Aparna Sivaram

SCBA appeals to CJI for Cancellation of Summer Vacation of Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Bar Association of India appealed to the current Chief Justice of India, Mr. SA Bobde for the cancellation of summer vacations. The vacations are scheduled to be held from May 16 to July 5. The SCBA...

Uttarakhand High Court Rejects Bail Application and Lists downs factors for granting Bail, says Corruption has eaten into the Vital Organs of the State

A bail application was filed in connection to a scholarship scam against Swami Pooranand College of Technical Education (“the institution), social welfare department and other unknown persons. The informant was appointed as a member of the Special Investigation Team...

Uttarakhand High Court rules Exercise of Discretionary Power should be for the sake of Public Justice

In the case of Mohit Negi vs. State of Uttarakhand and others, the Public Interest Litigation Jurisdiction of the High Court was invoked by the petitioner seeking a writ of certiorari to quash the October 2019 orders of the...

Uttarakhand High Court Urges Pollution Control Board To Take Action Regarding Recalcitrant Red Category Industries In The State

A set of four writ petitions were filed in larger public interest seeking a direction to the State Government and the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) to cause an inquiry through a body of experts to take action against...

Uttarakhand HC Interprets Sec. 319 Of Cr.P.C. As New Evidences Resurfaces During Trail Disclosing The Complicity Of Persons Other Than The Accused

A criminal miscellaneous application under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Cr.P.C.) was filed for quashing a 2015 order of the 1st Additional Sessions Judge, Dehradun. The said order was passed in exercise of powers under Sec....

Uttarakhand High Court Dismisses Writ Of Certiorari In A Land Acquisition Case: Points Out The Ingredients For Exercising Power Under Article 226

The writ of certiorari was filed before the High Court of Uttarakhand under Article 226 of the constitution of India praying to issue directions to the Special Land Acquisition Officer (SLAO) concerned to pass an award in view of...

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