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After an extensive tenure of 6 years, Justice S. Abdul Nazeer retires today. During this time, Justice Nazeer had been a part of some path-breaking decisions such as- Right to Privacy, Triple Talaq, Ayodhya verdict etc. Justice Nazeer has also been the part of the Constitution Bench which decided upon the validity of Central Govt’s 2016 Demonetisation Scheme.

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Supreme Court: In a case where the Ahmednagar Mahanagar Palika/ Municipal Corporation was giving appointment to the heirs of the employees on

Allahabad High Court
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Allahabad High Court: The Division Bench of Devendra Kumar Upadhyaya and Rajnish Kumar, JJ. dismissed a PIL which was filed by the

Gujarat High Court
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    Gujarat High Court: Biren Vaishnav, J. allowed petitions which were filed challenging the awards of the Labour Court ordering reinstatement

Orissa High Court
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Orissa High Court: S. K Panigrahi, J. directed the State to pay simple interest computed at the rate of 6% per annum

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Calcutta High Court: Amrita Sinha, J. disposed of a petition which was filed by an Assistant Teacher who retired from service on

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Gujarat High Court: Biren Vaishnav, J., reiterated that, interest on delayed payment of gratuity is mandatory and not discretionary. The petitioner had

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Madhya Pradesh High Court: Sushrut Arvind Dharmadhikari, J. allowed a writ petition which was filed assailing the legality, validity and propriety of

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  “Women are subject to a patriarchal mindset that regards them as primary caregivers and homemakers and thus, they are burdened with

Uttarakhand High Court
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Justice Sanjaya Kumar Mishra, senior-most Judge of the Uttaranchal High Court, to perform his duties of the office of the Chief Justice

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“Discrimination, which is not based on any reasonable classification, is violative of all canons of equality enshrined in the Constitution of India.”

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The compassion shown to Kashmiri Migrants has to be balanced with the expectations of the serving officers to discharge their duties effectively.

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Supreme Court: The bench of MR Shah* and AS Bopanna, JJ has held that once an officer of the department is appointed

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Supreme Court: The bench of UU Lalit and Ajay Rastogi, JJ has referred the question as to whether there would be a

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by Sucheta Sarkar†

Know thy Judge

by Sucheta Sarkar†

Armed Forces Tribunal
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Armed Forces Tribunal: The Division Bench of Justice S.V.S. Rathore (Chairperson) and Air Marshal BBP Sinha (Member) A, partly allowed the instant

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Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT): The Division Bench of Justice Umesh Chandra Srivastava (Chairperson) and Vice Admiral Abhay Raghunath Karve (Member) allowed an

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Allahabad High Court: While deciding the petition in favour of the petitioner, Manish Kumar, J., prohibited the U.P. Government from adjusting the