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Just Becasue You're Rich & Went To Private Medical Collge, Can You Seek Exemption From Rural Service? Supreme Court Asks MBBS Students

The Supreme Court (today on May 22) issued notice in a writ petition filed challenging a notification ... Read more

22 May 2024 10:35 AM GMT

As Civil Suit To Enforce Claim In Benami Property Is Barred, Criminal Proceeding By 'Real' Owner Also Impermissible: Supreme Court

In a recent decision related to the Benami Act, the Supreme Court held that the person claiming to be th... Read more

22 May 2024 9:16 AM GMT

Before Castigating Judiciary, Ensure Govt Appeals Come In Time : Supreme Court Judge Reacts To Sanjeev Sanyal's Comments On Vacation

In a veiled reference to economist and member of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council Sanjeev ... Read more

22 May 2024 8:32 AM GMT

'National Security Of Paramount Importance' : Supreme Court Sets Aside Bail Granted To PFI Members In UAPA Case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (May 22) set aside the Read more

22 May 2024 7:33 AM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Hemant Soren's Petition Challenging ED Arrest

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (May 22) dismissed as withdrawn former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant... Read more

22 May 2024 6:53 AM GMT

Supreme Court Quarterly Digest - Constitution Of India [Jan-Mar, 2024]

Constitution - Supreme Court Quarterly Digest 2024 Article 13 – Scope of Judicial Review in matters of economic policy – Courts m... Read more

22 May 2024 6:11 AM GMT

Review Petition Filed Against Supreme Court's Decision Upholding Lucknow-Akbarnagar Demolition Drive

In the latest development, a review petition has been filed against the Supreme Court's Read more

22 May 2024 6:03 AM GMT

TN Industrial Establishments Act | Permanent Status Can't Be Denied To Workmen Who Worked Uninterruptedly For 480 Days In 24 Months : Supreme Court

In a recent decision relating to the grant of permanent status to the workmen employed in the industrial... Read more

22 May 2024 5:33 AM GMT

Hemant Soren's Plea For Interim Bail : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing

The Supreme Court will continue hearing today the petition filed by former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren challenging his arres... Read more

22 May 2024 5:23 AM GMT2024-05-22 05:23:03

Eighteen States, Including Two Union Territories, Do Not Have Debts Recovery Tribunal: Union Tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, while hearing a SLP pertaining to the absence of Debt Recovery Tribunals within the U... Read more

22 May 2024 3:50 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Dismisses Petitions To Review Article 370 Verdict

The Supreme Court has dismissed the petitions seeking review of its judgment upholding the abrogation of the special status of Jammu a... Read more

21 May 2024 4:11 PM GMT

Liquor Policy: Delhi High Court Denies Bail To Manish Sisodia In ED, CBI Cases; Says He Misused Power And Breached Public Trust

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday denied bail to Former Deputy Chief Minister and Aam Aadm... Read more

21 May 2024 1:26 PM GMT

Supreme Court Quarterly Digest 2024- ARBITRATION (Jan - Mar)

SUPREME COURT QUARTERLY DIGEST 2024Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996An award could be said to be against the public policy of Ind... Read more

21 May 2024 11:57 AM GMT

Supreme Court Posts Pleas Regarding Validity OF Consumer Protection Rules On Appointment Of Members Next Week For Disposal

The Supreme Court (today on May 21), ordered that it will hear a batch of an appeals against the Suprem... Read more

21 May 2024 11:30 AM GMT

MP Judicial Service | Supreme Court Allows Candidates With Disabilities To Attend Interview If They've Got Minimum Marks Prescribed For SC/ST Categories

The Supreme Court (today on May 21) resumed its hearing in a suo motu matter regarding a rule in the St... Read more

21 May 2024 10:09 AM GMT

'Brought Disrepute To West Bengal' : ECI Censures Ex-HC Judge & BJP Candidate For 'Low-Level Attack' Against Mamta Banerjee

The Election Commission of India has debarred former judge of Calcutta High Court and BJP candidate Abhijit Gangopadhyay from campaign... Read more

21 May 2024 9:25 AM GMT

Litigants Should Be Allowed To Appear Virtually If Court Thinks Their Presence Is Required : Supreme Court

Observing that the personal presence of the litigant suffering from ailments can be sought through a vir... Read more

21 May 2024 9:00 AM GMT

PMLA Accused Who Has Spent Half Of Maximum Sentence As Undertial Can Be Given Bail Under S.436A CrPC : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has reiterated that the benefit of Section 436A of the Code of Criminal Procedure is applicable even to an accused u... Read more

21 May 2024 8:15 AM GMT

Can Legality Of Arrest Be Examined After Trial Court Has Taken Cognizance & Rejected Bail? Supreme Court Asks Hemant Soren

While hearing former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's petition challenging his arrest by the Enfo... Read more

21 May 2024 7:36 AM GMT

NDPS Act | Confiscation Of Vehicle Can't Be Ordered Without Hearing Its Registered Owner : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that an order passed under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985 (NDPS Act) for the confi... Read more

21 May 2024 5:27 AM GMT

Hemant Soren's Interim Bail Plea : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear today JMM leader and former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's plea for interim bail for election cam... Read more

21 May 2024 4:56 AM GMT2024-05-21 04:56:51

If Hemant Soren Is Granted Interim Bail For Campaigning, Then All Jailed Politicians Will Seek Similar Treatment: ED Tells Supreme Court

In the latest development, the Enforcement Directorate has filed a reply before the Supreme Court, opposing the interim bail plea of <... Read more

21 May 2024 4:18 AM GMT

To Punish A Person For Casteist Insults Under SC/ ST Act, Comments Have To Be Made Within Public View: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, while deciding a case arising out of a complaint made for an offence under the Sche... Read more

20 May 2024 2:14 PM GMT

Electricity Act | SEZ Developer Not Ipso Facto A 'Deemed Distribution Licensee', Must Apply For Recognition And Be Scrutinized : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that SEZ developers, though conferred the status of "deemed distribution... Read more

20 May 2024 2:02 PM GMT

Belonged To RSS From Childhood To Youth, Ready To Go Back: Justice Chitta Ranjan Dash Bids Farewell To Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court on Monday bid farewell to Justice Chitta Ranjan Dash in a full-court reference.

Justice Dash gra... Read more

20 May 2024 12:29 PM GMT

Bail Can Be Cancelled By Same Court Which Granted It If There Are Serious Allegations Even If Accused Hasn't Misused Bail : Supreme Court

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court observed that the same Court which granted bail to an accused ca... Read more

20 May 2024 10:33 AM GMT

Lok Sabha Candidate Moves Supreme Court Saying Returning Officer Denied Him Form 17 Records Of Votes Polled

Advocate Mehmood Pracha, who contested in the Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate from Rampur(UP) constituency, has filed ... Read more

20 May 2024 9:14 AM GMT

'We Want Younger Bar To Grow' : Supreme Court Judge Requests Seniors To Give Vacation Time For Younger Advocates To Argue

Today, the Supreme Court (on May 20), while hearing a civil appeal, orally stressed that the young membe... Read more

20 May 2024 8:41 AM GMT

[Lok Sabha Elections] Calcutta High Court Restrains BJP From Running Advertisements Against TMC Which Violated Model Code Of Conduct, Slams ECI For Inaction

The Calcutta High Court on Monday restrained the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from running advertisements against the Trinamool Congre... Read more

20 May 2024 8:21 AM GMT

'Drafted In Casual Manner' : Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Lawyer's PIL Challenging New Criminal Laws

The Supreme Court on Monday (May 20) refused to entertain a petition challenging the new criminal laws which have been enacted by the ... Read more

20 May 2024 6:29 AM GMT

Supreme Court Quashes Conviction For Stalking Due To Marriage Between Convict & Complainant

The Supreme Court recently quashed the conviction of a man for the offence of stalking (Section 354D) and criminal intimidation (Secti... Read more

20 May 2024 6:00 AM GMT

'Sentencing Shall Not Be A Lottery' : Supreme Court Recommends Union To Frame Sentencing Policy To Reduce Judge-Centric Disparities

Observing that there existed wide disparity in sentencing of convicts as it is completely judge-centric,... Read more

20 May 2024 5:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Quarterly Digest On Code Of Criminal Procedure [Jan – Mar, 2024]

Sections 61, 70, 204, 437 - An accused cannot be taken into custody when he voluntarily surrenders before the Court even though the Co... Read more

19 May 2024 8:33 AM GMT

'Act Of High Religious Worship' : Madras High Court Allows Ritual Of Devotee Rolling Over Plaintain Leaves On Which Food Was Eaten By Others

The Madras High Court recently observed that if the right to privacy includes one's sexual and gender o... Read more

19 May 2024 5:01 AM GMT

Supreme Court Monthly Round-Up: April 2024

Here's a comprehensive overview of the Supreme Court of India proceedings during April 2024. This month... Read more

19 May 2024 4:45 AM GMT

Interview Also Be Done To Assess Suitability Of Judicial Officers For Promotion As District Judges In 65% Quota : Supreme Court Suggests

The Supreme Court in its recent judgement concerning the promotion of Judicial Officers by the Gujarat High Court, observed a few sugg... Read more

19 May 2024 4:35 AM GMT

CrPC Not Retrospectively Applicable To J&K Before 31.10.2019; Prior Proceedings Should Comply With Old Law : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973(CrPC) will apply to Jammu and Kashmir only with effect from 31.10... Read more

18 May 2024 3:03 PM GMT

Hindu Succession Act | Hindu Woman Can Claim Full Ownership Of Property Under S.14(1) Only If She Possesses It : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that for a female Hindu to claim absolute ownership of an undivided property of a... Read more

18 May 2024 10:43 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail To PMLA Accused As Chargesheet Dropped Scheduled Offence

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) granted interim bail to a man who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate after noting that t... Read more

18 May 2024 10:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Consider Plea On Acid Attack Survivors' Challenges To Complete 'Live Photograph' Requirement Of e-KYC Process

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) agreed to consider the issue of the lack of guidelines for an inclusive digital KYC process for a... Read more

18 May 2024 9:01 AM GMT

Can Muslim Women Claim Equality In Succession? Can Will Be Executed For Entire Property As Per Mohammedan Law? Supreme Court To Decide

The Supreme Court has decided to determine, inter-alia, whether Muslim women have the right to claim e... Read more

18 May 2024 8:44 AM GMT

Sale Of Judgment Debtor's Whole Property Impermissible When Sale Of Part Property Can Satisfy Decree: Supreme Court

In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court held that during the execution proceedings if the attachment of ... Read more

18 May 2024 6:39 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On RBI's Plea Against Merger Of Malappuram District Cooperative Bank With Kerala Bank, Orders Status Quo

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) issued notice on a petition filed by the Reserve Bank of India challenging the amalgamation of th... Read more

18 May 2024 6:22 AM GMT

Resolve Row Over University VC Appointments Or Else We Will Appoint : Supreme Court Warns West Bengal Govt, Governor

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) while hearing an ongoing dispute between the West Bengal government... Read more

18 May 2024 5:44 AM GMT

Saw Images Of Forest Guards Dousing Fires With Banana Leaves : Supreme Court To Uttarakhand Govt, Seeks Permanent Solution To Forest Fires

The Supreme Court (on May 17), while hearing the matter regarding forest fires ranging across the State... Read more

18 May 2024 5:25 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Last Opportunity To Election Commission To Submit Schedule For Conducting Bye-Poll At West Bengal Assembly Constituency

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) granted a last opportunity to the Election Commission of India to su... Read more

18 May 2024 4:40 AM GMT

Supreme Court Reserves Judgment On Petitions Challenging Provisions Of CGST/SGST & Customs Act

The Supreme Court on May 16 reserved judgment in a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional val... Read more

18 May 2024 4:15 AM GMT

Supreme Court Quarterly Digest 2024 On BAIL [January To March, 2024]

Bail - Supreme Court Quarterly Digest, 2024An accused, while joining investigation as a condition for remaining enlarged on bail, is n... Read more

18 May 2024 4:06 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Responses Of Union, FSSAI On Plea Against Overuse Of Pesticides On Food Crops & Artificial Colouring


The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) issued notice in a plea regarding the use and overuse of pesticides and other chemica... Read more

18 May 2024 3:41 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Manipur Govt To Provide Enhanced Allowance To UPSC Candidates From Disturbed Hill Districts For Travel To Exam Centres

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) directed that the state of Manipur provide enhanced financial aid to UPSC candidates residing in ... Read more

17 May 2024 4:53 PM GMT

'Polling Officer Doesn't Know Who Has Voted For Whom': Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Raising Doubts About Secrecy In Voting Process

The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition filed against the Election Commission, Union of India and o... Read more

17 May 2024 2:50 PM GMT

Supreme Court Bids Adieu To Justice AS Bopanna

The Supreme Court today (May 17) bid adieu to Justice AS Bopanna who is retiring after serving a 5 years-long tenure as a Judge... Read more

17 May 2024 2:29 PM GMT

Why Can't Form 17C Data Be Disclosed? Supreme Court Seeks ECI Response On Plea To Publish Voter Turnout Numbers Soon

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) gave one week time to the Election Commission of India(ECI) to file its response to an applicatio... Read more

17 May 2024 1:40 PM GMT

Attempt Made For AoR Exam In 2021 Won't Be Treated As An Attempt Since It Was COVID Year : CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Friday (May 17) announced that the Supreme Court has taken a de... Read more

17 May 2024 12:58 PM GMT

'Ignoring Precedent A Material Error' : Supreme Court Recalls Its 2022 Verdict For Not Considering Constitution Bench Judgment

The Supreme Court on May 16 recalled an earlier judgment passed it in 2022 after noting that a precedent... Read more

17 May 2024 12:44 PM GMT

NEET-UG 2024 : Supreme Court Refuses To Stay Declaration Of NEET Results Over Alleged Paper Leak

The Supreme Court today (May 17) refused to grant a stay on the results of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) 2024 e... Read more

17 May 2024 12:20 PM GMT

ED Files Chargesheet Against Arvind Kejriwal, AAP In Liquor Policy Case Before Delhi Court

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday filed a supplementary chargesheet before a Delhi Court against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriw... Read more

17 May 2024 12:01 PM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court Reserves Judgment On Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's Petition Challenging ED Arrest

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) reserved judgment on the petition filed by Delhi Chief Minister ... Read more

17 May 2024 11:39 AM GMT

AAP Withdraws Plea Before Supreme Court Seeking Allotment Of Land In Delhi For Office, Says HC Is Hearing

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today withdrew a Special Leave Petition filed before the Supreme Court which seeking the allotment of space ... Read more

17 May 2024 10:43 AM GMT

Worked On Judgment Draft While On Flight To Brazil Using Aircraft Internet : CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India Dr. DY Chandrachud today (May 17), before pronouncing the judgement on the issue of promotion of Gujarat... Read more

17 May 2024 9:34 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea Challenging Stay Of Investigation Against Tejasvi Surya For Alleged Hate Speech & MCC Violation

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) refused to entertain a plea challenging the order passed by the Karnataka High Court Read more

17 May 2024 9:17 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Consider Hemant Soren's Plea For Interim Bail, Lists It On May 21 Before Vacation Bench

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) refused to consider the plea of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hem... Read more

17 May 2024 9:02 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal's Plea Against ED Arrest : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear at 2.30 PM today the petition filed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal challenging his arr... Read more

17 May 2024 8:37 AM GMT2024-05-17 08:37:45

Release Land Allotted For New Bombay HC Building So That Construction Can Start Soon : Supreme Court To Maharashtra Govt

The Supreme Court today (May 17) asked the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court to expedite the process of finalising the architect and ... Read more

17 May 2024 8:09 AM GMT

'Curtails Freedom Of Expression' : Supreme Court Stays Order Restraining YS Sharmila's Comments Against YSRC Party, Andhra CM

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) stayed the ex-parte injunction order passed by a District Court in Andhra Pradesh restraining YS ... Read more

17 May 2024 7:58 AM GMT

CJI DY Chandrachud Congratulates Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal For Election As SCBA President

Chief Justice of India Dr DY Chandrachud on Friday (May 17) congratulated Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal on being elected as the Presiden... Read more

17 May 2024 7:25 AM GMT

'In Matters Of Personal Liberty, Every Single Day Counts' : Supreme Court Asks HC To Decide Regular Bail Plea Soon

Emphasising that in matters concerning personal liberty, every single day of delay counts, the Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) expres... Read more

17 May 2024 7:05 AM GMT

Calcutta High Court Stays FIR Against Former Judge & BJP Lok Sabha Candidate Abhijit Gangopadhyay; Cites SC Order In Arvind Kejriwal Case

The Calcutta High Court has extended interim relief to former judge and BJP Lok Sabha candidate Abhijit Gangopadhyay in an FIR registe... Read more

17 May 2024 6:59 AM GMT

Supreme Court Upholds ICAI Rule Limiting Number Of Tax Audits By Chartered Accountants Per Yer; Declares It Operative From April 1, 2024

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 17) upheld a rule issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants Of India (ICAA) barring Chartered ... Read more

17 May 2024 5:58 AM GMT

S.494 IPC | Friends/Relatives Can't Be Held To Have Common Intention For Offence Of Bigamy By Mere Presence In Second Marriage: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, in a recent judgment, held that the charge under the offence of bigamy, punishable under Section 494 of the Indian ... Read more

17 May 2024 5:35 AM GMT

The Importance Of Kapil Sibal's Win As SCBA President

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal's Read more

17 May 2024 3:43 AM GMT

Should Timelines Fixed For Selection Process By PSC Be Relaxed For Women Due To Pregnancy/Maternity? Supreme Court To Consider

The Supreme Court on May 13 agreed to consider the issue of whether timelines fixed in the Notification for selections to public appoi... Read more

17 May 2024 2:04 AM GMT

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal Elected As President Of Supreme Court Bar Association

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal has won the election to the post of the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association.

Sibal secur... Read more

16 May 2024 4:18 PM GMT

Right To Property | 7 Sub-Rights Which State Must Protect During Land Acquisition : Supreme Court Explains

In a pivotal judgment, the Supreme Court (today on May 16), while setting aside acquisition of land ac... Read more

16 May 2024 3:25 PM GMT

Fundamental Right To Health Includes Customer's Right To Be Made Aware Of Quality Of Products : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has declared that the the fundamental right to health encompasses the right of a consumer to be made aware of the qu... Read more

16 May 2024 2:39 PM GMT

Parts Of UP Anti-Conversion Law Seem To Be Violating Article 25 Of Constitution: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday orally commented that the Uttar Pradesh anti-conversion law [UP Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Re... Read more

16 May 2024 2:01 PM GMT

No Land Acquisition Compensation Determined For 42 Years : Supreme Court Expresses Disappointment With HC For Not Questioning State

The Supreme Court, while deciding a civil appeal, has (on May 13) expressed its disappointment at the P... Read more

16 May 2024 1:40 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Criminal Contempt Notice To DDA Vice Chairman Over Tree Felling In Delhi's Ridge

The Supreme Court on Thursday (May 16) issued a criminal contempt notice to the Delhi Development Author... Read more

16 May 2024 11:59 AM GMT

Relying On SC's Kejriwal Order, High Court Grants Interim Bail To Former Punjab Minister Booked Under PMLA To Campaign For Lok Sabha Polls

Relying on Supreme Court's order granting interim bail to Delhi Chief Minister Read more

16 May 2024 11:55 AM GMT

'If ED Arrest Ignores Materials Favouring Accused, Won't It Be Ground For Bail?' : Supreme Court While Hearing Arvind Kejriwal's Plea

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (May 16) extensively heard the petition filed by Delhi Chief Minister Arv... Read more

16 May 2024 10:53 AM GMT

Supreme Court Directs Union To Immediately Deport 17 Foreigners Detained In Assam's Transit Camps As No Cases Are Pending Against Them

The Supreme Court today (May 16) directed the Union Government to take immediate steps for deporting 17 declared foreigners detained i... Read more

16 May 2024 10:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Consider ED's Objection To Arvind Kejriwal's Statement That He Won't Be Back In Jail If Votes Are Given For AAP

The Supreme Court on Thursday (May 16) refused to act against the statements made by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal that if vote... Read more

16 May 2024 9:19 AM GMT

Writ Petition By Employees Against Air India Not Maintainable After Its Privatisation: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (today, May 16) affirmed the Read more

16 May 2024 8:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Bail Plea Of Former TN Minister Senthil Balaji Till July 10

The Supreme Court today (May 16) has relisted to July 10 the bail plea of former Minister Senthil Balaji after adjournment was sought ... Read more

16 May 2024 7:19 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Subject /Statute Wise Index [April 14 to 20]

SUPREME COURT WEEKLY DIGEST APRIL 2024 PART 2Citations 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 291 to 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 310Arbitration and Conciliation Act.... Read more

16 May 2024 7:18 AM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Bail Plea Of Bhima Koregaon Case Accused Jyoti Jagtap To July

The Supreme Court today (on May 16) has adjourned the bail plea of activist and Bhima Koregaon case ac... Read more

16 May 2024 6:33 AM GMT

PMLA Accused Need Not Fulfill S.45 Conditions When Furnishing Bond After Appearing Before Trial Court As Per Summons : Supreme Court

In a notable judgment, the Supreme Court held that when an accused in a case under the Prevention of Mon... Read more

16 May 2024 6:25 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal's Plea Against ED Arrest : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing

The Supreme Court is hearing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's petition challenging the arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in ... Read more

16 May 2024 5:51 AM GMT2024-05-16 05:51:37

BREAKING| ED Cannot Arrest Accused After Special Court Has Taken Cognizance Of PMLA Complaint : Supreme Court

In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court on Thursday (May 16) held that the Enforcement Directorate ... Read more

16 May 2024 5:21 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Suggestions To Modify 2017 Order Mandating PUC Certificate For Vehicle Insurance

The Supreme Court recently expressed an intention to revisit its 2017 order which made a Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificate for... Read more

15 May 2024 4:33 PM GMT

Agency Won't Be Terminated Upon Death Of Principal If Agent Has Interest In Property Which Is Subject Matter Of Contract: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that the death of the original contractor would not preclude the agent (power... Read more

15 May 2024 4:14 PM GMT

S. 357 Cr.P.C. | Payment Of Compensation To Victim Not A Factor To Reduce Convict's Sentence : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that an order for the convict to pay compensation to the victim would not result ... Read more

15 May 2024 3:01 PM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Meghalaya Govt To Issue Clear Instruction About Ban On 'Two-Finger' Test In Rape Cases

Recently (on May 07), the Supreme Court, while hearing a criminal appeal arising out of the High Court o... Read more

15 May 2024 2:52 PM GMT

'Grounds Of Arrest' Must Contain All Basic Facts To Provide Opportunity To Accused To Oppose Remand & Seek Bail : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, in its judgment delivered today on May 15, distinguished between the 'reasons for ar... Read more

15 May 2024 2:30 PM GMT

Uttrakhand Forest Fires : Supreme Court Seeks Personal Presence Of State Chief Secretary For Explanations

Taking into consideration the importance of controlling fires in the forests of Uttarakhand, the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed t... Read more

15 May 2024 2:22 PM GMT

Arrest & Remand Illegal If Accused Not Informed Grounds Of Arrest; Filing Of Chargesheet Won't Validate Illegal Arrest : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (today on May 15) opined that an illegal arrest and remand order cannot be validated... Read more

15 May 2024 12:11 PM GMT

'What About Right Of Child In Womb?' : Supreme Court Rejects Plea To Abort 30-Week Pregnancy

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (May 15) dismissed a petition filed by a woman seeking termination of her pregnancy which crossed 30 we... Read more

15 May 2024 11:13 AM GMT

Accused Must Be Given Written Grounds Of Arrest In UAPA Cases Too : Supreme Court Extends Ratio Of 'Pankaj Bansal' Judgment

In one of the crucial developments, the Supreme Court (today on May 15), held that the ratio laid down... Read more

15 May 2024 10:44 AM GMT

'Why Do You Want To Contest From Varanasi?' Supreme Court Rejects Tamil Nadu Farm Activist's Plea To Extend Time To File Nomination

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (May 15) refused to entertain a writ petition filed by Tamil Nadu-based farmers' leader P Ayyakannu who... Read more

15 May 2024 10:24 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Ex-TN Minister Senthil Balaji's Bail Plea In Money Laundering Case Tomorrow

The Supreme Court today (May 15) adjourned the bail petition filed by former Tamil Nadu Minister V Senthil Balaji to tomorrow. The MLA... Read more

15 May 2024 8:40 AM GMT

Labelling and Re-Labelling of Containers Qualifies as 'Manufacture' for CENVAT Credit Under Excise Act: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that labelling or re-labelling of containers amounts to 'manufacture' under the Central Excise Act for avai... Read more

15 May 2024 8:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Allows Abbas Ansari To Attend Private Memorial Service For His Late Father Mukhtar Ansari From June 10-12

The Supreme Court today (May 15) allowed jailed MLA Abbas Ansari to attend the private prayers ke... Read more

15 May 2024 8:04 AM GMT

Wrong Doers Cannot Be Allowed To Make Profit Out Of Their Own Wrongs : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has reiterated that no one can be permitted to take undue advantage of his own wrong to gain favourable interpretati... Read more

15 May 2024 6:59 AM GMT

'Hierarchy of Judiciary Must Be Respected' : Supreme Court Cautions NCDRC Members Who Passed Directions Contrary To SC Order, Closes Contempt Case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday(May 15) warned/ cautioned the two members of the National Consumer Dispu... Read more

15 May 2024 6:47 AM GMT

Prabir Purkayastha's Arrest By Delhi Police & Remand Illegal : Supreme Court Orders NewsClick Editor's Release In UAPA Case

In a major development, the Supreme Court on Wednesday (May 15) declared as illegal NewsClick founder an... Read more

15 May 2024 5:12 AM GMT

Indian Courts Came To Be Re-imagined As Democratic Spaces, Not As Imposing Empires : CJI DY Chandrachud At J20 Summit In Brazil

Chief Justice of India (CJI) D Y Chandrachud remarked at the J20 summit in Brazil that the perception of courts in India has evolved f... Read more

15 May 2024 4:07 AM GMT

Juniors, Contractor Did It : DDA Vice Chairman Tells Supreme Court In Contempt Case Over Tree Felling In Delhi Ridge

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 14) indicated that it might initiate criminal contempt proceedings ag... Read more

15 May 2024 3:00 AM GMT

S.144 CPC | Stranger Who Purchased Property Knowing About Appeal Pendency Can't Resist Restitution As Bona Fide Purchaser : Supreme Court

In an important ruling concerning the principle of 'restitution' under Section 144 of the Code of Civil ... Read more

14 May 2024 3:19 PM GMT

Services Rendered By Advocates Come Under Contract Of Personal Service: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (today on May 14) held that the Services rendered by an advocate would come under th... Read more

14 May 2024 1:18 PM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digests 2023- FULL SET [Part I to XX]

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-I]The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-II]The Complete Supreme Co... Read more

14 May 2024 12:10 PM GMT

Supreme Court Expresses Displeasure Over Registry Not Placing Case Orders In Case File

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 14) expressed displeasure about the inaction of the Supreme Court's Re... Read more

14 May 2024 12:10 PM GMT

Ignore Ill-Informed Criticism On Court Vacations, Says Solicitor General After Supreme Court Judges Refer To Sanjeev Sanyal's Comments

Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta on Tuesday (May 14) told the Supreme Court to ignore ill-informed criticism about the vacation... Read more

14 May 2024 11:24 AM GMT

'Politicians Must Be Circumspect About Utterances' : Supreme Court Refuses To Quash Cases Against BJP's H Raja For Comments On Periyar, Karunanidhi

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 14) refused to quash the criminal cases against the Bharatiya Janata P... Read more

14 May 2024 10:31 AM GMT

AAP Will Be Made An Accused In Liquor Policy Scam Case: ED Tells Delhi High Court

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is going to be made an accuse... Read more

14 May 2024 10:15 AM GMT

'Absurdity' : Supreme Court Quashes FIR Which Alleged Book In Indore Law College Library Hurt Religious Sentiments

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ( May 14) quashed the FIR and criminal proceedings lodged over the keeping of a book titled "Collective V... Read more

14 May 2024 9:50 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Punjab Govt Plea Against Quashing Of FIR Against Gurmeet Ram Rahim For Comments Against Kabir, Ravidas

The Supreme Court today (May 14) dismissed Punjab government's challenge to an order quashing FIR agains... Read more

14 May 2024 9:16 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea To Disqualify PM Modi From Elections For Alleged Communal Speeches In Campaigns

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 14) refused to entertain a petition seeking to disqualify Prime Minister Narendra Modi from election... Read more

14 May 2024 9:11 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Seeking ECI Action Against PM Modi, Anurag Thakur For Alleged Hate Speeches During Lok Sabha Elections

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 14) dismissed a writ petition seeking direction to the Election Commis... Read more

14 May 2024 8:52 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Patanjali To Inform If Stocks Of Products Were Recalled After Their Licenses Were Suspended; Reserves Order In Contempt Case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 14) reserved verdict on the contempt proceedings pending against Patan... Read more

14 May 2024 7:57 AM GMT

Calcutta High Court Judge Recuses From Hearing BJP Lok Sabha Candidate & Former Judge Abhijit Gangopadhyay's Plea For Quashing FIR, Cites Personal Relations

On Tuesday, Calcutta High Court judge Justice Jay Sengupta recused from hearing a plea by former judge and BJP Lok Sabha Candidate Abh... Read more

14 May 2024 7:55 AM GMT

Judgment Bringing Doctors Under Consumer Protection Act Requires Reconsideration : Supreme Court

In a major development, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ( May 14) said that its 1995 judgment in the case ... Read more

14 May 2024 7:26 AM GMT

Sandeshkhali Sting Video : Plea In Supreme Court Seeks SIT Probe To Ascertain Genuineness Of Video

An application has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking an independent investigation to ascertain the genuineness of the video of a... Read more

14 May 2024 7:19 AM GMT

Early Hearing Sought For Plea In Supreme Court Seeking SIT Probe Into Electoral Bonds Bribery Issue

Advocate Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday (May 14) requested the Supreme Court for an early listing of a plea seeking a probe by a Special ... Read more

14 May 2024 6:59 AM GMT

Bhima Koregaon Case : Supreme Court Refuses To Extend Stay On Gautam Navlakha's Bail, Says Trial May Take Years To Complete

In a major development, the Supreme Court on Tuesday( May 14) granted bail to Bhima Koregaon-accused Gau... Read more

14 May 2024 6:37 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Bail To 2 Kerala Advocates Accused Of Raping Client

The Supreme Court granted bail on Monday(May 13) to two Kerala lawyers who were arrested by the State Police in a case for allegedly r... Read more

14 May 2024 3:45 AM GMT

Can Advocate Be Held Liable Under Consumer Protection Act? Supreme Court To Deliver Its Verdict Tomorrow

The Supreme Court will deliver its judgment tomorrow(May 14) on the issue of whether advocates can be ... Read more

13 May 2024 4:49 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Union's Plea Against Grant Of Bail In UAPA Case To Person Alleged To Be Foreign Citizen

The Supreme Court on Monday (May 13) issued a notice in Union's plea seeking cancellation of bail grante... Read more

13 May 2024 2:31 PM GMT

S. 102(3) Cr.P.C. | Police Seizure Wouldn't Get Vitiated Altogether Due To Delayed Reporting To Magistrate: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (May 13) observed that the delay in reporting the seizure report by the poli... Read more

13 May 2024 2:16 PM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-XX]

Tamil Learning Act, 2006 Tamil Nadu Tamil Learning Act, 2006 - The State had issued circulars mandating the study of Tamil as a pr... Read more

13 May 2024 1:37 PM GMT

Plea Filed In Supreme Court For Review Of Judgment Refusing 100% Cross-Verification Of EVM-VVPAT Data

In the latest development, a plea has been filed before the Supreme Court seeking review of the judgment... Read more

13 May 2024 11:21 AM GMT

2 District Judges Question HC Collegium For Not Recommending Their Elevation; Supreme Court Seeks Report From HP HC

The Supreme Court today (May 13) issued notice to the Registrar General of the Himachal Pradesh High Court directing to furnish a repo... Read more

13 May 2024 11:13 AM GMT

Delhi Waste Problem : Supreme Court Asks Authorities To Consider Restrictions On Construction Activities In NCR

Today (May 13), the Supreme Court directed the concerned authorities, including the Municipal Corporatio... Read more

13 May 2024 10:34 AM GMT

Supreme Court Extends Stay On Defamation Proceedings Against Arvind Kejriwal For Retweeting Dhruv Rathee's Video On BJP IT Cell

The Supreme Court today extended the stay on defamation proceedings against Delhi Chief Minister Arvi... Read more

13 May 2024 8:30 AM GMT

'My Son Studied In That College': Supreme Court Judge Recuses From AAP Leader Satyendra Jain's Case Against VIPS' Chairman

Justice Sanjiv Khanna of the Supreme Court recused today from a case filed by former Delhi Minister Satyendra Jain against Dr S... Read more

13 May 2024 8:21 AM GMT

Hemant Soren Cites Arvind Kejriwal's Interim Bail Order, Supreme Court To Hear His Plea Against ED Arrest On May 17

The Supreme Court on Monday (May 13) issued notice to the Enforcement Directorate on a petition filed by... Read more

13 May 2024 7:11 AM GMT

"Misconceived": Delhi High Court Rejects Plea Seeking FIR Against Prime Minister Narendra Modi Over Alleged 'Hate Speeches'

The Delhi High Court on Monday rejected a plea seeking immediate action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other candidates for ... Read more

13 May 2024 7:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Remove Arvind Kejriwal As Delhi Chief Minister

The Supreme Court on Monday (May 13) dismissed a petition seeking the removal of Aam Aadmi Party chief A... Read more

13 May 2024 6:17 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal Cases In Supreme Court Today : Live Updates

The Supreme Court will hear today two petitions relating to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

One is a petition seeking Kej... Read more

13 May 2024 5:57 AM GMT2024-05-13 05:57:26

Lok Sabha Elections : Supreme Court To Hear Plea To Direct ECI To Immediately Publish Absolute Numbers Of Votes Polled On May 17

The Supreme Court will hear on Friday (May 17) a plea seeking directions to the Election Commission of India to publish the absolute n... Read more

13 May 2024 5:42 AM GMT

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

The Supreme Court will hear today former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's petition challenging ED arrest.

A bench of Jus... Read more

13 May 2024 4:34 AM GMT2024-05-13 04:34:34

Supreme Court Asks HCs, Centre & States/UTs To Comply With Directions To Prevent Unnecessary Arrests & Remand

The Supreme Court (on May 07), while hearing an application, has given one last opportunity to the Hig... Read more

12 May 2024 12:18 PM GMT

Order 41 Rule 31 CPC | Omission To Separately Frame Issues Not Fatal If Appellate Court Has Otherwise Dealt With Them : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that an omission to frame points of determination by the first appellate court as... Read more

12 May 2024 7:40 AM GMT

JJ Act | Appeal Against Preliminary Assessment Order Maintainable Before Children's Court, Not Sessions Court: Supreme Court

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court held that the appeal against the preliminary assessment order of... Read more

12 May 2024 6:45 AM GMT

Delhi Riots Case Accused Salim Malik Withdraws Bail Plea After Supreme Court Expressed Reservation

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 10) allowed Salim Malik, an accused in the UAPA case over alleged larger conspiracy behind the 2020 D... Read more

12 May 2024 5:17 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays NGT's Direction To Initiate Action Under PMLA, Prima Facie Says NGT Lacks Jurisdiction

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 10) stayed the direction of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to initiate action under the Prevention... Read more

12 May 2024 4:40 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-XIX]

Sexual Harassment 'Aggrieved woman' not covering lgbtqia persons : Supreme Court refuses plea to make its sexual harassment regul... Read more

12 May 2024 4:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (06 May-11 May, 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

12 May 2024 4:00 AM GMT

GST Officers Should Not Arrest On Mere Suspicion, Verifiable Material Necessary: Supreme Court Says During Hearing

While hearing a batch of petitions challenging penal provisions of the Customs Act, GST Act, etc. as non... Read more

11 May 2024 4:07 PM GMT

Should A Person Be Deemed To Be Arrested From The Time His Liberty Is Curtailed When Formal Arrest Is Recorded Later? Supreme Court To Consider

Recently, the Supreme Court issued notice in a plea challenging the legality of arrest of a person by the Enforcement Directorate who ... Read more

11 May 2024 11:23 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-XVIII]

Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 - Fees paid by director does not... Read more

11 May 2024 8:14 AM GMT

Consumer Protection Act 1986 | Onus Of Proving That Service Was Availed For 'Commercial Purpose' Is On Service Provider : Supreme Court

In an important ruling relating to consumer protection law, the Supreme Court on Friday (May 10) set out... Read more

11 May 2024 7:42 AM GMT

Supreme Court Upholds Centre's Rule Prescribing 'Compulsory Retirement' As Punishment For CRPF Personnel

The Supreme Court in a recent judgement held that 'compulsory retirement' under the Rules of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was v... Read more

11 May 2024 7:10 AM GMT

Issuance Of First Premium Payment Receipt To Insured Would Provide Presumption Of Policy Acceptance By Insurer: Supreme Court

In a recent decision concerning insurance law, the Supreme Court observed that the issuance of a receipt... Read more

11 May 2024 4:40 AM GMT

6 Rebel Congress MLAs Withdraw From Supreme Court Petition Filed Against Disqualification From HP Assembly

A plea by six rebel MLAs of the Congress party challenging their disqualification from the Himach... Read more

11 May 2024 4:33 AM GMT

Government Employee Staying In Rent-Free Accommodation Allotted To Retired Government Servant Father Cannot Claim HRA : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court held that a government employee staying in a rent-free accommodation allotted to his father, a retired gov... Read more

11 May 2024 4:05 AM GMT

TMC MLA Manik Bhattacharya Withdraws Petition Filed In Supreme Court Seeking Bail, Liberty Given To Approach HC Afresh

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 10) granted liberty to TMC MLA Manik Bhattacharya to withdraw his petition challenging the Calcutta H... Read more

10 May 2024 3:05 PM GMT

CJI DY Chandrachud To Attend 'J20'- Summit Of Heads Of Apex Courts Of G20 Members - In Brazil

Chief Justice of India Dr. DY Chandrachud has been invited to attend 'J20' a summit of Heads of Supreme Courts and Constitutional Cour... Read more

10 May 2024 2:55 PM GMT

'Sanatana Dharma' Row | Supreme Court Issues Notice On Udhayanidhi Stalin's Plea For Clubbing Of Criminal Cases

The Supreme Court today issued notice on Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin's plea for clubbi... Read more

10 May 2024 2:42 PM GMT

Supreme Court Pulls Up Kerala Govt For Approaching HC Challenging NGT Order Which Was Upheld By SC

The Supreme Court on Friday (on May 10) expressed displeasure at the State of Kerala for Read more

10 May 2024 2:33 PM GMT

Can Homebuyer's Claim For Apartment Be Rejected For Not Filing Claim During Insolvency Process Against Builder? Supreme Court To Decide

The Supreme Court is set to determine whether the non-filing of a claim during the insolvency resolution process of a builder can res... Read more

10 May 2024 1:34 PM GMT

Don't Make It A Prestige Issue : Supreme Court Tells Union, LG To Clear Bills Of Lawyers Representing Delhi Govt

In a plea filed by the Delhi government against the Union of India & Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG), accusing them of interfering ... Read more

10 May 2024 12:58 PM GMT

Delhi Court Frames Sexual Harassment Charges Against BJP MP Brij Bhushan Saran Singh

A Delhi Court on Friday framed sexual harassment charges against BJP MP and former WFI Chief Brij Bhushan Singh with respect to five w... Read more

10 May 2024 12:02 PM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal Not A Threat To Society; Liberal View Needed In Lok Sabha Elections' Backdrop : Supreme Court In Interim Bail Order

While allowing the release of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on interim bail from judicial custody, the... Read more

10 May 2024 11:56 AM GMT

Supreme Court Upholds Lucknow-Akbarnagar Demolition Drive, Prevents Eviction Of Dwellers Before Giving Alternative Accommodation

While upholding the demolition drive of the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) against unauthorized con... Read more

10 May 2024 11:27 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal Should Not Visit CM's Office Or Delhi Secretariat During Interim Release Period Till June 1 : Supreme Court

While directing interim release of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal from judicial custody till June 1, 2024, the Supreme Court today im... Read more

10 May 2024 10:41 AM GMT

Muzaffarnagar Student Slapping Case: Supreme Court Asks Home Ministry Nominate Senior IPS Officer To Ensure Proper Prosecution

The Supreme Court (today on May 10), while hearing Muzaffarnagar student slapping case, directed the Sta... Read more

10 May 2024 9:59 AM GMT

Supreme Court Allows Interim Release Of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Till June 1

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on May 10 (Friday) allowed interim release of Delhi Chie... Read more

10 May 2024 8:45 AM GMT

'ECI's Delay In Publishing Voter Turnout Data Raises Apprehensions' : ADR Moves Supreme Court For Immediate Publication Of Vote Numbers

The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking to direct the Election Commission o... Read more

10 May 2024 8:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court Disposes Hemant Soren's Petition As 'Infructuous', Says Challenge To ED Arrest Can Be Raised In Fresh Petition Against HC Judgment

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 10) disposed of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's p... Read more

10 May 2024 7:38 AM GMT

RP Act | Election Petitioner Can File Replication To Respondent's Written Statement If New Facts Aren't Introduced: Supreme Court

Explaining the law on the filing of the replication in an election petition, the Supreme Court observed ... Read more

10 May 2024 6:46 AM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects NIA's Challenge To HC Order Granting Bail To Businessman In UAPA Case For Allegedly Funding Maoists

The Supreme Court on Friday (May 10) upheld the decision of the Jharkhand High Court granting bail to a ... Read more

10 May 2024 5:57 AM GMT

Court Doesn't Sit In Appeal Over Arbitral Tribunal's Interpretation Of Contract : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that it is for the Arbitral Tribunal to adjudicate upon the construction of the terms of a contract and the Cou... Read more

10 May 2024 5:21 AM GMT

Ambiguities In Uploading Of NCLT Orders, Requirement Of Enclosing Certified Copies With Appeal : Supreme Court Seeks IBBI Clarification

The Supreme Court (on May 06) issued notice to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India, inter-alia, on the requirement to obtai... Read more

10 May 2024 5:09 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal's Interim Bail : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing

The Supreme Court will consider today the grant of interim bail to Delhi Chief Minister #ArvindKejriwal in the Delhi liquor policy cas... Read more

10 May 2024 4:36 AM GMT2024-05-10 04:36:02

Delay Condonation Application Filed By Stranger Not Party To Suit Illegal : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held it is impermissible for a third-party to file an application for condonation of delay, stating that such an app... Read more

10 May 2024 3:00 AM GMT

Stray Dog Issue : Supreme Court Disposes Of Petitions, Asks Parties To Approach High Courts Based On ABC Rules 2023

The Supreme Court on Thursday (May 09) disposed of a batch of petitions relating to the stray dog issue... Read more

10 May 2024 2:29 AM GMT

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Plea Alleging Data Privacy Violation By Foreign Credit Information Companies

The Supreme Court on Monday (May 6) issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation which seeks directions to the Ministry of Finance, R... Read more

9 May 2024 3:57 PM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Counsellor's Aid To Ascertain If POCSO Offence Victim Took Informed Decision By Choosing To Reside With Accused

In a case where a victim of a POCSO offence chose to reside with the accused, the Supreme Court on Thursday (May 9) said that there wa... Read more

9 May 2024 3:11 PM GMT

Supreme Court Suggests Open Air Prisons As Solution To Overcrowding Of Prisons, Cites Rajasthan Model

The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that one of the solutions for overcrowding in prisons can be establishing open-air prisons/camp... Read more

9 May 2024 2:15 PM GMT

Plea In Supreme Court Seeks ECI Action Against Alleged Hate Speeches Of PM Modi, Anurag Thakur & BJP

A writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Election Commission of India (ECI) to initiate appropria... Read more

9 May 2024 12:59 PM GMT

JJ Act | Names Of Presiding Officer/Members Should Be Specifically Mentioned In Orders When Signed, Including Interim Orders: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has flagged concern about the non-mentioning of the names of the presiding officer or ... Read more

9 May 2024 11:18 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal Can't Be Granted Interim Bail For Campaigning, ED Tells Supreme Court

A day before the Supreme Court hearing in the Arvind Kejriwal case, the Enforcement Directorate filed a fresh affidavit opposing the g... Read more

9 May 2024 11:15 AM GMT

Justices MB Lokur, AP Shah & N Ram Invite PM Narendra Modi & Rahul Gandhi To Public Debate On Lok Sabha Elections

Former Supreme Court judge Madan B Lokur, former High Court Chief Justice AP Shah and veteran journalist N Ram have invited Prime Min... Read more

9 May 2024 10:44 AM GMT

Supreme Court Orders Status Quo On Felling Of Trees In Delhi 'Ridge' Forest; Issues Contempt Notices To Officials

The Supreme Court today issued notices for initiating contempt proceedings against government officials for the rampant felling of tre... Read more

9 May 2024 10:39 AM GMT

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal Files Nomination To Contest For SCBA President Post

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal on Thursday (May 9) filed nomination to contest for the post of the President of the Supreme Court Bar Ass... Read more

9 May 2024 10:03 AM GMT

UP Consolidation of Holdings Act | S.49 Doesn't Bar Jurisdiction Of Civil Courts To Determine Ownership Rights : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that the power to declare the ownership in an immovable property can be exercised only by a Civil Court unl... Read more

9 May 2024 8:32 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-XVII]

Registration Act, 1908 Registration Act, 1908 - Effect of Tamil Nadu amendment by which Section 17(1)(g) of the Registration Act ... Read more

9 May 2024 8:04 AM GMT

Supreme Court Prescribes 30 Days Time Limit To Prefer Appeal Against Juvenile Justice Board Preliminary Assessment Order

Noting that no time limit has been prescribed under the Juvenile Justice(Care and Protection of Children... Read more

9 May 2024 7:42 AM GMT

We Are Hiring: Applications Are Invited For The Post Of 'Product Manager'

LiveLaw India's No.1 Legal news portal invites applications for the post of 'Product Manager'. <... Read more

9 May 2024 7:15 AM GMT

Bombay Riots : Supreme Court Seeks Maharashtra Govt's Compliance With Justice Srikrishna Commission's Recommendations On Police Reforms

The Supreme Court, in its order dated May 06, observed that there is hardly any compliance by the State ... Read more

9 May 2024 6:27 AM GMT

Witness Statement Recorded In Absence Of Accused Can Be Used As Evidence If Conditions In S.299 CrPC Are Fulfilled : Supreme Court

In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court held that the statements of the prosecution witness recorded in ... Read more

9 May 2024 5:57 AM GMT

Conviction Can't Be Set Aside Merely Because Prosecution Witness Turned Hostile: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (May 08) held that the evidence of a prosecution witness cannot be reject... Read more

9 May 2024 5:04 AM GMT

Safeguards Against Arrest Necessary, No Provision For Pre-Payment Before Adjudication: Supreme Court On Challenge To GST Penal Provisions

While hearing the batch of petitions challenging penal provisions of CGST Act, etc. as non-compatible wi... Read more

9 May 2024 4:32 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Subject /Statute Wise Index [April 1 to 13]

SUPREME COURT WEEKLY DIGEST APRIL 2024 PART 1 (APRIL 1 - 13, 2024)Citations 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 269 to 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 290Abuse of Pro... Read more

9 May 2024 4:05 AM GMT

Can Accused Who Is Already Arrested In One Case Seek Anticipatory Bail In Another Case? Supreme Court Reserves Judgment

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (May 8) reserved judgment on the issue whether Read more

9 May 2024 3:40 AM GMT

Can Time-Barred Debts Be Recovered Through Remedies Other Than Civil Suits As Per Special Laws? Supreme Court Refers To 3-Judge Bench

The Supreme Court has referred to a 3-judge bench the question whether debts, which cannot be recovered by filing civil suits as they ... Read more

8 May 2024 4:34 PM GMT

Supreme Court Discusses Concept Of 'Parental Alienation Syndrome' In Child Custody Dispute

The Supreme Court has discussed the concept of "Parental Alienation Syndrome(PAS)" in a judgment delivered in a case between an estran... Read more

8 May 2024 3:56 PM GMT

UP Consolidation of Holdings Act | Consolidation Officer Can't Take Away Ownership Of Tenure Holder And Grant It To Another : Supreme Court

In a recent decision concerning the U.P. Consolidation of Holdings Act, 1953, the Supreme Court held tha... Read more

8 May 2024 1:42 PM GMT

Supreme Court Reserves Judgment On Maintainability Of West Bengal's Suit Against Centre Challenging CBI Probe

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (May 08) reserved its judgment on the maintainability of the original su... Read more

8 May 2024 1:31 PM GMT

Supreme Court May Pass Order On Arvind Kejriwal's Interim Bail On Friday

While concluding hearing for the day in a batch of petitions challenging provisions of the CGST Act, Jus... Read more

8 May 2024 11:21 AM GMT

Elected Members Of Municipality Can't Be Removed At Whims And Fancies Of Civil Servants Or Their Political Masters : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, in a recent challenge against the disqualification of elected members of certain local municipalities in Maharashtr... Read more

8 May 2024 7:28 AM GMT

Have Evidence That Arvind Kejriwal's 7-Star Hotel Stay In Goa Was Partly Funded By An Accused : ED Tells Supreme Court

During the hearing of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's plea against ED arrest, Additional Solicitor ... Read more

8 May 2024 7:07 AM GMT

JJ Act | 3 Months Time Limit For Preliminary Assessment Of Juvenile As Per Sec. 14(3) Not Mandatory: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that the time limit of three months prescribed under Section 14(3) of the Juvenil... Read more

8 May 2024 6:39 AM GMT

Judicial Service Recruitment | Supreme Court Requests High Courts To Notify An Authority Who Can Address Doubts & Grievances Of Candidates

In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court has flagged concerns about the absence of a designated authority... Read more

8 May 2024 6:07 AM GMT

Breaking | Bombay High Court Upholds Renaming Of Aurangabad And Osmanabad To Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar And Dharashiv

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday upheld the Maharashtra government's notifications officially renaming... Read more

8 May 2024 5:39 AM GMT

Judicial Service | Prescribing Minimum Qualifying Marks For Interview Doesn't Contravene Judgment In All India Judges Case (2002): Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that the Rules prescribing minimum qualifying marks in the viva voce/interview fo... Read more

8 May 2024 4:19 AM GMT

Delhi Liquor Policy Case : Supreme Court Extends Interim Bail Of Hyderabad Businessman Abhishek Boinpally

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 7) extended the interim bail granted to Hyderabad businessman Abhishek... Read more

8 May 2024 4:04 AM GMT

Supreme Court Allows Abbas Ansari To Virtually Attend Religious Ceremony Of His Late Father Mukhtar Ansari

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 07) allowed MLA Abbas Ansari to virtually attend the religious ceremon... Read more

7 May 2024 4:52 PM GMT

'Systemic Fraud, Faith Of People In Public Employment Cannot Be Played With' : Supreme Court Slams WB SSC For Not Maintaining Data Of Answer Sheets

The Supreme Court today (May 7) came down heavily upon the West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) for lapses in data preservatio... Read more

7 May 2024 4:03 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Directions Against Misleading Ads: Self Declaration Forms By Advertisers; Influencers Must Endorse Responsibly

The Supreme Court, in a pivotal order today (May 07), passed a slew of measures to protect consumers fr... Read more

7 May 2024 2:50 PM GMT

Why Should You Charge Additional Fee For Sanitary Waste? Supreme Court Asks Kerala Govt.

“Why should you charge additional fee for collecting sanitary waste?, Supreme Court asked Kerala Government to respond in a PIL challe... Read more

7 May 2024 2:22 PM GMT

Supreme Court Expresses Displeasure At Continuation Of Patanjali's Ads For Suspended Products

The Supreme Court (on May 07), while hearing the contempt case against Patanjali, pointed out that even ... Read more

7 May 2024 12:15 PM GMT

Facing Supreme Court's Wrath, Centre Undertakes To 'Forthwith' Withdraw Letter Asking States To Not Act Against Ayurvedic Drugs Ads

The Central government today (May 07) informed the Supreme Court that it will "forthwith" withdraw the l... Read more

7 May 2024 11:24 AM GMT

Don't Name Innocent Individuals In 'History Sheets' Simply Based On Their Caste Or Disadvantaged Background: Supreme Court To State/ UTs

While exercising its suo moto powers, the Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 07) directed all States/U... Read more

7 May 2024 10:54 AM GMT

He Is An Elected CM, Not Habitual Offender; Elections Held Once In 5 Yrs: Supreme Court On ED's Objection To Interim Bail For Arvind Kejriwal

While hearing Arvind Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on March... Read more

7 May 2024 10:38 AM GMT

Conduct Structural & Safety Audit Of 150-Yr-Old Bombay High Court Heritage Building Before Monsoon: Supreme Court To Maharashtra Govt

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra Public Works Department to conduct a structural an... Read more

7 May 2024 9:02 AM GMT

Breaking: Delhi Court Extends CM Arvind Kejriwal's Judicial Custody In ED's Liquor Policy Case Till May 20

A Delhi Court on Tuesday extended till May 20 the judicial custody of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the money laundering case conn... Read more

7 May 2024 8:52 AM GMT

History Sheet Can't Include Details Of Minor Children In Absence Of Evidence Against Them: Supreme Court In MLA Amanatullah Khan's Case

While deciding on a plea of AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan against the action of Delhi Police declaring him a ... Read more

7 May 2024 8:33 AM GMT

Don't Want Arvind Kejriwal To Perform Official Duties Of Chief Minister If Released On Interim Bail, May Have Cascading Effect: Supreme Court

Arrested Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal told the Supreme Court today that he is willing to furnish an undertaking to not "sign a... Read more

7 May 2024 8:00 AM GMT

Patanjali Case: Centre Defends Letter Asking States To Not Act Against Ayurvedic Drugs Ads, Cites Technical Advisory Board's Recommendation

The Central government has defended before the Supreme Court its letter asking State/UT licensing author... Read more

7 May 2024 5:37 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal's Challenge To ED Arrest : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will resume hearing on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's petition challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (E... Read more

7 May 2024 3:57 AM GMT

Supreme Court Posts Karnataka's Plea For Drought Relief Fund From Centre To July

The Supreme Court on May 6 posted to July the hearing of the Read more

7 May 2024 1:28 AM GMT

Patanjali MD Urges Supreme Court To Act Against Indian Medical Association President, Alleges His Remarks Are Contemptuous

In a recent development, Patanjali MD Acharya Balkrishna has moved the Supreme Court with an appl... Read more

6 May 2024 4:42 PM GMT

Can Notify Bye-Election For Manicktala(WB) Constituency After Pending Election Petition Is Withdrawn: ECI Tells Supreme Court

The Election Commission of India (ECI) informed the Supreme Court on Monday (May 06) that the bye-electi... Read more

6 May 2024 3:41 PM GMT

Prima Facie Inclined To Hold That Accused Under Custody In One Case Can Seek Anticipatory Bail In Another Case, Says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today agreed to consider the legal question whether anticipatory bail can be granted when the accused is arrested in... Read more

6 May 2024 3:20 PM GMT

Judicial Service | 'High Score In Written Exam Alone Doesn't Determine Merit' : Supreme Court Upholds Minimum Mark Criteria For Interview

The Supreme Court on Monday (May 6) upheld the constitutionality of the Rules stipulating minimum qualif... Read more

6 May 2024 2:08 PM GMT

Mere Photos Of 'Osama Bin Laden' Or 'Jihad Promotion' Material In Accused's Mobile Not Enough To Brand Him As ISIS Member: Delhi High Court

While granting bail to an accused in a UAPA case, the Delhi High Court on Monday said that merely because his mobile was found Read more

6 May 2024 1:36 PM GMT

Supreme Court Slams Authorities For Starting Airport Construction At Silchar Without Obtaining EC; Criticises NGT For Its Non-Interference

The Supreme Court on Monday (May 6) came down heavily upon the manner in which the National Green Tribunal (NGT) 'abdicated' its dutie... Read more

6 May 2024 1:20 PM GMT

Union Finance Minister Administers Oath Of Office To Justice (Retd.) Sanjaya Kumar Mishra As First President Of GSTAT in New Delhi

The Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman administers Oath of Office to Justice (Retd.) Sanjaya Kumar Mishra as the first Pre... Read more

6 May 2024 12:57 PM GMT

CLAT 2025 To Be Held On December 1, 2024

The Executive Committee and the Governing Body of the Consortium of National Law Univers... Read more

6 May 2024 11:59 AM GMT

Delhi VAT Act | Authorities Must Strictly Follow Time Limit To Process & Issue Refunds : Supreme Court

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court held that the department must mandatorily adhere to the time lim... Read more

6 May 2024 11:33 AM GMT

'Lis Pendens' Doctrine Can Be Applied Even If S.52 Transfer Of Property Act Is Not Strictly Applicable In A State : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that the non-applicability of the provisions of Section 52 of the Transfer of Pro... Read more

6 May 2024 10:36 AM GMT

Don't Harass TN District Collectors Unnecessarily : Supreme Court To ED

While hearing Enforcement Directorate's (ED) plea against certain District Collectors of Tamil Nadu over... Read more

6 May 2024 9:53 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-XV]

Section 279 - Rash driving or riding on a public way Penal Code, 1860; Sections 279, 304A – Motor Accident Case – Reduction of se... Read more

6 May 2024 9:35 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Explanation From Registry Against Listing Of Case Without Following Proper Procedure

The Supreme Court on Monday (May 6) sought an explanation from its Registrar (Judicial) against the list... Read more

6 May 2024 9:14 AM GMT

Supreme Court Clarifies That Its Order On Minimum 1/3rd Women's Reservation In SCBA Posts Is On 'Experimental Basis'

The Supreme Court today (May 06) clarified that its order whereby it had directed Read more

6 May 2024 8:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Anticipatory Bail To Mukhtar Ansari's Son In Model Code Violation Case

The Supreme Court on Monday (May 6) granted anticipatory bail to Umar Ansari, son of gangster-turned-pol... Read more

6 May 2024 6:47 AM GMT

BREAKING | Former Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren Moves Supreme Court Against HC's Order Dismissing His Challenge To ED Arrest

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has approached the Supreme Court against the High Court's dismissal of the challen... Read more

6 May 2024 6:19 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Senthil Balaji's Bail Plea In PMLA Case On May 15

The Supreme Court today posted to May 15 plea filed by MLA and former Minister V Senthil Balaji against ... Read more

6 May 2024 6:00 AM GMT

Trial Of Summons Cases Explained By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-II]

TRIAL OF “SUMMONS CASES” – Ch. XX Cr.P.C. - Let us now examine the procedure for trial of a summons case instituted on a “complaint”.... Read more

6 May 2024 4:27 AM GMT

Important MCQs Based On Latest Supreme Court Judgments For Law Examinations

Q 1. Recently, in an important ruling of ______________ the Supreme Court clarified the legal requirements and sanctity of Hindu marri... Read more

5 May 2024 9:04 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-XIV]

Municipal Corporation Act (Delhi) Municipal Corporation Act (Delhi) - Delhi Municipal Corporation (Procedure and Conduct of Busine... Read more

5 May 2024 6:18 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice To Centre On Plea Seeking Welfare Measures For Farmers, Price Stabilisation Fund, Agriculture Cess Etc.

The Supreme Court (on May 03) issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking several direct... Read more

5 May 2024 5:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (29 April-04 May, 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

5 May 2024 5:05 AM GMT

Bank Vicariously Liable For Conduct Of Its Employees: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that recipients of a fixed deposit cannot suffer at the cost of the criminal conduct of the Bank offic... Read more

5 May 2024 4:10 AM GMT

If There Are Lapses By Prosecutors, Trial Judges Should Play Active Role In Evidence Process : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court said that trial judges should take a proactive role instead of acting as "mere tape recorders" recording witness sta... Read more

4 May 2024 10:16 AM GMT

Essential To Address Socio-Economic Factors Leading To Juvenile Delinquency; Need Focus On Reformation : CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Saturday (May 4) delivered a lecture on juvenile justice at a symposium organized by the Supr... Read more

4 May 2024 9:27 AM GMT

S.319 CrPC | Stronger Evidence Needed To Summon Person As Additional Accused During Trial : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that to summon a person as an additional accused invoking powers under Section 31... Read more

4 May 2024 8:40 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-XIII]

Labour Law EPF Act can be applied even to factories not engaged in schedule 1 industries: Supreme Court rejects plea of umbrella ... Read more

4 May 2024 8:36 AM GMT

Challenge To Surrogacy Law : Supreme Court Frames Issues To Consider, Hearing In July 2024

The Supreme Court on May 3 elucidated the issues it would be considering in a batch of pleas challenging... Read more

4 May 2024 7:49 AM GMT

Prosecutors Must Effectively Cross-Examine Hostile Witnesses To Show They're Lying; Merely Marking Contradictions Not Sufficient: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has noted a lack of thorough cross-examination by Public Prosecutors in criminal appeals, specifically with hostile ... Read more

4 May 2024 7:43 AM GMT

Trial Of Summons Cases Explained By Justice V Ramkumar [Part-I]

TRIAL OF “SUMMONS CASES” – Ch. XX Cr.P.C. - It has already been seen that a “summons case” is one relating to an offence pu... Read more

4 May 2024 7:08 AM GMT

S. 498A IPC Can't Be Applied Mechanically In All Cases Where Wife Complains Of Harassment Or Ill-Treatment By Husband : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has cautioned "mechanically" applying the offence of domestic cruelty punishable under... Read more

4 May 2024 6:51 AM GMT

Section 106 Evidence Act Can't Be Applied Until Prosecution Establishes A Prima Facie Case : Supreme Court

In a notable judgment, the Supreme Court has elucidated the principles relating to the application of Section 106 of the Indian Eviden... Read more

4 May 2024 5:51 AM GMT

'Independence Of Bar Impinged' : SCBA Executive Committee Raises Concerns About Supreme Court Direction For Women's Reservation In SCBA

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has called for an 'Emergent General Meeting' in view of the Supreme Court's recent order re... Read more

4 May 2024 3:33 AM GMT

If AAP Is The Main Accused, Can Kejriwal Be Prosecuted Without Adjudication Proceedings Against AAP? Supreme Court Asks ED

While hearing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in the Delhi Liquor Po... Read more

3 May 2024 2:34 PM GMT

ED's Response To Arvind Kejriwal's Plea Against Arrest : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear today at 2 PM the petition filed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal challenging his arrest by the ED... Read more

3 May 2024 7:30 AM GMT2024-05-03 07:30:03

JJ Act | Plea Of Juvenility Can Be Raised At Any Stage Even After Disposal Of Case : Supreme Court

Observing that the plea of juvenility of the accused may be raised before any court at any stage, even a... Read more

3 May 2024 3:47 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Data Of GST Arrests, Says Citizens' Harassment Won't Be Allowed Due To Any Ambiguity In Arrest Provisions

While hearing a batch of petitions challenging penal provisions of GST Act, Customs Act, etc. as non-compatible with the CrPC and the ... Read more

2 May 2024 2:38 PM GMT

CBI Independent From Union Govt, West Bengal's Suit Against Centre Not Maintainable : SG Tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (today on May 02) heard the Union's preliminary objection to the maintainability of t... Read more

2 May 2024 2:16 PM GMT

Victim Shaming Approach Of Courts Will Deter Women From Reporting Sexual Offences : Amicus Curiae Tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday (May 2) heard the suo motu case taken by it over a Read more

2 May 2024 1:55 PM GMT

BREAKING | Calcutta High Court Denies Bail To Former WB Education Minister Partha Chatterjee In Cash-For-Jobs Scam

The Calcutta High Court has declined the bail prayer of former Education Minister and Member of Legislative Assembly Partha Chatter... Read more

2 May 2024 1:21 PM GMT

Supreme Court Questions UP Police For Including Confession Statements Of Accused In Chargesheet, Seeks DGP's Affidavit

The Supreme Court has expressed prima facie disapproval of the inclusion of statements of the accused, which are recorded during the i... Read more

2 May 2024 1:07 PM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Directs Minimum 1/3rd Women's Reservation In Supreme Court Bar Association Posts From 2024-25 Elections

In a major development, the Supreme Court on Thursday (May 2) directed the implementation of a minimum 1/3rd women's reservation in th... Read more

2 May 2024 7:52 AM GMT

S.205 CrPC | Court Can Exempt Accused From Personal Appearance Before Grant Of Bail : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (May 1) observed that even before the grant of bail, the accused can be e... Read more

2 May 2024 6:32 AM GMT

“Evolution Happens When You Recognize Your Mistake And Try To Change It”: Madras High Court Judge Criticises Own Judgment From 2018

While speaking at a lecture series organized by the Madras Bar Association Academy in coordination wit... Read more

2 May 2024 6:08 AM GMT

S.138 NI Act | Supreme Court Sets Aside HC Decision Allowing Amendment Of Cheque Date Mentioned In Complaint

The Supreme Court recently set aside a judgment of the High Court which allowed a complainant in a cheque dishonour case to amend the ... Read more

2 May 2024 5:58 AM GMT

Suit For Recovery Against 'Sick Company' Not Barred If It Doesn't Affect Company's Properties Or Revival Scheme : Supreme Court

If the recovery proceedings against the Sick Company do not pose a threat to its properties or have adve... Read more

2 May 2024 5:37 AM GMT

Non-Bailable Warrants Shouldn't Be Issued Unless Accused Charged With Heinous Crime Is Likely To Abscond Or Destroy Evidence: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, in a judgment delivered on May 1, cautioned against the routine issuance of non-baila... Read more

2 May 2024 4:42 AM GMT

Supreme Court Criminal Digest -March 2024

Anticipatory Bail Custodial interrogation is one of the effective modes of investigating into the alleged crime. It is equally tru... Read more

2 May 2024 4:33 AM GMT

AstraZeneca Statement On Rare Vaccine Side Effect : Recalling Supreme Court Verdict On Covid Vaccine Trials & AEFI Reporting

A statement made by AstraZeneca that its vaccine against COVID-19 (which was made and sold in India as Covishield) can cause... Read more

2 May 2024 4:05 AM GMT

Should Penal Provisions Of Customs Act, GST Act Etc. Be Compatible With CrPC? Supreme Court Starts Hearing

The Supreme Court today(May 1) started hearing a batch of 281 petitions challenging penal provisions of ... Read more

1 May 2024 4:08 PM GMT

Chargesheet Must Contain Clear & Complete Entries, Specify Role Of Each Accused; Witness Statements Be Enclosed With It : Supreme Court

Taking note of the importance of the submission of a charge sheet to take cognizance of an offence by a ... Read more

1 May 2024 2:07 PM GMT

Are Private Properties Included In "Material Resource Of Community" Under Article 39(b)? Supreme Court 9-Judge Bench Reserves Judgment

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench today (May 1) reserved its judgement on the issue of whether private resources form part of the '... Read more

1 May 2024 12:30 PM GMT

State Can Impose Stamp Duty On Insurance Policies Executed Within State : Supreme Court Rejects LIC's Challenge To Rajasthan's Demand

The Supreme Court on April 30 dismissed the appeals filed by the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) agains... Read more

1 May 2024 10:41 AM GMT

Vacations Spent To Write Judgments, Judges Don't Get Weekend Holidays Too; People Who Criticise Don't Realise This : Justice BR Gavai

An interesting discussion regarding the vacations of judges took place in the Supreme Court during the hearing of a case when Justice ... Read more

1 May 2024 9:39 AM GMT

Manish Sisodia, Other Accused Caused Delay In Trial Of ED's Liquor Policy Case, Apparent Attempts To Slow Down Progress: Delhi Court

A Delhi Court yesterday rejected former Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's plea that the proceedings in the money laundering case ... Read more

1 May 2024 9:11 AM GMT

Lawyer Moves Supreme Court Seeking Examination Of Covishield Vaccine Side Effects, Compensation For Those Who Suffered Adverse Effects

After reports of pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca admitting that its Covishield vaccine can cause rare side-effects, a lawyer has mo... Read more

1 May 2024 8:49 AM GMT

S.138 NI Act | Cheque Dishonour Case Can Be Compounded Without Complainaint's Consent If Accused Has Compensated : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that once the complainant is compensated by the accused against the... Read more

1 May 2024 8:20 AM GMT

No Order Be Passed Without Examining Lawfulness Of 'Minutes Of Order' Filed By Advocates : Supreme Court To Bombay High Court

The Supreme Court, in a recent judgment, commented about the peculiar practice of advocates filing "Minutes of Order" in the Bombay Hi... Read more

1 May 2024 4:54 AM GMT

Delhi Court Raps ED For 'High-Handed Act', Says It Can't Invoke S.50 PMLA Against Private Citizens Who Are Not Even Suspects

The Delhi Court yesterday rapped the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and said that as an investigative agency, it is bound by the rule of... Read more

1 May 2024 4:27 AM GMT

Hindu Marriage A 'Samskara' & A Sacrament; Not An Event For 'Song & Dance', 'Wining & Dining' Or Commercial Transaction: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court emphasized that Hindu Marriage is a sacred institution and should not be trivialized as a mere social event for "son... Read more

1 May 2024 3:35 AM GMT

Justice Krishna Iyer's View On Private Property 'Little Extreme'; Can't Adopt Unbridled Communist Or Socialist Agenda To Define Article 39(b): Supreme Court [Day 4]

The Supreme Court Constitution bench, on its 4th day of hearing the issue of whether private resources form part of the 'material reso... Read more

1 May 2024 2:25 AM GMT

ED Withheld Materials Favoring Kejriwal, Witness Statements Extracted Through Coercion & Inducement: Singhvi To Supreme Court

While arguing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest by the Enforceme... Read more

30 April 2024 3:44 PM GMT

Hindu Marriage Invalid If Requisite Ceremonies Not Performed, Registration Won't Make Such A Marriage Legitimate : Supreme Court

In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court clarified the legal requirements and sanctity of Hindu marriages under the Hindu Marriage Act 19... Read more

30 April 2024 3:08 PM GMT

Bhima Koregaon Case | Trial May Not Be Over For Another 10 Years, Says Supreme Court While Hearing NIA Challenge To Navlakha's Bail

The Supreme Court (on April 30), while hearing National Investigative Agency's challenge against the Bo... Read more

30 April 2024 2:15 PM GMT

'If You Want, You Move Like Lightning' : Supreme Court On Uttarakhand's Action Against Patanjali, Says Inaction For Years Needs Explanation

Though the Uttarakhand State Licensing Authority stated that it has initiated action against Patanjali A... Read more

30 April 2024 2:04 PM GMT

PMLA | Are Sec.45 Bail Conditions Applicable To Accused Who Appears Before Court As Per Summons? Supreme Court Reserves Judgment

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 30) reserved the Judgment on the issue whether an accused in a money... Read more

30 April 2024 12:11 PM GMT

NewsClick Case | Supreme Court Notes That Remand Order Against Purkayastha Was Passed Before Informing His Lawyer, Questions Delhi Police

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 30) questioned the Delhi Police for its "hot haste" in producing Pra... Read more

30 April 2024 11:39 AM GMT

Supreme Court Questions ED About Timing Of Arvind Kejriwal's Arrest Soon Before Elections, Seeks Answers To 4 Other Queries

While hearing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Dire... Read more

30 April 2024 11:13 AM GMT

BREAKING | Delhi Court Denies Bail To Manish Sisodia In CBI, ED Cases Over Alleged Liquor Policy Scam

A Delhi Court on Tuesday dismissed the second regular bail pleas filed by Former Deputy ... Read more

30 April 2024 10:37 AM GMT

Indian Medical Association President's Interview Interferes With Court Proceedings, Patanjali's Lawyer Tells Supreme Court

While hearing the contempt case against Patanjali Ayurved, the Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 30) turned its focus on the Indian Medi... Read more

30 April 2024 9:18 AM GMT

Supreme Court Says There Is 'Marked Improvement' In Public Apologies Published By Patanjali & Baba Ramdev, Seeks Original Copies

In the contempt case proceedings pending against Patanjali, its Managing Director Acharya Balkrishna and... Read more

30 April 2024 8:35 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal's Challenge To ED Arrest : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will continue hearing today Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's petition challenging his arrest by the ED.

... Read more

30 April 2024 5:04 AM GMT2024-04-30 05:04:32

Contempt Case Against Patanjali, Baba Ramdev : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The SupremeCourt will continue hearing today the contempt case against #Patanjali Ayurved, Acharya Balkrishna and #BabaRamdev today.Read more

30 April 2024 4:38 AM GMT2024-04-30 04:38:22

Supreme Court Centre For Research & Planning Holds First SC Law Clerks' Moot Court

In a first-of-its-kind initiative, the Supreme Court Centre For Research & Planning organised the Supreme Court of India, Law Cler... Read more

30 April 2024 4:06 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays MP High Court's Contempt Proceedings Against Bar Council Members Over Lawyers' Strike

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 26) stayed the order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court for continuing criminal contempt proceedings ... Read more

30 April 2024 2:50 AM GMT

After Supreme Court Rap, Uttarakhand Authority Suspends Licenses Of 14 Patanjali & Divya Pharmacy Products

The manufacturing licenses of 14 products of Patanjali Ayurved Ltd and its sister concern Divya Pharmacy were suspended on April 15, s... Read more

29 April 2024 5:37 PM GMT

Advocate Vipin Nair Elected As President Of Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association

Advocate Mr Vipin Nair emerged victorious in the elections conducted for the position of President of, Executive Committee of Supreme ... Read more

29 April 2024 5:35 PM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects Ex-IAS Officer Pooja Singhal's Plea For Bail In Money Laundering Case Over Alleged Embezzlement Of MNREGA Funds

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 29) refused to grant bail to ex-IAS officer Pooja Singhal in a money laundering case pending agains... Read more

29 April 2024 2:55 PM GMT

Supreme Court Transfers Trial Against Kuki Revolutionary Army Chief & UKLF Leader From Manipur To Assam

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 29) transferred from Manipur to Assam the trial of arms theft case ag... Read more

29 April 2024 2:25 PM GMT

How Can Govt Fix Uniform Rates For Doctors? What If Govt Fixes Uniform Fees For Lawyers? Supreme Court Asks

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 29) asked how could the Government fix a uniform rate for the medical... Read more

29 April 2024 2:06 PM GMT

Supreme Court Recalls Earlier Direction Allowing Termination of Minor Rape Survivor's Pregnancy After Parents Raised Health Concerns

The Supreme Court today (April 26) recalled its earlier directions permitting the termination of the pregnancy of a minor rape survivo... Read more

29 April 2024 1:37 PM GMT

Supreme Court Adjourns Pleas Seeking Enumeration Of OBCs In Census Till September

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 29) adjourned until September public interest litigations (PILs) seek... Read more

29 April 2024 1:22 PM GMT

Can Accused Be Asked To Share Google PIN With Investigating Officer As Bail Condition? Supreme Court Reserves Judgment

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 29) orally observed that asking the accused to share his Google PIN t... Read more

29 April 2024 12:55 PM GMT

Ensure Identities Of Minors Aren't Disclosed In AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan's History Sheet : Supreme Court To Delhi Police

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 29) disposed of the petition filed by Aam Aadmi Party MLA Amanatulla... Read more

29 April 2024 12:20 PM GMT

Was ED Letting A Guilty Chief Minister Roam Free For Months? Singhvi Questions Need & Timing Of Kejriwal's Arrest Before Supreme Court

While arguing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest by the Enforceme... Read more

29 April 2024 11:46 AM GMT

Pleas Of Arvind Kejriwal & Hemant Soren Against ED Arrest : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear today the petitions filed by former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind ... Read more

29 April 2024 2:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (22nd April-27th April, 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

28 April 2024 2:18 PM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-XII]

Information RTI Act will become 'dead letter': Supreme Court directs States, Union to fill vacancies in Information Commissions. ... Read more

28 April 2024 6:48 AM GMT

Supreme Court Monthly Digest - March 2024

Citations 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 180 to 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 268 Agricultural Produce and Livestock Markets Act, 1966 Agricultural Pro... Read more

28 April 2024 4:58 AM GMT

Should Compensation In Domestic Violence Cases Be Proportionate To Degree Of Offence Or Financial Status Of Offender? Supreme Court To Decide

The Supreme Court (on April 26) admitted a petition raising an important question of whether the compens... Read more

28 April 2024 4:05 AM GMT

Suspension Of Sentence Exception In Serious Offences, S.389 CrPC Not To Be Invoked Merely Because Convict Was In Jail For Long : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that factors of the likelihood of delay and incarceration for a particular pe... Read more

27 April 2024 3:51 PM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Pleas Of Arvind Kejriwal & Hemant Soren Against ED Arrest On April 29

The Supreme Court will hear on Monday (April 29) the petitions filed by former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and Delhi Chief M... Read more

27 April 2024 3:23 PM GMT

Arrest A Classic Case Of Ruling Party Misusing ED To Crush Political Opponent, No Money Traced To AAP : Arvind Kejriwal To Supreme Court

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has told the Supreme Court that his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the liquor poli... Read more

27 April 2024 9:51 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Construction Of 4 Dams In Haryana's Kalesar Wildlife Sanctuary

The Supreme Court has stayed the construction of four dams in the Kalesar Wildlife Sanctuary in Haryanain view of the report of the Wi... Read more

27 April 2024 8:50 AM GMT

For Summoning Accused, Prima Facie Case Made Out From Allegations In Complaint Is Sufficient: Supreme Court

For summoning of an accused, prima facie case made out on the basis of allegations in the complaint and the pre-summoning evidence led... Read more

27 April 2024 8:36 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-XI]

Eyewitness Merely because there are certain lacunae in the investigation, it cannot be a ground to disbelieve the testimony of ey... Read more

27 April 2024 7:46 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Contempt Notice To Delhi Development Authority Vice Chairman For Felling Trees

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued contempt notice to the vice-chairman of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for the felling of... Read more

27 April 2024 7:14 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Subject /Statute Wise Index [March 25 to 31]

Citations 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 256 to 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 268Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996; ... Read more

27 April 2024 6:13 AM GMT

When Does Debt Become Financial Debt & Operational Debt Under IBC? Supreme Court Explains

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Thursday (April 25) held that debt would be treated as an operational debt only if ... Read more

27 April 2024 5:05 AM GMT

Can SC Transfer Cheque Dishonour Case To Jurisdiction Where Drawer's Bak Is Situated Despite S.142A NI Act? Supreme Court To Consider

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (April 24) decided to implead the Union of India as a party to the procee... Read more

27 April 2024 4:15 AM GMT

Supreme Court Flags Practical Difficulties In Handling Case Files, Calls For SOP By Registry To Properly Maintain SLP Paper Books

The Supreme Court (on April 26) expressed difficulty in its day-to-day functioning due to issues relate... Read more

27 April 2024 3:21 AM GMT

Employee Appointed Through Valid Process Can't Be Denied Regularization If Performing Permanent Role For Considerable Time: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that procedural formalities cannot be used to deny regularization of service to a... Read more

26 April 2024 3:47 PM GMT

Reasons Given By Supreme Court To Reject Manual Counting Of All VVPAT Slips

Delivering verdict on the pleas for 100% cross-verification of EVM data with VVPAT records, the Supreme ... Read more

26 April 2024 3:39 PM GMT

Supreme Court Expresses Dissatisfaction At Rajasthan Police For Not Suspending Officers Accused Of Torturing Witness

Today (on April 26), the Supreme Court, while hearing a matter in which a prosecution witness had levied... Read more

26 April 2024 3:06 PM GMT

Supreme Court To Consider Retired HC Judge's Plea Against Deduction Of Pension From Salary Drawn As Ombudsman After Retirement

The Supreme Court on Friday (April 26) issued notice in a matter concerning the issue of deduction of pension from the salary drawn in... Read more

26 April 2024 1:45 PM GMT

Delhi Court Rejects BJP MP Brij Bhushan Singh's Plea For Further Probe Into Sexual Harassment Case, Order On Framing Of Charges On May 07

A Delhi Court on Friday dismissed an application moved by BJP MP and former Wrestling Fe... Read more

26 April 2024 11:08 AM GMT

EVMs Can't Be Tampered With, Return To Ballot Paper Will Undo Electoral Reforms: Supreme Court

Rejecting the petitions seeking 100% cross-verification of EVM data with VVPAT records, the Supreme Cour... Read more

26 April 2024 11:01 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Requirement Of 3 Years Law Practice Or 70% Marks In LL.B For MP Civil Judge Post

The Supreme Court (today, April 26) declined to interfere with the Madhya Pradesh High Court's order uph... Read more

26 April 2024 10:52 AM GMT

Acceptance Of Resignation Results In Termination Of Employment, Non-Communication Of Acceptance To Employee Immaterial: Supreme Court

Taking note of prevalent service jurisprudence, the Supreme Court on Thursday (April 25) held that the e... Read more

26 April 2024 10:00 AM GMT

Muzaffarnagar Student Slapping Case| Chargesheet Is ready, Sanction Awaited : State Of UP Tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (on April 26), while hearing Muzaffarnagar student slapping case, was informed by th... Read more

26 April 2024 9:35 AM GMT

Supreme Court Judgment On EVM-VVPAT Verification : Live Updates

The Supreme Court will pronounce judgment today at 10.30 AM on a batch of petitions seeking 100% verification of the votes recorded in... Read more

26 April 2024 2:30 AM GMT

Private Property Is Community Resource? Article 39(b) Can't Be Seen Through Economic Prism Or Political Ideology, AG Tells Supreme Court [Day 3]

The Supreme Court's 9-judge Constitution Bench today (April 25) resumed hearing the issue of whether the phrase 'Material Resource of ... Read more

25 April 2024 4:38 PM GMT

Supreme Court To Deliver Judgment On Pleas For 100% EVM-VVPAT Verification Tomorrow

The Supreme Court will pronounce judgment tomorrow on a batch of petitions seeking 100% verification of the votes recorded in the Elec... Read more

25 April 2024 3:16 PM GMT

PIL Before Delhi High Court To Allow Arrested Politicians To Campaign Through VC For Lok Sabha Polls 2024

A PIL has been filed before the Delhi High Court seeking a direction upon the Election Commission of India (ECI) to develop a mechanis... Read more

25 April 2024 2:00 PM GMT

[Lok Sabha Elections] Model Code Of Conduct Doesn't Stand In Way Of Executing Judicial Order: P&H High Court Pulls Up Govts For Making "Excuses"

Observing that "no further excuse of the prevalence of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) shall be entertained", the Punjab & Haryana Hig... Read more

25 April 2024 1:59 PM GMT

Supreme Court Registry Refuses To Receive Petition To Abolish Collegium System & Revive NJAC

In the latest development, the Supreme Court's Registry (on April 24) refused to receive a writ petitio... Read more

25 April 2024 1:43 PM GMT

'Stridhan' Is Wife's Absolute Property, Husband Holds No Title Over It: Supreme Court Reiterates

The Supreme Court (on April 24) reiterated that stridhan is an “absolute property” of a woman, and while... Read more

25 April 2024 12:22 PM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-X]

Environment Environment and Wildlife Protection - Supreme Court extends the jurisdiction of a committee constituted by the Tripur... Read more

25 April 2024 11:59 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal Connected With Proceeds Of Crime By Actively Assisting Making Of Delhi Liquor Policy : ED Tells Supreme Court

By assisting the formulation of the Delhi liquor policy which allegedly enabled liquor companies to recoup the bribes paid as profits,... Read more

25 April 2024 7:42 AM GMT

3000 Tonnes Of Solid Waste Not Processed Daily In Delhi : Supreme Court Expresses Concerns

The Supreme Court recently observed that 3000 tonnes of Municipal Solid Waste is not being processed in ... Read more

25 April 2024 6:33 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Start Sending WhatsApp Updates About Cases, CJI Says 'Potential To Have A Big Bang Impact'

Chief Justice DY Chandrachud today announced the new initiative of integrating the WhatsApp messaging services with the IT services, l... Read more

25 April 2024 5:43 AM GMT

SARFAESI | Supreme Court Allows Borrower's Tenants, Who Bid For Property, To Remain In Possession After Auction Sale Was Set Aside

The Supreme Court observed that after setting aside of the auction sale of the property the banks cannot... Read more

25 April 2024 5:19 AM GMT

Supreme Court Doubts Argument That Private Property Isn't Included In 'Material Resources Of Community' As Per Article 39(b) [Day 2]

A 9-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday (April 24) continued the hearing of the issue whether 'material resourc... Read more

25 April 2024 4:00 AM GMT

Supreme Court Imposes Rs 5 Lakhs Cost On Union Govt, Cautions Against Filing Frivolous Petitions In Future

The Supreme Court recently imposed a cost of Rs. 5,00,000/ on the Union of India challenging an order p... Read more

25 April 2024 2:40 AM GMT

Least Plausible For Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin To Think Of Appointing Successor Immediately After Assuming Office In 1965: Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court observed that Taher Fakhruddin, challenger to his uncle Mufaddal Saiffuddin's posi... Read more

24 April 2024 4:50 PM GMT

Can Stray Dog Issue Be Resolved By Animal Birth Control Rules 2023? Supreme Court Asks

Today (April 24), while hearing the petitions relating to the stray dog issue, the Supreme Court asked the counsels representing vario... Read more

24 April 2024 2:29 PM GMT

If Courts Find Presence Of Govt Officers Necessary, They Should Be Allowed To Appear Virtually At First Instance : Supreme Court

Deprecating the practice of High Courts routinely directing the personal appearance of the government of... Read more

24 April 2024 1:22 PM GMT

Repealed Provision Ceases To Operate From The Date Of Repeal, Subject To Specific Statutory Prescription: Supreme Court

In an important judgment, the Supreme Court observed that, subject to statutory stipulation, a repealed ... Read more

24 April 2024 12:58 PM GMT

Supreme Court Grills NCDRC Members Who Issued Warrants Despite SC Order, Rejects Their Plea Of Ignorance

The Supreme Court today (April 24) expressed its reservation on the explanation offered by the National... Read more

24 April 2024 12:20 PM GMT

Medical Negligence | 'Egg Shell Skull' Rule Can Be Applied Only When Patient Had Pre-Existing Conditions : Supreme Court

Observing that the compensation was wrongly reduced by applying "Eggshell Skull Rule", the Supreme Court... Read more

24 April 2024 11:49 AM GMT

VVPAT Case | ECI Answers Supreme Court's Queries, Says EVM Microcontrollers Are One-Time Programmable & Can't Be Changed

In pleas seeking 100% cross-checking of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) data against voter-verifiable pa... Read more

24 April 2024 11:10 AM GMT

West Bengal Govt Approaches Supreme Court Against HC Setting Aside Nearly 24K Teaching, Non-Teaching Appointments By SSC In 2016

In a notable development, the State of West Bengal has filed a Special Leave Petition before the Suprem... Read more

24 April 2024 8:10 AM GMT

EVM Source Code Can Never Be Disclosed, Will Result In Misuse: Supreme Court

While hearing the pleas seeking 100% tally of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) data with VVPAT records, ... Read more

24 April 2024 7:30 AM GMT

Overcrowded Prisons Not The Idea Of Punishment: Supreme Court Calls Out Laxity Of States/UTs On Implementation Of Suggestions

While hearing a matter pertaining to overcrowding in Indian prisons, the Supreme Court on Tuesday (April... Read more

24 April 2024 7:09 AM GMT

Supreme Court Direction On 100% EVM-VVPAT Verification : Live Updates

The Supreme Court will pass orders today on petitions seeking complete verification of the votes recorded in the Electronic Voting Mac... Read more

24 April 2024 3:17 AM GMT

Petitions Seeking 100% EVM-VVPAT Verification Listed Tomorrow In Supreme Court For Directions

The Supreme Court is expected to pass directions tomorrow(April 24) on petitions seeking 100% verification of the votes recorded in th... Read more

23 April 2024 4:32 PM GMT

Candidates With Criminal Cases Had More Success Rate In 2019 Lok Sabha Elections : Amicus Report In Supreme Court

The report filed by amicus curiae in the Supreme Court in the PIL seeking speedy disposal of crim... Read more

23 April 2024 2:54 PM GMT

Centre Requests Supreme Court To Clarify 2G Verdict, Seeks Spectrum Assignment Through Means Other Than Public Auction In Certain Situations

The Union of India has moved an application before the Supreme Court seeking clarification of its judgement in the 2G Spectrum case de... Read more

23 April 2024 1:58 PM GMT

Excise Policy: Delhi Court Extends Judicial Custody Of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, K Kavitha Till May 07 In ED Case

A Delhi Court on Tuesday extended till May 07 the judicial custody of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and BRS leader K Kavitha in the m... Read more

23 April 2024 9:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Suspends Sentence Of Congress MLA Mohammed Moquim In ORHDC Loan Fraud Case

The Supreme Court (on April 23) suspended the sentence of Congress MLA Mohammed Moquim in the Orissa Ru... Read more

23 April 2024 8:47 AM GMT

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23 April 2024 8:15 AM GMT

'Remedy Is Election Petition': Kerala High Court Dismisses PIL Alleging Rajeev Chandrashekhar Filed False Affidavit Ahead Of Lok Sabha Polls

Ahead of the upcoming General elections, the Kerala High Court today dismissed a Read more

23 April 2024 6:35 AM GMT

'Is Your Apology As Big As Your Advertisements?' : Supreme Court Asks Patanjali Ayurved

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 23) asked Patanjali Ayurved if the public apology published by them in newspapers yesterday were a... Read more

23 April 2024 6:32 AM GMT

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LiveLaw, India's No.1 Legal news portal invites applications for the post... Read more

23 April 2024 6:03 AM GMT

State Cabinet Knowingly Protected Fraudulent Appointments: Calcutta High Court Invalidates Nearly 24,000 Teaching, Non-Teaching Jobs

The Calcutta High Court on Monday invalidated almost 24,000 teaching and non-teaching jobs across government and aided schools, which ... Read more

23 April 2024 5:38 AM GMT

Contempt Case Against Patanjali, Baba Ramdev : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing

The Supreme Court will hear today the contempt case against #Patanjali Ayurved and Baba Ramdev for publishing misleading medical adver... Read more

23 April 2024 5:03 AM GMT2024-04-23 05:03:59

Supreme Court Laments 'Dismal' Implementation Of Rights Of Persons With Disabilities Act, Issues Directions To States

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 22) expressed disappointment at the inadequate implementation of the Rights of Persons with Disabil... Read more

23 April 2024 4:53 AM GMT

Supreme Court Concerned At Lack Of Child Care Leave In Himachal Pradesh, Says CCL Necessary To Ensure Mothers Remain In Workforce

The Supreme Court today (April 22) directed the government of Himachal Pradesh to review its policies on Child Care Leaves (CCL) conce... Read more

22 April 2024 3:27 PM GMT

Movie Trailer Not A Promise, Producer Not Liable If Content Shown In Trailer Is Not Included In Film: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 22) held that not including the content that was part of the promotio... Read more

22 April 2024 2:40 PM GMT

S.125 CrPC | Can A Wife Who Refuses To Live With Her Husband Alleging Mental Cruelty Be Denied Maintenance? Supreme Court To Decide

The Supreme Court is set to examine whether a wife who refuses to live with her husband, citing mental c... Read more

22 April 2024 2:03 PM GMT

Mullaperiyar Dam Case In Supreme Court | Kerala's Mega Cark Park Not Located In Leased Area, Says Survey Of India Report; Tamil Nadu Objects

In view of State of Tamil Nadu's objections to the Survey of India report filed in relation to construct... Read more

22 April 2024 1:49 PM GMT

Delhi Court Rejects CM Arvind Kejriwal's Plea For Daily Consultation With Doctors Through VC

A Delhi Court on Monday rejected an application moved by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to consult his doctor through video conferenci... Read more

22 April 2024 11:35 AM GMT

'Trial Has To Go Outside Manipur' : Supreme Court On Case Against Kuki Revolutionary Army Chief & UKLF Leader; Seeks NIA Response

While hearing a petition filed by Kuki Revolutionary Army (KRA) Chief David Hangshing and Unit... Read more

22 April 2024 11:19 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Response From West Bengal Governor Over Withholding Assent To WB Universities (Amendment) Bill 2022

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 22) issued notice in a petition challenging the inaction on the part of the West Bengal Governor Dr... Read more

22 April 2024 11:10 AM GMT

Can State Bar Councils Collect More Than Rs 600 As Enrollment Fee? Supreme Court Reserves Judgment

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 22) reserved judgment on a batch of petitions challenging the enrollment fees charged by different ... Read more

22 April 2024 10:40 AM GMT

Important MCQs Based On Latest Supreme Court Judgments For Law Examinations

Q 1. Based on the protest petition filed by the complainant against the closure report of the police, the magistrate had taken cogniza... Read more

22 April 2024 9:24 AM GMT

Supreme Court Allows Termination Of 28-Week Pregnancy Of 14-Year Old Rape Survivor

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 22) allowed an urgent plea for terminating the pregnancy of a 14-year-old minor rape survivor. Whil... Read more

22 April 2024 7:35 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea Challenging Bail Granted To Convicts In Journalsit Soumya Vishwanathan Murder Case

The Supreme Court (on April 22) issued a notice in a special leave petition assailing the bail of four... Read more

22 April 2024 7:15 AM GMT

Got Election Commission's Clearance To Deal With Karnataka's Plea For Drought Relief Funds : Centre Tells Supreme Court

In the case filed by the Karnataka government against the Union of India for drought relief funds, the S... Read more

22 April 2024 7:03 AM GMT

'5-Year Law Course Beneficial, Need Mature People In Profession' : Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea For 3-Year LL.B Course After School

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 22) refused to entertain a petition seeking to allow 3-year LL.B degree course right after the 12th... Read more

22 April 2024 6:43 AM GMT

Lakhimpur Kheri Case| Supreme Court Asks UP Police & Prosecutor To Ensure Presence Of Witnesses To Avoid Delay In Trial

The Supreme Court (on April 22), while hearing Ashish Mishra's bail plea in connection with the Lakhim... Read more

22 April 2024 6:19 AM GMT

Supreme Court Sets Aside NCDRC Penalty Against Yash Raj Films For Not Including In 'Fan' Movie Song Shown In Trailer

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 22) allowed an appeal filed by Yash Raj Films against an order of the... Read more

22 April 2024 5:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (15th April-20th April, 2024)

With another week gone at the Supreme Court of India, Live Law is back with its Supreme Court Weekly D... Read more

21 April 2024 10:55 AM GMT

System Didn't Bring In People Like Justice Kureshi; If You're Too Good & Independent, You're Out : Former SC Judge RF Nariman

Speaking on the appointment of judges, former Judge of the Supreme Court, Justice Rohinton Nariman said ... Read more

21 April 2024 10:27 AM GMT

Never Mutilate The Idea Of India Where Unity In Diversity Is As Important As Unity : Former Judge Akil Kureshi

Emphasizing the importance of preserving the concept of unity in diversity of the country, former Chief... Read more

21 April 2024 8:50 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-IX]

CRZ Notification CRZ Notification 2011: Storage facility for edible oil not allowed outside port area; Supreme Court affirms quas... Read more

21 April 2024 7:17 AM GMT

Delay In Trial: Supreme Court Grants Bail To Man Who Spent 10 Years In Custody Without Conclusion Of Trial

The Supreme Court has granted bail to a man who spent 10 years in custody without conclusion of trial. T... Read more

21 April 2024 6:00 AM GMT

Supreme Court Reiterates Principles To Be Adhered By Appellate Court While Reversing Acquittal

Recently, the Supreme Court (on April 19) reiterated the principles that must be adhered to by the app... Read more

21 April 2024 4:45 AM GMT

Explainer : Booth Capturing During Elections As 'Corrupt Practice' Under RP Act

As India entered the first phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2024 on April 19, there were reports about incidents of booth capturing and de... Read more

21 April 2024 4:00 AM GMT

Article 226 | Delay Defeats Equity, HC Should Dismiss Writ Petition If Petitioner Is Guilty Of Delay Or Laches : Supreme Court

Observing delay and laches as prominent factors while deciding petitions under Article 226 of the Consti... Read more

20 April 2024 2:55 PM GMT

Supreme Court Gives UP Govt 8 Weeks To Consider Need For Guidelines On Invocation Of Gangsters Act

The Supreme Court on April 19 granted 8 weeks' time to Uttar Pradesh government to consider desirability... Read more

20 April 2024 2:29 PM GMT

S. 498A IPC | Supreme Court Imposes Rs 5 Lakh Cost On Wife's Father For Filing False Cases At Different Places To Harass Husband

The Supreme Court on Friday (April 19) imposed a cost of Rs.5 Lakhs on a wife's father for lodging a fal... Read more

20 April 2024 10:13 AM GMT

New Criminal Laws Would Produce Positive Impact Only If Infrastructure Development & Capacity Building Are Done : CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, while speaking at a conference today (April 20), underscored that... Read more

20 April 2024 9:55 AM GMT

Process For IBC Offences To Be Issued By Sessions Court Despite Companies Act Amendment Vesting Jurisdiction On Judicial Magistrate: Supreme Court

Observing that the offences committed under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“IBC”) would be tried by the Special Court estab... Read more

20 April 2024 7:26 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-VIII]

Criminal Law High Courts while exercising Section 482 Cr.P.C. power legally bound to see if accusations constitute any offence. A... Read more

20 April 2024 7:08 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Subject /Statute Wise Index [March 18 to 24]

Citations 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 240 to 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 255Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996; Se... Read more

20 April 2024 7:07 AM GMT

To Prove S.27 Evidence Act Statement, Investigating Officer Must Narrate What Accused Stated; Merely Exhibiting Memorandum Not Enough : Supreme Court

In a notable judgment, the Supreme Court has discussed how to prove a disclosure statement made by an accused under Section 27 of the ... Read more

20 April 2024 6:41 AM GMT

Liquor Policy: Delhi Court Reserves Order On Manish Sisodia's Bail Pleas In CBI, ED Cases

A Delhi Court on Saturday reserved an order on the second regular bail plea filed by Former Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi and Aam Aad... Read more

20 April 2024 5:21 AM GMT

Explainer | Appeal On Ground Of Religion & Use Of Religious Symbols For Votes As 'Corrupt Practice' Under RP Act

In this election season, all voters need to understand how the law prohibits the appeal to votes on the ground of religion and the use... Read more

20 April 2024 5:04 AM GMT

Supreme Court Permits Withdrawal Of Plea Seeking Regulation Of Inappropriate Content On OTT Platforms, Asks Litigant To First Approach Govt

The Supreme Court today permitted withdrawal of a plea seeking regulation of inappropriate content on over-the-top (OTT) platforms, wh... Read more

19 April 2024 4:11 PM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Himachal Pradesh HC Order Refusing Recall Of Transfer Directions Against Kangra SP

The Supreme Court on Friday (April 19) stayed the order of the Himachal Pradesh High Court which directed the transfer of Superintende... Read more

19 April 2024 3:50 PM GMT

'This Is A Scam' : Supreme Court Suprised At Gujarat APMC Allowing 5-Star Hotel On Land Meant For Agriculture Market Yard

The Supreme Court on Friday (April 19) declined to interfere Read more

19 April 2024 2:26 PM GMT

If Magistrate Takes Cognizance Of Additional Materials Along With Protest Petition, Case Has To Proceed As Private Complaint : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that if the Magistrate takes cognizance of the offence and issues summons to an a... Read more

19 April 2024 1:00 PM GMT

In Urgent Sitting, Supreme Court Directs Medical Examination Of Minor Seeking Abortion Of 28-Week Pregnancy From Sexual Assault

The Supreme Court today, in an urgent hearing, ordered a medical examination of a 14-year-old minor seeking termination of a 28-week p... Read more

19 April 2024 12:16 PM GMT

Jalgaon Mosque Dispute : Supreme Court Directs Municipal Council To Keep Main Entrance Key, Allows Opening Of Back Gate For Namaz

Today (April 19), the Supreme Court ordered that the keys to a mosque in Erandol Taluka, Jalgaon, will r... Read more

19 April 2024 12:01 PM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Centre's Response On Plea Challenging Bar On Surrogacy For Second Child Of Couples Already Having A Healthy Child

The Supreme Court on Friday (April 19) sought the Union government's response on a plea filed to allow a... Read more

19 April 2024 11:29 AM GMT

Had Mangoes Only Thrice, Says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal; Was It As Per Approved Diet Chart? Asks Court

A Delhi Court on Friday (April 19) said that it will examine if Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal followed the Court-approved diet ... Read more

19 April 2024 10:09 AM GMT

Supreme Court Imposes Rs. 5 Lakh Cost On Telangana Govt For Incorrect Affidavits, Allows State To Recover Amount From Erring Officials

The Supreme Court on Thursday (April 18) imposed a cost of Rs. 5 Lakhs on the State of Telangana with li... Read more

19 April 2024 8:56 AM GMT

S.144 CrPC | Decide Applications Seeking Permission For Public Gatherings Amidst Lok Sabha Elections Within 3 Days : Supreme Court To Authorities

The Supreme Court today issued notice on a plea filed against passing of 'blanket' orders under Section ... Read more

19 April 2024 8:26 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Bihar & Chhattisgarh About Status Of Cases Against Baba Ramdev Over Remarks On Allopathy

The Supreme Court today (on April 19) heard Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev's plea to combine the several FIRs f... Read more

19 April 2024 6:56 AM GMT

NIA Act | Court of Sessions Has Jurisdiction To Try UAPA Cases When State Hasn't Designated Any Special Court : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday (April 18) held that in the absence of the designation of a special court ... Read more

19 April 2024 4:57 AM GMT

Waqf Board & Not Waqf Tribunal Has Jurisdiction To Appoint Mutawalli : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court held that the original jurisdiction to decide the issue pertaining to Mutaw... Read more

19 April 2024 4:00 AM GMT

Termination Of Services Without Disciplinary Enquiry Violates Principles Of Natural Justice : Supreme Court Reinstates College Registrar

Observing that the termination of the services of the employee without holding disciplinary enquiry viol... Read more

18 April 2024 4:15 PM GMT

Manipur Tribal Forum Approaches Supreme Court Raising Apprehensions Of Fresh Outbreak Of Violence, Seeks Army Protection

The Manipur Tribal Forum has filed an interim application before the Supreme Court raising apprehensions about fresh onslaught of viol... Read more

18 April 2024 3:30 PM GMT

Supreme Court Monthly Round-Up: March 2024

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

18 April 2024 3:22 PM GMT

Supreme Court Criticises Gujarat HC Bench For Releasing Case Without Judgment 10 Months After Reserving Verdict

The Supreme Court has voiced its criticism in a matter where the Gujarat High Court reserved a judgment ... Read more

18 April 2024 2:20 PM GMT

Over 4 Crore VVPAT Slips Verified, No Mismatch Ever Found; EVM Tampering Impossible : ECI Tells Supreme Court

The Election Commission of India has told the Supreme Court that no mismatch has been detected ever bet... Read more

18 April 2024 1:20 PM GMT

Delhi Liquor Policy Case : Supreme Court Extends Till May 8 Interim Bail Granted To Hyderabad Businessman Abhishek Boinpally

The Supreme Court today extended till May 8 the interim bail of five weeks Read more

18 April 2024 12:22 PM GMT

Supreme Court Mulls Framing Guidelines For Trial Against Accused With Hearing & Speech Disabilities

In a significant development, the Supreme Court (on April 16) observed that it has yet to establish guid... Read more

18 April 2024 11:50 AM GMT

Can States Regulate 'Industrial Alcohol' Using Powers Over 'Intoxicating Liquor'? Supreme Court Reserves Judgement

A 9-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday (March 14) reserved its verdict on the issue of whether 'denatured spiri... Read more

18 April 2024 11:39 AM GMT

Supreme Court Reserves Judgment On Pleas For 100% EVM-VVPAT Verification

The Supreme Court on Thursday (April 18) reserved judgment on a batch of petitions seeking 100% verifica... Read more

18 April 2024 11:12 AM GMT

No Mismatch Between Votes Polled & Votes Counted In 2019 Lok Sabha Elections : ECI Tells Supreme Court

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has responded to the 2019 news report ofRead more

18 April 2024 9:44 AM GMT

Plea For 100% EVM-VVPAT Verification : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing [Day 2]

The Supreme Court will continue hearing today petitions seeking 100% EVM-VVPAT verification.

A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna ... Read more

18 April 2024 4:22 AM GMT

S.138 NI Act | Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Concurrent Findings That Cheque Wasn't Issued Towards Legally Enforceable Debt, Upholds Acquittal

Recently, the Supreme Court upheld the acquittal of an accused in a 16-year-old cheque dishonor case sin... Read more

17 April 2024 4:22 PM GMT

'5 Year Duration For LL.B Course Unreasonable' : Plea In Supreme Court For 3-Year Law Degree Course After 12th Standard

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition filed in the Supreme Court seeks directions to have a 3-year law degree course after schoo... Read more

17 April 2024 10:33 AM GMT

'Clear Discrimination Based On Religion': Allahabad HC Summons Judicial Officer For Observations On Muslim Lawyers

The Allahabad High Court recently summoned a Judicial Officer after critiquing his remarks made... Read more

17 April 2024 9:24 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Explanation From 2 NCDRC Members For Issuing Non-Bailable Warrants Ignoring SC's Interim Protection

The Supreme Court has issued notice to two members of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) seeking explanation ... Read more

17 April 2024 7:45 AM GMT

Is Sanction Needed To Order Investigation Against Public Servant Under S.156(3) CrPC? Supreme Court Seeks Early Decision In Pending Reference

A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court has called for an early adjudication of the issue whether prior sanction is mandatory for a Mag... Read more

17 April 2024 7:20 AM GMT

BCI Raises Concerns About Rise In Low Quality Law Colleges, Appeals To Universities To Grant NOCs Only After Proper Evaluation

Raising concerns about the increasing number of low-quality law colleges in India, the Bar Council of India has written to all univers... Read more

17 April 2024 6:40 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-VII]

Consumer Law A pedantic and hyper-technical approach would cause damage to the very concept of consumerism. (Para 23) Alpha G184 ... Read more

17 April 2024 6:07 AM GMT

West Bengal Governor Agrees Before Supreme Court To Appoint 6 University VCs Recommended By State Government

The West Bengal Governor has agreed to fill up six vacancies of Vice Chancellors by appointing candidates out of the list recommended ... Read more

17 April 2024 5:03 AM GMT

Centre Forms Committee To Examine Issues Of Queer Community As Per SC Judgment In Same-Sex Marriage Case

The Central Government has constituted a six-member committee to examine various issues relating to the queer community as directed by... Read more

16 April 2024 4:08 PM GMT

Supreme Court Upholds Appointment Of Technical Assistants As Assistant Engineers In TN PWD

While upholding the decision of the Tamil Nadu Government to appoint Technical Assistants as Assistant E... Read more

16 April 2024 4:00 PM GMT

'You Can't Insult Allopathy' : Supreme Court To Baba Ramdev & Patanjali MD Acharya Balkrishna [Read Full Courtroom Exchange]

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 16) interacted with Patanjali Ayurved's Managing Director (MD) Acha... Read more

16 April 2024 11:50 AM GMT

Plea For 100% EVM-VVPAT Verification : Human Intervention Creates Problems, Says Supreme Court During Hearing

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 16) heard petitions seeking complete verification of Electronic Vo... Read more

16 April 2024 11:19 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks States' Responses On Steps Taken In Mob Lynching Cases

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 16) directed the States, which have not yet responded to the Read more

16 April 2024 10:42 AM GMT

Baba Ramdev & Acharya Balkrishna Personally Apologise To Supreme Court, Patanjali Ltd Agrees To Publish Public Apology

Baba Ramdev, co-founder of Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, personally appeared before the Supreme Court on Tuesda... Read more

16 April 2024 6:52 AM GMT

Plea For 100% VVPAT Verification Of EVM Votes : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear today petitions seeking 100% verification of EVM votes with VVPAT slips.

A bench comprising Justice... Read more

16 April 2024 5:50 AM GMT2024-04-16 05:50:16

'UGC Regulations Binding On Universities' : Supreme Court Directs Regularization Of Teachers At Jamia Milia Islamia

Observing that the University Grants Commission (UGC) regulations are binding on the Universities, the S... Read more

16 April 2024 5:24 AM GMT

Contempt Case Against Patanjali, Baba Ramdev : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear today the contempt case against Patanjali Ayurved, its MD Acharya Balkrishna & Baba Ramdev for publish... Read more

16 April 2024 5:04 AM GMT2024-04-16 05:04:14

Supreme Court Asks Allahabad HC To Enable E-Filing & Virtual Appearance Facilities At UP District Courts

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 15) asked the Registrar General of the Allahabad High Court to enable e-filing facility at e-Sewa K... Read more

16 April 2024 3:31 AM GMT

Statement Made Before Court Ultimately Matters Than Statement Under Section 50 PMLA : Justice Sanjiv Khanna

Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna on Monday (April 15) orally observed that there was a difference between the admissibility o... Read more

15 April 2024 3:52 PM GMT

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear PIL Seeking Appointment Of Persons With Disabilities In District Judiciary

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 15) issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation raising the issue of exclusion of Persons With Di... Read more

15 April 2024 2:44 PM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects Advocates' Challenge To Gujarat HC's Order Directing Investigation Against Them For Allegedly Forging Vakalatnama

The Supreme Court (on April 15) refused to interfere in a petition filed by two practising advocates f... Read more

15 April 2024 2:25 PM GMT

Muzaffarnagar School Slapping Case | What Steps Taken To Prosecute Offender? Supreme Court Asks UP Govt

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 15) asked the State of Uttar Pradesh about the steps taken to prosecu... Read more

15 April 2024 2:06 PM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects Plea Seeking Voting Arrangements For Displaced Manipuris, Says Too Late To Issue Directions To Election Commission

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 15) declined to entertain a petition seeking voting arrangements for approximately18,000 who got di... Read more

15 April 2024 11:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Appreciates Railways For Steps Taken To Implement Anti-Collision 'Kavach' System In Trains

Appreciating the steps taken by Indian Railways for the implementation of 'Kavach (anti-collision) Syste... Read more

15 April 2024 10:43 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses Anticipatory Bail To AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan In PMLA Case, Expresses Reservations With Delhi HC's Observations On Merits

The Supreme Court today (on April 15) refused to entertain the petition filed by Aam Aadmi Party MLA Ama... Read more

15 April 2024 9:46 AM GMT

'Need To Safeguard Judiciary From Unwarranted Pressures' : 21 Retired Judges Write To CJI DY Chandrachud

A group of retired Supreme Court and High Court judges has jointly penned a letter to the Chief Justice ... Read more

15 April 2024 9:16 AM GMT

Breaking: Delhi Court Extends CM Arvind Kejriwal's Judicial Custody In Liquor Policy Case Till April 23

A Delhi Court on Monday extended the judicial custody of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal till April 23 in the money laundering case con... Read more

15 April 2024 8:41 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice To ED On Arvind Kejriwal's Petition Challenging Arrest, Lists On Week Starting From April 29

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 15) issued notice to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on the petition... Read more

15 April 2024 8:13 AM GMT

Krishna Janmabhoomi Case : Supreme Court Extends Stay On HC Order Appointing Commission To Inspect Shahi Idgah Mosque Till August 2024

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 15) posted to August 2024 a batch of petitions challenging the orders... Read more

15 April 2024 7:28 AM GMT

NDPS Act | Can Accused Get Default Bail If FSL Report Isn't Submitted With Chargesheet Within Prescribed Time? Supreme Court Refers To Larger Bench

The Supreme Court has referred to a larger bench the question as to whether a person accused of committing offences under the Narcotic... Read more

15 April 2024 5:39 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal's Challenge To ED Arrest : Live Updates From Supreme Court

The Supreme Court will hear today Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's petition challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in th... Read more

15 April 2024 4:55 AM GMT2024-04-15 04:55:34

Liquor Policy Scam: Delhi Court Remands BRS Leader K Kavitha To Judicial Custody Till April 23 In CBI Case

A Delhi Court on Monday remanded BRS leader K Kavitha to judicial custody till Ap... Read more

15 April 2024 4:45 AM GMT

Easement By Necessity Not Available When There Is Alternative Way To Access Property : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that the claimant of an easementary right wouldn't be entitled to c... Read more

14 April 2024 3:50 PM GMT

Govt Should Close Schools Without Playgrounds, Sports & Games Part Of Curriculum : Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court has directed the state government to formulate guidelines prescribing the extent of... Read more

14 April 2024 10:49 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-VI]

Article 16 - Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment Constitution of India; Article 16 - the intention of Article... Read more

14 April 2024 8:23 AM GMT

The Basics Of “Criminal Trial” For The Novices In The Bench And The Bar [Q and A-Part-XI]

SPECIAL INTERMEDIATE STAGE OF “ACQUTTAL” IN A SESSIONS TRIAL – Section 232 Cr.P.C.Q.48 What is the special intermediate stage of acq... Read more

14 April 2024 5:30 AM GMT

Search & Seizure Provisions Of NDPS Act Do Not Affect Article 20(3) Of Constitution : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently (on April 09) observed that Article 20(3) of the Indian Constitution remains... Read more

14 April 2024 5:15 AM GMT

Which Are The Patanjali/Divya Pharmacy Products Facing Legal Scrutiny For Objectionable Advertisements?

In the contempt case against Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, the affidavit filed by the State of Uttarakhand in t... Read more

14 April 2024 4:35 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (8th April-13th April, 2024)

With another week gone at the Supreme Court of India, Live Law is back with its Supreme Court Weekly Di... Read more

14 April 2024 4:13 AM GMT

Use Of AI In Court Adjudication Presents Both Opportunities & Challenges : CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India, Dr DY Chandrachud in his welcome address at the I... Read more

13 April 2024 12:54 PM GMT

Power Of Attorney Holders Cannot Give Evidence About Facts Which Are Within Personal Knowledge Of Persons They Represent : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court explained in a recent judgment that a Power of Attorney holder can only depose about the facts within his personal k... Read more

13 April 2024 11:39 AM GMT

SBI Refuses To Disclose In RTI Response Fees Paid To Sr Adv Harish Salve In Electoral Bonds Case

The State Bank of India (SBI) has declined to disclose the legal fees paid to advocate Harish Salve for representing the bank in the e... Read more

13 April 2024 11:28 AM GMT

The Basics Of “Criminal Trial” For The Novices In The Bench And The Bar [Q and A-Part-X]

SECTION 313 EXAMINATIONQ.43 What is meant by Section 313 examination? Ans. Section 313 Cr.P.C. clothes every criminal court wi... Read more

13 April 2024 9:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Delhi CM Kejriwal's Challenge Against ED Arrest On April 15

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's petition challenging his arrest by the Enforcement D... Read more

13 April 2024 7:18 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-V]

Collegium Centre must stop 'pick & choose' approach to collegium proposals : Supreme Court deprecates 'selective' appointment... Read more

13 April 2024 6:30 AM GMT

Insurance Law| Insurer's Burden To Prove Insured Suppressed Material Facts : Supreme Court

While upholding the insurance claim repudiated by the insurance company on the ground of suppression of ... Read more

13 April 2024 5:25 AM GMT

CIC Expresses 'Severe Displeasure' At Election Commission For Not Responding To RTI On EVMs For More Than A Year

The Central Information Commission (CIC)in its recent Order has criticized the Election Commission of India (ECI) while expr... Read more

13 April 2024 5:01 AM GMT

Financial Position Of Employer Strong Factor In Fixing Wage Structure Of Employees: Supreme Court

While setting aside a High Court judgment over an industrial dispute, the Supreme Court recently reitera... Read more

13 April 2024 4:20 AM GMT

NDPS Act | Officer Must Mandatory Record In Writing Reasons For Arrest/Search As Per S.41(2), Violation Will Vitiate Trial : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently (on April 09) overturned the conviction of the accused individuals under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropi... Read more

12 April 2024 3:47 PM GMT

Breaking: Delhi Court Remands BRS Leader K Kavitha To CBI Custody Till April 15 In Liquor Policy Case

A Delhi Court on Friday remanded BRS leader K Kavitha to Central Bureau of Investigation... Read more

12 April 2024 10:43 AM GMT

Liquor Policy Case: Delhi Court Seeks ED, CBI Response On Manish Sisodia's Plea Seeking Interim Bail To Campaign For Lok Sabha Polls

Former Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi and Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia on Friday moved a Delhi Court seeking interim bail on ... Read more

12 April 2024 9:21 AM GMT

S.27 Evidence Act | To Use Statement Of Accused On Fact Discovery, Prosecution Must Establish No One Else Had Information About It : Supreme Court

To convict an accused based on the statements made under Section 27 of the Evidence Act, the Supreme Cou... Read more

12 April 2024 5:42 AM GMT

Supreme Court Rejects Army's Review Petition Against Direction To Pay 1.5 Crore To Officer Who Got HIV During Blood Transfusion

The Supreme Court has dismissed a review petition filed by the Indian Army against the judgment which directed them to jointly pay nea... Read more

12 April 2024 4:50 AM GMT

Advocates Move Supreme Court Against Gujarat HC Order Directing Investigation Against Them For Allegedly Forging Vakalatnama

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court by two practising advocates from Gujarat against whom the Gujarat High Court has direct... Read more

12 April 2024 3:14 AM GMT

Supreme Court Expunges Gujarat HC's Adverse Observation Against GST Officials

The Supreme Court (on March 12) expunged the observations made by the Gujarat High Court in an interim order that statutory protection... Read more

11 April 2024 2:44 PM GMT

When Can High Courts Entertain Writ Petition Under Article 226 Despite Existence Of Statutory Remedies? Supreme Court Explains

Observing that the High Court should exercise due care and caution while entertaining the petitions unde... Read more

11 April 2024 2:03 PM GMT

The Basics Of “Criminal Trial” For The Novices In The Bench And The Bar [Q and A-Part-IX]

P R O S E C U T I O N E V I D E N C EQ.37 When is the case posted for prosecution evidence ? Ans. Ordinarily when the accus... Read more

11 April 2024 8:09 AM GMT

If Deed Was Executed By Person Without Title, Successors Cannot Enforce Rights On Property Based On Such Deed : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held if someone tries to transfer property rights to another person through a legal do... Read more

11 April 2024 6:24 AM GMT

Important MCQs Based On Latest Supreme Court Judgments For Law Examinations

Q 1. Upon a suit of a plaintiff, a civil court passes a decree restraining the encashment of the cheque given to the respondent by the... Read more

11 April 2024 6:10 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-IV]

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 - Difference in the power of Police to register and investigat... Read more

11 April 2024 5:45 AM GMT

Mere Failure To Transfer Vehicle Registration Will Not Invalidate Sale/Gift Of Vehicle: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has observed that mere failure to get a transferred vehicle registered in the name of ... Read more

11 April 2024 5:36 AM GMT

'Move HC' : Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Transgender Activist's Plea To Quash FIRs For Fasting Unto Death On Manipur Crisis

The Supreme Court today (April 10) refused to entertain writ petition filed under Article 32 by transgender activist Ms Malem Thongam ... Read more

11 April 2024 4:58 AM GMT

Evidence Of Family Members In Dowry Death Cases Can't Be Discarded Saying They Are Interested Witnesses : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently decided that testimonies from family members of the deceased in dowry death cases should not be dismissed s... Read more

11 April 2024 3:55 AM GMT

Social Media Comments Distorting Court Proceedings Require Serious Consideration: Supreme Court Issues Contempt Notice To Assam MLA

The Supreme Court expressed serious concern over the misuse of social media platforms, where factually incorrect and unfounded stateme... Read more

10 April 2024 3:21 PM GMT

Delhi Court Rejects Arvind Kejriwal's Plea For Additional Meetings With Lawyers, Says He Passed Directions To Water Minister Through Counsel

A Delhi Court on Wednesday dismissed an application moved by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is in judicial custody in the liquor ... Read more

10 April 2024 12:58 PM GMT

Won't Proceed With Trial Of Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira In NDPS Case : State Of Punjab Tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, in a 2015 case registered against Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira under th... Read more

10 April 2024 12:29 PM GMT

'What About People Who Consumed These Medicines?' : Supreme Court Slams Uttarakhand Authorities Over Inaction Against Patanjali

While hearing contempt proceedings against Patanjali Ayurveda over its continuing publication of misleading advertisements in breach o... Read more

10 April 2024 11:50 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays MP Administration's Decision To Deny Permission For Christian Prayer Meet

The Supreme Court (on April 10) issued notice in the matter challenging the Read more

10 April 2024 11:08 AM GMT

Every Non-Disclosure By Candidate Won't Make Nomination Invalid Unless It Is Substantial Affecting Election Outcome : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that every defect in a nomination filed by a candidate contesting elections will ... Read more

10 April 2024 10:47 AM GMT

Unfortunate That Coast Guard Doesn't Give Permanent Commission To Women Unlike Army, Navy & Air Force: Supreme Court

It was unfortunate that the Indian Coast Guard was opposing the grant of Permanent Commission for women officers despite the Army, Air... Read more

10 April 2024 9:57 AM GMT

Breaking: Karnataka High Court Quashes Union's Circular Banning 23 Breeds Of 'Dangerous & Ferocious' Dogs

The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday quashed the circular issued by the Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying De... Read more

10 April 2024 9:52 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays MP High Court Order Debarring 10 Advocates For Holding Strike, Says Lawyers Must Show Some Responsibility

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (April 10) stayed the Madhya Pradesh High Court order which debarred 10 members of the Seoni District B... Read more

10 April 2024 9:29 AM GMT

BREAKING | Calcutta High Court Directs CBI To Undertake Court-Monitored Probe Into Allegations Of Rape & Land Grabbing Of Locals In Sandeshkhali

The Calcutta High Court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to undertake a probe into the allegations of rape of wo... Read more

10 April 2024 9:25 AM GMT

Supreme Court Transfers To Itself Petition Challenging BCI's Election Code Of Conduct Rules 2023 Before Karnataka High Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 8) transferred to itself a pending petition before the Karnataka High Court challenging the Bar Co... Read more

10 April 2024 9:15 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Trial In PMLA Case Against Lottery Baron Santiago Martin, Seeks ED's Response

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (April 10) has admitted the plea of Santiago Martin, a giant in India's ... Read more

10 April 2024 8:55 AM GMT

'Don't Involve Us In Political Thicket': Delhi High Court Dismisses Third Plea To Remove Arvind Kejriwal From CM Post, Says Will Impose Costs

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday came down heavily on former Aam Aadmi Party MLA Sandeep Kumar for filing a petition seeking removal ... Read more

10 April 2024 8:13 AM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court Says Patanjali MD, Baba Ramdev Cited Non-Existing Flight Tickets To Avoid Personal Appearance; Rejects Second Apology

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (April 10) rejected the second affidavit of apology filed by Patanjali Ayurved and its Managing Directo... Read more

10 April 2024 8:05 AM GMT

Justice Aniruddha Bose To Head National Judicial Academy Post Retirement As Supreme Court Judge

The Supreme Court has appointed Justice Aniruddha Bose as the Director of The National Judicial Academy (NJAC), Bhopal. The Chief Just... Read more

10 April 2024 7:01 AM GMT

Rs 8K Crore Relief To Delhi Metro : Supreme Court Allows DMRC's Curative Petition Against Arbitral Award In Favour Of DAMEPL

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (April 10) relieved the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) of a huge liability to the tune of Rs 8000 ... Read more

10 April 2024 5:13 AM GMT

Why Can't States Regulate Misuse Of Industrial Alcohol To Control Liquor Tragedies? Supreme Court Asks Union [Day 4]

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 9) resumed its 4th day of hearing the Constitutional issue whether the Union has exclusive control... Read more

10 April 2024 3:28 AM GMT

Moving HC Under Articles 226/227 To Release Seized Vehicle Without Approaching Magistrate Under Sec.451 CrPC Not Proper: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that approaching the High Court under Articles 226/227 of the Constitution for th... Read more

9 April 2024 2:45 PM GMT

Misleading Ads Case : Baba Ramdev & Patanjali MD Furnish Unconditional Apology Before Supreme Court

Patanjali Ayurveda's co-founder Baba Ramdev and Managing Director Acharya Balkrishna have tendered an unconditional apology before the... Read more

9 April 2024 1:42 PM GMT

'Merits Of The Case Not Required To Be Considered In Condoning Delay' : Supreme Court Explains Principles For Delay Condonation

While refusing to condone the delay of 5659 days in preferring an appeal, the Supreme Court on Monday (A... Read more

9 April 2024 11:05 AM GMT

BREAKING | Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's ED Arrest In Liquor Policy Case Valid: Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the plea moved by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal challenging his arrest by the Enforcement D... Read more

9 April 2024 10:34 AM GMT

Supreme Court Permits Jailed UP MLA Abbas Ansari To Attend Father-Mukhtar Ansari's Fatiha Ceremony

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 9) permitted Uttar Pradesh MLA Abbas Ansari to attend a 'Fati... Read more

9 April 2024 9:45 AM GMT

If You Have Sought For House Arrest, You Must Pay The Expenses: Supreme Court Tells Bhima Koregaon Case Accused Gautam Navlakha

Today, the Supreme Court (on April 09) orally told Bhima Koregaon-accused Gautam Navlakha's Advocate, Sh... Read more

9 April 2024 9:06 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Plea For 100% EVM Votes-VVPAT Verification On April 16

The Supreme Court today clarified that the matter pertaining to Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) data cro... Read more

9 April 2024 8:40 AM GMT

Candidates Need Not Disclose Every Moveable Property Owned By Them; Voters' Right To Know Not Absolute: Supreme Court

Holding that candidates contesting elections are not required to disclose each and every moveable proper... Read more

9 April 2024 7:21 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-III]

Citizenship The Supreme Court sets aside the ex-parte order of the Foreigners Tribunal which declared a woman non-indian. Rashida... Read more

9 April 2024 6:50 AM GMT

Motive Is Insignificant When There Is Direct Evidence Proving The Guilt Of Accused: Supreme Court

While upholding the accused conviction for committing a day-light murder, the Supreme Court held that if... Read more

9 April 2024 5:04 AM GMT

Power Over Industrial Alcohol Reserved For Union, AG Tells Supreme Court [Day 3]

The Supreme Court Constitution Bench last week( on April 4) resumed its third day of hearing the issue relating to the State's power t... Read more

9 April 2024 4:48 AM GMT

'Vague Allegations' : Supreme Court Dismisses Petition Challenging 2021 Assam Assembly Election Of AIUDF Leader Barbhuiya

In a major relief to All India United Democratic (AIUDF) leader and Assam MLA Karim Uddin Barbhuiya, the... Read more

8 April 2024 4:04 PM GMT

For First Time, Supreme Court Recognizes Right To Be Free From Adverse Effects Of Climate Change

In its first, the Supreme Court, through its judgment dated March 21, has recognized a right to be free... Read more

8 April 2024 3:30 PM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Union's Response On Plea Seeking Free Supply Of Chargesheet To Complainants/Victims

The Supreme Court today issued notice on a petition seeking directions to authorities for free-of-cost s... Read more

8 April 2024 2:49 PM GMT

Bombay Stamp Act & Company Shares | Maximum Cap Applicable As 'One Time Measure', Not On Every Increase In Share Capital : Supreme Court

Observing that no stamp duty is to be paid on every individual increase in the share capital of the comp... Read more

8 April 2024 2:09 PM GMT

Concerned With Trend Of HC Judges Keeping Judgment Reserved For Several Months After Hearing: CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice Of India, DY Chandrachud today (April 8) expressed serious concerns about High Court judges reserving judgments on matte... Read more

8 April 2024 1:32 PM GMT

'No Predicate Offence, No Proceeds Of Crime' : Supreme Court Quashes ED Complaint Related To Chhatisgarh Liquor Case

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 08) quashed the money laundering case in relation to the alleged Chha... Read more

8 April 2024 1:17 PM GMT

Plea In Supreme Court To Allow Voters Displaced From Manipur To Vote In Lok Sabha Elections

Supreme Court today agreed to hear a plea seeking voting facilities in the upcoming elections for eighteen thousand internally displac... Read more

8 April 2024 12:10 PM GMT

Fake Encounter Case | Supreme Court Exempts Ex-Mumbai Cop Pradeep Sharma From Surrender Till Next Hearing Date, Admits Appeal Against Conviction

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 8) admitted the appeal filed by former Mumbai Police encounter specia... Read more

8 April 2024 11:33 AM GMT

Judgment That B.Ed Graduates Can't Be Primary School Teachers Operates Prospectively From August 11, 2023 : Supreme Court Clarifies

In the matter raising the question of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degree holders' eligibility for appointment as primary school teac... Read more

8 April 2024 10:55 AM GMT

Legal Heirs Of Deceased Partner Do Not Become Liable For Liability Of Partnership Firm Upon Partner's Death: Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court held that the legal heirs of a deceased partner do not become liable for any... Read more

8 April 2024 10:10 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On PIL Seeking To Recognize Rights Of Inter-Sex Children, Curb Sex Reassignment Surgeries

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 8) issued a notice in Public Interest Litigation raising the need fo... Read more

8 April 2024 9:50 AM GMT

Sharing Live Location As Bail Condition | Supreme Court Seeks Google LLC's Explanation On Working Of Google Maps PIN

In a case involving the question as to whether sharing of Google PIN with Investigating Officer as part of bail conditions violates a ... Read more

8 April 2024 9:08 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Trial Against TN Minister Periyasamy In Corruption Case

Today (March 08), the Supreme Court stayed the trial against Tamil Nadu Rural Development Minister I... Read more

8 April 2024 8:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses AAP MP Sanjay Singh's Plea Against Summons In Gujarat University's Defamation Case Over Comments On PM Modi's Degree

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh's plea against... Read more

8 April 2024 7:52 AM GMT

Karnataka's Plea In Supreme Court For Drought Relief : AG & SG Agree To Get Instructions From Union Govt

In a writ petition filed by the Karnataka government alleging that the Centre was denying it financial assistance for drought manageme... Read more

8 April 2024 7:37 AM GMT

'If Everyone Who Makes Allegations On YouTube Is Arrested, How Many Will Be Jailed Before Elections?' : Supreme Court Asks TN Govt

The Supreme Court today restored the bail granted to Youtuber A. Duraimurugan Sattai in a case in... Read more

8 April 2024 6:07 AM GMT

Commercial Transactions Outside Purview Of Consumer Protection Act 1986: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that complaints seeking recovery of the investment from which the complainant is ... Read more

8 April 2024 5:34 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks CAG To Examine Corruption Allegations Against Arunachal Pradesh Govt During 2007-11 Term

In a public interest litigation raising allegations of corruption in relation to certain tenders floated... Read more

7 April 2024 4:14 PM GMT

CAA's Claim Of Protecting Persecuted Religious Minorities Flawed : IUML To Supreme Court

The claim that the Citizenship Amendment Act(CAA), 2019 offers protection to persecuted minorities from the neighbouring countries is ... Read more

7 April 2024 12:01 PM GMT

The Basics Of “Criminal Trial” For The Novices In The Bench And The Bar [Q and A-Part-VIII]

STARTING OF TRIAL IN A “WARRANT CASE”(Ss. 242 (1), 246 (4), 230 Cr.P.C.) Q.35 When does the trial starts in a “warrant case” ? ... Read more

7 April 2024 7:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Seeks Union's Stand On Pension Of Retired Air Force Women SSC Officers

The Supreme Court on Friday (April 5) asked the Union to clarify whether the one-time pensionary benefits granted to retired women air... Read more

7 April 2024 7:02 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (1st April-06 April, 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

7 April 2024 5:42 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-II]

Armed Forces The Supreme Court extends disability pension claim of army veteran for 10 years as allowed under pension regulations... Read more

7 April 2024 5:32 AM GMT

'Identity Of POCSO Victim Cannot Be Disclosed' : Supreme Court Calls For Sensitization Of Judicial and Police Officers in West Bengal

Recently, while expressing concern over the disclosure of the victim's name while recording her statemen... Read more

7 April 2024 5:00 AM GMT

Is 90-Day Limitation For Appeal Under Sec.21(5) NIA Act Directory Or Mandatory? Supreme Court To Settle Conflicting Views Of HCs

The Supreme Court on Friday (April 5) agreed to decide the issue whether the upper limit of 90 days prescribed under Section 21(5) Nat... Read more

7 April 2024 4:30 AM GMT

Lawyers Have A Duty To Maintain And Cherish Judicial Independence: Justice BR Gavai

Justice BR Gavai on Saturday said that independent j... Read more

7 April 2024 3:45 AM GMT

Verdict In 'KA Najeeb' Upholding Right Of UAPA Accused For Bail On Ground Of Delay In Trial Not Disturbed By 'Gurwinder Singh' Judgment: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (on April 05), in the Shoma Sen case, made a crucial observation that the Apex Court's... Read more

6 April 2024 3:58 PM GMT

Man Who Was Twice Sentenced To Death In 2 Trials Acquitted In 3rd Retrial

In a notable development in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, a man who had been convicted and sentenced to death two times for the alleged rape... Read more

6 April 2024 1:25 PM GMT

'Old Boys Club' : CJI DY Chandrachud Calls For More Women Representation In Bar Associations

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Friday expr... Read more

6 April 2024 12:02 PM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Annual Digest- 2023 [Part-I]

Abkari Act Abkari Act, 1077; Section 57A- Offence under Section 57A is not limited to the holders of the license under the Act, b... Read more

6 April 2024 11:22 AM GMT

ED Opposes Manish Sisodia's Bail In Delhi Excise Scam, Says Delay In Trial Caused By Accused Persons Not Prosecution

The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday opposed the bail plea moved by Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia in the money laundering c... Read more

6 April 2024 10:32 AM GMT

The Basics Of “Criminal Trial” For The Novices In The Bench And The Bar [Q and A-Part-VII]

FRAMING OF CHARGE BY A MAGISTRATE IN A “WARRANT CASE”(Sections 240 (1) and 246 (1) Cr.P.C.) Q.31 What are the criteria to be sati... Read more

6 April 2024 8:59 AM GMT

Explainer | EVM-VVPAT Verification Issue Before Supreme Court

On mentioning of the pleas seeking extensive cross-verification of electronic voting machines (EVM) data... Read more

6 April 2024 5:50 AM GMT

'Police Cannot Be Allowed To Tutor Prosecution Witness': Supreme Court Asks TN DGP To Take Action Against Erring Police Officers

While rebuking Tamil Nadu Police for tutoring the witnesses to depose against the accused, the Supreme C... Read more

6 April 2024 5:13 AM GMT

Bhojshala Temple-Kamal Maula Mosque | Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Mutawalli's Plea Against ASI Survey After He Agrees To Approach HC

The Supreme Court on Friday (April 5) refused to entertain a Special Leave Petition filed by the Mutawa... Read more

6 April 2024 4:18 AM GMT

Disturbed By Recent Tendency Of Bar Members To Comment On Judgments & Pending Cases : CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud on Friday said... Read more

6 April 2024 2:52 AM GMT

Supreme Court Delivers Split Verdict On Appointment Of Shiksha Karmi's In Madhya Pradesh

The Supreme Court on Thursday (April 04) delivered a split verdict in a case concerning the appointment ... Read more

5 April 2024 2:32 PM GMT

'Verfiy & Pay It' : Supreme Court To Delhi Finance Secretary On Funds Due To Delhi Jal Board

The Supreme Court today (April 5) asked the Finance Department of the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) to ver... Read more

5 April 2024 1:38 PM GMT

'No Enforceable Constitutional Right' : Supreme Court Dismisses Plea To Bring Mortal Remains Of Sufi Leader From Dhaka To India

The Supreme Court on Friday (April 5) dismissed a petition seeking to bring the mortal remains of Sufi leader Hazrat Shah from Dhaka, ... Read more

5 April 2024 11:45 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On UP MLA Abbas Ansari's Plea To Attend 'Fatiha' Ceremony Of Father Mukhtar Ansari

The Supreme Court today issued notice on a plea by Uttar Pradesh MLA Abbas Ansari seeking permiss... Read more

5 April 2024 11:02 AM GMT

Chandigarh Mayor Election Returning Officer Anil Masih Tenders Unconditional Apology To Supreme Court

Anil Masih, who was the returning officer of the controversial Chandigarh Mayor election, tendered an unconditional apology before the... Read more

5 April 2024 10:45 AM GMT

'No Predicate Offence, No Proceeds Of Crime; So No Money Laundering' : Supreme Court Tells ED In Chhattisgarh Liquor Case

Observing that there was no predicate offence and proceeds of crime, the Supreme Court on Friday (April ... Read more

5 April 2024 10:01 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Bail To Shoma Sen In Bhima Koregaon Case

The Supreme Court (on April 05) granted bail to former Nagpur University professor Shoma Sen who is bo... Read more

5 April 2024 8:27 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea Seeking Cooling-Off Period For Public Servants Before Contesting Elections

The Supreme Court today dismissed as withdrawn a plea seeking imposition of a cooling off period on public servants to prevent them fr... Read more

5 April 2024 6:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Transfers To Itself Petitions Pending In High Courts Challenging GST On Online Gaming

The Supreme Court on Friday (April 5) transferred to itself the petitions pending in the High Courts challenging the imposition of 28%... Read more

5 April 2024 5:40 AM GMT

High Courts Should Not Ordinarily Interfere With Scrutiny Committee's Findings On Caste Claims Unless Findings Are Perverse : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today (on April 04), in a crucial judgment pronounced by it, opined that in cases wher... Read more

5 April 2024 5:14 AM GMT

Supreme Court Notifies List Of Cases To Be Posted On All 5 Days During Summer Vacation 2024

The Supreme Court (on April 04) notified the matters to be listed during the upcoming Summer Vacation ... Read more

4 April 2024 11:59 AM GMT

The Basics Of “Criminal Trial” For The Novices In The Bench And The Bar [Q and A-Part-VI]

STARTING OF TRIAL IN A “SUMMONS CASE” BEFORE A MAGISTRATEQ.26 When does the trial start in a “summons case” before a Magistrate ? ... Read more

4 April 2024 11:56 AM GMT

Are Civil Courts' Decrees Binding On Criminal Courts? Supreme Court Explains

Recently, the Supreme Court Read more

4 April 2024 11:22 AM GMT

Fali Nariman's Voice Represented Nation's Conscience : CJI DY Chandrachud Pays Homage

The Supreme Court on Thursday (April 4) in an event of profound significance, convened a Full Court Reference in the memory of late ju... Read more

4 April 2024 10:58 AM GMT

MBBS Internship : Supreme Court Directs NMC To Submit Details Of Stipend Paid To Interns By Medical Colleges In All States

In a pivotal matter regarding the payment of stipends for doctors undergoing their MBBS internships, the... Read more

4 April 2024 10:42 AM GMT

'It Appears Union Wants To Fix Its Own Period Of Limitation' : Supreme Court Rejects Govt's Time-Barred Challenge In 43-Year-Old Suit

Expressing displeasure with the approach adopted by the Union of India for seeking condonation of more t... Read more

4 April 2024 9:48 AM GMT

AG Recounts FS Nariman's Praise For Electoral Bonds Verdict & His Hope That Supreme Court Will Strike Down 'No-Bail' Provisions

The Supreme Court today held a Full Court Reference to pay homage to the late Senior Advocate Mr Fali S Nariman, whoRead more

4 April 2024 9:18 AM GMT

NCP Dispute: Supreme Court Asks Sharad Pawar & Ajit Pawar Groups To Comply With Earlier Directions On Use Of Symbols

In the matter related to rift within the Nationalist Congress Party(NCP), the Supreme Court on Thursday (April 04) directed both Ajit ... Read more

4 April 2024 8:11 AM GMT

'Elections By Ballot Paper The Rule' : Lawyer Seeks To Intervene In Supreme Court Plea On EVM-VVPAT

Suggesting that voting in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections should be conducted through ballot papers, Advocate Mahmood Prach... Read more

4 April 2024 7:06 AM GMT

Delhi HC Refuses To Entertain PIL To Remove Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Says Personal Interest Subordinate To National Interest But It's His Call

The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL)... Read more

4 April 2024 6:41 AM GMT

Supreme Court Upholds Amravati MP Navneet Rana's Scheduled Caste Certificate, Sets Aside Bombay HC Judgment

In a major relief to Amravati MP Navneet Kaur Rana, who won 2019 Lok Sabha elections from a constituency reserved for Scheduled Castes... Read more

4 April 2024 6:32 AM GMT

MV Act | Supreme Court To Hear Plea Challenging 6 Months Limitation To File Motor Accident Compensation Claims

The Supreme Court (on April 01) issued a notice in a writ petition challenging the constitutional validi... Read more

4 April 2024 4:56 AM GMT

Can States Levy Tax Only On Alcohol Fit For Human Consumption? Supreme Court 9-Judge Bench Considers [Day 2 ]

The 9-Judge Constitution Bench on Wednesday continued its second day of hearing the issue of whether industrial alcohol be considered ... Read more

4 April 2024 3:40 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal Case | Finding Of Proceeds Of Crime Irrelevant If Money Laundering Case Is Made Out: ED To Delhi High Court

Opposing Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest in the alleged liquor policy case, the Enforcement Directorate (... Read more

3 April 2024 3:10 PM GMT

Supreme Court Confirms Interim Bail Of SHUATS VC Dr Rajendra Bihari Lal; Dismisses Recall Application By State Of UP

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 1) dismissed an application filed by the State of Uttar Pradesh to recall the interim bail granted ... Read more

3 April 2024 2:41 PM GMT

Supreme Court Imposes Rs 5 Lakh Fine On Himachal Pradesh Housing For Securing Contract For Pvt Company By Deceiving High Court

The Supreme Court imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakhs on the Himachal Pradesh Housing and Urban Development Aut... Read more

3 April 2024 2:17 PM GMT

Accused Not Obligated To Lead Evidence Of His Innocence Unless Specified By Law: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, while acquitting a person accused of the offence of rape, observed that the accused d... Read more

3 April 2024 12:06 PM GMT

Delhi High Court Reserves Verdict On Arvind Kejriwal's Plea Challenging ED Arrest In Liquor Policy Case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved verdict on the plea moved by Chief Minister A... Read more

3 April 2024 11:09 AM GMT

Limitation Act | Time Spent Contesting Bonafide Litigation At Wrong Forum Would Be Excluded While Computing Limitation : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that the time consumed in contesting bonafide litigation by the litigant at a wro... Read more

3 April 2024 9:11 AM GMT

ED Requests Supreme Court To Remove Bansuri Swaraj's Name From List Of Appearances For ED In Sanjay Singh's Bail Order

The Directorate of Enforcement told the Supreme Court today that Advocate Bansuri Swaraj's appearance (on behalf the agency) has inadv... Read more

3 April 2024 7:36 AM GMT

Supreme Court Sets Aside Conviction In S.138 NI Act Case Based On Civil Court's Declaration That Cheque Was Only For Security

Observing that a judgment of the civil court will be binding on the criminal court to the extent of sent... Read more

3 April 2024 7:21 AM GMT

NCP Rift : Supreme Court Asks Ajit Pawar Group If Their Election Posters Have Added Disclaimer Regarding 'Clock' Symbol

In the dispute relating to the rift in the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Sharad Pawar group has ... Read more

3 April 2024 6:25 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Pleas Seeking 100% EVM-VVPAT Tally After 2 Weeks

On a mentioning by Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal, the Supreme Court today said that the Read more

3 April 2024 6:04 AM GMT

After Karnataka, Tamil Nadu Moves Supreme Court Seeking To Direct Union To Release Disaster Relief Funds

The Tamil Nadu government has filed an original suit before the Supreme Court against the Union Government, claiming that the Union wa... Read more

3 April 2024 5:41 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal's Challenge To ED Arrest : Live Updates From Delhi High Court Hearing

The Delhi High Court will hear today Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea challenging his arrest by the ED in the alleged liquor poli... Read more

3 April 2024 5:02 AM GMT2024-04-03 05:02:59

Impermissible For High Court To Interfere With Acquittal Unless Trial Court's View Is Perverse Or Impossible : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 2) reiterated that in the event of the possibility of two views, if ... Read more

3 April 2024 4:33 AM GMT

Does 'Intoxicating Liquor' Include 'Industrial Alcohol'? Supreme Court 9-Judge Bench Analyses Overlapping Powers Of Union & States [Day 1]


The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 2) commenced the hearing of the 9-judge Constitution Bench on the issue of overlapping... Read more

3 April 2024 3:50 AM GMT

DMK Party Moves Madras High Court Questioning New Design Of Electronic Voting Machines, Says Manipulations Possible

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party has approached the Madras High Court questioning the design of the ... Read more

3 April 2024 2:43 AM GMT

Maintain Old Panel Of Advocates For At Least Six Weeks After Govt Change To Avoid Adjournments: Supreme Court To States/UTs

Recently, the Supreme Court (on April 01) expressed its dilemma regarding how, for the last few months,... Read more

2 April 2024 1:25 PM GMT

Reckless Allegations: Supreme Court On PIL Seeking Inquiry Into Netaji's Death, Declaration That Independence Was Attained By Azad Hind Fauj

In a public interest litigation seeking inter-alia inquiry into the death of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, the Supreme Court on ... Read more

2 April 2024 1:14 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea Challenging Kerala HC's Judgment Recognizing Muslim Woman's Absolute Right To Divorce By 'Khula'

In a petition filed against a Kerala High Court judgment recognizing Muslim women's unconditional right ... Read more

2 April 2024 12:01 PM GMT

'No Money Has Been Recovered, There Is No Trace': Supreme Court To ED On Case Against AAP MP Sanjay Singh

While hearing the bail plea of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh in the money laundering case related to th... Read more

2 April 2024 11:41 AM GMT

Why Union Govt Didn't Act Against Patanjali For False Claims On COVID Cure? Supreme Court Asks

The Supreme Court (on April 02) wondered why the Union Government did not take any legal action against... Read more

2 April 2024 10:43 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Grants Bail To AAP MP Sanjay Singh In PMLA Case After ED's Concession

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 2) granted bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh in the money laund... Read more

2 April 2024 8:53 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Subject /Statute Wise Index [March 11 to 17]

Citations 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 220 to 2024 LiveLaw (SC) 239Anticipatory BailCustodial interrogation is one of the effective modes of inve... Read more

2 April 2024 8:08 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Accept Patanjali Ayurved's Apology In Contempt Case,Warns Baba Ramdev Of Perjury Proceedings

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 2) came down heavily on Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, its Managing Director... Read more

2 April 2024 7:54 AM GMT

Supreme Court Deprecates TN District Collectors' Refusal To Appear Before ED, Says They Showed Disrespect To Court & Constitution

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (April 2) chastised the District Collectors of Tamil Nadu who refused to appear in person before the Dire... Read more

2 April 2024 6:43 AM GMT

Contempt Case Against Patanjali & Baba Ramdev Over Medical Ads : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing

The Supreme Court is hearing today the contempt case against Patanjali Ayurved over the publication of advertisements claiming medical... Read more

2 April 2024 5:20 AM GMT2024-04-02 05:20:35

Delhi Court Slams ED For Faulty PMLA Probe, Says ED Must Introspect Steps To Ensure Expeditious & Fair Investigations

While picking up holes in a “glaring case of faulty investigation” concerning moneyRead more

2 April 2024 4:23 AM GMT

CJI DY Chandrachud Flags Unjustified Confiscation Of Personal Devices, Calls For Balance Between Privacy Rights & Search/Seizure Powers

While speaking at a recent event, Chief Justice Of India DY Chandrachud underscored the importa... Read more

1 April 2024 5:06 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice To ECI On Plea For 100% EVM Votes-VVPAT Verification

The Supreme Court today issued notice on a petition seeking inter-alia counting of all Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) paper ... Read more

1 April 2024 2:33 PM GMT

Raising Questions On Mukhtar Ansari's Death, Lawyer Files Application In Supreme Court Seeking CBI Probe Into Custodial Deaths In UP

In the aftermath of Uttar Pradesh-based Gangster-Politician Mukhtar Ansari's death in custody, an Interlocutory Application has been p... Read more

1 April 2024 2:01 PM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Criminal Proceedings Against India Today Editors Over 2016 Sting Operation On Karnataka Politician

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 1) stayed the criminal proceedings against India Today Editor-Chief Mr Aroon Purie, senior journali... Read more

1 April 2024 1:42 PM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Kerala MLA's PIL Seeking Directions To Tackle Human-Wildlife Conflict, Allows Him To Move HC

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 1) dismissed the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Kerala MLA... Read more

1 April 2024 1:31 PM GMT

'Sanatana Dharma' Row | Minister Can't Be Equated To Media Persons: Supreme Court On Udhayanidhi Stalin's Plea To Club Criminal Cases

While hearing Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin's plea for clubbing of criminal cases regist... Read more

1 April 2024 1:22 PM GMT

'My Secretaries Don't Listen To Me', Says Delhi Govt; Supreme Court Issues Notice To Delhi Finance Secretary On GNCTD Plea Over DJB Funds

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 1) issued notice to the Delhi Finance Secretary on a petition filed by the Government of National C... Read more

1 April 2024 12:01 PM GMT

'Trial Won't Be Complete In 3 Months' : Supreme Court Issues Notice On Senthil Balaji's Bail Plea In PMLA Case

The Supreme Court today issued notice on a petition filed by MLA and former Minister V Senthil Balaji... Read more

1 April 2024 11:06 AM GMT

Former Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren Withdraws Petition Filed In Supreme Court Seeking To Attend State Assembly Budget Session

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Monday (April 1) withdrew from the Supreme Court his pet... Read more

1 April 2024 10:57 AM GMT

ED Acting Like Persecuting Agency, A Summons A Day Keeps It Happy: K Kavitha To Delhi Court

BRS leader K Kavitha, presently in judicial custody in the liquor policy case, on Monday... Read more

1 April 2024 10:35 AM GMT

Gyanvapi Mosque Case : Supreme Court Orders Status Quo On Namaz In Mosque & Hindu Worship In 'Tehkhana' (Cellar)

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 1) issued notice on a Special Leave Petition filed by the Gyanvapi mosque committee challenging the... Read more

1 April 2024 10:05 AM GMT

Farmers Protest | Judicial Probe Into Protester's Death Will Ensure Fair Investigation, Supreme Court Tells Haryana Govt

The Supreme Court on Monday (April 1) adjourned till April 19 the hearing of a Special Leave Petition fi... Read more

1 April 2024 8:32 AM GMT

Won't Take Coercive Action Against Congress Over Income Tax Demand Of Rs 3500 Crores During Lok Sabha Elections : Centre Tells Supreme Court

The Union Government on Monday undertook before the Supreme Court that no coercive action will be taken against the Indian National Co... Read more

1 April 2024 6:22 AM GMT

BREAKING: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Remanded To Judicial Custody Till April 15 In Liquor Policy Case

A Delhi Court on Monday remanded Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to judicial custody till... Read more

1 April 2024 6:19 AM GMT

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26 March 2024 3:38 AM GMT

Overcharge v. Illegal Charge: Supreme Court Dismisses Railways' Appeals Against Indian Oil Over Refund Of Freight Charges

In a case involving excess payment of freight charges, the Supreme Court recently held against the Railw... Read more

25 March 2024 3:43 AM GMT

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25 March 2024 3:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (18 March-23 March 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

24 March 2024 7:34 AM GMT

Karnataka Govt Moves Supreme Court Seeking To Direct Union Government To Release Drought Relief Funds

The State of Karnataka has filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court alleging that the Central Government was denying financial assis... Read more

24 March 2024 5:23 AM GMT

Important MCQs Based On Latest Supreme Court Judgments For Law Examinations

Q 1. Against an accused, a non-bailable warrant and proclamation under Section 82 Cr.P.C. is pending. Whether an application of the ac... Read more

24 March 2024 4:09 AM GMT

Livestream Video Was Doctored To Show I Walked Out Of Court, Was Subjected To Trolls : CJI DY Chandrachud

Chief of Justice of India Dr DY Chandrachud in a recent address cleared the air regarding a doctored video of the live proceedings in ... Read more

23 March 2024 3:46 PM GMT

If PMLA Is Misused, Nation Will Suffer; Negative Perceptions May Arise About ED : SC Judge Justice Ujjal Bhuyan

Supreme Court judge Justice Ujjal Bhuyan spoke on the need to judiciously use the powers under the Prevention of Money Launderi... Read more

23 March 2024 2:05 PM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal Moves Delhi High Court Challenging Arrest, ED Remand In Liquor Policy Case

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has moved the Delhi High Court challenging his arrest by Enforcement Directorate (ED) and six day... Read more

23 March 2024 12:50 PM GMT

Section 420 IPC| Person Cheated Must Have Been Dishonestly Induced To Deliver Property: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (on March 20) held that to attract the offence of cheating, it must be shown that the ... Read more

23 March 2024 12:08 PM GMT

Corporate Entity's Complaint Maintainable Under Consumer Protection Act 1986 : Supreme Court

In a significant development, the Supreme Court held that the corporate entity/company wouldn't be barre... Read more

23 March 2024 9:53 AM GMT

Kerala Govt Moves Supreme Court Challenging President's Refusal Of Assent For 4 Bills As Arbitrary

The State of Kerala has approached the Supreme Court challenging the President's refusal of assent to four out of the seven bills refe... Read more

23 March 2024 9:21 AM GMT

Liquor Policy: Delhi Court Remands BRS Leader K Kavitha To Further ED Custody Till March 26

A Delhi Court on Saturday further remanded Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) leader K Kavitha to Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody till ... Read more

23 March 2024 7:43 AM GMT

Mere Involvement In Sexual Offence Not Sufficient: Supreme Court Quashes Preventive Detention Order

In a case involving allegations of rape and extortion, the Supreme Court recently quashed a preventive d... Read more

23 March 2024 6:41 AM GMT

Preventive Detention Orders Passed Capriciously Must Be Nipped In The Bud By Advisory Board : Supreme Court

In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court discussed the role and duty of the Advisory Boards constitute... Read more

23 March 2024 6:30 AM GMT

Would Disrupt Lok Sabha Elections : Supreme Court On Refusal To Stay Election Commissioners' Act

The Supreme Court today released its order in the batch of pleas seeking stay of the Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Co... Read more

22 March 2024 4:43 PM GMT

Delhi Court Remands Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal To ED Custody In Liquor Policy Case Till March 28

A Delhi Court on Friday remanded Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to six days of Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody inRead more

22 March 2024 2:59 PM GMT

Supreme Court Sets Aside Order Directing Bloomberg To Remove Article On Zee Entertainment Ltd

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 22) set aside the Delhi High Court's order directing news platform “The Bloomberg” to take down its... Read more

22 March 2024 2:33 PM GMT

Supreme Court Directs States/UTs To Issue Ration Cards To 8 Crore Unorganised Sector Workers Registered Under E-Shram Portal

The Supreme Court (on March 19) has directed the State Governments and Union Territories to grant ration... Read more

22 March 2024 1:42 PM GMT

Supreme Court Rebukes Telangana Police Again, Says Preventive Detention Must Not Be Applied Routinely Without Application Of Mind

In a significant development, the Supreme Court has yet again rebuked the Telangana Police for routinely... Read more

22 March 2024 1:10 PM GMT

Plea Against MP Lokayukt Appointment : Supreme Court Mulls Framing Guidelines For Effective Consultation Among Selection Panel Members

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 22) issued notice to the State of Madhya Pradesh on a writ petition filed by Madhya Pradesh's oppos... Read more

22 March 2024 12:51 PM GMT

Supreme Court Transfers Petitions Pending Before Various HCs Against IT Rules 2021 To Delhi High Court

The Supreme Court today transferred to the Delhi High Court matters pending before different High Courts across the country against th... Read more

22 March 2024 11:12 AM GMT

Inability Of State Police To Tackle Law & Order No Excuse To Invoke Preventive Detention : Supreme Court

In a notable ruling, the Supreme Court has summarised the important points relating to preventive detent... Read more

22 March 2024 10:53 AM GMT

BREAKING | PIL To Remove Arvind Kejriwal From Post Of Delhi Chief Minister Filed In High Court

A PIL has been filed before the Delhi High Court seeking removal of Arvind Kejriwal from the post of Chief Minister of Delhi. Kejriwal... Read more

22 March 2024 10:19 AM GMT

Supreme Court Declines To Entertain Early Hearing Request In Plea Regarding Gender Imbalance In Judge Advocate General's Recruitment

Without passing any order, the Supreme Court on Thursday (March 21) refused to entertain an early hearin... Read more

22 March 2024 10:15 AM GMT

ED Must Furnish Grounds Of Arrest To Accused In Writing : Supreme Court Dismisses Union's Review Against 'Pankaj Bansal' Judgment

The Supreme Court dismissed the Union's petition seeking review of Read more

22 March 2024 10:06 AM GMT

Supreme Court Reserves Verdict On Kerala's Plea For Interim Relief In Original Suit Challenging Centre's Borrowing Curbs

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 22) reserved its verdict on the State of Kerala's plea for interim re... Read more

22 March 2024 9:06 AM GMT

Breaking: Delhi High Court Dismisses Congress Party's Pleas Against Tax Re-Assessment Proceedings

The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the pleas moved by the Indian National Congress... Read more

22 March 2024 8:51 AM GMT

After Supreme Court Rap, Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi Agrees To Swear In K Ponmudi As Minister

The Tamil Nadu Governor Mr RN Ravi today informed the Supreme Court that he has duly invited MLA K Ponmudi to swear in as the state ca... Read more

22 March 2024 7:18 AM GMT

BREAKING | Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Withdraws Petition In Supreme Court Against ED Arrest, Says Will Fight Remand

In a turn of events, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has withdrawn from the Supreme Court his petition challenging arrest Read more

22 March 2024 7:03 AM GMT

Breaking | Karnataka High Court Paves Way For State To Conduct Board Exams For Classes 5, 8, 9 And 11

The Karnataka High Court has set aside a single bench order which stopped the State government from conducting board exams for student... Read more

22 March 2024 6:28 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal's Remand Hearing, ED Seeks 10 Days Custody : Live Updates

The Supreme Court will hear today Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea against the arrest by the Enforcement Directorate.

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22 March 2024 6:07 AM GMT2024-03-22 06:07:09

BREAKING | Allahabad High Court Declares 'UP Board Of Madarsa Education Act 2004' As Unconstitutional

In a significant ruling, the Allahabad High Court (Lucknow Bench) has declared the 'UP Board o... Read more

22 March 2024 6:06 AM GMT

'Can't Bypass Statutory Remedies Merely Because Politician Is Involved' : Supreme Court Asks K Kavitha To Approach Trial Court For Bail

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 22) issued notice to the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) on a writ petition filed by K. Kavitha, M... Read more

22 March 2024 5:43 AM GMT

'Even Today Court Is Forced Restate DK Basu Principles', Supreme Court Directs Police & Probe Agencies To Strictly Follow Norms On Arrest

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court expressed displeasure with the conduct of the investigative agen... Read more

22 March 2024 2:51 AM GMT

BREAKING| Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Approaches Supreme Court Challenging ED Arrest, Seeks Urgent Hearing Tonight

Update at 11.15 PM : No hearing of Arvind Kejriwal'... Read more

21 March 2024 4:04 PM GMT

ED Arrests Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal In Liquor Policy Case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday arrested Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the money laundering case related to th... Read more

21 March 2024 3:48 PM GMT

Supreme Court Passes Interim Order Allowing Visually Impaired Candidates To Appear In MP State Judiciary Exams

The Supreme Court on Thursday (March 21) issued interim directions for the efficient facilitation of judicial aspirants with visual im... Read more

21 March 2024 3:34 PM GMT

Protection Of Great Indian Bustard: Supreme Court Relooks Earlier Directions On Undergrounding Powerlines, Forms Expert Committee

The Supreme Court on Thursday (March 21) constituted an expert committee to examine the scope, feasibility and extent of installing ov... Read more

21 March 2024 3:12 PM GMT

'No S.153A IPC Offence Without Presence Of Two Or More Communities' : Supreme Court Quashes Case Against Journalist

The Supreme Court reiterated that to constitute an offence under Section 153A of the Indian Penal Code, ... Read more

21 March 2024 2:39 PM GMT

NEET-UG | Domicile Entitled To MBBS Seat In Maharashtra Even If Parent Serving Union Is Posted Outside State: Supreme Court

In a notable judgment, the Supreme Court granted a major relief to a candidate who was wrongfully denied... Read more

21 March 2024 2:08 PM GMT

'Centre Trying To Control State's Financial Affairs', Kerala To Supreme Court; Union Cites 'Poor Financial Indicators' & History Of Overborrowing

The State of Kerala on Thursday (March 21) vehemently opposed the Union of India's limits on its borrowi... Read more

21 March 2024 1:30 PM GMT

Delhi High Court Refuses To Grant Interim Protection From ED Arrest To CM Arvind Kejriwal In Liquor Policy Case

The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to pass orders granting interim protection from coercive action at this stage to Chief Minist... Read more

21 March 2024 11:04 AM GMT

BREAKING| Electoral Bond Numbers & All Details Disclosed To ECI : SBI Chairman Files Compliance Affidavit In Supreme Court

The Chairman of the State Bank of India, Dinesh Kumar Khara, has filed a compliance affidavit in the Supreme Court stating that the SB... Read more

21 March 2024 10:25 AM GMT

'TN Governor Defying Supreme Court, Seriously Concerned About His Conduct' : Supreme Court Slams Governor RN Ravi For Refusing To Appoint Minister

The Supreme Court on Thursday (March 21) expressed displeasure at the Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi for refusing to re-induct MLA K Ponm... Read more

21 March 2024 9:43 AM GMT

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21 March 2024 8:32 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Stays Centre's Notification Of 'Fact Check Unit' Under IT Rules Till Final Decision By Bombay HC

The Supreme Court on Thursday (March 21) stayed the Union's notification of the Fact-Check Unit (FCU) un... Read more

21 March 2024 7:57 AM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court Refuses To Stay Election Commissioners' Act Dropping CJI From Selection Panel

The Supreme Court on Thursday (March 21) decided against staying the controversial Chief Election Commis... Read more

21 March 2024 6:32 AM GMT

Supreme Court Takes Suo Motu Case Over Attack On Sr Adv Gaurav Bhatia & Woman Lawyer By Striking Advocates At District Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday (March 21) took a suo motu case over the attacks on Senior Advocate Gaurav Bhatia and Advocate Muskan Gu... Read more

21 March 2024 5:46 AM GMT

After Supreme Court Rap, Patanjali MD Submits Unqualified Apology For Publishing Advertisements On Medical Cures

The Managing Director of Patanjali Ayurved Ltd, Acharya Balkrishna, has tendered an unqualified apology ... Read more

21 March 2024 4:29 AM GMT

Supreme Court Receives AIIMS Medical Report On NewsClick Founder Prabir Purkayastha's Health, Posts Matter To First Week Of April

The Supreme Court today posted NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha's plea for release on medical... Read more

20 March 2024 4:30 PM GMT

'Grievous Misconduct' : SCBA Condemns Lawyer's Misbehaviour Against Senior Advocate Gaurav Bhatia In District Court; Calls For Action

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has sternly condemned the misconduct of a lawyer in the Gautam ... Read more

20 March 2024 4:11 PM GMT

'Judges Shouldn't Attempt To Change Views Of Couples, Sexual Orientation' : Supreme Court Issues Guidelines To HCs On Habeas Corpus & Protection Petitions

In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court has issued guidelines for the High Courts in dealing with habeas corpus petitions or peti... Read more

20 March 2024 3:41 PM GMT

Supreme Court Collegium Recommends Transfer Of Chhattisgarh HC Judge Justice Arvind Singh Chandel To Patna HC

On 15 March 2024, the Collegium proposed the transfer of Justice Arvind Singh Chandel, Judge, High Court of Chhattisgarh, to the Madra... Read more

20 March 2024 3:28 PM GMT

Supreme Court Summarises Factors To Decide Term Of Sentence Convicts Must Undergo Before Remission In Murder Cases

The Supreme Court, in its verdict, recapitulated certain factors that the courts considered while decid... Read more

20 March 2024 3:12 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On TN Minister Periyasamy's Plea Against HC Order Setting Aside His Discharge In Corruption Case

The Supreme Court (on March 18) issued notice on a petition filed by Tamil Nadu Rural Development Minist... Read more

20 March 2024 2:57 PM GMT

Supreme Court Directs Indian Army To Pay Rs 50 Lakh Compensation To Ex-Havaldar Dismissed After Wrongful Diagnosis As HIV+ve

In a major relief to an ex-army havaldar, the Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 20) directed the Indian ... Read more

20 March 2024 2:30 PM GMT

Won't Summon Sr Adv Nalini Chidambaram To Kolkata In Sharada Chit Fund Case Till July 10 : ED Tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today deferred till July 10 a plea filed by Senior Advocate Nalini Chidambaram (wife of ex-Finance Minister P Chidam... Read more

20 March 2024 2:20 PM GMT

Defer Summons Against Abhishek Banerjee Till July Since You Haven't Called Him For So Long : Supreme Court To ED

The Enforcement Directorate(ED) agreed before the Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 20) to not summon Tr... Read more

20 March 2024 1:01 PM GMT

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20 March 2024 11:42 AM GMT

General Reference Won't Have Effect Of Incorporating Arbitration Clause In Another Contract, Specific Reference Needed : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court reiterated that a dispute cannot be referred to arbitration based on the arbitration clause contained in another con... Read more

20 March 2024 11:12 AM GMT

'Important Matter': CJI DY Chandrachud Agrees To Hear Plea On Election Freebies

On Wednesday (March 20), the Supreme Court bench led by CJI DY Chandrachud was requested to have an early hearing of the petiti... Read more

20 March 2024 10:41 AM GMT

'Election Commission's Independence Doesn't Arise From Presence Of Judicial Member In Selection Panel' : Centre Tells Supreme Court

The Centre has opposed the batch of pleas seeking a stay on the Chief Election Commissioner and Other El... Read more

20 March 2024 9:53 AM GMT

Party Claiming Adverse Possession Must Know Who The Actual Owner Of Property Is: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that a plaintiff cannot seek ownership over the property based on the claim of an... Read more

20 March 2024 9:34 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail To ED Officer Ankit Tiwari Arrested By Tamil Nadu Police, Asks Him Not To Leave TN Without Permission

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 20) granted interim bail to arrested Enforcement Directorate (ED) ... Read more

20 March 2024 8:42 AM GMT

Three Major High Courts Including Delhi Functioning Without Chief Justices

Three major High Courts in India are currently having no Chief Justices, with Acting Chief Justices temp... Read more

20 March 2024 8:00 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail To Hyderabad Businessman Abhishek Boinpally In Delhi Liquor Policy Case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 20) granted interim bail to Hyderabad-based businessman Abhishek Boinpally, accused in a money l... Read more

20 March 2024 7:52 AM GMT

'Don't Underestimate Wisdom Of Voters': Delhi HC Rejects PIL To Prosecute Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Akhilesh Yadav For 'Misleading Statements'

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rejected a PIL seeking direction on the Union Governme... Read more

20 March 2024 7:38 AM GMT

Bifurcation Of River Cauvery Water: Supreme Court Frames Issues In Karnataka's Suit Against Tamil Nadu

In an original suit filed by the State of Karnataka against States/UT of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Pondiche... Read more

20 March 2024 7:19 AM GMT

S.45 PMLA Doesn't Bar Power Of Court To Grant Bail If There's Delay In Trial : Justice Sanjiv Khanna

Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna on Wednesday (March 20) orally observed that Section 45 of the Prevention of Money Launderin... Read more

20 March 2024 7:15 AM GMT

Delhi Govt Moves Supreme Court For Release Of Rs 3000 Crore Delhi Jal Board Funds

The Delhi Government on Wednesday (March 20) sought an urgent hearing of its petition which seeks the release of Delhi Jal Board Funds... Read more

20 March 2024 6:43 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Tomorrow Pleas Of Kunal Kamra, Editors Guild To Restrain Centre From Notifying 'Fact Check Unit' Under IT Rules 2023

The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow a batch of petitions challenging the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital ... Read more

20 March 2024 5:47 AM GMT

Karnataka High Court Stays Ban On Rearing Of 'Ferocious & Dangerous' Dog Breeds

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday stayed the operation of a circular issued by the Union Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and... Read more

20 March 2024 5:03 AM GMT

Post-Disposal Application To Modify/Clarify Judgment Maintainable Only In Rare Cases : Supreme Court

While dismissing Adani Power's Miscellaneous Application (MA) seeking Late Payment Surcharge (LPS) from ... Read more

20 March 2024 4:24 AM GMT

Justice BR Gavai Chairs Workshop Held By Supreme Court Legal Services Committee For Panel Lawyers

The Supreme Court Legal Services Committee (SCLSC) held a workshop for panel lawyers focusing on digitalization in legal aid and enhan... Read more

19 March 2024 4:12 PM GMT

'Profanity Isn't Per Se Obscenity' : Supreme Court Quashes FIR Against 'College Romance' Actors & Makers For Use Of Expletives

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 19) quashed the pending criminal case of obscenity against the maker... Read more

19 March 2024 3:47 PM GMT

Sanjay Singh Added As Accused Based On Approver's Statements: Singhvi Argues Against AAP Leader's Arrest In Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today posted to April 2 the hearing of Rajya Sabha MP and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh's plea ag... Read more

19 March 2024 2:47 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Petition To Relocate Displaced NIT Manipur Students To Other NITs

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 19) issued notice on a petition filed by Kuki Students Organisation seeking the relocation of 38 d... Read more

19 March 2024 2:04 PM GMT

'Mockery Of Voter' : Supreme Court Questions ECI Using 'Legislative Majority' Test Under Symbols Order, Says It Can Encourage Defections

While hearing the case related to the rift in the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 19) questioned... Read more

19 March 2024 1:45 PM GMT

Supreme Court Starts Anonymizing Identities Of Accused In Rape Cases Found To Be False

It is interesting to note that the Supreme Court has recently started anonymizing the names of the accus... Read more

19 March 2024 12:21 PM GMT

PMLA | Supreme Court Posts Pleas Seeking Reconsideration Of Vijay Madanlal Judgment To July

The Supreme Court today posted to July 2024 the pleas calling for reconsideration of the j... Read more

19 March 2024 11:24 AM GMT

Fake Encounter: First Ever Conviction Of Police Officers In Mumbai Upheld By Bombay High Court, Ex-Cop Pradeep Sharma Sentenced To Life

The Bombay High Court, on Tuesday, sentenced former Mumbai Police encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma to life imprisonment while uphol... Read more

19 March 2024 11:03 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks ECI To Reserve 'Trumpet' Symbol For NCP(Sharad Pawar); Directs NCP To Declare That 'Clock' Symbol Is Sub Judice

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 19) directed that the Ajit Pawar faction should make a public declaration that the use of the 'clo... Read more

19 March 2024 10:51 AM GMT

CAA Challenge: Supreme Court Issues Notice To Union On Pleas To Stay Citizenship Amendment Act & Rules, Posts On April 9

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 19) issued notice to the union government on a batch of applications... Read more

19 March 2024 9:23 AM GMT

Default Bail: The Infirmities Noted In Section 187 Of The Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023

C O N T E N T S Sl. Order. I N N E R T I T L E S Para No. 1 ... Read more

19 March 2024 8:28 AM GMT

Delhi Excise Policy Case : BRS Leader K Kavitha Withdraws From Supreme Court Her Plea Against ED Summons Of 2023

The Supreme Court today permitted withdrawal of the plea by Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) leader and former Telangana CM's da... Read more

19 March 2024 6:37 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Orders Personal Appearance Of Patanjali MD & Baba Ramdev In Contempt Case Over Misleading Medical Ads

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ( March 19) directed the personal appearance of Patanjali's Managing Director Acharya Balakrishna and Ba... Read more

19 March 2024 5:59 AM GMT

AAP Leader Satyendar Jain Prima Facie Guilty Of Money Laundering, ED Collected Sufficient Materials: Supreme Court

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Monday (March 18) observed that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)... Read more

19 March 2024 5:38 AM GMT

Plea To Stay Citizenship Amendment Act : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing

The Supreme Court will hear today applications to stay the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 and the Citizenship Amendment Rules 2024.Read more

19 March 2024 4:33 AM GMT2024-03-19 04:33:41

Supreme Court Grants Bail To Litigant Taken Into Custody For Not Depositing Cost & Contemptous Remarks, Frames Contempt Charges

The Supreme Court today (March 18) granted bail to Upendra Nath Dalai, the man against whom contempt proceedings are going on for non-... Read more

19 March 2024 3:55 AM GMT

Supreme Court Reviews Its Order, Reiterates Juvenile Justice Rules, 2007 Are Relevant Rules For Considering Question Of Juvenility

The Supreme Court reviewed its 2019 judgment wherein, while remitting the question of juvenility to th... Read more

19 March 2024 3:35 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Contempt Notice To Petitioner & Advocates For Alleging That HC Judge Presurrised To Withdraw Petition

In a criminal appeal where the petitioners/ accused persons argued that they were “pressurized” by the... Read more

18 March 2024 3:26 PM GMT

How Much Enrollment Fee Can State Bar Councils Charge? Supreme Court To Decide After Holi Recess

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 18) informed the petitioners seeking to challenge the enrolment fee charged by State Bar Councils t... Read more

18 March 2024 2:16 PM GMT

BREAKING | Allahabad HC Dismisses Jauhar University's Plea Challenging UP Govt's Decision Of Cancelling Land Lease

The Allahabad High Court today DISMISSED the challenge made to the cancellation of the lease of M... Read more

18 March 2024 10:07 AM GMT

'Publicity Oriented' : Supreme Court Snubs SCBA President's Letter Seeking Suo Motu Review Of Electoral Bonds Verdict

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 18) firmly dismissed a Read more

18 March 2024 10:01 AM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Orissa HC Order Nullifying 2019 Election Of Congress MLA Mohammed Moquim

In a matter where the Orissa High Court recently (on March 04) nullified the election of Congress MLA M... Read more

18 March 2024 9:32 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Stay Disqualification Of Rebel Congress MLAs From HP Assembly; Issues Notice On Challenge

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 12) issued notice on a plea by six rebel MLAs of the Congress party ... Read more

18 March 2024 9:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Article 32 Petition By Christian Michel Challenging Custody In AgustaWestland Chopper Case

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 18) refused to interfere in a Petition under Article 32 filed by British Arms Counsultant Mr Christ... Read more

18 March 2024 9:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Transfers To Itself Petition In HC Challenging Validity Of Shariat Act & Polygamy In Muslim Personal Law

The Supreme Court (on March 18) transferred to itself the Read more

18 March 2024 8:38 AM GMT

Supreme Court Refuses To Direct Disclosure Of Information Of Electoral Bonds Sold Between March 1, 2018 & April 12, 2019

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 18) refused to direct the disclosure of electoral bond details from t... Read more

18 March 2024 7:34 AM GMT

TN Govt Moves Supreme Court Against Governor's Refusal To Appoint Ponmudi As Minister, Seeks Urgent Hearing

The Tamil Nadu Government on Monday (March 18) approached the Supreme Court over the refusal of Governor RN Ravi to re-induct MLA K P... Read more

18 March 2024 7:06 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Adani Power's Plea Seeking Rs. 1376.35 Crores Late Payment Surcharge From JVVNL, Imposes Rs 50K Cost

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 18) dismissed a Miscellaneous Application filed by Adani Power Ltd se... Read more

18 March 2024 6:24 AM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court Directs SBI To Disclose All Electoral Bond Data Available With It Including Unique Alphanumeric Numbers

In the latest development in the electoral bonds case, the Supreme Court on Monday (March 18) asked the ... Read more

18 March 2024 5:59 AM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court Denies Bail To AAP Leader Satyendar Jain In Money Laundering Case, Asks Him To Surrender Forthwith

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 18) declined to grant bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain in a money laundering cas... Read more

18 March 2024 5:14 AM GMT

Electoral Bonds Case : Live Updates From Supreme Court Hearing On Whether SBI Should Disclose Bond Numbers

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will hear the Electoral Bonds Case today at 10.30 AM.

The bench comprising Chief J... Read more

18 March 2024 3:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (11 March-16 March, 2024)

Live Law has got you covered with all the latest updates this week. You'll find it all here, whether it's news on the Electoral bonds... Read more

17 March 2024 3:15 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice In Plea Over OBC Exclusion From Reservation In Bihar Municipal Bodies

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 15) issued notice in a plea raising the issue of exclusion of Other B... Read more

17 March 2024 3:00 PM GMT

Direct SBI & ECI To Disclose Details Of Electoral Bonds Worth Rs 4K Crores Sold Before April 2019 : Plea In Supreme Court

An application has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to disclose the details of the electoral bonds which were sold ... Read more

17 March 2024 8:45 AM GMT

Governor Can Consult Only High Court On District Judges' Appointment: Supreme Court Faults Haryana Govt For Seeking Union's Opinion

The Supreme Court underscored that the Governor of a State can only consult the High Court in the matter of appointments of District J... Read more

17 March 2024 6:42 AM GMT

The Basics Of “Criminal Trial” For The Novices In The Bench And The Bar [Part-II]

“POLICE REPORT” Q.7 What is a “Police Report” ? Ans. A “Police Report” as defined under Section 2 (r) Cr.P.C. is th... Read more

17 March 2024 5:30 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Examine Validity Of ECI's 'First-Come-First-Serve' Rule To Allot Election Symbols To Unrecognised Parties

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 15) issued notice in a SLP filed by the Tamil Nadu-based Political Party 'Naam Tamilar Katchi' chal... Read more

17 March 2024 4:30 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Civil Digest 2023

AbortionFoetus has no separate identity from its mother; Women can't be forced to undergo pregnancy at risk of physical and mental tra... Read more

17 March 2024 3:06 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Deliver Judgment On AAP Leader Sateyender Jain's Bail Plea On March 18

The Supreme Court will deliver the judgment on the bail plea of Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain in a m... Read more

16 March 2024 3:51 PM GMT

The Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023 (“BNSS” For Short) At A Glance-Comments By Justice Ramkumar

This is in continuation of my earlier article titled “IS THE LEGISLATIVE MEASURE OF REPEAL AND SUBSTITUTION OF THE THREE EXISTING MAJO... Read more

16 March 2024 12:00 PM GMT

Liquor Policy: Delhi Court Remands BRS Leader K Kavitha To ED Custody Till March 23

A Delhi Court on Saturday remanded Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS)Read more

16 March 2024 11:35 AM GMT

NI Act | Director Not Responsible For Day-To-Day Affairs Of Company Can't Be Held Liable For Cheque Dishonour: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 15) observed that the Director of the company not responsible for its... Read more

16 March 2024 10:37 AM GMT

'Google Charging 4 To 5 Times Of Its Cost To App Developers' : CCI Finds Google Play Billing System To Be Prima Facie Anti-Competitive

In tech companies' challenge to Google's Play Store Billing policy in relation to in-app p... Read more

16 March 2024 9:44 AM GMT

'Union Itself Aware That There's No Urgency To Enforce CAA' : Kerala Moves Supreme Court For Stay Of Citizenship Amendment Act

The State of Kerala has approached the Supreme Court seeking an interim injunction restraining the Union... Read more

16 March 2024 9:30 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal Sedition Case: Punjab & Haryana High Court Adjourns Matter To Await Supreme Court's Decision On Section 124A IPC

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has adjourned the plea seeking to summon Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a Sedition case, ci... Read more

16 March 2024 9:00 AM GMT

AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi Moves Supreme Court Seeking To Stay Citizenship Amendment Rules 2024

In a batch of petitions seeking to stay the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Rules 2024, t... Read more

16 March 2024 7:11 AM GMT

Filing Of Anticipatory Bail Application Through Advocate Can't Be Considered As Appearance Of Absconding Accused : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that the mere filing of an anticipatory bail application by the acc... Read more

16 March 2024 6:49 AM GMT

Important MCQs Based On Latest Supreme Court Judgments For Law Examinations

Q 1. The Supreme Court cannot convert the accused acquittal to conviction under Article 136 of the Constitution. Test out the validity... Read more

16 March 2024 6:24 AM GMT

Bhima Koregaon Case | 'Don't Need Shoma Sen In Custody Anymore': NIA Tells Supreme Court; Oral Arguments In Bail Plea Concluded

In a significant development, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) made a surprising admission in the... Read more

16 March 2024 6:10 AM GMT

Can Writ Under Article 32 Be Issued Against A Private Individual? Supreme Court To Examine

The Supreme Court is set to examine a crucial point for its adjudication: "whether a writ under Arti... Read more

16 March 2024 5:50 AM GMT

States Are In Prima Facie Violation Of Directions Issued For Exepditing Adoption Process : Supreme Court Gives Last Chance To Comply

The Supreme Court (on March 15), while hearing a PIL to simplify adoption procedures, observed that the ... Read more

16 March 2024 5:05 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal Gets Bail In ED's Complaints Alleging Non-Compliance Of Summons In Liquor Policy Case

A Delhi Court on Saturday granted bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the co... Read more

16 March 2024 4:58 AM GMT

The Basics Of “Criminal Trial” For The Novices In The Bench And The Bar [Part-I]

Q.1 What is a “cognizable offence” and a “cognizable case”? Ans. Section 2 (c) Cr.P.C defines both the above expressions as... Read more

16 March 2024 4:30 AM GMT

Primary Teachers | Any Bridge Course To Put B.Ed. Holders At Par With D.El.Ed. Candidates? Supreme Court Asks Union

In a service-related matter, the Supreme Court has asked the Union of India to apprise if there is any b... Read more

16 March 2024 4:15 AM GMT

Justice Gavai-led Bench Says Aravalli Batch Matters Ought To Be Listed Before It; Asks Registry To Take Instructions From CJI

The Supreme Court's Green Bench (on March 14) has directed the registry to obtain CJI's order on wheth... Read more

15 March 2024 3:45 PM GMT

Supreme Court Posts BRS Leader K Kavitha's Plea Against ED Summons To March 19

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 15) adjourned the hearing of the plea by Bharat Rashtra Samithi (B... Read more

15 March 2024 3:21 PM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Interim Protection To Poet In Case Over Poem Titled 'Ram'

In anticipatory bail plea of a man accused of hurting religious sentiments and creating communal disc... Read more

15 March 2024 3:00 PM GMT

S.143A NI Act | Interim Compensation In Cheque Dishonour Cases Isn't Mandatory : Supreme Court Lays Down Broad Parameters

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 15) observed that mere filing of the cheque dishonor complaint under ... Read more

15 March 2024 2:44 PM GMT

Retired HC Judges Can't Be Discriminated Regarding Pension Based On Whether They're Elevated From Service Or Bar : Supreme Court

In an important judgment, the Supreme Court on Friday (March 15) held there cannot be any discrimination between the retired High Cour... Read more

15 March 2024 1:32 PM GMT

"Leaders Shouldn't Be Stopped From Meeting People Who Elected Them": Madras HC Directs Coimbatore Police To Allow PM Modi's Road Show, Imposes Restrictions

The Madras High Court has directed the Coimbatore police to grant permission for conducting a 4 km road ... Read more

15 March 2024 12:53 PM GMT

Senior Advocate Ranji Thomas Resigns From SCBA's Executive Committee, Says It 'Failed To Adhere To Basic Democratic Principles'

In a recent turn of events amid the ongoing conflicts between the Supreme Court Bar Association's Presid... Read more

15 March 2024 12:26 PM GMT

Employer Can't Change Qualifications Prescribed In Advertisement In The Middle Of Selection Process : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that any change to the eligibility/qualifications prescribed in the... Read more

15 March 2024 9:04 AM GMT

1984 Anti-Sikh Riots : Supreme Court Calls CBI's Response On Ex-Congress Councilor Balwan Khokhar's Furlough Plea

In a furlough application filed by former Congress Councillor Balwan Khokhar, one of the convicts in 1984 anti-Sikh riotsRead more

15 March 2024 8:45 AM GMT

'Normally We Don't Stay A Legislation' : Supreme Court Posts Pleas To Stay Election Commissioners Act On March 21

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 15) decided to postpone the hearing on pleas to stay the new law that... Read more

15 March 2024 7:38 AM GMT

NEET-MDS : Supreme Court Refuses To Postpone NEET-MDS 2024 Exam, Centre Says Internship Cut-Off Date Extended To June 30

The Union Government on Friday (March 15) informed the Supreme Court that it has extended the internship cut-off date for the NEET MDS... Read more

15 March 2024 6:57 AM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court To Hear Pleas For Staying Citizenship Amendment Rules 2024 On March 19

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 15) agreed to hear a batch of pleas for staying the freshly-notified Citizenship Amendment Rules on... Read more

15 March 2024 5:39 AM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court Says State Bank Of India Has To Disclose Electoral Bond Numbers, Issues Notice

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 15) categorically stated that the State Bank of India (SBI) has to di... Read more

15 March 2024 5:24 AM GMT

No Anticipatory Bail To Accused Against Whom Non-Bailable Warrant & Proclamation Under Section 82 CrPC Are Pending: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that an accused would not be entitled to pre-arrest bail if the non-bailable warr... Read more

15 March 2024 3:50 AM GMT

'No Case Made Out' : Supreme Court Rejects Manish Sisodia's Curative Petitions Seeking Bail In Delhi Liquor Policy Scam Case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 13) dismissed the curative petitions filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and former Delhi Depu... Read more

14 March 2024 4:44 PM GMT

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14 March 2024 3:55 PM GMT

Electoral Bonds Case : Supreme Court Constitution Bench To Hear Tomorrow ECI's Plea For Return Of Sealed Cover Boxes

The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court which decided the Electoral Bonds case will sit tomorrow at 10.30 AM to hear an applicatio... Read more

14 March 2024 3:46 PM GMT

Election Commission Uploads Electoral Bonds Data On Website As Per Supreme Court's Direction

The Election Commission of India has uploaded on its website the data supplied by the State Bank of India regarding electoral bonds.Read more

14 March 2024 2:56 PM GMT

CAA's Discriminatory Nature : Explaining With The Help Of A Supreme Court Case

After keeping the controversialRead more

14 March 2024 2:16 PM GMT

Is Royalty On Mining Leases Tax? What Are States' Powers To Tax Mineral Rights? Supreme Court 9-Judge Bench Reserves Judgment

The Supreme Court 9 judge constitution bench on Thursday (March 14) reserved its judgment on the issue of whether royalties on mining ... Read more

14 March 2024 1:11 PM GMT

'One Nation, One Election' Panel Recommends Cutting Short State Assemblies' Term To Synchronize With Lok Sabha Term

The High-Level Committee (HLC) appointed by the Central Government has submitted its report on "one nation, one election," advocating ... Read more

14 March 2024 9:36 AM GMT

Supreme Court Invites Fresh Applications For Senior Designation

The Supreme Court has invited applications from Advocates/Advocates-on-Record as well as F... Read more

14 March 2024 9:04 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks States To Inform Steps Taken To Regularise Special Teachers Working On Contractual Basis

In a matter pertaining to special teachers being engaged on contract basis without security of tenure, t... Read more

14 March 2024 7:19 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Ajit Pawar Group To Not Use Sharad Pawar's Name & Photo In Posters; Suggests 'Clock' Symbol Be Not Used

The Supreme Court on Thursday (March 14) asked the Ajit Pawar faction, which has been officially recognized as the Nationalist Congres... Read more

14 March 2024 6:44 AM GMT

Transfer Of Govt Employee Not Vitiated Merely Because It Was Issued At Instance Of MLA : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 13) observed that the interference by the court in an order of tra... Read more

14 March 2024 5:41 AM GMT

Whether MMDR Act Excludes State's Power To Tax Mineral Rights? Supreme Court 9-Judge Bench Hears Arguments [Day 7]

On the 7th day of its hearing, the Supreme Court 9 Judge Constitution Bench dwelled into the interplay between the nature of limitatio... Read more

14 March 2024 5:22 AM GMT

Farmers Protest | Haryana Govt Approaches Supreme Cort Against High Court Directing Judicial Inquiry Into Death Of Protesting Farmer

The Haryana government has filed a Special Leave Petition challenging the Read more

14 March 2024 4:30 AM GMT

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13 March 2024 2:03 PM GMT

Uttarakhand Uniform Civil Code Receives President's Approval

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13 March 2024 1:23 PM GMT

Man Facing Contempt Case For Not Paying Cost Makes Further Contemptous Comments In Reply; Supreme Court Extends His Custody

The Supreme Court today directed Upendra Nath Dalai, the man against whom contempt proceedings are going on for non-payment of ... Read more

13 March 2024 12:58 PM GMT

By 2:1 Majority Bombay High Court Allows Centre To Notify 'Fact Check Unit' Which Can Declare Social Media Content About Its Business As Fake

By a 2:1 majority and in a setback for the petitioners in the 2023 IT Rules Amendment Case, the Bombay High Court -in an interim order... Read more

13 March 2024 11:58 AM GMT

SCBA Members, Who Were Eligible To Vote In 2023 Elections, Can Participate In Special General Meeting Of April 16: Supreme Court

Ahead of the Supreme Court Bar Association's Special General Meeting, the Court has modified the eligi... Read more

13 March 2024 11:40 AM GMT

CJI Felicitates Daughter Of Supreme Court's Cook For Securing US Scholarship To Study Masters In Law

In a generous gesture, Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and other Supreme Court Judges today (Mar... Read more

13 March 2024 10:46 AM GMT

Workers Employed To Perform Perennial/Permanent Nature Of Work Can't Be Treated As Contractual Workers : Supreme Court Allows Regularisation

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 12) observed that the workers employed to perform perennial/permanen... Read more

13 March 2024 9:07 AM GMT

New Haryana CM Nayab Singh Saini's Appointment Challenged In High Court

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed today in the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging the appointment of Haryana's ... Read more

13 March 2024 8:57 AM GMT

Uttarakhand's UCC – Unifying Laws Or Dividing Communities? [Part-I]

All the transient provisions in the Constitution, such as for language, reservation, special status to Jammu and Kashmir, or the Unifo... Read more

13 March 2024 8:37 AM GMT

Electoral Bonds Data Given To ECI In Two PDF Files With Purchaser & Political Parties Details : SBI Chairman Tells Supreme Court

The Chairman of the State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday (March 13) filed a compliance affidavit, info... Read more

13 March 2024 7:55 AM GMT

MMDR Act Ousts State's Power Over Taxing Minerals; Limitation Imposed In National Interest : Union Tells Supreme Court [DAY 6]

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 12), resumed its 6th day of hearing on the matter pertaining to the imposition of royalties on m... Read more

13 March 2024 7:19 AM GMT

'CAA Will Ensure Only Muslims Excluded From NRC Will Face Action' : Assam Congress Leaders Approach Supreme Court

The Leader of Opposition in the Assam Assembly, Mr. Debabrata Saika, and Congress MP from Assam, Mr. Abdul Khaleque, have filed an int... Read more

13 March 2024 6:58 AM GMT

Kerala Rejects Union's Offer To Allow Borrowing Of Rs 5K Crores With Conditions, Urges Supreme Court To Hear Suit On Merits

The Union Government on Wednesday (March 13) informed the Supreme Court it can giv... Read more

13 March 2024 6:18 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Pleas To Stay Election Commissioners Act On March 15

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 13) agreed to hear on March 15 the petitions challenging the appointment procedure of Election C... Read more

13 March 2024 5:23 AM GMT

Farmers' Protest | Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Ex-BJP MLA's Plea To Remove Protesters From Delhi Borders; Asks Him To Approach HC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 12) declined to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) petitio... Read more

13 March 2024 4:42 AM GMT

High Court Must Not Hesitate In Quashing Criminal Proceedings Which Are Essentially Of Civil Nature: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court reiterated that the High Court by exercising their inherent power must quash the prose... Read more

13 March 2024 4:35 AM GMT

SCBA Executive Committee Condemns President Adish Aggarwala's Letter Asking To Withhold Enforcement Of Electoral Bonds Verdict

The executive committee of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) has strongly denounced the Read more

13 March 2024 3:55 AM GMT

Political Background Not Sufficient Reason To Deny Judgeship: Supreme Court Collegium Rejects Centre's Objection Over CPI(M) Affiliation

On March 12, 2024, the Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice D.Y. Chandrachud Read more

13 March 2024 3:35 AM GMT

Supreme Court Rebukes Gujarat Magistrate For Remanding Accused Despite SC's Interim Bail; Reserves Judgment On Contempt Plea

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 12) reserved judgment on a contempt petition filed against the polic... Read more

12 March 2024 5:30 PM GMT

SC Collegium Recommends Judicial Officer As Additional Judge of J&K High Court

The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended the elevation of Judicial Officer Mohammad Yousuf Wani as a... Read more

12 March 2024 4:44 PM GMT

Chargesheets Submitted By Police Officers Must Have All Necessary Details As Per Section 173(2) CrPC: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 12) observed that police officers submitting the police report/charg... Read more

12 March 2024 4:37 PM GMT

Supreme Court Collegium Recommends Appointment Of Six Advocates As Judges Of Kerala High Court

The Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, has recommended the names of six Advocates for appointment as Ju... Read more

12 March 2024 3:52 PM GMT

'Legitimizing Illegal Migration' : All Assam Students Union Moves Supreme Court Challenging Citizenship Amendment Rules 2024

The All Assam Students Union (AASU) has filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court seeking the annulment of the Citizenship Amendment ... Read more

12 March 2024 3:39 PM GMT

No Indian Citizen Would Be Asked To Produce Any Document To Prove Citizenship After Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 : MHA

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs said that no Indian citizen would be asked to produce any document to prove their citizenship after... Read more

12 March 2024 2:23 PM GMT

SBI Furnishes Electoral Bonds Details To ECI After Supreme Court Rebuke

In a significant development following the Read more

12 March 2024 2:09 PM GMT

'Not Keen On Letting Interim V-Cs Continue, Regular Appointments Needed': Supreme Court On WB Universities Row

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 12) expressed reluctance to allow interim vice-chancellors to contin... Read more

12 March 2024 1:47 PM GMT

Withhold Enforcement Of Electoral Bonds Verdict By Seeking Presidential Reference : SCBA President Adish Aggarwala Writes To President

Senior Advocate Adish C Aggarwala, the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association, has penned a lett... Read more

12 March 2024 12:54 PM GMT

Delhi Liquor Policy Case | Supreme Court To Hear AAP MP Sanjay Singh's Bail Plea And Challenge Against ED Arrest On March 19

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 12) directed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh's challenge a... Read more

12 March 2024 11:51 AM GMT

'Extending Citizenship Based On Religion Offends Secularism' : DYFI Moves Supreme Court To Stay Citizenship Amendment Rules 2024

The Democratic Youth Front of India (DYFI) filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking to stay the Citizenship (Amendment) Rules... Read more

12 March 2024 10:04 AM GMT

'What Fundamental Right Violated?': Supreme Court Asks Rebel Congress MLAs Who Filed Writ Petition Against Disqualification From HP Assembly

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 12) adjourned until next week the hearing of a plea by six rebel MLAs of the Congress party challe... Read more

12 March 2024 9:37 AM GMT

HC's Order 'Smacks of Arbitrariness and Perversity', Supreme Court Sets Aside Allahabad HC's Order Passed Without Hearing Parties

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 11) set aside the order of the Allahabad High Court passed in gross v... Read more

12 March 2024 9:25 AM GMT

Conveyance Takes Place Only At Time Of Registration Of Sale Deed; Need For Sanction For Conveyance Doesn't Bar Agreement To Sell : Supreme Court

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Judiciary Must Avoid Unnecessary Interference With Administrative Decisions Involving Specialized Expertise: Supreme Court

While allowing the appeal against a Punjab and Haryana High Court order, which set aside Chief Minister ... Read more

12 March 2024 7:42 AM GMT

Filing Of Suit To Assert Rights Cannot Amount To Contempt Of Court: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently, while hearing an appeal dismissing a contempt petition, observed that filin... Read more

12 March 2024 7:32 AM GMT

Mahua Moitra's Expulsion Beyond Judicial Review, Parliament Sovereign On Its Internal Proceedings : Lok Sabha Secretariat Tells Supreme Court

The Lok Sabha secretariat asserted the Parliament's exclusive jurisdiction over its internal proceedings... Read more

12 March 2024 7:06 AM GMT

Anticipatory Bail Can't Be Denied On Mere Assertion Of State That Custodial Interrogation Of Accused Is Required: Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court held that anticipatory bail can't be denied merely because the custody of th... Read more

12 March 2024 6:52 AM GMT

Allow Additional Borrowing By Kerala Before March 31 As One Time Measure Subject To Adjustment Next FY : Supreme Court Urges Union

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 12) urged the Union Government to relax the borrowing limits for the State of Kerala for the curre... Read more

12 March 2024 6:37 AM GMT

Should CBFC's Advisory Panel Include Persons With Disability To Deal With Films Portraying Disability? Supreme Court To Consider

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 11) issued notice in a petition challenging the alleged insensitive portrayal of disabled individua... Read more

12 March 2024 3:00 AM GMT

ED v. Tamil Nadu | Can't There Be Judicial Oversight Before Coercive Orders Are Passed? Supreme Court Asks

The Supreme Court today posted to March 20, 2024 a plea by the ED seeking transfer of investigation into... Read more

11 March 2024 4:44 PM GMT

Centre Notifies Rules To Enforce Citizenship Amendment Act 2019

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday notified the rules to enforce the con... Read more

11 March 2024 4:33 PM GMT

SCAORA Executive Committee's Elections To Take Place on April 29

Supreme Court Advocates-On-Record Association has notified today (March 11) that elections of its Execu... Read more

11 March 2024 3:42 PM GMT

'Counselling' In Habeas Corpus Proceedings Should Not Be To Change One's Sexual Orientation Or Gender Identity: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 11) issued a word of caution that there should not be any attempt to influence the sexual orientati... Read more

11 March 2024 2:55 PM GMT

'Atrocious' : Supreme Court Frowns Upon Madras HC Judgment That Watching Child Porn In Private Isn't Offence

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 11), orally expressed disapproval of a Read more

11 March 2024 2:27 PM GMT

IT Rules Amendment | Prima Facie No Case Made Out For Not Notifying Govt's Fact Check Unit: Bombay High Court Third Judge AS Chandurkar Opines

In a setback for the petitioners in the 2023 IT Rules Amendment Case, the third judge—Justice AS ... Read more

11 March 2024 12:10 PM GMT

Supreme Court Posts TMC Leader Mahua Moitra's Challenge Against Lok Sabha Expulsion To May

The Supreme Court has posted the plea filed by Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mahua Moitra chall... Read more

11 March 2024 11:57 AM GMT

Supreme Court Grants Interim Protection To Aaj Tak's Sudhir Chaudhary In Jharkhand Police FIR Over Alleged Anti-Tribal Remarks

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 11) granted interim protection to Sudhir Chaudhary, Consulting Editor of Aaj Tak TV channel, in rel... Read more

11 March 2024 11:33 AM GMT

'No Live Issue Existing' : Supreme Court Dismisses PIL To Declare Right To Vote As Fundamental Right

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 11) refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking the declaration of voting right... Read more

11 March 2024 11:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Suspends Former TN Minister Ponmudi's Conviction & Sentence In DA Case

The Supreme Court today suspended the conviction and the 3-year sentence awarded to for... Read more

11 March 2024 10:28 AM GMT

Is The Legislative Measure Of Repeal And Substitution Of The Three Existing Major Penal Statutes, An Inevitable Desideratum?

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11 March 2024 3:25 AM GMT

Electoral Bonds Case Live Updates : Supreme Court Hearing Of SBI's Time Extension Plea, Contempt Petitions Against SBI Chairman

The Supreme Court will hear today the application filed by the State Bank of India seeking an extension of time till June 30 to furnis... Read more

11 March 2024 3:03 AM GMT

Medical Council's Report Can't Be Determinative To Contradict Consumer Forum's Evidentiary Findings On Medical Negligence : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that a report of the Medical Council cannot be determinative to contradict th... Read more

10 March 2024 3:24 PM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (04 March-09 March, 2024)

With another week gone at the Supreme Court of India, Live Law is back with its Supreme Court Weekly D... Read more

10 March 2024 3:01 PM GMT

A Comprehensive Evaluation Of Section 31 Cr.P.C Regarding The Sentence To Be Passed For Several Offences At One Trial [Q And A] [PART-II]

PART-I Of This Article Can be read hereTHE COMBINED OPERATION OF SECTIONS 31 AND 325 Cr.P.C.This can be better understood ... Read more

10 March 2024 1:42 PM GMT

Important MCQs Based On Latest Supreme Court Judgments For Law Examinations

Q 1. When the Police Officer uses a case diary to refresh their memory, can the accused be permitted to rely on a case diary to cross-... Read more

10 March 2024 7:15 AM GMT

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9 March 2024 2:15 PM GMT

Law Commission Recommends Whistleblower Protection, Says Amendments May Be Brought To Mandate Test Data Disclosure

In a recent development, the Law Commission of India has recommended in its 289th Report d... Read more

9 March 2024 10:30 AM GMT

CJI DY Chandrachud Urges Judges To Write Judgments In Simple Language

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud, today (March 09), while speaking at an event, said that if... Read more

9 March 2024 9:45 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Subject /Statute Wise Index [February 25 to 29]

Abuse of Process of LawSpecial Leave Petitions - Several matters, wherein the special leave petitions are filed either against the ord... Read more

9 March 2024 9:06 AM GMT

Madras High Court Removes Observation In Judgment That Origin Of Caste System Is Less Than A Century Old

The Madras High court has now removed the remarks made about the origin of caste system from its recent ... Read more

9 March 2024 7:24 AM GMT

If Acquittal Is Based On Irrelevant Grounds, Supreme Court Obligated To Interfere Under Article 136 : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court observed that while exercising powers under Article 136 of the Constitution ... Read more

9 March 2024 6:44 AM GMT

Directing Deposit Of 75% Suit Claim To Condone Delay & Set Aside Exparte Decree Unwarranted & Disproportionate: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in a recent order on deprecated the condition imposed by the High Court for the deposit of 75% of suit claim to cond... Read more

9 March 2024 5:08 AM GMT

Supreme Court Monthly Round-Up: February 2024

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

9 March 2024 4:54 AM GMT

Supreme Court Directs Action Against Rajasthan Police Officials Alleged To Have Assaulted Witness To Elicit Confession

Shocked at allegations levelled by a prosecution witness against state officials, regarding assault for ... Read more

9 March 2024 4:51 AM GMT

Relationship Which Was Consensual At Beginning Might Not Remain Same For All Time: Supreme Court Refuses To Quash Rape Case

A relationship may be consensual at the beginning, but the same state may not remain so for all time t... Read more

8 March 2024 2:48 PM GMT

Affidavit Necessary With Application Under S.156(3) CrPC; Directions In 'Priyanka Srivastava v. State of UP' Mandatory: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, in its recent order, has stated that the directions passed by it in the decision of <... Read more

8 March 2024 10:21 AM GMT

Article 20 Doesn't Prohibit Court From Imposing Lesser Punishment As Per New Law: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday (March 07) observed that Article 20(1) of the Constitution doesn't restrai... Read more

8 March 2024 10:07 AM GMT

A Comprehensive Evaluation Of Section 31 Cr.P.C Regarding The Sentence To Be Passed For Several Offences At One Trial [Q And A]

Even though Section 31 Cr.P.C is a small Section with 3 sub-sections, it has been eluding the comprehension of many in the Bench and... Read more

8 March 2024 8:54 AM GMT

From The Bench To The Ballot Box- A Constitutional Vacuum

On March 7th, 2024, former Calcutta High Court judge, Abhijit Gangopadhyay formally became a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP... Read more

8 March 2024 8:49 AM GMT

Section 94 Juvenile Justice Act | Ossification Test Has Been Kept At The Last Rung To Determine Age: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, while denying the plea of juvenility preferred by a convict in a murder case, observed that to determine age, oss... Read more

8 March 2024 7:41 AM GMT

States' Power To Tax Minerals Not Traceable To Power To Tax Land: Harish Salve Before Supreme Court 9-Judge Bench [DAY 5]

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 6) continued hearing the 9- Judge Constitution Bench matter on Royalties imposed on mining. On i... Read more

8 March 2024 7:27 AM GMT

By Judicial Order, High Court Cannot Render Advice : Supreme Court

While deprecating a High Court order for overlooking the long period of incarceration undergone by the p... Read more

8 March 2024 6:54 AM GMT

Cooperating With Investigation Doesn't Mean Accused Is Expected To Make Self Incriminating Statements : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that where the interim protection from arrest is subject to the accused's c... Read more

8 March 2024 6:30 AM GMT

Fill Remaining Vacancies Of Central Haj Committee In 3 Months : Supreme Court To Centre

The Union Government informed the Supreme Court on Thursday (March 7) of the updated status report on steps taken to complete the comp... Read more

8 March 2024 5:02 AM GMT

Supreme Court Directs Convening Of Special General Body Meeting Of SCBA On Or Before April 16 To Discuss Electoral Reforms

The Supreme Court recently (March 04) ordered that the Supreme Court Bar Association's Special General M... Read more

8 March 2024 4:05 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses MMT's Challenge Against Delhi HC Interim Order Allowing Booking.com To Use 'Make My Trip' As Google Adword

The Supreme Court on Thursday (March 7) refused to entertain MakeMyTrip's challenge against Read more

8 March 2024 3:45 AM GMT

Narcotics Control Bureau Officers Must Follow 'Tofan Singh' Judgment That Confession Statements Aren't Admissible Evidence : Supreme Court

In the latest development, the Supreme Court (March 06) has firmly directed the Narcotics Control Bureau... Read more

7 March 2024 4:11 PM GMT

Criticising Abrogation Of J&K Special Status, Wishing Pakistanis On Their Independence Day Not Offence : Supreme Court

In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court on Thursday (March 7) quashed a criminal case against a profe... Read more

7 March 2024 3:35 PM GMT

NEET-MDS Aspirants Approach Supreme Court Again Saying Union Hasn't Decided On Postponing NEET-MDS 2024 Exam

NEET-MDS aspirants have again approached the Supreme Court alleging that the Union Government has not yet taken a decision on postponi... Read more

7 March 2024 3:15 PM GMT

Supreme Court Exonerates Travancore Devaswom Board On Sourcing Cardamom For Sabarimala Aravana Prasadam

The Supreme Court held that there was no fault on the part of the Travancore Devaswom Board in sourcing ... Read more

7 March 2024 2:10 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice On Plea Challenging Telangana Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowments Act

Today (March 07), the Supreme Court issued notice in a petition challenging the constitutional validity... Read more

7 March 2024 11:35 AM GMT

Bhima Koregaon Case Accused Gautam Navlakha Disputes NIA's Claim For Rs. One Crore Towards House Arrest Surveillance Expenses

In a courtroom exchange that unfolded at the Supreme Court on Thursday (March 7), Bhima Koregaon-accused... Read more

7 March 2024 8:58 AM GMT

'No Promise To Marry When Relations Started, She Was Already Married' : Supreme Court Quashes Rape Case

The Supreme Court recently quashed a criminal case against a man accused of raping a woman on the false ... Read more

7 March 2024 8:23 AM GMT

Supreme Court Registers Suo Motu Case On Letter Petition Against Exclusion Of Visually Challenged Candidates From MP Judicial Service

The Supreme Court on Thursday (March 7) took suo motu cognizance of a rule in the State of Madhya Pradesh, which completely excludes v... Read more

7 March 2024 6:25 AM GMT

Standards Of Granting Bail To Police Officer Different From Layperson : Supreme Court Cancels Bail Of Cop Accused Of Wrongful Arrest

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 6) denied pre-arrest/anticipatory bail to a police officer who fai... Read more

7 March 2024 6:05 AM GMT

BREAKING | Contempt Petition Filed In Supreme Court Over SBI's Non-Disclosure Of Electoral Bonds Details

Advocate Prashant Bhushan on Thursday (March 7) sought an urgent hearing for a contempt petition filed by the Association for Democrat... Read more

7 March 2024 5:27 AM GMT

Supreme Court Mulls Guidelines To Strengthen & Streamline Functioning Of Bar Associations Across Country

In a recent development, the Supreme Court has taken up the issue of strengthening and enhancing the ove... Read more

7 March 2024 4:10 AM GMT

'Ghee' A 'Product Of Livestock' : Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge To 1994 Andhra Pradesh Notification

In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court held “ghee” to be a “product of livestock” for the purposes of re... Read more

6 March 2024 3:53 PM GMT

'One Day Trial' In POCSO Case : Supreme Court Affirms HC Order For Fresh Trial After Setting Aside Conviction

The Supreme Court (on March 01) affirmed the Patna High Court's order of a 'De-novo' trial in a matter w... Read more

6 March 2024 3:44 PM GMT

Hospital's Registration Can't Be Cancelled Under PC & PNDT Act If Not Expedient In Public Interest: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that the suspension/cancellation of the registration of the Hospital/Clinic under... Read more

6 March 2024 2:27 PM GMT

'Deceased Was Frustrated Due To Work Pressure' : Supreme Court Quashes SC/ST Act Case Against Man Over Suicide Of His Junior

The Supreme Court recently quashed a 22-year-old criminal case against a person for allegedly abetting t... Read more

6 March 2024 2:11 PM GMT

'Won't File Reply Unless Mobile Phone Is Given' : Man Facing Contempt Case Insists; Supreme Court Extends His Custody

The Supreme Court today sent back into custody a man against whom non-bailable warrants were issued earl... Read more

6 March 2024 1:34 PM GMT

Kerala v. Union Suit On Borrowing Limits : Full Courtroom Exchange From Supreme Court Hearing

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 6) expressed disapproval of a condition imposed by the Union Government on the State of Kerala t... Read more

6 March 2024 1:23 PM GMT

Court Should Be Cautious And Slow In Dealing With The Recruitment Process Adopted By Recruitment Agencies: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (on March 05) held that merely because a recruitment agency is not in a position to ... Read more

6 March 2024 12:24 PM GMT

Stop Religious Rituals During Court Events, Instead Bow Down To Constitution Or Preamble : Supreme Court Judge Justice Abhay Oka

Supreme Court Judge, Justice Abhay Oka at a recent event in Pune urged people to stop religious rituals during court programs and inst... Read more

6 March 2024 11:56 AM GMT

Supreme Court Constitutes Committee To Examine Issue Of Safaris In Tiger Reserves, Allows Existing Tiger Safaris To Continue

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 6) directed the constitution of a committee to decide the issue of... Read more

6 March 2024 10:18 AM GMT

Madras High Court Deprecates Udhayanidhi Stalin's Comments Against 'Sanatana Dharma', Refuses To Direct His Removal As Minister

The Madras High Court on Wednesday refused to issue a writ of quo warranto against Tamil Nadu Ministers ... Read more

6 March 2024 9:32 AM GMT

'Amazed At Audacity': Supreme Court Slams Ex-Forest Minister Harak Singh Rawat And DFO Of Uttarakhand For Illegalities In Jim Corbett Park

Amidst the controversy over the Uttarakhand government's proposal to construct animal enclosures inside ... Read more

6 March 2024 9:16 AM GMT

Supreme Court Confers Senior Designation On Five More Advocates

In a significant development, Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Supreme Court judges hav... Read more

6 March 2024 8:48 AM GMT

'It's A Right Under Article 131' : Supreme Court Asks Centre To Not Insist That Kerala Should Withdraw Suit To Allow Additional Borrowing

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 6) expressed disapproval of a condition imposed by the Union Government on the State of Kerala t... Read more

6 March 2024 8:14 AM GMT

Test Applied Under Section 319 CrPC Is More Than A Prima Facie Case : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court reiterated that while allowing an application under Section 319 of the CrPC, the test... Read more

6 March 2024 5:15 AM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Notice In Plea Alleging Poor Conditions, Non-Implementation Of RTE Act In Bihar Govt Schools

In a plea alleging dismal state of government schools in Bihar and seeking implementation of the provisions of Right of Children to... Read more

6 March 2024 4:58 AM GMT

States' Power To Tax Mineral Rights Eclipsed By Union Law On Mineral Development : Harish Salve In Supreme Court [Day 4]

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 5) resumed its 4th day of hearing the 9-judge constitution bench matter about royalties imposed on... Read more

6 March 2024 4:25 AM GMT

No Evidence Could Be Led Beyond Pleadings : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that the evidence which was not a part of the pleadings couldn't be led in th... Read more

5 March 2024 4:50 PM GMT

Supreme Court Calls For Personal Appearance Of Mumbai Municipal Commissioner In Contempt Case Over Permanency Status To Workers

In a contempt petition filed against the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for non-compliance with directions to give pe... Read more

5 March 2024 4:42 PM GMT

GN Saibaba Case | No Evidence To Connect Accused To Terrirost Act; Trial Failure Of Justice : Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court observed today that the trial of former Delhi University Professor GN Saibaba and ... Read more

5 March 2024 4:27 PM GMT

'Remember We Exist For Litigants' : Supreme Court Rebukes Registry For Not Drawing Divorce Decree For 5 Months

The Supreme Court (on March 01) expressed its displeasure on its Registry for failing to comply with it... Read more

5 March 2024 2:31 PM GMT

'Let Religious Committee Examine First': Supreme Court Defers Decision In Plea To Protect Dargah In Delhi's Mehrauli

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 5) deferred its decision on the fate of certain religious structures in Delhi's Mehrauli, directin... Read more

5 March 2024 2:13 PM GMT

Supreme Court Directs Immediate Release Of Rs.18 Lakh To Ex-Air Force Officer Who Contracted HIV Due To Blood Transfusion At Military Hospital

In a contempt case filed by an ex-Air Force officer, the Supreme Court today directed inter-alia ... Read more

5 March 2024 1:27 PM GMT

'Personal Law Or Statute Can't Override Welfare Of Child' : Supreme Court Grants Custody Of Girl To Aunt Rejecting Opposition Of Father

The Supreme Court, while granting custody of a minor child to the her aunt despite opposition from the f... Read more

5 March 2024 1:19 PM GMT

Maharashtra Govt Moves Supreme Court Against Acquittal Of GN Saibaba & 5 Others In UAPA Case

Hours within GN Saibaba's acquittal, the State of Maharashtra on Tuesday (March 5) approached the Suprem... Read more

5 March 2024 1:04 PM GMT

BREAKING| Bombay High Court Dismisses Maharashtra's Plea To Stay Judgment Acquitting Prof GN Saibaba & Others

The Bombay High Court has dismissed an application filed by the State of Maharashtra Government seeking to stay the implementation of ... Read more

5 March 2024 12:05 PM GMT

Sandeshkhali Violence : West Bengal Govt Moves Supreme Court Against Calcutta HC Asking CBI To Probe Attack On ED Officials

The State of West Bengal on Tuesday (March 5) approached the Supreme Court, appealing against theRead more

5 March 2024 11:42 AM GMT

LiveLaw Academy: Part II Of Decoding The Supreme Court Clerkship Examination Series - YouTube Live Workshop [TODAY AT 6:30 PM]

LiveLaw Academy is excited to conduct a free two-hour workshop on our YouTube Channel decoding the Part ... Read more

5 March 2024 11:01 AM GMT

[Attack On ED In West Bengal] Calcutta HC Transfers Probe To CBI, Directs State To Immediately Handover Custody Of Shahjahan Sheikh

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday transferred an investigation to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) pertaining to the Read more

5 March 2024 9:34 AM GMT

'Narendra Modi Good Man, BJP Also Approached Me' : Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay Announces Plan To Join BJP After Resigning As HC Judge

Former Calcutta High Court judge Abhijit Gangopadhyay on Tuesday (March 5) announced his decision to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (... Read more

5 March 2024 9:27 AM GMT

Supreme Court Quashes Money Laundering Case Against Karnataka Dy CM DK Shivakumar & Aide

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (March 5) allowed the appeals filed by Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister DK S... Read more

5 March 2024 9:10 AM GMT

Written Statement Must Have Para-Wise Reply To Plaint; Allegations Deemed To Be Admitted Unless Specifically Denied : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 4) observed that the failure of the defendant to give para wise reply... Read more

5 March 2024 7:43 AM GMT

Calcutta High Court Judge Abhijit Gangopadhyay Resigns After Announcing His Plan To Join Politics

Calcutta High Court Judge Abhijit Gangopadhyay has sent his letter of resignation by post to President D... Read more

5 March 2024 7:29 AM GMT

No Case Under Karnataka Prevention Of Cow Slaughter Act When Meat Sample Was Collected By Unauthorised Officer : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently held that a case under the Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter and Cattle ... Read more

5 March 2024 7:15 AM GMT

Supreme Court Asks State Of UP To Inform Details Uploaded In NIC's E-Module On Prisoners' Data

Recently (on March 01), the Supreme Court directed the State of Uttar Pradesh to inform about the detai... Read more

5 March 2024 6:10 AM GMT

Interest Rate Matter Of NBFC Policy, Loan Receiver Can't Object To Interest Rate After Repaying Amount : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 4) held that once the person has availed the loan at the agreed rate ... Read more

5 March 2024 5:51 AM GMT

Bombay High Court Acquits GN Saibaba & 5 Others In Alleged Maoist Links Case

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday... Read more

5 March 2024 5:28 AM GMT

'Can't Tolerate Special Leave Petition Filed In A Casual Manner' : Supreme Court Imposes Rs.10K Cost On AoR

Recently (on March 01), the Supreme Court imposed the cost of Rs.10,000/ on the Advocate-on-Record whi... Read more

5 March 2024 4:45 AM GMT

Is Deemed Transfer Of Motor Insurance Policy On Sale Of Vehicle Applicable Only To Third Party Risks? Supreme Court Refers To Larger Bench

In a significant development, the Supreme Court referred the issue of deemed transfer of the insurance p... Read more

5 March 2024 3:35 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses MP Tourism Development Corporation's Appeal Against NGT Order To Protect Bhopal Lake

While dismissing an appeal, the Supreme Court on Monday (March 4) expressed surprise at Madhya Prades... Read more

5 March 2024 2:30 AM GMT

Is Process For Male & Female Officers Same? Supreme Court Asks Union To Clarify Empanelment Process For PC In Army


The Supreme Court on Monday (March 4) directed the Union to file an affidavit clarifying the procedure and steps taken in ... Read more

5 March 2024 2:24 AM GMT

Students Of Open Schools Recognized By CBSE & State Boards Eligible For NEET Exam : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court noted that all open schools recognized by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CB... Read more

4 March 2024 2:36 PM GMT

Rajya Sabha's Role Part Of Basic Structure, Rajya Sabha Elections Protected By Legislative Privileges Under Article 194 : Supreme Court

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Monday (March 4) declared that Rajya Sabha elections ... Read more

4 March 2024 2:24 PM GMT

Supreme Court Issues Summons To Himachal Pradesh On Punjab's Suit Over Control Of Shanan Hydropower Project, Orders Status Quo

In an original suit filed by the State of Punjab for restraining of interference with its possession &am... Read more

4 March 2024 1:59 PM GMT

SBI Requests Supreme Court To Extend Time Till June 30 To Furnish Electoral Bonds Information

The State Bank of India has filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking an extension of time till June 30, 2024, to furnish info... Read more

4 March 2024 1:39 PM GMT

[Spanish Tourist's Rape In Dumka] Jharkhand HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance, Says It Is Likely To Tarnish India's Image Across Globe

The Jharkhand High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of a distressing incident involving the sexual assault of a 45-year-old Spanish... Read more

4 March 2024 1:15 PM GMT

Former TN Minister Ponmudi Moves Supreme Court Against Reversal Of Acquittal In Disproportionate Assets Case

Former Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister K Ponmudi has moved the Supreme Court against the Madras Hig... Read more

4 March 2024 11:22 AM GMT

Offence Of Bribery Not Dependent On Actual Performance Of Act For Which Bribe Is Taken, Mere Acceptance Of Bribe Enough : Supreme Court

The offence of bribery is complete the moment illegal gratification is accepted and is not dependent on the actual performance of the ... Read more

4 March 2024 11:14 AM GMT

Vacate Delhi Plot Which Is Meant For Delhi Judiciary By June 15 : Supreme Court Directs AAP

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 4) directed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to vacate its premises at New Dehli, which is earmarked for t... Read more

4 March 2024 10:29 AM GMT

Farmers' Protest | 'Don't File Only For Publicity': Supreme Court Permits Withdrawal Of PIL Seeking Free Movement Of Farmers To Delhi

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 4) refused to entertain a PIL seeking directions to the Centre/State ... Read more

4 March 2024 8:54 AM GMT

'Elected Govt Has Right To Choose Its Advocates' : Delhi Govt Approaches Supreme Court Against LG Taking Over Lawyers' Appointment

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 4) issued notice in a plea by the Delhi government challenging the li... Read more

4 March 2024 8:47 AM GMT

Supreme Court Agrees To Consider Early Listing Of Manish Sisodia's Curative Petitions For Bail In Delhi Liquor Policy Scam

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 4) agreed to consider urgent listing of the curative petitions filed by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leade... Read more

4 March 2024 7:53 AM GMT

'Abuse Of Article 19, 25 Rights' : Supreme Court Expresses Displeasure At TN Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin's Comments On 'Sanatana Dharma'

The Supreme Court on Monday (March 4) expressed displeasure at Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin fo... Read more

4 March 2024 6:48 AM GMT

Corruption And Bribery Of MPs And MLAs Erode Foundation Of Indian Parliamentary Democracy: Supreme Court

While overruling the 1998 PV Narasimha Rao judgment, the Supreme Court made critical observations... Read more

4 March 2024 6:16 AM GMT

Bribery Not Protected By Legislative Privileges; No Immunity For MPs/MLAs Taking Bribe For Vote/Speech In Legislature : Supreme Court

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court on Monday (March 4) overturned the 1998 PV Narasimha Rao Read more

4 March 2024 5:29 AM GMT

Can MPs/MLAs Claim Immunity For Taking Bribe For Vote/Speech In Legislature? Supreme Court Judgment- Live Updates

A 7-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court 7-Judge will pronounce judgment today on whether MPs/MLAs can claim immunity for bri... Read more

4 March 2024 4:38 AM GMT2024-03-04 04:38:50

PMLA Accused Can't Be Arrested After Special Court Has Taken Cognizance Of Complaint : Supreme Court Expresses Prima Facie View

In a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), the Supreme Court has taken up the issue... Read more

4 March 2024 2:45 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Digest With Subject /Statute Wise Index [February 19 to 24]

Administrative LawWhile the primary duty of constitutional courts remains the control of power, including setting aside administrative... Read more

3 March 2024 10:00 AM GMT

Going To Resign As Judge, Would Like To Enter Political Arena: Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay Tells Local News Outlet

In a remarkable development, Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay of the Calcutta High Court has told local news outlet ABP Ananda in a... Read more

3 March 2024 9:17 AM GMT

'Rs 15K Monthly Pension For Retired HC Judge Arbitrary' : Ex-HC Judge Moves Supreme Court To Fix Pension Adding Service As Judicial Officer

A former High Court judge has approached the Supreme Court contending that the length of service as a Judicial Officer before elevatio... Read more

3 March 2024 7:47 AM GMT

Courts Can't Rewrite Contract, Have To Rely on T&Cs Agreed By Parties While Adjudicating Disputes: Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court held that the Courts cannot rewrite or create a new contract between the par... Read more

3 March 2024 6:51 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (26th February-02 March, 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

3 March 2024 5:25 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear In March Plea Relating To Rohingya Refugees

The Supreme Court (on February 29) said that it will hear the Writ Petition, seeking the release of il... Read more

3 March 2024 4:30 AM GMT

Judges Should Not Consider Their Judicial Power To Be Unaccountable : Senior Adv S Muralidhar

Speaking at a seminar organized by the All India Lawyers Union – Chennai District Committee, Senior Adv... Read more

3 March 2024 4:05 AM GMT

S. 306 IPC | A Word Uttered In A Fit Of Anger Without Intending Consequences Can't Be Said To Be Instigation For Suicide: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court reiterated that to convict the accused for committing an offence of abetment to suicid... Read more

2 March 2024 3:47 PM GMT

I Want To Hear From District Judges Why “Bail Is The Rule” Principle Is Losing Ground : CJI DY Chandrachud


In his inaugural address at the All India District Judges Conference held in Kachchh on March 2, ... Read more

2 March 2024 1:44 PM GMT

NDPS Act | When Samples Aren't Drawn Following S.52A, FSL Report Is A Waste Paper & Can't Be Read In Evidence : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday (March 1) held that the accused cannot be held guilty of possessing narcotic... Read more

2 March 2024 10:46 AM GMT

Supreme Court Denies Specific Performance To Plaintiff Who Made False Statements, Calls Relief Discretionary & Equitable

While denying a plaintiff's plea for specific performance on account of false/incorrect statements made ... Read more

2 March 2024 9:30 AM GMT

Parliament Should Consider Amending Arbitration Act To Prescribe Limitation Period To File S.11 Application : Supreme Court

In a recent verdict, the Supreme Court delved into the crucial question of whether the Limitation Act, 1963 is applicable to applicati... Read more

2 March 2024 8:57 AM GMT

The Complete Supreme Court Criminal Law Digest 2023

Abkari ActAbkari Act, 1077; Section 57A- Offence under Section 57A is not limited to the holders of the license under the Act, but ref... Read more

2 March 2024 8:19 AM GMT

Legal Representatives Not Liable To Perform Personal Contracts Of Deceased ; But Should Discharge Monetary Liabilities: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (on March 01), while allowing an appeal arising out of consumer dispute, observed th... Read more

2 March 2024 7:26 AM GMT

All CISF Personnel Entitled To HRA If They Aren't Provided Accommodation : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has endorsed a judgment passed by the Delhi High Court which Read more

2 March 2024 6:54 AM GMT

'Don't Promote Homophobia Or Transphobia' : NBDSA Issues Guidelines To TV Channels On Reporting LGBTQIA+ Issues

The News Broadcasting & Digital Standards Authority (NBDSA) has issued comprehensive guidelines urging media platforms to broadcas... Read more

2 March 2024 4:30 AM GMT

Court May Refuse To Appoint Arbitral Tribunal If S.11(6) Petition Is Barred By Limitation Or Claim Is Ex-Facie Time Barred : Supreme Court

In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court held that the Limitation Act, 1963 is applicable to proceedings for appointment of arbitrator un... Read more

2 March 2024 3:53 AM GMT

Money Recovery Suit Won't Be Commercial Suit Unless Disputed Property Is 'Actually Used' In Trade and Commerce: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that merely because the dispute is related to an immovable property wouldn't per ... Read more

1 March 2024 4:33 PM GMT

Patents Act Prevails Over Competition Act? Supreme Court Issues Notice On CCI's Petition

The Supreme Court today (March 1) issued notice on a petition field by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) against the Delhi Hi... Read more

1 March 2024 3:35 PM GMT

Ownership Over Property Can't Be Claimed When Sale Deed Is Executed By Person Having No Title : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that a sale deed executed by the person (not being an owner of the property) in t... Read more

1 March 2024 3:20 PM GMT

'States Have Few Areas Of Taxation, We Must Not Dilute Those' : Supreme Court Expresses Concerns About Diluting States' Tax Powers On Minerals [Day 3]

The 9-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, on its third day of hearing on Thursday (February 29) on the issue relating to ro... Read more

1 March 2024 2:54 PM GMT

Supreme Court Confirms Interim Anticipatory Bail Granted To 'SHUATS' VC, Director & Others In Mass Religious Conversion Case

The Supreme Court today confirmed the interim protection relief granted to Vice Chancellor Dr.... Read more

1 March 2024 1:38 PM GMT

'Article 142 Doesn't Empower Court To Ignore Substantive Rights Of Litigants' : Supreme Court Issues Guidelines On Exercise Of Inherent Powers

While overturning the 2018 Asian Resurfacing judgment that mandated an automatic vacation of stay orders after six months, the ... Read more

1 March 2024 1:30 PM GMT

Muzaffarnagar Student Slapping Case : After Supreme Court Rebuke, Uttar Pradesh Govt Complies With TISS Recommendations On Counselling

In the latest development in the Muzaffarnagar student slapping case, the State of Uttar Pradesh on Frid... Read more

1 March 2024 11:40 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Ex-TN CM Paneerselvam's Plea Challenging Madras HC's Suo Motu Revision Against His Discharge In DA Case

The Supreme Court today dismissed former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam'... Read more

1 March 2024 9:29 AM GMT

'They Also Have Right To Privacy' : Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Seeking 24x7 Digital Monitoring Of MPs/MLAs

The Supreme Court today (March 1) dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition writ petition seeking to digitally monitor all... Read more

1 March 2024 8:59 AM GMT

Order 6 Rule 17 CPC | Amendment Of Plaint Shouldn't Be Allowed If It Alters Nature Of Suit: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on February 29 (Thursday) held that an application seeking amendment of plaint shouldn... Read more

1 March 2024 7:55 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Asaram Bapu's Plea To Suspend Sentence On Medical Grounds In Minor's Rape Case, Allows Him To Move HC

The Supreme Court today dismissed self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's challenge to a Rajastha... Read more

1 March 2024 6:40 AM GMT

Supreme Court To Hear Shiv Sena UBT Petition Against Maharashtra Speaker's Refusal To Disqualify Shinde Group On March 7

The Supreme Court today (March 1) agreed to post on March 7, 2024, the petition filed by a member of Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thack... Read more

1 March 2024 6:25 AM GMT

Gyanvapi Mosque Committee Moves Supreme Court Against High Court's Decision That Suits Aren't Barred By Places Of Worship Act

In the latest development in the Gyanvapi dispute, the mosque committee has moved the Supreme Court challenging an Read more

1 March 2024 6:18 AM GMT

'Applications To Vacate Interim Reliefs Can't Be Kept Pending For Long' : Supreme Court Issues Guidelines To HCs On Granting & Vacating Interim Stay

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Thursday (February 29) issued guidelines regarding t... Read more

1 March 2024 4:33 AM GMT

Lawyers Appearing For Client In Courts Aren't 'Service Providers' As Per Consumer Protection Act, Says Amicus; Supreme Court Reserves Judgment

The Supreme Court on Thursday (February 29) reserved judgment on the issue whether advocates can be held... Read more

29 Feb 2024 3:50 PM GMT

'Serious Violations' : Supreme Court Dismisses Vedanta's Plea To Reopen Copper Smelting Unit In Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin

Citing 'repeated breaches' and 'serious violations' on the part of Vedanta, the Supreme Court on Thursda... Read more

29 Feb 2024 11:26 AM GMT

Lucknow Akbar Nagar Demolitions: Supreme Court Stops LDA From Demolishing Houses Till HC Verdict, Says Many Are Poor

In a swift response to the recent demolitions of commercial spaces in Lucknow's Akbar Nagar, multiple pe... Read more

29 Feb 2024 10:53 AM GMT

'Distributor Not Agent, Independent Contractor': Supreme Court Elaborates Law On Agency

While deciding the question of cellular mobile service providers' liability to deduct tax at source unde... Read more

29 Feb 2024 9:23 AM GMT

HCs & SC Should Refrain From Fixing Time-Bound Schedules For Case Disposal In Other Courts Ordinarily: Supreme Court

In a momentous ruling, a Supreme Court constitution bench on Thursday (February 29) Read more

29 Feb 2024 7:49 AM GMT

TDS Under S.194-H Income Tax Act Won't Apply To Business Transactions Where Assessee Is Not Responsible For Paying Income : Supreme Court

In a significant development, the Supreme Court recently held that under Section 194-H of the Income Tax Act, 1961, cellular mobile s... Read more

29 Feb 2024 6:57 AM GMT

Rule Disqualifying Candidate Having More Than 2 Children From Govt Job Doesn't Violate Constitution : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court upheld the decision of the Rajasthan Government to disqualify a candidate from applyin... Read more

29 Feb 2024 6:35 AM GMT

People Need To Be Educated That Granting Bail Doesn't Mean Acquittal; Trial Courts Under Social Pressure To Deny Bail : Justice AS Oka

Justice Abhay S Oka, judge of the Supreme Court of India delivered a lecture on Access to Justice at the Event Hall in the High Court ... Read more

29 Feb 2024 6:15 AM GMT

BREAKING | No Automatic Vacation Of Stay Orders Of HCs On Civil & Criminal Trials : Supreme Court Overturns 'Asian Resurfacing' Judgment

In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court on Thursday (February 29) overturned its Read more

29 Feb 2024 5:12 AM GMT

Are States' Powers To Tax Mineral Rights Limited By MMDR Act? Supreme Court 9-Judge Bench Discusses [Day 2]

The Supreme Court's 9-judge Constitution Bench continued its hearing on the intricate taxation matter related to mineral-bearing lands... Read more

29 Feb 2024 2:19 AM GMT

'Lawyers Function In An Environment Beyond Their Control' : SCAORA Urges Supreme Court To Not Apply Consumer Protection Act To Advocates

Today (on February 28), before the Supreme Court, in an important matter regarding the inclusion of law... Read more

28 Feb 2024 4:44 PM GMT

'Sikh Chamar' & 'Ravidaasiya Mochi' Synonymous? Supreme Court Reserves Judgment In MP Navneet Kaur Rana's Caste Certificate Case

In a plea over the cancellation of Amravati MP Navneet Kaur Rana's 'Mochi' caste certificate, the... Read more

28 Feb 2024 3:59 PM GMT

Under PMLA, Jail Is The Rule And Bail Is The Exception: Madras High Court In Senthil Balaji's Plea

The Madras High Court on Wednesday emphasised that though generally bail is the rule and jail is the ex... Read more

28 Feb 2024 3:43 PM GMT

Why Range Of Rates For Hospital Services Not Specified? Supreme Court Slams Centre, Warns Court Might Apply CGHS Rates

The Supreme Court criticised the Central Government's failure to specify the range of rates within which... Read more

28 Feb 2024 2:59 PM GMT

Coal Block Scam | Whether Restriction On Seeking Stay Of Probe, Trial Applicable To PMLA Cases? Supreme Court To Consider

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 26) called for a response from the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) on the issue as to whe... Read more

28 Feb 2024 2:33 PM GMT

Supreme Court To Pronounce Judgment Tomorrow On Reference Against Automatic Stay Vacation Rule In 'Asian Resurfacing' Judgment

The Supreme Court will pronounce its judgment tomorrow in the reference against the 2018 judgment in Read more

28 Feb 2024 2:10 PM GMT

Understanding Of People's Problems Makes Us Better Lawyers And Judges, Not Just Legal Knowledge : CJI DY Chandrachud

In a felicitation function organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) for the newly sworn-in ... Read more

28 Feb 2024 1:24 PM GMT

Interim Order Restricting Zoos/Safaris Within Forests Will Operate Only Till Final Judgment Of Coordinate Bench, Clarifies Supreme Court

The interim order passed by a bench led by the Chief Justice of India restricting the establishment of zoos/safaris within forest area... Read more

28 Feb 2024 1:13 PM GMT

Once Magistrate Seeks Report From Police Under S.202 CrPC, Summons To Accused Be Postponed Until Police Report Is Received: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that once the Magistrate has called for the police report under Section 202 of th... Read more

28 Feb 2024 10:59 AM GMT

Petition Filed In Supreme Court Challenging Demolition Drive In Lucknow's Akbar Nagar

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the demolition of commercial spaces in Luckno... Read more

28 Feb 2024 9:48 AM GMT

Post-Retirement Benefits For Judges Most Dangerous Part Of Judicial System : Kamini Jaiswal

Recently, advocate Kamini Jaiswal, while speaking at a seminar on judicial accountability, stressed how ... Read more

28 Feb 2024 9:27 AM GMT

State Of TN Must Train Police Officers On Procedure To Obtain Certificate Under S.65B Indian Evidence Act : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court remarked that the state government (Tamil Nadu) should impart proper trainin... Read more

28 Feb 2024 8:52 AM GMT

[GNLU-Queerphobia, Rape Allegations] 'Fact-Finding Panel's Report Is Scary, Students' Voices Suppressed': Gujarat HC Castigates University Admin

In a scathing observation, the Gujarat High Court today castigated the Gujarat National Law Un... Read more

28 Feb 2024 8:51 AM GMT

Mere Demand For Ransom After Kidnapping Won't Amount To S.364A IPC Offence If There's No Death Threat : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court acquitted an accused charged under Section 364A of the Indian Penal Code i.e... Read more

28 Feb 2024 7:23 AM GMT

State Is Not Doing Any Charity By Paying Compensation To Citizen Whose Land Was Acquired : Supreme Court

Recently, the Supreme Court held that the State cannot deprive the citizen of using the land for years a... Read more

28 Feb 2024 6:55 AM GMT

Wife's Suicide Within 7 Years Of Marriage Won't Raise Presumption Of Husband's Abetment If There's No Evidence Of Cruelty: Supreme Court

Setting aside a husband's conviction for abetment of his wife's suicide, the Supreme Court recen... Read more

28 Feb 2024 5:56 AM GMT

Can Royalty Collected On Mining Leases Be Considered As Tax? Supreme Court 9-Judge Bench Starts Hearing [DAY1]

The Supreme Court 9-judge Constitution Bench today (February 27) commenced its hearing on the multifaceted taxation matter of mineral... Read more

28 Feb 2024 4:28 AM GMT

'Our Criminal Justice System Itself Can Be A Punishment' : Supreme Court Says While Setting Aside Conviction In 30-Year-Old Case

Recently, the Supreme Court set aside the conviction of a man convicted for abetment to suicide of his w... Read more

28 Feb 2024 3:30 AM GMT

'Entire Country Taken For A Ride, You Shut Eyes For 2 Years!': Supreme Court Pulls Up Union For Inaction On Patanjali Ayurved Ads

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 27) expressed displeasure at the Union Government for not taking ... Read more

27 Feb 2024 4:15 PM GMT

Supreme Court Directs NewsClick Founder Prabir Purkayastha To Be Examined By AIIMS; Asks State To Bear Expenses Despite Its Protests

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 27), while hearing an application for NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha's release on medical... Read more

27 Feb 2024 3:31 PM GMT

Registry Shouldn't Exercise Judicial Function, Can't Refuse Curative Petition Saying Review Was Dismissed In Open Court : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently set aside an order passed by one of its Registrars, vide which registr... Read more

27 Feb 2024 2:35 PM GMT

BREAKING| Ex-SC Judge Justice AM Khanwilkar Appointed As Lokpal Chairperson

The President of India has appointed former Supreme Court judge Justice AM Khanwilkar has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Lok... Read more

27 Feb 2024 2:04 PM GMT

Supreme Court Informed Of Madhya Pradesh High Court's Refusal To Reconsider Dismissal Of 6 Women Judges

In a suo motu writ petition registered wrt simultaneous termination of services of 6 female civil... Read more

27 Feb 2024 1:27 PM GMT

'Not Untouchability' : Kerala High Court Upholds Condition That Sabarimala Melshanthi(Chief Priest) Must Be Malayali Brahmin

The Kerala High Court today dismissed a batch of petitions challenging the Travancore Dewaswom Board notification inviting appl... Read more

27 Feb 2024 12:03 PM GMT

BREAKING | Supreme Court Allows ED To Proceed With Summonses To Tamil Nadu District Collectors, Says State's Writ Petition Seems To Be Misconceived

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 27) suspended the operation and execution of an interim order iss... Read more

27 Feb 2024 10:42 AM GMT

BREAKING| Supreme Court Issues Contempt Notice To Patanjali Ayurved & Its MD For Misleading Ads On Medicinal Cures

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (February 27) came down heavily on Patanjali Ayurved for continuing to publ... Read more

27 Feb 2024 10:04 AM GMT

General Diary Entry Cannot Precede Registration of FIR, Except Where Preliminary Inquiry Is Needed: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court held that the information disclosing the commission of the cognizable offence needs to... Read more

27 Feb 2024 7:16 AM GMT

Sale Agreement With Minor Void, Not Enforceable In Law: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court reiterated that the contract entered by the minor is not enforceable under law.

Read more

27 Feb 2024 6:47 AM GMT

Rules For Listing Violated In Many Cases In Supreme Court : Prashant Bhushan

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

27 Feb 2024 6:24 AM GMT

'NHAI Machinery Only On Paper' : Supreme Court Expresses Concern At Highway Encroachments, Directs Regular Inspection & Action

Expressing concern over the non-removal of unauthorized occupations/encroachments on the national highwa... Read more

27 Feb 2024 5:57 AM GMT

When Police Officers Use Case Diary To Refresh Their Memory, Accused Gets Right To Rely On Case Diary To Cross-Examine : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has held that an accused has a right to cross-examine a police officer as to the recording made in the case diary wh... Read more

27 Feb 2024 4:56 AM GMT

SCAORA Writes To CJI Requesting Fixing Of Final Daily List At Supplementary Stage Itself With No Alterations After That

The Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association (SCAORA) has written a letter to Chief Justice of I... Read more

27 Feb 2024 4:24 AM GMT

Medical Colleges Charge Rs 1 Crore But Won't Pay Stipend To MBBS Interns? Either Pay Them Or Don't Have Internship: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 6) expressed concerns at the complaints of MBBS interns that medic... Read more

26 Feb 2024 3:48 PM GMT

Supreme Court Middle Income Group Legal Aid Society Appoints Two New Members To Executive Committee Following Resignation Of Two Senior Advocates

The Supreme Court Middle Income Group Legal Aid Society has undergone a shift in its leadership with the recent appointment of advocat... Read more

26 Feb 2024 3:09 PM GMT

Food Safety and Standards Act Overrides Indian Penal Code; Simultaneous Prosecution Under Both Acts Not Possible : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court observed that if a case is registered against an accused for food adulteration under t... Read more

26 Feb 2024 2:34 PM GMT

Bona-Fide Mistake In Court Reporting Doesn't Constitute Penal Offence: Calcutta HC Stays Proceedings Against News Anchor Suman De

The Calcutta High Court has stayed all criminal proceedings against ABP Ananda news anchor Suman De, who was accused under Sections 15... Read more

26 Feb 2024 2:18 PM GMT

Argument Of 'Functional Difference' Can't Work In 2024 To Deny Women Permanent Commission In Coast Guard: Supreme Court Tells Union

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 26) was not persuaded by the argument of the Union Government that there are functional differen... Read more

26 Feb 2024 2:16 PM GMT

Supreme Court Asks Bombay HC To Decide Bail Applications Expeditiously, Says Not Deciding Matters Of Personal Liberty Violates Article 21

The Supreme Court requested the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court to convey its request to all the Judg... Read more

26 Feb 2024 1:45 PM GMT

Supreme Court Stays Trial Against Tamil Nadu BJP President K Annamalai In Case Over Alleged Remarks Against Christian Missionary NGO

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 26) stayed the trial against Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader K Annamalai over his... Read more

26 Feb 2024 1:33 PM GMT

Wheelchair-Bound Woman Approaches Supreme Court Alleging She Was Asked To Stand Up During Kolkata Airport Security Check

A specially-abled woman has approached the Supreme Court complaining of the humiliation she had to face at the Kolkata airport where s... Read more

26 Feb 2024 1:15 PM GMT

[LIVE NOW] Seminar On 'Decoding The Three New Criminal Laws'

LiveLaw presents a Seminar On “Decoding The Three New Criminal Laws”... Read more

26 Feb 2024 12:20 PM GMT

'Retired District Judges Getting Pension Of Only Rs 19-20K, How Do They Survive? : Supreme Court Seeks AG's Assistance

The Supreme Court today (February 26) while hearing the matter of the pension scheme for judicial officers, flagged concerns on the pl... Read more

26 Feb 2024 11:32 AM GMT

'ED Can't Investigate Predicate Offences', Says TN; 'What Prejudice Caused If State Helps ED?', Asks Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 26) continued its probing examination of the Tamil Nadu government... Read more

26 Feb 2024 10:58 AM GMT

'Message To AoRs To Not File Frivolous Petitions' : Supreme Court Imposes Rs 1 Lakh Cost On Plea Against HC's Posting Order

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 26) expressed displeasure at the trend of Special Leave Petitions ... Read more

26 Feb 2024 9:47 AM GMT

Senior Designation | 'Interview Was Only For Few Minutes' : Indira Jaising Requests Supreme Court To Hold Fresh Interviews For Excluded Advocates

In a notable development, Senior Advocate Indira Jaising has written a letter to the Secretary-General... Read more

26 Feb 2024 9:27 AM GMT

Arvind Kejriwal's Lawyer Says Retweeting Dhruv Rathee's Video Was Mistake, Supreme Court Stays Defamation Proceedings Till March 11

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 26) directed the trial court proceedings in a defamation case agai... Read more

26 Feb 2024 8:39 AM GMT

Supreme Court Dismisses Petition Challenging New Criminal Laws, Says They're Not Even In Force

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 26) dismissed a PIL challenging the new criminal laws enacted by the Parliament to replace the ... Read more

26 Feb 2024 7:37 AM GMT

AP Govt Urges Supreme Court To Cancel Chandrababu Naidu's Bail In Skill Development Scam Case, Alleges His Family Threatened Officials

During the Supreme Court hearing of Andhra Pradesh's plea against former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naid... Read more

26 Feb 2024 7:10 AM GMT

Delhi Liquor Policy Scam | Supreme Court Seeks Enforcement Directorate's Response To AAP Leader Sanjay Singh's Bail Plea

The Supreme Court on Monday (February 26) sought the Directorate of Enforcement's (ED) response to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Ra... Read more

26 Feb 2024 6:09 AM GMT

BREAKING | Gyanvapi : Allahabad High Court Dismisses Plea Challenging Varanasi Court's Order Allowing 'Puja' In 'Vyas Tehkhana'

The Allahabad High Court today DISMISSED the Gyanvapi Mosque committee's Read more

26 Feb 2024 4:40 AM GMT

Trend Of One Supreme Court Bench Staying Judgment Of Another Bench Concerning : Senior Advocate CU Singh

Senior Advocate Mr Chander Uday Singh, in his recent address at the seminar hosted by Campaign for Judicial Accountability and... Read more

25 Feb 2024 3:52 PM GMT

Prosecution Sanction Under Section 197 CrPC Explained By Justice V Ram Kumar [Full Set]

Prosecution Sanction Under Section 197 CrPC:1. Prosecution Sanction Under Section 197 Cr.P.C Explained By Justice V Ram Kumar [Part-7]... Read more

25 Feb 2024 11:58 AM GMT

Supreme Court Weekly Round-Up (19th- 24th 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 our ... Read more

25 Feb 2024 11:25 AM GMT

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

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

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

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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If the answer to any of the questions is Yes, apply for our 10 days online bootcamp to help ace your Appl... Read more

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.

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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