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Supreme Court fines Advocate Prashant Bhushan with Rs 1

After finding Advocate Prashant Bhushan guilty of contempt of Court for his tweets on the Judiciary, the Supreme Court Bench of Justices Arun Mishra, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari finally sentenced him on August 31st, 2020 to a token fine of Rs. 1. The Bench also stated that if Advocate Prashant Bhushan defaults on this… Continue reading Supreme Court fines Advocate Prashant Bhushan with Rs 1

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Sc disposes off the petition for conducting final semester exams

On Friday, 28th August, the Supreme Court disposed off the petitions challenging the guidelines that had been issued by the University Grants Commission (UGC) for conducting final semester exams by 30th September. The bench comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and M R Shah gave the following orders: The Bench had refused the prayer… Continue reading Sc disposes off the petition for conducting final semester exams

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Flipkart Moves SC Over CCI Investigation

Flipkart moved the Supreme Court against an investigation by the Competition Commission of India. The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal had ordered the CCI investigation in March, alleging Flipkart of violating section 4 of the Competition Act, 2002 by abusing its dominant position in the market. The Competition Commission of India had already given a… Continue reading Flipkart Moves SC Over CCI Investigation

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SC slams Centre as appearing to hide behind RBI

The Supreme Court has rebuked the Centre for not taking a stand on allowing moratorium on the charging of interest on loans and the interest on the part during the moratorium period declared amidst the pandemic. The Bench comprising of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and M R Shah went on to comment “it… Continue reading SC slams Centre as appearing to hide behind RBI

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Hadiya Marriage Case

            Facts:- The petitioner (father )filed a case on the ground that Hadiya (originally Akhila Ashokan) was deceived into marrying her husband, Mr. Shafin Jahan and forcibly converted to Islam. I.e, He alleged that Hadiya had been misled and forced to become a Muslim. Question of law:-  Does the High Court have the power to… Continue reading Hadiya Marriage Case

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AYODHYA BABRI MASJID DISPUTE

Facts: According to Hindu mythology, Lord Rama was born on the Sarayu river banks, which in present-day is a place identified in Uttar Pradesh. According to Hindu beliefs, a temple stood at the birthplace of Lord Rama, which was demolished in 1528 by Mughal emperor Babur who then constructed the Babri Masjid there. Again in… Continue reading AYODHYA BABRI MASJID DISPUTE

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SC Dismisses Homeo-treatment PIL

The Supreme Court, on Friday, dismissed a Public Interest Litigation filed by two homeopathic physicians, Dr Ravi M Nair and Dr Asok Kumar Das, seeking permission to treat mild COVID 19 cases with homeopathic treatment and intense cases with homeopathy and add on therapy. The plea states the arbitrary delay as a violation of Article… Continue reading SC Dismisses Homeo-treatment PIL

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BHRC Issues Statement Raising Concerns Regarding Conviction of Adv. Prashant Bhushan

Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales, working on challenging human rights violations, protecting lawyers, judges, social rights activists, and journalists, etc., on the 19th of August raised concerns over the Supreme Court’s judgment convicting Advocate Prashant Bhushan of contempt of court over his two tweets. BHRC has issued a statement saying the August… Continue reading BHRC Issues Statement Raising Concerns Regarding Conviction of Adv. Prashant Bhushan

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Writ petition filed in SC challenges MHA Notification, UGC guidelines calling for conduction of final terms exams.

The plea prays for the promotion of students based on the performance in the previous semester by aggregation of scores instead of mandatorily having students take exams. Writ Petition was filed by the Yash Dubey through Raj K. Verma, Advocate on record, before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. The Petitioner is a Final Year law… Continue reading Writ petition filed in SC challenges MHA Notification, UGC guidelines calling for conduction of final terms exams.