The Supreme Court has adjourned hearing in the Lakhimpur Kheri farmers’ killing case till November 15. The three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana adjourned the case to next week following a request by the Uttar Pradesh government. Earlier, this week Supreme Court expressed dismay at how it was being handled for the third time in recent… Continue reading "Lakhimpur violence: SC adjourns hearing till 15 November"
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The Supreme Court Thursday issued guidelines for granting bail after the filing of charge sheet and said trial courts are not precluded from granting interim relief considering the accused’s conduct during the probe. A bench comprising Justices SK Kaul and MM Sundresh accepted the suggestions made by Additional Solicitor General S V Raju and senior advocate Sidharth Luthra on the… Continue reading "Supreme Court issues guidelines on granting bail on filing of charge sheet"
The 2021 NEET-PG Superspeciality exam will be held in accordance with the older pattern and the newer one will only be implemented from the 2022/23 academic session, the government told the Supreme Court Wednesday morning. This comes two days after it was criticised for being in a hurry to change exam patterns and for treating young and aspiring doctors as “footballs… Continue reading "NEET-PG super specialty exam pattern from 2022: Centre informs SC"
The ruling DMK has asked the Union government to defend the grant of OBC reservation in medical and dental courses admission under All India Quota (AIQ) in the Supreme Court. Referring to several writ petitions filed in the SC challenging the July 29, 2021, dated GoI office notification granting 27 per cent reservation for OBCs in all state contributed medical… Continue reading "DMK asks centre to defend OBC reservation in medical and dental courses"
The Supreme Court on Friday set aside a Madras High Court direction that the Centre must seek the top court’s approval before implementing 10 per cent reservation for the EWS in all-India quota (AIQ) seats of medical colleges, saying it “transgressed the limitations” by entering into areas which were alien to the issue. The apex court made clear however that… Continue reading "SC sets aside Madras High Court’s order in EWS issue"
The Supreme Court on Monday took strong note of Tamil Nadu State Election Commission’s (TNSEC) plea seeking 6 to 7 more months to conclude processes related to local bodies elections, saying the government can go for all elections except the local bodies. The government can do anything which it wants to do. But whenever the issue of local bodies elections… Continue reading "SC irked at TNSEC plea for extension to conduct local body polls"
The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Kerala government to hold offline class 11 exams after the state assured the top court that all Covid precautions will be followed at schools. The court also referred to reports that cited the unlikely possibility of a third wave to lift its stay on reopening of schools in the southern state. “We hope… Continue reading "SC allows Kerala to conduct offline exams for class 11 students"
Supreme Court will switch to hybrid hearings – both physical and virtual – from September 1 amid a dip in the COVID-19 cases in the country. As Mondays and Fridays are admission days, the hearing will be virtual, sources said, adding, on rest of the days, the hearing will be both physical and virtual. The court is treading the issue… Continue reading "Supreme Court to start in-person hearings from 1 September"
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to provide information on the recently launched ‘PM-CARES for Children’ scheme for kids orphaned by COVID-19, and directed states to appoint a nodal officers to apprise it on identification and welfare measures for such children. The National Commission of Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), in its affidavit, said meanwhile that as per… Continue reading "Supreme Court asks Centre to give details about ‘PM-CARES for Children’ scheme"