The government has approved all nine names, including three women judges, recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium for appointment as judges of the top court. The names have been sent to the President for approval. The judges are likely to take oath on 31 August. Justice BV Nagarathna, of the Karnataka High Court, is in line to become the first… Continue reading "Union government clears all nine Judges recommended by Supreme Court Panel"
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Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Tuesday charged that the BJP was adopting double standards after the party’s state secretary K Nagarajan moved the Madras High Court seeking to quash Justice AK Rajan committee that was set up by the DMK government to study the impact of NEET on poor and rural students in Tamilnadu. The Health Minister said that the… Continue reading "TN Health Minister hits out at BJP for double standards in NEET issue"
A vacation bench of Justices Hemant Gupta and Aniruddha Bose said that state poll panel will have to issue notification for the election to the local bodies, holding polls and declaring the results by 15 September. “We grant extension of time till 15th September, 2021 to complete the entire process including publication / notification of election schedule and the result… Continue reading "SC asks SEC to hold civic polls in TN before 15 September"
The Supreme Court on Sunday issued a slew of directions to the Central and state governments on the COVID-19 situation and directed that no patient shall be denied hospitalisation or essential drugs in any State or Union Territory for lack of local residential or identity proof. A Bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud directed the Central government to formulate a… Continue reading "Supreme Court asks Centre to formulate a national policy in the fight against Covid"
For how many generations would reservations in jobs and education continue, the Supreme Court sought to know during the Maratha quota case hearing on Friday and raised concerns over “resultant inequality” in case the overall 50 per cent limit was to be removed. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan was vehemently told by senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi,… Continue reading "Supreme Court raises question about reservation system"
The first meeting of the Committee appointed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court vide Order dated 12.01.2021 to deliberate with concerned stakeholders on recently notified three Farm Laws, was held on 19.01.2021. Dr. Ashok Gulati, Former Chairman of the Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices, Shri Anil Ghanwat, President, Shetkari Sanghatana and Dr. Pramod Joshi, Former Director for South Asia, International… Continue reading "The First meeting of Committee on Farm Laws appointed by Supreme Court held in New Delhi"
E-committee of Supreme court of India conferred with the Platinum award for Excellence in Digital Governance by the President of India
E-committee of Supreme court of India was conferred with the Platinum award for Excellence in Digital Governance by the President of India in today’s online Digital India Award presentation ceremony. E-Courts project visioned and implemented by the eCommittee, Supreme court of India along with Department of Justice and NIC( National Information Centre) is a Mission Mode Project of Government of… Continue reading "E-committee of Supreme court of India conferred with the Platinum award for Excellence in Digital Governance by the President of India"
Police forces are finding it tough to arrest Calcutta high court judge CS Karnan, who was sentenced to six months in prison by the Supreme Court for contempt. A Kolkata police team arrived in Chennai on Wednesday to arrest Justice Karnan, a day after the Supreme Court sentenced him to six months’ jail in a contempt case. Justice Karnan is… Continue reading "Where is Justice Karnan? Kolkata police in Chennai to arrest him"
A day after the supreme court sentenced Kolkata high court judge, Justice Karnan to six months in prison on charges of contempt, reports said that a team of Kolkata police would arrest him in Chennai today. Soon after the verdict, Justice Karnan, who hails from Tamil Nadu, met the media in Chennai. Karnan’s arrest orders came a day after he… Continue reading "Kolkata police to arrest Justice Karnan in Chennai today?"