Category: Supreme Court of India

Supreme Court Suggests Amending Constitution Over Powers Of Speaker To Disqualify MPs, MLAs.

Source – New Delhi: In a path breaking ruling, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said Parliament should “rethink” whether the Speaker of a House should continue to have powers to disqualify lawmakers as such a functionary “belongs to a particular political party”. Parliament may seriously consider amending the Constitution to substitute Speaker of Lok Sabha and

SC allows Centre to takeover Unitech management; grants two months to prepare resolution plan.

Source – businesstoday.in The Supreme Court of India has accepted the Centre’s proposal to take over the management control of Unitech Limited. Under this arrangement, the government will appoint 10 nominee directors on the Unitech board and complete pending projects of the company for providing relief to around 12,000 hassled homebuyers. The Supreme Court bench, led

Cong-ruled Chhattisgarh moves SC against NIA Act enacted by Cong-led UPA.

Source – hindustantimes.com The Congress-led Chhattisgarh has approached the Supreme Court to challenge the validity of the National Investigation Agency Act that was hurriedly drafted by the previous Congress-led UPA after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. P Chidambaram, who was brought in as home minister after the 2008 terror attacks, had pushed for creation of India’s

Kerala moves Supreme Court against citizenship act, becomes first state to challenge Centre on CAA.

Source – hindustantimes.com Kerala became the first state to challenge the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA after it moved to the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The plea has been filed as an original suit under Article 131 of the Constitution which empowers Supreme Court to hear disputes between government of India and one or

Kashmiris welcome Supreme Court order, hope to log in soon.

Source – hindustantimes.com People in Kashmir on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court order to the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review internet curbs and were hopeful that services will be restored at the earliest. They have started enquiring from officials on when they could actually have internet facilities back on their phones, homes and offices since the

From Kashmir’s Internet freedom to Tata sons, 10 big stories from Supreme Court reopening week.

Source – hindustantimes.com The Supreme Court, which reopened on January 6 after an 18-day winter break, had a hectic first week in 2020. Here are the important developments from the top court last week. Freedom of speech, freedom to trade through internet is a fundamental right Restrictive orders suspending internet, telecommunication and movement should be

Internet access a fundamental right, Supreme Court makes it official: Article 19 explained.

Source – indiatoday.in The Supreme Court has declared access to internet a fundamental right. A government cannot deprive the citizens of fundamental rights except under certain conditions explicitly mentioned in the Constitution. The ruling came on hearing of a plea in connection with Internet blockade in Jammu and Kashmir since August 5 — in the view