Supreme Court Judgement

Private Medical College Fees To Be Neither Excessive Or Exploitative: Supreme Court

The case was filed with respect to the exorbitant fees that were being levied by the private medical colleges in the state of Kerala. The Kerala High Court had ordered the Admission and Fee Regulatory Committee that the audited sheets should be examined to see whether the management expenditure was excluded or not.

Separate Magistrates Cadre To Monitor Evidence Collection By Police: Supreme Court

There are police investigations, in which the investigating team goes to the scene of the crime, and forgets to pick up crucial evidence. If a Magistrate is associated with the investigation, there will be a greater sense of responsibility for the police.

Petition Filed Says RTI Amendment Was Violative of Fundamental Rights: Supreme Court

The Court noted that the said petition which was filed under Article 32 was based mainly on the contention that the amendment was violative of fundamental rights. The court had issued a notice with regard to the plea in January 2020.

Elgaar Parishad Case: Supreme Court Grants Bail To Varavara Rao Accused in Bhima Koregaon Violence

The accused in the Bhim Koregaon case, Varavara Rao, accused of being a member of the Communist Party of India (Maoist). He and other 15 other academics and civil rights activists are the accused in the Bhima Koregaon – Elgaar Parishad Case.

Arbitration Clause in Contract Does Not Bar the Writ Jurisdiction of High Court Under Article 226:Supreme Court 

This case discussed whether the arbitration clause in a contract between the state instrumentality and a private developer bars the writ jurisdiction of the High Court under Article 226. 

Sexual Harassment Case against Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi Closed: Supreme Court

We are also of the view that two years have passed and the possibility of recovery of electronic records at this distance of time is remote, especially since the scope of the enquiry and the power of the learned Judge is limited, no useful purpose will be served by continuing these proceedings.

Supreme Court Upholds Punishment of Life Imprisonment for Reminder of Natural Life

Excerpt On the judgement dated 16 February 2021, the Supreme Court upheld the judgement of the Trial Court of awarding “Life Imprisonment” for the remainder of natural life. The judgement was passed by the bench of the Supreme Court comprising...

No Suo Moto Contempt Case Registered Against Rajdeep Sardesai Clarifies Supreme Court

The complaint was first brought before Attorney General of India, KK Venugopal, who refused to admit it as it was felt that, “the tweets were not serious enough to undermine the majesty of the Court.”

Section 10A of IBC Bars CIRP in Respect of Default Post 25 March 2020, Even if CIRP Application Is Filed Before Section 10A Was...

Excerpt This case concerns whether Section 10A introduced through the amendment can be retrospectively applied.  Brief Facts The Appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court under Section 62 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 was invoked to challenge the Decision and Order...

Admitted Signature on Blank Check Attracts Presumption Under Section 139 of Negotiable Instruments Act: Supreme Court

Excerpt This case concerns whether the High Court erred in reversing the findings of the trial Court in exercise of its powers under Section 378 of Cr. P.C.  Brief Facts In the instant proceedings, a cheque was issued by the Appellant- M/s....

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