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Supreme Court Dismisses Appeals Against Termination of Over 8000 Teachers

The Supreme Court dismissed a series of petitions by teachers against the termination of their services. The Bench held that when the very employment was declared illegal, they cannot afford any benefit to the employee. Brief Facts of the Case The...

Supreme Court: Suits Shall Proceed De Novo on Return of Plaint Under Order VII Rules 10 & 10A

The case arose as a reference by a two-Judge Bench. They perceived conflict between two decisions of Division Bench. Decisions in Joginder Tuli v. S. L. Bhatia, (1997) 1 SCC 502 and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. v. Modern Construction...

SC Asks Jharkhand Government to Find Possibility of Entry in Religious Places During COVID-19

A Special Leave Petition was filed in the Supreme Court. This was against an order of Jharkhand High Court prohibiting the participation of devotees in Shravani Puja in Deoghar district. The judges modified the impugned order and left the...

Supreme Court Denies Stay on the Investigation Plea by Rhea Chakraborty

The Supreme Court recently received a petition that sought a stay on the investigation by Bihar Police. It also asked the protection to the Petitioner. Facts of the Case   On 14th June 2020, Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput committed suicide....

Supreme Court: Delhi University to Declare Result of Law Student Which Was Withheld

The Supreme Court received a petition that sought declaration of the result of a law student. The result was withheld because of short attendance caused due to the pregnancy. Petitioner’s submission  A final year law student in Delhi University filed the...

Congress Whip in Rajasthan Moves to Supreme Court Against Rajasthan High Court Order

Mahesh Joshi, Chief Whip of the Congress Rajasthan legislative assembly, has moved the SC. This move was in response to the decision of the Rajasthan HC to stay the proceedings in the state assembly. The proceedings were initiated against...

Supreme Court Sets Aside Order of Trial Court, Says Evidence on Record Was Not Appreciated

The present case is that of Parminder Kaur alias P. P. Kaur alias Soni v. State of Punjab, wherein the bench consisted of J. N. V. Ramana, J. Surya Kant, and J. Krishna Murari. The Supreme Court, ordinarily, does...

Supreme Court: Mere Designation as Director in a Company Does Not Imply Liability

A division bench comprising of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice R. Subhash Reddy heard the case of Shailendra Swarup v. Deputy Director of Enforcement Directorate. The Apex Court explained that the liability for an offence under Section 68 of...

Supreme Court Restores Punishment of Cashiering Imposed on Army Doctor

The Appellant was cashiered under the Army Act. The Court, in this case, discusses the relation between cashiering and forfeiture of pension payments of convicts. Brief Facts of the Case  The case involves two appeals. Lt. Col. S. S. Bedi is...

Supreme Court: Life and Career to be Considered for Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation

A full bench consisting of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Justice Ajay Rastogi, and Justice Aniruddha Bose decided the case of Erudhaya Priya v. State Express Transport Corporation. Here, the bench granted compensation to the appellant. Brief Facts of the Case The...
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Supreme Court Dismisses Appeals Against Termination of Over 8000 Teachers

The Supreme Court dismissed a series of petitions by teachers against the termination of their services. The Bench held that when the very employment...

Former DMK MLA Rajkumar Acquitted by Madras High Court

The Madras High Court has acquitted MLA Rajkumar in a rape and murder case of a 15-year-old minor girl. Justice N Satish Kumar pronounced...

Delhi High Court: Online Open Book Examination Doesn’t Harm Student’s Rights

The High Court of Delhi on Friday allowed Delhi University (DU) to proceed with its online Open Book Examinations (OBE) for final year students....

Supreme Court: Suits Shall Proceed De Novo on Return of Plaint Under Order VII Rules 10 & 10A

The case arose as a reference by a two-Judge Bench. They perceived conflict between two decisions of Division Bench. Decisions in Joginder Tuli v. S....