Category: Supreme Court

Retired Employees Can Form Unions Under Trade Union Act 1926 : Madras H.C.

Source:- The Madras High Court has held that even retired employees of an institution have the right to form an association/ trade union under the Trade Unions Act 1926. While passing the judgment, Justice S. Vaidyanathan said, “the Authority is bound to register the Association formed by the retired employees, unless there are any

Nirbhaya: Supreme Court to hear convict Akshay’s curative petition today.

Source:- The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear the curative petition filed by Akshay Singh, a convict in the Nirbhaya rape-murder case, challenging his execution. He is the third convict of this case to challenge his hanging. A five-judge bench comprising Justices NV Ramana, Arun Mishra, Rohinton Nariman, R Banumathi, and Ashok Bhushan will hear the curative

SC fines Bengal over rural court lapse.

Source:- The Supreme Court on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on seven states, including Bengal, for failing to file their response on setting up “Gram Nyayalayas” to take the administration of justice to the doorsteps of people. The other states to be fined are Assam, Gujarat, Haryana, Odisha, Punjab and

High Court notice to to Centre, Delhi govt over New Pension Scheme.

Source:- New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Centre and the Delhi Government on a petition filed by Delhi Judicial Service Association challenging the new pension scheme (NPS) for the judges in the national capital. Justice A K Chawla issued the notices on the petition filed by Delhi

Abortion Limit Increased To 24 Weeks As Centre Okays Changes In Pregnancy Termination Law. The Bill will be introduced in the ensuing session of Parliament starting January 31. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar shared the information after the decision taken into the Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 which proposed extension of

Supreme Court won’t take up appeal of Michelle Carter’s conviction for role in boyfriend’s suicide.

Source – Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court said on Monday that it would not take up the case of Michelle Carter, a woman serving a 15-month sentence for her part in her boyfriend’s death by suicide. Carter had asked the justices to take up her case, arguing that her conviction three years ago for involuntary manslaughter — based on her

Trump Administration Urges Supreme Court to Deny Motions Seeking Expedited Review of Obamacare Ruling.

Source – The Trump administration and a coalition of Republican-led states have asked the Supreme Court to deny a request to expedite a review of a lawsuit challenging former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. The administration and state officials urged the court to deny the motions filed by the House and Democrat-led state

Supreme Court president Lady Hale, who blocked Boris Johnson’s attempt to shut down Parliament over Brexit, attacks the Government over spending cuts she says are causing ‘serious difficulty’ for the justice system

Source – The judge who oversaw a Supreme Court slapdown of the Prime Minister when he tried to shut down Parliament targeted his Government again today with a blast over spending cuts for the justice system. Baroness Hale of Richmond locked horns with Boris Johnson’s administration again this morning as she was allowed to run