Justice Bela M. Trivedi, who was appointed as a Supreme Court Judge in 2021, is the first woman Judge from Gujarat High Court to be elevated to the Supreme Court and a Limca Book of Records holder.
April was not the regular, run-of-the-mill month for the Supreme Court of India as it not only delivered some big judgments and began hearing the momentous Marriage Equality matter but also dealt with some unusual cases like Mr Put Mine, Advocate’s appearance, Justice Gangopadhyay controversy; and case of the Judge who lost job over unprepared judgments. This Roundup covers all of that and more!
In a petition filed by Bilkis Bano, and other pleas in the nature of Public Interest Litigation, Supreme Court said that “we are only on legal and law and nothing to do with emotions.”
“When the daughter belonging to the non-tribal is entitled to the equal share in the property of the father, there is no
With 1263 judgments delivered; three Chief Justices of India taking turns to lead the judiciary; a number of judges retiring and a
The petition had sought review of order directing the Gujarat Government to consider the application for pre-mature release of one of the Bilkis Bano Gangrape convicts, under its policy dated 09.07.1992, which was existing at the time of his conviction.
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”. The matter is now before the Supreme Court.
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.
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”.
Supreme Court: A 3-judge bench of Ranjan Gogoi, CJ and Deepak Gupta and Sanjiv Khanna, JJ directed the Gujarat government to give
Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of Dipak Misra, AM Khanwilkar and Dr. DY Chandrachud, JJ granted six weeks time to the Gujarat government
On 30.05.2017, the Supreme Court refused to stay the the conviction of IPS officer RS Bhagora in the Bilkis Bano Gangrape case and