appeal as an indigent for enhanced compensation
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The Court allowed the ‘indigent woman’ to file an appeal as an ‘indigent person’, as her indigency was not extinguished by the compensation awarded, for she did not actually receive the money at the time of filing the appeal.

blanket exemption under EP Rules
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court questioned the haste shown by the Central Govt issuing impugned notification during nationwide lockdown and held the inclusion of item 6 to be illegal.

suspends sentence of murder convict
Case BriefsSupreme Court

The convict was charged with offence under Sections 147, 148, 302 read with Section 149 of the Penal Code, 1860.

Food Safety and Standards Act
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court in the instant matter explained that when offence under Sections 272 and 273 was made out, offence under Section 59 of FSSA would be attracted.

misbranding
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The punishment under PFA and the penalty under the FSSA cannot be imposed on the violator for the same misbranding because it will amount to double jeopardy, which is prohibited under Article 20(2) of the Constitution of India.”

justice sanjay karol
Know thy Judge

Justice Sanjay Karol served the High Courts of Tripura and Patna as Chief Justice before his elevation as a Supreme Court Judge on 06-02-2023.

Appointments & TransfersKnow thy JudgeNews

With the Govt. of India notifying the appointment of the Judges, read more about the new appointees and what it means for Supreme Court’s Judges’ strength.