Watali Judgment
Case BriefsSupreme Court

In Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali v. National Investigating Agency, 2018 SCC OnLine Del 11185, the accused under various provisions of IPC and UAPA was released on bail by the High Court, conducting a mini trial and determining admissibility of certain evidence which clearly exceeded the limited scope of a bail proceeding, hence, the Supreme Court in NIA v. Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali, (2019) 5 SCC 1, cancelled the said grant of bail.

Live location bail condition
Case BriefsSupreme Court (Constitution/Larger Benches)

The Court was considering whether a bail condition requiring an accused to share Google Maps Pin with the investigating officer to access his location violates right to privacy guaranteed under Article 21 of the Constitution.

Delhi Land Acquisition
Case BriefsSupreme Court

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

POSCO accused
Case BriefsSupreme Court

Supreme Court viewed that the accused is entitled to be enlarged on bail pending trial, especially when no antecedents of the accused have been brought on record.

42-year-old murder case
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“Any lingering doubt about the involvement of an accused in the crime he is accused of committing, must weigh on the mind of the court and in such a situation, the benefit of doubt must be given to the accused.”

Duty drawback under Exim Policy to civil construction
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The benefit of duty drawback would take effect from the date of enforcement of the Exim Policy and in case of belated refund of duty drawback, interest rate fixed by the Central Government at the relevant point of time is applicable”.

Know thy Judge

On 05-07-2023, the Supreme Court Collegium had recommended the appointment of Justice Ujjal Bhuyan, Chief Justice, High Court for the State of Telangana to the Supreme Court of India. Upon acceptance of the recommendation by the Law Ministry, Justice Bhuyan took oath as Supreme Court Judge on 14-07-2023.

justice ujjal bhuyan justice sv bhatti supreme court of india
Appointments & TransfersNews

Supreme Court Collegium recommended the elevation of Justice Bhuyan and Justice Bhatti on 05-07-2023, which was cleared by the Ministry of Law and Justice within 1 week, i.e. on 12-07-2023.

collegium recommends
Appointments & TransfersNews

Supreme Court Collegium took note of factors like Seniority, Merit, Integrity, Diversity & Inclusion while recommending the names of Justice Ujjal Bhuyan and Justice S Venkatanarayana Bhatti for elevation.

Appointments & TransfersNews

Transfer Order of Justice Ujjal Bhuyan President in consultation with the Chief Justice of India is pleased to transfer Justice Ujjal Bhuyan,