Kerala High Court: Imposition of Unaffordable Cost is Akin to Denial of Relief  ||  SC: People Can’t be Asked to Prove Citizenship on Mere Suspicion Without Sharing Material  ||  Bombay High Court: State Government’s Decision to Hike Lease Rentals Not Arbitrary  ||  Bom. HC: State Obligated to Protect Liberty of Foreigners Coming to the Country  ||  Ker. HC: State Govt. to Form SOP for Collection of DNA Samples of Children Surrendered For Adoption  ||  SC: Court Can’t Take Cogni. of Offence Committed by Public Servant Without Following S. 19 of PC Act  ||  Karnataka HC: Illegal to Impose Condition of Furnishing Bank Guarantee While Granting Bail  ||  Allahabad High Court Makes History by Delivering Judgement in Three Languages  ||  Supreme Court: Directions Issued to States/UTs for Prevention of Overcrowding of Prisons  ||  SC: Caution Must be Exercised by Trial Court in Accepting Dock Identification of Accused Without TIP    

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International Cases

Sentencer need to observe a degree of flexibility rather than adopting a mechanistic type of approach while imposing sentence(03.04.2019)

This judgment deals with an application for leave to appeal by Nathan Finn, currently in custody in Hydebank Young Offenders Centre, against a determi.....

Tags : Sentence, Quantum, Justice



Statute

The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2015(31.12.2015)

Approved by the Rajya Sabha earlier in the year, The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 201.....

Tags : Social justice, transgender, bill 2015, reservation



Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 effective 15 January 2015(13.01.2016)

The Ministry of Women and Child Development notified 15th January, 2015 as the .....

Tags : Juvenile justice, 2015, in force, date



Notifications & Circulars

Tax tribunal makes innovative and aggressive use of IT techniques to dispense faster justice in the field of Direct Taxes despite corona(17.09.2020)

The Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, a statutory quasi-judicial institution created under the Income Tax Act, 1961 and the second appellate authority de.....

Tags : Use, IT techniques, faster justice



Cabinet approves MoU on cooperation in the field of justice between India and Tunisia(12.04.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of j.....

Tags : MOU, Approval, Justice



Justice Dattu's record as judge (Source: www.Livelaw.in)(10.12.2015)

‘How’ a judge decides, which way he or she leans, is it a favourable bench, were once the great unknowables – rather, known by the few. But with today.....

Tags : Justice dattu, live law, Manupatra, judge analytics



New Initiatives for Social Justice and Empowerment(15.12.2015)

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment released its Year End Review 2015, describing the various initiatives undertaken and achievements of 20.....

Tags : Social justice, empowerment, year end review, 2015



Appointment of Judges(03.03.2016)

Statement showing the working strength of judges and vacancies in the Supreme Court and High Courts has been released. As on 29 February 2016 the Supr.....

Tags : judicial system, vacancy, justices



New Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court(03.02.2016)

Justice Ramayyagari Subhash Reddy, Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the State of Telangana and the State of Andhra Pradesh has b.....

Tags : Gujarat high court, chief justice



Model Juvenile Justice Rules encompass 49 Forms(25.05.2016)

Draft Model Rules under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act 2015 were released by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.<.....

Tags : juvenile justice, draft rules, 2016, rehabilitation, adoption



Update: High Court rosters see change(10.05.2016)

High Courts across the country have seen a shuffling of Chief Justices and judges. Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court, Justice Navin Sinha, has .....

Tags : High court, judge, chief justice, transfer



Cabinet approves MoU between India and United Kingdom on cooperation in the sphere of Law and Justice and establishing a Joint Consultative Committee(04.07.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Unite.....

Tags : MOU, Approval, Law and Justice



Top Story

'Tele-Law' initiative launched for legal assistance in rural areas(11.06.2017)

In wake of providing legal aid easily accessible in rural areas, Government of India has introduced a portal called ‘Tele-Law’ initiative in collabora.....

Tags : Justice, Access, Rural areas



Supreme Court upholds “chief justice is master of roster”(06.07.2018)

A two-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan has yet again upheld that the chief justice of India is the mas.....

Tags : Cases, Allocation, Chief justice, Master, Roster



Judgments

Issuance of Charge Memorandum is enough, actual service of same on the delinquent officer is immaterial(27.10.2017)

The Applicant, a retired Senior Deputy Financial Advisor of the 1st Respondent-Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), filed the Origina.....

Tags : Charge Memorandum, Natural justice, Violation



Every matter is important and equal treatment is the backdrop of the Constitution(04.01.2018)

In instant case, the Petitioner consistently harps upon denial of access to justice and injustice perpetrated upon him in not acceding to his prayer e.....

Tags : Justice, Denial, Bias



Principles of natural justice brings within its wake a right to cross-examine a witness produced in a proceeding(23.07.2018)

The Petitioner assails an order in original dated February 13, 2018. The Petitioner submits that, the impugned order stands vitiated by breach of prin.....

Tags : Natural justice, Cross-examination, Witness



Non-consideration of reply filed by the assessee amounts to violation of the principles of natural justice(17.06.2021)

The Appellant, a dealer of printers, peripherals and its parts has approached present Court challenging Exhibit P4 order of assessment issued by the S.....

Tags : Assessment, Natural Justice, Principles



Before making any order under Section 338 DMC Act, the Commissioner shall give reasonable opportunity to the person affected(20.07.2021)

Petitioner impugns order whereby the respondent Corporation has revoked the sanctioned building plan under Section 338 of the Delhi Municipal Corporat.....

Tags : Principles, Natural justice, Breach



Lender banks have to provide an opportunity of hearing to the borrowers before classifying their account as fraud(27.03.2023)

The civil appeals arise out of a challenge to the Reserve Bank of India (Frauds Classification and Reporting by Commercial Banks and Select FIs) Direc.....

Tags : Master Directions, Natural justice, Legality



Reasons behind any decision are necessary to be assigned by the administrative authorities(27.04.2023)

The present petition has been filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, 1950 against the impugned Memorandum dated 10th March, 2023 passed.....

Tags : Principles, Natural justice, Admission



When language of statute is plain and unambiguous, it should be given effect to irrespective of its consequences(05.12.2023)

The singular point raised by learned counsel for the Petitioners is that, the decision making process adopted by the Respondents is contrary to the pr.....

Tags : Principles, Natural justice, Statutory mandate



Termination of services of an employee without holding disciplinary enquiry violates principles of natural justice(16.04.2024)

Instant appeals are directed against the judgments passed by the High Court.The High Court, vide judgment dismissed the Writ Petition filed by the App.....

Tags : Termination, Natural justice, Violation



Arbitration tribunal empowered to recall order ‘in the interest of justice’(08.07.2016)

An arbitration tribunal can exercise its inherent powers to “secure the ends of justice”, the Chhattisdarh High Court said, allowing claims that the t.....

Tags : chhattisgarh, arbitration, order, recall, interest of justice



For a valid blacklisting order, show cause notice must clearly mention intention to blacklist the noticee(16.11.2020)

Present appeal is directed against the order passed by the High Court. By the impugned order, the High Court has dismissed the writ petition and has u.....

Tags : SCN, Intention, Natural justice



Order of FSSAI banning sale of Maggi Noodles in violation of principles of natural justice(13.08.2015)

The Court held that the FSSAI did not give Nestle adequate opportunity to be heard before imposing a ban on the sale of Maggi Noodles. A show-cause no.....

Tags : Food adulteration, natural justice, show cause notice



Key persons involved in KFEF film ban let off hook(19.04.2016)

Competition Commission of India cannot impose penalties on individual members of a body found to have indulged in anti-competitive activities without .....

Tags : competition, penalty, notice, natural justice



News

Justice T.S. Thakur, The Next Chief Justice of India(19.11.2015)

Justice T.S. Thakur has been appointed as the Chief Justice of India. Justice Thakur, who is the seniormost judge after the Chief Justice of India H......

Tags : Justice T.S. Thakur, Next Chief Justice of India



Delhi HC Rejects J. Karnan’s Plea Against SC Registrar & His Challenge Against Contempt of Court Act(24.08.2017)

Delhi High Court has dismissed writ petition filed by Justice Karnan challenging the vires of Contempt of Court Act and against the order dated 12th o.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Justice Karnan



Supreme Court Rejects Plea Against Justice Misra For Non-Prosecution(28.08.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed a petition mentioned before it for urgent hearing seeking a declaration that Justice Dipak Misra be disqualified from bein.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India



Justice Dipak Misra Sworn In As 45th Chief Justice Of India(28.08.2017)

Justice Misra was sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice of India at a brief ceremony in the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Ram Nath Kovind .....

Tags : Chief Justice Of India



Justice Gita Mittal Honored With Justice PN Bhagwati Award(02.09.2019)

Chief Justice of the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, Justice Gita Mittal was honored with the Justice PN Bhagwati Award. The award was conferred in rec.....

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Delhi HC Allows Sushant Singh Rajput's Father to Approach Single Judge Against Release of Film(27.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has granted liberty to the father of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, to approach the single judge with his grievance perta.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Release of Film "Nyay: The Justice."



Rajya Sabha Passes Juvenile Justice (Amendment) Bill, 2021(29.07.2021)

Rajya Sabha has passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021, to "strengthen the child protection setup under th.....

Tags : Rajya Sabha, Juvenile Justice (Amendment) Bill, 2021



EU Court Refuses Barcelona FC Badge Trademark(14.12.2015)

European Court of Justice has ruled that football club Barcelona cannot use outline of its badge as a trademark because it does not make clear to cons.....

Tags : European Court of Justice, trademark , Barcelona



Orissa High Court: Access to Justice is Right(02.11.2017)

Orissa High Court has ruled that access to justice cannot be denied to a person, who is unable to pay expenses of the witnesses, whom he or she wants .....

Tags : Orissa High Court, Justice, Witnesses



Supreme Court: Acting CJ not Entitled to Pensionary Benefits Available to Chief Justice of High Court(23.09.2019)

Supreme Court has noted that a judge who retires as an Acting Chief Justice of a High Court is not entitled to the same pensionary benefits available .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Chief Justice



Google Wins Landmark "Right-To-Be-Forgotten" Case in Top European Union Court(24.09.2019)

In a land mark case, European Court of Justice has ruled that Google does not have to apply the right to be forgotten globally which means that firm n.....

Tags : European Court of Justice, Google, Right-To-Be-Forgotten



Allahabad HC: Failure to Give Enquiry Report to Employee is Violation of Principle of Natural Justice(30.09.2019)

Allahabad High Court has ruled that failure to give enquiry report to an employee undergoing disciplinary proceedings amounts to denial of reasonable .....

Tags : Allahabad HC, Natural Justice



ITAT, Indore: Denial of Opportunity to Cross-Examine Parties Would be Violation of Natural Justice(23.09.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Indore has held that the denial of opportunity to the assessee to conduct cross-examination of the parties who h.....

Tags : income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Violation of Natural Justice



Delhi HC Grants Relief to Ex-CJI's Sons in Property Case(29.07.2016)

Delhi HC has granted relief to businessmen sons of Ex-Chief Justice of India Y K Sabharwal and upheld legality of their purchase of a Sikandra Road pr.....

Tags : Delhi HC , Ex-Chief Justice of India Y K Sabharwal , Property Case



EU Court Grants Trademark Protection to Red Soles(13.06.2018)

European Court of Justice has granted trademark protection to Christian Louboutin's signature red-soled high-heeled shoes.

Tags : European Court of Justice, Trademark



Centre Brings Taxation Ordinance Extending Last Date for Compliance to 30th June(01.04.2020)

Ministry of Law and Justice has promulgated "The Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation Of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020" to give effect to the ann.....

Tags : Ministry of Law and Justice, The Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation Of Certain Provisions) Ordinance, 2020



Law Ministry Informs Rajya Sabha Over Provision of Legal Education in Regional Languages(17.12.2021)

Union Ministry for Law and Justice has informed Rajya Sabha via a written reply that under the Advocates Act 1961, the Bar Council of India is the reg.....

Tags : Union Ministry for Law and Justice, Provision of Legal Education in Regional Languages



Supreme Court Stays Probe of Justice Lokur Commission Constituted by WB Govt In Pegasus Case(17.12.2021)

Supreme Court has passed an interim order to stay the enquiry proceedings by the Judicial Enquiry Commission led by former Supreme Court judge Justice.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Probe of Justice Lokur Commission



P&H HC Grants Bail to UAPA Accused Booked for Posting on Sikhs for Justice 2020 Referendum(27.12.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to a Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 Accused who has been booked for allegedly posting about.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Sikhs for Justice 2020 Referendum



Supreme Court Slams Centre for Stalling Judicial Transfer(03.01.2017)

Supreme Court has accused Centre of allowing transfers of Chief Justices and Judges of various High Courts to “languish on somebody’s desk” for months.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Chief Justices, Judges, Collegium



Supreme Court: Judge Can’t Close Criminal Case by Simply Recording Its End Results(09.01.2017)

Supreme Court, while maintaining that accused are “not lone receivers of justice” and that victims of a crime must be treated equally, has ruled that .....

Tags : Supreme Court, criminal case, justice, accused, victim



SC: Bail Conditions Should be Proportionate(26.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the bail conditions imposed by the Courts, apart from bearing a nexus with the purpose of imposing them, ought to be propo.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Bail Condition, Criminal Justice, Liberty



Kerala HC: Parties Should be Heard Before Initiating Recovery from Pension(26.07.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that government is empowered to recover excess amount paid by mistake but parties should be offered a hearing before a reco.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Recover, Natural Justice



SC: Relief for Which No Prayer or Pleading Was Made Should Not be Granted(29.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that if Court considers or grants relief for which no prayer or pleading was made and depriving the respondent of an opportunit.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Relief, Prayer, Justice



AP HC: Show-Cause Notice is a Superfluous Formality if No Prejudice is Caused(29.07.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has held that while hearing plea opposing termination of lease for non-issuance of show cause notice, has held that mere bre.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh High Court, Show Cause Notice, Natural Justice



Calcutta HC Judge, J. Karnan Convicts CJI, Seven Judges Under SC/ST Act for Harassing Dalit Judge(09.05.2017)

Calcutta High Court's Justice C S Karnan has "sentenced" Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and seven Supreme Court Judges to five years' imprisonment .....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Justice C S Karnan, Supreme Court



SC Awards 6 Months Jail Term to J. Karnan For Contempt, Prohibits Media Reporting of His Statements(09.05.2017)

Supreme Court has held Calcutta HC Judge CS Karnan guilty of Contempt of Court and sentenced him to six months in jail and asserted that its order nee.....

Tags : Justice C S Karnan, Chief Justice of India



International Court of Justice Stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's Death Sentence(10.05.2017)

International Court of Justice at Hague has put on hold execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the retired Indian Navy officer who was convicted of espionage.....

Tags : International Court of Justice, Kulbhushan Jadhav



SC Dismisses Andhra CM's Complaint Against Justice Ramana After Confidential In-House Enquiry(25.03.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed the complaint made by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Jagan Mohan Reddy to the Chief Justice of India that Justice NV.....

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Lok Sabha Passes Bill to Amend Juvenile Justice Act(25.03.2021)

Lok Sabha has passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021. The Bill seeks to re-define the category of "serious.....

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Delhi HC Acquits Man Who Faced Trial Without Any Legal Aid(09.01.2023)

Delhi High Court while acquitting a man as the trial was vitiated due to non-assistance of accused by legal aid counsel, has observed that it a classi.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Legal Aid, Acquit, Justice



Justice Karnan Orders Bans on Foreign Travel of CJI & Seven Supreme Court Judges(01.05.2017)

Calcutta High Court Judge Justice C S Karnan has directed “Air Control Authority, New Delhi,” not to permit Chief Justice of India J S Khekar and seve.....

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Supreme Court Orders 'Medical Examination' of Calcutta HC Judge C S Karnan(01.05.2017)

Supreme Court has constituted a medical board in Kolkata to examine mental health of Calcutta HC Judge C S Karnan, who is facing contempt proceedings .....

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CS Karnan Issues NBWs Against CJI, SC Judges Who Passed Contempt Order Against Him(03.05.2017)

Calcutta High Court Judge Justice CS Karnan has ordered issuance of non-bailable warrants against seven judges of Supreme Court, including CJI, for no.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Supreme Court, Justice CS Karnan



Karnataka HC Dismisses KSAT Chairman's Plea Claiming Salary Equivalent to HC CJ(19.04.2019)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed by its former Judge Justice K Bhakthavatsala, who is presently, Chairman of Karnataka State Admini.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Karnataka State Administrative Tribunal, Justice K Bhakthavatsala



Principles of Natural Justice to be Followed Before Branding a Company a Shell Company: Gauhati HC(19.04.2019)

Gauhati High Court has held that an order branding any company as a shell company, without serving notice or hearing, violates principles of natural j.....

Tags : Gauhati High Court, Shell Company, Principles of Natural Justice



Gauhati HC to State: File Status Reports on Child Sexual Abuse Cases Before HC's JJC Every 6 Months(28.12.2022)

Gauhati High Court while issuing directions for proper enquiry in cases relating to sexual abuse of children has directed State and Assam State Commis.....

Tags : Gauhati High Court, Child Sexual Abuse, Status Report, Juvenile Justice Committee



Allocation of Cases is CJI’s Prerogative: Supreme Court(11.04.2018)

Supreme Court has held that Chief Justice of India (CJI) is a high constitutional office entrusted with the duty to constitute Benches and allocate ca.....

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Supreme Court Quashes Madras High Court's Direction to Form Committee for Reforms(16.01.2020)

Supreme Court has set aside a Madras High Court Order that directed the State to constitute a committee to recommend reforms in the Criminal Justice S.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Madras High Court, Criminal Justice System



SC: If Exact Assessment of Age Can’t be Done, One Year Margin on Lower Side can be Granted(23.11.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that Rule 12(3)(b) Juvenile Justice Rules, 2007 provides that in the case exact assessment of the age cannot be done, Court.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Juvenile Justice Rules, Age, Margin



All. HC: Principles of Natural Justice Should Compulsorily be Followed(28.11.2023)

Allahabad High Court while setting aside an order of blacklisting and cancellation of the mining lease, has observed that in a civilized society princ.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Natural Justice, Civilized Society



All. HC: Order Passed Cannot go beyond the Show Cause Notice(28.11.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that in the event a particular case is made out in the show cause notice and the order passed subsequently is beyond the.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Show Cause Notice, Natural Justice



Ker. HC: Transfer Order Must be Issued After Giving Opportunity of Hearing(28.11.2023)

Kerala High Court has observed that if a transfer is effected it results in civil consequences stigmatizing a teacher by categorizing her of misbehavi.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Transfer Order, Natural Justice



Supreme Court Appoints Committee Headed by Justice Amitava Roy to Look Into Jail Reforms(25.09.2018)

Supreme Court has constituted a three-member committee headed by its former judge Justice Amitava Roy to look into the aspect of jail reforms across t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Justice Amitava Roy, Jail Reforms



SC Junks Plea of Inquiry in Ram Navami Clashes(27.04.2022)

Supreme Court has junked a plea seeking the setting up of a judicial inquiry commission, headed by a former Chief Justice of India, to probe into the .....

Tags : Supreme Court, judicial inquiry commission, Chief Justice of India, Ram Navami, Ramzan



Delhi HC Orders Appointment of Full-Time Chairperson & CEO With Intellectual Disabilities(27.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment to make sure appointment of full-time Chairperson and Chief executive offic.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Chief executive officer



Delhi High Court Restores Justice Mukul Mudgal-Appointed Selectors Removed by DDCA(08.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has suspended a decision taken by Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) to remove three members of a Selection Panel who were.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, DDCA, Justice Mukul Mudgal



ECJ: Rubik's Cube Shape Not a Trademark(11.11.2016)

European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the shape of multicoloured three-dimensional puzzle Rubik's Cube is not a trademark.

Tags : European Court of Justice, Rubik's Cube , trademark



EU Court: KitKat Does Not Merit Trademark Protection(26.07.2018)

European Court of Justice has ruled that KitKat’s four-fingered chocolate bar did not merit protected status(trademark) in the EU.

Tags : European Court of Justice, Trademark



SC Extends Tenure of NCDRC Member Justice VK Jain's by Three Months(06.05.2020)

Supreme Court has extended the tenure of National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) member, Justice VK Jain by another 3 months in wake of.....

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High Courts of Madras, Orissa, Jharkhand, Delhi, J&K, Patna Get New Chief Justices(06.08.2018)

Government has notified appointment of Justice VK Tahilramani as Chief Justice of Madras HC, Justice Aniruddha Bose as CJ of Jharkhand HC, Justice KS .....

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AAAR, Maharashtra: No GST & TDS on Renting of Immovable Property to Social Justice Department(13.04.2022)

Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling, Maharashtra has observed that the renting of immovable property to the social justice department is exempt from.....

Tags : Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling, immovable property, social justice, Goods and Services Tax, Tax Deducted at Source



President of India Appoints Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the 46th Chief Justice of India(14.09.2018)

President of India has appointed Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India. He will assume the office of Chief Justice on 3rd October, 2.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Cyrus Mistry's Review Plea(19.05.2022)

Supreme Court dismissed the review petition by Cyrus Mistry in the Tata v/s Mistry legal case. The Supreme Court dismissed SP group's plea seeking rev.....

Tags : Tata v. Mistry. Supreme Court, SP Group, Chief Justice NV Ramana



P&H HC: 7 Days Period to File Reply of Notice Served Through E-Filing Portal is ‘Unreasonably Short’(23.05.2022)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has held that the period of 7 days, granted to file the reply of the Notice issued under Section 148A of the Income Tax Ac.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Section 148-A, Income-Tax Act, Natural Justice



J&K&L HC: Presumption of Innocence U/S 3(i) of JJ Act Not Applicable to Adult Co-Accused(04.07.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that the presumption of innocence in favour of a juvenile under Section 3(i) of the Juvenile Justice .....

Tags : Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court, Juvenile Justice, Presumption of Innocence



ITAT: Income Tax New Rules allows Hearing through Video Conference(11.07.2022)

Income tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai Bench has held that the denial of assessee’s specific request to attend the personal hearing through vide.....

Tags : ITAT, Video Conferencing, Natural Justice



SC: JJB Should Mandatorily Take Assistance of Psychologist/Psycho-Social Workers(14.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that when the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) does not comprise a practicing professional with a degree in child psychology or chi.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Juvenile Justice Board, Psychologist/Psycho-Social Workers



Karnataka HC Asks Government to Consider Committee Guidelines for Selecting Rajyotsava Awardees(28.10.2016)

Karnataka High Court has asked Government to consider Draft Guidelines of an Expert Committee headed by Former High Court Judge, Justice HN Nagamohan .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Justice HN Nagamohan Das, Rajyotsava awardees



Kerala HC Dismisses Quo Warranto Plea Challenging Appointment of Former Judge(09.10.2020)

Kerala High Court has dismissed a quo warranto petition against Justice G. Sasidharan, who is Chairman, Kerala State Commission for Backward Classes.

Tags : Kerala High Court, Justice G. Sasidharan



Gujarat HC Quashes Order Cancelling License of ‘K News Channel’(17.06.2022)

Gujarat High Court while quashing District Magistrate’s order cancelling license of ‘K News Channel’ has held that it is violation of the principle of.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Natural Justice, Cinemas Regulation



Centre Makes Rules to Allow Aadhaar-Electoral Roll Linking(20.06.2022)

Union Ministry of Law and Justice has notified rules for allowing existing voters to use their Aadhaar number to authenticate the entry in the elector.....

Tags : Union Ministry of Law and Justice, Aadhaar-Electoral Linking



SC: Plea to Remove Minister Can be Listed Only After Placing Before CJI(23.06.2022)

Supreme Court has held that PIL seeking direction to Delhi and Maharashtra Government to remove its Health Minister Satyendar Jain & Cabinet Minister .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Chief Justice of India, Money Laundering



Supreme Court: Need to Protect Witnesses for Better Conviction Rate(28.11.2016)

Supreme Court has expressed concern over recent "phenomenon" where witnesses are turning hostile in high-profile cases to frustrate justice delivery s.....

Tags : Supreme Court, hostile, witnesses, justice delivery system



Sessions Court can’t Exercise Revisional Jurisdiction in Cases Under Juvenile Justice Law: Delhi HC(14.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has ruled that a Sessions Court cannot exercise revisional jurisdiction under the Juvenile Justice Act and that such power only lies .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Juvenile Justice Law



Madras HC Directs Facebook, Youtube and Google to Block Videos Uploaded by Justice CS Karnan(11.11.2020)

Madras High Court has directed Facebook, YouTube and Google to block derogatory videos and other contents against various sitting and retired Supreme .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Justice CS Karnan



SC Extends Term of Justice AIS Cheema as Judicial Member NCLAT by Three Months(09.09.2020)

Supreme Court has extended the term of Judicial Member of National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Justice Ashok Iqbal Singh Cheema by three months.

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SC Extends Term of Justice (Retd.) Manmohan Singh as IPAB Chairman for Three Months(16.09.2020)

Supreme Court has extended the tenure of Justice (Retd.) Manmohan Singh as the Chairman of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) for three .....

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Delhi HC: Duty of LSA to Ensure Opportunities to Secure Justice Are Not Denied to Any Individual(14.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that it is the duty of Legal Services Authorities (LSA) to ensure that opportunities to secure justice are not denied to any.....

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Allahabad HC Directs State Govt. to Fill Vacancies in JJ Board At least 6 Months Prior(15.10.2020)

Allahabad High Court has observed that the State Government should ensure that the vacancies in Juvenile Justice Boards are expeditiously filled up an.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Vacancies in Juvenile Justice Board



SC: Breach of Natural Justice Rule Cannot by Itself Lead to Conclusion of Prejudice(19.10.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that the breach of the audi alteram partem rule cannot by itself, without more, lead to the conclusion that prejudice is th.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Breach of Natural Justice Rule



Supreme Court Bars Litigants For Life From Filing PILs(31.01.2017)

Supreme Court has barred two litigants for life, who cast aspersions on Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and his predecessor Justice T S Thakur, from.....

Tags : Supreme Court, PILs, Chief Justice of India



Telangana HC: Principles of Natural Justice to be Read Into Master Circular Issued by RBI(31.12.2020)

Telangana High Court has held that the principles of natural justice have to be read into the Master Circular issued by the Reserve Bank of India on t.....

Tags : Telangana High Court, RBI Master Circular, Principles of Natural Justice



Cal HC: Writ is Maintainable against Award by Statutory Arbitrator Violating of Principles of Natural(12.09.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that an award passed by the statutory arbitrator under the National Highways Act, 1956 where neither the notice of arbitr.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Arbitrator, Natural Justice



SC Dismisses Plea Against Appointment of Madras HC Judge(04.12.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed the petition challenging elevation of Justice Subramonium Prasad as an Additional Judge of the Madras High Court in June t.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Justice Subramonium Prasad, Madras High Court



Supreme Court Refuses Urgent Hearing on Petition Against Ex-Chief Justice(07.12.2018)

Supreme Court has declined a petition seeking urgent hearing on allegations against former Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra in the light of Justice .....

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SC: Sometimes Lawyers Only Obstruct Justice by Seeking Adjournment After Coming to Court Unprepared(04.10.2022)

Supreme Court has lamented the practice of adjournments being sought by lawyers who come to court without preparing to argue the case, and stated that.....

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SC: Early Conclusion of Trial Would Enhance People's Faith in Justice Delivery System(11.10.2022)

Supreme Court has held that early conclusion of criminal trials would enhance the faith of people in justice delivery system.

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SC: Chief Justice Free to Appoint Arbitrator Even If Arbitration Agreement Provides Otherwise(29.03.2017)

Supreme Court has held that even if an arbitrator is specified in agreement for arbitration, Chief Justice or designated Judge is free to appoint an i.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Restore Justice Karnan's Judicial Power, Gives him Another Month(03.04.2017)

In a first in Indian judicial history, sitting High Court judge C Karnan appeared before a seven member bench of the Supreme Court to answer charges o.....

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CIVIL - Centre Appoints Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as First Lokpal of India(20.03.2019)

Centre has appointed former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as Chairperson of first Lokpal under the Act.

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SC Issues Notice in Amazon Plea Challeging Delhi HC Stay on Future-Reliance Retail Stake Sale(22.02.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice in the plea by Amazon challenging Delhi High Court's stay on the implementation of its own order passed by the Single .....

Tags : Supreme Court has issued notice in the plea by Amazon challenging Delhi High Court's stay on the implementation of its own order passed by the Single Judge bench of Justice Midha, which had directed status quo order on the Future - Reliance retail stake sale deal of nearly Rs. 25000 crore.



Madras HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Appointment of Retd. Justice S. Baskaran(26.02.2021)

Madras High Court has issued notice on a petition challenging appointment of retired High Court Judge, Justice S Baskaran, as the Chairperson of the T.....

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Ministry of Law and Justice Increases Lifetime Monthly Payment of Retired Supreme Court Judges(19.03.2021)

Ministry of Law and Justice has notified an amendment to the Supreme Court Judges Rules 1959 to increase the lifetime monthly payment to the retired j.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Extend Tenure of IPAB Chairperson Justice Manmohan Singh(15.02.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking extension of tenure of incumbent Chairperson of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board Justice Manmohan .....

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DY Chandrachud Appointed as 50th CJI, to Take Oath on Nov 9(18.10.2022)

President of India has appointed Justice Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud as the Chief Justice of India (CJI) w.e.f 9th November 2022. He will take ove.....

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P & H High Court Seeks State’s Response Over Setting Up of Justice Dhingra Panel(17.03.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Haryana Government to file an affidavit explaining what material was there before Chief Minister Manohar La.....

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SC: AP High Court Enquiry into Justice Eswaraiah's 'Phone Call Conspiracy' Unnecessary(13.04.2021)

Supreme Court has granted relief to former Andhra Pradesh High Court judge, Justice V. Eswaraiah against an Order of the Andhra Pradesh High Court dir.....

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CJI DY Chandrachud: 1,091 SC Judgments To Be Released In Regional Languages On Republic Day(25.01.2023)

Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud has said that the process of releasing Supreme Court (SC) judgments in regional languages has begun and as.....

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HP High Court: Judgment Passed by Single Member of the Juvenile Justice Board is Void Ab Initio(03.06.2019)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has held that judgment passed by a single member of the Juvenile Justice Board is void ab initio as per the provisions of .....

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Allahabad HC Constitutes Committee to Enquire Treatment Given to Justice V. K. Srivastava(13.05.2021)

Allahabad High Court has constituted a Fact-finding committee to conduct an enquiry into the treatment administered to late Justice Virendra Kumar Sri.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Urgent Hearing on Justice Karnan's Appeal Against Arrest Order(16.05.2017)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea by Calcutta High Court Judge CS Karnan against his arrest order and warned his lawyers not to waste Ape.....

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International Court of Justice: Pak Must Ensure Jadav is Not Executed(18.05.2017)

International Court of Justice at Hague stays execution of Kulbhushan Yadav. Says, "India has right to consular access".

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All. HC: Child in Conflict With Law Can't Seek Anticipatory Bail U/S 438 CrPC(15.02.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that a child in conflict with law can’t file an application under Section 438 of CrPC seeking anticipatory bail as per t.....

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Supreme Court: Set Up More Juvenile Justice Boards(10.08.2015)

Supreme Court has observed that there could be more than one Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) in same district to tackle backlog, as more than 1.30 lakh c.....

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SC Rejects Justice (Retd.) CS Karnan’s Bail Plea(22.06.2017)

Supreme Court of India has rejected former Calcutta High Court Judge Justice CS Karnan’s application for bail and suspension of sentence.

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Kerala HC: Non Consideration of Reply Filed by Assessee Amounts to Violation of Natural Justice(21.06.2021)

Kerala High Court while allowing an appeal has observed that non consideration of a reply filed by the Assessee amounts to violation of the principles.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Justice Karnan's Bail Plea(03.07.2017)

Supreme Court has rejected bail plea of former Calcutta High Court Judge Justice CS Karnan imprisoned by a seven-judge bench of apex court in contempt.....

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Supreme Court: Justice Karnan’s Case Calls for Reviewing Judges’ Selection Process(06.07.2017)

Supreme Court has said that Justice C S Karnan’s case calls for revisiting the process of selection of judges to the constitutional courts.

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SC Suggests Meeting Between DCPCR & MWCD to Discuss 2021 Amendment to JJ Act(28.03.2023)

Supreme Court has suggested that meeting be held between Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) and Ministry of Women and Child Devel.....

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Patna HC Orders Fresh Trial in POCSO Case in Which Trial was Concluded in Single Day(06.04.2023)

Patna High Court while setting aside a trail in POCSO case in which court framed charges and convicted accused in single day, ordered a fresh trail an.....

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Prez Appoints Justice Dipak Misra As Next CJI(09.08.2017)

The President has appointed Supreme Court's most senior judge, Justice Dipak Misra, as the next Chief Justice of India.

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Stay of Film 'Nyay: The Justice'(28.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in an appeal preferred by late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's father - Krishna Kishore Singh from the order.....

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SC Asks Lawyer for Proof on Claim of Conspiracy to Frame CJI(24.04.2019)

Supreme Court has asked a Punjab-based lawyer to furnish material in support of his claim that there was a conspiracy to frame Chief Justice Ranjan Go.....

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SC: Justice A K Patnaik to Enquire Conspiracy by Fixers to Target CJI Gogoi(25.04.2019)

Three Judge Bench of Supreme Court has ordered that former SC judge Justice A K Patnaik will hold enquiry regarding alleged conspiracy by fixers and d.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Plea Against Appointment of Retd. Justice S. Baskaran(30.04.2021)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition challenging appointment of retired High Court Judge, Justice S Baskaran, as the Chairperson of the Tamil Na.....

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Bom. HC: Divorcee or a Single Parent Eligible to Adopt as Per Juvenile Justice Act, 2015(13.04.2023)

Bombay High Court while setting aside order disallowing a woman from adopting her sister’s child on ground that she was single working woman, held tha.....

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Raj HC: Very Thin Line B/W Disposal Without Delay and Over-Zealousness in Dispensation of Justice(02.05.2023)

Rajasthan High Court while setting aside POCSO case on ground that undue haste was shown by trail judge, has held that it is very easy to crossover th.....

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Orissa HC: HC Can Acquit Convict Even Without Appeal to Prevent Injustice(08.05.2023)

Orissa High Court has held that even if the convict does not prefer an appeal against his conviction, the High Court has power to acquit him on the ba.....

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Supreme Court Seeks AG’s Assistance in Hearing Assets Plea Against Ex-CJI K G Balakrishnan(16.09.2015)

Supreme Court has sought help of Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi to hear PIL, seeking CBI inquiry into alleged amassing of wealth by kin of Ju.....

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Supreme Court to Centre: Decide on Madhya Pradesh Chief Justice Appointment(05.08.2019)

Supreme Court has directed the Centre to take a decision by August 14 on top court collegium's recommendation to appoint Justice AA Kureshi as the Chi.....

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Bom HC: JJB’s Decision to Try Child as Adult Must be Transparent and Fair(03.07.2023)

Bombay High Court has held that inquiry by Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) under Section 15 of J.J. Act to arrive at a conclusion to try the child as an .....

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Justice JM Patel to Function as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court(17.08.2015)

Justice Jayant Manganlal Patel has been appointed as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court.

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SC Directs Continuation of Justice Shiva Kirti Singh as TDSAT Chairperson Till New Appointment(03.06.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the continuation of Justice Shiva Kirti Singh, former Supreme Court judge, to continue as Chairman of Telecom Disputes Sett.....

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Del. HC: Arbitral Award Passed After Inordinate/Unexplained Delay is Contrary to Justice(22.05.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that an arbitral award passed after an inordinate, substantial and unexplained delay is contrary to justice and in conflict .....

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Del HC: Rejecting Appln. Under SVLDR Scheme Without Hearing is Violates Principle of Natural Justice(24.05.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that rejecting of application under Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 (SVLDR Scheme) without granting a.....

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Ker. HC: Out-of-Turn Disposals Can Cause Injustice to Other Litigants(26.05.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that because a litigant has resource to approach this Court with a prayer to expedite his case, he shouldn’t be allo.....

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JKL HC: Purpose of Order 6 Rule 17 of CPC is to Advance Substantial Justice(05.06.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while observing that Order 6 Rule 17 of CPC exists to ensure that parties involved in legal dispute receive fa.....

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Del. HC to State: Establish the Proposed Three J.J.Bs Within Two years(06.07.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed State to establish within two years the three Juvenile Justice Boards (J.J.Bs) proposed by it in the national capital.

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Parliament Passes Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2015(23.12.2015)

Parliament has passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2015 with the passage of the bill in the Rajya Sabha.

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Supreme Court: Cases for Early Hearing Can Only Be Listed Before Chief Justice(13.11.2017)

Supreme Court’s registry has issued an administrative order saying that lawyers can only ask the Chief Justice of India (CJI) to list their cases for .....

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Kerala HC Stays Functioning of Justice V.K. Mohan Commission Investigation into CM(12.08.2021)

Kerala High Court has stayed the functioning of the Justice V.K. Mohan Commission appointed by the State government to investigate whether there was a.....

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Supreme Court Junks Plea Based on Justice Katju's Blog(24.11.2015)

SC has junked plea challenging a Delhi HC order rejecting a PIL seeking CBI inquiry into allegation of former apex court judge Justice Markandey Katju.....

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Justice Jayant Patel’s Transfer Decision Was Unanimous: Supreme Court(04.10.2017)

Supreme Court while dealing with the controversy over Justice Jayant Patel's transfer from Karnataka High Court to Allahabad High Court has said that .....

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JKL HC: Juvenile Justice Board has all the Trappings of a Criminal Court(24.07.2023)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has held that Juvenile Justice Board has all the trappings of a Criminal Court, and therefore proceedings pending before th.....

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SC: Court Must Adopt Justice Oriented Approach While Dealing With Delay Condonation Plea(28.07.2023)

Supreme Court while restoring an appeal filed after a delay of 52 days, has observed that if only the Court concerned had been sensitive to justice-or.....

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Telangana HC: State Must Have a Litigation Policy(28.07.2023)

Telangana High Court while observing that State cannot be the biggest litigant and that State also has a stake in the Justice Administration System, h.....

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Gujarat High Court Terminates 89 Employees Recruited by Ex-ACJ V M Sahai(28.09.2015)

Gujarat High Court has terminated its 89 employees recruited by Ex-Chief Justice (ACJ) V M Sahai. These employees belonged to class-III and class-IV g.....

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Supreme Court Allows Centre to Withdraw Force from Darjeeling Hills(29.11.2017)

Supreme Court Allows Centre to Withdraw Force from Darjeeling Hills

Tags : A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud agreed to the Centre's plea to relocate half of the remaining paramilitary forces from the state's strife-torn districts to the poll-bound state.



Supreme Court to Hear Aadhaar Pleas After Concluding Delhi-Centre Matter(29.11.2017)

Supreme Court to Hear Aadhaar Pleas After Concluding Delhi-Centre Matter

Tags : The Centre, meanwhile, informed the bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that it was willing to extend up to March 31 next year the deadline fixed for mandatory linking of Aadhaar with various schemes.



Modi Suggests Installing of 'Justice Clocks' in Court Premises(29.11.2017)

Modi Suggests Installing of 'Justice Clocks' in Court Premises

Tags : Addressing a gathering at a National Law Day event in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday suggested installing of "justice clocks" at various court premises to encourage competition among judges in disposing off cases.



Juvenile Justice Board: Minor Who Allegedly Murdered Ryan Student Pradyuman To Be Tried As Adult(20.12.2017)

Juvenile Justice Board, Gurugram has held that a class 11th student arrested for the murder of a seven-year-old boy Pradyuman Thakur in the premises o.....

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JKL HC: Can’t Entertain WP on Ground of Mistake of Law/Facts Unless There is Miscarriage of Justice(23.08.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that petition under Article 227 of the Constitution cannot be moved merely on ground of mistake of fa.....

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If High Court Remains Without Permanent Chief Justice, Speedy Justice Suffers: Supreme Court(29.03.2018)

Supreme Court has taken note of the troubles plaguing the appointment of judges to higher judiciary, particularly the non-appointment of permanent Chi.....

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International Court of Justice Orders Myanmar to Protect Rohingya(24.01.2020)

International Court of Justice has ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect Rohingya from genocide in a lawsuit launched by the Gambia accus.....

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Del. HC to Law Ministry: Periodically Monitor Status of Uploading Acts on the India Code Portal(04.09.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed Secretary, Legislative Department, Ministry of Law and Justice to periodically monitor the status of uploading the Acts .....

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SC: Judge Can’t be a Mute Spectator in a Trial(06.09.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that if courts are to impart justice in a free, fair and effective manner, then the judge cannot afford to remain a mute sp.....

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[READ LETTER] Four Supreme Court Judges Release Letter Detailing Complaint over Judicial Procedure(12.01.2018)

In an unprecedented move, four senior Supreme Court judges called a press conference to express their displeasure with the Chief Justice of India (CJI.....

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JJB on Noida Rape Case: Let the Teen be Tried as Adult(19.08.2016)

Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) has recommended that the juvenile, accused of kidnapping his 17-year-old “girlfriend” and raping her, along with two othe.....

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Justice V.K. Tahilramani Sworn-in Chief Justice of Madras High Court(13.08.2018)

Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani has sworn-in as Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.

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Justice KS Jhaveri Sworn In as Chief Justice of Orissa High Court(13.08.2018)

Justice Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri has sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court.

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Justice Aniruddha Bose Sworn In As Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court(13.08.2018)

Justice Aniruddha Bose has sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court.

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Justice Gita Mittal Sworn In As Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court(13.08.2018)

Justice Gita Mittal has sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Jammu & Kashmir High Court.

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Ministry of Law and Justice Seeks Stakeholders' Comments on Draft Mediation Bill, 2021(08.11.2021)

Ministry of Law and Justice has placed the Draft Mediation Bill, 2021 in public domain, seeking feedback and suggestions from all stakeholders. The Bi.....

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Centre Signs Off on Appointment of New Chief Justices for Five High Courts(07.02.2018)

Central Government has notified the appointment of new Chief Justices to the High Courts of Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, and Tripura.

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Supreme Court Rues ‘Unfortunate Gap’ in Juvenile Justice Act, 2015(10.01.2020)

Supreme Court has held that a gross mistake has been made by framers of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 that allows a juv.....

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J&K High Court Seeks Fresh Compliance Report on Setting Up of Juvenile Justice Boards(04.02.2016)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has sought a fresh compliance report from Government with regard to setting up of Juvenile Justice Boards in the State.

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Centre Notifies Transfer of Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee to Meghalaya High Court(16.11.2021)

Central Government has notified the transfer of Mr. Justice Sanjib Banerjee, Chief Justice, Madras High Court to Meghalaya High Court. The Supreme Cou.....

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Lakhimpur Kheri Case : SC Appoints Justice RK Jain To Monitor Investigation(17.11.2021)

Supreme Court has appointed Justice Rakesh Kumar Jain, former judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court, to monitor the investigation in the Lakhmipur Kh.....

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HP HC: Object of S.311 CrPC is to is to Do Substantial Justice(21.12.2023)

Himachal Pradesh High Court while observing that object of Section 311 CrPC is to do substantial justice, has held that Court can exercise power under.....

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Petition of Impeachment Motion Against CJI Withdrawn by Congress(08.05.2018)

Petition of impeachment motion filed against the Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra by the Congress MPs has been withdrawn by senior party leader Kapi.....

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SC Decides Against Staying Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioners Act, 2023(21.03.2024)

Supreme Court has refused to stay Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioners Act, 2023 which removes the Chief Justice of India from.....

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Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Election Commissioners' Act(26.03.2024)

Supreme Court while deciding the batch of pleas has refused to stay the Chief Election Commissioner and Other Election Commissioners Act, 2023, which .....

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Supreme Court: Time to Introspect on Streamlining Justice Delivery System(28.02.2018)

Supreme Court while dealing with a suit related to an 1986 agreement to sell land in the national capital, said the case before it exemplified the nee.....

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SC: Cannot Try Juvenile Accused as Adult Unless Preliminary Assessment and Report by JJB Available(27.03.2024)

Supreme Court has held that the accused child’s conviction cannot be sustained unless a preliminary assessment conducted by the Juvenile Justice Board.....

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Gauhati High Court: Notify the Child Protection Policy and the rules under the Juvenile Justice Act(01.04.2024)

Gauhati High Court has asked the State Government to notify the rules under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015, and the Child Protec.....

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Ker. HC: Assessment Order Quashed on Finding that Assessee Not Provided Effective Hearing(16.04.2024)

Ker. HC quashed an assessment order passed under the Income Tax Act, 1961, and held that since the assessee was not able to log in through link for vi.....

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SC: Employee Getting Terminated Without Disciplinary Enquiry Violates Principles of Natural Justice(19.04.2024)

Supreme Court while reinstating the Registrar at GB Pant Institute of Engineering and Technology, has held that termination of services of an employee.....

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MP HC: Preliminary Assessment Under Section 15 Not Mandatory for Grant of Bail Under Section 12(29.03.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has observed that the Juvenile Justice Board's power to grant bail under Section 12 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protec.....

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AP HC: Absence of Reasons in Order Imposing Penalty Violates Principles of Natural Justice(31.03.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has observed that absence of reasons in an order as to why conditions and penalty are imposed violates principles of natural.....

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P&H HC: Plea of Violation of Principles of Natural Justice Not Maintainable Without Grounds(04.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that the plea seeking to violate the principles of natural justice is unacceptable by the courts unless, it.....

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Chief Justice Master of Roster, Has Power to Assign Cases: Supreme Court(06.07.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that Chief Justice of India is the "master of the roster" and has the power to assign cases.

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All. HC Rejects PIL Seeking Release of Justice Rohini Commission Report on OBC Sub-Categorisation(03.05.2024)

Allahabad High Court has rejected a PIL seeking direction to Union Government for publishing report dated 21.07.2023 of Justice Rohini Commission on s.....

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SC: Presiding Officers/Members of JJ Board Should Specifically Mention Names in Orders(10.05.2024)

SC has observed that Presiding Officers or Members of the Juvenile Justice Board must mention their names when the order is passed. In absence of name.....

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Trend of Targeting Judges Must Stop: Supreme Court(21.08.2018)

Supreme Court has expressed anguish over an emerging trend of targeting judges, while indicating that it may impose an exemplary cost of Rs 25 lakh on.....

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Bombay HC: Principal Can't Be Prosecuted For Cruelty Under JJ Act For Teacher’s Action(08.03.2022)

Bombay HC has held that the headmaster of a school cannot be prosecuted for cruelty under the Juvenile Justice Act (JJ Act) for a teacher's actions me.....

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Allahabad HC: Court May Refuse Relief in Case Where There Has Been Breach of Natural Justice(09.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has reiterated that a Court, in exercise of its discretion, may refuse relief in a case where there has been a breach of principl.....

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Financial Assistance Scheme for District Judiciary Employees Introduced by CJ of Madras HC(23.05.2024)

Chief Justice (CJ) of Madras High Court has launched the Chief Justice Relief Fund Scheme for district judiciary employees and is a subscription based.....

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EU Court Scraps US Data-Sharing Agreement(17.07.2020)

European Court of Justice has struck down a trans-atlantic agreement that allows companies to move data between the European Union and the United Stat.....

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Supreme Court Extends Term of TDSAT Chairperson by 3 Months(20.07.2020)

Supreme Court has further extended the tenure of the Chairperson of Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal, Justice Shiva Kirti Singh, by .....

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Mad. HC: Principles of Natural Justice to be Followed While Dealing With App. for Organ Donation(04.06.2024)

Madras High Court has observed that it is necessary to comply with the principles of natural justice while dealing with applications for organ donatio.....

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Delhi HC: Criminal Justice Machinery Should Not be Kept in Limbo(22.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the criminal justice machinery shall not be kept in limbo and that the proceedings cannot remain stayed before the Tri.....

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Justice Ranjan Gogoi Sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India(03.10.2018)

Justice Ranjan Gogoi has taken oath as the 46th Chief Justice of India, he succeeds Justice Dipak Misra who retired on October 1.

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ICJ to Hold Public Hearings in Kulbhushan Jadhav Case from February 18 to 21(04.10.2018)

International Court of Justice (ICJ) is set to hold public hearings from February 18 to February 21 in case concerning the execution of former Indian .....

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SC: Non-Questioning on Incriminating Circum. Vitiate Trial if Omission Causes Miscarriage of Justice(09.07.2024)

SC has observed that when incriminating circumstances are not put to question before accused and he is not given an opportunity to explain such incrim.....

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Delhi High Court: BNSS Heralds a Transformative Era in Criminal Justice(11.07.2024)

Del. HC while hearing a bail application, has held that BNSS, with its emphasis on technological integration, heralds a transformative era in criminal.....

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