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This roundup contains reports on Justice NV Ramana’s retirement as the 48th CJI; Justice UU Lalit’s plan as new CJI; Rulings on Benami Property law; Unconventional families and their rights; UP CM Yogi Adityanath Hate Speech; Orders on Release of Bilkis Bano’s rapists, PM Security lapse, Pegasus Spyware; PMLA cases; Explainers; Important references to larger/Constitution Benches and ‘Know Thy Judge’ reports on Supreme Court Judges and more.

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Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of Dr DY Chandrachud*, Surya Kant and Sanjiv Khanna*, JJ  has held that arbitrators do not have

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“Gendered roles assigned to women and societal expectations mean that women are always pressed upon to take a disproportionate burden of childcare work.”

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Supreme Court: In the case where the Revenue had challenged Bombay High Court’s judgment affirming Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT)’s order for

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Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of NV Ramana, CJ and Hima Kohli and CT Ravikumar, JJ has referred, the matter relating to

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Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of NV Ramana*, CJ and JK Maheshwari and Hima Kohli, JJ has held that the Insolvency and

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Justice Lalit , who took oath as a Supreme Court judge in 2014, has delivered over 270 judgments so far.

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Allegedly, a hate speech by CM Yogi Adityanath, who was then a Member of Parliament, had led to the 2007 Gorakhpur Riots.

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Supreme Court: After Enquiry Committee headed by Justice Indu Malhotra, former Judge of the Supreme Court of India, had submitted the report

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Supreme Court: In a big win for Adani Power Limited, the 3-judge bench of NV Ramana, CJI and Krishna Murari and Hima

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Supreme Court: After the Technical Committee and the Overseeing Judge submitted their reports in the Pegasus Spyware case, the 3-judge bench of

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Supreme Court: As Congress MP Karti P. Chidambaram has sought review of the 3-judge bench verdict on the Prevention of Money Laundering

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When on August 15, 2022, her rapists walked out of the prison after serving 15 years’ imprisonment based on Gujarat Government’s remission policy, Bilkis Bano found herself “bereft of words” and “numb”.

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“Individual wrongs or breach of mutual contracts without having any public element as its integral part cannot be rectified through a writ petition under Article 226.”

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Supreme Court: The bench of MR Shah* and BV Nagarathna, JJ has held that the financial crunch/financial constraint due to additional financial

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“A judicial remedy must be effective, independent and at the same time certain. Certainty of forum would involve unequivocal vesting of jurisdiction to adjudicate and determine the dispute in a named forum.”

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Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of NV Ramana, CJI and Krishna Murari and Hima Kohli, JJ has referred the question relating to

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“The continued presence of an unconstitutional law on the statute book, or the claim that such law was not challenged before Constitutional

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Supreme Court: In a case relating to pre-litigation mediation in commercial disputes, the bench of KM Joseph* and Hrishikesh Roy, JJ has

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Supreme Court: The bench of KM Joseph and Hrishikesh Roy, JJ has held that the statutory pre-litigation mediation under Section 12A of

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