Category: News Update

Palghar Mob Lynching: SC seeks status report from Maharashtra Government regarding probe in the Palghar matter.

The Supreme Court today asked the Maharashtra Government to report the probe status  into the lynching and consequent death of two Sadhus in Palghar. The Supreme Court agreed to hear a petition seeking the probe into the Palghar lynching incident to be transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or a court-monitored Special Investigation

Administration as Additional Judge Ad-Hoc Promotion will not count for Seniority of District Judge – SC

While hearing a challenge against the seniority list of district Judges, Drawn by the Rajasthan High Court, The SC emphasized that the time of Administration as a specially appointed/Ad-Hoc Judge won’t mean the seniority of District Judge. Rajasthan Judicial Service Officers association raised the issue in a Writ Petition against the Seniority list prepared by

UGC Panel suggests online exams for universities and colleges; single entrance exam for admission.

University Grants Commission (UGC) had conducted a meeting on Monday, April 27th, to discuss the recommendations given by two panels on the future course of action for universities and colleges amidst the COVID-19 lockdown, according to The Times of India UGC had formed two panels to give recommendations and one of the panels headed by

SC asks Centre to consider adopting ‘one nation, one ration card’ scheme during lockdown.

The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to consider the feasibility of ‘temporarily’ adopting the ‘one nation, one ration card’ scheme during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic lockdown period to enable the migrant workers, destitutes  and economically weaker sections (EWS) get subsidised foodgrain. The “One Nation One Ration Card” scheme is scheduled to be launched in

Strict Direction by Rajasthan High Court, Not to mention Caste in Judicial Administrative Matters.

The Hon’ble High Court of Rajasthan today issued a notice against mentioning of caste of any person, including the accused or convict, in any judicial or administrative matter.The direction was issued after controversy arose over the mention of a bail applicant’s caste in the cause title of the same High Court order passed last week.

Parliament, Executive and Judicary need to act in amicability during emergency- CJI S.A. Bodbe

With the Supreme Court hearing various PILs on the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent government reaction, CJI Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, in a discussion with journalists, yielded that calamities and pandemics of this scale are best left to the official. CJI Bobde said that in the midst of such grave crisis, it was imperative to