Category: Supreme Court

SC verdict exposes fallacy of using general category as reservation for upper castes

Source:- The Supreme Court has, in a significant recent judgment, Saurav Yadav versus State of Uttar Pradesh, once again artfully negotiated the thicket of issues arising out of reservation. There is no question that India needs a credible and effective affirmative action, though it can be debated over whether the current system is the best

US President Donald Trump turns to Supreme Court again, challenges Pennsylvania loss now

Source:- Washington: President Donald Trump’s campaign said it turned to the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge the election results in Pennsylvania, filing yet another long-shot appeal despite weeks of courtroom defeats and an Electoral College vote last week that formalized Joe Biden’s victory. The latest filing, announced on Sunday, takes the unorthodox step of trying

Supreme Court steps in to resolve deadlock over farm laws: ‘Talks set to fail’

Source:- The Supreme Court stepped in on Wednesday to try and end the impasse between farmers’ unions and the Centre over the contentious new laws to open up trade in agriculture, observing that the protest will soon become a national issue and that recent events suggest government negotiations with the unions were “bound to fail

3 held for ‘hypnotising’, duping Supreme Court lawyer of Rs 31,000 in south Delhi

Source:- The Delhi Police have arrested three men who allegedly “hypnotised” a Supreme Court lawyer and duped her of Rs 31,000 in Greater Kailash area, officials said on Wednesday. The accused have been identified as Gurdeep Singh alias Aman Digpal (27), Joga Singh (50), both residents of Vishnu Garden, and Lakhvinder Singh alias None Singh

Trump castigates Supreme Court, Attorney General Barr as election challenges sputter

Source:- Washington, December 12 President Donald Trump lambasted the Supreme Court on Saturday for declining to take a case he hoped would overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory and called Attorney General William Barr a “disappointment”. The nation’s high court late on Friday rejected an unprecedented lawsuit by Texas seeking to throw out voting results

US Supreme Court Dismisses Texas Suit Seeking To Overturn Trump Election Loss

Source:- Washington: The US Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a bid by Texas to overturn the results of the presidential election, which Republican Donald Trump lost to Democrat Joe Biden, in a fresh setback for the president.The longshot suit lodged late Tuesday against four states key in the November 3 vote — Michigan, Georgia, Pennsylvania

Supreme Court Pushes Back Tata-Mistry Case Hearing To Wednesday

Source:- The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred hearing in Tata-Mistry case for Wednesday, December 9. Tata Sons and Cyrus Mistry Group have challenged a December 18, 2019, order of National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) that had ordered the reinstatement of Cyrus Mistry as the Chairperson of Tata Sons Limited. The two conglomerates have been

Plea in Supreme Court seeks refund of exorbitant RT-PCR test fee to patients

Source:- An interim application has been filed before the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Central government to ensure that the extremely high amount taken for conducting Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test to check for Covid-19 infections by private hospitals and labs is refunded to patients. According to the interim plea, the over-charged