justice sanjiv khanna
Know thy Judge

Going by the seniority rule of the Supreme Court Judges, Justice Sanjiv Khanna is in line to become the next Chief Justice of India in November 2024.

Bhopal Gas
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Supreme Court was of the view that the Union of India’s claim for a ‘top up’ had no foundation in any known legal principle. Either a settlement was valid, or it was to be set aside in cases where it was vitiated by fraud. However, no such fraud had been pleaded by the Center.

Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Union of India had approached the Supreme Court in 2010 for enhancement of compensation for Bhopal Gas Tragedy victims through a Curative Petition based on different data recorded by the Courts and actual figures submitted by Union of India in the estimated number of deaths, injuries, expenditure incurred, etc. The Constitution Bench has reserved the verdict on 12-01.2023.