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In a series of Resolutions dated 12-03-2024, the Collegium recommended appointment of several Permanent Judges and appointment of Judicial Officers and Advocates as Judges.

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The High Court observed that terminating contractual appointments is impermissible without providing an opportunity for a hearing, particularly when the termination is grounded in allegations of misconduct that tarnish the employee’s reputation.

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“In order to prosecute and punish a witness for offence of perjury, it must be established that the statement was made by him deliberately and consciously, which subsequently, was found to be false as a result of comparing it with other unimpeachable evidence on record”.

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The High Court opined that the petitioner has a right of opening of windows on his property even if they are facing towards the house of the respondent.

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The High Court was of the view that the respondent Bank’s decision to treat maternity leave as break in service is arbitrary and violates Arts. 14 and 16.

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The High Court reiterated precedents highlighting that the detaining authority must not make undue and long delay between the prejudicial activities and the passing of detention order, and that Daily Diary Reports must not be vague and bereft of necessary details.

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The High Court observed that the object of Courts is to decide the rights of the parties and not to punish them for mistakes which are made in the conduct of the cases.

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The detenue specifically alleged that he made a representation against impugned detention order, however, the same was not considered by the detaining authority.

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The respondent’s contention that the petitioner himself contributed to the unfortunate electrocution, was rejected by the Court.

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If an officer, mechanically, under the guise of prevention of crime and to protect others, opens or extends history sheets, it impacts the right to privacy of not only the individual against whom the order is passed, but also causes harm to other person’s rights.

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“It would not be out of place to mention that this Court can even turn the clock back, if the situation warrants such dire measures.” said the Supreme Court while deciding instant matter after elections were already conducted.

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The Court answering the question in negative stated that eligibility under the scheme requires for the person to have participated in the National Freedom Struggle.

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The Court also observed that fundamentalism pertaining to a Muslim is merely someone who believes in the fundamentals of Islam and the same cannot have a negative bearing.

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The High Court was deliberating over a bail application wherein the accused was charged under S. 377, IPC and POCSO act for commission of fiendish crime against a child.

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Village Defence Guard Scheme- 2022 insofar as it denudes the petitioners of their status as SPOs and consequently reduces their remuneration/honorarium is an arbitrary and colourable exercise of power.

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The Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court stated that revisionary power under Juvenile Justice Act vests only with the High Court

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The Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court held that vicarious liability of a company’s directors can be imputed as per the statutory provisions in cases where a company is an offender.

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J&K and Ladakh High Court upheld the decision of the J&K State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, allowing the respondents to claim the payment of double the sum assured, as per their deceased father’s life insurance policy, which had a “Double Accident Benefit Cover” clause

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Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court: On the issue of whether wait list candidates can be considered for filling up vacancies

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Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court: Apprehension of harassment and violence at the hands of their relatives, led a young couple