Delhi Land Acquisition
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Supreme Court directed the parties to maintain status quo regarding possession, change of land use, and creation of third-party rights till fresh acquisition proceedings are completed

Hemant Soren plea rejected by Supreme Court
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Hemant Soren was arrested on 31-01-2024 and resigned from the post of Chief Minister of Jharkhand on the same day.

SECI
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Supreme Court added that if the payment of Rs.10 crores along with interest as directed, is not refunded within six months from the date of this order, SECI will be entitled to recover Rs. 10 crores plus interest as per the provisions of the Electricity Act, 2003.

Disqualification for having more than 2 children
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Rule 24(4) of the Rajasthan Police Subordinate Service Rules, 1989 provides that “no candidate shall be eligible for appointment to the service who has more than two children on or after 01-06-2002”.

Justice Dipankar Datta
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Justice Dipankar Datta was born on 09-02-1965 in a Bengali family. He served as a Judge in Calcutta High Court, and as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court, then he was sworn in as Supreme Court Judge on 12-12-2022 by Dr Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, the Chief Justice of India.

Jurisdiction
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“No tribunal, far less a civil court, in exercise of judicial power ought to play ducks and drakes with the rights of the parties.”

Vacant land meaning-1
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Supreme Court opined that the interpretation, spirit and object of the Ceiling Act as envisaged during enactment and juxtaposed against the regressive impact experienced in different States as indicated in Statement of Objects and Reasons of the Repeal Act required authoritative determination of related issues by a Larger Bench.

appointment of 50-year-old as Postal Assistant
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“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”.

caste based insult
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The Supreme Court observed that it is desirable that before an accused is subjected to a trial for alleged commission of offence under section 3(1)(x), the utterances made by him in any place within public view are outlined, if not in the F.I.R., but at least in the charge-sheet so as to enable the court to ascertain whether the charge sheet makes out a case of an offence.

Know thy Judge

Justice Dipankar Datta, was born on 09-02-1965 in a Bengali family. He served as a Judge in the Calcutta High Court, and as a Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, then he was sworn in as Supreme Court Judge by Chief Justice Dr D.Y. Chandrachud on 12-12-2022

Justice Dipankar Datta
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Former Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, Justice Dipankar Datta, was sworn in as a Supreme Court Judge. His appointment now raises the judicial strength of the Supreme Court to 28 out of total strength of 34 judges

Appointments & TransfersNews

President appoints Justice Dipankar Datta, Judge of the Calcutta High Court, to be the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court with