Although the Judges are to officially retire in June, however, owing to the upcoming summer vacations commencing from 22-05-2023, the Supreme Court Bar Association conducted its farewell function on 19-05-2023.
The Supreme Court observed that having participated in the selection process without any demur or protest, the writ petitioners cannot challenge the same as being tainted with mala fides, merely because they were unsuccessful.
The Supreme Court has directed that the Chief Election Commissioner and Election Commissioners shall appointed by the President on the advice of the Committee of the Prime Minister of India, the leader of opposition in Lok Sabha and the Chief Justice of India. This will curtail the devastating effect of continuing to leave appointments in sole hands of the Executive on Fundamental Rights and values.
The Supreme Court observed that an owner of land may not have an absolute and unqualified right which is the idea which not unnaturally comes to mind when the idea of ownership is under consideration.
The bench of KM Joseph and BV Nagarathna, JJ has held that the definition of ‘family' under the Central Civil Services (Pension) Rules, 1972 is a restrictive and specific one and cannot be expanded to take within its sweep, all heirs, as provided under Hindu law, or other personal laws.
by Kamini Sharma†
“The power cannot be exercised in a casual and cavalier manner.”
Supreme Court: The bench of KM Joseph and S. Ravindra Bhat*, JJ has reiterated the factors to be considered while deciding the
After being criticised for refusing to clear Uttarakhand Chief Justice KM Joseph’s name for elevation to Supreme Court, Law Minister Ravi Shankar
Reports suggest that Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has written to a letter to CJI Dipak Misra, asking the collegium to reconsider
Making Senior Advocate Indu Malhotra the first woman lawyer to be directly elevated to the Bench, Centre has cleared her name for