Justice Bela M. Trivedi
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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.

Satyendar Jain bail
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Satyendar Jain was arrested in May 2022 pertaining to offences under PMLA.

Non-compliance of Section 173(2) of CrPC
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The form of the police report under Section 173(2) of the CrPC is prescribed by the State Government and each State Government has its own Police Manual to be followed by the police officers while discharging their duty.”

District Collectors summoned under S. 50 PMLA
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The District Collectors of several Districts of Tamil Nadu were summoned by the Directorate of Enforcement for various offences under the IPC and the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, including some of them being scheduled offences.

Acquits man accused of killing 2.5-yr-old nephew
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The High Court, in exercise of appellate powers, may reappreciate the entire evidence, however, reversal of an order of acquittal is not to be based on mere existence of a different view or a mere difference of opinion”.

scheme on Community kitchen
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Directions were sought from the Supreme Court against the States to formulate scheme for community Kitchens to combat hunger, malnutrition and starvation and the deaths resulting thereof.

Indiabulls officer
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“Judicial comity and judicial discipline demands that higher courts should follow the law. The extraordinary and inherent powers of the court do not confer any arbitrary jurisdiction on the court to act according to its whims and caprice.”

S. 17A of PC Act in Chandrababu Naidu's plea
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Section17A of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, introduced with effect from 26-07-2018, bars any enquiry or inquiry or investigation by a police officer into any allegations against public servant, without the prior approval of the authority concerned.

appointment of 50-year-old as Postal Assistant
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“If the candidature is not rejected at the threshold and candidate is allowed to participate in the selection process and ultimately his name was there in the merit list, though such candidate has no indefeasible right to claim appointment, he does have a limited right of being accorded fair and non-discriminatory treatment”.

Manual Scavengers Act
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A PIL on the implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 is pending before the Supreme Court.

justice bela m. trivedi
Know thy Judge

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.

kanimozhi election
Case BriefsSupreme Court

DMK MP Kanimozhi Karunanidhi’s election was challenged on the ground that she had intentionally supressed the information about the payment of income tax of her spouse.

Case BriefsSupreme Court

Some members of the Andhra Pradesh State Judicial Service had claimed that the service rendered by them as District & Sessions Fast Track judges on Ad-hoc basis was not considered for elevation to the Bench of the Andhra Pradesh High Court.

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by Sucheta Sarkar†