Category: Supreme Court

Why Kerala Has Gone to Supreme Court Against the CAA.

Source:- thewire.in ‘The Centre’s new citizenship law imperils India’s constitutional values. No person who wants democracy to flourish can afford to be silent in this struggle against communalism.’ India’s history in the first half of the 20th century is immortalised by our glorious national struggle against colonialism. In these early years of the 21st century,

Protests Against Anti-Citizenship Law Rally At Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh.

Source:- ndtv.com As slogans were raised against the anti-CAA sit-in at Shaheen Bagh amid heavy police presence, cops removed posters that said the site of sit-in would be cleared soon. New Delhi: Dozens of members of a right-wing group gathered on Sunday afternoon at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi, the heart of protests against the Citizenship

Nirbhaya Case: Experts Say Centre’s Demand For Individual Hangings Bad In Law.

Source:- outlookindia.com The Centre on Februrary 1 moved the Delhi High Court for immediate execution of the death convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case. It argued that individual hangings were possible. Presently, all four convicts have been delaying their executions by taking advantage of the death law. The court has scheduled the hearing

Teachers accuse government of trying to bypass High Court order.

Source:- thehindu.com Court says department-level tests mandatory for promotion A section of qualified primary school teachers has accused the State government of trying to bypass a recent High Court (HC) order that made department-level tests mandatory for promotion as head teachers. K.N. Anand, president of the Kerala Test Qualified Primary Teachers’ Union, told The Hindu

Budget 2020: A hint of food subsidy reforms?

Source:- financialexpress.com Budget 2020 India: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed a slew of measures for the agriculture sector in her Budget speech on Saturday, but was silent on reforming the public distribution system, something that the Economic Survey had made strong case for. However, Budget FY21 numbers show the government could be moving on this.

Talks on with Law Minn on legislative changes for LIC listing: Fin Sec.

Source:- daijiworld.com (IANS): Finance Secretary Rajeev Kumar on Saturday said the Ministry is in talks with the Law Ministry for the legislative changes needed on account of LIC listing. “We have started talks with the Law Ministry on the legislative changes for LIC IPO,” he said at the post-Budget media interaction. “We are working on

Supreme Court urged to relook order on posting of teachers in minority-run institutions.

Source:- www.thehindu.com State can regulate appointments in minority-run institutions, the court had ruled . The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on a plea for a re-examination of its January 6, 2020 judgment declaring that the State is well within its rights to regulate the appointment of Teachers to minority-run institutions in “national interest.” Appearing

Supreme Court allows transportation of iron ore mined in Goa before March 2018, overrules Bombay H.C order.

Source:- barandbench.com The Supreme Court this week allowed mining firms to transport iron ore mined from Goa prior to March 15, 2018, provided that it has paid royalty to the government authorities for the same. A three-judge Bench of Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, Justice BR Gavai and Justice Surya Kant overruled a decision

Will cross-objections filed in motor insurance cases remain if original appeal is dismissed/withdrawn? What Supreme Court held

Source:- barandbench.com The Supreme Court Bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde and Justices BR Gavai and Surya Kant on Thursday made pertinent observations regarding the right to file cross-objections in motor vehicle insurance cases. The Bench was dealing with an appeal filed against a 2016 verdict of the Patna High Court, which had dismissed the

Expectations soar high from Union Budget 2020-21.

Source:- dailypioneer.com With the Union Budget of India being presented by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1 for the financial year 2020-2021, Ranchiites have high hopes for the coming year. Income tax concessions, reduced prices of basic commodities, improvement in the education sector are what the people of Ranchi are looking for. Kunal