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SC Stays Order Restraining Physical Campaigns in the Madhya Pradesh Bye-Elections

On the 26th of October, a Bench was set up which comprised Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, and Justice Sanjiv Khanna. They heard 3 separate pleas challenging the Order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court restraining physical campaigns....

Lack of Independent Witness Doesn’t Vitiate Conviction: Supreme Court

A three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court in Rajesh Dhiman v State of Himachal Pradesh clarified the law in case of lack of independent witnesses. The Bench observed that it would not vitiate the conviction; instead, it would call...

Supreme Court Stays Order Restraining Physical Campaigns in the Madhya Pradesh Bye-Elections

On the 26th of October, a Bench was set up which comprised Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, and Justice Sanjiv Khanna. They heard 3 separate pleas challenging the Order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court restraining physical campaigns....

Supreme Court Asks Petitioner to Approach Bombay High Court in PIL for CBI Probe in Disha Salian Case

On the 26th of October 2020, the Apex Court heard the PIL praying for a CBI probe into the death of Disha Salian. The Court granted the Petitioner liberty to approach the High Court of Bombay instead.  Petitioner’s Submissions Disha Salian,...

Supreme Court Appoints Committee To Examine Arbitrariness of Sealing of Resorts in Elephant Corridor, Tamil Nadu

A Full Bench headed by the Chief Justice of India, in the matter of Hospitality Association of Mudumalai V. In Defence of Environment and Animals and Ors. reiterated the precautionary principle to be a part of the constitutional and other...

Supreme Court Allows Appeal Challenging Allahabad High Court Order Granting Interim Bail on Medical Grounds

An appeal was filed before the Supreme Court, challenging the Judgment & Order of the Allahabad High Court in the matter of State of U.P v. Gayatri Prasad Prajapati. The Supreme Court allowed the appeal. Brief Facts of the Case A former...

Provisions for Retirement of Teachers Must Be Read With the Larger Interest of Students in Mind: Supreme Court

Supreme Court in Navin Chandra Dhoundiyal v State of Uttarakhand reinstated the appellants to their position as Professor on basis of re-employment till the end of June 2021. The bench held that such retirement provisions are to be read...

Parties Cannot Deny Specific Performance Merely Due To Delay: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court, in Ferrodous Estate v P Gopirathnam, revisited the law on the specific performance of a contract. It reiterated that mere delay by itself cannot be the sole factor to deny specific performance. Brief facts of the Case The...

Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal Filed Challenging the Judgment of Madras High Court in Ganesan v. State Represented by Its Inspector of Police

An appeal was filed before the Supreme court, challenging the judgment & order of Madras High Court. The Supreme Court upheld the HC judgment and dismissed the appeal. Brief Facts of the Case The accused (appellant) was tried by the Fast...

Supreme Court Says Fundamental Right of Accused To Be Released on Default Bail if S.167(2) CrPC Fulfilled

Supreme Court heard a plea for default bail held that in case of scheduled offences, the Special Courts have exclusive jurisdiction irrespective of the Investigating Agency. The District Magistrate cannot remand the Accused to judicial/police custody. Brief Facts This appeal is...
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SC Stays Order Restraining Physical Campaigns in the Madhya Pradesh Bye-Elections

On the 26th of October, a Bench was set up which comprised Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, and Justice Sanjiv Khanna. They heard...

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