM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Centre's Orders Which Allowed Ex Post Facto Environmental Clearance

In a significant development this week, the Supreme Court suspended two union government orders from Jul... Read more

5 Jan 2024 3:34 PM GMT

No Case Of Rape By False promise Of Marriage When Marriage Was Solemnised Ultimately: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (on January 03), while quashing a criminal case against the accused-appellant for rapi... Read more

5 Jan 2024 3:22 PM GMT

Lack Of Dissenting Judgement In Article 370 Case A Matter Of Regret: Senior Advocate Fali S Nariman

Renowned Senior Advocate Fali S Nariman on Friday (January 5) expressed regret over the absence of a dissenting judgment in the recent... Read more

5 Jan 2024 2:51 PM GMT

Tenant Can't Claim Adverse Possession Against Landlord; Tenancy Is Permissive Possession : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that tenants cannot claim claim adverse possession against their landlords, since their possession is permi... Read more

5 Jan 2024 11:18 AM GMT

S.138 NI Act : Supreme Court Slams Accused In Cheque Bounce Case For Not Honouring Undertaking To Pay; Imposes Rs 5 Lakhs Cost

The Supreme Court (on January 03) took a strong stand while affirming the suspension of the accused/ pre... Read more

5 Jan 2024 10:52 AM GMT

Preventive Detention | When Detenu Receives Grounds Of Detention In Language Known To Him, No Need For Oral Information Again : Supreme Court

While dismissing a challenge to detention on the ground that the detenu/appellant was not informed by authorities of his rights, the... Read more

5 Jan 2024 10:01 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks ED, CBI, Delhi Police's Response To NewsClick's Plea Seeking Guidelines On Seizure Of Digital Devices

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 5) sought the response of investigating agencies like Delhi police,... Read more

5 Jan 2024 9:33 AM GMT

Narendra Dabholkar Murder : Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge To Accused Vikram Bhave's Bail

The Supreme Court today (January 5) dismissed a challenge to a Bombay High Court judgment Read more

5 Jan 2024 9:28 AM GMT

Supreme Court Extends Bombay HC's Stay On Bail Granted To Gautam Navlakha In Bhima Koregaon Case

In the National Investigation Agency's petition challenging the grant of bail to journalist Gautam P Navlakha in the Bhima Koregaon ca... Read more

5 Jan 2024 8:54 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Criminal Proceedings Against Christian Missionary In MP For Alleged Illegal Conversion

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 5) ordered a stay of criminal proceedings pending in a trial court in Madhya Pradesh against Chri... Read more

5 Jan 2024 8:36 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear In February Telangana CM Revanth Reddy's Plea Challenging Trial In 'Cash-For-Vote' Case

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 5) adjourned the hearing of Telangana Chief Minister Revanth Reddy's plea challenging the trial c... Read more

5 Jan 2024 7:50 AM GMT

Arbitral Awards Cannot Be Modified Under Sections 34 & 37 Of Arbitration & Conciliation Act : Supreme Court

While deciding on a plea whether there is a scope of interference with arbitral awards under Section 34 and 37 of the Arbitration and ... Read more

5 Jan 2024 7:45 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Remove Senthil Balaji As TN Minister; Says Governor Can't Dismiss Minister Without CM's Recommendation

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 5) concurred with a judgment of the Madras High Court which refused to direct the removal of Sent... Read more

5 Jan 2024 7:13 AM GMT

Halal Ban : Supreme Court Seeks Uttar Pradesh Govt's Response To Plea Challenging Ban On Halal Certified Products

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 5) issued notice in two pleas challenging the Uttar Pradesh governm... Read more

5 Jan 2024 6:54 AM GMT

Accused Doesn't Lose A Defence Merely Because That Plea Wasn't Taken In S.313 CrPC Statment: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, in its recent judgment (on January 04), reiterated the well-established law that th... Read more

5 Jan 2024 6:36 AM GMT

Krishna Janmabhoomi Case | Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With High Court's Dismissal Of PIL Seeking Removal Of Mosque

The Supreme Court on Friday (January 5) refused to entertain a plea against an Allahabad High Court orde... Read more

5 Jan 2024 5:41 AM GMT

Section 27 Evidence Act Vulnerable To Abuse, Courts Must Be Vigilant : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, in its verdict delivered on January 03, while Read more

5 Jan 2024 3:32 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks High Court To Not Unnecessarily Summon Officials Of J&K Administration

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 4) asked the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to not “unnecessarily” insist on person... Read more

4 Jan 2024 3:11 PM GMT

HC Bench Bound By Judgment Of Coordinate Bench : Supreme Court Stresses Importance Of 'Judicial Discipline'

The Supreme Court, in its recent judgment (on Janua... Read more

4 Jan 2024 2:08 PM GMT

IBC | Statutory Set Off Or Insolvency Set Off Inapplicable To Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held statutory set off or insolvency set off is not applicable to Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process (“CIRP... Read more

4 Jan 2024 1:58 PM GMT

2023 Annual Digest Of Indirect Tax Cases: Supreme Court And High Courts

Supreme CourtState Amendments Made To VAT Acts After GST Came Into Effect Are Invalid : Supreme Court Case Title: The State of T... Read more

4 Jan 2024 1:30 PM GMT

UAPA| Terrorism Cases Not To Be Taken Lightly: Supreme Court Sets Aside Default Bail

In a case pertaining to grant of default bail to a person accused under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (“UAPA”), the... Read more

4 Jan 2024 1:14 PM GMT

CJI Nominates Five Advocates As Members Of Supreme Court Legal Services Committee

The Chief Justice of India has nominated five advocates as Supreme Court Legal Services Committee members... Read more

4 Jan 2024 1:01 PM GMT

Judicial Officers' Pay : Supreme Court Directs States To Clear SNJPC Arrears By Feb 29; Asks HCs To Set Up Committees To Oversee

The Supreme Court has directed the State Governments to pay the arrears to judges in terms of the payscales enhanced as per the recomm... Read more

4 Jan 2024 11:39 AM GMT

Admissibility Of Electronic Evidence Under Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam (New Evidence Act)

The Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam 2023(BSB) includes "electronic and digital records" in the definition of "Document". This definition n... Read more

4 Jan 2024 10:37 AM GMT

'Writing Such Judgments Absolutely Wrong': Supreme Court Questions Calcutta HC Verdict Advising Adolescent Girls To Control Sexual Urges

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 4) criticised a Calcutta High Court judgment which made news in December last year for cautioni... Read more

4 Jan 2024 8:42 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Quash Criminal Case Against Congress Leader Pawan Khera For Remark About PM Narendra Modi

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 4) dismissed a plea by Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera for quashing of criminal proceedings a... Read more

4 Jan 2024 8:05 AM GMT

Four Conditions To Invoke Section 27 Of Indian Evidence Act : Supreme Court Explains

The Supreme Court (on January 03), in a crucial judgment with respect to section 27 of the Evidence Ac... Read more

4 Jan 2024 7:25 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks State To Pay Salaries To Teachers Appointed Over Sanctioned Posts; Says They Weren't At Fault

In an appeal against stoppage of salaries of 3 teachers employed with a U.P. school, the Supreme Court held in favor of the appellan... Read more

4 Jan 2024 6:31 AM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023-Code Of Criminal Procedure (CrPC)

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 - Curtailment of 15 days of police custody by any extraneous circumst... Read more

4 Jan 2024 6:25 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Intervene In Plea By Family Of Indian Detained In Czech Over Pannun Murder Plot; Leaves Matter To Govt

The Supreme Court on Thursday (January 4) refused to entertain a habeas corpus petition filed on behalf of Indian citizen Nikhil Gupta... Read more

4 Jan 2024 6:06 AM GMT

'Custody' Under S.27 Evidence Act Doesn't Mean Custody After Formal Arrest; Includes Any Kind Of Restraint Or Surveillance: Supreme Court

In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court has held that the expression 'custody' used in Section 27 o... Read more

4 Jan 2024 4:46 AM GMT

2008 Jaipur Blasts Case: Supreme Court Judge Justice Sandeep Mehta Recuses From Hearing Appeals Against Acquittals

Supreme Court judge Justice Sandeep Mehta has recused from hearing the appeal filed by the State ... Read more

4 Jan 2024 4:18 AM GMT

No Conviction Possible Under S.364A IPC If Prosecution Doesn't Prove Abduction Was Coupled With Ransom Demand & Life Threat : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (on January 03), in the context of Section 364 A (Kidnapping For Ransom) of the Indian ... Read more

4 Jan 2024 3:52 AM GMT

IBC - Is Dissenting Financial Creditor Entitled To Minimum Value Of Security Interest? Supreme Court Refers To Larger Bench, Doubts Precedent

The Supreme Court has referred to larger bench the issue whether a dissenting financial creditor is to be paid the minimum value of it... Read more

3 Jan 2024 2:42 PM GMT

Bar Of Limitation Can't Be Avoided By Resorting To Article 136 When Statutory Appeal Available: Supreme Court

A Special Leave Petition filed against an order passed by National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, Chennai was dismissed yesterday by... Read more

3 Jan 2024 1:06 PM GMT

High Courts While Exercising S.482 CrPC Power Legally Bound To See If Accusations Constitute Any Offence : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (on December 14), while allowing an appeal seeking quashing of an FIR, opined that whi... Read more

3 Jan 2024 12:46 PM GMT

Bhima Koregaon Case | Supreme Court Issues Notice To NIA On Professor Hany Babu's Bail Plea

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 3) issued notice in the bail plea of Delhi University professor Hany Babu, who was arrested by... Read more

3 Jan 2024 12:20 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Centre, 13 States On Journalist's PIL Highlighting Caste-Based Segregation In Prisons

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 3) issued notice to the Union Government and thirteen State Governments on a Public Interest L... Read more

3 Jan 2024 11:25 AM GMT

Registered Sale Deed Operates From Date Of Execution When Entire Consideration Is Paid; Unilateral Changes After Execution Invalid : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that changes made in a sale deed by one party unilaterally, after the registration of the deed and without ... Read more

3 Jan 2024 11:08 AM GMT

'Thief' Remark| Lucknow Court Rules In Favor Of Ex-UP Minister In Defamation Suit Against AAP MP Sanjay Singh, Awards ₹1 Lakh Compensation

A Lucknow Court on Tuesday decreed a Defamation Suit in Favour of Ex-UP Minister (Presently an... Read more

3 Jan 2024 10:11 AM GMT

Investigate If Losses To Indian Investors Due To Short Selling In Adani Shares By Hindenburg & Others Violated Law : Supreme Court

While refusing to order an SIT probe into allegations levelled regarding stock price manipulations against the Adani Group in the Hind... Read more

3 Jan 2024 9:37 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays HC Order Removing Himachal Pradesh DGP Sanjay Kundu

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 3) stayedRead more

3 Jan 2024 9:02 AM GMT

Truck Drivers Protest : Hit & Run Provision Of BNS Will Be Invoked Only After Consultations, Says Centre

In a significant development, the government of India (on January 02) issued a press release stating tha... Read more

3 Jan 2024 4:28 AM GMT

Adani-Hindenburg Case Judgment : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will pronounce judgment today at 10.30 AM on a batch of petitions seeking SIT probe into the #Hindenburg allegations... Read more

3 Jan 2024 2:49 AM GMT

'Candidature Can't Be Cancelled For Trivial Errors' : Supreme Court Gives Relief To Police Aspirant Who Gave Wrong Date Of Birth

The Supreme Court today allowed plea of a man, aspiring to become a Police Constable, whose candidature... Read more

2 Jan 2024 3:07 PM GMT

Supreme Court To Pronounce Judgment Tomorrow On Pleas To Probe Adani-Hindenburg Issue

The Supreme Court will pronounce its judgment tomorrow (January 3) on a batch of petitions seeking independent probe into the Adani-Hi... Read more

2 Jan 2024 2:54 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Appoint Advocates To Vacant Judicial Member Posts In Armed Forces Tribunals

The Supreme Court on January 2, rejected a plea for the appointment of experienced advocates to fill the vacant judicial member positi... Read more

2 Jan 2024 1:55 PM GMT

Justice BR Gavai Nominated As Chairperson Of Supreme Court Legal Services Committee

Supreme Court judge, Justice BR Gavai has been nominated by the National Legal Services Authority as the Chairman of the Supreme Court... Read more

2 Jan 2024 1:46 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On PIL Seeking Guidelines For Aftercare For Children With Special Needs Under Juvenile Justice Act

A Supreme Court bench comprising Chief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud and Justices JB Pardiwala and Manoj Misra on ... Read more

2 Jan 2024 1:24 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice To IT Department On NewsClick's Plea To Stay Tax Demand

Aggrieved by the High Court of Delhi's rejection of its challenge to demand raised by tax authorities, news portal “NewsClick” has f... Read more

2 Jan 2024 11:38 AM GMT

Bihar Caste Survey : 'To What Extent Can Govt Withhold Survey Data Break-Up?' Supreme Court Asks During Hearing

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 2), while hearing a clutch of public interest litigation (PIL) pet... Read more

2 Jan 2024 10:23 AM GMT

Congress Leader Moves Supreme Court Challenging New Law Dropping CJI From Panel Appointing Election Commissioners

Congress leader Jaya Thakur has approached the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of Sectio... Read more

2 Jan 2024 10:12 AM GMT

Allocation Of Cases Can't Be Lawyer-Driven; Complete Trust Must Be Reposed On Decision Makers : CJI DY Chandrachud

Recently in an interview, while replying to a question about the recent controversy surrounding the listing of some of the politically... Read more

2 Jan 2024 9:47 AM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects Plea Against DMK's Anti-NEET Campaign; Says Students Are Well Informed & Won't Be Affected

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 2) dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) today, which was filed assailing the signature ... Read more

2 Jan 2024 9:08 AM GMT

Changes To FIR Registration Procedure As Per Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (New CrPC)

The Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS), 2023, which seeks to replace the Code of Criminal Procedu... Read more

2 Jan 2024 4:25 AM GMT

Four Supreme Court Judges To Retire In 2024

In 2024, the Apex Court will bid farewell to four judges including the present Chief Justice of India, bringing down the total strengt... Read more

2 Jan 2024 4:06 AM GMT

Lawyer Files PIL In Supreme Court Challenging New Criminal Laws

A Public Interest Litigation (“PIL”) has been filed before the Supreme Court, challenging the three new criminal laws which Read more

1 Jan 2024 3:56 PM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023- Code Of Civil Procedure (CPC)

Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 – Civil Trial - Fixing of the date of trial shall be in consultation with the learned advocates appearin... Read more

1 Jan 2024 8:45 AM GMT

Bombay High Court Annual Digest 2023: Part II

Nominal Index [Citation 301 – 619]Bina Saxena w/o Late Ravendra Kumar Saxena v. Union of India 2023 LiveLaw (Bom) 301Hemant Dhirajlal ... Read more

1 Jan 2024 5:57 AM GMT

100 Important Supreme Court Judgments Of 2023 [All Parts]

As is the annual tradition, LiveLaw brings to you the list of 100 important Supreme Court judgments of the current year - a much-await... Read more

1 Jan 2024 4:52 AM GMT

Madras High Court Annual Digest 2023: Part II [Citations 211-413]

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (Mad) 211 to 2023 LiveLaw (Mad) 413 Nominal Index Pascal Sasil R v. State of Tamil Nadu, 2023 LiveLaw (... Read more

1 Jan 2024 4:30 AM GMT

Kerala High Court Annual Digest 2023: Part III [Citations 512-766]

Nominal Index [Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (Ker) 512-766]Pathanapuram Taluk Samajam & Ors. v. K.K. Surendran & Ors. 2023 LiveLaw (... Read more

31 Dec 2023 2:18 PM GMT

Section 482 CrPC- Important Supreme Court & High Court Judgments of 2023

Supreme Court Judgments- Section 482 Of The Code of Criminal Procedure., 1973 Sec 482 CrPC | Pendency Of Suit Concealed, Cloak Of... Read more

31 Dec 2023 7:33 AM GMT

Delhi High Court Annual Digest 2023: Part IV [Citations 1101- 1357]

Citations 2023 LiveLaw (Del) 1101 to 2023 LiveLaw (Del) 1357NOMINAL INDEXDARGHA NAJEEBUDDIN FIRDOUSI v. DELHI DEVLOPMENT AUTHORITY &am... Read more

31 Dec 2023 7:02 AM GMT

Madras High Court Annual Digest: Part I (Citations 1-210)

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (Mad) 1 to 2023 LiveLaw (Mad) 210 NOMINAL INDEX Manikandan v. State, 2023 LiveLaw (Mad) 1 P Geetha v... Read more

31 Dec 2023 4:17 AM GMT

Social Boycott Of Citizen Has No Place In Civilised Society, Must Be Strictly Dealt With By Admin: Calcutta High Court

Any social boycott of a citizen or his family member has to be dealt with strictly by the Administration. This has no place in a ... Read more

31 Dec 2023 3:00 AM GMT

Practice Of Circulating Adjournment Slips Needs To Be Continued; Delay In Publication Of Case Lists Affects Justice Delivery: SCBA Raises Its Concerns To The CJI

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) on December 30 in a letter to the Hon'ble Chief Justice of India addressed its concerns regar... Read more

30 Dec 2023 7:14 PM GMT

Major Changes Introduced by Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Recently, the Bharatiya Nyaya (Second) Sanhita (BNS) has received Presidential assent, and it will replace the 163-year-old Indian Pen... Read more

30 Dec 2023 2:35 PM GMT

Bombay High Court Annual Digest 2023: Part I [Citations 1-300]

Nominal Index [Citation 1 – 300]World Phone Internet Services Pvt. Ltd. v. One OTT Intertainment Ltd. In Centre 2023 LiveLaw (Bom) 1Lt... Read more

30 Dec 2023 1:00 PM GMT

Supreme Court Annual Digest 2023 On Arbitration

12 months' time limit under Section 29A Arbitration Act not applicable to international commercial arbitration. TATA Sons Pvt. Ltd. v.... Read more

30 Dec 2023 7:20 AM GMT

Calcutta High Court Annual Digest 2023 [PART- II] (Citations 148-352)

ORDERS/JUDGEMENTS“Reasons Are The Foundation Of Any Order": Calcutta High Court Allows Decco's Appeal Against Rejection Of Patent Appl... Read more

30 Dec 2023 5:00 AM GMT

Delhi High Court Annual Digest 2023: Part III [Citations 801 - 1100]

Citations 2023 LiveLaw (Del) 801 to 2023 LiveLaw (Del) 1100NOMINAL INDEXNational Restaurant Association v. Union Of India & Anr. 2... Read more

29 Dec 2023 12:21 PM GMT

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court Annual Digest 2023: Part II [Citations 151 - 325]

Nominal Index:Raja Sajad Ahmad Wan Vs State of J&K 2023 LiveLaw (JKL) 151M/s Best Crop Science Industrial Area Versus Union of Ind... Read more

29 Dec 2023 8:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Judgments On Bail Under Section 45 Of The Prevention Of Money Laundering Act, 2002, In The Post Vijay Madanlal Era

I. INTRODUCTIONThe present Article analyzes the judgments passed by the Hon'ble Supreme Court on regular bail under Section 45 of the ... Read more

29 Dec 2023 8:26 AM GMT

Bill To Regulate Appointment Of Chief Election Commissioner & Election Commissioners Gets Presidential Assent

In a significant development, the President on Thursday gave her assent to the Chief Election Commiss... Read more

29 Dec 2023 7:16 AM GMT

Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act- Important Supreme Court & High Court Judgments of 2023

Supreme Court Judgments-Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 Domestic Violence Act: Supreme Court Asks Union To Ho... Read more

29 Dec 2023 4:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Collegium Recommends Appointment Of New Chief Justices In 5 High Courts

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended names to the Union Government for the appointment as Chie... Read more

28 Dec 2023 4:21 PM GMT

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court Annual Digest 2023: Part I [Citations 1-150]

Nominal Index:Gulshan Nazir Vs Union of India 2023 LiveLaw (JKL) 1M/S Aisha Construction Vs JKCA 2023 LiveLaw (JKL ) 2Manzoor Ahmad Mi... Read more

28 Dec 2023 12:50 PM GMT

Kerala High Court Annual Digest 2023: Part II [Citations 256-511]

Nominal Index Citations [2023 LiveLaw (Ker) 256-511] Arumughom Achari Ranganathan Achari & Ors v. Rajamma Sarojam & Ors., 202... Read more

28 Dec 2023 11:30 AM GMT

Delhi High Court Annual Digest 2023: Part II [Citations 401 - 800]

Citations 2023 LiveLaw (Del) 401 to 2023 LiveLaw (Del) 800NOMINAL INDEXSYNTHES GMBH v. CONTROLLER GENERAL OF PATENTS, DESIGNS AND TRAD... Read more

28 Dec 2023 6:53 AM GMT

Kerala High Court Annual Digest 2023: Part I [Citations 1-255]

Nominal Index Citations [2023 LiveLaw (Ker) 1-255] XXXX v. Union Of India and Connected Cases 2023 LiveLaw (Ker) 1Sali M.N. v. State ... Read more

27 Dec 2023 1:30 PM GMT

Supreme Court Judgements On Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code In 2023

Sabka Vishwas Scheme: Supreme Court Grants Relief To Company Which Missed Deadline Due To IBC MoratoriumThe Supreme Court Bench compri... Read more

27 Dec 2023 12:05 PM GMT

Sec.138 Negotiable Instruments Act- Important Supreme Court & High Court Judgments of 2023

Supreme Court Judgments- Section 138 Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881Sec 138 NI Act - Accused Relies On Income Tax Returns To Show Co... Read more

27 Dec 2023 10:39 AM GMT

Delhi High Court Annual Digest 2023: Part I [Citations 1 - 400]

Citations 2023 LiveLaw (Del) 1 to 2023 LiveLaw (Del) 400NOMINAL INDEXGIRISH & ORS v. UNION OF INDIA & ORS 2023 LiveLaw (Del) 1... Read more

27 Dec 2023 5:23 AM GMT

100 Important Supreme Court Judgments Of 2023 - Part 4 [76 to 100]

As is the annual tradition, LiveLaw brings to you the list of 100 important Supreme Court judgments of the current year - a much-await... Read more

27 Dec 2023 4:15 AM GMT

Supreme Court Judgements On Arbitration In 2023

Starting Point Of Limitation U/ Section 34(3) Arbitration Act In Cases Of Suo Motu Correction Of Award: Supreme Court ExplainsThe Supr... Read more

26 Dec 2023 12:55 PM GMT

Parliament Winter Session 2023 Roundup

In a flurry of legislative activity, the Winter Session of Parliament, which convened on December 4 and concluded on December 21, saw ... Read more

26 Dec 2023 12:24 PM GMT

Supreme Court Complete Half Yearly Digest 2023

AAccess to JusticeFundamental right of Access to Justice - Abolition of OAT does not violate right of access to justice as cases will ... Read more

26 Dec 2023 10:53 AM GMT

Supreme Court Half Yearly Digest 2023 - Criminal Major Acts

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 - Difference in the power of Police to register and investigate an FI... Read more

26 Dec 2023 5:20 AM GMT

BREAKING | Criminal Law Bills Replacing IPC, CrPC, And Evidence Act Receive Presidential Assent

In a significant development, the President today gave her assent to three criminal law bills, Read more

25 Dec 2023 1:34 PM GMT

“Recovery Evidence” Under Section 27 Of The Evidence Act- Questions & Answers By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-VII]

Q.31 What is the test for making “conduct” admissible under Section 8 of the Evidence Act ? Ans. In order to be admissible ... Read more

25 Dec 2023 4:44 AM GMT

100 Important Judgments Of Supreme Court 2023 -Part 3[51-75]

As is the annual tradition, LiveLaw brings to you the list of 100 important Supreme Court judgments of the current year - a much await... Read more

24 Dec 2023 4:35 AM GMT

Supreme Court Constitution Bench Judgments & Hearings Of 2023

The year 2023 has witnessed several important judgments delivered by Constitution Benches. Be it the constitutional validity of Articl... Read more

23 Dec 2023 11:47 AM GMT

Section 498A IPC- Important Supreme Court & High Court Judgments of 2023

Supreme Court Judgments- 498A Indian Penal Code, 1860 Conviction U/S 498A IPC Not Sustainable When Marriage Is Found To Be Null &... Read more

23 Dec 2023 4:40 AM GMT

Non-Obstante Clause In S. 109A(3) Of Companies Act 1956 Doesn't Exclude Legal Heir From Claiming Securities Against Nominee: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that the non-obstante clause in both Section 109A(3) of the Companies Act, 1956 & Bye-law 9.11.7 of the... Read more

23 Dec 2023 4:34 AM GMT

LIVE Now : 4th Professor Shamnad Basheer Memorial Lecture By Prof.Mohanl Gopal

LIVELAW is organising 'The Fourth Professor Shamnad Basheer Memorial Lecture 2023' on the topic 'The Judiciary In A Democracy: Contemp... Read more

22 Dec 2023 11:53 AM GMT

BREAKING | Parliament Passes Bill On Election Commissioners Appointment; CJI Dropped From Selection Panel

In a significant development during the Winter Session, the Lok Sabha passed the Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commis... Read more

21 Dec 2023 8:18 AM GMT

Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita Prescribes Lesser Punishment To Doctors For Causing Death By Negligence Vis-A-Vis Other Offenders

The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023, the bill which seeks to replace the Indian Penal Code 1860, has carved out a special classification ... Read more

21 Dec 2023 7:26 AM GMT

BREAKING| Madras High Court Sentences TN Minister Ponmudi To 3 Year Imprisonment In Disproportionate Asset Case

The Madras High Court has sentenced Tamil Nadu Minister Ponmudi and his wife Visalakshi to three year si... Read more

21 Dec 2023 5:30 AM GMT

100 Important Supreme Court Judgments Of 2023 -Part 2[26-50]

As is the annual tradition, LiveLaw brings to you the list of 100 important Supreme Court judgments of the current year - a much await... Read more

21 Dec 2023 4:46 AM GMT

Supreme Court's Reasoning In Article 370 Judgment Not Convincing, Should Be Reviewed : Justice Madan B Lokur

Not Satisfied With The Reasoning, Court Should Sit In Review: Justice Madan Lokur On The Kashmir Verdict

D... Read more

21 Dec 2023 3:47 AM GMT

Prof. (Dr.) G. Mohan Gopal To Deliver The Fourth Professor Shamnad Basheer Memorial Lecture 2023 On 22nd December

LIVELAW is organising 'The Fourth Professor Shamnad Basheer Memorial Lecture 2023' on the topic '... Read more

21 Dec 2023 3:33 AM GMT

Slum Rehabilitation Authority Has To Act In Terms Of Its Own Policies Without Allowing Private Arrangements To Prevail: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently (on December 15) held that private agreements cannot be enforced in Slum Reha... Read more

20 Dec 2023 2:14 PM GMT

Highlights Of Bills Replacing IPC, CrPC & Evidence Act As Stated By Home Minister In Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha today passed three criminal law bills, The Bharatiya Nyaya (Second) Sanhita 2023, The Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha (Second... Read more

20 Dec 2023 1:49 PM GMT

"No Material To Infer Gautam Navlakha Committed Terrorist Act": Bombay High Court In Bail Order In Bhima Koregaon- Elgar Parishad Case

There is no material to infer senior journalist and accused Gautam Navlakha had committed a terrorist Act as contemplated under Sectio... Read more

20 Dec 2023 12:47 PM GMT

Lok Sabha Passes Criminal Law Bills Seeking To Replace IPC, CrPC And Evidence Act

On the thirteenth day of the winter session, the Lok Sabha passed the three revised criminal law bills, namely, the Bharatiya Nyaya (S... Read more

20 Dec 2023 11:28 AM GMT

CJI DY Chandrachud Flagged Anomalies In GST Appellate Tribunal Provision : Finance Minister Tells Lok Sabha

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday (December 19) told the Lok Sabha that the Chief Justice of India highlighted cert... Read more

20 Dec 2023 9:53 AM GMT

Judicial Service Exams: Question And Answers (MCQs) Based On Latest Judgements- PART-1

MCQs based on Current SC Judgments- October 20231. In which case did the Supreme Court rule that mere non-cooperation with summons iss... Read more

20 Dec 2023 3:14 AM GMT

Parliament Passes Key Bills Proposing To Extend Women's Reservation To Puducherry, Jammu And Kashmir Assemblies

Amid outrage by the opposition over the December 13 Lok Sabha breach, the Rajya Sabha on Monday (December 18) passed two key bills ext... Read more

18 Dec 2023 10:37 AM GMT

Plea In Supreme Court Seeks Probe Monitored By Retired Judge Into Parliament Security Lapse

A lawyer has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition in the Supreme Court seeking judicial investigation under the supervisi... Read more

18 Dec 2023 9:12 AM GMT

BREAKING | ASI Submits Its Sealed Cover Report On The Scientific Survey Of Gyanvapi Mosque Before Varanasi Court

In a significant development which is likely to affect the ongoing Kashi Vishwanath Temple-Gyanvapi M... Read more

18 Dec 2023 9:04 AM GMT

When No Limitation Period Is Prescribed, Appeal Must Be Filed Within 'Reasonable Time' Depending Upon Facts Of Each Case: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that when no limitation period has been prescribed for filing an appeal, then such appeal must be filed wit... Read more

18 Dec 2023 7:49 AM GMT

100 Important Supreme Court Judgments Of 2023 [Part 1]

As is the annual tradition, LiveLaw brings to you the list of 100 important Supreme Court judgments of the current year - a much await... Read more

18 Dec 2023 7:11 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Criminal Defamation Case Filed By Rohini Sindhuri IAS Against D Roopa IPS

The Supreme Court on December 15 stayed the proceedings in the criminal defamation complaint filed by Rohini Sindhuri IAS against D Ro... Read more

18 Dec 2023 6:55 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Subject-Wise, Statute-Wise Index & Nominal Index [October 9 – 15, 2023]

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 864 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 894SUBJECT WISE INDEXAbortionFoetus has no separate identity from its mother; Wo... Read more

18 Dec 2023 6:35 AM GMT

Law Can't Look Away From Discrimination In Private Spaces : CJI DY Chandrachud

Recently, the Chief Justice of India, D. Y. Chandrachud, while delivering Justice E S V... Read more

18 Dec 2023 4:40 AM GMT

'Collegium System Is The Worst, But There's Nothing Better' : Justice Nariman Suggests Having Collegium With Retired Judges

Former Supreme Court Justice Rohinton F Nariman suggested that there should be a collegium of ret... Read more

17 Dec 2023 5:45 AM GMT

No Adverse Inference Against Prosecution Merely Because Witnesses Are Withheld: Supreme Court

While dismissing a criminal appeal, the Supreme Court (on December 13) opined that withholding witnesses... Read more

17 Dec 2023 5:25 AM GMT

'Rape Is Rape Even If Committed By A Husband Against Wife': Gujarat High Court, Says Need To Break Silence Over Gender Violence

While a series of petitions seeking to criminalise marital rape is presently pending before the Supreme... Read more

17 Dec 2023 4:56 AM GMT

Master-Servant Relationship Continues During Suspension Period, Workman To Follow All Rules Governing Post : Supreme Court

A Supreme Court bench comprising Justices Hima Kohli and Rajesh Bindal on Thursday (December 14) in an order dealing with the i... Read more

17 Dec 2023 4:05 AM GMT

Ensure Bail Applications Are Listed At The Earliest; Personal Liberty At Stake : Supreme Court To All High Courts

The Supreme Court on Monday (December 11) expressed serious concerns over the delay in consideration of anticipatory bail/ regular bai... Read more

16 Dec 2023 12:32 PM GMT

Documents Can Be Produced During Cross-Examination In Civil Trial To Confront Party To Suit Or Witness : Supreme Court

In a notable judgment, the Supreme Court has held that a document can produced during cross-examination in a civil trial to confront a... Read more

16 Dec 2023 10:44 AM GMT

Only Independent Functionaries Must Be Appointed As Governors, Not Like We Have In Kerala : Justice RF Nariman

Former Supreme Court Justice Rohinton F Nariman, yesterday (on December 15), expressed concerns a... Read more

16 Dec 2023 9:41 AM GMT

Though Advocates Settle Pleadings & Argue On Clients' Instructions, They Have Duty To Verify Facts From Case Records: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently observed that advocates settle pleadings and argue in court on instructions g... Read more

16 Dec 2023 8:51 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Consider Online Gaming Companies' Plea Against 28% GST In January 2024

The Supreme Courton Friday (December 15) posted a batch of writ petitions filed by online gaming companies, including Dream 11, Games ... Read more

16 Dec 2023 8:29 AM GMT

Won't Enforce Condition Of 3 Year's Practice Or 70% LLB Marks For Civil Judge Exam 2023 : MP High Court Tells Supreme Court

The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday (December 15) informed the Supreme Court that all candidates will be allowed to appear for the... Read more

16 Dec 2023 7:42 AM GMT

IBC | When Matter Heard But No Order Pronounced On The Same Day, Limitation To Commence From The Date When Order Gets Uploaded: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that when the National Company Law Tribunal (“NCLT”) hears a matter on a particular date but does not prono... Read more

16 Dec 2023 7:25 AM GMT

IBC | When Matter Heard On A Particular Date But Order Pronounced Later, NCLT Not To Affix Date Of Hearing On Order: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that when a matter is heard by the National Company Law Tribunal (“NCLT”) on a particular date but the orde... Read more

16 Dec 2023 6:39 AM GMT

Election Commissioners Bill Affects Independence Of ECI, Will Make Free & Fair Elections A Chimera : Justice RF Nariman

Former Supreme Court Justice Rohinton F Nariman opined that Read more

16 Dec 2023 4:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Felling Of Trees In Pune's Ganeshkhind Road Till Dec 21; Asks Appellant To Approach Bombay HC

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed till December 21 the felling of trees for the widening of Gansehkhind Road in Pune to enable the pe... Read more

15 Dec 2023 4:25 PM GMT

Tribunal Cannot Direct Framing Of Policy By Government: Supreme Court Sets Aside AFT Direction On JAG

The Supreme Court on Thursday (14.12.2023) held that a Tribunal subject to the High Court's jurisdiction under Article 226, cannot be ... Read more

15 Dec 2023 4:15 PM GMT

Courts Must Instantly Stop Onslaught On Media, Raids Due To Independent Reporting Illegal : Justice RF Nariman

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Rohinton Nariman said that the Courts must be vigilant to instantly stop the onslaught on the media... Read more

15 Dec 2023 3:22 PM GMT

'Recent Happenings In Country Disturbing' : Justice RF Nariman On BBC Raids, Governors' Inactions, ECI Bill, 370 Judgment

Justice Rohinton F Nariman, former Supreme Court judge, in a hard-hitting speech, said that disturbing events have been taking place i... Read more

15 Dec 2023 2:22 PM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects Abhishek Banerjee's Plea To Gag Media From Reporting Calcutta HC Hearing In Recruitment Scam Case

The Supreme Court on Friday (December 15) declined Trinamool Congress leader Abhishek Banerjee's request for a gag order restraining m... Read more

15 Dec 2023 12:14 PM GMT

Mere Absconding By Accused & Remaining Untraceable For Long Can't Establish Guilt : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (12.12.2023) acquitted a man convicted by the High Court of Madras under Section 304 (culpable homicide n... Read more

15 Dec 2023 11:53 AM GMT

Manipur Violence | Supreme Court Asks State To Inform Steps Taken To Restore Places Of Worship To Court Appointed Committee

The Supreme Court today (15.5.2023) directed the State of Manipur to furnish to the court appointed committee steps it had taken to re... Read more

15 Dec 2023 10:57 AM GMT

'Can't Entertain Every Dispute Between Delhi Govt & LG' : Supreme Court Asks DCPCR To Approach Delhi HC

The Supreme Court today (15.12.2023) remarked that not every issue between the Delhi Government and the Lieutenant Governor could be c... Read more

15 Dec 2023 10:29 AM GMT

No Harm Will Be Caused To Mukhtar Ansari In Jail : UP Govt Tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (15.12.2023) recorded the statement of the State of Uttar Pradesh that protection of Gangster-politician M... Read more

15 Dec 2023 9:44 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Extension To Maharashtra Speaker Till January 10 2024 To Decide Shiv Sena Disqualification Pleas

The Supreme Court today granted an extension to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Speaker to decide the disqualification petitions ... Read more

15 Dec 2023 9:14 AM GMT

Krishna Janmabhoomi Case | Supreme Court Refuses Oral Plea To Stay HC Order Appointing Commissioner To Inspect Shahi Eidgah Mosque

In the latest development in the Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Eidgah Mosque dispute, the Supreme Court on F... Read more

15 Dec 2023 8:29 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Mahua Moitra's Plea Against Expulsion From Lok Sabha On January 3

The Supreme Court on Friday (December 15) adjourned until January 3 the hearing of Trinamool Congress le... Read more

15 Dec 2023 8:02 AM GMT

If Judges With Constitutional Protection Do Not Exhibit Boldness, We Can't Expect Others In Administration To Do So: Justice SK Kaul

On his last working day, Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul stressed the need for the judges to exhibit boldness, since th... Read more

15 Dec 2023 7:57 AM GMT

Plea In Supreme Court Seeks Consular Assistance To Indian Detained In Czech Over Gurpatwant Singh Pannun Murder Plot

A habeas corpus petition has been filed in the Supreme Court on behalf of Nikhil Gupta, accused by the United States of America of c... Read more

15 Dec 2023 7:35 AM GMT

PMLA | Courts Not Obliged To Grant Bail Just Because Accused Is A Woman; First Proviso To S.45 Not Mandatory : Supreme Court

Yesterday, while dismissing the bail plea of Saumya Chaurasia, the-then deputy secretary to former Chhat... Read more

15 Dec 2023 4:53 AM GMT

Revision Petition Under S.115 CPC Not Maintainable Against Refusal To Set Aside Ex-Parte Decree Under Order IX Rule 13 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that a Civil Revision Petition under Section 115 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (CPC) is not mai... Read more

15 Dec 2023 3:45 AM GMT

In Rare Move, Supreme Court Bench Lists Matter In Which Judgment Was Reserved For Fresh Hearing By Another Bench

In a rare development, a Supreme Court bench released a matter in which it had reserved judgment and dir... Read more

14 Dec 2023 4:10 PM GMT

Supreme Court(2:1 Majority) Suspends Conviction Of BSP MP Afsal Ansari; Dissenting Judge Says Impact On Electorate Can't Be Considered

The Supreme Court, by 2:1 majority, on Thursday(December 14) suspended the conviction of BSP MP Afzal Ansari in a case under the UP G... Read more

14 Dec 2023 3:56 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Manish Sisodia's Petition Seeking Review Of Judgment Denying Bail In Delhi Liquor Policy Case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (December 13) dismissed a petition filed by former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia seeking a... Read more

14 Dec 2023 3:43 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Civil Judge's Plea Alleging Sexual Harassment By District Judge

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (December 13) refused to entertain a writ petition filed by a Civil Judge(Junior Division) from Uttar P... Read more

14 Dec 2023 2:12 PM GMT

Physical Training Instructor A 'Teacher' Though Not Conducting Classes Within Four Walls : Supreme Court

Recently (on December 13), the Supreme Court observed that merely because a Physical Training Instructor... Read more

14 Dec 2023 1:49 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Postpone Delhi Judicial Service Exam From Dec 17 Due To Clash With UPSC Exam

The Supreme Court on Thursday (14.12.2023) refused to interfere with the order of the Delhi High Court that had dismissed a plea seeki... Read more

14 Dec 2023 11:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court First Says Satyendar Jain Should Surrender, Later Agrees To Extend Interim Bail Till January 8

The Supreme Court on Thursday (December 14), while hearing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain's... Read more

14 Dec 2023 11:13 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks D Roopa IPS To Delete Social Media Posts Against Rohini Sindhuri IAS

The Supreme Court on Thursday (December 14) asked IPS officer D Roopa to delete her social media posts against IAS officer Rohini Sind... Read more

14 Dec 2023 10:06 AM GMT

CJI DY Chandrachud Explains Why Satyendar Jain's Bail Plea Was Listed Before Justice Bela Trivedi's Bench

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Thursday (December 14) clarified the bail application of Aam Aadmi Party leader Satyendar Jai... Read more

14 Dec 2023 9:32 AM GMT

BREAKING | Krishna Janmabhumi Dispute: Allahabad HC Allows Plea To Appoint Commission To Inspect Mathura's Shahi Idagh Mosque

In a significant order likely to affect the fate of the prayers in the pending suits before the Alla... Read more

14 Dec 2023 8:34 AM GMT

Central Agencies Will Follow 2020 CBI Manual On Seizure Of Digital Evidence Till Guidelines Are Framed : ASG Tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court was assured on Thursday (December 14) that central agencies will follow the 2020 Central Bureau of Investigation (CB... Read more

14 Dec 2023 7:57 AM GMT

Senior Advocate AM Singhvi Objects To Listing Of AAP Leader Satyendar Jain's Bail Plea Before Bench Led By Justice Bela Trivedi

Senior Advocate Dr Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Thursday (December 14) raised an objection before the Chief Justice of India regarding the... Read more

14 Dec 2023 6:45 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Bail Plea Of Saumya Chaurasia, Former Chhattisgarh CM's Dy Secretary, In Money Laundering Case

The Supreme Court on Thursday (December 14) dismissed the bail plea of Saumya Chaurasia, former Deputy Secretary to former Chhattisgar... Read more

14 Dec 2023 6:11 AM GMT

Supreme Court Shocked At Advocate Telling High Court That He Won't Argue Before Particular Bench, Issues Contempt Notice

The Supreme Court (on December 01), while hearing a criminal appeal, expressed its shock at the conduct ... Read more

14 Dec 2023 5:55 AM GMT

Sec 240A IBC | Even If MSME Registration Obtained Post Commencement Of CIRP, Promoter Eligible To Submit Resolution Plan: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that the Promoter of a Corporate Debtor is eligible to submit a resolution plan in terms of Section 240A of... Read more

14 Dec 2023 5:40 AM GMT

Pregnancy Shouldn't Burden Women's Aspirations; Public Employment Rules Must Address Difficulties Due To Motherhood: Kerala High Court

In a significant ruling, the Kerala High Court addressed the disadvantages that women may face due to their biological differences fro... Read more

14 Dec 2023 5:19 AM GMT

Delay In Filing FIR Not Satisfactorily Explained Could Be Fatal To Prosecution Case: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday acquitted a man convicted by the High Court of Madras under Section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting ... Read more

14 Dec 2023 4:47 AM GMT

IBC | Cut-Off Date To Determine Resolution Applicant's Eligibility Under S.240A Is Date Of Submitting Resolution Plan : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that for the purpose of Section 240A of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“IBC”), the cut-off date to d... Read more

14 Dec 2023 4:40 AM GMT

Gain Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Scam : Supreme Court Transfers Cases To CBI; Trials Shifted To Delhi CBI Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday(December 12) transferred the cases relating to the “GainBitcoin Ponzi Scheme” to the Central Bureau of ... Read more

13 Dec 2023 4:49 PM GMT

New Criminal Procedure Bill Ignores Parliamentary Panel's Concerns About Allowing Police Custody Beyond First 15 Days Of Remand

The revised Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita Bill (BNSS) introduced in the Lok Sabha by the union gove... Read more

13 Dec 2023 3:02 PM GMT

Delhi Air Pollution | 'Ensure Next Winter Is Better, Farm Fires Must Stop' : Supreme Court Issues Directions To Punjab, Haryana & Delhi

The Supreme Court, today (on December 13), passed a slew of directions while hearing a batch of pleas ra... Read more

13 Dec 2023 1:37 PM GMT

How Many Women Promoted In Navy After Permanent Commission? Not Possible That None Was Competent : Supreme Court Asks Navy

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (December 13) asked Attorney General for India R Venkataramani about the status of promotion of ... Read more

13 Dec 2023 1:20 PM GMT

Supreme Court Urges Tamil Nadu Governor & Chief Minister To Have Dialogue To Resolve Deadlock Over Bills

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (December 13) urged the Chief Minister and the Governor of Tamil Nadu to have an open dialogue to resol... Read more

13 Dec 2023 11:24 AM GMT

Delhi Government Says Budgetary Provision Made For RRTS Project; Supreme Court Grants 7 Days Time To Transmit The Amount

On Wednesday (December 13), the Supreme Court recorded the Delhi government's submission that they have ... Read more

13 Dec 2023 10:49 AM GMT

Kerala Govt Moves Supreme Court Against Centre Limiting State's Borrowing Capacity, Alleges Violation Of Fiscal Federalism

The State of Kerala has filed an original suit in the Supreme Court against the Union of India for imposing limits on the State's borr... Read more

13 Dec 2023 9:30 AM GMT

'Automatic Stay Vacation Prejudices Litigant' : Supreme Court Reserves Judgment In Reference Against 'Asian Resurfacing' Judgment

The Supreme Court today (December 13) reserved its judgement in the reference agai... Read more

13 Dec 2023 8:09 AM GMT

Mahua Moitra Requests Supreme Court To Urgently Hear Her Plea Challenging Expulsion From Lok Sabha

Trinamool Congress leader Mahua Moitra has sought urgent listing of the petition filed by her in the Supreme Court challenging her exp... Read more

13 Dec 2023 7:14 AM GMT

Automatic Stay Vacation - Reference Against 'Asian Resurfacing' : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing

A 5-judge bench of the Supreme Court is hearing today the reference against the 20... Read more

13 Dec 2023 5:27 AM GMT2023-12-13 05:27:28

BREAKING | Arbitration Clauses In Unstamped Agreements Enforceable : Supreme Court 7-Judge Bench Overrules 'NN Global' Decision

A seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday (December 13) ruled that arbitration clauses in u... Read more

13 Dec 2023 5:19 AM GMT

Motor Vehicles Act : Supreme Court Directs NALSA To Prepare Scheme For Implementation Of Amended MV Act And Rules

The Supreme Court has directed the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) to prepare a scheme with suggestions for implementation o... Read more

12 Dec 2023 4:33 PM GMT

New Penal Code Bill Widens Scope Of "Terrorist Act", Includes Acts Threatening Economic Security Of India

The new version of the new penal code bill - Bharatiya Nyaya (Second) Sanhita 2023 - introduced by the Union Government in the Lok Sab... Read more

12 Dec 2023 4:09 PM GMT

Rajya Sabha Passes Bill On Appointment Of Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners

In a significant development during the Winter Session, the Rajya Sabha passed the Chief Election Commis... Read more

12 Dec 2023 1:55 PM GMT

Lok Sabha Passes Bills To Introduce Women's Reservation In Assemblies Of Jammu & Kashmir, Puducherry

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday (December 12) passed two bills which seek to provide 33% reservation for women in the assemblies of Jammu &am... Read more

12 Dec 2023 1:32 PM GMT

Jaipur Blasts 2008 : Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Rajasthan HC Order Declaring One Accused Juvenile As On Date Of Occurrence

Recently, the Supreme Court (on December 08) dismissed a Special Leave Petition filed by the State of Ra... Read more

12 Dec 2023 1:06 PM GMT

BREAKING| Centre Introduces Revised Criminal Reform Bills In Lok Sabha To Replace IPC, CrPC & Evidence Act

The Central Government on Tuesday (December 12) introduced revised criminal reform bills in the Lok Sabha after withdrawing the previo... Read more

12 Dec 2023 11:13 AM GMT

Assam Accord : Supreme Court Reserves Judgement On Pleas Challenging Constitutional Validity Of Section 6A Of Citizenship Act

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court reserved its judgement in the batch of petitions challenging Section 6A of the Citizenship A... Read more

12 Dec 2023 10:46 AM GMT

FiberNet 'Scam' | Supreme Court Asks Chandrababu Naidu & State To Avoid Public Comments On Case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (December 12) directed ... Read more

12 Dec 2023 10:10 AM GMT

NewsClick Case | Supplying Grounds Of Arrest In Writing Not Necessary Under UAPA : Delhi Police To Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (December 11) adjourned the pleas by NewsClick founder and editor-in-chief P... Read more

12 Dec 2023 9:28 AM GMT

Impossible To Get Accurate Data On Illegal Migrants, They Enter In Clandestine Manner : Centre Tells Supreme Court

The Centre on Tuesday (12.12.2023) filed an affidavit furnishing the details on illegal immigrants and those who have been granted cit... Read more

12 Dec 2023 7:00 AM GMT

Article 370 Judgment | Constitution Amendments Through Circuitous Manner Not Permissible; Article 368 Procedure Must Be Followed : Supreme Court

In the Article 370 case, the Supreme Court categorically held that amendments to substantive provisions of the Constitution cannot be ... Read more

12 Dec 2023 6:26 AM GMT

Law Enacted For 33% Women's Reservation In Local Bodies; Elections To Be Completed By April 2024 : Nagaland Govt Tells Supreme Court

On December 11, the Supreme Court considered an affidavit filed on behalf of the chief secretary of Naga... Read more

12 Dec 2023 5:32 AM GMT

In Article 370 Case, Supreme Court Set A Worrying Precedent For Federalism

Certain propositions laid down in the Read more

12 Dec 2023 5:04 AM GMT

Prashant Bhushan Writes To SC Registry Seeking Reasons For Deletion Of Petitions Against Centre's Delay In Judges' Appointments From Causelist

Advocate Prashant Bhushan has written to the Registrar of the Supreme Court seeking reasons for deletion of the petitions again... Read more

12 Dec 2023 3:40 AM GMT

Centre Withdraws Bills Introduced To Replace IPC, CrPC & Evidence Act; To Be Reintroduced With Suggestions Of Committee

The Central Government has decided to withdraw the three criminal law reform bills - Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bharatiya Sakshya Bill a... Read more

12 Dec 2023 3:11 AM GMT

Manipur Violence | Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain PIL To Set Up Commission To Resolve Differences Between Ethnic Groups

The Supreme Court on Monday (December 11) refused to entertain a Writ Petition filed under Article 32 of the Constitution seeking dire... Read more

11 Dec 2023 4:50 PM GMT

BREAKING| Parliament Clears Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Bill, Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill

The Rajya Sabha on Monday (December 11) passed two bills amending key laws in Jammu and Kashmir. The bills, namely the Jammu and Kashm... Read more

11 Dec 2023 2:58 PM GMT

Muzaffarnagar Student Slapping Case | Supreme Court Asks UP Govt For Plan To Implement TISS' Recommendations

In the latest development in the Muzaffarnagar student slapping case, the Supreme Court on Monday (Decem... Read more

11 Dec 2023 12:29 PM GMT

Supreme Court Pulls Up Delhi Govt For 'Lackadaisical Approach' In Disbursing Funds To Delhi Judiciary

On Monday, the Supreme Court expressed strong dismay over the delay by the Delhi Government in approving funds for infrastructure proj... Read more

11 Dec 2023 11:36 AM GMT

TMC's Mahua Moitra Moves Supreme Court Challenging Her Expulsion From Lok Sabha Over Cash-For-Query Allegations

Lok Sabha MP from Trinamool Congress (TMC), Mahua Moitra has approached the Supreme Court challenging h... Read more

11 Dec 2023 8:43 AM GMT

Restore Statehood Of Jammu & Kashmir Soon, Hold Elections To J&K Assembly By September 2024 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today (11.12.2023) directed the Union Government to expedite the process of restoration of statehood for Jammu and K... Read more

11 Dec 2023 7:06 AM GMT

Article 370 A Temporary Provision : Supreme Court Upholds Abrogation of Special Status of Jammu and Kashmir

The Supreme Court on December 11 upheld the validity of the Union Government's 2019 decision to repeal the special status of Jammu and... Read more

11 Dec 2023 6:20 AM GMT

Article 370 Case Judgment: Live Updates From Supreme Court On Jammu & Kashmir Special Status

The Supreme Court will pronounce its judgment in the Article 370 case today at 10.30 AM.

A 5-judge bench led by Chief Justice o... Read more

11 Dec 2023 2:45 AM GMT

CLAT 2024 UG-PG Result Declared, Admissions/Counselling Notification Tomorrow

The Consortium of National Law Universities today officially announced the results for the Common Law... Read more

10 Dec 2023 4:51 PM GMT

AILET 2024 Analysis: Lengthy But On Expected Lines

AILET was conducted across 24 cities in the country today. This was the first AILET paper with revised duration of 120 minutes (instea... Read more

10 Dec 2023 12:36 PM GMT

AILET PG 2024: An Easy Paper With Unorthodox Surprises

The AILET PG 2024 exam proved to be an easy paper for most test-takers, with some questions falling in the moderate difficulty range. ... Read more

10 Dec 2023 12:28 PM GMT

“Recovery Evidence” Under Section 27 Of The Evidence Act- Questions & Answers By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-V]

Q.21 At the time of his arrest the accused was seen wearing the same blood stained shirt which he was wearing 2 or 3 days ago when... Read more

10 Dec 2023 6:50 AM GMT

Supreme Court Half Yearly Digest 2023 – Civil Minor Acts

Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985Administrative Tribunals Act 1985 - The relevant State Government has the implied power to issue a r... Read more

10 Dec 2023 4:15 AM GMT

“Recovery Evidence” Under Section 27 Of The Evidence Act- Questions & Answers By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-IV]

Q.16 The “disclosure statement” of the accused admitted in evidence contains inculpatory portions also. Is it permissible for the ... Read more

9 Dec 2023 5:38 AM GMT

Karnataka High Court Issues Guidelines For Resumption Of Video Conference Hearings On A Pilot Basis From December 11

Karnataka High Court to resume video conference hearing of court proceedings from December 11.

On December 5, the High Court t... Read more

9 Dec 2023 5:25 AM GMT

Supreme Court Sets Aside Motor Accident Compensation Awarded To Elder Brothers Of Deceased; Says They Weren't Dependants

Recently, the Supreme Court, in its order dated December 04, rejected the compensation awarded to the brothers (respondents) of the de... Read more

9 Dec 2023 5:00 AM GMT

Sense Of Intolerance Among Communities Causing Polarisation Across The World : CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud during his key... Read more

9 Dec 2023 4:19 AM GMT

S.138 NI Act | Availability Of Funds In Other Bank Accounts Not A Defence; Cheque Dishonour Relates To Specific Account: Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court (on December 04) categorically held that in proceedings initiated for bounce... Read more

9 Dec 2023 3:35 AM GMT

Tribunal Vacancies Are Kept Open For A Long Time; There's A Constant Tussle For Control On Judges Appointments: CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud highlighted the problem of vacancies in tribunals, while addressin... Read more

8 Dec 2023 3:35 PM GMT

Income Tax Act | To Compute Deduction Under S. 80-IA, Market Value Of Electricity Is The Rate At Which State Board Supplies Power : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that for the purpose of computing deduction under Section 80 IA of the Income Tax Act, 1961, the... Read more

8 Dec 2023 2:00 PM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Until January 19 Plea Against Chandrababu Naidu's Bail In Skill Development Case

The Supreme Court on Friday (December 8) adjourned until January 19 a plea by the State of Andhra Pradesh challenging the regular bail... Read more

8 Dec 2023 1:15 PM GMT

Will Move Application In Bombay High Court To Vacate Interim Bail Of Chanda Kohcchar & Husband : CBI Tells Supreme Court

The Central Bureau of Investigation informed the Supreme Court on Friday (December 8) that they will be ... Read more

8 Dec 2023 1:03 PM GMT

Kerala High Court Directs ED To Furnish Verifiable Reasons For Investigating Ex-Minister Dr Thomas Issac & KIIFB In 'Masala Bonds' Case

The Kerala High Court today heard the arguments of counsels appearing for former Minister Dr Thomas Issac, Kerala Infrastructur... Read more

8 Dec 2023 12:55 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses PIL Seeking Directions On Election-Related Expenditure Of Political Parties

The Supreme Court on Friday (08.12.23) dismissed a PIL which sought directions on setting limits to the expenses on election-related a... Read more

8 Dec 2023 12:50 PM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks LG's Response On Delhi Govt Plea To Implement 'Farishtey Dilli Ke' Scheme For Accident Victims

The Supreme Court on Friday (08.12.2023) sought the response of Delhi's Lieutenant Governor in a plea filed by the Delhi Government (G... Read more

8 Dec 2023 11:44 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses TN Anti-Corruption Agency's Plea For Fresh Probe Against Ex-CM Palaniswami In Highway Tender Scam Case

The Supreme Court on Friday (December 8) dismissed a plea filed by Tamil Nadu Director of Vigilance and ... Read more

8 Dec 2023 11:36 AM GMT

BREAKING| Lok Sabha Expels TMC MP Mahua Moitra Over 'Cash For Query' Complaint

The Lok Sabha on Friday (December 8) passed a resolution to expel Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra based on the Report of the Ethics... Read more

8 Dec 2023 9:44 AM GMT

122 Proposals From High Court Collegiums Pending At Different Stages Of Processing: Ministry Of Law And Justice

The Ministry of Law and Justice has said that as on 04.12.2023, 122 proposals received from High Court Collegiums for appointment of j... Read more

8 Dec 2023 9:32 AM GMT

"As A Servant Of Constitution, I Have To Follow The Law Laid Down": CJI DY Chandrachud On Plea Against Collegium System

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud said that as a "servant of the law and the Constitution", he has to follow the laid down law, wh... Read more

8 Dec 2023 8:17 AM GMT

'Judges Not Expected To Preach': Supreme Court Disapproves Of Calcutta HC Advising Adolescent Girls To Control Sexual Urges

The Supreme Court on Friday (December 8) expressed disapproval of Read more

8 Dec 2023 7:46 AM GMT

Delhi Liquor Policy Case | 'There Seems To Be Contradictions Between CBI & ED Allegations' : Supreme Court Grants Bail To Pernod Ricard Regional Head

The Supreme Court on Friday (December 8) granted bail to Benoy Babu, Regional Manager of Pernod Ricard India(Indian subsidiary of glob... Read more

8 Dec 2023 7:08 AM GMT

S.6A Citizenship Act | Why Assam Singled Out Though West Bengal Shares Larger Border With Bangladesh? Supreme Court Asks Union [Day 3]

While hearing petitions challenging Section 6A of the Citizenship Act 1955, the Supreme Court on Thursday (December 6) orally remarked... Read more

8 Dec 2023 5:35 AM GMT

Less Than 25% Of HC Judges Belong To SC, ST, OBCs & Minorities; 13.5% Women Judges In Higher Judiciary: Law Ministry Data

The information furnished by the Union Minister of Law & Justice shows that 492 of the 650 High Court judges appointed between 201... Read more

8 Dec 2023 4:45 AM GMT

All India Judicial Service Important To Strengthen Justice Delivery System But At Present There Is No Consensus: Law Ministry

Responding to the query raised by Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Shukla on the government's plan to set ... Read more

8 Dec 2023 4:43 AM GMT

Prashant Bhushan Writes To SC Registry Alleging Irregularities In Listing Of UAPA Pleas Before Justice Bela Trivedi

Advocate Prashant Bhushan has written to the Registrar of the Supreme Court, against the 'arbitrary' listing of a batch of matt... Read more

8 Dec 2023 3:45 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Deliver Judgment In Article 370 Case On December 11

The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict in the case challenging the Union Government's 2019 decision to repeal the special status... Read more

7 Dec 2023 4:50 PM GMT

Supreme Court Takes Suo Motu Cognisance Of Calcutta HC Judgment Advising Female Adolescents On Sexual Behaviour

The Supreme Court has taken suo motu cognizance of a Calcutta High Court judgment which observed, "every female adolescent should cont... Read more

7 Dec 2023 4:31 PM GMT

S.498A IPC - Bail Condition That Husband Should Resume Conjugal Life With Wife Can't Be Imposed: Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that while granting anticipatory bail to the accused husband under ... Read more

7 Dec 2023 2:19 PM GMT

Woman Can Be 'Karta' Of Hindu Undivided Family; Hindu Law Doesn't Limit Women's Right To Be HUF Karta : Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has ruled that neither the legislature nor the traditional Hindu Law, in any way, limits the right of a woman to ... Read more

7 Dec 2023 1:40 PM GMT

Internet Shutdown : Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea By Journalists' Association For Implementation Of 'Anuradha Bhasin' Judgment

The Supreme Court on Thursday (December 7) refused to entertain a plea by the Foundation for Media Professionals, a non-profit organis... Read more

7 Dec 2023 12:43 PM GMT

'Exchequer Should Not Suffer' : Supreme Court Directs Officers To Reimburse Loss Caused By Their Illegal Decisions

The Supreme Court recently directed certain public servants to reimburse the loss caused to the public exchequer by their illegal deci... Read more

7 Dec 2023 11:13 AM GMT

Raid On Advocate| 'This Isn't Emergency Era, Atrocious Power Exercised': Gujarat HC Raps I-T Dept Officials For 'Seizing' Client's Docs, Seeks Explanation

Rapping the Income Tax Department for allegedly raiding an advocate's premises and seizing certai... Read more

7 Dec 2023 11:05 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Seeks Data From Union Government On Illegal Migration To Assam & NE States Post-1971

The Supreme Court on Thursday (December 7) directed the Union Government to furnish data on the inflow of illegal migrants to Assam an... Read more

7 Dec 2023 9:19 AM GMT

Officer Given Higher Pay Than Others In Same Cadre : Supreme Court Slams Favouritism, Directs Recovery

The Supreme Court recently rebuked the authorities involved in granting a higher pay scale to an employee(respondent No. 4) at the Com... Read more

7 Dec 2023 6:55 AM GMT

Bhima-Koregaon | Supreme Court Adjourns UAPA Accused Shoma Sen's Bail Hearing Until January 10

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (December 6), while hearing English professor and Bhima Koregaon-accused ... Read more

7 Dec 2023 6:02 AM GMT

Supreme Court Releases Videos On Historic 'Kesavananda Bharati' Judgment In 10 Indian Languages

On December 7, 2023 the Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud announced that the Keshavananda Bharti judgement video, commemorat... Read more

7 Dec 2023 5:52 AM GMT

Principle Of 'Alter Ego' Or 'Piercing Corporate Veil' Not The Basis For 'Group Of Companies' Doctrine : Supreme Court

While approving the 'group of companies' doctrine in the arbitration law jurisprudence, the Supreme Court clarified that the principle... Read more

7 Dec 2023 5:26 AM GMT

Assam Accord | Government Has To Be Given Leeway To Make Compromises For Nation's Well Being, Says Supreme Court [Day 2 Hearing]

While hearing petitions challenging Section 6A of the Citizenship Act 1955, the Supreme Court on Wednesday (December 6) orally remarke... Read more

6 Dec 2023 4:24 PM GMT

Our Constitutional Ideals Are Not Some Colonial Vestige, Can't Say Constitution Is Un-Indian : Justice S Ravindra Bhat

Former Supreme Court judge Justice S Ravindra Bhat said that the Constitution cannot be termed as a colonial document merely because i... Read more

6 Dec 2023 3:57 PM GMT

S.498A IPC | One Trivial Instance Not Sufficient For 'Cruelty' : Supreme Court Quashes Case Against Husband's Sisters & Cousins

Recently, the Supreme Court (on November 30) while quashing the criminal proceedings for the offence of ... Read more

6 Dec 2023 11:35 AM GMT

Lok Sabha Passes Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Bill, J&K Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill

In a significant legislative move, the Lok Sabha on Wednesday (December 6) two bills amending key laws in Jammu and Kashmir. The bills... Read more

6 Dec 2023 11:14 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Army To Frame Policy On Women Officers' Promotion

The Supreme Court on December 4 told the Indian Army to frame a policy regarding the promotion of women officers, who have ... Read more

6 Dec 2023 7:33 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses PIL Alleging Adulteration Of Honey With Sugar Syrup By Major Indian Brands

The Supreme Court on Monday (04.12.2023) dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that sought purity test of several brands of hon... Read more

6 Dec 2023 7:11 AM GMT

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6 Dec 2023 7:09 AM GMT

Committee Constituted To Frame Guidelines For Seizure Of Digital Devices : Centre Tells Supreme Court

The Central Government on Wednesday (December 6) told the Supreme Court that a committee has been consti... Read more

6 Dec 2023 6:35 AM GMT

'Unfair Burden On Lawyers': Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association Opposes Decision To Ban Adjournment Letters Till December 15

The Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association (SCAORA) has objected to a circular released yesterday... Read more

6 Dec 2023 6:01 AM GMT

Arbitration Agreement Can Bind Non-Signatories: Supreme Court Upholds 'Group Of Companies' Doctrine

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday (December 6) held that an arbitration agreement can bind non-signatories as per... Read more

6 Dec 2023 5:29 AM GMT

Dushyant Dave Writes To CJI DY Chandrachud About Change Of Benches In 'Sensitive Matters'; Says Listing Rules Are Disregarded

Sr. Adv. Dushyant Dave has written an open letter to Chief Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, expressing "anguished at certain ha... Read more

6 Dec 2023 4:56 AM GMT

Judicial Review Of Film Reviews

Recently, a film director filed a writ petition before the Kerala High Court to direct Union of India (Ministry of I&B), CBFC etc.... Read more

6 Dec 2023 4:05 AM GMT

'Difficult To Bring Up A Child In Your 60s': Supreme Court On Challenge To Age Limit Under Surrogacy Act

The Supreme Court on Tuesday orally expressed its reservations about the applications filed before it by persons wanting to have a chi... Read more

6 Dec 2023 3:25 AM GMT

Assam Accord | Supreme Court Seeks Official Data On Number Of People Benefitted From Section 6A Of Citizenship Act

On the first day of the hearings pertaining to a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Section 6A of the Citiz... Read more

5 Dec 2023 3:48 PM GMT

Assam Accord | S.6A Citizenship Act Was Enacted Considering Humanitarian Aspects After Bangladesh Liberation, Says Supreme Court During Hearing

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday (December 5) commenced the hearing of a batch of petitions challenging Section 6A... Read more

5 Dec 2023 3:20 PM GMT

Madras High Court Directs IRDAI To Treat AYUSH On Par With Allopathic Treatments For Medical Insurance Reimbursement

In a significant move, the Madras High Court has asked the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authori... Read more

5 Dec 2023 3:03 PM GMT

Lawyers Should Not Circulate Adjournment Slips Till December 15 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has announced that lawyers will not be permitted to seek adjournments in advance by circulating letters till Decembe... Read more

5 Dec 2023 2:24 PM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Centre's Response On Plea To Allow Surrogacy For Single Unmarried women

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (05.12.2023) sought the response of the Central Government in a plea challenging various provisions of th... Read more

5 Dec 2023 11:40 AM GMT

Delhi High Court Orders To Increase Income Threshold For EWS Admissions In Schools From Rs. 1 Lakh To Rs. 5 Lakh Till Amendment

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday ordered that the existing income threshold of Rs. 1 lakh per annum, for admissions under Economically ... Read more

5 Dec 2023 11:37 AM GMT

Supreme Closes Plea By Lawyer & Intern Against MP Police Case Over Alleged PFI Links; Allows Them To Approach HC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (05.12.2023) closed a writ petition filed by a lawyer and her intern seeking independent investigation in... Read more

5 Dec 2023 10:24 AM GMT

Madras High Court Rejects VK Sasikala’s Plea Against Removal From Post Of AIADMK General Secretary

The Madras High Court on Thursday rejected an appeal preferred by VK Sasikala against an order upholdin... Read more

5 Dec 2023 9:32 AM GMT

"I'm Sure Chief Justice Is Aware Of It" : Justice SK Kaul On Deletion Of Petitions Against Centre's Delay In Judges' Appointments

The petitions filed against the Central Government delaying the judges appointment were not listed in the Supreme Court today, despite... Read more

5 Dec 2023 7:28 AM GMT

S.167 CrPC - Arbitrary & Stringent Conditions On Default Bail Infringe Fundamental Rights Under Article 21: Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court held that arbitrary or stringent conditions imposed on an accused when he was released on defau... Read more

5 Dec 2023 6:25 AM GMT

BREAKING | 'Mischief Being Played': Karnataka High Court Decides To Suspend Live Streaming, VC Hearings

The Karnataka High Court has stopped video conference facility to all courts due to cyber security issues. In view of the Cyber Securi... Read more

5 Dec 2023 6:17 AM GMT

'Sponsored Litigation' : Delhi High Court Pulls Up Lawyer For Filing PIL To Ban Display Of ‘Gross Images’ In Anti-Tobacco Ads

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday expressed displeasure with a young lawyer who filed a PIL seeking prohibition on the display of anti-t... Read more

5 Dec 2023 6:02 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Progress Report On Construction Of J&K&L High Court Jammu Bench New Complex

The Supreme Court asked the Center to place on record the construction progress of the new complex of th... Read more

5 Dec 2023 5:32 AM GMT

Mere Claim Of Innocence Or Undertaking To Participate In Trial Not Sufficient Reasons To Grant Bail In Serious Offences : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, while hearing an appeal against the order passed by the Jharkhand High Court allowing... Read more

5 Dec 2023 5:14 AM GMT

Supreme Court Half Yearly Digest 2023 [Indian Penal Code 1860]

Penal Code, 1860 - Constitutional Courts can impose fixed term sentence even in cases where death penalty was not proposed - "Even in ... Read more

5 Dec 2023 4:42 AM GMT

Central Civil Service Rules - Can Prior Service, From Which Officer Resigned, Can Be Counted For Pension Benefits? Supreme Court To Consider

The Supreme Court is set to examine whether a Central Government servant, who has given his resignation ... Read more

5 Dec 2023 4:42 AM GMT

Supreme Court Monthly Round-Up November 2023

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 932 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 1025

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5 Dec 2023 3:35 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Interim Relief To Manipur Journalist Against FIRs Over Tweets On Manipur Violence

The Supreme Court on Monday (04.11.2023) stayed the proceedings on FIRs lodged against Journalist Makepeace Sitlhou for tweets she mad... Read more

4 Dec 2023 4:23 PM GMT

Independent Evaluation By MoEF&CC Necessary To Determine If Iron Ore Mining In Odisha Needs To Be Capped : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today (04.12.2023) opined that an independent evaluation by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (... Read more

4 Dec 2023 3:24 PM GMT

Remove Speaker’s Power To Decide Disqualification Under 10th Schedule Of Constitution, Let HC Decide Instead : Arvind Datar

The Speaker’s power to decide the disqualification of elected members defecting from their or... Read more

4 Dec 2023 2:46 PM GMT

West Bengal Universities' Row | Supreme Court Seeks Attorney General's Intervention For Resolution Of Deadlock Between Governor & Govt

In the latest development in the ongoing clash between West Bengal Governor CV Anand Bose and the state... Read more

4 Dec 2023 2:35 PM GMT

Court Not Obligated To Frame Charges If Offences Are Not Made Out From Admitted Evidence Of Prosecution: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently (on December 01) reiterated that if the necessary ingredients of an offence a... Read more

4 Dec 2023 2:17 PM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain PIL Against Adulterated Ayurvedic Medicines

On Monday (04.11.2023), Supreme Court refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking to challenge the adulteration of... Read more

4 Dec 2023 1:45 PM GMT

Mukhtar Ansari's Son Moves Supreme Court Seeking His Transfer From UP Jail Apprehending Threat To Life; Refers To Atiq Ahmed's Murder

Gangster-politician Mukhtar Ansari's Son, Umar Ansari has moved the Supreme Court apprehending ‘imminent and serious threat’ to his fa... Read more

4 Dec 2023 9:35 AM GMT

Abetment Of Suicide | Instigation Must Be In Close Proximity To Suicide : Supreme Court Quashes Case Under S.306 IPC

The Supreme Court, while quashing a case for abetment of suicide against an accused, discussed the essentials to convict a person unde... Read more

4 Dec 2023 9:15 AM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Satyendar Jain's Bail Hearing Until December 11; Interim Order To Continue

The Supreme Court on Monday (December 4) adjourned the hearing of Satyendar Jain's bail plea until Monday, December 11. However, it ag... Read more

4 Dec 2023 8:50 AM GMT

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre’s Stand On PIL Against Use Of Defence Officers & Civil Servants To Highlight Govt's Achievements

The Delhi High Court on Monday sought stand of the Union Government on a public interest litigation against the use of Defence officer... Read more

4 Dec 2023 7:22 AM GMT

Supreme Court Notifies Constitution Bench To Hear Reference Against 'Asian Resurfacing' Judgment On Automatic Stay Vacation

The Supreme Court has notified the composition of the Constitution Bench which will hear the reference against the 2018 judgment in Read more

4 Dec 2023 6:04 AM GMT

Kerala Lok Ayukta Only Has Recommendatory Jurisdiction, Cannot Issue Positive Directions: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that the Lok Ayukta, under the Kerala Lok Ayukta Act 1999, cannot issue positive directions and that ... Read more

4 Dec 2023 5:37 AM GMT

Order VII Rule 11 CPC - No Evidence Or Merits Of Controversy Can Be Examined While Deciding Rejection Of Plaint : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court (on November 30) held that no amount of evidence or merits of the controversy... Read more

4 Dec 2023 4:47 AM GMT

Jammu & Kashmir Special Status: Supreme Court's Judgment In Article 370 Case To Be Pronounced This Month

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict in the long-pending case challenging the Union Government's 2019 decision to repe... Read more

4 Dec 2023 3:30 AM GMT

CLAT PG 2024 Exam Analysis

CLAT PG Exam: A Marathon of Legal Passages

The CLAT PG exam this year presented a significant departure from the traditiona... Read more

3 Dec 2023 2:16 PM GMT

Second Suit Seeking Damages For Illegal Occupation Maintainable After Filing Suit For Possession : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that a suit for possession and suit for claiming damages for use and occupation of the property are two dif... Read more

3 Dec 2023 1:51 PM GMT

CLAT (UG) 2024 Analysis

The questions, unlike last 2 years, were a lot straightforward in nature. Passages were on ISRO, ... Read more

3 Dec 2023 1:25 PM GMT

Never Try To Mislead Judges, Better To Be Frank : Supreme Court Judge Justice AG Masih Advises Lawyers

Justice Augustine George Masih, judge of the Supreme Court, speaking at an event at the Punja... Read more

3 Dec 2023 12:01 PM GMT

Supreme Court Directs Urgent Listing Of Jauhar University's Plea In Allahabad High Court

The Supreme Court has directed the Allahabad High Court to urgently hear the plea filed by Samajwadi Leader Azam Khan's Trust (Maulana... Read more

3 Dec 2023 7:50 AM GMT

“Recovery Evidence” Under Section 27 Of The Evidence Act- Questions & Answers By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-III]

Q.6 Since the words used in Section 27 are “a person accused of an offence” should there not be a formal accusation against the per... Read more

3 Dec 2023 5:28 AM GMT

Order 41 Rule 17 CPC - Appeal Can't Be Dismissed On Merits If Appellant Fails To Appear; To Be Dismissed For Non-Prosecution : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court stated that if the appellant does not appear when the appeal is called for a hearing,... Read more

3 Dec 2023 5:15 AM GMT

Specific Performance Of Re-Conveyance Deed Can't Be Sought When Plaintiff Denies Defendant's Title In Property : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, while denying the plea of specific performance for execution of the re-conveyance dee... Read more

3 Dec 2023 4:30 AM GMT

“Recovery Evidence” Under Section 27 Of The Evidence Act- Questions & Answers By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-II]

Q.11 Whether a statement by the accused that the weapon discovered was (“the weapon with which he committed murder”), will fall unde... Read more

2 Dec 2023 4:01 PM GMT

CLAT 2024 Tomorrow : Over 1 Lakh Candidates Registered For Test, Around 35% Surge In UG Applications

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2024, the national-level entrance test organised by the Consortium of National Law Universities (the ... Read more

2 Dec 2023 2:58 PM GMT

‘In A Democracy, The Majority Will Have Its Way But The Minority Must Have Its Say’: CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice DY Chandrachud speaking at Justice Keshav Chandra Dhulia Memoral Lecture on the topic of ‘Democracy, Debate and D... Read more

2 Dec 2023 11:17 AM GMT

Once Court Concludes That Person Is Entitled To Bail, Granting Bail For Limited Period Is Illegal: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently said that once a court arrives at the conclusion that a person is entitled to bail, bail cannot be granted ... Read more

2 Dec 2023 9:37 AM GMT

Another Supreme Court Bench Expresses Concerns About 'Asian Resurfacing' Judgment, Says Automatic Stay Vacation Causing Prejudice

On December 1, a bench led by the Chief Justice of India expressed doubts about the Read more

2 Dec 2023 6:29 AM GMT

Promotion Through 'Limited Dept Competitive Exam(LDCE)' Can't Be Equated With Normal Promotion : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently distinguished between normal promotions and promotions through Limited Department Competitive Exams(LDCE). ... Read more

2 Dec 2023 5:23 AM GMT

'There's No Market Place Of Facts' : CJI DY Chandrachud Expresses Concerns About Online Disinformation & Hate Speech

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud has expressed concerns about the "unprecedented proliferation of disinformation and hate speech ... Read more

2 Dec 2023 5:05 AM GMT

Ensure No Further Constructions Adjacent To Ganga River : Supreme Court Directs Bihar Govt

The Supreme Court has directed the Bihar Government to ensure that no further construction takes place adjacent to the Ganga River, pa... Read more

1 Dec 2023 4:25 PM GMT

How Can Woman Be Booked For Rape Under Sec 375 IPC? Supreme Court Stays Arrest Of Widow

The Supreme Court on Friday expressed doubts on whether a woman can be booked for rape under Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC... Read more

1 Dec 2023 2:08 PM GMT

'Sometimes Social Activists Are Pushed By Business Interests": Supreme Court Rejects PIL Seeking Regulation Of Cab Aggregators

The Supreme Court on Friday (1.12.2023) refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking for the Union of India and Sta... Read more

1 Dec 2023 2:00 PM GMT

Supreme Court Extends Interim Protection Granted To Four Journalists From Gujarat Police Coercive Action Over Article Against Adani Group

The Supreme Court on Friday (01.12.2023) extended the interim protection granted to four journalists from coercive action by the Gujar... Read more

1 Dec 2023 11:05 AM GMT

Negatively Affects Access To Justice: Manipur High Court Says Statewide Mobile Internet Ban Cannot Be Continued

The Manipur High Court on Friday reiterated that the government could not continue with the ongoing mobile internet ban in the entire ... Read more

1 Dec 2023 10:41 AM GMT

'No Power Taken Away From State Police': Supreme Court Remarks On Punjab Govt's Plea Against Expansion Of BSF Jurisdiction

In Punjab Government's plea challenging Centre's decision of extending the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force to 50 kms in Punj... Read more

1 Dec 2023 10:37 AM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects Suggestions Presented To Reform Advocates-on-Record System, Calls For New Suggestions

Today (on December 01), the Supreme Court perused the suggestions put forward by Advocate Gaurav Agrawal... Read more

1 Dec 2023 9:59 AM GMT

Join Our Team: Exciting Opportunities For Hindi News Anchors And Writers!

LiveLaw has exciting opportunities for talented individuals to join our growing team as a Hindi News Anc... Read more

1 Dec 2023 8:54 AM GMT

Supreme Court Questions Tamil Nadu Governor For Referring Bills To President, Says He Can't Do It After Withholding Assent

The Supreme Court on Friday (December 1) questioned the decision of Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi to refer bills to the President, after... Read more

1 Dec 2023 7:37 AM GMT

High Court Declines Interim Order To Stop Goat Slaughter On 'Bolla Kali Puja,' To Decide Larger Question On Validity Of Animal Sacrifice In West Bengal

The Calcutta High Court has refused to pass any interim orders prohibiting the slaughter of goats at 'Bolla Kali Mata Temple' in North... Read more

1 Dec 2023 7:31 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Doubts 'Asian Resurfacing' Judgment On Automatic Stay Vacation; Refers To 5-Judge Bench

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Friday (December 1) expressed reservations about its 2018 judgment in Read more

1 Dec 2023 6:44 AM GMT

‘Leave It To Law Commission Of India’: Delhi High Court Closes Pleas Seeking Uniform Civil Code

The Delhi High Court on Friday closed a batch of petitions seeking introduction and implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in ... Read more

1 Dec 2023 5:58 AM GMT

Governor As A Chancellor Of A State University Must Act Independently And Not On Aid & Advice Of Council Of Ministers: Supreme Court

While setting aside the re-appointment of Dr. Gopinath Ravindran as the Vice Chancellor (VC) of the Kannur University in Kerala, the S... Read more

1 Dec 2023 5:16 AM GMT

Won't Take Precipitative Action On Changed Definition Of 'Forest' Under 2023 Amendment Until Further Orders : Centre Assures Supreme Court

The Centre on Thursday (November 30) told the Supreme Court that it will not take any action based on the changed definition of forest... Read more

1 Dec 2023 5:06 AM GMT

Supreme Court Half Yearly Digest On Service Law [Jan – Jun 2023]

Judicial review cannot be exercised to re-appreciate evidence in departmental enquiry proceedings. A Constitutional Court, while exerc... Read more

1 Dec 2023 4:08 AM GMT

To Ensure Judges Do Their Duty, One Must Not Merely Protect Them But Also Hold Them To Account : CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India D.Y. Chandrachud, while speaking at the Constitution Day celebration organ... Read more

30 Nov 2023 3:54 PM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Advocate's Writ Petition Challenging BCI's Bar On Contesting Elections; Asks Him To Approach HC

The Supreme Court on Thursday (November 30) refused to entertain a writ petition filed by an advocate challenging an order of the Bar ... Read more

30 Nov 2023 1:54 PM GMT

Maybe 'Pawn' In Family Dispute: Calcutta High Court Sets Aside Rape Conviction, Says Victims Can't Always Be Considered 'Sterling Witnesses'

The Calcutta High Court has recently allowed an appeal by an accused, who had been sentenced to seven years of imprisonment for the of... Read more

30 Nov 2023 12:35 PM GMT

LiveLaw Is Hiring Editors, Supreme Court & High Court Reporters- Apply Today- Work With India's Number 1 Legal News Portal

Live Law is hiring for the following positions:

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30 Nov 2023 12:24 PM GMT

State Must Provide Dignified Working Conditions To Judicial Officers; Financial Dignity Essential For Judicial Independence: Supreme Court

While pronouncing an order in All India Judges Association v. Union of India, the Supreme Court today (30.11.2023) underscored ... Read more

30 Nov 2023 12:09 PM GMT

If Document Required To Be Stamped Is Insufficiently Stamped, Copy Of Document Cannot Be Adduced As Secondary Evidence: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (29.11.2023) reiterated that if a document that is required to be stamped is not sufficiently stamped, th... Read more

30 Nov 2023 9:39 AM GMT

S. 307 IPC | 'Simple Injuries, No Repeated Or Severe Blows' : Supreme Court Overturns Conviction For Attempt To Murder

The Supreme Court, on November 28), while setting aside the conviction under attempt to murder, gave weightage to two factors. Firstly... Read more

30 Nov 2023 7:39 AM GMT

Supreme Court Doubts Precedent Which Limited High Court's Scope In Deciding Discharge Applications

The Supreme Court has expressed reservations about the judgment in Minakshi Bala v Sudhir Kumar, (1994) 4 SCC 142 which advocat... Read more

30 Nov 2023 6:02 AM GMT

Sir Benegal Narsing Rau- An Anniversary Tribute

We celebrated Constitution Day on November 26. The role and contribution of B.N.Rau in the making of our Constitution is marvellous. T... Read more

30 Nov 2023 5:57 AM GMT

'Unwarranted Intervention Of Kerala Govt' : Supreme Court Quashes Re-Appointment Of Kannur University Vice Chancellor

In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court on Thursday (November 30) set aside the re-appointment of Dr.Gopinath Ravindran as the Vi... Read more

30 Nov 2023 5:42 AM GMT

Supreme Court Expresses Surprise At Patna High Court Reserving Judgment On Anticipatory Bail For One Year; Seeks Report From Registrar

The Supreme Court expressed its surprise that the Patna High Court reserved judgment on an anticipatory ... Read more

30 Nov 2023 4:10 AM GMT

IIT-JEE | OCI Candidate Moves Supreme Court To Relax Criteria Requiring Students To Appear In JEE Within 2 Years Of Passing Class 12

On November 29, the Supreme Court issued notice on a writ petition seeking relaxation in eligibility criteria for the JEE Mains Exam 2... Read more

30 Nov 2023 3:40 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Report From NALSAR Centre For Disability Studies On Making Public Spaces Accessible To Disabled Persons

In a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking to make public buildings accessible for the disabled, the Supreme Court directed the Cen... Read more

29 Nov 2023 4:54 PM GMT

Recruitment Scam | High Court Grants Bail To Former West Bengal Secondary Education Board President Kalyanmoy Ganguly

The Calcutta High Court today allowed an application for bail moved by the former President and Administrator of the West Bengal Board... Read more

29 Nov 2023 4:24 PM GMT

Person Accused Of PMLA Offence Need Not Be An Accused In Scheduled Offence : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court clarified that a person accused of an offence under Section 3 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (... Read more

29 Nov 2023 4:23 PM GMT

Principles On Admissibility Of Secondary Evidence : Supreme Court Explains

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (29.11.2023) explained the principles relevant for examining the admissibility of secondary evidence unde... Read more

29 Nov 2023 4:07 PM GMT

ED Summons To District Collectors A 'Fishing Expedition' Without Showing Existence Of Proceeds Of Crime: Madras High Court

While staying the summons issued by Enforcement Directorate to District Collectors in an alleged sand m... Read more

29 Nov 2023 3:55 PM GMT

Hate Speech | Supreme Court Issues Notice To Gujarat, Kerala, TN & Nagaland To Ascertain If Nodal Officers Appointed

While hearing a batch of petitions to curb hate speeches, the Supreme Court issued notice to the States of Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu... Read more

29 Nov 2023 2:15 PM GMT

High Courts Have Duty To Quash Vexatious Criminal Prosecutions : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (on November 28) underscored the duty of the High Court in providing protection against vexatious and unwanted prose... Read more

29 Nov 2023 1:48 PM GMT

'Won't Deal With Individual Cases' : Supreme Court Refuses To Consider Plea Against Udhayanidhi Stalin For 'Sanatana Dharma' Remarks

While considering a batch of petitions seeking to curb hate speeches, the Supreme Court on Wednesday (November 29) clarified that it w... Read more

29 Nov 2023 1:11 PM GMT

Supreme Court Allows Centre To Extend Term Of Delhi Govt Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar; Upholds Centre's Power To Appoint GNCTD Chief Secretary

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (November 29) allowed the Union Government to extend by six months the term of the Chief Secretary of t... Read more

29 Nov 2023 11:04 AM GMT

TN Vigilance Director Objects To Listing Of Case Before Justice Bela Trivedi's Bench; Says Matter Was Being Heard By Another Bench

The Director Of Vigilance And Anti Corruption (DVAC) of Tamil Nadu has objected to the listing of a matter before a bench led by Ju... Read more

29 Nov 2023 10:13 AM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Umar Khalid's Bail Hearing After Joint Request By Both Sides; Lists On January 10, 2024

The Supreme Court adjourned the hearing of former JNU scholar Umar Khalid's bail application in the Delhi riots larger conspiracy case... Read more

29 Nov 2023 7:56 AM GMT

'Why Is Governor Sitting On Bills For Two Years?' : Supreme Court Criticises Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan

The Supreme Court on Wednesday, (November 29) criticised the conduct of the Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan in sitting over the bil... Read more

29 Nov 2023 7:22 AM GMT

BREAKING| ED Can't Invoke PMLA Using S.120B IPC When Criminal Conspiracy Isn't Linked To A Scheduled Offence : Supreme Court

In an important judgment pronounced today, the Supreme Court clarified that an offence of criminal conspiracy punishable un... Read more

29 Nov 2023 5:50 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (20-26th Nov)

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 996 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 1013Nominal IndexPriya Indoria v. State of Karnataka 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 996Vivek ... Read more

29 Nov 2023 4:55 AM GMT

Plea To Relocate Students Affected By Manipur Violence To Central Universities : Supreme Court Seeks Views Of SG, Advocate General

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (28.11.2023) directed the Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta and Advocate General of Manipur to cons... Read more

28 Nov 2023 4:15 PM GMT

'Right To Protest Peacefully Significant Feature Of A Democratic Country':Madras High Court Quashes Proceedings Against Teachers

The Madras High Court recently underlined that right to protect peacefully without arms was guaranteed ... Read more

28 Nov 2023 4:08 PM GMT

Fire Insurance | Exact Cause Of Fire Immaterial If Insured Was Not Responsible For Initiating Fire: Supreme Court

In a fire insurance claim, the Supreme Court recently held that the exact cause of the fire is immaterial if the insured is not implic... Read more

28 Nov 2023 2:14 PM GMT

Supreme Court Stays NGT Order Imposing Rs 12,000 Crore Cost On State Of Maharashtra For Improper Management Of Solid & Liquid Waste

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (28.11.2023) stayed the order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) which had in 2022, directed the State ... Read more

28 Nov 2023 1:51 PM GMT

Supreme Court Orders Survey To Determine If Kerala's Mega Car Parking Project At Periyar Reserve Falls Within Area Leased To Tamil Nadu

In a dispute between the States of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court today(Nov. 28) directed a survey by the Survey of India to... Read more

28 Nov 2023 1:11 PM GMT

'How Can HC Stay Elections?' : Supreme Court Sets Aside P&H High Court's Stay On Wrestling Federation Of India Elections

In a significant development, the Supreme Court today overturned theRead more

28 Nov 2023 12:48 PM GMT

"Are You Stuck With One Person?": Supreme Court Asks Central Government On Delhi Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar's Term Being Extended

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (28.11.2023) asked to the Central Government if it was stuck on one person as the Chief Secretary to the ... Read more

28 Nov 2023 11:11 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Andhra Pradesh CID's Plea Against N Chandrababu Naidu's Regular Bail

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 28) issued notice in a plea by the State of Andhra Pradesh challe... Read more

28 Nov 2023 10:30 AM GMT

'Can't Keep The Pot Boiling Over Dead Bodies' : Supreme Court Issues Directions For Dignified Cremation/Burial Of Manipur Violence Victims

On Tuesday, November 28, the Supreme Court issued directives regarding the burial or cremation of bodies of tribals who perished in th... Read more

28 Nov 2023 9:36 AM GMT

'No Question Of Partial Compliance': Supreme Court's Warning To Delhi Govt Over Fund Transfer To RRTS Project

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 28) warned the Delhi government that it had to completely comply ... Read more

28 Nov 2023 8:00 AM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects Plea To Allow Use Of Gujarati As Additional Language In Gujarat High Court

Today, on November 28, the Supreme Court declined to consider a petition advocating for Gujarati to be r... Read more

28 Nov 2023 7:54 AM GMT

BREAKING | Madras High Court Stays ED Summons To District Collectors In Sand Mining Money Laundering Case

The Madras High Court has stayed the operation of the summons issued by the Enforcement Directorate to t... Read more

28 Nov 2023 7:21 AM GMT

'Don't Be So Narrow Minded' : Supreme Court Rejects Plea To Ban Engagement Of Pakistani Artists In India

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 28) refused to entertain a petition seeking to ban the engagement of Pakistani artists in India... Read more

28 Nov 2023 6:39 AM GMT

'Sickness Not Serious' : Supreme Court Refuses To Grant Bail To TN Minister Senthil Balaji On Medical Grounds; Allows To Seek Regular Bail

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 28) refused to grant Tamil Nadu minister and DMK leader Senthil B... Read more

28 Nov 2023 5:48 AM GMT

Lawyers Shouldn't Treat Legal Aid As Charity; Progress In Legal Profession Is Not Corporate Or Govt Work Alone: Attorney General R Venkataramani

In a compelling address at the first regional conference on Access to Legal Aid, organized by the National Legal Services A... Read more

27 Nov 2023 4:22 PM GMT

PMLA : Questions Raised By Supreme Court About ED's Powers While Hearing Plea To Reconsider 'Vijay Madanlal Choudhary' Decision

Last week, the Supreme Court, while hearing a batch of applications seeking reconsideration of itsRead more

27 Nov 2023 2:30 PM GMT

Supreme Court Half Yearly Digest 2023- Land Laws

Constitution of India, 1950; Article 254 - The Tamil Nadu Highways Act 2001 cannot be invalidated on the ground that is provisions are... Read more

27 Nov 2023 1:46 PM GMT

No Expert Opinion Produced To Show If Adulterated Mixture Was Sold Instead Of Petrol & Diesel : Supreme Court Quashes Chargesheet

The Supreme Court recently quashed a chargesheet in a case where it was alleged that the appellants were cheating thousands of custome... Read more

27 Nov 2023 9:38 AM GMT

Kapil Sibal Writes : We Are Witnessing Undeclared Emergency & Courts Are Silent

Indira Gandhi declared a National Emergency on June 25, 1975, under Article 356 of the Constitution on grounds of a breakdown of the c... Read more

27 Nov 2023 7:33 AM GMT

Legal Profession Can't Be Litigation Focused; Adversarial System Affects Rights Of Poor: Attorney General Stresses On Mediation

On the Constitution Day, the Attorney General for India R Venkatramani appealed for governments to prioritize their focus on mediation... Read more

27 Nov 2023 6:46 AM GMT

“Recovery Evidence” Under Section 27 Of The Evidence Act- Questions & Answers By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-I]

I N T R O D U C T I O N Any discussion on Section 27 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 will be incomplete without reference to Sect... Read more

27 Nov 2023 6:03 AM GMT

Splitting Of Trial Under S. 317(2) Of Cr. P.C Can't Be Done When Further Investigation Has Already Been Ordered: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that splitting of trial under section 317(2) of Cr. P.C., 1973 cannot be ordered when further investig... Read more

27 Nov 2023 6:02 AM GMT

All India Tourist Buses Cannot Be Operated As Stage Carriages : Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court on Friday passed an interim order directing that all India tourist vehicles cannot be permitted to operate as st... Read more

27 Nov 2023 2:07 AM GMT

PIL In Patna High Court Challenges Bihar Law Increasing Reservation To 65%; Says SEBC Quota Need Not Be Proportionate To Population

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Patna High Court challenging the recent amendment passed by the Bihar Legisla... Read more

26 Nov 2023 3:51 PM GMT

Constitution Day Special Quiz : Answers To MCQs On Constitution [Part 2]

The answers to the Constitution Day Special Quiz [Part 2] are here . Part 1 can be read Read more

26 Nov 2023 3:27 PM GMT

'Ink Of Kesavananda Bharati Judgement May Fade, Words Will Not': Justice Dipankar Datta at Nani Palkhiwala Memorial Conclave

The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences ("NUJS") hosted the Nani A. Palkhiwala Memorial Conclave, supported by the T... Read more

26 Nov 2023 2:37 PM GMT

Constitution Day Quiz : Answers To Multiple Choice Questions On Constitution [Part 1]

The answers of the Constitution Day Special Quiz(Part 1) are given below :

1. In Read more

26 Nov 2023 11:33 AM GMT

Holding CLAT Only In English Makes Legal Profession Biased Against Rural & Marginalised Persons: CJI DY Chandrachud

In a commemorative event marking the centenary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's law practice, Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud p... Read more

26 Nov 2023 11:13 AM GMT

Supreme Court's Doors Will Always Remain Open For Citizens: CJI DY Chandrachud Promises On Constitution Day

On the occasion of India’s 75th Constitution Day, Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on S... Read more

26 Nov 2023 9:54 AM GMT

All India Judicial Service Can Select Brilliant Youngsters For Judiciary : President Droupadi Murmu

In the inaugural session of Constitution Day celebrations at the Supreme Court, President Droupadi Murmu put forth a proposal for the ... Read more

26 Nov 2023 7:47 AM GMT

Constitution Day Quiz : MCQs On Constitutional Law [Part 2]

On this Constitution Day, LiveLaw presents to you a Special Quiz on our Constitution. Part 1 can be read Read more

26 Nov 2023 6:41 AM GMT

On Constitution Day, President Droupadi Murmu Unveils Statue Of Dr BR Ambedkar On Supreme Court Premises

In a tribute to the Chief Architect of the Constitution of India, President Droupadi Murmu unveiled a statue of Dr. BR Ambedkar on the... Read more

26 Nov 2023 5:27 AM GMT

Constitution Day Quiz - MCQs On Constitution [Part 1]

On this Constitution Day, LiveLaw presents to you a Special Quiz on our Constitution.


1. In Supriyo v. Un... Read more

26 Nov 2023 5:14 AM GMT

Lack Of State Intervention Allows Dominant Social Groups To Oppress Historically Marginalised Sections : CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, while delivering the keynote address on “Identity, the Indi... Read more

25 Nov 2023 10:37 AM GMT

Supreme Court Expresses Satisfaction With Measures Taken By Centre & States To Prevent Lumpy Skin Disease In Cows & Cattle

The Supreme Court recently closed a petition concerning the Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) epidemic among cattle, deeming the measures taken... Read more

25 Nov 2023 8:23 AM GMT

Delhi Chief Secretary Appointment: Let Delhi Govt Select Name From Panel Given By LG & Union Govt, Says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (24.11.2023) recommended a unique solution to solve the tug of war between the Delhi Lieutenant Governor (... Read more

25 Nov 2023 7:50 AM GMT

Supreme Court Denies Anticipatory Bail To IPS Officer Who Allegedly Got Conman To Pose As HC Chief Justice To Influence Corruption Probe

The Supreme Court recently denied anticipatory bail to IPS officer and former Superintendent of Police Aditya Kumar who had allegedly ... Read more

25 Nov 2023 6:22 AM GMT

FIRs In Multiple States Can't Be Clubbed When Offences Under State Enactments Also Involved: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently declined to club multiple FIRs where the offenses against the petitioner involved not only provisions of th... Read more

25 Nov 2023 5:57 AM GMT

'Yellow Journalism' : Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To HC's Contempt Sentence Against Newspaper For Publishing Anonymous Letter Against Judges

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition filed by the editor and publisher of Patrika Daily Newspaper against a jud... Read more

24 Nov 2023 4:00 PM GMT

'Unfair' : Supreme Court On Allegation Of Bias Against Somasekhar Sundaresan Over Appearance For Adani Group

During the hearing of the Adani-Hindenburg matter, the Supreme Court on Friday (November 24) expressed disapproval of the allegations ... Read more

24 Nov 2023 1:36 PM GMT

'Read Judgment In Punjab Governor's Case : Supreme Court To Kerala Governor On State's Plea Against Delay In Assenting Bills

The Supreme Court on Friday asked Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan to refer to t... Read more

24 Nov 2023 11:47 AM GMT

Adani Hindenburg : No Material To Doubt SEBI Probe & Impartiality Of Expert Committee Members, Says Supreme Court; Reserves Judgment

The Supreme Court on Friday (November 24) reserved its judgment in a batch of Public Interest Litigations (PILs) seeking a Court-monit... Read more

24 Nov 2023 11:06 AM GMT

Rallies Are A 'Regular Feature' In Bengal: High Court Dismisses State's Appeal Against BJP Rally In Kolkata

The Calcutta High Court on Friday dismissed an appeal preferred by the West Bengal government against the order of a single-bench whic... Read more

24 Nov 2023 7:13 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Anticipatory Bail To Law Students Accused Of Injuring Two Advocates

The Supreme Court recently (on November 22) granted anticipatory bail to law students who were accused of injuring two advocates insid... Read more

24 Nov 2023 6:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Bail Hearing Of AAP Leader Satyendar Jain In Money Laundering Case Until December 4; Interim Bail To Continue

The Supreme Court on Friday (November 24) adjourned the hearing of Satyendar Jain's bail plea until Mond... Read more

24 Nov 2023 5:42 AM GMT

'Right To Contest Includes Right To Campaign' : Rajasthan High Court Quashes ED Summons To Congress Candidate Mewaram Jain

The Rajasthan High Court recently quashed the summons issued by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Mewa Ram Jain, Con... Read more

24 Nov 2023 4:34 AM GMT

Does Payment Of Pension To Judicial Officers Based On Contributory Pension Affect Financial Dignity? Supreme Court To Examine

The Supreme Court today (23.11.2023) noted that the issue of whether the payment of pensions to judicial officers purely on basis of c... Read more

23 Nov 2023 3:58 PM GMT

Title Of Immovable Property Can't Be Transferred Through Sale Agreement Or General Power Of Attorney : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that no title could be transferred with respect to immovable properties on the basis of an Agreement t... Read more

23 Nov 2023 3:31 PM GMT

Governor Can't Veto Legislature By Simply Withholding Assent To Bill; Must Return Bill To Assembly On Withholding Assent : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that if a Governor decides to withhold assent to a Bill, then he has to return the bill to the legislature ... Read more

23 Nov 2023 2:49 PM GMT

Centre Notifies Appointment Of Advocate Somasekhar Sundaresan As Additional Judge At Bombay High Court

In a recent development, Advocate Somasekhar Sundaresan has been appointed to be an additional judge in Bombay High Court.

The... Read more

23 Nov 2023 12:07 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dissolves Bench On PMLA Judgment Reconsideration After Centre Seeks Time; 'Doing With Heavy Heart', Says Justice Kaul

The Supreme Court on Thursday (November 23) dissolved the bench constituted to consider a batch of app... Read more

23 Nov 2023 10:46 AM GMT

Credit Judicial Officers' Pension Arrears By December 8 Or Face Contempt : Supreme Court's Final Warning To States

The Supreme Court today (23.11.2023) gave the Chief Secretaries of defaulting States and Union Territories a "final chance" to comply ... Read more

23 Nov 2023 10:17 AM GMT

Marriage Equality Review : Petitioners Say Supreme Court Misunderstood Their Case; Claim Wasn't For New Legal Status But For Equality

Lawyer Utkarsh Saxena and his partner Ananya Koti have filed a review petition in the Supreme Court against the judgment inRead more

23 Nov 2023 9:41 AM GMT

IBC | No Casual Interference With Commercial Wisdom Of CoC : Supreme Court Sets Aside NCLT Direction To Reevaluate Corporate Debtor's Assets

The Supreme Court has set aside an order whereby the National Company Law Tribunal (“NCLT”) kept the approval of a resoluti... Read more

23 Nov 2023 7:52 AM GMT

Judicial Review Of Tenders - Interpretation Of Tendering Authority Must Prevail Unless There Malafides Alleged Or Proved : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that when it comes to tender clauses, the interpretation of a tendering authority must prevail unless ... Read more

23 Nov 2023 7:12 AM GMT

India’s First Female Supreme Court Judge Justice Fathima Beevi Passes Away

Justice M. Fathima Beevi, the first female Judge to be appointed to the Supreme Court of India, passed away today at the age of 96.Read more

23 Nov 2023 7:11 AM GMT

TRAI's Appeal Against TDSAT Quashing Daily Cap Of 200 SMS : Supreme Court Seeks Filing Of Relevant Regulations

Recently, the Supreme Court (on November 22), directed the filing of relevant regulations in an appeal againstRead more

23 Nov 2023 6:50 AM GMT

While Returning Deposit Of Auction Purchaser, Should Bank Pay Same Interest Rate Which Is Charged From Borrower? Supreme Court To Decide

The Supreme Court is set to examine whether while returning money deposited by the highest bidder, in an auction sale conducted by the... Read more

23 Nov 2023 6:13 AM GMT

Marriage Equality Petitioners Seek Open Court Hearing Of Review Petition; CJI Agrees To Consider

In another development in the pleas concerning marriage equality in India, the petitioners who recently filed a Read more

23 Nov 2023 5:57 AM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects Defence Of Intoxication In Murder Case, Says Accused Walking Properly & Returning To Shoot Indicated Alert Mental State

The Supreme Court recently upheld the conviction of a convict for the offence of murder under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IP... Read more

23 Nov 2023 5:25 AM GMT

PMLA Judgment Reconsideration : Live Updates From Supreme Court [Day 2]

The SupremeCourt will continue hearing a batch of applications seeking reconsideration of its judgment in Vijay Madanlal Choudhary whi... Read more

23 Nov 2023 5:01 AM GMT2023-11-23 05:01:08

Marriage Equality Judgment A First Step ; Supreme Court Could Have Given A Timeframe For Centre's Committee : Senior Advocate S Muralidhar

In a panel discussion on the future of marriage equality in India organised by Caucus, a discussion forum of the Hindu College, Senior... Read more

22 Nov 2023 4:25 PM GMT

Is Same Day Sentencing In Death Penalty Cases Proper? Supreme Court To Hear The Matter In January 2024

The Supreme Court today (22.11.2023) decided to list in January 2024 the petitions pertaining to whether same-day sentencing could be ... Read more

22 Nov 2023 3:40 PM GMT

'Affects Right To Liberty' : Kapil Sibal Urges Supreme Court To Reconsider PMLA Judgment Upholding ED's Powers

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal on Wednesday (November 22) urged the Supreme Court to refer to a larger ben... Read more

22 Nov 2023 2:54 PM GMT

Person Guilty Of Murder Even When He Mistakenly Kills Another Person : Supreme Court Applies 'Doctrine Of Transfer Of Malice'

The Supreme Court recently invoked the doctrine of transferred malice to uphold the conviction of the appellant in a murder case under... Read more

22 Nov 2023 2:06 PM GMT

LMV License Issue : Supreme Court Says 'Mukund Dewangan' Decision Will Continue To Apply While Reference Is Pending

A Supreme Court Constitution Bench today (22.11.2023) directed that the decision in its 2017 judgement of Mukund Dewangan v. Orient... Read more

22 Nov 2023 1:36 PM GMT

ED Can't Invoke PMLA Using Section 120B IPC When Conspiracy Is Not Related To Scheduled Offence : Justice Sanjiv Khanna

Supreme Court Judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna observed that the Enforcement Directorate cannot invoke the Prevention of Money Laundering A... Read more

22 Nov 2023 10:32 AM GMT

Gain From Foreign Exchange Fluctuations Can't Be Claimed As Deduction Under S.80 HHC Income Tax Act : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court (on November 21), while interpreting Section 80 HHC of the Income Tax Act, held that the profit... Read more

22 Nov 2023 9:30 AM GMT

JJ Rules 2007| Where Exact Assessment Of Age Not Possible, Reduction Of 1 Year Can Be Given: Supreme Court Accepts Juvenility Plea In 95 Murder Case

The Supreme Court recently reviewed and accepted the plea of juvenility by a convict after 27 years in an assault and murde... Read more

22 Nov 2023 7:53 AM GMT

Mineral (Auction) Rules 2015 - State Entitled To Annul Tender Notification When Number Of Technically Qualified Bidders Is Less Than 3 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently validated the authority of the state to annul a tender process, with a specific focus on adherence to Rule ... Read more

22 Nov 2023 6:35 AM GMT

BMW Car Damage : Supreme Court Refuses Claim For Replacement; Says Insured Can't Claim Anything More Than Insurance Policy Coverage

The Supreme Court on Monday (20.11.2023) reiterated that an insured cannot claim anything more than what is covered by the insurance p... Read more

22 Nov 2023 5:25 AM GMT

PMLA Judgment Reconsideration : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing

The Supreme Court will hear today a batch of applications seeking reconsideration of its judgment in Vijay Madanlal Choudhary v. Un... Read more

22 Nov 2023 5:04 AM GMT2023-11-22 05:04:59

Sales Tax Bar Association Files Writ Petition Challenging CGST Appellate Tribunal Provisions, Supreme Court Issues Notice

Recently, the Supreme Court has issued notice in a writ petition challenging the constitutional validity of Sections 149 and 150 of th... Read more

22 Nov 2023 4:51 AM GMT

My Transfer To Allahabad High Court By Collegium In 2018 Was Ill-Intended, To Harass Me: Retiring CJ Pritinker Diwaker

Retiring Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court Justice Pritinker Diwaker on Tuesday said that his transfer from Chhattisgarh High Cour... Read more

22 Nov 2023 4:13 AM GMT

Revenue Records Won't Confer Title; In Title Suit, Plaintiff Can't Succeed By Merely Pointing Out Lacunae In Defendant's Title : Supreme Court

Reiterating that revenue records are not documents of title, the Supreme Court held that mere mutation of revenue records would not di... Read more

22 Nov 2023 4:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects NIA's Challenge To Chhattisgarh Police FIR Alleging Larger Conspiracy Behind 2013 Maoist Attack On Congress Leaders

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (21.11.2023) refused to entertain an appeal filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) challenging ... Read more

21 Nov 2023 3:11 PM GMT

Courts Where Wife Takes Shelter After Leaving Matrimonial Home Due To Cruelty Can Entertain Section 498A IPC Complaint : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that the place where the wife lives and seeks shelter after leaving her husband’s home due ... Read more

21 Nov 2023 1:55 PM GMT

Delhi Pollution : Supreme Court Suggests Excluding Farmers Burning Stubble From Minimum Support Price

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 21) suggested excluding farmers burning their stubble from the pu... Read more

21 Nov 2023 10:55 AM GMT

Stop Misleading Advertisements, Will Impose Rs 1 Crore Cost On Every Product Claiming False Cure: Supreme Court To Patanjali Ayurved

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 21) reprimanded the Patanjali Ayurved for continuing to publish misleading claims an... Read more

21 Nov 2023 10:48 AM GMT

Will Can't Be Proved As Per Sec 69 Evidence Act By A Random Witness Saying He Saw Attesting Witness Signing It : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (20.11.2023) held that in order to prove the genuineness of a will, it is not enough to examine a random w... Read more

21 Nov 2023 10:21 AM GMT

'Appointments Only On Advertised Vacancies' : Supreme Court Holds 2 Judges To Be Wrongly Appointed; Refuses To Unseat Them Noting 10 Yrs Service

The Supreme Court recently held the procedure adopted by the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission and the High Court in the sele... Read more

21 Nov 2023 9:03 AM GMT

'National Projects Affected, Money Spent On Advertisements' : Supreme Court Orders Transfer Of Delhi Govt Ad Funds To RRTS Project

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 21) pulled up the Delhi Government for not fulfilling its assurance to allocate funds for the R... Read more

21 Nov 2023 7:18 AM GMT

Police Must Secure Transit Remand For Arrests Outside State To Safeguard Rights Under Article 22 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that the police have to obtain a transit remand when arresting an individual outside the ju... Read more

21 Nov 2023 6:47 AM GMT

Conditions For Transit Anticipatory Bail In FIRs Registered In Other States : Supreme Court Explains

In a significant and groundbreaking judgment, the Supreme Court Read more

21 Nov 2023 6:01 AM GMT

UAPA Arrest Without Legal Justification Violates Articles 14 & 21, Accused Entitled To Bail In Such Cases Despite S.43D(5) : J&K&L High Court

In a significant development, the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, while granting bail to journ... Read more

20 Nov 2023 4:29 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Directions To Expedite Adoption Process; Directs States To Conduct Drives To Identify Children, Establish Adoption Agencies

The Supreme Court on Monday (20.11.2023) directed the Secretary in charge of nodal departments responsible for the implementation of t... Read more

20 Nov 2023 4:05 PM GMT

When Detention Of Accused Is Continued By Court, Trial Must Be Completed In A Reasonable Time : Supreme Court

"When the detention of the accused is continued by the Court, the courts are also expected to conclude the trials within a reasonable ... Read more

20 Nov 2023 3:34 PM GMT

Hate Speech | 28 States/UTs Have Appointed Nodal Officers As Per 'Tehseen Poonawalla' Judgment : Centre Tells Supreme Court

The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that 28 states have appointed nodal officers in terms of directions in the Read more

20 Nov 2023 2:29 PM GMT

Gauhati HC Deferred Oath For Judge Since Centre Didn't Clear Senior Candidate, Reveals Supreme Court

Amidst the Supreme Court's repeated criticism of the Centre's practice of splitting up collegium resolut... Read more

20 Nov 2023 1:27 PM GMT

Lowering India's Reputation Not 'Terrorist Act'; Holding So Would Mean Any Criticism Of Centre Will Be UAPA Offence : J&K&L High Court

While granting bail to Kashmir-based news journalist Peerzada Shah Fahad, the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh rejected an a... Read more

20 Nov 2023 12:35 PM GMT

Delhi Liquor Policy Case | Supreme Court Issues Notice On AAP MP Sanjay Singh's Plea Against Arrest By Enforcement Directorate

The Supreme Court on Monday (November 20) issued notice in a plea by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Si... Read more

20 Nov 2023 10:38 AM GMT

Andhra Pradesh High Court Grants Regular Bail To TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu In Skill Development Scam Case

Andhra Pradesh High Court today granted regular bail to former Chief Minister and TDP (Telugu Desam Party) Chief Chandrababu Naidu in ... Read more

20 Nov 2023 9:46 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Tamil Nadu Govt To Submit Proposal Before Madras HC On Allowing Future RSS Route Marches Without Court Intervention

The Supreme Court on Monday (20.11.2023), directed the State of Tamil Nadu to submit a proposal to the Madras High Court on how it wil... Read more

20 Nov 2023 9:21 AM GMT

'Four Gujarat Judges Not Transferred' : Supreme Court Disapproves Of Centre's Selective Notification Of HC Judges Transfers

The Supreme Court on Monday (November 20) questioned the central government over its delay in notifying ... Read more

20 Nov 2023 7:51 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Centre On Kerala Government's Plea Against Governor's Inaction In Assenting Bills

The Supreme Court on Monday (20.11.2023) issued notice on the plea filed by the Government of Kerala alleging that the Governor of Ker... Read more

20 Nov 2023 7:37 AM GMT

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20 Nov 2023 7:17 AM GMT

High Courts, Session Courts Can Grant Limited Anticipatory Bail Even When FIR Is Registered In Another State: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today held that the Sessions Court or High Court that would have the power to grant pre-arrest bail, when the FIR is... Read more

20 Nov 2023 7:07 AM GMT

'What Was Governor Doing For 3 Years?' : Supreme Court Questions TN Governor's Delay In Disposing Bills Pending Since January 2020

The Supreme Court on Monday (November 20) questioned the delay on the part of the Tamil Nadu Governor in disposing of the bills submit... Read more

20 Nov 2023 6:57 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up [13th-19th Nov, 2023]

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 975 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 994Nominal IndexM/S. RAJASTHAN ART EMPORIUM V. KUWAIT AIRWAYS 2023 LiveLaw (SC) ... Read more

20 Nov 2023 6:50 AM GMT

Plea In Supreme Court For Contempt Action Against SEBI For Not Completing Probe In Adani-Hindenburg Matter

An application has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking the initiation of contempt proceedings against the Securities and Exchange ... Read more

19 Nov 2023 8:14 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Nominal And Subject/Statute Wise Index [October 1 – 8, 2023]

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 844 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 863SUBJECT WISE INDEXBurden of ProofDistinction between the burden of proof and ... Read more

19 Nov 2023 7:17 AM GMT

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19 Nov 2023 6:30 AM GMT

UK Supreme Court's Verdict On Rwanda Asylum Policy & Reflections On Indian Supreme Court's Approach To Rohingyas

In a significant legal development, the United Kingdom Supreme Court recently issued a Read more

19 Nov 2023 5:12 AM GMT

Perennial Values Identified By Justice V.R. Krishna Iyer Will Help Guide Us Forward: Attorney General R. Venkataramani

Attorney General of India R. Venkatramani, while speaking at the 9th VR Krishna Iyer Memorial Law Lecture organized by the Sara... Read more

19 Nov 2023 4:56 AM GMT

'Tendency To Detain Critics Of Govt Abuse Of Preventive Detention Law' : High Court Quashes Detention Of Kashmir Journalist

While quashing the detention of Kashmir-based journalist Sajad Ahmad Dar, the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh criticised th... Read more

19 Nov 2023 3:58 AM GMT

Justice VR Krishna Iyer Is Product Of Social & Cultural Milieu Of Kerala: Justice P S Narasimha

Speaking at the 9th VR Krishna Iyer Memorial Law Lecture organized by the Sarada Krishna Satgamaya Foundation for Law and Justice at t... Read more

18 Nov 2023 3:36 PM GMT

Israel Can't Claim Right To Self Defence Under UN Charter Against Threat From A Territory Under Its Belligerent Occupation: UN Expert

Amidst escalating tensions over Israel’s war in Gaza, Francesca Albanese, United Nations Special Rappo... Read more

18 Nov 2023 2:09 PM GMT

Justice VR Krishna Iyer Would've Reacted Strongly To Growing Economic Disparities, Disinvestment Of PSUs: Justice KM Joseph

Retired Supreme Court judge Justice KM Joseph on Saturday said that if Late Justice VR Krishna Iyer were alive today he would have rea... Read more

18 Nov 2023 10:38 AM GMT

Electoral Bonds Biggest Scam In History Of India, Voter Must Know Who Is Funding Parties : Kapil Sibal

In a recent interview with veteran journalist Nidhi Razdan, Senior Advocate and Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal recently said that the elec... Read more

18 Nov 2023 8:57 AM GMT

Special Background Or Connections Not Necessary To Succeed In Legal Profession : Justice Surya Kant

Justice Surya Kant, judge of the Supreme Court, speaking at an event at the Punjab & Haryana High Court, said that to succeed in t... Read more

18 Nov 2023 6:53 AM GMT

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18 Nov 2023 6:29 AM GMT

Whether Subsequent Change Of Law Can Be A Ground To Challenge Acquittal : Supreme Court To Decide

The Supreme Court is set to examine whether a subsequent change in law can be a ground for condoning delay or to disturb the acquittal... Read more

18 Nov 2023 5:00 AM GMT

Supreme Court Monthly Digest September 2023

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 737 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 843

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18 Nov 2023 3:53 AM GMT

Consider Procedure To Register "Deed Of Familial Association" To Recognise Civil Union Between LGBTQIA+ Partners: Madras High Court Suggests To TN Govt

The Madras High Court has suggested the state to consider coming up with a procedure for registering th... Read more

17 Nov 2023 3:12 PM GMT

Punjab & Haryana High Court Declares 75% Domicile Quota For Haryana Locals In Private Sector As Unconstitutional

The Punjab & Haryana High Court today, has declared the 75% domicile reservation for locals in Haryana in the private sector jobs ... Read more

17 Nov 2023 11:47 AM GMT

'Allowing Police Custody Beyond First 15 Days Vulnerable To Misuse' : Parliamentary Panel Suggests Amendment To BNSS (New CrPC Bill)

The Parliamentary Standing Committee has expressed certain concerns with the provision in the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sa... Read more

17 Nov 2023 7:38 AM GMT

Even A Blank Cheque Leaf Attracts Presumption Under S.139 NI Act If Voluntarily Signed & Given Towards Payment : Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently laid down that the presumption under Section 139 of the Negotiable Instruments Act (NI Act) that cheque... Read more

17 Nov 2023 6:54 AM GMT

'Should Not Have Waited For 13 Years ': Supreme Court Dismisses Specific Performance Suit Filed In 1999 For Sale Agreement Of 1986

The Supreme Court recently set aside the decree passed in a civil suit for specific performance filed in 1999 for the enforcement of a... Read more

17 Nov 2023 4:44 AM GMT

Writ Petition Against An Award Passed By A Facilitation Council Under MSMED Act Not Maintainable: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that a writ petition against an award passed by a Facilitation Council under the Micro, Small and Medi... Read more

17 Nov 2023 4:10 AM GMT

Madras High Court Upholds Grant Of Incentive Marks In Recruitment To Doctors For COVID Duty In Govt Hospitals

The Madras High Court recently ruled in favor of granting incentive marks for medical practitioners and... Read more

17 Nov 2023 4:05 AM GMT

Judges Should Know Where To Draw The Line So That Judiciary Isn't Seen As Taking Over Executive & Legislative Functions: CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud has stressed the role of the judiciary in not only ensuring socia... Read more

16 Nov 2023 1:56 PM GMT

Modalities On Online FIR Registration Be Left To States : Parliamentary Committee On New Criminal Procedure Code Bill

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, in its latest report, while reviewing the ... Read more

16 Nov 2023 11:32 AM GMT

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16 Nov 2023 9:23 AM GMT

Kamakhya Temple : Doloi Samaj Running Temple Affairs Satisfactorily, Says Assam Govt; Supreme Court Allows Present Arrangement To Continue

The Supreme Court recently held as inoperative the order passed by the Gauhati High Court in 2017 directing the Deputy Commissioner to... Read more

16 Nov 2023 7:40 AM GMT

Eligibility Conditions For Post Can't Be Relaxed After Last Date Of Applications Without Giving Wide Publicity: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently reiterated that eligibility criteria for a post, as set out in the Rules, could not be relaxed unless the s... Read more

16 Nov 2023 6:04 AM GMT

The Bizarre Logic In Supreme Court’s Judgment Denying Bail To Manish Sisodia

"Detention or jail before being pronounced guilty of an offence should not become punishment without trial” - one would thin... Read more

16 Nov 2023 4:40 AM GMT

Law Does Not Require Only An Independent Witness To Prove NDPS Act Charges: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that the law does not require only an independent witness to prove a charge attracting the provision... Read more

16 Nov 2023 4:05 AM GMT

Farmers Who Sell Grains To Govt Can't Be Shown As Borrowers In Paddy Receipt Sheets, Their Credit Rating Can't Be Affected : Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court yesterday held that farmers who sell their paddy to the Government of Kerala through Supplyco(Kerala Stat... Read more

16 Nov 2023 3:40 AM GMT

Extra-Judicial Confession Must Be Of Sterling Quality: Supreme Court Supreme Court Doubts 'Confession' To Brother Of Deceased

The Supreme Court recently while acquitting a convict in a murder case held that evidence of persons before whom extra-judicial confes... Read more

15 Nov 2023 8:35 AM GMT

Magistrate Can't Entertain Protest Petition Against Own Order Taking Cognisance: Supreme Court

Judicial Magistrate cannot entertain a protest petition against an order taking cognisance of a final report, held the Supreme Court i... Read more

15 Nov 2023 7:21 AM GMT

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15 Nov 2023 5:30 AM GMT

Live-in Relationship Without Dissolving Previous Marriage May Amount To Bigamy: Punjab & Haryana High Court

The Punjab & Haryana High Court has said that living together with another woman, without dissolving the marriage from earlier spo... Read more

15 Nov 2023 5:29 AM GMT

Supreme Court Criminal Digest September 2023

Bail - One cannot apply one bail order to all the other subsequent cases. (Para 8) PACL v. Central Bureau of Investigation,... Read more

15 Nov 2023 5:23 AM GMT

UAPA | Bail Can't Be Denied Merely Because Allegations Are Serious If There Is No Prima Facie Case : Punjab & Haryana High Court

The Punjab & Haryana High Court has granted bail to a man booked under stringent Unlawful Prevention of Activities Act (UAPA), obs... Read more

15 Nov 2023 4:40 AM GMT

Agreement To Sell Doesn't Transfer Ownership Rights Or Confer Title : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court reiterated that an agreement to sell does not transfer ownership rights or confers any title.

"Agreement to S... Read more

15 Nov 2023 4:20 AM GMT

Eateries Must Exhibit Date & Time Of Food Preparation On Packaging: Kerala High Court In 'Shawarma Death' Case

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the issuance of instructions to eateries to exhibit the date and time of preparation of food... Read more

14 Nov 2023 4:13 PM GMT

Can't Object To Judgeship Merely For Views Held As Lawyers : CJI DY Chandrachud On Justice Victoria Gowri's Elevation

During a recent conversation at Harvard Law School, Chief Justice DY Chandrachud responded to a questio... Read more

14 Nov 2023 2:33 PM GMT

Stray Dog Bite: Punjab & Haryana High Court Orders Minimum Rs.10K Compensation Per Tooth Mark, Issues Guidelines To Curb Menace

The Punjab & Haryana High Court has issued a slew of directions to police to expeditiously deal with the cases lodged pertaining t... Read more

14 Nov 2023 2:15 PM GMT

Supreme Court Half Yearly Digest 2023: Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code

Companies Act, 2013 - Upholds the constitutionality of Section 327(7) of the Companies Act, which excludes workers dues from priority ... Read more

14 Nov 2023 1:51 PM GMT

'Threat To Girl Children Including Those Yet To Be Born': Why Kerala Court Awarded Death Penalty To Convict For Rape-Murder Of 5 Year Old

"Manner in which a five year old girl was abducted, intoxicated with liquor, raped repeatedly, done carnal intercourse against the ... Read more

14 Nov 2023 1:17 PM GMT

New Criminal Procedure Code Needs Provision To Secure Safe Custody Of Digital Evidence : Parliamentary Panel

The Bharatiya Sakshya Bill and the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita - which are introduced by the Union Government to re... Read more

14 Nov 2023 12:42 PM GMT

Deviation From Plain Terms Of Contract Warranted Only When It Serves Business Efficacy Better: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently reiterated the need of interpreting commercial contracts in alignment with the original intent of the parti... Read more

14 Nov 2023 9:23 AM GMT

'Past Conduct Not Always A Factor When Imposing Death Penalty' : Supreme Court Commutes Death Sentence

Last week, the Supreme Court set aside the death sentence of a man accused, along with others, of firin... Read more

14 Nov 2023 6:58 AM GMT

Kerala Court Awards Death Penalty To Convict For Rape-Murder Of 5-Year-Old Within 109 Days Of Offence

A Kerala Court on Tuesday sentenced to death a 28 year old man for the brutal rape and murder of a 5 year old girl at Aluva in July th... Read more

14 Nov 2023 5:58 AM GMT

UP VAT Act | Definition Of “Goods” Under Sec. 2(m) And Sec. 13(1)(f) Includes Taxable As Well As Exempted Goods: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that the definition of “Goods” under Section 2(m) of Uttar Pradesh Value Added Tax Act, 2008 (“UP VAT Act”)... Read more

14 Nov 2023 5:50 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Roundup (6th Nov-12th Nov)

Nominal Index [Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 955-974]

Vishnubhai Ganpatbhai Patel and another v. State of G... Read more

14 Nov 2023 5:31 AM GMT

Need To Separate The Chaff From The Grain Only Where Testimony Is Partly Reliable And Partly Unreliable : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, recently (On November 08), while setting aside a conviction in a murder trial, reiterated the well-established law ... Read more

14 Nov 2023 5:04 AM GMT

No Appointments Or Transfers To IAS Cadre Posts Without Civil Services Board Recommendation: CAT To Kerala Govt In Interim Order

The Central Administrative Tribunal, Ernakulam Bench passed an Interim Order refraining the Kerala State Government from issuin... Read more

14 Nov 2023 3:45 AM GMT

Centre Notifies Transfer Of Five High Court Judges

The Central Government today notified the transfer of 5 High Court judges as recommended by the Supreme Court collegium. They are Read more

13 Nov 2023 2:38 PM GMT

Supreme Court Explains Application Of SAFEMA After Detention Order Under COFEPOSA Has Been Revoked

The Supreme Court, recently (On November 10), held that provisions of the Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of P... Read more

13 Nov 2023 1:16 PM GMT

Bar Council Of India Should Obtain English Translation Of Documents In Disciplinary Proceedings : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that the Rules framed by the Bar Council of India regarding Disciplinary Proceedings, require the Bar ... Read more

13 Nov 2023 12:49 PM GMT

Every Court Has High Pendency, Constitutional Courts Should Avoid Fixing Time-Schedule For Cases Unless Exceptional: Supreme Court

Every Courts in the country has a huge pendency and hence the Supreme Court and the High Courts should refrain from fixing a time-boun... Read more

13 Nov 2023 11:36 AM GMT

Historical Similarity In Previous Pay Scales Can Be Considered To Allow Same Pay Scale For Similar Posts : Supreme Court

Historical similarity in previous pay scales can be taken into consideration by the Courts to interfere with pay scale fixation which ... Read more

13 Nov 2023 10:52 AM GMT

Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita A 'Copy-Paste' Of Indian Penal Code, 'Wasteful Exercise' : P Chidambaram

The three Bills introduced by the Union Government to replace the Indian Penal Code i "largely a copy and paste of existing laws", sai... Read more

13 Nov 2023 9:33 AM GMT

Party Not Entitled To Seek Relief That Has Not Been Prayed For: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, while dealing with a consumer dispute, reiterated that a party is not entitled to seek relief that has not been pra... Read more

13 Nov 2023 6:55 AM GMT

Criminalise Adultery In Gender Neutral Manner In New Penal Code, Recommends Parliamentary Panel

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has recommended that the offence of adultery be retained in the Bharatiya Nyaya S... Read more

13 Nov 2023 6:05 AM GMT

UP VAT Act | Assessee Entitled To Claim Full Input Tax Credit On Exempted Goods Produced As By-Products Or Waste Products During Manufacturing Of Taxable Goods : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court while relying on Explanation (iii) to Section 13 of Uttar Pradesh Value Added Tax Act, 2008 (“UP VAT Act”), has held... Read more

13 Nov 2023 4:59 AM GMT

Airlines Bound By Time Schedule Promised By Its Travel Agent : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that an authority is bound by the promise held by its agent under the Indian Contract Act.

The Apex C... Read more

13 Nov 2023 4:00 AM GMT

Arbitration A Boon For Businesses And Individuals Seeking Swift, Cost-Effective Dispute Resolution: Justice Sanjay Karol

Recently, Justice Sanjay Karol of the Supreme Court of India addressed a gathering at Ram Manohar Lohiya National Law... Read more

12 Nov 2023 5:54 AM GMT

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12 Nov 2023 5:12 AM GMT

'Sarpanch-patism’ Or Husband Working As 'Proxy' For Sarpanch Wife Defeats Purpose Of Women Reservation: Orissa High Court

The Orissa High Court has expressed serious concerns over husbands/male members of women sarpanches acting as ‘proxy sarpanch’ and dis... Read more

11 Nov 2023 3:27 PM GMT

Airfares Are Not Regulated By The Government: Centre Tells Kerala High Court

The Central Government has submitted a statement before the Kerala High Court stating that airfares are not regulated by the Go... Read more

11 Nov 2023 5:26 AM GMT

Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Eidgah Dispute | Supreme Court Declines Mosque Committee's Request To Stay Proceedings Before Allahabad High Court

In the latest development in the Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Eidgah Mosque dispute, the Supreme Court on F... Read more

11 Nov 2023 5:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Election Commission In PIL To Remove Duplicate Entries In Electoral Rolls

The Supreme Court, on Friday (11.11.2023) issued notice to the Election Commission of India (ECI) in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL... Read more

11 Nov 2023 4:38 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses PIL Seeking Guidelines To Regulate Cryptocurrencies, Says It Is A Bail Application In Form Of PIL

On Friday (11.11.2023), the Supreme Court declined to consider a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking guidelines for trading and m... Read more

11 Nov 2023 4:03 AM GMT

Interest Income From Co-Operative Bank Entitled To Income Tax Deduction: Madras High Court

The Madras High Court recently clarified that interest income received from a Cooperative bank is also e... Read more

11 Nov 2023 3:15 AM GMT

Supreme Court Expunges Remarks Against Judge In Gauhati HC Judgment

The Supreme Court on Friday (10th November) ordered expunction of certain disparaging remarks made by the Gauhati High Court against a... Read more

10 Nov 2023 2:21 PM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain CBI's Challenge To HC Stay Of Probe Against DK Shivakumar, Asks HC To Decide In 2 Weeks

The Supreme Court Friday (10th November) refused to entertain the plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) challenging Karnat... Read more

10 Nov 2023 2:04 PM GMT

After Supreme Court Rap, Kerala Govt Makes Contributory Pension Review Report Public

The Kerala Government informed the Supreme Court on Friday (November 10) that it has supplied to the petitioner the copy of the report... Read more

10 Nov 2023 1:48 PM GMT

Delhi Liquor Scam Case Accused Moves Supreme Court Challenging ED Arrest, Relies On 'Pankaj Bansal' Judgment

The Supreme Court, (on November 10), issued notice in the SLP filed by Hyderabad-based businessman Abhishek Boinpally who is facing ch... Read more

10 Nov 2023 1:13 PM GMT

E-Copies Of Trial Court Records Will Help Faster Disposal Of Criminal Appeals : Supreme Court Suggests Amendments To SC Rules

The Supreme Court recently raised concerns about the material witness depositions not being placed on record. The Court lam... Read more

10 Nov 2023 1:04 PM GMT

No Final View Expressed On Delhi's 'Odd-Even' Scheme, Was Only Flagging Amicus's Concerns, Clarifies Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (November 10) clarified that it did not intend to dictate whether the odd-ev... Read more

10 Nov 2023 12:11 PM GMT

Stubble Burning | Encourage Crops That Don't Leave Behind Stubble : Supreme Court Flags Long-Term Solutions

The Supreme Court on Friday (November 10) expressed renewed concerns over the raging farm fires in the ... Read more

10 Nov 2023 11:06 AM GMT

BREAKING| Governor Can't Doubt Validity Of Assembly Session : Supreme Court Asks Punjab Governor To Decide On Pending Bills

In a significant judgment delineating the limits of the gubernatorial powers, the Supreme Court on Friday (November 10) held that it i... Read more

10 Nov 2023 10:37 AM GMT

Supreme Court Castigates UP Govt For 'Shocking' Approach In Muzaffarnagar School Slapping Case; Summons Education Secretary

In a scathing order, the Supreme Court on Friday (10th Nov) castigated the State of Uttar Pradesh and its Education Department for non... Read more

10 Nov 2023 10:07 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Financial Times Journalists Interim Protection From Gujarat Police Arrest Over Article Against Adani Group

The Supreme Court on Friday (10th November) granted interim protection from coercive action to two journalists from Financial Times, B... Read more

10 Nov 2023 7:20 AM GMT

'Matter Of Serious Concern' : Supreme Court On Tamil Nadu Governor Not Clearing Bills & Files

The Supreme Court on Friday (November 10) expressed concerns at the Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi sitting over several bills passed by t... Read more

10 Nov 2023 7:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Directions To Protect Hinduism In India

The Supreme Court, today on November 10, dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions for making guidelines fo... Read more

10 Nov 2023 6:24 AM GMT

CJI DY Chandrachud Inaugurates 'Mitti Cafe', Run Entirely By Differently Abled Staff, In Supreme Court

In a significant step towards promoting inclusivity and accessibility, Chief Justice of India Dr DY Chandrachud, inaugurated the 'Mitt... Read more

10 Nov 2023 5:57 AM GMT

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10 Nov 2023 5:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Explains Essentials To Prove Conspiracy While Affirming Life Sentence To Convicts In Kerala Hooch Tragedy

The Supreme Court recently upheld the conviction and life sentence of appellants involved in a deadly conspiracy of liquor poisoning. ... Read more

10 Nov 2023 5:27 AM GMT

Supreme Court Allows Man To Donate Liver To 3-Year-Old Cousin Who Is Overseas Citizen Of India; Says Order Won't Be Treated As Precedent

The Supreme Court recently allowed liver donation by a person to his cousin, a 3-year-old child who is suffering from a chronic liver ... Read more

10 Nov 2023 5:15 AM GMT

No Seizure Of Journalistic Or Academic Materials From Digital Devices Without Judicial Warrant: Academics Submit Draft Guidelines To Supreme Court

Five academicians who have petitioned the Supreme Court seeking guidelines for the seizure of personal electronic devices by investiga... Read more

10 Nov 2023 3:20 AM GMT

EPF Act Can Be Applied Even To Factories Not Engaged In Schedule 1 Industries: Supreme Court Rejects Plea Of Umbrella Making Unit

The Supreme Court recently held that a notification under clause (b) of sub-Section (3) of Section 1 of the Employees’ Provident Fund... Read more

9 Nov 2023 3:06 PM GMT

‘CBI An Independent Agency, West Bengal's Suit Not Maintainable Against Union Govt’: SG Tushar Mehta To Supreme Court

The Union of India on Thursday (November 9) questioned the maintainability of an original suit filed by... Read more

9 Nov 2023 1:52 PM GMT

Debatable If PIL Is Not At All Maintainable In Service Matters: Supreme Court Leaves Issue of Law Open

The Supreme Court, recently (on November 03), while hearing an appeal arising out of the judgment passed by the Delhi High Court, expr... Read more

9 Nov 2023 11:53 AM GMT

Three New Judges Take Oath, Supreme Court Back To Its Full Strength Of 34 Judges

Justices Satish Chandra Sharma, Augustine George Masih, and Sandeep Mehta took oath as judges of the Supreme Court on Thursday. Chief ... Read more

9 Nov 2023 11:02 AM GMT

Can Past Service As Judicial Officer In One State Be Counted For Benefits In Judicial Service In Another State? Supreme Court To Consider

Can the past service in the judicial services of another State be taken into account for the purpose of benefits in the judicial servi... Read more

9 Nov 2023 9:56 AM GMT

Centre Notifies Appointment Of Adv. Unni Krishnan Nair As Additional Judge Of Gauhati High Court

The Central Government has notified the appointment Adv. N. Unni Krishnan Nair, Advocate as an Additional Judge of Gauhati High Court.... Read more

9 Nov 2023 9:36 AM GMT

BREAKING | [PM Modi Degree Row] Gujarat High Court Rejects Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's Review Petition

The Gujarat High Court today dismissed the plea filed by the Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal se... Read more

9 Nov 2023 8:06 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Execution Of Warrant Against Congress Leader Randeep Surjewala For 5 Weeks In 23-Year-Old Case

The Supreme Court on Thursday (09.11.2023) directed that the non bailable warrant issued against National Spokesperson of Congress Ran... Read more

9 Nov 2023 7:49 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Upholds Constitutionality Of IBC Provisions Relating To Personal Guarantors; Says Adjudicatory Role Can't Be Read Into Sec 97

In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court on Thursday (November 9) upheld the constitutionality of the provisions of the Insolvency... Read more

9 Nov 2023 7:12 AM GMT

Chandrababu Naidu's Plea : Judgment On Quash Petition In Skill Development Case Will Be Delivered After Diwali Vacations, Says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday (09.11.2023) adjourned the plea by former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu for antic... Read more

9 Nov 2023 6:47 AM GMT

4 Circumstances To Be Proved In Cases Of Murder By Poison : Supreme Court Explains

The Supreme Court recently exonerated an accused in a two-decade-old case involving alleged liquor poisoning which led to the death of... Read more

9 Nov 2023 6:26 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Issues Guidelines To High Courts To Monitor Early Disposal Of Cases Against MPs/MLAs

The Supreme Court on Thursday (November 9) issued a slew of directions to monitor the early disposal of pending criminal cases against... Read more

9 Nov 2023 5:35 AM GMT

BREAKING | Centre Clears Appointment Of Three High Court Chief Justices As Supreme Court Judges; Oath To Be Taken Tomorrow

The central government on Wednesday (November 8) cleared the appointment of the chief justices of the high courts of Delhi, Rajasthan,... Read more

8 Nov 2023 5:48 PM GMT

'Aggrieved Woman' Not Covering LGBTQIA Persons : Supreme Court Refuses Plea To Make Its Sexual Harassment Regulations Gender-Neutral

In a significant legal development, the Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea seeking amendments in Gender Sensitiza... Read more

8 Nov 2023 4:07 PM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Madras High Court To Consider Amending Rules To Ensure Cause Title Of Criminal Appeal Reflects State’s Name

The Supreme Court recently directed the Madras High Court to consider amending the High Court Rules to include the name of the state i... Read more

8 Nov 2023 3:21 PM GMT

Heralding E-Revolution Of Judiciary : CJI DY Chandrachud's Administrative Reforms In One Year

As Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud completes one year as the head of the Indian judiciary, it is worthwhile to have a look at so... Read more

8 Nov 2023 3:02 PM GMT

What Research Done To Understand 'Sanatana Dharma'? Madras High Court Asks Udhayanidhi Stalin To Produce Texts

The Madras High Court on Wednesday asked the Tamil Nadu Sports and Youth Development Minister Udayanidhi... Read more

8 Nov 2023 2:35 PM GMT

PNB Regulations | Bank Can't Withhold PF & Gratuity Without Proving Actual Loss Caused By Employee : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of an employee(appellant), directing the Punjab National Bank (PNB) to release the provident... Read more

8 Nov 2023 2:17 PM GMT

Supreme Court Declines Tamil Nadu's Plea To Allow It To Appoint Archakas To Agamic Temples, Refuses To Vacate Status Quo

The State of Tamil Nadu urged the Supreme Court on Wednesday to vacate the Read more

8 Nov 2023 1:24 PM GMT

Kerala Govt Approaches Supreme Court Challenging HC Judgment Refusing To Fix Timeline For Governor's Assent To Bills

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court by the Kerala Government against the Read more

8 Nov 2023 7:19 AM GMT

S.65B Evidence Act Certificate Can Be Produced At Any Stage Of Trial: Supreme Court Allows Prosecution Plea In 2008 Bangalore Blasts Case

The Supreme Court reiterated that a certificate under Section 65B of the Indian Evidence Act to prove electronic evidence can be produ... Read more

8 Nov 2023 7:01 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Himachal Pradesh High Court Bar Association For Suspending Work To Mourn Lawyer's Death

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 7) issued notice to the Himachal Pradesh High Court Bar Associat... Read more

8 Nov 2023 5:47 AM GMT

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8 Nov 2023 5:29 AM GMT

Stubble Burning | Punjab Preservation Of Subsoil Water Act Creating Problems, Need Relook : Supreme Court Tells Punjab Govt

In relation to the issue of stubble burning and its consequent effects on the air quality in Delhi, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked... Read more

8 Nov 2023 5:25 AM GMT

Ludicrous That Smog Towers Aren't Working: Supreme Court Summons Chairperson Of Delhi Pollution Control Committee

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 7) summoned the Chairperson of Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) on next date... Read more

7 Nov 2023 5:06 PM GMT

Plea Alleges Interference By Calcutta HC Judge & Spouse In Criminal Investigation; Supreme Court Seeks West Bengal Police's Report

The Supreme Court on Monday (November 6) sought a report from the West Bengal government with respect t... Read more

7 Nov 2023 4:58 PM GMT

Section 27 Evidence Act | Recovery Of A Weapon From An Open Place Accessible To All Not Reliable : Supreme Court

The Court recently held that incriminatory objects, when discovered in places accessible to the public, cannot be solely relied upon t... Read more

7 Nov 2023 4:12 PM GMT

Supreme Court Commences Hearing Of Pleas Challenging IBC Provisions On Personal Guarantor's Insolvency Resolution

The Supreme Court today (07.11.2023) commenced its hearings in a batch of petitions challenging the constitutionality of various provi... Read more

7 Nov 2023 3:51 PM GMT

Judges Not Following Guidelines On Maintenance: Supreme Court Directs To Circulate 'Rajnesh v. Neha' Judgment To All Judicial Officers

The Supreme Court on Monday (06.11.2023) observed that the detailed guidelines issued by it inRead more

7 Nov 2023 2:38 PM GMT

Lawyers' Elevation As Judges Shouldn't Be Opposed Merely Because They Have Some Political Connections: Supreme Court Tells Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 7), while hearing a plea seeking contempt action against the cent... Read more

7 Nov 2023 2:11 PM GMT

Supreme Court Passes Slew Of Directions To High Courts Of Madhya Pradesh, Punjab And Haryana For Recruitment In District Judiciary

The Supreme Court (on Monday) passed a slew of directions with respect to the High Courts of Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana, for l... Read more

7 Nov 2023 1:25 PM GMT

Examination Of Person Who Recorded Dying Declaration Essential: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently laid down all the questions to be asked, the considerations to be kept in mind while deciding the weightage... Read more

7 Nov 2023 1:06 PM GMT

NEET-PG : Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea By Pvt Medical Colleges For Stray Round For Seats Unfilled In Counselling 2023-24

The Supreme Court on Monday (06.11.2023), issued notice in an application moved by the Tamil Nadu Self Financing Medical Colleges Asso... Read more

7 Nov 2023 11:34 AM GMT

Supreme Court Questions Effectiveness Of Delhi's 'Odd-Even' Scheme In Controlling Pollution

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 7) questioned the effectiveness of the Delhi Government's "odd-even" scheme in controlling air ... Read more

7 Nov 2023 10:33 AM GMT

BREAKING | Centre Must Stop 'Pick & Choose' Approach To Collegium Proposals : Supreme Court Deprecates 'Selective' Appointments Of Judges

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 7) again expressed disapproval of the 'pick and choose' approach ... Read more

7 Nov 2023 9:47 AM GMT

Seizure Of Journalists' Digital Devices A Serious Matter, Better Guidelines Needed To Protect Media Professionals : Supreme Court To Centre

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 7) expressed concerns over the arbitrary seizure of media profes... Read more

7 Nov 2023 8:49 AM GMT

Directions Regulating Firecrackers Apply To All States In Country, Not Just Delhi : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (07.11.2023) clarified that its earlier directions against the use of barium and banned chemicals in fire... Read more

7 Nov 2023 8:05 AM GMT

BREAKING| Delhi Air Pollution : Stop Stubble Burning Forthwith, Supreme Court Directs Punjab, Haryana, UP & Rajasthan

In the wake of the worsening air quality in Delhi-National Capital Region, the Supreme Court on Tuesday (November 7) sternly directed ... Read more

7 Nov 2023 7:02 AM GMT

Adani-Hindenburg Case | Petitioners Raise Concerns About Delay In Listing, CJI Agrees To Look Into The Issue

The batch of petitions concerning the Adani-Hindenburg matter is yet to be listed in the Supreme Court, though the matter was schedule... Read more

7 Nov 2023 6:04 AM GMT

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Assam NRC | Supreme Court Defers Hearings On Challenge To Section 6A Citizenship Act To December 5, 2023

The Supreme Court has deferred the hearing in the batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Section 6A of the Citi... Read more

7 Nov 2023 4:48 AM GMT

In Sexual Harassment Cases, Courts Shouldn't Get Swayed By 'Hyper Technicalities; Must Consider Broader Context : Supreme Court

In a case pertaining to sexual harassment at workplace, the Supreme Court held that courts should not get swayed by insignificant disc... Read more

7 Nov 2023 4:44 AM GMT

Supreme Court Allows Retired Judge Who Acquitted TN Minister Ponmudi To Give Response To Madras HC's Adverse Comments Against Her

A retired Sessions Judge from Tamil Nadu approached the Supreme Court aggrieved by the Read more

6 Nov 2023 4:47 PM GMT

Professors Entitled To Salary For Work Done Till End Of Academic Year Despite Attaining Retirement Age Mid Term : Supreme Court

Professors who continued to teach students till the end of the academic year despite attaining the age of retirement during the middle... Read more

6 Nov 2023 4:03 PM GMT

ED Arrest Of Satyendar Jain After 5 Years Of Case Registration & Bail In Predicate Offence Unnecessary: Singhvi To Supreme Court

Senior Advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Monday (November 6) questioned the necessity of Aam Aadmi Party... Read more

6 Nov 2023 3:42 PM GMT

BREAKING| SC Collegium Recommends Elevation Of 3 HC Chief Justices To Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the elevation of three High Court Chief Justices to the Supreme Court :

1. Chief Ju... Read more

6 Nov 2023 2:40 PM GMT

Court Can Examine If Arbitration Clause Is Arbitrary & Violates Article 14 While Considering S.11(6) Application : Supreme Court

In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court held that a clause in an arbitration agreement which is not in consonance with the Consti... Read more

6 Nov 2023 2:22 PM GMT

Mumbai Air Pollution: Bombay High Court Bans Bursting Of Firecrackers, Except Between 7 PM To 10 PM

The Bombay High Court today directed the Municipal Corporations of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region to ens... Read more

6 Nov 2023 1:40 PM GMT

Permission For Sunburn Music Festival In Goa Subject To Organizers Paying Amount Demanded By Comunidade : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently clarified that the authorities can consider the application filed seeking permission to conduct the famous ... Read more

6 Nov 2023 1:04 PM GMT

MBBS : Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Of Student With 80% Locomotor Disability For Medical Admission In PwD Quota

The Supreme Court recently dismissed the plea by a student suffering from 80% locomotor disability seeking reservation under the quota... Read more

6 Nov 2023 12:35 PM GMT

Muzaffarnagar Student Slapping | 'Why Appoint A Committee For This?' Supreme Court Directs UP Govt To Facilitate Victim's Admission To Private School

In the latest development in the Muzaffarnagar student slapping case, the Supreme Court on Monday (Novem... Read more

6 Nov 2023 12:23 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice In PIL Seeking Bar Councils To Collect Data On Candidates With Disabilities To Shape Policies For Disabled Lawyers

On November 6, 2023, the Supreme Court issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that urges the Bar Council of India (BCI) a... Read more

6 Nov 2023 11:50 AM GMT

Is S.437 CrPC Unconstitutional For Requiring Acquitted Persons To Execute Bail Bonds For Release? Supreme Court To Consider

The Supreme Court today (06.11.2023) issued notice to the Union of India in a plea challenging the constitutionality of Section 437A o... Read more

6 Nov 2023 11:24 AM GMT

No Hard & Fast Rule That Convict Must Undergo Particular Period Of Sentence Before Seeking Its Suspension : Supreme Court

There is no hard and fast rule that a convict should serve sentence for a particular period before the application to suspend the sent... Read more

6 Nov 2023 10:43 AM GMT

Supreme Court Forms Committee For Selection Of Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission Pro Tem Members

On Monday (November 6, 2023), the Supreme Court issued an order directing the formation of a committee for appointing two pro tem memb... Read more

6 Nov 2023 10:06 AM GMT

Menstrual Hygiene | Draft National Policy On Supply & Disposal Of Sanitary Napkins In Schools Ready: Union Govt Informs Supreme Court

On Monday (06.11.2023), the Union Government informed the Supreme Court that a draft National Policy on menstrual hygiene for supply a... Read more

6 Nov 2023 9:48 AM GMT

Tamil Nadu Agrees Before Supreme Court To Allow RSS Route Marches Across Tamil Nadu On 19th Or 26th Nov Subject To Approval Of Route By Police

The State of Tamil Nadu on Monday (06.11.2023) agreed before the Supreme Court that it will allow the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS... Read more

6 Nov 2023 9:28 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Tejashwi Yadav's Plea To Transfer Defamation Case Over 'Gujarati Cheats' Remark From Ahmedabad To 'Neutral Venue'; Stays Trial

The Supreme Court on Monday (November 6) issued notice on the petition filed by Tejashwi Yadav(Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and RJD... Read more

6 Nov 2023 9:16 AM GMT

Will The Mandate Of The Tribunal Terminate Under Section 29A Unless Extended During Its Subsistence? Supreme Court To Examine

The Supreme Court is set to examine an important issue related to the arbitration law that whether the mandate of the tribuna... Read more

6 Nov 2023 8:40 AM GMT

NewsClick Case | Supreme Court Adjourns Plea Of Chief Editor & HR Head Against Delhi Police Arrest Until After Diwali Break

The Supreme Court on Monday (November 6) adjourned until after the Diwali break the hearing of the pleas by NewsClick founder and edit... Read more

6 Nov 2023 8:10 AM GMT

'Approach High Court' : Supreme Court Dismisses Popular Front of India's Plea Against Central Govt's Ban Under UAPA

The Supreme Court on Monday (November 6) dismissed a plea by the Popular Front of India (PFI) challengin... Read more

6 Nov 2023 7:30 AM GMT

'Thank God We Have Judges Like Anand Venkatesh' : Supreme Court Hails Madras HC Order Reopening Acquittal Of TN Minister Ponmudi

The Supreme Court on Monday (November 6) refused to interfere with the Madras High Court's suo motu order re-opening the acquittal of ... Read more

6 Nov 2023 7:24 AM GMT

Delhi High Court Stays Summons Issued To Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s Wife In Case Alleging She Holds Two Voter IDs

The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed a trial court order issuing summons to Chief Minis... Read more

6 Nov 2023 7:11 AM GMT

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6 Nov 2023 6:41 AM GMT

Why Governors Act On Bills Only After State Govts Approach Courts? This Has To Stop : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday(November 6) expressed anguish at the fact that State Governments are forced to approach the Courts seeking... Read more

6 Nov 2023 6:14 AM GMT

Chamber Judge Refers Appeal Against Registrar's Refusal To Accept Petition To Court As Matter Involves Interpretation Of Order

The Supreme Court, comprising Justice K.V. Vishwanathan (in-chamber), while hearing an application assailing the registrar’s refusal o... Read more

5 Nov 2023 4:24 PM GMT

Murder Trial | Non-Explanation Of Injuries On Accused Will Create Doubts On Prosecution Version : Supreme Court

In a criminal appeal against conviction in a murder case, the Supreme Court recently observed that the non-explanation of injuries on ... Read more

5 Nov 2023 12:35 PM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (30th Oct-5th Nov)

Nominal Index [Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 932-953]Indrakunwar v. State of Chattisgarh 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 932Manish Sisodia v. Central... Read more

5 Nov 2023 9:14 AM GMT

Coexistence Of Multiple Ideologies Identity Of Country, No One Has Right To Hold Meeting To Eradicate Any Ideology: Madras High Court

While denying permission to conduct a meeting to eradicate “Dravidian Ideology”, the Madras High Court ... Read more

5 Nov 2023 8:05 AM GMT

For Conviction Under Section 149 IPC, No Overt Act Needed; Membership Of Unlawful Assembly Enough: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that for Section 149 of the Indian Penal Code, it is not... Read more

5 Nov 2023 7:04 AM GMT

NBDSA Directs TimesNow Navbharat To Take Down Episode Calling Haldwani Protesters 'Jihadi Gang' And Part Of 'Zameen Jihad'

The News Broadcasting & Digital Standards Authority (NBDSA) on Thursday (2nd November) criticised Times Now Navbharat for calling ... Read more

5 Nov 2023 6:46 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Nominal And Subject/Statute Wise Index [September 25 – 30, 2023]

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 822 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 843SUBJECT WISE INDEXAbortion'No immediate threat to mother's life; no foetal ab... Read more

5 Nov 2023 5:22 AM GMT

Justice Anand Venkatesh Writes : Dire Need Of “A Tall Figure“ to Guide The Judiciary

On a Sunday afternoon, after a siesta, feeling fresh and rejuvenated, a thought started occupying my mind. This article is ... Read more

5 Nov 2023 4:25 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Accused To Share Live Mobile Location With Police While Another Bench Is Examining Validity Of Such Bail Condition

The Supreme Court on Thursday (2nd November) enlarged a man facing charges under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1... Read more

4 Nov 2023 2:36 PM GMT

Unlike Elected Government, Judges Don’t Go By Popular Morality, But By Constitutional Morality: CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2023 on Saturday (4th November) said t... Read more

4 Nov 2023 10:48 AM GMT

NBDSA Directs Times Now Navbharat To Take Down Show Hosted By Navika Kumar Giving 'Communal Tilt' To Discussion On Garbha Events

The News Broadcasting & Digital Standards Authority (NBDSA) on Thursday (2nd November) passed an order against a show hosted by Na... Read more

4 Nov 2023 4:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Half Yearly Digest 2023 -Criminal Trial

Section 197 Cr.P.C. - Sanction required even for acts done in excess of official duty. A. Srinivasulu v. State of Rep. by the Inspecto... Read more

4 Nov 2023 4:26 AM GMT

Accused Can't Be Given Opportunity To Explain Before Filing Final Report : Supreme Court Sets Aside 'Strange' HC Order

The Supreme Court recently expressed surprise at a direction passed by a High Court that the police will give opportunity to an accuse... Read more

4 Nov 2023 4:05 AM GMT

IBC | Tax & Customs Dues To Be Paid As Per Waterfall Mechanism Under Section 53 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Bench comprising Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice S.V.N. Bhatti, has clarified that the dues of the Central Board o... Read more

4 Nov 2023 3:46 AM GMT

CLAT 2024 Last Date For Applications Extended Till November 10

The last date for applications for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2024 has been extended till 11.59 PM, November 10, 2023.

<... Read more

3 Nov 2023 5:39 PM GMT

Centre Nominates Justice S Muralidhar & 8 Others As Members To NALSA

The Central Government, in consultation with the Chief Justice of India, has nominated former Dr.Justice S Muralidhar, former Orissa H... Read more

3 Nov 2023 4:47 PM GMT

Liberty Is Dead In India, Anybody Can Be Arrested Anytime & Courts Won't Grant Bail; PMLA Is An Instrument Of Oppression: Kapil Sibal

In an interview with veteran journalist Nidhi Razdan, Senior Advocate and Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal recently said the Prevention of ... Read more

3 Nov 2023 4:06 PM GMT

Army's Approach To Promotion Of Women Officers Arbitrary, Contrary To Judgment : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (November 3) criticized the Indian Army for its "arbitrary" attitude towards the promotion of women office... Read more

3 Nov 2023 2:43 PM GMT

Disclosure Would Endanger Life Of Judges: Bombay High Court Denies RTI Information On Structural Audit Report Of Its Building

The Bombay High Court has refused to provide a report of its structural audit sought under the Right to Information Act citing danger ... Read more

3 Nov 2023 1:15 PM GMT

Supreme Court Says Enhancing EVM-VVPAT Tally Would Increase Election Commission's Work Without Any Big Advantage

Ahead of the 2024 general elections, the Supreme Court on Friday (November 3) orally observed that enhan... Read more

3 Nov 2023 1:02 PM GMT

Kuki Revolutionary Army Chief, UKLF Leader Move Supreme Court Seeking Transfer Of Trial From Manipur To Assam

The Supreme Court today(3rd November) stayed the trial in a missing arms case against Kuki Revolutionary Army Chief David Hangshing an... Read more

3 Nov 2023 12:40 PM GMT

Kerala High Court Bans Bursting Of Firecrackers In Religious Places At Odd Hours, Says No Holy Book Prescribes It Pleases God

The Kerala High Court on Friday came down heavily upon bursting of firecrackers at odd hours in religious places.

The Single J... Read more

3 Nov 2023 12:37 PM GMT

Stop Using 'My Lord' & 'Your Lordship', Use 'Sir' Instead : Justice PS Narasimha To Lawyer

Justice PS Narasimha, judge of the Supreme Court, recently expressed displeasure at being repeatedly addressed as "Your Lordship" and ... Read more

3 Nov 2023 10:05 AM GMT

Electoral Bonds | Do It In A Proportional, Tailor-Made Manner Which Took Care Of Serious Deficiencies: Supreme Court Tells Union [Day 3]

On the final day of arguments in the case pertaining to the Electoral Bonds Scheme case, the Supreme Court asked the Union Government ... Read more

3 Nov 2023 1:47 AM GMT

Supreme Court Collegium Recommends Appointment Of New Chief Justices In 3 High Courts

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended names to the Union Government for the appointment as Chief Justices of three High Courts. ... Read more

2 Nov 2023 3:19 PM GMT

42 Candidates Clear Supreme Court's Law Clerk-cum-Research Associates Exam 2023

The Supreme Court has published the results of the Law Clerk-cum-Research Associates Examination 2023.

42 candidates qualified ... Read more

2 Nov 2023 2:38 PM GMT

Supreme Court Affirms Penalty On 'Zarda' Manufacturers For Misclassifying Product As 'Chewing Tobacco' For Central Excise Duty

The Supreme Court while adjudicating a matter wherein the Assesssee deliberately misclassified the ‘Zarda’ produced by it as ‘Chewing ... Read more

2 Nov 2023 1:55 PM GMT

Supreme Court Monthly Round-Up [October 2023]

Nominal Index [Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 844-944]Pankaj Bansal v. Union of India, Basant Bansal v. Union of India 2023 LiveLaw (SC... Read more

2 Nov 2023 1:48 PM GMT

Plea In Supreme Court Seeks Approval For Liver Donation By Man To His 3-Year-Old Cousin Who Is Overseas Citizen Of India

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking permission to allow liver donation by a person to his cousin, a 3 year old chil... Read more

2 Nov 2023 11:45 AM GMT

Voters' Right To Know v. Donors' Confidentiality : Supreme Court Reserves Judgment In Electoral Bonds Case

The Supreme Court on Thursday (November 2) reserved judgment in a batch of petitions challenging the electoral bonds scheme. A Constit... Read more

2 Nov 2023 10:46 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Election Commission To Submit Data Of Electoral Bonds Funding Received By Political Parties Till Sep 30

The Supreme Court on Thursday (November 2) directed Election Commission of India to get the details of the funds received by all the p... Read more

2 Nov 2023 10:03 AM GMT

Can Trans Woman Invoke Domestic Violence Act? Supreme Court To Consider

The Supreme Court is set to examine whether a transgender woman who has undergone sex re-assignment surgery can be an “aggrieved perso... Read more

2 Nov 2023 8:56 AM GMT

'Not Protecting Queer Couples Despite Acknowledging Discrimination Is Abdication' : Review Petition Against Supreme Court Verdict

A review petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against its judgment inRead more

2 Nov 2023 7:39 AM GMT

Murder Trial | Exception 4 To Section 300 IPC Not Applicable If Accused Took "Undue Advantage" Of Situation: Supreme Court

An offender who takes undue advantage of a situation is not entitled to the application of Exception 4 to Section 300 of th... Read more

2 Nov 2023 6:46 AM GMT

Electoral Bonds Case Hearing : Live Updates From Supreme Court [Day 3]

The Supreme Court will continue hearing the petitions challenging the electoral bonds scheme today.

A Constitution Bench compri... Read more

2 Nov 2023 5:03 AM GMT2023-11-02 05:03:49

Stray Dog Issue | Supreme Court Lists Matter For Final Hearing On 10th January

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (01.11.2023) listed the matter relating to the curbing of stray dog attacks in the country on 10th Janu... Read more

1 Nov 2023 4:11 PM GMT

Discrimination In Allowing Late Submission Of Caste Certificates: Supreme Court Directs Gujarat Govt To Appoint 2 Candidates 16 Years After They Applied

The Supreme Court recently pulled up the State of Gujarat for selectively allowing certain candidates to submit their caste certificat... Read more

1 Nov 2023 4:01 PM GMT

Is Electoral Bonds Scheme Legalising Kickbacks? Are Means Proportional? Supreme Court Asks Union Govt [Day 2]

On the second day of the hearing in the Electoral Bonds case, the Supreme Court questioned if the scheme was legalising 'kickbacks' ma... Read more

1 Nov 2023 2:44 PM GMT

Bhima Koregaon Case | Will See If Jyoti Jagtap's Bail Plea Will Fit In Formula Of 'Vernon' Judgment, Says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (November 1) adjourned until November 30 the hearing of activist and Bhim... Read more

1 Nov 2023 1:37 PM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (16th-22nd October)

Nominal Index [Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 895-918]Chain Singh v. State of Chattisgarh 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 895M/S Triveni Glass Limited... Read more

1 Nov 2023 1:34 PM GMT

Grant Of Bail Can't Be Made Dependent On Surrender Of Co-Accused : Supreme Court

A Division Bench of the Supreme Court, while allowing a bail plea, held that the grant of bail to a co-accused person cannot be contin... Read more

1 Nov 2023 1:00 PM GMT

BREAKING | Review Petition Filed Against Supreme Court's Marriage Equality Judgement

In a recent development, review petitions have been filed against the Constitution Bench judgement of the Supreme Court which had, on ... Read more

1 Nov 2023 12:29 PM GMT

Supreme Court Half Yearly Digest 2023 - Environmental Laws

Aarey Case - The Supreme Court imposes Rs. 10 lakh fine on Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRCL) for seeking to cut more trees tha... Read more

1 Nov 2023 11:48 AM GMT

Section 362 CrPC Bar Not Applicable To Bail Orders : Supreme Court

A Division Bench of the Supreme Court recently, while setting aside the judgment of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, held that Section 3... Read more

1 Nov 2023 11:15 AM GMT

'Serving Personnel Can't Be Deemed To Ex-Servicemen From Future Date' : Supreme Court Rejects Army Veterans Plea For Govt Job

Serving Armed Forces officers can't be deemed to be Ex-Servicemen from a prospective date, said the Supreme Court while rejecting the ... Read more

1 Nov 2023 10:57 AM GMT

Electoral Bonds Scheme Discriminatory For Excluding Parties With Small Votes Shares? Supreme Court Refuses To Consider In Ongoing Case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (November 1) refused to entertain an intervention application filed by 'Dalit Panthers' party challengi... Read more

1 Nov 2023 10:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court Confirms Order Granting Teesta Setalvad and Husband Interim Anticipatory Bail in Donations Embezzlement Case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (November 1) granted anticipatory bail to social activists Teesta Setalva... Read more

1 Nov 2023 9:37 AM GMT

Observations By Coordinate Bench No Ground To Review A Judgment : Supreme Court Lays Down 8 Principles On Scope Of Review

Observations made by a coordinate bench about a judgment cannot be a ground to review it, said the Supreme Court while dism... Read more

1 Nov 2023 6:50 AM GMT

Electoral Bonds Case Hearing : Live Updates From Supreme Court [Day 2]

The Supreme Court will continue hearing today a batch of petitions challenging the electoral bonds scheme.

A Constitution bench... Read more

1 Nov 2023 4:58 AM GMT2023-11-01 04:58:59

Witness Not Discredited By Mere Contradiction In Statement Given To Police : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently observed that a witness will not stand totally discredited merely because the testimony given during the tr... Read more

1 Nov 2023 4:46 AM GMT

Electoral Bonds Violate Citizens' Right To Information, Promote Corruption: Prashant Bhushan To Supreme Court [Day 1]

Arguing before the Constitution bench comprising Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, Justices Sanjiv Khanna, BR Gavai, JB Pardiw... Read more

31 Oct 2023 4:25 PM GMT

Plaint Cannot Be Rejected In Part Under Order VII Rule 11 Of CPC: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (31.10.2023) held that a plaint cannot be rejected in part under Order VII Rule 11 of the Code of Civil P... Read more

31 Oct 2023 3:36 PM GMT

IBC Resolution Plan Can't Ignore Government Dues : Supreme Court Dismisses Review Petitions Against 'Rainbow Papers'

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (October 31) dismissed a batch of review petitions filed against a 2022 judgment which held that the defi... Read more

31 Oct 2023 2:34 PM GMT

No Way To Prohibit Trading Of Electoral Bonds Since They Can Be Transferred, Says Supreme Court During Hearing [Day 1]

While hearing the batch of petitions challenging the anonymous electoral bonds scheme, the Supreme Court today commented on the lack o... Read more

31 Oct 2023 1:57 PM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Umar Khalid's Bail Plea Along With His Petition Challenging UAPA Provisions On Nov 22

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (October 31) decided to hear former JNU scholar and activist Umar Khalid's ... Read more

31 Oct 2023 1:06 PM GMT

'Can A Govt Sue Through Ministers?' : Supreme Court On Delhi Govt's Plea Against LG's Appointment As SWM Committee Head

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (October 31) questioned whether a government could sue or be sued through a... Read more

31 Oct 2023 1:00 PM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing In SNC Lavalin Case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (31.10.2023) adjourned the appeals filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) challenging the dis... Read more

31 Oct 2023 11:17 AM GMT

Motor Accident Claims | No Right To Recovery For Insurer Merely Because Vehicle Owner Didn't Verify Driver's License : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (30th October) held that an insurance company cannot claim that it is not liable to pay compensation in a ... Read more

31 Oct 2023 10:58 AM GMT

Is Profane Language 'Obscene' & 'Sexually Explicit' As Per Sec.67/67A IT Act? Supreme Court Reserves Judgment In 'College Romance' Case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (31.10.2023), reserved for judgment the appeal filed by the makers of the TVF web series ‘College Romance... Read more

31 Oct 2023 10:41 AM GMT

'Advocates-on-Record Are Not Not Mere Signing Authorities': Supreme Court Lambasts AoRs Filing Frivolous Petitions; Seeks Reform Measures

Advocates-on-record cannot be reduced to mere signing authorities, the Supreme Court observed on Tuesday... Read more

31 Oct 2023 9:53 AM GMT

Stubble Burning One Reason For Delhi Air Pollution, Says CAQM; Supreme Court Seeks Affidavits From Punjab, Haryana, UP, Rajasthan

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (October 31) asked the Governments of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi to file affidav... Read more

31 Oct 2023 9:07 AM GMT

'Atrocious' : Supreme Court Shocked By Plea Challenging Articles 20 & 22; Pulls Up Lawyers

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (October 31) expressed shock at a writ petition filed challenging the constitutionality of Articles 20 an... Read more

31 Oct 2023 8:09 AM GMT

'False Allegation Of Rape Cause Distress & Humiliation To Accused': Supreme Court While Acquitting Man In Rape Case

A false allegation of rape can cause equal distress, humiliation, and damage to the accused as well, said the Supreme Court... Read more

31 Oct 2023 7:41 AM GMT

Section 47 CPC | Executing Court Can Consider Only Questions Limited To Execution Of Decree; Can't Go Behind Decree: Supreme Court

Lamenting the long delay in the execution of decrees, the Supreme Court observed that under Section 47 of the Code of Civil Procedure,... Read more

31 Oct 2023 6:39 AM GMT

Andhra Pradesh High Court Grants Interim Bail On Medical Grounds To Former CM Chandrababu Naidu Arrested In Skill Development Scam Case

Andhra Pradesh High Court has granted 4 weeks interim bail to former Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on medical grounds. He clai... Read more

31 Oct 2023 5:57 AM GMT

Section 313 CrPC | 'Right To Remain Silent Not Be Used Against Accused' : Supreme Court Summarises 12 Principles

Recently, the Supreme Court, in a noteworthy judgment, while Read more

31 Oct 2023 5:24 AM GMT

Electoral Bonds Case Hearing : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will start hearing today a batch of petitions challenging the electoral bonds scheme.

A Constitution bench c... Read more

31 Oct 2023 4:45 AM GMT2023-10-31 04:45:43

"Governor Acting As A Political Rival": Tamil Nadu Government Moves Supreme Court Against Governor RN Ravi's Inaction In Assenting Bills

The Tamil Nadu Government has moved Supreme Court alleging that the Governor of the State of Tamil Nadu Dr RN Ravi has positioned hims... Read more

31 Oct 2023 4:34 AM GMT

Supreme Court Half Yearly Digest 2023- Law Of Evidence

AdmissionAny concession or admission of a fact by a defence counsel would definitely be binding on his client, except the concession o... Read more

31 Oct 2023 4:16 AM GMT

LG's Order Terminating Services Of Consultants Can Be Challenged In Delhi HC : Supreme Court Clarifies Order Refusing To Stay Services Ordinance

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 30) clarified that it had not dealt with the legality of the Delhi Lieutenant Governor's order as... Read more

30 Oct 2023 4:47 PM GMT

Second Petition Under S.482 CrPC On Grounds Available At The Time Of First Petition Not Maintainable: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (30th October) held that a second petition under Section 482 Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 on grounds that... Read more

30 Oct 2023 3:50 PM GMT

If Trial Is Delayed For No Fault Of Accused, Courts Must Consider Grant Of Bail: Supreme Court

Detention or jail before being pronounced guilty of an offence should not become punishment without trial, said the Supreme Court in t... Read more

30 Oct 2023 3:36 PM GMT

Allegation That Liquor Group Paid Rs 100 Crores To Manish Sisodia Debatable; But Few Distributors Made Profits Of Rs 338 Crores: Supreme Court

In the judgment denying bail to former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in relation to the alleged Delhi liquor policy scam,... Read more

30 Oct 2023 2:13 PM GMT

RTI Act Will Become ‘Dead Letter’ : Supreme Court Directs States, Union To Fill Vacancies In Information Commissions

The Supreme Court today (October 30) expressed its dissatisfaction with the failure of States and the Union to fill up the vacancies o... Read more

30 Oct 2023 1:24 PM GMT

Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Eidgah Dispute : Allahabad High Court Submits Report To Supreme Court On Pending Suits

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 30) revealed that the Allahabad High Court's registry has furnished... Read more

30 Oct 2023 12:09 PM GMT

Muzaffarnagar School Slapping | 'Child Is So Traumatised; You Expect Him To Come To Counselling Centre' : Supreme Court To UP Education Dept

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 30) mulled over the idea of appointing an expert agency working in ... Read more

30 Oct 2023 11:47 AM GMT

Supreme Court Expresses Concerns At Indefinite Suspension Of AAP MP Raghav Chadha From Rajya Sabha

While hearing the writ petition filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Raghav Chadha challenging his suspension from the Rajya Sabha on... Read more

30 Oct 2023 10:39 AM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Senthil Balaji's Plea For Bail On Medical Grounds Till Next Week

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 30) adjourned the hearing of Tamil Nadu minister and DMK leader Senthil Balaji's plea seeking bai... Read more

30 Oct 2023 9:03 AM GMT

Decide Disqualification Petitions Over Shiv Sena Rift By Dec 31; NCP Case By Jan 31 : Supreme Court Directs Maharashtra Speaker

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 30) directed the Maharashtra Legislati... Read more

30 Oct 2023 7:43 AM GMT

NCLAT Judicial Member Facing Supreme Court's Contempt Notice Resigns; SC Slams Tribunal For Defying Its Direction

A judicial member of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), Mr.Rakesh Kumar, tendered his resignation in the wake of the... Read more

30 Oct 2023 6:59 AM GMT

Supreme Court Denies Bail To Former Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia In Delhi Excise Policy Scam Case; Directs To Fast Track Trial

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 30) refused to grant bail to former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Man... Read more

30 Oct 2023 5:12 AM GMT

Citizens Don't Have Right To Know Source Of Political Parties' Funds : Attorney General Tells Supreme Court In Electoral Bonds Case

The Attorney General of India, R Venkataramani, in a statement filed before the Supreme Court in the electoral bonds case, has... Read more

30 Oct 2023 4:24 AM GMT

Limitation For Specific Performance Suit Runs From Date When Plaintiff Had Notice Of Refusal When No Date Is Fixed For Performance : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, while dismissing a suit, arising from an Agreement to Sell (ATS), noted that while the ATS was dated 31.07.1975, th... Read more

29 Oct 2023 4:06 AM GMT

Requirement For Disclosures In Criminal Trial Can't Step Over Right To Privacy : Supreme Court Acquits Woman Accused Of Killing Newborn

While deciding a criminal appeal, the Supreme Court recently considered a significant question of law- whether an accused woman is req... Read more

28 Oct 2023 3:50 PM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest [September 18 – 24, 2023]

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 800 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 821

The Supreme Court explains scope of jud... Read more

28 Oct 2023 1:36 PM GMT

Supreme Court To Pronounce Judgment On Manish Sisodia'a Bail Applications On October 30

The Supreme Court will pronounce judgment on the bail applications filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief... Read more

28 Oct 2023 12:16 PM GMT

Breaking Barriers : How Justice Ravindra Bhat Expanded Scope Of Disability Rights

Justice S Ravindra Bhat, who retired as a Supreme Court judge on October 20, has made immense contributions to the expansio... Read more

28 Oct 2023 11:35 AM GMT

Supreme Court Notifies 5-Judge Bench To Hear Electoral Bonds Case On October 31

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will start hearing a batch of petitions challenging the Electoral Bonds scheme on October 31... Read more

28 Oct 2023 10:41 AM GMT

To Hold A Medical Practitioner Liable For Negligence, A Higher Threshold Limit Must Be Met: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, while hearing a set of appeals pertaining to the medical negligence matter, observed that to hold a medical practit... Read more

27 Oct 2023 2:57 PM GMT

Justice Ravindra Bhat's Scholarly Legacy : A Look At His Important Judgments

“Fraternity is not the assimilation of the minority into the majority. To the contrary, it is the celebration of peac... Read more

27 Oct 2023 11:02 AM GMT

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27 Oct 2023 4:30 AM GMT

Justice S Ravindra Bhat Appointed As Distinguished Professor at Dr.B.R. Ambedkar National Law University, Sonepat

Justice S. Ravindra Bhat, who retired as a judge of the Supreme Court on October 20, has taken on a new role as a Distinguished Profes... Read more

26 Oct 2023 3:45 PM GMT

Mumbai Court Refuses To Discharge Uddhav Thackeray, MP Sanjay Raut In Defamation Case By Shinde Faction MP Rahul Shewale

A Metropolitan Magistrates Court in Mumbai rejected the discharge applications of Shiv Sena (UBT) leaders Uddhav Thackeray and MP Sanj... Read more

26 Oct 2023 1:49 PM GMT

Transfer Of Property Act | Rents Receivable Can Be Assigned By Debtor To Creditor As Actionable Claim: Supreme Court

Rents receivable by a borrower can be assigned to a lender as an "actionable claim" as per the Transfer of Property Act,188... Read more

26 Oct 2023 7:46 AM GMT

IBC| Time-Barred Recovery Certificate Can Be Segregated From Composite Claim Under Section 7 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that in a composite application filed under Section 7 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“IBC”) b... Read more

26 Oct 2023 6:53 AM GMT

State Amendments Made To VAT Acts After GST Came Into Effect Are Invalid : Supreme Court

A Division Bench of the Supreme Court, while deciding the appeals arising from judgments of Telangana, Gujarat and Bombay High Court w... Read more

26 Oct 2023 5:43 AM GMT

'Difficult For Courts To Intervene In The Absence Of A Statute' : CJI DY Chandrachud On Marriage Equality Verdict

Speaking of his minority judgment in the recent verdict on the same sex marriage, Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud said t... Read more

26 Oct 2023 4:42 AM GMT

Panel Discussion On The Marriage Equality Judgement Today At 5.30 PM

Live Law is organising a panel discussion on the Marriage Equality judgement on October 25, 2023 at 5.30 PM, featuring Muskan Tibrewal... Read more

25 Oct 2023 11:26 AM GMT

Judges Taking Up Cases Not Assigned By Chief Justice Is An Act Of 'Gross Impropriety': Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently said that the judges should refrain from taking up cases not specifically assigned to them by the Chief Jus... Read more

25 Oct 2023 8:33 AM GMT

Can ED Attach Property Acquired Before Alleged Commission Of Scheduled Offence? Supreme Court To Consider

The Supreme Court recently issued a notice in a case which raises the issues whether a property acquired before the alleged act of sch... Read more

25 Oct 2023 5:54 AM GMT

[Article 142] Supreme Court Issues Directions For Sale And Attachment Of Assets To Clear Arrears Of Maintenance To Woman Abandoned By Husband

The Supreme Court recently directed sale of ancestral property of a man to pay arrears of maintenance of Rs. 1.25 Crores to his wife u... Read more

24 Oct 2023 10:45 AM GMT

Can Close Relatives Of State's Executive Head Be Awarded Govt Contracts? Supreme Court Seeks CAG's Response

The Supreme Court while resuming its hearing in a SLP raising allegations regarding awarding of government tenders by the state govern... Read more

24 Oct 2023 6:44 AM GMT

No Case Of Medical Negligence If Complications Suffered By Patient Totally Unrelated To Medical Procedure Undergone: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court while deciding a case of medical negligence held that principles of Res Ipsa Locutor get attracted ... Read more

23 Oct 2023 6:30 AM GMT

Once High Court Admits A Writ Petition It Cannot Refuse To Consider Prayer For Interim Relief Citing Alternate Remedy: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has expressed surprise at an order of the Bombay High Court that first admitted a writ petition but then refused to ... Read more

23 Oct 2023 4:30 AM GMT

Court’s Duty To Ensure Witnesses Are Not Under Threat: Supreme Court Cancels Accused's Bail After Witnesses Turn Hostile, Orders Fresh Examination

The Supreme Court has cancelled the bail granted to a man accused of conspiring to murder his wife after she refused consent for mutua... Read more

23 Oct 2023 4:00 AM GMT

Supreme Court Sounds Note Of Caution After High Court Judge Entertains Civil Writ Petition For Clubbing FIRs, Imposes 50K Cost On Litigant

The Supreme Court recently exposed a shocking case of abuse of legal procedures before the Rajasthan High Court where after denial of ... Read more

23 Oct 2023 3:00 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Nominal And Subject/Statute Wise Index [September 11 – 17, 2023]

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 763 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 799SUBJECT WISE INDEXAdvocateIt is very unfortunate that the Advocates represent... Read more

23 Oct 2023 2:30 AM GMT

Tamil Nadu’s Ban On Reinforced Paper Cups Reasonable,In Public Interest To Control Pollution: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (20.10.2023) refused to interfere with the order of the Madras High Court that had upheld the ban on reinf... Read more

21 Oct 2023 12:53 PM GMT

'Ensure Manual Sewer Cleaning Is Completely Eradicated' : Read 14 Directions Issued By Supreme Court Against Manual Scavenging

The Supreme Court has issued a slew of directions to the Union and the State Governments to ensure that the abhorrent practice of manu... Read more

21 Oct 2023 8:53 AM GMT

Judiciary's Role In Appointing Consumer Forum Members Can't Be Diluted: Bombay High Court Strikes Down Rule 6(1) Of Consumer Protection Rules 2020

The Bombay High Court at Nagpur has quashed Rule 6(1) of the Consumer Protection Rules, 2020 which prescribed two members from the Sta... Read more

21 Oct 2023 8:30 AM GMT

Read 12 Directions Issued by Supreme Court For Speedy Trial of Civil Cases

Expressing serious concerns at the pendency of cases in the country, the Supreme Court on Friday issued ... Read more

21 Oct 2023 6:17 AM GMT

Satisfied That Much Was Done & Conscious That A Lot Remains To Be Done: Justice Ravindra Bhat Says In Farewell Speech

On October 20, 2023, Justice Ravindra Bhat of the Supreme Court delivered a reflective farewell speech, at an event organized by the S... Read more

20 Oct 2023 2:11 PM GMT

Conviction Under Section 498-A IPC Can Be Upheld Despite Acquittal Under Section 304-B IPC : Supreme Court

In a heartwrenching case, where a girl committed suicide by setting herself on fire due to physical and mental torture committed by he... Read more

20 Oct 2023 12:52 PM GMT

Sanatana Dharma Row| Plea In Supreme Court Seeks Guidelines To Prevent Communal Remarks By Ministers, Elected Representatives

The Supreme Court on Wednesday tagged another petition over Tamil Nadu minister and DMK leader Udhayanid... Read more

20 Oct 2023 12:48 PM GMT

Umar Khalid Files Petition In Supreme Court Challenging UAPA Provisions

Former JNU scholar and activist Umar Khalid, who is an undertrial prisoner in the Delhi riots larger conspiracy case, has filed a writ... Read more

20 Oct 2023 12:31 PM GMT

IBC | Doctrine Of Election Can’t Prevent Financial Creditor From Initiating CIRP Against Corporate Debtor: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that the ‘Doctrine of Election’ cannot be applied to prevent a Financial Creditor from approaching the Nati... Read more

20 Oct 2023 11:44 AM GMT

Former Civil Servants Challenge 2023 Amendments To Forest Conservation Act; Supreme Court Seeks Centre's Response

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on a plea challenging the constitutionality of the recent amen... Read more

20 Oct 2023 11:13 AM GMT

Supreme Court Takes Note Of 'Positive Development' In Centre Clearing Some Collegium Proposals, Repeats Concerns About Pending Files

The Supreme Court on Friday (October 20) took note of some "positive developments" in judicial appointments, as the Centre has notifie... Read more

20 Oct 2023 10:55 AM GMT

'Indian Voters Can Distinguish Between Car, Road Roller & Chapati Roller' : Supreme Court On BRS's Plea Against 'Deceptive' Symbols

The Supreme Court on Friday (October 20) refused to entertain the petitions filed by political party BRS (Bharat Rashtra Sa... Read more

20 Oct 2023 9:34 AM GMT

SARFAESI Act | As per Unamended S.13(8), Borrower Has Right To Redeem Available Till Sale Certificate Is Registered & Possession Is Handed Over : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, while deciding an appeal, settled the issue of right of redemption of a mortgaged property by a borrower under the ... Read more

20 Oct 2023 9:02 AM GMT

Popular Front of India Approaches Supreme Court against Central Govt's Ban under UAPA

The Popular Front of India (PFI) has approached the Supreme Court against a home ministry notification d... Read more

20 Oct 2023 8:33 AM GMT

Supreme Court Makes Absolute Interim Anticipatory Bail Granted To Congress Leader BV Srinivas in Sexual Harassment Case

The Supreme Court of India on Friday granted anticipatory bail to Indian Youth Congress (IYC) president ... Read more

20 Oct 2023 7:46 AM GMT

Mahua Moitra's Counsel In Defamation Suit Before Delhi High Court Withdraws After Advocate Dehadrai Says Her Lawyer Contacted Him

In a surprising turn of events at the Delhi High Court today, Senior Advocate Gopal Sankaranarayanan withdrew from appearing for Trina... Read more

20 Oct 2023 7:12 AM GMT

Supreme Court Imposes Rs.1 Lakh Cost On Lawyer Who Challenged Restoration Of Mohammed Faizal's Lok Sabha Membership

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea by a Lucknow-based lawyer challenging the restoration of Na... Read more

20 Oct 2023 7:00 AM GMT

No Arrest for Chandrababu Naidu in FiberNet Scam Case Till Nov 9, Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing In Anticipatory Bail Plea

The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the plea by former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu ... Read more

20 Oct 2023 6:48 AM GMT

'Completely Eradicate Manual Scavenging' : Supreme Court Directs Union & States; Increases Compensation For Sewer Deaths To Rs 30 Lakh

The Supreme Court on Friday (October 20) issued a categorical direction to the Union Government and all State Governments to ensure th... Read more

20 Oct 2023 6:36 AM GMT

'Litigants Become Disillusioned' : Supreme Court Expresses Anguish At Long Pendency Of Cases; Issues Directions To HCs For Speedy Disposals

Expressing serious concerns at the pendency of cases in the country, the Supreme Court has issued a slew of directions to ensure the s... Read more

20 Oct 2023 5:50 AM GMT

Chandrababu Naidu's Case : Live Updates From Supreme Court - FibreNet Case Anticipatory Bail Hearing

The Supreme Court will hear today former Andhra CM N Chandrababu Naidu's plea against an Andhra Pradesh High Court order refusing to g... Read more

20 Oct 2023 5:13 AM GMT2023-10-20 05:13:04

Supreme Court Allows Woman To Undergo Surrogacy With Donor Egg, Despite New Amendment Disallowing It

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (18.10.2023) allowed a woman with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) Syndrome, a condition that prev... Read more

20 Oct 2023 4:33 AM GMT

States/UTs Must Notify 'District Officers' Under POSH Act : Supreme Court Issues Slew Of Directions

The Supreme Court has issued a slew of directions to the Union government, and all State/UT governments to ensure the effec... Read more

19 Oct 2023 3:26 PM GMT

Bombay HC Dismisses Plea To Ban Engagement Of Pakistani Artists In India; Says Patriotism Is In Devotion To Country, Not Enmity Towards Another

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking a complete ban on Indian citizens, co... Read more

19 Oct 2023 2:56 PM GMT

Arbitrator Won't Become Ineligible By Unilaterally Revising Fee; Mandate Can't Be Terminated On Grounds Not Mentioned In Schedule : Supreme Court

In a notable judgment, the Supreme Court has held that unilateral revision of fee by an arbitral tribunal, though not permissible, wil... Read more

19 Oct 2023 2:09 PM GMT

'Hurried Trial' : Supreme Court Sets Aside Death Penalty Given In Child Rape-Murder Case Within 23 Days; Orders Fresh Trial

The Supreme Court on Thursday (October 19) set aside the conviction and death sentence of a man accused ... Read more

19 Oct 2023 1:27 PM GMT

Delhi Court Upholds Release Of Electronics Devices Seized From Editors Of ‘The Wire’, Says Delhi Police Causing Undue Hardship To Them

A Delhi Court has dismissed a plea moved by the Delhi Police against a magisterial court... Read more

19 Oct 2023 12:45 PM GMT

Supreme Court Designates 47 Former High Court Judges As Senior Advocates

The Supreme Court, in its full court meeting held on October 16, decided to confer senior designations on 47 former judges of the High... Read more

19 Oct 2023 12:01 PM GMT

'Fake News' Case : Supreme Court Closes BJP Spokesperson Prashant Umrao's Plea After TN Govt Says Only One FIR Registered Against Him

The Tamil Nadu Government informed the Supreme Court on Thursday (October 19) that only one FIR has been... Read more

19 Oct 2023 10:49 AM GMT

'Why Freeze Entire Bank Account Of Traders Just Because Unknown Cyber Criminals Paid Them Through UPI?' Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently directed Banks to limit the freezing orders issued in respect of persons into whose accounts amounts ha... Read more

19 Oct 2023 10:30 AM GMT

Principles To Be Followed In Case Of Multiple Dying Declarations: Supreme Court Explains

The Supreme Court recently laid down the principles to be followed in cases where there are multiple dying declarations. The Court del... Read more

19 Oct 2023 9:14 AM GMT

ED’s Power To Issue Summons Under Section 50 PMLA Does Not Include Power To Arrest: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Thursday ruled that the power of the Enforcement Directorate to issue summons to a person under Section 50 of ... Read more

19 Oct 2023 7:38 AM GMT

BREAKING | Kheda Flogging Of Muslim Men: Gujarat HC Finds 4 Cops Guilty Of Contempt, Orders 14-Day Jail Term; Order Stayed For 3 Months

The Gujarat High Court today found 4 Gujarat Police officers GUILTY of committing Cont... Read more

19 Oct 2023 7:06 AM GMT

Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement Cannot Be Enforced Unless Notified By Centre Under Section 90 Income Tax Act : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) cannot be given effect to by a court, authority or a trib... Read more

19 Oct 2023 6:59 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Delhi Police's Response To Pleas Challenging Arrests Of NewsClick Chief Editor & HR Head In UAPA Case

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Delhi Police in the pleas by NewsClick founder and ed... Read more

19 Oct 2023 6:23 AM GMT

UPSC Rejects Candidature Over Late Submission Of EWS Certificate; Supreme Court Allows Candidate To Appear For Interview

The Supreme Court recently granted interim relief relief to a candidate who was not allowed to appear for an Interview by the Union Pu... Read more

19 Oct 2023 5:50 AM GMT

Supreme Court Sets Aside HC Judgment Which Invalidated Assembly Election Of Arunachal Pradesh MLA Dasanglu Pul

The Supreme Court on Thursday (October 19) set aside the judgment of the Gauhati High Court which invalidated the election of BJP MLA ... Read more

19 Oct 2023 5:33 AM GMT

Commercial Courts Should Examine If Plea For Urgent Interim Relief Is A Disguise To Circumvent Pre-litigation Mediation Under S.12A : Supreme Court

While reiterating the mandatory nature of Section 12A of the Commercial Suits Act, which mandates pre-litigation mediation unless the ... Read more

19 Oct 2023 5:20 AM GMT

"Cannot Pursue Petitions To Show To Press": Supreme Court Dismisses Ashwini Upadhyay's PIL Seeking Uniform Endowment Code

The Supreme Court on Wednesday(October 18) refused to entertain a PIL filed by Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay seeking to declare that Hindu... Read more

19 Oct 2023 4:29 AM GMT

Marriage Equality Case : Conclusions & Directions Of Supreme Court Judgments

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Justice S Ravindra Bhat and Justice PS Narasimha pronounced separat... Read more

19 Oct 2023 3:30 AM GMT

Provident Fund | When Can Two Establishments Be Clubbed Together For EPF Act Coverage? Supreme Court Explains

A Division Bench of the Supreme Court recently determined the legal position pertaining to the clubbing of different institutes for th... Read more

18 Oct 2023 3:43 PM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Bail To Congress Leader Accused Of Making Facebook Posts Against India, Prime Minister

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (18.10.2023), granted bail to Congress Leader Afzal Lakhani who has been accused of making 'Anti-Indian... Read more

18 Oct 2023 3:08 PM GMT

When Notice Is Returned As ‘Unclaimed’, It Must Be Deemed Proper Service; 'Unclaimed' Same As 'Refusal': Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that when notice is returned as ‘unclaimed’, it shall be deemed to be served on the addressee and cons... Read more

18 Oct 2023 2:00 PM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Manipur Police's Arrest Of Transgender Rights Activist In Case Over Social Media Posts

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (October 18) stayed the arrest of a transgender rights activist by the Manipur police in relation to so... Read more

18 Oct 2023 1:34 PM GMT

'National Interest Can Be In Hearing The Matter Also': Supreme Court To Examine If Judgment Upholding ED's Powers Need Reconsideration

In a significant development, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court agreed to hear applications seeking reconsideration of the judg... Read more

18 Oct 2023 1:08 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Air India On Plea Seeking Higher Compensation For 2020 Plane Crash In Kerala

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (Oct. 18) issued notice on the special leave petitions filed by the passengers seeking compensation for... Read more

18 Oct 2023 11:32 AM GMT

‘Delhi’s Loss Is Manipur’s Gain, Burden Of Bringing Happiness To Place Full Of Sadness On Judiciary’: Delhi HC Bids Farewell To Justice Siddharth Mridul

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday bid farewell to Justice Siddharth Mridul, who has been a judge for more than 15 years and is now app... Read more

18 Oct 2023 11:12 AM GMT

Supreme Court Designates Former CJ Of Orissa High Court Justice S Muralidhar As A Senior Advocate

The Supreme Court of India has designated the Former Chief Justice Of Orissa High Court as a Senior Advo... Read more

18 Oct 2023 10:17 AM GMT

Disability Rights | Twin Conditions In RWPD Act Creating Barriers, Says Supreme Court While Granting Relief To Person With Colour Blindness

The Supreme Court has expressed concerns about the conditions of disabilities falling within defined categories and meeting the criter... Read more

18 Oct 2023 9:27 AM GMT

BREAKING: Centre Notifies Transfer Of 16 High Court Judges

The Central Government today notified the transfer of 16 High Court judges as recommended by the Supreme Court collegium. They are

... Read more

18 Oct 2023 9:25 AM GMT

PMLA Judgment Review Hearing : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear at 3 PM today petitions seeking review of the Read more

18 Oct 2023 9:04 AM GMT2023-10-18 09:04:00

'Unbecoming Of A Judicial Tribunal' : Supreme Court Issues Contempt Notice To NCLAT Members For Passing Judgment Defying SC Order

In an unprecedented development, the Supreme Court on Wednesday (October 18) issued notices to two members of the National Company Law... Read more

18 Oct 2023 7:10 AM GMT

NewsClick Case : Supreme Court To Hear Plea Of Chief Editor Prabir Purkayastha & HR Head Against Arrest In UAPA Case Tomorrow

The Supreme Court today while hearing the plea by News Click Chief Editor Prabir Purkayastha petition challenging his arrest by the De... Read more

18 Oct 2023 6:34 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Union Govt On Framing Guidelines For Issuance Of Birth And Death Certificates Digitally

The Supreme Court recently issued notice to the Union of India on the question of formulating appropriate guidelines for the uniform i... Read more

18 Oct 2023 5:50 AM GMT

Consumer Disputes Are Non-Arbitrable, Consumers Can't Be Compelled Into Arbitration : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that consumer disputes are non arbitrable disputes and a party cannot be compelled into arbitration ju... Read more

18 Oct 2023 5:29 AM GMT

'Don't Pass Any Assessment Orders Against AAP, Gandhis Now' : Supreme Court To IT Dept While Hearing Plea Challenging Transfer To Central Circle

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned until November 7 the hearing of the pleas by Congress leaders Rah... Read more

18 Oct 2023 5:16 AM GMT

Right To Civil Union, Adoption, Transgender Persons' Right To Marry: Where Supreme Court Bench Agreed & Disagreed In Marriage Equality Case

"There is a degree of agreement and a degree of disagreement on how far we have to go," remarked CJI DY Chandrachud as he comme... Read more

18 Oct 2023 4:32 AM GMT

Marriage Equality | 5 Reasons Why Supreme Court Didn't Include Same-Sex Unions Under Special Marriage Act

On October 17, 2023, a Supreme Court Constitution Bench unanimously held that it could not strike down or read down the provisions of ... Read more

18 Oct 2023 3:30 AM GMT

End Discrimination Against Queer Couples, Address Exclusion Of Same-Sex Partners From Benefits: Supreme Court To State

Even though the Supreme Court refrained from granting legal recognition for same-sex marriages, it did make a strong call to the State... Read more

17 Oct 2023 2:47 PM GMT

Queerness Not An Urban, Elitist Concept: Supreme Court Declares

Stating that the court could not step into the domain of the legislature, the Supreme Court today Read more

17 Oct 2023 12:46 PM GMT

No Interim Bail For Chandrababu Naidu In Skill Development Scam Case; Supreme Court Reserves Verdict

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea by former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chan... Read more

17 Oct 2023 12:18 PM GMT

"Speaker Giving Interviews, Not Doing His Job": Supreme Court Gives "Final Opportunity" To Maharashtra Speaker On Disqualification Pleas

The Supreme Court today granted a "final opportunity" to the Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for laying down an approp... Read more

17 Oct 2023 12:11 PM GMT

Supreme Court Defers Hearing of CBI's Plea against Lalu Prasad Yadav's Bail in Fodder Scam Cases until January 2024

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned until January next year an appeal by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) challenging the ... Read more

17 Oct 2023 11:31 AM GMT

Manish Sisodia Bail | 'If Bribery Isn't There In Predicate Offence, Difficult To Prove PMLA Case' : Supreme Court Reserves Judgment

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved for order the bail plea of former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Mani... Read more

17 Oct 2023 11:03 AM GMT

No Arrest for Chandrababu Naidu Till Friday in FiberNet Scam Case, Supreme Court Adjourns Anticipatory Bail Hearing

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of a plea by former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nar... Read more

17 Oct 2023 10:33 AM GMT

Manish Sisodia Bail Hearing : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The SupremeCourt is continue hearing AAP leader and former Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's plea for bail in the ED and CBI cases in c... Read more

17 Oct 2023 9:35 AM GMT2023-10-17 09:35:27

Breaking | Delhi High Court Allows AAP MP Raghav Chadha’s Appeal Against Order Paving Way For His Eviction From Govt Bungalow

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday allowed the appeal moved by Aam Aadmi Party MP Raghav Chadha challenging the trial court order which g... Read more

17 Oct 2023 9:09 AM GMT

'They Don't Want 'Vicky Donor' Situation' : Supreme Court To Examine Validity Of Restriction On Sperm Donors To Donate To More Than One Couple

The Supreme Court on Monday (16.10.2023), issued notice to the Centre in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed challenging certain ... Read more

17 Oct 2023 3:42 AM GMT

Same-Sex Marriage Case Judgment : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will pronounce at 10.30AM today the judgment in the same-sex marriage case.

A 5-judge Constitution Bench comp... Read more

17 Oct 2023 2:40 AM GMT

Marriage Equality Case: Key Highlights From The Landmark Hearing Before Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is set to deliver its long-awaited judgment on a batch of petitions seeking legal recognition for queer marriages to... Read more

16 Oct 2023 4:10 PM GMT

Many First Generation Lawyers Have Made Their Mark In Legal Profession & Have Got Senior Designation : Supreme Court

Many first generation lawyers have made their mark in the profession and have attained prominence and have been conferred with senior ... Read more

16 Oct 2023 3:59 PM GMT

"This Is Like Bonded Labour": Supreme Court On MBBS Interns Working Without Stipends; Asks, 'What Is NMC Doing?'

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 15) expressed grave concerns regarding the non-payment of stipends to MBBS interns, likening the ... Read more

16 Oct 2023 3:17 PM GMT

BREAKING| Centre Notifies Appointment Of Manipur High Court Chief Justice 3 Months After Supreme Court Collegium Recommendation

The Central Government has notified the appointment of Justice Siddharth Mridul, judge of the Delhi High Court, as the Chief Justice o... Read more

16 Oct 2023 3:06 PM GMT

Manish Sisodia's Bail Plea: ''You Can't Keep Someone Behind Bars Infinitely; When Will Charges Be Framed?' Supreme Court Asks ED, CBI

The Supreme Court on Monday questioned the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Directorate of ... Read more

16 Oct 2023 2:47 PM GMT

Can Rifle Association Member Possess Third Firearm Only For Target Practice? Supreme Court To Consider

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre in an appeal against the Read more

16 Oct 2023 2:37 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On CBI's Challenge Against Bail Granted To Chanda Kochhar & Husband in ICICI Bank Videocon Load Fraud Case

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice in a plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) challen... Read more

16 Oct 2023 1:27 PM GMT

Bihar Caste Survey | Plea In Supreme Court Against Inclusion of Transgender Identities Under Caste Lists Withdrawn In View of Govt's Clarification

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a petition against the Bihar government including ‘hijr... Read more

16 Oct 2023 1:10 PM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court To Pronounce Judgement In Same-Sex Marriage Case Tomorrow

The Supreme Court is set to deliver its judgment on the batch of petitions seeking legal recognition for queer marriages in India tomo... Read more

16 Oct 2023 12:48 PM GMT

Supreme Court Releases Report With Recommendations For Better Accessibility For Persons With Disabilities, Senior Citizens And Women

The Supreme Court Committee on Accessibility chaired by Justice S. Ravindra Bhat, on Monday released its Audit Report on the ph... Read more

16 Oct 2023 12:31 PM GMT

BREAKING| Thinking Of Making AAP An Accused In Delhi Liquor Scam Case, ED Tells Supreme Court

In a major development in the Delhi liquor policy scam case, Additional Solicitor General of India SV Raju told the Supreme Court that... Read more

16 Oct 2023 10:50 AM GMT

AFT Chandigarh Bar Association Objects To Attorney General's 'Racket On Disability Pension Cases' Comment

The Armed Forces Tribunal Chandigarh Bench Bar Association has taken objection to Read more

16 Oct 2023 10:28 AM GMT

'No Immediate Threat To Mother's Life; No Foetal Abnormality' : Supreme Court Rejects Married Woman's Plea To Abort 26-Week Pregnancy

The Supreme Court today (16.10.2023) rejected the plea of a married woman to abort... Read more

16 Oct 2023 10:03 AM GMT

Manish Sisodia Bail Hearing : Live Updates From Supreme Court In Delhi Liquor Policy Scam Case

The SupremeCourt is hearing AAP leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia’s bail applications in the #CBI and #ED c... Read more

16 Oct 2023 9:38 AM GMT2023-10-16 09:38:06

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Rajya Sabha Secretariat On AAP Leader Raghav Chadha's Plea Challenging Suspension From House

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 16) issued notice on a writ petition filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Raghav Chadha challeng... Read more

16 Oct 2023 9:14 AM GMT

"Is This A Market?" : CJI DY Chandrachud Asks Lawyer To Surrender Mobile Phone For Taking Call In Court

In a surprising turn of events at the Supreme Court today, Chief Justice DY Chandrachud took swift action during a court proceeding wh... Read more

16 Oct 2023 8:31 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Karnataka Dy CM DK Shivakumar On CBI's Plea In Disproportionate Assets Case

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice in a plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) challen... Read more

16 Oct 2023 7:48 AM GMT

Supreme Court Gives Relief To Person With Colour Blindness, Asks TANGEDCO To Appoint Him As Assistant Engineer

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 16) granted relief to a person with 'colour blindness' by directing the Tamil Nadu Generation and... Read more

16 Oct 2023 7:25 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks UP Police Response To Pawan Khera's Plea To Quash FIR Over 'Gautam Das' Remark Against PM Modi

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Uttar Pradesh government's response to a plea by Congress spokesp... Read more

16 Oct 2023 6:53 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Refers Electoral Bonds Case To Constitution Bench

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 16) referred the petitions challenging the anonymous electoral bonds scheme to a Constitution Ben... Read more

16 Oct 2023 6:20 AM GMT

Congress Leader Moves Supreme Court Seeking Implementation of Women’s Reservation Bill Before 2024 General Elections

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking immediate of implementation of the Women’s Reservation Bill passed by the Parliamen... Read more

16 Oct 2023 6:13 AM GMT

BREAKING| NewsClick Case : Chief Editor & HR Head Move Supreme Court Challenging Arrests In UAPA Case; Seek Urgent Hearing

The NewsClick matter has reached the Supreme Court with its Editor-in-Chief Prabir Purkayastha and Human Resources head Amit Chakrabor... Read more

16 Oct 2023 5:55 AM GMT

Homebuyers Who Secure RERA Decrees Can't Be Treated Differently From Other Financial Creditors Under IBC : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that homebuyers cannot be treated differently from other "financial creditors" under the Insolvency and Ban... Read more

15 Oct 2023 3:02 PM GMT

All Responsible For War Crimes Must Be Prosecuted, Including The Victor & The Vanquished, To Ensure Universal Peace: Justice RF Nariman

All those responsible for war crimes, the victor and the vanquished should be prosecuted if we need worl... Read more

15 Oct 2023 2:11 PM GMT

United Commercial Bank Officers' Regulations | Disciplinary Proceedings Begin Only After Service of Chargesheet : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that disciplinary proceedings are considered to begin only after the service of a chargeshe... Read more

15 Oct 2023 9:52 AM GMT

Case Arrears, Infrastructure Problems, Gender Disparity : Crisis Looms Over Bihar Judiciary

While laying down the foundation stone of the Patna High Court building on 1st December 1913, the then Viceroy and Governor General of... Read more

15 Oct 2023 8:55 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Nominal And Subject/Statute Wise Index[September 1 – 10, 2023]

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 737 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 762SUBJECT WISE INDEXArmyBSF Act - Even if an officer pleads guilty of misconduc... Read more

15 Oct 2023 7:36 AM GMT

POCSO Act | State Must Provide 'Support' Persons' For Child Victims; It Can't Be Left To Parents' Discretion: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has underlined that the State has the obligation to provide 'support persons' as per the Protection of Children f... Read more

15 Oct 2023 7:17 AM GMT

Principles Relating To Plea & Alibi & Delaying In Registering FIR : Supreme Court Explains

A Division Bench of the Supreme Court, comprising Justices Abhay S. Oka and Sanjay Karol, recently affirmed the convi... Read more

15 Oct 2023 6:15 AM GMT

Sharon Murder Case: Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Of Accused Greeshma Seeking Transfer Of Trial From Kerala To Tamil Nadu

The Supreme Court on Friday (13.10.2023) dismissed the plea filed by the prime accused in the Sharon Murder case, Greeshma, seeking tr... Read more

15 Oct 2023 5:45 AM GMT

NDPS Act | If Samples Are Drawn Violating Section 52A, Trial Stands Vitiated : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (13.10.2023), set aside the order of the High Court that had sentenced a man to 10 years’ imprisonment for... Read more

15 Oct 2023 5:30 AM GMT

'Defence Ministry Finds There's A Racket Running On Disability Pension Cases' : Attorney General Tells Supreme Court

While defending the transfer of a judicial member of the Armed Forces Tribunal, Chandigarh Bench, Attorney General for India R Venk... Read more

14 Oct 2023 11:24 AM GMT

Merely Because A Person Is Educated & God Fearing, It Can't Be Said That He Has Good Reputation : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in a judgment delivered on Friday (13.10.2023) held that just because a person is educated and said to be God-fearin... Read more

14 Oct 2023 9:53 AM GMT

Soli Sorabjee Was Attorney General For The Country & Not The Govt, He Could Tell Union What Was Wrong : Justice KV Viswanathan

The OP Jindal Law School today organized the Soli J Sorabjee Memorial Lecture at Jindal Global University, featuring Justice KV Vishwa... Read more

14 Oct 2023 9:35 AM GMT

Article 226 | High Court Ought To Relegate Parties To Alternate Remedies When There Are Serious Factual Disputes: Supreme Court

A Division Bench of the Supreme Court, in its judgment dated October 13, 2023, opined that one of compelling reasons for relegating th... Read more

14 Oct 2023 7:51 AM GMT

"Why Is CARA Delaying Adoption Process?" Supreme Court Calls For Prompt Action To Benefit Waiting Children & Couples

The Supreme Court on Friday (13.10.2023), raised serious concerns over the delays in the adoption process and the potential impact on ... Read more

14 Oct 2023 7:43 AM GMT

De-sealing Of Properties In Delhi: Supreme Court Forms Committee Of Retired Judges To Hear Challenge To Monitoring Committee Orders

The Supreme Court has constituted a Judicial Committee with two retired judges to deal with the challenges to the orders passed by the... Read more

14 Oct 2023 7:32 AM GMT

Services Provided to IIT & NIT Exempt From Service Tax: Supreme Court Holds After Interpreting 'Or' & Semicolon In Exemption Notification

In an interesting judgment, the Supreme Court held that the Indian Institute of Technology and the National Institute of Technology wi... Read more

14 Oct 2023 6:38 AM GMT

Supreme Court Criminal Digest-August 2023

15 days police custody meant to be applied to the entire period of investigation as a whole : Supreme Court doubts 1992 precedent. V. ... Read more

14 Oct 2023 5:20 AM GMT

Delay & Laches Vital In Service Matters, Can Be Seen As Acquiescence: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, while rejecting the belated service-related claim made by one Bichitrananda Behera pertaining to the post of Physic... Read more

14 Oct 2023 5:13 AM GMT

Central Agencies Also Examining Skill Development Scam, This Shows Case Against Chandrababu Naidu Is Not State's Vendetta: AP CID Tells Supreme Court

Objecting to former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's plea for quashing of criminal pr... Read more

14 Oct 2023 4:16 AM GMT

28 Years After Applying, Man To Get Job In Postal Dept At 50 Years Age Due To Supreme Court's Order

In an interesting case, the Supreme Court recently directed the Postal Department to appoint a man, presently aged 50 years, to the po... Read more

14 Oct 2023 4:00 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Law To Ban Screening For Nursery School Admissions In Delhi

The Supreme Court, on October 13, dismissed the appeal challenging the Delhi High Court’s order wherein the Court refused to pass any ... Read more

13 Oct 2023 4:36 PM GMT

NCLAT Bench Defied Supreme Court Order? Supreme Court Directs Enquiry By Chairperson

The Supreme Court today (13.10.2023) directed for an enquiry to be conducted by the Chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate ... Read more

13 Oct 2023 2:46 PM GMT

SLPs In Criminal Cases Don't Divulge Crucial Information : Supreme Court Says Changes In Rules Of Practice Needed

The Supreme Court today(Oct 13) highlighted that Special Leave Petitions (SLPs) in criminal cases often lacked crucial information. Th... Read more

13 Oct 2023 2:40 PM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Transfer Of AFT Chandigarh Bench Judge, Agrees To Examine Plea To Remove Tribunal From Defence Ministry's Control

The Supreme Court today (13.10.2023) sought the response of the Union of India on a plea seeking to divest the control of the Armed Fo... Read more

13 Oct 2023 2:17 PM GMT

LiveLaw Is Hiring Associate Editors, High Court Reporters- Apply Today- Work With India's Number 1 Legal News Portal

Live Law is hiring for the following positions:

• Associate Editor

• Correspondent, Gujarat High Court

• Corr... Read more

13 Oct 2023 1:58 PM GMT

Angallu Violence | 'Can't Assume He'll Influence Investigation Merely Because He's Influential': AP High Court Grants Pre-Arrest Bail To Chandrababu Naidu

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday granted pre-arrest bail to former chief minister Chandra Babu Naidu in the Angallu Violence ca... Read more

13 Oct 2023 1:46 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On PIL To Regulate Live Broadcasting Of Medical Surgeries

The Supreme Court on Friday (13.10.2023), issued notice to the Centre and the National Medical Commission in a plea challenging the li... Read more

13 Oct 2023 11:49 AM GMT

Chandrababu Naidu Won't Be Arrested in FiberNet Scam Case Till Wednesday: State of Andhra Pradesh Tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on a plea by former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra... Read more

13 Oct 2023 10:51 AM GMT

'Frivolous Attempt To Get Publicity' : Supreme Court Dismisses PIL Challenging Oath Taken By Bombay HC Chief Justice With Rs 25K Costs

In a strong expression of exasperation with frivolous Public Interest Litigations (PILs), the Supreme Court today (13.10.2023) imposed... Read more

13 Oct 2023 10:38 AM GMT

Contai Municipality Probe | Supreme Court Dismisses WB Govt's Plea Against HC Order Granting Protection To Suvendu Adhikari's Relatives

The Supreme Court on Friday(October 13) dismissed West Bengal government's plea against a Read more

13 Oct 2023 10:09 AM GMT

AAP MP Sanjay Singh Sent To 14 Days Judicial Custody In Connection With Delhi Liquor Policy Scam

A Delhi Court on Friday remanded Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh to 14 days of judicial ... Read more

13 Oct 2023 9:28 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Seeking Guidelines For Seizure Of Electronic Devices On November 2

The Supreme Court on Friday(October 13) agreed to hear a Writ Petition Read more

13 Oct 2023 9:22 AM GMT

Breaking | Delhi High Court Upholds Trial Court Order Which Remanded NewsClick Founder Prabir Puryakastha, HR Head To 7 Days' Police Custody

The Delhi High Court today dismissed the pleas filed by NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha and Human Resources head Amit Chakraborty... Read more

13 Oct 2023 7:53 AM GMT

In Shiv Sena Dispute, Supreme Court Sternly Warns Maharashtra Speaker : Decide Disqualification Petitions Soon

The Supreme Court on Friday (October 13) criticised the Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for laying down a long schedul... Read more

13 Oct 2023 7:42 AM GMT

Sterling Witness Should Be Of High Quality Whose Version Is Unassailable: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that the evidence of an eye-witness should be of very sterling quality and caliber and it should not o... Read more

13 Oct 2023 7:02 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses PIL Challenging Darwinian Theory Of Evolution

The Supreme Court on Friday (October 13) dismissed a PIL challenging the Darwinian theory of evolution and Einstien's equation (E=MC²)... Read more

13 Oct 2023 6:20 AM GMT2023-10-13 06:20:18

Recruitment Process -Last Date To Fulfil Eligibility Criteria Is Last Date To Submit Applications, In The Absence Of Any Specific Rule: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court emphasized that where there is an absence of any specific rule or prescription, the last day for fulfilling eligibil... Read more

13 Oct 2023 6:04 AM GMT

Chandrababu Naidu Moves Supreme Court After Andhra Pradesh High Court Denies Him Anticipatory Bail in AP FiberNet Scam Case

Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has approached the Supreme Court against an ... Read more

13 Oct 2023 3:58 AM GMT

I See A Great Future In Legal Profession In This Country: Justice Aniruddha Bose

Justice Aniruddha Bose, on October 13, delivered the lecture “Justice Delivery System & Role of Lawyers”.... Read more

13 Oct 2023 3:30 AM GMT

Is An Arbitration Clause In An Unstamped Agreement Enforceable?Supreme Court 7-Judge Bench Reserves Judgement

A seven judge bench of the Supreme Court today reserved its judgement on the issue whether an unstamped/insufficiently stamped arbitra... Read more

12 Oct 2023 4:36 PM GMT

When There Is An Oppressive State, The Hope Is In The Judiciary: Justice Dr. S Muralidhar

Former Chief Justice of Orissa High Court Dr. Justice S Muralidhar, while delivering a lecture on the 'Independence of the Judiciary’ ... Read more

12 Oct 2023 4:06 PM GMT

Bombay High Court Calls For "Progressive" View On Obscenity, Says Wearing Short Skirts, Dancing Provocatively Not Per Se Obscene

Women dancing provocatively in skimpy clothes or making gestures are not “obscene” or “immoral” acts which could annoy someone, the Bo... Read more

12 Oct 2023 3:36 PM GMT

Bilkis Bano Case | Supreme Court Reserves Judgment on Pleas Challenging Premature Release of 11 Convicts; Asks Centre, Gujarat To Produce Records

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a clutch of pleas against the decision of the Guja... Read more

12 Oct 2023 11:11 AM GMT

A Feminist Perspective On Justice Is Essential, Particularly When Considering Justice For The Community Of People With Disabilities: Justice AK Sikri

In his address at the Mission Accessibility Annual Day held at the India International Centre, Justice Arjan ... Read more

12 Oct 2023 10:42 AM GMT

'Woman's Autonomy Important, But Unborn Child's Rights Can't Be Ignored': Supreme Court On Married Woman's Plea To Abort 26-Week Pregnancy

The Supreme Court on Thursday (12.10.2023) underlined the importance of balancing the rights of a woman to autonomy and choice with th... Read more

12 Oct 2023 10:24 AM GMT

Umar Khalid Bail : "Can Demonstrate In 20 Mins That There's No Case", Sibal Says; Supreme Court Adjourns Hearing Citing Paucity Of Time

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cited paucity of time to adjourn the hearing of the bail application of f... Read more

12 Oct 2023 9:56 AM GMT

[Today AT 4.45 PM] Justice (Retd) Muralidhar To Speak On “Independence Of Judiciary” [Watch LIVE]

Today AT 4.45 PM

Justice (Retd) Muralidhar [Former Chief Justice, Orissa High Court) To Speak On “Independence Of J... Read more

12 Oct 2023 9:03 AM GMT

S.149 IPC - Prosecution Must Prove Accused Was Aware Of Offences Likely To Be Committed To Achieve Common Object: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently emphasized the importance of concrete evidence to establish the common object in cases involving Section 14... Read more

12 Oct 2023 7:49 AM GMT

Plea Before Supreme Court Against Delhi HC Deferring Plea Challenging Minority Status Of Jamia Millia Islamia Withdrawn

The petition filed in the Supreme Court in relation to the minority status of the Jamia Millia Islamia, a Central University in New De... Read more

12 Oct 2023 7:26 AM GMT

"Matters Shouldn't Be Prioritised On Political Exigencies": Centre Opposes Priority Hearing Of Money Bill Issue In Supreme Court

The Central Government on Thursday (October 12) objected to the Supreme Court giving priority hearing for the money bill issue, saying... Read more

12 Oct 2023 7:02 AM GMT

S.153C Income Tax Act | Preceding 6 Years Period As Regards 3rd Party To Be Calculated From Date When Documents Are Assigned To Concerned AO : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has rejected the argument of the Income Tax department that Section 153C of the Income Tax Act 1961 empow... Read more

12 Oct 2023 6:37 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea To Regulate Advertisements By Corporate Hospitals

The Supreme Court on October 10 issued notice on a writ petition which seeks directions to regulate advertisements by corporate hospit... Read more

12 Oct 2023 6:01 AM GMT

Supreme Court Extends Nawab Malik's Bail On Medical Grounds By Three Months

The Supreme Court on Thursday (12.10.2023) extended the interim bail granted to former Maharashtra Minister and NCP MLA Nawab Malik on... Read more

12 Oct 2023 5:30 AM GMT

'If Convict's Advocate Was Absent, HC Should've Appointed A Lawyer For Him' : Supreme Court Criticises HC Deciding Criminal Appeal Without Hearing

The Supreme Court recently examined a controversial conviction by the Madhya Pradesh High Court in a triple murder case that was based... Read more

12 Oct 2023 3:50 AM GMT

Provide Counselling For Child Victims Of Sexual Offences, Ensure Their Education : Supreme Court Directs States

The Supreme Court has observed that whenever a child is subjected to sexual assault, the State or the Legal Services Authorities shoul... Read more

11 Oct 2023 4:13 PM GMT

Can A Juvenile In Conflict With The Law Seek Anticipatory Bail Under S. 438 Cr.PC? Supreme Court To Consider

The Supreme Court is set to consider the question of whether an Anticipatory Bail filed under Section 438 of the Criminal Procedure Co... Read more

11 Oct 2023 3:46 PM GMT

West Bengal School Service Commission Act - Supreme Court Restricts Retrospective Application Of Provision Enabling State Govt To Transfer Teachers

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 9) stayed the retrospective application of Section 10C of the West ... Read more

11 Oct 2023 3:43 PM GMT

Caste Or Religion Of Litigant Should Never Be Mentioned In Judgments : Supreme Court To All Courts

The Supreme Court has deprecated the practice followed by certain Trial Courts and High Court of mentioning the caste or religion of a... Read more

11 Oct 2023 2:29 PM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Godhra Train Carnage Case Appeals In March 2024

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (October 11) posted a batch of appeals relating to the 2002 Godhra train carnage case for hearing in th... Read more

11 Oct 2023 2:08 PM GMT

'Send The Convicts Back To Jail, I'm Beseeching This Court; They Don't Deserve Mercy' : Bilkis Bano's Lawyer Tells Supreme Court

Bilkis Bano's lawyer told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that her rapists were treated with 'kid gloves'... Read more

11 Oct 2023 1:36 PM GMT

Supreme Court Signs MoU With IIT Madras For Collaborating On Usage Of Artificial Intelligence & Technology

The Supreme Court has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIT Madras for collaborating on using Artificial Intelligence (A... Read more

11 Oct 2023 12:41 PM GMT

Accused Has No Right To Produce Any Material At The Time Of Framing Of Charge: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that at the stage of framing charges, the accused does not have the right to produce any material or documents ... Read more

11 Oct 2023 10:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court Bench Split On Abortion Of 26-Week Pregnancy Of Married Woman, Refers To Larger Bench

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (October 11), while hearing the recall application filed by the Union against the Court's order allowin... Read more

11 Oct 2023 9:53 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses Abdullah Azam Khan's Request to Restrain Trial Court From Passing Conviction Order in Forgery Case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday(October 11) refused to restrain a trial court from passing an order of co... Read more

11 Oct 2023 9:27 AM GMT

Supreme Court Collegium Recommends Transfer Of Manipur High Court Acting Chief Justice To Calcutta HC

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended the transfer Acting Chief Justice of Manipur High Court MV M... Read more

11 Oct 2023 9:01 AM GMT

Allahabad High Court Dismisses PIL Seeking 'Removal' Of Mathura's Idgah Mosque, Its Recognition As Krishna Janmabhoomi

The Allahabad High Court today dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) plea seeking r... Read more

11 Oct 2023 8:56 AM GMT

Marriage Considered 'Pious' In Indian Society: Divorce On Ground Of ‘Irretrievable Breakdown Of Marriage’ Not Always Desirable: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that it can exercise its discretion under the inherent powers under Article 142 of the Constitution ... Read more

11 Oct 2023 7:53 AM GMT

Distinction Between 'Common Intention' & 'Common Object' : Supreme Court Explains While Setting Aside Conviction In Triple Murder Case

The Supreme Court recently revisited a critical distinction between "common intention" and "common object", which are mentioned in Sec... Read more

11 Oct 2023 7:13 AM GMT

S.141 NI Act - Only That Person Who Was Responsible For Conduct Of Company's Affairs At The Time Of Cheque Dishonour Is Liable: Supreme Court

In a judgment pronounced on October 11, the Supreme Court reiterated the principles relating to liability of a director of a company f... Read more

11 Oct 2023 6:50 AM GMT

'Every Bench Of Supreme Court Is SC' : Justice Nagarathna Reprimands Union For Approaching CJI To Recall Order Passed By Another Bench

Supreme Court judge Justice BV Nagarathna on Wednesday admonished the Union Government for orally mentioning before the Chie... Read more

11 Oct 2023 6:34 AM GMT

Supreme Court Criminal Law Digest: July 2023

1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case - The bomb blast caused at the behest of the accused persons resulted in the death of 13 persons and 38 p... Read more

11 Oct 2023 6:00 AM GMT

Supreme Court Restores Cheating Case Against Actor Rajinikanth's Wife Latha; Gives Her Liberty To Seek Discharge Before Trial Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (October 10) restored a cheating case against Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's wife Latha on a complaint fil... Read more

11 Oct 2023 5:03 AM GMT

Does CrPC Apply To Customs Act? Supreme Court To Decide In DRI's Appeal Against Adani Enterprises

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (10 Oct) directed that the case of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence(DRI) v. Adani Enter... Read more

11 Oct 2023 3:50 AM GMT

Insisting That Donor Egg Cannot Be Used For Gestational Surrogacy Is Prima Facie Against Surrogacy Rules: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has observed that insisting that only the egg and the sperm of the intending couple can only be used for gestational... Read more

10 Oct 2023 3:58 PM GMT

When PM CARES Fund Is Given CSR Benefit, Can CM Relief Fund Be Excluded? Supreme Court To Hear Rajasthan's Suit

In a significant legal development, the Supreme Court highlighted the issues for consideration in an original suit filed under Article... Read more

10 Oct 2023 3:04 PM GMT

Advocates Cannot Claim Right Of Legal Representation Under Industrial Disputes Act: Supreme Court Answers Reference

The Supreme Court has affirmed that an Advocate cannot claim the right of legal representation under the the Industrial Disputes Act, ... Read more

10 Oct 2023 2:27 PM GMT

Chandrababu Naidu's Plea : Will Remand Order Be Valid If PC Act Offences Go Due To Lack Of Sec 17A Sanction? Supreme Court Asks AP CID

The Supreme Court on Tuesday, while hearing former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's p... Read more

10 Oct 2023 1:25 PM GMT

What Does `Vacant Land’ Under Section 2 Of Urban Land Ceiling Act Mean? Supreme Court Refers To Larger Bench

The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred the question of the construction, meaning and import of the term ‘vacant land’ contained in Sect... Read more

10 Oct 2023 12:52 PM GMT

Chanda Kochhar Case : If HC's Interim Bail Was Only For 2 Weeks, Why Approach SC? Supreme Court Asks CBI

The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned whether a plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chal... Read more

10 Oct 2023 12:23 PM GMT

'Foetus Has Chance Of Being Born' : A Day After Allowing Abortion Of 26-Week Pregnancy, Supreme Court Asks AIIMS To Defer Procedure

In a turn of events, the Supreme Court today asked All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to defer the medical termination of... Read more

10 Oct 2023 11:00 AM GMT

AAP Leader Raghav Chadha Moves Supreme Court Challenging Suspension From Rajya Sabha

Aam Aaadmi Party(AAP) MP Raghav Chadha has approached the Supreme Court challenging his suspension from the Rajya Sabha. Chaddha, a Ra... Read more

10 Oct 2023 10:28 AM GMT

Delhi Court Extends AAP MP Sanjay Singh's ED Custody In Money Laundering Case Till Friday

A Delhi Court has extended Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh's ED custody till Friday, October 13, in the money laundering case connecte... Read more

10 Oct 2023 10:24 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice on Surendra Gadling's Bail Plea in 2016 Gadchiroli Arson Case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice on the bail plea of Dalit rights activist and advocate Surend... Read more

10 Oct 2023 9:54 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea Against Alleged Illegal Detention Of Rohingya Refugees

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (October 10) issued notice in a Writ Petition filed under Article 32 of the Constitution of India seeking... Read more

10 Oct 2023 9:42 AM GMT

Professional Film Reviews Different From Motivated Bad Film Reviews : Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday asked the State Police Chief to be mindful of professional reviews of a film while devising mechanism... Read more

10 Oct 2023 9:29 AM GMT

Supreme Court Questions Gujarat Govt On Time Taken To Decide Remission Applications, Seeks Details Of Pending Petitions For Premature Release

The Supreme Court has asked the State of Gujarat to explain the time span taken to decide applications filed by prisoners seeking remi... Read more

10 Oct 2023 7:57 AM GMT

'Local Issues Best Dealt With By High Courts': Supreme Court Remarks On Plea Concerning Captive Elephants In Kerala

While dealing with an Intervention Application (IA) in a petition concerning captive elephants in the State of Kerala on Tuesday, the ... Read more

10 Oct 2023 7:41 AM GMT

Breaking | Karnataka HC Allows The Liver Doctor To Access X Account On Undertaking To Hide Alleged Defamatory Tweets Against Himalaya Corp

The Karnataka High Court today modified a trial court order suspending the account of Dr Cyriac Abby Philips who operates the widely p... Read more

10 Oct 2023 7:21 AM GMT

Cheque Dishonour Cases - What Should Courts Ask Accused Once Presumption Under S.139 NI Act Is Applicable? Supreme Court Explains

Reiterating the principles relating to the presumption under Section 139 of the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881, the Supreme Court rev... Read more

10 Oct 2023 6:55 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Challenge Against Electoral Bonds Scheme On October 31

The Supreme Court will hear the batch of petitions challenging the Electoral Bonds scheme on October 31, 2023. A bench comprising C... Read more

10 Oct 2023 6:31 AM GMT

Liberal Approach Be Taken Regarding Delay In Appeals Filed By State : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, recently (October 9), while deciding over a discretionary order of the High Court granting the prayer for condonati... Read more

10 Oct 2023 5:36 AM GMT

Automatic Termination Of Indian Citizenship On Acquiring Another Citizenship Is Unconstitutional: LSE Professor's Plea In Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Central Government in a petition filed by Constitutional scholar and Public Law Chair... Read more

10 Oct 2023 4:52 AM GMT

Money Bill, Speaker's Powers, Minority Status Of AMU : Issues In 7-Judge Bench Matters Which Supreme Court Will Hear Soon

The Supreme Court will be finishing pre-hearing steps in six 7-judge bench matters on October 12. These matters include exploration of... Read more

10 Oct 2023 3:45 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (2nd- 8th Oct, 2023)

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10 Oct 2023 3:42 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Allows Married Woman To Abort Unplanned Pregnancy At 26 Weeks Citing Mental & Financial Reasons

The Supreme Court on Monday (09.10.2023) allowed the medical termination of pregnancy of a married woman who is 26 weeks pregnant. The... Read more

9 Oct 2023 4:28 PM GMT

Customs Duty - Undervaluation Must Be Proved By Evidence Of Prices Of Contemporaneous Imports; Else Benefit Of Doubt Goes To Importer : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has recently highlighted that the transaction value (the price actually paid or payable for the goods) should be the... Read more

9 Oct 2023 3:56 PM GMT

Hyderabad Cricket Association Elections | No Supreme Court Relief For Mohammed Azharuddin Against Removal From Voters List

Former Indian cricket captain Mohammed Azharuddin filed an application in the Supreme Court challenging the removal of his name from t... Read more

9 Oct 2023 2:42 PM GMT

Bogtui Carnage Case : Supreme Court Issues Notice On CBI's Challenge To Calcutta HC Ordering SIT Probe Into Custodial Death Of Accused

A Division Bench of the Supreme Court issued notice in an appeal filed by the CBI against the Calcutta High Court’s Read more

9 Oct 2023 2:06 PM GMT

Judges' Appointment | After Supreme Court Rebuke, Centre Acts On Certain Pending Collegium Recommendations

The Supreme Court on Monday revealed that almost all of the 70 recommendations made by various high cour... Read more

9 Oct 2023 1:35 PM GMT

Supreme Court Says Conduct Of 'V4 Kochi' President Nipun Cherian During Contempt Proceedings Before Kerala HC Was 'Reprehensible'

The Supreme Court on Monday (09.10.2023) while considering the plea of Nipun Cherian, the President of political party 'V4 Kochi', aga... Read more

9 Oct 2023 1:25 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Congress Leader's Plea Challenging ‘First Level Check’ Of EVMs, VVPATs Carried Out By Election Commission

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a petition challenging the “First Level Check" of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and V... Read more

9 Oct 2023 12:44 PM GMT

Chandrababu Naidu's Case: Can Section 17A Be Interpreted In A Manner Defeating Purpose Of PC Act? Supreme Court Asks Harish Salve

While hearing former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's plea, the Supreme Court on Monday... Read more

9 Oct 2023 11:42 AM GMT

Supreme Court Closes All Cases Pending In High Courts Against 'Adipurush' Movie

The Supreme Court on Monday(October 9) put a closure to all cases pending in different High Courts against the movie "Adipurush".

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9 Oct 2023 11:15 AM GMT

State Information Commissions Must Provide Hybrid Hearings, E-Filing; Use Of Technology No Longer An Option: Supreme Court

In a step towards utilising technology to ensure access to justice, the Supreme Court today directed all State Information Commissions... Read more

9 Oct 2023 10:48 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Nominal And Subject/Statute Wise Index [September 1 – 10, 2023]

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 737 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 762SUBJECT WISE INDEXArmyBSF Act - Even if an officer pleads guilty of misconduc... Read more

9 Oct 2023 10:26 AM GMT

Appointment Of Manipur High Court Chief Justice Will Be Notified Soon : Centre Tells Supreme Court

Two weeks after the Supreme Court expressed concerns over the central government's delay in notifying Delhi High Court judge Siddharth... Read more

9 Oct 2023 8:54 AM GMT

Supreme Court Allows Mohammed Faizal To Continue As MP, Stays Kerala HC Order Which Refused To Suspend Conviction

The Supreme Court on Monday (09.10.2023) stayed the recent Read more

9 Oct 2023 8:25 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Baba Ram Dev's Plea Against Criminal Action Over Alleged Anti-Allopathy Remarks During COVID

The Supreme Court on Monday(October 9) issued notice on yoga guru and Patanjali Ayurved founder Ram Dev'... Read more

9 Oct 2023 7:55 AM GMT

Transfer Of AFT Judge Before Hearing Contempt Case Against Defence Ministry Requires 'Close Scrutiny', Says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday(October 9) directed the Chairperson of the Principal Bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) to file in a... Read more

9 Oct 2023 7:42 AM GMT

Centre To File Review Against Supreme Court's Judgment Directing ED To Inform Grounds Of Arrest In Writing

The Central Government will soon file a review petition against the recent SupremeCourt judgment in Read more

9 Oct 2023 6:39 AM GMT

NCP Rift : Supreme Court Issues Notice On Sharad Pawar Faction's Plea To Direct Maharashtra Speaker To Decide Disqualification Pleas Against Ajit Pawar Faction

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 9) issued notice on a petition filed by Nationalist Congress Party (Sharad Pawar faction) seeking... Read more

9 Oct 2023 6:07 AM GMT

UPSC Civil Service Exam - Candidates Can't Claim EWS Quota If Certificates Aren't Uploaded In Prescribed Format Before Cut Off Date: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (October 9) dismissed three writ petitions filed by certain civil service aspirants challenging... Read more

9 Oct 2023 5:30 AM GMT

Chandrababu Naidu's Plea To Quash FIR : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The SupremeCourt will hear today former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's petition to quash the FIR in relation to ski... Read more

9 Oct 2023 4:32 AM GMT2023-10-09 04:32:10

Explainer : Issues In 9-Judge Bench Matters Which Supreme Court Will Hear Soon

On October 12, 2023, the Supreme Court is gearing up for a significant day as a bench presided by CJI DY Chandrachud will be heading f... Read more

8 Oct 2023 1:27 PM GMT

India Remains A Democracy Because Legislature & Executive Are Kept In Check By Judiciary : Justice L Nageswara Rao

The 'war cry' of politicians about Parliamentary supremacy is wrong and India remains a democracy because the Executive and Legislativ... Read more

8 Oct 2023 12:18 PM GMT

Supreme Court Monthly Digest August 2023

SUBJECT WISE INDEXAbkari ActPerson receiving information of crime or detecting the occurrence can investigate it. Sathyan v. State of ... Read more

8 Oct 2023 8:58 AM GMT

Supreme Court’s Judgment In 'Pankaj Bansal' Is A Silver Lining For Putting Some Reins On ED

The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) was like a genie out of the bottle after the controversial judgment delivered by the Sup... Read more

8 Oct 2023 6:00 AM GMT

Courts Should Be Sensitive In Cases Of Crimes Against Women, Ensure Criminals Don’t Escape On Technicalities: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently upheld the conviction of a husband in a case related to the murder of his wife and domestic crue... Read more

8 Oct 2023 4:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Monthly Roundup- September 2023

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8 Oct 2023 4:00 AM GMT

Don't Know Why Delhi Riots Order Upset The Government, It Was The Right Thing To Do : Justice Muralidhar

Former Orissa High Court Chief Justice S Muralidhar said that he did not know why the order passed by him in relation to the Delhi rio... Read more

8 Oct 2023 3:20 AM GMT

Delhi Riots: Court Grants Bail To Shahrukh Pathan Citing Prolonged Custody But To Remain In Jail For Pointing Gun At Cop

A Delhi Court on Saturday granted bail to Shahrukh Pathan, the man who pointed a gun at ... Read more

7 Oct 2023 3:22 PM GMT

Will Can't Be Presumed To Be Valid Merely Because It Is Registered : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (06.10.2023) held that mere registration would not sanctify a document by attaching to it an irrebuttable ... Read more

7 Oct 2023 3:04 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice In PIL Seeking For Free Treatment For Children With Muscular Dystrophy

The Supreme Court on Friday (06.10.2023) issued notice in a petition seeking to commence a national programme for treatment of childre... Read more

7 Oct 2023 2:34 PM GMT

Principles Of Applying Section 106 Of Evidence Act : Supreme Court Explains

The Supreme Court recently held that Section 106 of the Evidence Act does not inherently impose a burden on the accused but comes into... Read more

7 Oct 2023 1:59 PM GMT

Magistrate Can Dismiss Defamation Complaint By Applying Exceptions Under S.499 IPC Before Issuing Summons To Accused: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday (05.10.2023) held that a Magistrate can dismiss a defamation complaint by applying the exceptions under ... Read more

7 Oct 2023 1:40 PM GMT

Theft Coverage Denied Saying Gold Wasn't Kept In 'Locked Safe' : Supreme Court Says Insurance Claim Can't Be Rejected Based On Ambiguous Term

Recently, the Supreme Court, while hearing an appeal, noted that the claim arising out of an insurance policy cannot be repudiated on ... Read more

7 Oct 2023 10:56 AM GMT

Family Law: All India Half Yearly Digest 2023

SUPREME COURTCriminal Proceedings For Dowry Demand Cannot Be Quashed Merely Because Divorce Petition Is PendingCase Title: X vs State ... Read more

7 Oct 2023 10:27 AM GMT

Challenges To India's Bail System: Justice Akil Kureshi and Senior Advocate Rebecca John Discuss

Former Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Justice Akhil Kureshi, speaking at a panel discussion titled ‘Un... Read more

7 Oct 2023 9:02 AM GMT

The Liver Doctor v. Himalaya Corp : Dr. Cyriac Abby Philips Moves Karnataka High Court Against Suspension Of 'X' Account

Dr Cyriac Abby Philips ('The Liver Doctor') has moved Karnataka High Court challenging the Civil Court's ex-parte interim injunction o... Read more

7 Oct 2023 7:20 AM GMT

S. 50 NDPS Act Not Applicable To Recovery From Bag Carried By A Person: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently reiterated that the conditions for personal search as specified in Section 50 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psy... Read more

7 Oct 2023 6:43 AM GMT

JJ Act | 'May' In S. 19(1) Be Read As 'Shall'; Children's Court Must Hold Inquiry On Whether Child Should Be Tried As Adult: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that compliance with Section 19(1) subclause (i) of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Chil... Read more

7 Oct 2023 5:30 AM GMT

Karta Of Hindu Undivided Family Can Alienate HUF Property Even If Minor Has Undivided Interest In It : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has observed that a Karta of a Hindu Undivided Family(HUF) has the right to sell/dispose of/alienate an Hindu Undivi... Read more

7 Oct 2023 4:28 AM GMT

'Contraband Recovered In Violation Of Section 50 NDPS Act Inadmissible' : Supreme Court Summarises Principles For Search Of Persons

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has summarized the principles related to Sections 50 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic ... Read more

7 Oct 2023 12:50 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Upper Age Limit Relaxation For J&K Civil Judge Examination

The Supreme Court on Friday (October 6) dismissed a petition seeking relaxation of the upper age limit of 35 years for the Jammu and K... Read more

6 Oct 2023 5:36 PM GMT

AAP MP Raghav Chadha Has No Vested Right To Occupy Govt Bungalow After Cancellation Of Allotment: Delhi Court

A Delhi Court has said that Aam Aadmi Party MP Raghav Chadha has no vested right to continue to occupy the government bungalow after i... Read more

6 Oct 2023 2:17 PM GMT

Many States Have Not Complied With Tehseen Poonawalla Guidelines on Mob Lynching: Senior Advocate Colin Gonsalves Tells Supreme Court

Alleging governmental inaction despite the Tehseen Poonawalla ruling, Senior Advocate Colin Gonsa... Read more

6 Oct 2023 1:08 PM GMT

Wife Living In Adultery Not Entitled To Maintenance From Husband Under Domestic Violence Act: Karnataka High Court

The Karnataka High Court has held that a wife cannot claim maintenance from her husband under section 12 of the Domestic Violence Act,... Read more

6 Oct 2023 1:06 PM GMT

CJI DY Chandrachud Lauds 'Trend' Of More Women Getting Appointed In District Judiciary Across Country

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud expressed happiness at the trend of more women getting appointed in district judiciary across th... Read more

6 Oct 2023 11:32 AM GMT

West Bengal Universities' Row | Supreme Court Stays Financial Perks of Interim VCs Appointed By Governor When Matter Was Pending Before SC

The Supreme Court on Friday(October 6) stayed the additional financial emoluments of the interim vice-ch... Read more

6 Oct 2023 10:52 AM GMT

Defamation Case Against 'The Wire' : No Dossier Calling University 'Den Of Organised Sex Racket' Received, JNU Tells Supreme Court

In relation to the defamation case filed by Professor Amrita Singh against 'The Wire', the Jawaharlal Nehru University(JNU) informed t... Read more

6 Oct 2023 10:38 AM GMT

NewsClick Arrests: Delhi High Court Seeks Delhi Police's Response On Founder Prabir Purkayastha’s Plea, Says Something Amiss In Remand Order

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the Delhi Police on the plea filed by NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha challengi... Read more

6 Oct 2023 10:31 AM GMT

BREAKING| No High Court Should Deny Access To VC Facility For Hybrid Hearings; Free WiFi Must Be Given To Bar Members : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (06.10.2023) directed all High Courts to ensure that no member of the bar is denied access to video confer... Read more

6 Oct 2023 9:59 AM GMT

NewsClick Case : Live Updates From Delhi High Court- Prabir Purkayastha Plea Against Arrest In UAPA Case

NewsClick Founder Prabir Purkayastha and HR Head Move Delhi High Court head Amit Chakravarty have moved the Delhi High Court challengi... Read more

6 Oct 2023 9:27 AM GMT2023-10-06 09:27:24

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Rajasthan & Madhya Pradesh On Plea Challenging Chief Ministers Announcing 'Election Freebies'

The Supreme Court on Friday (October 6) issued notice on a writ petition challenging the cash assistance offers announced by the Chief... Read more

6 Oct 2023 9:04 AM GMT

'We Can't Stop Govt From Taking A Decision' : Supreme Court Refuses To Restrain Bihar Govt From Acting On Caste-Survey Data

The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing of a batch of pleas challenging the constitutionality ... Read more

6 Oct 2023 7:46 AM GMT

Will Constitute 7-Judge Bench Soon To Hear Money Bills Issue, Says CJI DY Chandrachud

Today, the Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud orally remarked that he would soon be constituting a seven-judge bench to hear the co... Read more

6 Oct 2023 6:36 AM GMT

Parliamentary Or State Law Wouldn’t Apply To Scheduled V Area Only If The Governor Notifies So: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently upheld the power of Municipal Councils to levy terminal tax within the limits of Scheduled Areas, dismissin... Read more

6 Oct 2023 6:01 AM GMT

NewsClick Founder Prabir Purkayastha, HR Head Move Delhi High Court Challenging Arrest In UAPA Case, Hearing Today

NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha and Human Resources head Amit Chakravarty have moved the Delhi High Court challenging their arres... Read more

6 Oct 2023 5:51 AM GMT

BREAKING| In A Historic First, Supreme Court Appoints Sign Language Interpreter For Deaf Lawyer

The Supreme Court on Friday appointed a sign language interpreter for deaf lawyer Sarah Sunny. Historically, the Supreme Court has nev... Read more

6 Oct 2023 5:27 AM GMT

SC/ST/OBC Reservation Will Be Given In Temporary Appointments Which Last For 45 Days Or More : Centre Tells Supreme Court

The Central Government has informed the Supreme Court that reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Class... Read more

6 Oct 2023 4:48 AM GMT

Acquittal In Criminal Proceedings Does Not Automatically Result In Discharge In Corresponding Disciplinary Proceedings: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently ruled that an acquittal in connected criminal proceedings does not entail any benefit in the surviving proc... Read more

6 Oct 2023 3:09 AM GMT

SAT Sets Aside SEBI Order Which Held Prannoy Roy & Radhika Roy Liable For Insider Trading In NDTV

The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) on Thursday (October 5)Read more

5 Oct 2023 4:39 PM GMT

'India Is Arbitration-Friendly' : Justice SK Kaul Says At International Legal Forum Of Asia-Pacific Region

Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, judge of the Supreme Court, participated in the 12th International Legal Forum of the Asia-Pacific Region ... Read more

5 Oct 2023 4:09 PM GMT

Can MPs/MLAs Taking Bribe For Vote/Speech In Legislature Claim Immunity? Supreme Court 7-Judge Bench Reserves Verdict

A constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on whether members of parliam... Read more

5 Oct 2023 3:42 PM GMT

'No Money Has Come To Manish Sisodia, How Will You Bring Him Under Money Laundering?' Supreme Court Asks ED In Delhi Liquor Policy Scam Case

The bail proceedings of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in the cases registered by ... Read more

5 Oct 2023 2:05 PM GMT

State Govt Has Power To Impose Permit Fee On Erection Of Mobile Towers : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that a State Government has the competence to impose permit fee on the erection of mobile towers. The Court... Read more

5 Oct 2023 12:51 PM GMT

AAP MP Sanjay Singh Remanded To 5 Days ED Custody In Money Laundering Case

A Delhi Court on Thursday remanded Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh to five days of ED custody till October 10 in the money laundering ... Read more

5 Oct 2023 12:48 PM GMT

Disqualified Lakshadweep MP Mohammed Faizal Approaches Supreme Court Seeking Suspension Of Conviction In Attempt To Murder Case

Disqualified Lakshadweep MP Mohammed Faizal, belonging to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), has approached the Supreme Court against t... Read more

5 Oct 2023 11:02 AM GMT

Married Woman Seeks Termination Of 24-Week Pregnancy Of 3rd Child Citing Health Conditions; Supreme Court Directs Medical Examination

The Supreme Court on Thursday (05.10.2023) while considering a plea for medical termination of pregnancy of a married woman who is bey... Read more

5 Oct 2023 9:25 AM GMT

Hindu Marriage Not 'Solemnised' Unless 'Saptapadi' Ceremony (Saat Phere) Performed Between Parties: Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court recently observed that a Hindu marriage cannot be 'solemnised' unless t... Read more

5 Oct 2023 7:59 AM GMT

Aadhar Deactivation May Have De Facto Consequence Of Terminating Citizenship: Calcutta HC Grants Interim Relief To Suspect ‘Bangladeshi’ Family

The Calcutta High Court has extended interim relief to a woman and her family members whose Aadhar cards were suspended by the Ministr... Read more

5 Oct 2023 7:20 AM GMT

'Not To Implicate Anyone' : Supreme Court Clarifies 'Why Political Party Not Made Accused' Query In Delhi Liquor Scam Case

The Supreme Court on Thursday (October 5) clarified that the question raised by it yesterday during the bail hearing of Manish Sisodia... Read more

5 Oct 2023 7:16 AM GMT

'Visitation In Court Premises Not In Child's Interest' : Supreme Court Allows Father To Meet Child In Mall

In a matrimonial dispute related to a child's custody, the Supreme Court recently modified a condition imposed by the Family Court req... Read more

5 Oct 2023 6:52 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks NLU Consortium If Students Who Applied To NLU-Tripura For 2023-24 Can Be Accommodated

The Supreme Court recently asked the Consortium of the National Law Universities if the NLUs could accommodate students who... Read more

5 Oct 2023 5:55 AM GMT

'Article 142 Can't Be Invoked Against Statute' : Supreme Court Refuses To Extend Time Under SARFAESI Rules For Purchaser's Deposit

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (04.10.2023) held that the inherent powers of the Supreme Court under Article 142 of the Constitution o... Read more

5 Oct 2023 5:28 AM GMT

Manish Sisodia's Bail Hearing : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court to resume hearing today AAP leader Manish Sisodia’s bail applications in relation to CBI/ED cases over alleged Delhi... Read more

5 Oct 2023 5:03 AM GMT2023-10-05 05:03:20

In A First, Supreme Court To Hear Deaf Lawyer's Plea For Court-Appointed Sign Language Interpreter

In a move aimed at improving accessibility and inclusivity within the Indian judicial system, the Supreme Court Registry is set to con... Read more

4 Oct 2023 5:04 PM GMT

“You May Be Inside For 25 Years But 58 People Lost Their Lives" : Supreme Court Denies Bail To Convicts In Coimbatore Blast Case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (October 4) denied bail to the life convicts involved in the Coimbatore serial bomb blast case, refused... Read more

4 Oct 2023 4:08 PM GMT

Supreme Court 7-Judge Bench Examines Scope Of Immunity For MPs/MLAs Taking Bribes For Speech/Vote In Legislatures

A constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned whether immunity should be granted to ... Read more

4 Oct 2023 3:49 PM GMT

Hindu Marriage Can Be Dissolved Through Customary Divorce If Existence Of Such A Customary Right Is Established : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that a Hindu marriage can be dissolved through a customary divorce deed, provided the existence of such a c... Read more

4 Oct 2023 2:25 PM GMT

'Journalism Can't Be Prosecuted As Terrorism' : Media Groups Write To CJI DY Chandrachud Seeking Norms On Seizure Of Electronic Devices

In the wake of a series of raids by the Delhi police into the residences of journalists and writers associated with 'Newsclick', the P... Read more

4 Oct 2023 12:51 PM GMT

Why ED Must Furnish Grounds Of Arrest To Accused In Writing? Supreme Court Explains

In a landmark judgment in the case Pankaj Bansal v. Union of India, the Supreme Court has held that the Directorate of Enforcem... Read more

4 Oct 2023 11:44 AM GMT

Supreme Court Reserves Judgment On Plea Challenging Practice Of Conferring Senior Designation On Advocates

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (October 4) reserved its judgment in a plea challenging the system of designating advocates as “senior”... Read more

4 Oct 2023 11:27 AM GMT

Delhi Liquor Policy Case: Why Political Party, Which Is Alleged To Be Beneficiary, Not Made An Accused? Supreme Court Asks ED In Manish Sisodia's Bail

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (04.09.2023,) while hearing the plea of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief Mini... Read more

4 Oct 2023 10:07 AM GMT

PMLA- If Arrest Of Accused Isn't Valid & Lawful As Per Section 19, An Order Of Remand Shall Fail On That Ground: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has observed that a court, while exercising powers under Section 167 CrPC of remandin... Read more

4 Oct 2023 7:46 AM GMT

Mere Non-Cooperation To ED Summons Not A Ground For Arrest Under PMLA; ED Can't Expect Admission Of Guilt From Person Summoned : Supreme Court

In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court has ruled that a person cannot be arrested by the Directorate of Enforcement for mere non... Read more

4 Oct 2023 5:41 AM GMT

Supreme Court Expresses Doubt About Proposition That It Can Decide Caste Claims As A Fact Finding Court

A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday (October 3) expressed doubts about the proposition that it can decide cas... Read more

4 Oct 2023 3:00 AM GMT

Supreme Court Gears Up For First Seven-Judge Bench Live-Stream In History

A constitution bench of the Supreme Court will begin hearing today (October 4) the reference of the 1998 PV Narasimha Rao judgment, wh... Read more

4 Oct 2023 2:30 AM GMT

BREAKING| ED Can't Be Vindictive, Grounds Of Arrest Must Be Furnished In Writing To Accused At The Time Of Arrest : Supreme Court

In a significant judgment pronounced on Tuesday (October 3), the Supreme Court held that the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) should fu... Read more

3 Oct 2023 2:44 PM GMT

Sharon Murder Case: Accused Greeshma Moves Supreme Court Seeking Transfer Of Trial From Kerala To Tamil Nadu

The prime accused in the Sharon Murder case, Greeshma has approached the Supreme Court seeking transfer of trial from Neyyattinkara, T... Read more

3 Oct 2023 2:16 PM GMT

Atiq Ahmad's Children Don't Wish To Reside In Child Care Home, Says Expert; Supreme Court Asks CWC To Decide On Their Release

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (3rd Oct) ordered that the Child Welfare Committee shall consider the issue of release of the minor sons ... Read more

3 Oct 2023 12:54 PM GMT

Bail Condition That Accused Should Share Google Location With Police Prima Facie Violates Right To Privacy : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday orally remarked that imposing a bail condition requiring an accused to drop his Google pin location from ... Read more

3 Oct 2023 11:45 AM GMT

MBBS Admission : Supreme Court Declares Candidate With Cerebral Palsy Eligible For PwD Quota Based On AIIMS Expert Body Opinion

The Supreme Court today ruled in favor of a candidate with cerebral palsy, declaring him eligible for reservation under the Persons wi... Read more

3 Oct 2023 10:57 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Hindu Personal Law Board's Plea To Declare 'Ram Setu' As National Monument

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (October 3) dismissed a Read more

3 Oct 2023 10:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea Alleging Operation Of Unauthorised Cattle Markets During Bakra Eid

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (October 3) refused to entertain a petition seeking directions to be issued to Delhi State Advisory Board... Read more

3 Oct 2023 9:43 AM GMT

Krishna Janmabhoomi Case: Supreme Court Says Allahabad HC Hasn't Given Information About Suits Despite Earlier Order, Sends Reminder

The Supreme Court on Monday issued a firm reminder to the Allahabad High Court's registry to send requis... Read more

3 Oct 2023 9:00 AM GMT

'Is 17A PC Act Applicable To Offences Before 2018 Amendment?' : Supreme Court Posts Chandrababu Naidu's Plea To Quash FIR To October 9

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (October 3) posted to next Monday (October 9) the petition filed by former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister ... Read more

3 Oct 2023 8:18 AM GMT

Supreme Court Imposes Rs 3 Lakhs Costs On Sanjiv Bhatt For Petitions Against Trial Judge In Alleged Drugs Planting Case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (October 3) imposed a cost of Rupees 3 Lakhs on sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt while dismissing the peti... Read more

3 Oct 2023 6:19 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Roundup (25th Sep- 1st Oct,2023)

Judgment/OrdersMedical Negligence & Res Ipsa Loquitur | Where Negligence Is Evident, Burden Of Proof Shifts To Hospital: Supreme C... Read more

3 Oct 2023 5:32 AM GMT

Chandrababu Naidu's Petition To Quash FIR - Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear today the petition filed by former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desom Party leader N Chandraba... Read more

3 Oct 2023 5:20 AM GMT2023-10-03 05:20:20

Let's Also Strive For Cleaner, Transparent, Accountable Legal System: CJI DY Chandrachud On Gandhi Jayanti

On October 2, 2023, the Supreme Court, along with the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), celebrated Gandhi Jayanti and Lal Bahadur ... Read more

2 Oct 2023 1:04 PM GMT

Encounter Killings In Uttar Pradesh Celebrated As Achievements, Police Officials Given Promotions & Awards: Petitioner Tells Supreme Court

The PIL petitioner who approached the Supreme Court seeking independent investigation into the police encounter killings in Uttar Prad... Read more

2 Oct 2023 7:54 AM GMT

Supreme Court Half Yearly Digest 2023 [Consumer Law]

Railways not liable for theft of passenger's belongings - the theft of personal belongings of a Passenger is not “deficiency of servic... Read more

2 Oct 2023 7:35 AM GMT

Can Same-Sex Couples Marry? Supreme Court To Deliver Its Much Anticipated Judgment In Marriage Equality Case This Month

The Supreme Court is soon to deliver its judgment on the batch of petitions seeking legal recognition for queer marriages in India. A ... Read more

2 Oct 2023 4:04 AM GMT

Supreme Court Half Yearly Digest 2023 - Advocates & Bar Councils

Advocate making baseless allegation that another lawyer took money in judge's name; Supreme Court affirms contempt of court proceeding... Read more

1 Oct 2023 4:45 AM GMT

CBSE Opposes 'One Nation, One Education Board' Plea In Supreme Court; Says Child Can Better Relate To Curriculum Based On Local Context, Culture

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has objected to a petition in the Supreme Court seeking the implementation of uniform ... Read more

1 Oct 2023 3:37 AM GMT

State Of UP Files Status Report In Supreme Court On Police Encounter Killings, Vows To Ensure Fair Trial In Atiq Ahmed Murder Case

In a significant development, the State of Uttar Pradesh has submitted a detailed status report in response to a Read more

30 Sep 2023 8:19 AM GMT

Medical Negligence & Res Ipsa Loquitur | Where Negligence Is Evident, Burden Of Proof Shifts To Hospital: Supreme Court

In a significant judgment delivered on September 26, the Supreme Court affirmed the applicability of the principle of res ipsa loq... Read more

30 Sep 2023 6:31 AM GMT

Kerala High Court Invokes Parens Patriae Jurisdiction To Select Name Of Child Born To Warring Parents

In an interesting development, the Kerala High Court invoked its parens patriae jurisdiction to select the name of a child, cau... Read more

30 Sep 2023 6:15 AM GMT

Uddhav Thackeray v. Eknath Shinde: Uddhav Faction Moves Supreme Court Against Maharashtra Speaker To Quicken Disqualification Proceedings

In another development in the Shiv Sena crisis, the Uddhav Thackeray faction has approached the Supreme Court challenging the Maharash... Read more

30 Sep 2023 6:07 AM GMT

Cannot Ignore Ratio Laid In An Earlier Judgment Merely Because It Stands Referred To A Larger Bench : Supreme Court

In a recent judgement, the Supreme Court held that it cannot ignore the ratio laid down in an earlier judgment merely because the same... Read more

30 Sep 2023 4:38 AM GMT

'Chandrika' Soap Trademark Case: Supreme Court Restrains Mariyas Soaps & Chemicals From Using Trademark 'Chandra'

The Supreme Court recently restrained M/s Mariyas Soaps and Chemicals from using their registered trademark ‘Chandra’ in an appeal fil... Read more

30 Sep 2023 3:55 AM GMT

'Can Increase Child Marriages': Why Law Commission Has Advised Against Reducing Age Of Sexual Consent To 16 Years

The Law Commission of India in its 283rd report on the ‘Age of Consent under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012... Read more

29 Sep 2023 3:49 PM GMT

Not All Divorces Have To Be Mutual, Nature Of Previous Divorce Irrelevant To Permit Marriage Under Special Marriage Act: Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court has held that the registering authority did not have to look into the nature of divorce obtained by the parties ... Read more

29 Sep 2023 3:13 PM GMT

Law Commission Recommends Allowing E-FIR Registration In Certain Cases

The Law Commission of India has recommended allowing the registration of electronic first information re... Read more

29 Sep 2023 1:48 PM GMT

Calcutta High Court Removes ED Officer From Investigation Into Recruitment Scam Case, Asks Agency To Not Engage Him In Any Case Arising In Bengal

The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed the Enforcement Directorate (“ED”) to remove Assistant Director Mithilesh Kumar Mishra, inv... Read more

29 Sep 2023 1:36 PM GMT

Portfolio Changes In Madras High Court : Judge Who Suo Motu Reopened Acquittals Of Politicians Shifted To Madurai Bench

Justice Anand Venkatesh of Madras High Court, who has caused a political stir in the State of Ta... Read more

29 Sep 2023 1:34 PM GMT

Law Commission Recommends Amendments To POCSO Act & JJ Act To Avoid Imprisonment For Adolescents Involved In Sexual Activity

The Law Commission of India in its 283rd report on the ‘Age of Consent under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012... Read more

29 Sep 2023 1:28 PM GMT

President Grants Assent To Constitution Amendment Providing Women Reservation In Lok Sabha & Assemblies

The President of India has given assent to the Constitution (106th Amendment) Act 2023, which provides 1/3rd reservation for women in ... Read more

29 Sep 2023 12:23 PM GMT

Bombay High Court To Pronounce Verdict In Challenge To IT Rules Amendment On December 1, Centre Won't Notify Fact Check Unit Till Then

The Bombay High Court will pronounce on December 1, 2023 its judgement on a clutch of petitions challenging the Rule 3(i)(II)(C) of th... Read more

29 Sep 2023 12:03 PM GMT

Members Of Railway Protection Force Can Seek Benefit Under Employees Compensation Act Though RPF Declared As An Armed Force: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (26.09.2023), held that an officer of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) can seek compensation under Emplo... Read more

29 Sep 2023 10:34 AM GMT

S.106 Transfer Of Property Act | Onus On Tenant To Prove That Premises Was Leased For Manufacturing Purpose: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Bench comprising Justice Aniruddha Bose and Justice Vikram Nath, has held that in order to ... Read more

29 Sep 2023 9:58 AM GMT

Andhra Pradesh High Court Issues Contempt Notices For Derogatory Social Media Posts Against Judges Who Heard Chandrababu Naidu's Plea

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday issued contempt notices to all those who were allegedly involved in posting derogatory rema... Read more

29 Sep 2023 5:28 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Nominal And Subject/Statute. Wise Index[August 21 – 31, 2023]

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 680 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 736SUBJECT WISE INDEXAbortion Woman alone has the right over her body; she's th... Read more

29 Sep 2023 5:18 AM GMT

Calcutta High Court Slams Special CBI Judge For 'Acting Detrimentally' To CBI, ED Probe Into Recruitment Scam, Orders Transfer

In a scathing verdict, the Calcutta High Court has directed West Bengal Law Minister Moloy Ghatak to forthwith effect the pending tran... Read more

29 Sep 2023 2:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Deprecates Lawyers' Strike At Rajasthan HC Jaipur Bench; Issues Notice To Bar Association

The Rajasthan High Court Bar Association at Jaipur Bench has once again drew the ire of the Supreme Court for indulging in boycott."It... Read more

28 Sep 2023 2:57 PM GMT

Dowry Death Case | Supreme Court Surprised At HC Using Same Dying Declaration To Convict Husband While Disbelieving It For Father-in-Law

The Supreme Court, while acquitting a convict in a dowry death case, emphasized the critical importance of ensuring that a dying decla... Read more

28 Sep 2023 1:40 PM GMT

West Bengal Universities' Row: Supreme Court To Constitute Search Committees For VC Appointments; Invites Suggestions On Composition

Amid increasing friction between the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government and Governor CV Anand Bo... Read more

28 Sep 2023 12:29 PM GMT

Bengaluru Court Orders Suspension Of X Account Of 'The Liver Doctor' In Defamation Suit Filed By Himalaya Wellness Corporation

A Bengaluru Civil Court has passed an ex-parte interim injunction order to X (formerly known as Twitter) to suspend the account of Dr ... Read more

28 Sep 2023 10:42 AM GMT

BREAKING| Fake Court Order Produced With Petition : Supreme Court Directs Criminal Investigation, Says Role Of Advocate Be Examined

In a major development, the Supreme Court recently came across a petition in which a fabricated document was produced as an... Read more

28 Sep 2023 8:34 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea Challenging Exorbitant Airplane Prices For Gulf Region, Asks Petitioner To Move HC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a petition challenging the exorbitant air travel fares to and from the Gulf, notin... Read more

28 Sep 2023 8:10 AM GMT

'High Court Best Suited To Understand Needs To Judicial Service' : Supreme Court Rejects Haryana Govt's Plea To Conduct Civil Judge Recruitment By PSC

High Court is best suited to understand the needs of judicial services, said the Supreme Court while rejecting an application filed by... Read more

28 Sep 2023 7:11 AM GMT

Don't Rest Content With Ability To File Cases, Master New Skills : CJI DY Chandrachud To New Advocates-on-Record

Recently, CJI D.Y. Chandrachud, speaking at the felicitation programme of newly registered Advocates-on-Record (AORs) which was conduc... Read more

28 Sep 2023 6:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Extends Disability Pension Claim Of Army Veteran For 10 Years As Allowed Under Pension Regulations For Army

The Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of the disability pension claim of a veteran who had served in the Indian Army for 15 years ... Read more

28 Sep 2023 5:53 AM GMT

Entry Of First-Generation Lawyers And Women In Legal Profession Are Steps Towards Inclusivity: Justice Hima Kohli

In a recent event, Supreme Court Judge Justice Hima Kohli lauded the entry of first-generation lawyers from diverse b... Read more

28 Sep 2023 5:35 AM GMT

Contractor Claiming Loss Of Profits Due To Delayed Execution Must Prove That Other Works Were Lost Due To Delay : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Bench comprising Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice M.M. Sundresh, has held that in arbitral proceedings where the ex... Read more

28 Sep 2023 5:21 AM GMT

As Condition To Relax Zoning Restriction, Govt Can Ask Land Owners To Transfer A Portion Free Of Cost For Public Utility : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has that a condition imposed by the Government that the land owner should handover a part of land free of cost for p... Read more

28 Sep 2023 4:49 AM GMT

Revision Petition Under S115 CPC Cannot Be Entertained Against Order Of Trial Court Rejecting Review Of Decree : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (26.09.2023) held that a revision petition under Section 115 of the Code of Civil Procedure,1908 against ... Read more

28 Sep 2023 4:23 AM GMT

When Can An Unregistered Lease Deed, Which Is Compulsorily Registrable, Be Admitted To Show Nature & Character Of Possession? Supreme Court Explains

The Supreme Court Bench comprising Justice Aniruddha Bose and Justice Vikram Nath, while interpreting Section... Read more

27 Sep 2023 1:14 PM GMT

Supreme Court Stays DMK Newspaper's Defamation Case Against Union Minister & BJP Leader L Murugan

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (27.09.2023) stayed the defamation proceedings against Union Minister Dr. L Murugan and former Tamil Na... Read more

27 Sep 2023 12:53 PM GMT

'V4 Kochi' President Nipun Cherian Approaches Supreme Court Against Kerala HC's Order Convicting Him For Contempt Of Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (27.09.2023) considered a Special Leave Petition filed by Nipun Cherian, the President of political par... Read more

27 Sep 2023 11:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Restrain Trial Judge From Hearing CID Plea For Police Custody Of Chandrababu Naidu

After the recusal of Supreme Court Judge Justice SVN Bhatti from hearing the petition of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrab... Read more

27 Sep 2023 10:51 AM GMT

Prioritise Cases Of HIV Positive Persons : Supreme Court Directs All Courts; Issues Directions To Centre & States To Enforce HIV Act

In a pathbreaking judgment delivered on September 26, the Supreme Court issued a series of vital directions to the Central and State G... Read more

27 Sep 2023 10:02 AM GMT

Justice SVN Bhatti Recuses From Hearing Chandrababu Naidu's Plea In Supreme Court To Quash FIR

Supreme Court judge Justice SVN Bhatti on Wednesday (September 27) recused himself from hearing a petiti... Read more

27 Sep 2023 9:23 AM GMT

State of Chhattisgarh Withdraws Plea Filed in Supreme Court Challenging Section 50 of PMLA and ED's Powers

The State of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday withdrew a writ petition filed in the Supreme Court under Article 32 of the Constitution challe... Read more

27 Sep 2023 8:47 AM GMT

Bhima Koregaon Case : Supreme Court Extends Stay Granted By Bombay HC On Mahesh Raut's Bail Till Oct 5, Admits NIA's Appeal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (September 27) admitted the appeal by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Read more

27 Sep 2023 7:45 AM GMT

Sanatana Dharma Row | Supreme Court Tags Plea Seeking FIR against Udhayanidhi Stalin with Similar Petition

The Supreme Court on Wednesday tagged a petition seeking the registration of a first information report ... Read more

27 Sep 2023 7:10 AM GMT

Delhi Government Urges Supreme Court To Urgently Hear Plea Challenging Law Diluting Its Powers Over Services

The Delhi Government on Wednesday (September 27) requested the Supreme Court to urgently list the petition filed by it challenging the... Read more

27 Sep 2023 6:47 AM GMT

NEET-PG 2023: Delhi High Court Issues Notice On Plea Challenging Reduction Of Qualifying Percentile To Zero

The Delhi High Court has issued notice on a plea moved by various doctor candidates against the reduction of qualifying percentile for... Read more

27 Sep 2023 6:20 AM GMT

Supreme Court Pulls Up Chhattisgarh Jail Superintendent For Producing Letter From Prisoner Regarding Withdrawal Of His Petition

The Supreme Court recently (September 25) disapproved of the conduct of the Jail Superintendent of the Durg Central Jail in Chattisgar... Read more

27 Sep 2023 6:09 AM GMT

'We're Showing How Youngsters Speak', Says Maker Of 'College Romance'; Supreme Court To Examine If Profane Language Falls Under Sec 67A IT Act

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (26.09.2023), while considering an appeal by the makers of the TVF web series ‘College Romance’, said tha... Read more

27 Sep 2023 5:37 AM GMT

NEET | Can't Allow Students To Participate In 2022 Counselling For MBBS Admissions Based On 2019 Results : Supreme Court

A Division Bench of the Supreme Court set aside an interim order dated July 14, 2022, passed by the High Court of Calcutta, whereby it... Read more

27 Sep 2023 5:26 AM GMT

Manipur | Supreme Court Raises Concerns Over Delay in Centre's Approval for Chief Justice Appointment in High Court

While expressing renewed concerns on Tuesday over the central government's delay in deciding on various collegium recommendations for ... Read more

27 Sep 2023 4:45 AM GMT

'Army & Air Force Liable' : Supreme Court Awards Rs 1.5 Crore Compensation To Air Veteran Who Contracted HIV During Blood Transfusion

In a significant judgment that reaffirms the principles of upholding the dignity, rights, and well-being of armed forces personnel, th... Read more

26 Sep 2023 10:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks ED To Not Summon BRS Leader K Kavita Till Nov 20

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Enforcement Directorate to not summon Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS... Read more

26 Sep 2023 9:09 AM GMT

Supreme Court Forms Special Bench To Hear Review Against PMLA Judgment, Hearing On Oct 18

The Supreme Court has constituted a special bench to hear the review petitions against the 2022 judgment in theRead more

26 Sep 2023 8:07 AM GMT

'70 Collegium Resolutions Pending': Supreme Court Again Raises Issue Of Centre Delaying Judges' Appointments, Says It Will 'Monitor Closely'

After a brief hiatus, the Supreme Court on Tuesday (September 16) again expressed concerns at the Central Government not deciding on s... Read more

26 Sep 2023 7:35 AM GMT

Lakhimpur Kheri Case : Supreme Court Allows Ashish Mishra To Stay In Delhi For Treatment Of Mother & Daughter

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (September 26) allowed Ashish Mishra, the prime accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, to visit and stay in... Read more

26 Sep 2023 6:38 AM GMT

Arbitration Clause In Unstamped Agreement Enforceable? Supreme Court Refers 'NN Global' To Seven-Judge Bench

The Supreme Court on Tuesday(September 26) referred to a seven-judge bench the issue whether that unstamped/insufficiently stamped arb... Read more

26 Sep 2023 5:57 AM GMT

'Trial Took 40 Years!' : Supreme Court Grants Bail To 75 Year-Old Rape-Murder Convict, Asks HC To Hear His Appeal On Priority

The Supreme Court on Monday (September 25) granted bail to a septuagenarian convicted of raping and murd... Read more

26 Sep 2023 5:13 AM GMT

Supreme Court Orders Status Quo On Appointment Of Archakas(Priests) In Agamic Temples In Tamil Nadu

The Supreme Court on Monday(September 25) ordered status quo relating to the appointment of Archakas (poojari/priest) in Agamic Temple... Read more

26 Sep 2023 4:56 AM GMT

Mental Health Of Advocates Important, Work-Life Balance Necessary To Avoid Burnout : Justice Dipankar Datta

Supreme Court Judge, Justice Dipankar Datta while speaking at the International Lawyers’ Conference 2023, inter-alia, talke... Read more

26 Sep 2023 3:02 AM GMT

Manipur Violence | Issue Aadhaar Cards To Displaced Persons After UIDAI Verification : Supreme Court

Continuing its ongoing monitoring of the issues arisen out of Manipur violence, a bench comprising Chief Justice DY Chandrachud, Ju... Read more

25 Sep 2023 3:56 PM GMT

Supreme Court Constitutes 7-Judge Bench To Decide Whether MPs/MLAs Taking Bribe For Votes In Legislature Can Claim Immunity

The Supreme Court has constituted a seven-judge bench to hear the reference of the judgement in PV Narasimha Rao v State (1998) Read more

25 Sep 2023 3:37 PM GMT

S. 27 Evidence Act | Discovery Can't Be Proved Against Person If He Wasn't Accused Of Any Offence & Wasn't In Custody Of Police At The Time Of Confession: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that for a confession made to the police to be admissible under Section 27 of the Evidence Act, two essenti... Read more

25 Sep 2023 2:36 PM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Bail Plea Of Suspended IAS Officer Pooja Singhal In Money Laundering Case On October 31

In a recent legal development, a Division Bench of the Supreme Court, while hearing an appeal filed by suspended Indian Administrative... Read more

25 Sep 2023 2:20 PM GMT

Supreme Court to Hear on Oct 17 TN Anti-Corruption Agency's Plea For Fresh Probe Against Ex-CM Edappadi Palaniswami In Highway Tender Scam Case

The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned until October 17 the hearing of a plea filed by Tamil Nadu Directo... Read more

25 Sep 2023 1:32 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea In Which It Had Earlier Raised The Issue Whether Protests Can Be Held By A Party After Approaching Court

Today, a Division Bench of the Supreme Court, dismissed a writ petition filed by farmers’ group ‘Kisan Mahapanchayat’ which had Read more

25 Sep 2023 1:13 PM GMT

Supreme Court Directs Manipur Bar Associations To Not Prevent Lawyers Of Any Community From Appearing Before Courts; Warns Of Contempt Action

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Bar Associations in Manipur to not prevent any lawyer, regardless of their community, to appe... Read more

25 Sep 2023 10:29 AM GMT

'Don't Use Supreme Court Proceedings Or Other Reasons As Excuse To Delay Trial': Supreme Court To Satyendar Jain During Bail Plea Hearing

The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned until October 9 the hearing of the bail plea of Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi governme... Read more

25 Sep 2023 10:00 AM GMT

NEET-PG : Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Reduction Of NEET-PG 2023 Qualifying Percentile To Zero

The Supreme Court on Monday (September 25) dismissed a petition challenging the decision of the Union Government to reduce the cut-off... Read more

25 Sep 2023 9:24 AM GMT

'No Quality Education If Student Is Penalised Based On Religion' : Supreme Court Slams UP Govt & Police On Muzaffarnagar Student Slapping

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed dissatisfaction with the manner in which the Uttar Pradesh Police ... Read more

25 Sep 2023 7:26 AM GMT

In A First, Sign Language Interpreter Appears In Supreme Court For Deaf Lawyer; Sparks Conversations On Accessibility

On a seemingly ordinary morning on September 22 (Friday), the Supreme Court of India had a surprise in store for all those tuned into ... Read more

25 Sep 2023 3:39 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Nominal And Subject/Statute Wise Index- [August 14 – 20, 2023]

Citations: 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 639 To 2023 LiveLaw (SC) 679SUBJECT WISE INDEXAllotment of PlotsAllotment of Plots - E-auction - When th... Read more

24 Sep 2023 6:10 AM GMT

Delhi Court Orders Release Of Electronics Devices Seized From Editors Of ‘The Wire’, Says They Can’t Be Kept Indefinitely

A Delhi Court yesterday ordered release of the electronic devices seized from the editors of online portal “The Wire” during searches ... Read more

24 Sep 2023 3:45 AM GMT

Social Media Has Positive, Negative, And Balanced Impact: Justice JK Maheshwari

Speaking at the International Lawyers' Conference 2023, Justice JK Maheshwari, judge of the Supreme Court, provided a comprehensive ov... Read more

24 Sep 2023 3:30 AM GMT

Juvenile Delinquents Are Very Often Children In Need Of Care & Protection : Justice BV Nagarathna

Justice B. V. Nagarathna, judge of the Supreme Court, while delivering her address at Read more

23 Sep 2023 3:36 PM GMT

Judges Are Not Celebrities, Online Platforms Not Paparazzi Who Need To Report All Moments: Justice Sanjay Karol

The Bar Council of India International Lawyers' Conference 2023 featured a technical session addressing the impact of social media on ... Read more

23 Sep 2023 2:45 PM GMT

Judge Aspirants Get Relief; Supreme Court Sets Aside BPSC's Rejection Of Candidates For Not Producing Original Certificates

The Supreme Court on Friday (September 22) granted relief to three judicial service aspirants from Bihar whose candidatures were rejec... Read more

23 Sep 2023 9:55 AM GMT

Spirit Of Collaboration Between Institutions Necessary To Deliver Justice: CJI DY Chandrachud

"While the Constitution provides for separation of powers between the legislature, the executive and the judiciary, it also creates... Read more

23 Sep 2023 9:07 AM GMT

Chandrababu Naidu Moves Supreme Court Seeking To Quash FIR In Andhra Pradesh Skill Development Scam Case

Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu approached the Supreme Court seeking to quash the FIR against him in connection... Read more

23 Sep 2023 8:44 AM GMT

Legal Language Must Be Simplified; Common Man Should Feel Law Is His Own : Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered an address at the inauguration of the Bar Council of India International Lawyers' Conference 20... Read more

23 Sep 2023 7:41 AM GMT

High Time To Have Code Of Investigation For Police So That Guilty Don't Walk Free On Technicalities: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently expressed exasperation at having to acquit three accused persons in a case of murder and kidnapping due to ... Read more

23 Sep 2023 6:49 AM GMT

'Every Arbitrator May Not Be Legally Trained, Some Decisions Are Based On Equity' : Supreme Court Explains Scope Of Judicial Interference In Arbitral Awards

The Supreme Court Bench comprising Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice M.M. Sundresh, has held that while setting aside an arbitral awar... Read more

23 Sep 2023 6:16 AM GMT

Illegal Fee Of Advocate Is Not A Legal Claim: Madras High Court Quashes Proceedings Against Client For Dishonour Of Cheque Paid To Advocate

The Madras High Court recently came to the rescue of a client who had been proceeded against the Negot... Read more

23 Sep 2023 6:00 AM GMT

Section 313 CrPC - Failure To Put Incrimination Circumstances To Accused Will Not Vitiate Trial If No Prejudice Is Caused : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court adjudicated upon the issue of whether, on account of not putting the incriminating circumstance to the acc... Read more

23 Sep 2023 5:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Medical Technologists' Plea To Implement National Commission For Allied & Healthcare Professions Act

On Friday, the Supreme Court issued a notice in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking the implementation of the National Commissi... Read more

23 Sep 2023 4:52 AM GMT

Supreme Court Acquits Two Death Row Convicts, Perplexed At Trial Court & HC Awarding Capital Punishment Despite Loopholes In Evidence

After noting "yawning gaps" in the evidence and "infirmities" in the prosecution, the Supreme Court recently acquitted thre... Read more

23 Sep 2023 4:45 AM GMT

NDPS Act | Confession To NCB Officials Not Admissible In Evidence; Possession Must Be Established To Draw Presumption Under S.54 : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (22.09.2023) held that an officer invested with powers under Section 53 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotr... Read more

23 Sep 2023 3:45 AM GMT

When Selected Candidate Joins And Then Resigns, Vacancy Must Be Filled By A Fresh Selection Process & Not From Previous Merit List: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday (21.09.2023) held that an applicant who has qualified in the selection process cannot be selected agains... Read more

22 Sep 2023 3:08 PM GMT

Former CJI UU Lalit To Teach "Affirmative Action In India: A Brief Constitutional History" At IIT-Bombay

The former Chief Justice of India Justice UU Lalit will be teaching a new course titled "Affirmative Action in India: A Brief Constitu... Read more

22 Sep 2023 2:38 PM GMT

MBBS Admission In PwD Quota - Disability Assessment Report Must Explain How Candidate Can't Pursue Course: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (September 22) stated that persons with disabilities should not be excluded from MBBS courses merely on th... Read more

22 Sep 2023 2:15 PM GMT

Supreme Court To Organise Two Day National Annual Stakeholders Consultation On Child Protection

On 23-24 September, 2023, the Supreme Court Committee on Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare, in partnership with UNICEF India is organ... Read more

22 Sep 2023 12:56 PM GMT

Certified Copy Can Be Produced To Prove Original Sale Deed In Trial : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently made it clear that certified copy of an original sale deed is admissible in evidence in a trial. This is as... Read more

22 Sep 2023 11:46 AM GMT

Revision Of OBC Reservation List In Kerala: Supreme Court Issues Contempt Notice To Centre, Kerala Govt & KSCBC

The Supreme Court on Friday (September 22) issued notice in a contempt petition which alleged that the Union Government, the State of ... Read more

22 Sep 2023 10:21 AM GMT

Breaking: Chandrababu Naidu's Plea For Quashing FIR Dismissed, Andhra Pradesh HC Says Use Of Public Funds By Authority For "Own Benefit" Not Official Function

The Andhra Pradesh High Court today dismissed the quashing plea filed by former state Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party leader N C... Read more

22 Sep 2023 9:06 AM GMT

Krishna Janmabhoomi Case | Supreme Court Leaves It Open To Allahabad HC To Decide Plea For Survey Of Shahi Eidgah Mosque

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea by the Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Mukti Nirman Tru... Read more

22 Sep 2023 8:52 AM GMT

Candidate Accused Of Heinous Offence Can't Claim Right To Appointment When Acquittal Was On 'Benefit Of Doubt' : Supreme Court

In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court held that an acquittal in a criminal case does not automatically qualify a candidate for a ... Read more

22 Sep 2023 8:26 AM GMT

Sanatana Dharma Row | Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Plea Seeking FIR Against Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a plea seeking the registration of a first information report... Read more

22 Sep 2023 7:36 AM GMT

Can't Prosecute A Husband U/S 377 IPC As S. 375 IPC Exempting Marital Sex Covers All Possible Penile Penetration: MP High Court

In a significant observation liable to add to the ongoing debate regarding the criminalisation of marit... Read more

22 Sep 2023 7:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses PIL Seeking Independent Audit Of EVM Source Codes

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking an independent audit of source codes of El... Read more

22 Sep 2023 6:27 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Rejects Firecracker Makers' Plea To Use Barium & Joined Crackers

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected an application filed by the firecracker manufacturers association to include barium with improved... Read more

22 Sep 2023 5:48 AM GMT

Prescribe Minimum Marks Requirement For Languages Other Than Tamil & English Also In TN Schools: Supreme Court In Linguistic Minorities' Plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday (September 21) made some pertinent observations with respect to Tamil Nadu Tamil Learning Act... Read more

22 Sep 2023 5:25 AM GMT

Principles To Prove Validity & Execution Of Will : Supreme Court Explains

Recently, a Division Bench of the Supreme Court, comprising Justices Abhay S. Oka and Sanjay Karol, laid down certai... Read more

22 Sep 2023 4:45 AM GMT

BREAKING| Women Reservation Bill Cleared By Parliament, Rajya Sabha Passes Constitution Amendment Unanimously

The Rajya Sabha on Thursday (September 21) unanimously passed the Bill proposing to reserve one-third of... Read more

21 Sep 2023 6:01 PM GMT

No Materials Prima Facie Indicating UAPA Offences Against Mahesh Raut : Bombay High Court In Bhima Koregaon Case

Observing that the material against forest rights activist Mahesh Raut couldn’t lead to a prima-facie inference that he had indulged i... Read more

21 Sep 2023 4:15 PM GMT

SARFAESI Act | Borrower's Right To Redeem Mortgage Extinguishes Once Bank Publishes Auction Notice For Secured Asset: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday(September 21) pronounced a judgement holding that the borrower's right of redemption of mortgage under t... Read more

21 Sep 2023 3:28 PM GMT

No Party Should Be Vexed Twice In A Litigation For One And The Same Cause: Supreme Court On 'Constructive Res Judicata'

Recently, a Division Bench of the Supreme Court, reiterated the established law on the doctrine of res judicata that has be... Read more

21 Sep 2023 12:56 PM GMT

Stray Dog Issue | 'Want To Issue Concrete Guidelines' : Supreme Court Lists For Hearing On Oct 18

The Supreme Court on Thursday orally remarked that it does not intend to issue any interim directions in the matter relating to the cu... Read more

21 Sep 2023 12:39 PM GMT

Supreme Court Receives Sealed Cover Report Filed By Arunachal Chief Minister In PIL Raising Corruption Allegations

The Supreme Court on Thursday (September 21) received a sealed cover report filed by the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khan... Read more

21 Sep 2023 11:40 AM GMT

'What Is Achieved By Keeping Reformed Convict In Prison Forever?': Supreme Court Orders Release Of Prisoner Who Spent 26 Years In Jail

The Supreme Court today ordered the release of a convict who had spent nearly 26 years in prison, asserting that the denial of prematu... Read more

21 Sep 2023 9:13 AM GMT

Aadhaar Number Not Mandatory For Electoral Rolls, Will Make Changes In Forms To Enrol New Voters: ECI Tells Supreme Court

The Election Commission of India has given an undertaking to the Supreme Court that it will issue "appropriate clarificatory changes" ... Read more

21 Sep 2023 7:17 AM GMT

Cauvery River Dispute| Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With CWRC Order Directing Karnataka To Release 5000 Cusecs To Tamil Nadu

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere with the order of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) that directed the S... Read more

21 Sep 2023 6:31 AM GMT

Bhima Koregaon Case: Bombay High Court Grants Bail To Mahesh Raut, Stays Bail For One Week At NIA's Request

The Bombay High Court granted bail to Mahesh Raut an accused in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon – Elgar Parishad larger conspiracy case making... Read more

21 Sep 2023 6:04 AM GMT

Bilkis Bano Case | Convicts Argue That Remission Can Be Challenged Only Before High Courts; Supreme Court Expresses Doubts

In the Bilkis Bano case, Senior Advocate V Chitambaresh, appearing for the released convicts, told the S... Read more

21 Sep 2023 5:58 AM GMT

Women's Reservation Bill : Live Updates From Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha will consider today the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Eight Amendment) Bill 2023, which seeks to provide 1/3rd ... Read more

21 Sep 2023 5:49 AM GMT2023-09-21 05:49:00

No Pension For Past Service If Central Govt Employee Resigns To Join Another Govt Post Without Permission: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently ruled that unauthorized resignation from government service for another government job will result in the f... Read more

21 Sep 2023 5:40 AM GMT

Hyderabad Cricket Association Row| Supreme Court Restrains Telangana HC & District Courts From Passing Orders Affecting Single Member Committee

The Supreme Court recently restrained the Telangana High Court and the District Courts from passing any orders in relation to the work... Read more

21 Sep 2023 5:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Expresses Shock At HC Order Reducing Maintenance For Wife As Merely Rs.1,000 Per Month

Recently, a Division Bench of the Supreme Court, while hearing an appeal, expressed shock at the impugned judgment of the Jharkhand Hi... Read more

21 Sep 2023 3:45 AM GMT

NBDA Not Formally Registered With Central Govt Under Cable TV Rules, NBF Has Official Recognition : I&B Ministry Tells Supreme Court

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting through its recent affidavit has told the Supreme Court that the NBDA (News Broadcasters ... Read more

20 Sep 2023 3:59 PM GMT

BREAKING| Lok Sabha Passes Women's Reservation Bill, 454 MPs Supporting & 2 Against

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday (September 20) passed the Bill proposing to reserve one-third of all seats fo... Read more

20 Sep 2023 3:35 PM GMT

Chennai Court Denies Bail To Minister Senthil Balaji In Money Laundering Case, Says Allegations Disclose 'Definite Role'

The Principal Sessions Court, Chennai has dismissed an application filed by Tamil Nadu Minister Senthi... Read more

20 Sep 2023 1:23 PM GMT

Do MPs/MLAs Taking Bribe For Votes Have Immunity From Criminal Law? Supreme Court Refers To 7-Judge Bench

The Supreme Court on Wednesday referred the judgement in PV Narasimha Rao v State (1998) to a seven-judge bench. The judgement ... Read more

20 Sep 2023 12:29 PM GMT

Eyewitness Account Can't Be Discarded Merely Because Of Inconsistencies With Medical Evidence: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently reaffirmed the paramount importance of eyewitness accounts in criminal trials. The Court relied on Darb... Read more

20 Sep 2023 10:18 AM GMT

Assam NRC | Supreme Court To Hear Challenge To Section 6A Citizenship Act From October 17

The Supreme Court today decided that it will commence hearing the batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Sectio... Read more

20 Sep 2023 7:26 AM GMT

30 Incidents of Stray Dog Bites Reported Everyday, Euthanizing Stray Dogs Only Solution: Kerala Local Body To Supreme Court

The Kannur District Panchayat from the State of Kerala in a recent affidavit has told the Supreme Court that an estimated 30 stray dog... Read more

20 Sep 2023 6:48 AM GMT

Delhi High Court Protects Actor Anil Kapoor’s Personality Rights, Restrains Use Of His Name, Image Or Voice Without Consent

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday passed an interim order protecting the personality rights of Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor and restrai... Read more

20 Sep 2023 6:38 AM GMT

BREAKING| Is Extending Period Of SC/ST Reservations In Lok Sabha & State Assemblies Valid? Supreme Court To Hear On November 21

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday (September 20) posted a batch of cases challenging the reservations provided fo... Read more

20 Sep 2023 6:34 AM GMT

India’s Arbitration Law Is In A ‘Chronic State Of Animated Suspension’: Fali S Nariman

Speaking at the inaugural session of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) South Asia Conference, 2023 ... Read more

19 Sep 2023 3:25 PM GMT

Plea In Supreme Court Seeks Law To Ban Screening Procedure For Nursery School Admissions In Delhi

A civil rights group ‘Social Jurist’, has approached the Supreme Court against the Read more

19 Sep 2023 1:48 PM GMT

Misappropriation Of Funds Not 'Official Duty', No Sanction Required To Probe Chandrababu Naidu: Andhra Pradesh Govt Tells High Court

The Andhra Pradesh government today told the High Court that it does not need to obtain sanction to investigate former Chief Minister ... Read more

19 Sep 2023 1:22 PM GMT

Chandrababu Naidu Victim Of 'Regime Revenge', FIR Needs Prior Sanction As Per Sec 17A PC Act : Harish Salve To AP High Court

The Andhra Pradesh High Court today reserved judgment in the quashing plea filed by former state Chief Minister and ... Read more

19 Sep 2023 11:52 AM GMT

Law's Outcome Depends On Who Wields The Law In Their Hands : CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud recently spoke on how justice and the outcome of the law depends on who is wielding the ... Read more

19 Sep 2023 10:51 AM GMT

Centre's Bill On Women's Reservation Unlikely To Impact 2024 Lok Sabha Elections, Here's Why

Since the announcement of a special session of Parliament last month, the air has been rife with specula... Read more

19 Sep 2023 10:38 AM GMT

'School Children So Addicted To It' : Karnataka High Court Says Govt Should Consider Bringing Age Limit For Social Media Use

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday orally suggested to the Union Government that it should bring in an age limit for the use of socia... Read more

19 Sep 2023 9:43 AM GMT

Centre Introduces Bill To Provide 1/3rd Reservation For Women In Lok Sabha & State Assemblies

On the second day (September 19) of the special session of the Parliament, Union Law Minister Arjun Ram ... Read more

19 Sep 2023 9:14 AM GMT

Order V Rule 2 Of Civil Procedure Code Requires Service Of Summons With Plaint: Supreme Court

The Supreme recently said that service contemplated under Order V Rule 2 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, implies service of summ... Read more

19 Sep 2023 7:49 AM GMT

Chandrababu Naidu's Plea Against FIR & Remand : Live Updates From Andhra Pradesh High Court

The Andhra Pradesh High Court is now hearing the petition filed by ex-Chief Minister N.