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Heart Ailment Is Not a Disability Rules Supreme Court

Heart ailment even though can restrict a person’s activities is not considered a disability. In an appeal filed before the Supreme Court, the Court explains the grounds for what constitutes a disability and why heart ailment does not qualify as a disability.

Sedition Law PIL Dismissed by Supreme Court

Right to Freedom to Speech and Expression is recognised as a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution. However, it is not absolute but has restrictions imposed. A plea had been filed before the Supreme Court stating that Section 124-A of the Indian penal Code is ultra-vires of the Constitution.

100% School Fees To Be Paid During Pandemic Period Rules Supreme Court

A Special Leave Petition (SLP) was filed by Vidya Bhavan Society, the Managing Committee of Sawai Mansingh Vidyalaya, Gandhi Seva Sadan and the Society of Catholic Education Institutions challenging the Fee-Regulation Act, 2016.

Supreme Court: Applicant Who Seeks the Benefit of Policy Must Comply With the Terms

This case concerned the dispute relating to the regularization of illegally occupied panchayat land by the villagers in the state of Haryana 

Disparity Between Pensioners In Armed Forces: Plea Rejected By Supreme Court

The petition was filed by a Trust known as ‘Hamara Desh Hamare Jawan.’ The Trust represented by Adv Ajay Kumar Agarwal stated that the government was applying a pension scheme which was hybrid in nature.

Offence Is Not Committed Under Prevention of Corruption Act, if There Is Mere Recovery of Currency Notes: SC

Case Name: N. Vijayakumar vs. State of Tamil Nadu The Supreme Court, in the judgment dated 3 February 2021, held that mere recovery of possession of currency notes from the public servant does not constitute an offense of corruption...

High Court Cannot Dismiss Land Revenue Case Without Recording Reasons: Supreme Court

Case Name: Sunita Agrawal vs. Bhanwarlal and Another Supreme Court on 1st February 2021, took into its consideration a case related to land revenue in which the High court of Madhya Pradesh passed a summary order of dismissing...

Supreme Court Directed NALSA To Collect Compliance Reports From States Regarding Pendency of Application for Remission

This case concerns the matter of delay in granting remission to the convicts who have completed their sentence of 14 years.

Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail To Comedian Munawar Faruqui After 1 Month of Jail Term

Munawar Faruqui along with four others were arrested and put into judicial custody from 1st January 2021. The reason; a BJP MLA’s son allegedly overheard him practising jokes for his set. The jokes were supposedly indecent and degrading to Hindu deities and the Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

UPSC Aspirants Will Get Second Attempt for UPSC Examination: Centre Tells Supreme Court

The UPSC test was held on October 4th 2020. Most of the candidates were last time candidates. All of them, collectively filed a petition before the Supreme Court seeking a second attempt. It was contended in the petition that, “preparations for their preliminary examination to be held on October 4, 2020, were affected due to the coronavirus epidemic.”

Collusive Transactions Intended To Bypass Section 21(2) of IBC Will Not Amount To a Seat at the CoC as a ‘Financial Creditor’: Supreme Court

This case concerns the dispute regarding the “related party” to the Corporate Debtor being financial creditors in the Committee of Creditors.

Medicos Can Transfer From One College To Another if Both Are Recognized by Centre: Supreme Court

Transferring from college to another, seems like a harmless action, right? However, this is a highly complicated procedure. What are the problems associated with transferring from an unrecognized university to a recognized on? The Supreme Court clarified in a recent case.

NCW Moves To SC Against Bombay HC’s Controversial Skin-To-Skin Judgment

The National Commission for Women has moved to the Supreme Court challenging the controversial Skin-To-Skin Judgment of the Bombay High Court that ruled groping a minor without skin-to-skin contact is not a sexual assault as defined under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences. On January 27th this judgment was stayed by Chief Justice S A Bobde after Attorney General K K Venugopal that the decision is unprecedented and is likely to set a dangerous precedent.

Supreme Court waits for High Courts to decide first regarding Conversion Law Plea

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to entertain petitions that challenged the constitutional validity of religious conversion laws that have been bought by the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Government saying it would want the High Courts to decide first as similar petitions are pending there.

Supreme Court Refused To Take Pleas Regarding Tractor Rally Violence

The Supreme Court refused to take up a plea on Monday which sought to set up a committee headed by the former apex court judge to conduct a time-bound probe into the violence that took place during the Tractor Rally on Republic Day.

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