Tag: Supreme Court

Karnataka HC upholds Senior Designations of 18 Advocates.

Source:- barandbench.com The Karnataka High Court recently dismissed petitions challenging the designation of 18 lawyers as Senior Advocates in November 2018. A Division Bench of Chief JusticeAbhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Mohammad Nawaz also looked into the constitutionality of the High Court of Karnataka (Designation of Senior Advocates), Rules, 2018 (Senior Designation Rules) which were

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

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

Source:- indialegallive.com 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:- telegraphindia.com 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

SC seeks Maharashtra’s reply on Arun Gawli’s appeal against life term.

Source:- orissapost.com New Delhi: The Supreme Court sought Monday the response from the Maharashtra government on a plea by gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli challenging the life term awarded to him in the 2008 murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar. Jamsandekar was shot dead in his house March 2, 2007 by two persons, allegedly hired by

SC makes Andhra Pradesh respondent in Margadarsi Financiers case

Source:-newindianexpress.com The Supreme Court on Friday issued directions to make Andhra Pradesh a respondent in ‘Margadarsi Financiers’ case. The Supreme Court on Friday issued directions to make Andhra Pradesh a respondent in ‘Margadarsi Financiers’ case. The apex court was hearing a writ petition filed by former MP Undavalli Arun Kumar challenging the discharge of Margadari

Bullet train: SC agrees to hear farmers’ pleas against land acquisition.

Source – business-standard.com The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine a batch of pleas filed by farmers against the Gujarat High Court verdict which had dismissed their petitions challenging the process of land acquisition for the ambitious Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project.The bullet train project was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in September 2017. The train